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Calvin Van Haueter

June 5, 1933 ~ November 12, 2020

Calvin Van Haueter, 87, of Harper, Oregon, passed away Nov. 12, 2020, at home, surrounded by his family, due to leukemia.

Calvin was born June 5, 1933, in Heber City, Utah, the son of Van and Dorothy (Buys) Haueter. He was raised in Utah until his folks moved to Vale, Oregon, in May 1948. He graduated from Vale Union High School in 1951, where he had met LaDora Holbrook. They were married September 19, 1951, at the Salt Lake Temple. Together they had five sons and one daughter.

Calvin farmed in Vale for four years. They moved to Little Valley in March 1956, where they milked cows until 1993. Calvin was ranching until his death, ramrodding the most recent cattle drive off Cottonwood Mountain just a . . .