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OBITUARY: Jo Ann McDonald

Jo Ann McDonald

June 28, 2021

Jo Ann McDonald passed away peacefully on Monday June 28 in her home she shared with her loving husband, Craig McDonald. Born and raised in Vale, Oregon, she was the third oldest of Ben and Iris Jordan’s 14 children.

After graduating from Vale High School, Jo moved with her two older children, Denine Tucker and Rodney Foster, to Burns, Oregon. Soon after she met and married Dick Foster, welcoming son Daniel Foster in the coming years. After losing Dick to a tragedy she moved to Canby, Oregon, later marrying John Davenport. They started a trucking company spending about 15 years in Vancouver, Washington, before coming back home to Vale. Jo Ann’s resiliency was tested again with the loss of John. While visiting her sister Janice, Jo met a cowboy . . .