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Hazel Lavina Langtry

Hazel Lavina Langtry

Portland, Ore.

November 8, 1916 - February 19, 2015

Hazel Lavina Langtry was born November 8, 1916, to Bernard and Lottie Mulkins in The Dalles, Ore. She spent her childhood with her family in Dufer. She died Feb. 19, 2015, in Portland. She was the first girl in a family with five boys. Her brothers, Lynn, Clayton, Lavoy, Lyle and Ceil, taught her how to play like a boy and how to fight. She terrorized all the boys in her neighborhood to the point that she was eventually placed in an all-girls Catholic school. She participated in all the sports available to girls at The Dalles High School and was the head drum majorette.
She moved to Portland in 1945 to raise her son, Mark. In 1973, she married Court of Appeals Judge Virgil Langtry. She was always a loving and generous stepparent to his adult children and is remembered by them with great fondness. When he retired, they moved from Salem to Maupin and enjoyed living on the banks of the Deschutes River for many years. Virgil and Lavina traveled the world extensively in their later years. They enjoyed fishing, gardening and hunting for pine knots to stoke a fire. They eventually resided at an assisted living center in The Dalles. Virgil passed in 2000. After his death, Lavina moved to Portland and then to Florida with her son's family. They all returned to Portland in 2002.
Her son, Dr. Mark Hattenhauer and his children, Glen and Jon Hattenhauer; and great-granddaughter, Isabelle, survive her. Her grandchild, Scott Hattenhauer, preceded her in death. Her stepchildren, Mike, Mary and Hillary Langtry; and their children, Sara, Dylan, Wren, Rachael and Emily, also survive her. No service will be held.

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