Nancy Storms Passes Away at 73

Nancy Storms

Nancy L. Storms of Hermiston died on Feb. 3, 2019 in Portland at the age of 73.

She was born on July 18, 1945 in Tekoa, Wash. to James and Nellie Chilstrom Round.

Nancy was united in marriage to Duane Storms Sr. on Nov. 16, 1965 in Norview, Va. They lived in the Spokane, Wash. area from the late 1960s until 1985. They moved to Hermiston in 1986 where they have lived since. Nancy worked for over 15 years as a teacher’s aide, mainly at McNary Elementary in Umatilla. She loved playing bingo and enjoyed traveling, especially to visit family. Nancy was a member of the Hermiston VFW Post #4750 Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Duane Storms Sr., Hermiston; son, Duane Storms Jr. and his wife Carol, Laramie, Wyo.; daughter, Dana Tassie and her husband Rick, Hermiston; brother, James C. Round and his wife Connie, Spokane, Wash.; grandchildren, Brody Storms, Delaney Storms and Nicole Graham and her husband Blake; and several nieces and nephews.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Janice Fulks.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date.

Please leave online condolences for Nancy’s family at

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.


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