Cayle H. Krebs, 30, of Ione, died Saturday, June 20, 2015 as the result of a motor vehicle accident near Prineville. A graveside service will be held Monday, June 29, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the Arlington Cemetery at Arlington, Ore., with a Celebration of Life beginning at 2 p.m. at the Ione High School Gym in Ione.
He was born March 11, 1985 at The Dalles, the son of Skye and Penny Patnode Krebs. Cayle was raised and attended school in Ione and Wallowa, graduating from Ione High School in 2003. He was an Ione Cardinal and active in all sports. Cayle was an All Star Football player and a finalist in track and field events. He then attended Oregon State University in Corvallis where he graduated in 2007. He was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, serving as vice president, and he also served as vice president of the Young Cattlemen’s Association as well.
After college he returned to the family ranch as a partner in the Krebs Sheep Company out of Ione and Wallowa. Cayle was on the board of the Western Range Association, a member of the Oregon Sheep Growers and the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association.
Cayle recently became engaged to Janey McCormack of Hermiston.
Survivors include his parents, Skye and Penny Krebs of Ione; Fiancé Janey McCormack of Hermiston; sister, Sybil Stewart and her husband Jason of Heppner; brother, Kip Krebs and his fiancé Sarah both of Ione; grandfather Henry Krebs and his wife Robin of Ione; grandmothers Dode Krebs of Pendleton and Syb Patnode of Cle Elum, Wash.; nephews, Tripp Stewart and Jett Stewart of Heppner.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alpha Gamma Rho Foundation, 331 NW 26th St., Corvallis, Oregon 97330, the Ione Booster Club, P.O. Box 4, Ione, Oregon 97843 or to the Wallowa High School FFA Chapter, P.O. Box 425, Wallowa, Oregon 97885.
Sweeney Mortuary of Heppner is in care of arrangements.