Loretta Jean West passed away in The Dalles, Oregon on September 15, 2017 at the age of 62. She was born January 23, 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Dean and Cecil Mae (Odell-Fletcher) Boram. Loretta married Greg Lewis West and the couple made their home in Lyle, Washington. Mrs. West worked as the postmaster for the Appleton Post Office and as a dispatcher for the Lander County Sheriff's Office. She loved to garden, loved watching hummingbirds but most of all, Loretta was a woman who took care of everyone and everything. She is survived by her husband Greg West of Lyle; children Donnie Stuart, Trina Romeo and Brendon Stuart, all of Battle Mountain, Nevada; stepchildren Brian West, Shawn West and Jimmy Presler; sixteen grandchildren, and many great and great-great grandchildren. Gardner Funeral Home handled cremation arrangements.