Marina Ynez Green Dec. 14, 1917 Feb. 6, 2001 

Marina Ynez Green of Prineville died Tuesday. She was 83. Visitation will 
be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Whispering Pines Funeral Home Chapel. 
The Mass of Christian burial will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's 
Catholic Church at 150 E. First St. in Prineville. Mrs. Green was born 
Dec. 14, 1917, in Santa Barbara, Calif., to Manuel and Carmelita (Hames) 
Rios. She attended and graduated high school in Santa Barbara. After 
graduation, she worked as a bookkeeper in Santa Barbara for several years. 
She married John Green on Nov. 24, 1938, in Santa Barbara. They moved to Los 
Angeles in 1966, where she continued her bookkeeping career. She returned 
to Santa Barbara in 1973, then moved to John Day in 1975 until 1990 and to 
Prineville in 1997. Mrs. Green enjoyed reading, traveling, gardening, 
cooking, going to the beach and being with her family. Survivors include two 
daughters, Patrice Merwin of Prineville and Denise Catherina of Las Vegas; 
one brother, Anthony Rios of Santa Barbara; five grandchildren; and one 
great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother. 
Whispering Pines Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.