PENDLETON, ORE. — Kenneth “Greg” Loftus, plant manager of the Pendleton Flour Mills, L.L.C. in Pendleton, died March 16. He was 53 years old.

Mr. Loftus joined Pendleton in 1983, working in several positions until being named plant manager of the mill. Prior to joining Pendleton, he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad from 1977 to 1983.

He is survived by his wife, Lela; a daughter, Amanda; his parents, Ken and Moonyeen Loftus; two brothers, Don and Gary; a sister, Kris Horning; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests contributions in Mr. Loftus’ memory to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, Princeton, N.J. 08504.