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Maria  Reyes

November 17, 1931 – September 15, 2017

Turner, Oregon


Maria (Mary) Reyes was born in Colorado City, Texas to Marcelino and Ernestina (Silva) Hernandez.

  She was the eldest and longest living of 12 children. She was preceded in death by one son, Tony Reyes in 1993.

 She and husband, Felix Reyes of 56 years, raised nine children. They have 22 grand children, 34 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandson.
Rosary will be Wednesday 6:00 PM at The Immaculate Conception church and  funeral service on Thursday at 11:00 AM.

Internment will be at St. Mary’s Catholic cemetery Stayton, Oregon.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

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Jeannette Parrish

Nov. 30, 1944 – April 18, 2017

Stayton, Oregon

Jeannette Parrish was born in Corvallis, Oregon.  She passed away on Tuesday the 18th in Stayton.  She was 72.  Jeannette was married to Richard “Rick” Parrish on December 10, 1976 at Deer Park on the Little North Fork of the Santiam River.  Together they made their home in Stayton.  She was a homemaker and was very involved with the Stayton Manta Ray Swim Team.  She also worked at the Stayton Cannery for a number of years. She baked wedding cakes and had worked as a manager and bartender at the Riverview Inn and Fish Hatchery Tavern, both in Mehama. She enjoyed riding horses, gardening, camping, spending time with her children and grandchildren, and drives to the mountains and beaches.

In addition to her beloved husband, Richard Parrish, she is survived by her siblings, Phil Mason, Diane Foster, Alice Irene Meirose, George Turner, Walt Turner, Pat Kitzhaber and Sandy Boedigheimer; children, Rick (Karen) Boedigheimer, Rex (Margaret) Boedigheimer, Tony (Tammy) Parrish, Tina Westling, Laura (Dan) Houston, Jody (Rob Sills) Boedigheimer; grandchildren Tommy and Dawn Murphy, Marlys Thomas, Joshua and Gloria Sills, Joel and Danika Boedigheimer, Kevin Boedigheimer, Matt and Jordan Shaw, Chris and Aubrey Sills, Megan and Samuel Sills-Schroeder, Jolene Boedigheimer, Andrea Westling, Paige Westling, Samantha Houston, Emily Parrish-Vickery, and Zachery Houston; Great Grandchildren, Camden Reyes, Sethan Boedigheimer, Jasmine Sills, Michael Shaw, Anneliese Thomas, Leland Thomas, Samuel Schroeder, Xander Boedigheimer, Declan Murphy, Owen Shaw, Madison Schroeder and Wesley Sills.

Viewing is scheduled for Friday, April 21 from 1-4 p.m. at Weddle Funeral Chapel. A Funeral Service will be held at Weddle Funeral Chapel on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a graveside service at Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton. A potluck reception will be held following the service at St. Patrick’s Hall, 362 Seventh Street in Lyons.

Arrangements are pending at Weddle Funeral Services, Stayton, OR

Frances “Fran” Doltar – Stayton, OR

Frances “Fran” Doltar

April 11, 1929 – July 26, 2016

Stayton, Oregon

Frances was born in Mandan, North Dakota to the late Stanley and Katherine Schimpf Dvorak. She was the oldest of three children. Her family moved to Oregon in 1942 and built their lives in Salem. She attended Sacred Heart Academy, graduating in 1947. Fran then moved to Montana where she was married and had three children: Daniel, Robert, and Deborah. She moved back to Oregon in 1959 where she graduated from Phagan’s beauty school in 1961 and became a hair dresser. She managed and owned several salons in the area throughout her career while raising her children. Fran enjoyed spending time with family, big band music, catching up in current events, flower gardening, and bird watching. Those that loved her most would say she was sharp witted and had a heart of gold. She was loved and will be missed by all. Frances was preceded in death by her son Daniel Doltar, and her brother Ray Dvorak. She is survived by her daughter Deborah (Jay) McElwain of Aumsville, OR, and her son Robert (Kathleen) Doltar of Beaverton, OR; brother Stanley Dvorak of Concord, NC; grandchildren Katy McElwain, Jayna Klinkebiel, Amy Nimetz, Jenny Doltar, and Jon Doltar; and great-grandchildren Carter and Ella Frances Klinkebiel. A viewing will take place Friday, July 29, from 1-5pm at Weddle Funeral Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, July 30, at 10:30am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton. Interment at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem following the service.

  Memorial contributions can be made in her honor to the Humane Society in Salem.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

David P. Woolsey – Salem, OR

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February 25, 1953 – June 21, 2016

Salem, Oregon

Public visitation was held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Weddle Funeral Chapel.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Daniel Dunlap – Sublimity, OR

Daniel Dunlap

December 7, 1942 – June 8, 2016

Sublimity, Oregon

No services planned.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Herschel E. Greenwade – Salem, OR

Herschel Edwin Greenwade

July 29, 1931 – May 27, 2016

Salem, Oregon

Obit (1)

Memory of Me

I’d like the memory of me

To be a happy one,

I’d like to leave an afterglow

Of smiles when life is done.

I’d like to leave an echo

Whispering softly down the ways,

Of happy times and laughing times,

And bright and sunny days.

I’d like the tears of those who grieve to dry before the sun,

With all the happy memories

That I leave when life is done.


Herschel Greenwade was born at home near Whitney, Texas on July 31, 1931 to Jesse Lee Greenwade and Vera Lee Johnson, the youngest of three boys.  At the age of seven, his family moved to West Salem, eventually settling in the Dallas, OR area. Herschel graduated from Dallas High School where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Betty Craven.  Together they had three children, Melanie, Sally and Justin and enjoyed 27 wonderful years together.  Herschel joined the National Guard and was stationed in Fort Lewis, WA.  He was a devoted WWII historian and enjoyed numerous trips with family to Maui and Prineville Reservoir where he boated, water skied and enjoyed his Meyers rum and coke. In 1982 Herschel married Carolyn Paulsen at Napili Beach, Maui and became a loving stepfather to her children Kristina and Dennis.  They eventually moved to a small acreage in Spring Valley and loved to spend time with their three granddaughters, Mikaela, Danielle and Chloe who played in the fields and barn with the cows and llamas.  Herschel and Carolyn were married for 30 years and remained close friends. Herschel was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Loyd and Alton.  He is survived by his children, Melanie Bradley, Sally Crow and Justin Greenwade and granddaughter, Mikaela Greenwade and his stepchildren, Kristina (Jeff) Barbknecht, Dennis (Betty) Paulsen and grandchildren Dani (Cody) Miller and Chloe Barbknecht. There will be a celebration of life scheduled at a later date. Aloha Or – Farewell to you, one fond embrace, until we meet again…


Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Thomas Metz – Stayton, OR

Thomas Arthur Metz

November 15, 1944 – May 27, 2016

Stayton, Oregon

Tom was a happy man who lived a happy life. He and his beautiful wife Joan spent 35 wonderful years growing their love for one another and for God. Tom had many passions in his life. He was a state wrestling and football champion at the high school level as well as at the college level. Tom attended Southern Oregon University, but wasn’t afraid to let you know he was a Duck fan. Tom also had a deep passion for Ham Radio and would spend hours out in his Ham shack just meeting people from around the world and talking to them over the radio.  He would come running into the kitchen with a big smile on his face because he couldn’t wait to tell us who he just spoke to and what country they were from. Tom truly love his friends, but most of all, he loved his family. Being the devoted father and grandfather he was, when Tom and Joan had finished raising their own children, God gave them the blessing of adopting their grandson, now son, Cole Smith. They raised him and their granddaughter, Paige Smith and enjoyed every minute of it because as Tom said, “you kept us from getting old”. Family was so important to Tom. Nothing would make him happier than visits from his brother, his kids, grandkids, and even great grandkids. One of his favorite moments was talking with his brother, Ted Metz. They would talk of fond memories they shared about family, friends, and everything else that came to mind. Those two could talk for hours and never run out of things to say. Not only did Tom love when family would visit, he had an adventurous side of his own. He loved to road trip with his wife Joan and their dogs, Jessie and Tucker. Although it was never said, Jessie was his favorite. On their last adventure, they drove from Oregon to Colorado, visiting their son, Tim Smith, and daughter-in-law, Robyn Smith, and granddaughter, Tawny Gates. After visiting, they continued their journey to Kansas to visit Joan’s side of the family and proceeded to head back home.  Tom would practically fill up the memory card on his phone and camera with pictures of every new view they saw, every beautiful sunset, and every cool sign they passed. He lived his life with a smile and truly loved every moment.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Foothills Church in Stayton.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.


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BETTY JANET (TONN) COMSTOCK – With sadness we announce the passing of Betty, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother great-grandmother and aunt.


Friday morning, April 1, 2016 Betty fell asleep peacefully, with her family surrounding her. Betty went into the Salem Hospital on Monday, March 28, 2016 with pneumonia, she was 82 years old.


Betty was born August 11, 1933 in Lodi, CA, to parents, Emanuel and Lorna Tonn. She attended Lodi Elementary School where she graduated from 8th grade as Valedictorian. She went on to attend Lodi Academy, graduating in 1952 as Valedictorian of her class of 71 students.


Betty continued her education at Pacific Union College (PUC) in 1952-53 taking pre-nursing before transferring to Loma Linda University. She enrolling in their nursing program from 1953-54 before she dropped out and traded in her degree goal of being an RN for her Mrs. Degree. Betty met Darryl Comstock while at PUC, she serving hot food in the cafeteria and he being a hungry student. Her sweet smile and big brown eyes soon won him over and he knew it was mutual when she gave him extra large helpings of potatoes.


They were married in Lodi, CA in 1954. They returned to PUC where girl and boy twins (Sharyl and Darryl II), were born in 1955 followed by a boy (Douglas) arriving two years later. After Darryl graduated, the family moved to various locations throughout California as he pursued his teaching career. Betty supplemented the family income as a child day care provider for 10 years in their home. In 1969 Betty obtained her Early Childhood Education degree from California State University-Hayward.


Betty taught at Golden Gate Academy, Oakland, CA, grades 1 and 2 from 1970-1972. The family moved to Salem, OR where she taught grades 1 to 4 at Livingston Adventist Academy, from 1972-1979 until her teaching career ended as a result of a ruptured cerebral hemorrhage. Although Betty was unable to return to teaching, her partial recovery enabled her to be not only a support to Darryl, but an inspiration to many. When Darryl’s career took them to Kauai, HI, Betty set up the school’s library and accessioned all the books. In 1998 they retired to a beautiful creekside property in Lyons, OR and attended the Stayton Seventh-day Adventist Church. They downsized to a duplex in Sublimity, OR and due to health issues, they moved into an assisted living facility in Stayton, OR where they lived until Darryl’s death in 2015. Betty moved to Tierra Rose Care Center in May 2015 where she enjoyed the loving care of its owners, staff and the company of their two cats.


Betty has had a life-long passion for her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was a faithful witness in every aspect of her life, a true Disciple. She never met anyone she didn’t like or see as a potential candidate for the Kingdom of Heaven. After her brain aneurism and recovery, she became passionate about sending letters and cards of encouragement to anyone that was experiencing hardship. She would read about them in the newspaper, hear about them on TV or the radio and track down an address, so she could send them a card and a Voice of Prophecy Bible guide invitation to enroll in a correspondence course. She has received many letters from individuals thanking her for her love and concern, including several from Paul Harvey, Maria von Trapp, politicians, and countless others. Betty’s zeal for her Lord could not be contained. She has given out thousands of Bible guides from Hawaii to Washington D.C., undaunted by the odd rejection.


Betty was a talented classical pianist, loved travel, had an extensive library on all things presidential, and enjoyed planting flowers in her yard. As an extravert, she particularly enjoyed the social interactions she had at school, church, or with family and any stranger didn’t remain one for long. Betty kept a birthday calendar so that she could send cards to all those she met and loved. Her life was an example of Christ, she mourned with those who mourned, comforted those who needed comfort and stood as a witness for God in all things and all places.


Betty was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in April 2015. At last it was understood why she was no longer able to walk and had limited use of her arms. The disease continued to take away her independence until she lost the use of her hands and was finding at times it was challenging to speak. Losing the use of her arms didn’t stop her from providing what she called, “thought hugs”, freely given in person, conveyed in letters or spoken over the phone.


When asked, “How are you Betty”, her ready reply was either, “Better than I Deserve” or “Blessed”. She said she had a choice to focus on the positives and be thankful or to wallow in the injustice of her situation. She took the high road and all that knew her, were affected by her beautiful smile. An avid reader all her life, losing the ability to hold a book was particularly painful for her. She was extremely grateful for the talking books she received from both the Library of Congress as well as Christian Record Services for the Blind, they brought her added companionship.


Betty enjoyed keeping up with current events and was an avid news watcher. She particularly enjoyed the presidential debates and was a fan of Ben Carson. She looked forward to November and participating in the election of the next president.


Betty’s greatest love was for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She had such a tremendous desire to share with others her understanding of the saving grace of her God. She spent countless hours carefully copying Bible verses and Ellen White quotes to send to those she felt needed encouragement. Her second great love was Darryl, husband of 60 years. She was his most enthusiastic fan and faithfully supported him in his career. She dearly loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, praying for each every day. She was anxiously looking forward to Christ’s second coming and being able to be reunited with all her loved ones.


Betty was preceded in death by husband, Darryl; parent’s, Emanuel and Lorna Tonn, brother, Donald and sister, Barbara Jean.


Betty will be greatly missed by her brother, Dr. Elverne (Ann) Tonn, sister-in-law, Deanna (Milton) Kindrick; children, Sharyl (Ken) Ashley, Darryl II (Elaine) Comstock, and Doug (Shirley) Comstock; Grandchildren, Calista Comstock (Caleb Foss) and Casey Luport; and precious great-grandchildren, Reef and Emery Foss; nephews, Jim Tonn and Joel (Rozy) Kindrick.


A quiet family internment will be held on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton, OR.


There will be a Celebration of Life Service Saturday, April 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm at the East Salem Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5575 Fruitland Road NE, Salem, OR.


Betty’s life-work was Christian education and her passion of helping others find Jesus. In lieu of flowers, Betty would be honored if donations were made to Voice of Prophecy, Box 999 Loveland, CO 80539-0999.


The family wishes to thank Claire King, MD for her friendship and the special care she gave Betty over many years as her primary care physician. The family is grateful for the thoughtful care of her ALS doctor, Kimberley Goslin, MD, PhD, during the last year. Gratitude is expressed for the loving care provided by the staff of Salem Hospital and the staff of Tierra Rose Care Center, Salem. The family wishes to thank Weddle Funeral Services, Stayton for their kind care.


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Edith “Edie” Rowe – Jefferson, OR

Edith “Edie” Lorraine Rowe
March 5, 1942 – March 24, 2016
Jefferson, Oregon
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, April 30 atFruitland Community Church in Salem.
No obituary submitted.
Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Robert Pratt – Mill City, OR

Robert William Pratt

August 3, 1929 – March 21, 2016

Mill City, Oregon

A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the First Christian Church in Mill City.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.



April 3, 1923 – March 2, 2016

Sublimity, Oregon

Leonard D. Foster was born in Turlock, California on the 3rd day of April, 1923. He passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the age of 92. The son of Percy and Anna Foster, Leonard was raised in Southern California. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was married to Doris Miller on June 28, 1947 in Monterey Park, California and they made their home in Red Bluff in 1955. Leonard drove truck for the lumber and cattle industry for over 45 years having retired at the age of 62. He continued working part time driving truck. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his animals, especially horses, sheep, chickens, cats and dogs. They moved to Sublimity, OR in 2003. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

In addition to his beloved wife Doris of Sublimity, he is survived by his daughters Sharon (Randy) Wills of Albany, OR, and Janice (Dave) York of California; 5 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 4th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Weddle Funeral Chapel in Stayton. Memorial service Saturday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Cascade View Free Methodist Church, 11677 Sublimity Rd SE in Sublimity.

Graveside Service will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Red Bluff, California on March 12 at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Church, 625 Luther Rd. in Red Bluff.

Memorials may be made to the Assembly of God Church, Far East Broadcasting, or David Wilkerson Ministries.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Lois L. Heshion – Sublimity, OR

Lois Leora Heshion

January 26, 1928 – February 18, 2016

Sublimity, Oregon

Memorial Service to be held at a later date.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Lynnette “Lynn” D. Miille – Salem, OR

Lynnette Deanne Miille


August 24, 1960 – February 17, 2016

Salem, Oregon

A memorial service to be held at a date and time pending.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services

Ronald T. Broughton “Ron” – Lyons, OR

Ronald “Ron” Thomas Broughton

June 7, 1969 – February 11, 2016

Lyons, Oregon

A memorial service was held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Gates Fire Hall in Gates, Oregon.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.


Bette A. Baldwin

September 26, 1922 – February 5, 2016

Pine River, Minnesota

Bette A. Baldwin of Pine River, Minnesota, formerly of Mehama, Oregon, and Manassas, VA., passed away peacefully of natural causes early Friday morning, February 5th at the age of 93. She had been a resident at the Good Samaritan Society Care Center following the gift of several days of love and support from her family, the Good Samaritan staff, and the hospice care team.

Bette Arlone Darter was born on September 26, 1922, in Cabool, Missouri, the daughter of David Franklin and Bessie Mae (Green) Darter. She was the fourth of five daughters and one son, all previously deceased. Eventually, the family settled in Miami, Oklahoma , where Bette graduated from Miami High School in 1941, a time when World War II was in its third year and escalating. Bette worked at a bakery giving her mother one half of her earnings every week. One day her mother handed back to her an envelope containing all the money she had received from Bette and told her it was time to follow her older sister and go to California to support the war effort.

Bette worked in the ship yards for Matson Shipbuilding Company where she met her future husband, Bill Baldwin. While on leave, Bill and Bette went to Reno, Nevada and on November 16, 1943, they became husband and wife. Bill was shipped out to a Naval base in Hawaii following the attack on Pearl Harbor while Bette lived with her new in-laws in California until Bill was discharged October 21, 1945, from the Navy.

Following the War, they settled in Redwood City, CA, where all four of their children were born. They are: Jill, Becky, Dennis and Grant. Bette and Bill lived in several states during the next 25 years until 1969 when they settled in Half Moon Bay, CA . Besides the ship yards, Bette’s employment settings included positions in retail and manufacturing. (Parker Hannifin Corporation).

As they approached retirement age, Bette and Bill purchased a convenience store/bait shop in Gates Oregon. This change was followed by many active years involved with the church, quilting, becoming Master Gardeners, traveling to see grandchildren, and enjoying the Oregon parks and scenery.

Bill died in 1991, and in 1997 Bette moved to Manassas, VA, to live near her oldest daughter Jill Freeman. In 2012 Bette moved to Pine River where she has resided at the Good Samaritan Society, in order to be close to son, Bill, and daughter, Becky.

Bette is survived by her daughter Jill, (Bob) Freeman of Manassas, VA; Rebecca Baldwin ( Rev. Paul N. Svingen), of Backus, MN; son William Dennis Baldwin (Penny) of Pillager, MN; and son Grant Baldwin (Kathy) of Athens, OH.

Also surviving Bette are eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren: granddaughter, Sherry Freeman (Michael Davis) parents of great-grandsons, Jared and Joshua; grandson Mark Freeman (Jennifer), parents of great-grandchildren Korin, Jody, and Gilli ; grandson Randy Koppenhaver (Melissa) Koppenhaver, parents of great-grand-children Peyton, Brenna and Kenzie; granddaughter Kristy Pizzuto (Lee); grandsons Kurt and Jeremy Baldwin, and granddaughters, Kelsey and Alana Baldwin. Bette is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Society, Box 29, Pine River, MN (Residents Activity Fund) or to Gates Community Church, 40070 Gates School Road, Gates, Oregon 97346.

A memorial service for Bette was held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Good Samaritan Society of Pine River, MN. A funeral service will be held for Bette at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Gates Community Church in Gates, Oregon. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Gates, Oregon.

Arrangements are by Dennis Funeral Home, Walker, MN & Weddle Funeral Services, Stayton, OR


Lois Jean Andersen

January 19, 1922 – January 21, 2016

Sweet Home, Oregon


 Lois J. Andersen ,94, of Sweet Home, Oregon, passed away while sleeping. Lois was born in Saskatchewan, Canada. She lived in Washington, California and settled in Oregon. Lois lived in Lacomb and Detroit and then moved to Advermere Rehab in Sweet Home, Oregon. She was a waitress up until she was 72 at Marion Forks, Oregon, east of Detroit. Lois was preceded in death by her husband Howard Andersen and daughter Robina Rodriques of Colton, California. Lois is survived by her children: Curtis England of Albany, OR; Robin Munson of Lebanon, OR; Haven England of Taylorsville, UT; Jack England of Martinez, CA; Rea England of Longview, WA; Leslie Payne of Albany, OR; Jim Corban of Albany, OR; numerous grand children and great grand children; and also nieces and nephews.  

A private gathering and interment will be held at Williamette National Cemetery at a later date.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.


Lester David Wallace

February 20, 1930 – January 17, 2016

Show Low, Arizona


Viewing was on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Weddle Funeral Chapel. Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Weddle Funeral Chapel.

Interment at Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

PEGGY S. COLE – Lebanon, OR

Peggy Sue Cole

June 24, 1936 – January 8, 2016

Lebanon, Oregon


Private Family services to be held at a later date.

No obituary submitted.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Geneva M. Handsaker – Aumsville, OR

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December 20, 1921 – December 8, 2015

Aumsville, Oregon


Graveside Service to be held on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Lone Oak Cemetery. Full obituary to follow.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

Charles Jeffery Harris

Charles J. Harris

July 1, 2015

Charles J. Harris passed away to be with the Lord on July 1, 2015. The son of Robert L. Sr. and Patricia E. Harris both preceded him in death in 1998.

Charles loved to read Syfy and often collected anything from swords to comics along with his “library” of other books and movies. He worked in the food processing business for eight years before going into the security business for many years until his death.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Robert Lee Jr. and Nelda Harris of Sutherland, Oregon, his sister and brother-in-law Clara and Michael Bohanan of Aumsville, Oregon and sister Joy Harris of Sutherland, Oregon.

One of his favorite collections were his many nieces and nephews; Rachell (Jim), Buddy, Bonnie, Joella, Sara, Jason, Vileesha, Priscillia, and Aspen.

There are also many aunts, uncles, and cousins to be named in our hearts.

A Memorial Service for family and friends will be announced. Private Family service will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Oakland, Oregon. Online condolences can be made at



Cecelia Gertrude Smith

May 10, 1917 – June 26, 2015

Salem, Oregon

Private family services to be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services Stayton, Oregon

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