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Charles, Martha

April 5, 1917 – September 5, 2014 Martha Joy Charles recently passed away in her sleep while at home at the age of 97. Joy, as her acquaintances called her, had a never ending enthusiasm for life. She radiated love and happiness and brought so much “joy” to those around her. Joy was born in…

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March 18, 1923 – August 30, 2014 Bessie L. Niehoff, 91, died Saturday.  She was born in Wellsville, Missouri and lived Wisconsin and California before moving to Oregon in 1991.  She worked in the aircraft industry during World War II and later as a coil winder in Santa Monica, California.  She enjoyed many different crafts…

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Roberts, Shirley compressed

September 13, 1923 to August 26, 2014 Shirley Helen Beal Roberts recently passed away after nearly two years residing at Marian Estates in Sublimity, Oregon. Shirley was an elegant, refined woman with a love of beauty and the arts. Always by her side was her husband of sixty three years, J. Franklin Roberts. Shirley never…

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January 9, 1932 – August 22, 2014 Maroe Jeanne Brown was born in Marlette, Michigan on January 9, 1932 to Raymond and Belvia Johnson. She moved to Sublimity, Oregon as a young girl and attended school in Aumsville, Oregon. After High School she worked at the Boise Cascade paper mill in Salem. She married Jack…

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Wunderling, Byford

 July 19, 1938 – August 21, 2014 Byford Darwin Wonderling, 76 of Aumsville passed away on August 21, 2014. Byford was born on July 19, 1938 in Julesburg, Colorado to Beauford and Mable Wonderling. He attended Pierce High School in Arbuckle, California. Byford married Beverley Walling in 1980, and together they celebrated more than 34 years…

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April 23, 1939 – August 20, 2014 Aumsville – Glenda was born in El Centro, California to Champ and Lucy Rosanbalm and spent her childhood in Hemet, California. She moved to Independence, Oregon in 1952 and graduated from Central High School in 1957. She married Alvin J. Smith on June 28, 1958. They later moved…

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Sept. 2, 1964 – July 28, 2014 Brian Satterlee, 49, of Scio, passed away on July 28th.  Survived by wife, Jenny; children, Nicole Lebahn, Lisa (Jeff) Mask, David Satterlee; parents, Raymond and Jeanne Satterlee; brothers, Lloyd and Doyle Satterlee; sister, Vanessa; grandchildren, Lukus, Layla, Hunter and Tristin. Celebration of Life will be held on Sat….

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July 20, 1953 – July 28, 2014 Randy Gene Perry of Salem, Oregon passed away on July 28, 2014. Randy was born in Albany, Oregon on July 20, 1953 to Margaret and Vernon Perry. He attended Chemeketa Community College for a degree in Graphic Design. Randy married Linda Wallace on September 8, 1974 and they…

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Loretz, Kenneth

Kenneth Arlyn Loretz, son of Kenneth Preston Loretz and Hilda (Larson) Loretz, left us on Sunday July 27, 2014 to go fly fishing on a coastal stream teeming with steelhead and native cutthroat trout. His passing was peaceful with his three children caring for and supporting him. Ken, aka Kenny, aka Curly was born in…

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Evelyn “Chris” Christine Darst

Darst, Chris

December 5, 1923 – July 26, 2014 Evelyn “Chris” Christine Darst, daughter of Thomas and Susie Jane Metcalf, passed away peacefully at the age of 90, on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 surrounded by her family at Farmington Square – Senior Care Community. She is survived by her sister Joyce Johnson, two sons David and Donald…

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Goyins, Patricia

May 21, 1930 – July 25, 2014 Patty was born to Evelyn and Floyd Brown in Belt Montana. She attended Montana State University where she met her future husband, Gale P. Goyins. The two were married on May 13, 1953 and enjoyed 61 years of marriage. Mom loved us and will be most remembered for…

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            Wilma Jean “Jeanne” Mackintosh August 17, 1934 – July 22, 2014 Jeanne was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Florence (Moon) and Harry Crofts. She graduated from Rock Springs High School and received a Dental Assisting Certificate. She moved from Rock Springs at age 18 to Los Angeles.   She…

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Grandma Kilmer

  September 15, 1929 – July 20, 2014 L. Darlene Kilmer was born in Windham, Ohio on the 15th of Sept. 1929. She passed away on Sunday, July 20th at her home in Stayton, surrounded by her family. She was a registered nurse for 41 years but caring for people was a lifetime career. Darlene…

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Hall, Corey

April 29, 1985 – July 18, 2014   SALEM – Corey Hall was born in Portland, Oregon on April 29, 1985. He passed away on Friday, July 18th in Salem. He was 29 yrs. of age. Corey lived in Salem most of his life and graduated from McKay High School Class of 2003. Corey was…

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Keys, Olga Jean

December 12, 1929 – July 8, 2014 Olga Jean Keys, daughter of Lewis and Gladys Graham, passed away peacefully on July 8th 2014 surrounded by family. She is survived by her husband John “Jack” Keys, her son Mike Keys and daughters Vicki Tournay, April Kelley and Amy White. Jean is further survived by her eleven…

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Chavez, Patricia J.

January 12, 1941 – July 5, 2014 Pat was born in Salem, Oregon to Joseph and Violet Johnson. She grew up in Stayton. She worked for Fairview Training Center for 30 years and then went on to manage the Food Services for the State Hospital.   She loved to cook and was an avid reader of…

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Larson, Lanol

LANOL W. LARSON   Jan. 7, 1918   †   July 3, 2014     Lanol W, Larson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 7, 1918. He was the son of Lars Peter and Louisa Alganora Oveson Larson. Lanol served in the U S Navy during WWII. He was married to Vivian Payne. She…

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Long, Jeffrey

June 16, 1937 – July 3, 2014 Jeffrey was born to Fred R. Long, Jr. and Elizabeth Hultberg Long, in Montclair, NJ., and grew up in Glen Ridge, N.J., the oldest of three children. He was an accomplished sprinter at Glen Ridge High School and went on to attend Rutgers University. He served in the…

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Vera Marie Flanagan March 8, 1922 – July 1, 2014 Vera was born in Frontenac, Kansas to Vere and Sodorahs Leigh. She graduated from Santa Monica High School in California in 1939. Later that year she married Russell Flanagan and together they raised two daughters. Vera was an active member of the Christian Missionary Alliance…

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Rebmann, Christian John

September 14, 1922 – June 28, 2014 Christian “Chris” John Rebmann, 91 of Scio, Oregon, died Saturday, June 28th. He was born in Antelope North Dakota and moved with his family to Oregon City, Oregon in 1936. He had three sisters, all deceased, and is survived by his brother, Walter Rebmann of Lebanon Oregon. He…

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April 9, 1933 – June 21, 2014 Memorial Service to be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at Talbot Community Church, Jefferson. Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.

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Daniel M. Minten

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September 22, 1957 – June 18, 2014 Daniel Martin Minten was born in Stayton, Oregon to Edward and Dorothy Minten. He attended Stayton High School, where he belonged to the Drafting Club and Vocational Industrial Club of America, and won 1st place in a Sheet Metal Competition. He married Deniese on October 22, 1976 and…

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Meyer, Ronald 1

October 24, 1923 –June 17, 2014 Ronald was born in Le Mars, Iowa to Edward and Anna Meyer. The family settled in the Willamette Valley. Ron served his country with the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne seeing combat in the European Theater. Ron met and married Violet Kennedy in Silverton on May 7, 1949….

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Bakke, Delores

May 7, 1950 † June 9, 2014 Salem – Delores was born in Burlington, Colorado to Vernon and Willadean Michael. She met and fell in love with Anthony D. Bakke and they married at the age of 16.   They lived in Myrtle Creek, Oregon for many years and eventually moved to Salem where they have resided…

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Gooch, Shannon

  June 17, 1955 – June 9, 2014   Shannon Dee Gooch was born in Ashland, Oregon to Keith and Joyce Smith on June 17, 1955. She graduated Silverton High School, then graduated from Western Oregon University in 1988 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Shannon married Ritchie Gooch on December 28, 1982 in Seattle,…

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