Sautter, Janet

Janet L. Sautter March 28, 1948 – April 19, 2014 Janet L. Sautter (Formerly Janet Taylor) passed away April 19, after a heroic battle with cancer. She died peacefully in the presence of her children, Rene’ Muzechenko of Salem, Donnie Muzechenko and his wife Sara of Silverton, and William Kuempel of Salem and her grand daughter…

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Frichtl, Ruby

  August 6, 1918 – April 17, 2014 Gates – Ruby A. Frichtl peacefully fell asleep on April 17, 2014 in the log home she built on the Nystrom homestead where she was born on August. 6, 1918.  She was the youngest of eight children raised by Peter and Anna Nystrom and her much older…

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Linda G. Clough, 65, of Aumsville, OR, died April 15, 2014. Linda was born November 30, 1948 in Corvallis, OR to Norman Humphrey and Mary Jane Key Humphrey.  Linda enjoyed collecting Angel Babies, cooking, and spending time with her family.     Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Major Clough; daughters Zoe Clough of Ansonia, OH…

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Shepard, Betty J.

October 16, 1933 – April 10, 2014 Betty Shepard was born October 16, 1933 in Rapid City, South Dakota to Alfred and Mable Dahlenburg.  Her family moved to the Lebanon-Sweet Home area when she was a young girl having attended Fairview School and Sweet Home High School until they moved to Long Beach, California.  She…

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March 17, 1953 ~ April 2, 2014 Dennis Wayne Luhr was born to Delmer and Velda Luhr in Nampa, Idaho.  He was his Mother’s pride and joy.  In May 1978 with the passing of his Mother he moved to Salem with his Uncle Bob and Aunt Vicki and cousins Kim & Eric.  At the time…

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Duane “Shorty” Fleming


Duane “Shorty” Fleming April 9, 1939 – April 1, 2014 Duane “Shorty” Fleming,74, of Stayton Oregon, passed away peacefully. He was a native to Williamette Valley Oregon. He is survived by his wife Debora Fleming, his step-children: Heidi and Rod Pye, brothers: John, Richard and Jim Fleming.He devoted most of his life to logging and…

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Wallace “Wally” Waters

Waters, Wallace

      February 14, 1931 – March 29, 2014   Wally was born in Brownsville, Oregon and moved to Stayton in 1933 at the age of two. He married Elaine W. Noack in September 1954 and raised four children. Wally served his country during the Korean War. After he got out of the Army…

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    July 27, 1927    †   March 24, 2014   Mary Margaret Block was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon on the 27th of July, 1927.  She passed away on Monday, March 24th  surrounded by family.   She was 86.  Mary graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Klamath Falls.   Mary was married to Robert Gilleran, he…

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Margaret ‘Peggy’ M. Nicol


Margaret “Peggy” Main Nicol, age 86, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 14, 2014. Peggy was born in Catterline, Scotland on November 9th, 1927. Peggy is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Nicol, parents Annie Brown (of Nairn Inverness-shire, Scotland) and Thomas Elder (of Aberdeen, Scotland), and brothers Thomas, Douglas, and Peter. She…

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Norman, Theodore

Theodore George Norman June 1, 1935 – February 28, 2014 Theodore George Norman, “Ted”, passed away February 28, 2014, after a brief battle with brain cancer. Ted was born June 1, 1935, in Peoria, Ill., to Howard and Emma Norman. He was the fifth of six sons. He earned an economics degree from Bradley University…

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LOU DAHLEN Oct. 30, 1926 – Feb. 15, 2014   Lou was born in Kindred, North Dakota to C.J. and Gertrude Dahlen. He married Lorraine Evenson in 1945. Lou drove trucks for West Coast Grocery until he retired. He is survived by his wife Lorraine of 68 years, son Russ (Patti) Dahlen, Daughter Joanne (Foster)…

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Gustin, Veronica

Veronica M. Gustin November 19, 1907 – February 10, 2014 Veronica M. Gustin a former longtime resident of Kalispell, Montana died February 10, 2014 in Sublimity, Oregon at the age of 106. Veronica was born November 19, 1907 in Briggsville, Wisconsin to Thomas and Ilene (Maher) Joyce. As a young child her family moved to…

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October 5, 1923 – February 5, 2014 Marie Christensen, 90, passed away peacefully after living a life she fully intended to live: full of spunk, hard work, creativity, laughter and, most importantly, on her own terms. She was a woman before her time and showed a fiery spirit unmatched among women in her generation. She…

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  June 17, 1955   †   Feb. 1, 2014   Joyce Osborn was born in Brawley, CA on the 17th of June, 1955.  She passed away on Sat. Feb. 1st at her home in Aumsville surrounded by family.   She was 58.   Joyce lived in Washington before moving to Stayton.  She graduated from Stayton Union high school. …

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Kohls, John 2

John Joseph Kohls March 2, 1922 – January 31, 2014  John Joseph Kohls slipped peacefully into the presence of His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, January 31, 2014, after a long and blessed life.     Born in Yakima, Washington to Henry and Louisa Kohls, John was the eighth of nine children.  He graduated salutatorian…

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November 17, 1935 – January 14, 2014  John was born and raised in Portland, Oregon.  He attended Holy Redeemer Catholic Grade School and graduated from  Columbia Prep High School.  He enlisted in the Navy shortly after and was assigned to the U.S.S. Lexington.  He obtained the rank of Hospital Medical Corpsman 2nd Class.  Returning to…

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April 19, 1927 – January 8, 2014 Ruth was born in Salem, Oregon.  She married John Powell and they made their home in the Willamette Valley.  She began work in the cannery’s but later went to work for the Oregon State Hospital as a seamstress.  She retired after 20 years.  Ruth enjoyed gardening flowers and…

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PATTY  L.  REDMILL   January 23, 1931   †   January 7, 2014   Patty L. Redmill was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the 23rd day of Jan. 1931. She was one of 11 children born to Leslie and Beaula Bliss.  Patty  passed away in McMinnville on Tuesday, Jan. 7th with her family by her side. Patty…

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Laws, Micheal

        MICHEAL LAWS                                          October 3, 1942 – January 6, 2014  SILVERTON -  Micheal Laws was born in North Platte, Nebraska.  He had worked as a Journeyman Molder for Steel Foundry.  He was married to Rita Keslar and they made their home in Silverton.  Family and Friends are invited to a Potluck…

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Baughn, M. Arlene

January 10, 1928 – January 1, 2014 Melva Arlene Morris Mills Baughn passed into the arms of the Lord at 7:30 A.M. January 1, 2014.  She was brought into this world January 10, 1928 in Newberg, Oregon, the youngest of 5 children, all of whom preceded her in death as well as her parents Lovic…

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Potts, Carol cropped

April 16, 1948 – January 1, 2014 Carol passed away peacefully in her home January 1, 2014. Carol was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was born in Coshocton, Ohio on April 16, 1948 to Mary Elizabeth and Ralph Edward Wright. She was the youngest of three children.                 On…

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Olsen, Cheryl

CHERYL  ANN OLSON   June 8, 1960    †   Dec. 28, 2013     AUMSVILLE -  Cheryl Ann Olson was born in San Francisco, California on the 8th day of June, 1960.  Cheryl passed away on Saturday, December 28th at her home.  She was 53. Cheryl attended Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park, CA.  She…

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February 28, 1930  -  December 26, 2013 Walter  ‘Louis’ Nation was born in Carlisle, Arkansas to Henryetta and Walter  ‘Kitty’ Nation.  He was a farmer and raised rice and cotton as his crops.  He moved to Oregon in 1992.  He enjoyed blue grass music and attended many festivals.  He is survived by his daughter; Debbie…

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December 10, 1930 – December 26, 2013 Allen Grant Wingett went home to his Lord on December 26, 2013 after a lengthy illness.  He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Maurine and by daughter Deborah and sons Grant, Gregory, Robert and Jonathan of Salem.  He has four older brothers, William of Salem and…

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Hollen, Robert 3

September 16, 1928 – December 25, 2013 SUBLIMITY – Robert “Bob” Lee Hollen, 85, passed away peacefully early Christmas morning, 2013 in Sublimity, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his older brother Addison Frederick Hollen and older sister Rita Claire Gloor. He was born on September 16, 1928 in Condon, Oregon, the third and…

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