2/17 OBITUARIES

*Marsha Mae Krehbiel*Thelma Lazott Booth Jessup*Dustin Michael Ewert*Minnie Marie Owens*Roy Alfred Hedrick*Yolanda Garza Sanchez*Thomas Bartel*Carolyn Sue Henry*Lyle C. Randall*Raymond Walter Edgell

Dustin Micheal Ewert

Feb. 1, 1980 - Feb. 12, 2010

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Dustin Micheal Ewert, 30, of Dallas died Feb. 12 in Dallas.

He was born in Dallas to Micheal and Caroline Ewert.

He attended Oakdale Heights Elementary and LaCreole Middle School, and was a 1998 graduate of Dallas High School.

He attended Chemeketa Community College.

In 1999 he joined the Navy, graduating from Great Lakes Navy Command in Illinois. Dustin then attended technical training school in Meridian, Miss.

He served in San Diego on Coronado Island as a personnelman at AIMD and was a member of the honor guard. He also served in the Persian Gulf aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during Operation Enduring Freedom. He received the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and rifle and pistol marksmanship medals.

Dustin was honorably discharged from active duty and remained serving in the Navy Reserves until March 2007.

He was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Monmouth. He later worked as janitorial engineer at the Itemizer-Observer until his death.

Dustin was always gentle, loving, caring and compassionate. He had a strong faith and belief in his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ.

He enjoyed biking, target practice with family and friends, boating with his grandfather Carl, and cooking. He was a great chef and expert pizza maker. He was an avid knife collector and movie buff.

Survivors include his mother, Caroline Bauch of Dallas; father, Mike Ewert of Dallas; brother, Vincent "Vince" (Bobbi) Ewert of Tualatin; grandmothers, Bonnie Ewert of McMinnville and Jane Bauch of Dallas; and nephew, Luke Ewert of Tualatin.

Visitation is from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, and 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Dallas Alliance Church.

Contributions are suggested to Dustin's memorial account at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, which handled arrangements.

To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.

com.

Marsha Mae Krehbiel

Feb. 19, 1958 - Feb. 11, 2010

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Marsha Mae Wagler Krehbiel, 51, of Keizer died Feb. 11 in Keizer after an 18-month battle with colon cancer.

She was born in Seoul, Korea, and adopted by Paul and Dorothy Wagler through Holt International.

Marsha lived in Willamina until her marriage to Rick Krehbiel on Sept. 4, 1976, when the couple moved to Dallas.

She was a seamstress, preschool teacher at Grace Christian Preschool, and office manager of Krehbiel Tile Inc.

Survivors include her parents; husband; children, Stephanie, Kristal and Tyler; and brother, Kelly.

Celebration of her life is at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at Salem Evangelical Church, 455 Locust Street NE, Salem.

Contributions are suggested to Holt International.

Minnie Marie Owens

Oct. 18, 1939 - Feb. 6, 2010

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Minnie Marie Owens, 70, of Dallas died Feb. 6 in Dallas.

She was born in Circle, Mont., to George and Ruth Tousley.

Minnie was raised on a small dairy farm near Circle and attended Horse Creek Grade School. She was active in the Weldon Hustlers 4-H Club while growing up. She loved to go to the barn dances where her mother played accordion with the band Horse Creek Trio. Minnie graduated from Circle High School in 1957.

Minnie and Edward Haggerty were married in Circle in September 1957 and they had three children. She and her former husband owned and operated a lumberyard before they divorced. She lived most of her life in Eastern Montana.

In 1984 Minnie moved to Helena, Mont., and then to Oregon in 1991. She had been a resident of Dallas Retirement Village for the past 13 years.

She loved all of the activities at the Dallas Retirement Village, especially bingo.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Donald, and sister, Dorthea.

Survivors include her sons, Phil (Cindy) Haggerty of Killeen, Texas, and Marty Haggerty of Lindsay, Mont.; daughter, Kim (Jay) Zinda of Miles City, Mont.; sisters, Loretta Hodous of Dallas, Deloris Jepson of East Helena, Mont., Doris Brotherton of Reno, Nev., and Fleeta Leal of Roberts, Idaho; brother, David Tousley of Montrose, Colo.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Private family committal will be in Montana.

Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.

Thomas Bartel

June 20, 1946 - Feb. 9, 2010

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Tom Bartel, 63, known as "Pie" to friends and family, of Dallas died Feb. 9 in Dallas of natural causes.

He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and moved to Oregon in 1978. Tom proudly served and retired from military service and the United States Postal Service.

Survivors include his wife, Gaylene; daughters, Leigh Stancel and Michele (Troy) McGuire; sons, Matt (Honey) Bartel and Jon (Shari) Bartel; sisters, Christine and Delores; brother, John Jr.; and five grandchildren.

He was greatly loved and will be missed.

Private service was held.

An open house celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the McGuire's house, 233 SE Birchwood Drive, Dallas.

Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements.

Yolanda Garza Sanchez

Aug. 6, 1944 - Feb. 8, 2010

Yolanda Garza Sanchez, 65, of Dallas died Feb. 8 in Salem.

She was born to David Garza and Victoria Lopez in San Antonio, Texas.

She was raised in Chula Vista, Calif., by her aunts.

Yolanda enjoyed being with her family, watching Spanish soap operas, and listening to her favorite Mexican music.

She was preceded in death by her sister.

Survivors include her daughters, Yolanda E. Sanchez and Carmen Beardsley, both of Dallas; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Service was Feb. 12 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Cryptside service was Feb. 16 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif.

Contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.

To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.

Raymond Walter Edgell

July 16, 1953 - Feb. 9, 2010

Raymond Walter Edgell, 56, of Dallas died Feb. 9 in Dallas.

He was born to James Jerard and Delores Mae Tripplett Edgell in Silverton.

He worked as a custodian at a machine shop and lived in Seattle and Silverton before moving to Dallas.

Survivors include his son, Earl of Fort Knox, Ky.; brothers, Ken of Sumner, Wash., Ricky of Tacoma, Wash., David of Ravonsdale, Wash., Ronnie of Dallas, and Joseph of Salem; sisters, Donna of Dallas and Lynda of Auburn, Wash.; and one granddaughter.

Private family service was held.

Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled the arrangements.

To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.

Thelma Lazott Booth Jessup

Sept. 15, 1914 - Jan. 5, 2010

Thelma Lazott Booth Jessup, 95, of Independence died Jan. 5.

She was born at home in Buxton to Harry and Hattie Lazott.

Her family and friends built her an A-frame home in the woods in Kelso, Wash., and she loved living there. The family had many campouts on her land. She had lived in Sheridan, Willamina, Milwaukie, Kelso, Wash., and with her daughter in Independence.

Thelma loved gardening and cooking, especially Swedish tarts and cinnamon rolls. She was a big Trail Blazers basketball fan and was able to attend one game. She also loved to fish and hunt.

Thelma worked at BP Johns Furniture Co. and for a homemaker service in Longview, Wash.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Vern Booth and Monty Jessup; grandson, Aaron Booth; sisters, Gladys, Jean, Dolly and Margie; and brothers, Harry, Richard, John and Joe.

Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Mode of Independence; son, Ron (Pat) Booth of McMinnville; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Celebration of her life will be at noon Saturday, Feb. 27, with a potluck to follow at the Buell Grange Hall, 5970 Mill Creek Road, Sheridan.

Contributions are suggest to your local food bank.

Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements.

Lyle C. Randall

Oct. 4, 1920 - Jan. 22, 2010

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Lyle C. Randall, 89, of Independence, formerly of Minot, N.D., died Jan. 22.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army Air Corp as a waist gunner and flew missions over France.

He worked for the Dallas School District and retired in 1986.

Lyle loved working his farm, traveling and sharing his many experiences.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Randall, and a daughter, Patty Jean Randall.

Survivors include his daughter, Virginia Brehm; and sons, Scott, Kim and Kelly Randall.

Private interment was in Glenbum Cemetery in Glenbum, N.D.

Roy Alfred Hedrick

March 26, 1922 - Jan. 20, 2010

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Roy Alfred Hedrick, 87, of Monmouth died Jan. 20 in Monmouth.

He was born in Grosvenor, Texas to Carl William Hedrick and Beulah May Robertson Hedrick.

He grew up in and around Brown County, Texas, and joined the Coast Guard at the beginning of World War II. During the war he was stationed in Seattle, where he met a fellow member of the Coast Guard, Edna Luella Thomason. They were married Feb. 15, 1946, in May, Texas.

Roy worked as a farmer and later as a truck driver. In 1960 the family moved to Oregon to be near Edna's family. Roy worked in the sawmill for International Paper Co. in Vaughn for 25 years, retiring in 1982. In 1986 they moved to Monmouth to be near family.

Roy and Edna were active members of their rural community, serving in many capacities in the Grange, chaperoning teen dances in the 1960s and 1970s, organizing a Neighborhood Watch group, delivering Meals on Wheels, and being active members of senior center groups.

The real love and joy in Roy's life was his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years in 2001.

Survivors include his brother, Jake (Sybil) Hedrick of May; sisters, Leatrice Copeland of Brownwood, Texas, and Carletta West of Balinger, Texas; son, Larry (Lynda) Hedrick of Eugene; daughter, Jean Berry of Monmouth; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

Service is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at St. Hilda's Episcopal Church in Monmouth.

Contributions are suggested to the Oregon Humane Society or the Wild Horse Adoption Program of the Bureau of Land Management.

Carolyn Sue Henry

May 5, 1949 - Feb. 12, 2010

Carolyn "Sue" Henry, 60, of Monroe died Feb. 12.

She was born in Anaheim, Calif., to Allen and Ruby May Mackay Henry.

A hospital admitting clerk, she was a member of Dallas New Life Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed reading and watching television.

Survivors include her nephews, Allen Henry of Turner and Wayne Henry of England.

Viewing and visitation is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, and 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence. Service is at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Dallas New Life Church of the Nazarene, 341 NE King's Valley Highway, Dallas. Interment follows at Fir Crest Cemetery.

Contributions are suggested to Dallas New Life Church of the Nazarene Missionary Society.

Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.farnstroms.com.

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