Obituaries for May 2015

Obituary

Amy Stalnaker

Dallas

Celebration of life for Amy Stalnaker, 52, of Dallas will be Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Dallas City Park, Seibert/Fredrickson Memorial Shelter, 600 SW Allgood St. Bring a favorite potluck dish to share.

Ruth Jeanette Villwock

Dallas

Ruth Jeanette Villwock, 88, of Dallas died April 28. She was born to George and Frieda Dezler in Portland. Ruth graduated from Jefferson High School in 1943, and then attended Linfield College for two years. She married Ernest on Nov. ...

Ruth Evelyn Nelson

Portland

Ruth Evelyn Nelson, 84, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Ruth was born April 16, 1931 in Chehalis, Washington to Earl Leigh "Pat" Middaugh and Cora (McClintok). Ruth attended college at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA, ...

Mildred L. Schoenborn

Monmouth

Mildred L. Schoenborn, 88, of Monmouth died Thursday. She was born in Eugene to Frank and Eugenia Curtis Domaschofsky. Mildred grew up in Dallas and graduated from Dallas High School. She moved to Sutherlin where she raised her children, and ...

Arletia Ruth James

Dallas

Memorial service for Arletia Ruth James, 85, of Dallas is Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Dallas Seventh-day Adventist Church, 589 SW Birch St. Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.

Mildred L. Schoenborn

Monmouth

Memorial service for Mildred L. Schoenborn, 88, of Monmouth is Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ in Monmouth. A potluck luncheon will follow at the church. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: ...

Sandra Robinson Barkley Kokkeler

Eugene

Sandra Robinson Barkley Kokkeler of Eugene died April 20, 2015 in Springfield. She was born May 11, 1948, in Dallas, Ore., to Elwyn and Lucille Robinson. She spent many years as supervisor of environmental services at Bay Area Hospital in ...

Robert 'Bob' Phillips Jr.

Independence

Robert "Bob" Phillips Jr., 73, of Independence died May 6. Celebration of Life will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Talmadge Middle School. Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.

Kim Briggs Westlund

Houston, formerly of Monmouth

Kim Briggs Westlund, 62, of Houston, formerly of Monmouth, died April 17 after enduring a tough battle associated with a rare form of cancer. She was born to Harold and Deloris Briggs in Monmouth. Kim attended Central High School and ...

Ashley Lawrence

Dallas

Ashley Lawrence, 53, of Dallas died May 8 in Salem. She was born in Newport Beach, Calif., to Thomas Callahan and Rita Corbett. Ashley attended high school in California and later worked in publishing, graphic design, and real estate in ...

Charles Howard Wilson

Monmouth

Charles Howard Wilson, 89, of Monmouth died April 28. He was born in Ellensburg, Wash., to Charles and Bertha Wilson. Howard completed high school and attended college in Pendleton. While in high school he enlisted in the Navy during World ...

Robert 'Bob' Leroy Phillips, Jr.

Independence

Robert “Bob” Leroy Phillips Jr., 73, of Independence died May 6 following a courageous battle against cancer. He was born to Robert Sr. and Rhoda Phillips in Watertown, S.D. in 1942. Bob gra-duated from North Salem High School in 1960. ...

Barry Lafayett Roberts

Monmouth

Barry Lafayett Roberts, 60, of Monmouth died Thursday after four years of wins and losses with colon cancer. He was born in Burlingame, Calif., to Herbert and Rhonda Roberts. He grew up in Falls City on Sample Road for most ...

John Whad Haney

Independence

John Whad Haney, 65, of Independence died May 12. Whad is what his loved ones and friends called him. He was born in Ontario to Alvin and Melba Haney. John was raised in Nyssa and right after high school joined ...

Melvin 'Mel' Wesley Harms

Dallas

Mel Harms, 88, of Dallas died Saturday in Salem. He was born in Fairbury, Neb., on the family farm to Peter and Anna Harms. At a very young age, Mel went to work for various farmers in the Paxton, Neb., ...

Nicholas 'Nick' A. Stephens

Dallas

Nicholas “Nick” A. Stephens, 34, of Dallas died May 12 in Salem. He was born in Dallas and attended Dallas schools. He later earned and received his GED. Nick had worked for 15 years primarily as a glazier (window installer). ...

Daniel D. Wiens

Dallas

Daniel D. Wiens, 91, of Dallas died Monday in Dallas. Memorial service is June 2 at 3 p.m. at Evangelical Bible Church in Dallas. Private interment will be at Dallas Cemetery. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an ...

Daniel D. Wiens

Dallas

Daniel D. Wiens, 91, of Dallas died May 18 in Dallas. He was born in Dallas to Jacob and Mary Wiens who migrated to Dallas from Saskatchewan in the early 1920s. Dan attended the little one room school house at ...

Melvin John Hutt

Dallas

Melvin John Hutt, 89, of Dallas died May 20 in Dallas. He was born in Estelline, S.D., to Joe C. and Wubena “Bena” Mulder Hutt. Melvin’s parents were farmers. After attending school, Melvin stayed home to help out on the ...

Jack Eugene Vollendroff

Independence

Jack Eugene Vollendroff, 59, of Independence died May 4. He was born in Paradise, Calif., to Jack and Patricia Vollendroff. Private interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery. Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.

Gloria Lee Johnson

Dallas

Gloria Lee Johnson, 84, of Dallas died May 5 in Dallas. She was born in Fruitland, Idaho, to Clayton and Norma Anderson, where she joined her brother Douglas Anderson. Gloria spent most of her youth in Ontario. While in high ...

C. Howard Wilson

Monmouth

Memorial service for C. Howard Wilson, 89, of Monmouth will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Monmouth Christian Church, 959 Church St W. Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.

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