Obituaries for November 2015

Obituary

Pastor Lee DeSaulnier

Dallas

Pastor Lee DeSaulnier, 85, of Dallas died Oct. 22 in Salem. He was born in Royal Oak, Mich., to Arthur and Mary DeSaulnier. Lee attended junior high and high school in Michigan. Lee’s father died when Lee was 10 and, ...

Betty J. Fisher

Dallas

Betty J. Fisher, 93, of Dallas died Oct. 27 in Dallas. She was born in Salem to Roman and Frances (Vogl) Heine. Betty attended St. Vincent’s Grade School, Parish Junior High and graduated from Salem High School, where she met ...

Eileen Ames

Dallas

Eileen Ames, 70, of Dallas died Oct. 23 in Salem Hospital. She was born to Louis and Hattie (Durfee) DePiero in Lebanon. She attended school at Saint Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Ronde until eighth grade, when they moved to ...

Georgia D. Holt

Monmouth

Georgia D. Holt, 99, of Monmouth died Saturday. Her life will be celebrated by her family at a later date. No service is planned. Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements.

Nellie Irene Haenny

Sheridan

Nellie Irene Haenny, 101, died Oct. 21 in Sheridan, in the home that she and her late husband, Francis, built in 1963. She was born in McMinnville to Robert Cosine and Lola Josephine Arthur. Nellie graduated from McMinnville High School ...

Edwin B. Ashman Jr.

Dallas

Edwin B. Ashman Jr., 61, of Dallas died Thursday. He was better known as Ed, dad, grandpa, Laughing Bear, or trouble. A man of many words, talents, and personalities it was hard to find a moment when he wasn’t telling ...

Helen Mae Ellingson

Salem

Helen M. Ellingson, 95, died Saturday, October 31, at her home in Willson House, Salem, OR. Helen was born June 4, 1920, in Spokane, Washington, to Benjamin and Bernice Blakesley. She was raised in Spokane where she met and married ...

Moncerrat Lucio Vasquez

Independence

Moncerrat Lucio Vasquez, 94 of Independence died Saturday in Independence. Service is Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Independence. Interment will be at Hilltop Cemetery in Independence. Contributions are suggested to The Evangelization Catechumenium, 1143 W ...

Paula J. Harris

Paula J. Harris, 78, of Monmouth, died on Nov. 2. Her life will be celebrated at a private family gathering at a later date at Fir Crest Cemetery. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements. Condolences at FarnstromMortuary.com.

George E. Faul

Dallas, formerly of Independence

George Eugene Faul, 88, of Dallas, formerly of Independence, died Nov. 3, in Dallas. He was born in Velva, N.D., to Gust Faul and Helen Hiebert Faul. George’s father was a farmer and a Mennonite lay-preacher. His mother was a ...

Maureen Joyce (Taylor) Hedeen

Monmouth

Maureen Joyce Hedeen, 84, died Nov. 3 in Monmouth, in her home surrounded by family. Joyce was born in Coquille to George Washington Taylor and Esther Miriam (Roeder) Taylor. Her early years were spent tagging along and creating a ruckus ...

Rita Pauline (Coulon) Turner

Dallas

Rita Pauline (Coulon) Turner, 92, of Dallas died Oct. 27 at the home of her daughter, Melissa Turner in West Salem. Funeral Mass is Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Philip Catholic Church in Dallas, followed by a luncheon. ...

Esther Ruth Diener-Kroeker

Dallas

Esther Ruth Diener-Kroeker, 93, of Dallas, died on Nov. 3. Esther was born at home near the town of Larned, Kan. She was one of 10 children. She was the daughter of a Mennonite minister and farmer. She happily learned ...

Terri Waller

Dallas

Terri Waller, 47, of Dallas died Nov. 2. Service will be Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 320 SE Fir Villa Road, Dallas. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

Moncerrat Lucio Vasquez

Independence

Moncerrat Lucio Vasquez, 94, of Independence died Oct. 31 in Independence. He was born in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Moncerrat married Antonia Ortiz on May 5, 1938 in Raymondville, Texas. At a very young age he worked farming and raising ...

Terri Waller

Dallas

Terri Waller, 47, of Dallas died Nov. 2 in Salem following a four-year courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Newport and was adopted by Monte and Jean Hammond of Dallas. She grew up and attended schools in Dallas ...

Rita Pauline (Coulon) Turner

Dallas

Rita Pauline (Coulon) Turner, 92, of Dallas died Oct. 27 at the home of her daughter, Melissa Turner in West Salem. She was born to Charles and Clara (Desrochers) Coulon in Manchester, N.H. Rita married Jack D. Turner on April ...

Georgia D. Holt

Monmouth, formerly of Independence

Georgia D. Holt, 99, of Monmouth, formerly of Independence, died Oct. 31 in Monmouth. She was born to Jess and Nancy Housley in Lebanon. The family relocated to Independence where she lived until age 96, when she moved to Monmouth. ...

Benny Lusk

Philomath

Benny Lusk, 61, of Philomath died Nov. 7 in Corvallis. He was born in Miller, S.D., to Leslie (Bud) Lusk and Vivian June Riha. He grew up there until the family moved to Oregon in 1971. Ben graduated from Central ...

John M. Neeley

Dallas

John M. Neeley, 62, of Dallas, died Nov. 11 in Dallas. He was born in Roseburg to Milton McCall and Patricia Neeley (Hall). John had every child’s dream of working with the Ringling Brother’s Circus and caring for the tigers ...

Kay Ballinger-Murphy

Independence

Kay Ballinger-Murphy, 65, of Independence, died Nov. 9 in Independence following a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born to Kenneth and Alice Ballinger in Womego, Kan. She moved to Independence in 1980. Kay was one of the few ...

Candida Doll

Dallas

Candida Doll, 93, of Dallas died Saturday in Dallas. Service is Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Concluding service will take place in Pittsford, N.Y. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online tribute: www.dallastribute.com.

Carolyn Marie Satter

Dallas

Carolyn Marie Satter, 55, of Dallas died Friday in Dallas. She was born in Seattle and lived most of her life in Oregon. Carolyn worked with people in need, and helped many. Among Carolyn’s favorite things were Garfield, lasagna and ...

Edward eugene Eades

Selah, Washington

Edward Eugene Eades, 87, died Nov. 5 in Selah, Wash. He was born in Sheridan to Jessie and Mabel Eades. Edward was married three times and had one son by his second marriage. He then married Mattie Sue Lee in ...

Tobias Alan Schulson

Dallas

Tobias Alan Schulson, 36, of Dallas died Nov. 13 in Dallas. He was born to Ronald and Rose Schulson in Dallas. Survivors include his father, Ronald Schulson; mother, Rose Schulson; sisters, Robbin Berringer and Jenny Hildebrand; brother-in-law, Dustin Hildebrand; adopted ...

Cap William Newberry

Dallas

Cap William Newberry passed away on November 4, 2015 in Dallas, OR. Cap died in his home with his family at his side. Cap was born in Sarye, OK., to Clifton Kenyon and Eunice Cordellia Newberry. At age 22, Cap ...

Sharon Lynn Savage Countryman

Falls City

Sharon Lynn Savage Countryman, 73, of Falls City, died Saturday. She was born in Louisville, Ky., and spent her very young years in Kentucky. She then moved to Oregon with her mother and grandmother and attended Catholic school in Salem ...

Paul Kenneth Erickson

formerly of Dallas

Paul Kenneth Erickson April 20, 1974 – Nov. 7, 2105 Paul Kenneth Erickson, 41, formerly of Dallas, died Nov. 7 in Vancouver, Wash. Service arrangements are pending with Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, 503-623-2325.

Candida Torres Doll

Dallas

Candida Torres Doll, 93, of Dallas died Nov. 15. She was born in Las Marias, Puerto Rico, to Eladio and Aurora Cintron Torres. Candida, (known also as Connie/Candy) met George Robert Doll while he was stationed in Puerto Rico, a ...

Joann Harland

Dallas

Carolyn Joann Harland, 86, longtime Dallas resident and active community member, died Nov. 18 in Dallas. Private family memorial will be held. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online tribute: www.dallastribute.com.

Maria G. (Lupita) Aguilar Thrift

Maria (Lupita) Thrift, 96, of Salem died Nov. 17. She was born in Reynosa, Mexico, to Florentino and Martina Magallan Aguilar. Maria’s working career included teaching first grade at an elementary school in Reynosa, working on farms, food processing and ...

Paul Kenneth Erickson

Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Dallas

Paul Kenneth Erickson, 41, formerly of Dallas, died Nov. 7 in Vancouver, Wash., as a result of a pedestrian and motor vehicle accident. He was born in Dallas to Melvin and Judy Erickson. Celebration of Paul’s life along with a ...

Violet Lorraine Folden

Grand Ronde

Violet Lorraine Folden, 72, of Grand Ronde died Thursday in McMinnville. She was born in McMinnville to Raymond Lewis Sr. and Vivian Delphine Williamson Petite. At the age of 15, she married Clinton Jerome Folden Sr. on Nov. 8, 1958, ...

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