Obituaries for August 2016

Obituary

Karen Lavern (Lowry) Hartrampf

Karen Lavern (Lowry) Hartrampf, 48, formerly of Dallas, died on July 23. She was born in Salem to Genevra and Daryl Lowry. The family moved to Dallas in 1975. Karen attended school in Dallas and graduated from Dallas High School ...

David Wilkes

A celebration of life for David Wilkes will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Aug. 13 at Western Interlock Hall, 10395 Rickreall Road. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

Frances L. Dornhecker

Frances L. Dornhecker, 88, of Dallas, died Saturday at the Dallas Retirement Village. She was born in Duenweg, Mo., to W.E. and Virginia Kean, the youngest of six children. The family moved to Yakima, Wash., in 1937, where Frances graduated ...

Gladys Williams

A memorial service for Gladys Williams will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online tribute: dallastribute.com.

Burnetta F. Coste

Burnetta Coste, 92, died July 26 in Albany. She was born to Eugene and Laura Crowley in Raymond, Wash. Entombment will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Corvallis. Farnstrom Mortuary handled arrangements. To send an online tribute: FarnstromMortuary.com.

Elaine Kaul Pust

Elaine Kaul Pust, 86, of Dallas, died of natural causes on July 29 at the Felida Guest Home in Vancouver, Wash. She was born in Marsh, Mont., the daughter of Fred and Caroline Kaul, of Fallon, Mont. She married J. ...

Beverly Dianne Wiens

Beverly Dianne Wiens, 86, of Monmouth, died on July 30 in her Monmouth home. She was born to Fritz and Geraldine Erickson in Portland. At her request, no services will be held. Interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery. Farnstrom ...

Rosalie Mack

Rosalie Mack, 72, of Dallas, died on July 28 at Salem Hospital. She was born to William and Madeleine Pauley in Marmet, W.Va. At her request, no services will be held. Farnstrom Mortuary handled arrangements. To leave an online tribute: ...

Ray Davis

Ray Gerow Davis, 87, of Minot, N.D., formerly of Salem, died Aug. 2 in Minot. Ray was born in Crookston, Neb., to Earl Walter and Elsie Ellen (Wilmot) Davis. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force during the ...

Patricia (Pat) L. Seeber

Patricia (Pat) L. Seeber, 78, of Dallas, died on Aug. 6. Pat was born to Charles and Annabell Seeber in Yakima, Wash. She was a registered nurse. She enjoyed gardening, walking and, most of all, cruising. She was an avid ...

Jeffrey Edward Scheer

Jeffrey Edward Scheer, 48, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Dallas, died on Aug. 1 after a long struggle with cancer. Jeff was born to Robert and Donna (Campbell) Scheer in Norwalk, Calif. Jeff graduated from Manteca High School in Central ...

PHYLLIS PIPER

MONMOUTH—Heaven gained an angel when Phyllis, our beloved Wife, Mother and Meme, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus. She fought a long courageous battle with breast cancer, until Jesus said “Come to me.” She was born ...

Vera Irene Bemrose

Vera Irene (Nendel) Bemrose, of Monmouth, Oregon, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016. She was 99 years old. Vera was born in Airlie, Oregon on December 18, 1916 to Henry & Bessie (Weaver) Nendel. Vera was the oldest of eleven (11) ...

Alvena M. Hinch

Alvena M. Hinch, 101, of Dallas, died Aug. 9. She was born in Webber, Kan., to Robert Carl Burge and Anna (Cheramy) Burge. She grew up in Colorado. On Aug. 31, 1931, Alvena married Oral Vermillion in Colorado Springs, Colo. ...

Mary Dick Sepich (Craven)

Mary Dick Sepich (Craven), 83, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Dallas, died Aug. 1 in Chandler. Mary Dick was born in Dallas and attended Grant High School in Portland. She was married to Grant Bushnell for nearly 24 years. She ...

Mike Whitacre

Mike Whitacre, 73, of Beaverton, formerly of Dallas, died on Aug. 3 from complications from pneumonia at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland. He was born in Baltimore to Gilbert Mitchell and Marjorie Quigley. He grew up in Columbus, ...

Jolene Byrne

Jolene C. Byrne, 72, of Dallas, died Aug. 11. She was born to George Settlemier and Elaine (McCarroll) Settlemier in Salem. She and her husband, Sam, were married in Redwood City, Calif., on Nov. 22, 1963, and eventually made their ...

Orrin Dale Libolt

Orrin Dale Libolt, 85, of Dallas, died July 20. He was born in Mills, Neb., to Dale A. and Inez Grasser Libolt. He lived in many places throughout Oregon as he worked as a foreman in the construction of roads. ...

Lonnie Lee Seabourn

Lonnie Lee Seabourn, 66, of Monmouth, died at his home Aug. 3. He was born in Pendleton to Earl and Ellen Seabourn. He served in the United States Army from January of 1970 to January of 1972. On Jan. 20, ...

Viola Marie Kramer

Viola Marie Kramer, 93, of Dallas, died Aug. 14. She was born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hoffman, in Dexter, Minn. She married Roy Kramer on July 22, 1945, in Lakewood Village, Calif. She lived in Mill Valley, San Rafael, ...

Duane Jerald Overholser

SHERIDAN, OR – From his birth in Dallas, OR, nothing about Duane’s life journey was normal. He had an easy sense of humor, cunning intelligence, penchant for puns, quick wit, and unquenchable curiosity. One never knew if an impersonation, a ...

Isaac M.H. Sturtevant

Isaac M.H. Sturtevant, 31, of Dallas, departed this life on July 31 in Santa Rosa, Calif. He was born in Portland and raised in Salem and Dallas. He was a graduate of Santiam Christian High School and attended Portland Bible ...

Isaac Mark Harwood Sturtevant

Isaac M. H Sturtevant, age 31 of Dallas, Oregon, departed this life on Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Santa Rosa, California. He was born in Portland, Oregon, and raised in Salem and Dallas, Oregon. He was a graduate of Santiam ...

Wilma Rose Pedersen

Wilma Rose Pederson, 85, of Burns, died Aug. 13. She was born to John and Ann Lewis in Warren County, Ohio. Her family moved to Lebanon when she was 14. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1950, and then ...

Maria Teresa Amadeo

Maria Teresa Amadeo, 95, of Independence, died Aug. 14. She was born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico. She moved to New York City in 1945; Phoenix, Ariz., in 1986, and Independence in 2012. She loved her Puerto Rican cuisine, reading a ...

Bill R. Allison

Sept. 22, 1942 – Aug. 9, 2016 Bill R. Allison, 73, of North Bend, died on Aug. 9 at home. Bill was born in Artesia, N.M. He lived in New Mexico until high school, when he moved to Perrydale. Bill ...

Cora May Williams

Cora May Williams, 78, of Aumsville, died on Aug. 17. She retired from the State of Oregon, Corporations Division in 2003 after 25 years of service to the state. She is survived by sister Joyce; brother Gary; daughter, Teresa; sons, ...

Loy Lynn Garrett

Loy “Lynn” Garrett, 77, of Dallas, died Saturday. He was born in Japton, Ark., to Lawrence and Wilma (Miller) Garrett. He moved to Sweet Home at age of 2 and attended school there. After graduation, Lynn moved to Portland and ...

Hoy Dean ‘Bud’ Embree

Hoy Dean “Bud” Embree, 95, of Dallas, died on Aug. 18 in Mt. Angel. He was born in Bartlesville, Okla., to Harry and Elizabeth Embree, and grew up in Kansas. Bud enlisted in the Army after completing his freshman year ...

Jerry Lloyd Cook

Jerry Lloyd Cook, 78, of Forest Grove, formerly of Dallas, died Aug. 18. He was born in Westport to John Lloyd and Osce Ola Reddick Cook. He grew up in the Oakdale area of Dallas and graduated from Dallas High ...

Marcia Ann Tebbetts

Marcia Ann Tebbetts, 63, of West Salem, formerly of Dallas, died on Aug. 19. She was born to Jack and Donna Cook in Albany. She grew up in Dallas, and graduated from Dallas High School in 1971. Marci traveled to ...

Jarvis Daniel Brandt

Jarvis Daniel Brandt, 68, of Dallas, died Aug. 22. He was born in Saginaw, Mich., to Alfred Daniel and June Cecelia Glazier Brandt. He graduated from Crescent City High School in 1966. In January of 1967, he enlisted in the ...

Jean Marie (Hatfield) Hiebert

Jean Marie (Hatfield) Hiebert, 88, of Dallas, died Aug. 16. She was born in Boise, Idaho, to Ethel and Earl Hatfield. She was raised in Roseburg and Salem. She graduated Salem High School. She played multiple sports and was very ...

Beatrice Eleanor Balance

Beatrice Eleanor Balance, 84, of Independence, died Aug. 21. She was born in Portland to Clarence and Clara Ann Rogers Ledbeter. A graveside service will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Dallas Cemetery. Dallas Mortuary Tribute ...

Michael Lee Sullivan

Michael Lee Sullivan, 60, of Dallas, died at his home Aug. 28. He was born in Phoenix, Ariz. Viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday (today), in the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Private family interment will take ...

Eva May Ward

Eva May Ward, 76, of Dallas, died Aug. 24. She was born in Pierre, S.D., to Virgil and Gladys (Collins) Anderson. She became a seamstress and worked for various clothing and sports apparel companies, including JansSport. When she wasn’t working ...

Shasta Robert Daulton

Shasta Robert “Bob” Daulton, of Salem, died on Aug. 23 in the Salem Hospital. Bob was born in Los Angeles. He married Sandy in March of 1966. They made their home and raised their children in Oregon, where Bob worked ...

Jerry Mennis

Jerry Paul Mennis, 74, formerly of Dallas, died unexpectedly and peacefully at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash., on Aug. 24. Jerry was born in Salem to Paul and Evelyn Mennis. Jerry attended grade school and high school in ...

James Wesley Allison

James Wesley Allison, 94, of Dallas, died Aug. 27. Jim was born in Galesburg, Ill., to Raymond A. Allison and Ruth M. Dunsworth Allison. The Allison family moved to Oregon in 1923, settling in Hillsboro. Jim graduated from McMinnville High ...

‘Bud’ Oscar Paul Siemiller

“Bud” Oscar Paul Siemiller, 62, of Dallas, died Aug. 24. He was born in Dallas to Oscar A. and Cora E. Baley Siemiller. He grew up in Dallas and graduated from Dallas High School. He worked for the Russell’s Landscape ...

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