Obituaries for January 2017

Obituary

Harry A. Moore

Harry A. Moore, a resident of Dallas, died on Wednesday, Dec. 21. He was born on March 2, 1928, in San Pedro, Calif., the son of Harry and Venley Moore. He was the middle child of five children. Harry joined ...

Billy M. Sanders

Billy M. Sanders, 79, died Dec. 25. Billy was born in Nampa, Idaho, to William and Margarette Sanders. Billy is preceded in death by his brother Lynn Sanders. Billy is survived by daughters, Dena Sanders and Kerry Sanders-Leos; sisters, Darlene ...

Norma Lambert-Crites

Services are pending at this time. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

Horace ‘Bill’ Steele

Horace “Bill” Steele, 88, died Dec. 29, 2016, in Dallas. Service will be on Jan. 6 at Dallas Alliance Church.

Cora Roylene Elder

Cora Roylene Elder, 54, a resident of Dallas, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in the Salem Hospital. She was born on April 13, 1962, in McCloud, Calif., the daughter of Clyde F. and Myrtle Wion Thomas. She was raised in ...

David H. Schultz

David H. Schultz, of Corvallis, passed away on Jan. 4, 2017, at Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. Dave was born in Marion, S.D., to Susan Fast and Reverend D. P. Schultz. He was sixth of seven children. The family ...

Lillian Clare Kaczka

Lillian was born to John and Louise Chrapla, who had immigrated from Poland and began American life in Neodesha, Kansas, in 1911. Lillian was the youngest of five children. She was born in Collinsville, Okla. The family eventually moved and ...

Dorothy Joyce Baker

Dorothy Joyce Baker of Dallas, died Jan. 1, 2017, at the age of 84. She was born In Polk County, Nebraska, on Oct. 1, 1932, to Fred and Margaret (Mitchell) Byrom. Dorothy moved to Dallas as a young child where ...

Harold Wayne Wagoner

Harold Wayne Wagoner was born on Feb. 22, 1939, in Dexter, N.M., to parents Alfred and Nora Wagoner, now both deceased. Harold is survived by his wife of 50 years, Josie Wagoner, of Keizer; sons, Wayne Wagoner (Jennifer), of Billings, ...

Sherry Lynn Creswell

Sherry Lynn Creswell, 63, of Dallas, died Dec. 23, 2016, in the Salem Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Carol Creswell; brother, Dean Creswell; sister, June Patterson; and extended family. A memorial service was held on Dec. 31, 2016, ...

Millie (Wiedmann) Schrenk

Millie (Wiedmann) Schrenk went to be with the Lord on Jan. 9, 2017. Millie was born in Venturia, North Dakota, on April 29, 1914, to John and Katharina (Haas) Wiedmann. Millie attended elementary school in Venturia, high school in Ashley, ...

James E. Loewen

James Ernest Loewen died at his home outside of Sublimity on Dec. 29, 2016, following a prolonged illness. He was born to Ernest and Clara Voth Loewen on Jan. 13, 1945, at Bartell Hospital in Dallas. He grew up in ...

Jeremiah (Jerry) Francis Cotter

Jerry Cotter, a kind gentlemen of the “Greatest Generation,” passed away peacefully at home and left for Heaven, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Jerry was born Nov. 6, 1924 in Seattle to Helen and Jerry Cotter. He grew up in Burley, ...

Louise Leialoha Naone-Uselman

Louise Leialoha Naone-Uselman was taken to heaven Jan. 8, 2017. Louise was a resident of Dallas, but was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Jan. 13, 1949. She had a love for life, her family and helping others. Louise was a ...

David Michael Schrock

David was a loving husband and father, proud of his family, with a contagious smile and gentle soul. Everyone he met knew he loved God, his wife, and his sons above all else. He was a strong warrior in the ...

Howard (Delbert) Rundle

Delbert passed away in the Salem Hospital from pneumonia. His home was the Dallas Retirement Village for three years. He moved to Dallas from Kansas City, Mo., in 1962, and met and married Dorothy Ray on April 16, 1964. He ...

Louise A. Mundell

Louise A. Mundell, a resident of Dallas, died on Sunday, Jan. 8, in Salem Hospital. She was born on Oct. 19, 1929, in Coos Bay, the daughter of Herbert and Irene Meyers Mundell. Louise graduated from Empire High School near ...

David Theodore LaVoie

David Theodore LaVoie, 44, died at his home Sunday, Jan. 8. Survivors include Connie Lukawitz; son, Deven LaVoie; mother, Billy LaVoie; uncle, Donald (Brenda) LaVoie; aunts, Patricia (Rick) Hurt, Darlene (Jeff) Strand, Merrilou (Steve) Gilmore, and Sharon LaVoie; uncle Joe ...

Vivian Marie Chapman

Vivian Marie Chapman, 93, died Jan. 12. Memorial service 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 at South Salem Church of Christ, 310 Ewald St. SE, Salem. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

Helen D. Geske

Helen D. Geske, 98, of Dallas, died Jan. 12 in Blue Haven Residential Care. She is survived by her sons, Larry W. Sundberg and David J. Sundberg; sisters, Gladys Splitstosser and Mildred Wilde; along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private ...

Robert J. Young

Robert J. Young, 36, of Falls City, died Jan. 15. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Mountain Gospel Church in Falls City. A reception will follow at the Falls City Fire Hall. ...

John J. Morris

John J. Morris, of Dallas, moved to his heavenly home on Jan. 22 at the age of 92. John was born in Canby on Jan. 9, 1925, to Glen E. and Elva (Schultz) Morris. John worked in the Lumber Industry ...

Patrick Lee Woodward

Pat Woodward, 73, of Salem, died peacefully at home after a lengthy illness. He was born in Tillamook to Virgil and Anne Woodward, and was the oldest of six siblings. He attended school in Salem and graduated from South Salem ...

Robert ‘Bobby’ Joseph Young

Robert “Bobby” Joseph Young, 36, died on Jan. 15 from complications from Type 1 diabetes. Bobby is survived by his parents, Bob and Pam Young. His sons, Dylan and Lopaka. His sisters, Jennifer, Tiffany and Sophia. He is survived by ...

Dani Jo Wagner

Dani Jo Wagner, a resident of Falls City, died on Sunday, Jan. 15. She was born on Oct. 30, 1962, in Dallas, the daughter of Danny and Betty Jones Scott. Dani Jo graduated from Dallas High School in 1980. Dani ...

Lenora Marie Lanig (Short)

Please join us for a celebration of life on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the American Legion of Lebanon, 480 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355, from 3 to 5 p.m. Bring your favorite photo for her memory board. For further information ...

Krista K. (Hergenrether) Ray

Krista K. (Hergenrether) Ray, 44, of West Salem, formerly of Dallas, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 21, 2017. Krista was born Dec. 1, 1972, in Medford. Growing up in the Medford area, Krista was active in Job’s Daughters, ...

John Daniel McQueen

John Daniel McQueen, 76, of Salem, died on Jan. 6. He was born on Oct. 29, 1940, to Willard H. and Ruth F. McQueen in Mountain City, Tenn. He graduated from Dallas High School in 1957. He owned Dallas Auto ...

Louise Naone

Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, Dallas. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

Mary Jane Davidson Engle

Mary Jane Davidson Engle passed peacefully Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at Evergreen Samaritan Hospice, Albany, after a long illness. Mary is survived by her partner Gerry Engle; daughter Kathy Hill; sons Willie Davidson, Scott Engle and Chris Engle; sister Helen ...

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