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7/2 Obituaries

Vivian Chase    April 3, 1924 - June 17, 2014 Vivian Chase    Vivian Chase, 90, of Dallas died June 17 in Dallas.    She was born in Carnegie, Pa. to Charles and Elizabeth Abernathy.    Vivian was raised in Carnegie before moving to Santa Monica, Calif., in the 1940s. She worked as a "Rosie the Riveter" during the war, and later as a phone operator and waitress/bartender.    In 1991 she married Clarence "Moss" Chase. They made their home in Dallas in 1993. She enjoyed traveling, crocheting dolls and spending time with her family and friends. She was a fun-loving, giving person with a good sense of humor.    She was preceded in death by her husband, Moss, in 1996 and her son, Paul Montague in 2011.    Survivors include her daughters, Pamela Young of Newberg and Karen Erickson of Dallas; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.    Memorial service is Monday at 11 a.m. at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.    Contributions are suggested to Willamette Valley Hospice in care of the mortuary.    To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Larry Gene Dick    Jan. 6, 1942 - June 21, 2014    Larry Gene Dick, 72, of Dallas died June 21 in Salem.    He was born in Phillips, Neb., to Herbert W. and Esther Marie Friesen Dick.    Larry moved to Dallas at the age of eight and graduated from Dallas High School. He served in the Air Force for four years and was involved with the events at the Bay of Pigs. Larry worked on aircraft and missile pneudraulics. Following his discharge from the military Larry worked for Keizer Steel in California. He returned to Dallas in the 1970s.    Larry was self-employed as a cabinet maker with his own company "U-Neek Cabinets." He loved his work, working on antique cars and around his home. He considered himself an "inventor."    Survivors include his daughter, Chris Nutter of Battle Ground, Wash.; sisters, Judy Schroeder of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Sandra Brandvold of Sedona, Ariz.; brother, Bill Dick of Dallas; two grandsons; and extended family.    Private family service will be held with private interment at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Louis F. Ingraham    Sept. 7, 1927 - June 25, 2014 Louis F. Ingraham    Louis F. Ingraham, 86, of Dallas died June 25 in Sublimity.    He was born in Broken Bow, Neb., to Frederick A. and Stella E. Ingraham.    He graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1945. He served in the Army for a year and a half and was discharged as a sergeant tech 4. In 1951 he married Viola M. Yohn in Broken Bow. They moved to Grand Ronde in that same year and later to Dallas.    He worked hard to provide for his family working as a journeyman welder, supervisor and purchasing agent. Louis worked for Towmotor/Caterpillar until his retirement in 1982. Following his retirement, he really enjoyed working on the Millhouser Farm.    He was a member of the Dallas United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #20 in Dallas and was a past Exalted Ruler from 1980-1981 with the BPOE Lodge #1950 in Independence. He loved his family, country and flag. He enjoyed working, farming, woodworking and golf. He loved to dance with Vi.    He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola in 1995; brothers William T., Melvin A. and Gifford C. Ingraham; sisters, Virginia K. Romine, Beulah M. Moyer, and Edna C. Knoell; and granddaughter, Laura Joy Ingraham.    Survivors include his daughters, Trudy J. (Gordon) Tufteskog and Rhonda S. (Richard) Samson; son, Randall (Jill) Ingraham; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.    Service was Monday at the Dallas United Methodist Church with interment at Restlawn Memory Gardens in Salem.    Contributions are suggested to the church or to Doernbecher Children's Hospital.    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Betty Jean Lorence    March 12, 1924 - June 22, 2014 Betty Jean Lorence    Betty Lorence, 90, of Monmouth died June 22.    She was born to Harold and Esther Ploense in Portland.    Betty graduated from Franklin High School in 1942 in Portland, and Oregon State University in 1947, with a degree in business. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.    She married Robert (Bob) Lorence in June 1948. Betty was a wonderful homemaker, supportive farm wife and mother, as well as, a social worker in Polk and Marion Counties.    She was active in The Monmouth Social Club, several bridge clubs, Philanthropic Education Organization, and Christ Church. Her hobbies included reading, gardening, golfing, playing bridge and attending local cultural events. She loved to laugh with family and friends, cheer on her Oregon State Beavers, spend time at the beach, watch classic movies, and had fond memories of dancing to Big Band and swing music.    She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob in 2000.    Survivors include her children, Tom Lorence of Damascus, Dave Lorence of Bonney Lake, Wash., and Mary Lorence of Eugene; brother, Bill Ploense of Portland; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.    Memorial service is Saturday at 2 p.m. at Christ Church, 412 Clay Street W, in Monmouth. Private inurnment will be at Fir Crest Cemetery.    Contributions are suggested to Monmouth Senior Center, 180 Warren St. S, Monmouth OR 97361.    Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com. Lynn Ellen Taraskiewicz    Nov. 21, 1945 - June 25, 2014    Lynn Ellen Taraskiewicz, 68, of Dallas died June 25.    She was born in Chicago, Ill.    Survivors include her children, Sheri (Robert) Beehner of Dallas, Marc (Terri) Taraskiewicz of Hawaii, and Susan (Jeremy) George of Rickreall; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.    Memorial service is pending.    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is handling arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Minerva 'Novi' Smith    Feb. 19, 1917 - June 26, 2014 Minerva "Novi" Smith, 97, of Dallas died Thursday.    Survivors include her children, Terry (Joyce) Smith of Dallas and Karen (Jack) Smith of Salem; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one step-grandchild; and one step-great-grandchild.    Celebration of life service is July 12 at 2 p.m. at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.    Contributions are suggested to Willamette Valley Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center which handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Timothy S. Kiel    March 7, 1972 - June 29, 2014 Timothy S. Kiel    Timothy S. Kiel, 42, of Dallas Sunday from ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease) before receiving a heart transplant which would have prolonged his life.    He was born in Fontana, Calif., to Kevin and Margaret McManis Kiel.    Tim's family came to Dallas in 1976. He later graduated from Central High School in 1990.    Tim was a proud father of two wonderful sons whom he loved immensely and wished only the best for them.    Tim was a well-known longtime baseball coach with Dallas KIDS INC., and was well respected for his many contributions to the program. He coached and taught many kids the fundamentals of the game of baseball and his players looked up to him. The world and the Dallas community is certainly a better place because of Tim.    Tim last worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) at Dallas Retirement Center until his health declined.    Survivors include his sons, Tyler and Austin Kiel; father and stepmother, Kevin and Kathy Kiel; mother and stepfather, Peggy and Terry Sydnes; sisters, Tamara Kluting, Kristin Pierce, Kimberly Griego-Kiel; brothers, Conrad and Sean Kiel; and extended family.    Recitation of the rosary is Thursday at 10:30 a.m. followed by funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Philip Catholic Church, Dallas.    Contributions are suggested to the baseball program at Dallas KIDS INC., in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center which handled arrangements.    To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Alan G. Horton    April 16, 1922 - June 30, 2014    Graveside service with military honors For Alan G. Horton, 92, of Monmouth is Monday at 9:30 a.m. at Smith Cemetery. Recitation of the rosary follows at 10:30 a.m. with memorial mass at 11 a.m., at St. Philip Catholic Church, Dallas.    Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence handled arrangements.To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.     Guadalupe Sanchez Rosas    June 9, 1956 - June 30, 2014    Memorial service for Guadalupe Sanchez Rosas, 58, of Independence is Wednesday (today) at 6 p.m. at Centro de Milagros Church, 240 S 5th St, Independence.    Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.     Margaret Swaim Brents Snow    July 17, 1920 - June 12, 2014     Margaret Swaim Brents Snow    Margaret Swaim Brents Snow, 93, longtime Independence resident, died June 12.    She was born to Willard and Allie Mills Swaim in Sand Springs, Okla.    She was married to Logan Brents for 48 years and they had five children - Robert (deceased), Julie Bogue, Johnnie (deceased), Larry (deceased) and Nancy Greer - and had adopted a grandchild, Camy (deceased).    Logan and Margaret were the first janitors at Central High School and she worked there from 1950 to 1975. Margaret was proud that all of her children had graduated from Central High School.    Margaret also raised two stepdaughters, Margaret Merrick and Helen Brents Gray (deceased). They fondly referred to her as "Mother Margaret."    She had many grandchildren and three preceded her in death, Ronald Bogue, Eric Brents and Jason Miller. Her great-grandchildren enjoyed her so much and enjoyed many adventures with her.    Margaret eloped on her 65th birthday and married William `Bill' Snow, they had 10 fun-filled years together.    A gathering for family and friends will be held on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Buena Vista Cemetery.    

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