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December 26, 2012
April 21, 1926 - Dec. 15, 2012
Roberta T. Moore, 86, of Sweet Home, formerly of Monmouth, died Dec. 15.
She was born in Santa Rosa, Calif., to Ralph H. and Edna M. (Zimmerman-Langerveld) Sargent.
She and her family had a farm and lived in the Gresham area until moving to Monmouth in 1977. They lived there until 2009, when they moved to Sweet Home.
Roberta enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her son, James A. Moore, in 2003 and brothers, Robert Langerveld, in 1989, and Albert Langerveld, in 2012.
Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Angus M. Moore of Sweet Home; daughter, Jennie (Jay) Ferguson of Sweet Home; brother, Ed Langerveld of Florence; two grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and extended family.
Contributions are suggested to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
No public service is planned.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.sweethomefuneral.com.
May 19, 1921 - Dec. 17, 2012
Warren Alvin Doerfler, 91, of Dallas, formerly of Monmouth, died Dec. 17 in Dallas.
He was born in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., to Walter E. and Janie Fee Doerfler.
He graduated from Roosevelt High School. He then received his certificate in A & E Mechanic from Stewart Tech in New York City, securing his first mechanics job the day after Pearl Harbor.
He married Winifred Churchill in Brewster, N.Y., on Aug. 23, 1942.
In 1959, they bought the 65-year-old Robinwood Inn in the White Mountains of Jackson, N.H., becoming innkeepers to skiers in the winter and horseback riders in the summer. They retired in 1979 and moved to Monmouth to be near their daughter and grandchildren.
Warren volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and took up stained glasswork. In 1987, he and three others received the Governor's Award for Volunteerism for their work building the Monmouth Senior Center. He also served on the advisory board of the Northwest Senior and Disability Services agency.
A lifelong Episcopalian, he served on the vestry of most churches he attended and sang in the choir, starting in the Bronxville New York Cathedral Boys Choir as a child.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Winifred; daughter, Leslie Sherrill of Dallas; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
At his request there will be no service.
Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.
March 19, 1925 - Dec. 18, 2012
Floyd Hubbard, 87, of Dallas died Dec. 18.
Visitation is Thursday and Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Service is Saturday at 10 a.m. at the mortuary.
Contributions are suggested to the American Legion, noted for the Avenue of Flags Program, in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, which handled arrangements.
To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.