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April 16, 2013
Nov. 18, 1926 - April 12, 2013
Nettie Wiebe, 86, of Dallas died Friday in Dallas.
She was born in Meade, Kan., to John R. and Agnes Friesen Classen.
During the early 1940s she was a pen pal to a young gentleman by the name of Harry B. Wiebe. They were married on Dec. 21, 1944, in Dallas.
Nettie worked as a "row boss," driving a bus full of kids to a strawberry field to pick berries for many years.
Nettie finished her GED and completed beauty college. Harry and Nettie then remodeled their house and Nettie started her own beauty shop. She catered mainly to senior citizens and provided her services at Jefferson Manor one day a week.
She enjoyed traveling with her husband and had visited all but three of the 50 states. Nettie also enjoyed puzzles, baking and working in the yard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; brother, Ben Classen; and sisters, Margaret Unger and Elizabeth Rempel.
Survivors include her son, Marvin (Wilma Lee) Wiebe of Ocala, Fla.; daughters, Joyce (Dave) Phillips of Phoenix, Ariz., Jane (Steve) Gould of La Pine and Julie (Larry) Cleland of Independence; brother, John Classen of Lebanon; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service is Friday at 1 p.m. at Dallas Evangelical Bible Church.
Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.
July 2, 1953 - April 7, 2013
Micheal L. McDonald
Micheal Louis McDonald, 59, of Jefferson died April 7.
He was born to Mac and Betty (Reed) McDonald in Wickenberg, Ariz.
He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1971. He briefly attended Western Oregon University, then entered the Air Force.
He married Kristine Dunn on May 4, 1974. To this marriage were born four children.
Mike was an avid sports fanatic and especially enjoyed playing baseball. He coached Little League teams for many seasons and was a great mentor, both on and off the field. He also enjoyed golf, bowling, hunting, camping and making memories with his family.
He was preceded in death by his 2-year-old daughter, PJ.
Survivors include his wife, Kris McDonald of Jefferson; their children, Melissa (Michael) Brazil of Jefferson, Mitch (Camma) McDonald of Salem and Kelli (Aaron) Olson of Lebanon; sister, Michelle (Randy) Duff, of Muskegon, Mich.; brother, Bradley McDonald of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; and a large extended family.
Memorial service was Saturday at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Inurnment with military honors followed at Dallas Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Jefferson Parks & Recreation in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.
To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.
Jan. 11, 1922 - April 11, 2013
Dorothy Scharf Krager, 91, of Dallas died Thursday in Dallas.
She was born in Salem to John "E.J." and Cynthia "Ruth" Scharf.
She had lived in Lincoln City for 42 years prior to moving to Dallas.
Dorothy served in the U.S. Marine Corps from Nov. 13, 1943, to Dec. 21, 1945.
She married Bert Krager in October 1946 in Salem.
Survivors include her brother, Bob (Alda) Scharf, and extended family.
Service and interment was Monday at City View Funeral Home & Cemetery in Salem.
Contributions are suggested to Amity Fire Department.
Feb. 14, 1962 - April 12, 2013
Charles 'Chuck' Dale Mardock
Charles "Chuck" Dale Mardock, 51, of Salem died Friday in Salem.
He was born in McMinnville to Kenny and Char Mardock.
He grew up and attended schools in Amity, Newberg, McMinnville and Salem. He graduated from McKay High School of Salem in 1980.
Chuck was a new car salesman and had worked at dealerships in McMinnville, Salem and Portland.
Chuck married Malinda Lavy on Nov. 11, 2011.
He had a love for sports and played basketball and baseball for many years. Chuck enjoyed talking with people and cared about what was happening in the lives of his family, friends and customers. He attended Calvary Chapel in Salem.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenny Mardock.
Survivors include his wife, Malinda Mardock of Salem; son, Kenny Wraylon Mardock of Salem; stepdaughters, Jasmine and Madelyn Krauger, both of Salem; mother, Char Mitchell of Salem; brother, Daryl Mardock of Washington; sisters, Linda (Rick) Turnidge of Newberg and Frankie Mardock of Salem; and extended family.
Memorial service is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Calvary Chapel, 1550 Hoffman Road NE, Salem.
Crown Memorial Center in Salem handled arrangements.