Obituaries

Michael McDowell

On Friday Nov. 2, 2018, heaven gained an angel when Michael McDowell went home to be with his beloved wife Donna, parents Roy and Virginia, and older brother Larry. Mike lived his life to the fullest. He liked taking long ...

Melton B. Jackson

Melton Jackson, aged 91 years, died in San Francisco on Oct. 25, 2018. Jack was born in Oklahoma to Myrtle and David Jackson, the youngest of six children. As a young man he moved to San Francisco, California, where he ...

Shirley Jane Wagner-Huston

Shirley passed away at her Monmouth home on Nov. 12, 2018, at the age of 83. She was born Dec. 1, 1934. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, 1 pm at Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence. Memories and condolences ...

Esther Marie Nisly

Esther Marie Nisly passed away in Albany on Nov. 11, 2018, at the age of 90. Esther was born in Beaver Crossing, Nebraska, to John and Sarah Burkey. Esther was married to Ivan Nisly on March 1, 1951, in Beaver ...

Ronald Cooper

Services Pending. Restlawn Funeral Home

Vivian S. McGranahan

Vivian S. McGranahan, 82, of Salem, died Nov. 8 at the Orchard Heights Assisted Living in Salem. She is survived by her son Larry (Lydia) McGranahan, of Keizer; two granddaughters; and a brother Charles Payne, of Newport. She was preceded ...

Deloris Lester

Deloris Lester passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at her home after a long battle with cancer. She was 83, and was surrounded by her family when she passed. Deloris was born to Daisy and Herbert Kracke on May ...

Clifford S. Cook

Clifford and Doris Cook were married in South Dakota on Aug. 8, 1945, and celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary Aug. 8, 2018. They moved to Oregon in 1959 and settled in Dallas in 1962. Arrangements for Doris’s service are through ...

Doris Mary Cook

Doris Mary Cook, 90, a resident of Salem and formerly of Dallas died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. She was born on Oct. 13, 1928. She is survived by her children: Karen Cook, Darla Schierling, Gary Cook, Jean Runkle, Darlene Padilla, ...

Jason William Paul

Jason William Paul was the fifth son born to Tom and Nancy Paul on March 18, 1975, at The Dallas Hospital, while the family was living in Salem. Shortly after Jason’s birth, the family moved to The Dalles, where Jason ...

Robert Kiggins

Robert “Bob” Kiggins, 76, loving and devoted husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather, passed away at home in Independence on Oct. 29. Bob is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 29 years, Cheryl; Brother John Kiggins (Paulette); ...

Kandice Lynn Nickerson

Kandice Lynn Nickerson, a resident of Dallas, died on Monday, Oct. 29, in Dallas. She was born on Oct. 13, 1973, in Vallejo, California, the daughter of Bill and Kathi Bodie Hampton. Kandice grew up in a Naval family, and ...

Ruby Samuel

Funeral Service is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in the Chapel at Restlawn Funeral Home, Salem.

Myron Wayne Buchholz

Myron Wayne Buchholz, 75 years of age, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Oct. 8 in Albany, due to complications from his leukemia. Myron was born in Dallas on March 17, 1943. Myron leaves behind ...

Miyuki Higashi

Miyuki “Miki” Higashi, a resident of Dallas, died on Friday, Oct. 19. She was born on May 13, 1922, in Portland the daughter of T. Oda and M. Huhei. Miki married Art Higashi Sr. on May 16, 1942, in Milwaukie. ...

Arlin Garber

Arlin Lee Garber, 88, a resident of The Dallas Retirement Village in Dallas, went to be with his Savior Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. He was born on July 1, 1930, in New Carlisle, Ohio; the son of Harold Joseph Garber ...

Lance Theodore Heide

Lance Theodore Heide, of Monmouth, passed away on Oct. 22, 2018, at the age of 62. Lance was born in Dallas to Laverne and Patricia Heide on Sept. 11, 1956. He graduated from Central High School in 1974. He married ...

Marv Flatau

Marvin Martin Flatau, 90, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, at his apartment at Dallas Retirement Village here in Dallas. He joined the Coast Guard in 1951, and served our country until 1959. Marv and his wife, Barbara, moved to ...

Janice Middleton Hiebert

Janice Middleton Hiebert died peacefully in her sleep on Oct. 18, 2018, in the Memory Care Unit at Capitol Manor in Salem. She was 89. She attended Englewood Elementary School and graduated from Salem High School in 1947. Jan is ...

Miyuki Higashi

Miyuki ‘Miki’ Higashi May 13, 1922 — Oct. 19, 2018 A celebration of life gathering will be held on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Murphy’s Grill in Dallas.

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