Obituaries

Sterling James Trowbridge

Sterling James Trowbridge, 63, of Dallas, died on April 24 in Dallas. Sterling was born in Salem to Jimmy and Arlene (Monson) Trowbridge. He graduated from Dallas High School in 1971. On Feb. 9, 1973, he married his high-school sweetheart, ...

Esther Lena Fast

Esther Lena Fast, 92, of Dallas, died April 28 in the Dallas Retirement Village. She was born in Volt, Mont., to John and Agatha Penner Heinrichs. She graduated from Dallas High School in 1943 as valedictorian. On Sept. 7, 1945, ...

Jeffrey Randall Holly

Aug. 13, 1970 – April 15, 2016 Jeffrey Randall Holly, 45, of Monmouth, died April 15. He was born in Corvallis to Barbara Jean (Kennick) Holly and Randall Eugene Holly. Jeff was a graduate of Oregon State University with a ...

Lula M. Fulton

Lula Mae Fulton was born to Joseph and Ina Boggs in Spokane, WA on Thursday, May 29, 1941. Lula passed away unexpectedly in Seattle, WA on Monday, April 25, 2016 at the age of 74. As Lula was growing up, ...

Donald Dean Johnson

Donald Dean Johnson, 84, died on April 22 in Newberg. He was born in Walker, Minn., to George and Edith Johnson. On June 3, 1968, Donald married Catherine Irene Saunders in Michigan. He was a millwright at Mountain Fir Lumber ...

Leonard L. Brown

Jan. 13, 1931 – April 26, 2016 Leonard L. Brown, 85, of Sun River, formerly of Dallas, died April 26. He was born in Salem to Archie and Hazel Brink Brown. The Brown family homesteaded in the Willamina area in ...

Velma Tepper

Velma Tepper, 68, of Las Vegas, died April 25. She was born to Cecil and Margorie Brill in Dallas, and lived in Las Vegas for 13 years. She retired from the financial services industry while living in Salem and Keizer. ...

Floyd Bice Sr.

Floyd “Corky” Bice Sr., 75, of Rickreall, died on April 24 in Mt. Angel. Corky was born in Hoshkiss, Colo. His family moved to Rickreall, where they set up Bice Farms. Corky spent his life working on the farm and ...

Clarence Frederick Stevens Jr.

Feb. 9, 1925 – April 25, 2016 Clarence F. Stevens Jr., 91, of Monmouth, died on April 25. He was born in Brattleboro, Vt., to Agnes (Murray) and Clarence Frederick Stevens Sr. Clarence lost his father when he was 11 ...

Wesley V. Shenk

Wesley Vernon Shenk, 77, of Willamina, died on April 27. Wes was born in Dupee Valley, Sheridan, to Wesley Elmer and Evelyn Margaret (Ringler) Shenk. Wes graduated from Willamina High School in 1957. After graduation, he and his father partnered ...

James Pascoe

James Pascoe, 70, of Albany, died on April 27. Pascoe attended schools in Dallas. At his request, no public services will be held. AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home handled arrangements. To leave an online tribute: www.aasum-dufour.com.

Robert L. Boswel

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on May 14 at the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

Helen M. Fisher

Helen Marie Fisher, 74, died April 21. She was born in Falls City to Helen and Ross Bowman. Her daughter, Erin Lynn Fisher, died in 1989. Helen authored “From Erin with Love,” a book about her daughter’s illness and death ...

Bill Hale Sr.

Bill Hale Sr., 84, of Dallas, died April 17. He was born to Leslie and Olive (Cull) Hale in Westhope, N.D. He ser-ved in the U.S. Navy and had a long career in law enforcement. Bill served as chief of ...

David E. Hamm

David E. Hamm, 95, of Dallas, died April 9 in Dallas. He was born in Chicago to Henry D. Hamm and Susan Fast Hamm. David graduated from Dallas High School and went on to graduate from the Bible Institute of ...

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