Obituaries

Thomas Michael Sell

Grand Ronde

Thomas Michael Sell, 58, of Grand Ronde died Dec. 8. He was born in McMinnville to Joseph and Emma (LaBonte) Sell. Thomas grew up in Turner and made the high school wrestling team. Later, he moved to Salem and the ...

Geneva Peyree

Independence

Geneva Peyree, 94, of Independence died Thursday in her Independence home where she had lived for 74 years. She was born in Monmouth and was raised on a working farm south of Monmouth. She met and married Hersel Peyree; together ...

Ronald J. Arsenault

Salem

Celebration of life for Ronald J. Arsenault of Salem is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence. To send an online condolence: www.farnstrommortuary.com.

Vera Lea Schulze Harms Stalnaker

Independence

Vera Lea Schulze Harms Stalnaker, 84, a longtime Independence resident, died Dec. 7. She was born in Albany to Ralph and Edna Schulze. Vera graduated in 1948 from Albany High School. She married Richard Harms and began a family. They ...

James 'Jim' Ray Martin

Dallas

James Ray “Jim” Martin, 67, of Dallas died Monday in Dallas. He was born in Walla Walla, Wash., to Thomas and Vernita Parr Martin. Jim graduated from Touchet (Wash.) High School and attended one year of junior college. He married ...

Kenneth Howard Shreeve

Independence

Kenneth Howard Shreeve, 81, of Independence died Dec. 10 following a battle with cancer. He was born to Barney and Adah Shreeve in Dallas, and the family lived there through his high school years. After graduating from Oregon State University, ...

Robert (Bob) L. King

Adair Village

Robert (Bob) L. King left this earth and was taken to his home in Heaven suddenly and unexpectedly at 6:45 Thanksgiving morning, November 27, 2014. His place of departure was Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, Oregon. He was ...

Jane Esther Harvey

Monmouth

Jane Esther Harvey, 89, of Monmouth died Dec. 9 in Monmouth. She was born in Neilville, Wis. Jane’s life will be celebrated at a private family gathering. Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.

Raymond 'Ray' W. Agee

Dallas

Raymond “Ray” W. Agee, 84, of Dallas died Dec. 8. Memorial service will be Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. at Dallas Alliance Church. Contributions are suggested to Gideons International.

Leornard George Chap (Chapweske)

Perrydale

Leonard was born Leonard George Chapweske to Robert Joseph and Pauline (Schmitt) Chapweske, on the family farm near Summit, North Dakota, the ninth of 12 children. He grew up working the family farm and enjoying outdoor activities with his brothers. ...

Luella Ducey

Dallas

Luella Ducey, 83, of Dallas died Dec. 8. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She married Russell E. Ducey and he preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 2010. She was active at the senior center, enjoyed camping, spending time ...

Adeline Fast

Dallas

Adeline Fast, 90, of Dallas died Dec. 10. She was born in Reedley, Calif., to Pete and Lillian Thiesen. She had a happy childhood, even though she lost her father at age 8. Her second dad, Ed Panter, loved and ...

Ronald J. Arsenault

Ronald J. Arsenault, 69, of Salem died Nov. 25. He was born in Stockport, England, to Benedict and Alice Arsenault. Celebration of life is Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. at Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.

Ursula Margaret Hayes

Monmouth

Ursula Margaret Hayes, 73, of Monmouth died Dec. 1 in Monmouth. She was born in Solingen, Germany, to Rudi Matthias and Hildegard Heuser Hilgers. Ursula emigrated from Germany to Portland, and has lived in Monmouth for the past 20 years. ...

Mary Agnes Hamilton

Sutherlin, former longtime Dallas resident

Mary Agnes Hamilton, 92, of Sutherlin, former longtime Dallas resident, died Thursday. She was born in Shedd to Standley and Georgie (St. John) Henry. Mary loved all animals and had several dogs and horses through the years. As a young ...

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