Obituaries

Marie Diane Adams

No services are planned at this time. Farnstrom Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences at FarnstromMortuary.com.

Joanna Larson Phelps

Joanna “Jean” Larson Phelps, born March 9, 1928, in Pettibone, N.D., along with twin brother Lowell “Dean” Larson (precedes her in death) to A.M. and Laura Larson, passed away April 2, 2017, at home. She lived in North Dakota, Minnesota, ...

John Richard De Jong

John Richard De Jong was born on Dec. 25, 1942 in Artesia, California and graduated from Hilltop High School in Chula Vista, Calif. The family moved to Chino, Calif. in 1972. He entered the army in 1964 and served a ...

Dolores J. Ross

Dolores J. Ross, 86, a resident of Salem died Friday. She was born on July 5, 1930. She is survived by her son Marvin Ross of Dallas and daughter Sandy Armenakis of Salem along with 10 grandchildren and many great ...

Jose M. Fernandez

Jose M. Fernandez, known as “Pops” to his family and friends, was born Sept. 1, 1934, in Havana, Cuba. He spent his early life there and became a bantam weight boxer known as “Chico Fernandez.” In 1958, he went to ...

Bertha Shilling

Graveside service is at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Alford Cemetery in Harrisburg. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

Jack McElravy

Jack McElravy was born in Wolbach, Neb., on April 29, 1928, and passed away in Salem suddenly from cardiac arrest after a long battle with heart disease on June 9, 2017. Jack was a 1945 graduate of Monmouth High School. ...

Lorraine M. (Rowland) Wells

A lifetime Idaho and Oregon resident, Lorraine M. (Rowland) Wells, 91, died Dec. 1 under hospice care at the Boise Overland Court Senior Living Center due to dementia. She was born Dec. 14, 1924, in Boise to Ralph and Sophie ...

Andrew R. Biro

Services for Andrew will be at 3 p.m. on June 17 at Falls city Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Toby Seaman

Toby Seaman, 66, died April 26. He was born on Sept. 3, 1950, in Tillamook to Alfred “Pete” and Etola Ewan Seaman. He is survived by brother, Lonnie Seaman; wife, Vickie; and sister Janet Wassenberg Dolezal.

J.B. McMellon

J.B. McMellon, 84, of Monmouth, died May 24 in the Salem Hospital. A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. on June 10 at the Independence Elks Lodge, 289 S. Main St., Independence, 97351. There will be a potluck following ...

Johnathan Leland Ungricht

Johnathan Leland Ungricht passed away on May 12, 2017, from an asthma induced heart attack. Johnathan was an avid reader, had a love of music, and was a video gamer. Johnathan was a community volunteer. He served on the Falls ...

Billy L. Stewart

Billy Lee Stewart, 58, died Sunday, May 28, 2017, at his home surrounded by loved ones, following a tough battle with pancreatic cancer. Billy was born Oct. 19, 1958, in Tacoma, Wash., to Billy Joe Stewart and Connie Joann Stewart ...

Flossie Mary (Goertz) Kliewer

Flossie Mary (Goertz) Kliewer, a resident of Dallas Retirement Village, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2017, with her sons at her bedside. Flossie was born on April 8, 1923, in Dallas, to parents Nick and Margaret (Wiens) Goertz. She ...

Andrew R. Biro

Andrew R. Biro, of Falls City, died June 4, 2017, at the age of 87. He was born in Detroit, Mich., on Dec. 7, 1929, to Anton and Hazel (Rainwater) Biro. He served in both the Army and Air Force ...

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