Obituaries

Verna Shriner Shriner Duncan

Verna Mae Shriner was born in Spokane, Washington, Aug. 27, 1931, and grew up in Prosser and Yakima, Washington, with her sister Joyce. She graduated from Yakima High School in 1949. Verna was a very fine flutist and played in ...

Gary William McBurney

Gary William “Daddy-O” McBurney, 74, of Independence, passed away on Saturday, May 5, in Salem, surrounded by his family. Son of Elizabeth Barbara Haener and Albert Allen McBurney, Gary was born on July 24, 1943, in Dallas, the third of ...

Myrtle Cora Levenhagen Jaech

Myrtle C. Jaech was born to William and Myrtle Levenhagen in Tacoma, Wash., where she grew up with her sister June and brother Fred, graduating from Lincoln High School. In 1938, having met her future husband at a Sunday School ...

Ruth Leona Spurlock

Ruth Leona Spurlock, 98, passed in Salem, on May 10, 2018. Ruth had a passion for roses, and a disdain for weeds, which she let any person with an infested garden know. She loved crafting, crocheting, playing bingo, doing crossword ...

Alvin Olin Bradford

Alvin Olin Bradford, 93, of Dallas, died in Dallas. He is survived by many who love him unconditionally: his wife of 72 years, Marian Dickinson Bradford; his four children Phyllis Elaine Chaffin, Dennis Alvin Bradford, Paula Ruth Meyer and Sharon ...

Verlea V. Bronner (Willox)

Please join Norman Bronner and family in celebrating the life of his late wife, Verlea Bronner. They were married Dec. 28, 1947, in Nisswa, Minn., celebrating their 70th Anniversary last December. As they were an active part of the Dallas/Polk ...

Ella Lange Neufeld

Ella Lange Neufeld was born Sept. 22, 1917, on a farm in Broadmead to Adolf and Margaret (Buhler) Lange. She died peacefully on May 8, 2018, in University Place, Washington. Ella’s parents both died when she was a child. An ...

Harvey C. Bartel

Born in Salt Creek to Julia Ester (Villwock) and Dietrich Theodore Bartel on May 15, 1926, Harvey Bartel passed after a short illness. Harvey lived in Dallas then Wenatchee, Washington, returning to Salt Creek after retiring. He liked living on ...

Alan Schroeder

Alan Schroeder was born in Longview, Wash., in 1965. He grew up in Corvallis, and attended CHS. He was valedictorian of his graduating class and was a member of the football and baseball teams. Alan earned a Bachelor of Science ...

Alvin Wyllis Mohr

Alvin Wyllis Mohr, 90, a longtime resident of Dallas, passed away on May 6 at his home. He was the son of Henry and Augusta Mohr, born at the family farm in Wilcox, Nebraska. Alvin, with his family, moved to ...

Kenneth Wayne Phelps

Kenneth Wayne Phelps passed away in Independence on Thursday, May 3, 2018. He was born on July 10, 1950, in Klamath Falls, to Floyd Lyle and Ruby Delilah Phelps. Kenny grew up in Klamath Falls and graduated from Henley High ...

Gary William McBurney

Gary William McBurney, 74, of Independence, formerly of Lebanon, died May 5, 2018, at Salem Hospital. Huston-Jost Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mildred Joyce Smith Zowie

Mildred “Joyce” Smith Zowie, a resident of Dallas, passed away on April 27 at the age of 75. She was born Oct. 17, 1942, to Marshall and Alice Smith in Paris, Texas. Joyce graduated from Gardena High School in California. ...

Patrick Trowbridge

Patrick Trowbridge passed at home in the presence of his family Saturday, April 21, 2018, after a long and brave battle with cancer. Pat is survived by his son, Patrick Charles Trowbridge; his sister, Theresa Farrelly; and seven sibling brothers, ...

Samuel DeWayne Palmer

Sam is survived by two sons; five grandchildren; a brother Lynn (Eugene) Davis; his wife VeNila, of Pryor, Oklahoma; sister-in-law Chun Cha Palmer, of Virginia; Aunt Lila Palmer, of Pryor, as well as numerous nephews, nieces and cousins in the ...

Frank LeRoy Snyder

Frank LeRoy Snyder, of Dallas, died April 23, 2018, at 80 years. He was born on June 19, 1937, in Denver, Colorado, to Oscar and Pearl (Lancaster) Snyder. Frank went into the U.S. Navy in 1957 and served on the ...

Paul Gene Crace

Paul Gene Crace, father, brother, and uncle, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at his home at the age of 64. Paul was born in Lebanon to Logan and Joyce Crace and grew up in Dallas. He is preceded in ...

Shirley Jean (Henderson) Kinion

Shirley Jean (Henderson) Kinion, left us on April 22, 2018, in Beaverton. She was born in Rickreall on Oct. 21, 1928. She was the daughter of Denton and Annie Henderson. She graduated from Dallas High School in 1946. She was ...

Stanley R. Little

Stan Little, of Monmouth, passed away on April 19, 2018, from Leukemia and complications associated with “Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS).” Stan resided in Monmouth for over 20 years, where he and his lovely wife Juanita settled after residing at Grand Forks ...

James Russell Scott

Jim, 77, peacefully passed away at home on April 21, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born Sept. 14, 1940, in Hill City, Minnesota, to James and Minnie Scott. After high school, he joined the Navy, serving as a ...

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