Obituaries

Shirley Anna Fitts-Noland

Salem, formerly of Dallas area

Shirley Anna Fitts-Noland, 68, of Salem, formerly of the Dallas area, died Nov. 10 in Salem following a short battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Fitts. Survivors include her son, David Fitts; daughter, Roni ...

Carrol 'Mike' Dean Twenge

Monmouth

Carrol Dean “Mike” Twenge, 85, of Monmouth died Nov. 7. He was born in Herman, Minn., to Loella Besler and Ole Twenge. The family lived briefly in Barnesville, Minn., and Roundup, Mont., before settling in Newberg in 1936. Mike graduated ...

Cynthia Michelle (Hart) Phillips

Medford, formerly of Dallas

Cynthia Michelle (Hart) Phillips, 37, of Medford, formerly of Dallas, died Nov. 11. She was born in Coos Bay to Richard Donald and Johni Louise Keeler Hart. She moved to Dallas as a 5-year-old child in 1982, and was baptized ...

Adeline Grace Osborn

Monmouth

Adeline Grace Osborn, 77, of Monmouth died Thursday. She was born at her grandparent’s home in Warren, near St. Helens. Grace began her schooling in a two-room school house, “White Cloud,” near Carlton and then moved to Warren Grade School, ...

Harley Dallas

Dallas

Harley Anderson, 97, of Dallas died Saturday. Service is pending with Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. For more information: www.dallastribute.com.

Erman Mays

Dallas

Erman Mays, 89, of Dallas died Nov. 12 in Dallas. He was born in Woodbury, N.J. His family moved to Staunton, Va., during his school years and he graduated from high school there. The family moved to Los Angeles in ...

Harold Vernon Murphy

Dallas

Harold Vernon Murphy, 90, of Dallas died Friday in Salem. He was born in Falls City to Vernon and Mildred Page Murphy. Harold grew up in Falls City. Following school, he joined the Navy. He was stationed on the USS ...

'Mike' Carrol D. Twenge

Monmouth

“Mike” Carrol D. Twenge, 85, of Monmouth died Friday. Mike’s life will be celebrated on Nov. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Monmouth Senior Center, 180 Warren St. S. Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements. To send an online ...

Bryce William Hecht

Bryce William Hecht, 87, of Dallas died Nov. 3 in Salem. He was born in Napanee, Neb., to Francis and Mary (Schulke) Hecht. Bryce met Betty Emerson and they later were married in Chehalis, Wash., on Nov. 13, 1948. They ...

Donna Souter

Dallas

Donna Souter, 79, longtime Dallas resident, died Sept. 23. She was born in Oakridge to Glen and Lillian Miller. She enjoyed bowling with friends in the area. She also loved reading and playing with her grandchildren. Survivors include her husband, ...

Shirley Anna Fitts-Noland

Shirley Anna Fitts-Noland, 68, of Salem, formerly of the Dallas area, died Monday in Salem following a short battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her mother, Joyce Lane and son, Jerry Fitts. Survivors include her son, David ...

Elaine Lavonne Zeiszler

Independence

Celebration of life for Elaine Lavonne Zeiszler, 69, of Independence is Saturday at 11 a.m. at Monmouth Christian Church. A potluck reception will follow. (Full obituary appeared in the Oct. 29 Itemizer-Observer).

Lillian Humphreys

Independence

Celebration of life for Lillian Humphreys, 89, of Independence is Sunday at 3 p.m. at Christ’s Church, 412 Clay St. W., Monmouth. A reception will follow. Contributions are suggested to the Ella Curran Food Bank in Independence, Goodwill Industries, Habitat ...

Alan Niquette

Independence

Alan “the Drama Guy” Niquette, 71, of Independence died Thursday. He was born in Riverside, Calif., to Ray and Margie Niquette. Alan grew up in Long Beach, Calif., graduating from Brethren High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts in ...

Virginia Belle Hetrick (Lawson) Thiessen

Dallas

Virginia Belle Hetrick (Lawson) Thiessen, 89, of Dallas died Thursday in Dallas. She was born in Nashville, Tenn., to George Robert and Odell Gertrude Briggs Hetrick. She worked for many years as a licensed vocational nurse at St. Rose Hospital ...

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