Obituaries

Clyde Bruce Pruett

Dallas

Clyde Bruce Pruett, 85, of Dallas died Jan. 25 in Dallas. He was born in Bakersfield, Calif., to Burton and Clarice Miller Pruett. At the age of 9, Bruce moved with his family to Marion. He worked in the fields ...

Amelia Rose Delaney

Dallas

AMELIA ROSE DELANEY, 86, a resident of Dallas died Thursday, January 28, 2016. She was born on May 2, 1929 in Newberg, Oregon the daughter of Harry Pierce and Mathilda Gemaehlich. She was the eighth of ten children and the ...

Berna Dene Howry

Dallas

Berna Dene Howry, 94, of Dallas died Jan. 24 in Dallas. She was born in Englewood, Kan., to Frank and Vera Walker. After high school, she attended business college in Dodge City, Kan., and worked in the Ashland Selective Service ...

Robert L. Comella

Dallas

Robert “Bob” Comella, 87, of Dallas died Jan. 24 in Dallas. He was born in Portland and attended high school at Benson Technical School. During his youth, he spent a good amount of time at the Oaks Park Roller Rink, ...

Lt. Col. David Malcolm Fry (ret)

Buena Vista

Lt. Col. David Malcolm Fry (ret) April 11, 1922 – Jan. 27, 2016 David M. Fry, 93, of Buena Vista, died Jan. 27. He was born in Taft, Calif., to Malcolm and Sara Fry. David served his country through war ...

Arianna Mattson

Dallas

Arianna Mattson, 12, of Dallas died Friday. Celebration of her life is Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Sundial Mobile Home Park Community Center, 2300 Lancaster Drive SE, in Salem. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

Calvin Richard McFarland

Salem

Calvin Richard McFarland, also known as “Rick” or “Cal,” 71, of Salem, died of cancer Jan. 19. He was born in McMinnville to Arlie and Juanita McFarland. Calvin graduated from Dallas High School. He worked as a logger until finding ...

William 'Bill' Simpson

Salem, formerly of Rickreall

William “Bill” Simpson, 77, of Salem died Jan. 17. He was born in Rapids City, S.D., to Chester and Kathrin (Fischer) Simpson. He lived in South Dakota until age 10. He moved to Burien, Wash., where he attended high school ...

Kathryn 'Jackie' Louise Adams

Monmouth

Kathryn Louise Mitchell Adams, known to friends and family as Jackie, was born in Spencer, lndiana to Anna Elizabeth and Wayne W. Mitchell. She grew up on her grandparents' farm near Bloomington, surrounded by uncles, aunts and cousins. At 8 ...

Howard G. Hanson

Independence

Howard Gordon Hanson, 78, of Independence died Jan. 19 in Independence from a battle with cancer. He was born in Junction City, Kan., at Fort Riley Military Base, to Gordon K. Hanson and Frances E. Craft Hanson. Howard retired on ...

Clyde Bruce Pruett

Dallas

Clyde Bruce Pruett, 85, of Dallas died Monday in Dallas. Viewing is Wednesday (today) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Graveside service is at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. A ...

James 'Jim' Irving McFie

Salem

James “Jim” Irving McFie, 88, of Salem died Jan. 1 in Salem. He was born in Florence, Colo., to Stanley, and Mae McFie. Jim married Laura Lou Baker and in 2015 they celebrated 69 years of marriage. During World War ...

Robert 'Bob' L. Comella

Dallas

Robert "Bob" L. Comella, 87, of Dallas died Sunday. Service is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Restlawn Funeral Home, in Salem. Contributions are suggested to Willamette Valley Hospice.

Gerald 'Gerry' Wayne Bernheisel

Dallas

Gerald “Gerry” Wayne Bernheisel, 80, of Dallas, Oregon died January 3, 2016 in Dallas as a result of pancreatic cancer. He was born in Medford, Oregon to Elizabeth and Nye Bernheisel. Gerald graduated from Coquille High School in 1954. He ...

Richard 'Dick' Clarence Kindwall

Dallas

Richard Clarence Kindwall, 74, of Dallas died Jan. 13 in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Richard, who most knew as “Dick,” was born to Clarence and Fern Kindwall. He and his older sister, LaVaughn, were raised in the rural farming town ...

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