Dr. L. Carl Brandhorst


Carl Brandhorst, 85, of Monmouth died Oct. 9 while vacationing in Show Low, Ariz. He was born at home to Dr. Carl T. and Louise A. (Koeneke) Brandhorst in Bremen, Kan. Carl taught in Lutheran schools for 15 years. He ...

Frederick Anthony McClure Jr.

Falls City

Frederick Anthony McClure Jr., 45, of Falls City died Oct. 7. He was born in Sonora, Calif., to Frederick Anthony Sr. and Lee Meyers. At a young age Fred moved to Salem and attended school there. After high school he ...

Jedson Dalton


Jedson Dalton, 80, of Independence died Oct. 14 in Independence. He was born in Monago, N.D., to Anton and Minnie Forner. No service is planned. Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements. To send an online tribute:

Joyce Jeannette Teters

Silver Springs, Nev.

Joyce Jeannette (Johnson) Teters, 89, of Silver Springs, Nev., died Sept. 27 in Reno, Nev. She was born in Wausa, Neb., to Martin and Caroline (Persson) Johnson. The Johnson family moved in 1934 to Rickreall, where they established a family ...

Reinhold Leo Horst


Reinhold Leo Horst, 84, of Monmouth died Oct. 4. He was born in Elgin, N.D., to Leopold and Maria Horst. After graduating from Elgin High School, Reinhold married Marjorie Hafner on Sept. 19, 1954, in Elgin. They had two children. ...

Joe Haener

Federal Way, Wash., formerly of Independence

Joe Haener, 53, of Federal Way, Wash., formerly of Independence, died Oct. 5 in Federal Way. He was born in Corvallis to Ron Haener and Shirley Storm. Joe was raised by his parents, Ron and Janis Haener, on their Independence ...

William Lee Slater


William (Bill) Lee Slater, 61, of Dallas died Oct. 6 in Dallas. He was born in Alameda, Calif., to William Ray and Barbara Joyce Slater. Bill married Pamela Jean McCann on June 2, 1971, in Irvington, Calif. He served his ...

Florence Louise Trachsel Schmitke


Florence Louise Trachsel Schmitke, 97, of Dallas died Thursday. She was born to Carl and Louise Staehle Trachsel in Portland. Florence grew up on a dairy farm in Reedville and graduated from Hillsboro High School. She attended Linfield College in ...

Dorothy Edith Green Gunter


Dorothy Edith Green Gunter (Anderson), 90, of Dallas died Oct. 6 in Dallas. She was born in Pocatello, Idaho, to Golden Hyrum Green and Dolly Edith Kendall Green. Although Dorothy believed strongly in mothers staying home with their children, she ...

Elena Ojeda


Elena Ojeda, 85, of Independence died Oct. 1. She was born in Perry, Kan., and was raised in Salamanca, Guanajuato, Mexico. Elena returned to the United States in 1979 along with her children, Manuel, Antonio and Lucia, and settled in ...

Don Kinion

Monmouth, formerly of Dallas

Don Kinion, 88, of Monmouth, formerly of Dallas, died Oct. 8. He was born in Dallas and was raised on a farm on Pioneer Loop outside of Dallas. Don joined the U.S. Navy before he finished high school and served ...

Barbara Gorman


Barbara Gorman Nov. 1, 1944 – Sept. 22, 2014 Barbara Gorman, 69, of Dallas died Sept. 22 in McMinnville. She was born in Silverton to Harold and Ann (Hoffort) Anderson. Barbara married Johnnie “John” Gorman on Sept. 18, 1965. She ...

Wynona A. Trick


Wynona A. Trick, 93, of Dallas died Sept. 29 in Dallas. She was born to Carrol and Muriel Long in Centerville, Iowa. Wynona went on to nursing school and became a nurse in Denver. She met Virgil Trick in Denver ...

Patricia (Patty) Ann Bradford


Patty Bradford passed away peacefully on Sept. 25, 2014 in the comfort of her home in Monmouth, Oregon of complications from a recent stroke. Pat was born in Stockton, California to Marvin and Hazel Wendt on May 22, 1936. She ...

Whitney Jo Ann Brouse


Whitney Jo Ann Brouse, 30, of Independence died Sept. 30. Whitney was a vivacious and fun-loving young woman with a heart of gold. She was a caregiver and thought of others first. Those who knew her well and even those ...

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