Obituaries for November 2014

Obituary

Penny Sue Rusco

Dallas

Penny Rusco, 47, died Monday, November 17, 2014 with her family by her side in Dallas, OR. A memorial service was held on Saturday, November 22, at Mountain Gospel Fellowship in Falls City, OR. Penny was born January 9, 1967 ...

Thomas James Robinson

Dallas

Thomas James Robinson, 72, of Dallas died Nov. 18 in Dallas. He was born in Dallas to Bruce James and Evelyn VanBuskirk Robinson. As a child he lived in Dallas. He graduated from Dallas High School in 1960 and was ...

John William Till

West Salem

John William Till Nov. 29, 1947 – Nov. 17, 2014 John William Till, 66, of West Salem died Nov. 17 in Independence. He was born in Sunnyside, Wash., to John and Edyth McCorkendale Till. He was married to Gaila Kincaid ...

Pauline Trom

Dallas

Pauline Trom of Dallas died Sunday in Newberg. Arrangements are currently pending with Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. For more information: 503-623-2325.

Jane Buswell

Willamina

Jane Buswell, 90, formerly of Willamina, died Saturday in Dallas. Arrangements are currently pending with Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. For more information: 503-623-2325.

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. Cindy moved to Dallas as a 5-year-old child in 1982. She was baptized ...

Robert McDonald

Robert McDonald, 78, died Nov. 18. He was born in Oregon to parents with Montana roots. Robert and his brother, Donald, grew up in Portland. From the time he was a child, he helped earn his way by delivering newspapers. ...

Harley Anderson

Keizer, former longtime Dallas resident

Harley Anderson, 97, of Keizer, former longtime Dallas resident, died Nov. 16 in Dallas. He was born in Almont, N.D., to Sam and Regina Knutson Anderson. Harley was a highly decorated World War II Army veteran, having served in the ...

Brett Robert Norman

Lustre, Montana

Brett Robert Norman, 17, of Lustre, Mont., died from a vehicle accident on Nov. 8 east of Nashua, Mont. He was born to Robert and Penny Norman in Salem. His parents grew up and lived in the Dallas area until ...

Andrew L. Knox

Dallas

Andrew L. Knox, 81, of Dallas died Nov. 16. He was born in Cleveland. The family moved to California and lived in the Los Angeles area before moving to Balboa Island in Newport Beach, Calif. Andy graduated from Newport Harbor ...

S. John Engeln

Dallas

S. John Engeln, 83, of Dallas died Nov. 11 in Dallas. He was born in Rockford, Wash. Dallas had been his home for 29 years, and he had been in the restaurant business. He married his wife, Cary Engeln, on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...