Obituaries for February 2015

Obituary

Rose Marjorie Martin

Portland, formerly of Dallas

Rose Marjorie Martin, 97, of Portland, formerly of Dallas, died Feb. 14 in Portland. She was born to Joseph and Celia “Gilbert” Perry. Rose was raised in Shaw and graduated from Aumsville High School. She married Harry Martin Jr. in ...

Wilda Loranena Lake

Willamina

Wilda Loranena Lake, 79, of Willamina died Feb. 16. She was born in Akron, Colo., to Dennis and Wilma (Maddox) Gray. Wilda married the love of her life, Arthur G. Lake, in Reno, Nev., on April 15, 1957. She was ...

Evalynne Joy Clark

Richland, Washington

Evalynne Joy Clark lived for only five hours and was welcomed with love by parents and family members. All Eva Joy ever felt in this life was love. She was born to Kyler and Madi Clark in Richland, Wash. Survivors ...

Margo Read

Dallas

A gathering to celebrate Margo’s life will be held Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Redhawk Vineyard and Winery, 2995 Michigan City Ave. NW, located in the West Salem hills.

Roger Philip Kershner

Albany, formerly of Monmouth and Independence area

Roger Philip Kershner, 86, of Albany, died Feb. 11 following a brief illness. He had lived in the Monmouth and Independence area for more than 20 years. He was born to Jess and Frances Kershner in Concordia, Kan. As part ...

Jimmy Martinez Amaya

Hillsboro, formerly of Independence

Jimmy Martinez Amaya, 69, of Hillsboro, formerly of Independence, died Feb. 15 in Hillsboro. He was born in Edinberg, Texas, to Santiago and Cresencia Amaya. Jimmy, his parents and siblings migrated from Texas to Oregon in March 1961. The family ...

Esther 'Violet' LaVone Yungen

Salem

Esther Violet LaVone Yungen, 99, of Salem died Thursday in Salem. She was born in Bridgeport, Neb., to Oscar Alfred Larson and Anna Wilhelmina (Anderson) Larson. Violet married Robert Fredrick Yungen on Feb. 16, 1947, in Dallas. They were married ...

'Ann' Annamae Dunton

Dallas

“Ann” Annamae Dunton, 87, of Dallas died Feb. 8 in Dallas. She was born in Dennison, Kan., to Harry and Anna Harrell. Ann married Elmore Leston Dunton on June 15, 1947, in Portland. She had worked as a clerk typist. ...

Ted D. Baimbridge

Monmouth

Ted D. Baimbridge, 72, of Monmouth, died Thursday from leukemia/lymphoma. He was born in Oakland to Dale S. Baimbridge and Maxine M. Haines Baimbridge. He graduated from Oakland High School in 1960 and attended the University of Oregon, Boise Bible ...

Carol V. Cable

Monmouth

Carol V. Cable, 80, of Monmouth died unexpectedly Feb. 17. He was born and raised in the Pendleton area to Clark and Mabel Cable. Carol graduated from high school in Helix. He attended Linfield College and was a graduate of ...

Ethel Mae Barnett

Monmouth

Ethel Mae Barnett, 94, of Monmouth died Jan. 28 in Monmouth. She was born in Brooklyn, Iowa, to Edward and Eva Mae Breneman. Ethel graduated from Brooklyn High School in 1938 and from nursing school at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in ...

Preston James Wallis

Portland, formerly of Dallas

Preston James Wallis, 87, of Portland, formerly of Dallas, died Feb. 5. He was born to Clyde and Vena Wallis in Carniege, Okla. Preston moved to the West Coast as a child. He lived in Independence and then Dallas, where ...

Pauline Robinson

Dallas

Pauline Robinson, 85, of Dallas died Feb. 10 in Dallas. She was born in Spokane, Wash., to Frederick R. Blackwell and Brenda Warn Blackwell. Pauline grew up in Lewiston, Idaho, and Spokane. She graduated from Lewis and Clark High School ...

Harvey Classen

Dallas

Harvey Classen, 84, of Dallas died Jan. 25. He was born in Meade, Kan., to George and Agnes Classen. Harvey remembered the Great Depression and dust storms that caused his family to move to Washington and California before settling in ...

Betty Eileen Randolph

Independence, formerly of Sweet Home

Betty Eileen Randolph, 87, of Independence, formerly of Sweet Home, died Feb. 10 in Independence. She was born in Scotts Mills to Wiley and May (Yoder) Dimick. Betty spent her early years in Sweet Home, where she graduated from high ...

Jerry Allan Bartchy

Dallas

Jerry Allan Bartchy, 61, of Dallas died Feb. 11 in Salem. He was born in Tillamook to Jerald L. and Wanda Anderson Bartchy. Jerry graduated from Dallas High School as a part of the Class of 1971. He served his ...

Mary Louise King

Bend, formerly of Dallas

Mary Louise “Marylou” King, 78, of Bend, formerly of Dallas, died Feb. 8 in Bend. She was born in Los Angeles to Joseph and Ruth Meakin. Marylou graduated from Fullerton High School in 1955 and worked for the phone company ...

Paul Patterson

Paul Patterson, 60, of Dallas died Thursday. He was born to Henry and Marilyn Patterson. Survivors include his wife, Sue; daughter, Kelly (Zach) Knudsvig; brother, Mark; and one grandson. Celebration of his life was Monday at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. ...

Dolores Marie Davis

Dallas

Dolores Marie Davis, 73, of Dallas died Friday in Salem. She was born in Gervais to Olen and Pearl Hammons. Dolores grew up in Grand Ronde, Sheridan and Willamina. The family picked crops in the Willamette Valley, primarily in Polk, ...

Jerome 'Jerry' Alan Rutten

Dallas

Jerome “Jerry” Alan Rutten, 50, of Dallas died Jan. 25 in Salem from complications related to his heart with his love by his side. He was born in Hiawatha, Kan., to Leonard and Bonnie Rutten. Jerry had worked at Dallas ...