Obituaries for July 2015


Robert 'Bob' J. Hansen


Celebration of life for Robert "Bob" J. Hansen, 69, of Dallas will be Sunday at 11 a.m. at Dallas City Park.

Rosemary Malo


Rosemary Malo, 89, of Dallas died Thursday. She was born in Kulm, N.D., to William and Hulda (Scheidt) Wilken. Rosemary grew up in North Dakota until the age of 12 and then moved to the Helvetia and North Plains area ...

David Leroy Carlson


David Leroy Carlson, 67, of Monmouth died July 21 at Salem Hospital following surgery. He was born in Raymond, Wash., to Conrad Leroy Carlson and Florence Lillian Harrington-Carlson. He was born with cerebral palsy and endured multiple surgeries early in ...

Vesta Olson

St. Helens

Vesta Olson, 100, of St. Helens died July 20 in St. Helens. She was born in Pedee to Edwin and Denna (Hoppe) Freer. She married Clarence Olson in Stevenson, Wash., on Aug. 11, 1934. He died in 1996. Prior to ...

Ruby Weiss


Ruby Weiss, 91, of Dallas died July 21 in Salem. She was born to Hans and Ailcey Sund in Clarissa, Minn. The family moved to Texas and later settled in Hopewell when she was a preteen. She met her husband ...

Eldon Jack Sanders

Green Valley, Ariz., formerly of Dallas

Eldon "Jack" Sanders, 85, of Green Valley, Ariz., and former longtime Dallas resident and businessman, died July 26. Arrangements are pending.

Anthony Ferdinand Eisele

Mass of Christian burial for Anthony Ferdinand, 95, is Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Grand Ronde.

Lucille Irene Derksen

Salem, formerly of Dallas

Lucille Irene Derksen, 89, of Salem, formerly of Dallas, died Sunday in Salem. Graveside service is today (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. at Salt Creek Cemetery in Dallas. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online tribute: www.dallastribute. com.

Ruby Weiss


Graveside service for Ruby Weiss, 91, of Dallas is Monday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Dallas Cemetery. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence:

Evelyn Petersen


Evelyn Petersen, 89, of Salem died July 14. She was born and grew up in Yakima, Wash. She moved to Seattle when she was 16 years old. There she met Alvin John Gran. They were married Feb. 21, 1944. After ...

Fred Willard Dornhecker


Fred Willard Dornhecker, 92, of Dallas died Sunday in Dallas, at the same farm on Pioneer Road he was born on. He was born to George and Georgia (Curtiss) Dornhecker. When he was 16, they moved to Falls City where ...

Darleen Ann Isitt


Darleen Ann Isitt, 76, of Salem died Saturday in Salem. She was born in San Bernardino, Calif., to Alfred and Vivian Provance Pendleton. Darleen moved from Southern California to Falls City in 1980 and to Salem in 1997. She worked ...

Pauline Smith

West Salem

Pauline Erma (Oxley) Smith, 97, of West Salem died July 12 in West Salem. She was born in Taylor County, Iowa, to Glenn and Hazel (Borders) Oxley. Pauline grew up in the Guss, Iowa, area and graduated from Bedford High ...

Roberta 'Bobbie' Louise Bunselmeyer

Salem, formerly of Newport and Dallas

Roberta “Bobbie” Louise Bunselmeyer, 70, of Salem, formerly of Newport and Dallas, died Thursday. She was born in Covington, Ky., to Vincent Richard and Carleen Beatrice Trame Slaughter. Bobbie moved from Kentucky to Ohio and then to Joplin, Mo. She ...

John D. Coonrod


John D. Coonrod, 83, of Dallas died July 14 in Salem. He was born to James and Pearl Coonrod in Avery, Okla. John married his wife, Joyce, on Nov. 13, 1953, in Dallas. He served in the Army in Korea. ...

Taylor Lacey K.D. Logan


Taylor Lacey K.D. Logan, 15, of Dallas had an unfortunate accident on July 11, 2015. She was pronounced dead on July 13, at 12:55 p.m. at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in the pediatric ICU. Taylor was born in Salem and had ...

Robin Ray Galusha


Robin “Rob” Galusha, 56, of Lebanon, died July 14 in Albany. He was born to Clifford and Inez Martin Galusha in Eugene. Rob married Lori Watson on Oct. 9, 2009 in Hopewell. Rob worked for the City of Salem for ...

Corliss Belle Fox


Corliss Belle Fox passed away on July 7. Corliss was born to Ellis and Perline Keller in Wyandotte, Okla., on December 25, 1937. She enjoyed gardening, camping, shopping, and spending time with family and friends. She dedicated her life to ...

Jane (Betty) Elizabeth Richards


Betty was a long time resident of Monmouth and the surrounding area, she died Friday morning, July 10th, at Windsor Health and Rehab in Salem, Oregon. Betty was born on January 21, 1921 to Robert and Margaret Buckley-Jones in Gaerwen ...

Jesse W. Nofziger


Jesse W. Nofziger, 75, of Salem, died July 8 in Dallas. Restlawn Funeral Home and Memory Gardens handled arrangements.