Obituaries for April 2016

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Elmer Stoller

Elmer Stoller Oct. 18, 1929 – March 29, 2016 Elmer Stoller, 86, of Independence, died on March 29 in Salem. He was born in Portland to Abe and Maggie Stoller. Elmer attended Beaverton High School. Elmer married Geraldine Linder on ...

Luella Jean Cetto

Luella Jean Cetto June 24, 1936 – March 22, 2016 Luella Jean Cetto, 79, of Dallas, died March 22 in Dallas. She was born in Lead, S.D. to Inez and George Larson. Lou graduated from Butte High School in 1954. ...

Lorraine Francis Reed

Lorraine Francis Reed April 3, 1920 – Feb. 29, 2016 Lorraine Francis Reed, 95, of Monmouth died Feb. 29. She was born to Gabriel Marie Mauduit and George David Wilson in Ellensburg, Wash. She married Allen Dean Reed in April ...

Mary Jane Hubbard

Mary Jane Hubbard April 5, 1927 – Jan. 2, 2016 Mary Jane “Sissie” Hubbard, 88, of Dallas, died Jan. 2 in Salem. She was born in Clovis, N.M., to Charles Wesley and Cordelia Ann Bridgewater Hubbard. While living in Arizona, ...

Bill Vaughn

Bill Vaughn July 26, 1948 – March 9, 2016 Bill Vaughn, 67, of Monmouth, died March 9. He was born in Siloam Springs, Ark., to Gerald and Lulu Mae (Tramell) Vaughn. Bill served in the Army and worked as a ...

Margaret Lou Speulda Hilts

Margaret Lou Speulda Hilts Aug. 8, 1929 – March 29, 2016 Margaret Lou Marksbury Speulda Hilts, 86, of Dallas, died March 29. Margie, as she was known, was born in Kansas City, Mo., and was adopted by Margaret and Otto ...

Loren Bruce Cooley

Loren Bruce Cooley May 26, 1935 – March 10, 2016 Loren Bruce Cooley, 80, longtime Dallas resident, died March 10 in Salem. He was born in Salem to Alton Bruce and Margaret Elizabeth Rosebraugh Cooley. Loren grew up in Salem ...

Ronald Michael Fetch

Ronald Michael Fetch May 10, 1937 – March 23, 2016 Ronald Michael Fetch, 78, of Willamina died March 10 in Willamina. He was born to Mike and Verda (Zosel) Fetch in Coquille. Growing up in Coos County on a dairy ...

Ellen Eugenia Allen

Ellen Eugenia Allen Sept. 3, 1922 – March 30, 2016 Ellen Allen, 93, of Salem, died on March 30. She was born to Jessie and Eugene Hubbard in Dundee. While living in nearby Newberg, Ellen met and married Floyd H. ...

Dennis Alan Duranceau

Dennis Alan Duranceau April 2, 1947 – April 1, 2016 Dennis Alan Duranceau, 68, of Dallas, died Friday. He was born in Green Bay, Wis., to Jane and LaVere Duranceau. The family moved first to Palm Springs, Calif., before settling ...

George Birchell

George Birchell Feb. 22, 1925 – April 3, 2016 George Washington Birchell, 91, of Dallas, and former resident of Pedee, died Sunday. He was born in Carlsbad, N.M., to William H. Birchell and Malinda Bowman Birchell. George worked on the ...

Albert Lawrence Graham

Albert Lawrence Graham Jan. 2, 1929 – March 27, 2016 Albert Lawrence Graham, 87, of Monmouth, died March 27 in Monmouth. Albert was born in Falls City to Floyd and Elsie Graham. He graduated from Falls City High School in ...

James Otis Foster II

James Otis Foster II June 16, 1926 – April 1, 2016 James Otis “Jim” Foster II, of Dallas, died on Friday. Funeral services are pending with Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.

Edith Werner Vanderburg

Edith Vanderburg, 90, formerly of Independence, died on April 4, 2016. She was born on April 9, 1925, to Carl and Helen Olson Werner in Norfolk, Va. Her father was in the Navy, so she spent her childhood traveling. She ...

Lawrence Vern Monagon

Lawrence Vern Monagon Lawrence Vern Monagon, 60, formerly of Monmouth, died on Feb. 25. He was born to Leslie Lewis and Gladsie Huntley Monagon in Johnson City, N.Y. He moved to Phoenix, Ariz., with his family when he was 3. ...

Victor Charles Richert

Victor Charles Richert, 70, of Dallas, died March 29 in Keizer. He was born in Reedley, Calif., to Talmon and Hilda Warkentin Richert. He farmed before becoming a long-haul truck driver. He also drove log trucks. He retired from White’s ...

Dennis Ashby Spencer

Dennis Ashby Spencer, 76, formerly of Monmouth, died of cancer on March 27 in Vancouver, Wash. He was born in Morton, Wash., to Evelyn (Betty) and Ron Spencer. Dennis was the second of five boys. He spent the majority of ...

Florence Phyllis Gore

Florence P. “Phyllis” Gore, 83, of Dallas, died on April 3. She was born in South Dakota to Phillip and Florence Van Schoonhoven. She married Vernon Henry Gore in June of 1950. Together they had two sons, Vernon Phillip and ...

Edith Werner Vanderburg

Edith Vanderburg, 90, formerly of Independence, died on April 4. She was born to Carl and Helen Olson Werner in Norfolk, Va. She met Neil Vanderburg in San Diego in 1944. They were married on June 10, 1945. They were ...

Pearl Lucy Embree

Pearl Lucy Embree, 96, of Dallas, died March 30, at her home in Dallas. She was born in McTimmonds Valley, south of Dallas, to Charles Henry and Lucy May (Meekins) Breeden. The family settled at Bridgeport when Pearl was 12 ...

James Otis Foster II

James Otis “Jim” Foster II, 89, of Dallas, died April 1, in Dallas. He was born in Dallas, to James and Meda Thiesies Foster. He was a member of the Dallas High School Class of 1944. Jim was drafted out ...

Richard Dorland Ray

Richard Dorland Ray “Mushy,” 68, of Sheridan, formerly of Willamina, died of cancer on April 11. He was born to Madeline L. Smith-Nelson and Arnold Houck in Willamina. Mushy Ray lived in Willamina most of his life after moving from ...

Robert Boswell

Robert Boswell, 84, died April 11. Services are pending. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is handling arrangements. For more information: www.dallastribute.com.

Mildred M. Schneider

Mildred “Mil” Schneider, 95, formerly of Dallas, died March 7. She was born in Salt Creek to Mabel (Aebi) and Jacob Voth. She graduated valedictorian from Dallas High School in 1938. In May 1942, she earned a degree as a ...

Paul Thomas Mannen Jr.

Paul Thomas Mannen Jr., 82, of Dallas, died on April 12. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on May 7 at the First Presbyterian Church in Dallas. Donations may be made to Dallas Education Foundation, Delbert Hunter Arboretum, or ...

Arnold Dale Teal

Feb. 13, 1951 – April 18, 2016 Arnold Dale Teal, 65, of Falls City, died on April 18. He loved spending time with his grandkids and family. He is survived by his wife, Jeraldine “Dennie” Horner Teal; son, Brian Youtz; ...

Paul Thomas Mannen Jr.

Paul Thomas Mannen Jr. Aug. 22, 1933 – April 12, 2016 Paul Thomas Mannen Jr., 82, of Dallas, died April 12. He was born in San Diego to Paul Mannen Sr. and Bertha Klicka Mannen. He graduated from San Dieguito ...

David E. Hamm

David E. Hamm, 95, of Dallas, died April 9 in Dallas. He was born in Chicago to Henry D. Hamm and Susan Fast Hamm. David graduated from Dallas High School and went on to graduate from the Bible Institute of ...

Arnold Dale Teal

Arnold Dale Teal, 65, of Falls City, died April 18. He loved spending time with his grandkids and family. His was preceded in death by his twin brother Ronald in 2014. Survivors include his wife, Jeraldine “Dennie” Horner Teal; son, ...

Kathleen Robertson Hoch

Kathleen Robertson Hoch, 84, of Dallas, died on Saturday. She was born in Bisbee, Ariz., to William and Kathleen Steven. Kathleen graduated from Bisbee High School, attended Mills College in Oakland, Calif., for two years, and then enrolled at the ...

Robert Homer Ross

Robert Homer Ross, 96, of Monmouth, died April 19. He was born in Monett, Mo., to Otto and Alta Ross. Robert’s life will be celebrated privately. Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. To send an online tribute: www.FarnstromMortuary. com.

Ronald Lee Anderson

Ronald Lee Anderson, 58, of Monmouth, died April 18 in Monmouth. Survivors include his son, Jason Weisensee, of Monmouth; daughter, Monesia Kern, of Grants Pass; and four grandchildren.

Sterling James Trowbridge

Dec. 29, 1952 – April 24, 2016 Service for Sterling James Trowbridge, 63, of Dallas, is Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Philip Catholic Church in Dallas. Howell, Edwards, Doerksen in Salem handled arrangements. To send an online tribute: www.hed-fh.com.

Jeffrey Randall Holly

Jeffrey Randall Holly, 45, of Monmouth, died April 15. A gathering will be held Saturday at the Holly Farm.

Bill Hale Sr.

Bill Hale Sr., 84, of Dallas, died April 17. He was born to Leslie and Olive (Cull) Hale in Westhope, N.D. He ser-ved in the U.S. Navy and had a long career in law enforcement. Bill served as chief of ...

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