Obituaries for August 2016

Obituary

Beatrice Eleanor Balance

Beatrice Eleanor Balance, 84, of Independence, died Aug. 21. She was born in Portland to Clarence and Clara Ann Rogers Ledbeter. A graveside service will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Dallas Cemetery. Dallas Mortuary Tribute ...

Jean Marie (Hatfield) Hiebert

Jean Marie (Hatfield) Hiebert, 88, of Dallas, died Aug. 16. She was born in Boise, Idaho, to Ethel and Earl Hatfield. She was raised in Roseburg and Salem. She graduated Salem High School. She played multiple sports and was very ...

Jarvis Daniel Brandt

Jarvis Daniel Brandt, 68, of Dallas, died Aug. 22. He was born in Saginaw, Mich., to Alfred Daniel and June Cecelia Glazier Brandt. He graduated from Crescent City High School in 1966. In January of 1967, he enlisted in the ...

‘Bud’ Oscar Paul Siemiller

“Bud” Oscar Paul Siemiller, 62, of Dallas, died Aug. 24. He was born in Dallas to Oscar A. and Cora E. Baley Siemiller. He grew up in Dallas and graduated from Dallas High School. He worked for the Russell’s Landscape ...

James Wesley Allison

James Wesley Allison, 94, of Dallas, died Aug. 27. Jim was born in Galesburg, Ill., to Raymond A. Allison and Ruth M. Dunsworth Allison. The Allison family moved to Oregon in 1923, settling in Hillsboro. Jim graduated from McMinnville High ...

Jerry Mennis

Jerry Paul Mennis, 74, formerly of Dallas, died unexpectedly and peacefully at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash., on Aug. 24. Jerry was born in Salem to Paul and Evelyn Mennis. Jerry attended grade school and high school in ...

Shasta Robert Daulton

Shasta Robert “Bob” Daulton, of Salem, died on Aug. 23 in the Salem Hospital. Bob was born in Los Angeles. He married Sandy in March of 1966. They made their home and raised their children in Oregon, where Bob worked ...

Eva May Ward

Eva May Ward, 76, of Dallas, died Aug. 24. She was born in Pierre, S.D., to Virgil and Gladys (Collins) Anderson. She became a seamstress and worked for various clothing and sports apparel companies, including JansSport. When she wasn’t working ...

Michael Lee Sullivan

Michael Lee Sullivan, 60, of Dallas, died at his home Aug. 28. He was born in Phoenix, Ariz. Viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday (today), in the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Private family interment will take ...

Loy Lynn Garrett

Loy “Lynn” Garrett, 77, of Dallas, died Saturday. He was born in Japton, Ark., to Lawrence and Wilma (Miller) Garrett. He moved to Sweet Home at age of 2 and attended school there. After graduation, Lynn moved to Portland and ...

Marcia Ann Tebbetts

Marcia Ann Tebbetts, 63, of West Salem, formerly of Dallas, died on Aug. 19. She was born to Jack and Donna Cook in Albany. She grew up in Dallas, and graduated from Dallas High School in 1971. Marci traveled to ...

Hoy Dean ‘Bud’ Embree

Hoy Dean “Bud” Embree, 95, of Dallas, died on Aug. 18 in Mt. Angel. He was born in Bartlesville, Okla., to Harry and Elizabeth Embree, and grew up in Kansas. Bud enlisted in the Army after completing his freshman year ...

Jerry Lloyd Cook

Jerry Lloyd Cook, 78, of Forest Grove, formerly of Dallas, died Aug. 18. He was born in Westport to John Lloyd and Osce Ola Reddick Cook. He grew up in the Oakdale area of Dallas and graduated from Dallas High ...

Isaac Mark Harwood Sturtevant

Isaac M. H Sturtevant, age 31 of Dallas, Oregon, departed this life on Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Santa Rosa, California. He was born in Portland, Oregon, and raised in Salem and Dallas, Oregon. He was a graduate of Santiam ...

Wilma Rose Pedersen

Wilma Rose Pederson, 85, of Burns, died Aug. 13. She was born to John and Ann Lewis in Warren County, Ohio. Her family moved to Lebanon when she was 14. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1950, and then ...

Maria Teresa Amadeo

Maria Teresa Amadeo, 95, of Independence, died Aug. 14. She was born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico. She moved to New York City in 1945; Phoenix, Ariz., in 1986, and Independence in 2012. She loved her Puerto Rican cuisine, reading a ...

Bill R. Allison

Sept. 22, 1942 – Aug. 9, 2016 Bill R. Allison, 73, of North Bend, died on Aug. 9 at home. Bill was born in Artesia, N.M. He lived in New Mexico until high school, when he moved to Perrydale. Bill ...

Cora May Williams

Cora May Williams, 78, of Aumsville, died on Aug. 17. She retired from the State of Oregon, Corporations Division in 2003 after 25 years of service to the state. She is survived by sister Joyce; brother Gary; daughter, Teresa; sons, ...

Duane Jerald Overholser

SHERIDAN, OR – From his birth in Dallas, OR, nothing about Duane’s life journey was normal. He had an easy sense of humor, cunning intelligence, penchant for puns, quick wit, and unquenchable curiosity. One never knew if an impersonation, a ...

Vera Irene Bemrose

Vera Irene (Nendel) Bemrose, of Monmouth, Oregon, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016. She was 99 years old. Vera was born in Airlie, Oregon on December 18, 1916 to Henry & Bessie (Weaver) Nendel. Vera was the oldest of eleven (11) ...