Obituaries for June 2016

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Dave Driscoll

David D. Driscoll, 66, of Dallas, died May 23. Dave was born in Wisconsin to Joyce Roloff and John J. J. Driscoll. He spent his childhood in Milwaukee and Wausau, Wis., and Marquette, Mich. He traveled west as a teenager ...

Lee Victoria Howard

Lee Victoria Howard, 62, of Dallas, died May 15 at her home. She was born to Harold and Virginia White Howard. Lee was raised in the Tucson area of Arizona, where she attended school. She married Gary Dahlstrom, and they ...

Carl August Koenig

Carl August Koenig, 90, of Dallas, died on May 21 in Dallas. He was born to John and Rosa Koenig in Lebanon and grew up in Gervais. He ser-ved in the Navy in World War II aboard the USS Makin ...

Kenneth J. Brown

Kenneth J. Brown, 92, of Dallas, died on Thursday in Dallas. He was born in Dallas to Alba and Isabelle Brown. Ken grew up in Dallas and attended schools here. Ken served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 until ...

Tara Kadell (Lytle)

Tara Kadell (Lytle), 30, of Dallas, died May 15 in Monmouth. She was born in Dallas to Glenda Pruett and Bryan Lytle. Tara had much respect for nature and adored spending time outdoors gardening, looking for rocks, and being amongst ...

Ronald R. Gilbreath

Ronald R. Gilbreath, 93, of Monmouth, died on April 25, at his home in Monmouth. He was born in Apache, Okla. He served in World War Il in the Pacific Theater. He had a long career as a professional truck ...

Merle W. Hague

Merle W. Hague, 74, of Dallas, died in Salem on May 21. Merle was born in Marion to James L. and Betty V. (Olson) Hague. Merle graduated from Dallas High School in 1959, and then joined the U.S. Navy. He ...

Francis Earl Bean

Francis “Frank” Earl Bean, 76, of Gates, formerly of Grand Ronde, died May 24 in the Salem Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on June 10 in the Grand Ronde Tribal Gym. Interment with military honors will be ...

George W. Birchell

Celebration of George Birchell’s life will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Chapel at Dallas Retirement Village. A light lunch will follow services.

Soren Dejgaard Nielsen

Soren Dejgaard Nielsen, 86, of Rickreall, died on May 30. He was born to Christian D. and Elsie Frizzell Nielsen in McMinnville. He graduated from Dallas High School in 1948. Between 1955 and 1957, he served in the U.S. Army ...

Francis Earl Bean

April 2, 1940 – May 24, 2016 Francis “Frank” Earl Bean, 76, of Gates, formerly of Grand Ronde, died May 24 in the Salem Hospital. He was born to Fremond Francis and LaVerne May Teter Bean at the Chemawa Indian ...

Myra Bernadine Edwards

Myra Bernadine Edwards, 93, of Dallas, died May 29 in the Dallas Retirement Village. She was born to William Ray and Margaret Amelia Henrietta Stolk Jones in Lewisville. Bernadine grew up in the Pedee area. She was a member of ...

Verna Mae Bartok

Verna Mae Bartok, 92, a resident of Kentucky and formerly of Dallas, died Friday. She was born in Pierceville, Kansas. A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Dallas Cemetery. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled ...

David Westly Gardner

Westly Jan. 26, 1952 – May 8, 2016 David Westly Gardner, 64, of Angier, N.C., died on May 8. He was the son of Katherine Andrus, of Dallas. He was born in Santa Rosa, Calif. David joined the Marines after ...

Herschel Edwin Greenwade

Herschel Greenwade was born at home near Whitney, Texas on July 31, 1931 to Jesse Lee Greenwade and Vera Lee Johnson, the youngest of three boys. At the age of seven, his family moved to West Salem, eventually settling in ...

Charles Morris Claus

Charles Morris Claus, 78, of Whiteville, N.C., formerly of Dallas, died on May 25. He was born in Dallas to Irvin and Katherine Claus. He graduated from Dallas High School in 1955. He married Joyce Kay Wenger, of Dallas, in ...

Robert Harold Thornburg

Robert Harold Thornburg, age 83, of Dallas Oregon, died peacefully on June 6, 2016 in Salem, Oregon surrounded by his family. Born on January 22, 1933 in Ipswich, South Dakota, he was the son of the late Harold and Ruby ...

Stewart Lee VanLaningham

Stewart Lee VanLaningham, 71, passed valiantly and bravely into the arms of Our Heavenly Father on June 10, 2016 with his wife, Paige and Pastor Bob and Becky McMillian at his side. Lee was born in Oklahoma and moved to ...

Marlene Mae Chenoweth

Marlene Mae Chenoweth, 85, of Dallas, died on May 30. Marlene was born in Inglewood, Calif., to Mae and Ray Freed. In 1949, Marlene married Mathias Earl Chenoweth in Inglewood. She worked at Lockheed Missile Company, where she retired after ...

Verna Mae Standley Bartok

Verna Mae Standley Bartok, 92, died June 3 in Lexington, Ky., at the end of a long decline. She was born in Pierceville Township, Finney County, Kan., to James Cleo Standley and Beulah Mae Kisner Standley. She was raised on ...

Laura M. Sternard

Laura M. Sternard, 100, of Monmouth, died June 5 at the Independence Health and Rehab, in Independence. She moved to Monmouth from rural Sturgeon Bay, Wis. in 1994. She married Oswald (Mike) Sternard on Oct. 21, 1939. Together they had ...

Darlene K. Randles

Darlene K. Randles, 69, of Washington, Ill., formerly of Dallas, died on June 7 at her home. She was born in Delta, Colo., to William Everett and Irma Louise Pribble Crawley. She married Bradley A. Randles in Dallas on Nov. ...

David Westly Gardner

David Westly Gardner, 64, of Angier, N.C., died on May 8. He was the son of Katherine Andrus, of Dallas. He was born in Santa Rosa, Calif. David joined the Marines after high school. He spent four years as an ...

Bonita Lee (Cook) Ryals

Bonita Lee Cook Ryals, 76, formerly of Willamina, died on April 26 in Richland, Wash. Bonnie, as she was known to friends and family, was born to Earl M. and Esther (Morris) Cook in Polk County. Bonnie attended Fern School ...

Robert Lee Johnson

Robert Lee Johnson, 86, of Dallas died on May 26. Bob was born to Elmer and Ethyl Johnson in Ontario. He married Gloria Anderson in Ontario. They were married almost 67 years. She died in May 2015. He worked for ...

Bernard Friesen

Bernard “Roy” Friesen, 78, died June 14. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m.; Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Dallas Cemetery, Dallas, Oregon. A gathering will follow at the Dallas City Park at noon. Dallas Mortuary Tribute ...

Donald Earl Bernard

Donald Earl Bernard, 80, of Falls City, died on June 10. He was born to Clair Bernard and Luella Gresset in Portland. He joined the Army and served in the Korean War. He was married to Terry Bernard for 43 ...

Mary Louise Alison

Mary Louise Alison, 54, of Rickreall, died on June 8. She was born to Robert and Marie Smith in Forest Grove. She graduated from Central High School in 1980. Mary went on to work for the federal highway department. She ...

Ovid Long

Ovid (Doc) Long, 91, of Independence, died on May 6. Ovid was born in Fort Scott, Kan., to Ethel and Charles Long, of Blue Mound, Kan. The Long family moved to Independence in 1934. Ovid graduated from Independence High School ...

Paul David Reimer

Paul David Reimer, 89, of Dallas, died on Friday. Paul was born to David and Sarah Reimer and raised in the Salt Creek area around Dallas. He married Mary Penner in January 1949. They lived on the family farm raising ...

Douglas Wiley Freeman

Douglas Freeman, 93, of Salem, died June 15. Douglas was born in Yoncalla to Paul Gerald and Maud Jane Freeman. Douglas was given the moniker “Jiggs” at birth by his father after the main character in the beloved comic strip, ...

Steve Whitus

Steve Whitus, 70, of Dallas, died on June 17 in Salem. Steve was born in Lafayette, Ind., to Emery and Leona Whitus, and graduated from Riverside High School in 1965. Steve was an avid sports fan, and especially loved the ...

William Patrick O’Malley

William Patrick “Paw” O’Malley, 66, died June 16 from injuries sustained from a tractor accident. As a young man, he served two tours in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief on Huey UH1C069. Following his military service, he worked as ...

Irvin H. Ratzlaff

Irvin H. Ratzlaff, of Salem, formerly of Dallas, died June 20 in Salem. He was born to Henry H. and Anna Lutke Ratzlaff in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He graduated from high school in Dalmeny, Saskatchewan, and attended two years of ...

Frances Anna Haines

Frances Anna Haines, 93, of Dallas, died Sunday in the Dallas Retirement Village. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. Viewing will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. A funeral ...

David R. Wilkes

David R. Wilkes, 62, of Dallas, died on June 22 in Dallas. He was born in Valdosta, Ga., to Charles and Reba Haller. Dave grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. He graduated from Petaluma High School in 1972. ...

Violet Lillian Scott

Violet Lillian Scott, 94, of Falls City, died Thursday in Falls City. Violet Scott was born in Dallas to Peter and Lena (Weins) Diehm. Violet enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting. She raised Boston terriers and, later, Dachshunds. She lived in ...

Death Notice

William Patrick’ O’Malley

Memorial service for William “Patrick” O’Malley is at 7 p.m. on July 1 at Bridgeport Chapel in Dallas. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To leave an online tribute: www.dallastribute.com.

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