Obituaries for November 2016

Obituary

Joanne Elise Potter

Joanne Elise Potter, 50, of Falls City, died Nov. 27. She is survived by her mother Hazel Potter; brother, Jim Potter; sister Jackie Kroeker (Mike); daughter Jennifer Scott; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father James ...

Sara Brown

Sara L. Brown-Serry, a resident of Falls City, died on Saturday, Nov. 26, in a motor vehicle accident south of Monmouth. Sara was born on January 24, 1992, in Dallas, the daughter of Russ and Eileen Brown. Sara grew up ...

Robert Gene Ogan

Robert Gene Ogan passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22 at his Monmouth home, surrounded by family. He was 88. Bob was born in 1928 in Creston, Neb. Bob grew up on the family farm as the youngest of seven children. He ...

Jim DeVault

Sept. 1941 – Nov. 2016 Jim DeVault, 75, of Dallas, was born in Coos County. He passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side. Jim and Sue were married Oct. 29, 1965, and just celebrated their 51st ...

Diane Eller Evenson

Diane was born in Merced, Calif., to Ed and Shirley Eller. She grew up in the Bay Area and Sacramento. She graduated from high school and business college in Sacramento, and worked as a legal secretary in Sacramento. Diane married ...

Kenneth M. Walker

Kenneth Walker, 95, was born March 30, 1921, in Blaine, a tiny town in Tillamook County. He grew up in Pleasant Valley, graduating from Tillamook High School. From his father, Alex Walker, he developed a keen interest in natural history. ...

Mary Adalyn Campbell Eason

Mary Adalyn Campbell Eason, 89, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. She was born on Nov. 26, 1926, in Los Angeles, the daughter of William Campbell and Fay Raulston Campbell. She attended school in Los Angeles, graduating from Los Angeles High ...

Michael Anthony Nelson-Cedillo

Michael Anthony Nelson-Cedillo, 29, died on Nov. 18 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. He was born in Salem to Randy Nelson and Terri Cedillo. A viewing will be held Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 3 to 8 p.m. at ...

Phillip Freeman Green

Phillip Freeman Green, our beloved son, husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend, passed away unexpectedly while snorkeling and spearfishing on a family vacation in Hawaii, island of Maui, on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Phil was born on Sept. 23, 1955, ...

Jim DeVault

Jim DeVault, 75, of Dallas, was born in Coos County. He passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side. Jim and Sue were married Oct. 29, 1965, and just celebrated their 51st anniversary. He was a loving ...

Eunice Logan

Eunice Logan, 63, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Born in Alaska and later raised in Oregon, she was the daughter of Gene and Lillian Elliot. Eunice is survived by her husband Boone, whom she met when both were students ...

Alfred ‘Fred’ Lewis Zwirner Jr.

Alfred “Fred” Lewis Zwirner Jr., 83, of Dallas, died at his home Nov. 16. He is survived by wife Rocio, of Dallas; daughters, Tammy Hynson, of Pittsburgh, Penn., Terri Yancey, of Atlanta, Ga., and Galit Zwirner, of Oregon; sons, Steve ...

Dorothy F. (Ames) Wooden

Dorothy F. (Ames) Wooden 96, of Dallas, died Nov. 20, 2016. She was born in Black Rock to Byron and Edna (Turner) Ames on March 31, 1920, and grew up in Falls City. Dorothy married Wendell Wooden in 1937, and ...

Sally Comstock

Sally Comstock, 76, of Monmouth, died at her home Nov. 12. She was born in Dallas. She is survived by husband, Ronald E. Comstock, of Monmouth; daughters, Danielle (Mark) Overman, of Monmouth, and Lisa (Mike) Formhals, of Hastings, Iowa; sons, ...

Mary Eason

Mary Eason, 89, of Dallas, died Saturday at the Dallas Retirement Village. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by a daughter Deborah Burnham, of Dallas. Services are pending with the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. To leave an ...

Larry Lester

Larry Lester passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family and his wife of 61 years, Deloris. Larry was born to Stanley and Vivian Lester on ...

Larry Daniel Southwick

Larry Southwick of Brookings passed away Nov. 3, 2016. He was 78 years old. Larry was born March 21, 1938, in Crofton, Neb., to Herbert and Martha Southwick. He loved the sunshine the great outdoors and was an excellent gardener. ...

Othy T. Sullenger

Othy T. Sullenger went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 21. He was born to Charles and Lahoma Sullenger. Othy grew up in Dallas and joined the Navy in 1960. He became an auto body repairman. He decided ...

Jamie Lee Souter

Jamie Lee Souter, 57, of Dallas, died on Nov. 7. He is survived by his father, Jim Souter; and brothers, Guy Souter and Rob Souter.

Ronald Lynn Ossenkop

Ronald Lynn Ossenkop, 47, of Monmouth, died Nov. 6 at Salem Hospital. He was born in Emmett, Idaho, to Carl and Sherrill Abercrombie. Ronald’s life will be celebrated privately at a later date. Farnstrom Mortuary handled arrangements. Memories and condolences ...