Obituaries for September 2016

Obituary

John Errol Phelps

John Errol Phelps, 90, formerly of Dallas, recently of Salem, died Sept. 1. He was born in East Beaver to Bernard and Pearl Phelps. He was one of 11 children; seven brothers and three sisters preceded him in death. In ...

Daniel “Danny” Lowe Jr.

Daniel “Danny” Lowe Jr., 48, of Monmouth, died unexpectedly in Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington while on a fishing trip. Danny was born on Dec. 23, 1967 in Salem, the son of Daniel and Jan Lucas Lowe. Danny grew up ...

Donald Antone ‘Coach’ Spinas

Donald Antone ‘Coach’ Spinas, 83, died Thursday. He was born Aug. 12, 1933 to the parents of Sebastian Antone ‘Tony’ and Gladys Louise Robinson-Spinas in Grants Pass - Selma, Oregon. Don ran track at University of Oregon under Bill Bowerman, ...

Leatha June Jetton (Fleming)

Leatha “June” Jetton (Fleming), 78, died Sept. 19, 2016 in Salem. She was born in Carmen-by-the-sea, Calif. on June 22, 1938 to Ben and Lucille Fleming. June and husband Dave Jetton, who preceded her in death in 2010, had five ...

Allan M. Dowler

Allan Masamer Dowler, 77, of Dallas, died on Sept. 13. He was born to Robert Allan Dowler and Doris Maurine Dowler (Massmore). He graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1961, and married Mary Lou on April 20, ...

Lee Kroeker

Lee Kroeker, 88, of Dallas, died on Sept. 19. He was born in Dallas to Henry and Lydia Fast Kroeker. Lee attended Dallas High School and Biola Bible College. He married Verda Neufeld on Jan. 13, 1950. He worked in ...

Trudy Ione Knutson Dick

Trudy Knutson Dick passed away peacefully and quite unexpectedly in her McMinnville home, seated in her favorite chair. Despite the limitations of cerebral palsy, she led a rich and active life until quite recently. Growing up in Sheridan, she graduated ...

Ardene Jeanette Barnhart

Ardene Jeanette Barnhart, 89, passed away in her home September 16, 2016. She was born November 21, 1926 in Argyle, Minnesota to Thorval and Clara Knutson. In 1932 the family moved to Corvallis where Ardene, who spoke only Norwegian, started ...

Donald LeRoy Holbrook

Don Holbrook finally got his wish! He went home to be with his heavenly Father and family on September 14, 2016. He would get excited just mentioning the questions he would like answered and the things he would like to ...

Tina Marie Cendejas

Tina Marie Cendejas, 56, of Salem, formerly of Dallas, died Aug. 24. in Portland. She was born in Torrance, Calif., to John and Rose Marie Rivera Cendejas. She grew up in San Pedro, Calif. She attended Long Beach City College, ...

Daniel ‘Danny’ Lowe Jr.

Daniel “Danny” Lowe Jr., of Monmouth, died unexpectedly on Sept. 11 at Providence Hospital in Everett, Wash., while on a fishing trip. He was born in Salem. Celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23 at the ...

Betty Collins

Betty Collins, 78, of Dallas, died Sept. 15 in Salem. She was born in Printer, W.Va., to Flem and Delphia (Haynes) Stepp. She married James Collins. They were married for 57 years; he died in 2012. Betty came to the ...

Irene Frances Rose-King

Irene Frances Rose-King, 71, died on Aug. 30 in Vancouver, Wash., after a courageous battle with cancer. Irene was born in Dallas to Theodore and Evelyn Gruver. She spent most of her first 45 years in Dallas where she raised ...

Lee Kroeker

Lee Kroeker, 88, of Dallas, died on Sept. 19. He was born in Dallas to Henry and Lydia Fast Kroeker. Lee attended Dallas High School and Biola Bible College. He married Verda Neufeld on Jan. 13, 1950. He worked in ...

Tina Marie Cendejas

Tina Marie Cendejas, 56, of Salem, formerly of Dallas, died Aug. 24. in Portland. She was born in Torrance, Calif., to John and Rose Marie Rivera Cendejas. She grew up in San Pedro, Calif. She attended Long Beach City College, ...

Vernon Emory Mosher

Vernon Emory Mosher, 70, of Dallas, died Sept. 6 at his home. He was born in Flint, Mich., to Kenneth H. Mosher and Myrna E. Kragness Mosher. He attended High School in Yreka, Calif., where he played baseball and water ...

Christine ‘Chris’ Centanni

Christine “Chris” Centanni, 70, of Salem, died Sept. 2. She was born in Los Angeles to Ted and Eva (Peters) Geissler. Chris was married to Terry Saforek. He died in 2014. She enjoyed traveling, watching movies, her book club, spending ...

Jeanne Shelton

Jeanne Shelton, 86, of Dallas, died on Aug. 19 in Dallas. She was born in Pedee to Katherine (Lacey) and James Siddall. Jeanne lived in Dallas, Hood River, Springfield, Pratum and Salem. She liked apartment living at Hidden Lakes and ...

Odis Helms

Odis Helms, 86, died on Sept. 5 in Salem. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Marie Reimer

Marie Reimer, 88, of Dallas, died on Sept. 4 in Salem. She was born in Albany to Harry and Myrtle Cole. Marie attended schools in Albany, where she was an avid basketball player. She graduated from Albany High School. Marie ...

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