Obituaries for December 2017

Obituary

Dominga C. Salinas

Dominga Salinas was born in Rancho La Habana in Mission, Texas, on July 27, 1925, to Eulalio Carrillo and Marcelina Requena Carrillo. She died at Salem Hospital after a short illness on Dec. 26, 2017. She married Manuel Salinas in ...

Reine Marlene Thomas

Reine Marlene Thomas, age 64, passed away peacefully on Dec. 15, 2017, surrounded by her family after battling cancer for over seven years. Reine was born on Jan. 2, 1953, in The Dalles, to Dewey and Catherine (Fridley) Thomas. She ...

John R. Collins

John R. Collins, 54, died Dec. 11. He is survived by daughter Gingar Stevens; sons Jonathon Collins and Nicholas Collins; wife of 32 years Kimberley Collins; 12 grandchildren; two brothers and a sister. Celebration of life will be held at ...

Tyee Leon Clinton Tom

Walking On -- Former Tribal Council member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde “Chips” Tyee Leon Tom, who many considered to be the face of the Grand Ronde Tribe because of his prominent role in the mid-2000s Spirit Mountain ...

Ilene LaVerne Thomas

Ilene Thomas March 3, 1935 – Dec. 21, 2017 Ilene LaVerne Thomas, 82, of Dallas, died Dec. 21 in the Dallas Retirement Village. She is survived by sons Randy (Kathy) Thomas, of Dallas, and Jim (Teresa) Thomas, of Salem; five ...

Shirley Marie Gish

Shirley Marie Gish, 86, of Dallas, died Dec. 21 in the Jefferson Manor. She is survived by daughter Linda Morris, sons Michael Gish and John Gish, and daughter Debbie Bennett, all of Dallas; along with 13 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren; ...

Barbara Ann Leonard

A celebration of life will be Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at Church of Christ, 691 Kings Valley Road, Dallas. Farnstrom Mortuary handled arrangements. Memories and condolences at FarnstromMortuary.com.

Dale Loyal Friesen

Dale Loyal Friesen Dale Loyal Friesen, 61, of Albany, died Dec. 16 in Albany. A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 13 at Salt Creek Baptist Church. Fisher Funeral Home in Albany is handling arrangements.

Mary (Penner) Reimer

Mary (Penner) Reimer, of Salem and formerly of the Dallas area, was born May 12, 1921. Mary is preceded by her husband, Paul Reimer; son-in-law Rick Johnson; brothers Issac, Jacob, Harry, and John; and sisters Teresa and Anne. She is ...

Janet I. Evans

Janet I. Evans, 75, a resident of Dallas, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2017, in the Salem Hospital. She was born on Oct. 5, 1942, in McMinnville, the daughter of Melvin and Ernestine Teeter Sumpter. In 1960, she graduated from Willamina ...

George George McEachran

Memorial Service at noon on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at The Elders Center Grand Ronde. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

Raymond Kenneth Watkins

Raymond Kenneth Watkins March 20, 1940 – Nov. 28, 2017 Raymond Kenneth Watkins lived his life on his own independent terms through to his passing on Nov. 28, 2017. He was born in Arkansas, but spent most of his years ...

Emmett E. Staniford

Emmett Staniford, 89, was a man with many hobbies. Hunting and fishing occupied his time when he wasn’t spending it with his beloved family, or buying and selling logging equipment. Emmett believed in putting his heart and appearance into everything ...

Donna Gail Wilson

Donna Gail Wilson was born in Ontario on April 24, 1934, to Jule H. and Grace E. Houston. She went to be with her heavenly father on Dec. 10, 2017. She married Ronald R. Wilson Dec. 29, 1952, in Ontario. ...

Jean Lowe Cherry Fleming

Jean Lowe Cherry Fleming, 79, of Salem and formerly of Dallas, died Dec. 16, 2017. She was born in Dallas on June 17, 1938. She is survived by her daughters Jane Susan Cherry Weal, of California, and Joyce Ann Cherry, ...

William W. (Bill) Rowe

Bill was born on Oct. 20, 1935, in Hubbard, and passed away on Dec. 10, 2017, in Independence. He attended grade school at Eola, part of middle school at West Salem Junior High, and graduated from Salem High School (now ...

George Charles Wagner

George C. Wagner passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. He was 78. George was born Sept. 29, 1939, in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Harry and Helen Switzer Wagner. George was the youngest of six children. After graduation ...

Jerry Kelton Givens

Jerry Kelton Givens, 76, of Dallas, died on Nov. 26 in Salem Hospital. He was born in Lebanon, Tenn. A memorial jam session was held at Guthrie Park on Dec. 1. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements. Memories and condolences at ...

Nevaeh Honey Applegate

Nevaeh Honey Applegate Nov. 18, 2008 – Nov. 14, 2017 Nevaeh passed away Nov. 14, 2017, along with her Mother, Honey. She went to school in Dallas for three years starting in preschool, also first grade and second grade. She ...

Virginia Lee Boehler

Virginia Lee Boehler, 89, longtime resident of Missouri Valley, Iowa, and recent Monmouth resident, died on Dec. 6. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold J. Boehler, and son-in-law Steven L. Gore. She is survived by daughters, Terry ...