Obituaries for May 2017

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Edward L. Johnson

Edward L. Johnson, better known as Ted L. Johnson, died April 28, 2017 at his home in Dallas, Oregon. At his request, no service will be held. Ted was born on July 1, 1968 in Dallas, Oregon to Edward Sr. ...

Wayne Franklin Cobine

Wayne was born in Salem on July 31, 1943, to James and Marcella (Bush) Cobine, of Independence. Wayne graduated from Central High School, joined the Oregon National Guard and attended Salem Technology Vocational school, where he studied to be a ...

Carolyn Chapin

April 4, 1949 – April 26, 2017 Carolyn Chapin, 68, of Perrydale, died April 26. Services will be announced. Bollman Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Rodger F. Matthies

Rodger F. Matthies, 68, of Dallas, died May 1 at his home. Private services will be held. The family requests no flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Care of the Northwest in Rodger’s memory. The Dallas ...

Mildred Elizabeth Yoder Forry

Mildred Elizabeth “Betty” Yoder Forry was born to Jess Vernon and Mildred Carter Yoder on the Yoder Five Points Farm a few miles south of Bellefontaine, Ohio, on Jan. 19, 1913. She attended a rural one-room country school while they ...

Constance Adele Satterfield

Constance Adele Satterfield, of Dallas, died in Salem on May 2, 2017, at the age of 61. She was born in Portland on Aug. 23, 1955, to Graham and Helen Ainslee. Constance enjoyed gardening, art, music, food and fashion. She ...

Robert Kelly Atkinson

Robert Kelly Atkinson was born in Seattle and grew up in Bellingham and Kirkland, Wash. Like many young men of his generation, he left high school for military service during World War II, volunteering for the Coast Guard. He saw ...

Rodger Matthies

Rodger Fred Matthies passed away at home in Dallas on May 1, 2017, at the age of 68. Rodger was born in Portland to Fred Matthies and Dorothy Buss, the third oldest of four children. He spent most of his ...

Orville O. VanLaningham

Orville VanLaningham, 90, passed away at his home Wednesday in Independence. Orville was born in Sidney, Ark., to William and Myrtel. He was the sixth of nine children. His family moved from Harville, Mo., to Farmersville, Calif., when he was ...

Carolyn M. Chapin

Carolyn M. Chapin April 4, 1949 – April 29, 2017 Carolyn M. Chapin, a resident of Perrydale, died on Wednesday, April 26, from cancer. She was born on April 4, 1949, in Corpus Christi, Texas, and was the daughter of ...

Barbara Bernice Severance

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2 p.m. at Independence First Baptist Church. Farnstrom Mortuary is caring for the family. Memories and condolences at FarnstromMortuary.com.

Timothy Shane Lilly

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 10, 2 p.m. at Independence First Baptist Church. Farnstrom Mortuary is caring for the family. Memories and condolences at FarnstromMortuary.com.

Wayne Franklin Cobine

A celebration of life will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1505 Monmouth St., Independence.

Edwin Leroy Hazen

Edwin Leroy Hazen a retired long-haul truck driver, passed away April 20, 2017, due to complications related to diabetes and an infection causing multiple organ failure, at age 60. Leroy (Edwin) is survived by his two sons David Diaz, 36, ...

Steven Douglas Hughes

Steven Douglas Hughes, age 82, of Caledonia, Minn., passed away Sat. May 6, 2017, at Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove, Minn. He was born on April 14, 1935, in Dallas, to Verne and Ethel (Burg) Hughes. Steven enlisted in ...

Carolyn M. Chapin

Carolyn M. Chapin, a resident of Perrydale, died on Wednesday, April 26, from cancer. She was born on April 4, 1949, in Corpus Christi, Texas, and was the daughter of Arthur and Mary Mathis. Carolyn graduated from King High School ...

Suzanne Vesely

Suzanne “Suzie” Vesely, a resident of Dallas, died on Wednesday, May 10. She was born on May 28, 1966, in Salem, the daughter of Tom and Carol Vesely. Suzie attended Lyle Elementary, Academy Junior High, LaCreole Junior High and graduated ...

Jimmy Calvin Simons

Jimmy Calvin Simons, 81, died May 11. He was born in Cotton Plant, Ark., to Porter and Mary Simons. A visitation will be Thursday, May 18, noon to 5 p.m. at Farnstrom Mortuary, 410 Monmouth St, Independence. Graveside service will ...

Pamela L. Welliver

After a long battle with cancer, Pamela L Welliver went home to the Lord Jesus Christ on May 19, 2017, in Monmouth, at the age of 63. She leaves behind her loving husband, Glenn Welliver; her daughters, Ann Holt and ...

Sandra ‘Sandi’ Trussell

Services will be held at a later date. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

Beryle LaRose Contreras

Beryle LaRose Contreras, 81, of Grand Ronde, died May 19. She is survived by seven children; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers; and many nieces and nephews. Services will begin at 11 a.m. on May 26 in the Grand Ronde ...

Nina Irene Wells Matthews

Nina Irene Wells Matthews, age 83, died Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Las Vegas. She was born Dec. 26, 1933, in Slater, Wy., to John Clarence and Phoebe Hirschy Moon. On April 26, 1953, she married Gordon Commodor Wells in ...

Ralph H. Rubrecht

Ralph passed away on April 25, 2017, with his family around him. He had battled with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) for six short months, and it had recently progressed to Leu-kemia. He will always be remembered as a loving and caring ...

Dorothy Latdrick

Dorothy Latdrick, 51, of Dallas, died at her home May 21. She was born on May 30, 1965, in Portland. A memorial service was held May 27 in the Willamina VFW Hall. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To leave ...

Wayne Cooper

Graveside service will be Wednesday (today), May 31, at 2 p.m. in Dallas Cemetery, Dallas. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

Billy R. Trussell

Billy, 87, died May 24 in Sublimity. Services will be held at a later date. North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton, handled arrangements.

Terry Robert Bunnell

Terry Robert Bunnell ‘Ted’ April 9, 1954 – May 21, 2017 Terry Robert Bunnell, a resident of Dallas, died on May 21, 2017, in Portland. He was 63 years of age. Terry “Ted” was born on April 9, 1954, in ...

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