Obituaries for September 2017

Obituary

Vernon Lloyd Balsbaugh

Vernon Lloyd Balsbaugh went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sept. 17, 2017. He was born June 13, 1929, near Flint, Mich., to Lloyd and Ruth (Swisher) Balsbaugh, the sixth of nine children. Their family moved ...

Susan Louise Matthies

Susan Louise Matthies passed away in a tragic accident in Dallas on Sept. 21, 2017, at the age of 68. Susan was born in Portland to Gordon and Rosa Neal. She spent most of her life in Portland and graduated ...

Anne V. Krupa

Anne V. Krupa, 86, of Independence, died Sept. 24. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Jerris M. Vaslev

Jerris M. Vaslev, 67, of Monmouth, died Sept. 23. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Darrel Leroy Mercier

Darrel Leroy Mercier, 87, of Grand Ronde, died Friday, Sept. 22. He was born on Sept. 23, 1929. Viewing will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 in the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Recitation of the rosary will ...

Myrna J. Braziel

Myrna J. Braziel, 85, of Independence, died Sept. 19. A visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Farnstrom Mortuary.

Leona May Brooks

Celebration of life will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 30

Vivian Bethell

Vivian Marie Elder was born in West Liberty, Iowa. Her mother was Adna Estelle Green and her father was Frank Thomas Elder. She was raised on a farm and had a beautiful life as a child full of happiness, riding ...

David D. Edmonson

David D. Edmonson, 84, of Warrenville, Ill, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle, Ill. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Full military rites will be conducted by the LaSalle-Oglesby ...

Irene Sackfield

Irene Sackfield made the transfer to her Heavenly Home Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, with her family by her side. She was a resident of Dallas Retirement Village. She was born in Steenerson, Minn., on July 29, 1923, to Sofus and ...

Renee Williams

Renee was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Renee is survived by her daughter, Amanda Keener and family of Dallas. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Autumn Rose and family, of Dallas; Rebecca and Andrew Rose-Clark, of Silverton; ...

Tamara Lynn (Wood) Brooks

Tami, a resident of Otis, passed to her Heavenly Father Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at her home. Daughter of James and Patricia Wood, she was born March 16, 1964, in Eugene. Tami was raised and attended school in Dallas. Her ...

Thomas ‘Tom’ Vesely

Thomas “Tom” Vesely, a resident of Dallas, died on Thursday, Sept. 14. Tom was born on June 28, 1943, the son of Philip and Margaret Vesely. Tom grew up in Dallas and graduated from Dallas High School in 1961. He ...

Raymond Arthur VanEpps

Dad passed away peacefully at home after 84 years of what can only be described as a life well-lived. Ray was born in Brownsville and raised in Silverton. He attended Silverton High School, where he met and married the love ...

Nancy Lenon

POWA to be held at Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddist Center, 8959 SW Barbur Blvd. Suite 101, Portland, on Sept. 23 at 1:30 p.m. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.

June Everetta McKnight

June Everetta McKnight, 87, of Salem, died Sept. 14 at her home. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Sept. 21 in the Grand Ronde Tribal Gym. Burial will follow in the Tribal Cemetery. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center ...

Larry D. Green

Larry D. Green, a resident of Dallas, died on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Larry was born on March 23, 1944, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of John and Bess Green. The family moved to Dallas in 1947. Larry graduated from ...

Keith Edward Haisch

Chaplain Keith Edward Haisch, 66, of Dallas, died at his home Sept. 7. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Sept. 16 in the Dallas Retirement Village. Memorials may be given to Christmas Cheer at P.O. Box 661 Dallas, ...

Carol D. Ellis

Carol D. Ellis, a resident of Dallas, passed to her Heavenly Father Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Salem. Daughter of Ralph and Althea Hiscock, she was born on Dec. 24, 1950, in Redwood City, Calif. She was raised with a ...

Robert Perkins Sr.

Robert “Bob” Perkins passed peacefully with family by his bedside on Sept. 8, 2017. Bob was born on Aug. 26, 1949, in Portsmouth, Va., to Frances Simon Perkins and LeRoy Perkins. Bob graduated from Tillamook High School, attended Oregon State ...