Obituaries for January 2018

Obituary

Keely Scherzinger

On Jan. 1, 2018, in the comfort of our home, our family embraced Keely Scherzinger, age 23, for the final time. After a courageous 16-month battle with cancer, she quietly passed into the hands of the Heavenly Father. Keely Scherzinger ...

Sandra Page Lewis

Sandra Page Lewis, 78, died on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Salem Hospital due to complications of heart and kidney disease. Sandra was born Aug. 11, 1939, in Los Angeles to Charles and Mary Jameson Sowers. She spent her childhood ...

Robert Hilts

Robert “Bob” Hilts, of Keizer, died Jan. 24, 2018, at the age of 92. He was born in Watertown, S.D., on Oct. 7, 1925, to Alvia and Myrtle (Forcht) Hilts and was the fifth of six children. Bob was a ...

Betty Lou Phillips Holdt

Betty Lou Phillips Holdt, Ed.D., 88, of Monmouth, died Jan. 17, 2018. Betty is survived by her brother, Franklin Miller Phillips, of Springfield, Ill.; daughters, Elizabeth Holdt-Simmonds, Margaret Shea, and Rebecca Tryon, all of Dallas; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. ...

Hazel Ray Plummer Torgerson

Hazel Ray Torgerson, 102, went to be with Jesus Dec. 30, 2017, in the presence of family and staff at Maryville Nursing home, Beaverton. Born to Louis W. Plummer and Emma S. Plummer on their prune farm north of Dallas. ...

J. Ruth Buhler

J. Ruth Buhler, 89, of Dallas, died Jan. 27, in Portland. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 7, in the Salt Creek Baptist Church. Private interment will be in the Salt Creek Cemetery. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute ...

Robert E. Reindl

Robert E (Bob) Reindl, 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at the Veterans Hospital in Boise, Idaho. Bob is survived by his wife of 72 years, Willie (Huntington) Reindl; two children, Susann (and Kim) Ecklund, Idaho, and ...

Carol Ann Wright

Carol Ann Wright was born on June 17, 1940, to Walter and Marie Paresegian. She died on Jan. 18 at the age of 77. Private services are planned. Interment will be at Hilltop Cemetery. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Arlie Holt

A memorial Service will be held Tuesday; 2 p.m., Feb. 6, at the Polk County Museum in Rickreall. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

Harold ‘Hal’ Depew

Harold “Hal” Depew, a resident of Dallas, died on Thursday, Jan. 18, in Salem Hospital. He was born on Dec. 6, 1932, in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of William and Lucinda Depew. Hal served in the United States Marine Corps ...

Robert Emmet Reindl

Robert Emmet Reindl, 94, of Eagle, died Dec. 24, 2017, in Boise. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City.

Karen Miller

Private family service. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

Virgil E. Trick

Virgil E. Trick passed away peacefully on Jan. 16, 2018. A proud centenarian, Virgil was born on Aug. 7, 1917, the son of Thomas D. Trick and Elsie M. (Brubaker) Trick. An Oregon resident his whole life, Virgil was raised ...

Katherine M. Marsden

Katherine M. Marsden, 84, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, at home. Her life will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 27, from 1 till 4 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Dallas. All friends and family are welcome. The Dallas ...

Dorothy Sawyer

Private family service. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

Edna Mary Linscheid

Edna Mary (Janzen) Linscheid, 96, passed from this life into the arms of her loving Jesus on Sunday, Jan. 21, in Portland. Edna was born on Dec. 9, 1921, to Isaac H and Justina (Goosen) Janzen in Henderson, Neb. She ...

Tiger Easterly

Private Family Service at a later date. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

Elizabeth Hartford

Elizabeth “Betty” Hartford, 94, formerly of Salem, died Jan. 7 in Junction City. A memorial service will be held March 17 at 2 p.m. at 3723 Hyacinth St., in Eugene. Arrangements by Restlawn Funeral Home.

Thomas Scott McDonald

Thomas Scott (Tom) McDonald, 78, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 8, surrounded by the love of his family. Tom was born on June 8, 1939, to Eugene and Elsie (Muller) McDonald. He joined two older brothers, Bill and Harry. Tom ...

Janet I. Evans

Janet I. Evans, 75, a resident of Dallas died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in the Salem Hospital. She was born on Oct. 5, 1942. She is survived by her husband Jim, of Dallas, son Jim Evans Jr., of Walla Walla, ...