Obituaries for July 2018

Obituary

Wilford Charles Sanderson

Wilford Charles Sanderson was born in Salem on Jan. 13, 1944, to Charles and Dorothy Wetzel Sanderson. He passed away peacefully in Tracy, California, on June 24, 2018. He grew up in Rickerall and attended the one-room school house through ...

June Pace Walton

Mom was born on Friday the 13th of June 1930 in McAlester, Oklahoma, to parents Floyd A. and Eva Opal Smith Pace. She was the second of four children that include older brother Billy (deceased), sisters Laura Ann and Deane. ...

Gaffany Gunderson

Gaffany “George” Gunderson was born March 10, 1938, in Newberg, to Earllean Bell Sumner and Andrew Earl Gunderson. He passed away in Salem on July 10, 2018, at the age of 80. George moved to Dallas early in life and ...

Verda Mae Brown

Verda Mae Brown, 92, of Dallas, died on July 13. She was born on Feb. 13, 1926, in Gibbon, Nebraska, the daughter of Chester and Margaret Webster. She is survived by daughter, Malia Brandt (Bill), of Dallas; son, Rev. Ronald ...

Hazel L. Hilker (Malloy)

Arrangements by Fisher Funeral Home, 306 SW Washington, Albany. She was preceded in death by her mother Ruth and 13 siblings. Survived by her brother Bill; children Ken (Linda), Donna Z (Scott), Jerry (Ellen), Tim (Shelly), and Rick; dear nephews ...

Ervin Carl Schlecht Jr.

Ervin Carl Schlecht Jr. “Carl,” 80, passed away from prostate cancer at his home with family by his side. Carl was born in Merrill and resided in Polk County from the age of 6, graduating from Central High School, Independence, ...

Frank David (Dave) Kalfell

Frank David (Dave) Kalfell passed away quietly in his sleep on June 29, 2018. He was 88 years old. Dave was born in Miles City, Montana, and grew up on the family cattle ranch. He wed Betty Grayce (Nichols), also ...

Dale Harvey Wall

Dale Wall, 70, went to Heaven Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Dale was born to Harvey Wall and Sylvia Wall, Sept. 8, 1947, in Dallas. Dale graduated from Dallas High School in 1966. Dale worked at Salem Alliance Church and was ...

‘Steve’ James Stephen Robison

“Steve” James Stephen Robison, 66, of Grand Ronde, died July 1. A memorial potluck will begin at noon on July 21 at the Shenk Park in Fort Hill. All are welcome. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To leave ...

William Edward (Bill) Conner

William Edward (Bill) Conner, 88, of Dallas, passed away in the early morning hours of July 6, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving wife, son Mike, and caregivers after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s. Bill was born ...

Mae Marie McCullough

Mae Marie McCullough, 92, died on July 9 in Monmouth. She was born in Olathe, Colorado, on May 14, 1926, to Newton and Alta Cook. Viewing and services were held. Private interment at Hilltop Cemetery. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling services. ...

Marie Vaughan Jacobson Zahl

Marie Vaughan Jacobson Zahl, 94, went to be with the Lord July 4, 2018, in Gresham, Oregon. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 25, at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 201 S. Oak Grove Road NW, Salem, ...

Mitchell Allen Curtis

Mitchell Allen Curtis passed away in Corvallis on July 8 at the age of 67. He was born Oct. 27, 1950, in Tillamook to Ivan and Elena Curtis. After graduating in 1968, Mitch married Christine Dunn on June 20, 1970, ...

Patricia Lee Dahlen

Patricia Lee Dahlen was born on July 5, 1944, in Tillamook, the youngest of nine children born to Edwin George Zeigler and Mary Agnes Welk. She grew up in Dallas with her siblings Ed, Rose, Marie, Jim, Chuck, Josephine, Dick, ...

David Gibbs

David Gibbs, 55, died in Independence on July 3 of natural causes. He was born in Portland on April 27, 1963, to Ted and Hannah Gibbs (Schwanke). Private services will be held. His interment will be at Fir Crest Cemetery, ...

Jerold R Keuscher

Jerold R. Keuscher Aug. 29, 1934 — July 2, 2018 Born to Clarence and Ethel Keuscher in Salem on Aug. 29, 1934, and passed away on July 2, 2018. He was the youngest of 10 children and is survived by ...

Bruce John Hadfield

Bruce John Hadfield May 19, 1951 — June 29, 2018 Bruce John Hadfield, age 67, of Terrebonne, died Friday, June 29, 2018. Bruce was born May 19, 1951, in Fall River, Massachusetts, the son of Clifton and Natalie (Davis) Hadfield. ...

David Gibbs

David Gibbs April 27, 1963 — July 3, 2018 David Gibbs, 55, died in Independence on July 3 of natural causes. He was born in Portland on April 27, 1963, to Ted and Hannah Gibbs (Schwanke). Private services will be ...

Esther Wiens

Esther Wiens Aug. 2, 1917 — June 29, 2018 Esther Wiens went home to be with Jesus on June 29, 2018. She was born Aug. 2, 1917, to Isaac and Anna (Wiens) Neufeld in American Falls, Idaho. Esther’s father died ...

Gary Reibach

Gary Reibach July 6, 2018 Gary Reibach died July 6, 2018. He is survived by wife, Marlise; children Ron (Anne), David (Pam), Trina (Timber); seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on July 12 at the ...