Obituaries for June 2018

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Ethel Loreta Coats Thornburg

Loreta Thornburg was born on Jan. 30, 1934, in Kinific, Oklahoma. Her parents, Woodrow Coats and Thelma Couch Coats, brought Loreta and two sisters across the country from Oklahoma to World War II jobs in Richmond, California. It was an ...

Gayle ‘Jeannene’ Carle

Jeannene passed away early Saturday June 16, 2018. She enjoyed crocheting blankets for family, spending time with her loving husband, children, grandchildren, and her great-granddaughter, and all the many friends she has made along her journey. She loved playing music ...

Sheila Marie Sharp

Sheila Marie Sharp passed away at her Independence residence on June 18, 2018. She was born Nov. 26, 1966, in Crescent City, California, to Richard and Marcella Sharp. No services are planned at this time. Farnstrom Mortuary is caring for ...

Adelia Marie Tschiegg

Adelia Marie Tschiegg, 89, of Dallas, went to be with Jesus on the morning of June 19, 2018, in Dallas. She was born to Jacob J. and Sara (Thiessen) Heinrichs in Hillsboro, Kansas. She spent the first 12 years of ...

Alice (Welk) McDonald

All friends are invited to a celebration of life on July 3 at 10 a.m. at The Gentle House, 855 Monmouth Ave. N., Monmouth. Come to share stories and memories of her wonderful life.

LeRoy Ardmor Stephens

LeRoy Ardmore (Ard) Stephens was born in Newport on Nov. 5, 1908. He died on May 29, 2018 in the Skilled Nursing Care Facility of the Dallas Retirement Center. Survivors include his wife, Dori; son Larry; and daughter Margaret; two ...

Larry George Smith

Larry was born to George and Mildred (Bechtol) Smith in South Bend, Washington. The family moved to Salem when he was 3. He graduated from Cascade Union High School; then Clatsop Community College, where he received an associates degree in ...

Eric Wayne Clanfield

Eric Wayne Clanfield, 42, a resident of Dallas, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born on May 5, 1976, in Portland, the son of Gerald Wayne and Joyce Fay ...

Erma Evelyn Commons Pratt

Erma Evelyn Commons Pratt died June 15, 2018, in Salem. She was born to Perry Stellmacher and Elizabeth E. Beougher on Sept. 5, 1920. She grew up, married and raised her family in Albany. Her father was a police officer ...

James E. S. Allgood

James E. S. Allgood, born on Jan. 17, 1950, in Dallas, to the late Almyra S. Allgood and the late James D. Allgood, passed away at age 68 on June 8, 2018, in Independence. James served in the Air Force ...

Anne E. Adams

Anne E. Adams passed away peacefully Friday, May 5, in Dallas, as a result of complications due to Alzheimer’s. A loving mother and grandmother, Anne was born in Stockton, California, on June 18, 1941, to Norris Graham and Patricia (Elston) ...

Betty June Joura

Betty June Joura, of Dallas, died on June 6, 2018, in Dallas. She suffered with dementia. Betty was born on June 12, 1933, to Fred Pecka and Ada Pecka in Omaha, Nebraska. She is survived by husband Walden Joura; daughters ...

Genevieve Dawn Kinsey

Genevieve Dawn Kinsey was born in 1930 to Max and Constance Crosby in Spokane, Washington. Genevieve moved to Dallas, and married Albert Kinsey in 1949, where she resided in the family homestead formerly known as Kinsey Corner out on King’s ...

James George DeForest

James George DeForest passed away June 14, 2018, at the age of 79. He was born Feb. 23, 1939, in Independence, where he lived his entire life. He was the third of four children born to Orlow James and Mary ...

Linda Ellingson

Linda Ellingson, of Belleville, Illinois, and Dallas, loved and was loved. She died Friday, June 15, 2018, on the last day of the school year. She grew flowers and vegetables in her garden, and child after child in her 19 ...

Service Notice

Ronald George Israel

“Ron” Ronald George Israel, 85, a resident of Dallas, died Tuesday, June 8, 2018, in Albany. He was born on Aug. 6, 1932. Viewing will be from 1 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 15, and from 9 a.m. to ...

Obituary

Tracy 'Tut’ Ellen Wilson

Tracy “Tut” Ellen Wilson, 55, a resident of Dallas, died Monday, May 21, 2018. She was born in Salem on July 21, 1962, the daughter of Thomas Elsworth and Harriett Marie Guild Wilson. She graduated from Dallas High School in ...

Robert Neil Morgan

Robert (Bob) was born to Robert and Jackie Morgan. Bob was called home to be with the Lord and his mother and father. Bob served in Vietnam as a U.S. Marine. Bob was an avid outdoors man, who loved to ...

Viola Frances Price

Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Dallas. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To share an online tribute: www.dallastribute.com.

Michael John Fessler

Michael was born Oct. 28, 1959, in Corvallis, to James and Laura (Schmitz) Fessler, the second of four children. He died June 4, 2018, suddenly and unexpectedly of natural causes. He attended elementary school in Philomath and high school at ...