Obituaries for March 2018

Obituary

Iris Irene Henzel

Iris Irene Henzel, of Dallas, died Feb. 18, 2018, at the age of 93. Iris was born at home, up Mission Creek, four miles from Cashmere, Wash., on July 4, 1924, to Harry and Luetta (Cox) Jones. When Iris was ...

Donna Irene Carpenter

Donna Irene Carpenter Dec. 30, 1929 — March 9, 2018 Donna Irene Carpenter, 88, formerly of Dallas, died March 9 in Round Rock, Texas. She was born Dec. 30, 1929, in San Diego. Donna was preceded in death by her ...

Jeffrey Benjamin Rieger

Jeffrey Benjamin Rieger passed away at home in Falls City at the age of 53. He was born Sept. 9, 1964, in Salem, to Dallas Fay Rieger and Keith Rieger. Jeff proudly served four years in the U.S. Army. He ...

Thelma Coates

Thelma Coates, 96, passed away on March 21, 2018, in Dallas. She was born July 21, 1921, in Portland, to Joseph and Rosella (Huggins) Pillster. She grew up in the Damascus area, where she and her seven siblings attended Pleasant ...

Audrey Marion Theurer

A memorial serivice for Audrey will be at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., in Philomath.

Shirley Marie Miller

Shirley Marie Miller, of Reedsport, died March 12, 2018, at the age of 81. She was born in Havre, Mont., on Dec. 4, 1936, to William and Hazel (Green) Miller. She grew up in Montana and then later spent her ...

Audrey Marion Theurer

Audrey was born Jan. 28, 1928, the eldest of seven children, to Burris Marion and Crystal Mills Rose, in Independence. She received her basic education in the mid-valley and graduated from Independence High School in 1945. On March 12 of ...

Gary Dean Hamilton

Gary D Hamilton, 65, of Prineville, passed away at home surrounded by his family on March 7, 2018. Gary was born in Dallas on June 19, 1952, to James and Alice Hamilton. He graduated from Dallas High in 1970. He ...

Donnale Harp

Donnale Harp July 1935 - March 2018 Donnale was born in Chino, Calif.. to Dixie (Mayhew) Smith and Charlton Newton Smith. She resided in San Dimas with her beloved big brothers Eugene and Ronald and her mother until 1944. The ...

Diane L. Dieckmann

Diane L Dieckmann, a resident of Dallas, died on Wednesday, March 14, in Salem Hospital. She was born on April 6, 1938, in Wilmar, Calif., the daughter of John and Louise Dixon. Diane married Bob Lockridge on June 22, 1957, ...

Aaron Westendorf

Aaron accepted Jesus as his Savior when he was 7 years old. He loved the Lord and served Him in many ways throughout his life. He went on mission trips, did summer mission work at summer camps life-guarding and prep ...

David Charlton Gwinner

David Charlton Gwinner, 86, of Dallas, died on March 3, 2018, in Salem. David was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on Jan. 19, 1932. He joined the Army in 1949, and later married Thomasine McKenzie on March 24, 1958. He ...

Arnold Norbin Latty

“Jack” Arnold Norbin Latty, 78, a resident of Dallas, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Corvallis. He was born on July 20, 1939, in Grandview, Missouri, the son of Jack B. and Vivian Lee Tucker Latty. Jack graduated from Grandview ...

Kathryn LaVaun Gertrude (Kertzman) Baugher

Kathryn L. G. (Kertzman) Baugher walked into the arms of Jesus on March 2, 2018. She was born on Dec. 6, 1921, in Emmons County, Village of Hazelton, N.D., to Verna E. (Simpkins) and Peter F. Kertzman as the eldest ...

Duane Leon Vreeland

It is with great sadness that the family of Duane Leon Vreeland announces his passing on March 11, 2018, at the age of 86. He passed away at his home in Salem, with his family by his side. Duane was ...

Frederick Joseph Peet Sr.

Frederick Joseph Peet Sr. “Butch” joined the angels on March 8 in Dallas. He was 89. Butch was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Yonkers, N.Y., to Bill and Mae Peet. He was an Army veteran and served in Alaska. He ...

Death Notice

Carl Petersen

Carl Petersen, 99, died on Feb. 28 in Vancouver, Wash. He was born in Redfield, S.D. Services were held. Restlawn Funeral Home handled arrangements. www.restlawnfh.com.

Obituary

Melinda Leigh Peterson

Melinda Leigh Peterson died in Salem on Feb. 16. She was 63. Melinda was born in Coos Bay, the second child of Bert Peterson and Virginia Thompson Peterson. She was a cheerful, dreamy child whose special gifts and needs became ...

Death Notice

Harold Allen Teal

Harold Allen Teal, 78, died on Feb. 17 in Bullhead City, Ariz. He was born and raised in Falls City. He is survived by daughter Careen Marie Teal Bargmeyer and a granddaughter, both of Bullhead City; and ex-tended family. He ...

Obituary

Linda Ehlers Sele

Sept. 16, 1937 — March 3, 2018 Linda Ehlers Sele peacefully passed away on March 3, 2018. She was surrounded by her loved ones in Enumclaw, Wash., where she was lovingly cared for by her daughter Melodee Wesely and granddaughter ...