Obituaries for May 2018

Service Notice

George A Shones

Viewing - Friday, June 1, 4-8 pm at Farnstrom Mortuary Rosary - Sat, June 2, 10:30 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church Funeral Mass - Sat, June 2, 11 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church

Obituary

Lillian Lavon (Paulsen) Proctor

Lillian Lavon Proctor went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2018, at age 89. She was born in Lynch, Nebraska, the second daughter of Hannis and Alyce Paulsen. At the age of 8, her family put everything they ...

Kathy (Allison) Praegitzer

A Celebration of life with potluck will be held in Dallas City Park starting at 2 p.m.; Friday, June 1. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. To share an online tribute: www.dallastribute.com.

Harold Dwane Dickason

Harold Dwane Dickason, of Kings Valley, passed away May 15, 2018, at his home. He was born in Hoskins on Aug. 27, 1937, to George and Vanita Dickason. Dwane married JoAnn Stevens on April 20, 1956, in Albany. They made ...

Verna Mae Barnett

Verna Mae Barnett, 85, a resident of McMinnville and formerly of Dallas, died May 23. She is survived by her children Sharon Thurman, of Falls City, Steve Barnett, of Salem, and Karen Williams, of Salem, along with six grandchildren and ...

Gary William McBurney

Gary William “Daddy-O” McBurney, 74, of Independence, passed away on Saturday, May 5, in Salem, surrounded by his family. Son of Elizabeth Barbara Haener and Albert Allen McBurney, Gary was born on July 24, 1943, in Dallas, the third of ...

Verna Shriner Shriner Duncan

Verna Mae Shriner was born in Spokane, Washington, Aug. 27, 1931, and grew up in Prosser and Yakima, Washington, with her sister Joyce. She graduated from Yakima High School in 1949. Verna was a very fine flutist and played in ...

Myrtle Cora Levenhagen Jaech

Myrtle C. Jaech was born to William and Myrtle Levenhagen in Tacoma, Wash., where she grew up with her sister June and brother Fred, graduating from Lincoln High School. In 1938, having met her future husband at a Sunday School ...

Ruth Leona Spurlock

Ruth Leona Spurlock, 98, passed in Salem, on May 10, 2018. Ruth had a passion for roses, and a disdain for weeds, which she let any person with an infested garden know. She loved crafting, crocheting, playing bingo, doing crossword ...

Alvin Olin Bradford

Alvin Olin Bradford, 93, of Dallas, died in Dallas. He is survived by many who love him unconditionally: his wife of 72 years, Marian Dickinson Bradford; his four children Phyllis Elaine Chaffin, Dennis Alvin Bradford, Paula Ruth Meyer and Sharon ...

Harvey C. Bartel

Born in Salt Creek to Julia Ester (Villwock) and Dietrich Theodore Bartel on May 15, 1926, Harvey Bartel passed after a short illness. Harvey lived in Dallas then Wenatchee, Washington, returning to Salt Creek after retiring. He liked living on ...

Verlea V. Bronner (Willox)

Please join Norman Bronner and family in celebrating the life of his late wife, Verlea Bronner. They were married Dec. 28, 1947, in Nisswa, Minn., celebrating their 70th Anniversary last December. As they were an active part of the Dallas/Polk ...

Ella Lange Neufeld

Ella Lange Neufeld was born Sept. 22, 1917, on a farm in Broadmead to Adolf and Margaret (Buhler) Lange. She died peacefully on May 8, 2018, in University Place, Washington. Ella’s parents both died when she was a child. An ...

Kenneth Wayne Phelps

Kenneth Wayne Phelps passed away in Independence on Thursday, May 3, 2018. He was born on July 10, 1950, in Klamath Falls, to Floyd Lyle and Ruby Delilah Phelps. Kenny grew up in Klamath Falls and graduated from Henley High ...

Alvin Wyllis Mohr

Alvin Wyllis Mohr, 90, a longtime resident of Dallas, passed away on May 6 at his home. He was the son of Henry and Augusta Mohr, born at the family farm in Wilcox, Nebraska. Alvin, with his family, moved to ...

Gary William McBurney

Gary William McBurney, 74, of Independence, formerly of Lebanon, died May 5, 2018, at Salem Hospital. Huston-Jost Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Alan Schroeder

Alan Schroeder was born in Longview, Wash., in 1965. He grew up in Corvallis, and attended CHS. He was valedictorian of his graduating class and was a member of the football and baseball teams. Alan earned a Bachelor of Science ...

Mildred Joyce Smith Zowie

Mildred “Joyce” Smith Zowie, a resident of Dallas, passed away on April 27 at the age of 75. She was born Oct. 17, 1942, to Marshall and Alice Smith in Paris, Texas. Joyce graduated from Gardena High School in California. ...

Paul Gene Crace

Paul Gene Crace, father, brother, and uncle, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at his home at the age of 64. Paul was born in Lebanon to Logan and Joyce Crace and grew up in Dallas. He is preceded in ...

Patrick Trowbridge

Patrick Trowbridge passed at home in the presence of his family Saturday, April 21, 2018, after a long and brave battle with cancer. Pat is survived by his son, Patrick Charles Trowbridge; his sister, Theresa Farrelly; and seven sibling brothers, ...