Obituaries

Anita Margarete Launder (Streppel)

May 14, 2022

Anita Margarete Launder, 97, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

Beverlee J. Detlefsen

May 8, 2022

Beverlee J. Detlefsen, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

Andrew David Wright

May 4, 2022

Andrew David Wright, 49, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

Wanda Cynthia Miner (Coulter)

May 4, 2022

Wanda Cynthia Miner, 101, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born at home in Sweet Home to Franklin Pierce and Hilda Alice (Geil) Coulter. She lived in Sweet Home. She graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1938. She married Melvin Wi...

Margaret "Peggy" W. Bristow (Warrington)

April 29, 2022

Margaret W. “Peggy” Bristow, 96, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Oxford, Pennsylvania to Charles Elzey and Rosine Sarah (Buker) Warrington. She spent her childhood and teenage years growing up between two brothers, Charles a...

Helen Rebecca Hill

April 28, 2022

Helen Rebecca Hill, 69, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com ...

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Leland Howard Karns

April 25, 2022

Leland Howard Karns, 81, of Albany passed away Monday. He was born in Loveland, Colorado to Harold R. and Evea M. (Ferguson) Karns. Leland served in the United States Army as a medical specialist from 1958 until 1961 when he was Honorably Dischar...

Shirley J. Lamb (Skaggs)

April 25, 2022

Shirley J. Lamb was granted her angel wings on Monday April 25, 2022. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends in Bend. Shirley was a long time resident of Sweet Home. She was born December 27, 1936 in Huntley, Montana to Jesse E. a...

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Claude Almond Saunders SR.

April 23, 2022

Claude Almond Saunders Sr., 92, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. He was born in Petersburg, Virginia to William and Myrtle (Butler) Saunders. Claude served in the United States Navy from 1948 until he Honorably Retired in 1968. He served in the K...

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Irvin Dean Gray SR.

April 23, 2022

Irvin Dean Gray Sr., 84, of Foster passed away Saturday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com ...

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William Rodney Rosier Jr.

April 22, 2022

William Rodney Rosier Jr., 76, of Sweet Home passed away peacefully at home Friday while being comforted by his beloved wife, Cindy Rosier, grandson Alex Rosier, and step-grandson Orin Williams on April 22, 2022. He was born in Oregon at North Bend h...

Elenore Genevieve Phillips (Glaefke)

April 21, 2022

Elenore Genevieve Phillips, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. She was born in Fossil to John A. and Dilla Viola (Beymer) Glaefke. She has lived in Sweet Home, Estacada, Fossil and Shaniko and Pollock Pines, California. Elenore was a nutr...

Ramona Marie Mathews (Cole)

April 21, 2022

Ramona Marie Mathews, 92, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. She was born in Anchorage, Alaska to Milton and Marion (Ingersol) Cole. She graduated from San Fernando High School in California in 1946. She lived in Paradise, California from 1959 -...

Michelle Leigh Hilton Melbye

April 21, 2022

Michelle Leigh Hilton, 50, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. She was born in Paradise, California. Daughter of Larry Hilton and Betty Hunter, and a daughter of God. Michelle lived in Sweet Home off and on with her mother but always was connecte...

Annona Catherine Tiensvold (Springett)

April 20, 2022

Annona Catherine Tiensvold, 84, a Sweet Home resident for more than 20 years passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday April 20, 2022. After years of dialysis treatment, she made the courageous decision to discontinue her treatment and go out of th...

Betty Jane LeClerc (Gunson)

April 17, 2022

On October 26, 1934, Thomas Towerson and Jen Sena Maria (Nelson) Gunson, of Plankinton, South Dakota, welcomed their youngest of eight children, Betty Jane Gunson. Betty grew up with older siblings Mary, Roger, John, Hazel, Ardene, Lester and Doris. ...

John Samuel Bauman

April 15, 2022

John Samuel Bauman, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Millway, Pennsylvania to Elmer and Margie (Hegie) Bauman. John moved with his family to Oregon in 1972, eventually moving to Sweet Home in 1992. He was a millworker, ret...

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Rose-Marie Allyn

April 15, 2022

Rose-Marie Allyn, 76, of Sweet Home passed away in Corvallis after a brief illness on Friday. Rose-Marie was born at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene to Pearl-Marie (Templeton) Jovanovich & Thomas N Jovanovich.  V-J Bells were ringing as they left t...

Frances Stockdale (Wodtli)

April 13, 2022

Frances Wodtli- Stockdale, 72, of Veneta passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 13, 2022. She was born June 10, 1949 in Sweet Home to Howard and Nellie (Humphries) Wodtli and raised in Sweet Home. Frances was passionate about spending time ...

Gloria Mae Stalford (Smith)

April 12, 2022

Gloria Mae Stalford, 77, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Philomath to Asa Leroy and Verla Mae (Young) Smith. She worked as a bus driver. She enjoyed cross word puzzles, fishing, crabbing, camping and canning. Gloria is surv...

Jessmon Marie Belanger (Coonrod)

April 10, 2022

Jessmon Marie Pruitt Belanger, 94, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born in Avery, Oklahoma to Oliver Luther and Tinydove (Bittick) Coonrod. She moved to San Joaquin Valley, California eventually moving to Sweet Home in 1970. In her ...

Aravillia Ann Barnard

April 9, 2022

Aravillia “Billie” Ann Barnard, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. Memorial service will be 2:00 pm Saturday April 23rd at Full Gospel Church. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

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John Jacob Pierce

April 7, 2022

John Jacob Pierce, 57, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday April 7, 2022. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

JoAnn Clara Main (Norquay)

April 6, 2022

JoAnn Clara (Norquay) Main, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born at home in Victor, Montana to Joseph Albert and Clara Willanna (Mongan) Norquay. She was two years old when her dad drowned in West Fork Lake, MT. There were four c...

Kenny Tennyson

April 5, 2022

Kenny Tennyson, 68, of Lebanon passed away Tuesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...