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David Lee Cowger

June 1, 2011

David Lee Cowger, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Hawthorne, California to Jon and Gloria Cowger. David’s family moved to Las Vegas 1962 and he lived there most of his life. He joined the military in 1982 in Grants Pass. ...

Daniel Lee Shipp

May 31, 2011

Daniel Lee Shipp, 59, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. He was born in Sweet Home to Hubert A. and Virla May (Fagan) Shipp. Daniel attended schools and lived his entire life in Sweet Home. He wor...

Violet Crystal Northern

May 28, 2011

Violet Crystal Northern, 101, of Brownsville passed away Saturday at home with family by her side. She was born on the family farm in Lacomb, the daughter of Ora and Elva (Deakins) Powell. Violet was raised in Lacomb and attended Salt Lake Grade ...

Chester Arthur Reynolds

May 28, 2011

Chester Arthur Reynolds, 95, of Lebanon died Saturday at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

Margaret Dorene Schmid (Thomas)

May 24, 2011

Margaret Dorene Schmid, 90, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Sistersville, West Virginia to Archibald and Della (Fisher) Thomas. She had lived in: Akron, Ohio; Corpus Christi, Texas; and Downey, Cayucos, and Vista, California. Sh...

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Delbert E. Starr

May 24, 2011

Delbert E. Starr, 91, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at Wiley Creek Community. He was born in Alpine, Oregon to James and Lou (Thiele) Starr. He was the third of three children, with an older sister and brother. He grew up in Coos County, gradu...

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Bruce M West

May 19, 2011

Bruce M. West, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Lewis Lesley and Edith (Burkeman) West, the youngest of three boys. He grew up on a Swedish farm growing potatoes for harvest and spending many hours on horse...

Kimberly Louise Raebel (Grant)

May 14, 2011

Kimberly Louise Raebel, 54, of Tigard passed away Saturday. She was born in Hayward, California to Don and Norma Louise (Burningham) Grant. Kimberly's family moved to Sweet Home in the late 1960s. Kim attended Sweet Home High School and graduated...

Corinne Fritts (Fontaine)

May 13, 2011

Corinne Fritts, 83, of Sweet Home passed away Friday at Shinning Light Adult Foster Care in Crawfordsville with her husband by her side. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Jerry and Vesta Ena (Harris) Fontaine. She was of Mohegan Native Ameri...

David Glenn Coone

May 12, 2011

David Glenn Coonc, 44, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Cottage Grove to David Neil and Caroline Joyce (Ray) Coonc. He grew up and finished high school in Spokane, Washington. He worked after high school. David married Shelle...

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Sylvester Anton Tenbusch

May 12, 2011

Sylvester Anton Tenbusch, 87, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Wessington, South Dakota to Charles and Elizabeth (Wuestewald) Tenbusch. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. Sylvester moved to Fall City, Ore...

Mary Jo Taylor (Adams)

May 11, 2011

Mary Jo Taylor, 61, of Foster passed away Wednesday. She was born in Lebanon, Oregon to T.J. and Francis (Comer) Adams. She was raised in the Sodaville/Lebanon area from 1949 to 1969. She attended Lebanon High School. Mary moved to Central Oregon...

Michael James Owen

May 7, 2011

Michael James Owen, 58, of Cascadia passed away in his sleep while holding the hand of his soul mate, Rosie Evans. He was born in Salem. Michael is a beloved son, father, brother, boyfriend, uncle, and friend. Michael was the lead vocalist of ...

Venetta Ellen Neisinger (Morse)

May 3, 2011

Venetta Ellen Neisinger, 84, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Cudahy, Wisconsin to Francis E. and Birdella Knight (Clyde) Morse. While living in Wisconsin she bartended, worked at Jeno’s Pizza Factory, and also at Bear Archery...

Virginia Ruth Murray

May 2, 2011

"I am what I am by the grace of God." 1 Corinthians 15:10 Virginia Ruth Murray, 86, of Sweet Home was born at her grandparents' home during a snow storm in Hanston, Kansas to Eugene and Retta (Abbott) Horton. Her dad worked for the railroad and th...

Carla Jean Gange-McIntyre

May 1, 2011

Carla Jean Gange-McIntyre, 60, of Albany passed away Sunday. She was born in Minot, North Dakota to Carl and Rosemary (Leier) Gange. Carla moved from Sweet Home to Albany 15 years ago. She worked in Albany until earlier this year. Carla also ...

Carrol Flowers (Monroe)

April 30, 2011

Carrol Flowers, 75, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Klickitat, Washington to James F. and Hope I. (Dunning) Monroe. She lived in the Lebanon area most of her life. Her family and friends were her life. Carrol is survived...

Bonita "Bonii" E. Poissot-Harris

April 30, 2011

Bonita ‘Bonii’ Poissot-Harris, 64, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Lebanon, Oregon to William and Aileen (White) Hance and was raised in Sweet Home, Oregon. She graduated from Sweet Home High School and attended University...

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David K. Walker

April 29, 2011

David K. Walker, 80, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Loyal (Jack) and Esther (Barrette) Walker. He was the third of seven children. He graduated from Sweet Home High School, class of 1949, lettering four years ...

Ronnie Don Lucky

April 27, 2011

Ronnie Don Lucky, 60 passed away Wednesday. He was born in Tyler, Texas to Lloyd Porter and Mary E. (Crawford) Lucky. Ronnie lived in Eagle River, Alaska before moving to Sweet Home in 1991. His work included construction work and driving truck...

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Larry Paddock

April 25, 2011

Larry Allen Paddock, Sr., 62, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. He was born in Sweet Home, Oregon to Dan and Lois (Bastain) Paddock. Larry graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1967. He enlisted into the United States Army and served his cou...

Edna Grace Williams (Duncan)

April 24, 2011

Edna Grace (Duncan) Williams, 90, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born in Montana to Paul M. and Ethel Elizabeth (Roberts) Duncan. During her younger years, she enjoyed fishing, camping, and the outdoors. She loved sewing and the thrill...

George Edward Young

April 23, 2011

George Edward Young, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in San Diego, California to James Henry and Claire Viola (Morton) Young. He moved to Sweet Home in 2005. He loved reading, hiking, camping, and going for long drives. Geo...

Loretta Sherman (Smithey)

April 22, 2011

Loretta Sherman, 98, of Crawfordsville passed away on Friday. She was born in Tupelo, Mississippi to Dave and Alberta (Davis) Smithey. She was raised in Tyronza, Arkansas. She lived her married life in Louisiana. She is survived by: daughters, ...

Audrey Louise Gibbons-Bird

April 15, 2011

Audrey Louise Gibbons-Bird, 78, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Paul S. and Esther M. (Buck) Walters. She worked as a CNA and caregiver at Twin Oaks for ten years. She enjoyed long, scenic drives and sing...