Wayne Allan Pruitt

April 15, 2011

Wayne Allan Pruitt, 60, of Lebanon passed away Friday. He was born in Fresno, California to John Franklin and Jessmon (Coonrod) Pruitt. Wayne graduated from Lebanon High School in 1971. In 1994 he graduated from George Fox College with a Bachelor ...

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Jerry "Chaddy" Ray Kruesi

April 14, 2011

Jerry Ray ‘Chaddy’ Kruesi, 81, of Brownsville passed away Thursday. He was born in Monticello, Wisconsin to Herman and Lena (Rothlisburger) Kruesi. He was known to most as "Chaddy." He worked as a machinist in California until 1966 when he m...

Gaye L. Crocker

April 12, 2011

Gaye L. Crocker, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Portland, Oregon to Donald D. and Karen B. (Beamen) Crocker. For many years Gaye lived in Albany while raising her small family. Gaye was a good mother and enjoyed time with h...

Iva Louise Sparhawk (Pollock)

April 9, 2011

Iva Louise Sparhawk, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Port Angeles, Washington to Robert Leonard and Gladys Jessie (Mickelson) Pollock. She married Kenneth D. Sparhawk on August 23, 1954 in Eureka, California. Their family ...

Michael D. Wilson

April 7, 2011

Michael D. Wilson, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Baker County, Oregon to Donald B. and Darlene (Burnside) Wilson. Michael came to Sweet Home in 1963. He graduated from high school in Independence, Oregon. He worked for h...

Lucille Eleanora Gammell

April 2, 2011

Lucille Eleanora Gammell, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Wisconsin. Lucille resided in Sweet Home for 14 years. However, more recently, Lucille spent summers in Sisters, Oregon and winters in Yuma, Arizona. She enjoyed he...

Connie Faye Tucker (Samson)

April 2, 2011

Connie Faye Tucker, 61, of Albany passed away Saturday. She was born in Dayton, Washington to Fred Cecil and Ann L. (Hunt) Samson. She was raised in Dayton, Washington. She moved to Sweet Home in 1960. Connie loved to play Bingo. Connie is su...

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Charles Vernon Parrish

March 31, 2011

Charles Vernon Parrish, 77, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday at his home. He was born in Anniston, Alabama to Eddie Lee and Lillian Beatrice (Parrish) Parrish. After high school Charles entered the U.S. Air Force where he worked as a mechanic. ...

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Jerry Lee Upward

March 31, 2011

Jerry Lee Upward, 68, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Lewellen, Nebraska to Richard Francis and Lyvonne D. (Whitmayer) Upward. Jerry was inducted into the U.S. Navy in 1961 and served until 1966. He came to the Sweet Home area i...

Mary "Estelle" Plunkett (Gregory)

March 29, 2011

Mary “Estelle” Plunkett, 93, of Sweet Home, passed away at Samaritan Wiley Creek on Tuesday. She was born in Sawyer, Oklahoma to Thomas R. and Lola May (Carter) Gregory. Estelle married Ivan Daniel in 1936. Ivan was killed in a car accident i...

Clarice Mae Lofton (Fay)

March 28, 2011

Clarice Mae Lofton, 75, of Sweet Home passed away Monday in Lebanon. She was born in Orofino, Idaho to Herman A. and Marilyn V. (Dykes) Fay. Clarice lived most of her adult life in Sweet Home. She was a member of Hwy 20 Church of Christ and a dev...

Doris Lillian Slater

March 26, 2011

Doris Lillian Slater folded her earthly tent and went to heaven on March 26, 2011. Twins Doris and Dorothy were the 10th and 11th of 16 children of Otto and Pearl Slater. They were born at home on Fern Hill near Foster. Doris attended Fern Hill a...

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John Herbert McIlmoil

March 25, 2011

John Herbert McIlmoil, 89, of Brownsville passed away Friday. He was born in Santa Ana, California to John Noel and Louise (Robertson) McIlmoil. He was married to Jewell B. Dalton for 68 years. They were long-time residents of Camarillo, Californi...

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John Kirby Ryan

March 24, 2011

John Kirby Ryan, 63 of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Happy Camp, California to James and Betty (Currie) Ryan. John served in the US Army and completed two tours of duty in Vietnam. John is survived by: his wife, Janet; son...

Laura Sherwood (Vandagriff)

March 23, 2011

Laura Sherwood, 47, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Otis Doyle and Alvaree (Hart) Vandagriff. She grew up in Mountain Home, Idaho and graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1982. She attended...

Kirk Gordon Smith

March 22, 2011

Kirk Gordon Smith, 57, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Kirkley Blair and Beulah Colleen (Comer) Smith. Kirk lived in Sweet Home most of his life. He attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon to stud...

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Daniel Joseph Zwierzyna

March 9, 2011

Danial Joseph Zwierzyna, 56, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Norridge, Illinois to Joseph and Jean (Kiolbassa) Zwierzyna. He entered the Navy following graduation from high school. He was honorably discharged in San Diego in 1...

Myrtle Elma Shurts (Fisher)

March 8, 2011

Myrtle Shurts, 88, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday. She was born in Jerome, Idaho to Earl Dewey and Rozella Jeanette (Jenkins) Fisher. Myrtle lived in Idaho until she was 16, moving to Oregon in 1939. She lived on Park Street in Lebanon for 55 y...

Evelyn Sara Wells (George)

March 1, 2011

Evelyn Sara Wells, 94, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at her home. She was born in Bishop, California to Harry C. and Isabell G. (Halle) George. Evelyn moved from Empire, Nevada to Sweet Home in 1963. She moved to Portland in 1969 and came bac...

Karl F. Giegl

February 26, 2011

Karl F. Giegl, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Liesing, Vienna; the oldest of four and the second to last surviving child of Katharina (Polleros) and Karl Giegl. In addition to working as a tool and die maker in Austria, Ger...

JoAnna Schnicker

February 26, 2011

JoAnna Schnicker, 64, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

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Clarence Ray Wells

February 23, 2011

Clarence Ray “C.R.” Wells, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Dallas, Texas to Marion Oliver and Ada Clausine (McIntyre) Wells. He graduated from Pleasant Grove High School in Dallas, Texas. Right out of high school, Clar...

Jerry Tyler Milligan

February 19, 2011

Jerry Tyler Milligan, 41, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. He was born in Albany, Oregon to Jerry Ray Milligan and D. Moore. Jerry is survived by: his mother, D. Moore; father, Jerry Milligan; sisters, Kelly Parks and Tonya Bitz; daughters, Madis...

Cheryle Diane Friesen (Cota)

February 18, 2011

Cheryle Diane Friesen, 64, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Fullerton, California to Joe and Marion (Trogdon) Cota. Cheryle was raised in Chino, California until she moved with her family to Sweet Home in 1963. She graduated from...

Dennis "John" M. Klopp

February 16, 2011

Dennis (John) M. Klopp, 78, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Millard and Norma (Hoyer) Klopp. He moved to Hillsboro in 1979, eventually moving to Sweet Home in 2002. He enjoyed computers, fishing, guns, and...