Obituaries

Donna Joan West

August 6, 2008

Donna Joan West, age 62, of Sweet Home passed away August 6, 2008 She was born to William and Hazel (Stenzil) West. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services....

Tristan Rodger Varner

August 2, 2008

Tristan Rodger Varner, age 9, of Sweet Home died on Saturday, August 2, 2008. Tristan was born on May 10, 1999 in Lebanon, Oregon. He lived most his life in the Linn County area and also lived in Portland. He recently attended the third grade ...

Virginia E. Stark (Green)

July 30, 2008

Virginia E. Stark, age 90, of Albany, formerly of Sweet Home, passed away Wednesday at Wynwood Assisted Living Center. Virginia was born to Levi E. and Mary E. (Carver) Green. She grew up in Valsetz, Oregon. During the depression, her family moved...

Robert E. Worthington

July 27, 2008

Robert Edward Worthington, age 62, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services....

Carl J. Larsen

July 23, 2008

Carl J. Larsen, age 86, of Lebanon passed away Wednesday. He was born in Albion, Idaho to Andrew and Elsie (Twichel) Larsen. Carl lived in the Sweet Home/Lebanon area for 35 years. He worked in the construction industry. He served in the Army. Car...

Zella Bee Irene Gaskey

July 19, 2008

Zella Bee Irene Gaskey, age 75, lost her battle with cancer on July 19, 2008 at home, surrounded by her children. Zella was born July 17, 1933 in Wickes, Arkansas; the daughter of James and Lois Rose. Zella worked for White’s Electronics for man...

Dorothy Roth

July 18, 2008

Dorothy Ellen Roth, age 89, passed away July 18, 2008 at the Mennonite Home care center in Albany. Dorothy was born February 5, 1919 in Barlow, Oregon to Gustaf and Bertha Gronquist, immigrants from Sweden. When Dorothy was one year old, her mothe...

Ella Mae Youngblood (Rogers)

July 14, 2008

Ella Mae Youngblood, age 87, of Albany, formally of Sweet Home, died Monday at Samaritan Albany General Hospital. She was born on Christmas Day in Morrilton, Arkansas to Tom and Callie (Grady) Rogers. She lived in Morrilton until she married Jesse D....

Jeffrey Ray Sisemore

July 13, 2008

Jeffrey Ray Sisemore, age 52, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in Stayton, Oregon to Claude C. and Velma V. (Butler) Sisemore. Jeffrey lived in Scio and Albany and graduated from Scio High School. He played guitar and was a vocalist. ...

Veteran

James Findlay

July 12, 2008

James Findlay, age 68, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. He was born in Medford, Oregon to Archie and Thelma (Meadows) Findlay. He grew up in Cave Junction. James joined the Army right out of high school. He returned to Oregon, but later made ...

June J. Patterson (Newcomb)

July 5, 2008

June J. Patterson, age 81, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday, July 5, 2008 at her home. She was born the youngest daughter to Archie G. and Ruby (Woodard) Newcomb on June 23, 1927 in Eagle Grove, Iowa. She met and later married Eugene Patterson i...

Russell Glen Johnston

July 3, 2008

Russell Glen Johnston, age 93, of Sweet Home, Oregon died Thursday, July 3, 2008 in an Albany care center. He was born March 29, 1915 in Caldwell, Idaho; the son of Ray Johnston and Ruby Fivecoat. As a child, Russell lived in several Idaho towns, ...

David Louis Barstad Jr.

June 30, 2008

David Louis Barstad, Jr., age 40, of Lebanon passed away Monday. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon to David Louis Barstad, Sr., and Adeline A. Sprague. David had lived in Montana, Arizona, and Oregon. David was a carpenter and mechanic. He loved cars...

Gail Ann Graven

June 29, 2008

Gail Ann Graven, age 57, of Lebanon passed away Sunday, June 29, 2008. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services. ...

Horace Preston Patton Jr.

June 29, 2008

Horace Preston Patton, Jr., age 69, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday, June 29, 2008. He was born in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas to Horace Preston, Sr., and Bessie Victoria (Alexander) Patton. Horace served in the United States Navy on supply ships and...

Betty Jane Griner

June 27, 2008

Betty Jane Griner, age 87, of Sweet Home passed away Friday, June 27. She was born in Michigan to Harrison and Bertha Bargar. During her life, she lived in Detroit and Centerline, Michigan, South Euclid, Ohio, and Sweet Home, Oregon. She attended ...

Loy Polly Thorp

June 26, 2008

Loy Polly Thorp, age 90, of Lebanon passed away Thursday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services...

Inez G. Williams (Treadway)

June 26, 2008

Inez G. Williams, age 85, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday at Avamere Rehabilitation of Lebanon. She was born in Peel, Arkansas to John F. and Stella (Motley) Treadway. She lived in Sweet Home for 57 years, working in Real Estate and at Wards Ca...

Patrick Joseph Jackson

June 23, 2008

Patrick Joseph Jackson died June 23rd of cancer at age 66. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m., today, June 26, at the Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Patrick was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 31, 1942 to Paul Arthur Jackson and Luci...

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Kenneth Ray Culbertson

June 13, 2008

Kenneth Ray Culbertson, age 74, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Lee Warren and Maxcine Mildred (Smith) Culbertson. He was born in Lebanon and lived in the Sweet Home and Cascadia area all of his life except for ...

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Harvey James Dudley

June 8, 2008

Harvey James Dudley, age 74, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in Antelope, Oregon to Albert and Margarite Dudley. Harvey served in the US Navy and received the Korean Service Medal (2 Stars), United Nations Service Medal, and the Nati...

Judith Kay Cockrell (Hogetvedt)

June 3, 2008

Judith Kay Cockrell, age 63, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Ada, Minnesota to Arthur and Marie Jeanette (Opgrand) Hogetvedt. She later lived in California and Arizona, and then finally made her home in Oregon in 1972. Judith an...

Phyllis Jane Brewster-Durr

June 2, 2008

Phyllis Jane Brewster-Durr, age 76, died June 2, 2008 at Marion Estates. She was orn May 18, 1932 in Cottage Gove, Oregon to Elma and Walter Brewster. Phyllis attended elementary school in Viola, Oregon. She and her family later moved to Idaho whe...

Kenneth Casey Smith

June 2, 2008

Kenneth C. Smith, age 94, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Harry C. and Catharine (Over) Smith. Casey was proud to be a Shriner and a charter member of the Sweet Home Elks Lodge. He served as Exhalted Ruler f...

Fontelle "Mickey" J. Ponzoha

June 1, 2008

Mickey was born in Raymond, Washington, on April 10, 1922. She died Sunday, June 1, 2008, surrounded by her family at Samaritan Albany General Hospital from complications after having suffered a stroke in 2006. Mickey was the third child of four b...