Gail Marie Blatchley (Banta)

December 11, 2010

Gail Marie Blatchley, 63, of Crawfordsville passed away Saturday at her home after sucumming to her long battle with cancer. She was born in Lebanon, Oregon; the second of three children to Hubert Eldon and Lois Opel (Nieman) Banta. She lived in ...

Frances Roberta Templeton (Gordon)

December 10, 2010

Frances Roberta Templeton, 84, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Littlefork, Minnesota to John Francis and Lois Stewart (Griffith) Gordon. Her family moved to Missouri in 1928, and then to Sweet Home in 1933. She lived and worked ...

William "Bill" Harris

December 8, 2010

William “Bill” Harris, 63, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Sweet Home, Oregon to Hugh and Virginia June (Willey) Harris. He was a life-long Sweet Home resident. He graduated from Sweet Home Union High. He married Sharon Ma...

Letha Opal Rainbolt (Newton)

December 8, 2010

Letha Opal Rainbolt, 91, of Brownsville passed away Wednesday at her home. She was born in Baker, Oregon to Chester and Susie (Bell) Newton. As a girl, she picked strawberries in the Salem area where she met her future husband. She married Otto Ra...

Leah Nutter Bush

December 7, 2010

Leah N. Bush, 85, of Lebanon passed away Tuesday at her home. She was born in Salt Lake City to William and Louise (Lewis) Nutter. As a young adult, Leah moved to Orange County, California and raised her family. Soon after retiring, the family ...

Dale L. Henderson

December 7, 2010

Dale L. Henderson, 88, of Brownsville passed away Tuesday at Twin Oaks Rehabilitaiton. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

Elisia Annee May Nunn

December 5, 2010

Elisia Annee May Nunn, infant daughter of Thomas Edward and Tiffany Anne (Ames) Nunn, was stillborn on December 5. She was the fourth of their children and was loved and will be missed. Elisia is survived by: her parents; siblings, Ryan Pointer, ...

Margaret Lea Foust (Hilliard)

December 1, 2010

Margaret Lea Hilliard Foust, 80, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Larnard, Kansas to Sidney Christopher and Iva Lorene (Williams) Hilliard. During the first six years of her life, Margaret lived on a dairy farm in Kanas with h...

Dorothy Mae Nelson (Bennett)

December 1, 2010

Dorothy Mae Nelson, 89, of Creswell (formerly of Sweet Home), passed away Wednesday at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend of causes related to age. She was born in Mitchell, Nebraska to Norval and Lucille (Whitworth) Bennett. Dorothy was a ...

Dennis Koch

November 24, 2010

Dennis Koch, 84, of Christmas Valley (formerly of Sweet Home) passed away Wednesday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

O. June Giegl (Whittenberg)

November 23, 2010

June Giegl, 96, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in La Grande, Oregon the oldest of four and last surviving child of Jesse P. and Grace Darling (Ball) Whittenberg. She was a member of the Seventh day Adventist Church. She loved mus...

Gay Dean Miller (LaShot)

November 23, 2010

Gay Dean Miller, 72, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Blythville, Arkansas to William Clay and Martha Elizabeth (Brown) LaShot. Her family came west when she was two years old and settled in Creswell. They then moved to Waltervil...

Dawnann Lucille Slay (Braaten)

November 19, 2010

Dawnann Lucille Slay, 48, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Pendleton, Oregon to Don and Joanne (VanCleave) Braaten. She graduated from Cascade High School in Turner, Oregon. She grew up in Oregon and traveled to about 32 states wi...

Dean Boer

November 18, 2010

Dean Boer, 66, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

Mauritz "Buddy" Ernest Johnson

November 18, 2010

Mauritz “Buddy” Ernest Johnson, 84, of Lebanon passed away Thursday evening. The third of nine children, he was born in Fargo, North Dakota to Gust Johnson and Lois Bly. On January 15, 1956 in Mound, Minnesota, Buddy married Mary Ann Dorothy...

Charlene Virginia Scott

November 18, 2010

Charlene Virginia Scott was born June 13, 1921 in Wichita, Kansas. Charlene was the seventh of eight children, born to Charles Augusta and Malvira (Sidwell) Cummings. Charlene was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Lewis Scott, Jr., and her s...

Kenneth Robert Heinz

November 13, 2010

Kenneth Robert Heinz, 78, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday November 13, 2010. He was born in Buffalo, New York to Arthur John and Elizabeth (Bartz) Heinz. He lived in Buffalo, New York until 1959, then moved to Buena Park, Cypress and Elsinor, ...

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Lance Eugene Davenport

November 8, 2010

Lance Eugene Davenport, 86, of Albany (formerly of Sweet Home) passed away Monday of abdominal cancer. He was born in Bismark, North Dakota to Lewis O. and Florence (Fitch) Davenport. Lance attended grade and high school in North Dakota. He gradua...

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Ralph Royster Valentine Jr.

November 4, 2010

Ralph Royster Valentine, Jr., 64, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Turlock, California to Ralph R. and Alice Valentine-Van Houtan. Ralph served in the US Navy from 1964 to 1967 on the USS Galveston, and then continued to serve in...

Richard Alan Banks

November 1, 2010

Richard Alan Banks, 58, of Lebanon passed away Monday. He was born in Lebanon to Ray Frank and Martha Otillia (Zimmer) Banks. Richard lived in Sweet Home most of his life. He also lived in Pueblo, Colorado for five years. Richard is survive...

James Van Order

October 28, 2010

James Van Order, 70, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Illinois to John Robert and Bonita Ester (Diehl) Van Order. James lived in Oxnard, California and Michigan, Illinois, and Oregon. He moved here 30 years ago with his mothe...

Patricia "Patti" Marlene Woods

October 28, 2010

Patricia “Patti” Woods, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. She was born in Dunbar, West Virginia to Henry George and Beulah Ann (Finney) Strobel. Patti served in the United States Nav...

Clifford Charles Wolfer

October 23, 2010

Clifford Charles Wolfer, 97, went home to be with Lord on Sat., October 23, from Sweet Home, Oregon. Clifford was born April 15, 1913 in Hubbard, Oregon to Hugh and Lillie Schrag Wolfer. His mother passed away in 1923. There were five children born t...

Olive Landon (Powell)

October 22, 2010

Olive “Arlene” Landon, 94,passed away Friday, Oct. 22. She was born in Harrisburg to John Harold and Lura Elsie (Crow) Powell. Arlene was a lifelong, fifth-generation, Linn County resident and the great, great granddaughter of a pioneer past...

Paul Russell

October 22, 2010

Paul Russell, 67, of Waterloo passed away Friday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....