Obituaries

Jerrene E. Hyde (Holm)

December 12, 2007

Jerrene Hyde, age 81, of Sweet Home went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 12. She was born in Seattle, Washington to Florence and Herman Holm. She graduated from Seattle King County High School in Seattle, Washington. Jerrene worked on t...

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Glen Segler

December 8, 2007

Glen Thomas Segler, age 75, of Sweet Home, passed away December 8, 2007. He was born in Blackwell, Oklahoma to William Thomas and Effie Odessa (Goble) Segler. He had lived in Whittier, California and was living in Lake Forest, California from 1969...

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Ruben Stepper

December 8, 2007

Ruben Stepper, age 80, passed away December 8, 2007, while visiting in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born in North Dakota to John and Martha (Kerkenberg) Stepper. He was second of 14 children. Three sisters and two brothers still survive. Ruben served ...

Elsie Virgin ia Emmert (McTimmonds)

December 6, 2007

Elsie Virginia (McTimmonds) Emmert, age 84, of Manvel, Texas, passed away December 6, 2007. She was born February 18, 1923 in Sweet Home, Oregon to Elmer and Clysta (Nice) McTimmonds. On June 8, 1941 she married Willis Floyd Emmert (deceased). On ...

Norman C. Griffin

December 5, 2007

Norman C. Griffin, age 88, of Sweet Home, died on Wednesday, December 5, 2007. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Christopher B. Dean-Smith (Sells)

November 29, 2007

Christopher B. Dean-Smith (Sells), age 19, of Sweet Home passed away November 29. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Dwayne Sells and Sandra Smith. He lived in Sweet home and then a short time in Salem with Grandpa Darold and Grandma Patty. He work...

Leota V. Dowling (Hisey)

November 28, 2007

Leota V. Dowling, age 78, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday at her home. She was born in Lake Stevens, Washington to Joseph and Pearl (Inglish) Hisey. Leota lived in Lake Stevens, moving from there to Seattle. She married Harold Dowling July 26,...

Myra June Grow (Goodding)

November 27, 2007

Myra June Grow, age 85, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2007. She was born in Roseburg, Oregon to Hugh William and Annie Izola (Christensen) Goodding. Myra married Charles Franklin Grow January 1, 1942 in Portland, Oregon. They mov...

Lorene Clester (Ridinger)

November 21, 2007

Lorene Clester, age 77, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Byers, Colorado to William Ray and Winnie Fern (Boyd) Ridinger. Lorene lived in Walnut Creek, California and moved to Brownsville as a child, and later met and married Pl...

Ricky D. Hurse

November 18, 2007

Ricky Dean Hurse, age 53, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday, November 17th. He was born in Lebanon to Rueben and Edith Louise (Sprague) Hurse. Ricky grew up in the Liberty area of Sweet Home and was part Cherokee, but was un-enrolled. He worked a...

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William H. Johnson

November 17, 2007

William Henry Johnson, age 89, died at his home of 57 years located off of Sunnyside Drive in Foster, Oregon on Saturday, November 17; he was 89 years old. William was born in Fargo, North Dakota on November 14, 1918. He was the last of the...

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Glen E. Bell

November 12, 2007

Glen Earl "Buck" Bell, age 67, of Sweet Home passed away at his home Monday. He was born at home in Connersville, Indiana to Liness and Josephine Faye (Geisendorff) Bell-Foisey. Glen lived in Connersville Indiana until 1957, moving to La Mesa Cali...

Patricia "Pat" Cornett (Toone)

November 11, 2007

Patricia “Pat” Cornett, age 79, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born in Echo, Utah to George and Lenora Elizabeth (Bromley) Toone. Pat was an avid outdoors woman; she loved to hunt and fish. She also was an excellent cook and loved t...

Mindy Merril

November 11, 2007

Mindy Merrill, 91 year old resident of The Oaks in Lebanon went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on November 11, 2007. She was born and received her education along with a third grade teaching certificate in Nebraska. As a young lady, she move...

Eddie Blanch Offutt (Irwin)

November 9, 2007

Eddie B. Offutt, age 79, of Lebanon died at her home on Friday. She was born in Idabelle, Oklahoma to George L. and Fanny (Walker) Irwin. She met and married Clyde Offutt on October 4, 1949 in Brownfield, Texas. She was a member of the Sweet Home ...

Denise D. Reach (Cirpres)

November 9, 2007

Denise Reach, age 51, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Covina,California. Her parents are Don and Marlene (Pickel) Cipres. Denise has lived in Sweet Home since January 2007. Before that, she lived in Anahiem, California. She was a...

Mable A. Kirk (Kister)

November 7, 2007

Mable Anna Kirk, age 83, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Molalla, Oregon to Peter and Gladys (Prink) Kister. Mable married Joe Kirk in 1942. After WWII, the couple came to Sweet Home and decided to make their home here. Joe dr...

Darold D. Rozell

November 7, 2007

Darold DeWayne Rozell, age 50, of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital. He was born in Lebanon to Darold and Mary J. (Hyde) Rozell. Darold attended Hawthorne and Oak Heights Elementary Schools, Sweet Home Junior H...

Douglas G. Simpson

November 6, 2007

Doug Simpson, age 51, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. He was born in Lafayette, Indiana to Paul and Jeri (Nygren) Simpson. Doug came to Sweet Home from California three years ago. He enjoyed being with his friends. Doug is survived by his mo...

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Ivan E. Brown

November 4, 2007

Ivan E. Brown, age 88, of Sweet Home, passed way Sunday. He was born in Hazelton, Idaho to John Allen and Edith Belle (Cleveland) Brown. Ivan served in the South Pacific as a Navy CB. He married Lucile Avis Walworth. Ivan is survived by his wif...

Wilma Jean Stephenson

November 4, 2007

Wilma Jean Stephenson, age 84, of Sweet Home, passed away November 4, 2007. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements. ...

Susan G. Patterson (Thornton)

November 4, 2007

Susan G. Patterson, age 46, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born in Brownsville, Oregon to Joseph Nathan and Katherine Theresa (Miller) Thornton. During her life, Susan lived in Yucca Valley, California, Black Meadow Landing, Arkansas, a...

Joyce Birdsall (Andrews)

November 3, 2007

Joyce Birdsall, age 78, of Corvallis, passed away Saturday at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma Cancer. Joyce was born in LaGrande, Oregon. She lived with her parents Oscar and Stel...

John M. Stratman

October 31, 2007

John Michael Stratman, age 54, of Sweet Home passed away October 31. He was born in San Diego, California to Roger D. and Patricia (Pickert) Stratman. John graduated from Sweet Home High School and lived many places before returning to Sweet Home ...

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Harold K. Hanson

October 29, 2007

Harold K. Hanson, age 77, of Sweet Home, died Monday at a Corvallis Hospital. Harold was born October 22, 1930 in Brunswick, Minnesota, son of August and Lydia Nordgren Hanson. He served our country in the US Army during the Korean War. He marr...