Obituaries

Janet Kay Seiber

August 8, 2020

Janet Kay Seiber, 80, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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William Edward McCartin

August 7, 2020

William Edward McCartin, 98, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, August 7, 2020. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland to James and Ruth (Burgee) McCartin. William generally went by the name of Ed or Edward, but many people just called him Mac. ...

Sharon Sue Rowton (Sigle)

August 7, 2020

Sharon Sue Rowton, 78, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 with her family by her side. She was born in Superior, Nebraska to Charles and Virginia (Oglevie) Sigle. She grew up in Portland. After marrying Paul Rowton and starti...

Gerald Lee Stroud

August 7, 2020

Gerald Lee Stroud, 57, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, August 7, 2020. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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Edgar Benjamin Volkers

August 4, 2020

Edgar Benjamin Volkers, 82, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2020. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana to Ernie Rea and Katherine Margaret (Ellingworth) Volkers. He served in the United States Army from 1956 - 1959 as a Milit...

Brenda Jean Collins (Kirkland)

August 3, 2020

Brenda Jean Collins, 56, of Albany, Oregon passed away Monday, August 3, 2020. She was born in Eureka, California to James William and Marion Alice (Leach) Kirkland. When Brenda was four years old, her family moved to Brownsville briefly and then ...

John Marvis Bates

August 2, 2020

John Marvin Bates, 62, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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James Donald Beers

August 1, 2020

James Donald Beers, 70, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 in Lebanon. He was born in Lebanon to Bob and Thelma (Poignant) Beers. Jim graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1968. While attending Oregon Technical Instit...

Brandon Scott Schatz

July 31, 2020

Brandon Scott Schatz, 31, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, July 31, 2020. He was born in Lebanon to Donald James and Sandra Jean (Overstreet) Schatz. Brandon lived in Sweet Home most of his life except for three years when he worked in ...

Christopher Klesh

July 28, 2020

Christopher Klesh, 46, of Sweet Home lost his hard fought battle with multiple sclerosis and passed away on July 28, 2020. He was born in Salem to Richard and Marylyn (Ruckwardt) Klesh. His tenacity and love for life allowed him to overcome numero...

Frederick Kromling Burke

July 23, 2020

Frederick Kromling Burke, 82, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, July 23. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Zachary James Maynard

July 23, 2020

Zachary James Maynard, 6, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday in Portland after a tragic accident involving a watercraft. Zach was born in Sweet Home to Rachel and Jeremiah Maynard. He was a kind, loving child who had a contagious smile that could ...

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Ronald Delano Matz

July 20, 2020

Ronald Delano Matz, 79, of Lebanon, passed away Monday at his home. He was born in Wadena, Minnesota to Ernest Milton and Barbara Dorothy (Jungles) Matz. He served in the United States Navy for five years. He served on the USS Glacier as a Fire Co...

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Ralph James Morse

July 16, 2020

Ralph James Morse, 91, of Sweet Home, Oregon died in the early evening of Thursday, July 16, 2020. He was hospitalized on July 11th and was taken quickly by the many complications associated with cancer. During this time, he was surrounded by generat...

Carolyn Joy Richards

July 15, 2020

Carolyn Joy Richards, 71, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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David Charles Rinehart

July 15, 2020

David Charles Rinehart, 76, of Albany, Oregon passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020. He was born in Tacoma, Washington to Leo Charles and Marjorie Mae (Upright) Rinehart. David served in the United States Army. He lived in Washington, New Mexico, a...

Katherine Laura Chenoweth (Lockwood)

July 13, 2020

Katherine Laura Chenoweth, 93, of Sweet Home, passed away Monday at her home. She was born in Petrolia California to William Attys and Elizabeth (Dukes) Lockwood. She grew up in Petrolia, California until High School. She moved to Ferndale in 1940...

William Truman Beach

July 11, 2020

William Truman Beach, 82, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020 in Carriere, Mississippi. Final burial will be at Twin Oaks Memorial Park in Albany. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Monty James Howard

July 10, 2020

Monty James Howard, 68, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, July 10, 2020. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Grace Lois Bryan (Reaney)

July 8, 2020

Grace Lois Bryan, 95, of Albany, Oregon passed away Wednesday. Grace Lois Bryan passed away peacefully just shy of her 96th birthday in Albany on Wednesday. She was born in Salem to Myrtle and Emslee (Tyler) Reaney. She met her husband, Cliff, ...

Dale Leroy Morgan

June 30, 2020

Dale Leroy Morgan, 82, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Dorothy Kuulei Morse (Garcia)

June 30, 2020

Dorothy Kuulei Morse, 76, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020. She was born in Waianae, Hawaii to Elias and Katherine (Lopes) Garcia, Sr. Dorothy lived in Hawaii until 1986, Bethel Island, California until 1988, and Moses Lake...

Barbara Jean Whipple (Baker)

June 27, 2020

Barbara Jean Whipple, 83, of of Lebanon, Oregon passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020. She was born May 16, 1937 in Eugene, the daughter of Paul James and Elsie Louise (Lucier) Baker. Barbara lived in in many places, but she loved Oregon the best. S...

Terry Allen Walczyk

June 26, 2020

Terry Allen Walczyk, 67, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, June 26, 2020. He was born January 13, 1953 in Denver, Colorado, the son of Emil and Donna (Greenburg) Walczyk. He grew up in Seal Beach, California. He graduated from Marina High ...

Ronald Phillip Rice

June 25, 2020

Ronald Philip Rice, 81, of Wiley Creek Community Center, Sweet Home, died June 25, 2020. He was born December 10,1938 in Salem to Warren C. “Puff" Rice and Mae (Bailey) Rice. Ron graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1956 where he excelled...