Obituaries

Melody Ann Ferdani (Hugley)

August 11, 2022

Melody Ann Ferdani, 72, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. She was born in Sweet Home to Donald D. and Betty Iona (Amundson) Hugley. She has lived in Sweet Home all her life. She was very musically talented. She sung, played drums and bass guita...

Norma Jane Cain (Cobb)

August 10, 2022

Norma Jane Cain, 92, of Sweet Home, passed away in Mexico. She was born in Mattoon, Illinois to William Stanley and Lona Jane (Grooms) Cobb. She was raised in the Mattoon, Illinois area until her junior year where she attended and graduated from ...

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Richard David Holcomb Sr.

August 10, 2022

Richard David Holcomb, Sr., 79, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Lebanon to Roy F. and Margaret (Mealey) Holcomb. He served in the United States Army from 1967 - 1969. Richard was a logger and really proud of his time ballo...

Doresa Lanette Powell (Addington)

August 10, 2022

Doresa Lanette Powell, 68, of Sheridan passed away Wednesday. She was born in Albany to Robert Lee and Beverly Alice (Andrews) Addington. She grew up in Eugene and graduated from Willamette High School in 1972.  McMinnville/Amity was her main...

Verna Susie Kleiven (Enyart)

August 9, 2022

Verna “Susie” Kleiven, 85, formerly of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday in Coos Bay. She was born in Myrtle Point to Ernest and Violet Ann (Niemi) Enyart. Susie lived, worked as a bookkeeper for several businesses and raised her family in Sweet...

Lynda Irene Kimball (Summers)

August 8, 2022

Lynda Irene (Summers) Kimball, 79, of Lebanon (formerly Sweet Home), passed away Monday, August 8, 2022, at the Evergreen Hospice House in Albany. She was born, October 6, 1942, in Fall River Mills, CA to Floyd Logan and Muriel “Maxine” (Bidwell...

Rita Kay Kraemer (Evans)

August 5, 2022

Rita Kay Kraemer, 62, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com ...

Betty Vee Young (Moulton)

July 31, 2022

Betty Vee Young, 98, of Lebanon, longtime resident of Sweet Home passed away Sunday July 31, 2022 at the Lebanon Veteran’s Home. She was born August 3, 1923 in Anaheim, California to Harvey Elmer and Mildred (Moody) Moulton. Betty married Parke...

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Michael LeRoy Magers

July 31, 2022

Michael LeRoy Magers, 71, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in McMinnville to Forest LeRoy and Bonnie (Rutherford) Magers. He served int he United States Army from 1969 - 1972. He was in the Vietnam War for 8 months. Michael enjoy...

William Arthur Talon

July 27, 2022

William Arthur Talon June 16, 1943 - July 27, 2022 William Arthur Talon, 79, of Brownsville passed away Wednesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com ...

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William Donald Washburne

July 26, 2022

On July 26, 2022, William D. (Bill) Washburne Jr., 78 of Sweet Home was called home to be with his Lord and Savior. He passed peacefully in his sleep.   Born July 11, 1944, in Norman, OK to William (Don)Washburne Sr. and Rebecca Ford Washburne, ...

Lorna Reynolds ((Klassert))

July 26, 2022

Lorna Reynolds March 18, 1945 - July 26, 2022 Lorna Reynolds, 77, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com ...

Danny Ray Laude

July 26, 2022

Danny Ray Laude January 19, 1957 - July 26, 2022 Danny “Dan” Ray Laude, 65, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com ...

Alice Louise Grovom (Smith)

July 19, 2022

Alice Louise Grovom, 96, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in St. Helens to Arthur Lee and Virgie (Taylor) Smith. She married Thomas Roger Grovom in June of 1947 in St. Helens. She was a Federal Tax agent with her own Bookkeeping bu...

GW Henry

July 15, 2022

GW Henry August 11, 1932 - July 15, 2022 GW Henry, 89, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Golden, Oklahoma to Otis R. and Mae (Allen) Henry. He lived in De Queen, Arkansas before moving to Sweet Home on May 15, 1950. GW married He...

Bertha Ann Pollock

July 12, 2022

Bertha Ann Pollock January 19, 1937 - July 12, 2022 Bertha Ann Pollock, 90, of Sweet Home, went to Heaven on July 12, 2022. She was born on the Moore Ranch at Euchre Creek in Ophir, Oregon on January 19, 1932 to Thomas L. and Jewell M. Moore. Sh...

Lorraine Marie Baarson

July 8, 2022

Lorraine Marie Baarson, 99, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Great Falls, Montana to Frank and Myrtle (Skeie) Stocker June 16, 1923. Lorraine married Raymond Erickson Baarson on January 19, 1943. They moved to Sweet Home in 1993 ...

Frances Lorraine Winstead

July 6, 2022

Frances Lorraine Winstead, 91, of Corvallis passed away Wednesday. She was born in York, Nebraska to Erving and Hilda Harden. In 1937 the family moved to a farmhouse on White Oak Dr. in Corvallis. She married Merle Neer in 1947 and had three chil...

Robert "Rob" Lynn Jones

July 2, 2022

Robert “Rob” Lynn Jones, 60, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

Mark Edward Nelson

June 25, 2022

Mark Edward Nelson, 57, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. He was born in Cottage Grove to Bill and Betty Nelson. Mark graduated Lebanon High School in 1983, then studied at OIT with a BA in Engineering. Mark pursued a career in the Portland area, th...

Bette JS Oden (Justice)

June 24, 2022

Bette JS Oden, 76, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

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Gregory Joseph Ponzoha

June 19, 2022

Gregory Joseph Ponzoha, 77, died Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital, in Vancouver, WA. Greg was born in Raymond, Washington. He was the oldest of seven children, and the first born son of longtime Sweet Home residents Joe and M...

Louise Nivison

June 17, 2022

Louise Nivison, age 93, passed away on June 17, 2022 at her home in Foster, Oregon. She was born to Stephen and Mary Holcomb on September 18, 1928 at home on the farm in Woodinville, Washington. She went on to graduate with honors from Bothell...

Arne Robert Gerard

June 15, 2022

Arne Robert Gerard, 71, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Sweet Home to John Frank and Sally Jane (Moore) Gerard. Arne lived in Sweet Home his entire life. He was a farm hand and sanitation worker. He enjoyed fishing, travel...

Wayne Carl Dahlenburg

June 10, 2022

Wayne Carl Dahlenburg, 91, of Lebanon passed away Friday at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Corvallis. He was born in Springfield, South Dakota to Alfred Edward and Mabel (Travnicek) Dahlenburg. Wayne was raised in South Dakota until 12 years ol...