Obituaries

Burton Dale Burnside, Jr.

June 9, 2021

Burton Dale Burnside, Jr., 62, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Wednesday. He was born in Baker to Burton Dale Sr. and Kathleen “Kay” Delores (Hyman) Burnside. He lived in Sweet Home. He was a loving, free-spirited man that loved singing, da...

Caroline Edith Johnson-Stanglewicz

June 5, 2021

Caroline Edith Johnson-Stanglewicz, 68, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, June 5, in Salem. She was born August 15, 1952 to Willard N. and Thelma Jean (Keightley) Johnson. Caroline’s 68 years were spent caring for and serving others. S...

Hayley Carynn Pierce (Usoltseff)

June 4, 2021

Hayley Carynn Pierce, 27, of Portland, Oregon passed away Friday, June 4, 2021. She was born in Olympia, Washington to Benjamin James Pierce and Laura A. Usoltseff. She lived in Washington State, Nevada, Sweet Home, and Portland. Hayley was a...

Cecil Duane White

June 2, 2021

Cecil Duane White, 89, of Philomath, Oregon passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Helen "Juanita" Henry (Smith)

May 31, 2021

Helen "Juanita" Henry, 89, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, May 31, 2021. She was born in De Queen, Arkansas to Otis B. and Rena E. (Ayers) Smith. Juanita lived in De Queen until she was married to G.W. Henry in 1949. They moved to Sweet...

Richard Eugene Shaver

May 28, 2021

Richard Eugene Shaver, 87, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, May 28, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Lois Jean Johnson (Patterson)

May 26, 2021

Lois Jean Johnson, 77, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021. She was born in Portland to Nick and Katherine (Sauser) Patterson. She came to work on the Dam in 1963. Lois was a self-employed business owner at Tails A Waggin...

Tami Lynn Drouillard (Bambach)

May 25, 2021

Tami Lynn Drouillard, 61, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday, May 25, after a five-year battle with cancer. She was born in Gardena, California to Richard James and Corrina Faye (Hensley) Bambach. As a child, Tami lived in California, Germany, Flo...

Margaret Marie Hoft

May 24, 2021

Margaret Marie Hoft, 96, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, May 24, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Omaira Morse (Miranda)

May 24, 2021

Omaira Morse passed away peacefully on May 24, 2021 in Wasilla, Alaska at the age of 92. Omaira was born January 1,1929 in Boquete, Panama to Florencio and Carmen (Gonzolez) Miranda. She married her first husband, Raymond Fisher, in Panama City, ...

Irene Jewel Kennedy (Price)

May 22, 2021

Irene Jewel Kennedy, 85, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021. She was born in Portland to Clyde and Geraldine (Locee) Price. She grew up in Cascadia and lived in Cascadia and Sweet Home most of her life. She worked for the...

Leanna Fern Rice (Barkdoll)

May 21, 2021

Leanna Fern Rice, 82, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, May 21, 2021. Leanna was forn December 16, 1938 in Myrtle Point, the daughter of Kenneth Delos and Belva Pauline (Hayes) Barkdoll. Leanna grew up in Powers and moved to Central Oregon...

Alice Marlene Boegel

May 20, 2021

Alice Marlene Boegel, 73, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Veteran

Arthur Scott Pilkenton

May 19, 2021

Arthur Scott Pilkenton, 72, of Brownsville, Oregon passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021. He was born in Artesia, California, son of Arthur and Jacqueline Pilkenton. Scott joined the United States Marine Corps in July 1967. He served in Vietnam and ...

Lila Jane Allmon (Carter)

May 18, 2021

Lila Jane Allmon, 93, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. She was born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Robert Terry and Sena (Cruthers) Carter. She lived in Prineville, Mollala, Bandon, and Elkton. In 1994, she moved to Sweet Ho...

Lola Mae Burrows

May 15, 2021

Lola Mae Burrows, 77, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021 in Pendleton. Viewing will be from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 21, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Gilliland Cemetery...

Veteran

Donald "Steve" Bennett

May 13, 2021

Donald "Steve" Bennett, 78, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021. He was born to Donald William and Margaret Bennett. Steve retired from the US Navy with over 20 years of service. He loved family, friends, anything outdoors (c...

Clayton Jesse Martin

May 10, 2021

Clayton Jesse Martin, 90, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. He was born in Marshland to Henry Macy and Rosa Mae (Hudson) Martin. He served in the United States Air Force and served in the Korean War. Jesse grew up in Westport. He moved around...

Richard Dean Conrad

May 9, 2021

Richard Dean Conrad, 88, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Ralph W. Cornish

May 9, 2021

Ralph W. Cornish, 85, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021. He was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma to Ralph Woodrow and Ruby Irene (Blackwell). He came to Sweet Home from Enid, Oklahoma after the death of his beloved wife of 46 years, ...

Sharon Louise Deja

May 9, 2021

Sharon Louise Deja, 72, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Audrey Fay Hiraoka (Hilburn)

May 4, 2021

Audrey Fay (Hilburn) Hiraoka, 59, of Sweet Home passed away in her home Tuesday. She was born in Fresno, California to Bill Clyde and Raylene Fay (Pritchard) Hilburn. She worked at Oregon Freeze Dry and Georgia Pacific for many years. Audrey ...

Joanne Frances Jensen (Kowalik)

May 3, 2021

Joanne Frances Jensen, 79,of Sweet Home was born July 15, 1941 and passed on May 3, 2021. Joanne was born in New York, New York to John Peter and Joan Anne (Petrinec) Kowalik. Joanne married the love of her life, Ken Jensen, on September 26, 196...

Evelyn Jeannette Anderson-Umland (Anttila)

May 2, 2021

Evelyn Jeanette Anderson-Umland, 81, of Lebanon passed away Sunday, May 2nd with family by her side. She was born in Chisholm, Minnesota to Harold Alexander Valentiin and Helen Amanda (Wirtanen) Anttila. She grew up, met, and married Norman Howar...

Jack L. Beler

May 2, 2021

Jack L. Beler, 63, of Lebanon, Oregon passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021. He was born in Artesia, California to Sammy Lem and Judith Marie (Hilliard) Beler. Jack was a Boy Scout and graduated High School in 1976 in California. He grew up in Bellflow...