Obituaries

Michelle Leigh Hilton Melbye

April 21, 2022

Michelle Leigh Hilton, 50, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. She was born in Paradise, California. Daughter of Larry Hilton and Betty Hunter, and a daughter of God. Michelle lived in Sweet Home off and on with her mother but always was connecte...

Annona Catherine Tiensvold (Springett)

April 20, 2022

Annona Catherine Tiensvold, 84, a Sweet Home resident for more than 20 years passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday April 20, 2022. After years of dialysis treatment, she made the courageous decision to discontinue her treatment and go out of th...

Betty Jane LeClerc (Gunson)

April 17, 2022

On October 26, 1934, Thomas Towerson and Jen Sena Maria (Nelson) Gunson, of Plankinton, South Dakota, welcomed their youngest of eight children, Betty Jane Gunson. Betty grew up with older siblings Mary, Roger, John, Hazel, Ardene, Lester and Doris. ...

John Samuel Bauman

April 15, 2022

John Samuel Bauman, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Millway, Pennsylvania to Elmer and Margie (Hegie) Bauman. John moved with his family to Oregon in 1972, eventually moving to Sweet Home in 1992. He was a millworker, ret...

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Rose-Marie Allyn

April 15, 2022

Rose-Marie Allyn, 76, of Sweet Home passed away in Corvallis after a brief illness on Friday. Rose-Marie was born at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene to Pearl-Marie (Templeton) Jovanovich & Thomas N Jovanovich.  V-J Bells were ringing as they left t...

Frances Stockdale (Wodtli)

April 13, 2022

Frances Wodtli- Stockdale, 72, of Veneta passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 13, 2022. She was born June 10, 1949 in Sweet Home to Howard and Nellie (Humphries) Wodtli and raised in Sweet Home. Frances was passionate about spending time ...

Gloria Mae Stalford (Smith)

April 12, 2022

Gloria Mae Stalford, 77, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Philomath to Asa Leroy and Verla Mae (Young) Smith. She worked as a bus driver. She enjoyed cross word puzzles, fishing, crabbing, camping and canning. Gloria is surv...

Jessmon Marie Belanger (Coonrod)

April 10, 2022

Jessmon Marie Pruitt Belanger, 94, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born in Avery, Oklahoma to Oliver Luther and Tinydove (Bittick) Coonrod. She moved to San Joaquin Valley, California eventually moving to Sweet Home in 1970. In her ...

Aravillia Ann Barnard

April 9, 2022

Arravillia “Billie” Ann Barnard, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born to Carl and Charlotte Hartman on April 7, 1937 in Brainerd, Minnesota. Her family moved to Oregon in 1937 when Billie was about six months old. Billie met h...

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John Jacob Pierce

April 7, 2022

John Jacob Pierce, 57, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday April 7, 2022. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

Charlotte Pauline Triplett (Cloud)

April 6, 2022

Charlotte PaulineTriplett, 83, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Springfield, Missouri to Paul and Lois Fern (Johnson) Cloud. Charlotte has lived in Sweet Home for 18 years. She moved here from Nevada. She was a member of C...

JoAnn Clara Main (Norquay)

April 6, 2022

JoAnn Clara (Norquay) Main, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born at home in Victor, Montana to Joseph Albert and Clara Willanna (Mongan) Norquay. She was two years old when her dad drowned in West Fork Lake, MT. There were four c...

Kenny Tennyson

April 5, 2022

Kenny Tennyson, 68, of Lebanon passed away Tuesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

Jeffery Lynn Caudill

April 4, 2022

Jeffery Lynn Caudill, 66, of Albany passed away Monday at his home in Albany. He was born December 7, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Edward and Ella Ree (Hall) Caudill. He married Candy Jean on February 14, 1979. Jeffery worked as a truck driver....

Mark Sturgill

April 2, 2022

Mark Sturgill, 62, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Eugene to David LeRoy and Wilma Jeanne (Sneddon) Sturgill. Mark was a sidewall installer for Fleetwood Trailers and worked for many years in the metal scrap industry. He en...

Les David Seleen

April 1, 2022

Les David Seleen, 69, of Sweet Home passed away Friday, April 1, 2022 at his daughter’s home in Lebanon, surrounded by his family. He was born in Burns to Theodore Robert and Betty Lou (Bridgeman) Seleen. He was raised in Sweet Home, Oregon where...

Doris Rose Klapprich (Kowitz)

April 1, 2022

Doris Rose Klapprich, 94, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Pembine, Wisconsin to Herman and Mabel (Thurston) Kowitz. In 1936 Doris’s family came out west to Waldport. Her father said if they could make it to the ocean they woul...

Jack Roy Henthorne

March 29, 2022

Jack Roy Henthorne, 65, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. He was born in Waco, Texas to Elijah and Juanita (Phillips) Henthorne. Jack moved to Oregon as a newborn where he remained for the remainder of his life, graduating from Sweet Home High S...

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Jerry Alfred Kittson

March 23, 2022

Jerry Alfred Kittson, 84, of Sweet Home passed away March 23, 2022. He was born in Salem to Fred and Edna (Lewis) Kittson. Jerry served in the United States Air Force from 1955 - 1959. He lived in Sweet Home, Oregon his entire adult life wher...

Paul Avery Carlson

March 22, 2022

Paul Avery Carlson, 61, of Marcola passed away Tuesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

Gregory Peterson

March 18, 2022

Gregory Peterson, 58, of Redmond passed away Friday. He was born in The Dalles to Marvin Lavern and Margaret Risteen (Eseke) Peterson. He was one of four children. The family relocated to Redmond while he was young. Greg was an active, outgoin...

Roseanne Virginia Lupoli

March 14, 2022

Roseanne Virginia Lupoli Fitzsimons, 53, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. She was born in El Monte, California to Raymond James and Carolyn Sue (Carpenter) Lupoli. She was raised in Waterloo then moved to Camarillo, California. She relocated to ...

Susan Vivian Smith

March 12, 2022

Susan Vivian Smith, 82, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...

David Duane Phillips

March 12, 2022

David Duane Phillips, 66, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas to Harold Rhea and Lois Ruth (King) Phillips. David had a lot of friends, he had a family, he had children, and he had grandchildren. He was such ...

Jean Alice Herbert

March 12, 2022

Jean Alice Herbert, 83, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com...