Obituaries

Wanda Sue Claunch

May 2, 2021

Wanda Sue Claunch, 81, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Gayle Joanne Thomas (Slater)

May 1, 2021

Gayle Joanne Thomas, 82, of Sweet Home stepped into eternity on May 1, 2021 where she joined her late husband, Larry. She was the 16th and last child of Otto and Pearl Slater, and was born at their home in Quartzville, near Foster, Oregon. Gay...

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Larry Richard Frederick

April 30, 2021

Larry Richard Frederick, 75, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, April 30, 2021. He was born in Valentine, Nebraska to Clemmons and Margie Viola (Pavlik) Frederick. He served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970. He spent a year in V...

Kyong Suk Howard

April 27, 2021

Kyong Suk Howard, 72, of Lebanon, Oregon passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021. She was born in Seoul, South Korea to Chun Sim Yu and Dae Sop Pak. Kyong lived in many places throughout her life, especially while her husband was in the Air Force. Sh...

David Allen Upson

April 26, 2021

David Allen Upson, 51, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, April 26, 2021. He was born in Los Alametos, California to Donald Dean and Charlotte Anne (Foster) Upson. David moved from Orange County, California to the Sweet Home area on April ...

Tina Jo Winkler

April 26, 2021

Tina Jo Winkler, 51, of Sweet Home passed away with her family by her side on April 26, 2021 from complications of diabetes and heart disease. She was born on May 27, 1969 in Springfield to Edward E. & Loretta Sue (O’Neil) Winkler. The family...

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Warren Arther Wollburt, Jr.

April 26, 2021

Warren Arthur Woolbert, Jr., 76, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, April 26, 2021. He was born in Eureka, California to Warren Arthur Sr. and Esther Bonnie (Meador) Woolbert. He served in the United States Navy from 1964 to 1966. He then ...

Robert Ernest Black

April 21, 2021

Robert Ernest Black, 59, of Chilliwack, BC, Canada passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Bobbie Lee Davis (Rice)

April 19, 2021

Bobbie Lee Davis, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in San Diego, California to Gwendolyn (Fowlkes) and Samuel J. Rice Jr. She lived in Medford while growing up and attended high school there. She lived in Bakersfield, California...

Shirley June Black (Mabee)

April 18, 2021

Shirley June Black, 89, of Sweet Home, Oregon—recently of Albany—passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021. She was born in Colton, California to Byron William Mabee, Sr. and Nyla Ruth (Long) Mabee. She is survived by her husband, Jim; sons Stanley and ...

Donna Claire Davis (Henderson)

April 18, 2021

Donna Claire Davis, 81, of West Linn, Oregon passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021. She was born in Baker to Donald and Clema (Korup) Henderson. She lived most of her life in Idaho. She moved to Sweet Home in 1968 with her husband Norm and their two...

Dennis Dean Duffy

April 17, 2021

Dennis Dean Duffy, 74, of Albany, Oregon passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021. Dennis was born in Townsend, Montana to John and Harriette (Nopper) Duffy. He grew up in Helena, Montana. He attended primary Catholic School in Helena and Helena High ...

Patsy Marie Johnson (Hancock)

April 13, 2021

Patsy “Pat” Marie Johnson, 74, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday. She was born in Sweet Home to Elmer Finley and Pearl (Davis) Hancock. She enjoyed plants, gardening, reading, camping, being outdoors and animals - especially her dogs. Patsy...

Rosanna Esther Evarts (Hussey)

April 12, 2021

Rosanna “Rosie” Esther Evarts, 99, of Sweet Home passed away Monday of natural causes. She was born in Salmon, Idaho to Frank “Pappy” Gilbert and Clara Amelia (Schmitz) Hussey. She was the third of seven, the oldest daughter, and was rais...

William Lee Wilkinson, Sr.

April 12, 2021

William Lee Wilkinson, Sr., 73, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, April 12, 2021. He was born in Corvallis to William Everett and Virginia June (Reynolds) Wilkinson. He had lived in Albany and Sweet Home, Oregon and Tacoma, Washington. Wi...

Ellen Leslie King

April 11, 2021

Ellen Leslie King, 65, of Sweet Home, passed away Sunday. She was born in San Diego, California to Leo Arlie and Georgia Ann (Hurt) King. She moved to Oregon from Kansas in 1979 and has lived mainly in the Willamette Valley ever since. Leslie...

Larry Edward Martell

April 11, 2021

Larry Edward Martell, 65, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021. He was born in Los Angeles, California to Michael Alvin and Beverly Ann (Nelson) Martell. His family lived in Whittier, California before making Sweet Home their home...

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Harold Kenneth Grove

April 9, 2021

Harold Kenneth Grove, 89 passed away at his home Friday evening, April 9th, 2021. He was born July 3, 1931 in Albany, Oregon to Wilbur & Mary (Wilkinson) Grove. Harold grew up in Fayetteville, Oregon and moved to Lebanon in 1940. He attended ...

Cathy Sue Canfield

April 6, 2021

"How lucky we all are to have had someone that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Cathy Sue Canfield was born in Lebanon, Oregon on August 14, 1956 to Harold G. “Jerry” and Carrie J. (Bell) Canfield. She passed peacefully on April 6, 2021 surrou...

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David Lee Fowler

April 4, 2021

David Lee Fowler, 61, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina to Elbert Till and Mary McLean (Fowler). David served during the Cold War. He served ten years on a submarine as a fire control tech. His active du...

Ramona Lusardi (McMurry)

April 2, 2021

Ramona Lusardi, 89, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, April 2, 2021. She was born in Gresham to James Berla and Mary Lotti (Rench) McMurry. She lived off and on in the Sweet Home area since 1955 until the mid 80’s when she moved to Por...

Lucille Claire Noah (Poirier)

April 1, 2021

Lucille Claire Noah, 72, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side. She was born to Maurice and Lorraine (Forcier) Poirier in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan Canada on July 20, 1948. ...

Vanda Lee Pulver

March 31, 2021

Vanda Lee Pulver, 80, of Albany went home to be with the Lord on March 31st. She went peacefully while surrounded by her loving family. Vanda was born on June 29, 1940 in Omarsville, Kentucky to Arthur and Jessie Lee (Wooten) Poe. While still a y...

Kelsey Noelle Harris

March 28, 2021

Kelsey Noelle Harris, 31, of the Sweet Home and Brownsville, Oregon area and a long-time resident of Milwaukie passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021. She was born in Portland to Lance F. and Kellee J. (Kneeland) Harris. Kelsey grew up in Milwaukie a...

Grant Aaron Dimmick

March 28, 2021

Grant Aaron Dimmick, 86, of Junction City, Oregon passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....