Obituaries

Don Crocker

March 25, 2021

Don Crocker, 68, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Steven Lawrence Barber

March 24, 2021

Steven Lawrence Barber, age 69, passed away peacefully at home on March 24, 2021 after battling Lewy Body Dementia. Steve was born January 31, 1952 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Lawrence Albert Barber and Lillian Ione Potrzebny and was raised there ...

Darrel James Schacher

March 23, 2021

Darrel James Schacher, 72, of Lincoln City, Oregon passed away Monday, March 23, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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Tommy Lee Wilson

March 23, 2021

Tommy Lee Wilson, 76, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. He was born in Longview, Washington to Barnie and Rose Marie (Nave) Wilson. He served in the United States Army. While in the Army, he served in Vietnam. Tommy l...

Frances Gaskey Hughes (Parker)

March 20, 2021

Frances Gaskey Hughes, 97, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. She was born in Wright City, Oklahoma to John Columbus and Nettie Mae (Tollett) Parker. She lived in Wright City, Oklahoma until 1948 when she moved to Sweet H...

Bobbie Lee Davis

March 19, 2021

Bobbie Lee Davis, 85, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, March 19, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Larry Ray Porter

March 19, 2021

Larry Ray Porter, 72, of Sweet Home passed away unexpectedly on Friday. He was born in Bend to Glenn D. and Kathleen Rae (Young) Porter. He resided in Bend with his family until they moved to Albany in 1985. They lived there for 17 years. Larry w...

Rebecca Lynn Blank (Witcraft)

March 17, 2021

Rebecca Lynn Blank, 64, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021. She was born in Sweet Home to John Frank and Ruth Eileen (Gerard) Witcraft. She lived in Sweet Home her whole life. Becky married Forrest “Tom” Blank in 1973...

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Michael Lewis Garber

March 17, 2021

Michael Lewis Garber, 76, of Lebanon, Oregon passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday of cirrhosis of the liver. OHSU doctors in Portland told Mike he was a challenge. He did not meet the criteria for liver disease. Michael was born in Leba...

Harley James Morin

March 16, 2021

Harley James Morin, 82, of Sweet Home, Oregon and Montana passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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Magnus "Gene" Eugene Chelstad

March 14, 2021

Magnus “Gene” Eugene Chelstad passed away peacefully in Lebanon, Oregon, at the age of 87 with his loving wife, Vivan, at his side. Born to Norwegian parents Bessie and Magnus, Gene grew up working on the family farm in Iowa and graduated hig...

Betty June Epperson (Hamm)

March 13, 2021

Betty June Epperson, 84, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021. She was born in Vinita, Oklahoma to Stephen S. and Kathrine L. (Collins) Hamm. She grew up in and around Vinita, Oklahoma before moving to Oregon after marrying ...

Thelma Jean Johnson

March 13, 2021

Thelma Jean Johnson, 88, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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Bert Kuwela Kaniaupio, Jr

March 13, 2021

Bert Kuwela Kaniaupio, 53, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in San Jose, California to Bert Kuwela Kaniaupio, Sr. and Eleanor Elizabeth (Dean) Kaniaupio-Mathews. He served in the United States Army and National Guard. O’ahu, ...

Mary Carla Allison (Lange)

March 12, 2021

Mary Carla Allison, 62, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Sedalia, Missouri to Norman Carl and Mary Esther (Fornshell) Lange. She lived in Sedalia, Missouri until 2015 when she moved to Sweet Home. Mary worked with Senior and Disa...

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John Little

March 12, 2021

John Little, 50, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday. He was born in Mount Vernon, Washington to Jack Garland and Barbara Arlene (Bohan) Little. He lived in Sweet Home recently but also lived in Hawaii, Djibuti, Africa, Guam, and Bremerton, Wash...

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Cordell Kaye Sele

March 8, 2021

Cordell Kaye Sele, 89, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, March 8, 2021. He was born in Portland to Erling “Earl” Joseph and Ella Ovidia (Kjos) Sele. He grew up in Gary, Minnesota. Cordell served as a heavy equipment mechanic in the Un...

Melissa Christine-Sime Klumph

March 7, 2021

Melissa “Mo” Christine Sime Klumph, 43, of Sweet Home passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 7, 2021, with her family by her side. Melissa was born December 10, 1977, in Portland, to Terrence L. and Christine L. (Cannon) Sime, their first child ...

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Don Warren Leach

March 3, 2021

Don Warren Leach, 73, of Wilder, Idaho, formerly of Eugene, Oregon, passed away in Arizona. A funeral service will be at noon on Friday, March 19th, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2001 W. Bertha Ave., Roseburg, Oregon. A priva...

Joe Jayne

March 1, 2021

Joe Jayne, 85, of Albany, Oregon passed away Monday, March 1, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Lewis Eugene Walling

February 28, 2021

Lewis “Louie” Eugene Walling, 54, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in Salem to Dale Eugene and Jane Bernice (Mowdy) Walling. During his younger years, he lived in Salem, Stayton, and Aumsville. He lived in Sweet Home for the past 23 ...

Evelyn Maie Walker (Ewing)

February 25, 2021

Evelyn Maie Walker, 89, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021. She was born in Lacomb to Frank Rainier and Wilma (Latta) Ewing. Evelyn was a native Oregonian growing up in the Quartzville area. Later, she built a home with ...

Charlotte Ann Harper

February 22, 2021

Charlotte Ann Harper, 79, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Doris Alyene Stone (Birdwell)

February 22, 2021

Doris Alyene Stone, 78, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. She was born in Los Buenos, California to Amon and Alameda Birdwell. She grew up in California and moved to Oregon in the mid-1970s and made Lakeview and Sweet Home ...

Rosa Lee Grimm

February 21, 2021

Rosa Lee Grimm, 95, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....