Obituaries

David Lee Zinda

February 20, 2021

David Lee Zinda, 69, of Albany, Oregon passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

John Wesley Martin

February 18, 2021

John Wesley Martin, 89, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 in Albany. John was born in York, Pennsylvania on October 26, 1931 to Enos and Anna (Gehman) Martin. John grew up in several towns around the Lancaster, Pennsylvani...

Jamie Luise Riggan (Sword)

February 18, 2021

Jamie Louise Riggan, 59, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday, February 18, at her home in Sweet Home with her significant other, Donald Courtway, at her side. She was born in Walnut Creek, California to Henry and Grace (Vaughn) Sword. Jamie grew u...

Michelle Alicia Wells (Irish)

February 18, 2021

Michelle Alicia Wells, 45, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021. She was born in Kirkland, Washington to Jarrett and Nina (Aronson) Irish. She lived in Kirkland and Seattle, Washington and Portland and Sweet Home, Oregon. ...

Timothy R. McQueary

February 17, 2021

Timothy R. McQueary, 76, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Dawn Marie Weare (Winkler)

February 15, 2021

Dawn Marie Winkler, 56, of Albany, Oregon passed away Monday. She was born in Lebanon to Edward Eldred and Loretta Sue (O’Neil) Winkler. She grew up and lived most of her life in Sweet Home. She later attended the Shift Church in Albany. She wa...

June Calhoon (May)

February 12, 2021

June Calhoon, 91, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Portland to Hugh and Jeanette Emma (Thomas) May. She lived in Portland and Vernonia areas until 1950 when she moved to Sweet Home. For the last two months of her life, she lived at H...

Janice Eileen DeBrie

February 7, 2021

Janice Eileen DeBrie, 59, of Lebanon, Oregon passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Mary Lou Hudson

February 7, 2021

Mary Lou Hudson, 68, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Shane W. Johnston

February 6, 2021

Shane W. Johnston, 30, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

James F. Dain

February 5, 2021

James F. Dain, 84, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday. He was born in Watersmeet, Michigan to Orin and Evelyn Dain. He grew up in Scio. He graduated from Scio High School in 1955, and then moved to Crawfordsville in 1974 where he lived the rest...

Frank Reed Moore

February 2, 2021

Frank Reed Moore, 72, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Joyce Rebecca Hildebrand (Ritchey)

February 1, 2021

Joyce Rebecca Hildebrand, 75, of Alsea, Oregon passed away Monday, February 1, 2021. She was born in Lawrence, Kansas to Lena Ethel (Garland) and John Henry Ritchey. Joyce lived in Alsea for most of her life. She was a sales representative and a ...

Jack Wayne Burk

January 29, 2021

Jack Wayne Burk, 74, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, January 29. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

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William Charles Wisecup

January 27, 2021

William Charles Wisecup, 83, of Albany, Oregon passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021. He was born in Grants Pass to William and Charless Anna (Abplanalp) Wisecup. Bill was raised on Gibson Hill in North Albany, the youngest of four children. Bi...

James Harris

January 26, 2021

James Harris, 67, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Barbara May Moffatt

January 26, 2021

Barbara May Moffatt, 83, of Lebanon, Oregon died Tuesday, January 26, in Lebanon. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Darlene Moyer Knox (Godshall)

January 23, 2021

Darlene Moyer Knox, 67, of Lebanon, Oregon passed away Saturday, January 23. She was born in Sellersville, Pennsylvania to Elmer and Marian (Moyer) Godshall. She spent her “growing up” years, living the traditional rural life near Souderton, ...

Diane Lorraine Ikola (Mcky)

January 18, 2021

Diane Lorraine Ikola, 75, of Albany, Oregon passed away Monday, January 18, 2021. She was born in Riverside, California to Rex Theodore and Mary Frances (Teubner) McKy. She and her husband lived in Sweet Home for 27 years. She was an antique coll...

Keith Blondin

January 17, 2021

Keith Blondin, 33, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. He was born in Grants Pass to Karl Ulrich and Cindy Blondin. Keith lived in Oregon and Alaska throughout his life. He was an extremely hard and dedicated worker. He wa...

Roberta Gail Gerard

January 16, 2021

Roberta Gail Gerard, 67, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021. She passed away at home, surrounded by her family. She was 67. Bobbi was born in Eugene to John Frank and Sally Jane (Moore) Gerard. She lived in Sweet Home all he...

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Thomas Frederick Erbes

January 14, 2021

Thomas “Tom” F. Erbes, 86, of Sweet Home, Oregon, was beckoned home by the Lord on Thursday evening, January 14, 2021. He was born in Los Angeles, California to Doris M. (Fowler) and Russell F. Erbes. He lived a life filled with mischief, har...

LuAnne Farnsworth

January 14, 2021

LuAnne Farnsworth, 61, of Corvallis, Oregon passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements....

Alan Lee Newman

January 14, 2021

Alan Lee Newman, 78, of Lebanon, Oregon, formerly a long-time resident of Brownsville, passed away Thursday, January 14. He was born in Oakland, California to Marion Atlas and Barbara Janice (Murphy) Newman. His father was in the United States Army. ...

Shirley "Sam" May Olsen (Kroll)

January 11, 2021

Just two days short of her 80th birthday, Shirley “Sam” May (Kroll) Olsen passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 in Corvallis, Oregon. She was born in Portland to John “Jack” Frederick and Leona Mary (Fletcher) Kroll. Shirley was raised in C...