Jon Riley Saling

April 17, 2013

Jon Riley Saling, 63, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at his home. Jon was born in Great Bend, Kansas to William and Gloria (Schlehuber) Saling. He went to school in Great Bend and was baptized there. He attended Fort Hays State C...

Fred Cecil Samson

April 13, 2013

Fred Cecil Samson, 84, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Finley, Washington to Roy Andrew and Mary (Younce) Samson. His mother was a Cherokee Indian and Fred was proud of his Cherokee heritage. Fred drove log trucks and worked in ...

Stanley "Bruce" Burke

April 12, 2013

Bruce Burke, 62, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Lebanon to Stanley and Doris Belle (Milligan) Burke. Bruce lived in Sweet Home all of his life. He served in the Army National Guard from 1970 to 1973. Bruce owned Burke Logging fro...

Gene Mearl Evans Jr.

April 12, 2013

Gene Mearl Evans, Jr., 59, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his wife, Karen Evans, at Linn Co Federal Credit Union. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

James LeRoy Neal

April 10, 2013

James LeRoy Neal, 67, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday morning surrounded by his loved ones, Gerrie Garber and Shannon. James was an avid pool player. He loved rock hunting and gold panning. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and riding...

Tonya Marie Stroud

April 9, 2013

Tonya Marie Stroud, 36, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013. She was born in Lebanon to Robert and Kandy Lynn (Davis) Stroud. She lived in Linn County all of her life. She loved to fish and hunt worms. Tonya is survived by: her son...

Shirley Vandehei (Pace)

April 9, 2013

Shirley Vandehei, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to Charlotte (Pace) Pederson. In April of 1963, Shirley moved to Oregon from Idaho for the construction of the Green Peter and Foster Dams and remained in S...

Yvonne Lee Ebbs (Trebaol)

April 6, 2013

Yvonne Lee Ebbs, 74, of Lebanon passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013. She was born in Santa Monica, California to Yves John and Wynnette Marcia (Elliott) Trebaol. Yvonne also lived in Culver City, California. She married James Lee Ebbs in Santa Mon...

Lorene Vern Baldinger (Coonrod)

April 4, 2013

Lorene Vern Baldinger, 90, of Lebanon passed away Thursday. She was born in Cushing, Oklahoma to Oliver and Tinney (Bittick) Coonrod. She moved to Orosi, California as a child with her family. She came ot Portland, Oregon at age 18 with her first ...

Alan Harper

April 4, 2013

Alan Harper, 83, of Madras, Oregon passed away Thursday. He was born in Junction City to Robert James and Cora (Thayer) Harper. He was born and raised in Junction City. He moved to Bend in 1976. In 2004, he moved to Madras and then on to Sweet Hom...

Frances LoRay DeWolf (Farley)

April 3, 2013

Frances LoRay DeWolf, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013. She was born in Clackamas, Oregon to Milton and Vivian (Robinette) Farley. She grew up in the Crawfordsville/Brownsville area. Frances married Harry Marsh in 1943. Toget...

John Douglas Ramshur

April 3, 2013

John Douglas Ramshur, 68, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri to John William, Jr., and Lurdean (Mayberry) Ramshur. His family later moved to California. In 1965, John married Linda Wilson. He wor...

Steven Carlos Reynolds

March 30, 2013

Steven Carlos Reynolds, 49, of Portland, formerly of Sweet Home, passed away Saturday. He was born in Lebanon to Kenneth Keil, Sr., and Dorothy (Butorac) Reynolds. Steven was raised in Sweet Home and lived in California for three years before sett...

Lorraine "Gibby" Ann Benson (Smith)

March 26, 2013

Lorraine “Gibby” Ann Benson, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles, California to Tom and June (DeWitt) Smith. Lorraine moved to Sweet Home from California in 1979 and live...

Lorraine "Gibby" Ann Benson (Smith)

March 26, 2013

Lorraine “Gibby” Ann Benson, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles, California to Tom and June (DeWitt) Smith. Lorraine moved to Sweet Home from California in 1979 and live...

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Derril Loux

March 26, 2013

Dean Loux, 86, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. He was born in Walthill, Nebraska to Ralph E. and Gladys (Theobald) Loux. Dean served in the United States Army from 1945 to 1948 in Japan and the United States. He lived up and down the West Coast...

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Victor LeRoy Childers

March 17, 2013

Victor LeRoy Childers, 81, of Brownsville passed away Sunday. He was born in Crawfordsville to Victor John and Margaret Anna (Robinet) Childers. He served in the United States Air Force as a Technical Sergeant. He was discharged in March of 1969. ...

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Wesley E. Ackley

March 10, 2013

Wesley E. Ackley, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in Marshall Town, Iowa to Russell and Bessie (Fraham) Ackley. He served in the United States Navy for four years. He then served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Forc...

Lee Edward Cook

March 10, 2013

Lee Edward Cook, 99, of Sweet Home, passed away Sunday, March 10th, 2013. He was born April 15, 1913 in Choteau, Montana to Thomas B. and Jessie Myrtle (Giles) Cook. Lee was not eligible for military service, but worked for Lockheed Aircraft Compa...

Christopher Lee Wilson

March 9, 2013

Christopher Lee Wilson, 40, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Florence to Tommy Lee and Linda L. (Stout) Wilson. He attended grade school in Mapleton, and then moved to Lebanon in 1984. Christopher went to high school in Lebanon b...

Diane Rose Burningham

March 6, 2013

Diane Rose Burningham, 78, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington. She was born in Oakland, California to Stan and Lillian (Lyall) Pheby. She lived in Oakland before moving to Sweet Home w...

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Dale Lee Montgomery

March 6, 2013

Dale Lee Montgomery, 87, Sweet Home, died suddenly at home on March 6, 2013 of heart failure. He was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas to Ray Lee and Mary Otis (Parker) Montgomery and grew up in nearby Russellville, the eldest of four siblings. After...

Wilda Mae Roberts (Ferguson)

March 5, 2013

Wilda Mae Roberts, 83, of Lebanon passed away Tuesday. She was born in Drakes Creek, Arkansas to James Anderson and Nina Effie (Eubanks) Ferguson. Wilda lived in Cottage Grove from 1950 to 1970, and in Eugene until 1977. Eventually, she moved to L...

Kenneth Leroy Pace

March 4, 2013

Kenneth Leroy Pace, 61, of Sweet Home was born in Springfield, Oregon, the son of App and Georgia (Green) Pace. He moved to Sweet Home as a young man and lived here most of his life. Ken worked for Norpac Foods for nearly 30 years. He enjoyed his ...

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Gary R. Schneider

March 3, 2013

Gary R. Schneider, 64, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday at home. He was born in Pendleton, Oregon to Raymond and Julia (McMichael) Schneider. Gary served in the US Navy as an electronics tech from 1968 to 1974 on the USS Enterprise and was in the ...