John George Burke

July 1, 2011

John George Burke, 87, of Sweet Home passed away Friday, July 1. He was born in Fox, Alaska to John G. and Barbara (Herring) Burke. John served in the Canadian Army in the Tank Corps during World War II. He moved to Sweet Home in 1993 and met Ir...

Evea Lucille Dixon (Stewart)

July 1, 2011

Evea Lucille Dixon, 86, passed away Friday. She was born in Kirksville, Missouri to Newton and Molly (Ellis) Stewart. In 1942, she married Oather Dixon and moved to Oregon. She worked in the ship yards during the war as a welder. Later, they move...

Estella Marie Santin

July 1, 2011

Estella Marie Santin, 62, a Sweet Home resident who recently moved to an adult foster home in Lebanon, passed away Friday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

Sherry L. Wright-Grant

June 25, 2011

Sherry L. Wright-Grant, 61, formerly of Sweet Home passed away June 25 at her home in Selah, Washington. She was born in Sweet Home to Gordon D. and Lorraine (Stark) Wright. She grew up in Sweet Home and attended school in Holley and graduated fr...

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Felicia Ann Smith

June 17, 2011

Felicia Ann Smith, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Friday, June 17, 2011 from lung cancer. She was born in Salinas, California to William A. R., Jr. and Joan Ann (Courteau) Smith. She served in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Mechanic. Sh...

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Rodney Glen Keenon

June 15, 2011

Rodney Glen Keenon, 67, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. He was born in Lebanon to Ken and Mildred (Hergert) Keenon, also of Sweet Home. Rodney attended Sweet Home High School. He married...

Rodney Lyle Henderson

June 13, 2011

Rodney (Rod) Henderson, 64, of Sweet Home passed away Monday, June 13, at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. He was born in Lebanon to Harley and Myrtle Henderson (Haney). He graduated from Central Linn High School in 1964. He was raised in...

Stacey Ray Rogers

June 9, 2011

Stacey Ray Rogers, 42, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday, June 9, after a brief battle with brain cancer. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon on November 5, 1968. Stacey grew up in Cascadia and attended school in Sweet Home. He graduated from Sweet Ho...

Velma Irene Vogel

June 3, 2011

Velma Irene Vogel, 81, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

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David Lee Cowger

June 1, 2011

David Lee Cowger, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Hawthorne, California to Jon and Gloria Cowger. David’s family moved to Las Vegas 1962 and he lived there most of his life. He joined the military in 1982 in Grants Pass. ...

Daniel Lee Shipp

May 31, 2011

Daniel Lee Shipp, 59, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. He was born in Sweet Home to Hubert A. and Virla May (Fagan) Shipp. Daniel attended schools and lived his entire life in Sweet Home. He wor...

Violet Crystal Northern

May 28, 2011

Violet Crystal Northern, 101, of Brownsville passed away Saturday at home with family by her side. She was born on the family farm in Lacomb, the daughter of Ora and Elva (Deakins) Powell. Violet was raised in Lacomb and attended Salt Lake Grade ...

Chester Arthur Reynolds

May 28, 2011

Chester Arthur Reynolds, 95, of Lebanon died Saturday at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

Margaret Dorene Schmid (Thomas)

May 24, 2011

Margaret Dorene Schmid, 90, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Sistersville, West Virginia to Archibald and Della (Fisher) Thomas. She had lived in: Akron, Ohio; Corpus Christi, Texas; and Downey, Cayucos, and Vista, California. Sh...

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Delbert E. Starr

May 24, 2011

Delbert E. Starr, 91, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at Wiley Creek Community. He was born in Alpine, Oregon to James and Lou (Thiele) Starr. He was the third of three children, with an older sister and brother. He grew up in Coos County, gradu...

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Bruce M West

May 19, 2011

Bruce M. West, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Lewis Lesley and Edith (Burkeman) West, the youngest of three boys. He grew up on a Swedish farm growing potatoes for harvest and spending many hours on horse...

Kimberly Louise Raebel (Grant)

May 14, 2011

Kimberly Louise Raebel, 54, of Tigard passed away Saturday. She was born in Hayward, California to Don and Norma Louise (Burningham) Grant. Kimberly's family moved to Sweet Home in the late 1960s. Kim attended Sweet Home High School and graduated...

Corinne Fritts (Fontaine)

May 13, 2011

Corinne Fritts, 83, of Sweet Home passed away Friday at Shinning Light Adult Foster Care in Crawfordsville with her husband by her side. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Jerry and Vesta Ena (Harris) Fontaine. She was of Mohegan Native Ameri...

David Glenn Coone

May 12, 2011

David Glenn Coonc, 44, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Cottage Grove to David Neil and Caroline Joyce (Ray) Coonc. He grew up and finished high school in Spokane, Washington. He worked after high school. David married Shelle...

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Sylvester Anton Tenbusch

May 12, 2011

Sylvester Anton Tenbusch, 87, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Wessington, South Dakota to Charles and Elizabeth (Wuestewald) Tenbusch. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. Sylvester moved to Fall City, Ore...

Mary Jo Taylor (Adams)

May 11, 2011

Mary Jo Taylor, 61, of Foster passed away Wednesday. She was born in Lebanon, Oregon to T.J. and Francis (Comer) Adams. She was raised in the Sodaville/Lebanon area from 1949 to 1969. She attended Lebanon High School. Mary moved to Central Oregon...

Michael James Owen

May 7, 2011

Michael James Owen, 58, of Cascadia passed away in his sleep while holding the hand of his soul mate, Rosie Evans. He was born in Salem. Michael is a beloved son, father, brother, boyfriend, uncle, and friend. Michael was the lead vocalist of ...

Venetta Ellen Neisinger (Morse)

May 3, 2011

Venetta Ellen Neisinger, 84, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Cudahy, Wisconsin to Francis E. and Birdella Knight (Clyde) Morse. While living in Wisconsin she bartended, worked at Jeno’s Pizza Factory, and also at Bear Archery...

Virginia Ruth Murray

May 2, 2011

"I am what I am by the grace of God." 1 Corinthians 15:10 Virginia Ruth Murray, 86, of Sweet Home was born at her grandparents' home during a snow storm in Hanston, Kansas to Eugene and Retta (Abbott) Horton. Her dad worked for the railroad and th...

Carla Jean Gange-McIntyre

May 1, 2011

Carla Jean Gange-McIntyre, 60, of Albany passed away Sunday. She was born in Minot, North Dakota to Carl and Rosemary (Leier) Gange. Carla moved from Sweet Home to Albany 15 years ago. She worked in Albany until earlier this year. Carla also ...