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Daniel Joseph Zwierzyna

March 9, 2011

Danial Joseph Zwierzyna, 56, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Norridge, Illinois to Joseph and Jean (Kiolbassa) Zwierzyna. He entered the Navy following graduation from high school. He was honorably discharged in San Diego in 1...

Myrtle Elma Shurts (Fisher)

March 8, 2011

Myrtle Shurts, 88, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday. She was born in Jerome, Idaho to Earl Dewey and Rozella Jeanette (Jenkins) Fisher. Myrtle lived in Idaho until she was 16, moving to Oregon in 1939. She lived on Park Street in Lebanon for 55 y...

Evelyn Sara Wells (George)

March 1, 2011

Evelyn Sara Wells, 94, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday at her home. She was born in Bishop, California to Harry C. and Isabell G. (Halle) George. Evelyn moved from Empire, Nevada to Sweet Home in 1963. She moved to Portland in 1969 and came bac...

Karl F. Giegl

February 26, 2011

Karl F. Giegl, 85, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Liesing, Vienna; the oldest of four and the second to last surviving child of Katharina (Polleros) and Karl Giegl. In addition to working as a tool and die maker in Austria, Ger...

JoAnna Schnicker

February 26, 2011

JoAnna Schnicker, 64, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

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Clarence Ray Wells

February 23, 2011

Clarence Ray “C.R.” Wells, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Dallas, Texas to Marion Oliver and Ada Clausine (McIntyre) Wells. He graduated from Pleasant Grove High School in Dallas, Texas. Right out of high school, Clar...

Jerry Tyler Milligan

February 19, 2011

Jerry Tyler Milligan, 41, of Lebanon passed away Saturday. He was born in Albany, Oregon to Jerry Ray Milligan and D. Moore. Jerry is survived by: his mother, D. Moore; father, Jerry Milligan; sisters, Kelly Parks and Tonya Bitz; daughters, Madis...

Cheryle Diane Friesen (Cota)

February 18, 2011

Cheryle Diane Friesen, 64, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Fullerton, California to Joe and Marion (Trogdon) Cota. Cheryle was raised in Chino, California until she moved with her family to Sweet Home in 1963. She graduated from...

Dennis "John" M. Klopp

February 16, 2011

Dennis (John) M. Klopp, 78, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Millard and Norma (Hoyer) Klopp. He moved to Hillsboro in 1979, eventually moving to Sweet Home in 2002. He enjoyed computers, fishing, guns, and...

Mary Louise Hiassen

February 13, 2011

Mary Louise Hiaasen, 78, passed away February 13, 2011 at Twin Oaks Rehabilitation in Sweet Home. A celebration of her life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, at the Hiassen home. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home...

Mary Louise Hiassen

February 13, 2011

Mary Louise Hiaasen, 78, passed away February 13, 2011 at Twin Oaks Rehabilitation in Sweet Home. A celebration of her life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, at the Hiassen home. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home...

Alice Gilliland

February 13, 2011

Alice Gilliland, 72, of Springfield passed away Sunday at Riverbend Sacred Heart Medical Center in Springfield, Oregon. She was born in Goshen, Oregon to Jack and Geraldine Rubby. She grew up in Cascadia and lived most of her life in Oregon. Alice...

Mary L. Hiaasen (Ziemke)

February 13, 2011

Mary Louise Hiaasen, 78, passed away Sunday at Twin Oaks Rehabilitation in Sweet Home. She was born in Thayer, Nebraska to Otto Gustav and Sadie (Vorderstrasse) Ziemke. Mary moved to Philomath as a child and graduated from high school there. Sh...

Dorothy Clara Anderson (Ratelle)

February 12, 2011

Dorothy Anderson, 88, of Sweet Home passed away on the evening of February 11, 2011 at Century Fields Assisted Living Community. She was born in Manistique, Michigan to Emil and Margret (Reiners) Ratelle. She moved to International Falls, Minneso...

Stella May Carpenter (Hayes)

February 11, 2011

Stella Carpenter, 63, of Sweet Home passed away peacefully February 11, 2011 at her home, surrounded by family and friends after an extended illness. Stella was born March 14, 1947 in Knoxville, Tennesee to George F. and Sarah (Gallia) Hayes. Sh...

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Kenneth G. Evans

February 9, 2011

Kenneth G. Evans, 90, of Sweet Home died Wednesday February 9, 2011. He was born in Pekin, Illinois to Frank and Alma (Jost) Evans. Ken was fascinated by airplines at an early age. He pedaled newspapers to pay for flying lessons and was flying bef...

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Dale A. Klinner

February 7, 2011

Dale Klinner, 66, of Flint, Texas and Sweet Home, passed away February 7, 2011 in Tyler, Texas. Dale was born July 3, 1944 in Portland, Oregon to Leo and Joyce ( Thompson) Klinner. He served in the Army and was the owner of D & N Grocery in Tyler, Te...

Yvette C. Blue (Anderson)

February 5, 2011

Yvette C. Blue, 76, of Sweet Home passed through Heaven’s Gates on Saturday. She was born in Park Grove, Montana to her parents, Bruce and Alice (Whipple) Anderson. Along with her older brother, Bobby, Yvette grew up in Havre, Montana and graduate...

Venita Stevenson

February 1, 2011

Helen May Eichenberger, 66, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

Helen May Eichenberger

January 27, 2011

Helen May Eichenberger, 66, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel....

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Rachel Morgan Kittson (Teague)

January 24, 2011

Rachel Morgan Kittson, 25, of Albany passed away Monday, January 24, 2011. She was born in Parkridge, Illinois to Ronald Wayne Teague and Sandra Beth Teague. She was raised in Hesperia, California. Rachel was inducted into the United Sates Army Ma...

Fern Elizabeth Wernicke (Wentland)

January 24, 2011

Fern Elizabeth Wernicke passed away Monday, January 24, 2011 at 4:30 PM due to ongoing complications with congestive heart failure. Fern was born April 14, 1923 in Bordulac, North Dakota. She was the daughter of Matthew and Helene (Haase) Wentlan...

Mel Lewis

January 11, 2011

Mel Lewis, 75, of Sweet Home, passed away Tuesday at his home. He was born in Iola, Kansas to Melvon and Grace (Baker) Lewis. Mel retired and moved to Sweet Home in 2000 from Lancaster, California where he worked as a dental technician. Mel is...

Valitta Marie Ireland (Newman)

January 5, 2011

Valitta Marie Ireland, 76, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in New Albin, Iowa to Fred and Pearl (Sheriff) Newman. Valitta lived in Minnesota until 1960, and then she moved to Portland, and then to Salem in 1982. She moved to Swe...

Bill Shockey

January 5, 2011

Bill Shockey, 82, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. He was born in Lexington, Oklahoma to Willie and Lora (Bond) Shockey. He came to Oregon from Oklahoma in the late 1940s. In 1952, he, his wife, Betty, and son moved to California so Bill coul...