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Aletha Adele Putney (Hansen)

August 7, 1930 - January 5, 2014

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations can be made in Aletha’s name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House.

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Aletha Adele Putney, 83, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014. She was born in Velva, North Dakota to Harry George and Ione Signe (Roulier) Hansen.

Aletha grew up in Velva and married Donald Walter Putney there on December 3, 1950. They moved to Sweet Home in 1961. She worked at Santiam Supply Auto Parts until she retired in 1995.

Aletha was artistic and loved to paint and sew. She also made many wedding cakes for family and friends and she enjoyed bowling until she was no longer able to.

Aletha is survived by: her daughter, Donette Jewell-Calkins and her husband Robert of Sweet Home; son, Duane Putney of Sweet Home; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Donald Putney (1990); brother, Durelle Hansen; and great grandson, Ryan (2005).

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations can be made in Aletha’s name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.