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Almettia Naeve (Minyen)

June 10, 1931 - October 14, 2017

Viewing will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 21, at Harvest Christian Center in Sweet Home. Final burial will be at 2:00 p.m., at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Lebanon.

Memorial contributions can be made in Almettia’s name to Harvest Christian Center.

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Almettia Naeve, 86, of Forest Grove, Oregon passed away Saturday. She was born in Wauson, Oklahoma to Alfonzo and Jennie D. (Rowell) Minyen.

She came to Oregon in the late 40s and moved to Sweet Home in the early 50s. She met and married Donald Joe Naeve June 9, 1973. She remained in Sweet Home until she moved to a nursing facility in Forest Grove in 2013.

Almettia owned and operated Almettia’s Beauty Salon on Main Street in Sweet Home for 36 years. She faithfully followed her Lord and Savior all of her life.

She loved to go hunting, camping, water skiing and to garden. She loved her flowers.

Almettia is survived by daughter Kelta Smith of Lebanon; step-sons: Bill Naeve, Shawn Naeve, Steve Naeve all of Vernonia; step-daughter Shelli Naeve of Vernonia; 17 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Joe Naeve, in 1996; sisters Leatrice Hall and Vetrie McElhaney; and brothers Aca and Alforest Minyen.

Viewing will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 21, at Harvest Christian Center in Sweet Home. Final burial will be at 2:00 p.m., at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Lebanon.

Memorial contributions can be made in Almettia’s name to Harvest Christian Center.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.