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Carmen Hyde

May 5, 1916 - February 5, 2008

A celebration of her life will be held Monday, February 11th, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long St., at 11:00 am. In leu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association or SHEM.

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Carmen Hyde, age 91, of Sweet Home passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, February 5th, 2008 at Lebanon Rehab. She was born May 5th, 1916 in Gallup, New Mexico to Canuto and Antonia Maldonado. She had a sister,Victoria, and three brothers: Louie, Pete and Jr.

Carmen married Walter Hyde October 1st, 1934 in Flagstaff, Arizona. They later settled in Bend, Oregon and came to Sweet Home in 1948. She was an avid volunteer with Girl Scouts and PTA, and was an East Linn Museum greeter. She loved helping others, as she spent over 20 years with the Sweet Home Emergency Ministries.

Carmen was proceeded in death by all of her siblings; husband, Walter, in 1972; and her daughters Betty Jo Mullenix in 1993 and Margaret Ann Ringheimer in 2005. She had recently lost grandson, Darold Dewayne Rozell.

She is survived by daughter, Mary Jane Rozell, of Lebanon and grandchildren: Monica Anderson of Yelm, WA. Walter Ringheimer of Salem, Gary Rozell of Albany, Mike Mullenix, Alan Mullenix, Patty Gaskey, Crystal Mullenix and Randy Ringheimer, all of Lebanon, and Staci Steinbacher, Ron Ringheimer, and Debby Luttmer, all of Sweet Home. She was also blessed with 16 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held Monday, February 11th, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long St., at 11:00 am. In leu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association or SHEM.