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Darold D. Rozell

August 31, 1957 - November 7, 2007

A memorial service will be 11:00 am Tuesday, November 13th, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1955 5th St. in Lebanon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Diabetes Association in Darold’s name. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

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Darold DeWayne Rozell, age 50, of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital. He was born in Lebanon to Darold and Mary J. (Hyde) Rozell.

Darold attended Hawthorne and Oak Heights Elementary Schools, Sweet Home Junior High, and graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1976. After graduation, he moved to Wrangel, Alaska to work. He returned to Sweet Home and worked at Santiam Lumber Co. until it closed in 1991. In 1992, he he went to work for Oregon Freeze Dry, and then later started working for the Lebanon School District as a custodian until his untimely death.

In 1998, Darold married Brenda Koplin, they later divorced. He enjoyed the River Rhythms Concerts and was an original Oregon Jamboree volunteer.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Louise Rozell of Eugene; his parents, Darold and Mary Rozell of Lebanon; brother, Gary Rozell of Albany; sister and brother-in-law, Staci and Steve Steinbacher; nieces, Sara and Emily Coonrod; nephew, Jamie Steinbacher, all of Sweet Home; his grandmother, Carmen Hyde of Sweet Home; his special friend, Patty Basey of Albany; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandpa and grandma, Harold and Vivian Rozell, and his grandpa, Walter Hyde.

A memorial service will be 11:00 am Tuesday, November 13th, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1955 5th St. in Lebanon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Diabetes Association in Darold’s name. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.