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Shirley Vandehei (Pace)

March 31, 1934 - April 9, 2013

A viewing will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2013 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will take place at 1:00 p.m.. Tuesday, April 16, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweet Home with a viewing at noon before the funeral. Final burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery.

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Shirley Vandehei, 79, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to Charlotte (Pace) Pederson.

In April of 1963, Shirley moved to Oregon from Idaho for the construction of the Green Peter and Foster Dams and remained in Sweet Home. She participated in numerous community organizations and school functions and activities.

Shirley was the designated boat driver for family and friends water skiing adventures. She enjoyed making quilts, sewing, and gardening. Shirley loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by: her husband, Frank Vandehei; son, Ivan Vandehei; daughter, Shirley Miller; five grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by: her son, Frank Vandehei Jr.; her brother, Ron Pederson; her sister, Francis Pederson; and her parents.

A viewing will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2013 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will take place at 1:00 p.m.. Tuesday, April 16, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweet Home with a viewing at noon before the funeral. Final burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.