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Valitta Marie Ireland (Newman)

February 14, 1934 - January 5, 2011

Viewing will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM Monday, January 10, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 12, at the Nazarene church in Sweet Home.

Final burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery.

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Valitta Marie Ireland, 76, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in New Albin, Iowa to Fred and Pearl (Sheriff) Newman.

Valitta lived in Minnesota until 1960, and then she moved to Portland, and then to Salem in 1982. She moved to Sweet Home in 1999.

Valitta worked at the Sweet Home Gleaners. She attended the Church Of Nazarene.

She enjoyed word search puzzles, volunteer work, Bible study, and raising her numerous cats.

Valitta is survived by: her husband, Clarence Ireland of Sweet Home; daughter, Velvet Swarm of Silverton; son, Benny Ireland of Portland; sister, Helen Pickett of Minnesota; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

Viewing will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM Monday, January 10, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 12, at the Nazarene church in Sweet Home.

Final burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.