Margaret Gersch: May 23, 1925 – July 3, 2019

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Margaret Mary Bielenberg Splonski Gersch passed on July 3, 2019. She was born on May 23, 1925 to Matt and Kate Bielenberg in Receda, California. At the age of six, she and her family made the long trek to a ...

Rose Lewis May, 28, 2019

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Throughout her life, Rose Lewis worked internationally for peace and justice, but Rose also acted locally with Silverton People For Peace (SPFP). As a dedicated member of the peace and social justice group, she was a regular at the monthly ...

Joseph (Joe) Carl Hess: September 30, 1932 – May 25, 2019

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Joseph (Joe) Carl Hess September 30, 1932 – May 25, 2019 Joe Hess was born to Karl and Josephine Hess in the Victor Point area of Silverton. Born at home in the family farm house, Joe was the third of four ...

Shirley Perrine Sept. 28, 1951 – March 29, 2019

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Shirley L. (Maulding) Perrine passed away at her home on March 29.  Shirley spent her life in the Silverton Hills that she loved so dearly. Parents Darrell and Ruby Maulding brought Shirley into the world Sept. 28, 1951. Her early years she ...

Gerald Allen Drain 1959 – 2019

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Gerald “Jerry” Allen Drain was born on Feb. 4, 1959, to Frederick Allen Drain and Diane Marie Ferguson, in Lafayette, Louisiana. He began elementary school in Maryville, Missouri, then completed elementary school in Mukilteo, Washington. He graduated from Mariner High School ...

Jackie Douglas Kidd June 22, 1943 – March 15, 2019

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Jack started his adventure in Lincoln, Arkansas on June 22, 1943 with parents Carl Thomas and Esta Elmina (Howard) Kidd. He joined older brother Tommy Dowe and four years later a sister, Donna Sue, arrived. The only life he knew ...

Maurice ‘Mo’ Timothy Stadeli April 11, 1957 – Feb. 24, 2019

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Maurice “Mo” Timothy Stadeli, 61, passed away after a short battle with cancer on Feb. 24, 2019, surrounded by his wife, family and some of his brothers and sisters in the Salem Fire Dept. and Woodburn Ambulance. He was born on ...

Edward ‘Ed’ Eugene McKenzie July 11, 1947 – Feb. 20, 2019

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Edward Eugene McKenzie  was born in Ada, Oklahoma and grew up in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. After high school, he served in the Oklahoma National Guard, drove a beverage truck, and worked for Safeway Warehouse in Tulsa. He married his wife Karen ...

Vernon C. Holmquist May 21, 1921 – Feb. 15, 2019

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Some will remember him zipping through the streets of Silverton and Mount Angel on his scooter. Others may recall visiting with him at a local watering hole as he sipped a beverage; always interested in engaging in a good conversation. ...

Wayne Riches May 9, 1950 – Feb. 11, 2019

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Wayne Cuddy Riches passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at Salem Hospital of cardiac arrest. He was 68. Wayne was born May 9, 1950 in Salem and graduated from Silverton High School in 1968. He attended Treasure Valley Community College in ...

Bob Marcum April 9, 1927 – Feb. 16, 2019

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Bob Marcum was born in Alliance, Nebraska on April 9, 1927 the first of two sons to Ruth (Lineback) and Floyd Marcum. Bob’s father was a Nebraska cowboy, an Idaho logger, a Washington miner and orchardist, and an Oregon rancher ...

Dennis ‘Denny’ Paul Martin: April 4, 1939 – Dec. 7, 2018

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Dennis “Denny” Paul Martin died at home in Silverton on December 7, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Dennis was 79 and fought a hard battle with the cancer that had returned and was just diagnosed on November 12, 2018. Dennis ...

Arlene L. Bergerson: Aug. 27, 1929 – Nov. 3, 2018

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[caption id="attachment_8777" align="alignleft" width="183"] Arlene Bergerson[/caption] Arlene (Gottschalk) Bergerson was born in Stuart, Nebraska on Aug. 27, 1929.  She was the oldest of four siblings who preceded her in death.  Her mother passed and at 15 Arlene became the mother figure to ...

Karla Zeis Uselman July 30, 1958 – Oct. 7, 2018

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It is with great sadness and sorrow that the family of Karla Zeis Uselman announces her passing, after an admirably fought year-long battle with cancer. Karla passed on the morning of Oct. 7, 2018 at the age of 60. She was ...

Darlene Geschwill May 12, 1947 – Sept. 3, 2018

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Darlene Raye (Dorgan) Geschwill of Woodburn passed away Sept. 3, 2018 at the age of 71. She had developed a complication from a previous medical condition. She was surrounded by her family for her final days and hours. Darlene was born ...

Jean Anne Hadley Dec. 31, 1947 – Aug. 1, 2018

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Jean Anne Hadley of Silverton left this world for her heavenly home on Aug. 1 when her loving heart unexpectedly stopped beating. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Dennis Hadley, her children Troy (Kathy) Hadley of Rickreall, Gary ...

William Sharrar Aug. 1, 1923 – Aug. 7, 2018

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William (Bill) Raymond Sharrar died peacefulloy in his Mount Angel home Aug. 7, 2018. He was born in Portland, Oregon on Aug. 1, 1923, the son of Glenn and Lucy Sharrrar. He had two sisters, Charlotte and Kathryn, and a ...

Edith Kapka June 30, 1913 – July 28, 2018

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Edith Kapka, age 105, of Mount Angel, died peacefully of natural causes on July 28 with her family by her side. Her husband John, to whom she was married for 44 years, preceded her in death, as did three of ...

Sam Linn Nov. 12, 1946 -Aug. 1, 2018

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Samuel Anthony Linn was born in Woodburn on Nov..12, 1946 and passed away in Silverton on Aug. 1, 2018.  The fourth of five children born to Floyd Linn and Verna (Berg) Linn, who moved to the Willamette Valley from North Dakota ...

Thomas Porter Eldred: Oct. 26, 1946 – June 12, 2018

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Thomas Porter Eldred was born on Oct. 26, 1946 in Minot, North Dakota. The fourth of five children of Porter and Dawn Eldred, Tom graduated from Silverton Union High School in 1964. He enlisted in the US Army following graduation, and served ...

Eugene ‘Gene’ Shreyer: July 10, 1924 – June 13, 2018

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Eugene Stanley Shreyer, born July 10, 1924, in Windsor, California, died on June 13, 2018, in Silverton, one month short of his 94th birthday. He suffered from a massive stroke which was the ultimate cause of  his death. Eugene was the ...

Beth Ann Davisson Nov. 22, 1952 – June 2, 2018

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Beth Ann Davisson (nee Castle), born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on Nov. 22, 1952, passed away on June 2, 2018 at her home in Silverton. She was 65. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Bill Davisson; daughters Amy Galetzka ...

Elizabeth ‘Jean’ Sacher February 6, 1930 – May 20, 2018

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Elizabeth “Jean” Sacher passed peacefully May 20, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Wallowa, Oregon to Loomis and Florence (Wilkins) Rossell. After the death of her father she moved with her mother, grandmother and sisters to Silverton, ...

Larry J. Byers: June 6, 1950 – Feb. 1, 2018

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Larry J. Byers of Keizer, Oregon passed away on Feb. 1, 2018. He was born June 6, 1950 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, as a member of the Cherokee Nation. Larry grew up in Southern Oregon, where he met and married Suzanne (Petsch) ...

Linda Jane DeSantis: December 1944-May 2018

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Linda, 73, died peacefully May 1, 2018, with her family by her side at home in Silverton, while John Denver was playing in the background. Linda was born in December 1944 in Salem to parents Kenneth and Marian Barker. She was the ...