Allen Ritchey: June 9, 1943 – June 25, 2019

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Allen Aubrey Ritchey died June 25, 2019 surrounded by family and friends at the Providence Benedictine Nursing Center in Mount Angel. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. at the Silverton Elks Lodge. He was born in Montevista, ...

Les Aubrey: Dec. 24, 1943 – Feb. 2, 2019

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Leslie (“Les”) Roy Aubrey, loving husband and father, passed away on Feb. 2, 2019, at the age of 75 at his home in Silverton due to complications following surgery. He was born on Dec. 24, 1943, to Roy Ray and Mina Leslie ...

September Passages

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Barbara Lou Crawford LeDoux   Dec. 11, 1925 – Aug. 12, 2019 Born Dece. 11, 1925 in Carthage, Missouri, Barbara Lou was the second of five children of Sidney and Isabell Crawford. The family moved to a farm in Mansfield, Ohio ...

John Little: Feb. 6, 1926 – June 21, 2019

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John Patrick Little passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on June 21, 2019.  He was born Feb. 6, 1926 to Edward John and Alice Little in Portland.  John attended Central Catholic High School, Lincoln High School and Columbia Preparatory. He received his ...

Denny Martin’s life celebrated at Evergreen

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A Celebration of Life for Dennis “Denny” Martin will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Golf Course in Mount Angel. All his friends and family are invited to join in to tell stories, share memories ...

Claire Nida: July 29, 1936 – July 18, 2019

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Claire “Memere” Nida was born on July 29, 1936 in Brockton, Massachusetts. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rose and Frank Bussiere, and sister Rita Tougas. She is survived by her husband and best friend, Dwayne Nida, as ...

Sister Jeanette von Herrmann: Jan. 4, 1946 – June 6, 2019

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Sister Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB, was born into eternal life at 8:20 p.m. on June 6, 2019. She was 73 years old and had been a Benedictine sister for 38 years. Sister Jeanette will be remembered for her gift of ...

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 ...