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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Maureen Ernst: April 4, 1949 – April 28, 2018

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[caption id="attachment_8395" align="alignright" width="300"] Maureen Ernst was a familiar face at the Mount Angel Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest booth. She chaired the booth for many years. file photo[/caption] Maureen Rose (Drescher) Ernst, 69, of Mount Angel, passed away after a short, ...

Ron Jiricek: Aug. 16, 1949 – April 10, 2018

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I first came to know Ron, and his wife Cindy, in 2005 when they owned a local gym. At that time, Ron’s idea of taking Cindy our for a big night on the town was to journey a few miles north ...

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 ...

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) ...

Wesley Andrew Oster Aug. 27, 1936 – April 5, 2018

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Wes Oster, 81, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2018. He was born in Silverton to Andrew and Augusta (Reeves) Oster, the first of two sons. He graduated from Silverton High School. Wes married, and the couple had two daughters, Cathy and ...

Donald E. Howes Dec. 8, 1937 – March 30, 2018

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Former Ontario Police Chief Donald E. Howes, 80, passed away on March 30, 2018, after a battle with cancer. Private service was held in Silverton on April 7, 2018, under the direction of Unger Funeral Chapel. Don married Theresa Brophy on ...

Shiela McAllister April 28, 1941 – March 24, 2018

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Shiela McAllister, 76. of Molalla, Oregon died March 24, 2018 at her home. Shiela was born in Oregon and spent the bulk of her life near Molalla.  She was the oldest daughter of Evine and Walter Ellison. Shiela was a graduate of Molalla High School, and attended Concordia Portland, as ...

Rex W. Bothum July 12, 1932 – March 2, 2018

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Born on a share cropper’s farm in Stafford County, Seward, Kansas July 12, 1932 to John Bothum and Jenny (McBride), Rex Bothum passed away at his home March 2, 2018. His family moved to Woodburn, Oregon in 1946. Rex attended Woodburn ...