Denise Marie Totland (Sept. 7, 1962 – April 27, 2021)

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[caption id="attachment_9933" align="alignright" width="214"] Denise Totland[/caption] Denise Marie (Howes) Totland, 58, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2021. A graveside memorial service will be held in Silverton on Saturday, May 22, 2021, under the direction of Unger Funeral Home. Visit ungerfuneralchapel.com for ...

David Jorgenson (Nov. 25, 1952 – April 26, 2021)

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[caption id="attachment_9930" align="alignright" width="214"] David Jorgenson[/caption] David Jorgenson, 68 passed away April 26, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in Silverton on Nov. 25, 1952 to Vincent and Frankie Jorgenson. David is survived by ...

Mary Ann Miles (Oct. 29, 1934 – May 5, 2021)

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Mary Ann Miles, 86, of Silverton passed away peacefully on May 5, 2021. Mary Ann was born on Oct. 29, 1934 in Portland, the daughter of William (Bill) H. Jr. and Melba Woodard. She moved with her parents to her ...

Rodney Weston Kilcup (Feb. 11, 1937 – April 21, 2021)

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[caption id="attachment_9925" align="alignright" width="232"] Rodney Kilcup[/caption] Rodney Weston Kilcup of Silverton succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease on April 21, 2021. He died in peace and at home, surrounded by the love of his family. He is dearly missed by those whose lives he ...

Remembering Tom Dill

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The Friends of Silver Falls State Park, and the community at large, have lost a dedicated and much-loved volunteer. Tom Dill passed on April 4, 2021. He will be ever so greatly missed by all. Tom spent many hours at the ...

Jerome Francis Donahe (Aug. 14, 1937 – April 17, 2021)

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Jerome Francis (Jerry or J. F.) Donahe, of Silverton, passed in the early morning hours of April 17 in Salem, Oregon.  He was born Aug. 14, 1937, in Chicago, Illinois to Bernard Anthony and Thelma Sophia (Follesvold) Donahe. An older sister, ...

Cruz Arce (May 3, 1945 – April 10, 2021)

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Cruz Arce, 75 passed away on April 10, 2021, at her residence with family by her side. She was born in Edinburg, Texas on May 5, 1945, to Antonio Arce and Maria Magdalena Perez. She was the second oldest of 12 ...

John Bernard Haynie March 22, 1927 – Nov. 4, 2019

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John Bernard Haynie died Nov. 4, 2019 at the age of 92. He was born on March 22, 1927 in Northumberland County, Virginia to Capt. John (Shep) Haynie and Etta Curren Haynie. He was the youngest of eight children, three ...

Gary Eugene Leonard Sept. 17, 1935 – Aug. 24, 2019

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A man of great integrity, faith, and love of life passed away Aug. 24 with heart failure. Born in Santa Ana, California, Gary Leonard and his family farmed citrus and avocados. After marriage in 1958, he moved to Woodlake, California in ...

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. ...