In Memoriam: Charles Richard Walter (Aug. 18, 1947 – July 17, 2022)

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Charles “Chuck” Walter of Silverton, Oregon passed away at his home on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at the age of 74. He was born Aug. 18, 1947 to Eddie and Helen (Schaffer) Walter in Fairbury, Illinois and was the seventh of 13 children. Chuck is ...

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Hoy (April 5, 1955 – July 12, 2022)

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Elizabeth (Beth) Fay Hoy died July 12, 2022, at her residence in Salem, Oregon surrounded by family. She courageously fought cancer for years. Beth was born in Silverton, Oregon to Robert and Juanita Mallorie on April 5, 1955. She attended Silverton schools along ...

In Memoriam: Dan Duncan (Jan. 26, 1960 – June 15, 2022)

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On June 15th, 2022 Dan passed away quietly and unexpectedly at home near Bend, Oregon where he had just moved to enjoy retirement. Dan was born January 26, 1960 in Lancaster, CA and as a child moved to Silverton in 1962.  ...

In Memoriam: Boyd Keith Fish (May 10, 1931 – June 19, 2022)

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Boyd Keith Fish, 91, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully at his home on June 19, 2022, in Silverton, Oregon. A Rosary service and funeral mass was held on July 2 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1410 Pine St., Silverton, ...

In Memoriam: James Hauth Sr. (Sept. 28, 1937 – June 23, 2022)

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James “Hollywood” Hauth, Sr. was born to Catherine and Wendel Hauth on Sept. 28, 1937. He was the youngest of 11 children.  He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Fred Francis and Donald; as well as sisters, Marcella Diehl, Georgianna Hansen, ...

In Memoriam: Marvin Lee Hage Sr. (May 20, 1940 – June 3, 2022)

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Marvin Lee Hage, Sr., 82, of Silverton, Oregon passed away on June 3, 2022. Marvin was born to Roy and Zelma (McClure) Hage on May 20, 1940 in Silverton, where he grew up on the family farm. After graduating high school, ...

In Memoriam: Donald Ray Fleck (March 31, 1954 – June 26, 2022)

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  Born to Leonard Fleck and Betty Wolf on March 31, 1954, Donald Ray Fleck’s last call was in the early morning of June 26, 2022. He was the sole responder. It was “C” shift. He was raised in Mount Angel with four brothers and one ...

In Memoriam: Margaret Anne Shetler    (March 18, 1922 – June 13, 2022)

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Margaret Anne (Pursley) Shetler, 100, of Silverton, Oregon, died June 13, 2022.  She was born March 18, 1922 in Oroville, Washington, to Courtney and Thelma Rae (Taylor) Pursley. She was the oldest of four: Myron, John, and Dorothy – all deceased. ...

In Memoriam: Virginia Amelia Wolf Sessums    (March 10, 1940 – March 14, 2022)

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Virginia Amelia Wolf Sessums, 82, of Silverton, Oregon, passed away peacefully at home with family at her side. Virginia was born in Bismarck, North Dakota to Jacob and Philomena Wolf. She was one 11 children (Clara, John, Mary, Cecelia, Gabe Agnes, ...

In Memoriam: Warren Calvin Levecke (Oct. 17, 1924 – April 11, 2022)

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 Warren Calvin Levecke passed away on April 11, 2022 at the age of 97 in Mount Angel, Oregon. He was born October 17, 1924 in Warren, Oregon to Max Emil and Teckla Levecke. Warren had one brother, Theodore, and two sisters, ...

In Memoriam: Tamara Anderson   (Aug. 24, 1963 – March  8, 2022)

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Tamara Lynn Anderson was born in Oceanside, California on Aug. 24, 1963. She passed away peacefully at Our Lady of Peace Hospice House, Saint Paul, Minnesota, March 8, 2022. She fought a rare and aggressive cancer for three years all ...

In Memoriam: Clifford Eugene Herr (July 25, 1932 – May 13, 2022)

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Clifford Eugene Herr, 89, of Silverton, Oregon passed away peacefully on May 13, 2022. Clifford was born on July 25, 1932, in Salem, Oregon to Edith (Lichty) and Ralph Herr of Silverton, Oregon. Clifford grew up on a farm outside Central Howell, ...

In Memoriam: Guadalupe Guerrero (Dec. 12, 1940 – May 8, 2022)

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Guadalupe “Lupe” Guerrero passed away peacefully on May 8, 2022, at the age of 81.  Lupe Guerrero was born to the late Rosalio and Ramona Guerrero in Matehuala, San Luis Potosí, Mexico on Dec. 12, 1940. In Lupe’s early life, the ...

In Memoriam: Wallace Dale Satern (May 12, 1930 – May 16, 2022)

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Wallace was born in Silverton, Oregon to Harold and Ruth Dahl Satern on May 12, 1930. He was raised along with his older brother, Marshall, on the family farm in the Bethany area and joined them and his daughter, Becky, in heaven ...

In Memoriam: Roger Kermit Paulson (Feb. 13, 1947 – April 28, 2022)

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Roger Kermit Paulson, who was born at Silverton Hospital on Feb. 13, 1947, passed away calmly and peacefully in his southwest Portland home on the afternoon of April 28, 2022. Until the last moment of this life, he was surrounded by his closest ...

In Memoriam: Lawrence J. Hall (June 11, 1935 – April 13, 2022)

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Lawrence J. Hall passed away on April 13, 2022, at the age of 86. After several months of declining health, Larry died peacefully at home with his youngest son Timothy at his side. Larry, as he was known by his friends, was born in Portland, Oregon ...

In Memoriam: Douglas ‘Chet’ Bunting (June 16, 1953 – April 4, 2022)

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Douglas “Chet” Bunting was born on June 16, 1953 to Bill and Lavona Bunting. Doug’s youthful love was playing basketball. He played for both Silverton High and Chemeketa Community College, where he broke single-game scoring records for both schools. He received ...

In Memoriam: Mark Allen Treat (1954 – 2022)

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Mark Allen Treat, 67, passed away April 12, 2022, at Salem Health Hospital of cancer.  Born in Pasadena, California in 1954 to Irwin and Dortha Treat.  Graduated from Duarte High School in California, settling in Silverton, Oregon in 1979.  Mark started his ...

In Memoriam: Christopher Albert May (May 20, 1977 – April 14, 2022)

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Christopher Albert May was born May 20, 1977 in Klamath Falls, Oregon to Stephen and Sheryl (Sherry) May, but soon left Klamath Falls to head north to Eugene for three years and then on to Silverton, Oregon where he was ...

A Grin at the End: Finally ready – Nadine’s gift

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“I’m ready to die,” she said, turning her head toward the apartment window. I looked at my mother-in-law, Nadine Stack, not knowing what to say. This was three years ago, and at age 97 she was in good health and still ...

In Memoriam: Gela Mae Koester (June 21, 1931 – March 13, 2022)

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Gela Mae (Cort) Koester was born on June 21, 1931 in Marysville, Washington. She spent her carefree childhood days there before relocating to Long Beach, California in her teens.  After graduating, she married her high school sweetheart, Al Koester. Their marriage ...

In Memoriam: Daniel Arthur Woodall (Jan. 28, 1956 – March 6, 2022)

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Dan Woodall was born to Jack and Eleanor Woodall in McMinnville, Oregon. He was one of nine children. He  graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1974, then served four years in the Army. He loved to talk about being stationed ...

In Memoriam: Glenna Payzant Martin (Dec. 17, 1936 – March 7, 2022)

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  Glenna B. Payzant Martin passed away on March 7, 2022. Born in Sydney, Nebraska on Dec. 17, 1936, she moved to Oregon with her parents Leverett and Ethel Payzant and grandparents William and Kate when she was one.  She attended Molalla ...

In Memoriam: Michael Provonsha (June 4, 1937 – April 4, 2022)

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Michael Arwin Provonsha passed away peacefully on April 4, 2022. Mike was born in Provo, Utah on June 4, 1937 to Merrill and Lois Provonsha. He later moved to Hayward, California with his family where he married Diane Pixley, his wife of ...

In Memoriam: Troy A. McNeeley (May 24, 1966 – March 2, 2022)

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Troy Anthony McNeeley of Molalla, Ore., passed away March 2, 2022. He was 55. He was born May 24, 1966, in Payson, Arizona to Lawrence McNeeley and Twyla Trute, one of ten children. After serving in the Army, Troy built a career ...