In Memoriam: Gilda Farrell (April 12, 1949 – Dec. 5, 2021)

December 2021 Posted in Obituary

Gilda Amber Farrell, 72, of Silverton, Oregon passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side, in her home on Dec. 5, 2021.

Gilda was born in Prairie, Oregon to Arthur and Grace Shoun (Shankle) on April 12, 1949.

Gilda grew up in John Day, Oregon. She married Ernest S. Farrell of Mount Angel, Oregon on July 15, 1967. They lived in Silverton for the past 54 years.

Gilda worked as a C.N.A at River View Convalescent Care, Silver Gardens and Benedictine.

She loved to help people and she lived her life doing for others. She enjoyed bowling, playing pool, singing, and decorating her home for all the seasons of the year. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends. 

Gilda was preceded in death by her mother and father, Art and Grace Shoun, and her brother, Robert Shoun.

She is survived by her brother, Dallas Shoun of La Grande, Oregon; her sister, Reainella Moffitt of Silverton; her husband, Ernest S. Farrell of Silverton; her two daughters, Shawna Farrell and Nicole Rue – both of Silverton; three grandchildren, Gracy, Faith, and Hope Rue of Bend, Oregon; and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held at a later time.

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