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William C. Andruss
William Clifford "Fonzie" Andruss, 53, a resident of Lincoln City for 15 years, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2000.

He was born May 8, 1947 in Wanatchee, Wash. to Fred and Evelin Andruss.

Surviving are his wife, Susan Andruss; children, John Branum, Angie O'del, Tina Estelle, William Andruss and Clifford Andruss; grandchildren, Jessie and Justin O'del; Shawna and Josh Estelle; and Anthony, Brian and BillyRay Branum.

No services have been planned.

The family, in loving memory ­ "will remember and have you with us for all times."

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust,
You're in a better world now.
Sorry you had to go,
but God took your life.
In His hands, we trust.

Alice J. Craig

Alice J. Craig, 82, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000 in Gresham, Ore.

She was born June 20, 1918 in Medina, Ohio, where she lived most of her early life. After a short time in Cleveland, she moved to Milwaukie, Ore. in 1947, later was employed by P&C Tool Co.

After her marriage to Theodore Craig on July 27, 1969, they lived in Milwaukie until moving to Pacific City, where they attended Oretown Bible Church. At their church she took attendance on Sundays, taught Sunday School and mailed church bulletins to those unable to attend services.

Besides being a homemaker she was a faithful volunteer at her local center in Pacific City where she contributed her time in various capacities. She enjoyed fishing with her husband, knitting and taking pictures of her family and friends and her beloved Oregon coast. She made her own cards using her rubber stamps, and kept in touch with family and friends through the years.

Alice was steadfast in prayer, daily lifting up her family, friends and missionaries before the Lord. Her life was characterized by her selfless giving to others.

Surviving are a sister, Helen Glanz and husband John of Albuquerque, N.M.; a brother, Richard Perrin and wife Evelyn of Bend, Ore.; a sister-in-law, V. Matthews, 10 nieces, nine nephews, 23 great nieces, 16 great nephews, eight great-great nieces, and seven great-great nephews. Alice was preceded in death by her husband, brothers Eldred and Robert, and sister-in-law Evelyn.

Public funeral services were held Dec. 12 at Mt. Scott Funeral Home, with burial at Willamette National Cemetery.
 

Mary E. (Olson) Tregaskis

Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Tregaskis,79, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2000 in Beaverton. She was born April 7, 1921 in Seaside, graduating from Seaside High School.

On April 6, 1950, she married Roy Tregaskis, who preceded her in death in 1991. She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time at the Oregon beach, painting and crocheting. She lived in Lincoln City in 1988.

Surviving are her son, Richard Tregaskis and a daughter, Terri Tregaskis.

A public memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Pegg, Paxson & Springer Chapel, 4675 SW Watson in Beaverton.

Remembrances are suggested to the Lincoln County Shelter for Abused Women.

Pegg, Paxson & Springer Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Jack B. Fisher

Jack B. Fisher, 81, of Lincoln City, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000 with his wife and children at his bedside.

Jack was born in Kansas City, Mo. on Feb. 27, 1919, and at age of 6 moved to Oregon with his parents, Bill and Luella Fisher, and his sisters, settling in the Hood River Valley. Following his graduation from Cascade Locks High School, he traveled to Sacramento, Calif. where he met and married Jeanette T. Trippe in 1940. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in October of this year.

Jack worked at McClellan Air Force Base during the war-time years and then relocated his family back to Oregon in 1944 where he began his cleaning and painting business which became known as Fisher Painting & Drywall Contractors, Inc., providing services throughout the Mid-Columbia region for the next 46 years. He retired in 1990 and moved to the Oregon coast with Jeanette.

He generously gave his time and talents to the schools and community organizations, a member of the First Methodist Church in The Dalles for many years, and in 1981 became a member of the Gateway Presbyterian Church where he also served as a Deacon and on Session as an Elder of the Church. Jack was active in the Oregon Chapter of Painting & Decorating Contractors of America and served as its state vice president. He was an executive board member of the Chenowith School District during its expansion and construction phase of the school system. Jack loved to fellowship with people and was always giving a helping hand to others. He loved to play the piano and sing.

Surviving are his beloved wife and best friend Jeanette of 60 years; son Bill Fisher, a missionary in southeast Asia; daughters Nanette lee Fisher of Carmel, Calif., Barbara Jean Williams of Otis, Ore., and Jacquelyne Ann Fisher of Gig Harbor, Wash.; a sister Ruth Lee Lofting of The Dalles, Ore.; and his grandchildren Lynette Michelle Planto of Morgan Hill, Calif., Debra Lee St. Aubin of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Nick Swett of Marshall, Minn., Alisa Mae Miller of Aberdeen, S.D., Rob Dodman of Huntington Beach, Calif., Sara Fisher-Mrnak of Minneapolis, Minn., Rien Havens of Boulder, Colo., John Fisher of Spokane, Wash., and Cameron Havens of Gig Harbor, Wash.; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Pacific View Memorial Chapel, who handled the arrangements. The family suggests contributions be made to Assembly of God Building Fund in Lincoln City in Jack's memory.
 

Emil "Ted" Kulla

Emil "Ted" Kulla, 85, of Hastings, Minn., died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Home, following a long battle with bone cancer.

Mr. Kulla was born March 24, 1915 in Brainerd, Minn., the son of Emil and Ella Kulla. He moved to Hastings in 1942 and worked for the local schools for more than 35 years.

He was known by many in the Lincoln City area as a result of his lengthy stays with his son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Becky Kulla of Lincoln City. In Lincoln City he was known for his long walks, his smile and sense of humor, and his visits with anyone and everyone.

Surviving are his children, Jim and Becky of Lincoln City, Don and MaryKay of Prescott, Wis. Joyce of Prescott, Wis., Nancy of West St. Paul, Minn., Bill of Chicago, Ill., Judy of Hastings, Minn., Rick and Jolene of Maple Grove, Minn., Jerry of St. Paul, Minn. Debbie and Ernie of Hastings, Minn., and Mike and Shay of Mankato, Minn. He is also survived by his sisters, Evelyn of Idaho, Phyllis and June, and brothers Carl and Don, all from the Brush Plains area of Washington state; as well as 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and Doris, the mother of his children.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 25 at the United Methodist Church, with interment in Lakeside Cemetery, Hastings, Minn. The Rev. Gordon Gathright officiated

The family suggests any contributions be made to Our Lady of Good Counsel Home, 2076 St. Anthony Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104, in Mr. Kulla's memory.
 

Geraldine A. Whittenberg

Geraldine Ann Whittenberg, 63, died Nov. 3, 2000. She was born Dec. 12, 1936 in Galveston, Texas to Walfred and Hermina Nylund.

Gerrie went to high school in Virginia and Michigan, later attending college at Long Beach State and Wheaton College in Illinois.

She was an involved mother, enjoying boating, PTA, was school secretary, taught music lessons, was a soccer mom, secretary of Youth Soccer Association, and sewed. She was always close to her family in Bremerton, Wash. and Michigan. Growing up in the church, to her father's delight she became accomplished in playing both the piano and organ.

In 1958 she married John F. Driver, and together they were blessed with three daughters: Sandra Lynn, Carolann Ruth and Jill Renée.

In 1978, Gerrie married David J. Whittenberg. They lived in California, Colorado and New York before returning to Oregon in 1994 to reside in Lincoln City. They continued to enjoy traveling in their motor home throughout the country.

Surviving are her husband, David J. Whittenberg of Lincoln City; sisters, Carol Castaldi of Seattle, Wash. and Ruthie Carlson of Glendora, Calif.; a brother, Gary Nylund of Tacoma, Wash.; daughters, Sandra Lynn Quickle of Clayton, N.C., Carolann Ruth Driver of Seattle, Wash. and Jill Renée Linson of Fairview, Ore.; and grandchildren Casaundra Quickle, Nathaniel Quickle, Zechariah Quickle, Timothy Quickle, Cayman Linson and Devan Linson.

Memorial services were held Friday, Dec. 1, at Milwaukie Covenant Church.

Memorial gifts are suggested to Escapees C.A.R.E. Inc., 2000 Care Center Dr., Livingston, TX 11351-9804.

Dec. 6, 2000
 

Helen F. Curtis

Helen Frances (Barker) Curtis, 82, of Lincoln City, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000 in Corvallis of cancer. She was born June 9, 1918 in Grants Pass, Ore.

Helen married Arnold Curtis in 1975. She retired as a typesetter.

Surviving are her husband, Ar-nold Curtis of Lincoln City; sons, Early Walton of Biggs, Calif., Renny Resh of Mesa, Ariz. and Jack Walton of Chico, Calif.; daughter, Frankie Farmer of Auburn, Calif., 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

No services have been planned, and disposition was by private cremation.

Remembrances are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Heritage Memorial Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
 

Donald E. Cunningham

Donald E. Cunningham, 71, a resident of Sweet Home, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000. He was born April 23, 1929 in Portland, Ore., the son of Walter Darwin and Alma Elizabeth Creger Cunningham.

Mr. Cunningham grew up in Portland and moved to Sweet Home where he met and married Marietta Sites on May 15, 1953. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict where he learned drafting.

Following his military service Don went on to work at the Corvallis City Hall and the Newport City Hall for many years as a draftsman, retiring in 1992, moving to Sweet Home two years ago. He was a computer enthusiast, collector of trains and loved photography, enjoyed square dancing and riding bicycles. He was a board member of the Newport Historical Society for a few years, and was an avid "Monday night coffee drinker" with his group.

Surviving are his daughters, Cynthia Brenneman of Sweet Home, Susan VanScoyk of Siletz and Sheri Jackson of Lincoln City; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one on the way.

His wife preceded him in death on June 17, 1978.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Bateman Funeral Home in Newport, with interment following in the Eureka Cemetery in Newport.

Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Cleo E. Denney

Cleo Eugene Denney, 84, of Lincoln City, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2000. He was born Sept. 5, 1916 in Fannie, Ark. to Marion Denney and Martha (Alton) Denney.

Mr. Denney married his best friend, Linnie (White) Denney on March16, 1937 in Hot Springs, Ark. Cleo and Linnie moved to Merced, Calif. in 1939, where he was shop foreman for various rubber industries. In 1993 they retired to the Depoe Bay area where they joined the Gleneden Beach Christian Church and became active members of the congregation. Cleo loved to hunt, fish and garden, and was an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves.

Surviving are his beloved wife and friend of 63 years, Linnie Denney; daughters Wanda Webb of Lincoln Beach, and Marilyn Mashing and Diane Loranzo, both of Portland; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 29 at the Gleneden Beach Christian Church. Mr. Denny was laid to rest at the Pacific View Memorial Gardens in Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Maud Z. Wullstein

Maud Zeigler Wullstein, 89, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000. She was born March 16, 1911 in Caldwell, Idaho to Carl Zeigler and Nona (Tatum) Ziegler.

She married LeRoy H. Wullstein, Sr. on July 3, 1930 in Idaho. He preceded her in death in 1988.

Maud was a published writer of short stories and poems. She and her husband moved to the Lincoln City area from Salt Lake City, Utah in 1974, where she raised her family and continued writing and volunteering for the American Red Cross. She was instrumental in founding Theatre West in Lincoln City and was a continued supporter until her death.

Surviving are her daughter, Molly VanAusten of Lincoln City; her son, Dr. LeRoy H. (Chuck) Wullstein of Salt Lake City, Utah; a grandson, Carl VanAusten of Tualatin, Ore.; and her granddaughters, Hillary VanAusten-Nolan of San Leandro, Calif., Katherine Wullstein-Perkins of Norman, Okla. and Krissy Wullstein-Westien of Salt Lake City, Utah.

The family suggests contributions be made to Theatre West of Lincoln City or to the Nature Conservancy in Maud's memory

No services are planned at this time.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 
 

From Nov. 29, 2000
 

Jean E. Morrison

Elizabeth "Jean" Morrison, 78, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000 in Clackamas, Ore.

She was born Aug. 11, 1922 in Watersmeet, Mich. She worked in quality control at Tektronix.

On Oct. 3, 1942 she married George W. Morrison in Detroit, Mich. They moved to Aloha and Beaverton in 1968, and lived in Gleneden Beach from 1983 until February of this year.

Surviving are her husband, George W. Morrison of Aloha; sons George W. Morrison, Jr. of Eugene, Jim R. Morris of Beaverton and Walt A. Morrison of Aloha; a daughter, Lynda M. Ball of Beaverton; sisters Peggy Wigren, Patricia Pew and Nancy Barnes; a brother Dan Morgan; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Public memorial services were held Saturday, Nov. 25 at Pegg, Paxson & Springer Chapel, with private disposition by cremation.

Remembrances are suggested to the charity of your choice.
 

Leo W. Tackett II

Leo Wallace Tackett II, 72, of Salem, died Thursday, Nov. 23.

Leo was born Aug. 15, 1928 in Boise, Idaho. He was a graduate of Idaho State University with a degree in pharmacology. Following college he went into the U.S. Marine Corps. After his time in the service, Leo went to California working as a pharmacist for a short time, then he moved to Twin Falls, Idaho to continue his chosen profession as pharmacist.

In 1954 he married Diane Smallwood. He and his family moved to Newport, Ore., then to Lincoln City, where he owned and operated his own pharmacy from 1964 to 1992, then moving to Salem, but continued as a semi-retired pharmacist for Rite-Aid Drug Stores.

Leo enjoyed old-west shooting and was a member of the Single Action Shooting Society.

Surviving are his wife, Diane Tackett of Salem; a son, John B. Tackett of Salem; two daughters, Mary Mattison and Martha Tackett, both of Salem; a sister, Blanche McCann of Sacramento, Calif.; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Leo W. Tackett, III.

Private family services were held at Restlawn Funeral Home, with private disposition in Restlawn Memory Gardens
 

Samuel C. VanLiew, Jr.

Samuel Charles VanLiew. Jr., 75, of Lincoln City, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2000. He was born Jan. 4, 1925 in San Jose, Calif. to Samuel Charles and Katherine (Williams) VanLiew, Sr.

Sam graduated from high school in California. He was drafted into the Army in 1943. After receiving an honorable discharge in 1946, he went to work as a car salesman in California. He moved to Portland and was sales manager for Frances Ford for more than 10 years. After passing his civil service exam he went to work for Adult and Family Services for Klamath County, retiring from there in 1987. He moved to Lincoln City in 1993. Sam was an avid reader.

Surviving are his stepsons, John VanLiew and Jay VanLiew, both of Walnut Creek, Calif.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Samuel Charles VanLiew, III.

A family memorial service will be held in California. Disposition is by cremation. Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

Nov. 22, 2000
 

William R. Batey

William Riley Batey, 65, of Otis, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2000 in Lincoln City.

Mr. Batey was born March 20, 1935 in Watson, Maryland to Wil-liam Batey and Anna Belle (Moles) Batey, and was raised in Hubbard, Ore. He served in the Navy during the Korean War from March 1953 to May 1955. He worked as a mechanic for a diesel engineering company.

Mr. Batey married his best friend, Dora Cook, on Aug. 28, 1955 in San Diego, Calif.

Surviving are his wife, Dora (Cook) Batey of Otis; sons Bruce Batey of Otis, Gary Batey of Redland, Ore., Steven Batey of Aloha, Ore., John Batey of Canby, Ore., Scott Batey of Port Townsend, Wash., and Paul Batey of Clackamas, Ore.; daughters Karen Batey of Lincoln City and mary Coolbaugh of Oregon City, Ore.; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

A memorial service was held Thursday, Nov. 16, at Pacific View Memorial Chapel, who handled the arrangements.
 

Robert F. Bost

Robert Franklin Bost, 63, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2000 in Lincoln City. He was born Feb. 11, 1937 to Carl and Nellie Kingid.

Mr. Bost is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Crook) Bost of Milwaukie, Ore.; daughters, Debra Davie of Salem, Ore., Barb Deutsch of Newberg, Ore., Donna Bost of Milwaukie, Ore., Patricia Bost of Philomath, Ore., and Delores Bost of Sweethome, Ore.; sons, Richard Mellor of Gladstone, Ore. and Rob Swartout of Eugene, Ore.; a sister, Carl Kingid of Oregon City, Ore.; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City.
 

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Nov. 15, 2000
 

Ruth E. Aycock

Ruth E. Aycock, 81, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000 in Estacada.

Ruth was born Feb. 20, 1919 in Springwater, Ore. Her parents were Joseph and Rose Guttridge. She graduated from Estacada High School in 1936 and went on to Normal School (now Western Oregon University in Monmouth). She began teaching in a two-room school in the Springwater area and then at Estacada Grade School.

On Aug. 19, 1940, she married Ernest "Ray" Aycock in Reno, Nev. They moved to Lincoln City in 1966 and Ruth taught at the Taft Grade School until she retired in 1980.

She was a lifetime member of Springwater Presbyterian Church, the Mountain Chapter 108 Order of Eastern Star and Delta Kappa Gamma. She enjoyed traveling and working in her flower garden.

Surviving are her brother, Joseph Z. Guttridge of Estacada; and her sisters, Alice "Anne" Vaughn of Kent, Wash. and Elizabeth R. McMullen of Astoria, Ore.

She was preceded in death by her husband Earnest "Ray" in 1974 and her son Ernie in 1998.

Contributions in her memory may be made to The Springwater Church Endowment Fund or charity of your choice.

Estacada Funeral Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

James M. Foster

James McKee Foster, 73, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2000 at his home in Lincoln City. He was born June 11, 1927 in Forest Grove, Ore. to James C. and Opal Pearl (Hawkins) Foster.

Jim attended grade school in Forest Grove, but graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1945, and joined the Army in August of 1945, serving in Korea, and was honorably discharged in January of 1947. After his military years, Jim went to work driving trucks for major companies in Portland, such as Industrial Air, Air-co and Liquid Carbonics, from which he retired in 1989.

Jim married Margaret "Peggy" Orr in 1967 in Vancouver, Wash. After retiring in 1989, Jim and Peggy lived in Portland until she retired in 1993, at which time they moved to Lincoln City.

Jim was very active in Fast-Pitch Softball in Portland for 20 years. He loved playing jazz piano, playing golf and being with his family. He was a member of the local Elks Lodge and a volunteer for the Meals-on-Wheels Program here in Lincoln City, and previously in Vancouver, Wash.

Surviving are his sons, Jim Foster of Sherwood, Steve Foster of Portland, and Brad Foster of Vernonia; his daughter, Carol Chapman of McMinnville; his step-daughters, Sandra and Cheryl; his sister, Carrie Campbell of Tigard; his step mother, Evelyn Knowles of King City; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Jim's wife, Peggy, of 33 years, died soon after him. A Celebration of Life will be held for them both on Saturday, Nov. 18, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Lincoln City Community Center.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Margaret O. Foster

Margaret "Peggy" Olive Foster. 69, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000 at her home in Lincoln City. She was born July 4, 1931 in Butte, Mont. to John and Blanche (Johnson) Orr.

Peggy graduated from Roosevelt High School in Portland in 1948. She started working at the phone company with computers when computers were brand new to the world, and continued working with computers for her career. She was a data processor for several places, including a time when she worked with her husband, Jim, at Air-Co, in Portland. Peggy then went to work for Green Meadows Country Club in Vancouver, Wash., until retiring in 1993, at which time she and Jim moved to Lincoln City.

Peggy married James Foster in Vancouver in 1967. She loved music and dancing and was an amazing whistler. She adopted all strangers and made them a part of the family she loved being with so much. She enjoyed collecting clowns and was a fantastic cook.

Surviving are her daughters, Sandra Lee of Seattle, Cheryl Voorhees of eastern Washington, and Mary Phillips of Depoe Bay; her step-children, Jim C. Foster of Sherwood, Steve Foster of Portland, Brad Foster of Vernonia, and Carol Chapman of McMinnville; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Peggy's husband, Jim, of 33 years died a day before her.

A Celebration of Life will be held for them both on Saturday, Nov. 18, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Lincoln City Community Center.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Dolores Lehmer

Dolores "Patti" Lehmer, 76, a 19-year resident of Gleneden Beach, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000 in Rancho Mirage, Calif.

She was born Jan. 12, 1924 to Clayton and Dolores Lodge in Pueblo, Colo. She married Glenn Lehmer on July 26, 1942 in Anaheim, Cal.

She was a homemaker for 58 years, was an avid golfer, an active member of the Salishan Golf Club, and won the club championship in 1985.

While in California she was involved in charitable work as a member of the LaQuinta Arts League, the Boys and Girls Club of the Coachella Valley, and the Living Desert Reserve.

Surviving are her husband, Glenn; daughters Wendy Leavitt of Salem and Sandy Matthews of Brea, Calif.; grandchildren Jill Leavitt of Bend, Jody Aafedt of Chicago and Jamie Matthews of San Francisco; and sister Lois Ainck of San Diego.

A memorial service was held at the Palm Springs Mortuary in Cathedral City, Calif. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000.

The family suggests memorial donations to the Episcopal Parish of St. James, P.O. Box 789, Lincoln City, OR 97367.
 

Medora Zimmerman

Medora Zimmerman, 69, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000. She was born Oct. 8, 1931.

Medora served two terms on the Depoe Bay City Council, chaired the Fleet of Flowers Committee for several years, and was named Depoe Bay's Woman of the Year in 1992.

Her passing was very peaceful, and she will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her children Mike Zimmerman, Ellen Hager, LeeAnne and Dan Zimmerman; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice would be greatly appreciated ­ they made her final days most pleasant.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Nov. 16, at Sacred Heart Church in Newport, time to be announced.
 

Nov. 8, 2000
 

Floyd A. King

Floyd Allen King, 86, of Otis, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2000 in Beaverton.

Mr. King was born Oct. 21, 1913 in Coledo, Ore. to Leslie Miles King and Emma (Smalley) King. He worked as a logger for a lumber company until he retired in 1975.

Mr. King married his wife, Mary Bundy King in Roseburg on May 16, 1940. After retiring they moved to the Lincoln City area.

Mr. King is survived by his wife, Mary (Bundy) King of Otis; sons Larry King also of Otis and Thomas Lee King of Portland; daughter, Shirley Lee Klein of Beaverton; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

At the family's request there are no services. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Senior Companion Program.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

Lloyd M. Landwehr

Lloyd M. Landwehr was born in Cottage Grove, Oregon, on October 7, 1915, and died in Bothell, Wash. on Nov. 3, 2000. His grade school and high school years were spent in Astoria, after his parents bought a business there. He attended Oregon State University and was affiliated with Phi Kappa Si Fraternity and graduated in 1938 with a Mechanical Engineering degree. He was hired by Texaco shortly after. In 1940 he enlisted in the National Guard, then went on to the Air Force where he served in the U.S. and Egypt.

He was discharged in 1945 after attaining the rank of captain. He then rejoined Texaco, spent 25 years in Seattle, nine years in Portland, then retired in 1980. He and his wife purchased a home in Coronado Shores at Gleneden Beach, Ore., and lived there for 19 years. In April 2000, they sold and moved to Bothell, Wash. to downsize and be closer to their daughter Ellen and granddaughter Alison. During the years in Oregon he was active in many organizations including North Lincoln Hospital Foundation (a board member), Kiwanis Club, Lincoln City Elks, Congregational Church (financial secretary), K-GB-LB water board for 6 years, and Hospital Auxiliary. As a volunteer he worked at Home Health on a regular basis was a frequent cashier at the Kiwanis Thrift Store and assisted wherever he was needed in other capacities. His hobbies included fishing in rivers and lakes, camping out with his family, playing bridge and traveling throughout the U.S. and Canada, British Isles, Europe, Morocco, Mexico, and enjoyed several cruises.

He leaves behind his wife Ruth of 52 years, daughter Ellen, granddaughter Alison, sister Johanna Hendrickson, one niece and six nephews. In his memory contributions may be made to the North Lincoln Hospital Foundation or the Congregational Church.

For memorial service information contact Bothell Funeral Home at (425) 486-1281.

Bothell Funeral Home in Bothell, Wash. handled the arrangements.
 

Jack Lovejoy

Jack Lovejoy, 83, of Lincoln City, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000.

Mr. Lovejoy was born Jan. 3, 1917 in Spokane, Wash. to Frank Lovejoy and Ella Mae (Bates) Lovejoy. He was a civilian mechanic at Hickam Airfield and a survivor of Pearl Harbor during World War II. He personally managed the food service at the World's Fair and was employed by Spokane Crescent Department store. Jack and his wife, Alice (Ayers) Lovejoy, wintered in Yuma, Ariz. starting in 1975 and summered in Lincoln City until the moved to Lincoln City permanently in May of 1999.

Surviving are his wife, Alice Lovejoy of Lincoln City; a son, Steve and Marcia Lovejoy of Otis; and daughter, Kathy and Robert Loshbaugh of Overland Park, Kan. He has eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Fairmont Cemetery in Spokane, Wash.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Lewis H. McMillen

Lewis Hale McMillen, 80, of Lincoln City, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000 at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles.

Mr. McMillen was born Dec. 27, 1919 in Yokum, Texas to Lewis A. McMillen and Artie Belle (McCain) McMillen. He married his best friend, Roberta (Shook) McMillen in Comanche, Texas on June 30, 1946. Mr. McMillen was a salesman for Westinghouse in Portland for many years before he retired in 1981 and moved to Lincoln City.

Mr. McMillen was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta, in 1993. He is survived by his daughter, DeAnn Long, of Lincoln City and his son, Charles Coleman, of Beaverton.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Richelle R. Piazza

Richelle Renee Piazza, 35, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000 in Conway, S.C.

Born Oct. 14, 1965 in San Jose, Calif., she was the daughter of Rich Piazza and the late Carol Carlson Piazza. Ms. Piazza was formerly of Lincoln City and loved music and life.

Surviving, in addition to her father and step-mother, Pam K. Piazza of San Jose, Calif., her sisters Nina Hval and husband, Doug of Carson City, Nev., and Joy Piazza of Denver, Colo.; brother, Tim Piazza and his wife, Jess, of Sitka, Alaska; one nephew, Danny Clark of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and six nieces .

Memorials may be made to the American Liver Association, 1425 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, in Murrells Inlet, S.C., handled the arrangements.
 

Larry E. Roloff

Larry Earl Roloff, 57, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000 at North Lincoln Hospital.

Mr. Roloff was born Sept. 5, 1943 in Vancouver, Wash. to Fred Earl Roloff and Jeanne (Connor) Roloff.

Surviving are his wife, Robyn (Engelquist) Roloff; son, Casey and daughter-in-law Laura; daughter, Darci Keefer and son-in-law Chris; son, Bill Roloff; mother, Jeanne Galloway; and his mother-in-law, Irma Engelquist; all of Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

Nov. 1, 2000
 

Katrine F. Day

Katrine (Katy) F. Day, 82, a former resident of Shoshone, Idaho and Portland, Ore., died at her residence in Cloverdale on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000.

Katy was born April 21, 1918 in Shoshone, Idaho. After the death of her mother, Florence Brennan, at the age of 2, Katy was adopted and lived with her grandparents, OJ and Alice Brennan.

Mrs. Day was an employment specialist for the State of Oregon Employment Division. She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Joseph Day.

Katy is survived by close friend and caregiver, Pat Griffith. At her request, there will be no services. Disposition is by cremation.

Remembrances are suggested to North Lincoln Hospice, 3100 NE 28th St., Lincoln City, OR 97367.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Raymond A. "Ray" Lee

Raymond Allison "Ray" Lee, 81, a long-time resident of Pacific City and former resident of Lincoln City, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2000 in Beaverton following a short illness.

Ray was born June 14, 1919 in San Jose, Calif. When he was a young child he moved with his parents to Waldport, Ore. where he grew up. During World War II he served in the Army Air corps on the European front. He was a member of the Catholic Church

Ray married Martha "Lois" Dey of Coquille, Ore. in 1946. They lived in several communities in western Oregon, where Ray worked as a professional truck driver for various companies, among them Loren Golly Trucking of Lincoln City. Ray and Lois retired to Pacific City in 1981. They celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary prior to Lois's death, June 14, 1998. In June of 1999 Ray moved from Pacific City to live with his children in Grand Ronde and Beaverton.

Ray was a life-long outdoors man who had a keen eye for beachcombing and arrowhead collecting. He especially enjoyed fishing trips with his son. When Ray retired, he and his dog, Toby, took long walks together every day. He would stop to visit with his many neighborhood friends, and share reminiscences of his old logging and fishing days on the Oregon coast.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in law, Michaelle D. and Marvin Kimsey of Grand Ronde; his son and daughter-in-law, Michael R. "Mike" and Gayle M. Lee of Beaverton; his four grandchildren and their spouses, Laura and Mel Place of Newberg, Robert and Jen Lambert of Dundee, David Lee of Gladstone, and Steve Lee of Beaverton; and four great-grandchildren, Jordann Raylee Wagner and Amanda Wagner, both of Tigard, Nicholas Lambert and Connor Lambert, both of Dundee.

Per the decedent's request there will be no services.

The family suggests remembrances may be contributions to the Oregon Humane Society.

Fruiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home of Forest Grove handled the arrangements.
 

Delbert H. Oden

Delbert Herman Oden, 90, formerly of Roseburg, Ore., died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000 at his home in Lincoln City.

Mr. Oden was born April 29, 1910 in Roseburg to Herman Oden and Estella (Whittsett) Oden. Delbert was drafted into the Army and fought in World War II, serving in the Philippines.

He worked as a rancher until his service in the army, and then he worked as an auto mechanic and later a logger. Mr. Oden owned and worked a farm until he retired and moved to the Lincoln City area in 1988. He was active in various churches in the area.

Surviving are his wife, Mary (Johnson) Oden of Lincoln City; daughters, Betty Carter of Otis and Caroline Ridgeway of Pleasanton, Calif.; son, Lester Oden, also of Otis; stepsons Robert O'Connor of Junction City, Michael O'Connor and Richard O'Connor, both of Eugene; former wife Laura Frost Carnes of Newport and former wife Grace Oden of Eugene; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

At the decedent's wishes, no services were held. Disposition was by Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City.
 

M. Lee Pope

M. Lee Pope. 80, of Gleneden Beach, formerly of Portland, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000.

Mr. Pope was born Nov. 21, 1919 in Tulsa, Okla. to Harry A. Pope and Gladys (Dunkle) Pope. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II in the infantry, and worked driving light trucks and staff cars in central Europe. After his time in the service he moved to the Portland area, where he worked at Interstate Tractor and Equipment. He was a parts buyer for heavy equipment businesses such as Halton Tractor and Cornwell Tool Dealer.

Mr. Pope met and married his best friend, Marjorie Ledbetter, on Nov. 23, 1946. She preceded him in death on Feb. 8, 1966.

Mr. Pope retired and moved to Gleneden Beach in 1982. His hobbies were salmon fishing, hunting ducks, and tinkering on boats and cars.

Surviving are his daughter, Dianna Pope of Corbett, Ore.; his son, Marvin Pope of Kelso, Wash.; his sister, Francis James of Rio Rancho, N.M.; his long-time companion Mary Cox of Gleneden Beach; three grandchildren and one niece.

Contributions in Mr. Pope's name may be made to Ducks Unlimited and the Humane Society.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

From Oct. 25

Michael D. Baker

Michael Dell Baker, 46, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000 in Portland of natural causes.

Mr. Baker was born Nov. 21, 1953 in Redding, Calif. He had served in the U.S. Army, was an auto and diesel mechanic, retiring in 1998. Moving from Fresno, Calif. He spent three months in Lincoln City prior to settling in the Portland area.

On Aug. 8 of this year Michael married Joyce Shelly Holliman in Oregon City.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce; sons, Jason Baker, Levi Baker, Joshua Whitt, Joey Whitt, Jacob Whitt; a daughter, Brittney Baker; his father and mother, Delmar Baker and Rosa Reed Baker; two brothers, George Baker and Edward Baker; four sisters, Anita Baker, Patricia Roller, Coleen Smith and Brenda Baker; and three grandchildren.

A public memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, with public burial at 2 p.m. in Willamette National Cemetery.
 

Barbara A. Ward

Barbara Ann Ward, 77, of Roads End, Lincoln City, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000 after a short illness. She was born in Cheyenne, Wyo. to Ruth and Earl Benton.

She graduated from the Cheyenne High School as the Valedictorian of her class, and attended the University of Wyoming where she became a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. In 1944 she was elected the Queen of Cheyenne Frontier Days.

In 1944, Barbara married Lt. John Ward of the U.S. Army Air Corps, a native of Chile, and after the war lived in that country for some years. On her return to the U.S., she relocated to the Seattle, Wash. and Bellevue, Wash. area. She was an avid sailor, lived and cruised extensively in the Pacific Northwest waters and lived aboard her boat for many years. She was also active in politics and was a member of the Overlake Republican Women's Association. The Wards moved to the Lincoln City area 12 years ago to be nearer their son and grandchildren. She loved the theater and was in many of the plays given by Theatre West in Lincoln City.

Surviving are her husband, John of Roads End; her son Mike Ward of Forest Grove, Ore., two grandchildren, Alethia Ward of Forest Grove, Ore. and David Ward and his wife, Nancy, of West Seattle, Wash.

At Barbara's request, there will be no memorial services.
 
 
 

From Oct. 11, 2000

Howard W. Kirkpatrick

Howard William Kirkpatrick, 89, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000. He was born April 13, 1911 in Stanton, Iowa.

On Jan. 18, 1941, Howard married June March in Seattle, Wash. They moved to Portland in May 1941, and they lived in numerous cities throughout western Oregon.

Howard had held various jobs in the lumber industry throughout his working days, retiring in April 1976. June had been an elementary school teacher in the Eugene school district. June died of cancer on Aug. 29, 1977.

Howard moved to Lincoln City in 1978, and on Jan. 23, 1979, married Margaret Spencer Gordon, whom he had known since grade school, and they graduated in the same class from Lincoln High School.

Surviving are his four sons, Thomas Grant Kirkpatrick, Larry Lee Kirkpatrick, Steven Howard Kirkpatrick and Edwin Allen Kirkpatrick; 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Anna E. Morse

Anna Elizabeth Morse, 90, of Portland, and formerly of Lincoln City, died Wednesday, Oct, 4, 2000 in Portland.

Mrs. Morse was born June 2, 1910 in Cornelius, Ore. to William Pavey and Anna (Bliss) Pavey. Anna grew up in Hillsboro. Anna married her best friend, Isaac Morse, on March 10, 1936. They resided in the Portland area until he retired and they relocated to Lincoln City where they enjoyed fishing, golfing and bowling. Isaac died on June 17, 1989 in Lincoln City.

Anna moved with family to the Portland area in 1999 and remained there until her death.

Anna Elizabeth Morse is survived by many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at The Evangelical Church in Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Franklyn A. Taylor

Franklyn Arthur Taylor, 61, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000 of natural causes in Lincoln City.

Mr. Taylor was born May 20, 1939 in Pendleton, Ore. He moved to the Oregon coast in 1999 from Dallas, Ore. He was used to hard work most of his life. He enjoyed fishing and camping and being with his friends.

Surviving are three sons, Arthur William Taylor of Milpitas, Calif., Robert Dean Taylor and Steven James Taylor, both of Thayer, Mo.; a brother, LeRoy Taylor of Milpitas, Calif. and five grandchildren.

No services will be held. Disposition was by cremation. Bateman Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
 

Gerald G. "Jed" Wade

Gerald G. "Jed" Wade, 81, of Lincoln City, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000 in Bend of complications due to cancer.
 

Mr. Wade was born Jan. 25, 1919 in Nez Perce, Idaho. On Sept. 25, 1955 he married Margaret Reilly, who died July 2 of this year.

Mr. Wade served in the U.S. Army during World War II. A veteran of the Bataan Death March, he escaped his Jap-anese captors and spent the bulk of the war fighting with the Philippine resistance.

Until Sept. 24 of this year he had lived in Lincoln City since 1974.

Surviving are a niece, Kathy Ann Wade of Bend; a sister, Peggy Wade of Wenatchee, Wash.; and several other nieces and nephews living throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Colorado and North Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five siblings, and his wife of 45 years.

Disposition will be by private burial, and private family memorial services will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggestion to the World War II Memorial to be erected in Washington, D.C.

Deschutes Memorial Funeral Home in Bend handled the arrangements.

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Jim Collins

Jim Collins, 66, of Sublimity, Ore., died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000.

He was born Feb. 7, 1934 in Lebanon, Ore.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara of Sublimity; two daughters, Michelle Weber of Salem and Tanja (T.J.) Mikoleit of Lincoln Beach; two sons, Brian Collins of Lebanon and Craig Collins of Enterprise; eight grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.

The Collins' lived in Otis about 10 years, and recently moved to Sublimity.
 

Dorothy M.S. Hallead

Dorothy Mary Sargent Shella-bear Hallead, 78, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000 in Gleneden Beach.

She was born June 11, 1922 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, daughter of Henry and Eliza Cruickshank Shellabear. In 1946 she married Kenneth A. Hallead, who preceded her in death in July of this year.

Mrs. Hallead was active in the Sunset Fuchsia Chapter 163, Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Ann of Lincoln City; two nieces and three nephews of Sydney, Australia and Seattle Wash. respectively; and by a cousin, Elaine Pitts of Foster City, Calif.

Ms. Hallead was also preceded in death by a brother, A.J.S. Shellabear of Australia.

Disposition was by cremation at the decedent's request ­ no memorial service.

The family suggests remembrances to North Lincoln Hospice.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Fern A.A. Jacobson

Fern Alice Ann Jacobson, 90, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 in Oregon City. She was born May 8, 1910 in Graham, Alberta, Canada.

Fern was a lifetime homemaker, an accomplished artist and loved bowling; was a member of the Lincoln City Elks Lodge, the 50 Club Senior Center in Lincoln City, as well as the Baptist Church in Beavercreek. She spent the last seven years in Oregon City.

Survivors include sons Robert Wright of Beavercreek, Ore. and Rueben Wright of Lebanon, Ore.; step-daughter Aundrea Martinez of Vancouver, Wash. and step-son Richard Jackson of Portland, Ore.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A public memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at Beavercreek Baptist Church. Private burial will take place prior to the memorial service in Lincoln Memorial Park.

Remembrances are suggested to the Beavercreek Baptist Church.

Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
 

Vera Klemmer

Vera Klemmer, 85, of Dallas, Ore., died Friday, Sept. 20, 2000 of heart failure in Salem Hospital.

Vera was born Feb. 22, 1915 in Norfolk, Neb. She was raised in Nebraska, and in high school participated in the debate club and basketball, and was involved in a church building project. She was a member of the Lutheran Church, Order of Eastern Star, and volunteered in the church youth group.

In 1993 she moved from Lincoln City to Dallas.

Vera's husband, Theodore A. Klemmer, preceded her in death in 1994

Surviving are her daughters, Jean Dunn of Tigard and Leanne Schemp of Corvallis; a son, John Dial of Sacramento, Calif.; a brother, Walter Maas of Norfolk, Neb., a sister Irene Harned of Vallejo, Calif.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church, 1226 SW 13th St., Lincoln City.

Memorial donations are suggested to St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 169, Lincoln City, OR 97367.

Restlawn Funeral Home in Salem is handling the arrangements.
 

John R. LaRiviere

John Raymond LaRiviere, 55, of Woodburn, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000.

He was born June 28, 1945 in Detroit, Mich., and moved to Oregon in 1971.

John was co-founder of Abiqua Engineering, Inc. of Salem and Lincoln City. He also worked for the Tillamook County Health Department.

Surviving are his wife, Liana Celeste (Franke) LaRiviere; daughter Lorraine Kathleen (Randy) Wicht of Gresham; brother, Robert A. Jr. (Marilyn) of Livonia, Mich.; sisters, Sister Laetitia, ihm, of Monroe, Mich. and Pauline A. (Lewis) Beaver of Pahrump, Nev., and grandchildren Cory William and Randi Kiana. John was predeceased by a son, Michael Brandon, who died July 30, 1989.

Memorial services were held Saturday, Sept. 23, at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Woodburn.
 

Clarence K. McCarty

Clarence King McCarty, 77, of Lincoln City, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000. He was born April 2, 1923 in Watsonville, Calif. to Joseph and Helen (Berry) McCarty.

Clarence served in the U.S. Army from March of 1943 to February of 1946.

Surviving is his sister, Joyce Thomas of Otis.

No services are planned.

Disposition was by cremation with placement at Willamette National Cemetery.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Mildred M. Richardson

Mildred Mae Richardson, 88, of Lincoln City, died Wednesday, Sept.; 20, 2000.

Mrs. Richardson was born June 8, 1912 in Wilbur, Wash. to Mose and Nellie (Marsh) Warehime. Mildred married Kenneth Richardson in 1939 in Wilbur, Wash.; he preceded her in death in 1965. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Marlene in 1939.

Millie was a residential caregiver for many years. She moved to Lincoln City in 1991 from Spokane, Wash. She lived and had many friends at Surfwood Manor, then at Lincolnshire. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall.

Surviving are a daughter, Dixie Whitt of Lincoln City; a son, Karl Richardson of Pasco, Wash.; seven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Wilbur Cemetery in Wilbur, Wash.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.

Sept. 20, 2000 - Obituaries

Ida S. Beck

Ida S. Beck, 81, died Aug. 22, 2000 in Floyd, Va. of congestive heart failure.

She was born Oct. 31, 1918 in Walla Walla, Wash. Ida came to Portland in the early '50s, worked for a time as a "camera girl" in a local nightclub, then was a bookkeeper for J.C. Penney. Following her retirement in the late 1970s she operated a gift shop in Lincoln City for several years, residing at the Dorchester House. In April of 1999 she moved to Floyd, Va. to live with her daughter.

Surviving are a son, Phillip Rose of Portland; a daughter, Carolyn Jean Rose of Floyd, Va., four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding Ida in death were a son, James Rose, in 1994 and her husband, Stanley, in 1995.

Remembrances are suggested to Dorchester House, 2701 NW Hwy. 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367.

Omega Funeral and Cremation Service of Portland handled the arrangements.
 

Shirlee M. Blair

Shirlee Mae Blair, 77, of Neotsu, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000. She was born Nov. 17, 1922 in Kernville, Ore. to Axel and Mattie (Anderson) Olsen.

Shirlee married John Blair in Tehran, Iran in 1966. She moved here from Ethiopia in 1977. She was a very active member of St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her husband, John of Neotsu; her son, Courtney Anderson of Pacifica, Calif.; her sister, Thelma Williams of McMinnville; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, Sept. 13, at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

Daniel R. Cochran

Daniel R. Cochran, 68, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000 at his home in Rose Lodge.

Mr. Cochran was born Feb. 1, 1932 in Waco, Texas to Perry and Christine (Bradshaw) Cochran. He married La Veta Hevner Dec. 28, 1953 in Cheyenne Wells, Colo. He was a 20-year Marine, a veteran of the Korean conflict and a survivor of the Cho-sin Reservoir and Vietnam. He worked with NALCO as a sales representative for 17 years in Carson, Calif. and was the owner/operator of Dipper Dan Portable Toilets throughout southern California.

Mr. Cochran is survived by his wife, La Veta Cochran of Rose Lodge; his son, Michael Dean Cochran of Otis; his daughters, Debra Rae Braswell of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Sheryl Kay Corpus of Lawrenceville, Ga., Angela Lea Colony of Alta Loma, Calif., and Karen Sue Kemp of Garden Grove, Calif.; his brother, Ernest Ray Canada and his sister, Lois Bearden, both of Smithville, Texas; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral mass was celebrated Saturday, Sept. 9, at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Lincoln City, with burial following at Pacific View Memorial Gardens in Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

George J. Eberly, Sr.

Recitation of the Rosary for George Joseph Eberly, Sr. was Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Zeller Chapel of the Roses in Portland.

A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at St. Stephens Catholic Church, 1112 SE 41st Ave., in Portland. Rite of interment will be in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Portland.

Survivors include his daughters Shirley A. May and Georgette Shannon; and his sons Dwayne Eberly and his son, George Eberly, Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Stephen's Catholic Church.

Zeller Chapel of the Roses handled the arrangements.
 

Marion C. Koeber

Marion C. Koeber, 85, died in Lincoln City on Aug. 16, 2000. She was born Marion Ritter on Oct. 16, 1914 in Philadelphia, Pa.

In 1936, Marion married Frank Penater. They lived in Springfield, then Drexel Hill, Pa., divorcing in 1948.

In 1953 she married Ivan Koeber and they moved to Oregon. She was an executive secretary at Willamette Industries in Beaverton. After retirement she moved to Pacific City. She was an avid Blazers fan.Surviving are her two sons, Don Penater and his wife Tara of Pacific City, and Bob Penater and his wife Peg of Bailey, Colo.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Her daughter, Marion Horwell, died in a May 1996 snowstorm on Mt. Hood.

Disposition was by cremation and no services are planned at this time.

If further information is required, please call Mr. Robert Penater at (503) 838-8419.
 

9/6/00 Obituaries

Arden V. Bruce

Arden Vernon Bruce, 74, of Otis, died July 28, 2000 of cancer.

He was born Dec. 23, 1925 in Oakridge, Ore. to Frode and Mary (Lohner) Bruce. He graduated from Junction City High School, and was veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corps.

Arden had been a resident of Yreka, Calif., Veneta, Junction City and Newport, Ore. He had been an Oregon coast resident since 1965.

With a musician's background on the trumpet and organ, he had been a member of the Tex Ritter Band, Elks Club Marching Band, and Eldred Glaspey Band.

Arden's hobbies/interests were fishing, hunting, real estate, classic Chrysler cars, ultra lite and hang glider.

Surviving are his brothers, Harold Brus of Eugene and Richard Bruce of Auburn, Wash.; and a sister, Helen Hansen of Eugene.

No services were planned, with burial taking place Aug. 1, 2000 in Danish Cemetery in Junction City.

Chapel of Memories funeral home handled the arrangements.
 

Elsie Tull

Elsie Tull, 96, of Corvallis, died Aug. 28, 2000 in Lincoln City.

She was born June 18, 1904 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, residing there until the age of 6. She moved to Calgary, Alberta, Canada where she was raised and educated.

On Sept. 29, 1929, Elsie moved to the United States and settled in the Salem area, becoming a U.S. citizen on June 14, 1936.

On Sept. 30, 1932 Elsie married Ray Tull, who preceded her in death May 26, 1950. She had been employed as a secretary.

Surviving is a son, Conrad Tull of Corvallis; as well as two grandchildren, Aaron Tull of Corvallis and Adam Tull of Creswell.

Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Barrick Funeral Home in Salem, with disposition at Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem.

Barrick Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Ida Beck

Ida Beck, 81, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000 in Floyd County, Va. (Blue Ridge Mountains country) of congestive heart failure after a long period of suffering multiple small strokes.

After spending some happy times in retirement at the historic Dorchester House in Lincoln City with many of her friends, she stayed in Portland at Willamette View (an assisted living facility). She lived briefly with her granddaughter Tanya in Milwaukie where she suffered her first debilitating stroke. When her condition improved somewhat she moved to Virginia in April 1999 to be with her daughter, Jeanne Rose who cared for her until her death.

Ida had a wonderful and active life. After being widowed from Lloyd Nelson, she moved to Lincoln City and was happily married to L.Z. Brack until he died; then enjoyed several years as the wife of Stan Beck (now deceased) while living in Lincoln City. She had several careers, starting out young as a beautician, then was in modeling photography, bookkeeping, motel owner/manager (Kon-Tiki in Lincoln City) and was owner/manager of The Black Market (now Catch the Wind Kites) in Lincoln City. She was also president of the rock club in Lincoln City (she had an extensive collection), participating in field trips and creating beautiful things out of rocks.

Surviving are her daughter Jeanne Rose of Virginia and her son Philip D. Rose of Boring, Ore. A son, James of Portland, died a few years ago of cancer.

She is also survived by her grandchildren Tanya Rose, Daniel Rose, Cynthia Sorber and Susan Briggs; great-grandchildren Katrena Sorber, Erika Sorber, Paris Anderson, Jennifer Briggs, Christina Briggs, Anthony Glover and Aaron Glover; and great-great-grandchildren are Lindsey Curtis and Ryan Kelley.
 

James K. Dambley

James Kenneth Dambley, 81, of Lincoln City, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000.

Mr. Dambley was born Feb. 18, 1919 in Sock Rapids, Minn. to Alexander and Ruth Worman Dambley. He married Dorothy Roher in Lincoln City on Sept. 25, 1948. Jim worked as a meter reader for Pacific Power. He was a charter member of Oceanlake BPOE Lodge 1886 in Lincoln City.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Dambley of Lincoln City; his sisters, Margaret Fabianich of Beaverton and June Bennett of Corvallis; and his brother Earl Dambley of San Leandro, Calif.

A memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 25 at Pacific View Memorial Chapel in Lincoln City. Entombment was at Restlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Salem.

Memorials have been suggested to Happy Talk Harbor Cat Sanctuary, P.O. Box 2094, Waldport, OR 97394.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Naomi Giles

Naomi Giles, 76, of Pacific City, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2000 in Lincoln City.

Mrs. Giles was born Sept. 4, 1923 in New London, Conn. to Frederick and Lora (Wilson) Giles. Later in life she married John E. Giles, and they have made Pacific City their home for the past several years. Naomi has been very happy being a homemaker, and has lead an interesting life being stationed in various parts of the world with her husband who was in the U.S. Coast Guard.

Surviving are her husband, John E. Giles of Pacific City; her daughters, Naomi Jean Smith and Susan Elaine Towery, both of Acworth, Ga., five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, is handling the arrangements.
 

Paul J. Manteufel

Paul J. Manteufel, 42 of Otis, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000 in Portland.

Paul was born Nov. 7, 1957 in Chicago, Ill. to Ken and Darlene (Van Valen) Phelan. He married Kathleen Edger Nov. 7, 1997 in Lincoln City. He last worked as a cook for the Surfrider Restaurant in Lincoln Beach.

Surviving are his wife, Kathleen of Gleneden Beach; his sons, Kenny and Danny, his daughters, Tina, Crystal, Jennifer, all of Chicago, Ill., and Katelyn of Lincoln City; his brother, Dave Phelan and sister Vikki Miller, both of Otis; and three nieces.

Graveside services were held Thursday, Aug. 24, at Pacific View Memorial Gardens in Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

Mary D. Stone

Mary D. Stone, 92, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000 in Lincoln City.

She was born Dec. 3, 1908 in McKeesport, Pa. to W.J. and Sarah Pearce.

On Nov. 26, 1926 she married Norman Williams. They moved to Oregon in 1936 and established an auto parts store in Portland and later in Lake Oswego. Norman preceded her in death in 1957.

In 1958, Mary wed Marshall Russell and joined him in his florist business in Lake Oswego. The bought a second home in Depoe Bay, and he preceded her in death in 1968.

Mary worked at several resorts and managed gift stores on the coast. She enjoy flower gardening, and her rhododendrons were a special stop for tour buses.

In 1975 she married John B. Stone, Jr. - he preceded her in death in 1985.

Mrs. Stone is survived by a daughter, Joanne W. Ledincky of Gleneden Beach; a son, Robert P. Williams of Snohomish,Wash.; six grandchildren: Robert J. Stone, Sandra L. Sherwood, Anne Stone, Robin Christy, Cameron Williams and Lauren Williams; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Preceding her in death was a son, W.J. "Jack" Williams, in 1959.

There were private family services, with interment in Riverview Cemetery in Portland.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy, 1931 NW 33rd St., Lincoln City, OR 97367.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

Mabel L.M. Taylor

Mabel Lea Martin Taylor, 92, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000.

She was born Nov. 11, 1907 in Lake Charles, La. to Lucius Robert Martin and Angel Marie Humbert Martin.

On Aug. 4, 1927 she married David Moody Taylor in Randolph County, Ark.

Preceding Mrs.Taylor in death were her husband, Moody, in August of 1976; her mother and father; three brothers; a son-in-law, Claud Miller; and her grandson, David Barton.

Surviving are two daughters, Regina Davine Miller of Gleneden Beach, and Dortha Jean Ishmael and husband, Lane, of Jenks, Okla.; four grandsons and their wives - Bob and Cheri Miller, Don and Dayna Barton, James and Becky Barton, and Doug and Shirley Barton ­ another grandson, Steve Miller; two granddaughters and their husbands ­ Barbara and David Sheets, and Patricia and Wes Worthington ­ another granddaughter, Karen Barton; 17 great-grandchildren, Lani Shepard and her husband Travis, Amanda Miller, Amber Erlewine and husband Tony, Jacob Sheets, Maryanne Sheets, Jamey Barton, Jack Barton and wife Melissa, Cade Barton, Trina DuVall, Dylan DuVall, Jeremy Worthington, Chance Worthington, Tonya Reel, Bobby Barton, Anna Barton, Kirstie Barton and Lindsay Barton; nine great-great-grandchildren, Ameris Shepard, Nathan Erlewine, Jessa Erlewine, Chelsea, David and Kris Barton, Kyle Barton, Caleb Worthington and Kaylee Ann Worthington; three nephews; two nieces, and many friends.

Memorial services were held Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Lincoln City Church of Christ.

Contributions in Mabel's memory are suggested to the Church of Christ Mission Fund.

Bateman Funeral Home in Newport handled the arrangements.

Lloyd R. Pettinger, Sr.

Lloyd Reginald Pettinger, Sr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000 in the Crescent City Hospital.

He was born Dec. 25, 1912, the seventh of eight children, to John Baptist and Margarite Shaffer Pettinger in Adair, Iowa.

In the mid-'30s Lloyd set off with his brother, Bob, to travel to Oregon in search of adventure. He fell trees in the Siletz, Alsea and Coos rivers, and the east side of the Cascades. He also mined gold along the Applegate River and journeyed to Alaska where he an his brother rode a log raft down the Yukon River from Fairbanks to the sea.

In November, 1940 Lloyd enlisted in the Army Air Corps, serving in the 31st Photo Reconnaissance squadron in the European Theater. He attained the rank of master sergeant and was a line chief in his P-38 squadron.

In 1943, before going overseas, Lloyd married his wife of 56 years, Gladys Ruth Lowry, in Oklahoma City. He served in World War II until the war's end, at which time he returned to Oregon, settling in Depoe Bay where he began a 40-year career as a commercial fisherman. His boat, The Migrant, still fishes today. Nicknamed "Tiny" or "Junior," he was one of the top salmon fisherman on the west coast. As a testament to his fish-catching ability, 25 years after his retirement the fish are finally coming back.

In 1961 he moved his family to Brookings, retiring in 1975 and pursuing other interests such as gardening and winemaking ("Bad Dad" wine).

Surviving are his wife, Ruth; children, Reggie and wife Sarah, David and wife Wendy, Brad and wife Tami, and Patty and husband Randy. He lost one son, Greg, to diabetes in 1987.

Also surviving are 15 grandchildren: Theresa, Allison, Stephanie, Jonathan, Robert, Katheryn, Elizabeth, Reggie, Jeremy, Nathan, Abigail, Jeffrey, Stephen, Lydia and Aaron, and one great-granddaughter, Kristine.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Commercial Fisherman Wives Association in Brookings, Oregon.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, Aug. 15 ­ ashes to be scattered at sea.
 

Alfa Sue Reed

Sue Reed, 75, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000 at her home in Otis.

Mrs. Reed was born Sept. 11, 1924 in Little Rock, Ark. to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Keathly. She married Albert A. Reed Oct. 21, 1946 in Lincoln City; he preceded her in death in 1985.

Surviving are her sons, Jim Reed and Julian Reed, both of Salem; Albert A. Reed of Gresham; her daughter Esther Sturtevant of Albany; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, with a family gathering to take place at a later time, per the request of the decedent.

The family has suggested memorials be made to the charity of your choice.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, is serving the family.
 

Mark W. Ward

Mark William Ward, 51, of Lincoln City, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000 in Corvallis.

He was born March 28, 1949 in Chattanooga, Tenn. to Jack Richard and Betty Sue (Dover) Ward.

Mark earned a B.A. in Philosophy from Claremont College in California. He owned and operated a small chain of vitamin stores known as Natural Food Supplements in the Seattle, Wash. area from 1982 until 1992. He was known as a highly intelligent, spiritual man who was an Aries and died under a beautiful full moon.

Mark's hobbies were travel, gourmet cooking, wine connoisseur, computer and technology, and animals (especially his cats).

Surviving are his partner, Richard Sogn of Lincoln City; a nephew, Jeff Surmon; nieces, Carrie Haro and Jill Huffman; and the Sogn family.

Mark was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Sue Ward.

A private service for family and friends will be held.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Chicken Soup Brigade, Seattle, Wash.

DeMoss-Durdan Garden Chapel of Corvallis handled the arrangements. 

LeRoy C. German

LeRoy Claude (Lee) German, 75, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000 in Newberg, Oregon from cancer.

Mr. German was born in Portland, Ore. on Aug. 16, 1924, the only child of June Tyler German and Claude Alvin German. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a radio operator from March 1943 to February 1946, at which time he was honorably discharged, having attained the rank of sergeant.

Mr. German later became a building contactor, and was well known in the Portland area as the owner of Valhalla Homes. During the 1980s he made his home in Lincoln City, then lived for several years in Palm Springs, Calif., returning to Lincoln City in 1995.

The last several years of his life were his happiest years, marked by great peace and joy, and by the committing of his life to Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior this past January.

Surviving are his two sons, Wayne L. German of Newberg and Mark R. German of Apple Valley, Minn.; by his two daughters-in-law, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also greatly missed by his dearly beloved, Lor-ene Pearce of Lincoln City.

A memorial service will be held at a site on the Siletz River on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Disposition will be by cremation.
 

Mark W. Ward

Mark W. Ward, 51, of Neotsu, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis. Arrangements are under the direction of DeMoss-Durdan Garden Chapel, Corvallis.
 

Margaret J. Philips McCall

Margaret J. Philips McCall, 79, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000 while on vacation in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Mrs. McCall was born Jan. 27, 1921 in Clayton, Wash. to Ellin and Carl Forsberg who immigrated to America from Switzerland.

In 1948 she married Garland "Jim" DeForest Philips. Together they owned and operated Northwest Plywood in Portland; they moved to Lincoln City in 1961 after purchasing the Taft Motel and Trailer Park.

Mr. Philips died in 1964. Margaret then married Charles "Mac" D. McCall in 1966. They built and owned the Taft Mobile Home Villa. It was during this time she worked as a hostess and waitress at Salishan Lodge and Surftides Restaurant. Mac McCall died in1983.

Margaret was a devoted mother, grandmothers and aunt who enjoyed reading, gardening and family gatherings. She was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church and vice president of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League.

Surviving are her son Michael Deforest Philips, granddaughter Stephanie Ann Philips, grandsons James and David Philips, all of Lincoln City.; her brothers John, Roy and Rudy Forsberg of Washington; her sister Helen Carlson of Portland; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death, as well as her husbands, were three brothers and her daughter Patricia Ann Philips in 1979.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church in Lincoln City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lutheran Missionary women's League or the Connie Hansen Gardens.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, is serving the family.

of North Carolina; and 14 grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Pacific View Memorial Chapel.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, is serving the family.

8/9/00 Obituaries

Julia D. Chambers

Julia Dorothy Chambers, 88, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000. She was born April 25, 1912 in Omaha, Neb., the youngest daughter of Josef and Marie Krpalek, who immigrated to America from Czechoslovakia. Her four brothers and sisters preceded her in death.

Julia grew up on a farm in Minnesota and graduated from Ulen High School in 1928. In 1933, she moved to Albany, Ore. In 1938 she married her beloved husband, Ralph J. Chambers. They enjoyed 60 happy years together, until Ralph died in April of 1998.

After her marriage Julia worked primarily at home and raised two children. She was a very active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Albany, and a charter member of the CDA chapter in that parish. Her greatest interest after her family and church was gardening.

After living in Albany for 63 years, declining health and the wish to be nearer her daughter and grandchildren resulted in the decision by Julia and her husband, Ralph, to move to Lincoln City, where Julia still resided at the time of her death.

Surviving are her son, Robert M. Chambers of Albany; her daughter, Joan M. Chambers of Lincoln City; and grandsons Matthew Chambers Rodeman and Paul Chambers Rodeman of Lincoln City, as well as many nephews and nieces

Aasum Funeral Home in Albany will be handling the funeral arrangements. Funeral services will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church in Albany, with interment at Willamette Cemetery in Albany following the funeral.

Memorial contributions have been suggested to LARC or the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Albany.
 

Irene G. Flynn

Irene Gladys Flynn, 86, of Lincoln City, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000.

Mrs. Flynn was born Feb. 24, 1914 in Crane, Mo. to Ben and Gladys (Andrews) Pruitt. She had lived in the Lincoln City area for the past several years, and worked at Evergreen Health and Rehabilitation as dietician.

Irene is survived by her sons, Ronald Flynn of Lincoln City and Richard Flynn of Coburg, Ore.; her brother, Hal Pruitt of Madras, Ore.; and her sister, Marie Cunningham of Culver, Ore.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorial services were scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 3, at Elder Abode in Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel is serving the family.
 

Frank Garrett

Frank Garrett, 49, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000. He was born Sept. 16, 1950 in Montana to Charles and Merle (Finn) Garrett.

Frank worked with food brokerages in Vancouver, Wash. before moving to Lincoln City in 1993. After moving to Lincoln City he became a realtor with Prudential Taylor & Taylor Realty. He was a member of the Board of Realtors, serving as the treasurer.

Frank and Tamara Johnson were married Dec. 12, 1992, in Lincoln City.

Surviving are his wife, Tamara Garrett of Lincoln City; sons, Keith Garrett of Portland, Paul Garrett and Christopher Garrett, both of Vancouver, Wash., Stephen Lane and Jesse Hone; daughter, Sarah Lane; his aunt, Roma Thompson; and one grandchild, all of Lincoln City.

Memorial services were scheduled for Friday, Aug. 4, at Pacific View Memorial Chapel.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel is serving the family.
 

Marjory J. Stark

Marjory "Marj" Jean Stark, 74, of Otis, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000 in Lincoln City.

She was born Dec. 12, 1925 in Eastside, Ore. to Belden Harrison and Margaret Furnish, and graduated from Waldport High School. Marj moved to Portland to work in the shipyards during World War II. After the war, she worked as a restaurant hostess in Portland for one year, then going to work as a clerk for Fred Meyer's in Portland.

On. Oct. 25, 1952 she married Richard W. Stark in Portland, who preceded Marj in death in 1989.

She enjoyed watching sports on TV, loved reading, and arts and crafts.

Surviving are her daughter, Patrick Stark of Otis; and two sons, Randy Stark of Gresham and Scott Stark of Corbett.

Preceding her in death, besides her husband, were her parents and one brother.

Disposition was by cremation.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, is serving the family.
 

Billy F. Thomas

Billy Frank Thomas, 61, of Lincoln City, died Sunday, July 30, 2000.

Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 6, 1938 in Polkton, N.C. to Ransom and Mamie (Porter) Thomas. He was a respected member of the community in Lincoln City and an active participant in the local AA serving as member, sponsor and speaker.

Billy Frank moved to Lincoln City from Vancouver,Wash. in 1989. While in Vancouver, he had worked as an auto mechanic. Prior to that he and his family lived in North Carolina where he owned and operated an auto detailing/service station business. He most recently was a long-haul truck driver.

Surviving are his life-partner and mother of his four children, Nancy Arrington of Lincoln City; son and daughter-in-law Todd and Liana Thomas of Vancouver, Wash.; daughter and son-in-law Elaine Quitugua of Vancouver, Wash.; son Brian Thomas of Lincoln; son and daughter-in-law Tim and Traci Thomas of Lincoln City; his mother Mamie Thomas of Polkton, N.C.; brothers, Charles and Randy Thomas, and sisters, Christine Gross and Betty Thompson, all of North Carolina; and 14 grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Pacific View Memorial Chapel.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, is serving the family.
 

Millard E. Wheeler

Millard Earl "Red" Wheeler, 69, of Otis, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2000.

He was born Aug. 13, 1930 in Hutchinson, Kan., and was raised in Bakersfield, Calif. Red served for 28 years as an investigator for the Kern County Sheriff's Department in California. His retirement brought him and wife Jewell to Lincoln City in 1981.

Red served as a board member for Devils Lake Fire District and North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1 for the past 10 years of his life. He was elected Chairman of the Board in December of 1999, was chairman of the NLF&R Safety Committee, and almost every day was involved in the activities at both the Oceanlake and Taft Fire Stations.

His contributions to the fire district will never be forgotten. Along with his dedication to North Lincoln fire & Rescue, Red also served as a board member on the Oregon Fire District's Directors Association and was a member of the local Kiwanis and Elks clubs.

Red dearly admired his wife and family, was known to be an avid cat and llamas fan, continuously advocated for others, and will forever remain and honest and true friend in the hearts of many.

Surviving are his wife Jewell, daughters Sandra, Sheryl, Melanie, Robin and Holly; sister Joy Wheeler; brothers Richard and Charles Wheeler; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, and many friends.

Family and friends attended a procession on Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Bob Everest Fire Station in Lincoln City, prior to the graveside memorial service held at Pacific View Memorial Cemetery in Lincoln City. A celebration of Red's life took place at the Bob Everest Fire Station immediately following the graveside service.

Memorial contributions can be made to the NLF&R District's "Red's Foundation," P.O. Box 200, Lincoln City, OR 97367.
 

Eleanor E. Wolf

Eleanor Elizabeth Wolf, 85, of Lincoln City, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000 in Portland, Ore. of natural causes.

She was born May 28, 1915 in Saskatchewan, Canada. Her education included Mt. Angel Academy and Benny Walker's Business College in Portland.

On Jan. 29, 1939, Eleanor married Henry Wolf in Portland, Ore. and were married 61 years. She was a homemaker, enjoyed traveling, loved to sit and watch the sunsets on the beach - but mostly loved being with family and friends, and spending time with her dog, Teddy.

Eleanor was gentle, kind, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and touched the lives ­ and loved by all who knew her.

She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Lincoln City.

Survivors include her husband, Henry Wolf of Lincoln City; daughters and sons-in-law Sharlene and Irwin Fandery, and Debbie and Bill Shipps, all of Portland; sisters Bertha Morrey of Albany, Nettie Schindler of Jervis, Evelyn Ollas of Seattle, Wash., and Betty Konen of Pasco, Wash.; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, at St. Augustine's Catholic Church. Disposition was by cremation.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, is serving the family. 

Betty J. Andersen

Betty Jane Andersen, 66, of Vancouver, Wash., died Thursday, July 27, 2000 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

She was born June 18, 1934 in Newport, and was a resident of Lincoln City for some time. She later moved to Monmouth, where she lived for five years before moving to Vancouver, Wash. Betty was a bank officer, and enjoyed running on the beach, singing, playing the trumpet, and writing.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Robert; son Timothy of Salem; daughter Lori Salzer of Vancouver; sister, Delores Sullivan of Salem; and five grandchildren.

Celebration of life was held Tuesday, Aug. 1 at Fairway Club House ballroom in Vancouver.

Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions are suggested to The Richard Burdell Foundation, 3316 NE Clackamas St., Portland, OR 97232.
 

K.T.L. Goodman

Tom Goodman, 77, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, July 25, 2000.

Mr. Goodman was born Kenneth Thomas LeRoy Goodman on Sept. 28, 1922. He moved to Minnesota where he met his wife, Viola, of 57 years. The moved to Winston, Ore. in 1950 where they lived until April of this year, at which time they moved to Lincoln City to be closer to family.

Mr. Goodman retired from the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Surviving are his wife, Viola of Lincoln City; two daughters, Elsie Hester of Westport, Ore. and Patty Phillips (son-in-law Chris) of Lincoln City; two granddaughters, Michelle Hester of Omak, Wash. and Twyla Plummer of Otis, Ore.; three great-grandchildren, Jessica Biurton of Otis, Christopher Oliver and Cory Goodwin of Omak and Adam Plummer of Otis; a very close friend, George Cannon; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Doris and Rollie Goodman of Winston, Ore., and two brothers, George and Earl "Vernie" Goodman, also of Winston, Ore.

Arrangements were handled by Omega Mortuary in Portland.
 

Norman R. Hoffman

Norman R. Hoffman, 91, died Sunday, July 23, 2000.

Mr. Hoffman was born March 27, 1909 in Portland, Ore. He had lived in the Portland area, Seattle, Wash., and for the past four-and-a-half years in Gleneden Beach.

He graduated from Milwaukie High School and attended the University of Washington. He was an architectural design consultant for many years, being in business for himself at one time, and also was with Storch Engineering Company for several years.

Mr. Hoffman was active in Junior Achievement for 25 years and also belonged to Masons and Elks and had been a member of Moreland Presbyterian Church in Portland where he served on the board and taught Sunday school for 20 years.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie, whom he married in 1976; a daughter, Merlyn Beyerle; sons, Richard B. Hoffman and Donald P. Hoffman; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; also one niece, Dr. Joanne Jené; and dear friend, Dorothy Hoffman.

Disposition was by cremation. Remembrances are suggested to your favorite charity.
 

Richard J. Kevern

Richard John "Serb" Kevern, 70, died Saturday, July 22, 2000 at the Portland Veterans Hospital with his wife, Betty, at his side.

He was born April 28, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio to John and Grace Schmidt Kevern.

Richard was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star, Elks, Eagles and the American Legion, and was a member of the choir of the St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church in Lincoln City.

Richard was a man of many interests. He loved nature, fishing, camping, trees, mountains, rivers and animals. He once owned a ranch in Montana. Every morning at 5 a.m. you could see him doing laps at the Lincoln City Community Center, and getting together with his pals at the pool.

Richard served in the U.S. Navy, was honorably discharged, and then employed by Otis Elevator Company where he became the top elevator adjuster for several states.

He moved to Yachats in 1972, residing there 18 years, then moving to Lincoln City where he resided with his wife, Betty.

He became a real estate agent and was known to be a great cook.

Survivors include his wife, Betty; Waldo and step-daughter Donna Deasy, and half-brother Harold Ries.

There will be private services. Anyone wishing to remember Richard may donate to the Cancer Society in his name.
 

Karen L. Murphy

Karen Louise Murphy, 42, died Tuesday, July 25, 2000 after a short illness. She was born in Utica, N.Y. Aug. 21, 1957, the daughter of John and Teresa Lemery. John preceded her in death last year on Aug. 3rd.

Karen owned and operated Sports & Imports here in Lincoln City. She married Daniel Murphy Dec. 16, 1979, and five years previous to their marriage she traveled with Daniel throughout the country, moving to Lincoln City in 1976.

Surviving are her husband, Daniel; a son, Devin, and a daughter, Denae, both of Lincoln City; her mother, Teresa of Morrisville, N.Y.; sisters, Debbie Hill in Mississippi, and Gayle Lutes of Portland, Ore.; and a brother, David, in Waterville, N.Y.

Services were held July 29 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Lincoln City, with a celebration of her life at the Taft Fire Hall.
 

Lauren A. Palmer

Lauren Allen Palmer, 34, a resident of Otis, died Saturday, July 29, 2000 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis following complications of surgery.

Lauren was born Dec. 28, 1965 in Portland, Ore., the youngest of two children born to parents Robert Vernon Smith and Sharon Lee Palmer. He grew up in Seaside, graduating from high school there in 1983. As a child and youth, Lauren lived and breathed basketball, and played for his high school varsity team. He met Adina L. Hillaire while he was in Bellingham, Wash. They were married in Lincoln City on the beach on Aug. 20, 1999, and settled in nearby Otis.

Lauren was a member of the Lincoln City Elks Lodge #1886, and loved the beach, golf, tennis, and going to garage sales. He enjoyed spending time with his family, was an excellent father, and aspired to be a coach for younger children.

Surviving are his wife, Adina and sons, Adam, Jared and Brandon, all of Otis; mother Sharon Lee Palmer/Mailhot of Chilliwick, British Columbia; father, Robert Smith of Lincoln City; and sisters, Teresa Nixon of Bellingham, Wash. and Susan Snair of Seaside; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Bud Palmer, in June of 1996.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, at 11:30 a.m. at the Lincoln City BPOE #1886 Lodge, 2020 NE 22nd Street.

Memorial contributions may be made in Lauren's memory to Lincoln City's Taft Middle School Sports Program, c/o DeMoss-Durdan Garden Chapel, 815 NW Buchanan, Corvallis, OR 97330.

DeMoss-Durdan Garden Chapel is handling the arrangements.
 

Maude A. Williamson

Maude Agnes Williamson, 98, a resident of the Forest Grove community, died Friday, July 28, 2000 at the Jennings-McCall Residential Center in Forest Grove.

Mrs. Williamson was born June 10, 1902 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Daniel S. Pryor and Katherine A. (Prior) Pryor. She was raised and received her education in the Council Bluffs community

She was united in marriage to Henry Clark on June 15, 1920 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Maude was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, on Aug. 9, 1950 after celebrating 30 years of marriage.

In 1958, Maude married Fred Dalton, and they made their home in Trout Lake,Wash. until 1961 when they moved to Lincoln City, Ore. Fred died in 1967 after 11 years of marriage.

On Feb. 3, 1973, Maude married Leslie Williamson in Trout Lake, Wash. Following their marriage they made their home in Lincoln City. In 1976 they moved to the Forest Grove community. Maude was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie, in March of 1985, after 12 years of marriage.

Since moving to Forest Grove, she has been a member of the First Baptist Church. Among other interests, she enjoyed sewing, reading, cooking, crocheting and traveling.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; a son, Merwin Clark; a daughter, Barbara clark; a grandchild and two great-grandchildren.

Survivors include five sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Betty Clark of Laurel, Md.; George and Evelyne Clark of Passy, France; Loren and Nellie Ann Clark of The Dalles, Ore.; Don and Jo Clark of Hood River, Ore.; and Wayne and Marilyn Clark of Allenton, Mich.; five daughters and sons-in-law,Delpha and Chet Reibolt of Gaston, Ore.; Lela Baskins of Windsor, Mo.; Pat and Ralph Rasmussen of Gaston, Ore.; Elaine and Jim Sargeant of The Dalles, Ore.; and Sharon and Ron Johnson of Grove, Okla.; 34 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug, 2, at the First Baptist Church in Forest Grove. Concluding rites and interment will be held at 4 p.m. at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Hood River, Ore.

Family and friends are invited to attend a reception immediately following the church service, to be held in the fellowship hall of the church.

The family suggests remembrances may be contributions to the First Baptist Church, 2224 - 15th Ave., Forest Grove, OR 97116, in her memory. 

Barbara L. Christian

Barbara Lee Christian, 58, of Depoe Bay, died Monday, July 17, 2000 in Lincoln City.

Mrs. Christian was born May 12, 1942 in Stockton, Calif. to Andrew and Lois (Lurie) Meshke. She was a realtor, co-owner, broker for the past 10 years at Century 21 Pacific Shores Properties.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Richard Christian of Depoe Bay; her mother, Lois Meshke of Beaverton; and her brothers, Michael Meshke of Bend, Paul Meshke of Tigard, and Bill Meshke of Escondido, Calif.

No services are planned at this time. The family prefers donations be made to North Lincoln Home Health Hospice.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 
 
 

Lester D. Johansen

Lester D. Johansen, 56, died of natural causes on Friday, July 21, 2000 in Lincoln City.

Mr. Johansen was born Aug. 12, 1943 in Hillsboro, Ore. He attended grammar school in Gales Creek, Forest Grove High School, was an undergraduate at Pacific University, and received his master's degree from Portland State University.

On July 13, 1963, he married Karen Marshall of Forest Grove.

After receiving his master's degree, he went to work at Beaverton High School as an English teacher for 30 years, was a football coach for 28 years, women's golf coach for 10 years.

After retiring, the Johansens moved to Lincoln City where they have lived every since.

Surviving are his wife, Karen Johansen of Lincoln City; son and daughter-in-law Brian and Korey Johansen of Eugene; daughter and son-in-law Kirsten and Greg Shields of Enumclaw, Wash.; brothers, Lee Johansen of West Linn and Jim Johansen of Forest Grove; and a sister, Judy Hilton of Longview, Wash.

Mr. Johansen was preceded in death by his parents.

Disposition was by cremation.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 
 
 

Howard G. Kimmelsman

Howard G. Kimmelsman, 71, of Lincoln City, died Sunday, July 23, 2000.

Mr. Kimmelsman was born April 21, 1929 in Chicago, Ill. to Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kimmelsman.

He married Mary Ebner on May 30, 1974 in Seattle, Wash. They moved to the Lincoln City area from Tualatin, where he worked for Puget Plastics Company, and he became a blackjack dealer for Chinook Winds Casino.

Surviving are his wife Mary of Lincoln City; his daughters, Shelley Katz of Gainesville, Fla., Jillian Wolstein of Ohio, Denise Snow of Portland, Ore. and Christine Joy of Milwaukie, Ore.; and five grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements.
 

Betty W. Stecher

Betty W. Stecher, 78, of Lincoln City, died Saturday, July 22, 2000. She was born Jan. 22, 1922 in Newville, Pa. to Samuel and Alice (Gunn) Williams.

Betty may be known to most Lincoln City residents for the recognizable pin hat that started out as a single hat with a collection of special pins gathered from her trip west when she moved here from New Jersey in 1990.

Her hat grew into several hats filled to overflowing with pins of all descriptions.

They were given to her by many community members, friends and acquaintances, but also by total strangers. She never went anywhere without her hat and made many friends because of it.

Betty was very active in the Lincoln City Meals-On-Wheels Program. She was active in the local Senior Center, the Eagles and the local Literacy Program. She very much enjoyed bingo.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Bruce Nagle of Portland; her grandsons, Donald (Laurel) Nagle of San Mateo, Calif., Andrew (Lisbeth) Nagle of Asheville, N.C., David (Kim) Nagle of Charlotte, N.C.; her great-grandchildren, Clayton Nagle of San Mateo, Calif. and Henry (Hannah) Nagle of Asheville, N.C.; as well as many friends from the Meals-On-Wheels, Senior Center, and Bingo Buddies.

A public viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 28, at Pacific View Memorial Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Lincoln City Meals-On-Wheels Program, 2150 NE Oar Place, Lincoln City, OR 97367.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel, Lincoln City, handled the arrangements. 

As published in the July 18th edition of the News Guard

Kenneth A. Hallead

Kenneth Albert Hallead died Saturday, July 15, 2000 in Lincoln City at the age of 79. He was born July 14, 1921 in St. Maries, Idaho, son of Claude and Ann (Nicholson) Hallead. He was preceded in death by his brother, Claude, Jr.

Mr. Hallead served in the U.S. Army during World War II, 1943 -1946, in the South Pacific, attaining the rank of captain.

In 1946 he married Dorothy Shellabear of Wollongong, Australia. Mr. Hallead graduated from Montana State University in 1949 with a degree in pharmacology. He worked many years as a pharmacist and for several years as a medical service representative for Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Co., in the state of Montana.

In 1972 the family moved to Lincoln City where he owned and operated the Pill Box Pharmacy until 1981. He later worked for PayLess Pharmacy in Newport until retirement.

Mr. Hallead was active in the fraternal order of Taft Masonic Lodge 200 and served as Chaplain and Past Patron of the Sunset Fuchsia Chapter 163. For 12 years he was a volunteer with the Oregon State Police, Lincoln County.

Mr. Hallead is survived by his wife Dorothy of Lincoln City; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann of Lincoln City, and a cousin, Elaine Pitts of Foster City, Calif.

No servvices are planned at this time. Disposition was by cremation. The family requests donations be made to North Lincoln Hospice.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Teresa M. Kaufman

Teresa May "Terri" Kaufman, 75, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, July 11, 2000.

Terri was born May 10, 1925 in Sandy, Ore. to Fred and Lula Mae (Colby) Helmer.

She is survived by her husband, R.J. Kaufman of Lincoln City; and a brother, Walt Helmer of Moses Lake,Wash.

A memorial service was held Monday, July 14, at Pacific View Memorial Chapel.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Guiseppe E. LoBello

Guiseppe "Joseph" LoBello, 84, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, July 11, 2000.

Mr. LoBello was born March 1, 1916 in Sicily, Italy to Giovanni and Calogera LoBello.

Joseph is survived by his sons, John and Frank LoBello, and a daughter, Lee Hoover, all of Lincoln City; a brother Ignacio LoBello and a sister, Raquelina Cutia, both of Sicily, Italy, and five grandchildren.

Private family services are planned.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Ida L. LoBello

Ida Lillian LoBello, 77, of Lincoln City, died Tuesday, July 11, 2000.

Mrs. LoBello was born Oct. 4, 1922 in Enfield, Conn. to Frank and Vincenzia (D'Angelo) Sferrazza. She married Joseph LoBello May 10, 1947 in Sicily, Italy. Ida was a seamstress and loved to cook, and was a mother to more than her immediate family. She was happy to see her wishes come true; to be in Oregon to be with her family.

Ida is survived by her sons, John and Frank LoBello and a daughter, Lee Hoover, all of Lincoln City; her brothers, James Sferrazza of La Palma, Calif. and Bart Sferrazza of Prospect, Conn.; her sisters, Sophie Montanarello of Lancaster, Calif. and Mary Ann Sferrazza of Tulsa, Okla.; and five grandchildren.

A funeral mass was celebrated Tuesday, July 18, at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Lincoln City, with burial following at Pacific View Memorial Gardens, Lincoln City.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Ernest A. Lowrance

Ernest Albert Lowrance, 81, of Cloverdale, died Thursday, July 13, 2000.

He was born Oct. 12, 1918 in Oretown, Ore. to Joseph and Anna Rutgers Lowrance.

Ernest worked in the mills in the Willamina area until 1947, at which time he moved to the Cloverdale area. There he was a farmer until his retirement in 1983. He married Ida Hurliman on Dec. 27, 1963 in Cloverdale.

Ernest is survived by his wife, Ida Lowrance of Cloverdale.

Mr. Lowrance will be cremated with no scheduled service.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Rita M. McDowell

Rita Mae McDowell, 90, of Otis, died Saturday, July 8, 2000.

She was born Feb. 22, 1904 in Murphy, Ore. to Henry and Josie (Hayes) Ruch. She married John Frank McDowell, who preceded her in death in 1965. Rita lived most of her life in Seaside until she moved to the Otis area in 1997 to be near her son.

Mrs. McDowell is survived by her son John (Delores) McDowell of Otis; her sister, Alice Voyt of Salem; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Heagy, in 1995.

No services are planned at this time.

Pacific View Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.
 

Karen J. Torrance
Karen Jean Torrance, 58, died Wednesday, July 12, 2000 in her daughter's home in California, surrounded by her daughter, Dawn Crider, and six of her loving grandchildren.

Karen was born Feb. 19, 1942 in Idaho. She was loved by many, including her six children, Dawn Crider, Scott Torrance, Chris Torrance, Debra Jean Torrance, Theresa Jardine and Shawn Torrance; her nine grandchildren, Sheree Crider, Shawna Crider, Sarah Crider, Sher Crider, Tyler Torrance, Natasha Torrance, Ashley Denner, David Jardine and Jonathan Jardine; her two sisters, Pam Schmitze and Tammy Baggarley; a brother, Roger Grossenbacher; and her life-long best friend, Alice Fletcher.

Preceding her in death was her mother Beatrice M. Schmitze and her father, Loyal Keith Grossenbacher.

Karen loved gardening. She spent most of her time in her garden or with her animals, including her dog Bummer. She lived in Lincoln City from 1979 to 1997.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at Scott Torrance's home on Saturday, July 22, 2000, at 2 p.m. For more information, call 994-9254.


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