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Ione Liden
Ione Alma Liden, 80, of Newport, died in Newport on Dec. 20, 1997.
She was born in Brainerd, Minn., on July 21, 1917, to Ernest and Sylvia Warren Persson. She had been a resident of Newport since 1942.
She married Hawkon “Slim” Liden in Platte Lake, Minn. on Oct. 22, 1937. He preceded her in death in 1995. For most of her life, Mrs. Liden was a homemaker.
She is survived by her brother, Dan Persson of Logsden; sisters Verna Mitchell of Brainerd, Ardelle Phillips of Milwaukie, and Zula Corning of Seattle, Wash., and nine nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bateman Funeral Home in Newport. Burial will be in Eureka Cemetery.

Robert Thomas Sr.
Robert Marshall Thomas Sr., 83, died Jan. 2, 1998 in Lincoln City. 
He was born Sept. 2, 1914 in Port Townsend, Wash. to Earl and Laura Thomas.
He is survived by his son, Robert M. Thomas Jr. of Lincoln City; his second wife, Josephine Thomas; and his three stepchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Geraldine Thomas, the mother of Robert Jr, who died in 1972.
Mr. Thomas attended one year at Queen Ann High School in Seattle and three years at Moran High School in California. He also attended three years at the University of Washington. 
He married Geraldine W. Martin in Seattle, Wash., in September 1937. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943 and served until 1946, and obtained the rank of SSG. 
He was self-employed throughout his life as a loan broker and commodities trader.
Mr. Thomas was a native of the Puget Sound area, but lived the past four years with his son in Lincoln City. He could frequently be seen throughout Lincoln City driving his 1976 gold Cadillac with its vinyl top. He loved Cadillacs.
One of his favorite pastimes was spending two or three hours daily at the Hilltop Restaurant.
He also loved the outdoors and the waters of the San Juans. He enjoyed spending time on his sailboat and on the private, 12-square-mile island he once owned in the San Juans. 
A private interment was held Tuesday at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle. Memorial services will be held at the Evangelical Church in Lincoln City at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Evangelical Church, 4406 SE Highway 101, Lincoln City 97367. These offerings will be forwarded to his stepdaughters’ M.S. Rehabilitation Fund in Seattle.
Pacific View Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Smith
Robert Bigger Smith, 80, fourth of the nine children of Lewis C. and Ada May Smith, all of whom were graduates of Newport grade and high schools, died on Dec. 26, 1997 in Springfield. Death was from complications of prostate cancer.
He was preceded in death by his father, L.C. Smith, in 1945; his mother, Ada May Smith, in 1972; and his sister, Sally Holbrook in 1987, all of whom are interred at Eureka Cemetery in Newport. 
He is survived by his wife, Loretta, of Eugene; sisters Mary of Seattle, Rachel of Portland, Evelyn of Springfield, and Margaret of Newport; and brothers L.C. Jr. of Springfield, Sam of Milwaukie, and Palmer of Lake Oswego.
Mr. Smith graduated from Newport High School in 1936. Among his classmates were Frank Jacobson, Frank Fogarty, Bob Boone, and the elder Sheffield boy. He and his classmates played football at Newport High School for Coach Willard Bear, whose first year at NHS was the 1935-36 academic year. A local journalist referred to that team as Coach Baer and His Cubs. Newport High athletic teams have been called the Cubs since that day.
Mr. Smith was an accomplished trumpet player and played in a local band named the Sons of the Beaches, along with Postmaster Frank Paden, bakery operator Charlie Boddy and shoe shop proprietor Hans Wiener. The Sons of the Beaches were crowd favorites at Crab Festivals prior to and immediately after, World War II.
Between graduation and enlistment in the Marine Corps in May 1941, Mr. Smith attended the University of Oregon off and on. He also drove a log truck for his father in 1939 and 1940.
He served in the Marine Corps from May 1941 until October 1945, when he was honorably discharged as a first sergeant. He served 30 months in the Pacific Theater, and 24 months on Midway Island with a Marine fighter group. He married his wife, Loretta, in 1944 in San Diego after returning from overseas duty.
Upon his return from military service, Bob continued his education at the University of Oregon. He eventually earned a master’s degree in English. He lived in Springfield until his death.

Bernice Worman
Bernice Ollie Worman, 90, of Toledo, died at her home on Jan. 2, 1998
She was born in Rozel, Kansas on March 2, 1907 to Taylor and Melissa E. Boyd. She had been a resident of Lincoln County since 1957.
She married William C. Worman Sr. in Kinsley, Kansas in 1924. He preceded her in death in 1967. They owned and operated a restaurant in Meade, Kansas until 1946, when they moved to Springfield. In 1957, they moved to Newport and started Worman’s Cafe, which they operated for 25 years. She retired in 1972.
Mrs. Worman enjoyed baking, cooking, sewing and craft work. She loved traveling, and traveled extensively throughout the United States and Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Eileen, and her son, William C. Worman Jr.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Norma Worman of Siletz; grandchildren Rodney Worman of Toledo, Sheila Bayya, Nikki Nelson and Casondra Fortin, all of Siletz, and Misti Reeves of Corvallis; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests donations be made to the American Lung Association.
Graveside memorial services will be held at Eureka Cemetery in Newport at 2 p.m. Friday. Bateman Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.

Stella Bienhoff
Stella Gerry Bienhoff, 97, of Newport, died Jan. 4, 1998.
She was born May 15, 1900, in St. Paul, Minn. and was the daughter of Samuel and Annie Gillbard. 
Raised and educated in St. Paul, Stella attended local schools prior to working at the phone company from 1918 to 1920. From 1922 to 1926, she worked for the St. Paul Public Library. 
She married Arthur E. Bienhoff on June 30, 1926 in St. Paul. She worked at home and loved to write and sew, and was a member of the Corvallis First Baptist Church, and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
In 1950, the family moved to Corvallis, and in 1996, she moved to Newport to be near her daughter. She was preceded in death by her husband and son, Milton. 
Mrs. Bienhoff is survived by her daughter, Faith Cole of Newport; sons James of Orlando, Calif., and David of St. Paul, Minn.; a sister, Mary Mooney of St. Paul; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Johnston-Peterson Funeral Home in St. Paul, Minn. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in St. Paul. Memorial contributions may be sent to Pacific Communities Hospital in care of the McHenry Funeral Home, 206 NW Fifth St., Corvallis 97330

Tessa Knabb
Tessa A. Knabb, 61, of South Beach, died Jan. 2, 1998 at Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport after a long illness.
She was born in London, England, and emigrated to the United States when she was 20 years old. She worked as a typesetter at newspapers and printing companies. Her work and family led her to live in New England and Maryland. 
Her children’s education was a priority for her, and she moved to neighborhoods that afforded them the best schools.
She moved to Portland in 1977 and worked at several companies, including Word Works and Adcrafters, before moving to the Oregon coast to retire five years ago.
She kept her connection to England through correspondence with her siblings, through assisting an elderly English widow, and through her love of gardening and knitting. 
Surviving are her husband, Verlyn Knabb of Newport; a brother and sister, Barry Tibbles and Yvonne Roberts of England; her children, Dawn Pavitt of Seal Rock and Mark Pavitt of Brunswick, Maine, and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held later this winter.

H. Stewart Pfeifle
H. Stewart “Stub” Pfeifle died in a Gresham care center on Jan. 1, 1998. He was 77.
Henry Stewart Pfeifle was born to Bert and Grace Stewart Pfeifle in Williamston, Mich. on July 24, 1920. He was raised in Michigan.
On June 4, 1941, he married Helen Clausen in Williamston. In 1947, they moved to Oregon, where he continued his education at Oregon State University, Corvallis. In 1951, he received his bachelor’s degree in counseling, and later earned his master’s degree. He worked for the Springfield School District as a teacher and counselor and then served as head of the counseling department at Springfield High School.
After retiring in 1981, the couple moved to Yachats.
Surviving is his wife, Helen; and daughters Janna Pfeifle of Portland and Lynn West of Sandy.
At the family’s request, no formal services will be held. Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Nature Conservancy, 821 SE 14th St., Portland 97214. Sandy Funeral Home is in care of arrangements. 

Lawrence Kauffman
Lawrence Rubin Kauffman, 95, of Waldport, died at Mountain View Rehabilitation Center in Oregon City on Jan. 20, 1998.
He was born in Hubbard on Aug. 17, 1902 to Amos and Delila Miller Kauffman. He was a life-long resident of Oregon.
Mr. Kauffman started his career in the rock business in the 1930s, and worked a steam donkey drag line scooping gravel from the Molalla River in the Barlow area. He moved for several years from tent camp to tent camp, and crushed rock for building roads throughout Oregon. 
He first came to the coast in 1940 to the Oceanlake area, now part of Lincoln City, and operated the first commercial rock source at Road’s End. In November 1948. he opened a rock crushing business in Waldport, Eckman Creek Quarries. He continued to work until the late 1970s, when he slowed down but never retired.
He was a past member of the Port of Alsea Commission, the Yaquina Bay Task Force, and the State Board of Forestry, and was one of the founders of the Alsea Chapter of the Izaak Walton League. He served four years as director of the state port authorities, and 18 years as chairman of the Coastal Streams, Ocean and Estuary Committee for the Izaak Walton League. He also spend 10 years on the executive committee of the Oregon Conservation and Development Commission.
In June 1986, he was honored as Grand Marshal for the Waldport Beachcomber Days parade.
He loved to dabble with his boat and go ocean fishing. He loved gardening, and always grew a huge garden. He was concerned with local government, especially the port.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marge, and six brothers.
He is survived by his son, Harold Kauffman of Waldport; a step-daughter, Joanne Leatherwood of Seattle, Wash.; a brother Morris Kauffman of Lincoln City; a sister, Lucille Gahler of Molalla; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today (Friday) at Bateman Funeral Home in Newport. A celebration of life will take place at the Waldport Chapel of Bateman Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Aldergrove Cemetery in Waldport. Bateman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Charles Little
Charles Dale Little died Jan. 17, 1998 in Newport. 
Mr. Little was born in Oklahoma on Jan. 11, 1939. He dropped out of high school at the age of 16 to join the Navy. After four years of distinguished service, he entered Central Oklahoma University, where he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in political science and philosophy. He then went on to a small seminary in Sioux Falls, S.D. for his master’s degree in psychology.
Mr. Little had many occupations, including serving as chief executive of Pepsico, therapist, sales manager for Gateway 2000, and teacher of literature and writing.
He loved the ocean and writing. He moved to Oregon in early 1997 to be near the ocean, where he lived and wrote until his death. He found the Pacific shore of the Oregon coast an inspiration for his writing and life.
He is survived by two sons, Charles D. Little Jr., of Chula Vista, Calif. and Michael Little of Chicago, Ill., and three daughters, Carrie Little of Chicago, and Elizabeth Little and Brandy Little, both of Sioux Falls.
A private memorial service will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of DeMoss-Durdan Chapel in Corvallis. 

Harvey Pfenning
Harvey Pfenning, 48, died on Jan. 22, 1998 at his home in Newport. 
He was born Dec. 26, 1949 in Portland to Henry and Esther Pfenning. He graduated from Jefferson High School in Portland in 1967. After serving in Vietnam from July 1969 to February 1971, Mr. Pfenning attended Oregon State University for two years. 
He worked for the Portland Water Bureau, and shortly afterward, embarked on a fishing career, which led him to Newport. He fished all facets of the commercial fishing industry, including Alaska. 
He met and married Patricia Baver in Alaska on March 19, 1994.
He is survived by his wife and step-daughter, Caroline; sisters Barbara Simpson of Gresham, Carol Macielewicz of Kalama, Wash., and Donna Tetrault of Richfield, Wash.; and a sister-in-law, Debbie Bulcao. He was preceded in death by his mother and father.
A memorial service and potluck reception will be held in honor of Mr. Pfenning's life at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the First Presbyterian Church, 227 NE 12th St., Newport. The service will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, with the reception to follow in Geneva Hall at the church. 

Naomi Logan
Naomi Lee Logan, 17, of Otis, died in Independence on Jan., 26, 1998.
She was born in Hillsboro on Aug. 12, 1980 to Deveere Eastman and Nanette Logan. She had attended school in Lincoln City, and loved swimming.
She is survived by her parents, Nanette Logan and Charles Teddlie of Otis; sisters Rosa Chavez of Springfield, Josephine Logan of Sheridan, Elaine Logan and Frede Aguilar, both of Otis; grandparents Leonard Logan of Willamina and Carol Logan of Springfield; aunts Lisa Logan and Melinda Logan, both of Willamina; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, and her family in the Lakota Nation.
Service will be held at the Dance House/Long House in Siletz at 3 p.m. today (Friday). Bateman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Ethel Loomer
Ethel G. Loomer, 89, a resident of Centralia for the past 61 years, died Jan. 26, 1998 at her home.
She was born July 13, 1908, in Sellwood to Arthur and Sophia (Donner) Abbott. She was reared and attended schools in Sellwood and Forest Grove. 
She was married to Robert McNutt, who preceded her in death in 1970. She moved to Centralia in 1973. She and Max C. Loomer were married on July 18, 1992.
Mrs. Loomer was an avid gardener and enjoyed growing flowers. She loved crocheting and taking rides in the country. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church for many years. 
She is survived by her husband, Max C. Loomer of Centralia; sons Edward Losli of Hillsboro, Raymond Losli of Cottonwood, Ariz., Robert McNutt Jr. of Belton, Texas, and Ronald McNutt of Orland, Calif.; daughters Margie Mulkay of Eugene, Florence Moody of Garberville, Calif., Virginia Modin and Sharron Madden, both of Fernley, Nev.; a brother, Jim Abbott of Eugene; a sister, Helen Wagy of Eugene; 30 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Gilbert Abbott, and two sisters, Ruth Parks and Marla Evens.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Bateman Funeral Home in Newport. Pastor Rick Hanneman will officiate. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery in Newport.
Sticklin Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 

Eleanore Cely 
Eleanore R. Cely, 84, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Newport, died April 18, 1999 at a Vancouver care center.
She was born on Sept. 7, 1914 at San Francisco, Calif. to Joseph and Grace Onorato Corrao. She married Frederick William Cely in 1943 at Fort Scott, San Francisco, Calif. Mr. Cely died on May 12, 1991.
She had been a homemaker all her life and lived in the Newport area many years prior to moving to Vancouver to be near her son.
Survivors include her son, Dr. William F. Cely of Vancouver; and three grandchildren, Carlin, Ian and Sean. She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers Frank, Joseph and Vincent; and sisters Grace and Rose.
At the family's request, no services are planned. Entombment will be in Chelan-Abbey Mausoleum, Newport. Local arrangements are under the direction of Bateman Funeral Home.

Daniel Wilkes 
Daniel Russell "Pork Chop" Wilkes, 65, of Oakridge died at his home on April 18, 1999.
He was born in San Diego, Calif. on Feb. 4, 1934. He worked for many years as a commercial fisherman. He lived in Newport for many years before moving to Oakridge. He enjoyed telling entertaining stories.
Survivors include his mother, Jean Orton; a sister, Jerry Lou Menard, both of San Diego, Calif.; and numerous step-children.
A potluck gathering will be held at 5 p.m. today (Friday) at the Bay Haven Pub in Newport. Donations for a memorial bench on the boardwalk of Newport's Bayfront are being accepted at the Bay Haven or at Cuppatunes.

Daisy Winter
Daisy E. Winter, 93, of Hillsboro, died May 9, 2000. 
She was born in Ione on Sept. 8, 1906 to John and Ruth Lois (Hague) Calkins. 
She married Clifford P. Winter in Stevenson, Wash., in 1935. They made their home in several communities, including Granger and Walla Walla, Wash., until 1953, when they moved to Newport. After her husband's death, she lived in McMinnville for seven years before moving to Hillsboro. 
While living in Newport, she owned and operated The Heights Guest Home, an adult foster care home, for 15 years. She retired in 1986. 
She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading and listening to gospel music. 
Survivors include her son, Ron Winter of Granger, Wash.; daughter and son-in-law Laurie and Raul "Omar" Ogsaen of Hillsboro; a foster son, Don Long of Corvallis; grandchildren and their spouses Jerry and Ruth Winter and Eddie Winter, all of Toledo; Chuck and Tina Winter of Lebanon; Trena Winter Woodard of Newport; Shelly and Ed Babinski of Siletz; Deanne VanDooser of Canby; Brandon, Chrissi and Cassi Ogsaen, all of Hillsboro; Mike Winter of Vancouver, Wash.; Jeff Winter of McMinnville; and Teresa Winter of Siletz; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. 
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers Earl, Carl, Clair and Joseph Calkins; sisters Rita Gilliland, Bessie Soule, Leatha Pearson, Eva Calkins and Violet Calkins; and a son, Elwyn Winter. 
A funeral service will be held today (Friday) at 10 a.m. at Forest Grove Memorial Chapel, 1920 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, with Pastor Dave Giles officiating. Private interment will be held at the Eureka Cemetery in Newport. The family suggests to the television ministries program "It Is Written." Forest Grove Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.

John Wilson
John A. Wilson, 101, of Dublin, Ohio, died of age-related causes on May 12, 2000. 
He was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho on March 13, 1899 to Robert Foster and Laura Hoaglund Wilson. 
After graduating from high school in 1917, he worked in the lumber industry in Idaho and Washington, then moved to Toledo in the mid-1920s to take a position with the former C.D. Johnson Lumber Company, where he became head sawyer in the mill. 
He and his wife, Lila, were married in 1930. 
He became a Mason in 1931, was a life-long member, and obtained his Oregon 50-year pin. He was also a member of the Masquers, an amateur theatrical group, and an officer on the former Toledo Water Board for many years. 
In 1949, the family moved to Springfield, where he became head sawyer at the newly opened Weyerhaeuser Timber Company sawmill. He worked at that mill until his retirement in 1965. 
After retirement, he and his wife were active in the Eugene Chapter of Amaranth. They moved to Dublin, Ohio in 1985. 
Survivors include his daughter, Dr. Johanna DeStefano of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Elva Ojalla of Siletz; and a niece, Charlene Ojalla Reetz of Anchorage, Alaska. 
A private graveside service will be held for the family.

Margaret Lawrence
Margaret Lawrence, 87, of Waldport died May 13, 2000. 
She was born in Chicago, Ill. on June 28, 1912. 
She played flute in her high school marching band and in the Chicago Symphony. She worked at John Crerar Library in Chicago. 
She married Gordon H. Lawrence on July 1, 1940. They settled in Denver, Colo., in 1945. He preceded her in death in 1991. 
She worked for the Colorado Division of Mines as office manager for 33 years. She was an active member of Park Hill United Methodist Church. After retiring, she enjoyed volunteer work. She moved to Waldport in 1996, where she volunteered at the senior meal site. 
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Karen Lawrence and Robert Rubin of Waldport; grandsons Zak Dillon of Fort Irwin, Calif., and Pete and Joe Dillon, both of Eugene; and a brother, Glenn Griffith of North Carolina. 
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances be made to a local humane society.

Charyl Failor
Charyl Patrice Failor, 54, of South Beach died of breast cancer May 28, 2000. 
She was born in Colville, Wash., on March 17, 1946. 
She lived most of her life in the Walla Walla, Wash., area. Her career as a registered nurse included many years in labor and delivery, psychiatric and geriatric nursing. At the end of her professional life, she was a nurse case manager for Senior Services in Newport. 
She was a collector of antique and heirloom roses, and enjoyed sharing her garden. 
Survivors include her husband, Dean; a son, Michael Adkins of Walla Walla; daughters Kerri Brink and Cynthia Failor, both of Walla Walla, Kristin Subryan of South Beach, and Amanda Everse of Shelburne, Vt.; and eight grandchildren. 
Disposition was by cremation. Remembrances are suggested to a charity of choice.

Oteka Harris
Oteka S. Harris of Depoe Bay, 62, died at Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport on Sept. 19, 2000. 
She was born July 27, 1938 in Rocky Point, Okla., to Houston A. Ward Jr. and Marie Mary (Bearden) Ward. 
She graduated from Toledo High School in 1956 and was a homemaker. 
She was a member of the Church of Christ. She enjoyed fishing, dancing, hunting, and traveling. 
Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her father, Houston A. Ward Jr., and her brother, Daryl Ward. 
She is survived by her companion, Doug Chance, of Depoe Bay; brothers and sisters-in-law Bill and Mona Ward of Kingston, Okla., and Harold and Brenda Ward of Toledo; sisters Betty Ellis of Salem and Frances Baker; her mother, Marie Ward, of Grants Pass; a son, Jeff Harris of Yreka, Calif.; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
Bateman Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Richard Robertson
Richard L. Robertson of Salem, 61, died in Salem on Nov. 27, 2000 from complications of lifelong pulmonary disease. 
He was born in Albany on Aug. 28, 1939. 
He attended Albany schools, and also lived in Roseburg. He moved to Salem in 1978. 
He worked as a route deliveryman for dairy products and beverage companies. He also managed entertainment services in the Portland and Salem areas. 
He was a volunteer for Mid-Willamette Senior Services, the American Red Cross, and A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village. He was a member of the North Santiam Historical Society, Yaquina Lights, Inc., and Friends of Oregon State Parks. He was a campground host for the Waldport Ranger District of the Siuslaw National Forest. He enjoyed micro-gardening, Oregon history, and genealogy. 
Mr. Robertson is survived by his daughters, Jo DeAnn Fief of Bend, Orva Janette Hubbard of LaPine, and Jean Marie Adams of Vancouver, Wash.; a sister, Dian Sprinkle of Arizona; brothers James G. Robertson of Jefferson, Robert I. Robertson of Lebanon, Douglas D. Robertson of Lebanon, and Oran Swanson of Salem; and eight grandchildren. 
Memorial services are at 3 p.m. Monday at the Salvation Army Church on Winter Street in Salem. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, PO Box 7047, Salem, Ore. 97303; or to the American Lung Association of Oregon, 9320 SW Barbur Blvd., Suite 140, Portland, Ore. 97219.

Lois Anderson
Lois M. Anderson, 63, of Lincoln City, died Feb. 13, 2001 in Portland. 
She was born Feb. 16, 1937 in Portland to Donald A. and Verna (Smith) Burch. 
She married Larry A. Anderson on Feb. 24, 1954 in Portland. They moved to the Lincoln City area in 1996 from Newport. 
Lois enjoyed raising indoor plants, reading, and watching soap operas. 
She is survived by her husband, Larry Anderson of Lincoln City; daughters Cindy H. Cheatham of Vancouver, Wash. and Theresa A. Chambers of Bethel Springs, Tenn.; a son, Michael A. Anderson of Toledo; a brother, Larry B. Burch of Sheridan; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Friday) at Pacific View Memorial Gardens in Lincoln City.

Margaret Lee
Margaret Vietta Lee, 88, of Lebanon died June 15, 2001. 
She was born in Eugene on Dec. 24, 1912 to Charles and Beatrice Willcutt Chappelle. 
She married Anton Hoel. They owned a fish buying business in Reedsport. He preceded her in death. 
She married Melvin George Lee in Newport on Jan. 22, 1971. They lived in Newport until 1979, when the moved to the Lebanon and Waterloo area. 
She owned and managed properties in Reedsport, Newport and Portland. She also owned Margaret's Marine Way and fishing boat repair shop. 
She was a member of the Lebanon Assembly of God and the Reedsport Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and cooking, canning and baking. 
Survivors include her husband, Melvin, of Waterloo; a sister, Irene Rosier of Coos Bay; grandchildren Shirley Dickensen and David Walker; great-grandchildren Rochelle, David and Angie; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, David Walker; sisters Katherine Gutlefsen and Beatrice Halladay; and brothers Gerald Chappelle, Maurice Chappelle and Saul Chappelle. 
Funeral services were held Thursday in the Lebanon Assembly of God Church. Interment followed in the Liberty Cemetery in Sweet Home. Memorials are suggested to a charity of choice. The Workman and Steckly Funeral Chapel handled the arrangements.


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