Miscellaneous Oregon Obituaries


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Albany Democrat-Herald, Albany, Oregon, Saturday, July 14, 1945
Mrs. John Mixell dies on Friday
  Mrs. Minnie Ellen Mixell, 67, of Albany R.F.D. No. 2, died at the home Friday, July 13. She was born in Boserville, Pa. Feb. 04, 1878 and had spent her life in that state, Iowa and Minnesota before coming to Oregon seven and a half years ago.
  She married in Carlisle, Pa. in 1897 to John. C. Mixell, who survives her as do three sons, John Earl Mixell of Albany R.F.D. No. 2; Harold of Olivia, Minn.; and Donald of Torrence, Cal.; the following grandchildren, Sarah Jane Mixell of Albany; Mrs. Robert Pettit of Lebanon; Dean Mixell in the army overseas; Donald Mixell of the U.S. navy overseas; and Jean Alice and Mary Lou Mixell of Minneapolis, Minn.;  two great-grandchildren, Lynn and Marylyn Pettit of Lebanon; and two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Crabb of Jamaica, Ia., and Mrs. Laura Hefflefinger of Grand Junction, Ia. Mrs. Mixell was first confirmed at Boserville, Pa. in the St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church. She later joined the Friends Church of Springfield, Ia.; later the Methodist church of Bagley, Ia. On moving to Oregon she joined the Christian Church of Jefferson. Funeral services are to be held from the Fortmiller Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. Interment will be made in the Belcrest Memorial Park of Salem.

The Molalla Pioneer---Molalla, Oregon  Wednesday, June 25, 1980 page 11-section 1
Edna Mixell
  Edna A. Mixell, 79, Mulino, died in Willamette Falls Hospital, Oregon City, Sunday evening June 15, after a short illness.
  Mrs. Mixell was born in Missouri on Feb. 08, 1901 and lived in Missouri and Iowa prior to coming to Oregon in 1938. She had lived in Jefferson, Albany and Mt. Angel, prior to moving to Mullino about a year ago.
  She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxillary at Albany.
  She is survived by her husband, Earl Mixell, whom she married  on June 30, 1920 at Armstrong, Iowa; two daughters, Sarah OeDell of Mulino; and Lavon Pettit of Lebanon; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  A daughter Marjory preceded her in death in Febuary 1939 and a brother,  Paul, also preceded her in death in the early 1940’s.
  Graveside service and interment will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Belcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, 1295 Browning Avenue, South Salem. Arrangements in care of Everhart and Kent Funeral Home, Molalla

Albany Democrat-Herald,  Tuesday, September 09, 1969 Page 7
Linn County Obituaries
John Mixell
  John C. Mixell, 94, Rt. 2 Box 274, Albany, died Monday at his home after an extended illness. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Fortmiller-Heider Funeral Home with Rev. Marvin Gill officiating. Burial will be at Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem.
  He was born Feb. 02, 1875 in Newville, Pa. He also lived in Iowa and Minnesota before moving to Albany and Jefferson areas in 1944. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Christian Church of Jefferson.
  His wife preceded him in death in 1945 in Albany.
  Survivors include three sons, Harold and Donald of Albany; and Earl of Mt. Angel; and three brothers, Ambrose, Robert, and Harry all of Tipton, Iowa.

Greater Oregon, Albany, Oregon, Tuesday, February 07, 1939
Services Held For High School Girl
  Marjorie Faye Mixell, 14, died at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. Earl Mixell of Millersburg, Thursday. Funeral services were held from the Fortmiller Funeral Home Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Rev. Virgil Halbig had charge of the services. Mrs. Gleeda Spoor was soloist and Mrs. E. O. Truax and Mrs. Poschwatta had charge of the floral tributes.
Pallbearers were Leland Ammon, Gale Sorenson, Doise Hess, Wilbur Hess, Eddie Ammon, and Billie Grenz. Burial was in Bellcrest Cememtery at Salem.
  Marjorie was born April 19, 1924 in Olivia, Minn., and previous to coming to Oregon a year ago had lived in Iowa.
  Surviving are her parents, and two sisters, Marguerite and Sarah Jane Mixell, both at home. She is also survived by her four grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mixell of Route 2, Albany and Rev. and Mrs. J.M. Howdeshell of Paullina, Iowa.

Albany Democrat-Herald  Tuesday, August 04, 1970   page 7
Mid-Valley Obituaries
Mera Mixell
  Mrs. Mera I. Mixell, 52, Rt. 2 Box 274, died Monday noon at Albany Convalescent Home of cancer. Funeral arrangements are pending at Heider’s Fortmiller Funeral Home. Interment will be in Jefferson Memorial Park in Jefferson.
  Friends who wish may contribute in her memory to the American Cancer Society. Gifts may be left at the funeral home.
  She was born May 12, 1918 in Chicago, Ill.
  She married Harold Mixell Nov. 03, 1945 in Chicago, Ill. He survives. They have made their home in the Scravel Hill District for the past 12 ½ years.
  She was an active member of St. Thomas Catholic Church of Jefferson, the Scravel Hill Garden Club and Scravel Hill Sew and Chat Club.
  In addition to her widower, survivors include two sons,  James H. and Jack H. Mixell of Albany;  three daughters, Mrs. Marcia Raum of Klamath Falls; Mrs. Leah Strazalka of Aurora, Ill.; and Miss Edith Mixell of Albany; four brothers, Ralph Wagner of Los Angeles, Calif.; Van Wagner of Phoenix, Ariz.; Chuck Wagner of Chicago, Ill.; and Howard Wagner of Sunnyvale, Calif.; and 12 grandchildren.

Albany Democrat-Herald  December 09, 1991
Death Notices
Donald E. Mixell, 89, of Jefferson, died Sunday evening. Services are pending at Fisher Funeral Home.

Albany Oregon   Democrat-Herald, Tuesday, December 10, 1991
Donald E. Mixell
Jan. 19, 1992—Dec. 08, 1991
Jefferson—Donald E. Mixell, Sr., 89, died Sunday.
  Mr. Mixell was born in Clarence, Iowa and was a farmer for 26 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
  He married Lillie Stansberry Nov. 08, 1972, in Jefferson.
  Mr. Mixell belonged to the American Legion and the Eagles Lodge.
  Surviving are his wife, Lillie of Jefferson; son Donald Jr. of Woodburn; daughter, Jean Lorimer of Union City, Calif.; a brother, Harold of Sacramento, Calif.; and 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
  A daughter, Mary Lou Bauer died before him, as did a brother, Earl Mixell.
  At Mr. Mixell’s request there will be no services. Fisher Funeral Home handled arrangements.
  Memorials may be made to the Jefferson Fire Department EMTs.

Albany Democrat-Herald  Tuesday, April 16, 1963  page 2
Funeral Notices
Mixell, Mrs. Aldea Elizabeth, Rt. 2, Albany, died April  15. Survived by her husband Donald Mixell, Albany; daughter, Vera Mae Baker, Albany; sisters, Elvina Burns, Mary Chamberlain,, both of Benson, Minn.; Zealda Reynolds, Clontarf, Minn.; Adline Lesmeister of Morris, Minn.; five brothers, Philions Chevalier  of Stevens Point, Wis.; Vella  Chevalier of Forman, N.D.; Walter Chevalier of Clontarf, Minn.; Fred Chevalier of Albany; and Lawrence Chevalier of Minneapolis, Minn.; 4 grandchildren. Rosary Fortmiller-Whitaker Chapel Wednesday, April 17, 8:00 P.M. Requiem Mass St. Thomas Catholic Church, Jefferson, Thursday, April 18, 10:00 a.m. Interment Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem.          4  16  4  17

Obituary  Albany Democrat-Herald  Tuesday April 16, 1963  page 2
Mrs. Aldea Elizabeth Mixell, 50, Rt.2, Box 273, died in a local hospital Monday of cancer.
  Mrs. Mixell was born Aug. 27, 1912 in Clontarf, Minn. She came to Albany in 1945 from California.
She was married in Las Vegas, Nev., also in 1945 to Donald Mixell, who survives. She was the owner of the Cottage Café and manager if the Payless Drug Fountain.
  In addition to her husband she is survived by a daughter, Vera Mae Baker of Albany; four sisters, Elvina Burns and Mary Chamberlain both of Benson, Minn.; Zealda Reynolds of Contarf, Minn.;  Adline Lesmeister of Morris, Minn.; five brothers, Philions Chevalier of Stevens Point, Wis.; Vella Chevalier of Forman, N.D.; Walter Chevalier of Clontarf, Minn.; Fred Chevalier of Albany; and Lawrence Chevalier of Minneapolis, Minn.; and four grandchildren.
  Requiem mass will be given at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Jefferson at 10 a.m. Thursday and rosary at the Fortmiller Whitaker Chapel Wednesday at 8 p.m. with Rev. Father Edmund Raum officiationg. Burial will be in the Bellcrest Memorial Park in Salem.

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