Obituaries

Marie Cole

Marie grew up on a dairy farm in Oregon City, the oldest of three siblings, and graduated from Canby High School. She attended Oregon College of Education for two years before meeting and marrying fellow student, Joe Lee Cole, a ...

Rodney Edward Reed

Rodney Edward Reed, 62, of Dallas, died Nov. 4 at his home. He is survived by his father and mother Edward A. and Donna J. Sohn Reed, of Willamina; brothers Mark Reed and Greg Reed; and sisters Marchell Osborn and ...

Patricia Celestine McDaniel

Patricia (Pat) Celestine McDaniel, 89, of Salem, formerly of Dallas, died on Nov. 8. She was born in Hastings, Neb., on Sept. 24, 1928. Pat is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Rogers, of Nampa, Idaho, and Judy Beasley-Tapp, of Aumsville; ...

Joyce Ione Baker

Joyce Ione Baker, age 72, passed away peacefully in her home in Dallas on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Born on Feb. 9, 1945, Joyce was the fourth of five children born to Esther and Vernon Baker in Barnesville, Minn. She ...

Ann Marie Brown

Ann Marie Brown, a resident of Sweet Home formerly of Dallas, died on Saturday, Nov. 11, in Lebanon. Marie was born on March 24, 1936, in Independence, the fourth of nine children, to Jacob and Irene Wellman. She grew up ...

Donald Travis Thomen

Donald Travis Thomen died peacefully at home on Nov. 9, 2017. Don was born Feb. 5, 1936, to Harold Ordell Thomen and Florence Lucille Basim in Washington, D.C., at the Columbia Hospital for Women (The only way a male could ...

Larry Kenneth Byers

Aug. 22, 1952 – Nov. 10, 2017 Private services will be held at a later date. Farnstrom Mortuary is handling arrangements.

J.D. Johnson

J.D. Johnson, resident of Albany, passed away in his home on Nov. 8, 2017, at the age of 90. He was born May 27, 1927, in Tahlequah, Okla., to John and Jeanette Johnson into a family of seven siblings. He ...

Lucille Taft

Lucille Katherine (Karels) Taft died in her Salem home on Nov. 6, 2017. She was 95. Lucille was born at home on Aug. 13, 1922, to George S. and Anna (Kelzer) Karels. Lucille was educated at St. Joseph’s school in ...

Art E. Leppin Jr.

Art E. Leppin Jr., 85, a resident of Dallas, died at Salem Hospital Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. He was born on April 1, 1932, in McCoy, the son of Arthur and Delores Leppin. Arthur was part of the Polk County ...

Cecil Dare Dillard

Cecil Dare Dillard, age 74, departed this life on Oct. 31, 2017, in Mt. Shasta, Calif. Prior to moving to Mt. Shasta in 2006, he had been a longtime resident of Dallas. Cecil was born on Aug. 13, 1943, in ...

Nichole Marie Taylor

Nichole Marie Taylor, 48, died on Oct. 22. She was born in Chula Vista, Calif. She is survived by husband Matthew Ray Taylor.

Michelle Cleaves

No services at her request. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. To share an online condolence, go to: www.dallastribute.com

Edie Hein

Edie Hein, 74, passed away peacefully at her home Friday, Nov. 3, of complications from Dementia. Edie is survived by her husband Don and their two adult children. Edie, born Edith Miriam Stanley in Portland in August of 1943, was ...

Michele Marie (Hemenway) Wooster

Our beloved sister, mother, wife and friend fulfilled her earthly obligation in the early hours of Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at the age of 66. Born in New Bedford, Mass., to Gilbert F. and Marie (Casey) Hemenway, the family relocated ...

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