John M. Gray
John Munson Gray of Dundee died April 16, 2001, of natural causes. He was 72.
He was born in Los Angeles where his father Robert was a property manager for MGM studios. In 1946, he graduated from Alexander Hamilton High School, where family members said he was an accomplished athlete who started on the varsity basketball team for three years. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and served aboard the USS Astoria as a fire controlman. He was selected to play in different Pacific Fleet touring basketball leagues. After his honorable discharge, he entered the University of Arizona in 1948 where he met Mary Hodges. The couple were married at Casa al Fin in 1951.
From 1951 to 1963, he was a foreman for a major farming corporation southwest of Phoenix. The couple had four children who were raised in Buckeye, Ariz. In late 1963, he purchased a farm on the Willamette River near St. Paul where he raised a variety of grains and row crops. The farm survived the Christmas flood of 1964, as well as a number of other natural calamities, before he decided to try something else in 1996.
After relocating his family to Dundee, he sold real estate for different firms until opening his own office in Portland. He attended architecture and design classes at Heald College in San Francisco, the University of Idaho and Portland State University before becoming a successful building designer in the mid-1970s. He was a member of the American Institute of Building Design. Following his retirement as a designer, he managed his own investment business.
An avid card player, he excelled at bridge and other games. He had a reputation as a formidable Scrabble player, winning an annual tournament in Salem eight of 10 years he competed, beginning in 1984.
Survivors include: sons, John and Andy; eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife, Mary, in 1994, and daughter, Malinda, in 1997.
A memorial service was held Friday at St. Michaelís Episcopal Church in Newberg with the Rev. Bill Cary officiating. Private interment followed at Valley View Memorial Park in Newberg.
Memorial contributions may be sent to a favorite charity or the City of Dundee Fire Department in care of Attrellís Newberg Funeral Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Victor Johnson of Newberg died April 18, 2001. He was 90.
He was born Aug. 20, 1910, in Fairview, Neb. On June 3, 1931, he married Dorothy Stalker. In 1936, the couple moved to Oregon and settled in Newberg. He built bridges, churches and homes, partnering with Clarence Bryant and Gene Schlegel. Johnson and Bryant also owned and operated a cement plant in Beaverton.
He was active in the Newberg Friends Church and enjoyed woodworking, fishing and building projects for family and friends.
Survivors include: daughters, Joanne Aebischer of Salem and Mary Holtan of Newberg; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. today (Saturday) at the Newberg Friends Church at Fourth and College Streets. Interment will follow at Newberg Friends Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Newberg Friends Cemetery fund.
Phyllis A. Scoggan
Phyllis A. Scoggan of Dayton died April 13, 2001. She was 74.
She was born July 17, 1926, in Columbus, Wisc., to Elwin and Anna (Marr) Mandigo. In 1936, she moved to Grande Island. In 1943, she graduated from Amity High School and from Emmanuel School of Nursing in 1947.
On Aug. 9, 1947, she married Victor Scoggan in Newberg. She was a nurse at Physicianís Medical Center for many years in McMinnville and for Newberg Hospital from 1972 to 1991, at which time she retired. She received her bachelor of arts degree in nursing from Linfield School of Nursing in 1976. She also worked in the business office of Scoggan Farms. She moved from Grande Island to Dayton in 1972.
She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, past member of Eastern Star, member of the Kappa Alpha Society at Linfield College and past board member of Lutheran Family Services.
She enjoyed sewing, crossword puzzles, reading, fishing, playing with grandchildren, leading 4-H clubs, Brownies and Cub Scouts.
Survivors include: daughters, Victoria Farnworth of Amity, Marianne Scoggan of Salem, Diane Shipman of Independence; son Glen of Dayton; brother E. James Mandigo of Dundee; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, Victor, in 1994.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Trinity Lutheran Church. A private family interment will follow.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church in care of Macy and Son Funeral Directors, 135 N. Evans St., McMinnville, OR 97128.
Genevieve M. Foley
Genevieve M. Foley of Newberg died April 11, 2001. She was 68.
She was born Aug. 12, 1932, in Grand Forks, N.D. In 1950, she graduated from Jefferson High School in Portland. She once sang on the radio in Portland and worked at a jewelry store in Portland from 1949 to 1950. On May 27, 1950, she married Charles Foley. In 1956, the couple moved to Medford and in 1959 to Sublimity. In 1969, they moved to Tualatin for 27 years and then to Newberg in 1995.
She was a member of the St. Peterís Catholic Church, the Catholic Daughters in Medford and the Jaycees in Medford. She was a "taxicab" mom for all of her children. She enjoyed crafts, garage sales, sewing and canning.
Survivors include: husband Charles of Newberg; daughters, Kathryn Mack of Tualatin, Julia Morrison of Lake Oswego, Gretchen Kuhuski of Anchorage, Alaska, and Elizabeth Schmitz of St. Paul; sons, Charles of Newberg, Michael of Anchorage and Timothy of Oregon City; and 15 grandchildren.
A Rosary Vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Peterís Catholic Church in Newberg. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. April 23 at the Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Portland.
Memorial contributions may be made to Health Dynamics Hospice in McMinnville in care of Youngís Funeral Home, 11831 S.W. Pacific Highway, Tigard, OR 97224.
Irma Pregal of Newberg died April 1, 2001. She was 79.
She was born April 1, 1922, in Reedsburg, Wisc., to Barney and Helen (Daly) Sanders. She received her education in Reedsburg. On Sept. 5, 1939, she married James Pregal in Waukon, Iowa. The couple lived in Reedsburg until moving to Newberg in 1959. She worked at the Sherwood Tannery and the Oregon Health Sciences University laundry.
Survivors include daughter, Mary Pregal, and grandson, Michael. She was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers, as well as her husband, James, in 1986.
A private disposition will take place.
Memorial contributions may be a random act of kindness and goodness of the contributorís choice, according to family.
Thelma Hett of Newberg died April 14, 2001, at a Portland hospital. She was 77.
She was born July 11, 1923, in Tompkinsville, Ky., to Thomas and Viola (Kidwell) Pitcock. She grew up and attended school mostly in Martha, Okla., and graduated from high school in Martha. She went to work for the United States Military Services in Alaska at the Army Post Exchange, where she met Henry Hett. The couple was married Jan. 29, 1953, in Alaska. They made their home there until 1968, when they moved to Ashland. In 1986, they moved to Newberg where they have since resided.
She was a member of the Newberg Church of Christ and, according to family members, a faithful contributor to the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Her hobbies included an avid interest in politics, reading, sewing and playing games. She was also known for her great cooking.
Survivors include: daughters, Jill Miller and Sharon Hett of Newberg; sisters, Ollie Pitcock of Okla., Ruth Sutton of Colorado, Edith Osborne of Texas and Frankie Pitcock of Newberg; brothers, Hoover of Texas, Tom Jr. of Ark.; and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by husband, Henry, in February 1995, brothers Morris, Marley and Kenneth, as well as sisters, Lucille and Blanche.
A memorial service was held April 17 in the Newberg Church of Christ with Don Stutzman leading. Private interment followed at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Arrangements were in care of Attrellís Newberg Funeral Chapel.
LaVerne Moore died April 9, 2001. She was 89.
She was born Aug. 4, 1911, in Portland and her family soon moved to Newberg where she grew up. Her great-grandfather named the town of Newberg after his hometown in Germany. She went through eighth-grade in the Newberg public schools and graduated from Pacific Academy (Quaker Academy) in the last class of 1929. She graduated from Pacific College (now George Fox University) in 1932. The same year she married Ralph Moore, also of Newberg.
She completed her first classes in the Northwestern School of Law from 1932-1933. In 1965, she was hired by the State of Oregon and first assigned as a case manager in nursing homes and homes for the aged. Later, while still employed, she received her masterís degree in urban studies from Portland State University.
She was a member of the Citizen Involvement Committee of Multnomah County, a chairperson for two years of the Portland Multnomah Commission on Aging and spent six years as a member of the Governorís Commission on Senior Services. She was also a member of the Reedwood Friends Church.
Survivors include: son Michael of Hollister, Mo.; daughter Anita of Los Angeles, Calif.; brother Tyra Hutchens of Beaverton; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, Ralph, in July of 1995.
A memorial service was held Friday at Riverview Abbey Chapel in Portland. Interment followed at Riverview Abbey Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Friendly House, care of Riverview Abbey, 0319 S.W. Taylors Ferry Road, Portland OR 97219.
Jesse M. Scott
Jesse Mae Scott of Newberg died April 9, 2001. She was 86.
She was born Feb. 28, 1915, in Waupun, Wisc., to Charles and Anna Marie (Wicker) Seely. In 1919, the family moved to The Dalles, then to Independence in 1938. In 1943, she moved to Tekoa, Wash., and worked for Woodruff and Son See Company in Tekoa. In 1950, she moved to Carlton and in 1967 to McMinnville. For 12 years she worked at the McMinnville Community Hospital as a dietitian aide.
Survivors include: daughters, Margaret Bowen of Yamhill, Candace Coerver of Lincoln City and Patricia Maymir of Huntington Beach, Calif.; son William in Terrebonne; sister Dorothy Foley of Miami, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother.
Visitation will be held today (Saturday) and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at Chapel of Macy and Son in McMinnville. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. April 16 at St. James Catholic Church in McMinnville. Interment will follow at St. James Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Health Dynamics Hospice in care of Macy and Son, 135 N. Evans St. McMinnville, OR 97128.
Jordan D. Sumner
Jordan David Douglas Sumner of Monmouth died April 5, 2001, at Doernbecher Childrenís Hospital in Portland. He was 10.
He was born Jan. 8, 1991, in Salem to Jeffrey and Micki (Earnest) Sumner. He grew up in Monmouth and attended Monmouth Elementary School and was in fourth-grade. He enjoyed playing his Gameboy and working with his laptop computer. He also liked taking things apart to see how they worked, boating, fishing and dancing.
Survivors include: parents Jeffrey of Salem and Micki of Monmouth; brothers, Joshua Sumner and John Nichols of Salem; sisters, Cassandra and Amber Sumner of Monmouth, Angelia Sanchez and Shelby Nichols of Salem; grandparents, Judy Majia of Salem, Charlene and Bill Hins of Mitchell, S.D., Judy and Bill World of Corvallis and Douglas Sutherland of Toledo; seven aunts; and two uncles.
A memorial service was held April 12 at Attrellís Newberg Chapel with Pastors Bob Swope and Marshall Snider of Dallas officiating. A committal service followed at Pike Pioneer Cemetery in Yamhill.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jordan Sumner Memorial Fund in care of Attrellís Newberg Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Lee Atteberry of Scappoose died April 9, 2001, at his home. He was 74.
He was born Aug. 7, 1926, in Elkland, Mo., to Fern and Francis (Snodgrass) Atteberry. He attended school in Missouri and graduated in 1942. He served in the Army in the Pacific during World War II. In 1955, he moved from Elkland to Newberg. He had lived in Scappoose for 37 years until his death.
On Feb. 27, 1964, he married Patty in Caldwell, Idaho. He worked river maintenance, Foss Towing for 29 years and most recently for Thistle Home Construction. He retired four years ago.
His interests included master mates and pilots and he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Scappoose Post.
Survivors include: wife Patty of Scappoose; daughters, Sandra Marshall of Greenfield, Mo., Nita Cherry of Garfield, Ark., Julie Perdue of Scappoose; sons, Allan of Boise, Troy Wohlgemuth of Scappoose; brother Fern of Elkland, Mo.; sisters, Edna DeLong of Florence, Ruth Pursell and JoAnn Sharp of Elkland, Mo., June Cody of Atlanta; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Viewing and visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to noon today (Saturday) at Columbia Funeral Home in St. Helens. Graveside service and vault interment will be held at 2 p.m. at Valley View Memorial Park in Newberg.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Longview Hospice.
Wendell D. Sause
Wendell Dean Sause of Central Point died April 7, 2001, at his home from metastatic melanoma. He was 58.
He was born March 24, 1943, in Tillamook to William and Betty Sause. He attended school in Newberg and served in the Army from 1965 to 1967. He owned Papa Dís Pizza in Ashland and built and started Ashland Woodworks in 1978 and the Breadboard in Ashland in 1981. He also built the Lube Express in Medford, the first quick lube and oil change business in the area, and the Oil Stop and Crater Car Wash on Crater Lake Highway in Medford. He lived in Eugene in the late-1960s and lived in Portland from 1971 to 1976 before moving to the Rogue Valley.
He enjoyed motocross racing in the Willamette Valley in the 1960s and 1970s, creating businesses and architecture.
On Sept. 12, 1992, he married Cathy Kruse in Red Stone, Colo.
Survivors include: wife Cathy of Central Point; daughters, Kristi Booth of Kaiser and Andrea Fletcher of Medford; mother Betty Hansen of Cornelius; brothers, John of Medford and Larry of Newberg; sister Virginia Horton of Soda Springs, Idaho; and one grandchild.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Andrew J. Vachter
Andrew John Vachter of Sherwood died April 10, 2001. He was 82.
He was born June 8, 1916, in Gervais to Andrew and Anna (Schmidt) Vachter. He attended grade schools in Gervais and Portland, graduating from Roosevelt High School in Portland. From 1937 to 1955 he worked for Columbia Steel Casting Company in Portland. On May 5, 1937, he married Mildred Lewis in Vancouver, Wash. The couple moved in 1955 to Alameda, Calif., where he owned and operated a Finnish steam bath for 10 years. In 1965, the couple returned to Oregon, settling in Aloha, where he returned to work for Columbia Steel Casting Company. In 1974, the couple moved to Banks and purchased a farm. In 1981, he retired and in 1997 the couple sold their farm and moved to Sherwood where they have since resided.
He was an avid pigeon fancier, raising, training and racing homing pigeons since the age of 16.
Survivors include: wife Mildred of Sherwood; sons, John of Florence, Ala., Raymond of Banks and William of Hillsboro; daughter Joanne Meyer of Sherwood; sisters, Elizabeth Dupuis and Madeline Kelly of Portland; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held for the family. Arrangements are in care of Attrellís Sherwood Chapel.
Larry Fugit Jr.
Larry "Butch" Fugit Jr., of Portland died April 6, 2001. He was 36.
A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. April 16 at Valley View Cemetery in Newberg.
Chester C. Parrott
Chester Christian Parrott died at a Newberg care home April 8, 2001. He was 89.
He was born Dec. 24, 1911, in Newberg to Scott and Elizabeth "Tootsie" (Baker) Parrott. He grew up in Newberg and attended Ladd Hill Grade School. He and his father farmed, logged and operated a nursery together; they specialized in grafting walnut trees. He became well-known for his ability to graft and was offered many positions worldwide. He also taught the art of grafting in the Experimental Farming Institute in Oregon.
On Aug. 6, 1931, he married Mildred Susanna Stenfors in Vancouver, Wash. For 15 years he managed a ranch for L.B. Menfee in Carlton and then managed the Chehalem Valley Hatchery in Newberg before purchasing it. He took over the walnut nursery from his father until 1989, when he retired.
A musician, along with his family, he played at the Portland Hotel during many formal balls in his youth. His musical family played at many local music events.
He was a member of the Home Town Guard (now the National Guard) in World War II. He was also a life member of the Elks Lodge in McMinnville.
Survivors include: sons, Chester of McMinnville, James of St. Helens; daughter Sally Rogers of Sherwood; brother Stanley of Lower Lake, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by wife, Sue, in May 1989, and two grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Pleasant View Cemetery in Sherwood with Pastor Carl Lloyd officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Newberg Hospice in care of Attrellís Newberg Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Douglas A. Procter
Douglas Alex Procter of Portland died April 6, 2001. He was 87.
He was born June 26, 1913, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to John and Emily (Goard) Procter. On May 2, 1936, he married Marjory Simon in her parentís home in Sellwood after a courtship of four years. They lived in their dream home from 1941 to 1997.
During the war he worked in the naval shipyards, which allowed him to be close by for his family. After the war he worked for Wonder Bread, first delivering bread to the stores and later he was transferred to the cake division, delivering Hostess Cakes. After 15 years of employment, he was made a sales supervisor. He held the position until his retirement in 1975.
In his younger days he loved to fish with his son and his best friend, Johnny Lane. His other hobbies included gardening, raising what his family said were "the best tasting tomatoes in Portland," making music, tasting wine and making fishing poles. Later years found him playing golf with his brother, Cecil, and trailering with his wife to Hemet, Calif., for many happy winters. He was also a member of the Mount Tabor United Brethren Church, The Elks and the Portland Masons.
Survivors include: wife Marjory of Portland; son John Douglas of Gresham; daughter Caralee Smith of Portland; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and seven nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers, Walter, Cecil and Percy, and sisters, Dorothy Locke, Gertrude Lamb and Bernice "Lou" Frazier.
A graveside service was held Tuesday at Valley View Memorial Park Cemetery in Newberg with the Rev. Peter Friesen-Blank officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimerís Association in care of Attrellís Newberg Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Larry M. Fugit Jr.
Larry Merle Fugit Jr. of Portland died April 6, 2001. He was 36.
He was born June 2, 1964, in California to Larry Fugit Sr. and Georget (Carson) Lozada. He went to elementary school in Newberg and graduated from McMinnville High School and Portland Community College. He was a physical therapist.
As a boy he loved to fish, race motocross and go flying with his grandfather. He was taking flying lessons hoping to become a commercial pilot.
Survivors include: father Larry of Hawaii and stepmother Harriett; brothers, Steve Scott of Newberg and Shawn and Jay Fugit of Utah; sons, Owen of Portland and Jonathan of Newberg; sisters, Desiree Perry of Dundee, Lisa Carson of Yamhill, Kimberly Raastad of Portland, Nicole Braiser of Utah and Lanette Fugit of Nevada. He was preceded in death by stepfather, Don Lozada, grandfathers, Jack Carson and Don Fugit, and grandmother, Stella Carson.
No memorial service had been set as of press time Tuesday morning.
Chloe R. McComb
Chloe Ruth Comb of Newberg died March 29, 2001, at Newberg Care Home. She was 90.
She was born Nov. 21, 1910, in Talala, Okla., to Joseph and Kempsey Alice (Brocke) Hannon. She was raised on the family farm and received her education in Talala.
In 1928, she married Charles McComb in Talala. Following their marriage, the couple made their home in the area until World War II when they moved to Napa, Calif., to work in the war effort. In 1948, they moved to Oregon, settling in Washington County.They farmed for many years in the Scoggins Valley and Newberg areas. For 20 years the couple lived in the Cherry Grove community.
She was preceded in death by husband, Charles, in August 1986 and then lived with her family in Forest Grove and McMinnville until 1994, when she moved into Newberg Care Home.
She was a homemaker as well as a helper on the farm. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, dancing and music. She enjoyed singing and was a member of the First Christian Church. Travel was also a pastime and she especially enjoyed going to Las Vegas, Mexico, California and Oklahoma, family members said.
According to her family she was their backbone and always enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include: sons, Charles Jr. of Eugene, Bill of Eugene and Ray of Forest Grove; daughter Peggy Harper of Portland; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held April 3 at the Skyline Memorial Gardens in Portland. Vault interment followed at the cemetery. Arrangements were in care of Forest Grove Memorial Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimerís Association, Oregon Trail Chapter, 1311 N.W. 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209.
Emile E. Lefebvre
Emile Ernest Lefebvre died April 3, 2001. He was 47.
He was born Dec. 19, 1953, in El Segundo, Calif., to Emile and Jeannette Lefebvre. He grew up in Redondo Beach, Calif., where he graduated from Aviation High School in 1972. After high school he worked in a number of jobs until moving to Oregon in 1978. He first started doing work for Morgan Staley Lumber of Sherwood until they closed. He spent the last 14 years working as a millwright for Duracraft.
He enjoyed fishing with his father and brothers and also liked photography, wood working and his family.
Survivors include: parents, Emile and Jeanette of Newberg; brothers, Richard of Dundee, Robert of Newberg and Gerry of Beaverton; sister, Jackie Cooke of Atlanta; and 10 nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held.
Oman Kunkel of Newberg died April 3, 2001. He was 89.
He was born Aug. 27, 1911, to Jesse and Mabell Kunkel in North Platte, Neb. He was raised in the North Platte area and graduated from North Platte High School in 1930. He attended school in Chillicothe, Mo., where he attended business courses.
In 1933, he moved to Ramona, Calif., where he lived until 1991. On Aug. 27, 1939, he married Theresa Ross. Together they raised four children. He operated a poultry ranch for a number of years while building custom homes and remodeling others, which he did the remainder of his time in Ramona.
In 1991, the couple moved to Friendsview Manor and he transferred his membership to Newberg Friends Church.
He was an active member at Ramona Friends Church and later at Santee Friends Church, both on the local and yearly meeting levels. His interest in missions took him to Central America and to build a missionary residence and El Florido, Guatemala.
According to his family, he was a community supporter, enjoyed helping people and was an inspiration to many as well as loved by family and friends.
Survivors include: sons, Harley of Tehachapi, Calif., and Charles of Bordentown, N.J.; daughters, Theresa Bowen of Dundee, Elaine Cammack of Spokane; sister Eileen Maring of North Platte, Neb.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa, in 1997, as well as two brothers and one sister.
Chapel viewing and visitation hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday with committal service to follow at Newberg Friends Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Friends Church Southwest, P.O. Box 1607, Whittier, Calif., 90609-1607 for the purpose of rebuilding homes destroyed by the earthquake in El Salvador.
Pearl A. Sherlock
Pearl Ann Sherlock of Newberg died March 29, 2001, at a Newberg care home. She was 89.
She was born Feb. 25, 1912, to Frank and Mary (Bauch) Pawleski in Newberg. She attended schools in Dundee and the Salem area, before graduating from Newberg High School. On May 12, 1947, she married Roy Sherlock in Payette, Idaho. She was employed as a bank teller for 30 years before retiring in 1974.
She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, Shriners Hospital Womenís Group and the Newberg Hospital Auxiliary.
Her hobbies included gardening, embroidery work, housekeeping and traveling with her husband.
Survivors include: four nieces and close friend Val Andrews of Newberg. She was preceded in death by husband Roy in November 1988.
A memorial service was held Monday in Attrellís Newberg Chapel with Pastor Bruce Sloan officiating. A concluding service with vault interment followed at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital in care of Attrellís Newberg Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Clare J. Haight
Clare June (Dimond) Haight died March 29, 2001, in Portland. She was 77.
She was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Newberg. She attended Willamette University from 1941-1944 and worked as a CPA for Moss Adams Company. In 1943, she married Tinkham Haight. She lived in the Portland/Vancouver metro area her entire life. In 1985, she received a bachelor of arts and letters from Portland State University. She also worked for the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon at its headquarters.
Survivors include: brothers, John and Arthur Dimond of Portland; sister Carol Hunsaker of Portland; sons, Michael of Gresham, Lawrence of Alturas, Calif., and Philip Haight of Vancouver, Wash. She was preceded in death by husband, Tinkham, in 1981.
Alaina L. Lemus
Alaina Lynn Lemus of McMinnville was stillborn March 31, 2001, at Providence Newberg Hospital.
Survivors include: parents, Juan and Dorinda Lemus of McMinnville; grandparents Augustine Lemus of California, Jeannia Muhr of Newberg, Raymond and Miriam Muhr of Casa Grande, Ariz., Steve Muhr of Newberg, Debra Reyes of McMinnville; great-grandparents, Robert and Mary Terry of Newberg.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Chapel of Macy and Son, 135 N. Evans in McMinnville. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in McMinnville.
Florence A. Downing
Florence Arlene Downing of Newberg died March 17, 2001 of heart disease related to diabetes. She was 83.
She was born July 19, 1917, in Philomath. She grew up in Independence and graduated from high school in Klamath Falls. In 1938, she married Donald Downing. She lived much of her life in Lebanon and moved to Newberg in 1990.
From 1977 to 1989 she served three terms as Linn County treasurer and was active in many organizations, serving as state president of the American Legion auxiliary and of the 8&40 Departmentale díOregon, an honorary organization of the auxiliary. She was also president of the Oregon Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and was a leader for many years in the auxiliary-sponsored Oregon Girlsí State educational program in government and leadership for high school students.
Survivors include: daughter Darlene Wingfield of Newberg; Ileta Elaine Iler of Juneau, Alaska; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband Donald Downing in 1989.
A memorial service was held March 22 at the First United Methodist Church in Newberg. A private family interment followed at Restlawn Memory Gardens in Salem. Arrangements were in care of Restlawn Funeral Home in Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Girlsí State Scholarship Fund, Newberg Unit, American Legion Auxiliary, 1804 Aldersgate Lane, Newberg, OR 97132.
Hazel I. Goe
Hazel Irene Goe of Newberg died March 22, 2001 at a Newberg care facility. She was 90.
She was born Nov. 7, 1910, in Bowman County, N.D., to Frank and Bessie (Tarr) Milks. She grew up on the farm in North Dakota as the oldest of 10 children. After attending several years of school she moved to Pendleton. For eight years she worked at the state hospital as a nurseís aide. On Aug. 12, 1945, she married Kenneth Goe in Pendleton. In 1947 the couple moved to Newberg and settled in the community.
She enjoyed both flower and vegetable gardening and was a member of the Open Bible Church for many years. She also enjoyed traveling on senior citizen trips and liked to cook.
Survivors include: son Calvin of Newberg; daughter Lavon Clark of Hillsboro; brothers, James of McMinnville and Duane of Prineville; sisters, Mildred Kandel of Portland, Gladys Besco and Atola Rosenthal of Austin, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Her husband, Kenneth, preceded her in death in October 1993.
A memorial service was held Tuesday in Attrellís Newberg Chapel with the Rev. James Ringseth officiating. A private committal followed at Valley View Memorial Park in Newberg.
Eugene F. Haskin
Eugene Francis Haskin of Newberg died at a Newberg care facility March 26, 2001. He was 84.
He was born June 25, 1916, in Newberg to Frank and Ruby (Crosby) Haskin. He attended schools in Lomita Park, Calif., and Dundee. He graduated from Adcox Trade School in Portland with a major in diesel engineering and auto mechanics. In 1944, he enlisted in the Army and entered the European Campaign just after the Battle of the Bulge. He drove a tank in the 37th Tank Battalion and also served in the Occupation Army and received the Purple Heart and other service medals.
Upon his return from the war, he worked in the logging industry for many years in the Pacific Northwest. During his retirement years he lived in Newberg where he was an avid model railroader and member of the Oregon "O" Scalers.
Survivors include: daughters, Patsy Diane Price of Bow, Wash., and June Darlene Rigsby of Portland; son Gale of Redmond, Wash.; sister Carol Leslie of Newberg; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by son, Leslie, and grandson, Johnny Rigsby.
Interment was held at Newberg Friends Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends to honor his life will take place at a later date. Arrangements are in care of Attrellís Newberg Chapel.
Former Newberg resident June McKeown died March 13, 2001, at Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada. She was 79.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1921, in Harrison, Idaho, and lived in Newberg through her high school years. In 1938 she was crowned Berry Festival Queen.
According to her family, she will be remembered for her trust in Godís care, her good humor and her abundant encouraging love.
Survivors include: husband Thomas; son Daniel Appel; daughter Kathleen Nixon; stepchildren Sharon Grisdale, Dierdre McKeown and Tom McKeown; cousins Betty Lyon, Mark Hardy and John Ingram: 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Melvin Appel, in 1987.
A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. today (Saturday) at the Hood View Seventh-day Adventist Church, 26775 S.E. Kelso Road in Boring.
Memorial contributions may be made to the International Childrenís Care (360-573-0429) or Three Angels Christian Communications (616-627-4651).
Mary Katherine Thayer George of Newberg died March 19, 2001. She was 92.
She was born March 8, 1909, in Mercur, Utah, to Dr. Lewis and Maude (Atkinson) Thayer. Her father was a physician for a gold mining company. In 1909 the family moved to Pullman, Wash., where they had a dairy farm.
She graduated from Pullman High School in 1927 as valedictorian of her class. In 1931 she graduated with honors from Washington State University, majoring in English, and became a member of Phi Beta Kappa as a scholastic honorary. She taught school in Albion, Wash., in 1933 and then worked in the library at WSU.
On Sept. 21, 1935, she married John Spencer George in Minnesota, where he was performing graduate work. The couple lived in St. Paul, Minn., Cincinnati, Portland, and Corvallis, where her husband worked for creameries and the Oregon Department of Agriculture. In 1941, the couple moved to Tillamook where her husband was technologist for Tillamook Cheese until his retirement in 1976.
According to her family, she was a homemaker "supreme" and shared her love of nature, poetry and music with her children.
While in Tillamook she worked in the English department of Tillamook High School. The couple also had a family dairy farm. She was a member of the Monday Musical Club, Netarts Friends Church and later the St. Johnís United Church of Christ.
A Biblical scholar, she enjoyed correspondence with theologians and taught adult Sunday school classes. According to her family it was always her aim to honor her Lord in living.
In 1985, the couple moved to the Friendsview Manor retirement community in Newberg.
Survivors include husband Spencer of Newberg; sons, Gilbert of Kelso, John of Bellingham, Joel of Tillamook and Warren of Corvallis; daughters, Phyllis Kirkwood of Beaverton, Marjory Coker of Vermillion, S.D., Katharine Thayer of Seaview, Wash., and Eunice Robb of Olympia; 20 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Newberg. Private interment followed at Friends Cemetery in Newberg.
Memorial contributions may be made to Newberg FISH Emergency Services, 208 S. River St., Newberg, OR 97132, or the American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10023-7505.
Helen M. Parrott
Sherwood native Helen Maureene Parrott died March 18, 2001. She was 81.
She was born Oct. 16, 1919, in Sherwood to James and Erma (Hitchcock) Carson. She lived most of her life in Sherwood and grew up and attended school town. On Dec. 7, 1936 she married Earl Parrott in Vancouver, Wash.
She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Sherwood, serving donuts on Saturday for 32 years. She was also a member of the Rebecca Lodge American Legion Auxiliary and volunteered her time in many ways.
She was considered the "fastest donut roller in the West," according to family members. Her many hobbies included fishing, bingo at the Senior Center and traveling.
Survivors include: sons, James of Portland and Timothy of Palms Springs, Calif.; sister Thelma Langston-Webb of Grants Pass; two grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 14 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband Earl in January 1997, daughter Maureene Rieden, brothers Alfred and Jack Carson and sister Oleva Thiel.
A memorial service was held Wednesday in Attrellís Sherwood Chapel with the Rev. Eric Brown and Sylvia Dilworth officiating. A concluding service followed at Pleasant View Cemetery in Sherwood.
Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church in care of Attrellís Sherwood Chapel, 280 N.W. First St., Sherwood, OR 97140.
Delores J. Sweeney
Delores June Sweeney of Sherwood died March 21, 2001, at a Portland hospital. She was 73.
She was born June 28, 1927, in Portland to Albert and Rose Marie (St. George) Mankertz. She grew up and attended grade school in Portland, later graduating from Grant High School. While attending Grant High School she sewed all the drapes for the school.
As a young woman she worked in the shipyards during World War II as a delivery person. On Aug. 18, 1946, she married Harold Sweeney in Wilsonville. After they married they moved to the Cannon Beach area where she operated a mink farm, owned and operated a restaurant for 14 years and raised six children.
In 1965, the couple moved to the Sherwood and then purchased a farm in 1969. The couple farmed and she lived there until the time of her death. In 1975 medical conditions forced her into a wheelchair and her family took over the operation of the farm, although she remained the boss.
She loved sewing clothing, shirts, doll clothing and just about anything the family would need. Growing up on a farm she was an avid gardener and canned vegetables. She was a member of the St. Francis Church, Sherwood Elks Club and AARP since 1984. According to her family she was always ready to help someone. She also enjoyed visiting and a short visit could turn into hours of sharing, family members said.
Survivors include: sons, Dennis of Gladstone, Mike of Tualatin and Warren of Sherwood; daughter Colleen Sweeney Austin of Sherwood; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Harold, in August 1984, and sons Frank and Pat.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Attrellís Sherwood Funeral Chapel with Father Tom McCarthy officiating. A concluding service will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Portland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of Attrellís Sherwood Chapel, 280 N.W. First St., Sherwood, OR 97140.
Elizabeth B. Lockie
Elizabeth Burris (Bogge) Lockie died March 9, 2001, in a Newberg care home. She was 97.
She was born Jan. 1, 1904, in Springfield, Ill., and was adopted by Henry and Carrie (Maguire) Eckhard on April 17, 1904, from St. Annís Home for Girls in St. Louis. She grew up in Alton, Ill., and moved to Greybull, Wyo., when she was 14.
On Feb. 22, 1922, she married James Gormley in Greybull. According to her family, she told many stories of the fond memories she had of Wyoming.
In 1943, her family moved to Oregon to work and help in the war effort. She was a homemaker and worked for many years at Meier and Frank in downtown Portland.
Her husband, James, preceded her in death in April 1950. On April 8, 1972, she married Hal Lockie. He preceded her in death in 1987. She was a 30-year resident of Calaroga Terrace in Portland before moving to the Newberg Care Home in 1998.
Survivors include: 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husbands James in 1950 and Hal in 1987; sons, Henry in 1944, Donald in 1978; and daughters, Geneva Gormley in 1977 and Dolores Miller in 1999.
Interment was held in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Portland. Arrangements were in care of Hennessey, Goetsch and McGee.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Newberg Care Home.
Harry A. Walters
Harry Adolf Walters of Newberg died March 12, 2001. He was 85.
He was born July 3, 1915, in Beaver Creek and attended Jefferson High School in Portland, graduating in 1935. He was employed by B.P. Johns from 1935 to 1938. He worked in the Oregonian circulation department from 1938 until his retirement in 1977. On Sept. 28, 1941, he married Mabel Kent. In 1949, he moved to Newberg where he remained until his death. He was past master of the Masonic Lodge and past Patron of Eastern Star in Newberg.
Survivors include: wife Mabel of Newberg; daughters, Norma Aragaki of Newberg, Linda Campbell of Portland and Melanie Harris of Atlanta, Ga.; sisters, Vivian Davidson of Portland, Gladys Seger of Portland and Georgia Lovett of Tigard; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Monday at Youngís Funeral Home in Tigard. A private burial followed.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Yamhill County Hospice or Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.
Peter Martin of Newberg died March 7, 2001. He was 81.
He was born March 21, 1919, in Salem, N.H., to Peter and Erina (Ferdechuck). He grew up and attended high school in Salem. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. On Aug. 22, 1941, he married Mary Roode in Salem, N.H. In 1948, he was discharged from the Army and the couple made their home in Boston, where he worked as an auto mechanic.
In 1950, the couple moved to Newberg and he worked as a mechanic in McMinnville and Tigard. Later, he was employed as a machinist in Tigard. In 1966, he started working at A-dec Inc., where he remained until his retirement in 1982. In his spare time he enjoyed making arrowheads.
Survivors include: wife Mary of Newberg; brothers, Robert of New York City and Samuel of Salem, N.H.; sisters, Donna Amaral of Summerville, Mass., Olive Milgate of Lexington, Mass., and Alice Nutter of Salem, N.H.
No services are scheduled.
Memorial contributions may be made to Providence St. Vincent Hospice or The Nature Conservancy in care of Attrellís Newberg Funeral Chapel.
Werner K. Quies
Werner Quies of Newberg died from heart attack March 3, 2001. He was 56.
He was born April 9, 1944, in Germany and taught Spanish and coached the girlís soccer team at Newberg High School for the past five years. He was also the author of several soccer-related books. When school was not in session, he regularly held soccer camps and clinics for local kids.
Before joining the faculty at NHS, Quies was an 18-year veteran in the classroom, teaching German and Spanish in the Forest Grove, Hillsboro and Bend school districts. He had lived in the Portland area since 1975.
Survivors include: son Peter Quies and daughter, Erin Quies.
Disposition was by cremation. No public services were held.
Pearl Remillard of Sherwood died March 9, 2001 in Tualatin. She was 91.
She was born Nov. 7, 1909, in Gleichen, Alberta, Canada, to Clovis and Annie (Hunter) Comb. Her mother died when Pearl was 6 weeks old and she was adopted by Hoyt and Louisa Shaw. When she was 11 she moved to Portland where she received her education and graduated from high school.
On March 19, 1928, she married James Remillard in Longview, Wash. She raised five children and according to her family, was always there to help others with childcare. A member of the St. Francis Catholic Church of Sherwood for 64 years, she was the organist for 38 years and a past member of the Altar Society. Her hobbies included baking, music and her children.
Survivors include: sons, Virgil of Warrenton, Melvin of Terrebonne, Dale of Lake Oswego and Richard of Auburn, Wash.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband James Remillard in February of 1994 and daughter Donna Brattain.
Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Attrellís Sherwood Chapel. A recitation of the rosary will be held at 7 p.m. today at St. Francis Catholic Church in Sherwood. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church with Father Tom McCarthy officiating. A private committal will follow at St. Anthony Cemetery in Tigard.
Rebecca L. Cross
Rebecca L. (Fleming) Cross of Beaverton died March 4, 2001, of cancer. She was 50.
She was born Feb. 7, 1951, in Oakland, Calif. She worked as a property manager for Investment Property Group and retired in January of this year. She had lived in the Portland metro area since 1972, including Newberg and Beaverton.
Survivors include: husband Robert of Beaverton; daughter April Eller of Beaverton; brother William Flemming of Lebanon; sister Joyce Quaife of Florida; and five grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. March 14 at Youngís Funeral Home in Tigard. Burial will follow at Crescent Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Hazel B. Lewis
Hazel Blanche Lewis of Newberg died at her home March 8, 2001. She was 86.
She was born March 27, 1914, in Anadarko, Okla., to Jess and Sula (Campbell) Lewis. Her family moved from the Cherokee Indian town of Anadarko to McAlester Oklahoma when she was very young. Her father worked as a prison guard at the Oklahoma state prison in McAlester. She moved to Los Angeles in 1934 where she met Jack Lewis. They were married Sept. 15, 1936. Her husband was transferred with his job as a buyer at New York Merchandising Company to Portland in February 1947.
She was a homemaker and worked for many years at different antique shops in the Portland area. She was an active member of the Central Christian Church in Portland for 54 years and an active supporter of "Bridges for Peace" Jewish ministries. For the last several months she has made her home in Newberg with her son Dennis.
Survivors include: sons, David of Pacific City and Dennis of Newberg; daughter Myrna Ayers of Gladstone; sisters, Judy Ward of Lewisville, Texas and Mary Brown of Phoenix, Ariz.; brothers, Jack Campbell of Oklahoma City, Okla., Gene Campbell of McAlester, Okla.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Her husband, Jack, preceded her in death in August 1989.
Chapel viewing and visitation hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today (Saturday) and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Attrellís Newberg Funeral Chapel. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Central Christian Church in Portland with Pastor Ken Rider officiating. A concluding service will follow at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Yamhill County Chapter of Health Dynamics Hospice in care of Attrellís Newberg Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
R. Wilbur Baker
Ray Wilbur Baker of Newberg died March 8, 2001. He was 95.
He was born Aug. 22, 1905, in Oakland, Calif., to Harry and Ida (Bailey) Baker. The third of five brothers, he was 3 months old when his family moved to a farm in the West Chehalem community near Newberg.
After completing grade school in the communityís District No. 10 school, he attended high school in Forest Grove and Newberg, graduating from Newberg High School in 1925. He then farmed on the Baker family acreage, which he and his brother Russell purchased together from their parents. From 1932 through 1950, he also worked as a substitute rural mail carrier for the Gaston Post Office.
On Aug. 26, 1938, he married Verna Warren, a grade school teacher in West Chehalem. After beginning their married life in a home on Ribbon Ridge, the couple lived on the family farm for eight years.
In the fall of 1949, he sold his interest in the farm and moved his family to a small acreage near Gaston. The following spring he was employed at the Forest Fiber Hardwood Mill of Stimson Lumber Company, where he worked for 20 years, the last 10 as a foreman.
He became a Christian at age 14 during evangelistic meetings at the West Chehalem Church. It was after an experience of rededication at age 25 that he became actively involved in the local ministry of his church, where he taught Sunday school classes for young boys for several years, sang in the choir for more than two decades and served on the board of trustees.
He used his skills in carpentry, cabinet making and repair work in successive church building projects over the years, as well as helping to remodel and expand the facilities of the Twin Rocks Conference Center in Rockaway. He also served as an active member of the camp for several years.
After his retirement in 1970, he gave hundreds of volunteer hours of labor in building and repair work for church-related projects. He also continued to do considerable tractor work for a neighboring farmer until the fall of 1985, when he and his wife sold their Gaston acreage.
He resided in the Spaulding Oaks community on Meridian Street until November 1998, when he moved into the Huffman House assisted living facility. Prior to this, he regularly attended the senior meal site for more than 10 years in Newberg. Although limited in health, he was able to regularly journey to church services and family visits and his favorite Izzyís Restaurant until the last week of his life.
Survivors include: son Keith of Salem; daughter Barbara of Istanbul, Turkey; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife, Verna, in May 1988, and brothers, Ralph, Harold, E. Russell and Ernest.
Visitation hours will be today (Saturday) from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A family graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Noble Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. at West Chehalem Friends Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Twin Rocks Friends Conference Center in care of Attrellís Newberg Funeral Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Ila F. Johnson
Ila Fern Johnson of Newberg died March 2, 2001. She was 80.
She was born Oct. 20, 1920, to Wesley and Fern (Winn) Lane in Henriette, Minn. She spent the first eight years of her life on the family farm in Osakis, Minn. In 1929 the family moved to Oregon by way of a two-week trek in a Model A Ford. The family settled in Woodburn, then made their permanent home in Newberg. She attended and graduated from Newberg schools.
On June 21, 1940, she married Eldon Johnson in Newberg. They made their home in Newberg where they owned and operated Johnsonís Food Market on First Street for many years. In 1969, Eldon went into real estate and she retired.
She attended the Free Methodist Church and was active in the community and church affairs, including teaching Sunday school classes, leading Bible studies in her home, serving on the Christian Womenís Club board, and the Community World Day of Prayer Committee for several years.
According to her family she loved helping young people, and after her family had grown she shared her home with several college students. She became a "Grandma" to many, including Tom Chang and Jon Truong, when they came from Vietnam to live with her.
Survivors include: daughters, Carolyn Peterson, Sheri Walker and Barbara Engelen, all of Newberg; sister Sally Hamilton of Modesto, Calif.; brother Merlin Lane of Newberg; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, Eldon, in 1980 and brother Orrell Lane.
A family graveside service was held Tuesday at Valley View Memorial Park in Newberg. A memorial service was held the same day at the Free Methodist Church in Newberg with the Rev. Ed Burns officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincentís Hospice in care of Attrellís Newberg Funeral Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Marvin O. Susee
Marvin O. Susee of Gervais died Feb. 27, 2001, in Portland from complications of surgery. He was 65.
He was born April 23, 1935, in Woodburn and graduated from Mt. Angel Prep School. He served in the United States Navy and the CB Reserves for 23 years. He married Jane Brentano in St. Paul on May 4, 1957.
He was supervisor of the Marion County Road Department and worked for 39 years for Marion County. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gervais. He was also a member of the Gervais Knights of Columbus and a parish council member. He enjoyed fishing and hunting as well as camping, ATV travel and helping friends and neighbors.
Survivors include: wife Jane of Gervais; sons, Tim of Canby and David of Gervais; daughters, Tina Schneider of St. Paul, Teri Lopes of Salem and Laura Hagenauer of Woodburn; sister Joyce Hailey of Keizer; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A funeral mass was held Monday at the Sacred Heart Church in Gervais.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart School Endowment Fund in care of Cornwell Colonial Chapel, 390 N. Second St., P.O. Box 214, Woodburn, OR 97071.
Ingeborg M. Riffel
Ingeborg Maria Riffel of Dundee died Feb. 27, 2001, at Providence Newberg Hospital. She was 68.
Inge, as she was known to her family and friends, was born June 19, 1932, in Bruchsal, Germany. After graduating from high school she went to work in a textile plant for seven years. In 1955, she moved to Canada and it was there she married Ted Riffel on Jan. 31, 1955, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The family moved to California, making their home in Hawthorne, Hollywood and Torrance, before settling in Newberg in 1977.
She was active at St. Peterís Catholic Church in Newberg and was a member of the Catholic Daughters. She was also a volunteer for the Knights of Columbus, along with her husband, and five times the couple was voted Family of the Year by the St. Peterís Knights of Columbus.
She enjoyed her family, gardening and flowers. According to her family, everything she would touch would bloom and she often was helping others.
Survivors include: husband Ted of Dundee; sons, Richard of Bellflower, Calif., John of Newberg and Gordon of Bend; brother Hans Moos of Karlsdorf, Germany; and three grandchildren.
A Rosary vigil service was held Friday evening at St. Peterís Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial is slated for 10 a.m. today (Saturday) at the church. Vault interment will be in Valley View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Peterís Catholic Church building fund in care of Howell-Edwards-Doerksen Funeral Chapel, 1350 Commercial St. S.E., Salem, OR 97302.
Dezeray L. Heath
Dezeray Lynn Heath of Newberg died Feb. 22, 2001. She was 3 months old.
She was born Nov. 11, 2000, to Kevin and Jennifer (Listebarger) Heath in Newberg. Her parents were members of Horizon Foursquare Church in Newberg. According to her family she left many friends behind.
Survivors include: parents, Kevin and Jennifer Heath of Newberg; brother Dakota; sisters, Delanie and Dailey; grandparents, Earl and Pat Listebarger of Birch Bay, Wash., Bev and Riley Curtis of South Beach, Debra Wheeler of Newberg and Mike Hasbargen of Newberg.
A memorial service was held Feb. 27 at Attrellís Newberg Chapel with Pastor Tim Clark officiating. A private committal followed.
Memorial contributions can be made to Doernbecher Childrenís Hospital, care of Attrellís Newberg Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132.
Lewis E. McDaniels III
Lewis Edward McDaniels III of Newberg died Feb. 14, 2001, at his residence. He was 56.
He was born March 22, 1944, in Vancouver, Wash., to Lewis II and Mary (Brannan) McDaniels. He grew up in Woodland and in the San Francisco Bay Area, graduating from high school in Hayward, Calif. On June 12, 1987, he married Shirley Murray in Sacramento. He came to Newberg in 1987 and worked for more than 30 years in the finance business. In 1992 he started Antelope Mortgage in Newberg.
He was a licensed minister with Faith Harvest Ministries, helping businessmen and established churches with fellow pastors. He enjoyed fishing and camping with his family and sponsored many town groups in Newberg including 4-H, the Old Fashioned Festival, the Vintage Festival, Memorial Day Boat Races and the Newberg Police Department. He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Oregon Mortgage Broker Association.
Survivors include: wife Shirley of Newberg; daughters, Sharyl Taylor of Beaverton, Kimberly Freeman of Redmond and Lisa McDaniels of Hayward, Calif.; sons, James David Rezendes of Sacramento and Thomas Martin Rezendes of Tokyo; sister Nancy Rice; and 11 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Saturday) in Attrellís Newberg Chapel with Pastors Ralph Burkett and Michael LeGardeur officiating.