Charlotte Louise Bice
Nov. 23, 1925 - May 19, 2006
Charlotte Louise Bice, 80, of Depoe Bay died May 19 in Lincoln City.
She was born in Portland.
She had worked for the telephone company for 34 years in Portland. She retired and moved to the Oregon Coast in the 1980s.
Charlotte enjoyed bingo, sewing and painting by numbers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Neil Bice.
Survivors include her son, Jim Winn of Depoe Bay and daughter, Beth Randall of Portland.
Family service will be held at a later date.
Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. .
John Clergy McWhirter Jr.
March 29, 1932 - May 19, 2006
John Clergy McWhirter Jr., 74, of Albany died May 19 in Albany.
He was born in Saint Maries, Idaho to John Clergy Sr. and Rosetta Marie Prey McWhirter.
When John was a young boy his family moved to a logging camp in Black Rock where he was raised and educated.
John's love of the outdoors led him to a career in logging but later in life he worked in the metallurgical industry and worked for Oremet and Rem Metals. He retired in 2005.
He married Mary Elizabeth Benson June 29, 1951 and they had three children. He married Linda Hoskins June 2, 1979 in Albany and again on March 15, 1998 in Yachats.
John enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, golfing and most of being with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Linda McWhirter of Albany; daughters, Vickie Kautz of Watertown, S.D. and Tammy Loewen of Turner; son, Dennis A. McWhirter of Camas, Wash.; stepsons, John and Mark Stauffer, both of Albany; stepdaughter, Kori Goff of Albany; sister, Diana Mason of St. Helens; brothers, Wayne, Roger and Ron, all of Dallas; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Service is 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 at Calvary Baptist Church, 800 34th Ave SE, Albany.
Contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in care of AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home, 805 Ellsworth St SW, Albany, OR 97321, which handled arrangements.
Charles Melvin Teal Sr.
March 28, 1925 - May 16, 2006
Charles Melvin Teal Sr., 81, of Ketchikan, Alaska, died May 16. He had been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, ALS, in December 2005.
He was born in Falls City at home to Mabel Hunter Teal and Ira Lee Teal.
He attended Fall City schools and had a career in logging and in logging road construction.
He married Donna on Feb. 23, 1952 and they moved to Ketchikan in May 1962.
He had a good heart, a great smile and joked with everyone. He was a hard worker and took care of his family. He enjoyed playing poker, taking long drives, and loving his grandkids. He was known as "Snoose" and "R&R" by his friends, and he was called "Grandpa" by many children in his neighborhood.
He was a member of the Ketchikan Moose Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gregg Teal, brothers, George and Don, and a sister, Ursula Bowman.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; son, Charlie (Teri) Teal Jr. of Ketchikan; daughters, Melody (Thor) Herrington and Linda (Wally) Kreider, all of Ketchikan; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Celebration of his life will be 4 p.m. Sunday, June 11 at Ketchikan Moose Lodge.
He donated his body to the research and study of Lou Gehrig's Disease. Contributions may be made to Research of ALS to the ALS Association.
John Raymond Zeyen
Jan. 16, 1968 - June 18, 2006
John Raymond Zeyen, 38, of Dallas died June 18 in Dallas.
He was born in San Diego to Joseph Raymond and Dorothy Mae Blake Zeyen.
John lived in Texas and California before moving to Dallas four years ago. He worked on farms as a combine operator.
He was adventurous and enjoyed shooting, skydiving, fishing, searching for thunder eggs, rock climbing and hunting. He was a fun-loving person.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Billy, killed in Vietnam, and William.
Survivors include his daughter, Alicia Zeyen of Independence; sister, Sandy Gayle of Dallas; and brother, Joe Zeyen of Texas.
Private family celebration of his life will be held.
Contributions may be made to the mortuary to help defray cost of funeral expenses.
Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.
June 29, 1925 - June 18, 2006
Kathleen Brockhaus, 80, of Lacey, Wash., formerly of Dallas, died June 18.
Kathleen was born at Mercy Hospital in San Diego to Leone Seavers and James O'Connor.
Kathleen moved often due to her fathers' military duty with the Navy. She attended 10 schools finally graduating high school in Monroe, N.Y. She then attended The College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, N.Y.
She joined her parents in Great Lakes, Ill., where she worked at the naval base post office. Kathleen and her family moved to Norman, Okla., and finally to Berkley, Calif., where she met her husband, William F. Brockhaus on a blind date arranged by her mother.
They were married in 1948 at the naval base chapel on Treasure Island, Calif., then honeymooned across the U.S., to Jacksonville, Fla., where her husband was stationed. They moved many times with the Navy, finally settling in Dallas in 1960 after her husband retired from military service.
Kathleen lived in Dallas for 40 years and formed many long lasting friendships.
After her husband died she moved to Olympia, Wash., to be near her children.
Survivors include her son, Patrick J. Brockhaus; daughter, Margaret (David) Gord; and three grandsons, Patrick, Charles and James Brockhaus.
Service was June 23 at Willamette National Cemetery.
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Gilbert C. Whitney
Aug. 31, 1923 - June 22, 2006
Gilbert C. Whitney, 82, of Independence died June 22.
Memorial service will be held at the end of summer at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. To send an online condolence go to at www.farnstroms.com.
"Dick" Ives E. Lloyd
Jan. 4, 1919 - June 22, 2006
"Dick" Ives E. Lloyd, 87, of Independence died June 22.
Dick was born in Mosquero, N.M.
He married Gladys McNeil in 1938. They moved to Oregon in 1939. He worked for Armpriest Sheet Metal from 1947 until retirement in 1983.
He enjoyed working on his farm and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys M. Lloyd and a son, Richard L. Lloyd.
Survivors include his son, Robert C. Lloyd of Independence; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 9 a.m. to noon Friday, June 30 at Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence. Service will be at 2 p.m., at Farnstrom's, and vault interment will be at Bethel Cemetery.