Larry Wayne Dodge
March 10, 1939 - July 2, 2006
Larry Wayne Dodge, 67, of Jefferson died July 2 in Albany.
He was born in Dallas to James and Marguerite Smith Dodge.
Larry grew up in Valsetz and lived in Dallas, Sweet Home, Lebanon, and Jefferson.
He married Marleen on Dec. 9, 1972 in Sweet Home.
Larry worked for Willamette Industries as a personnel manager and safety director, retiring in 1996.
He was proud of his Dodge's Big D Ranch, where he and Marleen raised cattle and quarter horses. Larry was a member of the Willamette Valley Team Penning Association, a lifetime member of the American Quarter Horse Association, past captain of the Linn County Sheriff's Posse, past president of the Calapooia Roundup.
He was a Sweet Home Little League coach. He loved hunting and fishing with his boys, and was an avid Mariners and Ducks fan.
Survivors include his wife, Marleen of Jefferson; sons, Richard (Susan) Dodge of Bend, William (Tina) Dodge of Lebanon, Corby (Charlotte) Dodge of Cypress, Calif., and Larry R. (Traci) Dodge of Dallas; daughters, Mary Marshall of Los Angeles, and Elizabeth Sloan of Albany; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Service was July 7 at St. Philip Catholic Church in Dallas and internment was at Restlawn Memory Gardens.
Contributions may be made to Linn County Search and Rescue or to the Humane Society of the Willamette Valley.
Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.
Betty Lou Smart Bailey
Nov. 1, 1926 - June 28, 2006
Betty Lou Smart Bailey, 79, of Independence died June 28 in Independence.
She was born in Perry to Darrel and Marie Simpson Low.
Betty lived in Altuna, Wash., and Bandon before settling in Dallas 35 years ago.
She cooked for the Blue Garden Restaurant in Dallas and for J's in Monmouth. She had also owned the Dallas Mud Hut ceramic shop for many years.
Betty was the youngest female to be employed at the shipyards in Portland where she helped launch the first aircraft carrier with Eleanore Roosevelt.
Betty enjoyed ceramics and traveling. She was a member of the Red Hat Society at Heron Pointe in Monmouth.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert in 1991 and by Merle Bailey.
Survivors include her sons, Robert Smart of Alaska, and Mike Smart of Newport; daughter, Nora Bennett of Dallas; brother, Darrel Low of Oregon; 11 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Graveside service was July 5 at the Dallas Cemetery.
Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.
Rose Ellen Peterson Davis
July 22, 1942 - June 28, 2006
Rose Ellen Peterson Davis, 63, of Monmouth died June 28.
She was born in Salem to William and Ellen Peterson.
She had lived in Salem, The Dalles, Sparks, Nev., and Monmouth.
She was employed at Yan's Motel as a manager, the Nugent Hotel as a housekeeper, and Zim's Brau Havs in The Dalles as a bartender/waitress.
Her favorite things were Christmas, movies, music, electronic gadgets, Lucille Ball and sports.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Margaret "Peggy" McGuire and Les Peterson.
Survivors included her daughters, Lori Butler, Lynne Butler and Becky Robb, all of Salem; sons, Chad Butler of Salem and Joe Richards of Washington; sisters, Shirley Jones and Lorraine Bohannan, both of Salem, and Sandra Peterson of Grants Pass; brothers, William I and Bob Peterson, both of Salem; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Celebration of life was July 7 at Minto Brown Park in Salem and interment was at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem.
Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled arrangements. .
William "Bill" G. Madden
Jan. 17, 1918 - July 4, 2006
William "Bill" G. Madden, 88, of Salem died July 4.
Private interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
At his request no public services will be held.
Arrangements were handled by Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence.
Ronald D. VanWinkle
Feb. 12, 1943 - July 2, 2006
Ronald D. VanWinkle, 63, of Gervais died July 2.
He was born in Oklahoma City, Okla.
He moved to Valsetz in 1948 and then to Dallas. He graduated from Dallas High School.
He married Kathy Hudnall in 1963 in Dallas. They made their home in Salem before moving to Portland and had moved to Gervais eight years ago.
He worked for UPS 16 years and then at Fred Meyer for 16 years, both in Portland.
He enjoyed sailing, swimming, fishing, target practice, star gazing, photography, and snow skiing.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy of Gervais; brother, Rick of Dallas; sisters, Pat Waldron of Amity and Brenda Graham of Dallas; and 12 nieces and nephews.
Service was July 7 at Simon Woodburn Funeral Chapel and interment was at Restlawn Memory Gardens in Salem.
Contributions may be made to Nursing Home Ministries, PO Box 22246, Portland, OR 97269-2246.
Eugene J. Lee
Feb. 14, 1934 - July 7, 2006
Eugene J. Lee, 72, of Dallas died July 7.
Memorial service is 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 12 at Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence.
James Frederick "Jim" Quigley
Jan. 21, 1930 - July 4, 2006
James Frederick "Jim" Quigley, 76, of Dallas died July 4 in Salem.
He was born in East Chicago, Ind.,to Robert and Marjorie Marrow Quigley.
At the age of 17 Jim enlisted in the Marine Corps. He served in World War II and Korea. Jim served in Guam as an electronics specialist. He was very proud of his service in the Marine Corps.
Jim married Arlen Marie Shobe April 26, 1950 in East Chicago.
Jim retired from American National Insurance after 20 years serving the Southern California area. They settled in Dallas, Oregon in 1993.
Jim loved helping people and had volunteered for the Salvation Army for many years. He liked fishing and camping. He had been involved with the Polk Station Train Club in Dallas. Jim had been a member of the American Legion Carl B. Fenton Post #20 in Dallas and had been serving as Post Commander for the past six months.
Survivors include his Wife, Arlen; sons, Gerald of Orange County, Calif., and Keith of Victorville, Calif.; daughter, Colleen Palminteri of Fountain Valley, Calif.; sister, Miriam Carley of Niles, Mich.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Service was July 7 at Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas with Military Honors provided by Oregon National Guard. Concluding service is 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 12 in Forest Lawn Mortuary & Cemetery in Covina, Calif.
Contributions may be made to the American Legion Carl B. Fenton Post #20 Dallas in care of the Bollman Funeral Home, Dallas, which handled arrangements.