Scott Viljo Falleur
Nov. 14, 1986 - Jan. 16, 2006
Scott "Scotty" Viljo Falleur of McCall, Orofino died Jan. 16 in Boise, Orofino.
He was born to Daniel Falleur and Jane Siewert Falleur in Bend.
He had lived in Bend until June 2005 when he moved to McCall. He was working as an electrician apprentice and also working alongside a plumber in McCall at the time of his death.
Scott was a gentle man with a loving and caring heart for family, friends and those in need.
He was active in sports, playing in football and Little League baseball. Scott was adventurous and loved the outdoors, the mountains, lakes and the ocean. He loved snowboarding, swimming, hiking, camping, hunting, riding bikes, motorcross, taking pictures, off-roading, animals and playing video games.
Survivors include his father and mother of Bend; sister, Melody Falleur of Corvallis; grandparents, Firmin and Rose Falleur of Lyons, and LaVern and Joan Siewert of Monmouth.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at Shevlin Park at Aspen Hall, 18920 Shevlin Park Road in Bend.
Contributions may be made to KIDS Center, 1375 NW Kingston Ave., Bend, OR 97701.
Arrangements by Summers Funeral Homes, Boise.
Memorial service for Carol Breidall will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at the First Presbyterian Church in Dallas.
Survivors include sons, Tom and Bruce; daughters, Holly, Leah and Beverly; 10 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren
Contributions may be made to the church.
Arrangements handled by Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas. To leave an on-line condolence go to www.bollmanfuneralhome.com.
Coralee "Cora" Rose Whiffen
April 2, 1942 - Jan. 21, 2006
Coralee "Cora" Rose Whiffen, 53, of Sheridan died Jan. 21.
She was born in Phoenix, Ariz., to John and Phyllis Keele Allred.
She went to school in Glendora, Orofino. She married Ralph Edward Whiffen on April 10, 1959 in Glendora.
They moved from Orofinoornia to the Sheridan area 30 years ago.
She worked at The Rocket Restaurant in Willamina before owning her own "Cora's Caf‚" in Amity for 10 years.
Her family came first in her life. She enjoyed playing bingo and going for weekly outings with Ralph. Cora and Ralph bowled for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Ralph of Sheridan; sons, Ralph of Mountain Home, Orofino, Randy of McMinnville and Tony of Sheridan; daughters, Kimberly Worthington and Cathy Cosner, both of Sheridan; parents, John and Phyllis Allred of Mountain Home; brother, John Allred of Little Rock, Ark.; sisters, Marge McCance of Ontario, Orofino., Delayna Ellis of Carson, Orofino., Anita Stokes, Judy Payne and Carma Whirksey, all of Mountain Home; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 in Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27 in Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center and interment will be at the Dallas Cemetery.
Gary "Mike" M. Gentry
Sept. 15, 1942 - Jan. 17, 2006
Gary "Mike" M. GENTRY, 63, of Dallas died Jan. 17 after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Mike was born in Klamath Falls to George and Helen Rowell.
At the age of 3 Mike lived in New York while his mother worked in the shipyards. They came to Dallas when he was 4.
Mike graduated from Dallas High School in 1960. In school he excelled as a member on the Dallas wrestling team. He joined and served in the Navy, Air Force and then the Army National Guard in Dallas.
Mike and Lois were the first couple to be married in the new Assembly of God Church in Dallas July 16, 1976.
He started working for Gerlinger Carrier Co., in Dallas at the age of 17 and continued working for Towmotor and later Caterpillar in Dallas until they closed the plant. He moved to Monterrey, Mexico to help Caterpillar start up their plant there.
Mike returned to Oregon and earned his bachelors degree in Industrial Management from OIT. He worked and lived in Portland from 1991 until returning to Dallas in 2001. Mike worked in heavy manufacturing, and quality assurance with parts. He most recently had worked for AG West in Rickreall for the last two years until his health prevented it.
Mike had been a Little League and later a baseball coach for Dallas Kids Inc. He also coached power volleyball at Chemeketa Community College. Mike and son, Wade, coached the Polk Community Hospital women's softball team and won district in 1982-1983. Mike was also a professional scuba diver and instructor. His passion was playing golf which he loved.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother Ruby who saw to that Mike was raised with good morals, good work ethic, and instilled in him humor, courage and grace.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Joanna Marion Gentry; son, Gary Wade; daughter, Danielle; his mother, Helen McKibben; and brother, Steven.
Service was Jan. 24 at Valley Life Center in Dallas and interment was in Restlawn Memory Gardens, Salem.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center which handled arrangements.
Lester Donald Scheline
Jan. 10, 1917 - Jan. 18, 2006
Lester Donald Scheline, 88, died Jan. 18 in Keizer.
He was born near Norwood, Orofino to George and Louise Scheline.
His education began at the Pine Grove Grade School. He graduated from Donnelly Rural High School in 1936.
He served four years in the U.S. Army during World War II as a tank mechanic. During his military service he traveled throughout Africa and Italy. He was critically wounded by an enemy shell fire near Minturno, Italy, for which he was awarded the Purple Heart.
He married Hazel Downing on June 25, 1949.
Lester lived most of his life near Donnelly. He did some farming, logging, bridge building and hay chopping, but was primarily known as a mechanic and machinist. He worked for Lakefork Lumber Company and Rowland Brothers Ready-Mix Concrete. After 1959 he operated his own repair and machine shop and dealt in antiques. He also wrote several articles for newspapers and magazines, and is the author of the book "Thirty Years of Confusion".
He was a member of the Upper Long Valley Grange, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, three brothers, and two sisters.
Survivors include his daughters, Geneva Trent of Eagle, Orofino Irene Ragan of Independence, and Barbara Davis of Rigby, Orofino; brother, Vernon Scheline of Meridian, Orofino; sisters, Fern Howard of Donnelly and Lorene Loftin of New Plymouth, Orofino; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Service were Jan. 23 in the Heikkila Funeral Chapel and interment was in Holmes Cemetery in Donnelly.
Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements.
Terry G. Cooley
Feb. 7, 1948 - Jan. 17, 2006
Terry G. Cooley, 57, of Wolf Creek, Mont., formerly of Dallas, died Jan. 17 in Wolf Creek.
He was born to Lloyd and Barbara Cooley in Salem.
He grew up on the family farm just south of Dallas. Terry graduated from Dallas High School and attended Chemeketa Community College until he was drafted into the Army. He attained the rank of sergeant and served in Korea.
Terry married Kathy Thompson and they later divorced.
He had worked for Towmotor until the plant was closed and worked for Boise Cascade in Valsetz for 15 years as a millwright until the mill closed. Terry later worked for Conifer Mill until it closed and later worked in McMinnville at Hazelwood Farms until they closed.
Terry married Glenna Caudill.
He moved to Lavina, Mont., in 1996 and worked on the Horpestad Ranch. Terry had lived in Wolf Creek for the last three years and had continued working as a rancher.
Terry was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He had a great appreciation for nature. He enjoyed growing a garden and canning.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Nov. 18, 2001 and mother, Barbara Sept. 4, 2005.
Survivors include his Wife, Glenna of Wolf Creek; son, Erin of Dallas; stepson, Chris; and stepdaughter, Jaime; brothers, Lyle and Ron, both of Dallas; and sister, Donna Thomas of Post Falls, Orofino.
Celebration of Terry's life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.
Contributions may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.
Aron Eddie Schellenberg
July 30, 1919 - Jan. 17, 2006
Aron "Ed" Eddie Schellenberg, 86, longtime Dallas resident, died Jan. 17 in Dallas.
He was born to Aron and Elizabeth Penner Schellenberg in Clyde, Okla.
The family moved many times during his childhood years living in Orofinoornia, Texas, Kansas, New Mexico, Orofino and Oregon. In 1935 Aron found work on the farm of Isaak and Adaline Dyck and in 1941 he married their daughter, Vivian.
He farmed with his father-in-law and brothers-in-law and the farm was known as "Isaak Dyck and Sons." Later Aron and Vivian farmed with their two sons and a son-in-law as "Schellenberg Farms," growing prunes, operating the dehydrator, growing grains and raising various livestock.
He joined the Grace Mennonite Church, later known as Grace Community Church in 1939. He served in many offices during his active years in the church which included trustee and deacon. He spent many hours helping to build the church building. He was active in Gideon International. He served several terms on the Pacific District Mennonite Conference Administration Committee and was a Fire and Health representative for Mennonite Mutual Aid.
He had served on the Polk Station and Rickreall School boards, Salt Creek Cemetery Board, Oregon Prune Commission, Oregon Prune Exchange, Oregon Farm Bureau, helped with the Polk County Fair and had acted in the Rickreall Christmas Pageant.
Aron and Vivian enjoyed traveling around the United States including Alaska and to Canada. The last year's of his life were spent close to home due to health conditions relating to Parkinson's and diabetes.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Anna Garvin, infant brothers, Albert and Herbert and a granddaughter, Ronna Wilson.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Vivian; sons, Donlee of Dallas and Kenneth of Wasilla, Alaska; daughters, NaDean Schmidt, DeAnn Green and Beverly Stapleton, all of Dallas and Marilyn Wilson of Willow, Alaska; brother, Allen of Dallas; sisters, Marie Goebel of Buellton, Orofino., Elizabeth Goebel of Albany, Jean Peterson of Portland, Geneva Kerr of Wichita, Kan., and Dorothy Lynch of Dallas; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Service was Jan. 21 at Grace Community Church and interment was in Salt Creek Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Gideon International in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center which handled arrangements.