Diana R. Parks
Nov. 13, 1938 - Jan. 28, 2006
Diana R. Parks, 67, of Monmouth, formerly of Newport, died Jan. 28.
Celebration of life service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Toledo Elks Lodge in Toledo.
Arrangements handled by Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence.
Geneva Margaret Bunse
Dec. 29, 1910 - Jan. 29, 2006
Geneva Margaret Bunse, 95, of Monmouth died Jan. 29.
Memorial service is 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 at Christ Church in Monmouth.
Arrangements handled by Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence.
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 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 and 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, Ein of Dallas; stepson, Chris; and stepdaughter, Jaime; brothers, Lyle and Ron, both of Dallas; and sister, Donna Thomas of Post Falls, Idaho.
Celebration of his life was Jan. 28 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.
Contributions may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.
Roy C. Satter
Jan. 29, 1923 - Jan. 30, 2006
Roy C. Satter, 83, of Dallas died Jan. 30.
He was born in Siletz and grew up around Siletz.
In 1942 he joined the Marine Corps and served four years on Adak Island nears Alaska during World War II.
He married Orlene Stephens in 1964.
He had worked 14 years for Willamette Industries.
He was a loving father and took good care of his family. He enjoyed watching the Seahawks football team.
He was preceded in death by a son, Curtis Stephens.
Survivors include his sons, Richard Stephens, Gene Satter, and Ted Satter and wife, Carolyn, all of Dallas and Roy Satter and wife, Dawn of Salem; and six grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center and interment will be at Dallas Cemetery.
Esther D. Wilcke
Oct. 24, 1914 - Jan. 29, 2006
Esther Dorothea Wilcke, 91, of Dallas died Jan. 29.
She was born in Krotoschin, Germany to Emil and Martha Kaiser. In 1923 the family immigrated to the United States making their home in Rochester, N.Y.
In 1935 Esther met Hans "Jack" J. Wilcke while attending the Baptist Seminary. They married in August 1940.
Together they served churches in Olds, Alberta, Canada, Linton N.D., Tacoma, Wash., Stafford, Kan., St. Paul, Minn., Dallas and Portland.
Being a mother and homemaker is what she loved the most. She was accomplished at everything from carpentry to cooking to making clothing for the family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, two brothers, four sisters, daughter-in-law Sandy, grandson Kevan, and great-granddaughter, Katerina.
Survivors include three sons and a daughter and their spouses; Allen and Peggy Wilcke, Bob and Pam Wilcke, Dale and Sharon Wilcke, Barbara and Dave Rich; sisters, Tabea Shafer and Alice Schreiber; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 and 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Service is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at Salt Creek Baptist Church with interment following at Salt Creek Cemetery.
Patrick L. Baney
March 31, 1975 - Jan. 27, 2006
Patrick L. Baney, 30, of Independence died Jan. 27 in Lincoln City.
He was born to Floyd Baney and Lavetta Barnes in Salem.
He was a lifeguard and a great dad.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Helen and an aunt, Toni.
Survivors include his life partner, Kendra Lacey of Independence; daughters, Brianna Baney and Chealsea Baney, both of Lincoln City; father, Floyd Baney; mother, Lavetta Barnes; sister, Jackie Baney of Independence; and brother, Frank Baney of Checotah, Okla.
No service will be held.
Contributions may be made to help send his daughters to college to the: Patrick L. Baney College Fund, c/o Pacific View Memorial Chapel, PO Box 854, Lincoln City, OR 97367, which handled the arrangements.
Evelyn Joyce Thiessen
Jan. 4, 1934 - Jan. 27, 2006
Evelyn Joyce Thiessen, 72, of Dallas died of heart failure Jan. 27 in Yuma, Ariz.
She was born in Dallas to Henry and Mary Hildebrand.
Evelyn married Donald D. Thiessen Nov. 15, 1954 in the Mennonite Brethren Church in Dallas.
She began working in the registrar's office at Oregon College of Education, now Western Oregon University. Later, she worked as a teacher's assistant at Lyle Elementary School and then became secretary at LaCreole Middle School.
Evelyn was a superb baker and brought smiles to those that were lucky recipients of her delicious cookies.
After 25 years of commercial salmon fishing on weekends and holidays with her husband, Don, she retired from the Dallas School District in order to fish fulltime on the 50 foot steel boat that they built together in their backyard.
As captain of the "JoLyn," Evelyn fished for two years along the Oregon and California coast. After selling the "JoLyn", they began making wooden toys that they sold at the Portland Saturday Market for nine years.
For the past eight years, Evelyn enjoyed living fulltime in their RV and traveling across the USA. Yuma was home during the winter.
Evelyn had volunteered at the Haggai Institute in Maui, Hawaii for the past six years doing housekeeping and secretarial work.
Evelyn attended Grace Community Church in Dallas.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Hildebrand who died on 1996.
Survivors include her husband, Don; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Kathy of McMinnville and Tony and Alison, all of Dallas; father, Henry Hildebrand of Dallas; sister, Marge Hill of Dallas; and four grandchildren.
Service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 at Grace Community Church in Dallas and private interment is at Dallas Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.
Contributions may be made to Haggai Institute in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.