Doris May Phillips
Oct. 2, 1921 - April 2, 2006
Doris May Phillips, 84, of Dallas died April 2 in Dallas.
She was born in Salt Creek (Dallas), to Otto F. and Phoenicia Autritt May.
She grew up on the family farm. She went to teacher's college in Monmouth and continued her education at Gordon College in Wemham, Mass.
On June 25, 1946 she married H.R. "Bob" Phillips in Dallas. He died in 1994.
She taught school for 30 years retiring from Rickreall Grade School in 1980.
Over the years Doris was active in Salt Creek Baptist Church serving as a Sunday school teacher, deaconess, and prayer tree coordinator.
In retirement she loved to bake pies for friends and family, maintain a beautiful flower garden, do crossword puzzles and read.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Carl May.
Survivors include her son, David Phillips of Glendale, Ariz.; daughters, Patty Lorenzen of Corvallis, Sharon Wilcke of Dallas and Carol Steinke of Salem; sister, Mildred Friesen of Forest Grove; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Viewing is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 in Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Service is 11 a.m. Thursday, April 6 in Salt Creek Baptist Church and interment will be in the Salt Creek Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Salt Creek Baptist Church.
Joyce C. Dutcher
July 15, 1930 - March 30, 2006
Joyce C. Dutcher, 75, of Perrydale died March 30 in Salem.
She was born in Redland, Calif., to Allen and Elsie Chaplin Berry.
She grew up and was schooled in the Los Angeles area. As a young woman she moved to San Bernardino, Calif.
She married Frank Dutcher in Las Vegas May 10, 1966.
She had moved to Perrydale in 1987.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, crocheting, collecting dolls and teddy bears, traveling and was an avid reader.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Marie Brockett and a brother, Robert Berry.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Dutcher of Amity; sons, David Swanson of Poway, Calif., and Barry Swanson of Hanford, Calif.; daughters, Pamela Bates of Silverton, Melissa Swanson of Perrydale and Angela Lawson of Concrete, Wash.; brothers, Allen Berry of Loma Linda, Calif. and Austin Berry; sisters, Patricia Hangen of Indio, Calif., Francis Cranford of Loma Linda, and Claudia Dahlston of Granada Hills, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service was April 3 in Bethel Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity in c/o of Macy & Son, 135 N Evans, McMinnville, OR 97128 which handled arrangements.
July 10, 1948 - April 1, 2006
David Hanson, 57, of Dallas died suddenly April 1.
He was born in Kane, Penn., to Claude and Ethel Mae Buxton Hanson.
David moved to Dallas in June of 2005 from Roseville, Calif.
David served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971. He had received his Master's Degree in Earth Science in 1975 from Oregon State University.
After his service in the Army, David was employed with the College of the Redwoods in Crescent City, Calif., teaching geography and geology; a Coastal Planner for Del Norte County in California; the National Park Service including Crater Lake National Park; Information analyst for Sure West Communications of Roseville; and recently was employed as a planner with Polk County.
A favorite past time was birding.
Survivors include his wife, Madeline of 32 years; mother, Ethel Mae Hanson; brothers, Bob Hanson, Tom Hanson, Jack Hanson, and Ray Hanson.
Memorial service is 10 a.m. Friday, April 7 in Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas. A reception will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the Ceres Gleann community building in Dallas.
Robert Dean Green
July 30, 1922 - March 27, 2006
Robert D. Green, 83, of Dallas died March 27.
He was generally known for his big smile and nickname "Big Bad Bob."
He traced his roots to Jamestown, Kan. His youthful talent earned him a basketball scholarship to Wichita State College. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 and served in the Pacific during World War II.
He married Pauline Yost Jan. 23, 1944.
His working years began in 1944 at China Lake at the Naval Weapons Center where they lived both on the base and in Ridgecrest, Calif. Bob was serving as procurement manager at his retirement in 1977. They had lived for 20 years in Redding, Calif., before moving to Dallas three years ago.
As a couple they loved to travel and had square danced around the county for more than 50 years.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Pauline; daughter, Kathleen Johnson of Mukilteo, Wash., and Pamela Burkhalter of Monmouth; two granddaughters; and Barbara Beyer, a niece that Bob and Pauline raised.
Memorial service was April 2 at Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence.
Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Bernice Adalene Pliler
June 4, 1921 - March 23, 2006
Bernice Adalene Pliler, 84, died March 23 in Centralia, Wash.
She was born in Mulvane, Kan., to Gerald and Elsie Blanpied Hutchinson.
The family moved to Jefferson in 1925 and to Mill City in 1934.
She married Howard Shelton April 23, 1938. They had two children, Wayne and Sharon and moved to a large farm near Scio in 1942.
During her life on the farm she raised her family, helped with the dairy and other farm animals. She prepared meals for the threshing crews, drove school bus, and was active in her church teaching Sunday School. In 1956 the family moved to Dallas where she worked for a photography store. After a divorce she relocated to Salem where she worked for Zales Jewelry Store and Payless in the jewelry department.
Bernice married John Pliler in 1959. They bought duplexes and later built a large apartment complex. In 1983 they sold the rentals and moved to Albany where they retired.
Survivors include her son, Wayne Shelton of Chehalis, Wash.; daughter, Sharon Ellett of Green Valley, Ariz.; stepdaughters, Martha Goebel of Albany and Carolyn Horton of Scio; stepson, Richard Pliler of Tigard; sisters, Ruth Hurst of Mill City and Marie Calicott of Springfield; brother, Herb Hutchinson of Molalla; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Service was April 1 at Riverside Baptist Church in Albany followed by a graveside service at Dallas Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Riverside Baptist Church or charity of choice in c/o Fisher Funeral Home, 306 SW Washington, Albany, OR 97321 which handled arrangements.
Bernard "Mike" Michael Anderson
July 3, 1945 - March 27, 2006
Bernard "Mike" Michael Anderson, 60, died March 27 in Burlingame, Calif.
He was born in Portland and attended elementary school in Willamina. The family moved to Monmouth where he graduated from Central High School in 1964.
He joined the Air Force following high school graduation serving in Okinawa and Thailand. At the completion of his four years of service in 1968 Mike moved to California. He had worked in an insurance business in Walnut Creek, Calif.
He was a 'free spirit' with a great sense of humor. He enjoyed life, traveling, the country of Thailand and its people.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bernard in 1978.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Ellen Anderson of Dallas; brothers, Steve of Dallas and Rex of Salem; and sister, Romaine Austin of Salem.
At his request no service will be held.
Contributions may be made to the Willamina Historical Society.
Robert Dean Haworth
Jan. 7, 1944 - March 31, 2006
Robert Dean Haworth, 62, of Dallas died March 31.
Robert was born in McMinnville to Vincent E. Haworth and Joanna E. Stillwell.
He lived a wonderful childhood in Rickreall with sister Caroline and brother Vincent. He graduated from Dallas High School in 1962 and took an honored position in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1966.
He married Evelyn J. Crawford in 1975.
Robert began a career with State Farm Insurance, a relationship that lasted 32 years. He retired in 1999.
He was a member of Valley Life Center in Dallas.
His many interests included hunting, fishing, camping, rafting, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Evelyn; children, Tracy Wetten of Ballston, Gary Crawford of Philomath, Amber Burns of Perrydale, Amanda Kohler of Monroe, Wash., and Justin Haworth of Independence; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8 at Valley Life Center. Viewiong is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.