Pauline Theobell Verbeck
Aug. 15, 1909 - Aug. 16, 2003
Pauline Theobell Verbeck of Dallas died Aug. 16. She was 94.
She was born to Lee and Mary Myers in Arkansas.
She had a sister, Leona Saphonia and brother, Edward Jr. Their parents died one day apart in Eastern Oregon during the flu epidemic when Pauline was 9 years old. The children were separated and Pauline was adopted by Edward and Anna Nelson on March 17, 1920 at the age of 11 and lived on a farm in Silverton.
She married Earl Eugene Verbeck on Aug. 15, 1926 and they made their home in Silverton.
They moved to Salem in 1947 where they owned and operated the V San Shop & Motel on Portland Road in Salem They later moved to Dallas and ran Earl's Cafe. After retirement they lived in Albany.
She was preceded in death by her son, Gerald Earl in March 1974 and her husband, Earl Eugene in July 1982.
Survivors include her daughter, Rosella Mary Tooker of Dallas; one grandson; and five great-grandchildren; and longtime companion, Joseph Matula of Dallas.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21 with services following at 3 p.m. at Dallas Mortuary Chapel. Private interment will be at Restlawn Memorial Gardens.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the American Heart Association in care of Dallas Mortuary Chapel which handled the arrangements.
Aug. 18, 2003
Carmella Caruana of Dallas died on Aug. 18.
Services are pending with Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas, 503-623-3286.
Donald E. Wernli
Sept. 7, 1916 - Aug. 7, 2003
Jeroma "Jeri" M. Wernli
April 26, 1916 - Aug. 1, 2003
Services for Donald E. Wernli and Jeroma "Jeri" M. Wernli, of Salem, formerly of Dallas, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Restlawn Funeral Home in Salem and interment will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens.
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
Ariel L. "Pete" Peterson
Aug. 14, 1914 - Nov. 23, 2003
Ariel L. "Pete" Peterson of Dallas died Nov. 23 in Dallas. He was 89.
He was born to Algot and Florence Leander Peterson in Albert City, Iowa.
He grew up in Alta, Iowa and graduated from high school there.
He married Carol Heathman on Sept. 20, 1936 in Newell, Iowa.
He entered the Army during World War II and served in the 240th General Hospital in France as a Post Master. His family lived in California while he was in the Army. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant.
The family moved back to Newell, Iowa and lived there until 1959 when they moved to Albany, Ore. They resided in Albany until moving to Sacramento, Calif., in 1963. While in Sacramento they owned and operated two Dairy Queen Stores. They returned to Albany in 1969. He worked as an appraiser for Linn County until his retirement in 1976.
They settled in Dallas in 1976.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Newell. He had attended the Dallas First Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of the Elks and Masonic Lodge in Iowa.
He loved cars and enjoyed traveling with his wife. They had enjoyed wintering in California and Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol on June 8, 1997.
Survivors include his daughter, Synthia Noble of Dallas; son, Bruce of Salem; sister, Eleanor Orme of Dana Point, Calif.; five grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m., Friday Dec. 12 at the Dallas First Presbyterian Church.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in care of Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas which handled the arrangements.
Nov. 30, 2003
Lorraine Brown of Dallas died Nov. 30 in Tigard.
She and her husband, John Brown owned and operated Dallas Pharmacy for 40 years.
Services are pending with Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas. For service information call Bollman Funeral Home at 503-623-3286.
Walter "Bud" Cody
Jan. 2, 1921 - Nov. 26, 2003
Walter "Bud" Cody of Dallas died on Nov. 26 in Dallas. He was 82.
He was born to Lloyd and Mamie Welsh Cody in Dallas.
He grew up in Dallas and graduated from Dallas High School. He served in the Navy during World War II.
He worked for Brush Industrial Lumber Co., in California for more than 35 years.
He was a past Exalted Ruler of the Elks in Whittier, Calif., and was also active in the Masonic lodge there.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet and a sister, Marge Rosenbalm.
Survivors include his daughters, Janet Devoe of Portland, Patty Bierer of Sandpoint, Idaho and Janice Stevens of Prescott, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday Dec. 4 at Dallas Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday Dec. 3 and 9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday Dec. 4. Contributions may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Chapel which handled the arrangements.
John Samuel Morrison III
March 11, 1937 - Nov. 29, 2003
John Samuel Morrison III of Dallas died Nov. 29 in Dallas. He was 66.
He was born to John Samuel Morrison II and Harriett Pearl Evans in Cloquet, Minn.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia of Dallas.
Services are pending. Service information is available by calling 503-623-2325.
Kathryn Ann Werline Weaver
Aug. 13, 1921 - Dec. 1, 2003
Kathryn Ann Werline of Salem, formerly of Independence, died Dec. 1. She was 82.
Funeral Mass will begin at 1 p.m., Thursday Dec. 4 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Independence. Burial will follow at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem.
Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled the arrangements.
Ina Mary Hubbard
Oct. 9, 1898 - Feb. 13, 2004
Ina Mary Hubbard of Oregon City died Feb. 13 at Rose Villa in Milwaukie. She was 105.
She was born to McClellan and Cora Della Hubbard on her great-grandfather's donation land claim in Smithfield, near Dallas. Her great-grandparents Absolam and Hilah Smith and David Hubbard were early Oregon Trail pioneers who settled on land grants in the Dallas area.
A graduate of Bethel High School near Dallas, she went on to Oregon Agricultural College and attained her bachelor of science degree in Pharmacy in 1921.
She lived most of her adult life in the Eugene and Springfield areas. She worked at Chase Gardens,Tiffany Drug Store, Jensen Pharmacy and Paramount Drug Store. After retirement she covered pharmacies in small towns so that their owners could go on vacation.
She was a longtime member of the Springfield First Baptist Church and was a member of the Oregon City First Baptist Church.
She enjoyed the outdoors and was a keen observer of the details in nature. Identification of wildflowers and picking up interesting items on the beach showed her attention to little things. She liked walking on the beach, hiking, and drives in the country. She participated in hikes with the Obsidians including a Three Sisters hike. She enjoyed visits to Victoria and Lake Louise in Canada. A highlight of her life was visiting Norway and Sweden with a friend.
During her life she got around by walking, biking or by bus until she got her first driving license and car at age 60. She moved to Oregon City in 1990.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Verda Hubbard Chase, brother, Harry Hubbard and four siblings which died as young children.
Survivors include her nieces, Jean Chase Robinson of Eugene, Betty Chase McBee and Patsy Chase Minter, both of Florence, Deirdre Chase Reynolds of Lincoln City and Janice Hubbard Gusmeroli of California.
Memorial services were held Feb. 22 at Oregon City First Baptist Church and private burial was at the Brown Family Cemetery in Dallas.
Contributions may be made to "Heifer Project", First Baptist Church, 819 John Adams St, Oregon City, OR 97045.
Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas handled the arrangements.