Daria Rose Michel
Dorothy Ann Mischel Bliven Krebs
Sept. 9, 1939 - Jan. 27, 2005
Daria Rose Michel of Dallas died Jan. 27. She was 65.
She was born Dorothy Ann Mischel to William and Eunice Heil Mischel in Mott, N.D.
She was raised in Portland and attended St. Francis Elementary, St. Mary's Academy, then Providence Nursing School. She spent her summers in North Dakota.
She earned her nursing degree and worked as an RN for the State of Oregon Corrections, retiring due to health reasons in 1998. Dorothy raised her family in Dallas and after several years she returned in 1998.
She was a member of the Oregon Nurses Association, Dallas Jr. Women's Club, the Democratic Party, Campfire Girls, and St. Ann's Altar Society.
She enjoyed being with her family, gardening, bridge and Pinochle, bowling and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Matthew William Bliven in 1998.
Survivors include her sons, Matthew Bliven of McMinnville and Michael Bliven of Kalispell, Mont.; daughters, Anne Smart and Karen Bliven both of Dallas; brother, Kenneth Mischel of Springfield; sister, Yvonne Robertson of Polson, Mont.; and five grandchildren.
She is also survived by her first husband, Mark Bliven and second husband, Kenneth Krebs. She maintained a close friendship with both of them over the years.
Visitation will be noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4 at St. Philip Catholic Church.
Ann A. Swartout
Nov. 7, 1945 - May 16, 2003
Ann A. Swartout of Gleneden Beach died May 16 in Newport. She was 57.
She was born to Frederick and Jane Romano Schilling in New York City, N.Y.
She married Lee Swartout in October 1965.
She was a wonderful wife and mother. She was an amazingly helpful and positive person and was loved by many.
She worked as a realtor.
Survivors include her husband, Lee Swartout of Gleneden Beach; sons, Hugh Swartout of Gleneden Beach and Victor Swartout of Lincoln City; sister, Mary Jane Shankland of Ormond Beach, Fla.; and one granddaughter.
At her request no services were held.
Pauline Harris Baker
July 21, 1913 - May 25, 2003
Pauline Adele Baker Harris of Salem died in Portland on May 25. She was 89.
She was born to Edward and Naoma Butler Meeks in Fairfield Ill.
She grew up in Fairfield moving first to Fullerton, Calif., then to Oregon.
She married Charles L. Harris in 1929. They moved to Dallas in 1952 from Salem.
They owned and operated Harris Cleaners in Dallas from 1949 to 1982. Charles died in 1977.
She married Ervin Baker in 1984 and he died in 1994.
She was a member of Bridge and Pinnacle Clubs, the Elks, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Women's League at Oak Knoll.
She was an avid golfer who also enjoyed gardening, sewing and men's tailoring.
Survivors include her daughter, Kay Harris Condon of Portland; son, Jack Harris of Waldport; sister, Kathryn Sandefer of Farmington, N.M.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29 at Dallas Mortuary Chapel with interment following at Dallas Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 28 at Dallas Mortuary Chapel.
Contributions may be made to Portland Providence Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Chapel which handled the arrangements.
Katherine "Katie" L. Lewis
March 20, 1923 - May 20, 2003
Katherine "Katie" L. Lewis of Newport died on May 20. She was 80.
She was born to Walter and Selma Jackson Walman in Astoria.
She graduated from Astoria High School and resided in Newport since 1964.
She was a homemaker most of her life and went to work as a bartender in 1968. She worked at The Dunes, The Anchor and the Elks Club.
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Astoria.
She was a member of the YMCA, TOPS, Eagles and Elks. As a young woman she sang in a quartet with her two sisters and they entertained at weddings, other celebrations and the movie theater in Astoria.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Lewis and three sisters, Doris Mattson, Lorraine Laycock and Jean Mitchell.
Survivors include her daughters, Jane Cahan in West Linn and Barbara Lajoy of Portland; son, Don Lewis of Newport; and four grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Eagles Club on Newport.
Contributions may be made to the Newport Hospice.
Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled the arrangements.
Janis Dorene Haener
March 6, 1935 - May 24, 2003
Janis Dorene Haener of Independence died on May 24 in Independence. She was 68.
She was born to Clyde and Clotile Jamieson Edwards in Lindsey, Calif.
She graduated from Porterville High School and attended one year at Porterville Junior College.
She moved to Sutherlin in 1957, to Hood River in 1962 and settled in Independence in 1965.
She married Ron Haener on Sept. 21, 1962.
She was a member of the Elks Lodge and did volunteer work at Heron Pointe Retirement Village.
She enjoyed the beach and ocean and her 18 grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Ron Haener Independence; sons, Tony Owens and Ronnie Haener, both of Independence, Brad Owens of Anaheim, Calif., Mark Owens of Reno, Nev., Joe Haener of Issaquah, Wash., and Raymond Haener of Covington, Wash.; daughter, Diane Morris of The Dalles; sisters, Jeanette Leach of Oakridge and Davalynn Spencer of Springville, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 28 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Independence. A reception will follow at the Independence Elks Lodge.
Contributions may be made to the Oregon State Elks Association Eye Clinic, PO Box 189, Salem, OR 97308.
Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence handled the arrangements.
Ana Maria Guerrero
July 26, 1922 - May 26, 2003
Ana Maria Guerrero of Independence died on May 26. She was 80.
She was born in Laredo, Texas and raised in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
She returned to Texas in 1954 with her husband and son. They settled in Independence in 1962.
She was an active member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was also active in the community through the mid-1980s until heath issues caused her to be housebound.
She was an important part of her two grandsons lives.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Raimundo and Cayetano and sisters, Mercedez and Beatris.
Survivors include her husband, Manuel Guerrero of Independence; son, Manuel Guerrero of Independence; and two grandsons.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 29 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Independence. Rosary will be 7 p.m., Thursday, May 29 at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m., Friday, May 30 at St. Patrick Catholic Church and interment will follow at Fir Crest Cemetery in Monmouth.
Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence is handling the arrangements.
Sept. 21, 1909 - July 23, 2003
Marjorie Bassett of Harrington, Wash., died July 23 in Davenport, Wash. She was 93.
She was born to Nat and Elizabeth Rau Smith on Sept. 21, 1909 in Annandale, Minn.
She married Raymond Bassett on June 8, 1938 in Annandale.
She was a teacher for many years teaching school in Minnesota, Alaska and also in Kenya, Africa.
She loved sewing and quilting and she was also a conservationist and enjoyed cooking and working in her yard.
She was a member of the P.E.O.
She and Ray had no children but because of their love for children they assisted several children in achieving their career goals by helping with schooling.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth O'Conner.
Survivors include her husband, Ray Bassett; niece, Mollie Schworm; and nephew, Rob O'Conner, both of Eugene.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the P.E.O. or to Stout State University, P.O. Box 790, Menomonie, WI 54751-0790.
Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, Wash., handled the arrangements.