James T. Peters

October 13, 1960 - April 16, 2018: Jim was a logger and was a Christmas Tree Farmer for most of his life.

Erna (Joyce) Kemp

September 20, 1938 to April 1, 2018: Erna taught 4H Horse Club and was a horse show judge for many breeds.

Curtis Floyd

April 24, 1919 - January 2, 2018: Curtis enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and playing poker.

Mark D. Hardy

April 20, 1963 to April 3, 2018: Mark enjoyed hunting and fishing with his older brother, Del.

Sheila McAllister

April 28, 1941 to March 24, 2018: In addition to frequent trips to the beach, Sheila loved the whimsical and fun!

Robert Shaver

July 11, 1937 - March 30, 2018: Robert enjoyed everything outdoors. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener.

Richard Charles Cobb

August 18, 1933 - March 24, 2018: Richard Cobb passed away March 24, 2018. He was 84. He was a retired mill worker.

Connie Selene Scott

November 2, 1964 to January 25, 2018: Connie loved to go fishing and her beautiful garden, from seed to harvest to canning.

Vickie Shumaker

June 28, 1959 to March 18, 2018: Vickie loved wild crafting, herbology, gardening, canning and cooking.

Carol Ann (Hardy) Chapman

November 21, 1958 to March 10, 2018: Along with the geocaching, Carol Ann enjoyed finding and hiding blown glass globes on the Oregon Coast.

John George 'Jay' Fittinger

November 26, 1939 to March 12, 2018: Jay was very active in the community, serving as a full time police officer and a volunteer fireman.

Death Notices

A look at death notices for Carmon Abraham and Alice Marr in the March 7, 2018 issue

Merle Tomminger

August 28, 1924 - February 20, 2018: Merle's favorite pastime was fishing and he spent many weekends camping.

Duane Lincoln Weeks

June 11, 1928 – February 16, 2018: Duane operated a 20-acre berry farm for many years. In his spare time, he loved bowling, golfing, and fishing.

Andrew Woodford Gribble, Jr

March 26, 1924 to January 3, 2018: Andy was a WWII US Army combat medic. Called back up for Korea, Andy was commissioned, making the Army his career.

Donna J. King

February 7, 1930 to February 10, 2018: Besides raising children and sheep, Donna and Bob were active members of the Molalla Saddle Club and enjoyed…

Robert 'Bob' Louis Benzinger

September 20, 1935 ~ February 11, 2018: Robert 'Bob' Benzinger, of Colton passed away at his home in Colton on Feb. 11, 2018. He was 82.

Helen Maxine Hillman

May 7, 1926 ~ February 4, 2018: Helen enjoyed baking and cooking, but especially enjoyed being a mother and grandmother above all else.

Nical R. Preston

October 20, 1977 ~ January 30, 2018: Nical was born and lived in Molalla until his freshman year, when he moved to Oregon City.

Jennifer Deanna Wymore – Williams

Jennifer Wymore-Williams, of Molalla passed away Jan. 23, 2018. She was 48. A service will be held on Feb. 17, 2018 at 2 p.m., at The Molalla Moose…

Tina Yvette Kaseweter

May 3, 1960 ~ January 22, 2018: If you had the fortune of meeting Tina once, or were in her life for years, you could see the way her smile would…

Richard T. (Pat) Kelly

September 5, 1929 ~ February 6, 2018: Richard T. 'Pat' Kelly passed away at his home in Molalla following a long battle with cancer. He was 88.

Margaret Bernice (Hill) Schuh

August 5, 1931 ~ January 25, 2018: Margaret loved to travel, dance, read and attend garage sales.

Mildred June Sether McEachran

June 14, 1922 ~ January 29, 2018: She enjoyed her travels after retirement but never felt happier than when she was tending her yard, garden and…

Mary Anna Nunn

January 12, 1947 ~ December 17, 2017: Mary worked as a cake decorator for 54 years. She enjoyed square dancing and was involved in 4-H and saddle…

Michael Jay Plowman (Iron Mike)

February 11, 1945 ~ January 11, 2018: Mike was a talented metal artist. He loved cats and enjoyed watching NBA Basketball.

Raymond (Ray) Ernest Poppe

May 9, 1931 ~ January 9, 2018: Upon High School graduation, Ray entered the United States Air Force. After the service, Ray began his career in wood…

Tracy K. Kateley

July 25, 1957 ~ January 6, 2018: Tracy was a contractor for many years, living all over the USA. In his travels, he always made sure people knew he…

David Loren Patterson

April 9, 1931 ~ December 11, 2017: David was a servant of Christ, who devoted his life to spreading the Gospel, first as a pastor, then as a…

Nadeen Marsh

August 24, 1941 ~ January 9, 2018: Nadeen enjoyed gardening, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Jack Quaintance, Jr.

January 9, 1950 ~ December 3, 2017: His love for flying dominated his life. He had a distinguished career, first flying for Braniff, and later…

Henry Richard Brandt

June 15, 1922 ~ December 26, 2017: Henry owned and operated a farm his entire adult life. Henry was also very generous with his time and it was not…

Lewis J. (Curly) Mackie

January 3, 1931 ~ December 4, 2017 - He loved traveling, fishing, country music, dancing and old movies.

Thomas J. Schlimgen

September 21, 1931 ~ December 6, 2017 - Tom liked to make lists. He was an organizer, the one who got things done.

Gloria H. Dorgan

July 25, 1927 ~ November 18, 2017 - She did bookwork for the family business for many years and had various ?interests, but her passion was her…

Gene Monroe Mulleneaux

January 29, 1943 ~ November 12, 2Gene loved playing with his grandchildren and loved playing computer games.017 -

Janice Rozella (Cline) Lafollette

July 24, 1935 ~ Nov. 6, 2017 - Jan was most passionate about her family, her art, and her career in newspaper advertising.

Bernard (Bernie) Luciano

March 6, 1930 ~ October 17, 2017 - Bernie was admired as a friendly and knowledgeable pharmacist, providing thoughtful care and consultation to many…

Albert Julian Wallaert

January 19, 1930 ~ October 26, 2017 - Albert and Charlaine traveled the United States and camped with the Molalla Campers Group. They made a trip to…

Lee V. Christopherson

Sept. 4, 1924 - Nov. 2, 2017 - Though Lee and Jean's roots were in Molalla, they both loved to travel, especially in their travel trailer, where they…

Kenneth Adolph George Kraxberger

February 15, 1934 ~ October 23, 2017 - Ken and Janet bought a Coast to Coast store in Ontario, and continued the farm in Molalla.

Rose Marie Bentley

August 19, 1918 ~ October 12, 2017 - Rose Marie enjoyed working at her church and working and at Bentley Feed Store, which she and James bought in…

Ralph G. Bross

November 9, 1936 ~ October 13, 2017 - He taught agriculture and forestry at Molalla High School in Molalla, Oregon, having retired in 1993.

Inez Marie (Larkin) Ackley

July 30, 1914 ~ October 4, 2017 - Inez had a love of God, canning, baking cinnamon rolls, playing dice, but mostly family.

Alma Krivonen

December 21, 1924 ~ October 7, 2017 - Alma enjoyed being with family and friends, and always had some home baked goods handy to serve with a cup of…

Richard Fred Bonvicino

December 25, 1937 ~ September 23, 2017 - In the summer of 1979, he became a Molalla resident, where he loved his R & R Cattle Company.

Louis Ivar Tolstead

May 11, 1926 ~ September 10, 2017 - After his discharge from the US Naval Services, Louis became a sprint car driver, winning many competitions.

Marjorie Loue Morrow

November 2, 1924 ~ September 22, 2017 - Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, reading, genealogy, camping, and hunting.

Carol Joan Welch

December 13, 1932 ~ September 21, 2017 - She married Ray Welch in 1952, They made their home in Molalla and loved living there.

Arlyne M. Gresham

November 1, 1930 ~ September 26, 2017 - Her family moved to Molalla, Ore. in 1946. She married Marvin Gresham in 1949.

Harvey Russell

June 22, 1946 ~ September 9, 2017 - Harvey moved to Oregon in 1973. He worked for Avison Lumber as a Millwright for most of his life.

Freda Mae Hubbard

September 9, 1928 ~ September 9, 2017 - Her hobbies included fishing, camping, sewing, cooking, gardening, canning, and spending time with family.

Ella Mae Robbins Wampler

March 2, 1928 - July 5, 2017 - Ella was a gentle and kind soul, who could see the good in people and who accepted life amiably and without complaint

Joe Banks Harvey

November 2, 1933 - August 29, 2017 - He loved hunting with his dogs, cowboying, game hunting and fishing.

Clark James (Nick) Nicholson

November 24, 1949 ~ August 18, 2017 - Clark was an avid fisherman, hunter and had a hobby building fishing poles.

Martin Bierly

June 13, 1949 ~ August 15, 2017 - Martin was an honorable gentleman who was always willing to give a helping hand.

Sandra D. Lais

May 17, 1941 ~ August 15, 2017 - She loved to go fishing, camping, and travel with her late ?husband, Richard 'Dick' Lais.

Shirley Ann (Kraxberger) Christner

March 4, 1932 ~ August 23, 2017 - She was born March 4, 1932, on her father's birthday. She lived in the Molalla area all of her life.

James Bernard Swanson

June 8, 1930-August 9, 2017 - Ben loved going on trail rides and camping out. He also like to go hunting.

Katherine L. Bell

February 7, 1919 ~ August 2, 2017 - She was a member of the local TOPS group and was also a cook for a number of years at a local ?nursing home.

Edward Wiegele

January 4, 1941 ~ July 27, 2017 - He loved hunting, fishing, working with his portable sawmill, and working on his farm.

Roy Baurer

September 16, 1946 ~ July 30, 2017 - Home, family, and friends meant everything to him. He is greatly missed by his grandchildren.

MOVIE REVIEW: Dunkirk

In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French…

Donald George Lord

February 24, 1931 ~ July 20, 2017 - He loved riding horses, hunting, fishing, boasting about his kids and cowboy movies!

Anton John Pirkl

June 10, 1925 ~ July 22, 2017 - He enjoyed gardening, traveling, and attended the Woodburn auction every Tuesday since 1959.

Gerald Donald Humfeld

November 17, 1949 ~ July 23, 2017 - Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family on their farm. He will be missed.

Lauren Dwight Isaacson

Lauren Dwight Isaacson passed away on June 30, 2017, after a battle with cancer. He was 70.

Mark Harlan Dix

Mark Dix passed away unexpectedly on July 4, 2017. He was 52. He was born on Nov. 8, 1964.

Dorothy Ann Rodney

Dorothy passed away peacefully at her home after a long battle with cancer. She was 79. Dorothy was tremendously blessed with loved ones by her side…

Sharon James

Sharon James was born March 8, 1952. She passed away March 11, 2017. Join family and friends to celebrate her life on July 29, 2017.

James 'Darin' Waller

James 'Darin' Waller passed away on June 23, 2017, due to a chronic illness. He was 50.

Darcy Aaron Pitman

Darcy Pitman, of Redmond, Ore., passed away on July 1, 2017 from natural causes. He was 98.

Edith Wettlaufer-LittletonMay 28, 1920 - June 30, 2017Edith…

Edith Wettlaufer-Littleton passed away on June 30, 2017. She was 97. Edith was born on May 28, 1920, in Pindall, Ark.

Walter Ray Evans

Walter Ray Evans passed away July 5, 2017 with his family by his side. He was born July 27, 1928 to David and Bertha Evans in Oregon City.

Geneva Louise Corbett

Geneva Corbett of Mulino, Ore. passed away, following a brief illness on June 13, 2017. She was 94.

Fluffy (Johnson) NashJuly 21, 1943 - June 7, 2017

Fluffy Nash was born to Robert and Helen Johnson of Westport, CT, where she grew up.

Stephen R. Nelson

Steve Nelson passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017 with his wife, Janice by his side. He was 73.

Lethia Alvera Beck

On June 24, 2017, Alvera Beck, supported by loving family members, peacefully embraced her eternal reward. She was 85.

Lethia Alvera Beck

On June 24, 2017, Alvera Beck, supported by loving family members, peacefully embraced her eternal reward. She was 85.

Randalyn Nickelsen Clark

September 4, 1951 to June 6, 2017 - Randalyn Nickelsen Clark passed away June 6, 2017, following a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

Lesna Shaver Evans Brandli

Lesna passed away on June 7, 2017. She was born March 17, 1937 and grew up in the Clarkes area and attended Molalla Union High School.

Arlies J. Blackman

Arlies J. Blackman passed away on June 8, 2017. She was 83.Arlies was born to Alexander and Marie Sandau Zeller on Sept. 3, 1933 in Beulah, N.D.

Teresa Darlene (Lord) Schwietiert

Teresa Schwietiert passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 12, 2017, due to complications of polycistic kidney disease (PKD). She was 55.

Donna Kathleen Pike

Donna Kathleen Pike 78, longtime resident of the Molalla area passed away at home peacefully on May 30, 2017.

Audrey P. (Crawford) Toothman

Audrey Priscilla Toothman was born in Liberal, Ore., on Dec. 3, 1919. At the age of 97, she passed away peacefully at her apartment with family by…

George Carl Mohr

George Carl Mohr was born to Violet Ruby and Jake Mohr, on June 28, 1955. He passed away Dec. 28, 2016. George lived in Molalla, Ore., with his…

Vivian Marie (Barker) Strean

Vivian Marie Strean passed away on June 1, 2017, in Molalla. She was 89.Vivian was born to Beach and Mary Alice Barker on July 8, 1927, in Corning,…

Virginia May Richert

Virginia May Richert passed away peacefully of natural causes at Legacy Meridian Park Hospital in Tualatin, Ore., on April 26, 2017. She was 94.

Johnnie Odell Bennett, Jr.

Johnnie 'John Odell Bennett, Jr., 56 of Oregon City, Ore. died May 23, 2017, in a traffic accident on Hwy 99 E in Oregon City.

Lloyd Delmar Smith

Lloyd Delmar Smith passed away April 19, 2017. He was 88.

Rosalind Katherine (Ritzau) Boyko

May 17, 1937 - April 27, 2017 Rosalind Katherine (Ritzau) Boyko passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the age of 79.

Esther B. Sheets

Esther Sheets passed away March 16, 2017. She was 90.

Nancy B. Sheets

Nancy Sheets passed away on Jan. 14, 2017. She was 66.

Eda Schoenborn

Eda Schoenborn passed away April 28, 2017. She was 97.

Marlys Ann Burden

Marlys Ann Burden of Molalla, Ore., died April 11, 2017. She was 80.

Melvin Wallace Burck

Melvin Wallace Burck (Wally), 85, died peacefully at home April 19, 2017.

William E. Hunnicutt, Jr.

William E. Hunnicut passed away April 9, 2017. He was 57.

Luree A. Gibboney

Luree A. Gibboney passed away April 10, 2017. She was 83.

Donald Andrew Nelson

Donald Andrew Nelson, of Lincoln City, Ore., died April 7, 2017.

Kerry Purington, Sr

November 16, 1948 to April 4, 2017 Kerry died at his home in Molalla, Oregon, on April 4, 2017. He was 68 years old.

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