Canby Herald - Obituaries

May 04, 2016

Richard Ray Holmes

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June 9, 1938 - April 22, 2016 Richard Ray Holmes, 78, passed away at home, surrounded by family on April 22, 2016. He was born June 9, 1938 in Pocatello, Idaho to Floyd and LaDonze (Ulrich)…
Gretchen Korsness
April 27, 2016

Gretchen Suzanne Korsness

by John Baker
January 21, 1946 - April 19, 2016 Gretchen Suzanne Korsness, a much loved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died on April 19, 2016 at her home in Canby, Oregon. She will be…
Gloriva Mae Nelson
April 27, 2016

Gloria Mae (Kraxberger) Nelson

by John Baker
Gloria Mae (Kraxberger) Nelson was born November 16, 1929 in Canby to Rufus and Margaret Kraxberger, Sr. She ­attended Canby schools and graduated from Canby High School in 1947. She continued…


Sharon Wilkinson
April 27, 2016

Sharon L. Wilkinson

by John Baker
June 3, 1939 - April 10, 2016 Sharon Lee Wilkinson born to Nettie (Burkholder) and ­Clarence Lepinsky June 3, 1939 in Canby ­Oregon. She had two sisters who predeceased her. Sharon graduated…
Dianne Cassel
April 27, 2016

Dianne C. Cassel

by John Baker
July 11, 1942 - April 16, 2016 Dianne C. Cassel, 73, of Wilsonville died peacefully with her children at her side Saturday April 16, after a long battle with cancer. She was born July 11, 1942…
Eleanor Nieland Blessing
April 20, 2016

Eleanor Nieland Blessing

by John Baker
March 28, 1916 - February 24, 2016 Eleanor was raised in Canby by John James and Anna Haefs Nieland. She was preceded in death by six ­siblings. She had great love for nature and its beauty, and…
April 20, 2016

Harold (Dewey) Lee Smidt

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November 11, 1937 - April 9, 2016 Harold (Dewey) Lee Smidt was born in Oregon City on November 11, 1937. He passed away April 9, 2016. He graduated from Molalla High School in 1955 and later…
April 13, 2016

Death Notices

by John Baker
April 13, 2016 Dianna M. Husbands Dianna M. Husbands, age 65, died April 2, 2016. She was born Nov. 16, 1950. A memorial service was held April 7 at Smyrna United Church of Christ in Canby.
Lois Ann Manley
April 13, 2016

Lois Ann Manley

by John Baker
September 7, 1940 - March 30, 2016 Lois Manley (Pitchford) of Canby, Oregon passed away on March 30, 2016 at the age of 75. Lois was born September 7, 1940 in Eugene, Oregon to parents Fred and…
April 06, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Lenz Woodmark

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November 8, 1928 - February 24, 2016 No service will be held for Mary Woodmark who passed away peacefully on February 24, 2016 in her home, surrounded by family. Mary Woodmark was born November…

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Apr 06, 2016

Death Notices

by John Baker
April 6, 2016 issue Marget Tabler Marget Syverson Tabler, age 96, died March 11, 2016. She was born Jan. 2, 1920. No memorial service will be held. Carl Schroeder Carl Donald Schroeder, age 92,…
Michael Paul Szenasi Jr.
Apr 06, 2016

Michael Paul Szenasi Jr.

by John Baker
February 21, 1951 - March 11, 2016 Mike passed away in his home in Canby in the arms of his wife, Tatiana and daughter, Svetlana, after losing his battle with ALS. A Vietnam veteran, he was a…
Barbara Miller
Mar 30, 2016

Barbara Miller

by John Baker
January 15, 1937 - March 12, 2016 Barbara Miller of Canby passed away March 12, 2016 after a short but fierce battle with cancer. She was born ­January 15, 1937 to Raymond and Sara Mae Elbon in…
Donna Louise Maurer
Mar 30, 2016

Donna Louise Maurer

by John Baker
May 29, 1935 - March 18, 2016 Donna Louise Maurer went home to be with our Lord on March 18, 2016. She is survived by her daughters Penelope MacInnes, Nairn and husband Lee Plourde, Kim and…
Betty Lou Reafsnyder
Mar 30, 2016

Betty Lou Reafsnyder

by John Baker
November 19, 1925 - March 17, 2016 Betty Lou Reafsnyder (Formerly of Elkhart, Indiana), 90 passed away at her Canby home, Thursday, March 17th, 2016. Betty was born, November 19, 1925, to Gay…
Jeannette de Kanter
Mar 30, 2016

Jeannette de Kanter

by John Baker
March 26, 1939 - March 11, 2016 Jeannette ‘Jay’ de Kanter was born March 26, 1939 in Portland, Oregon and died in her sleep March 11, 2016 in Canby, Oregon at age 76. She was a loving and…
Anita Austen
Mar 16, 2016

Anita Harriet Austen

by John Baker
July 13, 1926 - March 4, 2016 Retired kindergarten teacher, Anita Harriet Austen, passed away peacefully at her home in West Linn, Oregon on Friday, March 4, 2016, at the age of 89. Anita had an…
Richard Jones Sr.
Mar 16, 2016

Richard Jones Sr.

by John Baker
April 20, 1949 - March 3, 2016 Richard Lawrence Jones Sr. was born in Portland, Oregon on April 20, 1949 to Maxine ­Charlotte Ranum, and John Lewis Jones. He graduated from ­Cleveland High…
Mar 09, 2016

Dorothy Joyce Howe

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April 11, 1924 - February 26, 2016 Joyce was born in Oakland California and died in Canby Oregon. She was predeceased by her parents, her brother, and her husband of 67 years, Milton. She is…
Mar 09, 2016

Ronald Lee Rutz

by John Baker
July 30, 1932 - February 24, 2016 Born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Lovingly ­remembered by his children and their spouses Cindy and Tom, Jackie and Doug, Tony and Susie, grandchildren Jason and…