Molalla Pioneer - Obituaries

Elaine Carol Torvend
November 28, 2016

Elaine Carol Torvend

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Elaine Torvend died peacefully at home on Nov. 6, 2016. She was 91.
Elizabeth Rachel Behm
November 17, 2016

Elizabeth Rachel Behm

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January 26, 1986 ~ November 3, 2016Elizabeth Rachel Behm of Sherwood, Ore.
Donald Leroy Edwards
November 08, 2016

Donald Leroy Edwards

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May 16, 1931 ~ October 29, 2016 Donald Edwards passed away Oct., 2016. He was 85. Don was born to Alvin Leroy “Lum” Edwards and Pauline Velma (Lyons) Edwards in Sydney, Iowa on May 16, 1931. Don…


Gale Kenneth Morris
November 08, 2016

Gale Kenneth Morris

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December 8, 1943 ~ October 29, 2016 Gale Morris passed away at his home, following a long illness, on Oct. 29, 2016. He was 72. He was born to Lloyd and Clara ­Morris in Burlington, Colo., on…
Joseph Ferris
November 01, 2016

Joseph Ferris

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April 5, 1991 ~ October 22, 2016 Joseph Ferris of Gladstone, Ore., passed away on Oct. 22, 2016. He was 25. Joe was born to William (Laura) Ferris, of Molalla and Sandra (Patrick) McNulty, of…
Marjorie Mae Kraxberger
October 25, 2016

Marjorie Mae Kraxberger

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April 30, 1927 ~ October 14, 2016 Marjorie Mae Kraxberger, 89, of Canby, Oregon, passed away October 14, 2016 in Oregon City, Oregon. She was born April 30, 1927 in Astoria, Oregon. She was the…
Ronald Edward Engle
October 25, 2016

Ronald Edward Engle

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October 31, 1938 ~ October 9, 2016 Ronald Engle passed away in Molalla, Ore. on Oct. 9, 2016. He was 77. He was born to Lee and Blanche Engle in Oregon City, Ore. Ron was raised and lived most…
October 25, 2016

Kay Elaine (Buche) Taber

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November 20, 1943 ~ October 11, 2016 Kay Elaine (Buche) Tabor, 72, of Ryegate, Mont., passed away Oct. 11, 2016, of natural causes in Billings Clinic. Kay was born in Oregon City, Ore., to…
Burt Maurice Gottwald
October 18, 2016

Burt Maurice Gottwald

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August 13, 1929 ~ October 9, 2016 Burt Maurice Gottwald passed away October 9, 2016. He was 87. Burt was born near Molalla to Maurice and Katherine Yoder Gottwald. He graduated from Molalla…
Carol Louise Stewart
October 11, 2016

Carol Louise Stewart

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Oct. 28, 1931 ~ Oct. 2, 2016 Carol Louise Stewart passed away Oct. 2, 2016. She was 84. The fourth of five children, she was born Oct.28, 1931 to Harold and Anna Giberson in Deer Island, Ore.…

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Kevin Ridings
Oct 11, 2016

Kevin Ridings

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Kevin Ridings Kevin Ridings was a loving ­husband, father and friend who built a life on a farm in Colton, Ore. for more than 15 years. Kevin’s quick wit, big smile and hearty laughter will be…
Charley Sarty
Oct 04, 2016

Charley Sarty

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Charley Sarty was Born November 17, 1937 in North Bend Oregon to Gene C and Viola Mallatt Sarty. The family returned to live in Molalla when he was 8 months old, where he attended grade school…
John B Apilado
Sep 20, 2016

John B Apilado

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December 26, 1942 ~ September 14, 2016 John (Corky) B. Apilado passed away Sept. 14, 2016. He was 73. John was born to John Apilado and Irene Pimentel on Dec. 26, 1942, in Portland, Ore. We will…
Mary Ella McCall Buckovic
Sep 20, 2016

Mary Ella McCall Buckovic

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September 5, 1929 ~ September 15, 2016 Mary Ella McCall Buckovic passed away September 15, 2016. She was 87. Mary was born to Albert and Nora McCall on Sept. 5, 1929, in Pendleton, Ore. She…
Doris Kathern Pell
Sep 20, 2016

Doris Kathern Pell

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November 1, 1929 ~ September 9, 2016 Doris Kathern Pell, age 86, passed away peacefully on ­Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. She was born to George and Dora Neyman on Nov. 1, 1929, in Springfield, Ore.…
Sep 13, 2016

Larry Baughman

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February 21, 1926 ~ August 26, 2016 Larry Baughman passed away in Canby, Ore. on Aug. 26, 2016. He was 90 years young. He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Starbuck, Wash. and moved to Mulino, Ore. in…
Sep 13, 2016

Brian Edwin Brattin

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April 13, 1957 - September 2, 2016 Brian Edwin Brattin passed away Sept. 2, 2016. He was 59. Brian was born April 13, 1957, in Bellevue, Neb., to Joseph T. and Jessie A. Brattin. He graduated…
Darline Marie Toepfer Vanderbeck
Sep 13, 2016

Darline Marie Toepfer Vanderbeck

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July 27, 1935 ~ August 29, 2016 With her family by her side, Darline passed away in Marquam, Ore. on Aug. 29, 2016. She was 81. She passed away in the home she shared with her loving ­husband of…
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Aug 30, 2016

Kerry Mitchell Seifried

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June 4, 1949 - August 19, 2016 Kerry Seifried, of ­Molalla, Ore., passed away at age 67 on Aug. 19, after an eight month battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life was held ­Tuesday, Aug. 30, at…
Aug 30, 2016

Jerry Ralph French

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4/7/1952 - 8/24/2016 Jerry Ralph French passed away at the young age of 64 on Aug. 24, in Tualatin, Ore. He was born to Winfred and Jimmie (Moore) French in Hillsboro, Ore., on April 7, 1952. He…