The Woodburn Independent - Obituaries

SUBMITTED - Dick Toepfer
September 01, 2015

Richard Dick Toepfer

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January 21, 1930 - August 28, 2015 Richard “Dick” Toepfer passed away on Aug. 28, 2015 in Woodburn. Dick was born to Augustine “Gus” Toepfer and Gertrude “Gertie” Schmitz Toepfer on Jan. 21,…
SUBMITTED - James Lind
August 19, 2015

James Andrew Lind

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November 8, 1940 - August 11, 2015 James Andrew Lind, 74, lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. James was born Nov. 8, 1940 in Tacoma, Wash. to James and Mary Lind. He lived…
SUBMITTED - Orville Brown
August 19, 2015

Orville Lee Brown

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January 19, 1922 - August 5, 2015 Orville Lee Brown, 93, passed away on Aug. 5, 2015 at his home in Portland. He was born Jan. 19, 1922 in Leeton, Mo. Orville graduated from Gervais High School.…
SUBMITTED - James Lind
August 14, 2015

James Andrew Lind

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November 8, 1940 - August 11, 2015 James Andrew Lind, 74, lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. James was born Nov. 8, 1940 in Tacoma, Wash. to James and Mary Lind. He lived…
SUBMITTED - Sandra Lea Susee
August 12, 2015

Sandra Lea Susee

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October 31, 1963 - August 10, 2015 Sandra Lea Susee, age 51, passed away on Aug. 10, 2015, at her home in the loving arms of her husband, from Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy. Sandra was born…
August 12, 2015

David Earl Clark

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July 31, 1947-July 25, 2015 Woodburn resident David Earl Clark died at the age of 67 on July 25, 2015. David was born July 31, 1947 in Portland to Melvin Earl and Lorene Mae (Philips) Clark.…
SUBMITTED - Myrland Gilbert
August 05, 2015

Myrland Carroll Gilbert

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March 12, 1916 - July 21, 2015 Myrland Carroll Gilbert was born in Morrill, Neb., moving to Oregon in 1920 and to Newberg in 1928. In high school, he met Charlotte, who became his high school…
August 05, 2015

Lucille Mabel Dorff

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August 10, 1929 - July 23, 2015 Lucille, a resident of Canby, was born Aug. 10, 1929 in Ceylon, Minn., and passed away on July 23, 2015. She was 85. Lucille grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In…
SUBMITTED - Joseph Littlemore
August 05, 2015

Joseph McQuade Littlemore

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October 20, 1934 - July 24, 2015 Washington attorney Joseph McQuade Littlemore passed peacefully in Salem Hospital after a prolonged series of medical problems. He was retired as a senior…
SUBMITTED - Harper Rodriguez
July 29, 2015

Harper Brooklynn Rodriguez

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June 13, 2011 - July 25, 2015 Our princess, Harper Brooklynn Rodriguez, passed away peacefully in our arms on July 24, 2015 following her very brave battle with brain cancer. Harper will always…

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SUBMITTED - Marjorie Pierce
Jul 29, 2015

Marjorie Ann Pierce

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January 3, 1924 - July 21, 2015 Marjorie Ann (Seely) Pierce passed away peacefully at her home in Woodburn. She was born and raised on a farm east of Woodburn. After graduating from Woodburn…
SUBMITTED - Hazel Smith
Jul 29, 2015

Hazel Mary Carothers Smith

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April 26, 1918 - July 21, 2015 Hazel Mary Carothers Smith was born in Hubbard to Amelia and Glen Carothers. Hazel went to White School in Hubbard and graduated in 1935 from Woodburn High School.…
SUBMITTED - Richard Brown
Jul 22, 2015

Richard Brown

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April 30, 1923 - June 22, 2015 Richard E. Brown, the eldest son of Charles and Ruth Brown, was born April 30, 1923 in San Miguel, N.M. and passed away in Chico, Calif., on Monday, June 22, 2015…
SUBMITTED - Glenn Monnier
Jul 22, 2015

Glenn F. Monnier

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December 3, 1929 - July 13, 2015 Glenn was the second of five children born to Howard and Harriet Monnier in Merriman, Neb. When he was 3 years old, the family moved to Woodburn. Glenn graduated…
SUBMITTED - Richard Morris
Jul 22, 2015

Richard Artells Morris

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August 1, 1933 - July 14, 2015 Richard Artells Morris, retired lieutenant colonel of the U.S. Army and professor of cultural and applied anthropology, passed away in his Woodburn home on…
SUBMITTED - Jeffrey Bright
Jul 15, 2015

Jeffrey C. Bright

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February 9, 1972 - June 16, 2015 Our beloved Jeff lost his life after a 13-month battle with cancer and passed away at his home in Irvine, Calif., June 16, 2015. Jeff is survived by his parents…
SUBMITTED - Nancy Harper
Jul 15, 2015

Nancy Jane Harper

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December 7, 1928 - June 28, 2015 Nancy was born to Honorable Judge C.A. Humble and B. Exene Schultz Humble in Crosby Village, Minn. Her siblings, Sarah “Sally” Humble and Thomas A. Humble, are…
SUBMITTED - Dolores Apple Hayden
Jul 08, 2015

Dolores Apple-Hayden

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September 28, 1929 - June 30, 2015 Dolores Jean Apple-Hayden died at the age of 85 on June 30, 2015. Dolores was born Sept. 28, 1929 in Logan County, Ohio to Hazel Lucille( Moore) and Paul Zeno…
SUBMITTED - Burk Rhoades
Jul 08, 2015

William "Burk" Rhoades

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September 20, 1923 - July 1, 2015 William Burk Rhoades, 91, passed away July 1, 2015 in Woodburn. He was born to George Edward and Grace Alta (Bowers) Rhoades on Sept. 20, 1923 in Kettle Falls,…
SUBMITTED - Rick Bizon
Jul 08, 2015

Richard Allen Bizon

by Woodburn Independent
December 11, 1947 - July 2, 2015 Rick Allen Bizon of Woodburn died July 2, 2015. He was born Dec. 11, 1947 in Salem to Walter and Frances Bizon. Rick served four years in the U.S. Navy during…