The Woodburn Independent - Obituaries

SUBMITTED - John Stegen
April 19, 2017

John Oliver Stegen

by Woodburn Independent
December 24, 1934 - April 1, 2017 - John Stegen was born Dec. 24, 1934, in Shelby, Montana. He passed away on Saturday, April 1st at his residence in Mt. Angel.
COURTESY PHOTO - Nathan Ruff
April 19, 2017

Nathan Day Ruff

by Woodburn Independent
September 22, 1958 - November 11, 2016 - Nathan (Day) Ruff was born on Sept. 22, 1958, and passed on Nov. 11, 2016.
SUBMITTED - Richard LaVerne Berkey
April 12, 2017

Richard LaVerne Berkey

by Woodburn Independent
August 5, 1929 - March 25, 2017 - Richard was a carpenter who was active in the Mennonite Church.


SUBMITTED - Dick Steele
April 05, 2017

Richard L. 'Dick' Steele

by Woodburn Independent
January 27, 1923 - March 25, 2017 - Richard was born January 27, 1923, in Smith Center, Kansas, to Robert and Mattie (Rice) Steele.
April 05, 2017

Theresa 'Teddy' Ruiz Seaton

by Woodburn Independent
October 11, 1927 - March 30, 2017 - Theresa 'Teddy' Ruiz Seaton passed away March 30, 2017 at the Providence Benedictine Nursing Center in Mount Angel.
SUBMITTED - Joe Bronec
April 05, 2017

Joseph 'Joe' Edward Bronec

by Woodburn Independent
March 9, 1935 - March 27, 2017 - Joe died peacefully at home surrounded by loving family.
SUBMITTED - Andrew 'Smurf' Ramon
April 05, 2017

Andrew Christopher Ramon

by Woodburn Independent
April 9, 1984 - November 28, 2016 - Andrew Christopher Ramon (Smurf), was born in Salem, Ore. and he was raised in Gervais.
COURTESY PHOTO - Myrna Cowley
March 22, 2017

Myrna Kay Cowley

by Woodburn Independent
December 1, 1948 - March 10, 2017 - Myrna passed peacefully at home with her family on Friday, March 10, 2017.
COURTESY PHOTO - Jean Emch
March 22, 2017

Dorothy 'Jean' Emch

by Woodburn Independent
May 21, 1930 - March 3, 2017 - Jean Emch of Molalla, Ore. passed away peacefully with family by her side on Fri., March 3, 2017.
SUBMITTED - Edmund Francis Kamealoha Hung Yee Lum
March 15, 2017

Edmund Francis Kamealoha Hung Yee Lum

by Woodburn Independent
July 31, 1938 - March 6, 2017 - Edmund Francis Kamealoha Hung Yee Lum, 78, passed away in Woodburn, Oregon, on March 6, 2017.

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SUBMITTED - Stella Beyer
Mar 08, 2017

Stella Marion Beyer

by Woodburn Independent
July 22, 1928 - February 26, 2017 -- Stella Beyer, of Mt Angel, Oregon, was born to Andrew and Margaret Dummer in New Ulm, Minnesota on July 22, 1928.
SUBMITTED - Genevieve Jones
Mar 01, 2017

Genevieve Maxine Jones

by Woodburn Independent
July 29, 1920 - February 18, 2017 - Genevieve Maxine Jones completed her life's journey on Feb. 18 at Canterbury Inn in Longview, WA. She was 96.
SUBMITTED - Agnes Hagenauer
Mar 01, 2017

Agnes Helen (Krupicka) Hagenauer

by Woodburn Independent
September 2, 1933 - February 17, 2017 - Agnes Helen (Krupicka) Hagenauer passed away peacefully at her home on Feb. 17.
SUBMITTED - Evelyn Christensen
Mar 01, 2017

Evelyn Irene Christensen

by Woodburn Independent
December 15, 1937 - February 8, 2017 - Evelyn Irene Christensen passed away Feb. 8, 2017, in Parker, Colorado.
Mar 01, 2017

Paula J. Hamilton

by Woodburn Independent
March 27, 1958 - February 17, 2017 - Paula Hamilton, formerly of Woodburn, passed away peacefully in her sleep of complications from the flu and diabetes.
SUBMITTED - Darlene Stafney
Feb 22, 2017

Darlene Marie Stafney

by Woodburn Independent
March 27, 1934 - February 13, 2017 -- Darlene 'Dunny' Marie Stafney, a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend died at age 82 on February 13, 2017.
SUBMITTED - Edward Wayne Schnee
Feb 22, 2017

Edward Wayne Schnee

by Woodburn Independent
February 5, 1946 - February 5, 2017 -- Edward Wayne Schnee, 71, passed away on his birthday, February 5, 2017.
SUBMITTED - Ursel Livingston
Feb 22, 2017

Ursel L. Livingston

by Woodburn Independent
October 26, 1915 - January 22, 2017 -- Ursel L. Livingston, 101, died on Jan. 22, 2017 at Silver Creek Senior Living in Woodburn.
Feb 22, 2017

Adeline Marjorie Miller

by Woodburn Independent
February 1, 1926 - February 3, 2017 -- Adeline Marjorie Miller (nee Henne) was born in Alfred, North Dakota and died in Canby, Oregon, days after her 91st birthday.
Feb 15, 2017

Holly Paulson

by Woodburn Independent
July, 15, 1918 - February, 5, 2017 -- Holly Paulson passed away peacefully on Sunday February 5, 2017. She was 98 years old.