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The Woodburn Independent - Obituaries

July 30, 2014

Willis "Bill" Lawrence Hinkle

by Woodburn Independent
May 21, 1913 - July 24, 2014 Former Woodburn resident Willis “Bill” Lawrence Hinkle died July 24, 2014. He was 101 years old. A family cemetery service was scheduled to be held July 29 at the…
by: SUBMITTED - Ernest Joseph Zellner
July 24, 2014

Ernest Joseph Zellner

by Woodburn Independent
January 15, 1925- July 22, 2014 Ernest Joseph Zellner, of Gervais, died at the age of 89 on July 22, 2014. Ernest was born Jan. 15, 1925 in Gervais to Joseph and Catherine (Hauptman) Zellner.…
by: SUBMITTED - Phyllis Haight Bauer
July 16, 2014

Phyllis Haight Bauer

by Woodburn Independent
May 23, 1924 - June 29, 2014 Phyllis Haight Bauer, age 90, passed away June 29, 2014. Phyllis was born May 23, 1924 in Spokane, Wash. She was raised in Ritzville, Wash., where she married Wesley…
by: SUBMITTED - Hattie Vandecoevering
July 15, 2014

Hattie Cecilia Vandecoevering

by Woodburn Independent
November 9, 1928 - July 9, 2014 Hattie was born Nov. 9, 1928, to Frank and Elizabeth Groeger in Marquam. She graduated high school and fell in love with the boy over the fence, Neil…
by: SUBMITTED - Barbara King-Gahler
July 15, 2014

Barbara Lucille King-Gahler

by Woodburn Independent
May 2, 1923- July 13, 2014 Barbara Lucille King-Gahler died at the age of 91 on July 13, 2014 at her residence in Molalla. Barbara was born May 2, 1923 in Woodburn to Amos and Delilah (Miller)…
July 02, 2014

Jose Abelardo "Yayo" Ayala

by Woodburn Independent
October 2, 1953 - June 15, 2014 Troutdale resident Jose Abelardo “Yayo” Ayala died June 15, 2014. He was 62. A public service was held in Troutdale.
June 25, 2014

Gertrude "Dutch" Canham

by Woodburn Independent
September 15, 1926 - April 22, 2014 Woodburn resident Gertrude “Dutch” Canham died April 22, 2014. She was 87. A celebration of life potluck will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. July 5 at the Driftwood…
June 24, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Nonneman

by Woodburn Independent
July 13, 1943 - June 17, 2014 Mary Elizabeth Nonneman died at her home in Berkeley, Calif. Mary was born on July 13, 1943, in LeMars, Iowa, to Floyd and M. Louene Nonneman. Her family lived in…
by: SUBMITTED - M. Darlene Jaeger
June 24, 2014

M. Darlene Jaeger

by Woodburn Independent
March 28, 1922 - June 17, 2014 Marian Darlene Jaeger, 92, of Condon, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in her home. A graveside service was held June 23 at the Condon Cemetery at the United Church of…
June 18, 2014

Fawn Marie Landon

by Woodburn Independent
February 11, 1928 - June 7, 2014 Woodburn resident Fawn Marie Landon died June 7, 2014. She was 86. A private service will be held.

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Jun 18, 2014

Fern Adamson Lewis

by Woodburn Independent
May 25, 1919 - June 8, 2014 Woodburn resident Fern Adamson Lewis died June 8, 2014. She was 95. A private service will be held.
Jun 18, 2014

Joan Troyer Simpson

by Woodburn Independent
July 31, 1921 - January 11, 2014 Joan Troyer Simpson, 92, completed her life’s journey on Jan. 11, 2014 in Everett, Wash. Joan was born in Hubbard on July 31, 1921 to parents Ernest and Jessie…
by: SUBMITTED - Bud Benson
Jun 11, 2014

Alvin Olaf "Bud" Benson

by Woodburn Independent
March 23, 1931 - June 5, 2014 Bud Benson of Woodburn died Thursday June 5, 2014 at home. Bud was born in Riverside, Calif. to William and Thelma Benson. He attended McMinnville High School and…
Frances Sommers
Jun 11, 2014

Frances Sommers

by Woodburn Independent
January 19, 1919 - June 6, 2014 Frances Sommers was born Jan. 19, 1919 in Maryville, Missouri and passed away on June 6, 2014 of natural causes at her home in Cascade Park Retirement Home in…
by: SUBMITTED - Betty Ettner
Jun 06, 2014

Betty Jean Ettner

by Woodburn Independent
August 29, 1930 - June 1, 2014 Betty Ettner passed away June 1, 2014. She worked in Woodburn for many years, at Alley Two Lounge as manager. She retired from the Town House in Silverton and…
by: SUBMITTED - Donald Wayne Eatherton
Jun 06, 2014

Donald Wayne Eatherton

by Woodburn Independent
June 14, 1938 - May 31, 2014 Former Molalla resident Donald Eatherton, 75, passed away May 31, 2014 in Portland. Private family services will be held at a later date. Born Donald Wayne Eatherton…
by: SUBMITTED - Martha LaBrensz
Jun 03, 2014

Martha LaBrensz

by Woodburn Independent
May 2, 1919 to May 26, 2014 Martha LaBrensz, of Clackamas, died at the age of 95 on May 26, 2014, at a local hospital. Martha was born May 2, 1919, at Lehr, N.D. to Fred and Amelia (Kanewischer)…
Jun 03, 2014

Leland F. "Lee" White

by Woodburn Independent
November 6, 1929 - May 26, 2014 Woodburn resident Leland F. “Lee” White died May 26, 2014. He was 84. A funeral with military honors was held June 2 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in…
Jun 03, 2014

Paula Garza Flores

by Woodburn Independent
February 4, 1924 - May 27, 2014 Woodburn resident Paula Garza Flores died May 27, 2014. She was 90. A rosary was held May 27 at Simon-Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn and a memorial mass was…
Jun 03, 2014

James Clark Bernard

by Woodburn Independent
December 29, 1961 - May 10, 2014 Jim was born Dec. 29, 1961, in McMinnville and passed away May 10 in Woodburn at the age of 52. He was preceded in death by his partner Geary Jones and his…