Obituaries

There are 1 comment on the Statesman Journal story from Dec 5, 2012, titled Obituaries. In it, Statesman Journal reports that:

<![CDATA[1937 -- 2012 SPOKANE, Wash. -- Robert Frey, 75, was born in Stayton on Aug. 11, 1937, and passed away in Spokane, Wash., on Nov. 18, 2012. He was raised on a family farm, attended Stayton schools and graduated from Oregon State University in 1959 with a degree in agricultural engineering. While attending the university, he was in ROTC and was commissioned a second lieutenant upon graduation. He remained in the Army Corps of Engineers (reserves) until his retirement as a lieutenant colonel in 1997. After completing his active service, he returned to Stayton and worked for Santiam Water District before moving to Spokane and working for Farm Credit. Upon retiring from Farm Credit, he started a second career, establishing Inland Empire Appraisal Service, which he built into a successful business before retiring in 2000. He enjoyed sports, fishing, hunting and camping, and spending time with his family. His faith was important to him and he was an active member of St. Paschal Catholic Church since 1967. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, John and Theresa; sister, Barbara, brother, Eugene; and daughter, Deborah. He leaves Carol, his wife of 56 years; sons, Doug (Pam) and Mark (Brenda); and grandchildren, Mark, Luke (Britny) and Alyssa. He is also survived by sisters, Doneva (Bill) and Louene; sister-in-law, Helen, and many nephews and nieces. His service was Dec. 1, 2012, at St. Paschal Catholic Church in Spokane, Wash. A graveside memorial will be held at a later date. Remembrances may be sent to a charity of your choice. May 23, 1917 -- Nov. 24, 2012 STAYTON -- Della Boedigheimer, 95, was born to Frank Christian Fery and Minnie Rebeckah Bloom in Aumsville and lived in Stayton most of her life. She was a farmer and grower for Stayton Canning Company for more than 30 years, and continued growing a large garden and canning her produce. Della loved growing flowers, and was a "frontier woman," enjoying fishing, and deer and elk hunting. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Della married Ralph John Boedigheimer on May 2, 1934; he preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1959. She is survived by sons, Gary (Elizabeth), Ron (Patricia), Allen, Darrel (Veleta), Melvin (Elizabeth), Wayne (Ruth) and Leland (Sandy); sisters, Mary Ellen Flynn and Elaine Schultz; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Della was preceded in death by children, Delmar and Beverly; brothers, Charles, Harvey, Elmer and Norman; and sisters, Delores and Sister Cecilia. A Celebration of Life was held Dec. 1, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Stayton. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Stayton. Contributions may be made in Della's name to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton. Free obits run on space-available, first-come, first-serve basis, are subject to editing. Maximum length is 250 words. Photos may be submitted, but are not guaranteed publication. To submit: email [email protected], fax (503) 769-6338, or drop off at our office. For more information, call (503) 399-6833. Deadline is noon, Friday if submitted by email, and 4 p.m. Thursday if dropped off or faxed. Paid obituaries are handled by advertising and are also subject to editing. Call (503) 399-6791. Deadline is 11 a.m. Friday.

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Glenda Schaer

Portland, OR

#1 Dec 26, 2012
I am looking for the obituary of Ethel Barstow.

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