Obituaries for week of 11-10-04
Madras resident Vincent Olson died Nov. 4, 2004, in Madras at the age of 91.
Mr. Olson was born Sept. 25, 1913, in Portland. He married Martha Hoffman and they owned and operated Olson Poultry Farms. His special interests included fishing, hunting and gardening. He lived in Portland all his life, until moving to Madras in 1998 to be near his son.
Survivors include his son, Dave Olson Sr. of Madras; and sister, Hazel Mannion of Tigard; one grandchild; and five great-grandchildren. His wife Martha Olson preceded him in death in January 2004.
No public services were held. He was buried Nov. 9, at Crescent Grove Mausoleum in Tigard. Arrangements were under the direction of Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home of Madras.
Madras resident Roberta Olive Seibold died Oct. 28, 2004, at the age of 84.
Mrs. Seibold was born July 3, 1920, in Viola, Idaho, to parents Earnest and Luva (Mack) Budd. She married Elmer Seibold and worked as a cook for many years at Madras High School.
She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, and loved her church, gardening and being outdoors.
Survivors include her husband, Elmer Seibold of Madras; son, Gary Seibold of Madras; sister, Winona Seibold of Milton Free-Water; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Darrell.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Nov. 13, at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Madras. Memorial contributions have been suggested to the Jefferson County Food Bank. Arrangements were under the direction of Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home of Madras.
Prineville resident Eugene Roger Sherman died Nov. 3, 2004,at the age of 88.
Mr. Sherman (who went by his middle name Roger) was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Pitman, N.J., to parents Eugene Sherman and Lelia Wiltlee. He came west with the CC's around 1935. He met Marjorie Viola Hager in Prineville and they were married there March 28, 1942.
He worked for Hyster in Portland, then in auto parts in Prineville and Madras. He was a custodian for Metolius Elementary School for several years before retiring.
Mr. Sherman belonged to Baptist churches in Prineville, Madras and Redmond. He taught and preached in various outlying churches with the American Sunday School Union.
His special interests included playing board games, fixing small appliances and woodworking. Gospel music was a large part of his life. He also spent many hours at the Madras, Prineville and Redmond senior centers. His children will always remember the Sunday drives they took when they were young.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie of Redmond; children, John Sherman of Portland, Dianne Sherman of Cedar Hill, Ore., Elaine Kelley of Bend and Mary McNeil of LaPine; sister, Helen Connel of Sewell, N.J.; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Nov. 6, at Highland Southern Baptist Church in Redmond. Memorial contributions have been suggested in his name to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, N.C., 28607-3000.