May 27, 1917-Nov. 29, 2007
Dennis Larson died on Nov. 29, 2007, at age 90.
He was born in Breckenridge, Minn., on May 27, 1917, and was in the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1934 to 1935.
He attended Oregon State University (Sigma Phi Sigma), from 1936 to 1939; worked for the Forest Service in the Oakridge/Mt. Fugi area; and served in the Army.
In 1941 he worked at the Experimental Department for the B-29 bomber at Boeing in Seattle.
He moved to the Oak Grove area in 1949 after beginning his apprenticeship as a patternmaker in the Portland area in 1946. He subsequently retired from Willamette Pattern Works in 1981.
He was active in the Milwaukie Elks, Milwaukie Senior Center, Oak Lodge Water District, Oak Grove School Board and the Pattern Makers Union.
He is survived by: daughters, Sandy Moretty and her husband John and Julie Larson and her husband Dennis; sisters, Mildred French and Sylvia Coomler; half-sisters, Theresa Christenson, Pat Crater, JoAnn Haugen and Betty Raftevold; half-brothers, Albert, Mark, Richard and Donald; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and companion Betty Myers and her extended family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Phyllis; sons, Phillip and Bruce; a sister and two half-brothers.
A memorial service will be held on Jan. 12, 2008, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Milwaukie Senior Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Odyssey Hospice or Milwaukie Elks Lodge.
Dorothy J. (Dotty) Setterberg
Oct. 17, 1923-Nov. 15, 2007
Dorothy J. (Dotty) Setterberg died on Nov. 15, 2007, at age 84.
She was born Dorothy J. (Dotty) Hamilton on Oct. 17, 1923, in Almont, Mich. She lived in West Linn for 45 years before moving to Clackamas.
She is survived by: brothers, Ronald Hamilton and his wife Carol and Norman Hamilton and his wife Betty; sister, Carolyn Albright and her husband Richard; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life was held on Dec. 14, 2007, at Miramont Point in Clackamas.
Remembrances may be sent to Reed College.