Bobby A. Bennett

Oct. 13, 1950 - Aug. 1, 2013 -

Bobby A. Bennett died on Aug. 1, 2013. He was 82. He was born Oct. 28, 1930 to Harry and Mildred Bennett in Twin Falls, Idaho.

He moved to the Molalla area as a child and graduated from Molalla High School. He married Delores Poppe on Oct. 13, 1950, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mt. Angel. Right out of school he went to work for Crown Zellerbach where he remained until he retired.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the “Tuesday” morning breakfast group.

He loved spending time with family and friends and never ran out of hunting and logging stories. He passed on to his family a strong faith in God and his love for the outdoors.

Mr. Bennett is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Gary Faulhaber of Molalla; son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Karri Bennett of Craig, Alas.; daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Don Riggs of Molalla; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife of nearly 60 years, Delores; and sons Dan and Jim.

Memorial contributions may be made to a local Hospice or the American Cancer Society.