The Woodburn Independent - Obituaries

SUBMITTED - Harper Rodriguez
July 29, 2015

Harper Brooklynn Rodriguez

by Woodburn Independent
June 13, 2011 - July 25, 2015 Our princess, Harper Brooklynn Rodriguez, passed away peacefully in our arms on July 24, 2015 following her very brave battle with brain cancer. Harper will always…
SUBMITTED - Marjorie Pierce
July 29, 2015

Marjorie Ann Pierce

by Woodburn Independent
January 3, 1924 - July 21, 2015 Marjorie Ann (Seely) Pierce passed away peacefully at her home in Woodburn. She was born and raised on a farm east of Woodburn. After graduating from Woodburn…
SUBMITTED - Hazel Smith
July 29, 2015

Hazel Mary Carothers Smith

by Woodburn Independent
April 26, 1918 - July 21, 2015 Hazel Mary Carothers Smith was born in Hubbard to Amelia and Glen Carothers. Hazel went to White School in Hubbard and graduated in 1935 from Woodburn High School.…
SUBMITTED - Richard Brown
July 22, 2015

Richard Brown

by Woodburn Independent
April 30, 1923 - June 22, 2015 Richard E. Brown, the eldest son of Charles and Ruth Brown, was born April 30, 1923 in San Miguel, N.M. and passed away in Chico, Calif., on Monday, June 22, 2015…
SUBMITTED - Glenn Monnier
July 22, 2015

Glenn F. Monnier

by Woodburn Independent
December 3, 1929 - July 13, 2015 Glenn was the second of five children born to Howard and Harriet Monnier in Merriman, Neb. When he was 3 years old, the family moved to Woodburn. Glenn graduated…
SUBMITTED - Richard Morris
July 22, 2015

Richard Artells Morris

by Woodburn Independent
August 1, 1933 - July 14, 2015 Richard Artells Morris, retired lieutenant colonel of the U.S. Army and professor of cultural and applied anthropology, passed away in his Woodburn home on…
SUBMITTED - Jeffrey Bright
July 15, 2015

Jeffrey C. Bright

by Woodburn Independent
February 9, 1972 - June 16, 2015 Our beloved Jeff lost his life after a 13-month battle with cancer and passed away at his home in Irvine, Calif., June 16, 2015. Jeff is survived by his parents…
SUBMITTED - Nancy Harper
July 15, 2015

Nancy Jane Harper

by Woodburn Independent
December 7, 1928 - June 28, 2015 Nancy was born to Honorable Judge C.A. Humble and B. Exene Schultz Humble in Crosby Village, Minn. Her siblings, Sarah “Sally” Humble and Thomas A. Humble, are…
SUBMITTED - Dolores Apple Hayden
July 08, 2015

Dolores Apple-Hayden

by Woodburn Independent
September 28, 1929 - June 30, 2015 Dolores Jean Apple-Hayden died at the age of 85 on June 30, 2015. Dolores was born Sept. 28, 1929 in Logan County, Ohio to Hazel Lucille( Moore) and Paul Zeno…
SUBMITTED - Burk Rhoades
July 08, 2015

William "Burk" Rhoades

by Woodburn Independent
September 20, 1923 - July 1, 2015 William Burk Rhoades, 91, passed away July 1, 2015 in Woodburn. He was born to George Edward and Grace Alta (Bowers) Rhoades on Sept. 20, 1923 in Kettle Falls,…

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SUBMITTED - Rick Bizon
Jul 08, 2015

Richard Allen Bizon

by Woodburn Independent
December 11, 1947 - July 2, 2015 Rick Allen Bizon of Woodburn died July 2, 2015. He was born Dec. 11, 1947 in Salem to Walter and Frances Bizon. Rick served four years in the U.S. Navy during…
SUBMITTED - Richard Johnson
Jun 26, 2015

Richard Alvin Johnson

by Woodburn Independent
June 30, 1934 - June 24, 2015 Richard Alvin Johnson died peacefully at his home on June 24, 2015. He was born on June 30, 1934 in Oregon City. He married Judith Rae Johnson on Aug. 28, 1970.…
SUBMITTED - James Seymore
Jun 26, 2015

James Allen Seymore

by Woodburn Independent
October 21, 1927- June 25, 2015 James Allen “Jim” Seymore was born Oct. 21, 1927 in Stewart, Miss. to Percy and Fanny (Power) Seymore. Jim lived in Stewart with his parents and siblings, Sis,…
SUBMITTED - Lois Schweinfurth
Jun 24, 2015

Lois B. Schweinfurth

by Woodburn Independent
November 22, 1924 - June 15, 2015 Lois, 90, passed away at Cascade Park Retirement home in Woodburn, on June 15, 2015. She was born in Jefferson, to Lulla Braden and Clint Hampton, where she…
SUBMITTED - Ernest Grabski
Jun 24, 2015

Ernest Ludwig Grabski

by Woodburn Independent
December 31, 1922 - June 18, 2015 Ernest Ludwig Grabski died at the age of 92 on June 18, 2015. Ernest was born Dec. 31, 1922 in Grangeville, Idaho to Emil and Marie (Hartert) Grabski. Ernest…
SUBMITTED - Donna Miller
Jun 30, 2015

Donna Maxine McKay Miller

by Woodburn Independent
October 30, 1925 - June 22, 2015 Donna peacefully passed away June 22, 2015 at the age of 89. She was born Oct. 30, 1925 in Hubbard. She was the only child of John and Agnes McKay. She lived her…
SUBMITTED - Frank Dulwick
Jun 17, 2015

Frank Ludwig Dulwick

by Woodburn Independent
June 7, 1926 - June 10, 2015 Frank Ludwig Dulwick was born in Taylor, N.D., on June 7, 1926, son of Frank Dulwick and Gertrude Theismann. He was the youngest of five children. He died peacefully…
SUBMITTED - Joan Clayberger
Jun 17, 2015

Joan M. Clayberger

by Woodburn Independent
December 23, 1926 - May 22, 2015 Joan M. Clayberger (Sargent) was born Dec. 23, 1926, in Burns City, Ind., to Harold K. and Alice M. Sargent. The family moved to Oregon in 1929 and bought a…
SUBMITTED - Martha Hove
Jun 10, 2015

Martha Jane Hove

by Woodburn Independent
February 22, 1940 - May 31, 2015 Aurora resident Martha (Marti) Hove passed away on May 31, 2015, at the age of 75 after a long and bravely fought illness. She was born in Denver, on Feb. 22,…
Jun 10, 2015

Jean Margaret Brachmann

by Woodburn Independent
August 11, 1919 - May 24, 2015 Jean was a true Oregon pioneer who was born in Canby and peacefully passed away in Woodburn. She was 95. She is survived by her daughters Connie Deller (Mark) and…