The Woodburn Independent - Obituaries

May 18, 2016

Joshua James Rich

by Woodburn Independent
July 15, 1983 - May 7, 2016 A vibrant, loving and fiery soul, Joshua James Rich, 32, of Silverton, was taken from us on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Joshua was killed in a motorcycle accident on his…
SUBMITTED - Ross Iverson
May 03, 2016

Ross Nels Iverson

by Woodburn Independent
September 14, 1925 - April 25, 2016 Ross passed away peacefully at sunset April 25, 2016 at his home in Monitor with his family by his side. He was born September 14, 1925, on the family farm in…
April 27, 2016

Judith "Judy" Lynn Blem

by Woodburn Independent
January 30, 1952 - April 16, 2016 Judy passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 16, 2016. She was born in Salem to Robert and Carline (Rentz) Griesenauer. She was raised and resided in the…


SUBMITTED - Florence Short
April 20, 2016

Florence Tonette Hall Short

by Woodburn Independent
September 23, 1928 - March 5, 2016 Florence Tonette Hall was born in Barron County, Wis., to Fred and Johanna Hall. At the age of 12, Florence and her family relocated to Oregon, where they…
April 19, 2016

Dolores "Dee" McKillip

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September 1, 1928 - April 15, 2016 Dolores “Dee” Ann (Smith) McKillip of St. Paul passed away Friday, April 15, 2016. She made her grand entry peacefully at the age of 87 with family by her…
SUBMITTED - Laurie Ann Thompson
April 13, 2016

Laurie Ann Thompson

by Woodburn Independent
February 26, 1969 - March 5, 2016 At the age of 47, Laurie left this world too soon. She had family and friends surround her in the hospital, including two of her best friends from high school.…
April 13, 2016

Harvey Charles Jones

by Woodburn Independent
February 10, 1930 - April 1, 2016 Harvey Charles Jones left his family and friends on April 1, 2016. He was 86. Harvey was born in Los Angeles, California. He is survived by his spouse, Marge;…
April 13, 2016

Lucille Virginia Anderson

by Woodburn Independent
February 14, 1918 - April 5, 2016 Lucille Virginia Anderson, of Woodburn, passed away April 5, 2016. Lou was born Feb. 14, 1918, in Silverton, and was raised in the Central Howell area. She…
SUBMITTED - Cynthia Reyes
April 13, 2016

Cynthia Marie Reyes

by Woodburn Independent
May 18, 1939 to January 11, 2016 Cynthia Marie Reyes passed away Jan. 11, 2016, surrounded by her family after a long struggle with combined illnesses. Cynthia was born May 18, 1939, to Joseph…
April 06, 2016

Lyman Seely

by The Spokesman
December 15, 1917 to March 22, 2016 Lyman Seely was born on a farm in Woodburn, Ore., December 15, 1917, and died March 22, 2016 at his home at The Springs in Wilsonville, Ore. He is survived by…

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Apr 05, 2016

Carl Donald Schroeder

by Woodburn Independent
March 22, 1923 - March 12, 2016 Carl Donald Schroeder, formerly of Woodburn, passed away March 12, 2016. He was 92. Carl was born on March 22, 1923, to George and Hazel Schroeder, of Eckley,…
SUBMITTED - David Trapp
Apr 05, 2016

David Lee Trapp

by Woodburn Independent
July 3, 1940 - March 25, 2016 David Lee Trapp, at 75 years of age, commenced his greatest of all naps, next to a warm fire in his easy chair. He passed peacefully out of this world and into the…
SUBMITTED - Donald Kellis
Mar 30, 2016

Donald W. Kellis

by Woodburn Independent
December 13, 1921 - March 10, 2016 Donald was born in Silverton, Ore., to Willard and Katherine Kellis. He lived in Copco, Calif., during his early youth and graduated from Yreka High School in…
SUBMITTED - Margo Tabler
Mar 30, 2016

Marget "Margo" Syverson Tabler

by Woodburn Independent
January 2, 1920 - March 11, 2016 Marget “Margo” Syverson Tabler was born Jan. 2, 1920, and passed away March 11, 2016 at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Tabler,…
SUBMITTED - Charles Poch
Mar 30, 2016

Charles Poch

by Woodburn Independent
October 23, 1927 - March 17, 2016 Charles was born in Pine Bluffs, Wyo. He worked as a ranch hand, managed theaters, worked retail sales and sold Watkins and Fuller Brush products. He was…
SUBMITTED - Bob Gardner
Mar 30, 2016

Robert "Bob" Paul Gardner

by Woodburn Independent
August 21, 1931 - March 18, 2016 Robert Paul Gardner was born Aug. 21, 1931, in Dallas, to Orville Cyrus Gardner and Emma Elizabeth Willis. He passed away at home on March 18, 2016, at the age…
SUBMITTED - Helen McNair
Mar 30, 2016

Helen Marion McNair

by Woodburn Independent
February 26, 1921 - March 21, 2016 Helen Marion McNair, 95, passed away March 21, 2016. She was born on Feb. 26, 1921, in San Bernardino, Calif., to Allen and Isla (Patterson) Coleman. She grew…
SUBMITTED - Bob Gardner
Mar 25, 2016

Robert "Bob" Paul Gardner

by Woodburn Independent
August 21, 1931 - March 18, 2016 Robert Paul Gardner was born Aug. 21, 1931, in Dallas, to Orville Cyrus Gardner and Emma Elizabeth Willis. He passed away at home on March 18, 2016, at the age…
SUBMITTED - Shirley GrosJacques
Mar 22, 2016

Shirley Helen GrosJacques

by Woodburn Independent
June 9, 1938 - March 14, 2016 Shirley Helen Brown GrosJacques, born June 9, 1938, to William A. Brown and Nina Manegre Brown, grew up in Broadacres, raised her family in Woodburn and spent 14…
SUBMITTED - Robert Pokorny
Mar 22, 2016

Robert Benjamin Pokorny

by Woodburn Independent
April 16, 1927 - March 14, 2016 Robert Benjamin Pokorny died on March 14, 2016, at his home in Woodburn. He was 88. Robert was born on April 16, 1927, to Frank and Anna Pokorny, of Woodburn. He…