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June Joyce Davis

June 22, 1937-March 13, 2013

Eagle Creek resident June Joyce Davis died Wednesday, March 13, in Portland. She was 75.

A funeral service was held Monday, March 18, at Sandy Funeral Home.

June was born June 22, 1937, in Bismarck, N.D., to Katherine (Gress) and Virgil Jackson. The family moved to Oregon, settling in Boring, and June attended Boring Grade School and Sandy High School.

June married Richard Davis on Jan. 28, 1955. She not only was a mother to her own children but to many other young friends and family members throughout her life. She was also very involved in the family scrap metal business.

Survivors include her son, Rex Davis of Sandy; daughters, Joan Davis of Prineville, Jodi Nichols of Ridgefield, Wash., and Lana Davis of Eagle Creek; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Steven Michael Colligan

Sandy resident Steven Colligan died Monday, March 18, at his home in Sandy. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday March 21, at Willamette National Cemetery.

Paid obituaries

Ronald George Sweeney

12/11/1941 - 03/16/2013

Ronald George Sweeney passed away on March 16, 2013 in Bend, Oregon at the age of 71.

Ronald, the son of Dave Sweeney and Doris Starr, was born in

Chippewa Fall, Wisconsin on December 11, 1941.

Ronald graduated from Gresham High in 1960. He worked for Owens Illinois and retired in 1994.

His life long passion was older cars. He built, repaired, raced,

and showed cars. Ron also played basketball and was an

avid Portland Trailblazer Fan.

Ron is preceded in death by step-son Ronald William Noe

and brother Robert Sweeney. Ron is survived by his wife

Marsha Sweeney, son Ronnie Sweeney of Rhododendron,

Step-Daughter Arlene (Tony) McCabe of Beaverton, step-son

Bryan Noe of Mollala, sister Sandy (Art) Camp of Gresham,

sister Kay (Rudy) Alexander of Estacada, brother Dave “Junior”

(Sue) Sweeney of Aumsville, brother Jerry Sweeney of Port-

land, and grandchildren Nick, Blake, Alexis, Brooke, Justin,

Jessica and Jacob.

In accordance with Ron’s wishes, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, the Family requests that donations be made to Parkinson’s Resource of Oregon in Ron’s name.

Connie Kaye Purvis

February 6, 1940 - March 11, 2013

Connie Kaye Purvis passed away March 11, 2013 at 7:33pm.

Connie was born in Caldwell, Idaho on February 6, 1940 to Francis and Flora Martin. She met her futnre husband, Victor Lewis Purvis in 1954. Connie graduated from Gemstate Academy Class of '58 and attended Walla Walla College. In 1960 she married her high school boyfriend and was married to him for almost 53 years. They lived in Pendleton, OR, Wrangel, AK and Walla Walla, WA before building their Dream House in Troutdale, OR.

Connie worked as a secretary for many years, ending her career as an Executive Secretary for an actuarial firm. She was an early user of word processing equipment and in her prime; she could type faster than the PCs running, DOS Word Perfect would accept the keystrokes, shifting from standard text to superscript, subscript, italic and bold without breaking the rhythm of her flying fingers.

In high school Connie was President of the Girls Club. She was also president of the Town Family Association and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the National Society of Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company.

Being handicapped from birth by a congenital hip condition, Connie was prevented from enjoying many physical activities, hiking, running, jumping, etc. She vowed that when she got to Heaven with a body made new, she was going to cavort!

She is survived by her husband, Victor Purvis, brother, Larry Martin of Pendleton, son, Tony Purvis of Spangle, WA, daughter, Richelle Aboujaoude of Portland along with her 2 grandsons, Dakota and Jake Purvis and her granddaughter, Danica Aboujaoude.

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