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Karen Ritter-Kenison

Aug. 4, 1965 - April 16, 2014


Karen Ritter-Kenison

Karen Ritter-Kenison died April 16, 2014. She was 48.

She was born Aug. 4, 1965, in Salem. She graduated from Molalla High School in 1984 and married Brian Kenison of Salem. Her life was the loving of her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, Krysta Keniston of Molalla and Blair Humbree of Coos Bay; three grandchildren; her mother, Sue Townsend; and father, Tom Ritter both of Molalla.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tiffany Ritter. Funeral services were held at the Molalla Moose Lodge.

Jean Marie Summer

Jean Marie Summer died April 28, 2014. She was 53.

She was born Nov. 26, 1960, in Hamilton, Mont., to Phyllis Ann and Murl Leon VanWinkle. She married Brian Summer Aug. 9, 1991. She grew up in Spanaway Wash., and graduated from Bethel High School. She dedicated her life to raising her family. She loved gardening and spending time with her family and friends. She was member of the Long Branch Social Society.

She is survived by her husband, Brian Summer; sons, Jonathon Hudgins, Justin VanWinkle and Jason Summer; daughters, Nina Summer and Katrina Farley; father, Murl VanWinkle; brothers and sisters, Bill Ford, Ruth Miller, Sandy Farmer, Don VanWinkle, Cheryl Schneider, David VanWinkle, Tony VanWinkle and Mike VanWinkle; and 11 grandchildren.

A memorial will be held at 12 p.m., May 17, at the family home. Arrangements were by Molalla Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Jack Hayre

A memorial service for Jack Hayre will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Molalla Assembly of God, 217 S. Molalla Avenue, Molalla. A gathering will be held immediately following at the Prairie House Inn, 524 East Main Street, in Molalla. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Assembly of God.

A full obituary notice for Mr. Hayre will be available in the next edition of the Molalla Pioneer.




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