The Woodburn Independent - Obituaries

SUBMITTED - Orrin Ostrom
September 27, 2016

Orrin Ostrom

by Woodburn Independent
November 8, 1922 - September 20, 2016 Orrin Ostrom, 93, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Sept. 20, 2016, at French Prairie Care Center in Woodburn, Oregon. Orrin was born on a family…
SUBMITTED - Pat Ferschweiler
September 21, 2016

Patricia 'Pat' Ann Ferschweiler

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March 26, 1920 ~ September 15, 2016 Patricia "Pat" Ann ­Ferschweiler passed away on September 15, 2016 in Woodburn, Oregon. Pat was born to Edward and ­Eleanor Kirk Davidson on March 26, 1920 in…
SUBMITTED - Cecilia Nibler
September 14, 2016

Cecilia Ann (Bochsler) Nibler

by Woodburn Independent
December 26, 1923 - September 6, 2016 Cecilia passed peacefully into the loving arms of the Lord on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. All of her children had an opportunity to see her before her…


SUBMITTED - Darline Vanderbeck
September 14, 2016

Darline Marie Toepfer Vanderbeck

by Woodburn Independent
July 27, 1935 - August 29, 2016 With her family by her side, Darline passed away in the home she shared with her loving husband of 62 years, Wilbur in Marquam, Oregon on August 29th. She was…
SUBMITTED - Lois Koval
September 14, 2016

Lois Evelyn Koval

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December 9, 1934 ~ August 31, 2016 Lois Evelyn Koval, of Woodburn passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at the age of 81. Lois was born to parents, Luther and Gertrude Berry, on December 9,…
September 07, 2016

Isabelle "Issie" A. Fagan

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November 11, 1916 - August 31, 2016 Isabelle “Issie” A. Fagan, 99, passed away in Woodburn on August 31, 2016. She was born on November 11, 1916 to Frank and Pauline (Beyer) Bartsch in Elba,…
SUBMITTED - Kenneth Curt Holgate
September 07, 2016

Kenneth Curt Holgate

by Woodburn Independent
August 9, 1925 - August 26, 2016 World War II veteran, Kenneth Curt Holgate, 91, of Woodburn, passed peacefully on August 26, 2016. He was born to Curtis and Marjory Chance Holgate, on Aug 9,…
SUBMITTED - Walter O. Baglien
August 31, 2016

Walter O. Baglien

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April 18, 1926 - August 13, 2016 Former Woodburn and Albany ­resident and school teacher ­Walter O. Baglien, 90, died August 13, 2016, at the Portland Veterans Administration Hospital. Born in…
SUBMITTED - Benjamin Adelblue
August 31, 2016

Benjamin John Adelblue

by Woodburn Independent
September 2, 1974 - August 17, 2016 Benjamin was born to parents John and Dianne Adelblue on Labor Day, Sept. 2, 1974 in Oregon City and grew up in Canby, Oregon, ­graduating from Canby High…
August 17, 2016

Alma "Mary" Mullen

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August 27, 1926 - August 12, 2016 Alma “Mary” Mullen was born August 27, 1926 in Witham County of Essex, England. She died August 12, 2016 at her home in St. Paul, Oregon. Her parents were Henry…

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SUBMITTED - Patricia Picchi
Aug 17, 2016

Patricia Lynn Picchi

by Woodburn Independent
February 12, 1953 - July 23, 2016 Patricia Lynn Picchi, age 63, of Woodburn, Oregon died ­Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 11:20am at Legacy Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon.…
Aug 17, 2016

Lloyd Thomas Soule Sr.

by Woodburn Independent
April 23, 1926 - August 5, 2016 Lloyd Thomas Soule Sr., 90, of Woodburn died Aug. 5, 2016, of age related illnesses. Lloyd was born April 23, 1926, to Lloyd and Elizabeth (Minor) Soule in…
SUBMITTED - Lowell L. Jeffries
Aug 10, 2016

Lowell L. Jeffries

by Woodburn Independent
January 18, 1925 - July 31, 2016 Lowell Jeffries, passed away July 31, 2016, in Salem, Oregon. He was born January 18, 1925, in Idaho, and grew up in Baker City, Oregon. He served in the U.S.…
Jul 27, 2016

Clarence L. Oberhelman

by Woodburn Independent
August 11, 1924 - July 15, 2016 Clarence L. Oberhelman of Woodburn, Or. passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 in Salem, Oregon. Born August 11, 1924 near Riley, KS to Edward and Louise Oberhelman.…
SUBMITTED - Delores Hinman
Jul 27, 2016

Delores Leone Hinman

by Woodburn Independent
Jan 22, 1933 - June 2, 2016 Delores “Dee” Hinman passed away June 2, 2016, at ­Willamette Valley Medical Center, following a major stroke. Dee was born in North Dakota on January 22, 1933. Her…
SUBMITTED - Don Hill
Jul 27, 2016

Donald E. Hill

by Woodburn Independent
March 30, 1923 - July 17, 2016 Don was born to John Carter and Nora Hill in Aberdeen, Washington. He attended Ocosta grade and High School where he graduated in 1942. He joined the Army Signal…
SUBMITTED - Florence Steffensen
Jul 27, 2016

Florence Davidson Steffensen

by Woodburn Independent
August 20, 1918 - July 19, 2016 Florence Davidson Steffensen, passed away July 19, 2016, at the age of 97 in Canby, Oregon. She was born August 20, 1918 on a farm near Lamar, Missouri to Perry…
SUBMITTED - Willis Grafe
Jul 27, 2016

Willis R. Grafe

by Woodburn Independent
August 13, 1920 - July 17, 2016 Willis R. Grafe, 95, died July 17, in Woodburn. Born in Mill City on August 13, 1920, he graduated from OSU. After naval service in Pearl Harbor, he worked as a…
Jul 20, 2016

Robert D. Andrews

by Woodburn Independent
October 27, 1930 - July 14, 2016 Robert D. Andrews, born October 27, 1930 in Kenmare, North Dakota to Ray and Martha Jacoby Andrews, died unexpectedly at home on July 14, 2016. The family moved…
SUBMITTED - Alice LaRee Koenig
Jul 20, 2016

Alice LaRee Koenig

by Woodburn Independent
Nov. 20, 1953 - June 29, 2016 Alice Koenig, better known by her ­middle name LaRee, went to be with the Lord on June 29th after a long battle with cancer. LaRee was born November 20, 1953 in…