LEE MISSION CEMETERY BURIALS
Compiled 1996 by Stephenie Flora, Sherrill Hochspeier
and Jean Custer
Updates are made on a continuous basis by Michael Staten
For needed corrections, email Michael Staten at firstname.lastname@example.org
Burial Listing for surnames beginning with - S -
1) A single rose beside a burial listing indicates an unmarked grave. If you find that your family member is unmarked and you wish to place a marker, please contact the Lee Mission Cemetery Board to discuss your options and to notify them of your intent.
2) A box with an "R" in it preceding a burial listing indicates a reserved plot
3) The number to the right of the death date is the burial plot number and can be used in the plot search option to find out who is buried in adjoining plots. An N/A in the plot location indicates that although the individual is known to have been buried in the cemetery, the exact location is not known at this time. All additions and corrections are appreciated and can be sent to email@example.com.
SAETEURN, Nai Choy
b. 09 Sep 1981
d. 23 Jun 1992 RA-29-04
"Nai Choy Saeteurn, 10, of Salem died Tuesday.
He tried to save his cousin from drowning and drowned himself. He was born in a refugee camp in Thailand and arrived in the United States in 1986. He attended Washington Grade School and had just completed the fourth grade.
He attended the Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his parents, Sheng Linh and Fam Hinh of Salem; brothers, Kao Choy and Sun Choy, both of Salem; sisters, Meuy Choy and Muang Choy, both of Salem; grandfather, Fou Ling Saetern of Salem; and grandmother, Koy Finh Saechao of Salem.
A gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lee Mission Cemetery. Arrangements are by Barrick mortuary." SJ Jun 26, 1992 2C:3 w/photo
SALMON, Benjamin F.
b. 14 Mar 1847
d. 23 Aug 1923 A-36-04-04
on marker w/Susan C. Salmon
"Salmon--At the residence, 469 North Eighteenth street, Thursday, August 23, Benjamin F. Salmon, age 76 years; husband of Mrs. Susan Salmon, father of Clarence Salmon of California, Mrs. May Wroten of Jordan Valley, Or.; Mrs. Ethel Stalnaker and Virgil Salmon of Portland. A resident of Salem for 32 years, most of which time Mr. Salmon has been sexton of the Lee Mission cemetery. Announcement of funeral will be made later from the Rigdon mortuary." OS Aug 24, 1923 5:3 s/o Benjamin F. & Reu Ana (Meter) Salmon; b. Davis Co, MO per D/C# 567
SALMON, Susan C.
b. 05 Jan 1850
d. 24 Mar 1940 A-36-04-03
on marker w/Benjamin F. Salmon
"At the residence, 1625 Center street, Sunday, March 24, Susan Salmon, aged 90 years. A resident of the Methodist Old People's home for 11 years. Mother of Mrs. J. Wroten of Jorden Valley, Mrs. J.D. Stalnaker of Portland and Virgil Salmon of Rainier. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of the W.T. Rigdon company Wednesday, March 27, at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. L.W. Collar officiating. Ritualistic service by Women's Relief corps. Concluding services in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Mar 26, 1940 5:1
SAM, Stakio Kasper
d. 10 Jan 2018 RC-09-09
SAN BLISE, Mary Louise
d. 03 Mar 2021 RC-35-07
SANDERS, Dessie E. Norman
b. 21 Mar 1922
d. 05 Mar 1984 RA-37-02
"Dessie E. Sanders, 61, of Joshua Tree, Calif., formerly of Salem, died Monday.
Born in Missouri, she moved to Joshua Tree two years ago from Salem.
Survivors include her husband, Ted Sr.; sons, Mike Craig and Theodore II, both of Salem, and Lonnie, Joshua Tree; and a daughter, Elizabeth Wuben, Boring.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Lee Mission Cemetery under direction of Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary." SJ Mar 7, 1984 2B:5
SAUDER, Lillian M.
b. 29 Dec 1880
d. 14 Jan 1930 D-06-02-02
"Died January 14, Lillian Mary Sauder, 50, at the home of her daughter, Clemma Frasier in McMinnville. Survived by four sisters, Mrs. Amos Vass, Salem; Mrs. Ella Cutler, Dallas; Mrs. Fred Beardmore and Mrs. H.T. Mann. She also leaves a brother, L.H. Lewis, Lyons. Funeral services Friday at 2 o'clock from the Clough-Taylor chapel." OS Jan 17, 1930 5:3 d/o R.H. & Mary Ann (Harwood) Lewis
SAVAGE, Carrie W oodcock
d. 09 Jun 1952 OLD 167-04
on marker w/William H. Savage
d/o Martin & Amanda J. Woodcock per Marion Co. Probate file #910
d. 1876 OLD 155-04
d. 28 Feb 1888 OLD 202-03
on marker w/Henry W. & Thomas Savage
"Savage---At her residence, near Salem, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1888, Mrs. H.W. Savage, aged 44 years, 8 months and 18 days.
Mrs. Savage has been ill for some time, her death following closely upon that of a son, Thomas, ten days since. The funeral will take place at 10:30 this morning, from the residence to Lee Mission cemetery. Friends are invited." DOS Feb 29, 1888 3:3
d. 09 Dec 1958 OLD 202-06
"At the residence of her daughter, Mabel Savage, 2999 Market St. NE, Salem, at the age of 95 years. Mother of Kate S. Rasmussen, Salem, Miss Mabel P. Savage, Salem, Mrs. Maude E. Ramseyer, Salem, Mrs. Mary I. Ramsey-er, Salem, J.W. Savage, Albany, Mrs. Nancy Von Eschen, Salem, Mrs. Helen L. Bergsvik, Portland, Harry W. Savage, Salem, Ben H. Savage, Independence. 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great-grandchild also survive. Announcement of Services will be made later by the W.T. Rigdon Co." OS Dec 10, 1958 5:1
SAVAGE, Ellen Presley
b. 15 Dec 1842 Lincoln County, Missouri
d. 15 Jun 1917 Salem, Marion County, Oregon OLD 155-02
d/o David Presley and Mahala Welty
w/o Morgan "Lute" Savage
"Pioneer of `47 Passes Away--Mrs. Ellen Savage Crossed Plains With Parents as Child of Four Years--Long Resident of Salem Was Born in Missouri in 1843--Was Married to M.L. Savage in 1861--Two Sons and Three Daughters Survive--Mrs. Ellen Savage, who crossed the plains to Oregon in 1847 as a child of four years, died at the Salem hospital shortly before midnight last night. She had been ill for more than a year.
Mrs. Savage was born in Missouri in 1843. She crossed the plains with her parents when four years old and has resided in Salem continuously since. She was married in 1861 to M.L. Savage who died several years ago. She is survived by two sons, Robert H. Savage and Lute Savage, and three daughters, Miss Gertrude Savage, Mrs. Ralph McAdams, and Mrs. A.C. Reily. All are of Salem except Mrs. Reily whose home is in New York, N.Y.
The body is at the Rigdon and Richardson undertaking establishment. Funeral arrangements will be made later." OS Jun 16, 1916 1:3 Second wife of Morgan L. Savage
SAVAGE, Frank H.
b. 22 May 1865
d. 04 Sep 1929 OLD 202-01 REMOVED to City View c1931 to be buried next to his wife
"Frank Savage Is Taken Suddenly -- Frank Savage, son of the late Henry W. Savage, died suddenly in Mullin, Idaho, Wednesday morning, according to word received yesterday by relatives. Death is believed to have been due to heart trouble. His widow, Elma Savage, will leave today for Salem with the remains. Funeral services will be held here, time and place to be announced following arrival of the body, however relatives believe the services will be held Saturday.
Frank Savage was supervisor of a lead mine in Idaho at the time of his death, and had been engaged in that pursuit there for approximately 25 years, working at mining in Wallace, Burke, Murray and Mullin in that time. He was born in Indiana May 22, 1865, and when 14 years old came to this county with his parents. He lived in and around Salem for nearly 25 years before going to Idaho. He returned to Salem from Idaho two years ago, purchased a home on the Garden road and intends to retire, but remained only a year, the lure of the mines recalling him to Idaho a year ago. He was gardener at the asylum here a number of years ago.
Besides his widow, Elma, he is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Al Rasmussen, Nancy, Helen and Mabel Savage, Harry and Jesse Savage, all of Salem; Henry L. Savage of Oregon City and Ben Savage of Independence. Mrs. Ben Ramseyer and Mrs. Albert Ramseyer of Salem are half-sisters, also. His stepmother, Mrs. H.W. Savage, also lives here.
Savage was a member of the Masonic lodge in Salem." OS Sep 5, 1929 2:2
SAVAGE, Gertrude E.
d. 14 Nov 1955 OLD 130-05
"Salem Woman, 84, Succumbs--Gertrude Elenore Savage, 84, of 1362 Plaza St., died Monday at a Salem Hospital. She was a retired nurse.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the W.T. Rigdon chapel, the Rev. George H. Swift officiating. Concluding services will be at Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Nov 15, 1955 4:6 d/o Morgan L. & Ellen (Presley) Savage
SAVAGE, Hannah Purdy
d. 17 Oct 1859 OLD 155-06
"Near Salem on the 17th inst, Mrs. Hannah Savage, wife of M.L. Savage, aged 26. She has been blind for several years." WOS Oct 25, 1859 2:6 First wife of Morgan L. Savage
SAVAGE, Henry L.
b. 19 Sep 1878
d. 07 Oct 1941 OLD 202-04
"At the residence, 175 Garden road, Tuesday, October 7, Henry L. Savage, aged 63 years. Stepson of Mrs. Elizabeth Savage of Salem, brother of Miss Mabel Savage, Mrs. Ben Ramseyer, Mrs. Albert Ramseyer, Mrs. Albert Ras-mussen, Mrs. Ellis VonEschen, all of Salem; Mrs. Lars Bergsvik of Portland, Jess W. Savage of Albany, Ben Savage of Independence and Harry W. Savage of Salem. Private services will be held in the chapel of the W.T. Rigdon company Thursday, October 9, at 10:30 a.m. Dr. J.C. Harrison will officiate. Concluding services in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 8, 1941 5:1 s/o Henry W. & Eliza Savage per D/C #860
SAVAGE, Henry W alter
b. 04 Jul 1842
d. 25 Aug 1915 OLD 202-05
on marker w/Eliza & Thomas Savage
"Old Citizen Dies--Henry W. Savage Was Salem Resident Since 1877--Leaves Widow and Eleven Children. Funeral to Be Held Tomorrow From Garden Road Home.--Henry W. Savage, for fifty years a Mason and a resident of Salem since 1877, died at his home on the Garden road, two miles east of Salem, suddenly yesterday, following heart failure. He was 73 years old, and had been engaged in gardening in the vicinity for thirty-eight years.
The funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. from the residence. Burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery.
Mr. Savage was born in Ely, England, July 4, 1842, coming to the United States and settling in Indiana when 16 years of age. He lived there and in Illinois until 1877, when he came to Oregon, settling on the farm where he lived until his death.
Surviving him are his widow and the following children: Frank H. Savage of Mullin, Idaho; Henry L. Savage, Jesse W. Savage, Benjamin Savage, Harry Savage, and daughters, Mrs. Albert Rasmussen, Miss Mabel T. Savage, Miss Maude Savage, Miss Mary Savage, Nancy and Helen Savage, all of Salem." OS Aug 26, 1915 3:1-3 s/o Harry & Elizabeth (Walker) Savage per D/C #4875
d. 19 OLD 130-01
on marker w/Robert H. Savage
SAVAGE, Laura L.
d. 1877 OLD 155-03
d/o Morgan L. & Hannah (Purdy) Savage
SAVAGE, Mabel P.
d. 18 Jun 1976 OLD 202-07
"Late resident of 2999 Market NE, Salem, in a local nursing home, Friday, June 18. Survived by sisters, Helen Bergsvik, Bellingham, Wash., Maude Ramseyer, Salem, Nancy Von Escken, Salem, Kate Rasmussen, Salem.
Services will be Mon., June 21, at 1:30 p.m. under the direction of Rigdon-Ransom Colonial Chapel, Cottage at Chemeketa NE with Rev. Ted Hulbert officiating. Interment, Lee Mission Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be given to the First Methodist Church, or to the Heart Fund." OS Jun 21, 1976 1D:4
d. 1862 OLD 155-05
s/o Morgan L. & Ellen (Presley) Savage
SAVAGE, Morgan Louis " Lute"
b. 08 Jun 1864
d. 11 Jun 1941 OLD 130-04
"In this city, Wednesday, June 11, Lute Savage, aged 77 years, late resident of Sublimity. Brother of Robert Savage of Salem and Gertrude Savage of West Salem. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of the W.T. Rigdon company Friday, June 13, at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Robert A. Hutchinson will officiate and ritualistic services by Salem lodge No. 336, BPO Elks. Concluding services in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jun 13, 1941 7:4 s/o Morgan L. & Ellen (Presley) Savage per D/C #518
SAVAGE, Morgan Louis `Lute'
b. 15 May 1815
d. 10 Feb 1880 OLD 155-07
"Died--After a short illness Mr. Lute Savage, well and favorably known in this county, died at his residence east of this city Tuesday morning of pneumonia." WOS Feb 13, 1880 3:2
"Instead of the usual ministerial services at the funeral, at the request of his friends, Hon. J.W. Nesmith delivered the following touching tribute to the memory of the deceased:...........It was my fortune to know our deceased friend long and well. Very nearly a third of a century ago, when Oregon was a wilder-ness, and unreclaimed from the dominion of the savage Indians, we were fellow soldiers in the same battalion in the Cayuse war. Together we made long and dreary marches, and shared the rude comforts of the bivouac around the same camp fires; we divided the scanty rations, and alternately guarded the camp through the long dreary vigils of the night, while our weary comrades slept upon their rusty rifles. In the hour of peril I have looked in his manly face for that sympathy and support that one soldier expects from another, and I always found it. No man among us could have fallen who would be more missed than `Lute' Savage. He was honored by his neighbors with a seat in the higher branch of our Legisla-ture, and in all his relations in life, as citizen, soldier, legislator, husband, father, and friend, he did his whole duty, and acquitted himself with that honor and fidelity that renders his memory dear to use, his neighbors and friends. I hope that each of us may leave as honorable a record. You may engrave upon his tombstone--`Here Lies An Honest Man!'........." Transactions of the Oregon Pioneer Association 1880 p. 54-55 death date listed as Feb 09, 1880 per TOPA 1880 See also: Book of Remembrance p. 136-37
SAVAGE, Robert H oward
d. 22 Jul 1953 OLD 130-02
on marker w/Ida Savage
"Robert Howard Savage, 72, at Ocean Lake, July 22. Husband of Ida Savage, Ocean Lake; brother of Gertrude Savage, Salem. Services will be held Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m. in the W.T. Rigdon chapel with concluding services at the Lee Mission Cemetery. The Rev. George H. Swift will officiate." OS Jul 24, 1953 8:7 s/o Morgan L. & Ellen (Presley) Savage
b. May 1870
d. 18 Feb 1888 OLD 202-02
on marker w/Eliza & Henry W. Savage
"Savage---Near Salem, Saturday, Feb. 18, 1888, at 8:15 p.m., Thomas, son of H.W. and Eliza Savage, aged 19 years, 9 months and 25 days.
The news of `Tommy's' death will be painful to his many youthful friends in and about the city. He died from a complication of ailments. The funeral services were conducted from the family residence, Sunday afternoon, by Rev. Mr. Powell, the remains being interred in Lee Mission cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Savage have the sympathy of a large circle of friends in their sad loss." DOS Feb 21, 1888 3:4
SAVAGE, William H enry
d. 28 Jul 1941 OLD 167-03
on marker w/Carrie W. Savage
"Noted Oregon Banker Dies--Corval-lis, July 28--William Henry Savage, 82, Corvallis banker and Oregon fair board member for 30 years, died here Monday.
Long active in politics and frater-nal organizations, he had served as president of the fair board and was in charge of Oregon exhibits at the 1893 Chicago World's fair and the Lewis and Clark exposition in Portland in 1905.
He was born at Kirbyville, the son of William and Catherine McDonald Savage, early Oregon settlers. He resided in Salem until 1885, married Miss Carrie Woodcock there, and then moved to Corvallis.
Surviving are the widow and two sisters, Mrs. John D. Peck, Seattle, and Mrs. A. Nelson, Albany.
Funeral services will be held here at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow in Salem's Jason Lee Memorial cemetery." OS Jul 29, 1941 1:5
SAWYER, Mary E maline
d. 13 Jul 1924 D-03-01-06
"Died--Sawyer--In this city July 13, Mrs. Mary Emaline Sawyer, age 78 years; mother of John W. Sawyer of Lindsay, Cal., William V. Sawyer of Mt. Ayr, Ia., Frank D. Sawyer of Dayton, Or., and J.E. Sawyer of Tacoma. Funeral services Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Rigdon mortuary. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jul 15, 1924 3:3
SCHAEFER, Baby Girl
b. 16 Jun 1949 Salem, Oregon
d. 16 Jun 1949 Salem, Oregon C-43-01-08
Interment Record #1645
"Baby girl Schaefer, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Schaefer of Salem, route 4, at a local hospital, June 16.
Survived by her sister, Sue Schaefer. Private services will be held at Lee Mission cemetery under direction of the Clough-Barrick chapel." OS Jun 17, 1949 5:2
SCHAEFER, Muriel Ida
b. 31 Mar 1907
d. 27 Feb 1989 RA-02-08
"Muriel Ida Schaefer, 81, of Salem died Monday in Salem.
She was born in Valley, Idaho, and came to Salem 25 years ago from California. She had owned and operated a grocery store on 19th Street in Salem.
Survivors include her sister, Letha Brokke of Salem.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary, and interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Salvation Army." SJ Mar 1, 1989 2B:3
b. 9 May 1926
d. 26 Jun 2020 RC-12-09
b. 30 May 1923
d. 8 Mar 2016 RC-12-08
SCHANZ, Helen Rose
b. 20 Aug 1893
d. 24 Sep 1973 RA-55-05
"Mrs. Helen Rose Schanz, 3093 Tess Ave. NE, died Monday at the home of a daughter in Salem at the age of 83. Survivors include daughter Helen Greiner, Salem, and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements are pending at Rigdon-Ransom mortuary." OS Sep 25, 1973 11:1
SCHANZ, William Paul
b. 20 Aug 1893
d. 11 Apr 1972 RA-55-06
Oregon Pvt Btry C 105 Fld Arty
World War I
"William Paul Schanz, 78, 806 Thompson St. NE, died Tuesday at his residence.
A native of Wisconsin, he came here last year from The Dalles. He was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War 1.
Survivors are the widow Helen; daughter Mrs. Helen Greiner, Salem; half-brother Edward in California; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Rosary will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday in W.T. Rigdon mortuary and mass 1 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Apr 13, 1972 8:1
d. 14 Apr 1927 A-28-04-08
on marker w/Lena Scharff
"Scharff---Jacob Scharff died at his residence, 2237 Nebraska St., April 14th, at the age of 75 years. He leaves his widow, Lena M. Scharff of Salem; one daughter, Mrs. A.L. Beckendorf of the Philippine Islands. Funeral services at the Webb funeral parlors at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, with Rev. Acheson in charge. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery. Please omit flowers. Body will be in state until the opening of services." DOS Apr 16, 1927 5:7
d. 15 Jul 1946 A-28-04-07
on marker w/Jacob Scharff
"Last Rites Here For Lena Schaarf--Mrs. Lena Schaarf, former Salem resident and for many years active in Salem church affairs, died Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur L. Beckendorf, in St. Paul, Minn., Salem friends have been informed.
She was a member of the Jason Lee Methodist church here. Her daughter is bringing the body to Salem for services that are to be announced later." OS Jul 17, 1946 2:7
SCHAROSCH, Herbert Jacob
b. 02 Sep 1921
d. 21 May 1990 RA-01-04
"Herbert Jacob Scharosch, 68, of Salem, died Monday in Silverton.
He was born in Beaverton, Township, Minn., and moved to the Salem area in 1975 from Garden Grove, Calif. He was a caretaker in a group home.
He enjoyed coin collecting and crafts.
His wife, Rebecca, died in 1987.
Survivors include his daughter, Sharon LaBorde of Hayward, Calif.; and sisters, Mary Kliner of Euclid, Minn., and Elizabeth Wentz of Shady Cove.
Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday in Unger mortuary, Silverton. Interment will be private." SJ May 24, 1990 2B:4
SCHAROSCH, Rebecca C.
b. 13 Jan 1913
d. 11 Nov 1987 RA-01-04
"Rebecca C. Scharosch, 70, of Salem, died Wednesday.
She was born in Hettinger, N.D. She was a psychiatric technician in Calif-ornia before moving to Salem in the early 1970s. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Salem.
Survivors include her husband, Herbert J.; daughter Sharon LaBorde of San Jose, Calif.; sisters Doris Peterson and Mary Davidson, both of Hettinger; and brother Otto Muller of Cape Coral, Fla.
Services will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday in Barrick mortuary, Salem. Private interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem. Visiting will be from noon to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.
Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund." SJ Nov 12, 1987 2C:5
SCHEELAR, Lawrence A.
b. Aug 1892
d. 10 Dec 1974 D-07-04-06
died in Marion County per Oregon Death Index
b. 11 Jun 1918
d. 05 Feb 1922 N/A
"Schieman--Lowayne Schieman, three years old, daughter of Otto and Mona Schieman, died at her home, 574 North Fifth street, Sunday evening at 11:30. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Webb & Clough's chapel." OS Feb 7, 1922 5:6 d/o Otto & Mona (Weddle) Schieman per D/C #94
SCHIRMAN, Emilie E. Kalenki
b. 15 May 1865 Germany
d. 10 Aug 1921 D-18-02-08
"Schirman--At her residence, two miles south of Turner, August 10, 1921, Emile E., wife of Fred Schirman, at the age of 56 years. Besides her husband she leaves nine children, Mrs. Fred. Lehman of Suver, Or; Katie Schirman, Alvin Schirman of Portland; Daniel of Salem and Walter, Samuel, George, John and Richard, who are living at home, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Urbigkeit in Annaheim, Cal., and Mrs. Marie Rahlke of Salem.
Funeral services will be held at the German Baptist church corner D and Cottage street on Saturday at 2 p.m., Rev. John K. Lucas officiating. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery under the direction of Terwilliger funeral home." CJ Aug 11, 1921 5:7
d. Reserved RA-12-07
d. Reserved RA-12-08
d. 06 Dec 1959 RA-57-03
"At the residence, 980 19th St. NE., Sunday, Dec. 6, at the age of 88 years. Survivors include a son, Lt. L.B. Schmidt, Fort Sill, Okla.; brother, John G. Brayles, Kitsap, Wash. One grandaughter and two great-grandchildren also survive. Services will be held Thursday December 10th at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Clough-Barrick Funeral Home. Mr. Leland Parsons will officiate. Interment, Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Dec 10, 1959 5:2
SCHMIDT, Louvera Broyles
b. 11 Mar 1900
d. 03 Apr 1983 RA-54-03
Lt Col US Army World War II - Korea
"Memorial services will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the First United Metho-dist Church for Dr. L.B. Schmidt, 83, of Salem, who died Sunday.
Private interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery, under direction of Virgil T. Golden mortuary.
He was born in Russellville, Mo., and began work in a dental laboratory at age 12. He graduated in 1926 from the North Pacific College of Dentis-try, Portland.
He began dental practice in Salem after graduation, and completed a degree at Willamette University in 1941. He joined the Army Reserve Officers Association and was called into active duty in World War II, serving in both the Aleutian and European theaters. He returned in private practice in Salem and again was called up for the Korean War, rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
He retired as a career officer from the U.S. Army Dental Corps in 1960. In the early 1960s, he served as a dentist for the Oregon State Correc-tional Institution and the Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital. Since 1965, he had been in private practice in Salem.
Surviving are his wife, Elsie Lippold Schmidt, Salem; daughter, Jane Olsen, Beaverton; and stepdaughter, Edna Marie Natkin, Seattle.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the church memorial fund." SJ Apr 6, 1983 2B:3
SCHNEIDER, Dionicia T.
b. 09 Oct 1922
d. 09 Aug 1992 RA-16-12
Too well loved to be forgotten
"Dionicia T. Schneider, 69, of Salem died Sunday.
She was born in the Philippines
and moved to Salem in 1981 from Los Angeles.
Her hobby was sewing.
She is survived by her sisters, Nenita S. Lance of Molalla, Arsenia S. Villareal of Salem and Malucina S. Alagao of Hawaii.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday in Virgil T. Golden mortuary. Chapel services will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in the mortuary. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." SJ Aug 12, 1992 3C:4
d. 03 Oct 1929 Salem, OR A-23-04-08
WVGS:Lee Mission Cemetery
RI #1204 Frank Schroder, age 68, died 03 Oct 1929 of hemorrhage, buried 05 Oct 1929 Block 23 Sec A Lot 4, Grave 8; 1 space purchased by Mrs Schroder, residence Salem
"Frank Schroeder, age 68, died at the home on route 6, box 112. Survived by his widow, Julia; one daughter, Mrs. David Englehart, of Salem; a grandchild; his mother, who lives in LaCrosse, Wis.; one sister in Portland; his father-in-law, Mr. Hickish; also of route 6, Salem. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Terwilliger Funeral home, with Rev. P.W. Eriksen officiating. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 4, 1929 9:3
b. 05 May 1882
d. 24 Feb 1933 A-24-02-08
D/C #157d/o August (sic-Josef) & Therressa (Heide) Glasner (sic-Hickisch)
RI #1300 Julia Schroder, age 51, died 24 Feb 1933 of apoplezy, buried 01 Mar 1933 in Block 24 Sec A Lot 2 Grave 8, 1 space purchased by daughter, residence Salem
"At the residence, route 6, box 112, Salem, Julia Schroder. Mother of Mrs. Freda Englehart of Salem; daughter of G. Hickish, Salem. Also survived by one sister in Germany, and 2 grandchildren; aged 50 years, nine months and 19 days. A native of Germany. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services, Tuesday, February 28, at 2 p.m., from the Terwilliger Funeral home, 770 Chemeketa street. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Feb 25, 1933 5:2
SCHROEDER, W illiam M.
d. 19 Sep 1922 D-02-04-04
"Schroeder--William Schroeder, aged 78, former resident of Dallas, at Deaconess hospital. Funeral from Terwilliger home this afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial at Lee Mission cemetery." OS Sep 21, 1922 3:7
SCHUCH, Sebastian Zachery
b. 27 Jul 2017
d. 27 Jul 2017 Yamhill County, Oregon C-43-08-15
SCHUCK , Teri Lea
b. 19 Apr 1957
d. 17 Oct 1986 RA-26-10
Joy cometh in the morning
Sorrow may endure for a night
SCHULTZ, B. Frank
b. 26 Mar 1857 PA
d. 01 Aug 1924 D-19-03-03
"Schultz--At a local hospital August 1, D. Frank Schultz, age 67 years. Survived by his daughter, Mrs. J.H. Dexter of Dubuque, Iowa. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. H.D. Chambers from the Terwilliger funeral home, 770 Chemeketa street, today at 2 p.m. Committal services at Lee Mission cemetery." OS Aug 2, 1924 5:3
SCHULTZ, Charles S.
d. 11 Nov 1910 OLD 133-02
"Schultz--At the asylum on Sunday, Nov. 11, Charles S. Shultz died, aged 80 years. He was buried yesterday from Clough's undertaking parlors in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Nov 13, 1910 5:6
See: WOLTER, Gertrude
SCHULTZ, Ida [Truhn]
b. 20 Feb 1858 Germany
d. 25 Dec 1943 Salem, Oregon C-19-04-07
Interment Record #1491
"At the residence, 990 North 17th street, December 25, Ida Shultz aged 85 years, wife of William Shultz and mother of Mrs. Augusta Dahlen of Salem, Mrs. Minnie Walter of Jacksonville, Ore., Fred, William and David Shultz all of Dent, Minn., Oswald and Adolph Shultz of Comertown, Mont. Sister of Mrs. Martha Kemph of Ottertail, Minn. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 29 at 1:30 p.m. in the W.T. Rigdon company chapel with concluding services at Jason Lee Cemetery. Rev. H.W. Gross will officiate." OS Dec 28, 1943 5:2 D/C #1125 Ida Schultz, b. Germany; d/o William Truhn; widow of Wm. Shultz; in U.S. 80 yrs; in Oregon 6 months; name spelled Shultz
SCHULTZ, Serena M.
b. 1879 PA
d. 28 Jan 1921 D-19-03-04
"Schultz--At her home, 1427 N. ? street, Friday, January 28. Serena M. Schultz, wife of B.F. Schultz at the age of 40 years.
Funeral will be held Monday after-noon at 2 o'clock from Terwilliger home. Rev. Powell will officiate and interment will be in the Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Jan 28, 1921 7:1
b. 21 Aug 1846
d. 08 Nov 1925 C-19-04-08
Interment Record #1052
"Schultz--William Schultz died at 1466 C street at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his widow, Ida Schultz, five sons, Fred, David and William of Minnesota, Oswold of Montana and Adolph of Salem, and three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Koehler and Wilhelmina Walter of Salem and Mrs. Gusta Bahlin of Alberta, Canada. He was a member of the German Lutheran church. Prayer service will be held at Webb's funeral parlors at 1:30 p.m. Friday, followed by regular funeral services at the German Lutheran church, 16th and A streets, at 2 p.m., Rev. Gross officiating. Interment will be in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Nov 9, 1925 7:6 s/o Fred & Henrietta (Varner) Schultz per D/C #765
b. 13 Jan 1913
d. 29 Dec 1913 D-12-02-04
d/o Edw & Martha (Thiesien) Schunke of 924 N. 6 St., Salem; died from acute infammatory rheumatism & deformity of spine per D/C #4407
d. 26 Mar 1914 D-17-03-04
on marker w/Gustave Schunke
"Pastor's Wife Passes--Mrs. Schunke, Well Known and Respected Woman, Is Dead--Mrs. Frederike Schunke, wife of Rev. G. Schunke, pastor of the German Baptist church, died at her home, 925 north Cottage street, early yesterday morning. She was 65 years of age. Funeral services will be held from the German Baptist church this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The burial will take place in Lee Mission cemetery.
Mrs. Schunke had been ill only a very short time. About a week ago she experienced a severe paralytic stroke which left her in a weakened condition. Each day her condition grew worse until yesterday when she passed away after intense suffering.
Of devout religious beliefs, womanly, with a deep love and devotion for the members of her family and her hosts of friends, Mrs. Schunke grad-ually won for herself a warm niche in the hearts of practically all of the members of the parish of which her husband is pastor. Unselfish, unfailing in the time of need, she was loved and respected by all who came in contact with her. She had been connected with the German Baptist church since a child.
Born in Germany--Mrs. Schunke was born in Germany and came to America when 10 years of age. She first made her home in Buffalo, N.Y., where she met and married Rev. Schunke in 1872. With her husband, she later moved to Racine, Wisconsin. Some time after that the family came to Oregon. Mrs. Schunke had made her home in Salem for over nine years. She leaves a husband and four children, namely Gustav B., of Seattle, Edward, of Salem, Mrs. Albert F. May of Salem and Mrs. Frank Orthner of Dallas." OS Mar 29, 1914 8:6-7
d. 18 Apr 1937 D-17-03-05
on marker w/Fredericka Schunke
"Gustave Schunke, former resident of 924 North Church street, Salem, on route one, Dallas, April 18, at the age of 88 years, Father of Gustave B. Schunke of Seattle, Edward Schunke of Salem, Mrs. Frieda May of Dallas and Mrs. Helen Orthner of Long Island, N.Y. Fourteen grandchildren also survive. The deceased was a member of the German Baptist church. Funeral services will be held from the German Baptist church Thursday, April 22, at 2 p.m. with Rev. J.E. Olthoff officiating. W.T. Rigdon company will be in charge. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Apr 20, 1937 5:1 Salem resident 26 years; well known in city as Pastor of the German Baptist Church; came to US from Germany 69 years ago per OS Apr 20, 1937 2:7
See: COOK, Henrietta
SCHUTZ, Frank S. Dr.
b. 1873 Osceola County, IA
d. 22 Dec 1944 Salem, OR A-24-01-01
on marker w/Mary A. Schutz
RI # (no number) "Dr. Frank Schutz, age 71, died 22 Dec 1944 of cancer, buried 26 Dec 1944 in Block 24 Sec A, Lot 1 Grave 1; wife purchased 2 spaces (1 and 2); residence 1030 N 17th St, Salem
"Frank Schutz Dies Friday; Rites Tuesday--Funeral services for Frank S. Schutz, 71, long time Salem drugless physician, who died Friday at his home, 1030 N. 17th street, will be held Tuesday, at 3 p.m. from the Clough Barrick chapel. The Revs. George Chapman and Kenneth Wishart will officiate.
Schutz was born in Osceola county, Iowa, in 1873 and after residing in Wisconsin for several years, came to Salem in 1914. In 1917 he began his practice as a drugless physician which he continued until failing health forced his retirement. He had been seriously ill for the past nine months.
Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Mary Schutz and five sisters, Mrs. W.A. Gueffroy of Salem; Mrs. F.A. Shisler of Naperville, Ill.; Mrs. Anna Bohner of Scotland, S. Dak.; Mrs. Lena Brown of Rosthern, Sask., Canada.; and Mrs. Nettie Jahn of Moscow, Idaho., and two brothers, Albert Schutz of Anaheim, Calif., and Elmer Schutz of Joliet, Ill.
Interment will be in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Dec 23, 1944 7:5
SCHUTZ, Mary A.
d. 28 Apr 1964 A-24-01-02
on marker w/Frank S. Schutz
"Mrs. Mary Cook Schutz, a resident of Salem for 55 years, died at a Salem nursing home Tuesday at age of 91.
Born near Lime Springs in Iowa, she was married to Frank Schutz at Evansville, Wis., in 1905. The couple came to Salem in 1908. Her husband died in 1944.
She was a member of the Weslyan Methodist Church here.
Survivors include a cousin, Luther D. Cook, Salem.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Howell-Edwards chapel with Rev. Douglas Bacheller officiating. Interment will be at Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Apr 29, 1964 9:2-3
SCHWENKE, Julius G eorge
b. 23 Feb 1867
d. 17 Aug 1940 D-08-03-04
"Julius G. Schwenke, age 73, at the family residence, August 17. Survived by wife, Julia Schwenke of Salem and son E.J. Schwenke of Roanoke, Virginia. Funeral announcements later by Walker-Howell Funeral home." OS Aug 20, 1940 5:3 s/o Adolph & Dorothea (Meinberg) Schwenke per D/C #707
d. 02 Feb 1952 C-43-03-14
Interment Record #1761
SCOTT, Infant Boy
d. 20 Oct 1952 C-43-04-11
Interment Record #1795 Paul E. Scott nearest relative
d. 02 Nov 1950 Salem, Oregon C-46-03-10
Interment Record #1709
"Mrs. Mae Scott, at a local hospital, November 2. Survived by a son, Ronald Scott, Salem; father, Oliver Catterson, Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Edna McDonald, Salina, Kan., and Mrs. Leatta Eakins; and a brother, Leslie N. Catterson, in Texas. Announcement of services later by the Virgil T. Golden chapel." OS Nov 4, 1950 11:1
b. 25 Sep 1998
d. 16 Nov 2004 RA-13-02
"September 25, 1998 - November 16, 2004
SALEM - Our dear child, Marcus, came into this world fighting for his life. He fought courageously for six years and when he was called to leave us, he left bravely and without complaint. His genuine kindness, compassion, whole-hearted laughter, and love will always be an example of a life well-lived.
‘Marky’ loved all things mechanical. He was a wizard with a pair of pliers and a screwdriver. Anything that made him self-mobile was his great joy. He loved animals, food, and the color blue. He worked hard at whatever he could do for a small allowance, then spent his ‘dollars’ with amazing wisdom. He loved church and had the firm faith of a child.
Thank you, Marcus, for the gift of your life. Thank you for the light, the color, the magic, and all the love you brought to us. We miss you. Goodnight, ‘Little Man.’ SCOTT, T.G.
Survivors include his mother and father, Jennifer and Raymond Scott of Salem; brothers, Dale Busby of Keizer and Raymond Scott of Salem; grandmothers, Linda Thomas of Salem and Linda Riggs of Keizer; brother and sister-in-law, David and Christeana Scott of Mt. Angel; sisters, Charlotte Scott and Kandice Scott, both of Mt. Angel; uncles, Eric Burnham of Pendleton, Correy Busby of Keizer, and Mark Scott of Silverton; and aunt, Becky McKinley of Silverton.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 5 p.m., Fri., Nov. 19, 2004 at New Beginning Church in Salem. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m., Fri., Nov. 19, at Lee Mission Cemetery in Salem. Donations may be made to Key Bank for Marcus Scott. Arrangements are by Keizer Funeral Chapel." Statesman Journal Online
SCOTT, T. G.
b. 12 Dec 1908
d. 12 Dec 1908 N/A
s/o Thomas G. & Isabelle (Houghton) Scott of 890 N. Front St.; lived just six hours per D/C #8666
SEAGROVE, William R.
d. 08 Apr 1959 RA-32-06
"In this city April 8th. Late resident of 255 Center St., Salem. Graveside services will be held Friday, April 10th at 1:30 p.m. at Lee Mission Cemetery. Services will be under the direction of the W.T. Rigdon Co." OS Apr 9, 1959 5:2
b. 04 Apr 1879
d. 02 Dec 1952 C-42-02-03
Interment Record #1798
"Mrs. Seales Rites Saturday--Funeral services for Mrs. Nora Seales, who died Tuesday, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the W.T. Rigdon Chapel.
Mrs. Seales was born in Whitman City, Wash., on April 4, 1879. She grew up and went to school there and in 1914 married Clarence A. Seales. They moved to Independence, Ore., and stayed until 1924 when they came to Salem. Mrs. Seales was a member of the Christian Science Church.
Survivors include her mother, Anne Scott, Salem; a son, Robert Seales, Salem; daughter, Mrs. Doris Davis, Loyalton, Calif.; sisters, Cloy Zimmer, Portland, and Ruby Armfield, Bingham, Wash.; two grandchildren." OS Dec 4, 1952 10:6
b. 18 Nov 1894
d. 30 Dec 1894 OLD 136-11
age 1m12d; burial Dec 31, 1894 per Record of Interment #119
b. 13 Mar 1846
d. 27 Oct 1917 A-36-01-08
"Sechler--At the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.A. Wright, 303 North Third street, Saturday, Oct. 27, 1917, Mrs. Miranda Sechler, 71 years old.
Mrs. Sechler is survived by four children, four grandchildren and a great grandchild. Her children are Mrs. J.A. Wright and H.M. Sechler of Salem and Mrs. Nettie S. Tallman of Guthrie, Okla., who were at her bedside, and Mrs. Robert Rubeck of Thunder Hawk, S.D.
The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from 303 North Twenty-third street. Rev. H.N. Aldrich will conduct the services and burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 30, 1917 5:3 d/o Wm & Miranda (Tyler) Lakins per D/C #467
b. 15 May 1951
d. 17 May 1951 Salem, Oregon C-43-03-03
Interment Record #1725
"Baby Danny Sedore, at a local hospital May 17. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis D. Sedore; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Arellanes of Portland and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Sedore of Salem. Services were held at Clough-Barrick chapel." OS May 21, 1951 8:4
d. 03 Sep 1951 C-43-03-07
Interment Record #1736
b. 18 Sep 1950
d. 19 Sep 1950 C-43-02-11
d/o William and Gertrude (Sandstrom) Seeley
Interment Record #1706
Additional Seeley information available on Seeley Family Genealogy
SEETHOFF, Amanda D.
d. 07 Aug 1972 RA-31-10
on marker w/John Seethoff
"Woodburn--Amanda Seethoff, 83, a native of North Dakota and a resident here since 1937, died in a Woodburn convalescent home Monday morning following a long illness.
She came to Oregon in 1912 and resided in Monitor and Salem before moving to Woodburn. Her late husband John was a minister in the United Methodist Church.
Surviving are sons Menno E. Seethoff, Canby, Norman K. Seethoff, Bellevue, Wash., Dennis M. Seethoff, Fort Worth, Texas, and Cordes H. Seethoff, Salem; sister Mrs. Fred Schroeder, Woodburn, and two sisters and three brothers in North Dakota; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem, Rev. Robert McNabb officiating. Arrangements are by Everhart & Kent mortuary." OS Aug 8, 1972 28:1
d. 20 Nov 1958 RA-31-09
on marker w/Amanda D. Seethoff
"Seethoff--Nov 20, John, late of Rt. 2, Woodburn. Graveside services will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, Nov 25, at the Lee Nation Cemetery, Salem. Mem-orial services will be held at the Molalla Methodist Church, Sunday, Nov 30, following the morning church services. Everhart & Kent, Molalla." Oreg Nov 23, 1958 45:2
d. 05 Jan 1928 OLD 217-01
"Seethoff--Mrs. Minna Seethoff, age 67, who died at her home here Thurs-day, will be buried tomorrow afternoon, Saturday, January 7, from the Terwilliger Home, at 2:30 o'clock. Reverend Aschenbrenner will have charge of the services. Interment will be in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Jan 6, 1928 11:8
b. 05 Mar 1877 Latvija
d. 12 Sep 1975 Salem, Oregon C-43-08-01
"Auguste Sefers, 98, 332 24th St. NE, died Friday at her residence. A native of Latvia, she lived in Salem since 1950.
Surviving are daughters Mrs. Maija Teikmanis and Mrs. Skaidrite Lezdins, both of Salem; sons Ojars and Margers Sefers, both of Salem, and Laimonis Sefers; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Rigdon-Ransom mortuary. Interment will be at Jason Lee Cemetery." OS Sep 13, 1975 I:7:8
d. 18 Jan 2002 C-44-04-06
SEGERSTEN, Blanche Williams
d. 1970 A-28-02-07
d. 26 May 1923 OLD 228-08
"Aged Invalid Dies at Salem Old Peoples Home--Mrs. Elinor F. Selleck, one of the patient sufferers in the Old People’s home of Salem, died Saturday, following a fall from her chair a week ago in which she was badly injured. She has been an invalid for many years, and confined to her chair. She was born in Ithaca, New York, 82 years ago, and more than 60 years ago was a parishioner of Rev. Dr. James Lisle of Salem, in Iowa, before he started off to the Civil War. Her sister, Mrs. M.A. Cunningham, who was with Mrs. Selleck here in the Salem home, has been an invalid and unable to walk or help herself for 44 years. She is now 73 years of age. The two patient women have been so uncomplaining and helpful of spirit to the Home, in their long years of affliction, that the passing of either is more of a loss than many a strong, active person." OS May 27, 1923 1:6
d. Reserved RC-14-02
b. 9 May 1926
d. 26 Jun 2020 RC-12-09
"SALEM - Betty Lorine Shamberger, age 94, of
Salem, Oregon passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on June
Betty met her future husband, John Shamberger, in 1947. They were
married on July 3, 1948, and remained happily so for 67-years. Betty’s family
was the most important thing in her life. She and John had 7 children: John
(Harriett), Tom (Diana), Steve, Beth (Ed) Miller, Ben (Lori), Carolee (Ken)
Will, and Laura (Kelly) Dornbusch. Betty also had 21 grandchildren and 23
great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her sister
Barbara, husband John, and one grandchild.
John and Betty farmed in the Fruitland area for many years, where
they grew cherries and raised row crops for u-picks and local fruit stands.
Following her love of music, Betty attended Willamette University.
She graduated in 1976 and became a piano teacher. She taught from her home and
was still teaching piano students well into her 80s. Betty loved to sing. She
sang in the Willamette Master Chorus and was asked to sing at many special
events. Betty was a member of the Church of God in Jefferson, and also
attended the Oak Park Church of God in Salem. She loved God and lived an
exemplary life of dedication to God’s principles. She was a great role model for
those who knew her and will be truly missed by her family and friends.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared
at www.hed-fh.com for the Shamberger family." Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon 1 Jul 2020, A8:1
Betty was born to Noah and Ellamay (Davis) White in Salem, Oregon on May 9, 1926. As a young girl, her family moved to the family farm in the Jefferson, Oregon area. She grew up with her sister Barbara Jensen and brother Larry White. Betty graduated from Jefferson High School in 1944.
Betty met her future husband, John Shamberger, in 1947. They were
married on July 3, 1948, and remained happily so for 67-years. Betty’s family
was the most important thing in her life. She and John had 7 children: John
(Harriett), Tom (Diana), Steve, Beth (Ed) Miller, Ben (Lori), Carolee (Ken)
Will, and Laura (Kelly) Dornbusch. Betty also had 21 grandchildren and 23
great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her sister
Barbara, husband John, and one grandchild.
John and Betty farmed in the Fruitland area for many years, where
they grew cherries and raised row crops for u-picks and local fruit stands.
Following her love of music, Betty attended Willamette University.
She graduated in 1976 and became a piano teacher. She taught from her home and
was still teaching piano students well into her 80s. Betty loved to sing. She
sang in the Willamette Master Chorus and was asked to sing at many special
Betty was a member of the Church of God in Jefferson, and also
attended the Oak Park Church of God in Salem. She loved God and lived an
exemplary life of dedication to God’s principles. She was a great role model for
those who knew her and will be truly missed by her family and friends.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared
at www.hed-fh.com for the Shamberger family." Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon 1 Jul 2020, A8:1
SHAMBERGER, John George
b. 30 May 1923
d. 08 Mar 2016 RC-12-08
"Salem, John George Shamberger was born May 30, 1923 to John J. and Lizzie (Smith) Shamberger in Oroville, WA. He died peacefully March 8, 2016 at the age of 92 with family by his side. When John was four years old his family moved to a farm near Sublimity. He attended Rock Point grade school. In 1937 the family moved to the Fruitland community East of Salem. He finished the eighth grade at Fruitland grade school. In 1944 he was drafted into the Army and served in several locations in the Pacific. He was in the Army Occupation in Japan. In 1946 he received his honorary discharge, came home and bought a farm in the Fruitland community, which along with some additional property he still owned at the time of his passing. On July 3, 1948 he married Betty White of Jefferson, OR. Together they raised their 7 children on the farm. John is survived by his wife of 67 years Betty and Sons; John Michael (Harriett), Thomas E. (Diana), Steven L. (Jennifer), Benjamin A. (Lori) and Daughters; Elizabeth A. Miller (Edwin), Carolee S. Will (Kenneth) and Laura M. Dornbusch (Kelly). He is survived by his brother Gene Shamberger, 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
John enjoyed farming and was well known for raising high quality produce. A Memorial Service will be held at Howell, Edwards, Doerksen Funeral Home on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2:00pm. Contributions may be made in memory of John G. Shamberger to the Kenya orphanage c/o Jefferson Church of God, P.O. Box 109, Jefferson, OR 97352
Memorial Service 2:00 pm Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Howell, Edwards, Doerksen Funeral Home, 1350 Commercial St SE, Salem. [Statesman Journal March 11, 2016]
SHANAHAN, Frederick C.
d. 1944 OLD 095-03
on marker w/Minnie Shanahan, William & Albertina Richter & Augusta Yannke
SHANAHAN, Minnie R.
d. 1943 OLD 095-04
on marker w/Frederick Shanahan, William & Albertina Richter & Augusta Yannke
SHARKEY, F. M.
d. 06 Apr 1924 OLD 100-03
Sharkey--At a local hospital April 6, 1924, F.M. Sharkey, 45. Funeral announcements will be made later from the Rigdon mortuary." OS Apr 10, 1924 3:3
SHARPE, Carroll C.
b. 27 Dec 1912
d. 04 Feb 1989 RA-54-04
on marker w/Elizabeth & James Robert Sharpe
SHARPE, Clara B.
d. 28 Mar 1961 A-28-02-03
on marker w/Robert H. Sharpe
"Mrs. Sharpe Succumbs to Long Illness--Mrs. Clara Sharpe, 1032 Elm St. NW, died Tuesday at her home at the age of 73. She had been ill for some time.
Born at Locust Grove, Ohio, Mrs. Sharpe came to Oregon from Kansas in 1929 and lived at Dallas for two years, before coming to Salem. Her husband, Robert Hamilton Sharpe, a farmer in Kansas and a carpenter here, died in 1949.
Mrs. Sharpe was a practical nurse at Salem Memorial Hospital for several years in the 1930s. She was a member of First Christian Church.
She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Marcella Middleton, Sweet Home, and Mrs. Frieda McCarthy, Salem; three sons, Willard, Ralph and Carroll Sharpe, all of Salem; three sisters, Mrs. Dicy Penn, Pasadena, Calif., Mrs. Agnes Nicely, Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. Pauline Boyd, Germantown, Ohio; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are pending at Barrick mortuary." OS Mar 29, 1961 5:6
b. 20 Sep 1922
d. Reserved RA-54-05
on marker w/Carroll C. & James Robert Sharpe
SHARPE, Francis W.
b. 13 Jul 1906
d. 04 Mar 1974 A-28-02-01
Oregon Cpl US Army World War II
"Francis Willard Sharpe, 67, Rt. 1, Box 827, died Monday in a Dallas nursing home after a long illness.
Sharpe was born in Bluffton, Ind. He moved to Salem around 1925 and was a cannery worker before his retirement.
He is survived by widow Mildred; brothers Caroll, Salem and Ralph, Turner; sister Marcella Middleton, Sweet Home.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rigdon-Ransom mortuary. Burial will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Mar 5, 1974 14:2
SHARPE, James Robert
b. 23 Dec 1950
d. 04 Feb 1962 RA-05-05
on marker w/Carroll C. & Elizabeth Sharpe
"Traffic Victim Was Middle Grove Student--James Sharpe, 11, of 4707 Silverton Road NE, who was killed instantly Sunday night when his bicycle collided with a car, was born in Salem and attended the fourth grade at Middle Grove School.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll C. Sharpe. Sharpe is a custodian at the Capitol Building here.
The victim was riding his bike toward home after a trip to Middle Grove Market, about one-quarter of a mile from the crash scene in the 4600 block of Silverton Road NE. He was riding in the right-hand lane of the road heading east when a passing car driven by Roy Rutschman, 47, of Silverton, collided with the bike. Pieces of the bike were scattered along residential yards. Police pointed out that the bike wasn't equipped with a light.
Rutschman said the boy was `directly in front of me when I slammed on the brakes.' The impact sent the boy crashing into the car's fender and windshield. His body came to rest in a ditch alongside the road.
Survivors besides the parents are a brother, Kenneth, 12, a sister, Ruth, 15, and a grandmother, Mrs. Henry Torvend, Salem. The boy was a member of the Middle Grove Evangelical United Brethern Church." OS Feb 5, 1962 5:5
SHARPE, Robert H.
d. 22 Feb 1949 A-28-02-04
on marker w/Clara B. Sharpe
"Robert H. Sharpe, at the residence, 1032 Elm st., West Salem, at the age of 75 years. Survived by widow, Mrs. Clara Sharpe, West Salem; daughters, Mrs. Marcella Middleton, Sweet Home, and Mrs. Frieda McCarthy, West Salem; sons, Willard Sharpe, West Salem, Ralph Sharpe, Auburn, Wash., and Carroll Sharpe, Salem; brother, the Rev. D.S. Sharpe, Long Beach, Calif.; sister, Mrs. Florence Campbell, Seaman, Ohio, and four grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday, February 24, at 3 p.m. in the Clough-Barrick chapel with the Rev. Dudley Strain officiating. Interment in Jason Lee cemetery." OS Feb 23, 1949 10:3
SHAW, David R.
d. Reserved RC-09-11
SHEFFIELD, Billy D.
d. Reserved RA-21-02
on marker w/Christe F. Sheffield
SHEFFIELD, Christe F aye
d. 30 Jun 1981 RA-21-01
m'd 30 Sep 1945
on marker w/a blank side
"Christie Faye Sheffield, 56, of 4385 Battlecreek Road SE, died Tuesday at Salem Hospital Memorial Unit.
Born in Cleo, Okla., she came to Salem in 1957 from Independence. She was a past chief and current deputy district grand chief of Willamette Temple 45, Pythian Sisters, Indepen-dence.
Survivors include her husband, Billy D.; daughters, Sherrie Morrow, Salem, and Landa Sharlie Babb, Dallas; sons, Leslie Dane, Monmouth, and Jerry, Sandy; brother, Elmar Cousin, Lamont, Wash.; sister, Virginia Bergman, Salem; 19 grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to American Cancer Society, 1940 McGilchrist SE, Salem 97302." SJ Jul 1, 1981 2B:4
SHENEMAN, Alice R. B.
d. 19 May 1914 OLD 232-08
"Sheneman--At the Salem hospital, May 19, 1914, Alive B. Sheneman, aged 29 years.
Funeral services will be held from the late residence, 987 North High street, this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Richard N. Avison will officiate. The burial will take place in the Jason Lee cemetery." OS May 20, 1914 5:6
b. 16 Aug 1799
d. 01 Jan 1840 DS-05
m'd Susan Downing
buried in original plot near Wheatland and later reinterred in Lee Mission Cemetery
SHEPARD, Susan Downing
believed to be buried elsewhere
m1. Cyrus Shepard
m2. Joseph Whitcomb at WA
Returned east c1843 because of her second husbands ill health. He died there shortly thereafter.
d. 18 Dec 1996 RA-08-02
b. 20 Jul 1883
d. 12 Nov 1950 C-46-03-11
Interment Record #1711
"Lewis Shepherd Dies; Former Salem Resident--Lewis Shepherd, 67, a former Salem resident who had lived in Silverton for the past few months, died Sunday at a Salem hospital.
Shepherd, a plasterer by trade, has not been active since suffering a stroke about six years ago.
Born July 20, 1883, in Kansas, Shepherd came to Washington about 1905. He was married in Washington 34 years ago this month to Bernice Russell, who survives in Silverton.
Other survivors include three brothers, Charles Shepherd, Port Angeles, Wash.; Isiah Shepherd, Richfield, Wash.; and John Shepherd; a sister, Mrs. W.I. Richards, Salem; and 20 nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday from the W.T. Rigdon chapel with the Rev. A.J. Gordon officiating. Concluding services will be in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Nov 13, 1950 5:8
b. 1842 IL
d. 19 Nov 1914 C-47-02-06
Dieing is but going home
"Salem Hermit Is Dead--Lifeless Body of David Shepardson Found in Home--Laying fully dressed, face downward, upon his bed in his meagerly furnished home in Morningside, David Shepardson, aged 85, was found dead by neighbors yesterday morning. The deceased was something of a hermit, living alone in the house he purchased several years ago. He was a frequent visitor at the home of neighbors and friends, where he `peddled' milk, and delivered butter and eggs.
It is the belief of Coroner Clough, who was called to investigate the case, that the aged man died sometime during the day, Thursday. The cause of his sudden passing was heart failure, according to this authority. A brother of the deceased, who is believed to reside in Riverton, Neb., has been notified and no disposition of the remains will be made until a reply is received from the east.
Coming to Morningside a few years ago, old Mr. Shepardson purchased three acres of land and the tiny house and immediately took possession. He is not known to have any other property. Seven dollars and ninety cents was found in his pockets by the coroner. Mr. Shepardson was well liked by his neighbors, despite his peculiar mode of living, and when he did not appear as usual yesterday morning, his home was investigated. They found the door locked and Coroner Clough was obliged to break the hinges to secure entrance. No trace of violence were found and no evidence of foul play." OS Nov 21, 1914 4:6-7
SHERER, William F.
b. 14 Dec 1876
d. 28 Jan 1918 D-22-02-06
"Sherer--In Salem, January 28, 1918, William F. Sherer, 41 years old.
He was a former resident of near Albany. He leaves two brothers. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon from the undertaking parlors of Rigdon & Co. Rev. R.N. Avison was in charge and burial was in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jan 30, 1918 5:3
d. 26 Mar 1892 OLD 232-08
"Died--Sherman--In this city on Saturday, March 26, 1892, the infant of Mr. and Mrs. D.C. Sherman.
Interment was had in Lee Mission cemetery on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock." DOS Mar 29, 1892 4:3
SHERWOOD, Catherine E lizabeth
b. 20 Aug 1839
d. 24 Dec 1912 D-11-01-04
"Sherwood---At her home, 463 South Commercial street, Tuesday morning, December 24, 1912, at 9:45, Mrs. Catherine Elizabeth Sherwood, aged 73 years.
The funeral services will be held at the W.C.T.U. hall, Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Lee Mission cemetery.
Mrs. Sherwood came to Oregon from Illinois in `71 and to Salem in `74. She was always very active in temperance and charity work, being a member of the W.C.T.U. for many years and the local matron of that organization for four or five years. She was also a member of the Ladies of the G.A.R. The deceased leaves one son, G.F. Sherwood of this city. Her husband died in 1894 and her other son, Clarence Hull Sherwood, in 1885." DOS Dec 25, 1912 5:4
SHERWOOD, Clarence H ull
b. 02 Apr 1866
d. 13 Jul 1885 D-11-01-06
"Sherwood--At the home of his parents, in North Salem, Monday, July 13th, 1885, of paralysis, Daniel Sherwood, aged about twenty-one years.
The deceased was a member of Salem Fire Engine Co. No. 3, and prior to his late illness was engaged in driving an express wagon in this city. He had many friends in this city who feel the kindest sympathy for the bereaved family." WOS Jul 17, 1885 8:4 b. Havanna, IL; d. Salem, OR at age 19-3-11 from paralysis; burial Jul 14, 1885; per Record of Interment #99
d. 14 Jul 1885 D-11-02-05
SHERWOOD, Daniel H.
d. 23 Oct 1895 OLD 159-05
Co. G 11 Ill Cav
"D.H. Sherwood Dead--Suddenly Prostrated While Working At His Home--And Before Medical Aid Could Reach Him His Spirit Had Taken Its Flight---Daniel H. Sherwood, aged 67 years, died quite suddenly at his home in North Salem at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
At 3 o'clock he was working as usual around his house, being engaged in making a violin, when he became ill and was prostrated suddenly. A messenger was sent to Salem for a physician, who went to his bedside only to find that his condition was a hopeless one, death coming at the time above stated.
Mr. Sherwood was born near Berna-dotte, Fulton county, Illinois, in 1828, when there were few but Indians in that now rich and populous region. He remained there all his early years and until 1871. At the outbreak of the war of the rebellion he enlisted in Co. G, 11th Illinois Cavalry, Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll being his commanding officer, but he served only a short time when he was honorably discharged on account of hemorrhage of the bowels, from which he suffered continually at intervals until his death.
He was married in 1854 to Catherine Elizabeth Fosselman, who is now a heart stricken mourner by the bier of her companion of over 40 years. To them were born three children, only one of whom is now living, Gideon F., who is salesman at Gilbert & Patterson's grocery store. In 1871 the family came to Oregon, living a short time in Linn county, but they have been respected residents of Salem over twenty years. He has been a good man and citizen and the family have sincere sympathy in their deep sorrow.
While his old ailment had caused him great suffering at times, yet his death was unexpected. At 3 o'clock he was taken ill and at 4:30 he said "good-bye" to those around him and passed over in answer to the myster-ious roll-call. He was prostrated suddenly and suffered intensely through several spasms.
Mr. Sherwood was a member of Sedgwick post, G.A.R. and was also a member of the Christian church. Funeral services will be conducted by the church and his comrade veterans will attend them. He will not be buried before Friday and perhaps later, but final arrangements will be announced tomorrow." DOS Oct 24, 1895
SHERWOOD, Edwin Professor
b. 08 Nov 1867
d. 13 Feb 1921 OLD 159-08
For thirty years a Methodist minister
Kimball School Of Theology Emblem
"Former Pastor To Be Buried Today--Dr. Edwin Sherwood, Prominent Biblical Teacher Passes Away--Dr. Edwin Sher-wood, who for the past 12 years has held the chair of Biblical interpreta-tion at Kimball School of Theology, passed away at his home in this city, Sunday at the age of 53 years, death coming as the result of exhaustion from over work. He had been ill but a few days before his death.
Funeral services for Dr. Sherwood have been arranged for this afternoon at 2:30 from the First Methodist church. Rev. Blaine E. Kirkpatrick will be in charge of the services. Friends who desire to see the body may do so before 1 o'clock at the Rigdon chapel.
A wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Sherwood, two sons and two daughters survive the deceased. William Sherwood is a senior at Willamette University and Paul Sherwood a junior in the same institution. Mrs. Edith Sherwood Mason of Mill City and Grace Sherwood, a teacher in the public schools of Redmond, Ore., are the daughters who survive.
Dr. Sherwood's father was William Sherwood M.D., a physician in Cincinnati and a professor in the Electric College of Medicine, of which institution he later became president. His father died when Edwin Sherwood was but three years old and his brother, James Sherwood, superintendent of the Cincinnati schools for may years, was his guardian. He entered Ohio Wesleyan university at the age of 16 years and received his AB degree from there in 1890. The following year he took a master's degree. In 1913 he was given his D.D. from his Alma Mater.
After leaving Ohio Wesleyan Mr. Sherwood went to Drew Theological seminary in Madison, N.J., from where he received his degree in 1894. He received a foreign fellowship while in the seminary and went to Leipsic, Germany as a student for one year.
Upon his return to Ohio Dr. Sherwood joined the Ohio conference, being a classmate of Dr. Carl Gregg Doney, president of Willamette university, in conference. The two men stood side by side when ordained and have retained a fast friendship ever since that time.
Coming to Oregon Rev. Mr. Sherwood became pastor here, accomplishing much not only for the good of the church but for the entire community as well. In 1907 he was called to Willamette university where he served two years in the chair of ancient languages and then was offered the chair of Biblical interpretation at Kimball School of Theology. He was secretary and treasurer of the faculty of that school." OS Feb 15, 1921 2:5 See also: OS Feb 16, 1921 1:5
SHERWOOD, Elizabeth Ellen
b. 03 Jun 1867
d. 15 Nov 1943 OLD 159-08
Kimball School of Theology Emblem
"Mrs. Sherwood Dies Monday--Elizabeth Ellen Sherwood, widow of the late Rev. Edwin Sherwood who was for many years on the faculty of Kimball School of Theology, died late Monday at her home, 707 1/2 Cross street.
The Sherwoods resided in Salem from 1906 to 1909 when Rev. Sherwood was a professor at Willamette university before he accepted the post at Kimball, where he remained until his death in 1921.
Surviving children are Edith Sherwood Mason of Mill City, Rev. James Paul Sherwood of La Haima, TH., and Mrs. Grace Fleming of Springfield, Ill. Another son, William Sherwood who was a veteran of World war I, died several years ago.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed. The Rigdon mortuary will have charge." OS Nov 16, 1943 5:2 d/o William G. & Margaret (Gill) Sargeant per D/C #994
SHERWOOD, Gideon F.
d. 15 Jun 1929 D-11-01-02
on marker w/Lotcy B. Sherwood
"G.F. Sherwood is Called by Death--G.F. Sherwood, resident of Salem for over 50 years, died at a local hospital Saturday at 12:40 o'clock, aged 73. His home has been at 463 South Commercial street. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Hattie Sherwood. Funeral services will be conducted at the Clough-Huston chapel at 10:30 o'clock Monday.
Mr. Sherwood was well known in Salem. For a number of years he was employed at Kafoury's store." OS Jun 16, 1929 1:5
SHERWOOD, Lotcy B.
d. 19 D-11-01-01
on marker w/Gideon F. Sherwood
Lotcy has two cemetery markers; one with first husband Gideon F. Sherwood and second as Lotcy B. Rinehart. Lotcy B. Sherwood m'd William N. Rinehart 22 May 1934 per Marion Co. marriage record #19635. See obit at Lotcy B. Rinehart.
b. 23 Sep 1839
d. 07 Apr 1910 A-38-03-03
wife of J.R.
"Shields--On rural route No. 6, a few miles east of Salem, Thursday, April 8, 1910, Mrs. Catherine Shields, wife of J.R. Shields, aged 70 years." OS Apr 8, 1910 5:7 d/o Morgan & Sarah (Scott) Hartford per D/C #1109
d. 08 Jan 1931 A-38-03-01
"Catherine Shields, a resident of West Salem, died in this city January 8, aged 82 years; sister of Ephriam Walters of Eyota, Minn.; aunt of Gilbert Brannen of Minnesota, Lester Brannen of Kingwood district, Walter Brannen of Portland, Mrs. C.C. Moore and Mrs. W.E. Heise, both of Salem and Walter Frakes of West Salem. Funeral services Saturday, January 10, at 10 a.m. from the Terwilliger funeral home. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jan 9, 1931 5:5
SHIELDS, James R.
d. 23 Oct 1925 A-38-03-02
"Shields--James R. Shields died at his home in West Salem this morning at the age of 75 years. He is survived by his widow, Catherine. The remains are in care of the Terwilliger funeral home. Funeral announcement will be made later." CJ Oct 23, 1925 7:6 wife's marker was next to a broken stone which maybe JamesR. Shields
SHOEMAKER, Janie Lillian
d. 28 Sep 1952 C-43-04-10
Interment Record #1790
"Janice Lillian Shoemaker, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Shoemaker of Gates, in this city, Sept. 26. Graveside services will be held at Lee Mission Cemetery Monday, Sept. 29 under direction of W.T. Rigdon Co." OS Sep 29, 1952 10:5
d. 20 Mar 1928 A-39-03-07
age 62; d. of apoplexy; burial Mar 22, 1928 per Record of Interment #1149
d. 15 Oct 1902 OLD 111-02
burial Oct 17, 1902; nearest relative: Hugh Showalter per Record of Interment #314
d. 14 Oct 1911 D-13-02-04
"Schuster--At the Salem hospital, Saturday, October 14, 1911, H.S. Schuster, aged about 80 years, of senile exhaustion.
He was born in New Jersey, where he became a young man of great promise. He came to Oregon in the `seventies,' locating at Astoria, and later came to Salem where he flourished for years as a photographer, but, like many others, was allured into mining and expended his financial and physical strength and returned to Salem a wreck.
Only a few friends knew him, and the life of one has gone out whose early life was one of the fairest and whose associations were with the best people in the community. He rated as one of the best educators in New York.
He will be buried in Lee Mission cemetery. The date of the funeral is not decided. The body is at Lehman & Clough's undertaking parlors.
This account given by an old acquaintance." DOS Oct 15, 1911 4:3 spelling Shuester per D/C #3061
b. 14 Nov 1832
d. 23 Jun 1919 D-18-04-01
"Mrs. C. Shurs Is Called By Death--Former Minnesota Resident Passes Away at Age of 87 Years--Mrs. Catherine Shurs died at her home on rural route 9, Monday, June 23 at the age of 87 years. She has been a resident of Oregon for 20 years coming here from Minnesota.
She is survived by four daughters and one son; Mrs. J.L. Gordon of St. Paul, Minn., Mrs. Frank Ayers of St. Paul, Minn., Mrs. John Peterson of Salem, Mrs. E. Dover of Sleepy Eye, Minn., and Harry Shurs of Stockton. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Rigdon chapel and will be conducted by the Rev. Stover and burial will be in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jun 21, 1919 6:5 d/o H. Johnson per D/C #377
b. 26 Mar 1906
d. 08 Jul 1995 RA-05-07
on marker w/Lilija Sidlovskis
"Arvid Sidlovskis, 89, of Salem died Saturday.
A native of Latvia, he moved to the United States in 1943 and to Salem in 1946. He was an accountant for the Oregon State Penitentiary for 30 years.
Survivors include his wife, Lillie.
Visiting will be 9 a.m. until services at 3 p.m. Friday in Virgil T. Golden mortuary. Private inurnment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." SJ Jul 12, 1995 3B:1
d. 08 Sep 1997 RA-05-07
on marker w/Arvid Sidlovskis
b. 01 Oct 1853
d. 05 May 1912 D-13-03-05
from Thun Switzerland
"Liebi--In the city of Salem, Sunday, May 5, 1912, Emil Liebi, 60 years of age.
The funeral services will be held at the Rigdon undertaking parlors this morning at 9 o'clock. Interment will be held in the Lee Mission cemetery. Deceased's former home was at Summit, Oregon. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss." OS May 7, 1912 5:3
b. 18 Mar 1869
d. 01 Aug 1916 D-13-01-06
"Portland Woman Buried Here--Funeral services were held at the Lee Mission cemetery yesterday at 4:30 o'clock over Mrs. Fannie Sidgenthaler who died Thursday in Portland. Rev. Mr. Wells officiated. The body arrived on the 4:10 Oregon Electric train and the funeral party went direct to the cemetery. Besides her husband, Samuel Sidgenthaler of Portland, the deceased leaves the following brothers and sisters: Gilbert, Lorenzo, John and William White and Mrs. Elizabeth Frazier, all of Salem, and Mrs. Sophia Thurman of Portland." OS Aug 5, 1916 5:3 w/o Sam; d/o James G. & Lydia A. (Towne) White; died in Portland, OR; Residence was 836 Willamette Blvd per D/C #1436
b. 16 Dec 1853
d. 08 Jan 1924 OLD 204-09
"Stiewert--Mrs. Caroline Stiewert 70, a resident of Oregon since 1878, died at her home, 2090 Ferry street, late Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, 1924, following a lingering illness of 20 years. Mrs. Stiewert was born in Brookfield, Wis., Dec. 16, 1853. She is survived by the following children: Rev. S.A. Stiewert, Clay Center, Kan.; A.A. Stiewert, F.J. Stiewert and Mrs. A.J. Kilfiker, all of Salem; E.C. Stiewert of Whittier, Cal.; Dr. A.D. Stiewert of Pasadena, Cal., Mrs. L.H. Schultz of Portland, Or., and Mrs. Deo Cooper of Tacoma, Miss Hulda Stiewert of Portland. Funeral arrangements are in charge of the Webb funeral parlors." OS Jan 10, 1924 d/o August & Caroline Otto; w/o I.A. Siewert per D/C
SIEWERT, Daniel A.
b. 22 May 1849
d. 16 Jan 1916 OLD 204-10
"D.A. Siewert Is Dead--Native of Germany Had Lived In Salem for Many Years--D.A. Siewert, a resident of Oregon since 1877 died Sunday at his late residence, 2090 Ferry street, at the age of 67 years. The family moved to Salem five years ago from their farm, four miles south of Salem, where they had settled upon coming to Oregon.
Mr. Siewert was a native of Germany, having lived in this country since he was 14 years old. He was married to Caroline Otto at Waukesha, Wis., in 1873. Besides his widow, who is an invalid, he leaves a large family of grown children.
The children are: Rev. S.A. Siewert, Denver, Colo.; Hulda L. Siewert, Port-land; Albert A. Siewert, Salem; Mrs. L.H. Schultz, Portland; E.C. Siewert, Los Angeles; Dr. A.D. Siewert, Pasa-dena, Cal.; F.J. Siewert, Dallas; Mrs. D.E. Cooper, Salem; Lena M. Siewert, Salem.
The funeral will take place at the family home Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Burial will be in the family lot in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jan 18, 1916 4:6
SILVA, Edward T.
b. 21 May 1913
d. 18 Jan 1992 RA-12-01
"Edward T. Silva, 78, of Salem died Saturday.
He was born in Lemoore, Calif., and had lived in Salem since 1988.
He married Doris Pepper on March 15, 1959, in Vancouver, Wash.
Before retiring, he had worked as a truck driver for United Grocers. He had been a member of the Teamsters union for more than 30 years. Survivors include his wife; eight children; brother, Tony of San Francisco; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Lee Mission Cemetery. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden mortuary.
Contributions may be made to Oregon Cancer Research, 1388 Marigold St. NE, Salem, 97303." SJ Jan 20, 1992 2B:6
SIMILA, Infant Boy
b. 14 Dec 1949 Salem, Oregon
d. 14 Dec 1949 Salem, Oregon C-43-02-02
Record of Interment #1668
b. 22 May 1860
d. 05 Sep 1923 D-03-03-06
"Simmons--Mrs. Flora Simmons died Sept. 5 at 495 South Cottage street at the age of 63. She is survived by her husband, C.P. Simmons, two daughters, Mrs. Lottie Morse of Friends, Or., Mrs. Lettie Gerfen of Cove Orchards, Or., three sons, Fred Simmons of Independence, Or., Charlie Simmons of Glacier, Wash., George Simmons of Salem, Or. and 12 grandchildren. Remains now at Webbs Funeral parlors. Funeral announcements later." OS Sep 6, 1923 5:5 d/o Elija Root per D/C #600
d. 14 Aug 1924 D-23-04-04
"Simmons--George Simmons died at the home of his parents in the Hollywood district on the Silverton road August 14, 1924 at the age of 45 years. Survived by his widow, Elsie, and three children, Flora, Charles and Ella; two brothers, Charles and Fred; two sisters, Mrs. Lottie Morse and Mrs. Lillie Gerber, and father, C.P. Simmons. Funeral services will be held at the Webb funeral parlors Saturday, Aug. 16, at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Mr. Wells will have charge of service. Interment will be in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Aug 15, 1924 7:5
SIMPSON, Daniel B.
d. 08 May 1965 D-16-03-03
on marker w/Jennie L. & Gaylord E. Simpson
"Daniel B. Simpson, 81, died unexpectedly Saturday at his Salem home, 1550 Norway St. NE.
A resident of the area since 1907, Simpson was born in Wisconsin.
He was superintendent of Salem's street car system for many years, and later owned Nob Hill Motel in South Salem until his retirement 11 years ago.
Simpson was a member of First Christian Church here for 58 years. He and his wife, Jennie L., observed their 63rd wedding anniversary Tuesday.
Survivors in addition to the widow include sons Col. Garold I. Simpson and Garlen L. Simpson, both Salem; sisters in Wisconsin and Wyoming; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Howell-Edwards mortuary, Rev. Orville Mick, Albany, and Dr. J. Maurice Thompson, Salem, will officiate. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS May 9, 1965 20:1
SIMPSON, Gaylord E.
b. 04 Apr 1909
d. 09 Apr 1910 D-16-03-04
on marker w/Jennie L. & Daniel B. Simpson
"Simpson--At the home of its grand-parents, Nebraska avenue and Twentieth street, April 9, 1910, Gaylord Simpson, son of Mr. and Mrs. D.B. Simpson, aged 1 year and 5 days.
Funeral from the home Monday at 1 p.m. Rev. Dr. Errett will officiate. Interment in Englewood cemetery." OS Apr 10, 1910 5:4
SIMPSON, Jeanette A.
d. 1996 RA-51-01
on marker w/Walter R. Simpson
SIMPSON, Jennie L.
d. 19 Jun 1974 D-16-03-02
on marker w/Daniel B. & Gaylord E. Simpson
"Mrs. Jennie Lucira Simpson, 80, a late resident of the Methodist Home, Salem, died Wednesday at her home.
A native of Maple valley, Wis., she moved to Salem in 1907. She was a member of First Christian Church here for 66 years.
Survivors include sons, Garlend L. and Col. Garold I. Simpson, both Salem; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, Rev. Charles Shorow officiating. Private interment will be at Lee Mission Cemetery. Rigdon-Ransom mortuary is in charge. The family suggests contributions to the church or Methodist Home." OS Jun 21, 1974 I:11:8
SIMPSON, Walter R aymond
d. 29 Mar 1966 RA-51-02
m'd 05 Apr 1930
on marker w/Jeanette A. Simpson
"Walter Raymond Simpson, 60, 812 20th St. NE, a resident of Salem since 1948, died at a Salem hospital Tuesday after an illness of three years. He was a bricklayer.
Surviving are widow Jeanette, Salem; sons James with the Air Force at Hamilton Air Base, Calif., and John, Portland; sisters Mrs. Beulah Free, Klamath Falls; Mrs. Eva Davis, Superior, Ariz., Mrs. Margaret Severson, Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Elizabeth Tevebaugh, San Francisco, Calif.; two grandchildren.
Services are pending at Howell-Edwards Funeral Home." OS Mar 30, 1966 4:6
SISSON, John Newton
d. 15 Jul 1951 C-46-03-18
Interment Record #1730
"John Newton Sisson, late resident of Crawfordsville, in this city July 15. Survived by brothers, Fred Sisson and Ed Sisson, both of Crawfordsville, Emory D. Sisson, Veneta, and Allan Z. Sisson, Portland. Services will be held Thursday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the W.T. Rigdon chapel with the Rev. Dudley Strain officiating. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jul 18, 1951 9:5
b. 24 Apr 1827
d. 17 Jan 1912 D-16-04-06
"Death of Amalie Sittkus--Amalie Sittkus was born in Intersburg, German, April 24, 1827. She came to American in 1860, first locating at St. Joseph, Mo., later in St. Paul, Buffalo, N.Y. and Hastings, Minn. She came to Salem in 1893 with her husband, who died six years ago. She spent the last few years of her life at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.F. Cook, 632 North Liberty street. She leaves to mourn her one son, Fred, in Idaho, and one daughter, Mrs. J.F. Cook, at whose home she passed away. Also eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the house on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and at the German Baptist church at 2 p.m. Burial at Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Jan 12, 1912 6:3
b. 01 May 1820 Germany
d. 05 Jan 1906 D-16-04-06
"Mr. Fred Sittkus died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.H. Cook, Thursday, January 5, 1905, of an apoplexy stroke.
He was born in Eastern Prussia May 1, 1820, and was married in 1846. In 1860, with his wife, he came to the United States. In 1898 they came to Salem, where they have been with their daughter, Mrs. Cook.
The funeral will be held at the German Baptist church on North Cottage street, at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, January 7th." CJ Jan 5, 1906 8:6
SKEEN, Delia Cordelia
b. 05 Aug 1877 MO
d. 02 Feb 1957 Portland, OR A-24-02-05
s/o W. W. Walker
m1. Henry Goode
m2. Frank E. Skeen
"Death Claims Mrs. Skeen At 79 Years--Mrs. Delia Cordelia Skeen of Donald, a one time Salem resident, died Saturday in Portland at the home of a daughter. She was 79. Mrs. Skeen operated a Linotype for The Statesman at the turn of the century.
She was born in Missouri on August 5, 1877, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Walker, and came to Oregon with her parents at the age of 10. For about seven years she worked for The Statesman's mechanical department. In 1905 she married Henry Goode, a Washington grade school principal. Later, they operated a grocery in Multnomah County. He died in 1933.
She moved to Salem and later married Frank E. Skeen, in this city. They lived in Monmouth. Skeen died a year and a half ago. She moved to her son's home at Donald, where she lived until several weeks ago when she visited her daughter in Portland, Mrs. Skeen suffered from a heart condition.
Survivors are a son, Henry of Donald; two daughters, Mrs. Floyd Hamman of Salem, and Mrs. S.H. Raz of Portland; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Sperry and Mrs. Nona Clark, both of Salem; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the W.T. Rigdon Mortuary. The Rev. John Anderson will conduct concluding services at the Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Feb 3, 1957 I:7:5
SKELTON, Elsie L ouise
b. 18 Mar 1923
d. 16 Apr 1995 RA-19-01
m'd 11 Aug 1946
on marker w/George T. Skelton
"Clackamas--Elsie Louise Skelton, 72, formerly of Salem, died Sunday in Clackamas.
A Washington native, she was a homemaker. Her hobbies included crocheting afghans and canning.
Survivors include her husband, George; sons Frank Edward of Tigard; Robert Duane of Pittsburg, Calif., Harold Joseph of Sandy, Gary Thomas of Woodburn; stepdaughter, Audrey May Kauffman of Baker City; 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Visiting will be from noon to 5 p.m. today in Keizer mortuary. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the mortuary. Interment will be in Jason Lee Mission Cemetery in Salem." OS Apr 19, 1995 4B:1
SKELTON, George T.
b. 17 Jun 1918
d. 27 Sep 2003 RA-19-02
m'd 11 Aug 1946
on marker w/Elsie L. Skelton
"CLACKAMAS - George T. Skelton, 83, former Salem resident, died Thursday. Born in Marshfield, Ore, he grew up in Salem and graduated from Salem High School. Served in the US Navy during World War II. He had a farm in the Canby area and worked at Crown Zellerbach, retiring in 1980. He moved to Clackamas in 1988.
Enjoyed airplanes, embroidery, fishing and tutoring 2nd graders at Elwelling Elementary School in Milwaukie.
He is survived by his sons, Frank Skelton of Tigard, Robert Skelton of Pittsburg, Calif., Harold Skelton of Sandy and Gary Skelton of Woodburn; daughter, Audrey Kaufman of Baker City; brother, Ernest Skelton of Calif.; Sister, Ella Skelton of Salem; Sixteen grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. George was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc.
Visitation will be 1 to 6 p.m. today, at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service, Salem. Services will be Monday, Oct. 1, 2:30 pm at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service with interment at Lee Mission Cemetery. Arrangements by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service. " SJ Online
b. 10 Jun 1823
d. 12 Mar 1896 OLD 196-03
72y9m w/o R.L. Skinner
on marker w/Robert Ira, R.L. & Hiram Alonzo Skinner
"Skinner--At the home of H.A. Skinner, in West Salem, at 12 o'clock noon, Thursday, March 12, 1895. Cornelia Skinner, aged 72 years, 9 months and 2 days.
Deceased was the wife of Robert L. Skinner, an old and well-known resident of that portion of Polk county. About one year ago she was stricken with consumption which was the direct cause of her demise. Mrs. Skinner's childhood days were spent in Canada and afterwards she became a resident of Indiana. Twenty-three years ago she came to Oregon where the remainder of her life was passed.
Being a member of the M. E. church the funeral will be held there at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon and burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery. The funeral cortege will leave the home at 1 o'clock." DOS Mar 13, 1896 5:4
SKINNER, Hiram Alonzo
d. 12 Mar 1900 OLD 196-02
on marker w/Robert Ira, Cornelia & R.L. Skinner
"Skinner--At his home in West Salem, Sunday, March 11, 1900, at 10 a.m. of consumption, Hiram Alonzo Skinner, aged 53 years, 10 months and 3 days.
Deceased is a native of Canada, coming to Oregon about twenty-five years ago. He was the son of R.L. Skinner, who died several months ago. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. James Edgar. The deceased held membership in Valley Lodge No. 18, A.O.U.W. of this city and leaves $2000 for his wife.
Funeral services were held in the Methodist church yesterday afternoon, conducted by Rev. John Parsons. Burial was had in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Mar 13, 1900 8:3
SKINNER, R obert L.
d. 21 Feb 1899 OLD 196-01
on marker w/Robert Ira, Cornelia & Hiram Alonzo Skinner
burial by Rigdon per Record of Interment #256
SKINNER, Robert Ira
b. Oct 1875
d. 21 Dec 1892 OLD 196-01
on marker w/Cornelia, R.L. & Hiram Alonzo Skinner
"The funeral of Robert I. Skinner will take place from the house to West Salem at 10 a.m. Friday. Services at the M.E. church at 11 a.m. buried at Lee Mission cemetery. The friends of the family invited." CJ Dec 22, 1892 3:4
SKIPWORTH, E. Elizabeth
d. 14 Feb 1978 OLD 203-03
on marker w/Olin Skipworth
b. 10 Aug 1887
d. 19 Sep 1888 OLD 203-03
on marker w/E. Elizabeth Skipworth
age 1y1m19d; s/o Rev. Walton & Rosemary (Royal) Skipworth
SKIPWORTH, Rosemary Royal
b. 20 Aug 1866
d. 08 May 1933 OLD 203-05
w/o Rev. Walton Skipworth - At Rest
"Mrs. Skipworth Is To Be Buried Here--Mrs. Rosemary Skipworth, 66, wife of the Rev. Walton Skipworth, retired Methodist Episcopal minister, died here Monday.
Mrs. Skipworth, a native of Oregon, was married to the Rev. Skipworth at Salem September 3, 1885. They made their first home together in the parsonage of the Methodist Episcopal church in the capital city. Mrs. Skipworth worked for 43 years with her husband in his active ministry.
She is survived by her widower, two daughters and a son. Funeral services will be held here tomorrow, with interment in Jason Lee Memorial cemetery, Salem" DOS May 10, 1933 1:3
SKIPWORTH, Walton Rev.
b. 23 Dec 1862
d. 09 Jun 1946 OLD 203-04
51 years preaching ministry in the Methodist Episcopal church - At Rest
"In Portland, June 9, Rev. Walton W. Skipworth, late resident of 4904 NE 32nd st., Portland, father of Elizabeth Skipworth of Portland, Mrs. Lorenzo Mansfield of Tacoma, Wash. and Arthur Skipworth of San Francisco, Calif.; brother of Judge J.F. Skipworth of Eugene and Mrs. E.B. Lonsberg of Seattle, Wash. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Methodist church in Portland followed by graveside services at 2:00 p.m. at the Lee Mission cemetery in Salem. Bruning & Lundberg of Portland are in charge of the service." OS Jun 11, 1946 5:1 See also: OS Jun 11, 1946 1:4
d. 27 Oct 1917 D-03-04-04
"Services over the late Mrs. John Skubel will be held from the Terwil-liger home, 770 Chemeketa street, this morning at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Robert S. Gill. Burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery. She died Saturday at the Salem hospital." OS Oct 30, 1917 5:2
d. 15 Jul 1917 D-03-04-05
"Skubel--At his home, 1362 North Sixteenth street, July 15, 1917, John Skubel, age 73 years.
He is survived by a wife and one daughter. The funeral will be held from the Terwilliger residence, 770 Chemeketa street, today at 2 p.m. Rev. W.S. Gill will conduct the services. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jul 17, 1917 5:5
d. 2001 RA-46-01
d. 1995 RA-46-01
SLEMMONS, Frank Jr.
b. 28 Mar 1933
d. 11 Feb 2005 RC-11-22
"SALEM - Memorial services will be at 11 a.m., Wed., Feb. 16, at Howell-Edwards-Doerksen with Rigdon-Ransom Funeral Directors. Private interment at Lee Mission Cemetery." Statesman Journal online
SLOAN, Edna Blanche
d. 20 Apr 1982 RA-52-08
on marker w/Clara Bliven Strand-berg
"Edna B. Sloan, 88, of 4380 Auburn Road NE, died Tuesday in Salem Hospi-tal Memorial Unit.
Born in Tacoma, she came here as an infant and graduated from Oregon Normal College in Monmouth. She was a retired schoolteacher, having taught in Eagle Creek, Condon, Wilhoit Springs, Salem and Molalla. She was a foster mother for more than 200 children, and was a member of the Central Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Lulu L. Stauffer, Fairbanks, Alaska; stepsons, Byron Hurd, California, and Wayne Torson, Salem; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, a niece and two nephews.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Virgil T. Golden mortuary, and interment in Lee Mission Cemetery." SJ Apr 22, 1982 2B:2
SLOPER, A. Gilbert
d. 31 Oct 1917 OLD 114-07
on marker w/Melvina & William Sloper
"Sloper--At the residence of his parents, 1085 North Cottage street, Tuesday, October 31, 1916, A. Gilbert Sloper, in his 40th year.
Mr. Sloper came here about a month ago from Salt Creek, Oregon, and has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Sloper.
He is survived by his parents, a four-year-old son, a sister, Mrs. Lillie Lofton of Waterloo, Oregon, and two brothers, Ross Sloper of Fresno, Cal., and Leon Sloper of Salem.
Funeral services were held this afternoon from the Sloper home, conducted by the Rev. F. T. Porter. Burial was in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Nov 1, 1916 10:1-2 s/o W.H. & Melvina Barbara Sloper; d. Oct 3, 1916 from pulmonary tuberculosis per D/C #537
b. 24 Apr 1912
d. 25 Apr 1912 OLD 139-11
s/o Gilbert & Pearl (Sutford) Sloper of 1435 Trade St., Salem, OR per D/C #1290
SLOPER, Melvina Barbara
d. 27 Dec 1929 OLD 114-05
on marker w/William & Gilbert Sloper
"Melvina Sloper Is Called By Death --Melvina Barbara Sloper, widow of the late William H. Sloper, who died in Salem in 1923, passed away early Friday morning in Lebanon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lillie L. Loftin, where she had been visiting the past month. She was 71 years old. She was ill but a short time. She had made her home most of the past six months, or since she gave up housekeeping, with her son, L.L. Sloper of West Salem.
Melvina Barbara Hart, daughter of William J. and Martha Hart, was born in Tipton, Cedar county, Iowa, June 16, 1858. She was married to William H. Sloper some time before coming to Oregon in July, 1879. The family settled at Independence, where they lived for eight or ten years. They came to Salem 20 years ago and she had lived here continuously since that time. Mr. Sloper followed the painter's trade here for many years.
Mrs. Sloper was a member of the Christian church and also of the Women's Benefit association, belonging to the latter 38 years.
Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock this afternoon at the Rigdon mortuary chapel, Rev. D.J. Howe officiating. The Women's Benefit association will conduct brief graveside services at the Lee Mission cemetery where interment will be made.
Besides Mrs. Loftin and L.L. Sloper, Mrs. Sloper leaves another son, Ross Sloper of Kerman, Calif.; two brothers, Thomas Hart of Independence, and Ezra Hart of Rickreall; one sister, Mary Roberts of Dallas, but who is now visiting in California; ten grandchildren and one great granddaughter." OS Dec 28, 1929 2:2
SLOPER, William H.
d. 29 Oct 1922 OLD 114-06
on marker w/Melvina & Gilbert Sloper
"Sloper--William Sloper died at a local hospital Sunday evening at the age of 69 years. He leaves his widow Mrs. Melvina Sloper. Two sons Leon L., of Waterloo, Ore. Ross of Fresno, Cal.
One daughter Mrs. Lillie L. Loftin of Waterloo, Ore. The funeral services will be held from the Webb & Clough Chapel today at 2:30 p.m. Rev. J.J. Evans officiating. Interment in the Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Oct 31, 1922 5:4
b. 11 Apr 1841
d. 05 Feb 1901 D-26-01-01
59y10m wife of L.D. Small
Asleep in Jesus. Blessed sleep from which none ever woke to weep.
"Funeral Today--The funeral of the late Mrs. L.D. Small, who died at the family home in North Salem, early yesterday morning, will be held from the house at 2 p.m. today. Rev. John Parsons, D.D., pastor of the First M.E. church, will officiate, the deceased being a member of his congregation, and a life-long member of the Methodist church. Interment will be had at Lee Mission cemetery." OS Feb 6, 1901 5:7
b. 31 Mar 1928
d. 03 Oct 2003 RA-03-06
d. Reserved RC-36-04
d. 2012 RC-36-04
SMITH, Abner H.
b. 15 Jul 1845 IA
d. 22 Oct 1924 C-39-03-04
Interment Record #1002
"Smith--At his late home, Oct. 22, 1924, Abner H. Smith, a pioneer of Salem, age 79 years. Survived by his wife, May L. Smith, one sister Mrs. Elizabeth Royce, and a son, Taylor Smith of Portland. Funeral services will be from the Terwilliger funeral home at 3 p.m., Rev. Mrs. Caswell officiating. Committal services at the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 23, 1924 3:3
1880: Idaho Co, ID, Abner H. Smith
1900: Stayton, Marion Co, OR; Abner H. Smith, July 1845, 54, m9, IA OH OH; May L., May 1851, 49, m9, 2-2, NY Eng Ala; Roy E. King, stepson, Dec 1877, 22, s, NE Eng NY
1910: Centralia, Lewis Co, WA; Abner H. Smith,
1920: Ward 4, Salem, Marion Co, OR; Abner H. Smith, 73, IA OH OH; May L., 68, NY Eng Ala
Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley p. 140, 1069 Elijah Smith b. 1799 OH d. 1885 m'd Annie Riddle (b. c1805 OH) d. 1880; emigrant to CA 1850, to OR 1852; parents of Sarah Jane b, 1834 OH(Robert A. Irvine), John R. b. 23 Sep 1830 OH (Ann E. Peebler), Hiram, William, Elijah, Abner, Taylor, Susan (William Peebler), Mary (George Peebler) Amanda (John Bossler)
Book of Remembrance by Steeves: p.250 Elijah Smith b. 1804 OH; m'd Ann Riddell; emigrants of 1852; parents of John R. (Peebler), Hiram (Emily McAlpin), Elijah (Julia Unknown), William M. (Missouri C. Jones), Z. Taylor (Margaret Forgey), Abner H. (Ellen Unknown), Jane (Robert A. Irvine), Mary (George Matteer), Eliza (John Royce), Susan (William Peebler), Amanda (George Taylor)
d. 10 Sep 1910 D-10-04-01
"Bert Smith Killed By S.P. Train--Was Unconscious When Picked Up Sunday Morning And How The Accident Happened Will Never Be Known--A young man named Bert S. Smith, a race horse attache at the fair grounds, who was picked up along the Southern Pacific tracks near the grounds Sunday morning, in an unconscious and apparently dying condition, died later in the day at the Salem hospital, and the remains are being held at Rigdon's undertaking parlors awaiting instruction for disposition from relatives in Nebraska.
Young Smith left Salem late Saturday evening, after the electric cars had stopped running for the night, to walk to the fair grounds, where he was employed in the stables. When next seen he was picked up along the Southern Pacific tracks, where he had evidently been thrown by a passing train. Nothing is known as to how the accident happened as he was supposed to have been alone." CJ Sep 13, 1910 6:4 The horsemen at the state fair grounds took up a collection to pay burial expenses. His last place of residence was believed to be Beatrice, Nebraska, although a check there, at the time revealed no information per OS Sep 14, 1910 5:2
SMITH, Beulah Maud
d. 15 Feb 1933 A-25-04-02
on marker w/John W.L. Smith
"In this city, Wednesday, February 15, Maude Smith, beloved wife of John W.L. Smith, of Salem; mother of Ruby, Vera and Veta, all of Salem; sister of Everett Harrison of Little Rock, Ark., Charles of Toledo, O., and Hugh W. of Roseburg; niece of Mrs. Chlora Bondshue of Salem, Mrs. Callie Gillette of Cosmopolis, Wash., Mrs. Cornie McIntosh of Aberdeen, Wash., John G. Bellamy of Salem. A native of Illinois, Mrs. Smith was a member of the Rebekah lodge of Rainier, Ore. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services to be held Friday, February 17, at 2 p.m., from the Terwilliger Funeral home, 770 Chemeketa street, Rev. W.H. Caldwell officiating. Interment in Jason Lee cemetery." OS Feb 17, 1933 7:2
SMITH, Billy Thomas Jr.
b. 25 May 1964
d. 06 Dec 1982 RA-32-09
"Billy Thomas Smith, Jr., 18, of 4847 Jean St. NE, died Monday in a vehicle accident.
Born in Los Angeles, he came here in 1969, and attended North Salem High School.
Survivors include his parents, Virginia Hetland, Salem, and father Billy Thomas Smith Sr., Detroit, Mich.; brothers, Stephen Bowen, New Orleans, and Sterling Hetland, Manassas, Va.; and sisters, DeLyle Robbins, Imperial, Mo., and Kimberly Edwards, Eugene.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary.
The family suggests contributions to Doernbecher Memorial Hospital for Children, Portland." SJ Dec 9, 1982 2B:4
b. 17 May 1950
d. 17 May 1950 C-43-02-09
Record of Interment #1694
SMITH, Clara Eliza
b. 05 Feb 1861
d. 05 Dec 1879 OLD 159-07
on marker w/Francis Asbury, Sarah A. Grubbe Smith & Lettie Emma Smith
"Died--In this city, Dec. 4th, at 11 o'clock A.M., of consumption, Clara Eliza, eldest daughter of F.A. and S.A. Smith, in the 19th year of her age. The death of this interesting and lovely daughter causes inexpressible grief to the parents and a large circle of friends. They have the heartfelt sympathies of all in the community. The funeral services will take place at one o'clock. All friends are invited to attend." DOS Dec 6, 1879 3:2
SMITH, Clarence J.
d. 30 May 1916 D-17-02-05
"Smith--At his late home, 535 North Nineteenth street, Tuesday, May 30, 1916, Clarence J. Smith, aged 64 years.
Besides his widow he is survived by a son, Walter E. Smith, and a brother, Charles Smith, of Portland. He had made his home in Salem for ten years.
The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the chapel of Webb & Clough, Rev. Carl Elliott, officiating. Burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery." DOS May 31, 1916 5:3
SMITH, Dale Adrian
b. 09 Jun 1929
d. 19 Oct 1990 RA-27-09
m'd 17 Feb 1973 Mason Ensignia
on marker w/Kathleen Jean Smith
"Dale A. Smith, 61, of Salem died Friday.
He was born in Bandon. He was the manager of the state Motor Safety Enforcement Section.
He was a Korean War Marine Corps veteran and a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, who he married on Feb. 17, 1973, in Reno, Nev.; daughter, Connie Isaacson of Hillsboro; stepdaughter, Debra J. White of Portland; son, David H. Smith of Fort Grant, Ariz.; step-son, Mark W. Wilson of Portland; and four grandchildren.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wed-nesday at Barrick mortuary. Private family interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." SJ Oct 21, 1990 2B:6
d. 13 Feb 1897 D-31-04-03
on marker w/Frank Smith
"Smith--At the family home, north-east corner of State and 25th streets, Salem, February 13, 1897, at 6 a.m., Floyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith, in his 8th year.
The cause of his death was membraneous croup. The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at the residence and the remains will be buried in Lee Mission cemetery, conveyed thence by cars at 1:45 o'clock.
The father is an employee of McCrow & Steusloff, the meat dealers." DOS Feb 14, 1897 8:6
SMITH, Francis Asbury
b. 20 Aug 1830
d. 02 Nov 1903 OLD 159-04
on marker w/Sarah A. Grubbe Smith, Lettie Emma & Clara Eliza Smith
"Died at Tacoma--F.A. Smith died at Tacoma, Washington, on Monday, Novem-ber 30, aged 72 or 73 years, and the body will be brought to Salem for burial. Deceased was a member of Valley Lodge A.O.U.W., of this city, at the time of his death, as he had been for a great many years. He was a photographer, and he came to Salem over thirty years ago and had a gallery here for a number of years thereafter. He married a member of the Grubbe family, of Douglas county, and it thought that his wife survives him. A son of the deceased will arrive in Salem this evening, according to a dispatch received by the officers of Valley Lodge, to make arrangements for the funeral and burial." DOS Dec 2, 1903 6:2 d. Nov 30, 1903 & burial Dec 3, 1903 per Record of Interment #329
SMITH, Francis Edward
b. 24 Dec 1924
d. 25 Dec 1924 OLD 102-06
s/o Elsworth L. & Bertie L. (Watts) Smith; lived 6hrs35min, dying from prematurity per D/C #886
SMITH, Frank aka CALHOUN, Brantley Seigel
b. 19 Feb 1862 MO
d. 17 Feb 1936 D-31-04-04
on marker w/Floyd Smith
"Frank Smith, aged 72 years. Survived by widow, Mary, and the following children: Mrs. Edna Ludkins, Mrs. W.A. Sampson and Fred W. Smith of Salem. Funeral services Thursday at 1:30 p.m. from chapel of W.T. Rigdon & Co. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Feb 19, 1936 3:1 s/o G.A. & Rebecca (Sanders) Smith per D/C #158; Brantley Seigel Calhoun, born February 19, 1862 at Wolf Creek, Wright County, Missouri. He married Mary Wilson. The name he took and is buried under at Jason Lee is Frank Smith. Mary is buried with him. His death date was February 17, 1936. His youngest son, Fred W. Smith, started the Watercolor Society of Oregon and one of his paintings is in the Salem Civic Center.
SMITH, George J.
d. 27 Jun 1931 Salem, Oregon C-38-03-03
Interment Record #1259
"Smith--At the residence of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Parolie Smith, 1156 Ruge street, West Salem, George J. Smith, 78, June 27. Survived by a brother Willis near Vida; and a nephew in Michigan. Funeral services from the Terwilliger funeral home Thursday at 3 p.m. Interment Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. M.A. Groves offici-ating." CJ Jul 1, 1931 11:8
SMITH, George W.
b. 12 Apr 1842
d. 19 Jan 1916 D-19-03-08
On the Oregon trail at age 5
"Geo. W. Smith, Pioneer, Dead--Came to Oregon in 1846--Passes Away After Short Illness.--Crossed Plains by Ox Team From Missouri--Long a Resident of Polk County--Funeral to Be Held Tomorrow Afternoon.--George W. Smith, a pioneer Oregonian, died yesterday afternoon at 4:25 o'clock at the Willamette sanatorium, following a short illness. He was 73 years old. He is survived by a widow, seven sons and two daughters.
In 1846, with his parents, Mr. Smith crossed the plains by ox team from Missouri, settling at Luckiamute, near Dallas, where he lived until he was 26 years old. He was married May 10, 1886, at Luckiamute to Miss Nancy E. Sheldon. Later he moved to Colfax, Wash., where he lived for thirty years. He was engaged in farming.
In 1904 Mr. Smith returned to Oregon, making his home at Hood River and The Dalles until last July, when he moved to Salem and has been living at 1640 Hall street.
The children who survive him are: Silas M. Smith and Herbert S. Smith, Penawawa, Wash.; George T. Smith, Almonto, Wash.; Chauncey Curtis Smith, Spokane; Elmer O. Smith, Salem; Clyde T. Smith, The Dalles; Dorsey O. Smith, Boring; Mrs. A.C. Smith, Endicott, Wash., and Mrs. H.P. Allen, Hood River.
The funeral will be held Friday at 2 o'clock from the Free Methodist church, Rev. Mr. Johnson officiating. The body is at the establishment of Webb & Clough. The place of interment has not yet been decided." OS Jan 20, 1916 5:4
SMITH, Gertrude E.
d. 30 May 1928 D-20-03-07
Entered into Rest
on marker w/Henry F. Smith
"At a local hospital, May 29, Mrs. Gertrude Smith, resident of Falls City, died at the age of 73 years. The remains are in care of the Terwilliger Funeral home. Funeral services will be held at the Free Methodist church today at 10 a.m., with interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS May 31, 1928 5:6
SMITH, Gertrude L.
d. 27 May 1982 RA-27-08
m'd Jun 4, 1928
on marker w/Thomas D. Smith
"Gertrude L. Smith, 70, of 1770 Childs Ave. NE, died Thursday.
Born in Rochester, Minn., she came to Oregon in 1921 and Salem in 1977. She was a member of Eastern Star.
Survivors include husband, Thomas, and son, Dale A., Salem.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Lee Mission Cemetery under direction of Rigdon-Ransom mortuary." SJ May 30, 1982 2C:6
SMITH, Henry F.
b. 10 Nov 1849
d. 29 Aug 1921 D-20-03-08
on marker w/Gertrude E. Smith
"Former Salem Man Passes at Stayton --Henry Smith, a former resident of Salem, passed away at Stayton yester-day morning. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 o'clock from the Free Methodist church here.
Mr. Smith had been ill about four months. He is survived by a wife and several sons who reside in the east. In Stayton he had been the propietor of a second-hand store." CJ Aug 30, 1921 5:4 b. WI; s/o Chas. Smith; h/o Gertie E. Smith; merchant per D/C#692
SMITH, Ivan Ray
d. 30 Oct 1930 A-25-03-02
"Ivan Smith died in Corvallis, October 30, aged 17 years; son of Mr. and Mrs. John W.L. Smith; brother of Ruby, Vera and Veda, all of Corvallis. Funeral services Saturday, November 1, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Clough-Barrick company, Rev. Layton officiating. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 31, 1930 5:2
SMITH, Jane Elizabeth Keith
b. 07 Jan 1917
d. 14 Jun 1995 RA-45-06
Loved Missed and Remembered
"Portland--Jane Elizabeth Keith Smith, 78, formerly of Salem, died Wednesday.
A native Oregonian, she was born in Albany and graduated from Salem High School. She was a switchboard operator and homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Portland. Her husband, Theodore, died 1986.
Survivors include her sons, David of Salt Lake City, and Don of Reno, Nev.; daughter, Gehla Knight of Portland; sister, Priscilla Anderson of Florida; six grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. today in Jason Lee Mission Cemetery in Salem. Arrangements are by Holman's mortuary in Portland. Contributions: Oregon Historical Society." SJ Jun 16, 1995 7B:3
d. 02 Mar 2020 RA-02-22
Burial 18 Mar 2020
SMITH, John W.L.
d. 04 Jan 1934 A-25-04-02
on marker w/Beulah Maud Smith
s/o Andrew & Suzzanna (Geeding) Smith; b. IN; died at OSH; teacher for 30 years per D/C #5
SMITH, Joseph C.
d. 19 A-30-04-02
on marker w/Melissa Smith
SMITH, Joseph E.
d. 29 Mar 1901 N/A
"Smith--At the Oregon Hospital for the Insane, Salem, Or., Friday, March 20, 1901, Joseph E. Smith, aged 64 years, of semi-paresis.
Mr. Smith stands high in the Masonic order, being a 32d degree Scottish Rite Mason and a Knight Templar; and also in the Knights of Pythias. His son, Robert Smith, arrived from Port-land, and took the body to Portland for burial.
Deceased was for many years a promi-nent merchant in Portland, and stood high in business circles." CJ Mar 30, 1901 4:5 obit states taken to Portland; name not on Record of Interment; name listed for Lee Mission in Funerals Held at W.T. Rigdon, Pioneer Morticians, Salem, Marion Co., OR, For Years 1892-1905
SMITH, Kathleen Jean
b. 06 Jun 1936
d. 15 Oct 2011 Gresham, OR RA-27-10
on marker w/Dale Adrian Smith
SMITH, Lettie Emma
b. 12 Feb 1874
d. 20 Feb 1879 OLD 159-06
"Died--Lettie E. twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Smith, aged 5 years, died of croup yesterday about noon. Funeral will take place from Mr. Smith's residence tomorrow, Saturday, at 10:30 A.M. Friends of the family invited." DOS Feb 21, 1879 3:3
SMITH, M. C.
d. 23 Dec 1911 D-15-01-03
"Smith--At Dunsmuir, Cal., M.C. Smith, age 28 years, of acute gastritis.
The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock this morning from W.T. Rigdon's chapel, and interment will be made in Lee Mission cemetery." DOS Dec 31, 1911 3:2 Record of Interment #552 has W.C. Smith; nearest friend or relative: Ethel Clark
SMITH, Marion L.
b. 30 May 1921
d. 08 Nov 2005 RC-11-18b
SMITH, Mary Wilson
d. 11 Jan 1951 D-31-04-02
"Mrs. Mary Smith, at the residence at 115 N. Lancaster dr., January 11, at the age of 82 years. Survived by two children, Fred Smith and Mrs. Bertha R. Sampson, both of Salem; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held at the W.T. Rigdon chapel Saturday, January 13, at 10:30 a.m. with concluding services at Lee Mission cemetery. The Rev. George H. Swift will officiate." OS Jan 13, 1951 11:3
d. 16 Jan 1952 A-30-04-01
on marker w/Joseph C. Smith
"Melissa Smith, at a local hospital Jan. 16, at the age of 80. Late resident of 1030 Locust St. Survived by widower, Joseph C. Smith of Salem; five daughters, Mrs. Beva Whitcomb of Arnett, Okla.; Mrs. Velma Haley of Snohomish, Wash.; Mrs. Ellena Darnell of Alberta, Canada; Mrs. Bessie Zemer of LaComb, Alberta, Canada; Mrs. Marry Hausmann of Reedsport; two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Cobb of Hutchinson, Kans.; Mrs. Laura Clark of Unionvale, Mo.; 27 grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren. Member of Pilgrim Holiness Church in Salem. Announcement of services later by the Howell-Edwards Chapel." OS Jan 18, 1952 8:4
d. 13 Oct 2020 RC-09-10
SMITH, Paul H.
b. 24 Jan 1924
d. 25 Jan 2002 RC-11-18
SMITH, Sarah A. Grubbe
b. 27 Dec 1842
d. 28 Nov 1923 OLD 159-05
on marker w/Francis Asbury, Lettie Emma & Clara Eliza Smith
"Smith--At Hoquiam, Wash., November 28, Mrs. Sarah A. Smith, age 80 years, widow of the late F.A. Smith, pioneer resident of Salem; mother of Vern Smith and Mrs. F.W. Kimberk of Portland, Mrs. Helen Clapp and Eugene L. Smith of Seattle, and Miss Linnie Smith of Hoquiam. The remains are at the Rigdon mortuary from whence the funeral cortege will depart at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, for the Lee Mission cemetery, where concluding services will take place." OS Dec 2, 1923 6:3
SMITH, Steven Dale
b. 09 Oct 1946
d. 12 Oct 1946 C-43-01-04
Baby son of Herbert & Helga Smith
Interment Record #1588
"In this city, October 12, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert V. Smith, Monmouth. Graveside services will be Thursday, October 17, at 3:30 p.m., at Lee Mission cemetery, under direction of W.T. Rigdon company. The Rev. Walter S. Frederick will officiate." OS Oct 17, 1946 5:1
SMITH, Thomas D.
b. 04 Jun 1905
d. 05 Sep 1988 RA-27-07
m'd 04 Jun 1928 - Mason Ensignia
on marker w/Gertrude L. Smith
"Thomas D. Smith, 83, of Salem died Monday in Salem.
He was born in Mayfield, Mich. He grew up and lived in Bandon before coming to Salem in 1977. He married Gertrude L. Fellows June 4, 1928, in Bandon. She died in 1982. He was a life member of the Bandon Masonic Lodge for 56 years.
Survivors include his son, Dale of Salem; and sisters, Eva Gilmore of Bandon and Evelyn Finley and Ardith DeGrote, both of Coquille.
At his request there will be no services. Private interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden mortuary, Salem." SJ Sep 6, 1988 2B:5
b. 30 Oct 1916
d. 26 Jan 2000 A-25-04-02
SMITH, William T.
d. 19 May 1949 Marion County, OR C-46-02-03
Record of Interment #1638
D/C #1660 Marion County
SMITH, Willie E.
b. 08 Jun 1860
d. 25 Dec 1920 REMOVED
Removed to Belcrest Cemetery, Salem, OR.; obit OS Dec 26, 1920 5:2-3
b. 08 Jun 1860
d. 28 Apr 1939 C-38-04-05
Twin of Willie E. Smith
d. 2012 RC-46-09
d. 1940 C-44-04-06
on marker w/Kristine Snikers
h/o Kristine; d. in Germany per wife's obit below
d. 17 Dec 1962 C-44-04-06
on marker w/Janis Snikers
"Mrs. Kristina Snikers, 89, died Monday at the home, 2225 Chemeketa St. NE.
Mrs. Snikers was born in Latvia and came to Salem from that country 13 years ago. Her husband, Janis, died in 1940 in Germany. She was a member of the Latvian Church in Portland. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Martha Shaefers, Salem, and one granddaughter.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at W.T. Rigdon chapel. Interment will be at Lee Mission Cemetery. Rev. Fanis Calvis will officiate." OS Dec 18, 1962 6:1
b. 03 Aug 1879
d. 11 Jul 1953 C-17-01-08
Iowa Pvt Co I 11 Inf
Interment Record #1811
"Final Rites for Ambrose Snook Set Wednesday--Ambrose Snook, late resident of 2185 N. Liberty St. who died Sunday at Roseburg, had lived in Salem since 1922. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War and had been ill for some time at the veterans hospital in Roseburg.
He was born in Iowa Aug 3, 1879, and lived for several years in Wyoming.
Funeral services will be held Wed-nesday at 3 p.m. in the W.T. Rigdon Chapel, with interment at Lee Mission Cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Frank, Richard and Robert Snook, all of Salem; a daughter, Mrs. Avis Squires, Salem; brother, Will Snook, South Dakota; sisters, Elsie Snook, Salem, Hency Henderson, Toppenish, Wash., and 12 grandchildren." OS Jul 14, 1953 I:3:8
SNOW, Virgil B.
d. 20 Sep 1959 A-33-02-07
"Virgil B. Snow Services Set On Thursday--Funeral services for Virgil B. Snow, Willamette University alumnus who died Sunday in Portland, will be held on Thursday in Piedmont Friends Church, Portland. Burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery, Salem, at 12:30 Thursday.
Snow was an Oregon native who grew up in Portland. A lifelong member of Friends Church, he was employed by the Post Office Department in Portland for 30 years and also worked for the Bureau of Public Roads as a civil engineer.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Florence P. Snow, Portland; one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Jean Voth, Portland; two sons, Jasper B. (Jack) Snow, Portland, and Peter L. Snow, Salem; one brother, Keith L. Snow, Hillsboro; three grandsons and one granddaughter." OS Sep 23, 1959 5:8
b. 25 Jan 1822
d. 21 Dec 1902 OLD 088-02
on marker w/Rachel Snowden
"Passing of Aged Pioneer--Conrad Snowden Dies As A Result of Severe Fall and Exposure--Came From Kentucky to Oregon In The Year 1852--Discoverer of Snowden Springs In Douglas County--The Funeral Services.
After an illness of several days, due to a heavy fall and long exposure to the rough weather as a result, Conrad Snowden, an aged and highly respected resident of this city, died at his home, No. 323 Mill street, at 10:40 o'clock yesterday morning, aged 80 years 11 months and 5 days.
Deceased was an old pioneer of Oregon. he was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky, on January 15, 1821, and was married to Miss Rachel Graves in St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1852. In the year 1851 he and his young bride crossed the plains and settled in Douglas county, where in 1871, he discovered and named the famous Snowden Springs and erected a large and splendidly appointed hotel upon the site.
In 1872 he disposed of this property and removed to salem where he has lived continuously since in the enjoyment of the greatest respect a community could bestow upon a mortal being.
Although he was a member of no church or organization, he has always led an upright and honorable life and his good deeds upon this earth will remain fresh in the memory of all who knew him. His beloved wife preceded him to the Great Unknown on January 30, 1893 and his marriage was blessed with two children, one of which, Mrs. R. Heimroth of this city, survives him, and the other, Mrs. Isadore Rice, died January 13, 1891. A foster child, Mrs. Roy E. King, nee Lena Stanfield, also survives him, whose marriage, which took place at the bedside of Mr. Snowden on Saturday evening last, marks one of the most pathetic incidents of the good old gentleman's life in that it was brought about through his special request.
Deceased also leaves one brother, W.P. Snowden, who resides in Omaha, Nebraska, where he is engaged in business.
The funeral services will be conducted at the First M.E. church, at ? o'clock this, Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. J. Bowersox, and interment will be had in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Dec 23, 1902 2:1-2
b. 13 Nov 1833 TN
d. 20 Jan 1893 OLD 088-01
on marker w/Conrad Snowden
"Snowden--At her home in this city, corner Chemeketa and Cottage streets, Friday afternoon, January 20, 1893, from dropsy, Mrs. C. Snowden, aged 60 years, 2 months and 7 days.
Mrs. Snowden was born in Tennessee and came to Oregon in `53, settling in Douglas county. In 1880 she removed with her husband to Salem, where she has made her home since.
Mrs. J. Heimwroth, of this city, and Mrs. Mary Rice, of Oakland, Oregon, her daughters, are the only surviving relatives, besides her husband, C. Snowden." DOS Jan 21, 1893 4:4
SNYDER, George H.
b. 10 Jul 1867
d. 03 Apr 1913 C-48-03-01
Interment Ledger #625 d. 08 Nov 1913, removed from asylum and interred at Lee Mission Cemetery Nov 8, 1913
SNYDER, Jane E.
d. 06 Mar 1936 C-40-04-03
Interment Record #1372
"Died--Jane Snyder in Brainard, Minn., March 6. Funeral announcements later by Clough-Barrick Co." OS Mar 8, 1936 5:2
b. 17 Oct 1851
d. 25 Jul 1917 C-40-04-04
Interment Record #732
"Snyder--At Eugene, Or., July 26, 1917, Rev. Sanford Snyder. The body will be shipped to Salem, accompanied by the family. Burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery. Dr. Avison will conduct the funeral ser-vice, which will be in charge of Webb & Clough. The body will arrive at 1:50 today." OS Jul 28, 1917 4:3 s/o Peter Snyder
d. 28 Jul 1911 D-13-02-08
37 yrs old; b. Norway; died of general paresis at O.S.I.A. perD/C #2032
d. 08 Mar 1931 A-44-02-06
stillborn; burial Mar 9, 1931; nearest relative: Ernest Solle per Record of Interment #1251
SONMARK, Risako Sachao
d. 19 Feb 2016 RC-13-06
SORDELLO, Cheryl Marie
b. 27 Apr 1948
d. 19 May 1948 A-29-02-08
"Cheryl Marie Sordello, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Sordello, 445 S. Winter st., at the residence Wednesday, May 19, at the age of 22 days. Also survived by her grandparents, Mrs. Theresa Sordello of LaVeta, Col., and Mrs. Lola Campbell of Salem. Service will be held from the W.T. Rigdon chapel Friday, May 21 at 1:30 p.m., with interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS May 20, 1948 15:4
SORRILL, Sadie M.
d. 10 Feb 1927 Salem, Oregon C-40-03-01
on marker w/Willian Sorrill
Interment Record #1109
"Sorrill--Mrs. Sadie Sorrill, 65, died at her home 1190 N. 19th street in this city on February 10, 1927. She is survived by her widower, William Sorrill of Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Spencer of Kansas and Mrs. E.G. Parker of Nebraska. Funeral services will be held from the Webb chapel Monday morning at 10:30, Rev. Taylor officiating." CJ Feb 11, 1927 11:8
d. 23 Mar 1927 Salem, Oregon C-40-03-02
on marker w/Sadie M. Sorrill
Interment Record #1117
"Sorrill--Wm. Sorrill died at his residence at 1110 north 20th street, March 23, aged 83 years. His wife died on February 1st of this year. He is survived by 2 brothers, Henry and Thomas of Illinois, 6 nieces and 7 nephews. The funeral services will be held from the Webb chapel Friday at 2 p.m. Dr. Doney and Rev. Taylor offici-ating. Burial in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Mar 24, 1927 11:8
d. 08 Jul 2020 Multnomah County, Oregon C-43-08-07D
Burial 13 Jul 2020
SPANGENBERG, Lydia J.
b. 21 Oct 1897
d. 13 Feb 1981 RA-03-04
"Lydia G. Spangenberg, 83, of 4480 Market St. NE, died yesterday at St. Francis Nursing Home.
Born in Milaca, Minn., she came here in 1963. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her daughters, Irene Busch, Maplewood, Minn., Renee LaBarre, Bloomington, Minn., and Mercedes Manders, St. Paul, Minn.; sister, Anita Hamley, of Florida; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Barrick mortuary, with interment following in Lee Mission Cemetery." SJ Feb 14, 1981 2B:4
SPATH, Alice B.
d. 05 Dec 1971 OLD 125-14
on marker w/John J. Spath
"Spath--Alice B., 1623 SE Salmon; wife of John J.; aunt of Carl E. Beach and Lelia M. Jackson. Requiem mass Thursday 9:30 am St. Marys Cathedral, NW 18th & Couch. Recitation of the Rosary, Wednesday 7:30 pm, chapel of Hennessey, Goetsch & McGee, NW 17th & Davis. Private commital Jason Lee Cemetery, Salem, Oregon. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Oregon State School for the Deaf, Salem, Ore. or the Heart Assoc." Oreg Dec 7, 1971 34:5
SPATH, John J acob
d. 28 Feb 1978 OLD 125-13
on marker w/Alice B. Spath
"Spath--John Jacob; brother of Mrs. Carl T. (Catherine) Shearer, Thomas Frank and Harry F. Spath; several nieces and nephews. Private funeral service Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Chapel of Hennessey, Goetsch & McGee, NW 17th & Davis. Inurnment Jason Lee cemetery, Salem, Or." Oreg Mar 3, 1978 3C:2
SPAULDING, Angus A.
b. 17 Oct 1895
d. 31 Jul 1909 OLD 163-03
Seeking to save his brothers life, he gave his own. Our loved ones.
on marker w/Catherine & Robert W. Spaulding See obit of Catherine Spaulding
SPAULDING, Catherine J.
b. 20 Feb 1864
d. 31 Jul 1909 OLD 163-01
wife of F.R. Spaulding
Drowned trying to rescue her boys
on marker w/Robert W. & Angus A. Spaulding
"Drowns With Sons--Mrs. Frank H. Spaulding and Two Boys Lost--Rescue Efforts In Vain--Mother Goes to Aid of Elder Boy, Who Is Seized With Cramps While in Lake, and All Three Are Drowned--Spokane, Wash., Aug. 1.--(Special)--While struggling frantically in the waters of Lake Kelso to save her two sons from drowning, Mrs. Frank H. Spaulding, wife of Rev. Mr. Spaulding, Sunday school missionary of the Columbia River conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, today drowned with her loved ones.
The Spaulding family have been camped for the Summer on the shores of Lake Kelso, one and a half miles from Granite, and the two boys, aged 9 and 14 years, while frolicing on the sandy beach, ventured into the water and got beyond their depth. The older boy was taken with cramps and cried to his mother for aid. The mother plunged into the cold waters to rescue him, and when the cries of the drowning boy reached the little fellow a fit took hold of him and he sank beneath the surface.
The bodies have been recovered, according to latest information here.
Rev. U.F Hawk will conduct the funeral services at Athol, Idaho, Monday, and Spokane minsters, all friends of the husband, will attend the funeral in a body. Mrs. Spaulding was a sister of Judge E.H. Sullivan of the Spokane Superior Court." Oreg Aug 2, 1909 3:5
SPAULDING, David Leland
b. 03 Oct 1825 NY
d. 08 Oct 1905 OLD 163-06
Member of the Oregon Conference
on marker w/Harriet E. Spaulding
"Buried Here--The body of the late Rev. D.L. Spaulding, of Spokane, was brought to this city yesterday for burial. The body arrived on the 11 o'clock train and was taken directly from the train to the Lee Mission cemetery, where the services were conducted by Father Royal and Rev. W.H. Selleck. The deceased was a pioneer minister in the Methodist church and several years ago was located in this city." OS Oct 12, 1905 4:2
SPAULDING, Frank R. Rev.
b. 11 Jan 1862
d. 30 Jun 1943 OLD 163-04
"Rev. Spaulding Passes at Vale--Rev. Frank R. Spaulding, an early circuit rider and Methodist minister, died Wednesday evening at the age of 81 years, at Vale, Oregon. He was the father of Bruce Spaulding, Polk county district attorney. Rev. Spaulding had been active until the time of his death.
He was born January 11, 1862, in Monticello, Wash., the son of a pioneer circuit rider. He entered the Methodist ministry following his grad-uation from Willamette university in 1880, and during his lifetime also served pastorates in South America. His father at one time taught at Willamette university.
His wife, the former Catherine MacDonald, was drowned in an accident in 1909. To the couple were born 11 children, nine of whom are living. The children include, R.T. Spaulding of St. Helens, Earl Spaulding of Hood River, Frank Spaulding of Odessa, Texas, Olin Spaulding of Arlington, Oregon, David Spaulding of Santa Monica, Calif., Mrs. Mary Fletcher of Eugene, Mrs. Fay Swan of Vale, Oregon and Bruce Spaulding of Dallas. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held in Hood River, Oregon with services in the Lee Mission cemetery in Salem. The time of the service will be set later, when word is received from one of the sons." CJ Jul 1, 1943 14:5 Frank Spaulding m'd Catherine McDonald Jul 12, 1885 in Umatilla per PCA Jul 16, 1885; s/o David Leland & Harriet Ellen (Smith) Spaulding
SPAULDING, Harriet E.
b. 24 Jan 1829 NY
d. 01 Jul 1878 OLD 163-05
on marker w/David L. Spaulding
"Died, in Salem, July 1, 1878, Mrs. Harriet Ellen Spaulding, wife of D.L. Spaulding, of Oregon conference of the M.E. Church.
Sister Spaulding, daughter of Horace Smith was born June 24, 1829, in Fabius Onondaga county, New York, in which place she spent most of her girlhood days. In early life--even in childhood--she became the subject of converting grace, and an active worker in the Church. In 1859 she came to this coast and on the 11th of February of the same year was united in marriage to Rev. D.L. Spaulding, her now bereaved husband. Sister S. was one of those who consecrate all their soul and body powers to the work of the Lord. She believed it to be her duty to attend and assist her husband in his itinerant work and hence she was by his side in `cold and heat and moist and dry.' Sowing at all times and beside all waters. Being of rather feeble constitution through excessive labor of body and mind her nervous system gave way and she sank gently to the tomb. The writer has been acquainted intimately with her itinerant life, and without casting reflection upon any, can say that he has never known any more fully conse-crated to the work of the Lord than she. She rests with the `blessed dead,' her body in the mission cemetery, her soul with Christ. A husband, daughter and son are the chief mourners, but doubtless many a tear will fall from the eyes of those that have been blessed by her labors." PCA Jul 18, 1878 5:3
SPAULDING, Robert W.
b. 29 Jan 1897
d. 31 Jul 1909 OLD 163-02
on marker w/Catherine & August A. Spaulding See obit of Catherine Spaulding
SPEARE, Ada M.
b. 21 Jul 1857
d. 14 Aug 1928 OLD 126-01
"At Springfield, Or., August 14, Mrs. Ada M. Speare, age 69 years, wife of Will S. Speare, mother of Carl B. Speare of Salem and Roy A. Speare of Los Angeles. Funeral services Wednesday, August 18, at 10:30 a.m. from the Rigdon mortuary. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Aug 17, 1926 5:8 d/o Samuel & Mary (Beebee) Harlow; d. Aug 14, 1926 per Lane Co D/C #332
SPEARE, Carl B.
b. 27 Jun 1879
d. 19 Oct 1928 OLD 126-03
"Speare--Carl Speare, 1525 Woodrow street, died October 19 at the age of 49 years. He was the husband of Addie Speare, the father of Mrs. Howard Wells, of Salem, and Mrs. R.L. Carr, of Salem, the brother of Ray Speare of California and the son of W.S. Speare of Salem. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 22 at 1:30 p.m. at the Rigdon mortuary chapel, in charge of Spanish-American War veterans. Concluding services will be held in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Oct 22, 1928 9:8
SPEARE, Roy A.
d. 22 Jan 1961 OLD 126-04
"At the residence, 320 Marion Lane, Eugene. Husband of Jane Spears, Eugene; father of Mrs. Lee Seydel, Eugene. Services Wednesday Jan. 24th at 11:00 a.m. in the W.T. Rigdon Chapel. Interment, Lee Mission Cemetery, Rev. A.M. Halvorsen officiating." OS Jan 24, 1961 12:3
SPEARE, William S.
b. 05 Mar 1858
d. 23 Nov 1948 OLD 126-02
"In this city Tuesday, November 23, William S. Speare, late resident of 1525 Woodrow st., at the age of 90 years. Survived by a son, Roy A. Speare of Salem. Services will be held Friday, November 26, at 1:30 p.m. in the W.T. Rigdon chapel with the Rev. W.S. Fredericks officiating. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Nov 26, 1948 9:8
d. 1 Feb 2008 RA-24-04
b. 23 May 1923
d. 14 Feb 2002 RA-24-03
SPEER, Milton M.
d. 11 Apr 1927 OLD 215-07
"Speer--Milton M. Speer died April 11 at a local hospital, aged 45 years. He is survived by a brother, Allen of Florida, two nephews, Roy Speer of Toledo and Earl Speer of Elk City, Or. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Salem mortuary, Rev. F.L. Cannell offici-ating. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Apr 14, 1927 11:8
SPENCE, Albert Addison
d. 1995 RA-04-22
SPENCE, Alta (Duke)
d. Reserved RA-04-22
w/o Albert Addison Spence
SPENCE, Olga Louise
d. 1999 RA-27-11
on marker w/Ralph Wesley Spence
[marker only--Olga Spence buried at Willamette National Cemetery]
SPENCE, Ralph Wesley
b. 18 Oct 1918
d. 01 Sep 2007 RA-27-12
USN World War II
Two who truly became one
on marker w/Olga Louise Spence
[marker only--Ralph Spence buried at Willamette National Cemetery]
"SALEM - Ralph Spence was born on his parent's homestead near Roberts, Idaho. When he was two years old, his family moved by team and wagon to Missouri, where they stayed for several years before returning to Idaho. He attended school in the Boise Valley, graduating from Nampa Senior High School in 1938. He attended the Oregon College of Education in Monmouth, Oregon. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, serving overseas in the Pacific for more than three years.
In February of 1944, Ralph married Olga Schultz. They were married for 55 years. He was employed in State Government as an engineering technician, structural, mechanical, and building inspector, retiring in 1979.
Ralph was an inducted member of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons. He spoke fluent Spanish and taught many Spanish-speaking families English, making many friends in the Spanish community.
Ralph was a wonderful and caring neighbor. He started the neighborhood watch on his block, always keeping a close eye on his neighbor's homes when they were away on vacation.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by his nieces, nephews, close friends, and the staff at Southern Hills Assisted Living, where he resided for the last three years. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor, his positive, upbeat attitude, and the fact that he never had an unkind word to say about anyone.
Contributions may be made to the Union Gospel Mission. Memorial Serivces will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 7th at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service."
SPENCER, Eugene Jr.
b. 20 Aug 1914
d. 30 Aug 1914 N/A
s/o Eugene & Neva (Ingram) Spencer Sr.; died from prematurebirth per D/C #2065
SPENCER, John W.
b. 1855 OH
d. 16 Jul 1925 OLD 210-03
"At the residence of his sister-in-law on south Nineteenth street on July 16, John W. Spencer, age 70 years. He is survived by one niece living in Minneapolis, Minn., and a nephew, Rev. J.C. Spencer of Portland. Funeral services will be from the Terwilliger home Saturday at 10 a.m. Rev. O. Beables will officiate. Committal services will be held in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jul 17, 1925 5:6 s/o John & Elizabeth (Johnson) Spencer per D/C #507
d. 16 Feb 1911 D-15-03-04
"Sperling--In Salem, Oregon, Febru-ary 16, 1911, William Sperling, aged 46 years.
Funeral from Rigdon's undertaking parlors at 2 p.m. today, and interment in Lee Mission cemetery." DOS Feb 18, 1911 5:5
SPERRY, Alva A.
d. 12 Oct 1923 A-34-01-08
on marker w/Laura B. Sperry
"Sperry--Alva A. Sperry died at his residence, 669 North Front street, October 12 at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife, Laura B. Sperry, two daughters, Dr. Myra E. Sperry of Santa Barbara, Cal., Mrs. Francis E. Knowlton of Spokane, Wn., and one son, Earl J. Sperry of Portland, Or. Webb Funeral Parlors in charge of arrangements. Funeral announcements later." OS Oct 13, 1923 5:3
SPERRY, Earl J.
d. 09 Nov 1935 A-34-01-06
"Sperry--Nov. 9, Earl J. Sperry, 3112 S.E. Caruthers, husband of Minnie B. Sperry, father of Warren A. Sperry, brother of Dr. Myra E. Sperry, Santa Barbara, Cal.; Frankie Knowlton, Spokane, Wash. Funeral services Tues-day, 1 P.M., at Edward Holman & Son. The House of Holman, Hawthorne blvd. at 27th, under auspices Sunnyside lodge, A.F. and A.M. Interment Salem, Or. Salem papers please copy." Oreg Nov 11, 1935 10:6
SPERRY, Laura B.
d. 24 Jun 1929 A-34-01-07
on marker w/Alva A. Sperry
"Mrs. Laura Sperry, 83, died in Portland Monday. Earl J. Sperry of Portland, a son, survives; also two daughters, Dr. Myra Sperry of Santa Barbara, California; and Mrs. Frances Knowlton of Spokane, Washington. Fun-eral services Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock at Clough-Huston's mortuary, Dr. W.C. Kantner offici-ating. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jun 26, 1929 5:4
SPICER, Baby Boy
b. 1950 Salem, Oregon
d. 03 Nov 1950 Salem, Oregon C-43-02-12
Interment Record #1708
"Baby Boy Spicer, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Spicer, 115 S. 17th st., at a local hospital, November 3. Also survived by three sisters, Janice and Dianna Geisel and Joan Spicer, all of Salem; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Peters, Dodge City, Minn., and William Spicer, Fairbault, Minn. Private services were held Saturday, November 4, at the Howell-Edwards chapel with interment at Lee Mission cemetery." OS Nov 5, 1950 22:3
d. 11 Nov 1893 A-37-04-01
"Spicer--At her home just over the river in Polk county, Saturday evening, November 11, 1893, from consumption of the stomach, Mrs. W.E. Spicer, aged 22 years.
The remains were interred in Lee Mission cemetery Monday." DOS Nov 15, 1893 4:4 born Richwood, WI per Record of Interment #125
SPOOR, Charles S.
d. 20 Dec 1907 OLD 191-04
on marker w/William M. & Louise Spoor
"Spoor--At the family home, 592 North Summer street, Friday, December 20, 1907, at 11 p.m., Chas. L. Spoor, aged 15 years, of typhoid.
He is the son of Mrs. W.M. Spoor, and resided in Walla Walla until recently, when he moved to this city to attend Willamette University." DCJ Dec 21, 1907 4:2
SPOOR, Louise Cuyler
b. 04 Jul 1856
d. 04 Jul 1913 OLD 191-02
on marker w/William M. & Charles S. Spoor
"Spoor--At the Old People's home, July 4, 1913, Louisa Duyler Spoor, aged about 56 years.
The funeral will be held at 3 o'clock, Sunday afternoon, at the First Methodist church. The burial will take place at Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. R.N. Avison will officiate.
Louise Duyler Spoor was born in Purple Grove, Ontario, Canada, in 1852. She was married in Fargo, North Dakota, December 27, 1887, to Rev. William Minnis Spoor, a Methodist minister of the North Dakota confer-ence. She and her husband moved from Dakota to the state of Washington in 1900, in May 1907, Rev. Spoor died and Mrs. Spoor with her two children, Charles and Ruth, came to Salem the following September. Three months after the son entered Willamette university he was stricken with spinal meningitis and again in the same year, death invaded the family circle.
On October 30, 1909, Mrs. Spoor became superintendent of the Old Peoples' home of Salem, where she remained until compelled by failing health to resign, March 1 of this year.
Mrs. Spoor's living relatives are: father and mother and brother, Wesley Cuyler, who all reside in Pinvardin, Ontario; also Henry Hoffman Cuyler of New York and two sisters, Mrs. Josephine Spence of Bridgetown, Ontario, and Mrs. Hunt of Spokane, Wash." OS Jul 5, 1913 5:5 Louisa Spoor d/o Charles E. & Rachel (Switzer) Cuyler per D/C #2537
d. 28 May 1908
SPOOR, William M innis Rev.
d. 28 May 1907 OLD 191-03
Residence: WA; age 58; d. of pneumonia; burial in WA; reinterment Mar 18, 1909 in Lee Mission Cemetery; per Record of Interment #467
STANBRA, Elepha King
d. 09 Nov 1919 OLD 116-02
"Funeral of Mrs. Stanbra Will Be Held Here Today--The body of Mrs. Alma Elepha Stanbra, 27 years old, who died at her home at Oakland, Or., Sunday arrived in Salem last night and at 11 o’clock this morning the burial will take place in the Lee Mission cemetery and short services by Rev. A.S. Mulligan will be held at the grave.
She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William King of Seattle, an aunt, Mrs. A.G. Hallin of this city and an uncle and aunt, Mrs. R.H. Leabo, formerly of this city but now of Portland. Webb & Clough have charge of the body." OS Nov 12, 1919 6:4
d. 15 Dec 1900 OLD 182-07
"Standish--At the home of her sister, Mrs. R.E. Thompson, No. 216 Ferry street, Salem, Oregon, Saturday December 15, 1900, Mrs. Jennie Standish, aged 41 years and 6 months.
Deceased was the third daughter of Rev. I.D. Driver, of Eugene. She leaves one son and one daughter to mourn her untimely demise. The funeral will be conducted from the Thompson residence Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock." DOS Dec 16, 1900 8:1
d. 07 Aug 1950 C-46-02-18
Interment Record #1701
"William Stanley, late resident of 650 Locust st., in this city, August 7, at the age of 74. Survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ray Loche, Biddeford, Me. Services will be held Thursday, August 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the W.T. Rigdon chapel with interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 9, 1950 7:4
STARK, Mae Welch
d. 10 Oct 1968 D-08-02-01
"Mae E. Stark, 74, 425 21st St. SE, died Thursday in a Salem nursing home.
A native and lifelong resident of Salem, she served for many years as secretary for the Marion County Welfare Commission.
Survivors include sisters Mrs. Alice Marston, Portland, and Mrs. Etta Melson, Dallas.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday in Barrick mortuary. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Oct 11, 1968 6:1
STARNS, R. M.
d. 17 May 1904 OLD 123-06
on marker w/Elpha Starns White & Mary L. Lisle
"Will Be Buried Today--R.M. Starns, whose death occurred at the Sanatorium early yesterday morning as announced in the Statesman, will be buried in Lee Mission cemetery this afternoon, the funeral starting from Rigdon's undertaking parlors on Court street at 2 o'clock p.m. The ceremonies will be conducted by Rev. D. H. Leach. Mr. Starns was a responsible, well to do citizen of Sherman county, near Moro, where he moved from Benton county in 1885, having come to Oregon from Missouri some years before. He came with his family to Salem last year for the purpose of educating his daughter at Willamette University, and they have lived at Thirteenth and Wilbur streets, in Yew Park. Deceased was 50 years of age and had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church since early life." OS May 18, 1904 4:2
b. 15 Sep 1911
d. 15 Sep 1911 OLD 110-12
d/o E.N. & Minnie (Long) Starr; died of premature birth caused by mother having had a fall per D/C #2760
STARR, Mary Inez
b. Jun 1885
d. 03 Oct 1885 OLD 128-01
"At the residence of Mrs. S.A. Starr, 176 Cottage street, Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 1885, Mary Inez, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Starr, aged 4 months, and 18 days." WOS Oct 9, 1885 8:3 See also: PCA Oct 8, 1885
d. Reserved RA-19-10
d. Aug 1894 N/A
"At the home of her parents on D and Twelfth streets, in Englewood addition to Salem, Jessie Stege, aged 18 years.
The deceased was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Stege. Dropsy and other complications were the cause of her demise. She was a graduate of the East Salem public school.
The funeral will take place at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday) at the resi-dence, Rev. J. Bowersox to officiate. Interment will be in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Aug 11, 1894 4:4
STEINBAUGH, Frank Walter
d. 02 Sep 1921 OLD 115
"Steinbaugh--Frank Walter Steinbaugh, aged 42 years, died at his home one half mile south of the Pringle school house at 9:30 this morning. He is survived by his wife, Lillie B. Steinbaugh, and small son, Frank Walter Steinbaugh, and two brothers now in California.
Funeral announcements will be made later. The body is at Webb and Clough's." CJ Sep 2, 1921 7:3
STEINGRUBE, August C.
d. 04 Feb 1944 A-29-03-04
"August C. Steingrube, 74, late of Gervais. Survived by a son, Howard Steingrube of Dayton; a daughter, Elaine Mallory of Salem; two sisters: Mrs. Bertha Kane of Zell, SD, and Mrs. Alfred Miller of Tulare, S.D.; a brother, Charles Steingrube of Yankton, SD. Services will be held Tuesday, February 8, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Walker-Howell Funeral home with Rev. F.H. Theuer officiating. Interment in Jason Lee cemetery." OS Feb 8, 1944 5:1
d. 14 Mar 2017 REMOVED
Dis-intered and re-interred to Belcrest Cemetery in Salem, OR in April 2021.
STEPHENS, Paul Lower
d. 22 Apr 1968 REMOVED
Dis-intered and re-interred to Belcrest Cemetery in Salem, OR in April 2021.
d. 16 Jan 1919 D-18-04-03
m'd; aged 39yrs; d/o David & Jennie (Bishop) Smith; died at state hospital from general parasis per D/C #64
STERNBERG, Garnette Ruth
b. 15 Sep 1909
d. 15 Dec 1928 A-25-04-08
"Garnett Ruth Sternberg, 19, died Saturday night at the home, 1150 North 16th street. She is survived by her father and mother, Dr. and Mrs. George A. Sternberg, two brothers, Gordon and Howard, and one sister, Margaret. Funeral services Tuesday at 1:30 o'clock at the Rigdon mortuary. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Dec 18, 1928 3:3 d/o Geo. A. & Ruth (Cook) Stern-berg per D/C #856
STERNBERG, G eorge Albert Dr.
b. 03 Oct 1876
d. 08 Feb 1938 A-25-04-07
"At the residence, 422 NE San Rafael street, Portland, February 8, Dr. George Albert Sternberg, aged 61 years. Husband of Ruth Sternberg and father of Gordon, Howard and Margaret Sternberg, all of Portland; brother of Mrs. Matilda Alberts of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Lorena Schultz of Chicago, Ill., Misses Rose, Miller and Alice Sternberg, all of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Anna Begemann of Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services will be held from the W.T. Rigdon company chapel Thursday, February 10, at 1:30 p.m. Committal services Lee Mission cemetery." OS Feb 9, 1938 3:2
STERNBERG, George Howard
b. May 1918
d. 11 Apr 1972 A-25-04-05
on marker w/Ruth Marie Sternberg
"Sternberg--George H., husband of Beatrice K.; father of Barbara, Christopher, Gayle and Donna; brother of Gordon, Gresham; Margaret, The Dalles. Private services were held." Oreg Apr 14, 1972 45:2
STERNBERG, Ruth Marie
d. 07 Aug 1957 A-25-04-06
on marker w/George Howard Sternberg
"Sternberg--Ruth M., of 1522 SE Carlton; beloved mother of Gordon A., Gresham; G. Howard and Margaret R. Sternberg, Portland; sister of Burritt Cook, Tacoma; Mrs. Mary A. Schulz, Salem; also 6 grandchildren. Funeral services Friday, August 9, 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Miller & Tracey, SW 20th place and Morrison. Interment Jason Lee cemetery, Salem. CA 7-2691." Oreg Aug 8, 1957 5:6
STEVENS, Lucretia A.
d. 30 Sep 1887
STEVENSON, John O.
b. 13 Feb 1849
d. 30 May 1927 A-44-01-04
on marker w/Louannie Stevenson
"Stevenson---John O. Stevenson died at his home at 1690 D Street, aged 73 years. He is survived by his widow, Anna Stevenson, a son Glenn of McCoy, a daughter Mrs. Joyce Ross of Rick-reall, a half brother Sig Henton of Kansas, a sister Mrs. Ann Archer of Missouri and 4 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Webb parlors. Rev. Kantner officiating and interment in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ May 31, 1927 9:8
d. 18 Apr 1942 A-44-01-03
on marker w/John O. Stevenson
"Mrs. Annie Stevenson, passed away at her home near Dallas Saturday, April 18. Survived by one son, Glenn, McCoy; one daughter, Mrs. Charles Ross, Dallas; and one sister, Mrs. Jess Lucas, Salem, and five grandchildren. Funeral services are to be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. from the Clough-Barrick chapel. Concluding services in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Apr 19, 1942 5:2
STEWARD, Amelia J ane
d. 09 May 1925 OLD 204-03
wife of Philo Steward
on marker w/Philo Steward
"At the residence, 598 N. Seven-teenth, May 9, Amelia Jane Steward, age 77 years, wife of Philo Steward, mother of Warren M. Steward of Winton, Cal., Homer J. Steward and Milton J. Steward of Salem, sister of J.S. Bradley of Northport, Mich. Funeral services probably Monday afternoon from the Rigdon mortuary." OS May 10, 1925 5:5
STEWARD, Gladys A rtie
b. 02 Nov 1899
d. 26 Oct 1987 RA-10-05
"Gladys Artie Steward, 87, of Salem, died Monday.
She was born in Uniontown, Wash. She came to Salem in 1958. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church and was owner-operator of a local apartment house.
Survivors include her son Edgar H. of Sedro Wooley, Wash; sister Ida Mae Mathis of Klamath Falls.
Private interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem. Arrangements are by Rigdon-Ransom mortuary, Salem." SJ Oct 30, 1987 2B:3
STEWARD, Homer J.
b. 03 Nov 1872
d. 30 Jan 1935 OLD 204-02
on marker w/Jettie C. Steward
"In this city, January 30, Homer J. Steward, resident of North Howell district, aged 61 years, 2 months, 27 days. Survived by widow, Jettie Steward; sons, Lawson and Floyd; daughter, Ruby, all of Salem; daughter, Mrs. Lilly M. Persing of Winton, Calif.; brothers, Warren M. of Winton, Calif., Wilbert B. of Oakland, Calif., and Milton J. of Salem. Also six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 1, at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of the Terwilliger Funeral home. Interment will be in Mission Lee cemetery." OS Jan 31, 1935 3:3 s/o Philo & Amelia J. (Bradley) Steward per D/C #80
STEWARD, Jettie C.
d. 1962 OLD 204-01
on marker w/Homer J. Steward
d. 15 May 1930 OLD 204-04
Co E 163 Ohio Inf Second marker
Safe in arms of Jesus
on marker w/Amelia J. Steward
"Philo Steward, age 84, died at the residence, 572 N. 17th, May 15. Sur-vived by three sons, H.J. of Salem; W.M. of Colorado; M.J. of West Virginia; and eight grandchildren; Floyd and Lawson of Salem, Lillie Persing, Ruby, Wilbur, June, Doris and Vera. Funeral services Saturday at 1:00 o’clock from the Clough-Taylor mortuary; interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS May 17, 1930 5:3
STEWARD, Theresa L. Pfau
d. 18 Jun 1955 BELCREST
Buried at Belcrest Cemetery, Salem, Marion Co, OR Lot 4, Section 81, Block 9 next to her husband: Floyd W. Steward
"At a Hillsboro hospital, June 18, at age of 46 years. Survived by husband, Floyd Steward, Hillsboro, and the following daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Stockton, Hillsboro, Mrs. Marjorie Tussing, Thailand, Miss Loretta Steward, Hillsboro, Miss Barbara Steward, Hillsboro, and Miss Joan Steward, Hillsboro; two sons, Ray Steward, Hillsboro, and Richard, Hillsboro; father Antone Pfau Sr., Salem; sisters, Mrs. Eva Meye, Silver-ton, Miss Louise Pfau, Hermosa Beach, Calif., Mrs. Helen Holland, Brooks, Mrs. Anna Sproed, Brooks, Mrs. Esther Aylett, Garfield, Ore. and Mrs. Ruth Vogt, Vancouver, Wash.; brothers, Antone Pfau Jr., Salem, William Pfau, Brooks, Joseph Pfau, Brooks, Thomas Pfau, Brooks, David Pfau, Salem, and Paul Pfau, Redondo Beach, Calif.; four grandchildren. Member of Missionary & Alliance Church. Services will be 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, in the Howell-Edwards chapel. Rev. Paul Gun-ther will officiate. Interment, Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Jun 20, 1955 II:4:1
STEWART, Emma C.
d. 19 Mar 1931 Salem, oregon C-40-03-03
Interment Record #1252-residence: Chehalis, Washington
STEWART, Fred D.
d. 18 May 1898 N/A
"Stewart--At the home of his mother, No. 117 1/2 Russell street, Portland, Oregon, Wednesday, May 18, 1898, at 7:50 a.m., Fred D. Stewart, aged 28 years.
Deceased was a resident of Salem, where he had lived for a number of years. He leaves a wife and three children in this city to mourn his untimely demise, and a mother, a brother and a sister in Portland. The remains will be brought to this city for interment tomorrow at 11 a.m., the funeral to be held at noon of that day, in Lee Mission cemetery, Rev. Benham, of the Advent church, officiating." OS May 19, 1898 5:6
STEWART, Nelson S.
d. 09 Dec 1926 C-40-03-04
Interment Record #1102
"Nelson S. Stewart died at Monmouth, Dec. 9, age 73 years. He is survived by his widow, Emma Stewart and a son, Carl, of Chehalis, Wash. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m., from the Monmouth Evangelical church. Rev. C.W. Willard officiating and burial in Lee Mission cemetery. Webb funeral parlors in charge." OS Dec 11, 1926 5:6 born in Saginaw, Mich; came to Oregon 30 years ago and engaged in the mercantile business in Rainier for 20 years, locating in Monmouth 10 years ago per CJ Dec 10, 1926 3:2
STEWART, W illiam Clyde Rev.
b. 29 Nov 1882
d. 13 Jun 1919 C-40-03-08
He was fervent in spirit serving the Lord
Interment Record #819
"Former Salem Pastor Dies--Word was received in Salem yesterday of the death at Banks of the Rev. T.W. Stewart. He was a former minister in the Methodist church here. The body will arrive in Salem this morning on the 11 o'clock train and burial will be here. As yet nothing more definite could be learned regarding Rev. Stewart's death." OS Jun 14, 1919 5:4 s/o N.S. & Emma Stewart; h/o Fern L. Stewart; b. KS per Washington Co D/C #118
STICKLEY, Nellie M.
b. 04 Jun 1880 Iron Hills, IA
d. 28 Sep 1964 RA-57-08
"Mrs. Nellie Mae Stickley, 84, 4648 Silverton Road NE, died Monday in a Salem nursing home.
She had lived in Salem about 12 years, moving here from Minnesota. She was a native of Iowa. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church.
Surviving are sons, Leslie and Leo Stickley, both Salem, Dale Stickley, Central City, Iowa, and Celo Stickley, Tigard, daughters, Mrs. Gwendolyn Strawn, Salem, Mrs. Velma Krow, Beaverton, and Mrs. Daisy Clary, Central City, Iowa, brothers, James Fugat, Sheridan, Wyo., and Arthur Fugat, Sioux City, Iowa, 29 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Howell-Edwards Funeral Chapel, Rev. W. Brandmire officiating. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Sep 29, 1964 8:3 w/o Levi Leslie Stickley who died in IA in 1937; d/o Luther and Rebecca (Welch) Fugate
STODDARD, Anna E.
b. 20 Jun 1875
d. 05 Dec 1902 D-26-01-02
wife of P.G. Stoddard
"Death At Asylum--Mrs. Annie Stoddard, aged 27 years, died at the Asylum yesterday, of heart failure. She was received at the institution on September 26th, last, from Coos county. The remains will be shipped to Portland this morning, where they will receive burial." DOS Dec 6, 1902 7:1
STONE, Elizabeth Lola
d. 30 Mar 1946 A-27-04-04
"Mrs. Elizabeth L. Stone, at her home, 1256 Ferry St., Saturday, March 30. Survived by a brother, R.L. Stone, Iowa, and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held Friday, April 4, at 2 p.m. at the Clough-Barrick chapel with interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Apr 3, 1946 5:1
See: GAGGERO, Grace
d. 22 Feb 1957 A-30-03-01
"John Stone, 81, Succumbs--John Stone, 81, a resident of the Salem area most of his life, died Friday night in a Salem nursing home. He was ill for five days.
Stone, a retired farmer, was living at the home for two years. His widow, Mrs. Flora Stone, is also a resident at the home.
Surviving in addition to his widow is a half-sister, Mrs. Lee Hershber-ger, Aurora.
Services will be announced later by the W.T. Rigdon Co." OS Feb 23, 1957 2:1
b. 23 Mar 1921
d. 7 Nov 2002 RA-10-22
d. 17 Feb 1973 RA-28-04
"Halvor Storebo, 85, a resident of Salem 40 years, died Saturday at his home, 940 17th St. NE.
A native of Bergen, Norway, he was a retired plumber and steamfitter.
He is survived by his widow Hilda.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Barrick mortuary. Burial will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Feb 19, 1973 15:2
STOREBO, Hilda P.
d. 29 Dec 1985 RA-28-03
"Private interment will be at the Lee Mission Cemetery for Hilda P. Storebo, 88, of Salem who died Friday.
She was born in Lakefield, Minn., and came to Salem in 1950. She owned and operated second-hand stores in Silverton and Woodburn and was a cook for the Methodist Home for several years.
Survivors include her sister, Rosella E. Koska, Mason City, Iowa.
Arrangements under the direction of Rigdon-Ransom mortuary." SJ Dec 29, 1985
STOREY, Alice M.
d. 13 Mar 1963 C-44-04-02
"Mrs. Alice Grace Storey, 91, of 1065 Madison St. NE, died Wednesday evening in a Salem nursing home. She was born at Lindin, W. Va., and had lived here for the past 40 years.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Amie Johnson, Salem, and two nieces, Mrs. Maxine Hurley, Portland, and Mrs. Alice Masters, Richmond, Calif. Mrs. Storey was a member of the Court Street Christian Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday in W.T. Rigdon chapel. Burial will be at Silverton." OS Mar 15, 1963 II:9:2
d. 21 Jan 1907 N/A
"Stotlar--At the family home three miles east of Salem, Monday, January 21, 1907, Mrs. Lottie Stotlar, sister of Mrs. R.L. Swarts, aged 58 years, of pneumonia.
The funeral will be held from the residence of Simon Swarts on Thirteenth street in this city at 2 o'clock this afternoon and burial will be made in Lee Mission cemetery." DOS Jan 22, 1907 4:5 d/o T.S. & Rebecca (Callahan) Townsend per D/C #2748
STOTLER, Elmer T.
b. 14 May 1878 Sublimity, Oregon
d. 12 Jul 1953 Salem, Oregon C-22-02-04
Interment Record #1810
"E.T. Stotler Services Set Wednesday--Funeral services for Elmer T. Stotler, who died at his residence 1040 Cedar Way, Sunday, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Clough-Barrick Chapel. Interment will be at the Jason Lee Cemetery.
Stotler, a member of an old pioneer family, was born in Sublimity, May 14, 1878, and lived all his life in the Salem area with the exception of some years when he was in the hotel business in Sutherlin.
He has been retired for many years, and was a member of the First Methodist Church. A heart attack is believed to have been the cause of his death.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Hazel Stotler, Salem; a niece, Mrs. Ella Scharf, and nephew, Walter Stotler Jr., both of Salem, and numerous cousins." OS Jul 14, 1953 5:7-8 s/o Orban &Charlotte (Townsend) Stotler; m1. Emma Green; m2. Hazel
STOTLER, Emma [Green]
b. 06 May 1870
d. 31 Mar 1936 Salem, Oregon C-22-02-03
"Mrs. Emma Stotler, at a local hospital, March 31, at the age of 66 years. Survived by widower, Elmer Stotler, daughter, Mrs. Stella Pike, Bay City. Funeral services from chapel of Clough-Barrick company Thursday, April 2, 10:30 a.m.
Interment will be in the Lee Mission Cemetery, Dr. Britton Ross officiating." OS Apr 1, 1936 5:1
D/C #213 Emma Stotlar-maiden name Green
d. 22 May 1908 D-21-02-06
Premature birth; burial by Rigdon May 23, 1908 per Record ofInterment #442
b. 15 Aug 1886
d. 24 Mar 1920 D-21-02-07
"Stottler Funeral Today--The funeral of Mrs. Nellie Stottler who died at her home on North Fourth street, Wednesday will be held today at 11 o'clock from the Rigdon chapel. Rev. James Elvin will officiate and burial will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Mar 26, 1920 5:1 d/o John W. & Sallie (Constable) Inman; w/o Walter Stottler per D/C #208
d. 16 May 1908 D-21-02-05
"Stotlar Funeral--From Rigdon's undertaking parlors was held the funeral of Orban Stotlar who died Saturday at the Salem hospital at the age of 68 years. Interment was at Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. P.S. Knight officiated." OS May 19, 1908 5:5 Stotlar per D/C #6868
d. 08 Mar 1946 C-22-02-05
Interment Record #1536
"In this city March 8, Walter Stotlar, late resident of 170 Ever-green avenue, Salem. Husband of Rachael Stotlar of Salem; father of Mrs. Roy Melsha of Salem, George Hamilton of Palo Alto, Calif., and Lloyd Hamilton of Creighton, Neb., and brother of Elmer Stotlar of Salem. Services will he held Monday, March 11, at 1:30 p.m. at the W.T. Rigdon chapel with concluding services in Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. Dudley Strain will officiate." OS Mar 9, 1946 7:5 s/o Orban & Charlotte (Townsend) Stotler
STOTLER, Walter Ray
b. 11 Jul 1923
d. 12 Jul 1923 D-21-02-08
"Stotler--The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stotler, Walter Ray Stotler, died today. Interment was made at the Lee Mission cemetery. The funeral was held at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon under the direction of the Rigdon mortuary." CJ Jul 13, 1923 5:1 s/o Walter & Mrs. Maud (Yenne) Jones Stotler
b. 23 Apr 1865
d. 06 Apr 1908 D-14-03-03
"Victim of Apoplexy--Sherman Stout, formerly of Klamath Falls, died yesterday at a local hospital from apoplexy and will be buried today at 11 o'clock from the Rigdon undertaking parlors. Rev. Wm. Robbins will conduct the services and interment will be in Mission cemetery. The deceased was 43 years of age." DOS Apr 8, 1908 4:3
STOVER, Clarance E.
d. 28 Apr 1941 A-26-01-04
"Clarence Elmer Stover, late resident of 1053 Ruge street, West Salem, at a local hospital Wednesday, April 28. Survived by wife, Mrs. Jessie Gertrude Stover; two daughters, Mrs. Ramona Reasoner of St. Helens, Oregon, and Mrs. Ruby Elliot of Santa Rosa, Calif. Also survived by three grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday, May 1, at 10:30 a.m. from the Terwilliger-Edwards chapel. Rev. Abe Loewen will officiate, with inter-ment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Apr 30, 1943 5:2 death index and obit gives death year as 1943
STOWE, Hattie Helen
d. 29 Sep 1894 OLD 115-07
age 3 yrs; funeral ordered by P.F. Stowe per Rigdon Funeral Records
STRAKLIS, Bogoja Elia
b. Aug 1888
d. 06 Jul 1912 Salem, Oregon C-55-01-01
b. Buhovon Welion, Macedonia
one side gives date in a foreign language
STRAND, Dora E.
b. 1875 Missouri
d. 07 Jul 1922 Salem, Oregon C-39-03-02
Interment Record #872
D/C #520 Dora E. Strand, b. MO; d/o Philip J. & Sarah (Sims) Miller; dressmaker;died at OSH from organic heart disease
STRANDBERG, Clara Bliven
d. 1967 RA-52-07
on marker w/Edna Blanche Sloan
STRAUSBAUGH, Ettie A. Curtis
d. 14 May 1925 A-32-03-08
on marker w/Alvin A. & Esther Armstrong & William Strausbaugh
"Ettie Armstrong Strausbaugh, age 62 years, 5 months, 17 days, wife of W.H. Strausbaugh, daughter of Mrs. Esther Armstrong. Five children, Richard Strausbaugh and Mrs. J.F. Billeter of Salem, Mrs. Ernest Williams of Bayard, Neb., Walter W. Curtis, Hillside, N.J., Don E. Curtis of Monte Christy, Texas, stepmother of Mrs. Henry Wolff of Salem, Mrs. Fred Siewert and Frank M. Strausbaugh of Tillamook, and Ray Strausbaugh of Lexington, Or.; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Boyd of Salem, Mrs. Dana McNamar of Dallas, Or., and one brother, G.W. Armstrong of Pontiac, Ill., and 11 grandchildren. Funeral services at the Webb funeral parlors Saturday, May 16, at 2 p.m. Rev. Launer will have charge of services. Interment in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS May 15, 1925 5:6
STRAUSBAUGH, W illia m H.
b. 25 Dec 1862
d. 31 Mar 1928 A-32-03-07
age 65 and his wife
on marker w/Alvin A. & Esther Armstrong & Ettie Strausbaugh
"William H. Strausbaugh died at his residence, March 31, at the age of 65 years. He is survived by three sons William R. of Nebr., Frank M. and Richard A., of Salem. Four daughters Mrs. F.J. Siewert, Mrs. Henry Wolfe, and Mrs. Ernest Williams and Mrs. J.B. Biliter, all of Salem. One brother, O.R. Strausbaugh, of Salem. Funeral services will be held from chapel of Clough-Huston company, formerly Webb's Funeral Parlors, Monday at 3 p.m., Rev. G.E. Erskine officiating. Inter-ment will take place in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Apr 1, 1928 7:7 s/o Abraham & Eliz. Strausbaugh per D/C #239
STRAW, A. R.
b. 03 Feb 1922
d. 03 Feb 1922 D-26-02-04
s/o A.R. & Vera (Ewing) Straw; lived 3 hours; dying from prematurity (7 months) per D/C #88
b. 02 Dec 1953
d. 02 Dec 1953 C-43-05-06
"Frederick Straw, in this city Dec. 2. Late resident of 3434 Hollywood Ave. Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Straw. Concluding services at Lee Mission Cemetery under direction of W.T. Rigdon Co." OS Dec 4, 1953 6:3
STRAW, Walter Vern
d. 26 Dec 1915 D-14-02-04
Stillborn; burial Dec 27, 1915 by Webb & Clough Co per Record of Inter-ment #679
STRAWN, Audrey E.
b. 25 May 1908
d. 06 Mar 1956 C-18-04-02
"Death Claims Mrs. Strawn--Mrs. Audrey E. Strawn, 3855 State St., died Tuesday at home at the age of 47 after an illness of three years.
Born May 25, 1908, at Spokane, Wash., she had lived at Salem for five years before moving to Oakridge five years ago. She returned to Salem about five months ago.
She and Jesse Strawn were married about 1929 at Toledo. They moved from Toledo to Salem about 1946.
Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Richard Strawn, Oakridge, and Robert Strawn in the Army in Korea; daughter, Mrs. Lorna M. Wells, Salem; three brothers, Thomas J. Richards, Salem, and John and Edward Richards, both of Toledo, and sister, Mrs. Cecelia McMickle, Las Gatos, Cal.
Arrangements are pending at Howell-Edwards Mortuary." OS Mar 7, 1956 II:10:2
STRAWN, Gwendolyn Mae
b. 04 Apr 1922
d. 27 Dec 2001 RA-57-07
"April 04, 1922 - December 27, 2001 SALEM - Gwendolyn Mae Strawn, 79, died Thursday. She was born in Lawton, Iowa, the youngest of 10 children. She married Melvin E. Smith in 1940 and later divorced. They had four children.
Gwendolyn came to Salem in August of 1946 from Arlington, Iowa. She married Jesse Strawn in 1957. She worked as a certified nurse’s aide in the Salem area for 35 years.
Her husband, Jesse, preceded her in death in 1999.
Survivors include her brother, Leslie L. Stickley of Salem; daughters, Sheryl Schmidt of Tacoma, Wash., Lois Beck of Portland, Ore., Carol MacKenzie of Wasco, Ore., and Sharon Behrendt of Millsap, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice in Gwendolyn’s name.
Visiting will be noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Howell-Edwards-Doerksen with Rigdon-Ransom Funeral Directors in Salem. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at Lee Mission Cemetery in Salem. Following the graveside service, friends and family are invited to a gathering at the Salem Mobile Estates Recreation Center." SJ Dec 28, 2001
STRAWN, Jesse Eugene
b. 31 Aug 1909
d. 19 Aug 1998 C-18-04-03
"Jesse E. 'Doc" Strawn--Aug 31, 1909-Aug 19, 1998--Jesse Strawn, 89, of Salem died Thursday. He was born in Kennewick, Wash., and served in the Army during World War II. In the 1950s he moved from Oakridge to Salem. He worked in sawmills and on a farm near Stayton. He married Audrey Richards, she died in Mar 1956. He married Mae Smith in 1957. He enjoyed gardening and yard work.
Survivors include his wife, daughter, Lorna Roberts of Wenatchee, Wash.; son, Bob of Cashmere, Wash.; step-daughters, Shirley Schmidt of Tacoma, Wash., Lois Beck of Portland, Carol MacKenzie of Wasco and Sharon Fazzio of Canby; brothers, Kenneth of Salem and Fay of Aumsville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Visiting will be 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at Howell-Edwards-Doerksen with Rigdon-Ransom Funeral Directors. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lee Mission Cemetery." SJ Aug 1998
m1. Audrey E. Strawn; m2. 1957 Grendolyn May Stickly; buried beside first wife Audrey E. Strawn; s/o Jesse Leroy and Flora Maud (Howland) Strawn
b. 09 Jul 1830
d. 18 Feb 1913 DS-14
"Dies After Long Salem Residence--Mrs. Pherna Strong, Long Time Salemite, Called To Her Reward--After living in Salem for over half a century, Mrs. Pherna Strong passed away at her residence, 529 South Commercial street, yesterday morning at the ripe age of 83 years. Mrs. Strong died of paralysis, of which she had been a sufferer for several weeks. Her demise is greatly mourned by a large circle of friends in Salem and elsewhere.
Mrs. Strong was born in Camden, Mo., July 9, 1829, and was married to her first husband, David Bain, in 1845, who accompanied her to Oregon in 1852. They settled in Salem where Mr. Bain died shortly after arriving. In 1854 she was married to Elisha Strong, who died in 1889.
Mrs. Strong was a granddaughter of Mrs. Tabitha Brown, connected with the early history of the Pacific univer-sity. Mrs. Strong was for 61 years a resident of Salem. Three children survive her--Nathaniel Bain of Lincoln county, Oregon; Calvin Bain of New-port, Oregon, and Mrs. W.S. Kinney of Astoria. One son, Amos Strong, died in 1893.
Funeral services will be held at the Rigdon Richardson chapel today at 2 o'clock, Rev. P.S. Knight officiating. Interment will be in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Feb 19, 1913 1:2
STUMBO, David Harvey
b. 10 May 1877 Falls City, NE
d. 13 Sep 1924 Salem, Oregon C-39-02-06
Interment Record #996
"Funeral services for the late David Harvey Stumbo who died at the age of 47 years will be held at the chapel of the Salem Mortuary Tuesday morning, Sept. 16, at 9 a.m., Rev. N.C. Erntson will officiate. Interment will be in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Sep 15, 1924 9:6
D/C #634 s/o George and M. (Hall) Stumbo; b. Falls City, NE;died at Deaconess Hospital of broncho-pnuemonia; age 47ys3ms3ds per
d. 29 Nov 2020 RC-46-01
Cremains buried December 10, 2020
SUITER, Leonard B.
d. 31 Aug 1909 D-14-02-05
"In this city, Monday, August 30, 1909, Leonard B. Suitor, aged 38 years of appoplexy.
The deceased had been in failing health some time and was brought to this city a few weeks ago from Portland for medical treatment. He is survived by his wife and two year old son, Paul, of Portland, and his par-ents, three sisters and one brother, of Davenport, Iowa. Mr. Suitor was formerly captain of a river boat in the east, but has lately conducted a hotel in Portland." WOS Sep 3, 1909 5:2 Suiter; d. 2 a.m. Aug 31, 1909 per D/C #2548
SUMMERVILLE, Emmitt J.
b. 17 May 1902
d. 03 Nov 1970 D-24-03-08
Oregon - Pvt 53 AAA Tng Bn CAC
World War II
"Independence--Emmitt Summerville, 68, 277 E St., died Tuesday in a local nursing home.
Born in Illinois, he came to Salem in 1909 and had lived in the area since. He was an electrician, third to be licensed in Oregon.
Surviving are son Emmitt Jr., Independence; brothers, W.B. Summerville, Vancouver, Wash., Gordon Summerville, Great Falls, Mont.; two granddaughters.
Services are pending at W.T. Rigdon mortuary, Salem." OS Nov 4, 1970 20:2
b. 23 Jul 1892
d. 23 May 1936 OLD 231-11
"Mrs. Clara Sumner, at the residence, 1668 Center street, May 23, at the age of 43 years. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hinz, Salem; two children, Norman and Gordan Sumner; four sisters, Mrs. Minnie Aufderheide, Salem; Mrs. Anna Bond, Salem; Mrs. Rose Sumner, Portland; Mrs. Mary Blundell, Salem; three brothers, Charles Hinz, William Hinz, Robert Hinz jr., all of Salem. Prayer service at Clough-Barrick chapel at 1:45, Tuesday, May 26, followed by funeral services at Christ Lutheran church, 18th and State streets, at 2 p.m." OS May 24, 1936 5:2 d/o Robert & Augusta (Schlessnier) Hinz; w/o John Sumner per D/C #500
d. 11 Aug 1926 OLD 231-10
"The body of John Sumner, who died at Portland after rescuing a boy from drowning, is being shipped to Salem. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 4:15 p.m., with interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Aug 14, 1926 5:8
SUTTON, Arthur "Willie"
d. 23 Sep 1976 RA-25-12
"Arthur `Willie' Sutton, 61, of 220 High St. NE, died Wednesday in a local hospital.
He was born in Wisconsin, lived in Salem for the past four years and was an active member of Englewood United Methodist Church.
He joined the church after release from Oregon State Penitentiary. Rev. Keith Maxwell, pastor, said Sutton contributed food and other goods for the needy and provided holiday treats for church youth.
Survivors include sister, Mrs. Bessie Comstock, Galesburg, Wis.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Englewood Church and private interment at Lee Mission Cemetery. Virgil T. Golden mortuary is in charge. The family suggests contri-butions to the Englewood United Methodist Church." SJ Sep 25, 1976 5C:1
SWABB, Gracie Dell
b. 04 Aug 1899
d. 05 Feb 1910 D-14-01-08
d/o M.D. & Mary J. Swabb
"Swabb--At the family home, 1380 North Seventeenth street, Englewood Addition to Salem, Saturday, February 5, 1910, Grace Dell Swabb, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. M.D. Swabb of typhoid fever, aged 10 years 6 months and 1 day." OS Feb 6, 1910 5:7 d/o M.D. & Mary J. (Coulson) Swabb per D/C #428
d. 13 Jan 1921 D-14-01-08
stillborn; burial by Rigdon per Record of Interment #822
SWABB, Marcus D.
b. 05 Mar 1859
d. 28 Feb 1931 D-14-01-07
"D. Swabb of Jefferson, Oregon died at the St. Joseph's hospital in Stock-ton, California, February 27, aged 72; husband of Mary J., father of Edith Wilson, Jefferson, Ore., Dora Chiles, Salem, Perl H. Swabb, Portland, George C. Swabb, Yakima, Washington, and Rev. Nathan Swabb, Milton, California. Fun-eral services will be held from the First Church of the Nazarene in Salem on March 2 at 2:00 p.m." OS Mar 1, 1931 5:3
SWABB, Mary Josephine
b. 22 Mar 1865
d. 13 May 1947 D-14-01-06
"Mrs. Mary Josephine Swabb, 82, Tuesday, May 13, at the residence, 2513 Maple ave. Survived by a daughter, Mrs. Dora Kitley of Salem, two sons, P.H. Swabb and G.C. Swabb, both of Lakeside, Ore.,; four sisters, Mrs. I.H. Yarnell of Salem, Mrs. Will Pennell of Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. R.O. Richards of Hebo, Ore., and Mrs. Ira Tomlinson of Tillamook, 20 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Member of the Pilgrim Holiness church. Services will be held at the Howell-Edwards chapel Thursday, May 15, at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev. V.G. Story and the Rev. Orville Jenkins offici-ating. Concluding services in Lee Mission cemetery." OS May 14, 1947 5:2
SWABB, Perl Henry
b. 01 Oct 1887
d. 07 Sep 1956 D-14-01-05
"Former Salem Man Dies of Wreck Injury--Perl Henry (Barney) Swabb, 68, who formerly lived in Salem, died Friday at a McMinnville hospital from injuries suffered in a highway accident about three weeks ago.
The accident occurred in Yamhill county on the coast highway near Willamina. Swabb had been hospital-ized since the accident.
A resident of Cloverdale in recent years, Swabb was born at Chesterhill, Ohio, Oct 1, 1887. He spent most of his boyhood and youth in Salem.
At time of his death, Swabb owned a string of fishing boats at the coast and previous to that he and his wife, Millie, operated a fish cannery at Pacific City. At one time he operated a taxi service in Portland and also spent many years as a cook.
Surviving in addition to the widow are a sister, Mrs. George Kitley, Salem, and a brother, George C. Swabb, Lakeside, Ore.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Howell-Edwards Chapel, with interment following at Jason Lee Cemetery." OS Sep 8, 1956 5:3
SWAIN, Corah Rae Lacey Holland
d. 24 Dec 1945 OLD 175-03
"Mrs. Corah Rae (Lacey) Swain, at her home in Seattle Monday, December 24. Mother of Dee Lacey Holland in the U.S. navy, and Mrs. Dorothy Gilleland of Seattle; and sister of W.I. Lacey of Tigard, Ore. Also survived by several grandchildren. Services will be held Monday, December 31, at 1:30 p.m. at the Clough-Barrick chapel with interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Dec 28, 1945 5:1
b. 18 May 1862
d. 29 Jan 1925 OLD 098-02
"Swanson--At the residence of his brother N.A. Swanson 1315 North Cottage street, January 29, Andrew Swanson, age 62. He was the brother of N.A. Swanson, of Salem, Sam Swanson of Fox Island, Sulvan, Wash., Peter Swanson of Kansas City, J.R. Swanson of Tacoma, Mrs. Hans Nelson of Forest City, Ia., and Mrs. Ingar Olson of Kansas City. The remains are in charge of Rigdon & Son mortuary, and the funeral announcement will be made later." OS Jan 30, 1925 4:3 b. Sweden; s/o Andrew & Banta Swanson; invalid; d. of acute dilation of stomach w/contributing cause of chronic Potts disease of probably 40 years per D/C #80
d. Reserved RC-47-16
b. 24 Feb 1932
d. 27 Mar 2020 RC-47-17
Buried 03 Apr 2020
"Salem - Juanita June (Denbeigh) Howell Swanson was born February 24, 1932 in
Spokane, Washington to Elmer and Eunice (Everett) Denbeigh. She passed away
March 27, 2020 in Salem, Oregon.
Juanita attended schools in Spokane and Plummer, Idaho, graduating from Plummer High School as class salutatorian in 1949.
She attended Seattle Pacific College (University) prior to marrying LeRoy W. Howell on November 24, 1950. He predeceased her.
She then attended business school and worked for Carnation Milk Company and Colyear Motor Parts.
On September 23, 1961 she married George C. Swanson in Spokane, Washington.
In her fifties, she went back to school, obtaining an AA in Early Childhood Development at Chabot Community College in Haywood, California and spent the next several years teaching.
Juanita is predeceased by her parents, a brother, John Denbeigh, a daughter, Paula M. Howell, and a great-granddaughter, Grace Moerke. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, George C. Swanson of Salem, Oregon, children Nancie (Robert) Willey of Centralia, Washington; Gregory (Colleen) Howell of Goldendale, Washington; Julie Martin of Sandpoint, Idaho; and Margot (Douglas) Rodgers of Salem, Oregon. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren: Jennifer Moerke, Jefferson Willey, Sarah Baker, Jennifer Spencer, Austin Howell, Ashleigh Hobart, Leslie Petko, Cameron Howell, Erik Martin, Amanda McKeenan, Carissa Wronski, Caroline Peters, Emilie Dubei, Anna Martin, Rebekah Howell, Rachel Howell, Andrew Martin, Lydia Martin, and Josiah Martin and 23 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Alice (Ron) Treibel of Oceanside, California and a step-sister, Genevieve Smith of Wenatchee, Washington, as well as numerous cousins and nieces and nephews.
A Graveside service was held at Lee Mission Cemetery. A Memorial service is planned for a future date at Fruitland Community Church in Salem. Assisting is Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service." StatesmanJournal, Salem, Oregon, April 5, 2020.
SWARTS , Alice
d. 01 Mar 1890 OLD 113-04
aged 19 yrs
"Swarts--At the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lon Swarts, four miles east of Salem, Saturday, March 1, 1890, of pneumonia; Alice Swarts, aged 19 years.
The funeral will be conducted from the home this afternoon, the remains being interred in the Lee Mission cemetery at three o'clock." DOS Mar 2, 1890 4:4
b. 25 Nov 1835
d. 08 Aug 1906 OLD 113-07
"Alonzo Swarts Dead--Alonzo Swarts, an old time resident of Salem Prairie, aged 64 years, died at Dallas on Wednesday, while visiting his daughter. He was stricken with paralysis nearly three years ago and he lost the use of one side of his body almost entirely, and was unable to work, but visited around among members of his family. His wife and six grown children survive him. The remains were brought to Salem and were buried yesterday afternoon in the old family plot in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Aug 10, 1906 4:3 born 27 Nov 1836 PA, died age 70yrs 8mos 11dys of cancer of bowel per Polk Co D/C #1626; also see article under Edward Swartz
SWARTS, Caroline Matilda
b. 31 Mar 1854
d. 11 Mar 1923 OLD 149-07
"Swarts--At the residence, five miles east of Salem on the Garden road where the family has resided for the past 50 years, March 11, Mrs. Carrie M. Swarts, 71 years 11 months and 19 days, wife of Richard L. Swartz, a pioneer of 1852, mother of Simon of Portland, Arthur and Ralph of Salem, Mrs. Belle Goodrich of Portland, Mrs. Grace O'Neil and Miss Esther Swarts of Salem; nine grandchildren; sister of Jefferson Townsend of Salem and Mrs. Laura Randall of Toppenish, Wash. Mrs. Swarts crossed the plains in 1865 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Townsend. Funeral services will be held from the Rigdon & Son mortuary Wednes-day, March 14, at 2 p.m. Concluding services will be held at the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Mar 13, 1923 5:3 d/o Thomas S. & Rebecca (Callahan) Townsend per D/C #194
b. 20 Oct 1830 NY
d. 05 May 1885 OLD 136-06
"Murder Most Foul: Mr. David Swartz Murdered in Cold Blood--Shot While in his wagon, and Left by the Roadside.--Mr. David Swartz, one of the earlier settlers of Salem Prairie, was found Sunday morning near his home, with several shot wounds in and about his head and neck and from the effects of which he died early yesterday morning. The cicumstances as related to us are about these:
Last Saturday Mr. Swartz was in the city during the forenoon and returned home. He then went with his team over to the sawmill after a load of lumber, and returning had got within a quarter of a mile of home when he was fired upon, apparently from the fence corner, the shot taking effect, as above stated, in the head and neck. He must have fallen thence to the ground, and his assassin or assassins then approached and putting a pistol close to his head fired, as they supposed, the farewell shot. The shot powder burned his neck where the ball entered, and gave the evidence of the position in which the weapon must have been held.
The parties doing the dastardly work then ran away, leaving the old man weitering in his blood, while the team stopped near the fence, where they were found the next morning, yet hitched to the loaded wagon.
Swartz had been having some trouble with his family lately, and his wife and son, the latter a lad about fifteen years old, were arrested as the guilty parties and lodged in jail Sunday evening. Notwithstanding Drs. Kinney and Rowland had been summoned and did all that medical skill could do, Mr. Swartz died yesterday morning at nine o'clock. Coroner Dr. Warinner held his inquest upon the body during the afternoon, the verdict of the jury being in accordance with the above facts. Late last evening a man named Henry and a negro named Joe Drake were also arrested. As the examination takes place this morning in Squire Coffey's court, we withhold further comment for the present." DOS May 6, 1884 3:3
d. 19 Dec 1892 OLD 149-03
on marker w/G & J Swarts
"Buried In The Snow---The funeral of Earl Swarts took place at 2 p.m. in the midst of a most severe snowstorm. There was a large attendance considering the bad weather and universal sympathy is expressed at Mr. Swartz losing his oldest son who was a bright intelligent young man. His untimely death was caused by too fast running of a train through the city of Portland, and the coroner's jury censured the employees of the company severely for danger of and negligent management of the train." CJ Dec 22, 1892 3:1
SWARTS , Edith May
b. 29 Apr 1888
d. 04 Jul 1912 OLD 113-05
"Schwartz--In Portland, July 4, 1912, at 1:20 a.m., Miss Edith Schwartz, aged 23 years, 3 months, from pneumonia.
The funeral services will be held in Portland. The remains will arrive in this city at 1 p.m. Sunday and will immediately be taken to Lee Mission cemetery for interment. Miss Schwartz was the daughter of Mary and Alonzo Schwartz." OS Jul 6, 1912 2:3
SWARTS , Edward
b. 28 Mar 1873
d. 05 Mar 1895 OLD 113-03
"The Remains Brought to Salem--Edward Swartz's Funeral Will Be Held Today---Report of the Coroner's Inquest---By last night's overland train the remains of Edward Swartz were brought to Salem and at once conveyed to the undertaking rooms of Olinger & Rigdon on Court street where they will be kept until a short time prior to the funeral, which will be held today at 11 a.m. at the First M.E. church, after which the body will be conveyed to Lee Mission cemetery on Asylum avenue for interment.
The corpse is encased in a beautiful coffin which will be open this forenoon for the benefit of those that may wish to take a last look at the victim of a drunken father's murderous deed.
C.N. Tanner attended the remains last night as a watcher." DOS Apr 24, 1895 4:5
"Alonzo Swartz was taken before Justice H.A. Johnson yesterday morning and arraigned on the charge of murder. Deputy District Attorney A.O. Condit was the private prosecutor and the criminal information reads as follows: `The said Alonzo Swartz on the 29th day of March, 1895, in the county of Marion and state of Oregon, then and there being, did then and there unlawfully, feloniously, purposely and of deliberate and premeditated malice kill Edward Swartz by then and there unlawfully and feloniously striking, cutting and stabbing and killing him the said Edward Swartz with a knife, contrary to the statutes in such cases made and provided and against the peace and dignity of the state of Oregon.' Messrs, Hayden & McNary appeared as counsel for Mr. Swartz and a postponement of the preliminary examination was asked for until Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. This was granted by the justice of the peace and the old man was taken back to jail.
The Telegram of last night contained the following concerning the inquest held yesterday:
`It was a pitiful and sad sight at the coroner's office. Three of the children of Alonzo Swartz, having been subpenaed to testify at the inquest had come on the Southern Pacific train from Salem. There were two daughters, just entering upon womanhood, and their little brother, 14 years old. They waited patiently in the general room of the office for their turn to tell their story of trouble. And in the back room, stretched upon a slab was the body of their brother, with a great gash in the left side of his neck, showing where the knife had entered and severed the arteries.
`Walter Swartz, the 14 year-old brother of the dead man, was the first witness called. He told a plain and intelligent story of the trouble. At times he showed a tendency to be as lenient as possible toward the father, and then again in telling of the ill-treatment of his mother, he showed the feeling that controlled him and the remainder of the family.
`But the most succint story of the affair was given by Emma Swartz, a daughter, about 20 years old. She, too, evinced by her manner that long years of suffering through the ill-nature of her father had created in her a bitter hatred of him, kept from explosion by a remembrance of the affection which had long ago died away.
`Swartz and his son, Edward had come home to supper between 8 and 9 o'clock on the evening of March 29th. He immediately began to quarrel with Mrs. Swartz over the age of the son. Swartz insisted that Edward was 21 years of age, while his wife said he was 22. He told her to get a book containing the family record, which she did not do immediately. Then his anger broke loose.
`If you don't get the book I'll shoot your damned head off!' he explained.
`Edward defended his mother, and had angry words with the father as the other children looked on cowering in fear, and Mrs. Swartz, frightened had left the room.
`When it comes to murder at home, said the son, it is time for me to get off the place. And he arose, took his coat off the rack, and was putting it on when the father went for him.
`With a pocket knife which he had been using at the table, he cut the son in the neck. He struck again, and cut Edward under the left side of the arm. His coat was half on so he could not defend himself. The father slashed at him several more times, and then he fell to the floor from loss of blood.
`You are going to die, said he. `I meant for you to die.'
`He reached for his rifle which hung on the wall. Taking it down he pointed it at his son, lying in his blood upon the floor, and pulled the trigger. Mattie and Emma, the two sisters sprang forward, and grasped it and his fury passed off. Edward was cared for at home several days, and then as he grew worse was sent to St. Vincent's hospital in Portland, where his wounds, though sewed by skillfull physicians, would not heal. He bled to death from the cut in his neck.
`When Emma had finished this recital in detail, George F. Porter, a brother of Mrs. Swartz, living at Grand Ronde, was called to identify the body and describe Swartz's disposition. He corroborated the statements of the children, and said that they had not told half that might be said about their father's unbearable disposition.
`And the coroner's jury, with expressions of anger at the story they had heard, quickly found a verdict charging Swartz with the murder." DOS Apr 24, 1895 4:5 See also: DOS Apr 25, 1895 4:2
b. 17 Jan 1875
d. 17 Jul 1878 OLD 149-01
on marker w/J. & Earl Swarts
d. 20 May 1888 OLD 113-09
"Swarts--At the residence about five miles northeast of Salem, on May 20, 1888, Harley, youngest son of Alonzo Swarts and wife, aged one year and six months.
Funeral today at 10 a.m. at the Lee Mission cemetery." DOS May 22, 1888 3:3
SWARTS , Infant
b. 04 Oct 1912
d. 05 Oct 1912 OLD 113-10
d/o Ralph & Nellie (Campbell) Swarts per D/C #3007
d. 26 Jul 1906 OLD 149-09
"Swartz--At the Salem Hospital, on Thursday, July 26, 1906, at 2 a.m., Ivan Swartz, aged 20 years.
Deceased underwent an operation for appendicitis on last Sunday evening but the advanced state of his affliction made recovery impossible." DOS Jul 26, 1906 3:3
b. 09 Jun 1882
d. 20 Aug 1882 OLD 149-02
on marker w/G. & Earl Swarts
SWARTS , Jennie McF.
See: MCFARLAND, Jennie
SWARTS , Lillian
d. 01 May 1899 OLD 113-02
Age 7 years
"In this city, at 1 a.m. Monday, May 1, 1899, Lillie, the seven year-old daughter of Alonzo and Mary E. Swartz, of appendicitis.
The deceased had been a sufferer from appendicitis for some time and was recently brought to the Salem hospital for treatment. But the disease had progressed so far, the physicians decided not to perform any operation, the child's frail health not warranting it, as she did not possess the constitution required to stand the shock and consequent upon the operation.
The funeral will be held at the Christian church at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Burial will be had in Lee Mission cemetery." OS May 2, 1899 8:3
SWARTS, Mary E.
b. 23 May 1846
d. 09 Jun 1913 OLD 113-08
"At the home of her daughter, Mrs. Emma Dunn, of Dallas, Monday, June 9, 1913, Mrs. Mary E. Swartz.
Mrs. Swartz was the aunt of Ralph Swartz, S.S. Swartz, Mrs. H.T. Eoff, Miss Esther Swartz, Mrs. Ralph Desart and James Swartz, and a sister-in-law of R.L. Swartz and Mrs. H.A. Tanner, all of Salem.
The funeral will be held at Lee Mission cemetery tomorrow morning at 12 o'clock." CJ Jun 10, 1913 8:5
SWARTS, Richard L.
b. 12 Aug 1841
d. 13 Aug 1923 OLD 149-08
"Richard Swartz Pioneer, Dead At Age Of 81--Richard L. Swartz, 81 years of age, a resident of Salem for the past 70 years, died shortly after noon Monday, August 13, 1922, at his home on the Garden Road four miles north-east of Salem. Mr. Swartz suffered a stroke of apoplexy on Sunday, August 5, and this, coupled with his old age, caused his death.
Mr. Swartz crossed the plains with a large immigrant caravan in 1852. Many miles he trugged along the Barlow Trail, so called because it was laid out by Captain Barlow, founder of the Barlow trading station near Canby, with an ox goad in his hand. The caravan was made up of 40 wagons and 150 people. About 70 of the people were men. So large was the train that, although Indians were seen from time to time, not even a war-whoop was heard.
Arriving in the Willamette Valley, Simon Swartz, father of Richard, liked the country so well that he located here rather than going on into California as planned. As all of the donation land claims had been given out, the father purchased a 640 acre tract of land four miles northeast of Salem for the sum of $1,000. It was on a part of this land that Mr. Swartz died Monday.
Funeral announcement will be made later." CJ Aug 13, 1923 5:6
SWARTS, Simon S.
d. 16 May 1946 OLD 149-04
"Death Claims Simon Swarts--Simon S. Swarts, 69, hop grower and son of a pioneer Willamette valley family, died in a Portland hospital Saturday. He had lived at 1660 S. Commercial st.
Richard and Caroline Swarts, his parents, came to Oregon by ox team in 1849. He was born at Sublimity in 1877, afterwards moving to Salem where he was a member of the First Methodist church and the Elks lodge.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Viola, Portland; are two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Turner and Mrs. Ethel Jones, both of Portland; two sons, Lester L. Swarts, Warm Springs, Fla., and Ralph Swarts, Santa Paula, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Esther Payne, Salem; and Mrs. Belle Goodrich and Mrs. Grace Strickler, both of Port-land; and a granddaughter, Charlene Ray Swarts, Santa Paula, Calif.
Services will be held Tuesday at 2 o'clock in the Clough-Barrick chapel." OS Mar 17, 1946 5:5
SWARTS , Walter
b. 01 Jan 1881
d. 27 Apr 1945 OLD 113-01
"At the residence in Riddle, Ore., April 27, Walter Swarts, 63, brother of Mrs. Emma Dunn of Dallas. Also survived by a niece and nephew. Fu-neral services will be held Wednesday May 2, at 10:30 a.m. from the W.T. Rigdon chapel, with concluding services in Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. Walter Duff will officiate." OS May 2, 1945 5:1 b. Salem, OR; s/o Alonzo & Mary (Surdam) Swarts; divorced; died from gunshot wound in head (suicide) per Douglas Co. D/C #2350
SWENEY, J. A. Mrs.
d. 28 Aug 1898 D-21-03-05
age 59y; of Salem; d. of fever; burial Aug 29, 1898; nearest relative: Rev. J.W. Sweeney per Record of Interment #252
SWENEY, Joseph M.
d. 02 Jun 1908 D-21-03-06
Co D 9 Inf
"To Be Buried Here--Rev. J.M. Sweeny died at Elkton, Oregon, at 1 o'clock on Tuesday, June 2. The body will be brought to Salem, and the funeral will be at 2:30 today, (Thursday), from Rigdon's undertaking parlors, thence to Lee Mission cemetery for burial. Deceased formerly lived in Salem, and was pastor at Brooks and other points hereabouts. There is one daughter, Mrs. W.I. Lehman, living six miles southeast of Salem." DOS Jun 4, 1908 5:7
SWENSON, John A.
d. 10 Dec 1946 C-47-01-09
"John A. Swenson, at the residence, 252 N. Cottage st., December 10, at the age of 83 years. Services will be held Friday, December 13 at 3 p.m., the W.T. Rigdon chapel. Concluding services will be at Lee Mission cemetery, the Rev. M.A. Getzendaner officiating." OS Dec 13, 1946 5:1
d. 06 Apr 1928 OLD 093-02
"Mrs. Sylvester Dies--Mrs. Charlotte Sylvester, 75, who for the past four years has made her home at the Old People's institution, passed away yesterday morning after a long illness. Her only living relative is a grandson, who resides at Oakland, Calif. She formerly resided in The Dalles. The funeral will be held from Rigdon's chapel at 10 o'clock Monday morning, with interment in Lee Mission cemetery." DOS Apr 6, 1928 5:1
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