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
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.
Burial Listing for surnames beginning with - X,Y, Z -
d. Reserved RC-11-15
d. Reserved RC-11-16
YALE, Virgil M.
b. 02 Jul 1917
d. 20 Mar 1929 A-38-01-04
born Salem, OR.; s/o William M. & Mary (Lamen) Yale; died at Oregon City Hospital, from epidemic cerebro-spinal meningitis per Clackamas Co D/C #119
d. 1890 OLD 095-05
on marker w/Frederick & Minnie Shanahan and William & Albertina Richter
Note: This may be same individual as Louisa Caroline Yannke listed below.
YANNKE, Louisa Caroline
d. 09 Jul 1890 OLD 095-06
"Yannke--At the home of her daughter, Mrs. Augusta Werner, on the Turner road--four miles south of Salem--on the State Reform school place--at 11 o'clock p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 1890, Mrs. Louisa Caroline Yannke, aged 92 years.
The deceased was an Oregon pioneer, having come to this state across the plains in the early fifties. She leaves a son, Fred Yannke, who resides east of the city; a daughter, Mrs. Hentschal, in Portland; a son Charles Yannke, of Salem; a daughter Stimmell, in Yreka, Cal.; a daughter Mrs. Augusta Werner, with whom she resided of late years.
The funeral will be held from the residence of Mrs. Werner at 10 o'clock this (Friday) morning, thence to the Lee Mission cemetery." DOS Jul 11, 1890 4:3
d. 15 Sep 1913 C-47-02-03
"Yeager--At the Oregon state penitentiary, Sunday evening, Elmer Yeager, aged 30 years.
The funeral was held from the penitentiary at 1:30 o'clock yesterday by Rev. Philip E. Bauer and the burial took place at Lee Mission cemetery. Deceased was injured by a fall from a building several weeks ago and his condition continued to grow more serious until the end came. He leaves relatives in Salem and in the east." OS Sep 16, 1913 4:3
YEE, Billy R.
d. 25 May 1954 C-43-05-07
"Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Yee, Salem, May 25, at a local hospital. Private services will be held Thurs., May 27 at 1:30 p.m. Concluding services at Lee Mission Cemetery under the direction of the Howell-Edwards Chapel." OS May 27, 1954 7:3
YEOMAN, Mary Ann
d. 1885 OLD 211
on marker w/Anna Jane Howser
d. OLD 162-01
YLEIZAH, Sherrylynn Allison
d. 15 Jul 2015 C-43-08-06
One listing shows reference to Emil in this plot. Not known if he is actually buried here
d. 10 Oct 1934 A-24-01-08
"In New York City, Walter Yohner, aged 42. Survived by father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Yohner of 1960 Royal street, Salem; brothers Emil Yohner of Salem, Rudolph Yohner of Los Angeles, Arthur Yohner of Florida; sisters, Miss Alice Yohner of Salem and Miss Freda Yohner of Switzerland. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 1:30 p.m., from the chapel of W.T. Rigdon com-pany. Interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 23, 1934 5:2
YOUNG, George Gerald
d. 01 Mar 1925 C-40-02-05
Interment Record #1018
"Young--At a government hospital at San Diego, Cal., on March 1, George Gerald Young died at the age of 18 years. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Young of Salem and brother of Mrs. Luella Waldispel and Miss Evelyn Young. The remains are being brought to Salem. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 7, at 10 a.m. from the Rigdon mortuary, interment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Mar 4, 1925 5:5
YOUNG, George H.
d. 10 Feb 1932 C-40-02-06
"At Bellingham, Wash., Feb. 10, Geo. H. Young, aged 64. Survived by widow, Mrs. Netta J. Young, San Francisco; two daughters, Mrs. Jack Risi, San Francisco, and Mrs. C. Elton of Salem, and one sister, Mrs. O.J. Read of Bellingham. Remains are being brought to Salem under the direction of Rigdon and Son." OS Feb 13, 1932 5:3
YOUNG, Richard Dean
b. 11 Jun 1957 Salem, Oregon
d. 11 Jun 1957 Salem, Oregon C-43-06-12
Interment Record #1911 lived 1 hr
"Late resident of 1443 N. Commercial St. in this city June 11th. Infant son of Herbert and Connie Young of Salem. Grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gale Drury of Carson, Washington, and Mr. Conway Young of South Carolina. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 14th at 3 p.m. in Lee Mission Cemetery by direction of W.T. Rigdon Co." OS Jun 13, 1957 17:1
YU, Stephen L.
b. 12 Nov 1935
d. 03 Oct 2004 RC-11-03
d. 13 Jun 1942 A-41-01-02
Father - Rest in Peace
on marker w/Laura Yung
"Henry Yung, late resident of 533 North 21st street, died Saturday, June 13, at a local hospital. Survived by wife, Laura Alice; one daughter, Mrs. Bertha Barthruss, and seven sons: Guy F., Grants Pass, George E. and Harvey, Medford, Roy O. and Paul C., Salem, Lovell L., Moffett field, Stockton, Calif., and Donald A., Kelly field, Texas. Three brothers, Oscar and George, Sesser, Ill., and Edward of South Dakota. Funeral services Monday, June 15, at 1:30 at the First Baptist church, Independence, Rev. Loyal Vickers officiating, Clough-Barrick company in charge. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Jun 14, 1942 I:5:1
YUNG, James Harvey
d. 03 Oct 1948 A-41-01-04
"J. Harvey Yung, late resident of Salem route 2, box 48K, near Salem Sunday, October 3, at the age of 34 years. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Yung of Salem; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Bartruff; six brothers, Don Yung, Paul Yung and Roy Yung, all of Salem, Guy Yung and George Yung of Medford and Lovell Yung with the U.S. air force in California; and several nieces and nephews. He was a charter member of VFW post 4248, West Salem. Services from the Clough-Barrick chapel Wednesday, October 6, at 4 p.m. the Rev. Dudley Strain officiating. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Oct 5, 1948 11:5
YUNG, Jesse Reno
d. 01 Dec 1918 A-41-01-01
Rest in Peace
"In Portland, Dec. 1, 1918, Jesse A. Yung, at the age of 17 years.
The funeral services were held this afternoon from the Rigdon parlors. Burial was in Lee Mission cemetery.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yung of Macleay and was employed in one of the Portland ship building plants." CJ Dec 3, 1918 10:2
b. 10 Oct 1878
d. 13 Dec 1945 A-41-01-03
Mother - Rest in Peace
on marker w/Henry Yung
"Mrs. Laura Yung Dies at Residence--Resident of Oregon for 33 years, coming to this state from South Dakota, Laura A. Yung died early this morning at her home at 533 North 21st street, after being in ill health for about 20 years.
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hamilton, Mrs. Yung was born in Illinois October 10, 1878, and 49 years ago was married to Henry Yung, who preceded her in death three years ago. The family made their home at Independence for a number of years and five years ago removed to Salem.
Mrs. Yung had been a member of the Baptist church her entire life.
Surviving are seven sons, Roy, Paul, Harvey and Donald Yung, all of Salem, Guy F. Yung of Cloverdale, George Yung of Medford and Lovell Yung of Port-land; a daughter, Mrs. Bertha Bartruff of Portland; a sister, Mrs. A.J. Mathis of Salem; two brothers, Steven and Jess Hamilton, both in Illinois; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Announcement of funeral services will be made later by Clough-Barrick." CJ Dec 17, 1945 9:4
ZAGAL, Angel Rosillo
b. 17 Jul 1998
d. 17 Jul 1998 C-43-07-04
ZARAGOZA, Carmen Perez
b. 09 Aug 1987 Portland, Oregon
d. 12 Sep 1987 Salem, Oregon C-43-07-10
"Keizer--Carmen Perez, 1-month-old daughter of Marie Zaragosa of Keizer, died Saturday. She was born in Portland. Survivors, in addition to her mother, include sisters Margarita Juarez and Daena Perez, both of Keizer; grandmother Angelina Cervantes of Mount Angel; and grandfather Faustino Zaragosa of Mountain View, Calif. Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Salem. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem. Arrangements are by Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary, Salem." SJ Sep 15, 1987 2B:5
ZARAGOZA, Laura Elizabeth
b. 03 Mar 1992
d. 03 Mar 1992 C-43-07-09
ZENGER, Gertrude B.
d. 09 Jul 1962 A-37-01-05
"Brooks--Mrs. Gertrude B. Zenger, a resident of the Brooks area for 49 years, died Monday at a Salem hospi-tal. She had been in failing health for two years.
Mrs. Zenger was born at Bethalto, Ill. She was married to Godfrey C. Zenger in 1923 and since then they had operated a farm at Brooks Rt. 1 Box 194. He survives.
She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church of Salem.
Surviving besides the widower are two daughters, Mrs. Ernest Kreft, Salem, and Mrs. Marion Druba, Gervais; two sons, William Zenger, Toppenish, Wash., and Donald Zenger, Sacramento, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Herman Lockhart, Salem; Mrs. Albert Kowash, Woodburn; and Mrs. Glen Wadley, Garibaldi, Ore.; three brothers, Douglas Harris, Mount Angel, and Rudolph and Gus Harris, both Brooks; and 21 grandchildren. Funeral services are pending at Howell-Edwards Mortuary in Salem." OS Jul 10, 1962 II:11:5
ZENGER, Godfrey Christian
d. 10 Sep 1979 A-37-01-06
loving son, husband, father & grandfather
"Godfrey Christian Zenger, 87, 2030 Hazel Ave. NE, died Monday evening in a local nursing home.
He moved to Washington from Saint Joseph, Mo., where he was born, and came to Salem in 1912 from Washington. He was a retired onion farmer from the Labish area where he farmed 50 years. He was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church.
Survivors include son, William G., Beaverton; daughters, Mary G. Kreft, Salem, and Rose H. Druba, Newport; sister, Lydia Zenger, Portland; 22 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Rosary will be at 8 p.m. Friday in Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary and mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church. Interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Sep 12, 1979 2B:5
d. 06 Feb 1923 A-37-01-08
"In this city, February 6, Mrs. Magdalene Zenger, at the age of 58 years; mother of Mrs. Lydia Zenger of Portland and Godfrey Zenger of Salem. Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 8, at 2 p.m. from the Rigdon and Son mortuary. Interment at Lee Mission cemetery." OS Feb 7, 1923 5:3
ZIELKE, Martha Luella Crook
b. 16 Apr 1862
d. 16 May 1963 D-18-03-07
"Mrs. Martha Zielke, died Thursday. She was 101 years old.
She was born in Payson, Ill., April 10, 1862. She came to Oregon 67 years, living the last 50 at Salem. Her home was at 240 Wilson St. S.
She was married three times. She remained in fairly good health, doing some crocheting and daily read her Bible. Her only trip to the hospital came when she was 91. She fell and fractured her hip. Since then she had remained in a wheelchair.
She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Blanche Gronke, Salem, and Mrs. Pearl Seely, Forest Grove; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-great granddaughter.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Barrick Funeral Home with interment at Lee Mission Cemetery." OS May 17, 1963 6:1 w/photo See also: OS Apr 16, 1962 5:1
ZIKE, Stephen A.
b. 27 Apr 1874
d. 18 Aug 1945 A-27-03-01
"Stephan A. Zike, late resident of 135 Park ave., at a local hospital, at the age of 71, August 18. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Belle Zike; sons, Ches-ter A. Zike, Renton, Wash., and Lesley A. Zike of Yakima, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Blanche R. Stockwell, San Francisco, Cal.; also three grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday, August 21, at 3:30 p.m., in the Clough-Barrick chapel, with Rev. Walter S. Frederick officiating. Interment will be in the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Aug 21, 1945 5:1 b. Cedar Rapids, IA; s/o Alexander & Elizabeth (Tripp) Zike; h/o Belle Zike; farmer; per D/C #5303
ZINN, Flora Welch
d. 02 Nov 1945 OLD 120-07
"Zinn, Flora E., late of 2727 NE 30th; beloved mother of Katherine Ingray of Portland, Frank N. Zinn, Salem; Chester L. Zinn, Walla Walla; Ellie Sumerwell, Seattle; William Zinn and Blanch Pohl of Englewood, Cal. Services Monday, 11 A.M., at the Grant Park Baptist church, NE 34th at Knott. Interment Jason Lee cemetery, Salem, Or. Arrangements in care of Bruning & Lundberg Mortuary, 1521 SW Salmon." Oreg Nov 4, 1945 II:2:2
d. 26 May 1948 A-39-01-02
"Florence Zinn at the residence, 2361 State st., Wednesday, May 26, at the age of 66 years. Survived by her husband, Cecil Zinn of Salem; a daughter, Mrs. E. Elaine Allen of Salem and a son, Howard Steingrube of Dayton, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Burgi of Yanktown, S.D. and Mrs. Dorothy Stempges of Pipestone, Minn.; three brothers, Frank Brockmeuller of Chewela, Wash., William F. Brock-meuller of Freeman, S.D., and Karl Brockmeuller of Northhome, N.D. Member of the Salem First Presbyterian church. Services will be held from the Howell-Edwards chapel Saturday, May 29, at 3:30 p.m. with concluding services in Lee Mission cemetery." OS May 28, 1948 15:4
ZINN, John E.
d. 18 May 1891 N/A
b. Aug 1902
d. 14 Oct 1902 OLD 106-09
Removed to City View Cemetery, Salem, OR, Dec 30, 1913; obit OS Oct 16, 1902 6:2
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