The Woodburn Independent - Obituaries

SUBMITTED - Judith Wesemann
November 30, 2016

Judith (Judy) Barba Wesemann

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April 7, 1942 - November 15, 2016.Judith (Judy) Barba Wesemann, 74, died November 15, 2016, of a lung disease.
SUBMITTED - Mary Lou Will
November 16, 2016

Mary Lou Will

by Woodburn Independent
October 7, 1940 ~ November 5, 2016Mary Lou passed away at home on November 5, 2016 with her family at her side.
SUBMITTED - Howard Wurdinger Jr.
November 16, 2016

Howard Vincent Wurdinger Jr.

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January 15, 1966 - November 10, 2016Howard Vincent Wurdinger Jr. of Scotts Mills, Oregon was born in Woodburn, Oregon, to Howard Sr. and Mary Wurdinger.


SUBMITTED - Otto Erwert
November 16, 2016

Otto Joseph Erwert

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Otto Joseph Erwert: January 15, 1928 - November 7, 2016
October 25, 2016

John Walter Blalock

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April 18, 1932 ~ October 14, 2016 John Blalock, of Woodburn, died at home, surrounded by family. He was 84. John was the first child born to Ira and Pauline Hall Blalock in Modesto, CA. He…
SUBMITTED - Burt Maurice Gottwald
October 19, 2016

Burt Maurice Gottwald

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August 13, 1929 ~ October 9, 2016 Burt Maurice Gottwald passed away October 9, 2016. He was 87. Burt was born near Molalla to Maurice and Katherine Yoder Gottwald. He graduated from Molalla…
SUBMITTED - Daniel Christensen
October 12, 2016

Daniel Christensen

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Oct. 8, 1963 - Sept, 28, 2016 Dan passed unexpectedly ­September 28. He was born in ­Portland, Or and grew up in Canby. Dan was a wonderful husband, dad and grandpa. His passion was coaching…
October 12, 2016

Clara Marie Buyserie

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January 15, 1928 ~ October 3, 2016 Clara Marie Buyserie, 88, passed away in Mt. Angel. Clara was born on January 15, 1928, to Bernard and Margaret (Schaecher) Baune in Woodburn, where she was…
SUBMITTED - Susan Dryden
October 05, 2016

Susan Mary Latocki Dryden

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October 18, 1954 - September 25, 2016 It is with great sadness that the family of Susan Mary Latocki Dryden announce her passing on September 25, 2016 at the age of 61 years. She was born in…
SUBMITTED - Lee Sprauer
October 05, 2016

Leon Paul 'Lee' Sprauer

by Woodburn Independent
May 5, 1940 - September 7, 2016 Leon Paul “Lee” Sprauer passed away in his sleep of an apparent heart attack on September 7, 2016 in Canby, Oregon. He was born in Wenatchee, WA on May 5, 1940 to…

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SUBMITTED - Orrin Ostrom
Sep 27, 2016

Orrin Ostrom

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

Patricia 'Pat' Ann Ferschweiler

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

Cecilia Ann (Bochsler) Nibler

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December 26, 1923 - September 6, 2016 Cecilia passed peacefully into the loving arms of the Lord on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. All of her children had an opportunity to see her before her…
SUBMITTED - Darline Vanderbeck
Sep 14, 2016

Darline Marie Toepfer Vanderbeck

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

Lois Evelyn Koval

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

Isabelle "Issie" A. Fagan

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

Kenneth Curt Holgate

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

Walter O. Baglien

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

Benjamin John Adelblue

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

Alma "Mary" Mullen

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