Rose Marie Bentley, a long time Molalla resident, passed away Oct. 12, 2017. She was 99.
She was born to Madge (Phelps) Tufford and Roy Phelps, on Aug. 19, 1918 in Waldport, Ore. She married James Bentley on Dec. 4, 1950. Together they had five children and raised them in Molalla.
Rose Marie enjoyed working at her church and working and at Bentley Feed Store, which she and James bought in 1959. She was also a campfire leader for about 15 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
Survivors include her five children, Pat (Don) Helmig, Ginger Robbins, Richard (Lynda) Bentley, Louise (Dan) Allee, and Tom (Brooks) Bentley; 14 grandchildren; 31 great- grandchildren; and eleven great-great-grandchildren.
A potluck gathering to remember her will be held Nov. 4, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m., at The Molalla United Methodist Church, 111 Mathias Rd., Molalla, Ore.