Charlotte McDonald Smith - 1928 - 2019

“Your love will always live in our hearts”
Our beloved Charlotte McDonald Smith, 90, died peacefully on April 12, 2019 of age-related causes. She was born on October 20, 1928 in Redmond, OR, the second of three daughters, to Warren Thomas, a county extension agent and Cecile Spooner McDonald, a physics teacher.

Oscar Kempema - 1920 - 2019

On April 30, 2019, Oscar Kempema went to be with the Lord. He was born April 4, 1920 in Minnesota. He married Gertie Kempema in 1939. They moved to Oregon in 1973 where he had a dairy farm. Gertie died in 2014. They had been married 74 years.

Connie Kaye Graves - 1955 - 2019

Connie Kaye Graves, 63, a resident of Sheridan died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at her parents home.  She was born on August 17, 1955 in McMinnville, Oregon the daughter of Richard and Violet Ducharme Zimbrick.  She graduated from Willamina High School in 1973 and earned an associate degree as a dental assistant from Chemeketa Community College in 1975.  She worked for eight years for

Emma Arlene Weber Hoff - 1927 - 2019

Emma Arlene Weber Hoff was born on July 15, 1927, in Wing,North Dakota, to Johanna Davison and John Weber. Shemoved to Carlton, Oregon, at an early age. She married HarleyR. Hoff, who died June 18, 1999. Arlene worked at OregonMutual for 32 years before retiring.Arlene is survived by her sister, Dorothy Weber Adams, by ason, Randy H. Hoff, and his wife Jennie, of Sheridan, and by adaughter, Debora

Carmella (Emily) Pershall - 1923 - 2019

Emily Risoli Pershall passed away peacefully April 20, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born July 4, 1923, in Blue Island, Illinois, to Raphael and Vincenza Risoli. She survived spinal meningitidis at age nine, but became deaf as a result. She graduated from high school and fought to be gainfully employed, as the deaf were considered unemployable at that time. Her favorite job was working in the

Dorothy Mae Full - 1927 - 2019

On April 26, 2019 Dorothy Mae Full passed away quietly in her home, at the age of 91, with family present. She was born June 2, 1927 in Sheridan, Oregon to Stanley E. and Hazel F. Christensen. Dorothy was raised on the family farm between McMinnville and Bellevue, Oregon. She went to grade school at Oldsville School and graduated from McMinnville High School in 1945. Dorothy attended Oregon State

Russell John Hiller - 1958 - 2019

Russell John Hiller, 60, of La Grande, passed away April 24 in Richland, Washington. Russ was born May 25, 1958 in Portland, Oregon to John and Patricia Hiller. He graduated high school in McMinneville, Oregon. He married Dana Gunter in 1978 and they had two daughters together, Tina and LeAnna in Lincoln City. Russ relocated his family to Milton-Freewater in 1989 while he attended Walla Walla Comm

William Michael Harding - 1958 - 2019

Mike was born in Oregon City, Oregon. At the age of 5 Mike and his family moved to a farm in Dundee Oregon. He continued to reside in the area where he grew up. He loved motocross, hunting and fishing. Mike is survived by his Wife, Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Step children, Nieces and Nephews.There will be a Private Family Service only. To leave condolences, visit

Douglas V. Metz - 1942 - 2019

Doug Metz of Yamhill has passed. He is survived by his wife, 2 children, 3 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, and a brother. There will be no funeral or service. To leave condolences, visit

Patricia A. Struxness - 1924 - 2019

“To know her was to love her”Pat Struxness was born on June 17, 1924 in Portland, Oregon to G. Earl and Lula (Shacklett) Prewett. When she was quite young, she went to live with an aunt and uncle on their farm near Banks, OR. During this time, she also attended and lived at Laurelwood Academy near Gaston. In 1944, Pat moved to McMinnville where she joined the Gordon Carey family as the

Alvin Vigil - 1944 - 2019

Alvin Vigil, of Lafayette, Oregon, died peacefully in his home on April 12, 2019 with family by his side. He was 75. Alvin was born to parents Fidel and Antonia (Ascencion) Vigil on March 1, 1944, in Seguin, Texas. Alvin was married to Maria (Montelongo) for 53 years. He is survived by his children Alvin Jr. (Seattle, WA), Ricardo (Clackamas, OR), Rachel Vigil Meidinger (Sherwood, OR) and Adelina

Corey Allen Rogers - 1985 - 2019

Corey passed away April 18, 2019 in a motorcycle accident. He was born April 2, 1985 to Gregg Rogers and Leslie (Apperson) Rogers. At a young age his passion grew for skateboarding. He learned many new skills from Dave Hupp, and Ehren McGhehey who were his idols. During his teenage years he found his calling for concrete finishing from his dad. After his graduation from High School in 2004 he move

Boblin Cox Henry - 1952 - 2019

Boblin C. Henry passed away April 20, 2019. She was 66 years old. Services are pending. To leave online condolences, please visit  

Zara "Zip" Ray Potter - 1925 - 2019

Zip, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather went to be with his Lord on April 18, 2019. He spent his life serving the Lord through his ministry and service to the church and always put his love of God and family first. He loved to farm, garden, hunt, fish, play and watch sports, and spend time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents Ray and Iola Potter

Leslie "Les" D. Kinnaman - 1946 - 2019

There will be a Celebration of Life for Les D. Kinnaman on Saturday, May 11th at 1:00 in the First Mennonite Church, 903 SW Cedarwood Ave. McMinnville.

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