Robert Lewis Breitenbucher - 1938 - 2019

Robert Lewis Breitenbucher passed away peacefully at his home with his best friend, James Galba and his youngest daughter, Alicia Capilla, by his side. Robert was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was an Eagle Scout, served his country in the Navy, and was a great American! His generosity knew no bounds. He was a lover of gardening, music, and animals.He is finally joined

James Norwood Apperson - 1927 - 2019

James Norwood Apperson, known to family and friends as “Jim,” was born in 1927 to Norwood C. Apperson and Letha (Coles) Apperson in Baker, Oregon. When he was very young, his family moved to Lafayette, Oregon, where they lived in the historic “Mattey House.” After a few years, Jim moved to McMinnville, Oregon, and entered Cook School. McMinnville was Jim’s home, but h

Thomas J. Parrott - 1986 - 2019

Thomas Judson Parrott, or TJ as he was also known, was born in McMinnville, Oregon on January 7th, 1986 to Carrie Miller and Kenneth Parrott. He unexpectedly passed away in a logging accident on April 1st, 2019. TJ had a larger than life personality and he enjoyed living life to its fullest in pursuit of his passions. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 2005 – 2010 when he was h

Edward "Eddie" R. Berray - 1935 - 2019

Edward “Eddie” Raymond Berray, 83, a resident of Vancouver, Washington died on Friday, March 8, 2019. He was born on August 5, 1935 in Hillsborough, Florida the son of Edward W. and Ruth E. Tritt Berray. He lived in Clearwater Beach, Florida until moving to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. He moved to McMinnville, Oregon where he graduated from high school. He has lived in Vancouver, Washington

Walter Don Eden - 1952 - 2019

On March 30, 2019, longtime Sheridan resident and community volunteer Walt Eden succumbed to a short, well-fought battle with cancer. He was 66 years old.Walt was born at Salem Hospital to Jack Eden and Wilma (Elkins) Eden on August 22, 1952, joining a sister and two brothers. He spent his entire youth in Sheridan graduating from Sheridan High School in 1970. After high school, he went to work for

Francisco "Paco" Javier Estrada - 1979 - 2019

Francisco (Paco) Javier Estrada, 39, passed away at his home on March 31st, 2019. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, April 8th at 11am at St James Catholic Church in McMinnville Oregon. Burial service to follow Celebration of life at the Hopewell Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Friday April 5th at Macy’s & Son’s Funeral home in McMinnville Oregon from 4pm till 7pm.Pa

James N. Pierson - 1947 - 2019

Jim was born in Big Timber, MT to Newton and Ruth Heitbly Pierson Johnson. The family moved to Shepherd, MT where he attended school graduating in 1966. He attended Montana State University graduating with a degree in Construction. He then joined the Marine Corps and served in Okinawa during the Vietnam War. Jim then began his 40 plus years in the construction field retiring in 2012.Jim married Mi

April LeeAnn Mahurin - 1958 - 2019

April LeeAnn Mahurin passed away on March 28, 2019 at the age of 60. She was born in Korea and lived in an orphanage until the age of 12 and was adopted by Phil and Ann Scott. She attended McMinnville High School, graduating in 1978. She married Darrell Mahurin in Willamina, OR. April worked as a CNA at Oakwood Care Home for 7 years, and at the McMinnville Hospital for 11 years. She was also a lon

Weston G. Hadley - 1943 - 2019

Weston “Wes” Hadley passed away March 29, 2019 at the age of 75 ½. He was born July 23, 1943 to Margaret and Gerald Hadley of Dayton. He retired from Spirt Mountain Casino July 2009Wes had a loved for his family, he always had a joke and a smile. He will be extremely missed.Wes was proceeded in death by his Mom, Dad and brother Louis he is survived by his Wife Melanie, Sister Lo

Nona Marie Mendenhall Ballard - 1914 - 2019

Born May 23, 1914 to William and Kate Mendenhall, Nona had 4 sisters and 4 brothers, all deceased. Nona married Robert E. Ballard on May 23, 1937. They had three children, Robert and Ronald Ballard and Sandra Miller, and four grandchildren.Nona attended school in Sheridan and Dallas, Oregon. She was a member of the McMinnville Women’s Garden Club, was President of McMinnville Women’s C

Catherine Vasquez Torres 1926 - 2019

Catherine Torres passed away peacefully on April 1, 2019 at her home in Dundee, Oregon with her family by her side.She was 92 years old, born on July 11, 1926 in Bronwsville Texas. Catherine was raised by her maternal grandmother. Married in 1943 to Candido Torres she raised seven children.Catherine's life was that of an itinerant farm worker working alongside her husband, primarily on the West Co

Karen Williams Jones - 1951 - 2019

Karen (Williams) Jones passed away on March 29th in 2019 at the age of 67. Karen was born in McMinnville and raised in Yamhill Oregon. She attended Yamhill Grade School and graduated from Yamhill Carlton High School in 1969. She attended Oregon College of Education, now Western Oregon University, and earned her degree in Health and Physical Education in 1973.After graduation she received a teachin

Ann Gannon - 1940 - 2019

Ann Gannon, 79, of Newberg, Oregon passed away on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019. Ann was born to James & Leta Richardson on January 29, 1940 in Santa Cruz, California. While residing in the Bay Area, Ann attended Sonoma State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology in 1979. She worked as a Career Development Researcher, until retirement in Eureka, California. Ann enjoyed genealo

Vera Bonita Davidson Morgan - 1943 - 2019

There will be a celebration of life for Vera Bonita Morgan this spring in Reedsport, May 18th at the Church of God at 11am on First Street by the high school.Bonita was born Aug. 11, 1943 in McMinnville, to Howard and Annabelle Davidson. She passed away January 11, 2019 after a short illness. She was the 6th child of Howard and Annabelle Davidson, having three sisters, Patsy, Doris, and Jeannie an

Frank W. Maynard Sr. - 1935 - 2019

A Celebration of Life will be held on April 28, 2019 at 10:00am at the Yamhill Heritage Center, 11275 SW Durham Ln, McMinnville OR 97128. No flowers please. If you wish, Dad would have been pleased for you to donate to the Yamhill Heritage Center.