Anita Eggen Ragsdale - 1927 - 2019

Anita Eggen Ragsdale passed away on April 30th at Willamette Valley Medical Center surrounded by family and her husband of 71 years, James B. Ragsdale. She was just days away from her 92nd birthday.

Dolly Mae Mosgrove - 1942-2019

Dolly Mae Mosgrove passed away April 26th at her home in Dayton with family by her side. She was 76.

Dr. Lawrence "Larry" Bernhard Marsh - 1937-2019

Dr. Lawrence “Larry” Bernhard Marsh, 81, of McMinnville, Oregon was welcomed into the arms of the Lord on April 28, 2019. Born September 16, 1937 in Yakima, Washington, and son of Victor and Helena Marsh, Larry had four siblings, Hubert Marsh (deceased), Gerald Marsh, Marlene Lutthans, and Kathleen Evans.

Lloyd Wayne Nisly - 1927 - 2019

Lloyd Wayne Nisly of Newberg concluded his life and ministry on earth on April 30 at the age of 91. He was born to Eli Nisly and Katie Yoder in Hutchinson, Kansas on Oct. 14, 1927.

Edward A. Asher - 1965 - 2019

Edward A. Asher, age 53 passed away peacefully on April 26, 2019 in McMinnville, Oregon. Edward "Ed/Eddie" was born on November 6, 1965 to Dave and Georgie (Brown) Asher in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Eddie had a knack for making everyone around him laugh and feel loved.

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