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Wayne F. Peters - 1936 - 2018

Wayne F. Peters, 82, of McMinnville, Oregon, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Wayne moved to Southern California in 1964, where he was employed by Atlas Plastics. In 1978, Atlas opened a plastics plant in McMinnville and Wayne was transferred to help open and manage the shop. Wayne and his family relocated and later, Atlas Plastics became Spartech Plastics. W

Joshua Enrique Torres - 1977 - 2018

Joshua Enrique Torres, 40, passed away at home in Dayton on October 31, 2018, surrounded by his loving extended family. Joshua was born in McMinnville, Oregon on July 17, 1977. Josh will be remembered most for his kind actions toward others. He touched many with his loving heart and easy-going demeanor. He always made time to lend an ear to listen to friend and family. Joshua saw the best in every

Leonard Lee Yutzy 1947 - 2018

Leonard Lee Yutzy (Len) passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 8, 2018 while hunting on Sauvie Island. He was 71 years old.Len was born on October 8, 1947 in Arthur, IL to parents Sol & Cora Yutzy. The family moved to Amity, OR in 1948 and then to McMinnville, OR in 1954. He graduated from McMinnville High in 1966. He attended Portland State and Oregon State Universities, graduating from O

Jeri Lee Buzo - Sept 30, 1953 - October 31, 2018

Jerri, 65, passed away after an extended illness in McMinnville Oregon, on Wednesday October 31, 2018. She was born September 30, 1953, in Albany Oregon to Bill and Penny (Blair) Cornelious. She lived in Albany most of her life, but also lived in Jefferson, Monmouth, and McMinnville.She graduated from Albany Union High School in 1971, married Felipe Buzo in 1973, and then raised her two daughters

Jeri Walker - 1943 - 2018

Jeri Walker passed away peacefully on November 10, 2018 in Bend, Oregon surrounded by family. Time and date of celebration of life to be held in McMinnville will be announced at a later date.

Leonardo Lee Yutzy - 1947 - 2018

Leonard Lee Yutzy died suddenly on Thursday, November 8, 2018 while hunting on Sauvie Island. Services will be held Thursday, November 15th at 11:00 am at Chapel of Macy and Son with burial at Amity Cemetery following the service. Viewing will Wednesday, November 14th from Noon to 6:00 pm at Chapel of Macy and Son. Full obituary will follow.

Ruth Carol Banke - 1930 - 2018

Memorial serivces for Ruth Banke of McMinnville, Oregon will be held at St. John Lutheran Church on Sunday, November 18th at 3:00pmn. Reception to follow.Ruth Carol Banke was born in Gale township, South Dakota on November 7th, 1930, to Paul and Ernestine Kluckman. With her parents and older brother Neal, Ruth moved to McMinnville Oregon from Swanville Minnesota when she was 13. She graduated from

Howard W. Benson - 1933 - 2018

Howard Ward Benson passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 31, 2018. Howard was born on November 13, 1933, the son of Floyd and Eleanor Benson, in Cobleskill, New York. After graduating from high school, he worked as an apprentice in glassblowing, at General Electric in Schenectady, New York, becoming a Scientific Glassblower.While at GE he met his future wife, Rosemary Tracy. They were mar

Lorene Francis Von - 1931 - 2018

Lorene Francis Von passed away on November 8, 2018, in McMinnville, Oregon. She will be sorely missed. Lorene was 87. She was born in Woodburn on May 19, 1931, the youngest of 7 children born to Marion and Leonne Jacobs. Lorene’s life was filled with joy but shadowed by sorrow. Her youthful beauty was legendary, and made her irresistible to Richard Von, a man whose determination and charm ma

Danny John Davis - 1961 - 2018

Danny John Davis, age 57, of McMinnville Oregon passed away on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. Danny was a kind-hearted soul that left a smile with everybody that he knew. Danny was born on February 23rd, 1961 to Mary Davis in Portland. Danny worked as a maintenance engineer for the city of Portland, as well as Portland School District. He later enjoyed calling Bingo for Spirit Mountain Casino. Danny

Teresa Estelle Wright - 1954 - 2018

Teresa Estelle Wright of Willamina, Oregon went home to be with the Lord October 24, 2018 at the age of 63. She was born in Lansing, Michigan on December 20, 1954 to Jacqueline Estelle Pollard and Frank Martin Wroe. She attended school at Estacada, Gladstone and Newport High School. Later she met and married John Langley in June of 2009, 9 years married and 18 years together.She had many hobbies t

Dianne Margaret Hibbard - 1952 - 2018

Dianne Hibbard, 66, passed away peacefully on November 5th after a courageous and graceful battle with cancer. She was born April 13, 1952, the fourth of five children of a Methodist minister, Eugene and Quaker mother, Mary Emma (Painter). Dianne was raised in north central Washington apple country, where she learned from an early age to embrace all people with care and compassion. Dianne studied

Rene Isabel Lopez Ortiz - 1986 - 2018

Rene Isabel Lopez Ortiz, passed away Sunday, November 4th. Our hearts are heavy as we say goodbye. Rene has left behind her husband, Caesar Ornelas Ortiz, three beautiful children, Eric, Noah and Luna. Her in-laws, Jose and Herminia Arguello. Also her mother, Debra Lopez, sister Rita Lopez and her brother, David Lopez Jr., as well as many nieces and nephews in her home state, Arizona. Our precious

Beth W. Smith - 1932 - 2018

Elizabeth (Beth) W. Smith passed away on Sunday November 4, 2018, at Cherrywood Memory Care in McMinnville, Oregon after a long struggle with dementia.Beth, the youngest child of Ralph and Leola Worden, was born on December 27, 1932, in the Salem General Hospital. She attended grades one through six at Hazel Green in Salem, Oregon, the same grade school her dad attended. In 1948 her family moved t

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