Gordon Wakefield Knutson

September 22, 1930 ~ December 9, 2017 - Gordon unknowingly touched many lives through his unfailing love for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Harold Bigham

September 29, 1931 ~ December 3, 2017 - Harold was an entrepreneur with a successful landscaping company and an instructor at Clackamas Community…

Lois (Tuts) Keil

January 21, 138 ~ November 27, 2017 - Lois enjoyed keeping busy by raising her 2 sons, listening to Elvis, baking, sewing, cross-stitching, and…

Verl William Fobert

November 5, 1938 ~ December 4, 2017 - In the community, Verl was known as 'the mail man,' having spent over 30 years as a United States Rural Mail…

Michael S. Highfill

March 1, 1952 ~ November 30, 2017 - Since retirement he spent his time working on his restored 57 truck as well as projects around the house/property.

Robert E. Uney

March 12, 1953 ~ November 28, 2017 - Bob enjoyed all aspects of golf course management and worked for many years at Charbonneau Golf and later worked…

Justin Virgil (J.V.) George

July 28, 1923 ~ November 23, 2017 - Justin discovered a passion early on for building and creating new businesses.

Grace B. Doering

Grace Biffle Doering, 88, long time resident of Canby, OR, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 in her home following a short illness.

Joan Colleen Smith

January 7, 1939 ~ November 12, 2017 - Joan worked at Tektronix for 5 years and opened and managed Bonneville Fish Hatchery gift shop for 8 years.

Fred Albert Kahut

November 8, 1941 ~ October 31, 2017 - Fred will be remembered for his witty remarks, dedication to hard work, compassion to help others, and a very…

Janice Rozella (Cline) Lafollette

July 24, 1935 ~ Nov. 6, 2017 - Jan was most passionate about her family, her art, and her career in newspaper advertising.

Shirley Ann Ittershagen (Ziegler)

Sept. 2, 1942 ~ Nov. 3, 2017 - Shirley was employed as a Teachers Assistant for 91 Elementary School for over 20 years where she helped countless…

James M. Plant

Dec 8, 1920 ~ Oct. 26, 2017 - James loved to make people laugh; somewhat of jokester with a touch of theatrics.

J. D. Tramel

Dec. 18, 1930 ~ Oct. 27, 2017 - J.D. was a wonderful and kind man, who enjoyed life.

Kenneth Adolph George Kraxberger

February 15, 1934 ~ October 23, 2017 - Ken and Janet bought a Coast to Coast store in Ontario, and continued the farm in Molalla.

Leslie C. Kleve

January 13, 1921 ~ October 19, 2017 - He loved ?fishing and ?traveling, and was a member of Christ ?Lutheran Church.

Steven Dean Eldridge

July 30, 1952 ~ October 13, 2017 - His passion for fishing began during summers with his grandparents near Big Bear Lake, where he would disappear…

Carl Anderson VanLieu

February 13, 1935 ~ October 18, 2017 - Carl enjoyed fishing, hunting, ?golfing, gardening and driving his antique tractor.

Bernice Annette Fisher

February 9, 1922 ~ October 10, 2017 - She loved fashion, volunteering, parties, fishing, hunting, camping, golf, crafts, flowers, entertaining, and…

Lilly Marie Kyrk

May 3, 1930 ~ October 6, 2017 - Lilly Kyrk passed away at her home in Canby, OR On Friday, October 6, 2017 peacefully and with family present.

Cheryl Sue Boyce (Wells)

July 2, 1944 ~ September 16, 2017 - Cherie's boundless energy and zest for life allowed her to be a full time career woman and a full time doting mom…

Ray Everett Hughey Jr.

As photojournalist, his career (and passion) offered us a rare insight into how Ray saw the world.

Charles Ladd Hembling

September 3, 1962 ~ September 23, 2017 - He loved the outdoors, his farm and spending time with his family. He was always there to lend a helping…

Eula Wells

Sept. 25, 1925 ~ Sept. 7, 2017 - She broke down barriers and achieved a number of firsts for women in her field.

Harvey Russell

June 22, 1946 ~ September 9, 2017 - Harvey moved to Oregon in 1973. He worked for Avison Lumber as a Millwright for most of his life.

Joe Banks Harvey

November 2, 1933 - August 29, 2017 - He loved hunting with his dogs, cowboying, game hunting and fishing.

Clark James (Nick) Nicholson

November 24, 1949 ~ August 18, 2017 - Clark was an avid fisherman, hunter and had a hobby building fishing poles.

Diana Jean Maus

February 23, 1942 ~ August 20, 2017 - In 1969, Diana began working for Birds Eye (Agripac) in Woodburn, OR, later becoming a floor leader who was…

Jason Jones

April 27, 1982 ~ August 7, 2017 - He will be dearly missed. He was a very loving and giving young man.

Joy (Happy) E. Hostetler

July 9, 1947 - August 29, 2017 - oy was a parish member at St. Patrick's Catholic Church and was a volunteer at Canby Food Bank.

Shirley Ann (Kraxberger) Christner

March 4, 1932 ~ August 23, 2017 - She was born March 4, 1932, on her father's birthday. She lived in the Molalla area all of her life.

James Bernard Swanson

June 8, 1930-August 9, 2017 - Ben loved going on trail rides and camping out. He also like to go hunting.

Burt L Burton, Jr. (Mike)

He was 76 years of age and living in Canby. He loved the outdoors and had many fine stories of family camping trips.

Deanna Jeane Gaffke

October 23, 1938 - August 18, 2017 On August 18, 2017, we said goodbye to our beautiful and loving Deanna 'Dee' Gaffke.

Death Notices

The Canby Herald also prints death notices that include name, dates, and times of services

Anna Maxine Carpenter

1930 ~ 2017 - She was loved by people of all ages and her ability to relate to anyone was the center of her character.

Edward 'Ted' D. Dyke

October 18, 1935 ~ August 13, 2017 - He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus at Resurrection Catholic Parish.

Patricia Irene Lathrop Snodderly

January 12, 1939 ~ August 3rd, 2017 - Patricia worked for many years as a grocery clerk. She loved being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Nellie H. (Lovell) Hopkins

February 16, 1922 ~ August 2, 2017 - Nellie was a homemaker for most of her adult life. She enjoyed swimming at the Canby Pool into her 90's.

Bryce Noah Amiel

January 26, 2012 ~ October 22, 2016 - During hisshort life, he'd become passionateabout the Star Wars universeand as his health struggled, hemade…

Loretta Jane 'Reb' Smith

July 16, 1939 ~ July 19, 2017 - She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, reading, gardening, and following her beloved Seattle Mariners.

Norman Duane Olson

July 9, 1938 ~ July 14, 2017 - In the course of his lifetime, Norm enjoyed fishing, fixing things, traveling, camping, active involvement in his…

Gerald Donald Humfeld

November 17, 1949 ~ July 23, 2017 - Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family on their farm. He will be missed.

Dorothy Ann Rodney

March 31, 1938 - July 6, 2017 - Dorothy was an incredibly generous woman, always giving to others. Her joy in life was to make others happy and to…

Duncan Alastair Ward

December 30, 1995 ~ July 2, 2017 - Duncan was talented and creative, excelled at art & music, played 14 different instruments

John Henry Herkamp

January 13, 1943 ~ July 8, 2017 - John enjoyed spending time in his shop where he could make, build or fix just about anything.

Walter Ray Evans

July 27, 1928 ~ July 5, 2017 - After spending 2 years serving in the Army during the Korean War, Walter came home and worked at Union Mills Feed…

Fluffy (Johnson) Nash

July 21, 1943 ~ June 7, 2017 - There's only one Fluffy, so feel free to tell a joke or tale on her behalf at her Celebration of Life: July 21, 2017,…

Judith 'Judy' Rae McCann

May 28, 1936 ~ April 17, 2017 - After retiring, she was able to realize one of her lifelong dreams of owning a motor home and traveling. She enjoyed…

Rosalie Sandoval

November 7, 1927 ~ June 2, 2017 - Rosalie and the love of her life Rudy had a loving marriage for 60 ? years. Rosalie enjoyed camping, cross stitch…

Peter Carlyle Green

March 1, 1922 ~ June 20, 2017 - Peter was a physician specializing in anesthesia in the Portland area. He was a captain in the Army between 1955-1957…

Randalyn Nickelsen Clark

September 4, 1951 to June 6, 2017 - Randalyn Nickelsen Clark passed away June 6, 2017, following a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

Lauren Rae Newcomer

Lauren (Laurie) Rae Newcomer, age 69, was born on November 1, 1947 in Portland, Oregon. She was a realtor since 1975 and co-owner of The Colony Pub…

Robert Walter (Bob) Prieve

August 21, 1941 ~ June 8, 2017 - Bob will be remembered for his quick wit, keen mind, and willingness to share an interesting story or debate his…

Robert E. Harper

March 22, 1930 ~ June 1, 2017 - Bob enjoyed golfing, traveling the world and spending time at their Palm Desert home with his beloved Norma.

Barbara Janea Myers

June 27, 1942 ~ June 2, 2017 - she worked in the Issaquah School District serving as the Director of Special Services from 1985-2000.

Daniel John Barrett

January 27, 1958 ~ May 30, 2017 - a devoted and loving family man

Joshua Joe Neale

Sept 4, 1987 ~ May 30, 2017 - He loved the coast and the many family crabbing trips we took.

Johnnie Odell Bennett, Jr

June 27, 1960 ~ May 23, 2017 - Professor of Photography at George Fox University since 2003

Kathleen Dale Graf

June 28, 1944 ~ May 26, 2017 - earned her nursing degree in 1982, from ?Portland Community College

Raymond Kenneth Wellman

1934 to May 31, 2017 - Went to mortuary school in San Francisco

Janet A. Reierson

1934 to May 1, 2017 - An accomplished seamstress who enjoyed cooking, reading and arranging flowers

Dennis Franklin Fuller

September 19, 1938 to May 22, 2017 - An avid sports fan who was always on the go

Michelle Renee Ritter Hudson

November 28, 1956 to May 16, 2017 - She worked as a realtor for many years

Bettylou Dalley

October 14, 1928 to May 3, 2017 - She and her husband were king and queen of General Canby Days in 2000

Johnnie Odell Bennett Jr.

June 27, 1960 to May 23, 2017 - A photographer who once worked at Disney Studios

Frank Kenneth Nicholas, Sr.

September 1, 1935 to May 14, 2017 - A lover of fishing, clamming, cooking and working his property

Brian John Schaefer

May 16, 1960 to May 17, 2017 - He enjoyed paintball, snow cave camping and climbing Mt. Hood

Alyce Abney

June 9, 1948 to May 7, 2017 - Volunteering at school turned into much more

Carolyn Emily Schuetz

October 18, 1919 to April 25, 2017 - An avid gardener and quilter

Judy Stritzke

August 29, 1935 to May 10, 2017 - A son's FFA project became a full-time job for her

JoAnn Carolyn Hamilton Scott

June 23, 1926 to April 28, 2017 - A lover of nature, animals and the Portland Trailblazers

Rosalind Katherine (Ritzau) Boyko

May 17, 1937 - April 27, 2017 Rosalind Katherine (Ritzau) Boyko passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the age of 79.

Dennis Ray Blanchard

May 26, 1957 to April 21, 2017 - He enjoyed music and sports, especially football

Larry R. Delker

April 19, 1950 to April 21, 2017 - He was a truck driver for 44 years

Nancy B. Sheets

August 21, 1950 to January 14, 2017 - Celebration of life set for May 13

Esther B. Sheets

November 17, 1926 to March 16, 2017 - She ran Sheets Berry Farm near Canby

Everett Jay Lang

September 22, 1945 to April 8, 2017 - Enjoyed playing cards and fishing on the Santiam River

Kathryn 'Kay' M. (Vance) Lewelling

March 15, 1929 to April 12, 2017 - Spent a rewarding career in the telecommunications industry

Jane Driggers Proctor

March 24, 1956 to April 17, 2017 - Was one of the first women jockeys in America, riding at Portland Meadows

Melvin Wallace Burck

May 24, 1931 to April 19, 2017 - Attended Whisky Hill Grade School as a youngster

Helen May Liechty Odell

January 11, 1938 to March 16, 2017 - Her homemade cinnamon rolls were well-known

John Oliver Stegen

December 24, 1934 to April 1, 2017 - Later in life started Woodburn Truck Line with a friend

Bette E. DeTour

December 2, 1921 to April 6, 2017 - Enjoyed roller skating at Oaks Park while growing up

William 'Chip' E. Hunnicutt Jr.

Dec. 20, 1959 to April 9, 2017 - Was well-known as a master agriculture equipment mechanic

Danielle Quinlin

February 2, 1957 to February 23, 2017 - Worked as a paramedic for many years

Darrel Fetters

August 5, 1960 to April 9, 2017 - He was a 1978 graduate of Canby High School

Zachary Joseph Lowry

October 2, 1989 to April 2, 2017 - A two-sport letterwinner at Canby High School

Richard Laverne Berkey

August 5, 1929 to March 25, 2017 - U.S. Army veteran who served in Korea

Evenlyn Edith Staehely

November 18, 1919 to April 1, 2017 - Owned and operated Sea Lion Dairy near Aurora

Kerry Purington, Sr

November 16, 1948 to April 4, 2017 Kerry died at his home in Molalla, Oregon, on April 4, 2017. He was 68 years old.

Joseph 'Joe' Edward Bronec

March 9, 1935 to March 27, 2017 - Stationed in the South Pacific as a U.S. Navy Seabee

Melvin James Beck

December 29, 1946 to March 23, 2017 - A Canby High School graduate in 1965

Virgil Stamps

February 19, 1937 to March 21, 2017 - Born in Waco, Texas before coming to Canby

Canby Herald death notices

Death notices for March 29, 2017 issue - Melvin Beck, Janet Kraxberger, Virginia Wellman

Iva May Cornett

November 10, 1927 to March 16, 2017 - Met her husband at the Canby roller skating rink

Anthony (Tony) Pauly

October 17, 1941 to March 21, 2017 - Was an active member of the American Legion

LeRoy Rodney Anderson

June 18, 1943 to March 6, 2017 - A veteran of the U.S. Navy

Elmer Lee Pownall

October 23, 1932 to March 16, 2017 - Served in both the Korean and Vietnam wars

Dorothy (Jean) Emch

May 21, 1930 to March 3, 2017 - Spent 33 years working at Willamette Falls Hospital

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