Canby Herald - Obituaries

David Eugene Little
May 25, 2016

David Eugene Little

by John Baker
December 17, 1932 - April 26, 2016 David E. Little, 83, of Oregon City, Oregon, died with family by his side on April 26, 2016 after suffering a stroke 9 days earlier. He was born in Murray…
May 18, 2016

Girls tennis: Evans wins Coach of the Year after team competes…

by Corey Buchanan
Canby girls tennis coach Natalee Evans figured her team wouldn’t receive any accolades and didn’t want to overcrowd the Three Rivers League award ceremony at Portland Tennis Center. So she took…
Eric James Payton
May 18, 2016

Eric James Payton

by John Baker
December 27, 1958 - April 23, 2016 Eric James Payton, 57, was born December 27, 1958 in Oregon City, Oregon to James and Janette Payton. He passed away April 23, 2106 from cancer. Eric attended…


Dorothy June Adams
May 18, 2016

Dorothy June Adams

by John Baker
January 20, 1922 - May 4, 2016 Dorothy June (McBreen) Adams, age 94, went to be with the Lord, at 11:36 pm at her ­residence Rackleff Place, Canby, Oregon. Her death came ­following a decline in…
May 18, 2016

Verna Lack

by John Baker
January 14, 1942 - April 17, 2016 Verna Lack, 74, of Canby ­Oregon passed away on April 17, 2016. She was born ­January 12, 1942 to James Toon and Willie ­Coatney in ­Bakersfield, California.…
James Mathieson
May 18, 2016

James Lawrence Mathieson

by John Baker
November 8, 1954 - May 3, 2016 James Lawrence Mathieson, 61, passed away May 3, 2016, at his home in Canby after a brief battle with Cancer. James was born November 8, 1954 in Fall River,…
Ernie Henderson
May 18, 2016

Ernie Loice Henderson

by John Baker
September 22, 1923 - May 4, 2016 Ernie Henderson, 92, Died May 4, 2016. He was born in Newark, ­Arkansas. He spent the last 37 years in Canby. Ernie was drafted into the US Army Air Corps in…
Craig Finden
May 18, 2016

Craig Douglas Finden

by John Baker
April 29, 1954 - May 3, 2016 Craig Douglas Finden, 62, of Canby, Oregon, died peacefully surrounded by family May 3, 2016. Born in Roseburg, Oregon to John “Jack” and Frances Finden, Craig lived…
Steven Nelson Landis
May 11, 2016

Steven Nelson Landis

by John Baker
August 19, 1959 - May 4, 2016 Steven Nelson Landis Police ­Officer from 1984 to 1995, former ­President of the ­Oregon D.A.R.E. Officers ­Association, Teacher at Sabin Skills Center, Youth…
Shirley June Earnhart
May 11, 2016

Shirley June Earnhart

by John Baker
June 5, 1934 - May 1, 2016 Shirley June Wellbrock Earnhart, 81, of Bowling Green, KY, passed away peacefully at her home with family at her side May 1, 2016. The Oregon native was a daughter of…

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May 04, 2016

Richard Ray Holmes

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June 9, 1938 - April 22, 2016 Richard Ray Holmes, 78, passed away at home, surrounded by family on April 22, 2016. He was born June 9, 1938 in Pocatello, Idaho to Floyd and LaDonze (Ulrich)…
Gretchen Korsness
Apr 27, 2016

Gretchen Suzanne Korsness

by John Baker
January 21, 1946 - April 19, 2016 Gretchen Suzanne Korsness, a much loved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died on April 19, 2016 at her home in Canby, Oregon. She will be…
Gloriva Mae Nelson
Apr 27, 2016

Gloria Mae (Kraxberger) Nelson

by John Baker
Gloria Mae (Kraxberger) Nelson was born November 16, 1929 in Canby to Rufus and Margaret Kraxberger, Sr. She ­attended Canby schools and graduated from Canby High School in 1947. She continued…
Sharon Wilkinson
Apr 27, 2016

Sharon L. Wilkinson

by John Baker
June 3, 1939 - April 10, 2016 Sharon Lee Wilkinson born to Nettie (Burkholder) and ­Clarence Lepinsky June 3, 1939 in Canby ­Oregon. She had two sisters who predeceased her. Sharon graduated…
Dianne Cassel
Apr 27, 2016

Dianne C. Cassel

by John Baker
July 11, 1942 - April 16, 2016 Dianne C. Cassel, 73, of Wilsonville died peacefully with her children at her side Saturday April 16, after a long battle with cancer. She was born July 11, 1942…
Eleanor Nieland Blessing
Apr 20, 2016

Eleanor Nieland Blessing

by John Baker
March 28, 1916 - February 24, 2016 Eleanor was raised in Canby by John James and Anna Haefs Nieland. She was preceded in death by six ­siblings. She had great love for nature and its beauty, and…
Apr 20, 2016

Harold (Dewey) Lee Smidt

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November 11, 1937 - April 9, 2016 Harold (Dewey) Lee Smidt was born in Oregon City on November 11, 1937. He passed away April 9, 2016. He graduated from Molalla High School in 1955 and later…
Apr 13, 2016

Death Notices

by John Baker
April 13, 2016 Dianna M. Husbands Dianna M. Husbands, age 65, died April 2, 2016. She was born Nov. 16, 1950. A memorial service was held April 7 at Smyrna United Church of Christ in Canby.
Lois Ann Manley
Apr 13, 2016

Lois Ann Manley

by John Baker
September 7, 1940 - March 30, 2016 Lois Manley (Pitchford) of Canby, Oregon passed away on March 30, 2016 at the age of 75. Lois was born September 7, 1940 in Eugene, Oregon to parents Fred and…
Apr 06, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Lenz Woodmark

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November 8, 1928 - February 24, 2016 No service will be held for Mary Woodmark who passed away peacefully on February 24, 2016 in her home, surrounded by family. Mary Woodmark was born November…