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home : obituaries January 17, 2019

Gerrald Arlen Wassom June 23, 1938 - January 3, 2019
Gerrald Arlen Wassom died on January 3 at St. Charles Hospital of a massive stroke. Gerrald was born in Albany, Oregon, on June 23, 1938. After working in rye grass fields and in the woods of northern California, he moved to Yoncalla, where he met Barbara Clark, whom he married in August 1960. He worked at Wooley Logging Company in Drain before moving to Springfield, where he felled timber for Weyerhaeuser for 24 years, retiring in 1986.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Tony Lee April 6, 1949 - December 27, 2018
Tony Lee passed away peacefully at his home in Sisters on December 27, surrounded by the love of his family and friends after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was 69.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Charles Woolcott (Bud) Fennimore December 8, 1958 - December 6, 2018
On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Charles Woolcott (Bud) Fennimore went to join the Lord at the age of 59, after a courageous battle with stomach cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Boots and Chuck Fennimore and his father-in-law, Allen R. Shockley.
Monday, December 24, 2018
Donald Edgar Gilman June 12, 1929 - September 28, 2018
Donald Edgar Gilman was born June 12, 1929, in Portland to Adrian Kenneth and Alice Elizabeth (Fredrigill) Gilman, and warmly welcomed by his older brother, Basil Gilman.
Monday, December 24, 2018
Lloyd Fields May 13, 1929 - November 29, 2018
Lloyd Fields, former resident of Sisters, passed away November 29, 2018. Lloyd was born in Snyder, Oklahoma, May 13, 1929. He moved with his family in 1936 to Malin, Oregon, where he grew up and attended school.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Ronald Maynard Roach December 16, 1929 - December 5, 2018
Ronald Maynard Roach passed away December 5 with his family by his side. Known as Ron, Ronnie, Pop and Punkie his sense of humor, positive attitude and devotion to family were a constant in his life.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Milly Martin (Canterbury) August 18, 1945 - December 12, 2018
Milly Martin (Canterbury), 73, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 12.

Born in Alhambra, California, and raised in Hollywood, Milly was a California girl through and through. She graduated from the famous Hollywood High and loved to recall memories of surfing in Malibu and mingling with the likes of Paul Peterson, Elvis Presley, The Monkees and other Hollywood legends she crossed paths with in her youth. During her time in Hollywood she also attended acting school, where she excelled both at acting as well as singing and even had a record


Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Chester M. Kaczenski March 7, 1943 - November 26, 2018
Chester (Chet) Kaczenski was born in Sweet Home to Mary Lillian and Henry Anthony Kaczenski. He grew up in Milwaukie and graduated from Clackamas High School. He attended art school and Clackamas Community College.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Frank James Jackson July 1, 1925 - September 20, 2018
Frank Jackson was born at Hammond Lumber Company Camp #17, Detroit, Oregon, July 1, 1925, to parents Frank James Jackson, Sr. and Lulu Dean Jackson.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Margaret Ann Yordy Benton December 27, 1925 - November 28, 2018
Mother of three; grandmother ("Dearie") to six; and great-grandmother to five; Peg Benton lived life to its fullest, surrounded by the innumerable friends she made in the Sisters and Bend area, as well as the community of people whose lives she touched.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Paul Lee Nelson June 22, 1946 - November 7, 2018
Paul Lee Nelson, age 72, passed away at his home in Bend, Oregon surrounded by his family on Wednesday, November 7. He was born on June 22, 1946, in Little Falls, Minnesota, to Edward Lloyd and Lorraine Annetta Nelson.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Benny DeGaetano
Benny DeGaetano died peacefully on November 1, having been preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary, just two years ago.

Benny is survived by his eldest son, John DeGaetano, wife Virginia; granddaughter Joyce; and great-granddaughter Ava (all of Salem); and his younger son, Jim DeGaetano, wife Patty; and grandchildren Tara and Jake (all of San Diego, California).

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Gifford Thomas Gibson 1936 - 2018
Gifford Thomas Gibson, age 82, passed away on October 27, in Loveland, Colorado, surrounded by his loving family.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Robert Petersen April 8, 1934 - September 15, 2018
Robert Petersen died peacefully at home with his two daughters, caregivers and his dog Bella close by. Born in Nebraska on April 9, 1934, Bob was the only son of Hazel and Otto Petersen. He graduated from the University of Oregon Dental School in June of 1959, and it was there that he met Jerry Petersen. They were married on June 22, 1957 and enjoyed 59 years of marriage.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Galen Kent Chong Boles October 1, 1996 - October 15, 2018
On October 15, our beloved son Galen made the choice to end his life. His parents Kent and Cara Boles, sisters Sarah Hansen and Hannah Boles, nephew Ryder Hansen and many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends will greatly miss Galen and are grateful for all of the years of love and closeness they shared together.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Gary Paul Basin
Gary Paul Basin returned to his Lord in the afternoon of Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the age of 68.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Donald Victor Printz March 18, 1940 - November 24, 2017
Donald Victor Printz, 77, of Sisters, Oregon, died November 24, surrounded by his family.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
John Lindsay Farris September 10, 1939 - November 28, 2017
John Lindsay Farris, aka "Jack the Barber," departed the confines of his body at the wizened age of 78 in the wee morning hours of November 28, 2017.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Robert Modler January 24, 1940 - May 7, 2016
Robert Modler, a long-time resident of Palo Alto, died peacefully at home on May 7.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Ray W. Bowlin June 26, 1940 - April 14, 2016
Ray Bowlin passed peacefully from life at the age of 75. He was born in Southgate, California, to parents Charles Chester Bowlin and Betty Louise Bowlin. He grew up in Southern California and went to school in Long Beach.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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