Day: July 16, 2010

Keizer Society — Art and History

By JoANNE BEILKE Saturday, July 10,  was a very busy day in Keizer and the star was Barbara Clement.  Barbara is very active with Keizer Points of Interest for the city of Keizer and also Keizer Heritage Foundation.  Her goal these last years has been to bring recognition to Marie Dorian, a Native American woman who pioneered this area in the early 1800s. Helping Barbara unveil the new sign at Keizer Station Park were some descendants of Marie Dorian.  Author Jane Kirkpatrick, of John Day, introduced Marie Dorian to the group gathered.  She has authored three books about her life in the Willamette Valley.  Several generations of Dorians were present including, the Bailles, and other family branches. Shelly King, member of the Keizer Parks Foundation and Dave McKane, city councilor were presenters for Barbara Clement’s efforts.  Also helping were members of the Parks Foundation pouring drinks and serving cookies.  Joining them in the shade of a canopy in the blazing sun were Mary Jean Atwood, Julie Thomas, and Mary MacDuffee.  Also under the shade of the tent were Ginny Bellman (Marie Dorian Society), Mary Jo Nyssen and Carol McCarl.  Jeanne Bond-Esser was the greeter and her husband, Dennis Esser, who built the kiosk, was in charge of clean up. Heritage Foundation members, Anne and Al Rasmus and Gary Young were there supporting Barbara and the Foundation’s contribution to the...

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Frank Vallereux

Mr. Vallereux, of Keizer, died Friday, July 9, 2010. He was 73. He was born June 6, 1937. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements by Keizer Funeral Chapel.

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Mabel I. McColly

Ms. McColly, of Keizer, died Tuesday, July 8, 2010. She was 97. She was born Oct. 4, 1913. Arrangements entrusted to Keizer Funeral Chapel.

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Burton William Wold

Mr. Wold, of Keizer, died Thursday, July 8, 2010. He was 78. He was born May 9, 1932, to Bill and Jessie Wold in Tacoma, Wash., and he graduated from Lincoln High School in 1950. He married Georgia Houston on Jan. 13, 1952, after meeting at Ted Brown Music Store. Starting work as a journeyman meat cutter at age 16, Mr. Wold would go on to work for Sunbeam Baking Company and Best Pie Copmany before opening and operating Bayview Mobile Homes of Tacoma for 18 years. They moved to Keizer in 1996 to be closer to children and grandchildren. Mr. Wold was choir director at St. Paul Methodist Church in Tacoma for 10 years, singing at many weddings and funerals. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, golfing, doing crossword puzzles and storytelling. Survivors include: his wife, Georgia; his sisters, Carol Tisch, Janet Evans and twin sister Margie Yoest, two children, Danny Wold and Jane Morehead; four grandchildren, Renee (Brian) Meier, Christopher (Katie) Morehead, Steven (Amy) Wold and Elizabeth (Seth) Goff; nine great-grandchildren, Lillie, Gunner, Ruger Meier, Kaitlyn, Noel and Isaac Wold, Liam and Meredith Morehead, and Lincoln Goff. Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 17 at the First Medthodist Church in Salem. Donations can be made to Union Gospel Mission of Salem P. O. Box 431 Salem, OR 97308-0431 and American Red Cross , 675 Orchard Heights...

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