Nelson ‘Mac’ McLoud

Man of faith, commitment to country and love of family were the three guiding lights in the life of Nelson McLoud, who recently passed away after a brief illness.  Born in Huntsville, Arkansas, the third of son of Everett and Reba McLoud, he was a farm-raised boy who loved the[Read More…]

LaDonna L. Savedra (Bach)

LaDonna L. Savedra (Bach) of Keizer passed away on Nov. 10, 2019 in Portland. LaDonna was born in Vancouver, Wash., on May 6, 1944 to Henning and LaVelle Soderlind. She graduated from South Salem High School in 1962 and married Myrle Fowler in June of the same year. Together they had[Read More…]

Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Bowery, Jr.

Dr. Gerald “Jerry” James Bowerly Jr. was born June 15, 1920, in Sheldon, Iowa to Gerald James Bowerly Sr. and Eva Mae Johnson. He passed on October 30, 2019, while residing at Avamere Court in Keizer.  Jerry, one of five children, was raised on a farm in Minnesota and eventually[Read More…]

Louise Irene Boucher

Louise Irene Boucher passed away October 21, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  Louise was born in Boulder, Colorado to Lee and Eleanor Smith on Oct. 29, 1933. She acquired her tremendous work ethic from her father who worked seven days a week. She inherited a strong love for[Read More…]

Alice Abshire Jeffers

KEIZER – Alice A. Jeffers, 88, passed away at home peacefully surrounded by her loving family.  Alice was born September 21, 1931, in Three Rivers, Mich. She attended Three Rivers High School (class of 1949) where she was an active participant in many clubs and activities, including performing in a singing[Read More…]

James A. Willhite

James Willhite was born in Portland, Ore. and graduated from Benson High School. Through studies at various locations including Oregon State University, he became a registered professional engineer. He worked for the Bureau of Public Roads and the Federal Highway Administration for 36 years in Vancouver, Wash., Boise Id., and[Read More…]

Donald Edwin Fleischmann

D. Fleischmann Donald Fleischmann, a Salem-Keizer resident for 72 years, died on July 15, 2019. He was 93 years old. He was in the Salem Hospital with an infection when he suffered a stroke a few days before he died.   The Willamette Valley has always been home to him. Don was born[Read More…]

Charles Wallace Shirley

Charles Wallace Shirley Charles “Chuck” Shirley went to be with the Lord peacefully on July 25. He was born in Detroit, Mich., on March 8, 1927 and died July 25, 2019 at his home in Keizer, Ore., surrounded by loved ones. Chuck met his first wife, Marna, in Detroit, MI[Read More…]

Judith Davidson Todd

Judith Davidson Todd Judith Davidson Todd, born July 27, 1947, in Medford, Ore., passed away from lymphoma on July 27, 2019, in Bend, Ore. Judi was the “chosen child” of Roy and Alice Davidson, adopted through the Boy’s and Girl’s Aid and lovingly raised in Portland, Ore. Judi was predeceased[Read More…]