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Page 2 VotJn CommtJmltv lte t ra - January 18, 2012 CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 Weigh-in Contest officials Deanna Davis, left, and Diann Rasmussen measure a contestant during the kick-off to the Lose for Life weight-loss competition, which started Saturday, Jan. 21. For more, see page 10. Don't forget to pack us along on your trip! Taking a trip some- where (significant)? Pack along a copy of - The New Era, get a picture of yourself with the newspaper in front of a landmark, and send us a photo (good quality, please) with appropriate explana- tory information to The New Era, P.O. Box 39, Sweet Home, OR 97386, drop it by our office at 1313 Main St., or e-mail it to news@ sweethomenews.com. We'll publish it as soon as possible, generally in the order that sub- missions arrive. Ple include a phone num- ber in case we need to contact you. ()BITUARIES Robert Bishop Jr. Dec.,31, 1964-Jan. 10, 2012 Robert Lewis "Bobby" Bish- op Jr., 47, of Seminole, Okla., died Jan. 10, 2012 in Seminole. He was born in Lebanon on Dec. 31, 1964 to Robert Lewis Bishop Sr. and Teresa A. (Baxter) Bishop. He had two siblings. Mr. Bishop graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1983. Swearingen Funeral Home in Seminole is handling the arrange- ments. For further information, visit swearingenfuneralhome.com. Stephen Kennedy Dec. 21, 1989-Jan. 13, 2012 Stephen Earl Kennedy, 22, of Sweet Home died Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. He was born in Corvallis to Parry Christman and Lisa (Ken- nedy) Patchett. Mr. Kennedy was raised in Albany. He was a cross country runner and graduated from South ) Cody Felkins, 18, is a "I volunteer at the to help people that struggle give food for the poor and needy," Felkins said. "I volunteer coaching be- cause I want to help and get kids to do better." Felkins enjoys playing basketball and X-Box. He has lived in Sweet Home all his life,, he said. "I like how there are so many organizations that help people that are struggling and that need help back on heir feet." Albany High School. He moved to Sweet Home in October 2011. Mr. Kennedy was very help- ful, especially caring for the el- derly. He was a certified child care provider. He loved animals especially his cat Paisley and dog Dozer. He loved watching professional wrestling. He enjoyed life. Mr. Kennedy is survived by his mom and stepdad Lisa and Craig Patchett of Albany; sisters, Katelyn George and Kimberly Kennedy of Albany; a nephew; two uncles; an aunt; grandmoth- ers, Patsy Moore and Teri Pole- quin both of Albany; numerous special friends; and many cous- ins. He was preceded in death by his father, Parry Christman, I Baby From page 1 "it's a toss-up between wheth- er she looks like me or Aaron." Grandparents are Thomas and Vicki Voldbaek, and Todd and Wen- dy Looney, all of Sweet Home. The new father said he "loves" his new role. "Fatherhood was what I ex- pected, except there's less crying," he said. Voldbaek also said Natalie ."doesn't cry very often." But, she added, the baby seems to go No. 2 whenever her dad is around to change the diaper. The experience "definitely wasn't my idea of what it should be, she said. "But she's great now." 541.258.8588 BOOK ON FB 24 HOURS A DAY SALON 144 *RHONDA McGOVERN* * MARY PRICE* 10% off Any Hair Services $23 Spa Pedi I $I0 Mani I 144 W. GRANT I LIKE US ON FACEBOOK U I N R E O ||___ AN I P 0 N EDG XED ELI VON EGG Tslo 00INI u LjEj Iiiiii E_ RIs_dl Vl Il ''CIEI ,ieJDi ill 81LIFI q-N E_.J GIAI DIEIN._J 5 ( .I ( I! d I 9 7 13 8 4 2 3 1 6 58 7 9 7 4 219 6 5 11 2 3 sis 1 a'41 826793 5 5 1 8 427 6 493651 89' 3872 46 65413271 GQI R III]JJ00 liP? Call (541) 367-2135 and grandparents, Earl and Carol Kennedy. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. For more information, visit sweet- homefuneral.com. Armand Kerlec Aug. 18, 1922-Jan. 13, 2012 Armand Gerard Kerlec, 89, of Sweet Home died Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at the VFW in Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Visit sweethomefuneral.com for updates. Clara Nielsen Dec. 11, 1917-Jan. 13, 2012 Clara Harriet Nielsen, 94, of Ridgefield, Wash., formerly of Sweet Home, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Visit sweethomefuneral.com for updates. Harold Springer July 6, 1939-Jan. 15, 2012 Harold Gaylen Springer, 72, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Visit sweethomefuneral.com for updates. TK E