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Page 2 VL Jl ('.['M 111NITV e ea, "ra - March 14, 2012 ThE NEw ERa ON TIIE RO00,b CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page B? SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page B7 In the Big Apple The New Era went to New York City for a weekend with Jessika, left, and Joey Stewart. where they cel- ebrated with Giants football fans the night the team won the Super Bowl. went to the top of the Empire State Building, and saw a Broadway show. They also visited the Statue of Liberty, along with Ellis Island. are you going?. 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 approprime explana- to 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. Please include a phone num- ber in case we needto" contact you. IFIBllNBIAIIITiAIL IcloIsiulNIoloiLIE $ | o IEIKIEIDiMIoIwisIL D E I"IEIEIoBwlII"IEBR 14 r 5891 18 ]6245 I1 Z 9763 16'14537 i 13 I 7482 i 15 ,32916 I I 17 ,l 1629 i 19,3 3 1 5 8 2 :i 8374 2 :: 6 9175 8 , 1 i ! 5 { 4 ;' 7 ; 6  II fiOlilnflllrJllP? I Call (541) 36' -; :135 OBITUARIES Wanda Harper April 15, 1936 - March 11, 2012 Wanda J. "June" Harper, 75, of Sweet Home died March 11, 2012. She was born April 15, 1936 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Jonny and Lillian Lorene (Bramlett) Weiche. She moved to Sweet Home from the Bay Area in 1994. She Free Pregnancy Tests  367-2447 1344 Main St. Open Mon & Wed. 12-5 www.possiblypreg na nt.org ts$t tlnn goofino, Inc. Over 30 years experience Free estimates Locally owned ,Tear-offs with no mess , Hand nailed, architect & 3-tab shingles , Snap-lock, Hi-rib metal &fiat roofs , All workmanship guaranteed CCB# 110950 worked as a nurse's assistant for many years, retiring from Samari- tan Lebanon Community Hospital in 1998. Mrs. Harper attended Sweet Home Assembly of God. She loved embroidery and reading. She is survived by her hus- band Mike of Sweet Home; sons Michael of Fremont, Calif., James of Los Gatos, Calif. and Gregory of Sweet Home; sister Nancy DeLacy of Los Gatos, Calif.; brother Mi- chael Dunsmore of Belmont, Ca- lif.; and three grandchildren. Private family services were held March 12. Memorial contributions can be made in her name to the Alzheim- er's Association. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the ar- rangements. Rita Killmurray April 11, 1916 - March 9, 2012 Rita Marie Killmurray, 95, of Sweet Home died March 9, 2012. She was born April 11, 1916 in Philadelphia, Penn., to Thomas and Mary (Taylor) Kerns. She lived in Sunland, Calif. for 30 years before moving to Sweet Home six years ago. She loved to travel and was able to travel all over the world. She enjoyed reading. She loved her dogs. Rita will be greatly missed by her daughter and her dogs. Mrs. Kilmurray is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Killmurray of Sweet Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward E Killmurray in 1994. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Ronald Sills Jan. 20, t944 - Feb. 29, 2012 Ronald G. Sills, 68, of Leba- non, formerly of Sweet Home, died Feb. 29, 2012 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Cor- vallis. He was born Jan. 20, 1944 in Baker to Richard and June (Dot- son) Sills. Mr. Sills moved to the Liberty area of Sweet Home as a child. He resided in the Sweet Home area his whole life, be- fore moving to Lebanon two years ago. He had worked as a truck driver for most of his working life. He married his wife Deborah on Sept. 26, 2006 in Win- nemucca, Nev. He loved fishing and hunting; and enjoyed going on drives in his later years. Mr. Sills is survived by his wife, Deborah Sills of Lebanon; daughter Candi Elliott of Sweet Home; son Todd Sills of Lebanon; brothers Delbert Sills of Montana and Gordon Sills of Idaho; sisters Delores Shafer of Idaho, Norma Kaping of Sweet Home, Shelda Desjadon of Lebanon, Rhonda Cooley of Sacramento, Calif., and Glenda Nelson of Stayton; and grandson Nickalaus Turner of Cor- vallis. Ronald was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Sills, and his parents. At his request, no services will be held. Huston-Jost Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Death Notices Henry Nielsen, 95, of Ridge- field, Washington died March 8, 2012. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For update information, visit www. sweethomefuneral.com. Betty Evelyn Rossell, 69, of Sweet Home died March 1 I, 2012. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For update information, visit www. sweethomefuneral.com. Art classes for cancer survivors ar S1 ,('.H Cancer survivors who have received treatment at Samaritan I_banon Community Hospital can learn fun art skills through four free workshops throughout the month of March. ArtsCare, a partnership be- tween Samaritan Health Services and the Arts Center in Corvallis, will host the workshops on Satur- days in March for cancer survivors, as well as their caregivers. Artists from the Arts Center will lead the workshops, which will run from 10 a.m. to noon atthe hospital. In this week's workshop, held Saturday, March 17, in Conference Room E, Leetra Taylor will present a St. Patrick's Day surprise. Tay- lorspecializes in doll-making, and she enjoys bringing this type of art into schools. On Saturday, March 24, in Conference Room E, Jan Wilcox 541-367-2293 There's a New Centenarian in Town? MARY ANCKE ii i ?!i/ iiiii ! / IS CELEBRATING HER 100TH BIRTHDAY 11:30 am, March 18th Fir Lawn Lutheran Church 109 W. Holley Road, Sweet Home All Are Welcome! will lead an exercise with hand- made paper. Wilcox is a master of basket-making and weaving, and she is known for her love and imaginative use of natural materi- als. One Saturday, March 31, in Conference Room E, learn how to make garden tiles with Holly Dubrasich, who owns Leaf in the Wind Studios in Lebanon. Holly works with dialysis patients on a weekly basis and sells her pottery throughout the Northwest. The goal of ArtsCare is to en- hance the health care experience for patients, visitors and employ- ees by integrating art and music irtto the health care setting. For more information about the program, including how you can support ArtsCare efforts, call the Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation at (541) 451-6303 or visit www.samhealth.org/artscare.