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Page 2 Vgtm ('_CMMII JNITV fh , 'r,, - July 4, 2012 T.L NLw ERA ON T.r_. ROAr> CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 Above the Bay The New Era went with Darin Dixon and Sara Olson, both of Sweet Home, to the Toyota Save Mart 350 NA- SCAR Race in Sonoma, Calif. On the way, they decided to take a detour and stop at the Golden Gate Bridge. They are pictured here with the bridge and San Francisco Bay in the background. Where are 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- ssions arrive. Please include a phone num- ber in case we need to contact you. c AIPIFIslIPIOIwlIOIBIJI !A!GIAIvIEIoIRIAIPIoIEI I IA!HIAIIRIAINIITIOIRIsIoI ISIAILIAIGIEISIEINIsIEI 389671425 257943816 614258793 891467352 472395168 563812974 745186239 138529647 926734581 GOl II nfBs liP? Call (541) 367-2135 OBITUARIES Melvin Walker June 17, 1939 -June 27, 2012 Melvin Duane Walker, 73, of Sweet Home died June 27, 2012. He was born June 17, 1939 in Sweet Home to Thomas Ver- non and Rita Jewell (Chambers) Walker. Sweet Home is where he remained and he was known and loved by many. Mr. Walker spent 40 years in the car business, partnering with his brother Bob during the last 24 of those in Walker Bros. Auto Sales of Sweet Home. He was a member of the Elks Wild Bird Seed 5# $2.50 10# $4.99 25# $9.99 50# $16.99 A very good N.W. blend of seed for birds. for 46 years. He loved the Lord and at- tended Calva- ry Chapel of Lebanon. Mr. Walk- er enjoyed garage sales, buying homes, remodeling properties and selling them. He still enjoyed the occa- sional buying and selling of cars and trucks. He is survived by his wife, Sonya Elaine (Lovely) Walker of Sweet Home; son .Daniel Wayne Walker of Sweet Home; three step- children, Jeffrey D. Brennan Jr., Nicole D. (Brennan) Davis, both of Lebanon, and Michael E. Nickell of Molalla; brother Bob G. Walker of Sweet Home; sister Margaret Lucile (Walker) Loux of Sweet Home; and one grandson. Mr. Walker was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Duane Walker in 1982; two brothers, Thomas (Toad) Vernon Walker Jr. and William Dale Walker; two sis- Linn County Public Health Not all clinics provide all the listed services. Call for details about what services are availabe in you local a rea. Our staff will refer you to the clinic closest to you that will have the services that you need. Confidential services-low fees No one refused service for inability to pay. Albany 315 4th SW 541-967-3888 Lebanon 1600 S. Main 541-451-5932 Sweet Home 799 Long St. 541-367-3888 ViSit our website: www.co.linn.or.us/health ters, Artis Jewell Walker and Zoa Louise Walker; and his parents, Tom and Rita Walker. A Celebration of Life will be held at2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Sweet Home Mennonite Church, 1266 44th Ave. Private burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Death Notices Gustave "Gus" Errett, 78, a longtime Sweet Home resident, died July 1, 2012 at the Twin Oaks Care Home in Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit www. sweethomefuneral.com. Charles Wayne Reister, 74, of Sweet Home, died June 26, 2012. Sweet Home Funeral Cha- pel is handling arrangements. For updated information, visit www. sweethomefunerai.com. Cary Joe Trent, 56, of Sweet Home, died June 29, 2012 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Cen- ter in Corvallis. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated informationm visit www. sweethomefuneral.com. ELCA spring l00a)nor roll East Linn Christian Academy 12 th Gr.ade 4.0: Taylor Cox, Matthew Hitt, Chaz Hooley. 3.5-3.99: Derek Bosworth, Kurtis Clark, Tonn Cummins, Zoe Engwall, Ariel Koos, Jackson Lin, Briggs Rybolt. 11 th Grade 4.0: Jake Bates, Taylor Becket, Addle Johnson McKenna Miner, Taylor Moore, Kody Osborne. 3.5- 3.99: Ashley Adams, Kameron Clark, Taylor Dawson, Jacque Donner, Taylor Gassner, Joshua Gerig, Kelsie Homer, Jimmy Li, Samson Lu, Celia Mo, Christopher Philipson, Emily Snyder, Amelia Stieren. 10th Grade 4.0: Jayce Boyd, McKenzie Collins, Austin Homer, Cole Homer, Austin Kleint, Adrienne Koos, Brock Moffet, Elizabeth Reardon, Shelby Taylor, Tyler Whitney. 3.5-3.99: Donny Arndt, Celia Barreto, Tara Bates, Anna Burkey, Alyssa Cannell, Sierrah Engwall, Jamin Hooley, Colby Messmer, Marisa Puentes, Michael Whitehead, Nunn Zhang. Ninth Grade 4.0: Mary Beeghly, Cody Christopher, / Court From page 1 on the honor roll. She has been involved in nu- Peggy Ann Riley Sept. 3, 1956 - June 22, 2012 Home; and granddaughters Tori Riley-Jackson and Neveah Riley. A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring of 2013 in Cascadia, Ore. She will be cel- ebrated in the place of her heart, surrounded by what she loved the most: the beauty that is Oregon. See you in the fireflies, Morn; we love you. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. After a hard-fought battle Peggy Riley, 55, of Sweet Home passed away Friday, June 22, 2012. She was born in Upland, Calif. to Robert and Dorothy A. (Foster) Munoz. She is survived by her part- ner, Paul Zajic of Sweet Home; daughter Liberty Riley of Bur- lington, N.C.; sons Lucas Riley and Joseph Riley, both of Sweet Paid Obituary Emma Kosmala, Wyatt Osborne, Devin Peckfelder, Alyssa Ruisbroek, Lucy Yin. 3.5-3.99: Josiah Breen, Sierra Giddings, Amber Jeffers, Chloe Larrabee, Jessica Miner, Kourtney Pelkey, Shelby Zoon. Eighth Grade 4.0: Megan Becker, Hope Fears, Sara Helfrich, Jessica Johnson 3.5- 3.99: Joelle Engen, Malachi Fisher, Alex Giddings, Olivia Hindmarsh, Amber Linville, Makayla Nelson, Rebecca Reardon, David Ropp, Ross Walther. Seventh Grade 4.0: Lucia Davis, McKayla Homer, Joshua Miner, Orin Osborne, Mackenzie Wilson, 3.5-3.99: Julia Donner, Conner McCarley, Austin McPherson, Bethany Miner, Sydney Nichol, Jonathon Ropp, Nickolas Steckley, Isaac Villeneuve, Caitlynn Whitney. Sixth Grade 4.0: Ty Christopher, Mia Davis, Jasmine Engen, Amber Fears, Jake Hindmarsh, Nicolaus Walther. 3.5- 3.99: Rachel Busek, Kelton Gaskey, Baxton McKinley, Conner Peckfelder, Corinne Sanders. merous service projects, including stacking and cutting wood, build- ing sheds, yard work, house clean- ing and other volunteer work. She enjoys reading, running, playing games with her family, watching movies and hanging out with friends. "I wanted to get outside my comfort zone and do things I'd never done," Miller said about the Sportsman's Holiday Court. "I also wanted to get more ex- perience working with people I' wouldn't ordinarily know or get to spend time with." She said her parents have been the biggest influence on her life. "They are the ones who raised me and have taught me right from wrong," Miller said. Miller plans to attend Brigham Young University in January. She will major in engineering and mi- nor in accounting.