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Page 2 " VotJ (' C MMIINITV ~]~[l'e - October 3, 2012 T.E NLw ON Tnr ROAb CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 Runners hit the beach in Seaside Following their 129-mile relay run from Portland to the coast in Seaside, members of Sweet Home's Run- nin' Yahoos celebrate on the beach. The team was a combined boys and girls effort this year and includ- ed three runners from East Linn Christian Academy. In front, from left, are Paige Sanders and Kimber Swanson. In second row, from left, are Laura Hay, Tashana Mithen, Kenzie Collins, Anna Burkey, Sierra Swanson and Kayla Daniels. In rear, from left, are Anne Marie Miller, Zoe Engwall. Daniel Danforth. Brett King, lan Wingo and Jakob Hiett. Taking a trip some- where (significant)? yourself with ;paper in front of a landmark, and send us a photo (good tory information to The New Era, EO. Box 39. Sweet Home, OR sweethomenews.com. We'll publish it as soon as possible, in the order 1 " " arrive. Please ber m case we need to contact you. IMlal iEi Li '-'OIUIHI i i i IAITI ii Io N INIffEJ IAITI iii IBIEI iai','i ILlUi I I i IKI 1117 4 2 6 9 3 8 5 i i 1912 3 5 8 7 6 4 1 i i 1516 6 4 3 1 2 9 7 I I 1811 2 6 9 5 7 3 4 I I 1416 7 8 1 3 9 5 2 I I 1319 5 7 4 2 8 1 6 I I 1214 8 3 5 6 1 7 9 1715 1 9 2 8 4 6 3 1613 9 1 7 4 5 2 8 GUl R nfBS liP? Call (541) 367-2135 Q)iMTUARIES Roger Adams July 12. 1930 Sept. 28. 2012 Roger G. Adams, 82. of Sweet Large Fall Mums Variety of colors $4.99 EA. Home died Sept. 28, 2012. He was born in Hamil- ton Township, Mich. to Man- rice and Blanche (Goodrich) Ad- ams. He lived in Michigan until he moved his family to Sweet Home in 1963. Mr. Adams farmed in Michigan on the family homestead. He was a mechanic, working on cars and small engines while in Oregon. He was well known in the community for be- ing an expert chainsaw mechanic. He enjoyed wood working, painting and glass bead making. He loved hunting, fishing and gold pan- ning. Mr. Adams is survived by his i! : =~::~:~:~ % i!i!!f: i:iiii;iiii; LIVE MUSIC- FREE GAMES- FREE . FAMILY FUR- FREE PUHPKIH OECORATIHG- FREE TREE CLIHBIRG- FREE FOOD ' CRI:iB VEHOOHS OH WEODLE BRIDGE Sponsored bythe City of Sweet Home .... For more information: Community Development Department 541 -~7 8113 wife of 61 years, Sonya Adams: sons Steven and Daniel: daughter Vicki Fox: daughter-in-law Robin Adams and Susie O'Brian: 11 grandchil- dren; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, all of Sweet Home. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cynthia Adams-Brandt in 2010: and son David B Adams in 2012. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the American Cancer Society. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Franklin McElwain Feb. 20. 1933 Sept. 24. 2012 Franklin Delano McElwain, 79. of Sweet Home died Sept. 24. 2012 at his home. He was born Feb. 20. 1933 in Richwood, W.V. to "Mac" Chilton C. and Julia Mae (Smarr) McElwain. He lived in West Virginia as a child, until November 1942 when the family moved to Vanport. The next year they moved to Middlefield, Ohio and lived there until returning to Sweet Home in October 1946. He attended Sweet Home High School until March 1950 when he began working for Oregon Ply- wood in Sweet Home until De- cember 1951. He entered the United States Navy in Janu- ary 1952. Mr. McElwain served in the Navy until his retirement on Oct. 1. 1981. He was a chief ma- chinisrs mate and received numer- ous medals and awards during his lifelong Navy career. Upon retiring, he returned to Sweet Home to care "for his par- ents. He married Deborah Karr in 1988, his first marriage, at the age of 55. He became Dad and Grandpa to a large family, with whom he en- joyed spending much of his time. Mr. McElwain was wagon master for the Santiam Sarns RV Club for a few years and really enjoyed it. He faithfull; collected pop can tabs for kidney dialysis, and collected newspapers and old magazines from various businesses around town to help earn money for Santiam Sams. He enjoyed travel- ing and camping with the Santiam Sams, spending time with his fam- ily, watching sports on television, and helping family and friends with mechanical needs on their You're invited to participate in the national Life Chain, a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individu- als standing and praying for our nation to end abortion. Sunday, Oct. 7 1:3o p.m. at Pregnancy Care Center 1344 Main St. C, Sweet Home iiiii~ii i~%-~i~~ ~ii~ ;~i ~''''''''''' if: SEE lifechain.net for more information Be a light in a darkened world as you help put an end to abortion through prayer! cars or anything with an engme ... he could fix it. He attended Com- munity Chapel for many years. Mr. McElwain is survived by step-son John and and daughter-in- law Carolyn Karr of Sweet Home: sister Edith Dobson and brother-in- law Wayne of Mount Nebo, W.V.: brother Joe and sister-in-law Ruby McElwain of Porterville. Calif.: 11 grandchildren. 32 great grandchil- dren. three great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Deborah Karr McElwain: brother Edgar McElwain: sister El- eanor Harrison: half-brother Wil- liam Rose: and his parents. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. at Community Chapel. 42250 Ames Creek Drive in Sweet Home. Contributions may be made in Mr. McE!wain's name to Santiam Sams RV Club. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Glen Hammersley July 26, 1955 - Sept. 25, 2012 Glen E. "Pete" Hammersley, 57, of Sweet Home died Sept. 25; 2012. He was born July 26, 1955 in Prineville to Wesley and Beatrice (Blalack) Hammersley. Mr. Hammersley loved the out- doors, including fishing, and worked as a Linn County Sheriff's deputy and boot camp officer in Astoria. He is survived by his wife, Dar- nelle Gentry; mother Beatrice Claw- son; brother Ray Myers and sister- in-law Connie, and sister Brenda Harrington, all of Sweet Home; son Cory of Riddle; son Ray and daugh- ter-in-law Shannon of Albany; two grandchildren; brothers Jim Myers of Eugene and Tom Hammersley of Florida; sister Debbie Collett of Cor- vallis; 15 nieces and nephews; 28 great-nieces and nephews; and eight great-great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his See Deaths, page 3