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Page 2 VcIJD mm,JNITV l e r- - October 24, 2012 THE NEW ON THE R CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 19 SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 19 In Antigua, Guatemala The New Era went with Ric Olson of Sweet Home and his brother to Guatemala, where Ric's brother has property and where their father once lived. They made the rounds of Anti- gua where this picture was taken in front of a famous downtown fountain. Where 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 appropriate explana- tory information to The New Era, EO 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 need to contact you. tO K I R 7 | lIE L A :l F I T E k 61! 4 7 3 5 i 11: 82 , 6 71', 5 1 39 I 8'1 64 Z 3 2  3 . 71 9, 1E 6 8 51 2  97 411 9 E 1 2 3 I 7(54 8 1 7 5 3 6 1 9 4 8 2 3 6 4 5 7 9 2 fiOl il IIfllJ5 liP? Call (541) 367-2135 OBITUARIES Virginia Carson July 4, 1925 - Oct. 16, 2012 Virginia M. (McKinley) Car- son, 87, longtime resident of Sweet Home and Hopewell, died Oct. 16, 2012 in Lebanon. She was born in Hopewell, the youngest of nine children, to George Kirby and Rebecca (Sohn) McKinley. She was born at home i and delivered ' -4 I by Dr. Lott, who iiiii i !iiii!iiiiii ii iiii iii! !ii came from Am- ity in a horse and buggy. She married Everett D. Carson on Oct. 12, 1947 in Newberg. They moved to Sweet Home, where they raised their three children, Ron, Cody and Frank. Mr. Charlotte Huber July 4, 1917-Oct. 17, 2012 Charlotte Merle Huber, 95, of Sweet Home passed away Oct. 17, 2012. She was born July 4, 1917 in Ardmore, Okla. to James Samuel and Addie May (Mc- Cluney) Cole. She lived in Duncan, Okla. from the late 1930s until she moved to Apple Valley, Calif. in 1941. She moved to Sweet Home in 2007. Mrs. Huber was a home- maker. She attended Elm Street Baptist Church and supported many ministries: Jews for Je- sus, Samaritan's Purse, In Touch Ministries, Wycliffe Bible Trans- lators and Bible Tabernacle. She loved gardening, sew- ing, bird watching and reading her Bible. Mrs. Huber is survived by a daughter, Diana Duprau of Corvallis; five grandchildren, Jon Duprau of Santa Barbara, Calif., Robert Duprau of To- ledo, Bradley Duprau of Ca- marillo, Calif., Christopher Johnson Of Sweet Home, and Kristen Olsen of Albany; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Foster Huber, in 2007; and daughter Linda John- son in 1997. A memorial service is planned at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Elm Street Baptist Church in Sweet Home. Final burial will be at Victor Valley Memorial Park in Victor- ville, Calif. Sweet Home Funeral Cha- pel is handling the arrange- ments. ECONOMY Mon. - Fri'9 a,m.- 6 p.m, Calhoon, RPH  :.Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p,m, ..-6777 , Located inside Thri00ay .... Carson died Dec. 5, 1963. Mrs. Carson worked at the Del Monte cannery in Salem, picked hops, berries, beans and took care of her family. After raising her chil- dren, she split her time taking care of her family's farm in Hopewell and her home in Sweet Home. She loved gardening, plant- ing flowers, canning, hand writ- ing cards and letters to friends and family, sneaking food to the neigh- bor's pets and taking care of her pet chicken Tilda. When she wasn't attending to her yard or home, she was attending her great-grandchil- dren's sporting events. She was a simple woman with a simple life, a permanent smile and heart of gold. Mrs. Carson is survived by her two sons and their families, Ron Carson and Sally Skaggs, and Cody and daughter-in-law Joey Carson, all of Lebanon; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband; son Frank Carson; parents; four brothers and four sis- ters. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Hopewell Cemetery. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Mary Eckles Nov. 14, 1925 - Oct. 15, 2012 Mary Louise Clark-Verley- Poitras-Eckles, 86, of Sweet Home died Oct. 15, 2012. She was born Nov. 14, 1925 in i Foster to William and Mary (Roll: ings) Clark. She lived in Southern Cali- fornia, Southern Oregon, Battle Mountain, Nev., Scio and Sweet Home. Mrs. Eckles worked as a floor lady at the Stayton Caimery, at a nursing home in California and as an assayer in Nevada. She enjoyed crocheting doilies and table cloths. She loved fishing with Or:el, canning when she was younger and making wonderful maple bars. Mrs. Eckles is survived by a daughter, Alice Lewis of Sweet Home; sons Emery and Jon Verley, both of Prineville; 11 grandchil- dren and numerous great-grand- children. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Orvel, Bill and Frank; son Tony Verley; sisters Bessie,. Mabel, Hilda, Tina, Ethal, Nancy, Lorean, Elsie and Nadine; and brothers Nelson, John, Manuel and Kenneth. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Miller Cemetery in Scio. A Celebration of Life is planned at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Vets Club in Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Edward Lovato NEED A RIDE? TAKE THE BUS! Foster I Sweet Home I Lebanon I Albany Stops Indude LBCC, Wahnart & The Heritage Mall Linn Shuttle & Sweet Home Dial-A-Bus 541.367.4775 linnshuttle.com Nov. 16, 1945 - Oct. 14, 2012 Edward Robert Lovato, 66, also known as "Bob" or "Pops," of Sweet Home died Oct. 14, 2012. He was born Nov. 16, 1945 in Canoga Park, Calif. to Anthony and Dominica (Griego) Lovato. He was a man of many trades, including working at Willamette Industries and Simi Valley Print- ing. Mr. Lovato enjoyed collecting guns, knives and hunting. He was a wise man with a big heart who helped everyone. He will be dearly missed. He is survived by his daugh- ters, Christine Lovato, Katherine Abril, Diana Deschazer and Amber Upton; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to Sweet Home Funeral Chapel to help defray costs. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. James Stock Feb. 11, 1945 - Oct. 20, 2012 James Frederick "Skip" Stock, 67, of Sweet Home, died Oct. 20, 2012 at his home. He was born Feb. 11, 1945 in Lebanon, the son of James E. and Frances K. (Morris) Stock. He was raised in Sweet Home, graduating from Sweet Home High School in 1963. In 1967 he graduated from North- west Christian College in Eugene and earned a master of science de- gree from the University of Oregon in 1968. Mr. Stock married Sylvia Del Dornhecker on Aug. 12, 1967 in Portland. In 1968, they moved to Santa Ana, Calif. where he was as- See Deaths, page 3