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Page 2 VotJn ( .C MMIJNITV - October 31,2012 Tur. NLw :ERA ON TUE Road CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 At the 9/11 Memorial The New Era went with Stacie Steinbacher, her daughter Sara Coonrod and former Sweet Home resident Michele (Johnson) Kester on a visit to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City. It consists of two pools set in the footprints of the original Twin Towers. Thirty-foot waterfalls, the largest of their kind in North America - cascade into the pools, each of them descending into a'center void. The names of the victims are inscribed in bronze parapets around the pools. 2,977people died in the attack - the oldest 85, the youngest 2. Sara, left, works as a make-up artist for Sephora in Times Square. iiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii~iiiiiii:ili4 ......................................................... The the newspaper in front of a landmark; send us a quality, We'll publishitas aspossible,generaU in the order that sub herin case en edto 31758 3 2841 9 6 57326 8 2195 7 35247 9 19863 5 ) 3574 1 r 6982 4 34631 2 I Gill !1 Ilflll i liP? I Call (541) 367-2135 I OBITUARIES Derek y He has lived in French Camp, Coole Manteca and Stockton, Calif. He June 9, 1964 - Oct. 20, 2012moved to Sweet Home in 1990. Derek Glenn"Deac"CooleY,48, Mr. Cooley worked in vari- of Sweet Home died Oct. 20, 2012. ous fields before going to work for He was born June 9, 1964 in ODOTim 1999. Stockton, Calif. to James and ShLrley He enjoyed picking and selling (Hogard) Cooley. wild mushrooms, RC's, .yard sales Paul D. Loree December 8, 1933 - October 24, 2012 Paul D. Loree, 78, of Sweet Home Passed away Wednesday quietly at Good Samaritan Hos- pital in Corvallis. He is survived by his be- loved wife of 5.6 years, Roselene "Pete" Loree. He was born in the Happy Home area of Linn County at the family home to Emmitt Loree and Grace Sylvester. He attended school in Sweet Home. He joined the United States Air Force in 1953 and met and married Roselene Marie Deen in 1955 in Sweet Home while home on leave. During his military service, Paul traveled to exotic places such as Newfoundland, Alaska, Japan, Greece, Vietnam and Tex- as. He was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf clusters, the Air Force Good Conduct Medal with three Oak Leaf clusters as well as a Presidential Unit Citation and multiple Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards. lie retired from the military as a Senior Master Sergeant in 1975 and returned to Sweet Home to be near friends and family. Paul enjoyed golf and a good joke, loving" nothing more than to share both with the people he loved. Paul never met a stranger and made everyone feel welcome and at home. He loved visit- ing with friends and family and was actively involved in the Sweet Home Elks and VFW. He was very proud of serving his country and actively supported those who protect and defend this great nation. Paul is survived by his wife, Pete; children Keith and wife Kim, Ken and wife Karla, and Paula Loree and husband Mark Bottoroff; grandchildren Aerwen, Kris, Paul Robert, Kraig, Kevin, Remy, James, Melanie, Taneesha and Shilo; great-grandchildren Carneesha, Ambrosia, Issiah, and Keith Paul; and sisters Pearl, Del- la, and Doris. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers (Gene, Bruce, Ed, and Delbert) and two sisters (Marguerite and Era). A memorial service will be held at the Sweet Home Elks Lodge at 4 p.m. Thursday, 1 No- vember 2012. In lieu of flowers, the fam- ily would prefer a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Paid Obituary and computers. He is sur- vived by his wife, Kelly Malone Cooley of Sweet Home; stepsons Timothy Holley of San Diego, Jer- emy and daugh- ter-in-law Amber Sanders of Sweet Home; sisters Tra- cy Menear and brother-in-law James Jacks of Sweet Home, and Kristi Cooley of Stockton; four grandchil- dren; 10 nieces; four nepkews; four grand-nieces, three grandnephews and countless others he loved as his own through the years. Mr. Cooley was preceded in death by his father, James Cooley in 2002; and his mother, Shirley Hog- ard Cooley in 2009. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Can-- cer Society. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Jim Marcks June 4, 19,58 - Oct. 17, 2012 Jim Marcks, 54, of Sweet Home, died Oct. 17, 2012. He was born June 4, 1958 in Larry Leroy Rezek September 10, 1948 - October 17, 2012 Larry Leroy Rezek, 64, of Sweet Home passed away from cancer on Oct. 17, 2012. This was his favorite one and only daughter's birthday, a day that he always said celebrated the best day of his life, the day that she was born. Mr. Rezek was born Sept. 10, 1948 in Reno, Nevada to Pete and Opal Rezek. He grew up in Sweet Home. and graduated from Sweet Home High School, class of 1966. He moved to Seattle to work. He retired from Boeing. after working for them for over 30 years, and re- located to Sweet Home in 2009 to be closer to family. He enjoyed attending every game he could of his grandchil- dren's sporting events and spend- ing time with family. He also en- joyed fishing, camping and riding his Harley and four-wheeler. He volunteered for S.H.E.M. (Sweet Home Emergency Ministry) after retiring. He was active in recov- ely and always reaching out to lend a helping hand to others. M r Rezek is sur- vived by a daughter, Lena -Craig and her hus- band Dave; his dog Nikko;. sister Carol Walvat- ne and husband Jerry; grandkids Andrew M. Swanson and wife Connie, Hannah Y. Lippke and husband Steve, Tyler J. White, and Jeremy A. White; nephews Cody Joe Walvatne and Bhrett LaLonde; great-grandkids Koda Turner, Ashton Swanson, Lylah Lippke and baby boy Lippke. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Opal Rezek. A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Sunday, Novem- ber 1 lth, at Fir Lawn Lutheran Church, Sweet Home. Smart Cremations of Bea- verton is handling the arrange- ments. Paid Obituary Sweet Home to August and Viola Marcks. He worked for Stayton Cannery for many years. Mr. Marcks enjoyed watching movies, fishing and riding his mo- torcycle. Survivors include brothers David of Arizona, and Dennis and Mayard of Sweet Home; sisters Alice Postma of Washington and Bertha Compton of Sweet Home; and many nieces and nephews. He Was pre- ceded in death by his parents; brothers Curl, Sack, Mike and Randy; and sisters Crystal McLean and Debbie Wil- liams. , No services are planned. His ashes will be placed at a later date. Betty McGuiness Jan. 6, 1934 - Oct. 26, 20d2 Betty- L. Davis Hoffman See Deaths, page 3 ":24 Please lore us for a Celebration Of Life for . " ~j Saturday, November 3rd at 2pm i(~ i~ Sweet Home Elks Lodge 440 Osage ~!i .'~,~ Shah, 73, passed away on :".: Seplember 7, 2012 at her home ~i}~ m Wasd/a. AK ~