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In 1968, they moved to Santa Ana, Calif., where he was associate minister at Santa Ana First Christian Church. They tried to change heart, Rhee said. He took his faith seriously. "You have called me a mentor, his name and I lift you up as my model student in California, but it wouldn't take, for.exceeding your mentor," Rhee Ted said. said. "I'll miss the times we spent He returned to Oregon in 1974 together. I'll miss your hearty laugh- as "Skip." ter. I'll miss all the lofty theological That year, Ted and Skip became conversations we have had. I will business partners, Ted said. Skip be- miss your silly jokes and the teasing, came the public face of the family though a little rough at times, like company that cut timber, managed calling me 'honorable professor'one U.S. Forest Service contracts and day and 'Chinaman' the next. For 50 handled legal matters. years, you have been my angel in In 1985, he served as president your own unique way. of the Northwest Timber Trade Asso- "You helped me when l was inciation, Ted said. That kept him busy need. You helped me when I was in lobbyihg in Washington, D.C. sorrow. You held my hand when I "He was nay brother, my busi- was in despair. You have helped me ness partner, my friend and my pas- as if I was your brother. Till we meet tor," Ted said. Even though he didn't again, shalom, shalom." carry the title of pastor after 1974, he Skip was born on Feb. 11, 1945 never quit giving when there was a in Lebanon to James E. and Frances need. K. (Morris) Stock. He was the oldest "Skip's life was shorter than we of four boys and a girl. hoped for, but it was wide, wide and Their father bought a big boat very deep," Ted said. "He left his when Skip was little, Ted said. He sons and daughters a deep heritage quickly became Dad's "little skip- that they can be proud of. I'm going per." By age 3, he was "Skip." to miss him." He graduated from Sweet HomeSkip's brother-in-law, Doug High School, where he was student Dornhecker recalled a story in a body president, in 1963 and earned Christian magazine about the four his bachelor's degree from North- characteristics of a great leader. west Christian College in 1967 and First, they have charisma, an a master of science degree from the intangible trait that distinguishes a great leader from ordinary people, BMW motorcycles on Interstate 10 The fourth trait is "superstar- Dornhecker said. A charismatic in west Texas in 2001. A state trooper dom," Dornhecker said, noting that leader "inspires and captivates oth- clocked them at 125 mph. he doesrr't like the word much in the ers with passion and presence. Even "We were, of course, pulled context of Christianity, but that was if you don't know them, they make over. Skip pulled off his helmet as Skip too. you feel like you're friends." the officer approached, 'Officer, we Most Christians have expecta- That was true of Skip in high sure do appreciate the use of your tions of their'leaders that no one can school, and it was true of him a highway. I took a racing course at really fill, Dornhecker said. They month ago, Dornhecker said. He Portland International Raceway, and have to preach, act like a CEO and captivated people with a disarming I have to tell you, it was not nearly as always be there night and day. They presence, a way of treating people fun as the last 100 miles.'"must be movers and shakers. that drew them to him, almost like Before it was over, Skip and the These qualities seldom come in God saying, "Do not fear, for I am cardiologist were standing on the one person, but the ability to excel in with you." He related well to friends side of the road with the policeman more than one area is the equivalent and strangers, praying, praising and giving thanks of superstardom, Dornhecker said, The second trait is dominance, to God, Skip and the cardiologist adding he experienced Skip as a "su- Dornhecker said. People like this are with newly written traffic citations in perstar." hard-charging and persuasive, moti- their hands. Skip knew that it wasn't how vating others by sheer force of will. That's gregariousness, Dorn- much "you owe" or are owed, Dorn- They constantly push things forward hecker said, suggesting, that confi- hecker said. He knew"you don't own and rally people around their ideas, dence, not arrogance or pushiness, anything." He invested in Northwest "That's Skip, and I say that af- enables a man to work in a hostile Christian University, where his fami- fectionately after a lifetime of relent- culture, to understand that everyone ly has a history since 1951, spanning ing," Dornhecker said. "He got his is dealing with lheir own problems, four generations. way, and he made me smile while I that everyone is on the same page. "He was determined to see the did it." Skip had that confidence and influence of this school not only con- Dornhecker calls it being "skip- knew people better than they may tinue but expand," Dornhecker said. perized." have wanted to be known, Dorn- "He was the leader of us. We still The third trait is gregariousness, hecker said. He knew them "on the have the privilege and the responsi- Dornhecker said, and that's seeking ~same equal foundation of God's eter- bility of following. Thanks, Skip for and enjoying the company of others, nal love that He made known on the the song you sang with such joy, for relating comfortably with people of cross of Jesus Christ, the ultimate the life you shared with such gener: different backgrounds and personali- symbol of human failure." osity." ties. Christian leadership is the art of chat and making people feel at ease. People quickly felt at ease around Skip, Dornhecker said. One of Skip's cardiologist friends told Dornhecker this story: He and Skip were riding their From page 2 McGuiness, 78, died Oct. 26, 2012 in Port- land, of Lewy body dementia, a form of Par- kinson's dis- ease. She was born Jan. 6, 1934 in Thompson, N.Y., to Anson and Hazel Davis, one of three children. She attended Fruitland High School in Idaho, eloping on May 23, 1952, the evening of her high school graduation, with her first husband, Duane Hoffman. They had three children before he died, on Feb. 22, 1963. On Feb. 21, 1964 she married Paul D. McGuiness. The family moved to Sweet Home in 1967, where Mr. McGuiness taught at Sweet Home High School. Mrs. McGuiness was a home- maker and was active in PEO and the Sweet Home United Methodist Church. She lived in Sweet Home until 2007, when she moved to Lebanon. She is survived by her hus- band, Paul McGuiness, of Las Vegas, Nev.; her daughter, Te- resa Hoffman Galloway of North Plains; her son, Kevin Hoffman of Sweet Home; step-daughter Diana McGuiness Nelson of Pahrump, Nev.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister Doro- thy Davis Webber of Eugene; and brother George A. Davis of Fruit- land, Idaho. Mrs. McGuiness was preceded in death by her son, Douglas Hoff- man in 1969; and her step-daugh- ter, Debbie McGuiness Sergeant in 2005. A private family memorial is planned. Donations in her memory may be made to a public library in herhonor. Death Notices Santiam Feed and Garden ) 13th & [ ong \cro~s 1i"o11] th~ I ost ()flicc 367-5134 For more into and to RSVP, contact us at 541-752-7220 ext.300 or info@w-nhs.org. For more into about WNHS visit: www.w-nhs.org Dana Lee Barrett, 47, of Sweet Home, Oct. 23, 2012 at his home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit www.sweethomefuneral.com. Mary Louise Clark-Verley- Poitras-Eekles, 86, of Sweet Home died Oct. 15, 2012. A graveside service is planned for 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Miller Cemetery in Scio. A Celebration of Life will fol- low at 1 p.m. at the Sweet Home Veterans Club. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. 10# $4.q9 25# $10.99 50# $19.99 Jerry Anthony Youravish October 31, 1942 - October 25, 2012 Jerry Anthony Yourav- and his wife Sue Youravish of ish, 69, of Sweet Home passed Sweet Home, Michael Yourav- away Oct. 25, 2012. ish of Lakeview, Jim and his He was born Oct. 31, 1942wife Tara Youravish of Bandon; in Kincaid, W.V. to George Joe great-nieces and nephews An- and Anna Elizabeth (Shyblo- drea, Joshua, Tristan, Matthew, sky) Youravish. Marlene and Mary; great-great- Jerry lived in Oak Hill, nephew Hayden (Youravish) W.V. and then moved to De- Carmack; and cousins Larry troit, Mich. in 1950. He moved and Wandalene Shyblosky, and to Sweet Home on June 28,Dorothy and Len Milauskas. 2012. He was preceded in death He attended the Method- by his brother Michael on Nov. ist Church in West Virginia. He 25, 2011 ; his mother in 2004; loved TV and his family, and his father in 1992. Jerry is survived by his sis- Sweet Home Funeral Cha- ter-in-law, Laura Youravish of pel is handling the arrange- Sweet Home; nephews Steven ments. Paid Obituary Struggling In payyour Learn about foreclosure prevention options from your local non-profit housing agency~ Join Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services (WNHS), Wed. Nov. 14th from 6-7:30pm LBCC Lebanon Annex Rm. LCX103, 60 Industrial Way, Lebanon. (private meetings available by appt. at our Lebanon office also).