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Page 2 Vc t MI INITV - December 26, 2012 ThE NEw ERa ON TIlE ROaD SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 16 On the Big Island The New Era went with Dave and Lena Craig to the Big Island in Hawaii, where they experienced an evacuation during a tsunami warning, after an earthquake occurred off the Canadian coast, and took a helicopter flight to see an active Kilauea Volcano and "beautiful" waterfalls from the air. Here they are at Paradise Helicopters in Kona, Hawaii. 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 or 6-m it to news@ as possible, generally in the order that sub- sions arrive. Please ber in case we need to contact you. AI A il- l T Y / Z 53ll 697 7 4 5 2 8 i/ 3378926 5 6 8 2 1 4 3 3297 3 1 5 5 6 4 7 2 i':4 2 3 8 6 9 i'914758 869534 OBITUARIES Edwin Gammell Oct. 26, 1929- Dec. 16, 2012 Edwin William Gammell, 84, of Sweet Home died Dec. 16, 2012. He was born in Hepner on Oct. 26, 1929, the youngest of nine chil- dren, to Arthur William and Marie Ida (Job) Gammell. He served in the Army Air Corps. During the service he worked as a tail gunner and sharp shooter with pistOl and carbine. He was discharged with honors in 1947. Free Pregnancy Tests 367-2447 1344 Main St. V v Open Mon. & Wed. 12-5 www.possiblypreg na nt.org Mr. Gammell lived in Oregon Mr. Gammell was a mechanic fishing, western all his life, spending time on the and welder and retired from State music, singing, coast, in the valley, in the desert Highway Department in 1990. He playing guitar, and in the mountains, was a member of the Elks, Eagles. and gardening He was as member of the Moose, American Legion, Operat- especially his Seventh Day Adventist Church in ing Engineers 701 and the NRA. fruit trees. Sweet Home. Mr. Gammell loved hunting, He is sur- vived by a sister, Vada DeMoss; daughters Sha- Paul Robert Miller Oct. 26, 1910 - Dec. 21, 2012 Paul Robert Miller, 102, of Sweet Home, passed away Fri- day in Sweet Home. He was born in Walla Walla, Wash. to Maurice W. and Leona Helen (Slater) Miller. Paul was a logger from age 16 until the early 1950's. He was a Game and Fish Manager for the State of Arizona in the 1950's and 1960's. He was an artist and painted beautiful landscapes of wildlife and the scenery of Oregon and Arizona. Paul and his wife, Ella, retired and lived in Sweet Home for 30 years. Paul enjoyed taking long walks in the forest and all the beautiful parts of the Sweet Home area. He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends of Sweet Home. Paul is survived by his only son, Donald Miller and his wife Irene of Arizona; four grand- children: Mary Dubbs and her husband Ron of Cottage Grove, San- dra Anderson and her hus- band Jarod of Springfield, Don Jr. and Arthur Miller, both of Cot- . tonwood, California; eight great grandsons and one great grand- daughter; one great-great grand- daughter; his sister Fay Contre- ras of Redding, California and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella V. Miller, five sisters and one brother. No services will be held, per Paul's wishes. Memorial contributions in Paul's name donations can be made to Defenders of Wildlife (www.defenders.org) Sweet 'Home Funeral Chapel is han- dling the arrangements. Paid Obituary .~ o .~ , , i~~ ron, Wilma, Barbara, Robbin and Edwina (Eddee); 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great- great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wives, Phyllis Klukkert in 1994 and Lucille Weiland in 2011. At his request, no services are planned. Memorial contributions can be made in his nameto a char- ity of your choice. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Linda Ladwig Oct. 20, 1950- Dec. 20, 2012 Linda Ladwig, 62, of Sweet Home died Dec. 20. 2012. She was born Oct. 20, 1950 in Tulsa, Okla. to Edward and Lois (Hinman) Staton. She lived in Lynden, Wash. for 20 years and then Everson, Wash. for 20 years. She had lived in Sweet Home for two years. Mrs. Ladwig was a member of Fir Lawn Lutheran Church in Sweet Home. She was an accom- plished artist, working in oil and water colors. She was also an avid Hats Off to you in 2013'. Thank you to all our loyal customers. We look forward to seeing you again in 2013. FARMERS" Craig Fentiman, Agent 3037 Main St. [ 541-367-5121 TAKE THE BUS! Foster[ Sweet Home ] Lebanon I Albany Stops Include LBCC, Walmart & The Heritage Mall kinn Shuttle & Sweet Home Dial-A-Bus 541.367.4775 linnshuttle.com Crafter. organiz- ing and running several craft fairs in the Lynden area, and also was a dancer and instructor during the 1970s. Mrs. Ladwig is survived by her mother, Lois Hinman of Sweet Home; daughter Patricia Knight of Everson, Wash.; sons Charles Lad- wig and Michael Ladwig, both of Portland; sisters Kathy Rodgers of Sweet-Home and Shirley Battles of Missouri; brother Lloyd Staton of Sweet Home; and four grandchil- dren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ladwig, in 1995. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Death Notices David Albert Ross, 66, of Sweet Home died Dec. 21, 2012. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit www. sweethomefuneral.com. CORRECTION, A report in the Dec. 19 edi- tion about a reduction in donations to the Sweet Home Community Foundation, resulting in less mon- ey available this year for grants to local organizations, should have stated that the Safeway Foundation has donated $5,000 in both 2011 and 2012, for a total of $10,000. Moving. Plea,." e c"a 1l our drcuhtion departlnent m / ', ' "9 ' ,5-t1 :-,,136