Valentine’s Day put an arrow through the hearts of staff and residents at Nehalem Bay House when long-term swing shift caregiver Marie Smith was taken from us suddenly and all too soon. Read more

William Russel Wilks was born Aug. 18, 1955. He was the third born in a family of six boys. His parents were Oran and Patricia Wilks. Read more

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Patrick was born in Tillamook on Sept. 18, 1953 to Cyril and Loretta Jacob and passed away in Tillamook on Feb. 13, 2021 at the age of 67 after suffering a stroke. Patrick lived the majority of his life in Tillamook, having moved away a few times but always returning home. Read more

Marilyn Remington was born Sept. 7, 1951 to George and Velma VanDuren in Los Angeles, Calif. and passed away Feb. 16, 2021 in Tillamook, Ore. surrounded by her children in the comfort of her own home. Read more

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Leroy N. Morley was born on July 29, 1924 in Moroni, Utah and his life ended on Feb. 11, 2021 at the age of 96. Leroy’s life was a full one from battling in the front lines with the 1st armored division in Italy during WWII to working as a defense contractor for numerous years. As a defense … Read more

Kay Lee Kiser, loved by many, passed away at home in Corvallis, Ore., Feb. 7, 2021. She was born Feb. 28, 1951 in Tillamook, Ore., to John Lyle Craven and Lois Ruth (Bates) Craven. She grew up on a busy farm in Tillamook County near Cloverdale, Oregon, where everyone in the family worked to … Read more

Jerald (Jerry) Arlin Royse Sr. was born in Spokane, Wash. on Oct. 18, 1943 and passed away in Tillamook, Ore. on Feb. 12, 2021 surrounded by his wife Sarah and friends. Read more

James A. Metcalfe passed away on Feb. 14, 2021, at the age of 73, in his home surrounded by family. He passed after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Portland, Ore. on July 18, 1947. His parents were Glenn and Marjorie Metcalfe (Wilhelm). He attended school in Tillamook and enlisted… Read more

Allen L. Lemen, of Tillamook, Ore., passed away Feb. 19, 2021 at the age of 83. He was born May 19, 1937. Read more

Todd Westmoreland was born on Sept. 17, 1942 in Los Angeles, Calif. He grew up in Southern California at the beach, surfing, scuba diving, playing volleyball and finding adventures in Mexico. He earned his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University and then received his juris doctor d… Read more

Judith Marie Orvis was born on May 3, 1940 to Dale and Helen Turner in Lewiston, Idaho. She passed away at home surrounded by her family at the age of 80 on Feb. 6, 2021 in Canby, Ore. after a short, but hard battle with cancer. She was a member of the eagles lodge for over 40yrs, loved to f… Read more

Jack Eugene Chadsey, 96, died Jan. 22 at Lakeview Memory Care in Lincoln City, Ore., where he lived for two years after moving from Tillamook, Ore. He was born Nov. 10, 1924 in Walla Walla, Wash., the son of Harry Chadsey and his wife Violet. He was married to Betty Ann Chadsey, who died in … Read more

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Gene “Mark” Manzer, age 62, passed away on Feb. 4, 2021 at his home in Rockaway Beach, Ore., following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. A beloved husband and father and proud veteran, Mark will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Read more

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Clark Otis Lyons of Tillamook, Ore. passed away at home on Feb. 9, 2021. Clark began his journey Jan. 20, 1944 in Los Angeles, Calif. He grew up racing along Route 66. And then while in Palm Springs, he met a pretty little girl, Adeline, who worked behind the deli counter where he was delive… Read more

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With broken hearts we lost a wonderful loving husband, father, coach, mechanic and friend on Feb. 2, 2021. He was born March 31, 1970. He had a heart attack at home. He devoted his whole life to his family. Everything he did was for his family. He will be greatly missed. He did so much for e… Read more

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Ellis was born to Mildred Taylor and Albert Frazier at Orofino, Idaho. He spent his growing up years on a ranch with his mother and step-father, Ed Marker. Read more

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Kevin Brent Klingelhofer, son of Ivan and Mabel Klingelhofer, was born Dec. 21, 1953 in Brainerd, Minn. and passed away Feb. 1, 2021 in Tillamook Ore. He was 67 years old. Read more

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Linda Rae Shattuck of Garibaldi, Ore. passed away on Dec. 18, 2020. She was 71 years of age. Linda was born on Sept. 28, 1949 in Portland, Ore. to Forrest and Dorothy Miller. Read more

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Sue passed away Jan. 31 after a short, courageous battle with cancer. She was born, raised and lived her life in Tillamook County, attending Beaver Elementary and Nestucca High Schools. Her career at the Tillamook County Creamery spanned 42 years, from graduation till her retirement. She too… Read more

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​William Christopher Chamber or “Chris” as most of us knew him, died, Jan. 1, 2021. He was born in Hanford, Calif. but most recently resided in Cloverdale, Ore. He was 59 years old. Read more

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On Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, Bradley James Rogers, passed away in Portland, Ore., surrounded by his family. Brad passed due to a bacterial infection. Read more

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Janice Diane (McCallum) Rieger was born in Providence, R.I. on April 8, 1947 and passed away on Jan. 27, 2021 in Tillamook, Ore. She spent her younger years the daughter of a Navy family and lived many places including Corpus Christi, TX and Key West, FL. While her father was stationed in Ti… Read more

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Peggy Ann Jones was born on Aug. 30, 1954 to Katherine and Rex Wheeler. She had two older brothers, Duane and Jimmy, and a little sister, Nancy. Peggy joined the Army Aug. 6, 1973 and completed it with a degree in Occupational Therapy. She then moved to Cloverdale, Oregon, where she met and … Read more

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Rita Ann Hamilton was born Oct. 1, 1957 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to LeRoy and Norma McMullan and passed away Jan. 21, 2021 in Tillamook, Ore. at the age of 63. Read more

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Fritz William Marti, son to Henry and Martha Marti, was born on April 15, 1929 in Nehalem, Ore. He was the youngest child in the family. His older siblings included Frieda, Albertina, Hank, and Katherine. He attended Nehalem High School completing the 9th grade. He then left school so that h… Read more

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Donald Fred Reynolds passed away on Jan. 7, 2021, at the age of 80. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by family in the house that he and his wife built. Don was born on June 6, 1940, in Lakeview, Ore. to Gail and Frances Reynolds. Don married Marilyn Woodford on June 16, 1961. Read more

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Donald Keith Troxel, 89, passed away at home Dec. 31, 2020 with his wife and daughter at his side. He was born in 1931 to Kristina Ronning Troxel and Frederick Troxel in Corvallis, Ore. at his Grandma Troxel’s house. Read more