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Super Low Cost: Full Service special value plan starts at $ 2,500. Lowest cost in Portland & Salem

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David Cassidy

David Cassidy, once a heartthrob to millions of moon-eyed girls worldwide who first discovered him on The Partridge Family, has died. He was 67. Continue reading

Mel Tillis

Country Singer Mel Tillis Dead at 85

The Country Music Hall of Famer’s publicist said Tillis never fully recovered from surgery for diverticulitis in 2016.

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Mel Tillis, a country music singer and songwriter who rose to fame in the 1960s, charting multiple top forty hits over a long career despite a lifelong stuttering problem, has died in Florida at the age of 85, Billboard and other sources have reported. Continue reading

J. Douglas Macy

Designer Behind Portland’s Pioneer Square And Other Oregon Icons Has Died


J. Douglas Macy was responsible for helping design many iconic Oregon landscapes and parks, including Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland.

J. Douglas Macy was responsible for helping design many iconic Oregon landscapes and parks, including Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland.

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Renowned Oregon landscape architect J. Douglas Macy has died.

Macy, 72, is responsible for many of Portland’s most beloved places: bustling Pioneer Courthouse Square, often called Portland’s living room; the Vietnam Veterans of Oregon memorial, a calm spiraling path that winds up a hill in Washington Park; and Portland State University’s urban plaza.

A founding member of the urban design firm Walker Macy in 1976, Macy was known as a leader and a mentor to a generation of Pacific Northwest designers.

He’s shaped public and private landscapes across the state, including the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, Black Butte Ranch and Centennial Park in Central Oregon, and the Capitol Mall in Salem.

Macy was born in Caldwell, Idaho, and grew up in Madras, Oregon, in a ranching family. Continue reading

Joe Fortunato

Joe Fortunato, three-time All-Pro and NFL champ in ’63, dies at 87

The Mississippi State product played next to Hall of Famers Bill George, George Connor and Dick Butkus and tutored rookie Doug Buffone. But he also was a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker and three-time All-Pro who called defensive signals for the Bears’ 1963 NFL championship team.

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Judy Martz

Former Montana Governor Judy Martz Dies

Judy Martz, Montana’s only female governor whose fiscal success running the state was overshadowed by scandal and gaffes, has died at age 74.

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Providing Outstanding Quality Funeral Services & Facilities At Very Affordable Prices:

Low Cost: Cremation starting at $575. Lowest cost locally

Super Low Cost: Full Service special value plan starts at $ 2,500. Lowest cost in Portland & Salem

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bestaweddle silver

4 Years In A Row, Thank you for voting for us.

Weddle Funeral Service or Funerals @ Hubbard Chapel or Cremation OnLine & Natural Burial

The Best Often Cost Less

Call 503-769-2423

We beleive we achieve these Salem (OR.) Funeral Home awards by providing outstanding Burial Services along with Cremation, Cremation and Funeral Planning and of course the Funeral Services.