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Weddle Funeral Services is honored to have won Best Funeral Services two years in a row and has served the Stayton area since 1917. Even though the business changed hands in 2008, the new owners are folks rooted in Stayton, and Weddle’s continues to be family owned and operated. The friendly staff are experienced and kind, helping maintain a warm, welcoming and comfortable environment. They do their best to honor all requests of any family traditions or practices. Because it is important to serve the entire family, they also provide toys and activities to keep children occupied. Weddle’s offers affordable services and exceptional value with compassion and care.




Ellen Marie Mazzeo
March 9, 1925 – April 13, 2015
Gates, Oregon

Ellen Marie, 90, passed away April 13 in Gates. She was born in Stickney, SD, and moved to Gates in 2002. Ellen worked for many years as a waitress & bookkeeper. She was a member of Gates Community Church of Christ and The American Legion Auxiliary. Ellen loved to hunt & fish and was an avid seamstress. She also loved to crochet, knit & embroider. A favorite pastime was gardening and canning what she grew. She was an excellent cook and loved to bake.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Margaret O’Dell, her brother Duane, and sister Wilma, who died in infancy, 3 husbands, Lewis Baker, Howard Poler and Dick Mazzeo. She was also preceded in death by step-son, Mark Poler.

She is survived by brothers Will & Jim O’Dell, both of Portland, sisters Doris Anderson of Seattle & Verna Ray of Gresham. Her children: Rodney Baker of Albany, Carol Fleck of Longview, WA, Douglas Baker of Newberg, and a step-son, John Poler of Tumwater WA; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held, Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Gates Community Church of Christ in Gates.  Private interment in Fairview Cemetery, Gates.

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Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services Stayton Oregon

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services Stayton Oregon

SSGT Louis O. Lucas – Military Honors – Salem, OR

SSGT Louis Oren Lucas
April 3, 1932 – March 31, 2015
Military Honors
Salem, Oregon

Louis was born April 3, 1932 to Alfred and Minnie Essie Maude Lucas. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 31, 2015.

He married his wife Corrine on January 13, 1954. They were married 52 years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Corrine and oldest daughter Louise. He is survived by his sons, Louis G of Salem, Terry of Newberg, Leon of Salem, Loren of Salem, and his daughters Leona of Salem and Lori of Newberg, 29 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

Louis joined the USMC in 1950 where he served in the Korean War including the Chosin Reservoir and the Vietnam War. He received numerous medals and the Presidential Unit Citation. He retired after 22 years of service. He then went to work as a guard for the Oregon Dept. of Corrections, retiring in 1994.

There will be a viewing on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 9:00am to 5:00 pm at Weddle Funeral Chapel in Stayton.

The service will be in April 15th at 11:00am also at Weddle Funeral Chapel followed by interment with Military Honors at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to the Oregon Patriot Guard in honor of Louis.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services Stayton Oregon

M Arlene Baughn

Baughn, M. Arlene

January 10, 1928 – January 1, 2014

Melva Arlene Morris Mills Baughn passed into the arms of the Lord at 7:30 A.M. January 1, 2014.  She was brought into this world January 10, 1928 in Newberg, Oregon, the youngest of 5 children, all of whom preceded her in death as well as her parents Lovic and Myrtle Morris. Arlene loved her garden, craft work and sales at the craft shows.  She looked forward to her and her husband’s many trips to visit their 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  Hunting was also a special time together with her husband, Harold.  It was during these times that they got to know each other all over again.  Harold and Arlene were married for 59 wonderful years. Continue reading


January 5, 1955 – November 5, 2012
Resided in Scio, Oregon


James Francis Mahony was born on January 5, 1955 in Newberg, Oregon to Michael and Mildred Mahony. He grew up on the family farm off River Road in Gervais, Oregon. He attended elementary school at Sacred Heart Catholic School and graduated from Gervais Union High School in 1973. He was involved in Cross Country & Track in high school and ran two marathons. He served as Corporal in the Oregon National Guard until 1981.  James married Debra Kay Rife on February 14, 1975 and she preceded him in death in 1980. James moved around often over the years, but he has called Scio home over the past 18 plus years.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. Over the past year he became involved with the Tribal Market Place at Spirit Mountain casino and considered many of the vendors family. James will be deeply missed by children: Jerred Smith, J-me (Brad) Iverson, Michael Mahony, Stafey Kalugin, Brandon Covey, and Steven Covey, siblings; Duane (Liz) Mahony, Mary (Bob) Lanning, Tom (Anna) Mahony, Helen (David) Taylor, and George (Ruby) Mahony, grandchildren; Kaden, Lillian, Stefani, Bradley, Jessica, Austin, James, Dio, and Isaiah, great-grandchildren; Lilia and Alexis. He was also preceded in death by son; James Mahony, brothers; William “Bill” Mahony and Charles Mahony. Celebration of life will be Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Weddle Funeral Chapel with burial at St. Louis Cemetery at 2:00 P.M.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services Stayton, OR.


Jane Alice (Marcellus) Nave

Feb. 17, 1935 – Sept. 27, 2010
Resided in Keizer, Oregon

Jane Alice (Marcellus) Nave passed away on Sept. 27, 2010, at the home of her son. Jane was born in Custer, South Dakota, on Feb. 17, 1935, to Myron and Rose Marcellus. She married the love of her life, Drell Nave, on Feb. 14, 1955. Together they had three sons, Rory, Randy and Ricky. Drell passed away in 1970. Their youngest son, Ricky, born with birth defects, lived at Lakeland Village Health Care Facility in Medical Lake, Washington, until he passed away in 1991. Jane had been an active member of Lakeland Village Advisory board for many years. When Jane entered the workforce, she held a variety of jobs. She worked at WSU in the admissions department, in Spokane at Gonzaga University in the finance department and for Prudential insurance company. She moved to Jackson, California, to be closer to her sons in 1989, where she worked for Wal-Mart and was in charge of the greeting card department. When her sons moved to Oregon in 1993, she relocated to Keizer and worked in the jewelry department for Wal-Mart before becoming employed with AARP, helping with senior job placement until her retirement. Jane loved to be near her sons, Rory and Randy. She enjoyed family gatherings, traveling with her friends and making memories with her grandchildren. She was an excellent seamstress, and more than once sewed bridal party dresses for the family and shirts for her sons. She loved to garden and bake; her wonderful holiday pies will be greatly missed. Jane will be remembered most for her soft spoken and gentle disposition, and her lady-like style. Jane leaves behind her son, Rory of Jefferson, Oregon, and his wife, Cheryl and their daughters, Rochelle, Amy and Marlea and four great-grandchildren; her son, Randy of Newberg, Oregon, and his wife, Diane, daughter, Leah and son, Levi; and her brother, Ace Marcellus and his wife, Liz of Pioneer, California. A simple family gathering was held in Pullman City Cemetery in Pullman, Washington, where Jane was laid to rest between her husband and son. Contributions in Janes memory may be made to the American Cancer Society .

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services

We at Weddle Funeral Service and Hubbard Chapel consider it both a honor and privilege that our Oregon based family owned funeral operations has been providing, for well over 100 years, of community services and support, we would like to thank the following communities : Albany, Aumsville, Aurora, Beavercreek, Brooks, Canby, Charbonneau, Corvallis, Dallas, Detroit, Eugene, Gates, Gervais, Hubbard, Indepenence, Jefferson, Jordan, Keizer, Lebanon, Lyons, Marion, Mehama, Mill City, Millersburg, Mollala, Monmouth, Mt Angel, Mulino, Newberg, North Santaim, Oregon City, Portland, Salem, Scio, Scotts Mills,Shaw, Springfield, Silverton, St. Paul, Stayton, Sublimity, Sweet Home, Tigard, Tualatin, Turner, Wilsonville, West Salem, West Stayton and Woodburn