September 15, 1931 – May
– Irene, 77, died Saturday in Salem. She was born to Franklin
and Edith Rogers and has lived all her life in the Santiam
Canyon. Irene was a member of the Eagles lodge in Mill City and
was past president. She was also a member of the South Salem
Seniors. Irene loved her computer, spending many hours
communicating with her family and friends via instant messenger.
She loved emails and forwarded almost every one of them. Irene
enjoyed knitting, crocheting, listening to music, bingo and
socializing with her many friends at South View Terrace.
married Ivan Clason on April 10, 1948 in Mehama and he preceded
her in death on December 27, 2001. Irene is survived by Sons and
daughter-in-laws: Mitch & Deb Clason of Salem and Glen &
Tammy Clason of Keizer; Daughter and son-in-law: Alice &
Warron Bainbridge of Anchorage, AK. Brothers: Ted Rogers of West
Stayton and Dick Rogers of Longview, WA. Sister: Leona Runions
of Mehama. 6 – Grandchildren; 7 – Great-grandchildren and 2
great-great-grandchildren on the way. She was preceded in death
by brothers: Glen and Bob.
that Irene was so excited about meeting God and being reunited
with Ivan and all her loved ones gives her family peace. We will
all be looking forward to the time we can see her again.
Graveside services will be held at Bilyeu Den Cemetery in Scio
on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 3:00 PM. Contributions may be made
to the American Lung Association. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.