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Irene Mae Clason
September 15, 1931 May 16, 2009


Salem 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.

She 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.

Knowing 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. 


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