Vale – Sharon, 60,
died Friday in Aumsville. She was born in Woodburn and lived
most of her life in the Salem area until moving to Vale in 1994.
Sharon worked as a cook at the Prime Rib while living in Salem
and later worked as a dietary manager at Pioneer Place while in
Vale. She was a great cook, and enjoyed gardening. She loved
spoiling her grandkids, Pepsi, and the holidays and made
wonderful Christmas Candy.
Sharon married Gary
Combs on January 3, 1966 in Vancouver, WA. She is survived by
her husband; Gary of Vale; Daughter: Tamera Combs of Lebanon;
Brother: Dennis Vertz of Aumsville; Grandchildren: Neil Jackson,
Briana Combs, Jacob Combs, and James Pelletier all of Lebanon.
She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Dolores
Vertz and her son; Brian Combs in 1990.
A Celebration of Life
potluck will be held Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 1:00 PM at
the Stayton Community Center, Stayton, Oregon
. Contributions may be made to
Kidney Cancer Research in her name. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.