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Alan R. Small
August 24, 1939 September 14, 2009


Marion Al was born August 24, 1939 in Hagendoorn Mills, New York, and passed September 14, 2009 in Corvallis. At age 18 Al joined the Air Force serving for 3 years, then the Marine Corp for 19 years. While serving, he met the love of his life, Rose Ann (Flint) in 1968. The couple married on El Toro Base in 1973 while residing in Santa Ana, CA. In 1980, he retired from his military duty, which included 6 full tours in Vietnam. Then he moved to Marion with his wife to raise his family. He started his second career with Norpac Foods, working there for 20 years and retiring in 2000. He enjoyed woodworking and making salsa with his best friend, David Walker.

Al is survived by his wife: Rose Ann Small of Marion; Daughter: Heather (Rick) Smith of Turner; Son: Lloyd Small of Marion; Grandchildren: Paige and Cody Smith of Turner; Sisters: Sylvia (Jim) Allen of Oregon, Jerri (Harvey) Nelson of Arkansas, June (Gordie) Floyd of New York and Nora (John) Slezak of New York; and brother: Howard (Shirley) Small of Florida. 

Graveside services will be Saturday September 19, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton. Serving the family North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton. 



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