Aumsville – Jim, 76,
died Monday in Aumsville. He was born in Castle Rock, Washington.
Jim was raised in Sweet Home, living many years in Mill City and
Gates, and the last 5 years in Aumsville. He owned and operated
Hoover’s Supply and Forester Equipment in Mill City for
many years. Jim was married to Shirley Cutsforth and they had 4
children; he then later married Diane Quinlan, who preceded him in
death. He was a machinist, mechanic, and an inventor with several
patents. Jim enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and traveling. He
was a lifetime member of the Elks and the NRA and attended Stayton
United Methodist Church.
Jim is survived by
companion Margie Fagan of Aumsville; son and daughter-in-law, Don
and Cathy Hoover of Gates; daughters and sons-in-laws, Laura and
Keith Williamson of Tempe, AZ and Elaine and Tim Fritz of Lebanon;
step-daughter, Kim Burkhart of Colbert, WA; sister,
Geneva Jacobson of Prineville and 10 grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by a daughter Sandra, and one sister, Iris.
Memorial Service will be
Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 11:00 am at Stayton United
Methodist Church. Private interment will be in Fairview Cemetery
in Gates. Contributions may be made to Fairview Cemetery
Association or to Stayton United Methodist Church. Serving
the family, North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.