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Albert M. Self
July 30, 1922 – March 14, 2010


Stayton – Al, 87, died Sunday in Sublimity. He was born in Greeley, Colorado. Al was raised in Missouri and lived most of his adult life in California. He moved to Lincoln City in 1982 and to Stayton in 1990. Al served in the US Navy during WWII as a radioman. After the war, he worked in sawmills, drove truck for Burgermeister Beer Co., as an insurance agent, and then for 20 years as an engineer at Kaiser Engineers before his retirement.

Al was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, the B.P.O.E. and a 4th degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus St. Anthony Council. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, woodworking, gardening, coin collecting, repairing things, and making things for his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and neighbor kids. 

Al married Garnett M. O’Sullivan on June 7, 1945 in Nevada City, CA. He is survived by his wife; Garnett of Stayton; Sons: Patrick (Valerie) Self of Aumsville, Michael (Sue) Self of Rocklin, CA., and Kerry Self of Silverton; Daughters: Colleen ( Mike) Linkof  and Erin Souter both of Bend; Sisters: Lucy Sullivan of Slater, MO., and Merle Woolston of Brunswick, MO.; 15 – grandchildren and 17 – Great-grandchildren. Al was preceded in death by a son, Timothy, 2 brothers, and 1 sister.

Recitation of Rosary will be Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 10:30 AM with Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM both at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity. Interment will be in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Sublimity. Contributions may be made to the church or the Fr. Taaffe Foundation. Serving the family North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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