Recent Stayton Obituaries





Thelma A. Gescher
October 11, 2011 January 22, 2011


Sublimity Thelma, 94, died Saturday in Stayton. She was born in Lyons at Mountain Home Farm to John and Alta Trask, moving to the farm in Sublimity in 1938. Thelma was the youngest of seven children, who are all deceased. She married Herman Gescher in 1938, he preceded her in death in 1980. They enjoyed fishing and hunting together, and she was an avid reader. Thelma and Herman farmed together for many years in Sublimity.

She is survived by three children: Don (Darlene) Gescher, Gary (Aggie) Gescher and Judy (Bill) Welter; 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Recitation of rosary will be Friday, January 28, 2011 at 7:00 pm and Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January, 29, 2011 at 11:00 am both at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity, where she was a member. Interment in St. Boniface Cemetery in Sublimity. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Regis High School or St. Mary Elementary School. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.



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