– Karen Masser passed away from natural causes on July 11, 2011
at OHSU in Portland, OR. She was born July 15, 1949 in Pickstown,
SD to Bud and Doris Miley. Karen was a graduate of Stayton High
School and received an associates degree from Chemeketa CC. She
worked for the State of Oregon for the last 20 years, and spent
nearly her entire life in the Santiam area. She was married to
Michael Masser July 31, 1997 in Shaw, but they were together
nearly 20 years. Karen enjoyed gardening, poetry, and spending
time with her family at her cabin at Detroit Lake.
is survived by her husband Michael Masser of Shaw, son Raymond
Perkins of Bend, Mother Doris Miley of Lyons, step-children John
Masser of Port Angeles, WA., and Sara
Masser of Salem, grandson Samuel Perkins of Las Vegas, NV, and
brothers: Robert Miley of Miami, FL., James Miley of Lyons, Don
Miley of Sublimity, David Miley of Stayton, Tom Miley of Salem and
Wayne Miley of Lyons. She is preceded in death by her father, Bud
Miley and son James Perkins.
service Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Stayton Christian
Church in Stayton. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.