Recent Stayton Obituaries





Karen (Miley) Masser
July 15, 1949 July 11, 2011


Shaw 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.

Karen 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.

Memorial service Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Stayton Christian Church in Stayton. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.



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