Recent Stayton Obituaries




Dannie "Dan" Lee Park
July 13, 1943 - August 23, 2011

Lyons Dan, 68, died August 23 in Gates. He was born in Long Beach, CA. Dan began his working life as butcher.  He also worked as a logger and truck driver. He owned and operated several grocery stores during his life.  Detroit Lake is where he and his wife raised their children. He was a prominent member of this small community.  Not only was he a business owner, but he coached little league, served as Mayor, and enjoyed a wide circle of friends.  

Dan cherished spending time with his family.  Just recently he said, "These last 2 years have been the happiest time of my life."  Since retiring, Dan was able to enjoy traveling all over the US with his wife.  In addition, he loved to spend time in Mexico with family and friends.  He loved the sunshine, golfing, snowmobiling, drag races, classic car shows and working on his own antique cars. 

Survivors include: Brother Ray Park and Carol of Carson, CA; Wife, Toni Park of Lyons, OR; Son Robert Park and wife Jeannie of Portland, OR; Son David Park and wife Jennifer of CLaremont, NH; Daughter Shannon Waddle and husband John of Lyons, OR; Grandchildren Robby Park, Alyssa Park, Justin Park, Candice Park and Rachelle Waddle, Nephews Ron Park & John Park and Niece Kimberly Henry. 

A memorial service in his honor will be held 11:00am Saturday, September 3, 2011 at St. Patrick's Hall, 364 7th St., Lyons, OR 97358.  A potluck will follow. Main dish is provided.  Salad/side dish or dessert is appreciated but certainly not required.  Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral  Service, Stayton.


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