Sublimity – Louise,
94, died Sunday, February 20 in Stayton. She was born five miles
south east of Silverton at Victor Point in an old farm house, the
oldest of John and Elizabeth Hafner. They lived at Fishers Mill,
then later moved to the farm in Sublimity. Louise married Clifford
Stuhr in October of 1933. They lived on a farm at Aumsville for
five years, then moved on the farm at Silver Creek Falls for 40
years, raising strawberries and grass seed, retiring in 1978.
Louise worked as a cook at schools, forestry
camps, YMCA, and for Girls and Boys Camps. She was a member of
Union Hill Grange and the Golden Age Club. Louise enjoyed
gardening, sewing and cooking.
She was preceded in
death by her husband Clifford in 1980, grandson Marty in 1979, son
Jack in 1999, brother Max in 2006 and her pet companion dog,
Pixie. Louise is survived by daughter Betty Ekstrom of Salem;
brother, Walt Hafner of Sublimity; sister, Walneta Lahr of Salem;
six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two
Rosary will be Thursday,
March 3, 2011 at 6:00 pm at North Santiam Funeral Service Chapel,
Stayton and Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, March 4, 2011
at 1:00 pm at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity, where she
was a member. Interment in St. Boniface Cemetery, Sublimity.
Contributions may be made to St. Boniface Altar Society or
Doernbecher’s Cancer research. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.