June 6, 1924 – June 29, 2012
Butch, 88, died Friday, June 29,in Scio. He was born in Ethan, SD., moving to Halsey in
1935 and to Stayton in 1957. Butch co-owned and operated Santiam
Hardware for 25 years in Stayton. He was a member of the Elks, and
he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Butch married Dorothy Renz on
April 4, 1948 in Corvallis.
survived by his wife: Dorothy “Dottie” of Stayton; sons:
Dennis Farthing of Mill City and Pat (Irene) Farthing of Stayton;
9 – grandchildren and 7 – great-grandchildren. Butch was
preceded in death by 5 brothers, 1 sister, son Kelly and grandson
Brady. In keeping with his wishes no services will be held.
Private interment in Lone Oak Cemetery, Stayton. Serving the
family, North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.