– Louis, 61, died Thursday, June 26 in Eugene. He was born
in Tulare, CA and lived most of his life in the Canyon area,
especially the Jordan/Scio area. Louis served in the US Army.
He worked in logging all of his life, was well known as a good
shovel operator, and was last employed by Sword Logging. Louis
enjoyed fishing, gardening, had a wonderful sense of humor and
was always smiling.
married Kara Hendricks on November 20, 2010 in Sublimity.
Louis is survived by his wife: Kara Childress; mother: Opal
Olson; children: Dustin Childress, Desiree Childress, Demiree
Childress, Troy Childress and Jamie Childress; step-children:
Levi Brown and Kayla Brown; brothers: John Childress, Gene
Childress, Dean Childress, and Billy Childress; sister: Judy
Clipfell; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. He was
preceded in death by his father, John Childress.
will be Wednesday, July 2 at 7 pm and Mass of Christian Burial
will be Thursday, July 3, at 11 am both at St. Boniface
Catholic Church in Sublimity, where he was a member. Interment
will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.