Stayton – Doris,
93, died December 27 in Turner. She was born July 2, 1921 on
the family Dairy Farm in Stayton, to Floyd and Cora Crabtree.
Doris attended Stayton High School until moving to Salem in
1937. After graduating from Salem High School in 1939, she did
undergraduate studies at Willamette University, and University
of Washington, graduating from Oregon State in 1944.
Francis (Frank) Forrette on July 15, 1944 in Salem, prior to
his going overseas. While he was gone, she worked as an
assistant dietician feeding Army and Navy personnel at Oregon
State as well as doing graduate studies. In 1947 they moved to
Stayton and owned and operated Stayton Auto Supply for more
than 40 years. They were co-founders with two other couples of
the Stayton Christian School.
Doris was preceded
in death by Frank on March 17, 2012. She loved working in her
garden and landscaping. Summers were filled with canning and
freezing all the produce. Doris enjoyed spending time playing
board games and doing jigsaw puzzles. Winter was spent on many
kinds of sewing projects and supplying transportation for the
children’s activities. Sunday’s she would be teaching
Sunday School classes and working in the nursery.
The past 40 years
with the family grown, many hours were spent reading,
especially the Bible. At an early age, Doris excepted Jesus as
her Lord and Savior and looked to him each day for guidance.
She is survived by
children: Joan Morley of Stayton and Russell (Carol) Forrette
of Stayton; grandchildren: Cassie Morley of Olympia, WA, Ranee
Forrette of Wilsonville and Carrie (Michael) Boschler of
Sublimity; great-grandchildren: Greta Morley-Dixon and Coner
Boschler; brother: Dale Crabtree of Eugene and sister: Maxine
Bullock of Salem. Doris was preceded in death by brother, Roe
will be Friday, January 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Stayton
Christian Church. Private interment in Lone Oak Cemetery,
Stayton. Contributions may be made to the charity of your
family would like to thank Turner Retirement Homes staff and
the staff of Hospice Care of the Northwest for their
outstanding care. Serving
the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.