Stayton – Don, 77,
passed away Sunday with his family at his side. He was born in
Stayton to Herman and Thelma (Trask) Gescher and lived here
all his life. Don worked for Frank Lumber Co for 17 years then
for Mike Adams Construction Co. for an additional 27 years.
He was a member of
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus,
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and Oregon Hunters Association.
Don enjoyed being out in nature in the mountains hunting and
fishing, also working on his Koi pond and in his yard, horses,
and most importantly his family.
He married Darlene
Boedigheimer on September 14, 1957 in Stayton. Don is survived
by his wife: Darlene of Stayton; children: Cindy (Doug) Lulay
of Sublimity, Terri (Chris Brickner) Stampher-Brickner of
Snohomish, WA, Valerie (Rick) Silbernagel of Sublimity, Dean
(Mary) Gescher of Stayton, and Larry (Michelle) Gescher of
Scio; sister: Judy (Bill) Welter of Sublimity; brother: Gary
(Aggie) Gescher of Sublimity; 15 grandchildren; and 10
Recitation of Rosary
will be Monday, November 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm and Mass of
Christian Burial will be Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:00
am both at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Stayton.
Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Stayton. Contributions
may be made to St. Mary or Regis schools. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.