January 28, 1934 – August 24, 2014
City- Robert “Sleepy Diesel”, 80, died August 24th in Mill
City. He was born in Kansas City, MO and moved to Idanha in
1954. Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to1958.
Returning home to Oregon, he worked in the timber industry for
30 plus years. He married Marcia A. Cadle on October 10, 1959
in Mill City. Robert was a member of the Santiam Vintage Steel
Car Club, Steele Karate and volunteered for Santiam High
School football, running chains at the games for 25 years.
is survived by his wife, Marcia of Mill City; children Bryan
and Marcia Guerin, Connie and Larry Robison, Monte and Joyce
Guerin, Debbie Brandon and Gara and Anthony Adams; twelve
grandchildren and nine (and counting) great- grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Guerin, and
grandson, David Guerin.
of life will be held at Mehama Community Church at 3 p.m. on
September 6, 2014. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton, Oregon.