Willis B. Hales
June 10, 1921 – April 21, 2014

Sublimity – Willis, 91, died April 21 in Sublimity. He was born in Santa Fe, OK. Willis served in the US Air Force during WWII. He married Margaret Busch on April 10, 1950 in Vancouver, WA. Willis worked as an appliance repairman at Montgomery Ward, on irrigation systems at Wilco and maintenance  and  boiler operator for 26 years at Norpac in Stayton. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and Teamsters Union. Wills enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by his wife: Margaret of Salem; sons: Mike Hales of Salem and Gary Hales of Aumsville; sister: Zana Cornforth of Keizer; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Odd Fellows Chemeketa Lodge #1 at 1492 Brush College Rd. NW Salem. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Serenity Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Association. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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