Salem – Paula, 60,
died Tuesday, August 5 in Salem. She was born in Salem, living
all of her life in Oregon throughout the Willamette Valley,
including, Woodburn, Stayton, Salem and many years in
Aumsville. Paula worked as the
New Accounts Manager at Key Bank for 17 years. She later
managed bars, including Mr. P’s in Turner, The Bottle
Factory in Stayton, also working at the Squeeze Inn in
Aumsville. Paula enjoyed arts, crafts and gardening, which she
created a memorial garden for her family. She avidly enjoyed
planning vacations and traveling, especially to Mexico.
Paula married John
Kresse on August 13, 2005 in Aumsville. She is survived by her
husband: John of Salem; daughter: Dana Toy of Salem; sister:
Linda (Dave) Brown of Salem, Kathy (Ted) Brown of Woodburn,
and Julie (Curt) McKinney of McMinnville; 3 grandchildren and
one great-granddaughter. Paula was preceded in death by
son-in-law, Ron Toy, and sister, Jackie Arnold.
A Celebration of
Life will be held at Pringle Community Center on Sunday,
August 17, 2014 from 2-6 pm. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.