- Stella, 89, died of natural causes, Thursday, June 5th at
Maryville nursing home in Beaverton. She was born in Mott, ND,
daughter of John and Christine Thompson, on March 2, 1925. She
and her family of six brothers and two sisters moved from ND
to Stayton in July of 1936. She attended school in Stayton and
graduated from Stayton HS in 1943.
married Donald Lulay, son of Bill and Marie Lulay, on November
5, 1946 in Stayton, he preceded her in death in 1994. She
enjoyed her role as homemaker and house wife all of her
is survived by daughters: Sister Patricia (SSMO) of Beaverton,
Kathy Anundi of Stayton and Beverly Gehlen of Reno, NV; sons:
Tom, John and Joe all of Sublimity and Ron, Don, Ed and Ted
all of Stayton; sister: Evelyn Jordan of Stayton; 24
grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
will be recited at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 11 at St.
Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity. Funeral Mass will begin
at 10:00am on Thursday, June 12 also at St. Boniface Church.
Interment in St. Boniface Cemetery. Contributions may be made
to the Regis High School Foundation. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.