– Myrtle, 96, died February 21 at her home on Coon Hollow.
She was born in Silver Falls City, where her father had
homesteaded. Myrtle enjoyed fishing, hunting, canning, singing
and playing cards. She was known for her pies and her
hospitality of always feeding people and giving to everyone.
loved her family and loved the Lord. She married Adam Toepfer
on June 16, 1936 in Sublimity, he preceded her in death on
February 26, 1982.
is survived by children: Mick (Velma) Toepfer of Scio, Ginny
(Clarence) Gruver of Stayton, Lee (Bea) Toepfer of Stayton,
Becky (Clyde) Hendren of Turner, Fran (Tim) Elliott of
Stayton, Barbie (Gene) Jones of Stayton, Ray Toepfer of
Stayton, Fern (Pete) Pierce of Stayton and Dennis (Jane)
Toepfer of the Phillippines; sister: Berta Sphoon of Turner;
66 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by her daughter, Debbie Leas, brother,
Bill Rabens, grandson, Eric Pierce and great-grandson, Lucious
will be Monday, March 3, 2014 from 12 -8 pm at North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton. Mass of Christian Burial will be
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:00 am at Immaculate Conception
Catholic Church in Stayton, where she was a member. Interment
will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Stayton. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.