– Mona, 70, died Monday, February 9 in Stayton. She was born
in Idabel, OK, moving to Oregon in 1951 and living in the
Willamette Valley since. Mona worked as a typesetter for many
years at newspapers around the valley including Stayton, Sweet
Home and Albany.
married Brunk J. Conley on June 8, 1962 in Albany. Mona was a
member of the La Pine Band of Brothers and the Military Order
of the Purple Heart. She
enjoyed oil painting, crocheting, writing stories, board
games, bowling and was a Star Trek fan. Mona was a great
listener, gave good advice, and loved hugs. Her family was the
most important thing to her. Mona was a huge supporter of
Stayton High School Drama Department.
include her husband: Brunk J. of Turner; children: Brunk W.
(Laura) Conley of Stayton, Christy (Gar) Robinson of Turner
and Les (Kathy) Conley of Portland; brothers: Charles Upton of
Albany and William Upton of Sarasota, FL; sister: Mary Jane
Sloan of Marysville, WA; grandchildren: Brunk V., Nick, Jacob,
Zac, Lucas, Phil, Jen, Jennifer, Betsy and Caleb;
great-grandchildren: Endya, Ryan, Savannah, Cilous and Riley.
will be on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
at North Santiam Funeral Service, followed by memorial service
at 2:00 pm at the Stayton High School Auditorium. Interment
will be in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Contributions may be made to the Stayton High School Drama
Department. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.