– Helen,79, died Monday at her home in Stayton. She was born
in Aumsville and lived all her life in the Stayton area. Helen
married Elmer “Mick” Klamp on September 4, 1954 in
Stayton, he preceded her in death on December 20, 2005. She
and her husband owned and operated Stayton Refrigeration and
Heating for 40 years, until retiring in 1991.
made center pieces for the St. Mary Green Sale for over 20
years. She made baby quilts and lap blankets that she donated
to VA Hospitals, St. Michaels, Family Building Blocks, and
several other non-profit organizations.
Helen was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic
Church, the Kiwaniannes and very actively involved in the
is survived by children: Dennis Klamp of Helena, MT, Alan
Klamp of Oregon City and Linda (Jeff) Wells of Stayton;
brothers: Loyd Fery of Stayton, Marvin Fery of Salem; sister:
Joyce Ashley of Dayton; 7 grandchildren and 13
great-grandchildren. Helen was preceded in death by her
brother, Maurice Fery.
service will be Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm and Mass of
Christian Burial will be Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm
both at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton.
Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Stayton. In lieu of
flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary Grade School or
Stayton Kiwanis Club. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.