Jordan - William A.
“Bill” Lulay, 87, died Friday, February 27 at his home in
Jordan, not a quarter mile away from where he was born at
Lulay Bros. Logging Camp on February 25, 1928. His family
later moved to Sublimity, where he attended grade school. Bill
went to high school at Mt. Angel Seminary.
Lorraine Walker on January 22, 1949 in Mt. Angel. They were
married for 63 years. She preceded him in death on April 23,
Logging was a
lifelong profession for Bill. He started working for his
father, Bill Lulay Sr.; during the summers when he was in
grade school at Lulay Bros. Lumber Co. In 1967, Lulay Timber
Co. was formed by Bill’s father and his three sons Don, Bill
Jr., and Clement. Bill worked in the woods helping run the
logging company until he was 75.
Bill was a member of
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Jordan. Volunteering
was something Bill didn’t shy away from, serving on multiple
boards. He served on grade school, high school, and hospital
boards including 27 years at Lourdes School. He devoted his
life to his family and the Catholic Faith. He enjoyed playing
and coaching sports, watching high school sports played by his
sons, daughters, and grandchildren.
Among other hobbies he enjoyed included elk and deer
hunting and family gatherings.
Bill is survived by
eight children: Annette Dziados of Salem, Bill (Julie) Lulay
III of Lyons, Chuck (Cindy) Lulay of Lyons, Jerry (Kelli)
Lulay of Lyons, Rick (Trish) Lulay of Lyons, Roger Lulay
(Tammy Riesterer) of Salem, Barb (Jim) Bryan of Portland, and
Mark Lulay of Stayton; brother: Clement Lulay of Jordan;
sister: Stella Neal of Jordan; 15 grandchildren and 21
will be Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm and Mass of
Christian Burial will be Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 12:00
noon, both at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Jordan.
Interment in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Jordan.
Contributions may be made to Regis High School 550 W. Regis
St. Stayton, OR. 97383 or Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
39043 Jordan Rd. Scio, OR 97374. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.