G. “Jerry” Max Hafner
October 4, 1958 – January 20, 2016
– Jerry, 57, died January 20 in Lyons. He was born the
youngest of six children to Walter and Muriel (Gries) Hafner
in Salem and lived most of his life in the Sublimity and Lyons
area. Jerry helped out on the family farm, Silver Mountain
Farms, all of his life. He worked as a welder for Littau
Harvester for 22 years and the last 8 years at Valmont (Microflect).
was a member of Oregon Hunters Association. He enjoyed
hunting, brewing beer, bike riding, hiking and mole trapping.
Jerry was a loving husband and loving father to his three
sons. He married Christine Bender on September 19, 1981 in
is survived by his wife: Christine “Chris” Bender-Hafner
of Lyons; sons: Cole (Heather) Hafner of Beaverton, Jedidiah
Hafner (fiancé’ Prescilla Celino) of Portland, and Jack
Hafner of Portland; grandson: Maxwell of Beaverton; sisters:
Sue Sutton of Lyons and Peg (Larry) Swanton of Portland;
brothers: John (Debbie) Hafner of Sublimity, Ted (Margaret)
Hafner of Aumsville, Dan Hafner of Lyons and numerous nieces
and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
celebrate and share memories about Jerry’s life with his
family on Sunday, January 24, 2016 between 11:30 am and 2:30
pm at Anthony Hall 11758 Sublimity Rd SE Sublimity.
Contributions may be made in his name to Mercy Corps or your
local food bank. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.