Winnie, 89, died January 19 in Stayton. She was born in
Montrose, NY and moved to Oregon in 1946. She lived the past 51 years in W. Stayton. Winnie married
Arthur Francis Fromherz Sr. on February 17, 1946 at St.
Mary’s Catholic Church in Corvallis.
After raising 12 children, she worked as a cook at West
Stayton School for many years.
Winnie was a member
of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shaw, the Stayton
Kiwaniannes, St. Mary’s - Shaw Women’s Guild (Altar
Society), and Aumsville Historical Society. She loved bowling,
fishing, gardening, painting ceramics, camping at the coast,
and bird watching, especially hummingbirds. Winnie always had
her camera and loved taking pictures at family and fun events.
is survived by her 12 children: Daniel, Leonard (Cam), Jane,
Ernie (Vivian), Esther, Russ (Marie), Carolyn (Dennis)
Patience, Lou Ann Silbernagel, Martha (Mark) Northup, Arthur
Jr. (Terry), Mary (Mike) Holt, and Judy; 24 grandchildren; 24
great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by a grandson, Chris Holt in 2003 and her
husband on August 16, 2004.
will be on February 3, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in
Shaw beginning with viewing from 9:30 – 10:30 am; Recitation
of Rosary at 10:30 am; Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.
Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s – Shaw
Women’s Guild (Altar Society). Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.