Stayton – Valerie,
56, died April 15th in Salem. She was born in Manassas, VA;
moving to Stayton when she was nine and graduating from
Stayton High School in 1979. Valerie served in the US Army
band, and later moved on to her career as a Medical Accounting
Specialist. She enjoyed knitting, playing piano, singing,
cooking and spending time with her grandkids.
Valerie is survived
by her mother Lois Skiles; children Aaron Skiles, Rachel
Austin, and Sean Veneman; siblings Michael Skiles, Katharine
Daline, Kevin Skiles, Brian Skiles, and Jenny Wienert; and
grandchildren Makayla Austin, Nicholas Austin, Avery Skiles
and Deklan Skiles.
Her Celebration of
Life will be held at the Bird and Hat Inn in Stayton on April
23rd from 11am to 2 pm. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.