D. (Bogstad) Bates
June 9, 1948 – November 18, 2019
– Gayle, 71, died in Salem. She was born in Salem and was
raised in Stayton, graduating from Regis High School. Gayle
lived in Germany for a few years, but mainly lived in Salem
most of her adult life. She worked as an airline stewardess
for TWA, and as a paralegal for over 20 years for Mike Dye.
Gayle later worked for St. Vincent’s Catholic Church in
Salem, then Capital Valuation Group in Salem.She was a wonderful baker and an avid reader,
collecting books, especially cookbooks.
Gayle is survived by
her brother: Gary (Sharon) Bogstad of Salem and seven nieces
and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents,
Phillip and Dorothy (Starr) Bogstad and sister, Nancy (Bogstad)
Frank. No services will be held.
Donations may be made in her honor/name to Center for hope
and safety or the Willamette Valley Humane Society. Serving
the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.