Arlene Anna (Radke) Ransom, age 92, formerly of Montello, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter and son-in-law on Sept. 30, 2013 in Canby, Ore. With hospice assistance for 5 days, she was cared for by her two daughters and son-in-law. She had been living for the last three and one half years in Hope Village Assisted Living in Canby, Ore.
She was born in her family farm home on Highway 22 on the outskirts of Montello on June 28, 1921. She was the third child of Edward H. and Anna Marie (Weckwerth) Radke.
A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Montello with Pastor Tony Fuller officiating. Visitation was held at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial followed at the Eastside Cemetery in Montello.
For those that wish, please consider memorials to Trinity United Methodist Church Montello or to Legacy Hospice in McMinnville, Ore.
For complete obit see the Oct. 3, 2013 edition of the Republican Journal.