Clarence L. Curtis

Oct. 10, 1916-March 8, 2007

Clarence L. Curtis, 90, of Sweet Home, died March 8, 2007 at his home.

He was born Oct. 10, 1916 in Johnson, Wash., the son of Alvin and Grace (Prunnel) Curtis. He served in the Army from 1945-46 and settled in California in 1948. Clarence worked as a machinist at Travis Air Force Base until retiring in 1972. He then moved to Yamhill, Oregon and settled in Sweet Home in 1975.

Clarence was a member of the Grant Street Church of Christ in Lebanon. He enjoyed rock hounding and working with his hands.

He married Wouida Long on August 21, 1982 in Gresham, Oregon. She survives. Other survivors include his children, Wendell Curtis of Albany and Wanda “Kathy” Collins of Taiwan; three stepchildren, Alota Phelps of Gresham and Marsha and Paul Hannan both of Grants Pass; brother, Lee, five sisters, Bernice, Marjery, Elva, Thelma, and Zelda; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife;Leola (Crump) Curtis, two brothers, Al and Gene; and two sisters, Dorothy and Connie.

Viewing will be from 4-7 p.m., Monday at Huston-Jost Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 13 at the Lebanon I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Samaritan Evergreen Hospice and sent in care of Huston-Jost Funeral Home, 86 W. Grant St., Lebanon, Oregon 97355.