Estina Ostrom

July 4, 1970 – July 16, 2008

Estina Kathleen Ostrom, 38, of Sweet Home, died July 16, 2008 at her home.

She was born July 4, 1970 in Chicago, Ill. She moved to Oregon in 1978 and attended Lebanon Middle School. Despite many hardships and life struggles she graduated from Lebanon Union High School in 1989 with a 3.40 G.P.A. and two scholarships.

She had a big, warm heart and would help anyone in need, even if it meant a loss for her. She made a huge impact on the lives of those who got to know her and an even bigger void in the hearts of those who loved her.

Ms. Ostrom is survived by her mother, Ernestine Smith; stepfather, Lyle Smith; brother, Kenneth Ostrom; sister, Jennifer Elliott; and two nieces, Jacque and Jayden all of Sparks, Nev.; and her father, Ken Martin-Ostrom of Florida.

Although Ms. Ostrom had no biological children. she is survived by “her children” with her current partner, Ivy Henry: Billy, Karolyne and her husband, Clifford “Bear”, Ashley and Angelica; and her former partner, Kristina Ostrom: Joel, Rebecca and Alanna; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. on Friday July 25, 2008 at the Huston-Jost Funeral Home 86 W. Grant St.. Lebanon.