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Douglas McKinnis


September 12, 2017

June 8, 1927 – Aug. 19, 2017

Douglas J. McKinnis, 90, of Sweet Home died Aug. 19, 2017.

He was born June 8, 1927 in Corvallis to William and Ella (Sweek) McKinnis.

He was raised in Lebanon and worked at Crown Zellerbach paper mill before going into the United States Army at the end of World War II, serving in Europe.

Mr. McKinnis returned to Lebanon for a few years, selling insurance before moving to Sweet Home and calling it home for the past 57 years.

In Sweet Home Mr. McKinnis owned the Tell & Sell paper for 20 years. After retirement he worked for three years for Cliff Wagers...

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