Age 108, formally of Salem, Oregon, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Riverview Terrace in Roseburg, Oregon. She was born July 7, 1908, in Heppner, Oregon, to Henry and Bintha Deyoe.
Mary grew up in Dayton, Oregon, where she graduated from Dayton High School in 1927. She didn’t have any military service but she did knit socks for service men and canned fruit for the Army. Mary worked at the Salem Cannery, Coast to Coast hardware store, was a seamstress for locals and owned and operated a small farm and orchard for many years. She did extensive volunteer work for the food bank, Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star (of which her husband was an honorary member). Mary enjoyed cooking, canning and sewing for her children and grandchildren. She received numerous awards and plaques from presidents. Mary was a member of the United Methodist Church in Salem. She moved from Salem to Roseburg in 2011, to be closer to her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Arlene Allgood; grandsons, Doug Allgood and Dennis Allgood, all of Roseburg; great-grandchildren, Heather, triplets David, Richard and Steven, Tyrell, Samantha, Andrew and Justin; numerous great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends in Roseburg and Salem.
Mary touched many people in her extensive life.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don Kuhn in 1989; grandson, David Allgood in 1981; son, Donald Jr. in 1994; and her sisters.
A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, December 5, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Riverview Terrace. Private interment was held in the Hopewell Cemetery, Dayton, Oregon.
The family requests that contributions be made in Mary’s memory to either the Shriner’s or United Methodist Church in Salem. The family would like to thank caregivers of Mercy Hospice and the caregivers and staff at Riverview Terrace. Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses of Roseburg, Oregon is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.wilsonschapeloftherosesfh.com to leave the family fond memories and condolences.