Thelma Launer

Thelma Launer

Sunday, September 15th, 1940 Friday, December 13th, 2019

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Obituary for Thelma Jean Launer (Milligan)

Thelma Jean Launer
September 15, 1940 – December 13, 2019

Thelma Launer, a resident of Keizer, OR passed away on December 13, 2019. Thelma was born in Stidham, Oklahoma on September 15, 1940, the daughter of Harmon and Leota Milligan. They moved to California where Thelma grew up, moving to various California towns. She graduated from Selma Union High School. After marriage, she and her family moved to Dallas, Oregon, where they raised their children. Husband Don was a teacher at La Creole Jr. High. They attended Salt Creek Baptist Church where Thelma served in many capacities including Sunday School teaching and chairing women's ministry. After retirement they moved to Keizer and began attending Canby Evangelical Church.
Thelma had many interests including homemaking, floral work, and gardening, but she especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include husband Don Launer and daughters Linda (Gary) Schuknecht, Nampa, ID; Terri (Don) Cornthwaite, Salem, OR; and Diane (Phil) Osborn, Dallas, OR; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Her brother Mark Milligan and sister Joyce Bennett both reside in Hanford, California.
Services will be Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Dallas Tribute Center. Viewing will be held from 8:30 a.m. until noon followed by burial at Salt Creek Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center at 2:00. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 8:30am - 12:00pm
    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center
    287 SW Washington St.
    Dallas, OR
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    Saturday, December 21st, 2019
    8:30am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center
    287 SW Washington St.
    Dallas, OR
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, December 21st, 2019
  • Interment

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 12:30pm
    Salt Creek Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Saturday, December 21st, 2019

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Linda, Gary & family, We are very sorry for your difficult loss. May you experience God's grace and comfort in the days ahead.
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