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Ona Bahnsen (1936 - 2014)

  • "I shall always remember Ona's beautiful voice singing..."
    - Julene Edmond
  • "Auntie Ona you are loved and will be missed. We know you..."
    - Susan Schaberg
  • "Ona! You will be missed! I will miss our outings with you!..."
    - Lois & #1 Daughter
  • "Ona I miss you. Will see you in Heaven. You are in my..."
    - Ronnie Schaberg
  • "Ona miss you so much. Will see you in heaven. will be in..."
    - Ronnie Schaberg

Ona Bahnsen

November 24, 1936 - April 6, 2014

Ona Mae Bahnsen was welcomed into heaven April 6, 2014. She was born in Midway, Montana November 24, 1936 to Noel and Rose Schaberg. She graduated from Salem Academy in 1954.

Ona married Richard Bahnsen June 30, 1956. Ona and Richard were long time members of Salem First Church of the Nazarene. Ona retired from Oregon Department of Revenue in 1994.

She is survived by children Shirlee Welty, Kevin Bahnsen, Debi Huntington, six grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and brother, Paul Schaberg.

Viewing will be from 10:00 am to 4 pm Thursday, April 10th and 8:00 am to 10:00 am Friday, April 11th at Restlawn Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 2:00 pm Friday, April 11th at Salem First Church of the Nazarene.

In lieu of flowers, Ona may be remembered through donations to the Ona Bahnsen Memorial Fund, benefiting Orchards for the Harvest - using orchards and agriculture to establish the church in places of the world that have no witness. Donations may be sent to Ona Bahnsen Memorial Fund - Acct #212164, PO Box 1937, Portland OR 97207.

Published in StatesmanJournal on Apr. 9, 2014