Adella E. Staats

Adella E. Staats, born April 10, 1938 in Mott, N.D., to parents, Pauline Bieber and Sam Zimbelman, died on Sunday, May 20, 2007 in Medford, Ore.

She was a graduate of Glendive High in Glendive, Mont. She married the late John A. Brown on September 18, 1965 in Glendive. That union produced two daughters, Jodi Salyer and Stephanie Brown. They later moved to the Rogue Valley in the early 1970's. On April 22, 1989, Adella Brown and Gary L. Staats of Medford, were married in Ashland, Oregon. Survivors, in addition to her husband, Gary include; Jodi Slayer and husband, Jim of Central Point; Stephanie Brown and companion, David Bouchard of Rogue River; and the light of Grandma's eyes, grandaughters, Rochelle Salyer and Randi Salyer both of Central Point and brother, Clarence Zimbelman of Malta, Mont. She was preceded in death by sister Clara Laughlin and brother, Fred Zimbelman and her parents.

Deacon Ron Filardi will lead Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Perl with Siskiyou, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd. Viewing will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Perl's with the funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2007 at Sacred Heart Church on Oakdale Avenue. Fr. Liam Cary presiding. Interment will be at Siskiyou Cemetery.