Verna Arlene Hamstra, 75, of White City, Ore., passed away June 19, 2011. Verna was born September 15, 1935, in Paisley, Ore., to Papa Ray and Gladys Trefren. On November 14, 1976, Verna was married to Everett Hamstra in Myrtle Creek, Ore.
Verna enjoyed crocheting and her family. She was a member of Mountain View Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall.
Verna is survived by her husband, Everett Hamstra; sons, Vernon Andrew Olson and Kevin Hamstra; Daughters Londa Kay Meyer, Jeryl Cross, Teresa Hamstra and Kelly Guernsey; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys; father, Papa Ray; son, Allan Duane Hamstra; and sister, Phyllis Ellis.
A memorial service is planned for July 9, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., at Mountain View Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall. Gerald Hajek will officiate.