Kerry Oden passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012, at Rogue Valley Medical Center from respiratory failure. She was born on October 23, 1944, in the Camp White Domiciliary, White City, Ore.

Kerry graduated from St. Mary's High School, Medford, Ore., in 1962, and attended the Medford Business School. She was employed by the Vail Associates of Colorado as a secretary.She returned to Medford, where she was employed throughout the community until her retirement.

Survivors include her husband, Arnie Oden, of Medford, Ore.; son, A.J. Oden, of Medford, Ore.; brother, Dennis O'Hara, of Eugene, Ore.; niece, Laurel O'Hara, of Eugene, Ore.; and two granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Laura O' Hara, formerly of Medford, Ore.