Offers for the dead, followed by a requiem Mass, will be offered Monday, February 25, 9:30 a.m., for John Austin Sterns, 10256 S.E. 41st Court, Milwaukie, Oregon. Vault interment will follow at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland. Peake’s Memorial Chapel 1925 Scott St., Milwaukie, Oregon, is in charge of arrangements.
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Mr. Sterns was born in Baker on March 27, 1914. He died February 21 in a Milwaukie area hospital.
Mr. Sterns lived in Baker until 1953 when he moved to St. Helen’s where he lived five years. In 1958 he moved to Medford and to Milwaukie two years later. He had been a pharmacist since 1939 and for the past years was employed by Hudley-Draper Drug Co. of Oregon City.
He was married to June Metcalf at Baker on July 30, 1945. During World War II he served as Chief pharmacist’s mate.
He is survived by his wife, June, Milwaukie; two sons, John B., Eugene, Oregon, and David L., Milwaukie; a daughter, Mary Kay, Milwaukie, and a sister, Mrs. Marge Kuder, Centralia, Washington.
Those who wish may contribute to the Oregon Cancer Society.
Source: Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 23, 1974, page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells