Smith Cemetery ~ Nada Lynn Runkle ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Runkle, Nada Lynn
LAST: Runkle FIRST: Nada MID: Lynn
BORN: 5 Oct 1919 DIED: 5 Dec 1998 BURIED: 9 Dec 1998 (Smith Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Lewisville, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon
1920 OR CENSUS - Nada Embree, age 3 mos, b. Oregon, enumerated with parents Cecil, age 30, b. Oregon, and Zora L., age 25, b. Oregon, along with 3 siblings Norval V, age 8, b. Oregon, Adeline B., age 6, b. Oregon, and Laura E., age 5, b. Oregon MARRIAGE - Norman S. Runkle & Nada Embree md 29 Mar 1941, Benton Co, Oregon
Nada Runkle, Oct. 5, 1919-Dec. 5, 1998 Nada Lynn Runkle of Salem died Dec 5 in Salem. She was 79. She was born to Cecil and Zora Smith Embree in Lewisville, 10 miles south of Dallas. She grew up there, attending school in Monmouth and Dallas, graduating from Dallas High School. She married Norman Runkle on May 29, 1941 in Corvallis. After her marriage she lived in Corvallis and Tualatin for a short time. During World War II, she worked in the shipyards in Portland as a boilermaker. After the war, the family returned to farming until 1964. They moved to Corvallis and later to Salem in 1992. She enjoyed genealogy, writing, boating and fishing. Her husband Norman died in 1989 and her daughter, Willa Lynn Hughes, died last year. Survivors include her son, Monte Runkle of Salem. Services will begin at 1 pm on Wednesday, Dec 9 at Bollman Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Smith Cemetery in Monmouth. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in care of the funeral home. Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, December 9, 1998, 28A:1-2
Nada Embree Runkle 1919-1998 [shares marker with Norman Runkle & Willa Hughes]
ODI 1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 371, page 214B) Benton Co, Oregon, Marriage Records Itemizer Observer, 9 Dec 1998, 28A:1-2