Arleta Marie Childers
date of birth April 6 1937
date of death September 2 2014
Arleta Marie Childers, 77, passed away on September 2, 2014 in Canby, Oregon. She was born in Canby, Oregon on April 4, 1937 to Chlyde and Dorothy Hepler.
Arrangements entrusted to Molalla Funeral Chapel
Arleta Marie Hepler Childers
Arleta Marie Hepler Childers passed away at the age of 78 on September 2, 2014, at Hope Village in Canby, Ore. She is preceded in death by her husband Stanley Childers.
Arleta was born in Molalla, Ore. on April 6, 1937, to Clyde and Dorothy Hepler. She graduated from Molalla High School in 1955. After attending Linfield College and Oregon College of Education, she completed her degree at Mount Angel College, graduating with her husband, Stan.
Arleta and Stan were married on March 1, 1958. They were devoted to teaching, most notably their time teaching in Alaska, of which she had many fond memories. She will be remembered by all as a fiercely devoted teacher, mother and grandmother.
Arleta is survived by her daughters, Chanon Malmberg of Molalla, Ore. and Dorothy Cruz of Hubbard, Ore; sons, Wesley Childers of Pocatello, ID, and Stanley Childers, Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska; 14 grandchildren; 16 Great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and many friends and former students.
A memorial celebrating her life took place on September 6 at Arrowhead County Club. A private family graveside service followed at Adams Cemetery, Molalla.
ln lieu of flowers please make donations to Molalla High School Alumni Association. P.O. Box 1050, Molalla, OR 97038.
Reprinted from the Molalla Pioneer, September 10, 2014