The following members of the Faculty, Staff and Boosters of the Glendale School System are remembered for their inspiration, guidance and selfless giving that others might reach for higher goals in education and in life.

Dora Mary (Hughes) Allen 4 Sep 1920 - 2 Apr 2006 Past President of the Glendale Elementary and High School PTA.

Velma Harrel Walton Anderson 16 Sep 1909 - Oct 1989 Started 1929 teaching in the area to include Canyonville and Booth. Taught in Elementary and High School in Glendale from 1944 until 1970.

Lucille Sweiger Anderson 22 Sep 1916 - 3 Aug 1989 Taught grade school for many years in Glendale.

William Andrist 1 Feb 1925 - 3 Dec 1992 Taught Grade School in the 1950s.

Elma Marie (Johnson) Archambeau 26 Aug 1897 11 Nov 1987 Taught Grade School (mostly First Grade) in Glendale virtually her entire adult life until retirement.

Betty Delaine Brady Baalman 20 Apr 1926 - 16 Mar 1998 Worked in Elementary School cafeteria.

Anne W (Thiessen) Bartle 6 Feb 1920 - 14 Mar 1997 Taught Grade School in Glendale during the 1950s.

Elizabeth Beryl Bates 3 Oct 1903 - 30 Jan 2005 Served as Secretary in Glendale School System for a number of years.

Monte Allen Bates 23 Apr 1895 - 23 Mar 1964 Served as member of Glendale School Board for a number of years

Ethel L. Biddle 2 Jul 1881 - Jun 1972 Taught Grade School in Glendale during the 1950s.

Gerald Brady 5 Oct 1927 - Oct 1986  Drove Glendale school buses for many years in the 1950s and 1960s.

Agnes Delight Buckland 27 Oct 1919 - 23 Dec 1988 Taught High School in the 1950s.

Stella Mae Burke 7 Nov 1904 -20 Feb 1997 Worked as a cook from 1946 until retirement in 1970s.

Lilly Belle Cooley 13 Nov 1913 - 1 May 2000 Taught as substitute throughout school system during 1950's and 1960's

John F. Couzens 30 Oct 1927 - 11 Sep 1997, Was Elementary School Principal 1971-1976 and Superintendent of Schools 1976-1985.

Kizzie Ann Clark 23 Jun 1896 - 12 Oct 1994 Drove school bus for Glendale Schools for many years.

C. Wayne Close 7 Aug 1918 - 16 Apr 1997 Taught shop and mechanical drawing for many years at Glendale High School.

Johanna Duthie 27 Feb 1892 - May 1970 Taught Arts & Crafts during the 1960s.

Eliphalet 'Life' Edson 6 Jul 1916 - 22 Jul 1994 Was on the School board, umpired baseball, ran chains for football and attended/supported many of the sporting event.

Doris (Gillons) Garrett 8 Jan 1899 - 15 Jan 1988  Moved to Glendale in 1905 and taught school until she married in 1920 and lived 52 years at Garrett Ranch.

Laurence Keith "Hoot" Gibson 21 Jul 1904 - 2 Jun 1979 Was superintendent and coach at High School from 1957 to 1960.

Millard L. Gilbreath 2 May 1909 - Oct 1978 Was the Principal at Grade School in the 1950s.

Glenn R. Gilmore 13 Jun 1916 - 2 Feb 1985 Served many years on the support staff of Glendale Elementary School. 

Geraldine 'Gere' Katharine (McCollom) Halstead 13 Oct 1919 - 7 Feb 2000 Served as the Secretary/Registrar at High School during 1950s & 1960s.

Robert Eugene Lee 18 Dec 1917 - 12 Jun 1990  Taught English, Speech and coached wrestling in the 1960's at GHS.

Furman C. Hargis 11 May 1902 - Jan 1969 Taught Junior High Grades in the 1950s.

Ruth Harney 28 Nov 1899 - Jul 1972 Taught Grade School for a number of years.

Mary Harris 16 Dec 1897 - 21 Feb 1994 Worked at High School in the 1950s and 1960s.

Elsie Hart 22 Nov 1926 - 16 Mar 1993 Taught High School in the 1950s

Warren Hartung 9 Dec 1920 - Jul 1985 Taught High School in the 1950s.

Margaret Hill 15 Aug 1898 - 23 Sep 1964 Worked in school cafeteria.

Orva Doris Holmes 21 Dec 1910 - 21 Feb 1987 Taught High School in the 1950s.

Benjamin C. Huntington 21 Jun 1905 - 29 Oct 1968 Served in the Glendale Schools 1935-1942 and again as Superintendent from 1963-1968.

Florence Johnson 1 Feb 1899 16 Jul 1984 Taught various grades and served as Librarian for both Elementary and High School at different times.

Kathleen Genevieve Johns 23 Dec 1920 - 5 Dec 1997 Served as volunteer at Glendale Elementary School Library in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Violet "Vi" M. Kimbrough 18 Dec 1926 - 4 Mar 1987 Served on the support staff of GSS for many years.

Roy Knigge 5 Feb 1902 - Dec 1986 Taught Junior High Grades and coached baseball in Glendale in the 1950s.

James P. Leahy 14 Jul 1933 - 19 Apr 2009 Taught High School at GHS for 29 years.

Fannie Edmundsen Lunnen 7 Feb 1900 - 17 Sep 1980 Taught Physical Education, Band Instructor and coached Volley Ball during the 1940s.

Maud Estelle (Nail) Martin 2 Sep 1885 - 10 Jan 1928  Taught school at both Odessa and Glendale in the early part of last century.

Celia (Crawley) Ellis May 5 Apr 1923 - 28 Mar 1988  Lived in Glendale for 31 years where she taught Elementary School and music.

James 'Jim' C. McClellan 1930 - 26 Jul 2015 Was principal at GHS for several years in the 1970's.

William Meeks 17 May 1910 - Aug 1978 Taught High School in the 1950s.

Maurine Dixon Nason 22 Jan 1903 - 10 Jul 1978 Taught High School in the 1950s.

Alice Josephine Nebel 21 Nov 1889 - 4 Feb 1973 Served on the support staff of GSS for many years. 

Eleanor Palmer 10 Mar 1923 - 7 Feb 2000 Taught Glendale Elementary School for over three decades until retiring in 1986. 

Judy Petray 31 Aug 1946 - 6 Dec 2016 Was Business Manager for Glendale School District for many years, served in courts system, and owned auto parts business in Glendale.

Charles 'Chuck' McDonald Plummer 21 Mar 1934 - 26 Jun 1995 Taught English, Journalism and Coached at High School in the early 1960s.

Louis Elmer Price 30 Apr 1912 30 Aug 1982 Taught various grades in Elementary and Junior High for many years.

John Edward Reed 19 Feb 1940 - 5 Feb 1982  Was a strong Glendale sports booster for a number of years.

Walter George "Bud" Reynolds 30 Jun 1915 - 1 Nov 1979 Served many years on the support staff of GSS.

William Benton Ryder 23 Mar 1928 - 16 Jun 2006  Head wrestling coach at GHS winning 3 Big Fir Championships in 3 years.

William J. Schmid 18 May 1896 - 20 Jan 1985 Taught High School in the 1950s.

Mildred Sether 1906 - 3 Feb 2001  Taught lower grades at Glendale Elementary School most of her working life.

Ruth M (Walker) Sether 23 Nov 1901 24 Oct 1990 Taught various subjects (mostly math oriented) in High School for over 25 years.

Harold Raymond Stapleton 26 Jun 1919 - 6 Feb 1997  Served many years on the support staff of GSS.

Lisle Joe Steffen 4 Sep 1925 - 1 Oct 1994 He taught Junior High Grades in the 1950s.

Elwyn Swearingen 26 Jul 1926 - 3 Sep 1993 Taught High School in the 1950s.

Bernice H. Thiele 9 Oct 1898 - 6 Sep 1982  Taught Commercial Subjects in High School during the 1960s.

Patty Dawn (Fotheringham) Williamson 4 Apr 1933 - 2 Mar 2008  A graduate of the class of 1950, Patty serve as a school custodian for over 30 years and also school bus driver for several years.

Pirley "Dutch" Winkelman 19 Mar 1896 - 10 May 1971  Served many years on the support staff of GSS.

Lavinnia (Donna) Madonna Wood  14 June 1909 - 18 May 1992  She served as playground attendant at the Elementary School for over ten years.

Myrtle M. Wunsch 19?? - 8 Nov 1960  Taught lower grades at Glendale Elementary School for a number of years.

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