If there was one thing that Rex Krabbe loved most, it was supporting education and helping people. His commitment to those two pursuits not only shaped his life, but left an impression everywhere he went.
The last wishes of Rex Krabbe were to be with his wife, and for others to serve his community: that a portion of his ashes be buried alongside Natalie’s in the family plot, and that anyone who would like to contribute in his memory can do so to the Toledo Rotary Club, care of LCF treasurer Carol Ruggeri, 1121 S. Spruce Way, Newport, OR 97365.
Edna Singer Abbott, 96, a former long time Toledo resident departed this world on March 29, 2017 in the care of Sunshine Home adult care facility in Depoe Bay, Oregon. Edna Abbott was well known in the Toledo and Newport area for her many community activities. She was named a 2004 Lincoln County Fair Super Senior, an honor she shared with her late husband Jack Abbott who was also recognized in 1996. Edna served on the Lincoln County Fair Board and as its Chairman, worked with Toledo Senior Meals as a Toledo Rotary Club member, spoke regularly to numerous local organizations as an AARP “fraud fighter,” and was active in both Newport and Toledo Toastmaster clubs for a number of years.
Toledo Rotary losses long time member. What a sad loss.
Michael “Kelly” Brady passed away from cancer on June 9, 2014 in Toledo, OR with his family by his side. He was born October 1, 1955 to Mike and Pat Brady in Yakima, WA. He grew up, went to school in Yakima and graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1975. He served 4 years in the Air Force. Kelly was the postmaster in Toledo Oregon and a member of the Rotary club