Noreen Millsap-Welch of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away Oct. 24, 2020 at the age of 81. Noreen was born in Cedarville Calif. on Dec. 15, 1938 to Randall and Alice (Noren) Bush.
She graduated from high school in Big Pine, Calif., later attending college in southern California. Noreen was a homemaker and stay-at-home mom who worked various jobs including managing the Shilo Inn in Helena, Mont. and the Albany Visitors Association. She completed her career as a community coordinator with the Linn County Sheriff’s Department.