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Cheri Lehman

September 16, 1950 - December 7, 2017

Cheri Lehman, 67 passed away Thursday, December 7th at Salem Hospital.  Cheri was born on September 16, 1950 in Salem to Don and Iola (Hansen) Hill.  She graduated from North Salem High School.  She married J W. Lehman on July 1st, 1984 in Reno, Nevada.  The couple had four children Karen, Matt, Cory and Kristin.  Together, they owned and operated a trucking company.  Cheri will be remembered for the great love she showed her family—her husband, her children and her grandchildren were all so precious to her. 

Cheri is preceded in death by her father, Don Hill and her brother Danny.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 33 years, J W. Lehman; her children Karen (Josh), Matt, Cory, Kristin; mother, Iola Hill; 9 grandchildren and her siblings Diane (Rick), Janice (Kevin).

In lieu of flowers, donations in Cheri’s name may be made to The National Kidney Foundation  .

A Celebration of Life is planned for 1:00 pm, Sunday December 17th at Harvest Time Pentecostal Church 600 16th St., NE Salem, Oregon.

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I love you mom. You will be in my heart always and forever "Love you over and over"

I love you mom. You will be in my heart always and forever "Love you over and over"

We will love and miss you forever Cheri.

I love and miss you mom

Love you grandma, I will always miss you and cherish every moment I had with you. You are the best grandma ever, life will never be the same without you.

Thank you for being my Aunt. I love and miss you with all my heart.

You will be greatly missed. You had a heart of gold and have made many memories in everyone's heart. Life won't be the same. Till we see you again my friend.

A day in July of 1966 you and I became friends. We shared many things through our lives. I keep all our memories. You and I were true Sisters from other Mothers. On December 17th I will say goodbye my fiend at the same place where our lives came together. I love you for a long time.

You truly will be missed by so many. Such kindness is hard to find. You will be missed in our lives but you will forever be in our hearts.

I will miss you Cheri. 

I miss you so much. My heart is broken. You were strong, funny, and a great big sister.  Much love.