Anne_Caroline Grabenhorst Heartwood

August 08, 1953 - November 30, 2003

SALEM - Anne was born on Aug. 8, 1953 in Salem, Ore. to George Henry Grabenhorst, Jr. and Shirley Maxwell Grabenhorst. She died on Nov. 30, 2003 from complications of lung cancer.

Anne is survived by a son, Justin Robertson of Palmer, Alaska; a daughter, Seren Desdier of Whidbey Island, Wash.; a brother, George M. Grabenhorst of Salem, Ore.; three sisters, Stephany Smith of Salem, Ore.; Michele Libin of Orlando, Fla. and Gail DesBrisay of Terrebone, Ore.; and two grandchildren, Cameron Robertson and Marissa Desdier.

Anne lived her life her own way. She had a flair for the dramatic and a great sense of humor. She loved to spend time at the beach and she and her dog Sophie traveled up and down the west coast together from southern Mexico to Alaska. Anne was an avid reader, a knowledgeable gardener and a very good baker.

At her request no service will be held. Donations may be made in her name to the Salem Public Library, P.O. Box 14810, Salem OR 97307. Arrangements in care of Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service, Salem.