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Hood River, Ore., resident Norman George Allen died Sunday Jan. 27, 2002, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. He was 70 years of age.

A memorial service will be on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at 11 a.m. at The Seventh Day Adventist Church in White Salmon, Wash.

Norman was born on Aug. 12, 1931, in Milton-Freewater, Ore., to Marvin and Goldie (Moon) Allen. He grew up and attended schools in Milton-Freewater, and then moved around the Northwest until finally ending up here in Hood River.

On Aug. 16, 1951, in Lewiston, Idaho, Norman married Angeline M. Budd, whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Throughout his life Norman had various jobs driving trucks for different companies, and at one time was a commercial fisherman.

Norman was a hobby man and enjoyed spending his free time fishing, practicing archery, flying and building model airplanes, gardening, collecting CDs and John Wayne movies. He also loved animals, especially his dog Joey, who went everywhere with him. Norman attended The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Hood River and White Salmon.

He was a member of a black powder rifle club in Stevensen, Wash., and when he was younger was enlisted in the National Guard.

Norman is survived by his wife, Angie, of Parkdale, Ore., son Terry Allen, also of Parkdale, son Daryl Allen of Carson, Wash., daughter Wanda Salvesen of Stevenson, and daughter Holly Adderly of McMinnville, Ore.

He is also survived by sister Sherley Huthchings of Carson, sister Winifred Harrison of Webberville, Mich., and 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are by Anderson's Tribute Center.


Glenn E. Braaten died on Jan. 23, 2002, at his home in Clackamas, Ore.

He was born on Dec. 10, 1917, in Clifford, N.D. He married Alice Osland in 1941. She passed away 1970. He married Gladys Ames in 1973.

He lived in Hood River, Ore., for 15 years prior to moving to the Portland area two years ago.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Braaten of Clackamas, and children Gloria Lundberg of Mayville, N.D., Larry Braaten of Umatilla, Ore., Dennis Braaten, Gale Braaten and Brad Braaten, all of Vancouver, Wash., and Cheryl Ball of Milwaukie, Ore., and stepchildren Jack Ames of Valley Springs, Calif., Mary Pedersen of Prineville, Ore., and Cheri McLaughlin of Portland.

He is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren. A memorial will be held at Creekside Recreation Room, 10682 S.E. Sunnyside Rd., Clackamas, at 1 p.m. on Feb. 9.


Hood River resident Oral L. Tennant died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Hood River Care Center. He was 89 years of age.

Private family services will be held.

Oral was born on May 10, 1912, in Wibaux, Mont., to Charles and Minnie (Kline) Tennant. He grew up and attended schools in Montana, until he was about 15 years of age, when he moved west to pursue a career in construction. During his career he participated in many different projects including helping to build most all of Interstate 84. He worked for a couple of different construction companies over the years as he moved about Idaho, Washington and Oregon.

On June 9, 1973, Oral married Audrey Denning in White Salmon, Wash. He and his wife lived mostly in Hood River, but also lived in Naselle, Wash., where he was a member of the Moose Lodge. Oral belonged to the Operating Engineers Union Local No. 701 and also to the Hood River Eagles Lodge. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Oral is survived by his wife Audrey, sons Wayne of Hermiston, Ore., Gary of Laguna Niguel, Calif., Miles of Hood River, and daughters Gloria Tennant of Portland, Ore., Mary Bardorf of Portland, and Connie George and Beth Walton of White Salmon.

He is also survived by his stepson James Brock of Mosier, Ore., stepdaughters Linda Dunn of Hood River, Judith Holiday of Salem, Ore., sisters Bernadine Heggie of Crescent City, Calif., Geneva Fackler of Lincoln, Calif., Irene Ackley of Yuma, Ariz., Lois Harris of Ellensburg, Wash., and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association c/o Anderson's Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont, Hood River, OR 97031.


Hood River resident Neta Anna Moore died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at Hood River Care Center. She was 92 years of age.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Valley Christian Church in Hood River, Ore.

Private family graveside services will be held at Mt. View Cemetery.

Neta Anna Moore was born on Sept. 10, 1909, in Mosier, Ore., to James and Ethel (Bailey) Camp. Neta grew up and attended schools in Mosier.

She married Joe Moore on Dec. 6, 1930, in Mosier, and shortly after moved to Hood River. Neta spent her life as a homemaker, but also helped with their ten acre orchard. She was a lifetime member of Valley Christian Church. Mrs. Moore enjoyed crocheting, quilting, sewing, gardening, canning, camping, fishing, and baking for her family.

Mrs. Moore is survived by her daughters, Barbara Norton and her husband, Bob, of Mt. Hood, Ore., Joanne Smith and her husband, Larry, from The Dalles, Ore., and Janet Willey and her husband, David, of Clatskanie, Ore.

She is also survived by her son, Jim Moore and his wife, Joyce, of Briar, Wash., sister Margie Gholston of Mosier, Ore., 10 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe, after 58 years of marriage. One brother and two sisters also preceded her in death.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Valley Christian Church c/o Anderson's Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont, Hood River, OR 97031.

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