Obituaries for July 2014

Obituary

Mary Lou Bellus

Mary Lou Bellus was born Nov. 2, 1928, to Hugh and Esther Sanger Waite. She went home to be with the Lord on July 23, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Born a coal miner's daughter in Superior, Wyo., she ...

Gregg D. Hughes

Gregg D. Hughes, 54, of Hood River, Ore., died June 19, 2014, at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland of natural causes. He was born in Hood River July 21, 1959, to Ralph and Jeannette (Peck) Hughes. He graduated ...

Daniel Paul Hamada

Daniel Paul Hamada was born on June 1, 1966, in New York City and died unexpectedly at the young age of 48 on July 15, 2014. At the age of 3, he moved with his family to Hood River, Ore., ...

Yereth Knowles

Yereth Knowles led a full and rich life. Her earliest memories are of a childhood home in Greenwich Village, NYC, during the Great Depression where artists, writers, Spanish Civil War volunteers and political leaders came for food and conversation. She ...

Keith Edward Northam

Keith Edward Northam passed away from leukemia at his home in Snowflake, Ariz., on May 18, 2014. His sister (Kathy) was by his side. Keith was preceded in death by his wife, Lorry, on Aug. 1, 2009. Keith was born ...

Clarice DeLeon

Clarice “Sunshine” DeLeon, 37, of Mosier, Ore., passed away unexpectedly from complications of diabetes on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by her loving family. Sunshine was born Jan. 12, 1977, ...

Claude Bernard Andersen

Claude Bernard “Bert” Andersen, 97, passed away of natural causes July 17, 2014, in Hood River, Ore. Claude was born in Rosalie, Neb., on Oct. 17, 1916, to Frederick and Nicolene (Petersen) Andersen. Raised on farms in Nebraska and Wyoming, ...

Fred Wayne Jones

Fred Wayne Jones passed away July 19, 2014, from pancreatic cancer. Wayne was born April 24, 1930, in Fairland, Okla., to Fred and Margaret Jones. The family moved from Oklahoma to Hood River, Ore., when Wayne was about 11 years ...

Lawrence William Hermann

Lawrence William (Buck) Hermann passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 17, 2014. Buck was born May 9, 1918, in Hester, Mo., to William and Mary Herrmann (a birth certificate error caused Buck's last name to ...

Ida Mae Everroad

Ida Mae Everroad, 70, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Hood River, Ore., on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Ida was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Toppenish, Wash., to Theodore and Thelma (George) Steindorf. She grew up in Selah, Wash., ...

Stephanie Joan Inslee

Stephanie Joan Inslee, 93, passed away at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Community in Hood River, Ore., on Monday, July 14, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Stephanie was born Aug. 6, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the first of ...

Everett Wayne Mooney

Everett Wayne Mooney, 82, passed away at his home in Hood River, Ore., on Thursday, July 10, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Everett was born on April 1, 1932, in Gillette, Wyo., to Guy Mooney and Lola (Forbes) Mooney. ...

Lynn L. Sharkey

Lynn L. Sharkey was born April 8, 1944, in the Hood River, Ore., hospital to Verne and Audrey (Mooney) Sharkey. Ten days later his parents brought him home to live his life of 70 years on the Sharkey farm on ...

Julianne Beliel

Julianne Beliel, 55, passed away July 5, 2014, in Hood River, Ore., after a strong battle with breast cancer. Julianne was born in Denver, Colo., on July 14, 1958, to Molly and Albert Lessner. She graduated from Sunset High School ...

Rowena Belle Gibbons

Rowena Belle Manion Gibbons passed away June 25, 2014, from complications of COPD at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center in Gresham, Ore. She was born July 22, 1934, the sixth child out of 12, to Thomas H. Manion and Neva ...

Augusta Biver

On June 28, 2014, Augusta “Joyce” Biver, 77, succumbed to effects of the relentless and insidious disease that is Alzheimer’s. She passed at her daughter’s home in Hood River, Ore., with her children around her. Joyce was the eighth of ...

Royce Andrew Powell

Royce Andrew Powell, 94, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at Columbia Basin Care Facility in The Dalles, Ore. Royce was born March 30, 1920, in New Castle, Pa., to Charles and Viola (Weatherby) Powell. A celebration of life with ...

Henry Scott Johnson

Henry Scott Johnson, 76, passed away June 29, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. Scott was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Pittsburg, Penn., to Henry and Verna (Scott) Johnson. He grew up in Yonkers, N.Y., and Upper Saddle River ...

Glenn Arthur Wetterstrom

On July 2, 2014, Glenn Arthur Wetterstrom, at the age of 101, passed away at his home of 61 years, surrounded by his loved ones. Glenn was born June 3, 1913, to Arthur and Anna Carlson Wetterstrom in Sunnyvale, Calif. ...

Merlyn James LaBounty

Merlyn “James” LaBounty died July 4, 2014, at the age of 92 at his home in Hood River, Ore., with family by his side. James was born Nov. 12, 1921, in Portland, Ore. He grew up in Hood River Valley ...

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