Obituaries for June 2018

Obituary

Vivian Kekailaa Foster

Wife, mother, grandmother, friend and longtime Hood River community member Vivian Kekailaa Foster passed away surrounded by her o’hana on June 18, 2018, at the age of 81. Vivian was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1937. She moved to California ...

Stephen Denis Demosthenes

Mosier, Ore.

Stephen Denis Demosthenes of Mosier, Ore., passed away on May 29, 2018, after a six-month battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. Stephen was born on July 10, 1944, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Harry and Betty Lou Demosthenes. He ...

Lois Marie Neufeldt

Hood River, Ore.

Lois Marie Neufeldt passed away at the age of 89 on June 13, 2018, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. Sadly, her health recently failed and after a short illness, she passed away peacefully with family ...

Bobby Jo Campbell

Bobby Jo Campbell, 84, passed away at her daughter’s home in Mosier, Ore., on June 19, 2018. She was born in El Paso, Texas, on Feb. 26, 1934, to Leoma “Betty” and Alton Anthony Juneau. Throughout her life, Bobby Jo ...

John B. W. Owre

Hood River, Ore.

John B. W. Owre passed away at home June 6, 2018, in Hood River, Ore. John was born Dec. 17, 1962, to Darlene Esther Nelson Owre and Benjamin Lloyd Owre in Portland, Ore. He was 55 years of age at ...

Colleen L. and Donald M. O’Leary

Colleen L. O’Leary was born to Miles C. and Lillian C. Lemley on June 24, 1928, and passed on Feb. 20, 2018. Donald M. O’Leary was born to Joseph and Anne O’Leary in Dee, Ore., on Jan. 3, 1929, and ...

Sandra Darlene Hawke

Sandra “Sandy” Darlene Hawke left her loves behind on June 9, 2018, when she passed away with her husband and daughter by her side at her home in Hood River after a long battle with cancer. Sandy was born on ...

Lillian Fern Cunningham

Hood River, Ore.

Long time Hood River resident Lillian “Lil” Fern Cunningham passed away June 5, 2018, at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Ore. Lillian was one of two daughters (twins) born to Raymond and Pearl Wade of Shovel Lake, Minn., on ...

Dennis Roy Harris

Hood River, Ore.

Dennis Roy (Denny) Harris died Friday, June 8, after a long struggle with dementia. Denny was born in Eugene, Ore., on March 11, 1937, but grew up in Riverside County, Calif. In 1960, he earned a bachelors of science degree ...

Robert Stephen Benton

Robert Stephen Benton (“Spotty”) passed away with family by his side on May 29, 2018, at his home in Hood River, Ore. He was 66 years of age at the time of his passing. On March 7, 1952, Charles King ...

Linda Kae Wimmers Fletcher

Linda Kae Wimmers Fletcher passed away on May 18, 2018. She was born on Feb. 23, 1945. She is survived by five children, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Linda was very creative as a decorative painter. She painted anything from ...

Dan Richard Gaston

Hood River, Ore.

Dan Richard Gaston, 79, of Hood River, Ore., passed away in his sleep at home on May 29, 2018. He was born in Pagosa Springs, Colo., on June 27, 1938, to Ethel Elnora Castle and Emmitt Richard Gaston. Dan most ...

Margaret Ann Goodnight

Glenwood, Wash.

Margaret Ann Goodnight, age 70, passed away at her home in Glenwood, Wash., on May 29, 2018. She was born in Portland, Ore., on July 13, 1947, to Leonard and Lila (Woods) Goodnight. A tough, stubborn cowgirl, Margaret was raised ...

Josephine Anne Coolidge

Klickitat, Wash.

Josephine Anne Coolidge passed away on May 25, 2018, in Klickitat, Wash. She was born to Hugo and Josephine (Rahn) Larson in Doland, S.D., on April 28, 1938. Shortly after graduating high school, she moved to Klickitat with her family ...

Sharon Kay Korhonen-Muschaweck

On May 12, 2018, our fun sister, daughter, mom, grandma and wife Sharon Kay Korhonen-Muschaweck passed over to Heaven at Mid-Columbia Medical Center after a courageous, warrior battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Her upbeat attitude and joy made the ...

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