Obituaries for March 2018

Obituary

Karen El-Bardisy

Karen El-Bardisy, age 81, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at her home in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by family. Born in Leipzig, Germany, to the late Gerd and Anneliese Riedemann, she had resided in Elizabeth, N.J., Rahway, N.J., and ...

Donald Ray Roark

Portland, Ore.

Donald Ray Roark, much loved son, brother, uncle and friend, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 25, 2018, at his home in Portland, Ore. Don was born on May 18, 1967, in Pendleton, Ore., to Sam and Linda Jo (Milner) Roark. ...

Henry C. Zweigart

Salem, Ore.

Henry C. (Bill) Zweigart was born in Hood River, Ore., on Jan. 25, 1927, to Henry and Jessie Zweigart. He passed away on March 9, 2018, in Salem, Ore. He lived most of his childhood in Hood River. Bill graduated ...

Cy Meyers

Winlock, Wash.

Cy Meyers (Marvin B. Meyers), has left this world to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Cy passed away peacefully in his sleep of congestive heart failure on Saturday, March 3, at the home of his son, Sam, ...

Wesley D. Ervin

Wesley D. Ervin, 61, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away Friday evening, March 16, 2018. Wes was born May 27, 1956, in Hood River, Ore. He was a man of many talents and fixer of all things. He had a never-ending ...

Gwenllian Mae Barrilleaux

Hood River, Ore.

Gwenllian Mae Barrilleaux’s light first shone on this earth when she was born to parents Captain John Barrilleaux and Helen (Will) Barrilleaux, on Nov. 18, 1950, in Beaumont, Texas. She gracefully and peacefully left her physical presence on Feb. 20, ...

Michael W. Hoikka

Hood River, Ore.

Michael W. Hoikka of Hood River, Ore., died March 17, 2018, at his home in Odell surrounded by family. He was 55 years old and had been battling cancer. Mike was born July 13, 1962, to John “Cal” and Florence ...

Alice Fisher Whitten

The Dalles, Ore.

Alice Fisher Whitten was born July 24, 1921, in Spokane, Wash., to Henry and Mildred Fisher. Early life for Alice and three siblings began on the Sieben Sheep Ranch in Eastern Montana, where her father worked as ranch foreman. Losing ...

Jack Harding Spitzmesser

Jack Harding Spitzmesser passed away on Feb. 26, 2018. He was born Jan. 29, 1921, and celebrated his 97th birthday with family and friends. Jack is survived by his two daughters, son-in-law, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Please send your ...

Gerald Dale Wacker

Gerald Dale "Jerry" Wacker passed away on Jan. 26, 2018, at his home surrounded by family in Hood River, Ore. Gerald was born on June 18, 1933, and was 84 years of age at time of passing. A celebration of ...

Jack Harding Spitzmesser

Jack Harding Spitzmesser passed away on Feb. 26, 2018. He was born Jan. 29, 1921, and celebrated his 97th birthday with family and friends. Jack is survived by his two daughters, son-in-law, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Please send your ...

Hilda Chevalier

Hilda Chevalier passed away on Feb. 23, 2018, at Parkhurst Place in Hood River, Ore. Hilda was born in Clinton, La., on Nov. 3, 1919. Her parents were Robert Gayden and Nettie Blanche (McLain) White. She is preceded in death ...

Jack D. Nyseth

Hood River, Ore.

Jack D. Nyseth passed away on March 3, 2018, at home surrounded by family in Hood River, Ore. Jack was born on Aug. 3, 1941, in Hood River to Joseph and Jean Ann (Fredricks) Nyseth. He attended Hood River schools ...

Robert Dean Reeves Sr.

Hood River, Ore.

Robert Dean Reeves Sr. lost his battle with cancer on Feb. 23, 2018. He died in his Hood River, Ore., home, with his family at his side. Big Bob was well known in the community and at the Drano Lake ...

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