Obituaries for May 2018

Obituary

Patricia Lee Lumm (Ekker)

Patricia Lee Lumm (Ekker) lost her battle to cancer on May 13, 2018. She was 67. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 11 at Rolling Hills Community Church. She was interned at Mt. Calvary ...

Taylor Tomita

Hood River, Ore.

Taylor Tomita passed away May 17, 2018, at Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. Taylor was born Feb. 17, 1922, and was 96 years of age at the time of his passing. Friends are encouraged to stop by ...

Michael Ray Calmettes

Hillsboro, Ore.

After a valiant battle with glioblastoma, Michael Ray Calmettes, 67, passed away on May 16, 2018, in Hillsboro, Ore. He was a loving, doting, caring husband of Ellen Calmettes. They were each other’s one and only for more than 42 ...

Betty Jo Draper

Longtime Hood River Valley resident Betty Jo Draper passed away on May 23, 2018. She was born Feb. 6, 1936, to Harry and Golda Fry in Wakenda, Mo., the fifth of their five children. Betty’s father passed away when she ...

Robert O. Norton

Robert “Bob” O. Norton passed away with his family surrounding him at Brookside Manor on May 24, 2018, at the age of 84. Bob was born April 1, 1934, to Chase and Lillian Norton in Hood River, Ore. He had ...

Masao Ogawa

Hood River, Ore.

Masao Ogawa passed away peacefully at Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore., on April 6, 2018. He was born Dec. 10, 1922, son of Tom and Sue Ogawa in Hood River. Both of his parents preceded him in death, as ...

Ada May Arens

Hood River, Ore.

Ada May Arens, “Ady” to her many friends, died on May 16, 2018, at Hood River Hospital in Hood River, Ore. She was in the company of her three children and their spouses. She was 95 years young. As she ...

Arvid M. Johnson

Arvid M. Johnson, age 79, loving husband of Deanna (Dunn) Johnson, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, in Indianapolis, Ind. Arvid was born on Aug. 12, 1938, in Stevenson, Wash. Indiana Funeral Care is in care of the arrangements. For ...

Cyrus Macioroski

Hood River, Ore.

A precious little boy who had bright blue eyes and was full of smiles, Cyrus Eric Macioroski passed away suddenly on May 15 at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. Cyrus’s unexpected death leaves behind much heartache ...

John Edward Phelps

John Edward Phelps passed away May 15, 2018, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore. John was born March 27, 1933, and was 85 years of age at the time of his passing. He was the son of Edward ...

Mary Ellen Warford

Hood River, Ore.

Mary Ellen Warford passed away peacefully with family at her side at Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore., on Friday, May 11, 2018. She was born on June 9, 1941, in Washington, D.C. She married Michael Warford on July 11, ...

William B. Reeves

Mosier, Ore.

William B. Reeves (Bill) passed away peacefully at home in Mosier, Ore., on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Bill was 76 years old. He was born on Jan. 29, 1942, in Sidney, Neb., the son of Vernon and Doris (Miles) Reeves. ...

Doris Sue (Blair) Parrott

Hood River, Ore.

Doris Sue (Blair) Parrott, 101, died quietly at home in Hood River, Ore., on Friday, May 11, 2018. A 10-year resident of Hood River, she was born to Benjamin V. and Myrtle (Brown) Blair on April 21, 1917, on a ...

Carol Ann Kirby

Hood River, Ore.

Carol Ann Kirby, age 81, passed peacefully at her home in Hood River, Ore., on May 7, 2018. Carol was born July 11, 1936, in Hood River to Myron and June (Vosberg) Jensen. Her sister and best friend, Eileen Fern, ...

Olive Fletcher

Hood River, Ore.

Olive Fletcher, age 99, passed away peacefully at her home at Parkhurst in Hood River, Ore., on May 1, 2018. She and her family were supported during this time by the caring angels of Providence Hospice of the Gorge. She ...

Eleanore Page

On April 27, 2018, our beloved mother, Eleanore C. Page, joined her husband of 67 years, Allen Page Jr., in death. She will be remembered as a woman who made friends easily. She is survived by her children, Michael and ...

Joyce Oleda Martin

Hood River, Ore.

Joyce Oleda Martin passed away April 27, 2018, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. She was born Dec. 12, 1929, in Muskogee, Okla., to Jesse Wallace Caldwell and Cora Maurine Gilliland. Joyce was 88 years old ...

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