Obituaries for February 2009

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Ken Namba

Ken Namba, 90, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., currently residing in assisted living at Adams Place in Murfreesboro, Tenn., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. He was born in Dee, Ore., and was a World War II ...

Alice E. Harper

Alice E. Harper, age 97, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Pastor Rinya Frisbie of the Asbury United Methodist Church, ...

Katherine Frazier Smith

Katharine Frazier Smith, of Gresham, Ore., went to be with the Lord Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009. A service to honor and celebrate Katharine’s life is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Pastor Vicky Stifter of ...

Mary Agnes Lingren

Mary Agnes Lingren passed away at her home in Odell, Ore., on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. She was born April 16, 1916, to William and Margaret (McIlwain) Ramsay in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada. A service to honor and celebrate her ...

Harry Sponnoble

Harry Sponnoble, 87, a resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away at a care facility in The Dalles, Ore., on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008. He was born in Manistee, Mich., on March 21, 1921, the only child to Aubrey Hess ...

Leo Jayson Livingston

Leo Jayson “Jay” Livingston, 78, died Feb. 8, 2009, at his Parkdale, Ore., residence. Services will be held Friday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Jay was born Oct. 2, 1930, in Lindsay, Calif., to William and ...

Curtis Paul Crown

Curtis Paul “Curt” Crown, a Hood River, Ore., resident, passed away at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles on Feb. 5, 2009. Services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Anderson’s Tribute Center. ...

Daniel Nathan Jolly

Eighty-two-year-old Daniel Nathan Jolly passed away in White Salmon, Wash., on Feb. 4, 2009. He was born in Ariel, Wash., on Aug. 3, 1926, to Johanna (Jenkins) and David Asher Jolly. Daniel graduated from Woodland High School when he was ...

Autumn Rocsan Schweitz

Three-year-old Autumn Rocsan Schweitz passed away in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 26, 2009. She was born Sept. 22, 2005, in Bend, Ore., to Rebecah Jean Olmstead and Wesley Lynn Schweitz. Autumn was a conduit of joy. She loved to sing ...

Richard Carleton Cantrell

Richard “Rick” Carleton Cantrell, 88, a resident of Dufur, Ore., passed away on Monday, Feb. 9, 2009. He was born on the Carleton Ranch in Dufur on March 25, 1920, the second of three children to Richard Burgess and Edna ...

Kathryn Lee Wollam

Kathryn Lee Wollam died at the age of 70, of serious lung and heart problems that came on rather suddenly. She died Feb. 16, 2009, at her home in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by her loved ones. A service is ...

Irene Brooks

Irene (Ordway Woodley) Brooks died Dec. 25, 2008, in The Dalles, Ore. She was born Sept. 10, 1916, in Hood River, Ore., to Earl and Pearl (Blaylock) Ordway, the third of six surviving children and the only daughter. Irene was ...

Hazel Kelly Marsh

Hazel Kelly Marsh, age 90, died Feb. 14, 2009, at Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore. A graveside service will be held at the Pine Grove Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, with a reception to follow ...

Ernest Andrew Wilson

Ernest Andrew “Ernie” Wilson, 88, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away at his daughter’s home on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009. He was born in Creston, N.C., on July 12, 1920, the oldest of three children to Martin Luther ...

Patricia Leone Barnes-Best

Patricia Leone Barnes-Best, a Hood River, Ore., resident, died Feb. 18, 2009, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was 76 years of age. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. ...

Louis A. Rupp

A Celebration of Life will be held for longtime Hood River resident Louis A. Rupp on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Louis was born Jan. 14, 1913, in Roseberry, Idaho, and entered into rest on ...

Fredrick M. Hayman

Fredrick M. (Mert) Hayman, 94, passed away at his home in Hood River, Ore., on Feb. 19, 2009. He was born in Calais, Maine, Dec. 12, 1914. Mert worked in the cotton mills in New Bedford, Mass., during the Depression. ...

Jerold W. Kramer

Jerold W. “Jerry” Kramer passed away Feb. 15, 2009, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital with family by his side. A mass of Christian burial is being held at Mary’s Catholic Church on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. A ...