Obituaries for June 2009

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Helen T. Davidson

Helen T. Davidson, 93, a 40-year resident of Hood River, passed away Friday morning, May 29, with her family at her side. Helen was born in Twin Valley, Minn., on Feb. 18, 1916, to Hans and Thea Bueng. She was ...

Pearl Lavina Towle

Pearl Lavina Towle, 98, passed away May 21, 2009, at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living, in Hood River, Ore., with her niece by her side. A memorial service will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Monday, June 22, at Hawks Ridge. ...

Vernon Lockwood

Vernon Lockwood was born April 18, 1923, in Bellingham, Wash., and died June 5, 2009, in Woodburn, Ore., of Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elizabeth; a daughter and son-in-law, Edward and Elizabeth Nimmo, of ...

Robert Lee Wollam

Robert Lee Wollam died at the age of 73, of health complications that came on rather suddenly. He died June 10, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at the Providence Portland Hospital with his family by his side. A service is planned ...

Marguerite Marion Todd

“Marg” Todd, an enthusiastic Hood River resident from 1959 to 1973, passed away June 3, 2009, in Boise, Idaho, of lung disease. Marguerite Marion McOwan was the youngest of Kenneth and Ruth McOwan’s three children, born Oct. 7, 1926, in ...

Clifton Edgar Graber

Clifton Edgar Graber, 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 21, 2009, at his home in Hood River, Ore., with devoted daughters and families in close attendance. A longtime resident of Kennewick, Wash., Clifton was born in the family’s orchard ...

Rosabell Ruff

Rosabell “Rosie” Ruff died of natural causes on June 14, 2009. She was one month shy of her 100th birthday. Rosabell, a longtime resident of Hood River, Ore., was born to Rayburn and Corde Belle Parker on July 14, 1909, ...

Mildred Wolf

Mildred Wolf, 96, a former resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away June 14, 2009, in Eugene, Ore. Mildred was born Aug. 4, 1912, in Langlade County, Wis. She was the only child of Robert Deaton and America Arrowood. Her ...

Mary Ann Allen

Mary Ann Allen went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 12, 2009, at her daughter’s home in Parkdale, Ore. Services will be held on Saturday, June 20, at 11 a.m. at the Hood River Alliance Church. ...

Christine Carol Tinker

Chris Tinker, a beloved wife, sister, aunt, friend and loved one, passed away unexpectedly June 12, 2009, at Providence Medical Center in Portland, Ore., with her family at her side. She was 57 years young. Christine Carol Tinker was a ...

Mary Lucile Thompson

Mary Lucile Corbett Thompson, 84, a former Odell, Ore., resident, died April 30, 2009, in Beaverton, Ore. A Morristown, Tenn., native (born in 1924), Mary graduated from high school in her hometown, attended Tusculum College, Greeneville, where she met her ...

Davin A. Gossett

Davin A. Gossett was born in Redmond, Ore., on June 30, 1978. He was the oldest of three children born to Toni Grinsted and George Gossett. He moved to the Gorge as a child and continued residing there until his ...

Glenda Lee Taylor

Glenda Lee Taylor, 66, beloved mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend, passed away unexpectedly on June 19, 2009, subsequent to a brain aneurysm. A fourth-generation Oregonian, Glenda grew up in Hood River, Ore., spending occasional winters with her parents ...

Jean Palmer Dills

Jean Palmer Dills passed away on June 19, 2009, in Hood River, Ore. Jean was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., in 1923, the youngest daughter of Joel and Ruth Palmer. She attended public schools in New Rochelle until high school, ...

Ivan Cedric William Orr

A joint memorial/funeral is scheduled for Thursday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River, Ore., for four former Hood River residents from the same family: Dorothy Elizabeth Orr (Mrs. Ivan Orr) died shortly after midnight on ...

Del Robinson

A joint memorial/funeral is scheduled for Thursday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River, Ore., for four former Hood River residents from the same family: Dorothy Elizabeth Orr (Mrs. Ivan Orr) died shortly after midnight on ...

Dorothy Elizabeth Orr

A joint memorial/funeral is scheduled for Thursday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River, Ore., for four former Hood River residents from the same family: Dorothy Elizabeth Orr (Mrs. Ivan Orr) died shortly after midnight on ...

Betty Jane Moran

A joint memorial/funeral is scheduled for Thursday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River, Ore., for four former Hood River residents from the same family: Dorothy Elizabeth Orr (Mrs. Ivan Orr) died shortly after midnight on ...

Helen Muriel Braxton

Helen Muriel Braxton began life in Monroe, Ore., on Nov. 5, 1925. On June 22, 2009, after 83 years, she began her eternal life with her Lord and Savior leaving Portland, Ore., after battling Parkinson’s disease with grace, humor and ...

Edward Hugh Clarke

Edward Hugh Clarke was born on Nov. 16, 1919, and was raised on a farm in Clinton County, Iowa, and attended school in Elwood, Iowa. He was one of four children: John, Marion, Ed and Lois. He worked his way ...