Obituaries for May 2009

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George Thomas Hollenberry

George Thomas Hollenberry was born to Maria Isabelle (Varas) and George Henry Hollenberry in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on March 10, 1945. He passed away at his home in Carson, Wash., April 25, 2009, at the age of 64. George lived in ...

Larry Thomas Schrier

Larry Thomas Schrier, 58, of Dayville, Ore., passed away April 29, 2009, at his home. A private service will be held at a later date. Larry was born Dec. 27, 1950, in Tillamook, Ore., to Lloyd W. and Frances (Sphere) ...

Elizabeth Ann Pine

Elizabeth Ann Pine, 66, a resident of Hood River, Ore., died at her home Thursday evening, April 30, 2009. Beth was born Dec. 30, 1944, in Stourport-on-Severn, England. She was the middle of three children born to Lawrence (Fred) and ...

Heather Saine

Heather Saine’s quilting loom was the centerpiece of our family’s living room, where she spent hours carefully crafting quilts. Over time, Heather’s quilts began to tell the story of her life by displaying her beautiful spirit, her love of family ...

Michael Scott King

Michael Scott King embraced life to its fullest. He was a man of diverse talents and interests. He was an accomplished musician and loved travel, adventure, snow skiing, the outdoors, music, having fun, laughing, and the camaraderie of his friends. ...

Carolyn Sue Hudson

Carolyn Sue (Hursh) Hudson, 62, passed away in her home outside The Dalles, Ore., on May 2, 2009, from complications of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). She was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Marshall, Ark., to John Howard and Sylvia Mae ...

Vilda Margit Kusisto

Vilda Margit Wall Kusisto died May 1, 2009, at the Columbia Basin Care Facility in The Dalles, Ore. She was born Oct. 25, 1912, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Conrad Joseph and Mina (Youngberg) Wall. She is survived by ...

Chiyoko Ishizaka

Chiyoko Ishizaka passed away May 13, 2009, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital with family by her side. A service to honor Chiyoko’s life is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Asbury United Methodist Church. Private graveside rites ...

Kira Larisa Larson-Banaszek

Kira Larisa Larson-Banaszek died in Stevenson, Wash., May 8, 2009, at the age of 31. She was born in Portland, Ore., to parents Judy Ann Carsten and Harold William Larson on Oct. 1, 1977. Kira received all of her education ...

Raymond Edgar Helt

Raymond Edgar Helt, 72, died in his Carson, Wash., home on the evening of Monday May 11, 2009. The death was due to complications from Parkinson’s and lymphoma, which Ray had battled for many years. Ray Helt was born Dec. ...

Cookie Eden

Cookie Eden was born in St. Louis, Mo., on July 25, 1924, and passed away peacefully on Sunday March 3, 2009, surrounded by her three children. She is survived by daughters Brooke, of St. Paul, Minn., and Leah (and husband) ...

Linda Jo Hull

Linda Jo Gerber Hull was born in Eugene, Ore., on Nov. 21, 1946, to Joe and Dorothy Gerber. She was a graduate of Willamette High School (1965) and the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!). Linda died of complications surrounding appendix ...

Barbara Delepine Prisco

Barbara Delepine Prisco, of Salem, Ore., passed away on March 24, 2009, at the age of 85. Barbara was born in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 23, 1923, to Sheridan and Ruth Delepine. She grew up in Hood River and graduated ...

Virginia Eileen Bostwick

Virginia Eileen (Evans) Bostwick died with her loving family close by, on May 22, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. She fought cancer the way she lived her life, with all of her strength and determination. Eileen was sustained ...

Ruth Emma Aubert

Ruth Emma Coleman Aubert, 93, passed away in her sleep Tuesday evening, May 19, 2009. She was born July 19, 1915, in Woodburn, Ore. As she moved into her elder years, her life was complicated by Parkinson’s disease. The last ...

Leonard Perkins

Leonard “Ray” Perkins, 78, died peacefully on May 4, 2009, at his home in Yuma, Ariz. Ray was born and raised in Hood River, Ore., but his career in Public Works took him to Eugene, then on to Gresham where ...

Bernerd Eugene Caldwell

Bernerd Eugene “Gene” Caldwell, 69, a longtime Hood River, Ore., resident, died May 21, 2009, at the Hood River Care Center. A service to honor Gene’s life is planed for 11 a.m. Monday, June 1, at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Gene ...