Obituaries for November 2009

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Shirley K. Williams

Shirley K. Williams, 75, was born in Imperial, Calif., on June 23, 1934, and passed from this life on Oct. 28, 2009. Thank you to Heart of Hospice for the magnificent care you provided. Her family moved from California when ...

Monte Robert Day

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” — John Muir Born March 8, 1958, in Portland, Ore., Monte Robert Day was the second of four children born to William Robert “Bob” Day and Carolyn Mae (Kach) Day, and later ...

Jeffrey Earl Royer

Jeffrey Earl Royer was born in Lancaster, Penn., on Aug. 16, 1947, to Earl S. and Mildred (Rheem) Royer. He grew up in Lancaster and moved to southern California in 1960 where he attended Huntington Park High School in Los ...

Lance Edward Lauritsen

Lance Edward Lauritsen passed away Nov. 6, 2009, at his home surrounded by family. A service to mourn his passing and celebrate his life is planned for 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Family friend Pat Tapia ...

Charley LaVenture

Charley LaVenture, age 61, died peacefully in Boulder, Colo., on Oct. 27, 2009, from a rare form of leukemia (CMML). He was surrounded by friends and family during his final days. Charley was born in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 22, ...

Frank Edward Ward

Frank Edward Ward, born Aug. 7, 1913, in Glenwood, Wash., to Timothy J. Ward and Rosa F. (Kuhnhausen) Ward (Surface), died on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, in Gresham, Ore. His family was the love of his life. He was a ...

Arnold Zweerts

Arnold Zweerts passed peacefully into his next life with his loving family and friends by his side on Nov. 6, 2009. He was born Nov. 29, 1918, in Bussum, Netherlands, to Jan and Luise Marie (Hoette) Zweerts. Arnold’s father was ...

Jackie Garrett

Jackie Garrett, 78, went home to God on Nov. 9, 2009, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hood River, Ore., to John Walter Foster and Josephine Opal Bush Foster on March 18 1931. Her strong love for ...

Kenneth Lee Moe

Kenneth Lee Moe, 65, passed away Nov. 9, 2009, at his Parkdale, Ore., residence, following a three-year battle with brain cancer. Services with military honors were held on Friday, Nov. 13, at Anderson’s Tribute Center in Hood River. Private interment ...

Alice Elizabeth Calkins

Alice Elizabeth Johnson was born April 15, 1916, to Nina Shay Johnson and Benjamin Johnson. She was born at The Stork’s Nest, her Grandmother Shay’s maternity hospital, in Hood River. She joined an older sister, Frances, and a brother, James. ...

Ruby Jean Trollier

Ruby Jean (Leonard) Trollier, 84, died Nov. 8, 2009, from a stroke. She was surrounded by her family during her last days. Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Graveside services and interment ...

James Franklin Hester

James “Jim” Franklin Hester, 91, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away at a care facility in Hood River, Ore., on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. He was born in Nevada, Mo., on July 4, 1918, third child to Arthur ...

Lisa Cochran

Lisa Cochran passed away on Nov. 16, 2009. She was born on March 7, 1965, in White Salmon, Wash., to John and Patsy Cochran. Three years later, her little brother Wayne joined them. Lisa grew up in Hood River, Ore., ...

James Wallace Baldwin II

James Wallace Baldwin II, 60, of The Dalles, Ore., died Nov. 17, 2009, at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Ore. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to Jim and Carol Baldwin. Jim grew up in southern California. ...

Anne Eve Haisman

Anne Eve Haisman was born Sept. 30, 1919. Anne lived in Philadelphia Pa., in Southern and Northern California and then for 30 years in Hood River. One of her favorite jobs as a young woman was runway modeling; she told ...

Doris Emry Browning

Doris Emry Browning, 87, died Nov. 19, 2009, in Tualatin, Ore. She was born in Hood River, Ore., on May 22, 1922. Upon graduating from Hood River High School in 1940, Doris attended the University of Oregon where she was ...

Danielle Elizabeth Collins

Danielle Elizabeth Collins, 46, formerly of the Hood River, Ore., area, died Nov. 11, 2009, of respiratory failure at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash. Danielle died from complications of hematomacrosis that she had dealt with the past few years. ...