Obituaries for April 2010

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Hannelore Maria Schiebel

Hannelore Maria “Diana” Schiebel, a resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away on March 26, 2010, at the age of 62. She was born Dec. 9, 1947, in Duesseldorf, Germany, graduated from high school at age 17, then lived in ...

Arthur L. Hoff

Arthur L. Hoff, 80, of Eitzen, Minn., died suddenly Sunday, March 28, 2010, at his home. He was born May 3, 1929, in Centerville, Wis., to Raymond and Irene (Nelson) Hoff. On Dec. 14, 1947, Arthur married Erna Allen at ...

Jacqueline Marie Frost

Jacqueline Marie “Jackie” Frost, 80, of Hood River, Ore., passed away March 28, 2010, at Providence Medical Center in Portland, Ore. Jackie was born Feb. 1, 1930, in South Gate, Calif. Jackie had a deep relationship with God throughout her ...

Iris McGrann

Iris “Cleo” McGrann, 77, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010, in Vancouver, Wash. Cleo began her life journey on Sept. 17, 1932, in Duplin County, N.C. She was the first of six children born to Lauty James and ...

Robert W. Thoman

Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Robert W. “Bob” Thoman, a lifelong educator, sports coach and dedicated member of the Oregon Lions, died on March 29, 2010. Known to family and friends as a teetotaler but admitted chocoholic, he lived life helping others. ...

James Leslie Ritchey

James “Jim” Leslie Ritchey passed away in Ocean View, Hawaii, Oct. 16, 2009. He was born in Hood River, Ore., June 27, 1959. Brother, Friend, Uncle, Cousin: Dear One, Thank you for sharing yourself and for making the moments memorable. ...

Alan Ray Miller

Alan Ray Miller died March 17, 2010. He was born Nov. 25, 1938, in Hood River, Ore., to Vic and Lorine Miller. Alan graduated from Hood River High School in 1957 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957 ...

Marguerite F. McDowell

Marguerite “Marge” F. McDowell, 93, passed away April 8, 2010, in Gresham, Ore. Services were held Tuesday, April 13, at 11 a.m. at Cascade Chapel Assembly of God Church in Cascade Locks, Ore. Marge was born April 9, 1916, in ...

Bonnie Jean Kirby

Bonnie Jean Ferguson Ryalls Kirby, 88, a Hood River, Ore., resident, died April 9, 2010, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Vault entombment will be Saturday, April 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Idlewilde Cemetery Mausoleum. Bonnie was born Dec. 16, ...

Henry I. Akiyama

Longtime Juneau resident and well-known physician Dr. Henry I. Akiyama joined his wife, Grace, in heaven on Friday, April 9, 2010, after a brief struggle with B-Cell lymphoma cancer. He spent his final days at home with his daughter Lisa ...

Rebecca Ruth Hague

Rebecca Ruth Hague, 92, died peacefully at her Albany, Ore., home, surrounded by family, on April 12, 2010. She was born Jan. 6, 1918, in Hood River, Ore., to Chester and Constance Shute, a pioneer family who came to Hood ...

Dorothy E. Wilson

Dorothy E. Wilson, 94, died April 12, 2010, at her Ocean Park, Wash., residence. Born July 18, 1915 in Zillah, Wash., she was the seventh of eight children born to Frank and Mabel (Harper) Hill. She grew up on the ...

Mary Baucom Webster

Mary Baucom Webster died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, April 17, 2010. She was born on Feb. 26, 1934, in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she graduated from West High and went on to a successful career ...

Wilma Irene Williams

Portland, Ore., resident Wilma Irene Wetherell Williams, 67, passed away on April 12, 2010. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River. Wilma was born July 4, 1942, in Hood ...

Eugene C. Miller

Eugene C. “Gene” Miller passed away peacefully on March 30, 2010, 84 days after the passing of his wife of more than 66 years. Their passing ended a six-year era of a five-generation family. Gene was born in West Stayton, ...

W. Eunice Walker

W. Eunice Walker died April 6, 2010. She was born Dec. 17, 1915, in Wiseman, Ark. She spent her formative years in Willow, Okla., where she finished high school. In 1943, she moved to Hood River, Ore., and married J.C. ...

Marie Ellen Heard

Marie Ellen Heard was born May 24, 1915, to Harry and Mabel Grace (Dunn) Westercamp on their rural homestead in the Elkhorn area, east of Livingston, Mont. She married Victor LeRoy (Roy) Hall on June 8, 1940. They were married ...

Hazel Elizabeth Walker

Hazel Elizabeth Walker, 87, affectionately known as Sally, passed away April 18, 2010, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Hazel was born Oct. 14, 1922, to William and Ethel (Carter) Brown in Gadon, Mo. A service to honor and celebrate ...

Jan Allyson Engler

Jan Allyson Engler, “Janzy,” 61, died unexpectedly on April 24, 2010, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Janzy was born on March 25, 1949, in Seattle, Wash., to Floyd Engler and Sue Samuel. Janzy moved with her family when she ...