Obituaries for January 2010

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Myrtle S. Nance

Myrtle S. Nance, 92, died peacefully on Dec. 28, 2009, at Providence Brookside Manor. She is the last of the Miller family from Odell, Ore. Myrtle was born Feb. 6, 1917, to Roscoe and Mary Margaret (Jochosen) Miller at their ...

Jennifer Erin Magill

Jennifer Erin (Barney) Magill passed away on Dec. 29, 2009, after a long, but heroic battle with cancer. She was born on July 15, 1976, in Hood River, Ore., and grew up in Hood River and The Dalles, graduating from ...

Helen L. Wilson

Helen L. Wilson was born in Stratford, Ontario, Canada Feb. 28, 1923. She died in Hood River, Ore., Dec. 22, 2009. She was a good lady; good wife; good mother and good friend. She loved Hood River and its people. ...

Edith M. Hartford

Edith M. Hartford, a longtime Hood River resident, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital with family by her side. For those whose lives were touched by Edith, a Mass of the Resurrection is planned ...

Patrick Keith Petteys

Patrick Keith Petteys passed away Dec. 21, 2009, at his Parkdale, Ore., home with family by his side. Patrick was born Dec. 18, 1941, in Pendleton, Ore., and was 68 years of age at the time of his death. A ...

Jerry Sterling

Jerry Sterling passed away in the comfort of his home on Jan. 6, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Cleo; his son Marc Sterling and daughter-in-law Brooke, of Denver, Colo.; sister Jane Canter, of Sarasota, Fla.; ...

Barbara Jane Langer

Barbara Jane Langer, 67, a resident of Hood River for more than 30 years, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009. She was born in Prineville, Ore., on June 29, 1942. Barbara attended school in Portland, Eugene and Prineville, graduating from ...

Oren Lee McLean

Oren Lee “Scottie” McLean, 77, a resident of the Oregon Veterans’ Home for the past nine years, passed away Jan. 4, 2010, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore. He will be remembered as a devoted father, loving grandfather ...

Katsumi Sakamoto

Katsumi “Kats” Sakamoto passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Jan. 8, 2010. A private service was held on Jan. 12. Kats was born on March 5, 1922, to Kumataro and Iwaye (Yamamoto) Sakamoto in ...

Glen Haack

Glen Haack, 50, of Hood River, Ore., died Jan. 4, 2010. He was born Jan. 7, 1959, in Brookings, S.D., the second child of Dale and Barbara Haack. He had an older sister, Sandy, a younger sister, Gail, and a ...

Maynard Phillip Ward

Maynard Phillip Ward, 89, a resident of Hood River Valley, died peacefully in his sleep at home in Odell, Ore., on Jan. 7, 2010. Maynard was born in Collyer, Kansas, to Harry and Flora (Hargitt) Ward. After graduating from Quinter ...

Vern Henry Lewis

Vern Henry Lewis, of Salem, Ore., died Dec. 5, 2009. He was born Sept. 24, 1918, on a farm 10 miles northwest of Emporia in Chase County, Kansas, the fourth child of Mahlon Henry Lewis and Beulah Bell (Jones). Due ...

Ella Mae Nichols

Ella Mae Nichols passed away peacefully with family by her side on Jan. 12, 2010, at the Hood River Care Center. Ella was born March 19, 1923, in Lyndon, Kansas, to Jessie and Jesse (Dempster) Paulsen and was 86 years ...

Dorathy Miller

Dorathy Miller, 82, of Troutdale, Ore., passed away Jan. 4, 2010, in Clackamas, Ore., with her children by her side. She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Howard and Zada (Saunders) Cramer Aug. 23, 1927. She married the love ...

Lyle Martin Dillenbeck

Lyle Martin Dillenbeck, 92, passed away at his residence at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living in Hood River, Ore., on Jan. 14, 2010. Lyle was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Williamston, Mich. He was one of three sons of Ray C ...

Florence Vera Janik

Florence Vera Tracy Janik died peacefully at home on Jan. 13, 2010. Born on Jan, 25, 1922, in Klamath Falls, Ore., she was the child of Joseph Tracy and Hannah Anderson Tracy Wood and the stepdaughter of George Wood. She ...

Dorothy Marguerite Graves

Dorothy Marguerite Shay Graves was born April 25, 1916, to Dorothy G. B. and Walter W. Shay in Hood River, Ore., at the “Stork’s Nest” — a maternity home owned by her paternal grandparents, Alice and Walter E. Shay. Her ...

Anne Mary Winslow

Anne Mary (Lauby) Winslow, 94, of Hood River, Ore., died peacefully at home on the evening of Jan. 14, 2010. Anne was born Aug. 15, 1915, in Nezperce, Idaho, the second child of Nicholas and Mary Lauby. The Laubys homesteaded ...

Carrington Barrington Young III

Carrington Barrington “Larry” Young III, a longtime resident of Hood River, died at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, with his family at his side. A service to mourn his passing and celebrate his life is ...

Michael Ann Towell

Michael Ann “Micki” Towell passed away Jan. 7, 2010, at Portland Providence Hospital, with her family at her side. She was born Nov. 8, 1940, in Eureka, Calif., to George and Lenore (Michael) Falkenstein. Soon after, her family moved to ...

Lida Marie Larsen

Lisa Marie Larsen lost her battle with cancer and joined her older sister Mary Larsen Hughes in the eternal peace of heaven on Jan. 13, 2010. Lisa survived a near-fatal car accident a few years ago and shortly thereafter was ...

Paul Edmond Ewers

Paul Edmond Ewers, 55, of Hood River, Ore., died Jan. 16, 2010, as the result of an injury sustained while working on I-84 near Mosier, Ore. A service to mourn his passing and honor his life is planned for 11 ...

Robert Earl Eby

Robert Earl Eby, son of Stephen Eby and Elizabeth Copper Eby, was born on March 29, 1919, in Hood River, Ore., and died on Dec. 29, 2009, in Portland. He attended Clatskanie High school and Oregon State University. Bob served ...

Carol Dawn Mack

Carol Dawn Mack, 83, passed away in Hood River, Ore., Jan. 24, 2010. She was born in Portland, Ore., on March 10, 1926, to Loit V. and Lucille M. (Hughes) Junkin. Carol married Lilbern A. Lawson and together they had ...

Virginia Ann Robertson

Virginia Ann Troxel Robertson, 82, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at her home surrounded by family on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010. She was born in Castleton, N.D., on July 29, 1927, the youngest of four children to Reinhard ...

Mary Louise Bair

Mary Louise Bair, 85, passed away Jan. 27, 2010, at the Hood River Care Center and now she is in the arms of an angel. She was born June 14, 1924, in Alliance, Ohio, to Frank William and Edith Drucilla ...

Richard D. Lucas

Richard D. Lucas, a longtime Hood River, Ore., resident, died Jan. 21, 2010, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore. Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center. Dick Lucas was born May ...

Melvin Henry Curtis Jr.

Melvin Henry Curtis Jr. passed away Jan. 22, 2010, after a long illness. He was born in Sunnyside, Wash., on July 2, 1948, to Melvin Henry “Duke” Curtis Sr. and Florence Lydia (Meads) Curtis. Both parents preceded him in death. ...

Audrey Lucile Porter

Audrey Lucile Porter, 89, of The Dalles, Ore., and beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. Audrey was born in Grand Rapids, Minn., Jan. 9, 1921, daughter ...