Obituaries for March 2011

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Andrew Byron Nelson

Andrew Byron Nelson, 85, passed away at home in Grandview, Wash., surrounded by family on Feb. 15, 2011. Andrew was born at home in Ferron, Utah, on Sept. 4, 1925, to Jess and Jessie (Blackburn) Nelson. He was the oldest ...

Carrie Anne Birch

Carrie Anne Birch, 42, daughter of Charles and Maureen A. Birch, died on Jan. 21, 2011, at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, Ore., from septic shock (MRSA). Carrie Anne graduated from Hood River Valley High School in June ...

Jesse Smith

Jesse "Bud" Smith, 80, of Hood River, Ore., went to be with our Lord on March 2, 2011, passing away at the Hood River Care Center. He was born Feb. 15, 1931, in Hood River to William Martin and Nora ...

Alfred Arthur Perreault

Alfred Arthur Perreault, 93, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away at his home on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. He was born (and raised) on a farm in Terrebonne, Minn., on Feb. 17, 1918, the third-eldest of eight siblings ...

Jerold Frazer

Jerold "Jerry" Frazer passed away at home in the arms of his wife Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, after a two-year battle with colon cancer. Jerry was born to Milton and Frances Frazer (Gill), March 23, 1935, in Dufur, Ore. He ...

Ronald R. Bennett

Ronald R. Bennett was born in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 15, 1931. He was the son of Al and Beryl Bennett. Ron and his family moved to White Salmon, Wash., in the mid-1930s. Ron had two older brothers, Kirk and ...

Fred Brumfield

Fred Brumfield, of The Dalles, Ore., died March 5, 2011, at the age of 63. He was born Jan. 24, 1948, in Hood River, Ore., to Roz and Vada Brumfield. Fred lived in Hood River until 1994, then moved to ...

Irma Lee Louden

Irma Lee Sanderson Louden passed away March 1, 2011, at her home in Hood River, Ore. She was born Nov. 2, 1919, in Kinston, N.C., to Ephraim J. and Mildred Sanderson. She lived in a number of towns in North ...

John Patrick McGrann

John Patrick (Pat) McGrann, 79, passed away in Vancouver, Wash., on Sunday, March 6, 2011, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 5, 1931, in Perham, Minn., to Preston James and Louise Marie Krueger McGrann. Soon after ...

Brandon Lee Russell

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, March 18, at Peace Lutheran Church, Philomath, Ore., for Brandon Lee Russell of Monroe, who died March 12, 2011, at age 37 from a heart attack. He was born Nov. ...

Virginia Lee Hosford

Virginia Lee Johnson Hosford passed away March 9, 2011, at her home in Hood River, Ore., following a five-year battle with lung cancer. Her family was by her side at the time of her passing. Virginia was born July 16, ...

Cody James Campbell

Our beloved son and brother, Cody James Campbell, passed away on March 15, 2011, at the age of 28, at the St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., from an injury he received while working in Iowa. Cody was born on ...

Jean McNamer

Jean (Pentico) McNamer, 83, passed away peacefully at home in Rowena, Ore., on Feb. 27, 2011. Born in San Rafael, Calif., Jean moved to Chico in 1948 with her two children, Dennis and Patricia Wheat, where she raised them as ...

Robert Allyn Krieger

Robert Allyn Krieger was born in Hood River, Ore., on March 16, 1923, to parents George and Ruth (Nicholson) Krieger. He graduated from The Dalles High School in 1941 and later took a two-year post for the U.S. Army in ...

Emma Lucinda Bowie

Emma Lucinda (Wilson) Bowie died peacefully March 19, 2011, at Hood River Care Center. Emma was born March 26, 1913, near Dallas, Iowa, in Marion County to Guy and Nettie (Brown) Wilson. Emma was the middle of six children, including ...

Marjorie Alice Beardsley

Marjorie Alice (Jackson) Beardsley, 93, of Gresham, Ore., passed away peacefully at home on March 9, 2011. Marge was born on Nov. 12, 1917, in Chicago, Ill. She graduated from Oak Park River Forest High School in 1936. Later, on ...

Tod Jay LeFevre

Tod Jay LeFevre, born Sept. 4, 1964, native son of Gunnison Colo., and longtime resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away on March 7, 2011, when his long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis ended before donor lungs could be found. A ...

Janet Irene Cook

Janet Irene Pemberton Cousins Cook, 67, a longtime resident of Hawaii, late of Scappoose, Ore., died March 10, 2011, Thursday, at her brother's home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m. Service will be at St. ...

Nina Slobig

Nina "Louise" Slobig, 79, a longtime resident of the Aloha community, died Sunday morning, Feb. 20, 2011, at The Pearl at Kruse Way, a senior center in Lake Oswego, Ore. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, ...

Ronald Nathan Arthur

Ronald "Bud" Nathan Arthur was born on July 12, 1955, in Hood River, Ore., to Nathan "Nate" and Bernice Arthur. He was their second child and only boy among four sisters. Bud passed away on March 24, 2011, at his ...

Eva Elizabeth Ernster

Eva Elizabeth Ernster passed away on March 18, 2011, at home in Rainier, Ore. She was born Nov. 26, 1911, and was 99 years of age at the time of her passing. Catholic funeral rites are planned for 10 a.m. ...

Victoria C. Stayduhar

Victoria C. Stayduhar, 95, passed away on March 23, 2011, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. She was a resident for six years. Victoria was the beloved mother of Louise Barner and Doctor Melui Goff, of ...