Obituaries for January 2013

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Edward Oliver Holmer

Edward Oliver Holmer died Jan. 4, 2013, of liver cancer. He was born Aug. 13, 1953, in Omaha, Neb., where he attended high school. After visiting his grandfather in Portland, Ore., Ed fell in love with the Northwest and moved ...

Bradley James Lynch

Bradley James Lynch, 50, died Dec. 27, 2012, following a kayaking accident in the Columbia River. Brad was born July 25, 1962, in Nampa, Idaho. He came with his family to Oregon as a small child and grew up and ...

Robert E. Schultz Jr.

Robert E. Schultz Jr., of The Dalles, Ore., passed away Jan. 3, 2013. He was born March 17, 1927, in Odell, Ore., to Robert and Amber Schultz. Robert attended school in Patterson, Calif., then joined the U.S. Navy at the ...

Linda Anne Diers

Linda Anne Diers was born March 10, 1948, in Jacksonville, Fla., to Wayne and Charlene Seim. Although she spent most of her early life in San Diego, Calif., the family also lived for a short time in Portsmouth, Va. Linda ...

Barbara Jean Maxwell

Myron and Mildred Fullington welcomed their daughter Barbara Jean into this world on Nov. 17, 1935, in Hood River, Ore. Her early years were spent on the move as her dad helped construct power dams in the Western states. At ...

John H. Bennett

John H. Bennett was born in Hood River, Ore., on Feb. 7, 1922, to Ralph B. Bennett and Anne Johnson Bennett. His family moved to The Dalles when he was 10, and his father bought The Dalles Optimist weekly newspaper ...

JoAnn Oakes

Longtime Parkdale resident JoAnn Oakes passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore. JoAnn was born Aug. 7, 1932, in Denver, Colo., to Edgar and Alva Maloy. Her early years were spent in Denver, before ...

Isobel Dyer Willis

Isobel Dyer Willis passed away Jan. 6, 2013, at Columbia Basin Care Center of The Dalles, Ore. She was born July 15, 1923, in Carnwath, Scotland, to John and Isabelle (Pursell) Dyer. Isobel moved with her family to England in ...

Mayme Elizabeth Jones

Mayme Elizabeth (Princehouse) Jones of Eugene, Ore., passed away on Jan. 9, 2013, where she was surrounded by her loving family. Mom wanted to be remembered as a loving mom and grandmother. Mayme was born at home to Virgil and ...

Lawrence S. Henningsgard

Lawrence S. “Larry” Henningsgard, 92, passed away Jan. 13, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. Larry was greatly loved and will be greatly missed. Services are planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Immanuel ...

Juanita Mae Pagan

Juanita Mae Pagan passed away at her home in The Dalles, Ore., on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the age of 60. She was born in Boulder City, Nev., to Margaret (Dorsch) and Osward Donald Pagan Sr. on Sept. 17, ...

Roberta Rutherford

Roberta Rutherford passed away Jan. 9, 2013. Her passing was unexpected and leaves much heartache with her family and friends. A time to celebrate her life and mourn her passing is planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at First ...

Peggy Lee Mulligan

Longtime Douglas, Alaska, resident Peggy Lee Mulligan died Dec. 12, 2012, at the age of 91. She was born to John Thomas Lee and Pearl Eby Lee on the Colton ranch in Hood River, Ore., on March 4, 1921. She ...

Barbara Julia Kimball

Barbara Julia Kimball, 81, of Hood River, Ore., went to Heaven on Jan. 10, 2013. She passed away peacefully of natural causes after multiple health issues. Bobbie was born in La Porte, Ind., on Oct. 29, 1931, and moved to ...

Beverly Anita Rowland

Beverly Anita Rowland of Hood River passed away on Jan. 15, 2013, with her daughter Jill Rowland at her side. She was born to Ralph S. and Lodene M. Sherrell in Hood River, Ore., on June 1, 1937. Beverly grew ...

Magda A. Nesbitt

Magda A. Nesbitt, a resident of Hood River, Ore., since 1974, passed away at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Jan. 11, 2013. She was born to Norwegian immigrants on July 13, 1919, in Enid, Mont., the oldest of three children ...

Lois Clarke

Lois Clarke, 88, of Hood River, Ore., went to Heaven on Jan. 20, 2013, at her residence at Providence Brookside Manor. She passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was born in Bijou Hills, S.D., to Nellie (Rindels) and Paul ...

Janice Louise Clarke

Janice Louise Clarke was born Sept. 28, 1954, in Portland, Ore., the oldest daughter of John and Nancy Clarke of Bend, Ore. Janice graduated from Wilson High School in Portland then continued her education, receiving her bachelor’s degree from the ...

Laura Reineccius Lucas

Laura Reineccius Lucas, a resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away at her home on Jan. 20, 2013, five days before her 58th birthday, with her family at her side. Laura was born in The Dalles, Ore., on Jan. 25, ...

Anna Lee Wheeler

Anna Lee Thornton Newbold Wheeler, 87, of Hood River, Ore., died Jan. 16, 2013, of pneumonia at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. She was born on April 10, 1925, to Ki Lane Miller Thornton and Fern ...

Benjamin Elbert Veatch

Benjamin Elbert Veatch, 90, of The Dalles, Ore., passed away Jan. 16, 2013. He was born in Mosier, Ore., Dec. 16, 1922, the first son to Benjamin W. and Erma Veatch. Known as Ben (or as “Gentle Ben”), he lived ...