Obituaries for January 2017

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Maria de Jesus Garcia

Hood River

Maria de Jesus M. Garcia passed away Dec. 29, 2016, at her home in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by family. Jesus was born Dec. 25, 1944, and just had her 72nd birthday. Catholic funeral rites were held Sunday, Jan. 1 ...

Donald Leigh Moore, Sr.

Hood River

Donald Leigh Moore, Sr., of Hood River, Ore., passed away on Dec. 20, 2016, at Portland Providence Hospital after an emergency surgery. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on March 12, 1929, to Darwin and Grace Moore. He grew up ...

Roy Webster Wagoner

Hood River

Roy Webster Wagoner, of Hood River, Ore., passed away on Dec. 30, 2016, at the Hood River Providence Hospital after a 2-year battle with ALS. Roy was born on Sept. 10, 1942, in Seattle, Wash., to Harold and Elizabeth (Nellie) ...

William Bright

Wilsonville, Ore.

William “Bill” Bright died on Dec. 28, 2016, at his residence at Springridge Court in Wilsonville, Ore., after a brief illness. Bill was born on Sept. 3, 1917, in Saugus, Mass. A memorial service, scheduled for Jan. 7 and postponed ...

Thea Elizabeth Dean

The Dalles, Ore.

Thea Elizabeth Dean was born Nov. 23, 1958, in Hood River, Ore., and passed away Dec. 23, 2016, at her home in The Dalles, Ore. Thea grew up in Hood River and attended Coe Primary and May Street Elementary schools. ...

Kenneth David Hobson

Milwaukie, Ore.

Kenneth David Hobson, a long-time Oregonian, died at home with his family in Milwaukie, Ore., on Jan. 5, 2017. He was born on March 12, 1948, in Rockville Centre, N.Y. He was the oldest of David and Claire Hobson’s 13 ...

Sharon (Hathorn) Wilson

Salem, Ore.

Sharon (Hathorn) Wilson peacefully left us on Jan. 6, 2017, in Salem, Ore., to be with God our Father. Sharon was born Oct. 15, 1936, in Hood River, Ore., to Ray and Gladys Hathorn. Sharon was the oldest of three, ...

Elizabeth Cutshall

Oregon City, Ore.

Elizabeth Cutshall died peacefully at the age of 94 at McLoughlin Place Memory Care in Oregon City, Ore., where she had received loving care for more than 13 years, with her daughter, Mary Dickey, at her side. Our mom was ...

Melvin Emmett Klein

Hood River, Ore.

Melvin Emmett Klein of Hood River, Ore., died Jan. 10, 2017, in The Dalles, Ore., at Mid-Columbia Medical Center. He died from complications of pneumonia at the age of 96. He was born to Edward Klein and Eleanor (Nora) Wunder ...

Geraldine Gabriel

Hood River, Ore.

Geraldine “Geri” Gabriel, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Dec. 27, 2016, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. She was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., on April 12, 1944, to Bill and Virginia Gabriel. They moved to Hood River in ...

Susanne Susie Endow

Eugene, Ore.

Susanne (Susie) Endow, beloved sister and friend to many, passed away on Dec. 27, 2016, in Eugene, Ore. She was born on Oct. 19, 1951, in Hood River, Ore. Susie studied art at Portland State University and the University of ...

Michael Norman Denny

Thorn Bay, Alaska

Michael Norman Denny, father, son, brother, uncle, brother-in-law, cousin and friend, left this life unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 31 at his home in Thorn Bay, Alaska. Mike was born April 25, 1961, in Portland, Ore., to James Denny and Donna ...

David Victor Dorzab, Sr.

Hood River, Ore.

David Victor Dorzab, Sr., passed away at his home in Hood River, Ore., on Jan. 11, 2017. David was born to Ella Huston and Truman Dorzab on Oct. 6, 1944, in Woodland, Wash. He married Paula Sollman on March 5, ...

Kathrine Hodson

City of Hope Duarte, Calif.

Kathrine (Kathy) Hodson passed away on Dec. 8, 2016, in City of Hope Duarte, Calif. Kathy was born in Sacramento, Calif., on June 20, 1964. She is survived by her husband Dan, children Amanda and Leah, elder brother Steve, parents ...

Beatrice Ellen Goss

The Dalles, Ore.

Beatrice Ellen “Bea” Goss passed away Jan. 17, 2017, at Flagstone Memory Care in The Dalles, Ore. Bea was born Nov. 12, 1931, in Pitcher, Okla., to Marion James Hubbell and Mildred Elizabeth Herring Hubbell. She was the fifth of ...

Jean McNamar

Coos Bay, Ore.

Jean McNamar passed away Jan. 12, 2017, in in Coos Bay, Ore., at Avamere Rehabilitation Center at the age of 91. Jean was born July 27, 1925, in Hood River, Ore., to Rhuben Chester and Mary Elizabeth (Winans) Elder. She ...

Daren Lee McCafferty

Hood River, Ore.

Daren Lee McCafferty was born Dec. 11, 1953, in Hood River, Ore. He fought a short battle with lung cancer and passed away Jan. 17, 2017, at home with his wife and daughter by his side. Daren lived a fulfilled ...

Murray Rosselle Crosby

Hood River, Ore.

Murray Rosselle Crosby of Hood River, Ore., passed away peacefully on Jan. 10, 2017, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital surrounded by loved ones and his companion of 23 years, Frances Chambers. He was born in Odell, Ore., on Aug. ...

Royal Franklin Ewing

Hood River, Ore.

Royal Franklin Ewing passed away on Jan. 20, 2017, in Hood River, Ore. He was born in Boise, Idaho, on April 11, 1937, to Ray and Hazel Ewing. He joined older brother Raymond and sister Elaine in a family actively ...

William V. Fashing, Jr.

Hood River, Ore.

William (Bill) V. Fashing, Jr., 82, died on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Hood River, Ore. He was born in St. Paul, Minn., to William V. Fashing, Sr., and Veronica Fashing (née O’Donnell) on Nov. 7, 1934. He is survived ...

Franke William Thomas

Franke William Thomas passed peacefully away on the beautiful, snowy evening of Jan. 14, 2017. He was surrounded by love with his wife and children at his side, and his siblings close by. He transitioned to the sound of 1970s ...

Robert Tomlin

Parkdale, Ore.

Robert (Bob) Tomlin of Parkdale, Ore., passed away on Jan. 21, 2017, in Beaverton, Ore. Bob was born on April 4, 1939, in Ecorse, Mich., to Donald and Laura (Latzek) Tomlin. The family moved to Oregon in 1947 and settled ...

Barbara Summers

Barbara Summers passed away peacefully Jan. 24, 2017, at her home in Hood River, Ore., at the age of 83. Barbara was born in the small prairie town of Winner in south central South Dakota, and moved with her family ...

Vurel William Cloninger

Goldendale, Wash.

Vurel William Cloninger, age 75, passed away on Jan. 26, 2017, at his residence in Goldendale, Wash. Vurel was born in Glen Allen, Mo., to Floyd and Florence Cloninger on May 3, 1941. He is survived by his wife, Nancy ...

Daniel William Cole

Hood River, Ore.

Daniel William Cole of Hood River, Ore., passed away from complications of pneumonia at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital on Jan. 26, 2017. He was born on June 7, 1923, near Orland, Calif., to Florence Emily (Shapland) and Guy H. ...

William Miles Stanley

Parkdale, Ore.

William (Bill) Miles Stanley died Jan. 23 at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. He was 69. Bill loved Parkdale, Ore., and resided there the majority of his adult life. He was born in Berkeley, Calif., on Nov. 3, 1947, to ...

Agnes Sophie Shibahara

Hood River, Ore.

Agnes Sophie Shibahara passed away in Hood River on Jan. 26, 2017. She was born Jan. 19, 1942, in Goodman, Wis., to Ignatz and Sophie Kadubeck. She married Richard VandenBos in Montana. She made her way to Oregon in 1974, ...

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