Obituaries for October 2017

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Janet Anne Manser

Sacramento, Calif.

Janet Anne Manser passed away on Sept. 13, 2017, at her home in Sacramento after a short but devastating disease which followed many years of other afflictions. She believed that this last illness was caused by the fact that she ...

Theodore William Perry

Hood River, Ore.

Theodore William Perry, 86, passed away quietly and comfortably surrounded by his family on Sept. 29, 2017. Ted spent almost his entire life in Hood River, but was born Friedrich Wilhelm Otto Schaefer Jr. in Denver, Colo., on June 12, ...

Vicky Pyron

Vicky Pyron went to her Lord on Sept. 30, 2017. She was 59 years old. Vicky was born in Biloxi, Miss., on Dec. 27, 1957, to Tom and Brenda Ford. She was raised in Memphis, Tenn. She made many life-long ...

Rita Swyers

Hood River, Ore.

Rita Swyers passed away surrounded by her family on her 92nd birthday, Sept. 26, 2017. Rita was born in Grass Valley, Ore., on Sept. 26, 1925. She moved to The Dalles, Ore., to attend St. Mary’s High School, and then ...

Donald David Sullenger

Cascade Locks, Ore.

Donald David Sullenger passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash. Don had his family at his side and went to be with the Lord. He was born and raised in Taneyville, Mo. ...

Terry Vann

Damascus, Ore.

Terry Vann was born August 13, 1947 in Hood River to Wesley and Genevieve (Jennie) Vann. He attended school In Hood River, graduating from Wy’east High School in 1965 and from the University of Oregon in 1969. After graduating, he ...

Heidi Lynn Hansberger

Parkdale, Ore.

Heidi Lynn Hansberger, of Parkdale, Ore., passed away on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at just 59 years young. She was born on April 13, 1958, to Bonnie and Percy Raney of Huntington, Ore. She grew up the definition of a ...

Dr. Warren B. Thompson

Hood River, Ore.

Dr. Warren B. Thompson died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at the age of 96. He had been a resident of Hood River, Ore., since 1947. Dr. Thompson was born in Gold Hill, Ore., and grew up in Ashland, Ore. Upon ...

Harrison Peters

Hood River, Ore.

Harrison Peters of Hood River, Ore., passed away on Oct. 17, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. Harrison was born on June 8, 1923, and was 94 years of age at the time of his passing. Harrison was born ...

Mitsuo Watanabe

Mitsuo “George” Watanabe, 92, passed away on Oct. 17, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. George was born Aug. 29, 1925, to Ryusuke “Roy” and Sen Watanabe in Hood River, Ore. Just after the turn of the century, George’s ...

Shirley Mae Colclesser Hatfield

Lebanon, Ore.

Longtime Hood River Valley resident Shirley Mae (Skip) Colclesser Hatfield passed away in Lebanon, Ore., on Oct. 15, 2017, after a long illness. She was born Feb. 7, 1930, to Edgar L. Colclesser and Ida McGarvin Flint Colclesser. She attended ...

Peter John Lesbo Jr.

Elko, Nev.

Peter John Lesbo Jr. was born in Elko, Nev., on Jan. 15, 1951, and passed away on Oct. 6, 2017, in Vancouver, Wash. He graduated from Wy’east High School in Hood River, Ore., in 1970, and served in the Army ...

Charles Alford Weatherly

Hood River, Ore.

Charles Alford “Chuck” Weatherly passed away at his home in Hood River, Ore., on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at the age of 71. Chuck was born Feb. 11, 1946, in Inglewood, Calif., to Floyd Alford and Lydia Lenora (Stephens) Weatherly. ...

Aileen Julissa Pineda-Garcia

Hood River, Ore.

Aileen “Julie” Julissa Pineda-Garcia was born on April 24, 1999, in Hood River, Ore., to Eulogio Pineda-Arzate and Maria Del Carmen Garcia-Toscano. She was the youngest of six children. Aileen was born and raised in Hood River; she was known ...

John Dayton McLucas Jr.

San Rafael, Calif.

John Dayton McLucas Jr. of San Rafael, Calif., passed away on Oct. 22, 2017. John was born in Hood River, Ore., on April 15, 1925, to DeForest (Gould) and John Dayton McLucas. While attending Hood River High School, a favorite ...

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