Obituaries for August 2018

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Wilbur Eugene Allen

Dufur, Ore.

Wilbur Eugene Allen passed away on Aug. 28, 2018, at his home in Dufur, Ore. He was 85 years of age at the time of his passing. Wilbur was born on Aug. 4, 1933, in Jamesport, Mo., to Everett and ...

Theresa Mary Franks

Hood River, Ore.

Theresa Mary Franks passed away on Aug. 22, 2018, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. She was 84 years of age at the time of her passing. Theresa was born on Feb. 26, 1934, in New ...

Fred Jerry Lahti

Hood River, Ore.

Fred Jerry Lahti passed away on Aug. 20, 2018, at Ashley Manor residential living in Hood River, Ore., with his family at his side. Fred was born on Feb. 18, 1937, in Astoria, Ore., to Hilly and Martha Lahti. He ...

Robert Hunt

The Villages, Fla.

Robert “Bob” Hunt, 80, of The Villages, Fla., passed away on Aug. 18, 2018, following a long battle with PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy). Bob was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Minneapolis, Minn., and grew up in Hood River, Ore. He ...

Paul H. Green

Hood River, Ore.

Paul H. Green passed away on Aug. 13, 2018, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. He was 93 years young. Paul was born on June 13, 1925, in Linden, Penn. According to his mother, Ada B. ...

Robert Eugene Buckley

Hood River, Ore.

Robert Eugene Buckley, 82, of Hood River, Ore,, peacefully passed away on Aug. 15, 2018, at his son’s home surrounded by family. Bob was born in Hood River on June 2, 1936, to Eugene and Helene Buckley of Odell, Ore. ...

James Kahoe

James “Hershel” Kahoe passed away at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital on Aug. 13, 2018. Hershel was born July 28, 1934, and was 84 years old at the time of his passing. Hershel was born in North Platte, Neb., and ...

Lorraine Kahl

Lorraine Kahl was born in Tacoma, Wash., on Aug. 5, 1935, and died peacefully at home in Hood River, Ore., on Aug. 6, 2018, at 83 years of age. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Ellen ...

Elmer Lee Foster

Elmer Lee Foster died on Aug. 9, 2018, at the age of 84, less than two months after losing his wife Vivian of almost 50 years. Born in Oklahoma, his family moved west during the Dust Bowl and eventually settled ...

A. (Alma) Jean Bowers

A. (Alma) Jean Bowers, the daughter of the late James and Kathryn (Merrin) Conner, died peacefully in her home on Aug. 8, 2018. She was born July 17, 1929, in Mansfield, Ohio, the first of two children. She grew up ...

Betty June Christensen

Betty June Christensen was born to Luther and Beatrice Cease in Michigan on Dec. 14, 1929, at the start of the Depression and knew how to make things stretch. She moved to Oregon at the age of 13 and graduated ...

Charles Allan Deach

Hood River, Ore.

Charles Allan Deach passed away with family by his side July 26, 2018, in Hood River, Ore. Charles was born Dec. 20, 1917, in Yamhill, Ore., to Charles Arthur and Clara Estelle (Miller) Deach. Charles grew up and attended Yamhill ...

Katherine Elizabeth Dzaich

Hood River, Ore.

Katherine Elizabeth Dzaich “Betty” passed away on Aug. 6, 2018, at the Parkhurst Place in Hood River, Ore. with family by her side. Katherine was born on Jan. 19, 1929, and was 80 years of age at the time of ...

William Ray Gibson

Volunteer trail builder, trail tender and historic advocate for the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood regions — plus loving husband, father and grandfather — William Ray (Bus) Gibson passed at his East Portland home on Aug. 1. He was ...

Genevieve Vann

Hood River, Ore.

A memorial Service for Genevieve (Jennie) Vann will held Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. at Anderson Tribute Center. Jennie passed away July 24, 2018, with her family by her side at Avamere in Sandy, Ore. Genevieve was born April 14, ...

Billie Gene McClure

Hood River, Ore.

Billie Gene (Mac) McClure, long-time resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at his home. He was born on Feb. 10, 1928, in Welch, Okla., to Thyren Franklin McClure and Leta Dephine (LaDuke) McClure. At ...

John Paul Lozowski

Hood River and La Ventana

John Paul Lozowski of Hood River and La Ventana passed away with family by his side July 30, 2018, at Providence Hood River Hospital in Hood River, Ore. John was born March 27, 1948, and was 70 years of age ...

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