Obituaries

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pearl May Gray

Hood River, Ore.

Pearl May Gray passed away with family by her side July 22, 2018, at Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore. Pearl was born Feb. 21, 1919, and was 99 years of age at the time of her passing. Pearl ...

Reverend Dorothy Lee Franklin

Hood River, Ore.

The Reverend Dorothy Lee Franklin passed from this life after a period of declining health in Hood River, Ore., on May 31, 2018. Dorothy was born in Camas, Wash., on Jan. 26, 1934, to Milton J. and Bettie Boone Ewing ...

Verl W. Sewell

Hood River, Ore.

Verl W. “Bud” Sewell of Hood River, Ore., passed away July 24, 2018, at The Springs at Mill Creek in The Dalles, Ore. Bud was born June 25, 1927, and was 91 years of age at the time of his ...

Frank LeRoy Gage

Hood River, Ore.

Frank LeRoy Gage passed peacefully from this life into glory at age 83, on Monday, May 28, 2018, at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Ore. He was surrounded by his loving family who will miss him ever so much. ...

Jeanne Andre (Clark) Huckaba

Hood River, Ore.

Jeanne Andre (Clark) Huckaba passed away on July 4, 2018, at the age of 99, just a few months shy of her 100th birthday. She was born Sept. 15, 1918. Jeannie is survived by her children, Bruce Charles of Hood ...

Pilar Teresa Chacon Stencil

White Salmon, Wash.

Pilar Teresa Chacon Stencil, 85, a longtime resident of White Salmon, Wash., passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 12, 2018, of pancreatic cancer, surrounded by her family. Teresa was born Oct. 12, 1933, in Florence, Kan. to Francisco and Juana ...

Evelyn Mae Whitecotton

Odell, Ore.

Evelyn Mae Whitecotton passed away with family by her side on July 23, 2018, at her home in Odell, Ore. Evelyn was born May 22, 1934, and was 84 years of age at the time of her passing. Evelyn was ...

Ruth Margaret Wittkopf

Portland, Ore.

Ruth Margaret Wittkopf died of a stroke on June 13, 2018, at the age of 99 in Portland, Ore. She was surrounded by her husband and four children. Ruth was born in Hood River, Ore., on Nov. 24, 1918, to ...

Myrtle June Johnson

Odell, Ore.

Myrtle June Johnson passed away with family by her side July 15, 2018, at home in Odell, Ore. She was 78 years old. Myrtle was born Aug. 31, 1939, in Parkdale, Ore., to Alfred Delas Miller and Agusta Elizabeth Byarlien. ...

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