Friday, September 13, 2019
Marian Elizabeth (Liz) Hill, born in Hood River, Ore., passed away on Sept. 10, 2019, in Texarkana, Texas. Liz had moved to Texas to live close to her son, Rodney, and his wife, Jennifer in August 2013.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Joyce Wilda Mahar Allen of The Dalles, Ore., passed away at the age of 96 on Aug. 31, 2019, at Flagstone Senior Living, with family by her side. Joyce was born on Dec. 15, 1922, in Erie, Kan., to Melvin and Louise (McKinley) Mahar. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Farre…
Norma E. Shelton of Hood River, Ore., passed from this life into the presence of God on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. She was 81 years old and passed just nine days before her 82nd birthday. She was born Sept. 6, 1937, on a quiet Monday morning in Franklin, N.C., to Lassie Virginia (Holbrook) an…
Maria Celia Smith, 59, of Hood River, Ore., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at her home, surrounded by family. Celia was born on June 8, 1960, to Antonio Galvez and Maria Jesus De La Mora in Colima, Mexico.
Friday, September 06, 2019
Lori E. Ann Ford was born Lorene May Ford to James and Mary (Heath) Ford in Garibaldi, Ore., on April 18, 1940. She passed away on Aug. 26, 2019. Services were held at the Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Portland on Aug. 31.
Merle G. Huntley, age 84, was called to heaven on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. She was born June 15, 1935 in Forsyth, Mont., to Ruth (Broadbent) and Ray Huntley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her four brothers and one sister. She is survived by her children, Ben Gardener (Renee), Stefa…
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
Jimmy WilliamsOn Aug. 22, 2019, Jimmy Ray Williams went home to be with the Lord. Jimmy was born on June 10, 1938, to Clarence and Cleo Williams in Silvia, Kan. As a toddler in 1939, the family moved to Odell, Ore., where he grew up, graduating from Wy’east High School in 1956.After graduati…
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Anne Marie Vittoria, 86, passed away on Aug. 23, 2019, in Gresham, Ore. She was born on Oct. 29, 1932, in Mayger, Ore., to Wallace Andrew and Katherine Mary (Edmonds) Anderson.
Friday, August 23, 2019
On Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, Ralph Edward Parsons, a loving son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, passed away in his home at the age of 60. Ralph Parsons was born July 18, 1959, in The Dalles, Ore., to Ralph and Hazel (Bertschi) Parsons. All who knew him knew him as Eddie.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Virgil Lewis Choate, born March 5, 1935, in La Grande, Ore. to Virgil Albert Choate and Louise Wetzel Choate, passed away peacefully at home after a short illness on Aug. 14, 2019.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Charles Kazuo Akiyama died peacefully on Monday, July 29, 2019, at his home on Mercer Island, Wash. He suffered a heart attack in 2018, from which he was never able to fully recover. Kinuko, his wife for over 60 years, was by his side when he passed away.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Friday, August 09, 2019
Robert Lee “Bob” Worth was born Aug. 5, 1932, six miles southeast of Hood River in a little house on Eastside Road. He went to be with his loving wife, Nancy, on Aug. 4, 2019, one day before his 87th birthday, with family holding his hands. Robert was one of six children born to Theodore and…
Margaret W. Walker passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Black Butte Ranch, Ore., from a heart attack at the age of 92. She was surrounded by her children and had just finished celebrating a Weitz family reunion.
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Ken Maddox of Lakewood, Wash, passed away on July 29, 2019, due to complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 74 years old. Ken grew up and was educated in Norman, Okla. He received a Bachelor’s degree in 1967 and a Doctorate in metallurgical engineering in 1972 from the University of Oklahoma.
A lifelong resident of Hood River Valley, Wesley David “Dave” Jensen, passed away at home in the early hours of Aug. 3, two days shy of his 91st birthday. He was born in Hood River on Aug. 5, 1928, to Luhr and Clarice (Davenport) Jensen as the fourth of five children. He was preceded in deat…
Friday, August 02, 2019
Life is a journey. For some, the journey is long, while for others, their time comes much sooner than expected. Nevertheless, the impact made is deep, the lives touched are many, and the hearts that grieve come in multitudes.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Albert Aalvik Jr. was born in Willard, Wash., on Aug. 7, 1933, to Lucille (Reynolds) and Albert Aalvik Sr. He married Arlene Fauley in Reno, Nev., on June 29, 1974, and they made their home in White Salmon, Wash. He worked for many years for Broughton Lumber Company, providing maintenance fo…
Friday, July 26, 2019
Juana (Garcia) Martinez nació en San Jose de Olivares Jalisco, México el 27 de septiembre de 1934. Hija de Eustorgio Garcia y Maximina Plascencia. Ella fue hermana de 10 hermanos y hermanas. Juana llego a Hood River, Ore., a mediados de los ‘80s para estar con sus hijos Juvenal Martinez y Jo…
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Randee didn’t really want an obituary, but for the many who knew and loved her, here are a few of the basic details you may have missed. She was born in King City, Calif., on Jan. 8, 1944, as Randee Sue Hardin, but from first consciousness preferred that her middle name be left unknown.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Ollie Louise Herman, a longtime resident of Mosier, Ore., died at her home on July 6, 2019, at the age of 88. She was born April 20, 1931, in Modesto, Calif., to John Giannini and Marie (Thompson) Owen and was the second to youngest of five children.
LaVern Treichel passed away on July 3, 2019, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. She recently celebrated her birthday and was 85 years of age at the time of her passing.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Sumako (Suma) Kobayashi, 104, passed away on July 12, 2019. She was born Nov. 30, 1914, in Hood River, Ore., to Ushichi and Tora Akiyama. Raised on the family fruit orchard, she attended Oak Grove Grade School, Hood River High School and graduated from Girls Polytechnic School in Portland, O…
Amy Jo Lively, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Ore. She is the daughter of David and Patsy Nash and was born on May 7, 1962. She was raised in Hood River with her brother, Robert Nash, and sister, Joni Capps.
Henry Joseph Severinsen was born March 19, 1954, in Hollister, Calif., and is where he grew up. He was the youngest of four children born to Hans and Mary (Valledo) Severinsen. His siblings are Hans Severinsen Jr., Betty French and Ellen Severinsen.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Kathleen (Elder) Nichols passed away peacefully on July 6 at an assisted living facility. She was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Hood River, the second of three children to Mary Elizabeth (Winans) Elder and Rhuben Chester Elder. She attended Pine Grove Grade School and Hood River High School and was…
Friday, July 05, 2019
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Marlene Ann Nelson of Hood River, Ore., passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore. Marlene was born on Nov. 21, 1946, and was 72 years of age at the time of her passing.
Alvin Lynn Still, more commonly known as Butch, was born Sept. 5, 1941, in Arcata, Calif. Butch took his final breath on June 24, 2019, in his home of 50-plus years in Odell, Ore.; he was 77.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Roy “Keith” Lincicum was born in Opportunity, Wash., on Oct. 12, 1951, to Edward L. and Ada M. (Tarr) Lincicum. He graduated from University High School and went on to become a baker working for Rosauer’s supermarkets in Spokane, Wash., transferring to Hood River, Ore., in 1972.
Gale “Norm” Norman McCafferty was born in Hood River in 1950 to Edith Williams and Norman McCafferty. Growing up, the family didn’t have much. Norm and his brother, Daren, filled the time with fixing up old cars and motorcycles, trying to stay out of trouble. He ended up having a knack for u…
Friday, June 07, 2019
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Theodore “Ted” C. Brown of White Salmon, Wash., passed away on Jan. 19, 2019, at the Kona Community Hospital of Kealakekua, Hawaii. Ted was born on May 9, 1936, and was 82 years of age at the time of his passing.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Kirsten Anne LaDue Kleinsmith passed away on Sept. 19, 2018, surrounded by family, at her home in Hood River, Ore. She was 51 years of age at the time of her passing. All are invited to a celebration of life memorial at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at Crag Rat Hut, 960 Crag Rat Hut Road, Hood …
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Barbara Ann Marie (Edman) Grossman, age 73, a resident of Hermiston, Ore., passed away May 17, 2019. She was under the excellent care of Pioneer Hospice and Guardian Angel Home in Hermiston.