Obituaries for April 2014


Obituary: James Eugene Meadows

Dallesport, Wa.

James Eugene Meadows went to be with his Lord March 30, 2014 at his home in Dallesport, WA. He was born May 22, 1934 in Franklin, NC to Daniel and Edna (Owenby) Meadows. Jim was a long time resident of ...

Obituary: Robert A. Stevenson, Jr.

The Dalles, Ore.

Robert A. Stevenson, Jr., 78, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles. Memorial services are set for Sunday, April 13, at 1:30 p.m., in the Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home chapel, followed immediately ...

Obituary: William Manvil Troxel

The Dalles, Ore.

William Manvil “Bill” Troxel passed away March 18, 2014, at a local care facility at the age of 64. Bill was born September 24, 1949, in Los Angeles, Cali. to Manvil and Mary (Watson) Troxel. He was raised in Mosier ...

Obituary: Walter Morris

The Dalles, Ore.

Born January 15, 1939 in Sparta, Illinois to Alvina Schroeder and Floyd Morris. The family moved to Chester and he attended St. John's Lutheran School until moving to The Dalles, Oregon in September 1948. He attended Court Street School, Whittier ...

Obituary: McClain Scott Lovett

The Dalles, Ore.

McClain (Mac) Lovett died of heart complications at home on Sunday March 30th in The Dalles, Oregon. Mac was born in Hermiston, Or to parents, John and Erin Lovett on May 29th, 1975. He attended Interfaith Christian School when he ...

Obituary: Leland C. Dickson

The Dalles, Ore.

Leland ‘Lee’ C. Dickson, a longtime resident of The Dalles, Oregon died April 1, 2014 at a local hospital. He was 89 years of age. Lee was born October 6, 1924 in The Dalles, Oregon, the only child of Charles ...

Obituary: Joan Deane Miller

Joan Deane Miller was born in Bend, Oregon to Clifford Deane and Violet L. Snell. She grew up in The Dalles, Oregon and then graduated from Pacific University with a degree in Education. Joan spent many of her thirty years ...

Obituary: Veril Norman Kelly

The Dalles, Ore.

Veril Kelly passed away with his “boots on” at the Oregon Veterans Home on March 13. A memorial service will be held on April 19 at 1:00 pm at the Maupin Legion Hall. A community potluck will follow at the ...

Obituary: Robert A. Stevenson

Dufur, Ore.

Robert A. (Bob) Stevenson, Jr., a longtime resident of Dufur, died Saturday, March 29 at the Oregon Veteran’s facility in The Dalles. He was 78. Bob was born July 12, 1935 in York, Pennsylvania to Robert A. and Margaret Stevenson. ...

Obituary: Theodore Winslow Matylinski, Sr.

Metolius, Ore.

Long time Metolius resident Theodore Winslow Matylinski, Sr., passed away peacefully on March 31, 2014 with family and loved ones by his side. Ted was born the youngest of five children to Lillian Mokerski and Walter Matylinski on October 5, ...

Obituary: Fay Emma Flint

Gresham, Ore.

Fay Emma Flint, 100 of Gresham OR, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Fay was born on February 24, 1914 in Wirt, Oklahoma. She grew up in Idaho and moved to Oregon around 1945. She was the first of ...

Obituary: Sylvia Merrell

Lyle, Wa.

A memorial for Sylvia Merrell who died Jan. 29, 2014, is set for Saturday, April 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lyle Lion’s Club in Lyle, Wash., at Fifth and State Highway 14.

Obituary: Delores Lucille Haug

Newberg, Ore.

Delores Lucille Haug, 79, a former resident of The Dalles and Myrtle Point, OR died in Newberg, OR April 6, 2014. Delores was born September 26, 1934 in Garibaldi, OR the first of three children to Rex and Irene (Baylor) ...

Obituary: John Shipley

Moro, Ore.

John Shipley passed away peacefully at his home on April 9, 2014 after a long illness. John was born March 31, 1924 to Adelia and Lester Earl Shipley in Sylvan, Oregon. He joined two older brothers, Vernon and Earle on ...

Obituary: James Gordon Patton

The Dalles, Ore.

James Gordon Patton, 78, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died in The Dalles. A part of our hearts have gone with him, but a part of his will always be with us. You will be greatly missed by all ...

Obituary: Deborah Patricia Joni Tolen

Troutdale, Ore.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held, 6pm, Friday, April 18th at Rose City Cemetery & Funeral Home. Reception to follow gathering and a birthday celebration continues at The Wooden Chicken on 125th and N.E. Sandy for the adults. ...

Obituary: Margaret Linda Bemis

The Dalles, Ore.

Margaret “Maggie” Bemis, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died on April 6, 2014. She was born to parents, James and Margaret Bemis on May 16, 1956 at the US Air Force Hospital, Northwood, England. She attended school in Southern ...

Obituary: Noble Calvin Stephenson

White Salmon, Wa.

Noble Calvin (“Tex”) Stephenson Jr. was born to Choctaw Indian lineage in Soper, Oklahoma on March 28, 1933 to his parents Noble Calvin Stephenson Sr., and Louise Rena Page. Calvin spent his childhood in Soper along with his four younger ...

Obituary: Donalyn Dean Billson

Hood River, Ore.

Donalyn “Don” Dean Billson left this life at 10:27 p.m., on April 14th, 2014 driving his John Deere tractor to his pasture in Heaven. He was born on September 5th, 1935 in Marmarth, North Dakota to Thelma Herstein and Oliver ...

Obituary: Richard Allen Fortune

The Dalles, Ore.

Richard Allen Fortune’s five year battle with cancer ended April 9th 2014, passing peacefully in his home surrounded by his children, wife and several grandchildren. He was 64 years old. Richard was a fun loving person, full of smiles, jokes ...

Obituary: Lela Leone Wilcox

The Dalles, Ore.

Lela Leone (Reynolds) Wilcox, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died at her daughter’s home April 14, 2014. She was 84 years of age. Lela was born March 26, 1930 in Moro, Oregon the youngest of four children to Keith ...

Obituary: Diana Evelyn Keezer Daley

The Dalles, Ore.

Diana Evelyn (Keezer) Daley died April 11, 2014, at the age of 81. Diana was born on February 24, 1933 in Circle, Mont. to Arthur and Amy Belle (Counce) Keezer. She was the youngest of 10 children. She grew up ...

Obituary: Kenneth Duane Leibbrandt

Cebu, Philippines

Ken Leibbrandt, son of Reuben Leibbrandt, Sr. and Mabel Borden, passed away peacefully April 15, 2014 in Pinamungajan, Cebu Philippines at the age of 80. Ken grew up south of St. Francis, Kansas and spent the majority of his early ...

Obituary: James Allen Dunn

The Dalles, Ore.

James Allen Dunn, 77, passed away April 19, 2014 at his home in The Dalles, with loving family by his side. At his request no service will be held. Born August 5, 1936 in Hood River, Oregon, he is predeceased ...

Obituary: Donna Jean Culpepper

Dallas, Ore.

Donna Jean Culpepper, 85, died Sunday, April 6th in Dallas, Oregon. Born September 21, 1928, she was the daughter of Edgar Madison Meadows and Zada Nevada Stanton. Donna Jean as she was known all of her life lived as a ...

Obituary: Charles Vester Clifton

The Dalles, Ore.

Charles “Cliff” Vester Clifton, age 89, died at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles on April 18, 2014. He was born June 4, 1924 in Fort Payne, Alabama, the oldest of nine children, to Almond Nathaniel and Myrtes May ...

Obituary: Carol Louise Craven

The Dalles, Ore.

Carol passed to be with the Good Lord on April 14, 2014 at a local care center in The Dalles, Oregon. She carried the burden of her cross fourteen years in a long journey of health and wellness problems. Carol ...

Obituary: Marcella Reta Cox

The Dalles, Ore.

With heavy hearts and loving memories, the family of Marcella wishes to share her passing on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles. Marcella was born August 14, 1929 in Richland, Washington to Marcel and ...

Obituary: Olivera Klindt Hall

The Dalles, Ore.

Olivera Klindt Hall, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at a local care center. She was 87 years of age. Olivera was born August 8, 1926 in Stevenson, Washington the first of five children ...

Obituary: Katherine Louise Powell

Portland, Ore.

Katherine (Kitty) Louise Powell, 46, died at her home in Portland on Monday, April 21, 2014. Kitty left us peacefully with her husband, Mark, and their four children, Emily, Kira, Tucker and Milo, gathered around her. She passed away in ...

Obituary: Kenneth Alexander McCullough

Dufur, Ore.

Kenneth Alexander McCullough, an amazing father, uncle, brother, son, and friend passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014. Kenn was born at The Dalles Hospital on November 18, 1953 to Russell and Roseanna McCullough. He was raised in Dufur where ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Margaret L. Bemis

The Dalles, Ore.

Margaret L. “Maggie” Bemis, 57, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home April 6, 2014. Services will be announced at a later date. Spencer, Libby and Powell

Death Notice: Katherine Louise Powell Swinth

Portland, Ore.

Katherine Louise “Kitty” Powell Swinth, 46, died April 21, 2014, at her home in Portland, Ore. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home

Death Notice: Henry N. Wooderson

Tygh Valley, Ore.

Henry N. Wooderson, Sr, 86, a resident of Tygh Valley, Oregon died April 24, 2014 at a local care center. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Death Notice: Blanche Svoboda

The Dalles, Ore.

Blanche Svoboda, 95, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at a local care center. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Death Notice: Kenn Alexander McCullough

Dufur, Ore.

Kenn McCullough, 60, of Dufur died April 28 at his sister’s home in Boyd while recuperating from abdominal surgery. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Dufur School, 802 N.E. Fifth Street.

Death Notice: Joan B. Bowen

The Dalles, Ore.

Joan B. Bowen, 87, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died at home April 25, 2014. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.


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