Obituaries for March 2015


Obituary: Orlena E. Boyd

Salem, Ore.

Orlena Elizabeth Walston Boyd, born July 6, 1922 in Dufur, Oregon. Daughter of the late Charles and Minnie Guinther Walston of The Dalles, Oregon. Orlena grew up on the family farm and attended Upper Eight Mile Elementary School. She graduated ...

Obituary: Daniel Everts Bunn

Gold Hill, Ore.

Daniel Everts Bunn passed peacefully February 24, 2015 at his Gold Hill home with his wife and daughter Michelle by his side. Dan was born October 15, 1925 in Seattle Washington to Francis George Bunn and Carolyn Everts Bunn. His ...

Obituary: Charlotte Mae Larsen

The Dalles, Ore.

Charlotte Mae Larsen, 82 passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, peacefully in her home in The Dalles, Ore. after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born August 30, 1932 in The Dalles, Ore. at her Aunt Rose and Uncle ...

Obituary: Col. George I. Ruddell

The Dalles, Ore.

Col. George I. Ruddell USAF (Ret.) 96, was born in Winnipeg Canada on January 21, 1919. He passed away peacefully at the Oregon Veteran's Home in The Dalles, Oregon, on February 27, 2015. George, a long time resident of The ...

Obituary: Patricia Brimhall

The Dalles, Ore.

Patricia Brimhall passed away on Monday March 2, 2015. Patricia was born to Dale and Edna Kralman on December 27, 1931 in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. She is survived by her three brothers, David Kralman, Delwin Kralman and Dennis Kralman as well ...

Obituary: Sharon Ruth Nolan

Rufus, Ore.

Sharon passed away peacefully on March 2, 2015 under the care of hospice and surrounded by family. Sharon was born September 27, 1946 in Colfax, Washingon to David and Sue Jean Nolan. She is survived by siblings William and Connie ...

Obituary: Ruth Barstad

Vancouver, Wa.

On March 8, 2015, Ruth passed away peacefully at The Hamptons in Vancouver, WA. after a long and courageous battle from Alzheimer’s. Born on June 28, 1930 in Adams, North Dakota, Ruth was the middle of three children of Ester ...

Obituary: Sharon  Kaye Cassidy

The Dalles, Ore.

Sharon Kaye (Parmenter) Cassidy passed away peacefully Sunday evening, March 1, 2015 at the age of 69, under the care of Hospice, her husband, church members, mother and sister by her side. Sharon was born January 11, 1946, to Ted ...

Obituary: Linda M. Johnson

Dallesport, Wa.

Linda M. Johnson was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on February 22, 1915 and passed away peacefully at her home in Dallesport, Washington on February 22, 2015, her 100th birthday. She enjoyed internet surfing, sewing, cooking, and talking to friends ...

Obituary: Mary Helen Beck

The Dalles, Ore.

Mary Helen Beck, 93, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died Saturday, March 7, 2015. Mary was born August 18, 1921 in Lawrence Massachusetts to Arthur and Mary (Clark) Duckworth, and was raised and educated in Newton Massachusetts. After graduating ...

Obituary: Darryl Lloyd Birlew

Yamhill, Ore.

On January 6, 2015, Darryl Lloyd Birlew, a treasured and much loved husband of 42 years, son, brother, uncle, and friend grasped the hand of Jesus and is resting peacefully and pain-free in Heaven. While Darryl was an inspiration to ...

Obituary: Eleanor Mackan

The Dalles, Ore.

Eleanor Mackan, longtime resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away March 13, 2015. She was the youngest child of Frederick and Elsie Boyer of Hereford, Ore. She married her high school sweetheart, Edgar, in 1942. They had two children: a ...

Obituary: Eunice Faye Kirchner

Klickitat, Yakima, Wa.

On March 11, 2015 our Nanny, Eunice Faye Kirchner, went to be with loved ones whom she had missed dearly. We in turn will miss her greatly. Nanny was born November 21, 1923 in Cleburne, Texas to Annie Laura Gerland ...

Obituary: James Raburn Parker

The Dalles, Ore.

JAMES ‘RABURN’ PARKER, 79, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died March 20, 2015 in Portland, Ore. Services will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church. Interment will be at the ...

Obituary: Douglas Garner

The Dalles, Ore.

DOUGLAS GARNER, 64, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home March 20, 2015. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Obituary: Timothy Jon Roth

Sandy, Ore.

Timothy Jon Roth was born January 25, 1968 in Portland, OR and was adopted by Jim and Dora Gay Roth of The Dalles. He grew up in The Dalles and attended Colonel Wright School, The Dalles Jr. High School, and ...

Obituary: James Parker

The Dalles, Ore.

James “Raburn” Parker, longtime resident of The Dalles, passed away March 20, 2015. Raburn was the oldest of four children; born to Conor and Katie Parker, in Cade, Oklahoma on August 25, 1935. Raburn grew up in Parkdale and Hood ...

Obituary: Vaughn Monty Creel

Dufur, Ore.

Vaughn Monty Creel was born August 16, 1919. He was the 6th of eight children born to Mason and Nevada Hancock Creel. He was a resident of Dufur and died on March 13, 2015 in The Dalles, Oregon. On March ...

Obituary: Rebecca Porter

Dufur, Ore.

Rebecca “Becky” (Bradley) Porter passed at her home in Dufur on March 16, 2015. She was born in Hood River on April 23, 1951 to William and Norma Bradley. Becky attended Pine Grove Elementary, Mid Valley Junior High, and graduated ...

Obituary: Douglas Christopher Garner

The Dalles, Ore.

Douglas Christopher Garner was born December 25, 1950 to Leo and Dorothy (Davis) Garner in Toppenish, WA. He passed away on March 20, 2015. Doug spent his childhood in Goldendale. He worked for several farmers in the area until he ...

Obituary: Dee DeMoss

The Dalles, Ore.

Our mother, Dee DeMoss (93) died on March 9, 2015 in The Dalles, Oregon. Dee was born in 1921 to Thomas and Agnes Simonson of Finley, North Dakota. She grew up in Finley and attended Valley City State Teachers College, ...

Obituary: Timothy Michael Weaver

The Dalles, Ore.

Timothy Michael Weaver, 38 a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away at his home on March 23, 2015. He was born in The Dalles, on January 16, 1977. He was the second child to Rhonda (Hulen) and the late ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Richard N. Chamberlin

Maupin, Ore.

Richard N. ‘Dick’ Chamberlin, 85, a resident of Maupin, Ore., died at home Feb. 28, 2015. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Death Notice: Elsie Pauline Dallmann

The Dalles, Ore.

Elsie Pauline Dallmann, 94, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Tuesday March 3, 2015. Services will be held Friday, March 6, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home. Interment will be at the I.O.O.F. Threemile ...

Death Notice: Delores Elaine DeMoss

The Dalles, Ore.

Delores Elaine DeMoss, 93, passed away in The Dalles, Oregon Monday, March 9, 2015. Services will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:00 Am at the Moro Community Presbyterian Church. Private interment will be at the Moro Cemetery. Spencer, ...

Death Notice: Vaughn Monty Creel

Dufur, Ore.

VAUGHN MONTY CREEL, 95, a resident of Dufur, Ore., died March 13, 2015 in The Dalles. Oregon. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements

Death Notice: Scott E. Peterson

Maupin, Ore.

Scott E. Peterson, 37, a resident of Maupin, Ore., died March 16, 2015. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Death Notice: Ronald Ray Harper

Grass Valley, Ore.

Ronald Ray Harper, 63, a resident of Grass Valley, Ore., died at home March 18, 2015. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.


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