Obituaries for April 2017

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Obituary: Betty Lou (Benson) Frakes

Betty was born in Prosser, Wash., on October 16, 1930. She married John A. Frakes Sr. on August 1, 1947. They had seven children. She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; one brother and her husband. She ...

Obituary: Patricia Rose Moore

The Dalles, Oregon

Patricia (Patty) Rose Moore died peacefully March 25, 2017, in The Dalles, Ore., at the age of 89. Patty was born the youngest of four children to Giles and Lela (Barnum) French in The Dalles, on Sept. 6, 1927. In ...

Obituary: Edward U. McBride

Edward McBride passed away at home on April 19, 2017, surrounded by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was born in Union, Ore., in 1933, the second child to James and Dolores McBride. Edward and his older brother Walter were ...

Obituary: Michael McGaughey

Medford, Oregon

Michael McGaughey, a resident of Medford, Ore., died on April 18, 2017. Mike was born in The Dalles, Ore., to John and Catherine McGaughey. A much-loved husband, son, and brother, Mike is survived by wife, Mo; mother Catherine; brothers; John, ...

Obituary: Beverly Ann Schmidt

Beverly Ann Schmidt was born May 27, 1950, to Morris and Hattie "Toots" Schmidt. The first of four children, Beverly's curly red locks were soon accompanied by a feisty demeanor and communications that were occasionally too honest. At around age ...

Obituary: Maryann Fox

Maryann Fox passed into the awesome presence of her Savior on April 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 3, 1946, to Helen and Scotty Brown in Portland, Ore. She is survived by her husband Kit ...

Obituary: Alan Dale Shaw

The Dalles, Oregon

Alan D. Shaw passed away April 16, 2017, in The Dalles, Ore. He was born in Lakeview, Ore., on December 24, 1947, to Les and Marion Shaw. After graduating from Lakeview High School in 1966, he joined the Navy, receiving ...

Obituary: Annabelle May Kallem

Annabelle May Kallem went to sleep peacefully to be with Jesus at 6 am, after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for over 25 years. She was preceded in death by her sister; Dolores Ramsey; her brother “Bud” Edgerton; and her oldest ...

Obituary: Alan B. Clark

Alan B. Clark entered heaven on February 26, 2017, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Al is survived by his son, Alan Jr., of Florida, his siblings, nieces, nephews and his dogs, Missy and Tilly. Alan grew up in Encinitas ...

Obituary: Avis Noleta Hay Hunt

Avis was the youngest of five children of Charley and Esther (Hamm) Hay. Her father died of a heart attack when she was seven years old. Her mother later married Omer Brittain, and moved to Tygh Valley, Ore., where Avis ...

Obituary: Gretchen Mary (Stiffel) Barnhouse

Gretchen was born on Jan. 18, 1929, in Seattle, Wash., to Carl and Florence Stiffel. She passed away at the age of 88 on March 25, 2017. She attended The Dalles High School in The Dalles, Ore., and then went ...

Obituary: Adam Lee Marin Commander

The Dalles, Oregon

Adam Lee Marin Commander, resident of The Dalles, Ore., kicked up his heels and stepped into heaven on March 21, 2017, following a long battle with congestive heart failure. Born Adam Lee Marin on July 10, 1964, in Weimar, Calif., ...

Obituary: Ellen Lewis Friedline

Hillsboro, Oregon

Ellen Lewis Friedline, a resident of Hillsboro, Ore., died on April 3, 2017. She was 90 years of age. Ellen was born on April 30, 1926, in Puyallup, Wash., and was the daughter of Cecil and Clara (Bowlby) Lewis. She ...

Obituary: Jerry Vincent Kelly

The Dalles, Oregon

Jerry Vincent Kelly, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather and friend, passed away on April 6, 2017. His wife Dona and brother, Leonard, preceded him in death. He is survived by his three daughters, Cinda Davis, Linda Bronkey (husband Gary), and ...

Obituary: Charlene Rae Caldwell

Charlene Rae Caldwell, 71, passed away March 16, 2017. She was born March 10, 1946, at home in Ronan, Mont. Charlene is survived by her husband of 51 years, James Caldwell; daughter Kelly Green; son Matthew Caldwell; son-in-law Thomas Green; ...

Obituary: Eva Lininger Sharp

The Dalles, Oregon

Eva Lininger Sharp, 94, a long time resident of The Dalles, Ore., died peacefully at Mill Creek Point Assisted Living Home April 5, 2017.<br> She was born July 14, 1922, in Helena, Missouri, on a farm her parents had homesteaded. ...

Obituary: Dick Johnson

Dick Johnson was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was survived by his wife of 35 years, Connie Johnson, daughter Jacque Sudbrock, son-in-law TJ Sudbrock, son Clinton Johnson and daughter- in-law Alexi Johnson; four grandchildren, Sophie and Lily Johnson, ...

Obituary: Terrence Lee Erickson

Terrence “Terry” Lee Erickson was born Nov. 10, 1947, and passed away April 9, 2017.<br> Terry was one of seven children born to Max and Lucille Erickson. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann, of 27 years, as well ...

Obituary: Leon Coleman

Leona "Jean" Coleman was born October 14, 1938, to Leo John Nehl and Maude Thurston, in Portland, Ore. <br> She was born and raised in the Catholic Church. Jean attended and graduated from Immaculta/MaryCrest in Portland, in 1956.<br> In September ...

Obituary: Cheryl Lynn Lowe

Cheryl Lynn Lowe “sister” was born, Feb. 11, 1955, to William and Marjorie Gaige in the Dalles, Ore. She was one of seven children: Allen, Denny, Sonny, Robert, Mary Lauterbauch, and Denise Patton. She was widowed by Michael Stephen Lowe ...

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