Obituaries for September 2017

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Obituary: René Marie McNeel Smith

Appleton, Washington

René Marie McNeel Smith, 51, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at her home in Appleton, Wash. She was born in Vancouver, Wash., the third of four children, to Roxene (Woods) and Frank McNeel, Jr. ...

Obituary: Robert Newson

The Dalles, Oregon

Robert "Bob" Newson of The Dalles, Ore., passed away on Sept. 19, 2017, at Providence St. Vincent Hospital. Bob was born Aug. 11, 1949, in Portland, Ore., he was 68 at the time of his passing. He graduated from The ...

Obituary: Barbara Louise Graham

The Dalles, Oregon

Barbara Louise Graham, The Dalles, Ore., peacefully passed away into Jesus’ arms on Sept. 20, 2017. Barbara was born June 5, 1928, in Mesa, Ariz., to Karl King and Victoria Lucile Kenner. Barbara’s childhood took her to live in several ...

Obituary: Donald Grant Calmer

The Dalles, Oregon

Donald Grant Calmer 64, passed away at home after a lengthy battle with cancer. Don was born to James Donald Calmer and Reine Joyce Calmer. He attended District 9 schools and graduated from Wahtonka High School in 1970. He joined ...

Obituary: Winifred Elsie Bodolay

The Dalles, Oregon

Winifred Elsie Bodolay, born Rose Elsie Wright, passed away peacefully early on Sept. 1, 2017, at her residence in Flagstone Assisted Living in The Dalles, Ore. She was 99 years old. Winnie was born February 3, 1918, in Lakewood, Ohio, ...

Obituary: William James Bradford

Lebanon, Oregon

William James (Bill, BJ) Bradford, age 53, of Lebanon, Ore., passed away suddenly on September 17, 2017. Bill was a graduate of The Dalles High School and Oregon State University. He subsequently acquired a master's degree in divinity from Harvard ...

Obituary: Barbara Remington Drinkwater

Barbara Remington Drinkwater passed away on August 24, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. Barbara was born July 31, 1945, in Mt. Home, Idaho, to the late Vincent and Helen (Wagenblast) Remington. She grew up in ...

Obituary: James Alba Lacock

Springfield, Oregon

James "Jim" Alva Lacock, 78, passed away peacefully Sept. 14, 2017. He was born Sept. 30, 1938, in Salem, Ore. He was the third of five children to Lawrence and Mary Lacock. He was preceded in death by his parents ...

Obituary: Margarette Ann Chisholm

San Antonio, Texas

Margarette Ann Chisholm entered eternal rest in San Antonio, Texas, on September 12, 2017, at the age of 85. She was born in The Dalles, Ore., to Otto and Emma Polehn on January 29, 1932, she is now reunited with ...

Obituary: Glen Ward mcGlin

The Dalles, Oregon

Glen Ward McGlin was born in Menasha, Wisc., on March 25, 1943. He grew up in The Dalles, Ore., and graduated from Mosier School. He served in the Airforce as an aircraft mechanic and worked for Boeing. Later in life, ...

Obituary: JoAnn McCullough Brace

The Dalles, Oregon

JoAnn McCullough Brace passed gently on Sept. 2, 2017, with her husband of 68 years by her side. JoAnn was born in Maude, Okla., on Oct. 28, 1933. She moved to Napa, Calif., as a young child and then moved ...

Obituary: Patrick Thomas Rutledge

Goldendale, Washington

Goldendale resident Patrick Thomas Rutledge, 73, passed away in Yakima, Wash., on August 24, 2017. He was born September 13, 1943, in The Dalles, Ore., to Lawrence Robert and June May (Bradstreet) Rutledge. Pat moved with his family to Portland, ...

Obituary: Troy Lee Herman

Hood River, Oregon

Troy Lee Herman was born June 10, 1965, and raised in Hood River, Ore. to Lee Roy Herman and Nola Hardman. They moved around the valley, meaning that Troy had friends all over town. By the time high school came ...

Obituary: Thurman Doyle Cantrell

The Dalles, Oregon

Thurman Doyle Cantrell Jr. born April 11th, 1944 in Los Banos, California “CROSSED OVER INTO THE ARMS OF GOD” on September 2nd, 2017, while at home in The Dalles. Thurman was the fourth born to Thurman D. and Marcelle (McClintock) ...

Obituary: Lynn Anderson Barker

Walla Walla, Washington

Lynn Anderson Barker, a kind and gentle man for all seasons, died from a brave 18-year battle with Alzheimer’s on August 17, 2017, in Walla Walla, Wash. He was born July 31, 1929, near Salem, Ore., at his family home, ...

Obituary: Richard McCurdy

On Sunday morning, Aug. 27, 2017, Richard McCurdy passed away peacefully with his family at his side. He was born May 25, 1939, in Long Beach, Calif., the son of Bruce and Mary McCurdy. He graduated from Canaga Park High ...

Obituary: Mildred Irene Nichols

The Dalles, Oregon

Mildred Irene Nichols was called home to heaven on Aug. 25, 2017, in The Dalles, Ore. Mildred "Millie" was the oldest of eight children, born to Bertha and Leonard Pyatt. She was born in Randolph County, Mo., at their rural ...

Obituary: Robert Scott Davey

Richardton, North Dakota

Robert Scott Davey, 20, a former resident of The Dalles, Ore., died on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at his home in Richardton N.D. He was born on Nov. 5, 1996, in The Dalles to Randall Davey and Jessie Duarte. He ...

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