Obituaries for April 2018

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Obituary: Stewart Sawyer

Our dad, Stewart Sawyer, passed away Saturday night, March 31, 2018, from complications following spinal surgery. He was a fighter. He taught us grit. During his final hours, his family joined him at his bedside to share loving memories, mourn, ...

Obituary: Richard N. VanCleave

Sherwood, Oregon

Richard N. (Rick) VanCleave, 64, of Sherwood, Ore., passed away peacefully Sunday, April 1, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. A gifted labor attorney for 38 years, Rick was devoted to family and friends from all walks of life. Born ...

Obituary: William Warren Mitchke

Maupin, Oregon

William Warren Mitchke passed away at his home in Maupin, Ore., on April 14, 2018, after an extended illness. He was born in Helena, Mont., to William W. and Elizabeth Williams. Bill served in the U.S. Air Force in Germany ...

Obituary: Joan Marie Sharp Frischmuth

McMinnville, Oregon

Joan Marie Sharp Frischmuth was 101 when she passed in McMinnville Ore., on April 16, 2018. She was born on March 23, 1917, in The Dalles, Ore., the oldest of Arthur J. Sharp and Eunice Codd Sharp’s four children. Joan ...

Obituary: Myron Headley

The Dalles, Oregon

Myron "Mike" Headley was born Oct. 21, 1932, in Walla Walla, Wash., and died April 13, 2018, in The Dalles Ore. He was the only child of Marion and Alice (Crider) Headley. Growing up in Portland Ore., he attended Hosford ...

Obituary: Carita Dalene Hammond Poe

Chandler, Arizona

Carita Dalene (Hammond) Poe passed away April 2, 2018, with her family at her side. Her death was due to complications of Parkinson’s disease. Carita was born March 30, 1939, in The Dalles, Ore., the daughter of Dale and Carolyn ...

Obituary: Deborah L. (Wallace) Brooks

The Brooks family is saddened to share that Deborah “Debbie” L. (Wallace) Brooks passed away March 26, 2018, in Texas after a long battle with liver failure. Debbie was born Jan. 3, 1951, the the eldest of four to Delraine ...

Obituary: Vincent A. Jussila

Wishram, Washington

Vincent A. Jussila, age 92, a resident of Wishram Heights, died Saturday, April 7, 2018. He was born on Oct. 10, 1925, in the Dalles, Ore., to William and Esther (Yeackel) Jussila of Centerville, Wash. Vince was raised by his ...

Obituary: Larry Allen Marshall

Wamic, Oregon

Larry Allen Marshall went home to be with the Lord on April 3, 2018. He spent most of his life on his 200-acre ranch in Wamic, Ore. He loved God, his ranch and his animals. He raised rodeo cattle and ...

Obituary: Jane Wolf Cosgrave

The Dalles, Oregon

Jane Wolf Cosgrave passed away on March 16, 2018, in The Dalles, Ore., at the age of 86. She was born in Van Nuys, Calif., to George and Ella (Reichhardt) Wolf on Sept. 29, 1931. Jane was the youngest of ...

Obituary: Mescal Jean Smith

I can see you now, beautiful as always, smiling and happy at your beach in the sky. You are happy and content as you dance in the sun and play in the waves, collecting sea shells and watching the sun ...

Obituary: Dorothy Elizabeth Davis Hill

The Dalles, Oregon

Dorothy Elizabeth Davis Hill died in The Dalles, Ore., on March 29, 2018, at the age of 98. She was born Dec. 2, 1919, in Seattle, Wash., to Everett B. Davis and Blanche Cleo Dick, the fourth of seven children. ...

Obituary: Dorothy Mavis Johnson

The Dalles, Oregon

Dorothy Mavis Johnson passed away at the age of 92 on March 31, 2018, at The Springs at Mill Creek in The Dalles, Ore. She was born on May 13, 1925, in Swea City, Iowa, to Oscar and Reba Linde. ...

Obituary: Robert Lester Conn

Ocean Shores, Washington

Robert "Bob" Lester Conn passed away Jan. 18, 2018. Bob was born May 16, 1945, to Ethlyn and Lester Conn at the Mayo clinic in Minnesota. Bob married Melba Gail Conn in Carson City, Nev., in 1967, and moved to ...

Obituary: Olive Dorn

Olive was born in New York, New York. As a child during the great depression, she moved often with her family looking for work. During these years, the family worked on farms and she sold produce, eggs and chickens door ...

Obituary: Charles Augustus Grant

Centralia, Washington

Charles ‘Chuck’ Augustus Grant passed away peacefully in Centralia, Wash., on March 26, 2018. He was born in Hays Center, Neb., to Errett and Nina Grant on May 2, 1923. The family moved to Prosser in Washington where he grew ...

Obituary: Dorothy Jones

The Dalles, Oregon

Dorothy Jones died peacefully at her home on March 27, 2018, with her daughter by her side. Dorothy was born on June 21, 1928, and was 89 years of age at the time of her passing. Dorothy was born at ...

Obituary: Frederick James Adams

The Dalles, Oregon

Frederick James Adams, age 65, of the Dalles, Ore., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and close friends on March 25, 2018, after a short battle with lung cancer. Fred was born May 2, 1952, in the Dalles to ...

Obituary: Shirlee Corrinne Franson

The Dalles, Oregon

Shirlee "Lee" Corrinne Franson died March 15, 2018, in The Dalles, Ore. She was born to Leo and Elizabeth Farrier in Chicago, Ill., April 1, 1927. She was married to Hubert Franson, a World War II veteran. The couple lived ...

Obituary: Gregory Lysle Place

The Dalles, Oregon

Gregory Lysle Place, resident of The Dalles, Ore., for 44 years, passed away on Feb. 10, 2018. Greg was born in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 8, 1951, to Maurice and Beverly Place. He was the second of seven children and ...

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