Obituaries for July 2018

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Obituary: McKenzie Brooke Ellingsworth

The Dalles, Oregon

The beautiful life of Miss McKenzie Brooke Ellingsworth will be celebrated Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Gateway Church, 1111 Dry Hollow Road, The Dalles, Ore. Pastor Don Harris will be officiating. McKenzie was born in The Dalles ...

Obituary: John Edwin Ruby

The Dalles, Oregon

John Edwin Ruby left us all too soon on July 18, 2018, while battling the advance of the Substation Fire in The Dalles, Ore., by disking a fire line to save a neighbor’s property. He was 64 years old. John ...

Obituary: Captain C. Walter Smith

The Dalles, Oregon

Captain C. Walter Smith, age 81, passed away on June 6, 2018, in a Portland hospital surrounded by his family. Walt was the oldest of five children and grew up in Umatilla and Portland, both in Oregon. He started working ...

Obituary: Carla Baker Clark

The Dalles, Oregon

Carla Baker Clark died in her home on July 12, 2018. She spent a great deal of her childhood in The Dalles, Ore. She is survived by husband Steven Clark; children, Mikayla, Briana and Sierra; father, Joseph Mayo; siblings, Alison ...

Obituary: Leo Z. Zachariasen

The Dalles, Oregon

Leo was the eighth of nine children, born to Zach and Martha Zachariasen in Lake Andes, S. D. He is survived by wife, Alberta Joan; sons, Dean, Jim and Steve; daughters, Dona and Judi. He enjoyed 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, ...

Obituary: Susan Kay Moretto Billette

Lyle, Washington

Susan Kay Moretto Billette was born on Aug. 20, 1959, in Blue Field, W. Va., to Thelma (Hedrick) and Mito Moretto. After a two-year battle with ALS, she passed away at her home in Lyle, Wash., on July 14, 2018, ...

Obituary: Violet Florena Howard

The Dalles, Oregon

Violet Florena Howard began her life in Roseburg, Ore., on Dec. 18, 1925, the fourth child of Rosanah Jane (Murr) and Christopher Columbus Gunter. Her mother passed away when she was 10, so Violet went to live with her eldest ...

Obituary: Michelle Lynn Fulton

It is with great sadness that the family of Michelle Lynn Fulton announces her passing after a fight with cancer on June 29, 2018, at the age of 53. She is predeceased by her mother, Glenda Alexander Fulton, and grandparents ...

Obituary: Dorothy Margaret DePriest

The Dalles, Oregon

Dorothy Margaret DePriest, 95, died at her home in The Dalles, Ore., peacefully on Monday, July 9, 2018. Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Wasco County, born May 31, 1923, in Dufur, Ore. Her parents were Harry and Sula (Fargher) ...

Obituary: Marjorie Ella Glover

Bend, Oregon

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our mother, Marjorie Glover, 96, on June 19, 2018. She suffered with dementia the last few years of her life and was cared for by her son, Michael, and then Mt. Bachelor ...

Obituary: Catherine Jane Dowrey

The Dalles, Oregon

Catherine (Cathy) Jane Carter was born in Bremerton, Wash., the oldest of Edgar and Eula Carters three children. Edgar, a carpenter by trade, moved his family around the Kitsap peninsula of Puget Sound as work became available. The girls enjoyed ...

Obituary: Marilyn Ciranny

The Dalles, Oregon

Marilyn was born on May 28, 1932, in Portland, Ore., and moved to The Dalles at age four. She was the youngest of three children born to A.J. and Emma Zodrow. She was a proud graduate of St. Mary’s Academy ...

Obituary: Gladys Marie Cole Sperry

Recently living at Avamere assisted living in Tacoma Wash., Gladys Marie Cole Sperry was taken into the presence of her Lord and Savior June 1, 2018. Gladys was announced into this world April 14, 1920. Her family consisted of three ...

Obituary: Scott Alan Wilkins

The Dalles, Oregon

Scott Alan Wilkins passed away at home on June 18, 2018. He was born Nov. 21, 1963, to Alfred and Patricia Wilkins in Norfolk, Va., moving to Portland, Ore., in 1974. He attend Centennial High School, where he made many ...

Obituary: Helen Marie Sexton

The Dalles, Oregon

Helen Marie Sexton, age 75, passed away quietly in her sleep on June 13, 2018. Helen was a unique person who cherished her friends, family, and dogs. She lived in The Dalles, Ore., for over 40 years. She owned and ...

Obituary: Doris June Snyder Smith

The Dalles, Oregon

Doris June Snyder Smith was born on April 5, 1925, in Lancaster, Pa., to Grover and Josephine Snyder. She was the youngest of six children. Raised in Lancaster, Doris graduated from JP McCaskey high school in 1943 and entered nurses ...

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