Obituaries for March 2018


Obituary: Kathy Hillis Wood

Orinda, California

Kathy Hillis Wood passed away on March 12, 2018, surrounded by her family in her home in Orinda, Calif., after a six month battle with lung cancer. Kathy touched many lives in her 74 years and will be missed and ...

Obituary: Margaret Bronkey

The Dalles, Oregon

Mrs. Margaret Bronkey, of The Dalles, OR, died peacefully on March 12, 2018 at the age of 100. Marge was born on July 8, 1917 in Scotia, MO. Her parents, John and Linnie Adair, moved Marge and her two brothers ...

Obituary: Hank LeRoy Brace

The Dalles, Oregon

Hank LeRoy Brace passed away on February 28, 2018 at his home in The Dalles, Oregon. Hank was born July 26, 1948 and was 69-years-old at the time of his passing. Hank was born in The Dalles, Ore., to Clare ...

Obituary: Stanley Richard Coulson

The Dalles, Oregon

Stanley (Dick) Richard Coulson, 72, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon passed away on February 17, 2018. He was born September 18, 1945, at the Long Beach Naval Base in California. He was the oldest of two children to Stanley ...

Obituary: Learvia Wannell (Smith) Thompson

St. Helens, Oregon

Learvia "Lea" Wannell (Smith) Thompson passed away at home in St. Helens, Ore., March 9, 2018. Lea was born to Leland and Learvia Smith on Sept. 4, 1940, in Pendleton, Ore. She spent her life living along the Columbia River ...

Obituary: Harry L. Decker

Selah, Washington

Harry L. Decker, age 79 of Selah, Wash., passed away with his family by his side on Feb. 4, 2018, at Cottage in the Meadow in Yakima, Wash. He was born on Feb. 21, 1938, in Carleton, Neb., to Oliver ...

Obituary: Theodore R. Carlson

The Dalles, Oregon

Ted passed away at the age of 93 in The Dalles, Ore., at The Springs Assisted Living facility. He was born the fifth of seven children to Hulda and Arthur Carlson in The Dalles. He attended schools in The Dalles ...

Obituary: Evelyn Mae Lingo

Hood River, Oregon

Evelyn Mae Lingo died peacefully at Ashley Manor in Hood River, Ore., on Feb. 21, 2018. Evelyn was born on Jan. 9, 1927, and was 91 years of age at the time of her passing. A longtime resident of The ...

Obituary: Truett D. Allen

The Dalles, Oregon

Truett D. Allen passed peacefully at home and went to be with the Father and his Son on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. He was born Oct. 12, 1917, in Petersburg, Texas, to John and Zona Dixon Allen. In the 1920s ...

Obituary: Ray Allen Benzel

The Dalles, Oregon

Ray Allen Benzel, formally of Yoncalla, passed away peacefully Feb. 20, 2018, at the age of 86. Ray was born Nov. 19, 1931, in Live Oak Calif., and worked with his family on their farm until the age of 17, ...

Obituary: Jerald James Robinson

The Dalles, Oregon

Jerald James “Jake” “Jerry” Robinson passed away on February 9, 2018, at Flagstone Memory Care of The Dalles, Ore. Jerald was born on December 29, 1939 and was 78 years of age at the time of his passing. Jerry was ...


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