Obituaries

Obituary: Arthur Leon Dixon

The Dalles, Oregon

Arthur “Art” Leon Dixon passed away on January 15, 2019, at his home in The Dalles, Oregon, with family by his side. Arthur was born on May 18, 1952, to Ardith Leon Dixon and E. Mae Brock and was 66 ...

Obituary: John William Hix, Sr.

Oregon City, Oregon

John William Hix, Sr. of Oregon City passed away suddenly at age 90 of heart failure. He was born in Dufur, Ore., to the late Johnny and Gladys (Swank) Hix, (long-time Wasco County pioneer family) and grew up on the ...

Obituary: Margaret Florence Smith

Seal Rock, Oregon

Margaret Florence (Merchant) Smith, 98, a longtime resident of Wasco in Sherman County, passed away peacefully the evening of December 27, 2018, at Samaritan Pacific Hospital in Newport following a brief illness, with both of her children at her bedside. ...

Obituary: Sharon Aileen Barrier

Prineville, Oregon

Sharon Barrier of Prineville, Oregon, went to be with our Lord and savior on Saturday, January 12, 2019. She loved her Lord and her family and was very proud of all of them. She worked over 30 years at Stadleman’s ...

Obituary: Jospeh Zukin, Jr.

On December 4, 2018, the world lost a true gentleman. He was a man of many talents and accomplishments. His passion for business was only surpassed by his love and devotion to his family and friends. Joe is survived by ...

Obituary: Richard Macnab

Richard “Dick” Macnab passed away unexpectedly Sunday January 6, 2019, in Hood River, Oregon. Dick was playing basketball Sunday, as he has a couple of times a week for many years, and between games went to get some water and ...

Obituary: Micahel J. Fargher

The Dalles, Oregon

The Dalles resident and decorated Navy Vietnam veteran Michael J. Fargher was inducted into the prestigious Enlisted Combat Aircrew Roll of Honor on November 15, 2002 aboard the USS Yorktown, a Naval museum at Patriot’s Point, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. During ...

Obituary: Marjorie Dale Babcock

Yakima, Washington

Marjorie D. Babcock, 94, a Parker Heights resident, passed peacefully on December 25, 2018, at Cottage in the Meadow. Marjorie was born October 3, 1924, to Ray and Erma D. (Spicer) Nelson at home on the Waterhouse Ranch south of ...

Obituary: Sue Ann Harris Wilson

The Dalles, Oregon

Sue Ann Harris Wilson passed away December 22, 2018, at her home in The Dalles, Oregon. She was born December 5, 1940, in Grand Junction, Colorado. She was 78 years old. She grew up in Rifle, Colorado. She was the ...

Obituary: Beulah Fay Herman

Hood River, Oregon

Beulah Fay Herman passed away on January 2, 2019, at her home in Hood River, Oregon. Beulah was born on January 22, 1922, and was 96 years of age at the time of her passing. Funeral services are planned for ...

Obituary: Loretta Jean Morrell

The Dalles, Oregon

Loretta Jean Morrell was born Loretta Jean Olson on January 4, 1940. She was the first born of J. Orlie and Geraldine Olson and lived the majority of her life in the Pacific Northwest; from the Oregon Coast to Coeur ...

Obituary: Kathryn Frances Hackenbruck Olmstead

Kathryn Frances Hackenbruck Olmstead passed away on July 5, 2018, in her home with family by her side. Kathryn was born on December 29, 1918, and was 99 years of age at the time of her death. Our beloved mother, ...

Obituary: Jeanine Carol Elle Kelly

The Dalles, Oregon

Jeanine Carol Elle Kelly was born on October 16, 1940, in Pocatello, Idaho. She was the oldest of five siblings born to Clarence and Jean Elle. Semi-rural Pocatello was a fantastic place to grow up. Carol’s childhood was full of ...

Obituary: Larry Morisette

Portland, Ore.

Larry Morisette passed away on December 12, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. He was born in Portland, Oregon on July 25, 1944 to Esther (Barber) and Wayne Morisette. Larry was a devoted dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, and an avid fisherman. He is ...

Obituary: Mathew Scott Coerper

Mathew Scott Coerper “Mat” passed away December 22, 2018, the result of a tragic accident. Mat was born September 11, 1986, and was 32 at the time of his passing. Services are planned for 1 p.m., Sunday, December 30, 2018, ...

Obituary: James Allen Church

Portland, Oregon

James (Jim) Allen Church, former owner of the Columbia Gorge Insurance Agency, died October 16, 2018, at his St. Johns (Portland, Ore.) home, of natural causes. He was born November 5, 1939, to Norman and Ruby Church in Foster, Okla. ...

Obituary: Mark Lee Miner

The Dalles, Oregon

Mark Lee Miner passed away at the age of 70 on December 15, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born the youngest of 3 on March 16, 1948 to Amos and Juanita (Morris) Miner in ...

Obituary: Marilyn Clark

Hood River, Oregon

Marilyn Clark passed away at the age of 77 on November 5, 2018. She was born on November 18, 1940 to Marion “Bud” and Rosemary Powell, joining big sister Judy. She was raised in Moro, The Dalles and Hood River, ...

Obituary: Mildred Fern Remington Wagenblast

The Dalles, Oregon

Mildred was born into the farming life on 15-Mile Creek near The Dalles, Ore. to William and Maude (Holmes) Remington. In her early teen years, she began working with Mae Wagenblast, cooking and feeding harvest crews. Mildred attended Fairbanks School ...

Obituary: Lloyd Walworth

The Dalles, Oregon

Teacher and choir director Lloyd Walworth, who brought music to The Dalles for more than four decades, died at home December 7, 2018. Mr. Walworth, 72, had battled brain cancer for several months. He taught music— mostly choir, but also ...

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