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Obituary: David Scott Kramer

Dufur, Oregon

Scott Kramer, was born David Scott Kramer on April 27, 1960 to Than Kramer and Sharon Boyles in The Dalles, Ore. On Sunday June 5, 2016, Scotty passed away in his home town of Dufur, Ore. <br> Scotty, “Skeeter,” as ...

Obituary: Dean Orville Ruggles

Dean Orville Ruggles, 69 years young, born on March 22, 1947, passed on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in the comforts of his own home, leaving behind a God-loving family, Catherine Ann Ruggles, his spouse of 17 golden years, and his ...

Obituary: Alice Lucille Bryant

The Dalles, Oregon

Alice Lucille Bryant, was born on January 31, 1930 in Kelso, Wash. to Faye Alfred and Nellie Manila Bryant. They then moved to The Dalles and then out to Dufur, Ore. <br> Alice was born 7 months premature, she was ...

Obituary: J. Don Buchanan

Yuma, Arizona

J. Don Buchanan entered eternal life on May 31, 2016. He is survived by his beloved wife and soul mate of 60 years, Barbara Draper Buchanan, a daughter, Kim of Yuma, Ariz., and a son, Michael (Dina) of Longview, Wash.<br> ...

Obituary: David James Woodruff

David James Woodruff passed away June 3, 2016. He was born in Upland, Calif., on April 28, 1964. He was 52 years old. David worked as a timber faller for local companies. He loved cutting wood, motorcycles and motocross, fishing ...

Obituary: Terry Phillip Melton

The Dalles, Oregon

Terry Phillip Melton, 69, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., lost his yearlong battle with colon cancer on June 8, 2016.<br> He was born in Bethany, Mo., on January 26, 1947 and came to The Dalles when he was two ...

Obituary: Michael Shaun O'Brien

The Dalles, Oregon

He was born August 8, 1950 in Myrtle Point, Ore., to Alan Claire (Baker) Zimmerman and Terrance Lynn O’Brien. He passed May 17, 2016 at OHSU in Portland, Ore., surrounded by his family. <br> Michael grew up in Fossil, Ore., ...

Obituary: Esther J. Esson

The Dalles, Oregon

Frequent contributor to The Dalles Chronicle Letter to the Editor, Esther J. Esson was a firm believer in the First Amendment and often exercised her right to freedom of speech and religion. Esther graduated from The Dalles High School in ...

Obituary: Carolyn Louise (Strode) Hargrove

Carolyn Hargrove was born June 2, 1945 in Walla Walla, WA. to Arthur Hugh Strode and Stella Bernice (Hathaway) Strode. She was married to Darold Hargrove on July 3, 1982 in Reno, NV. She was raised in Cascade Locks. She ...

Obituary: Ellen Charlotte Muir

The Dalles, Oregon

Ellen Charlotte Muir, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Saturday, May 21, 2016. She was 99 years of age.<br> Charlotte was born September 27, 1916 in Nederland, Colo., to James and Lottie (Long) White.<br> She leaves behind two daughters ...

Obituary: John M. Haupt

Minneapolis, Minnesota

John M. Haupt died May 7, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minn. Born September 5, 1922 on the family farm to Nicholas & Frances (Biehl) Haupt, John attended Arlington schools and St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn. After serving in the US ...

Obituary: Jeffrey Allen Hayes

Maupin, Oregon

Jeffrey Allen Hayes was born August 17, 1953 in Mojave, Calif., to Sylvia & Jefferson Hayes. He succumbed to lung cancer on March 10, 2016 at the age of 62, in the family home in Maupin, with family by his ...

Obituary: Betty Jean Johnson

Antioch, California

Betty Jean (Spickerman) Johnson, 92, a former resident of The Dalles, died Thursday, May 19, 2016, while receiving hospice care in Antioch, Calif. She was born April 2, 1924, in The Dalles, to Carl and Celeste (Myers) Spickerman. <br> Betty ...

Obituary: MariAnne Laurine Sansour

The Dalles, Oregon

MariAnne Laurine Sansour, 69, passed away at her home in The Dalles, Ore., on May 13, 2016. She was born on March 17, 1947 in Minot, N.D., the daughter of Betty Lou Korner. <br> After spending her younger years in ...

Obituary: James E. Jackson

The Dalles, Oregon

James E. “Jim” Jackson, 93, a long-time resident of The Dalles, passed away peacefully at a local care facility on April 30, 2016. Jim was born on October 4, 1922 to Floyd B. Jackson and Katherine (Small) Jackson in Coffeeville, ...

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