Obituaries for February 2013

Obituary

Obituary: Ronald R. Hill

The Dalles, Ore.

Ronald R. Hill, 68, a lifelong resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. He was born Feb. 19, 1944 in The Dalles, Ore., to Gilbert and Willa (Sheirbon) Hill. He was raised and educated in ...

Obituary: Evelyn Jeannine Bush

Evelyn Jeannine Anderson Bush, 82, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Born July 31, 1930, in Samaria, Idaho, to Richard Morse Anderson and Vivian Clara Wright, she was raised in Provo and graduated from Provo High. She met her sweetheart, ...

Obituary: Ida O. Warren

Ida O. Warren, 95, of Beatrice, Neb., formerly of The Dalles, Ore., died Jan. 28, 2013. She was born Oct. 17, 1917, at rural Pickrell, Neb. She was married to Ward Warren on Sept. 4, 1943, at Marysville, Kan., and ...

Obituary: Sharon Lee Ruvolo

Wenatchee, Wash.

Sharon Lee Ruvolo Feb. 5, 1926 - Jan. 27, 2013 Sharon Lee Ruvolo, 86, long time resident of The Dalles, Ore. passed away quietly in Wenatchee, Wash. on Sunday, January 27th, 2013. Born Sharon Lee McCullugh, February 5, 1926 in ...

Obituary: Jeffrey Dean Eiesland

Dallesport, Wash.

Jeffrey Dean Eiesland, 52, died Jan. 29, 2013, at his home in Dallesport, Wash. He was born Sept. 21, 1960, to Robert and Delores Eiesland in Vancouver, Wash. In 1973 he, his parents, and his siblings Jodi, Lori, and Dennis ...

Obituary: James O. Dennis

The Dalles, Ore.

James O. (Pete) Dennis, 86, of The Dalles, Ore., died Jan. 20, 2013. He was born May 26, 1928, in Parsons, Kan., to John Dennis and Josephine (Wirth) Dennis. After graduation from high school, he continued to help on his ...

Obituary: Patricia A. Kindred

The Dalles, Ore.

Patricia A. Southmayd Kindred, 84, died Jan. 31, 2013, in The Dalles, Ore. She was born Aug. 19, 1928, in Grants Pass, Ore., to Leslie E. Southmayd and Venice Winnop Southmayd. The family moved to Coos Bay, Ore., where she ...

Obituary: David A. Duff

Monroe, Ore.

David A. Duff, 90, of Monroe, Ore., formerly of Eugene, Ore., and The Dalles, Ore., died Jan. 31, 2013, of esophageal cancer. He was born June. 25, 1922, to Moler and Bessie (Fenner) Duff in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from ...

Obituary: Donald Michael DeGrange

Wasco, Ore.

Donald Michael DeGrange, 80, a longtime resident of Wasco, Oregon, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Don was born in Gage, Oklahoma on October 7, 1932 to Walter and Irma (Fessler) ...

Obituary: Ken Jernstedt

Hood River

Oregon’s first flying ace died Monday at age 95. Hood River’s Ken Jernstedt Sr. was a pilot, community leader, father and businessman. His life was a long, full and adventurous one. Piloting the famed Flying Tiger aircraft over Burma in ...

Obituary: Flora Belle Moynihan

Maupin, Ore.

Flora Belle Moynihan, 88, a longtime resident of Maupin, Ore., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at a care facility in Maupin. She was born April 30, 1924, in Maupin, the second of six children to Aaron E. and Carrie Belle ...

Obituary: Lucie McCoy

The Dalles, Ore.

Lucie Stanton McCoy, 92, died February 3, 2013, in The Dalles, Oregon. She lived in The Dalles for more than 50 years. She was born July 1, 1920 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Frank Stanton and Genevieve O’Leary ...

Obituary: Vicky Fink

The Dalles, Ore.

Vicky Fink, 60, died Feb. 4, 2013. She was born July 26, 1952, in Pennsylvania. She worked as a certified nurse’s aide at the Oregon Veterans’ Home, loved sunshine, fishing, camping, going to the beach, music and her dogs. She ...

Obituary: Mark Joseph Sullivan

The Dalles, Ore.

Mark Joseph Sullivan, Jr., 89, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. He was born Oct. 20, 1924, in The Dalles, the older of two sons to Mark and Barbara (Troestler) Sullivan, Sr. He was raised ...

Obituary: Gary Rex Roderick

Alexandria, Va.

Gary Rex Roderick, born June 7, 1950, died quietly in his sleep Jan. 18, 2013, in Alexandria, Va. He is survived by his mother Betty; stepmother Tillie; brother Dean; sisters Patti, Janet and Veri; sons Wyatt and Jesse; and five ...

Obituary: Eileen Jeannette Troxel

The Dalles, Ore.

Eileen Troxel, 74, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Mid-Columbia Medical Center, in The Dalles, Ore., due to complications from long-term rheumatoid arthritis. She was born Aug. 21, 1938, in Portland, Ore., the daughter of Julius and Evelyn Lampert. ...

Obituary: Lillian Maude Yocum

The Dalles, Ore.

Lillian Maude Yocom (Cook), 89, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. She was born April 9, 1923, to Curtis (Jum) Cook and Henrietta (Burris) Cook, in Condon, Ore., where she was raised and educated. In ...

Obituary: Gerald Wunderlin

Olympia, Wa.

Gerald (Jerry) Anthony Wunderlin, 76, died suddenly Feb. 6, 2013, in Olympia, Wash. He was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the last of nine children, to Elmer and Helen (Koss) Wunderlin. He Married LaReine Frances Wunderlin on ...

Obituary: Hulyn Glen Roether

Born November 19, 1918, Hulyn Glen Roether passed away to join his family on January 3, 2013. Hulyn was raised in Pearce, Arizona on the Clapp family homestead. He served in the Army in World War II. He received two ...

Obituary: Ernestine A. Byrd

The Dalles

Ernestine A. Byrd, 83, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles. She was born Aug. 18, 1929, in The Dalles, Ore., to James Ziegler and Jeannie V. Means. She grew up in The Dalles and ...

Obituary: Donna Christine Strafford

Hood River

The angels came for Christy on her journey to heaven. She was pain free! I think she danced her way into heaven. Her husband, Joseph (Syd) and loved ones were close by, Adrian, Greg and Gina, and her pets: Bridget, ...

Obituary: Elizabeth Bornholdt

Portland, Ore.

Elizabeth Bornholdt May 26, 1922 - February 11, 2013 Elizabeth Bornholdt passed away of natural causes on February 11, 2013, at her home in Portland, Oregon after living a rich, full life of 90 years. She was born Mary Elizabeth ...

Obituary: Rebecca Elaine Snow

Salem, Ore.

Rebecca Elaine Snow, 40, of Salem, Oregon, succumbed to a sudden cardiac arrest on Sunday, February 10, 2013 while visiting her dad in White Salmon, Washington. She was born to father Roger Stanton Snow and mother Linda Joy Hardie on ...

Obituary: Leonila Figueroa

The Dalles, Ore.

Leonila Figueroa, 56, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, peacefully at home while surrounded by her family. She was a graduate of The Dalles Academy of Hair Design. She is survived by four living generations. ...

Obituary: Robert H. Greiner

The Dalles

Bob got his new assignment and took off for Heaven on Jan. 28, 2013, leaving behind his wife, Jeanne, and his "little shorty dog" Daphne. Bob died at his home from respiratory failure and severe COPD. Jeanne is taking comfort ...

Obituary: Stephen Daniel Rogerson

Pembroke, Ga.

PEMBROKE, Ga. — Stephen Daniel Rogerson, 46, who has ties to the Mid-Columbia, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Ogeechee Area Hospice, while surrounded by family. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in Desert Storm in 1990 and ...

Obituary: Charlotte Anne Anderson

The Dalles

Charlotte Anne (Davis) Anderson, 68, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at her home Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. She was born April 8, 1944, in Sturdivant, Mo., the fourth child of Jesse and Clara (Cantrell) Davis. She married S. ...

Obituary: Maria Torres-Nunez

The Dalles

Maria Torres-Nuñez, 90, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at home with her family at her side. She was born June 10, 1922, in El Platanal, Michoacan, Mexico to Pedro Torrez and Natividad Nuñez. She ...

Obituary: Cora Berniece Baldwin

The Dalles

Cora Berniece “Bea” Baldwin, 81, passed away peacefully with family at her side on February 19, 2013. Bea was born on January 14, 1932 in Berryville, Arkansas, the eldest of four daughters to Leonard and Ethel (Smith) Brisco. She married, ...

Obituary: Marlin J. Love

Turner, Ore.

Pastor Marlin J. Love went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 17, 2013 at his home in Turner, Oregon. He was born to James T. Love and Lora Judd Love, November 2, 1925, in Molalla, Oregon. He ...

Obituary: Christopher Harold McLaughlin

Cove, Ore.

Christopher Harold McLaughlin, 64, of Cove, Ore., died Jan. 28, 2013, at his residence. Known as Chris, he was born Sept. 1, 1948, in The Dalles, Ore., to Harold and Virginia (Remington) McLaughlin. He was raised in The Dalles, where ...

Obituary: Virginia Lee Reiman

The Dalles, Ore.

She always talked about her life growing up in the Mill Creek area and swimming across the Columbia River before there were dams. Virginia Lee Reiman, born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1921, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2013. ...

Obituary: James Alfred Lyons

The Dalles

James Alfred Lyons, 60, died in his home in The Dalles, Ore., Feb. 19, 2013, with his beloved 18-year-old cat, Tu Tu on his belly. Al, or “Hippy” as he had been known, was born Nov. 1, 1952, in Kent, ...

Obituary: Dora May Jolly

Dora May Jolly, a former resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Feb. 15, 2013. She was born May 25, 1923, on a farm in Ramsey County, N.D., to Roy and Marie Edwardson Davidson. When she was 19, her family moved ...

Obituary: Glenn Eric Twidwell

Portland, Ore.

Glenn Eric Twidwell, 34, passed away at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Oregon on Feb. 21 due to complications from Crohn’s disease. Glenn was born Dec 24th, 1978 in The Dalles, Oregon to Bryan Twidwell and Cindy Cooper. Glenn grew ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Donald M. DeGrange

DeGRANGE, Donald M., 80, a resident of Wasco, Ore., died at his residence Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Spencer, Libby and Powell

Death Notice: Eileen J. Troxel

The Dalles, Ore.

TROXEL, Eileen J., 74, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at a local hospital Monday Feb. 4, 2013. Spencer, Libby and Powell

Death Notice: Cora Berniece Baldwin

BALDWIN, Cora Berniece “Bea,” 81, died at Columbia Basin Care Center Feb. 19, 2013. Anderson’s Tribute Center, Hood River

Death Notice: James A. Lyons

Dallesport, Wa.

LYONS, James A., 60, a Dallesport, Wash., resident, died at home Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home.

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