Obituaries for January 2013


Obituary: Donald Leroy Alderson

The Dalles, Ore.

Donald Leroy Alderson, 83, a former resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at his home Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, of natural causes in the presence of immediate family. He was born May 10, 1929, in Shullsburg, Wis., the second oldest ...

Obituary: Helen J. Worral

Salem, Ore.

Helen J. Worral was born on May 26, 1912 in Salem, Oregon. She was united in marriage to Frederick Worral on February 24, 1940 Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick in the fall of 1965 in La ...

Obituary: John William Eberhard

Bend, Ore.

John “Jack” William Eberhard December 15, 1933 – January 11, 2013 Jack Eberhard of Bend, died at home surrounded by his loving family on January 11, 2013 at the age of 79 after a valiant four year battle with cancer. ...

Obituary: Mary Ellen Joyce Maurer

Antelope, Ore.

Mary Ellen Joyce Maurer, 92, a rancher and resident of Antelope, Ore., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in The Dalles, Ore. Daughter of Irish immigrants John and Julia Joyce, she was born on the Conroy Ranch near Grass Valley, and ...

Obituary: Phyllis L. Catron

Phyllis L. Catron, 80, a long time resident of Wasco County, died at the local hospital on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. She was born July 31, 1932, in Portland, Ore., to Frank M. and Elsie (Miller) Carpenter. She married Woodrow ...

Obituary: Juanita Mae Pagan

Juanita Mae Pagan, 60, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at her home in The Dalles, Ore. She was born Sept. 17, 1952, in Boulder City, Nev., to Margaret (Dorsch) and Osward Donald Pagan Sr. As a youngster, she traveled with ...

Obituary: Alice Rhea Dahle

Alice Rhea Dahle, 93, with ties to The Dalles, Ore., died peacefully Dec. 16, 2012. She was born Nov. 28, 1919, in Sussex, Wisc., the second daughter of Chester and Ethel Rhea Lingelbach. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ...

Obituary: Myrna Dell Kinner

The Dalles, Ore.

Myrna Dell (Smith) Kinner, 77, a long-time resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Christmas Eve, 2012, at the local hospital. She was born Oct. 20, 1935, at Seattle, Wash. Her family moved to The Dalles in 1948, where she graduated ...

Obituary: Dorothy Lois Gray

Dorothy Lois Gray, 90, formerly of The Dalles, Ore., died Jan. 21, 2013, in Richland, Wash., while living at Guardian Angels Home. She was born Dorothy Lois Rumbolz on Feb. 25, 1922, to Henry David Rumbolz and Lydia Emma (Sandman) ...

Obituary: Steven Frank Burnet

Moro, Ore.

Steven Frank Burnet, 72, longtime Sherman County rancher from Moro, Ore., died Jan. 19, 2013, at Legacy Hopewell House Hospice in Portland, Ore. He was born Dec. 21, 1940, in The Dalles, Ore., to Charles and Althea Burnet. He attended ...

Obituary: Laura Reineccius Lucas

Hood River, Ore.

Laura Reineccius Lucas, a resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away at her home on Jan. 20, 2013, five days before her 58th birthday, with her family at her side. Laura was born in The Dalles, Ore., on Jan. 25, ...

Obituary: Benjamin Elbert Veatch


Benjamin Elbert Veatch, 90, of The Dalles, Ore., died Jan. 16, 2013. He was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Mosier, Ore., the first son to Benjamin W. and Erma Veatch. He lived most of his life in Mosier and moved ...

Obituary: Benjamin Elbert Veatch

The Dalles, Ore.

Benjamin Elbert Veatch, 90, of The Dalles, Ore., died Jan. 16, 2013. He was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Mosier, Ore., the first son to Benjamin W. and Erma Veatch. He lived most of his life in Mosier and moved ...

Obituary: Michael Duane Anderson

Michael Duane Anderson, 58, passed away at his home in Bothell, Wash. on Jan. 23, 2013, where he worked as a property manager. Michael was born in The Dalles Oregon on Aug. 11th 1954 to Duane and Bernice Anderson. He ...

Obituary: Beverly Ann Bower

Yakima, Wash.

Beverly Ann Coombs Bower, 56, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Cottage in the Meadow, Yakima, Wash. after a courageous 20 year battle with cancer. She was born on October 23, 1956, in The Dalles Oregon where she ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Benjamin E. Veatch

VEATCH, Benjamin E., 90, a lifelong resident of Mosier, Ore., died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in The Dalles, Ore. Spencer, Libby and Powell

Death Notice: Flora Bells


MOYNIHAN, Flora Belle, 88, a resident of Maupin, Ore., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at a care facility in Maupin. Spencer, Libby and Powell


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