Obituaries for June 2013

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Obituary: Rose Erickson Duerson

The Dalles, Ore.

Rose Erickson Duerson, of Wasco, Oregon, passed peacefully in her sleep on May 19th, 2013. She was 85 years old. She was born April 27, 1928 in Parkside Saskatchewan Canada to parents Amelia and Joseph Falk. She was seven of ...

Obituary: Lillie Ann Johnson

Salem, Ore.

Lillie “Ann” Johnson, 72, formerly of The Dalles, died June 1, 2013 in Salem, Ore. She was born January 23, 1941 in Elkhart, Kansas to James and Nellie Boman. She was the fifth of six children. She moved to The ...

Obituary: William Calvin Flansberg

The Dalles, Ore.

William Calvin Flansberg, a resident of Lyle, Washington and longtime resident of Waldport, Oregon died Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in The Dalles, Oregon. He was 82. He was born August 6, 1930 in Pueblo, Colorado to John and Gertrude (Meek) ...

Obituary: Verne Archie Newell

Underwood, Wa.

Verne Archie Newell, 87, lifetime resident of Underwood, Wash. died May 29, 2013 at a care facility inThe Dalles. He was born on July 2, 1925 in Edgerton, Canadato Paul E. and Alma Asbury Newell. The family moved to Underwood,Wash. ...

Obituary: Hazel Jean Schell

The Dalles, Ore.

Hazel Jean Schell, 67, a resident of The Dalles, died Friday, May 24, 2013 at her residence. She was born October 15, 1945 in Vancouver, Wash. to Walter and Arletta (Kellas) Randall. She was raised and educated in the Portland ...

Obituary: Joseph L. Harrington

The Dalles, Ore.

Joseph L. Harrington, 74, died May 30, 2013 at Columbia Basin in The Dalles, Oregon. He was born February 21, 1939 in Butte, Mont. His parents were Leonard T. Harrington and Mildred Harrington. He graduated from high school, then went ...

Obituary: Josephine Kerege

The Dalles, Ore.

Josephine Elizabeth Ward Kerege, 90, of The Dalles, died June 7, 2013, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center peacefully, surrounded by family, following a stroke. She was born Feb. 23, 1923, at her grandmother’s home to Clara Thompson Ward and Edward L. ...

Obituary: David Flores, Jr.

The Dalles, Ore.

David Flores, Jr., 61, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Friday, June 7, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug. 23, 1951, in Los Angeles, Calif., to David and Beatrice (Frutos) Flores. He was raised and educated in ...

Obituary: Catherine Allin

Alexandria, Va.

Catherine Allin, 66, of Alexandria, Va., died May 23, 2013, at Fair Oaks Hospital of cardiac arrest. She was born April 12, 1947, in The Dalles, Ore. In 1957, her family moved to Salem, Ore., and later to Portland, Ore., ...

Obituary: Ruby E.L. Sappington Hester

Ruby E.L. Sappington Hester, 86, a resident of The Dalles, died at Cascade Senior Care Home on Tuesday June 11, 2013. She was born April 15, 1927 near Nocona, Texas, Montague County. She was the fourth child of Bert and ...

Obituary: Richard Roy Sauter

Tualatin, Ore.

Richard Roy “Dick” Sauter passed away June 3rd, 2013 in Tualatin, Oregon surrounded by family. He was 81 years old. Richard was born January 28th, 1932 in Lyle, Washington. He attended Lyle High School, and went on to study Engineering ...

Obituary: Bonnie Annabelle Fitzgerald

Bonnie Annabelle Fitzgerald, 83, who has ties to the Mid-Columbia, died May 29, 2013. She was born Aug. 9, 1929, in Clifton, Ariz., to Jasper and Mabel Stacey. She married Gilbert Euel Benson in about 1946. After his death, she ...

Obituary: Dennis George Price

Bullhead City, Az.

Dennis George Price passed away at his home in Bullhead City, Arizona on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013. Dennis is survived by his loving and devoted wife Gloria. They were married September 5th 1964 in Kalispell, Montana. They were high school ...

Obituary: Emily Burk

The Dalles, Ore.

Emily Burk, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away peacefully on June 1, 2013 in Portland, Ore. She was born on July 24, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois. She grew up in the Chicago area and worked in retail there ...

Obituary: Hermelinda Archuleta

Lyle, Wa.

Longtime Lyle, Wash., resident, Hermelinda “Hermi” Archuleta, 82, died at her home June 11, 2013. She was born Oct. 30, 1930, in El Capomo, Nayarit, Mexico. She attended the University of Guadalajara Autonoma, where she earned her nursing degree in ...

Obituary: Thomas Williams

Dallesport, Wa.

Tom was born in 1941 in Camas, WA and passed away at his home in Dallesport, WA on June 11, 2013 of cancer. He is survived by his wife of 46 years Patricia, two sons, Paul and David, and was ...

Obituary: Dolores Irene Trueb

Dolores Irene Trueb, a former resident of The Dalles, Ore., died April 16, 2013. She was born Sept. 27, 1929, in Mt. Vernon, Wash.. She married Paul Trueb in 1950 and in March they celebrated 63 years together. She was ...

Obituary: Philip G. Athanas

The Dalles, Ore.

Philip G. Athanas, 64, a lifelong resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at his residence. He was born June 27, 1948, in The Dalles, to Jack and Zona (Leabo) Athanas. He was raised and educated in ...

Obituary: Ora Lucille Walters

Sequim, Wa.

Ora Lucille Walters, 81, of Sequim, Wash., died June 15, 2013. She was born on October 10, 1931 in Montgomery County, Ark. She is the daughter of James Leroy and Bertha Pauline Howton and sister of Robert L. Howton. She ...

Obituary: Cherry K. Morris

The Dalles, Ore.

Cherry Kathleen Morris, 74, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at a local hospital. She was born June 28, 1938, in Albion, Idaho, to Carl and Nita (Cherry) Gray. She was raised and educated in ...

Obituary: Cora Lovina Smith

The Dalles, Ore.

Cora Lovina Smith, 101, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at her residence. She was born Oct. 19, 1911, in Hermiston, Ore., the sixth of ten children to William and Minnie (Burlew) Browning. She was ...

Obituary: Lyndall Nadine Loken

Lyndall Nadine Loken, 88, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at a local care center. She was born Oct. 7, 1924 in Bourbon County, Kan.,s to Merrel and Ethel (Waddle) Utley. She is survived by ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Verne Root

Verne Root Graveside services with military honors for Verne L. Root will be at Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at the Mosier Cemetery, followed by a barbecue and conversation at Lois Root’s home at 1111 Root Road. All are ...

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