Obituaries for March 2013

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Obituary: Doris Lee Keller

Gilbert, Arizona

Doris Lee Keller passed away February 9th, 2013 in Gilbert, AZ. She was 80 years old. While selflessly attempting to save the life of another, she lost her own. She was born on September 5th, 1932 in Marietta, OK. to ...

Obituary: Edward Rae Coombs

Mosier

Edward Rae Combs, 55, passed away February 9, 2013. He was born March 5, 1956 in Portland, Oregon to James and Shirley Combs, the second of three children. A longtime resident of Mosier, he attended Mosier School and Wahtonka High ...

Obituary: Walter J. Webb

San Clemente, Ca.

Walter J. Webb, Jr., 93, of San Clemente, Calif., died Friday, March 1, 2013, after incurring a head injury, doing what he loved best, going on a long afternoon walk. He was born June 27, 1919, in Winnipeg, Canada, to ...

Obituary: Mabel Buck Angel

Maupin, Ore.

Mabel Buck Angel, 90, a resident of Maupin, Ore., died peacefully Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the home of her son in Albany, Ore. She was born May 31, 1922, in Alf, Ark., to John Jess Buck and Mary Myrtle ...

Obituary: Ronald Dale Lingo

Eugene, Ore.

Ronald Dale Lingo (Ron) of The Dalles, Oregon passed away at his home in Eugene, Oregon on February 12, 2013 after a brief illness. Ron was born October 8, 1953 in The Dalles, Oregon to Jack and Mary (Shirley) Lingo. ...

Obituary: Henry Frischmuth

McMinnville, Ore.

Henry Frischmuth, 92, a resident and local banker in The Dalles, Ore., from 1946 to 1964, died Feb. 25, 2013, in McMinnville, Ore. A rosary and memorial mass were held at St James Catholic Church in McMinnville on March 2. ...

Obituary: Elmer Lafayette Wilson

Hood River, Ore.

Elmer Lafayette Wilson, 82, died March 2, 2013, of dementia at Ashley Manor Assisted Living Home in Hood River, Ore. He was born March 23, 1930, in Mountain City, Tenn. (formerly known as Shouns) to parents James Hamilton Wilson and ...

Obituary: Margaret L. Jackson

Manchester, Md.

Margaret L. Jackson, 64, died Feb. 23, 2013, in Manchester, Md., of cancer. She was born Dec. 6, 1948, in Prineville, Ore., to Raymond P. and Hazel L. Moffitt. She graduated in 1966 from Wahtonka High School in The Dalles, ...

Obituary: Donald Atwood Stratton

The Dalles, Ore.

Donald Atwood Stratton, 89, of The Dalles, Ore., died March 4, 2013, while at home, surrounded by family. He was born April 16, 1923, in Chinook, Mont., the youngest of eight children to James and Minnie Geery Stratton. In 1936, ...

Obituary: Donna Lee (Leifeste) Hilzer

Sunnyside, Wa.

Donna Lee Hilzer (Leifeste) 76, passed away on March 2, 2013 doing what she loved best; traveling with her friends. Donna spent many wonderful years with her husband, Edward Hilzer, who passed in December of 1994. They were married in ...

Obituary: Barbara Lee Nichols

Dallesport, Wa.

Barbara Lee (Chapman) Nichols, 69, of Dallesport, Wash., died March 1, 2013. She was born April 30, 1943, in Schenectady, N.Y., to Walter and Evelyn (Whaley) Chapman, the second child of 10. In 1959, her family moved to Fontana, Calif. ...

Obituary: Jeanette Theodora Fisher

Lincoln City, Ore.

Jeanette Theodora Fisher, age 91, of Lincoln City, Oregon passed away in Lincoln City on March 7, 2013. Jeanette was born January 22, 1922 in Fairfield, California to Theodore Richard Bryant and Francis Dulsie Fickle Bryant. She graduated from Sacramento ...

Obituary: Carmela Martino Ames

The Dalles

Carmela (Martino) Ames, 88, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died in her home March 2, 2013 after a 10-year battle with cancer. She was born August 19, 1924 in Italy, the third child of five children to Vincenzo and ...

Obituary: Elva Clara Keller

Albany, Ore.

Elva Clara Keller, 83, of Albany died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Corvallis Manor. Elva was born Sept. 22, 1929, in Wasco, Ore., to Murvel and Daisy (Warren) Stone. She grew up in Wasco and graduated from Lebanon High School. ...

Obituary: Ross Burton Wilkins

Ross Burton Wilkins died peacefully with his family at his side at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Born on April 15, 1920, in Miltonvale, Kan., to Webster Burton Wilkins and Amy D. (Eckert) Wilkins, after junior high he moved ...

Obituary: Roseleen V. Agidius

The Dalles

Roseleen V. Agidius, 80, died March 12, 2013, in The Dalles, Ore. 1932 She was born Aug. 13, 1932, in McMinnville, Ore., to Leo and Mary Stupfel, the youngest of eight children. She grew up in McMinnville, but graduated high ...

Obituary: Robert Einar Brannfors

Vancouver, Wash.

Robert Einar Brannfors, 49, a former The Dalles, Ore., resident, died March 7, 2013 in Vancouver, Wash., of natural causes. He was born Dec. 19, 1963, in Lakewood, Wash. He spent winters in The Dalles and had a drywall business ...

Obituary: Kelly Patrick Corbin

Los Angeles, Ca.

Kelly Patrick Corbin of Los Angeles, Calif., formerly of The Dalles, Ore., died Friday, March 1, 2013. He moved to The Dalles, Ore., in 1974. He graduated The Dalles High School in 1989, and his competitive nature led him to ...

Obituary: Benjamin Franklin Eckley, Jr.

Silverton, Ore.

Benjamin Franklin Eckley, Jr., 87, of Woodburn, Ore., died March 9, 2013, in Silverton, Ore. He was born April 26, 1925, in Joseph, Ore., to Benjamin and Alma (Rudger) Eckley. He joined the Navy at age 17 during World War ...

Obituary: Robert McGee

Troutdale, Ore.

Robert “Bob” McGee, former Hood River chief of police, died March 9, 2013, in Troutdale, Ore. He retired from the City of Hood River as chief in 1986 after 26 years in law enforcement. Services are planned for 2 p.m., ...

Obituary: Lyle Morris Brown

The Dalles, Ore.

Lyle Morris Brown, 92, died March 9, 2013, from complications of cancer. He was born May 20, 1920. He served his country in World War II and was enlisted Jan. 23, 1942. Attaining the rank of staff sergeant, he was ...

Obituary: Amy Lou Kendall

The Dalles, Ore.

Amy Lou Kendall, 87, a longtime resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Friday March 15, 2013. She was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Hammond, Ore., to John and Verbena (Morris) Woodworth. She was raised and educated in Ilwaco, Wash., and ...

Obituary: Maryalice Elizabeth Nagy

The Dalles, Ore.

Maryalice Elizabeth (Massey) Nagy, 75, a longtime resident of The Dalles, Ore., died in her home March 15, 2013, surrounded by loved ones. She was born June 10, 1937, the eldest daughter of Thomas and Alice Massey. She attended schools ...

Obituary: Susan C. Brewer

The Dalles, Ore.

Susan C. “Sue” Brewer, 64, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at a Portland hospital Wednesday, March 20, 2013. She was born April 12, 1948, the youngest of three girls to Jack and Zaida (Tash) McClard. She was raised ...

Obituary: Rosanne Hulse

The Dalles, Ore.

Roseanna Hulse, 86, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., and longtime Sherman County resident, died at home Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Rosary will be Friday, April 5, at 6 p.m. at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home. Mass of Christian ...

Obituary: Roseanna Hulse

The Dalles, Ore.

Roseanna (Rose, Rosie) Hulse, 86, died March 20, 2013, the first day of spring, at a local care center. She was born Feb. 10, 1927, to Helen Bee Van Patten Macnab and Alexander Macnab as Rose Hannah Macnab. She felt ...

Obituary: Sharon Louise Hazen

The Dalles, Ore.

Sharon Louise Hazen, 78, a longtime resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Friday, March 22, 2013. She was born Feb. 17, 1935, in The Dalles, Ore., the only child to Ralph Walter and Merle Eugenia (Rivers) Hazen. She ...

Obituary: Delbert A. Doane

Grass Valley, Ore.

Delbert A. Doane 88, resident of Grass Valley, Oregon and a long time resident of The Dalles passed away February 28, at the Oregon Veteran's Home in The Dalles. He went to be with the love of his life, to ...

Obituary: Mildred Carvol Sandvol

The Dalles, Ore.

Mildred Carvol Sandvol, 91, long-time The Dalles, Ore., resident, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at a local care facility. She was born July 1, 1921, on the Fitch farm near McHenry, N.D., the older of two daughters to John Finley ...

Obituary: Mary W. Eakin

Milwaukie, Ore.

Mary W. Coats Eakin died March 1, 2013, in Milwaukie, Ore., following an extended illness. She was born to Claud and Ella Coats March 5, 1923, in The Dalles, Ore., and lived with them south of Rufus until 1939 when ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Maryalice Nagy

Maryalice Nagy, 75, longtime resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Friday, March 15, 2013. Rosary will be Wednesday, March 20, at 10:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Interment with ...

Death Notice: Carl Duane Perron

Hood River, Ore.

Carl Duane Perron, 48, died March 22, 2013, at Providence Portland Medical Center. He was born March 26, 1964. A celebration of life service is being planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood ...

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