Obituaries for May 2013

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Obituary: Margaret Nagel Johnson

Hood River, Ore.

Margaret Nagel Johnson, 93, died April 22, 2013, the day of her husband Wilbur’s birthday, at Hood River Care Center. She was born Jan. 11, 1920, in Appleton, Wash., and raised in rural area, where she acquired her homemaking skills. ...

Obituary: Edna Darnielle

Baker City, Ore.

Edna Darnielle, 90, of Baker City, Ore., died at her home April 25, 2013. Edna was born November 17, 1922 in The Dalles, Ore., to Edward and Sarah (Hamilton) Maynard. She graduated from The Dalles High School in 1940. She ...

Obituary: Clarence Warren

The Dalles, Ore.

Clarence “Bill” Warren, 91, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at a local care facility. Funeral service will be Friday, May 3, at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2819 W. 10th Street, The Dalles. ...

Obituary: Michelle Kay Matney

The Dalles, Ore.

Michelle Kay “Mickey” Matney, 53, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at her residence after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born Sept. 27, 1959, in The Dalles, Ore., the youngest of five ...

Obituary: David Scott Killian

The Dalles, Ore.

David Scott Killian of The Dalles, Ore., died April 24, 2013, with his family by his side, after being taken off life support. He was born in 1958 at Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Ore. After moving around in Oregon with ...

Obituary: David Scott Killian

The Dalles, Ore.

David Scott Killian of The Dalles, Ore., died April 24, 2013, with his family by his side, after being taken off life support. He was born in 1958 at Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Ore. After moving around in Oregon with ...

Obituary: Robert Calvin Stahl

The Dalles, Ore.

Robert Calvin Stahl, 92, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Friday, May 3, 2013 at a local hospital. He was born May 1, 1921, in Turbotville, Pa., the oldest of eight children of Franklin Philip Stahl and Florence Neta ...

Obituary: Jan Willett-Spink

The Dalles, Ore.

Jan Willett-Spink, 57, died April 25, 2013, at her home in The Dalles, Ore. She was born April 4, 1956, in Seoul, Korea. She was one of the Holt Adoption Agency’s “First Wave Ladies” (meaning the first wave of girls ...

Obituary: Gerald Rexford Billings

The Dalles, Ore.

Gerald Rexford Billings, “Rex”, a longtime resident of The Dalles, died peacefully, in his home May 1, 2013. He was born Feb. 5, 1931, in Riverton, Iowa, to Mearl and Alice (Story) Billings. He graduated in 1948, from Thomas Jefferson ...

Obituary: Teresa Margaret Kelly Voss

The Dalles, Ore.

Teresa Margaret Kelly Voss, 75, of The Dalles, died peacefully April 5, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 7, 1937, to Raymond and Margaret Kelly in The Dalles, Ore., the eldest of eight siblings. She married Patrick ...

Obituary: Shirley Anne Delco

The Dalles, Ore.

Shirley Anne (Brittain) Delco, 84, died May 6, 2013, in The Dalles, Ore. She was born Sept. 7, 1928, in The Dalles to Guy Coleman Brittain and Alma Elizabeth (Driver) Brittain. She was raised in the Wamic area her whole ...

Obituary: Joshua Davitt

The Dalles, Ore.

Joshua “Josh” Anthony Davitt, 23, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at a Portland Hospital. He was born Aug. 9, 1989, in Brunswick, Maine, to Joseph A. Davitt and Billie Jo Rose Davitt. He grew ...

Obituary: Walter Eugene Colver

Wishram, Wa.

Walter Eugene “Gene” Colver, 87, a resident of Wishram, Wash., died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at a local care center. He was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Omak, Wash., to Joseph and Gertrude (Van DelIen) Colver. He was raised and ...

Obituary: Nona Louise Ashley Miller Wisner

Tygh Valley, Ore.

Nona Louise Ashley Miller Wisner, 88, lost her battle with cancer Thursday, May 9, 2013. She was born November 23, 1924, in Tygh Valley, Ore., to Arthur and Elizabeth Ashley. Her siblings were Roe Ashley and Selma Ashley White. In ...

Obituary: Merlyn Harry Iverson

Wamic, Ore.

Merlyn Harry “Hap” Iverson, 92, of Wamic, Ore., died Thursday, May 9, 2013. He was born April 9, 1921, to Pete and Mary Iverson in Riverton Nebraska. He was the seventh of eight children. He moved to Oregon in 1937 ...

Obituary: Estoll James Hartley, Jr.

Portland, Ore.

James was born on Sept. 15, 1930 in The Dalles, Oregon, the son of Estoll Sr. and Elizabeth Hartley. He attended grade school in Grass Valley, Oregon and graduated from high school in Moro, Oregon in 1948. In 1952 he ...

Obituary: Harold Gimlin

The Dalles, Ore.

Harold Gimlin, 76, died peacefully May 13, 2013, surrounded by family in his daughter’s Lake Oswego home, while his other daughter was visiting from Florida. He was a longtime resident of The Dalles, Ore. He was born Dec. 13, 1936, ...

Obituary: Vernon Charles Belida

Mosier, Ore.

Vernon Charles “Ruby” Belida, 59, a resident of Mosier, Ore., died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at his residence. He was born Sept. 19, 1953, in Lowell, Mass., to Andrew and Irene (DeViller) Belida. He was raised and educated in Carson ...

Obituary: Jeanne W. Henderson

The Dalles, Ore.

Jeanne W. “Jan” Henderson, 88, a former resident of The Dalles, Ore., died March 20, 2013, in Silver Spring, Md. She was born in Medford, Ore., to Roland and Amy (Kent) Smith. She grew up in Medford, graduating from Medford ...

Obituary: Dorothy Maxine Kinney

The Dalles, Ore.

Dorothy M. “Dottie” Kinney, 86, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her residence. She was born Dec. 19, 1926 in Corning, Kan., to Joseph and Lula (Gallion) Thompson. She was raised and educated in ...

Obituary: Brandon Lee Kimball

The Dalles, Ore.

Brandon Lee Kimball, 17, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at a Portland Hospital. He was born April. 16, 1996, in The Dalles, Ore., to Raymond Lee and Amy Elizabeth (Mercado) Kimball. He grew up ...

Obituary: David Henry Pink

The Dalles, Ore.

David Henry Pink, The Dalles, Ore., died peacefully at his family home May 16, 2013. He was born Dec. 17, 1924 in Buffalo Center, Iowa, son of John and Essie Pink. He grew up on the family farm, graduated from ...

Obituary: Patricia Logsdon

Klickitat, Wa.

Patricia Ann Logsdon, 86, died May 19, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Klickitat, Wash. She was born Feb. 16, 1927, in St. Helens, Ore. She grew up in the Portland area and moved to Klickitat when she married. She ...

Obituary: Peter A. Welk

Wasco, Ore.

Peter A. Welk, 91, of Bend, Beaverton and Wasco, Ore., died peacefully in his sleep May, 16, 2013. He was born Aug. 21, 1921 in Berwick, N.D., to Frank and Catherine Schall Welk. After the deaths of both parents when ...

Obituary: Raymond Lee Roy Ruiz

Rufus, Ore.

Raymond Ruiz, 57, died May 20, 2013, at his home in Rufus, Ore., after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Yakima, Wash., to Jose Silvan Ruiz and B. Louise Hill. He lived in Rufus for the past ...

Obituary: Leonard D. Dave. Sr.

Murdock, Wa.

Leonard D. Dave, Sr. of Murdock, Washington passed away on May 16, 2013 joining his wife of 31 years, Maxine V. Dave, who passed before him in 2004. He is survived by numerous family members, including sisters Dorothy Sloan, Marlene ...

Obituary: Carol B. Hardin

The Dalles, Ore.

Carol B. Hardin, 97, died May 24, 2013, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore. She was born May 26, 1915, in St. Helena, Calif., the ninth of 10 children born to Albert and Ethel Woodworth. She grew up ...

Obituary: Norman A. Keller

The Dalles, Ore.

Norman A. Keller, 78, died May 20, 2013, in his home in The Dalles, Ore. He was born Oct. 10, 1934, to Charles and Mildred Keller in St. Ignatius, Mont. He worked for the railroad from age 14 to 16, ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: David H. Pink

The Dalles, Ore.

PINK, David H., 88, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at his residence. Spencer, Libby and Powell

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