Obituaries for February 2014


Obituary: Calvin White

The Dalles, Ore.

A memorial service for Calvin White of The Dalles, Ore., is set for Tuesday, March 4, at 2 p.m., at Life in Christ Center, 3095 Cherry Heights Rd., The Dalles. He died Dec. 3, 2013.

Obituary: KayC LaFay Pickthorne

Rufus, Ore.

KayC Pickthorne passed away on the night of February 18th in her home due to complications associated with renal failure. KayC was born in Council, Idaho to Kathryn Phippen and Gene LaFay. She attended high school in Nyssa Oregon. After ...

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Death Notice: Ralph D. Lacy

The Dalles, Ore.

Ralph D. Lacy, 67, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home. Services ...


Obituary: Johnny Jene Fessel

Portland, Ore.

Johnny Jene Fessel died Nov. 7, 2013, in the Portland VA of heart and kidney problems. He was born May 19, 1953, in Pollack Pines, Calif., to Eloyse Melton Fessel and Elton “Al” Fessel. He enlisted in the army and ...

Obituary: Wesley Eugene Roberts

Grants Pass, Ore.

Wesley Eugene “Gene” Roberts of Grants Pass Oregon passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014, in Bend, Oregon. A graveside service will be held Saturday, March 1st, at 1:00 pm at the Mosier Cemetery in Mosier, Oregon with a celebration of ...

Obituary: Arthur H. Brown

Portland, Ore.

Art Brown was the second born to William and Louise Brown. He grew up in Ontario, Oregon where he farmed until his marriage to Miriam Knowles on September 8, 1946. They became partners proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ after ...

Obituary: Richard Leland Myers

St. Helens, Ore.

Richard Leland Myers was an honorable man who lived with passion and love for his family and friends. He was born in The Dalles, OR on Aug. 16, 1954 to William (Bill) and Betty Myers. The family resided in The ...

Obituary: Florence Alice Bones

Salem, Ore.

Born and raised in central Oregon, Florence graduated from Redmond High School in 1951. As a teenager, she worked as bank teller and was a finalist in the Miss Redmond beauty pageant. She was a catch. On June 15, 1952, ...

Obituary: Richard James Parker

Hood River, Ore.

Richard James Parker died at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in the early afternoon of Tuesday, February 18th, 2015. His last hours were spent surrounded by family and friends. Richard was born on April 6, 1951 in Woodbury, NJ, the ...

Obituary: Gloria J. Caldwell

The Dalles, Ore.

Gloria J. Caldwell, 84, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died at home Friday, February 21, 2014. Gloria was born November 16, 1929 in Medford, Oregon the oldest of three children to Elza and Bernice (Hauf) Depuy. She was raised ...

Obituary: Renato Vergori

The Dalles, Ore.

Renato ‘Ray’ Vergori, 67, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon, died at home surrounded by his family Friday, February 14, 2014. Ray was born Renato Giovanni Battista Vergori, February 20, 1946 in Arenesano, Lecce, Italy the oldest of two children ...

Obituary: Nola Annetta Wharton

Kennewick, Wa.

Nola Annetta Wharton, 98, a longtime resident of The Dalles, Oregon died Saturday, February 15, 2014 in Kennewick, Washington. Nola was born October 16, 1915 in Prairie Hill, Missouri to Luther and Annie Wilson. She was raised and educated in ...

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Death Notice: KayC Pickthorne

Rufus, Ore.

KayC Pickthorne, 59, a resident of Rufus, Oregon died at home Feb. 18, 2014. Spencer, Libby and Powell.


Obituary: Florence Margery Groce

The Dalles, Ore.

Florence Margery Groce, 91, a long time resident of The Dalles and Parkdale, Oregon passed away February 15, 2014 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center due to age-related illnesses. She was born November 23, 1922 in Alameda County, California to William Thomas ...

Obituary: James Michael Minnis

The Dalles, Ore.

James Michael “Mike” Minnis, 66, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died at home Saturday, February 8, 2014. Mike was born September 29, 1947 in Medford, Oregon the second of three children to James and Emma (Houston) Minnis. He was ...

Obituary: Roland A. Summers

The Dalles, Ore.

Roland (Ron) A. Summers, 76, passed away at his home in The Dalles Feb 7th 2014. Ron was born in Llano, Texas, Jan. 8th, 1938 to Oscar and Vivian Summers. Ron retired from the Navy after 25 years. He then ...

Obituary: Kenneth Edward Varner

The Dalles, Ore.

Kenneth Edward Varner of The Dalles, Oregon passed away very peacefully with his wife Willa Jane and daughters and son at his bedside on February 11. He was one month short of his 93rd birthday. He was born in Johnstown, ...

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Death Notice: Starla J. Mowrey

The Dalles, Ore.

Starla J. Mowrey, 65, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at a local care center. Spencer, Libby and Powell

Death Notice: Joseph D. Morrow

Dufur, Ore.

Joseph D. MORROW, 97, a resident of Dufur, Ore., died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at a local care center. Spencer, Libby and Powell

Death Notice: Kenneth E. Varner

The Dalles, Ore.

Kenneth E. Varner, 92, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 14, from 5 to 7:00 pm and Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. until noon at Spencer, Libby and Powell ...


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