Obituaries for August 2015

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Obituary: Treva Arlene Mayfield

Treva Arlene Mayfield passed away on July 17, 2015 at eighty-nine years old. She entered the world on December 18, 1925, one of five children born to Burch and Marie Clark in Concordia, Kansas.<br> Treva married Warren Leo Mayfield in ...

Obituary: Marvin Henry Stricker

Walla Walla, Wash.

MARVIN HENRY STRICKER, born November 15, 1935, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Walla Walla, Wash. He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Stricker, and his father, Henry Stricker. Marvin is survived by his wife, Betty Stricker; ...

Obituary: Larry Allen Hayes

Tygh Valley, Oregon

Larry Allan Hayes, 63, a resident of Tygh Valley, Ore., died at home Wednesday, August 5, 2015.<br> Larry was born May 30, 1952 in Prineville, Ore., the youngest son of Sam and Juanda (Gould) Hayes. He was raised in Tygh ...

Obituary: Michael Edward Morris

The Dalles, Oregon

Michael Edward Morris was born in Eugene, Ore., on June 21, 1946 to Joyce Adaline (Eslinger) and Frank Allen Morris. His childhood days were spent in Bandon, Ore., until venturing off to college at Oregon State University where he majored ...

Obituary: Robert D. Rundell

The Dalles, Oregon

Robert D. Rundell died at age 81.<br> He was born in Pillager, Minn. the fourth child of Minnie (Pietz) and Paul Rundell. He met his wife Carole in Iowa City, Iowa in 1955, and they moved out west, eventually settling ...

Obituary: Constance LaVerne Wood

Brookings, Oregon

Constance LaVerne (Hoffman) Wood, 88, passed away at a local care facility in Brookings, Ore. on August 11, 2015.<br> Constance was born November 4, 1926 in The Dalles, Ore. to Harry Cecil and Anna Marie (Petersen) Hoffman. She was preceded ...

Obituary: Janice Darlene Johnson

Sherwood, Oregon

Janice Darlene Johnson, 68, a resident of Sherwood, Ore. for 28 years, died at her home on August 8, 2015. <br> She was born on September 14, 1946 in Grand Forks, N.D., the fourth of five children to Berto A. ...

Obituary: Theodore Leigh Kuhnhausen

Theodore Leigh Kuhnhausen (Ted) was born in White Salmon, Wash., to Vern and Thelma (Murray) Kuhnhausen. He was number 6 of 10 children. <br> Ted passed on Thursday, August 6, 2015 of health complications at the age of 73.<br> Ted ...

Obituary: Alice Dudley

The Dalles, Ore.

Alice Dudley, 82, of The Dalles died August 9, 2015 in The Dalles. Alice was born December 10, 1932 in Berwyn, Ill., to Thomas Curtis and Elizabeth Gallagher Curtis and raised in Western Springs, Ill. After her mother died when ...

Obituary: Barbara Vandervalk

Wilsonville, Oregon

Barbara Vandervalk passed away June 22, 2015. She was born to Andrew and Gladys Flottorp in Astoria, Ore., in 1923 and was raised in Kelso, Wash. She attended Washington State University until she entered the Army Air Corp to serve ...

Obituary: Laveta Skelton

Goodyear, Arizona

Laveta “Joreen” Skelton (Sanders), 86, passed away peacefully on August 1, 2015 with her family by her side in Goodyear, Ariz. She was interred at Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery in Mesa, Ariz., on August 6, 2015.<br> Joreen was ...

Obituary: Karen Lee Leavitt

The Dalles, Oregon

Karen Lee Leavitt left this earthly life, peacefully after a long battle with breast cancer, on August 12, 2015. She was born September 13, 1946 in LaGrande, Ore. She was the daughter of Ed and Evelyn Blaser and a member ...

Obituary: Ruby Elizabeth Shephard

The Dalles, Oregon

Ruby Elizabeth Shephard was born August 29, 1924 in Fort Morgan, Colo., and went to be with the Lord on August 17, 2015 in The Dalles, Ore.<br> She is survived by her husband of seventy-two years, Jesse Albert Shephard, a ...

Obituary: Patrick Linvill Ellis

The Dalles, Oregon

Patrick Linvill Ellis passed away unexpectedly in his home on August 14, 2015 as a result of a cardiac event. He was 51 years old.<br> Born on April 18, 1964 in The Dalles to Evan and Ellen Ellis, Patrick was ...

Obituary: Emily Kelly

Beaverton, Oregon

Emily “Lee” Kelly, devoted wife and mother, passed away on August 10, 2015. Lee was born on June 24, 1921, the youngest daughter of Constantine and Antoinette Amshey, in Bayonne, New Jersey. <br> She lived in New Jersey and worked ...

Obituary: Saburo Akita

Dallesport, Washington

Saburo Akita, a longtime resident of Dallesport, Washington, passed away quietly on August 7, 2015 at his residence. He was the fourth of eleven children of Chiyo and Nobuhei Akita. He was 91 years old and is survived by his ...

Obituary: James F. Zimmerman

James F. Zimmerman (Jim) was born on April 10, 1943 at the White Salmon Hospital.<br> He died on August 2, 2015 in Portland, Ore., at Providence St. Vincent’s Hospital.<br> As the youngest child of Arthur C. Zimmerman and Bessie Mary ...

Obituary: Susan R. Atkins

The Dalles, Oregon

Susan passed away on June 30, 2015 at the age of 75 in The Dalles, Ore. Her three surviving children are Shawn Atkins, Stan Atkins and Shirley Wilson. We would like to invite friends and family who would like to ...

Obituary: Robert F. Wolford

The Dalles, Oregon

Robert F. Wolford was born January 28, 1935 in Deepwater, Mo., to Ralph and Faye Wolford. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Jessie and brothers John and Raymond. He is survived by his wife Carol; three children ...

Obituary: Danny Leroy Arends

The Dalles, Oregon

Danny Leroy Arends passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 15, 2015, while away in Banks, Ore., attending a fast draw competition.<br> He was born in Watford City, N.D., to Dorothy and Luppo Arends. He was raised in Montana before moving to ...

Obituary: Don F. McManman

Don was born in Prineville, Ore., to Orval and Leona McManman. He grew up in Madras, Ore., and graduated from Madras High School. Don attended Portland State University where he served as editor of The Vanguard student newspaper during his ...

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