Obituaries for February 2015


Obituary: Renee McLean

The Dalles, Ore.

Renee McLean died on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Renee was an incredibly talented drapery and home furnishing creator, skills which she learned from her mother. She had a very successful business here in The Dalles called Creative Windows, where many ...

Obituary: Daniel Ray Martin

The Dalles, Ore.

Daniel Ray Martin, born March 30, 1950 in The Dalles, Oregon. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Janet Martin, his sister Sheryl Brice, 3 step-daughters Christy Wallace-Rivera, Brandy Wallace, and Melissa Wallace, 5 grandchildren, and many extended ...

Obituary: Gary Lee Chapman

The Dalles, Ore.

On Saturday, January 24, 2015. Gary Lee Chapman, 62, of The Dalles, Oregon completed his life's journey and went home to Heaven to be with his Lord. Gary started his journey on August 20, 1952 in Pendleton, Oregon born to ...

Obituary: Elisabeth Ione Dallmann

Madras, Ore.

Former The Dalles resident Elisabeth Ione Dallmann passed away Jan. 19, 2015, peacefully at her home in Madras at the age of 94. She was born Dec. 13, 1920, in Grand Rapids, Minn., to Dr. George and Essie (Rogers) Gingerich, ...

Obituary: Gordon Arzell Lemley

Yuma, Az.

Gordon Lemley passed away due to complications from pneumonia on Saturday morning, January 24, 2015 at his winter home in Yuma, Arizona. He was 89 years old. He died in the presence of his wife, children, their spouses, his sister ...

Obituary: Lewis Buchanan

The Dalles, Ore.

Lewis “Pete” Buchanan, 76, a resident of The Dalles, passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the local Veteran’s Home in The Dalles. He was born on February 16, 1938 in Culman County, Alabama, the second of six children ...

Obituary: Fred D. Zurlinden

The Dalles, Ore.

Fred D. Zurlinden longtime resident of The Dalles and Dufur Oregon passed away in his home January 20, 2015 at the age of 82. He was born in The Dalles June 23, 1932 to Joseph B. Zurlinden and Ida E. ...

Obituary: Richard Alan Lindley

Tygh Valley, Ore.

Dick, age 64, passed away at his home in Tygh Valley, Oregon on January 31, 2015. He was the second of four children of Lee and Ruth Lindley of Maupin, Oregon. Dick was raised on his family’s ranch in Bakeoven, ...

Obituary: Joyce Annette Earl

Lebanon, Ore.

Joyce Annette Earl, 90, of Lebanon, went to be with her Lord and Savior surrounded by her family, on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House. She was born October 31, 1924 in Spirit Lake, Idaho to ...

Obituary: Jean Landers Kuhlman

The Dalles, Ore.

Jean Landers Kuhlman passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Oregon. She was 91 at the time of her passing. Jean was born in Shamrock, Texas on November 6, 1923 to Frances Bartow and ...

Obituary: Vivian I. Wardius

Mrs. Wardius entered Heaven’s gates on Tuesday, January 20 , 2015. Vivian I. Wardius was born March 20, 1929 in Salem, Oregon the daughter of Rene and Hazel Sagnotti. She was united in marriage to Roman K. Wardius on November ...

Obituary: Joseph Edward Burns

Hermiston, Ore.

Joseph Edward “Joe” Burns, 90, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at his home in Hermiston surrounded by his family. He was born on February 1, 1925 in Portland, Oregon, the son of John William Burns and Mae (Hanna) Burns. When ...

Obituary: Marvin Melum

Canby, Ore.

Marvin “Marv” Clifford Melum was born April 26, 1925 on the family farm near Canby, Oregon. “Wild Marvin” grew up and worked on the farm and attended Canby High School. During World War II Marv served in the US Coast ...

Obituary: Deborah S. Card

The Dalles, Ore.

Ms. Card was born on November 19, 1951 and passed away February 7, 2015 after a short illness related to her battle with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). She was 63 years old. Deb was born in The Dalles and graduated ...

Obituary: Mary Aichele

Bend, Ore.

After a long battle with cancer, Mary passed away on February 12, 2015. Mary Elizabeth McAllister Aichele was born on Saturday December 4, 1954 to Etta and Marion McAllister in the Dalles, Oregon. She was the seventh of eight children. ...

Obituary: Glenn A. Foster

Madras, Ore.

Glenn A. Foster was born in Devil’s Lake, N.D., on Feb. 11, 1919. He grew up in the Minnesota – North Dakota area. Glenn was the youngest of 13 children born to Robert and Ethel Mae Foster. He married Ann ...

Obituary: Vandi Kaye Ellett Fisher

Vancouver, Wa.

Vandi Kaye Ellett Fisher, who was born in The Dalles Oregon on September 18, 1959 died accidentally on February 1, 2015, in Washington. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Michael M. Fisher and their daughter, Rachel Lee ...

Obituary: Arley Owen Page

Wasco, Ore.

Arley Owen Page was born on April 20, 1923 in Brushy Knob, Missouri to Richard and Mable (Bordner)Page. He grew up in Brushy Knob Missouri and lived in Oregon for the remainder of his life. He served as a Sharpshooter ...

Obituary: Elpha Hall

The Dalles, Ore.

Long-time resident of The Dalles, Elpha (Pete) Hall, 91, peacefully died of pneumonia with family members by her side, on January 8, 2015 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles. Elpha was born February 26, 1923 to Hugh and Lurena ...

Obituary: Harold E.  Henecke

The Dalles, Ore.

A longtime resident of The Dalles, Harold passed away after a short illness. Harold loved classical music and was an avid climber, having summited his beloved Mt. Hood forty-eight times. He took long walks every day until his health began ...

Obituary: Jaunita Leone Spainhower

Goldendale, Wa.

Juanita Leone Spainhower passed away at her home north of Goldendale on February 8, 2015 at the age of 86. She was born in a ranch house near Manteca, California on June 22, 1928 to Frank and Leona (Kalebaugh) Weber. ...

Obituary: Anna Theresa Joyce

The Dalles, Ore.

Anna Theresa Joyce, 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 13, 2015 in The Dalles, Oregon--2 days after celebrating her birthday with family. Anna was born on the John Conroy Ranch, outside of Grass Valley, Oregon on February ...

Obituary: Audrey Proctor

Arlington, Ore.

Audrey “Denise” Proctor was born on December 20, 1960 in Springhill, Louisiana. She died on February 18, 2015 at her home in Arlington, Oregon at the age of 54 years. She graduated from Arlington High School in the class of ...

Obituary: Marjorie Marie Iverson

Wamic, Ore.

Marjorie Marie Iverson was born to Robert and Flora Doane on October 3, 1921 in Grandview Washington. She was the oldest of three children, and spent most of her youth at White River Falls where her father operated the power ...

Obituary: Melvin G. Lucas

The Dalles, Ore.

Melvin G. "Mel" Lucas passed away Monday February 16, 2015 after a long battle with cancer in The Dalles, Oregon with his family by his side. Mel was born in Alexandria, Minnesota, the fourth of eight boys, to Paul Harold ...

Obituary: Jeanette Beth Seeberg

Vancouver, Wa.

Jeanette (Jan) Beth Seeberg, 78, entered into eternal peace with her Savior on Saturday, February 21, 2015. Jan was born in Portland, Oregon on October 7, 1936 to the late Verna (Darnielle) Johnson and Ralph Johnson. She leaves her loving ...

Obituary: Bedelia Thomas

The Dalles, Ore.

Bedelia ‘Dee’ Thomas, 95, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Feb. 21, 2015 at a local care facility. Dee was born February 11, 1920 in Glasgow, Montana the second of five children to William and Mercedes (Hissett) Conatser. She ...

Obituary: Charles Miller

The Dalles, Ore.

Charles “Chuck” Miller died peacefully at home on February 23, 2015. He was born on October 29, 1945, in Caldwell, Idaho, to Harvey H. Miller and Adaline E. (Petteys) Miller. The family moved to Oregon and he graduated from Gresham ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Harold E. Henecke

The Dalles, Ore.

Harold E. Henecke, 76, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at a local care center. Arrangements in care of Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home.

Death Notice: Alice Virginia McClenahen

Hermiston, Ore.

ALICE VIRGINIA MCCLENAHEN, 92, of Hermiston died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Hermiston. She was born Feb. 17, 1922, in The Dalles. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.

Death Notice: Daniel J. Escobar

The Dalles, Ore.

DANIEL J. ESCOBAR, 62, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. He is survived by his wife Eva Summers, children Samuel, Renee and Christopher, father Joe Escobar, sisters Naomi, Doreen, Darcy and Darling, eleven grandchildren with ...

Death Notice: Richard Warren McDaniel

Portland, Ore.

McDaniel, 84, passed away Feb. 16, 2015, after a 10-day illness in Portland. Born on Feb. 13, 1931, to Wiley and Dorthy McDaniel and raised in The Dalles, Ore., McDaniel co-owned The Dalles Iron Works before moving to Portland in ...

Death Notice: Melvin G. Lucas

The Dalles, Ore.

Melvin G. Lucas, 81, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Services will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2819 W 10th ST., The Dalles, Ore. Interment ...

Death Notice: Bernice A. Lindholm

The Dalles, Ore.

Bernice A. Lindholm, 89, a resident of The Dalles, Ore, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at a local care center. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Death Notice: Robert Mauldin

The Dalles, Ore.

Robert Mauldin, 60, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Feb. 22, 2015. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Death Notice: Florence P. Blanchard

Goldendale, Wa.

Florence P. Blanchard, 102, a resident of Goldendale, Wash., died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at a local hospital. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.


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