Obituaries for May 2015


Obituary: Peter Carl Westenskow

The Dalles, Ore.

Peter Carl Westenskow, age 92, of Imbler, Ore., more recently of The Dalles, Ore., died May 19, 2015 with his daughter, two grandsons and his wife of 66 years by his side. Peter was born in Imbler, Ore., on May ...

Obituary: Rahlon Othello Brown

The Dalles, Ore.

Rahlon Othello Brown, 90, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Saturday, May 9, 2015. Rahlon was born October 3, 1924 in Fleming, Colo., to Chancy and Irene (Miles) Brown. He married Helen O’Neal in Sterling. Colo., and moved to ...

Obituary: Junior Leslie Mead

La Grande, Ore.

Junior Leslie (Les) Mead, 84, La Grande, Ore., (formerly of Dufur) passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at a local care facility in La Grande, Ore. A celebration of Les’ life will be held Friday, May 22, 2015 at ...

Obituary: Verona Carter

The Dalles, Ore.

Verona “Kay” Carter was born in Buhl, Idaho on April 2, 1944 to Robert and Verona (Hamp) Cox. In August 1963 she came to The Dalles, Ore., with her grandparents to care take Celilo Park for two weeks where she ...

Obituary: Julie Lee Wood

Gresham, Ore.

Julie Lee Wood, 54 of Gresham, Ore., passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015. She was born on October 19, 1960 in Phoenix, Ariz., to Schuyler and Jeanrita (Alderfer) Hinman. She graduated from The Dalles High School in 1978 and ...

Obituary: Paul Jay Henson

Hood River, Ore.

Our community and family have lost one of the most beautiful smiles God ever created. A man of quiet, strong faith in God has gone to be with the Lord. Paul Jay Henson was the fifth child born to Samuel ...

Obituary: Elden Wagenblast

The Dalles, Ore.

(George) Elden Wagenblast, Jr., died on May 20, 2015, at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Ore. Elden was born near The Dalles on November 29, 1920, on a ranch on Five Mile Creek operated by his father George ...

Obituary: Gladys Jean Burris

The Dalles, Ore.

Gladys Jean Burris was born August 24, 1933 in Alcester, S.D., to James Valles Boyer and Elizabeth Olive (Linblad) Boyer. She joined older sister Gloria and later her two younger brothers, Jerry and Garland were born. In 1946, the Boyer ...

Obituary: Gerald A. Dyball

The Dalles, Ore.

Gerald was born in The Dalles to John E., and Joan K. Dyball, was raised on the small family farm in Mosier, Ore. The fourth child, he was often known to be the “little brother” to big brother Ken, and ...

Obituary: Paul C. Wolf

The Dalles, Ore.

Paul C. Wolf passed away on May 13, 2015 where a sudden accident took his life. He was doing something that he loved for those that he loved and on their property where he loved. For those who know Paul ...

Obituary: Keith Leroy Brown

The Dalles, Ore.

Keith Leroy Brown, 99, of The Dalles, died May 9, 2015, at his home. He was born January 3, 1916 to Alva (Roy) and Mabel Brown in Centerville. His grandfather, Albert J. Brown, was founder of Centerville, coming to the ...

Obituary: David Cochenour

The Dalles, Ore.

On May 15th, 2015, surrounded by family, David went to be with his Lord and Savior after a long battle with cancer. David was born on February 25, 1948 to Harlin and Evelyn Cochenour in The Dalles, Ore. In 1966 ...

Obituary: Genevieve Green

The Dalles, Ore.

Genevieve "Jenny" Green, 79, formally of Lake Forest, Illinois, passed away on April 27, 2015 in The Dalles, Ore. She was the beloved wife of Robert; the loving mother and grandmother of Margaret Utterback (Curt), Sally Newman (Ken), Carol Cresson, ...

Obituary: Ivon Winton Beck

The Dalles, Ore.

Ivon Winton Beck, 92, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away peacefully on Monday, May 11, 2015, saying he wanted to go be with Mary his beloved wife of 70 years who died in March of this year. Ivon ...

Obituary: Marion L. Douthit

The Dalles, Ore.

Marion Z. passed away on May 4, 2015 peacefully of natural causes at Flagstone Assisted Living in The Dalles, Ore. She was born on May 29, 1921 in Fort Monroe, Va. She was raised primarily in Rainier, Ore. She attended ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Paul C. Wolf

The Dalles, Ore.

PAUL C. WOLF, 63, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died in Klickitat County May 13, 2015. Arrangements are pending at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home.

Death Notice: David Cochenour

The Dalles, Ore.

DAVID COCHENOUR, 67, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Friday, May 15, 2015. Arrangements are pending at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home


Obituary: Sharon Editha McCulloch

Richland, Wa.

With her husband of 54 years at her side, Sharon (“Shon”) Editha McCulloch (Prettyman) peacefully surrendered to a battle against heart disease on May 9, 2015. Born in Ashland, Ore., on May 4, 1943, she had just turned 72. Shon ...

Obituary: John Reznor Ward, Sr.

Albany, Ore.

John R. Ward, Sr., 89, of Albany died Monday at Samaritan Albany General Hospital. Born in Spring Lake, N.J. to Lot, Jr. and Florence (Woolston) Ward. John was raised in New Jersey, graduated from the University of Vermont, and lived ...

Death Notice

Death Notice: Loren N. Stevens II

The Dalles, Ore.

Loren N. “Steve” Stevens II, 73, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.


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