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Obituaries for November 2015

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Obituary: James Stephen Marick

James Stephen “Jim” Marick passed away November 20, 2015, surrounded by his family, three weeks shy of his 78th birthday, after a courageous journey with Alzheimer’s disease.<br> Born December 12, 1937 in The Dalles, Ore., to Stephen and Anne (Baumgartner) ...

Obituary: Sheryl Jo Forrest

After a short, but brave fight, Sheryl lost her battle with pancreatic cancer. Sheryl was born in Salem, Ore., the 4th of seven children to Stanly J and Florence E Forrest, formerly of The Dalles. Sheryl lived her entire life ...

Obituary: Vernon Leo Kelly

Vernon died November 11, 2015 in Portland, Ore. He was the third of four sons born to Ray & Augusta (Mayer) Kelly on May 9, 1922 in The Dalles, Ore. Growing up, he helped his Dad on the family’s wheat ...

Obituary: James Robert Tatum

James Robert Tatum was born February 13, 1947, in The Dalles, Ore., and passed away November 18, 2015 in Shoreline Wash. He moved to Seattle in 1978 and lived in the Bothell, Redmond and Kirkland areas. Jim served our country ...

Obituary: Joseph Leon Whitaker

Joseph “Joe” Leon Whitaker, of The Dalles, Ore., was welcomed home to heaven on November 18, 2015 at the age of 92, after an extended illness. With loved ones surrounding him and filled with the sadness of losing such an ...

Obituary: David Boxrud

Madras, Oregon

David Boxrud passed away on November 20, 2015 in Bend, Ore. David moved to Oregon with his wife and son in 1968, considered The Dalles home even after moving to Portland for a position as Director of Maintenance at WSCC. ...

Obituary: Angela Jo Ann Durand

Wasco, Oregon

Angela Jo Ann Durand, 48, a resident of Wasco, Ore., passed away Thursday November 12, 2015 surrounded by family and friends. Angela was born on December 26, 1966 in Klamath Falls, Ore. Angela has been a resident of Sherman County ...

Obituary: Daniel J. Mariman

Rufus, Oregon

On November 17, 2015, our family lost an amazingly loving, frustrating, stubborn man. Daniel J. Mariman passed away peacefully at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles after a long struggle with heart and lung problems.<br> Dan was born October 3, ...

Obituary: Faith M. Ashley Wilson

Faith M. Ashley Wilson was born at Sherar's Bridge, Ore., on December 3, 1919, the much-loved youngest child of Roby & Pearl Ashley. She spent her childhood years in the idyllic rural setting of Tygh Valley, Ore., where she loved ...

Obituary: Chester John Oliver

The Dalles, Oregon

Chester John Oliver, 92, died November 17, 2015. He was born July 5, 1923 to John and Margaret Oliver who emigrated from Italy and lived in The Dalles, along with his sister Flora. At the age of 18 he enlisted ...

Obituary: Charles Yadro

Tygh Valley, Oregon

Chuck Yadro, 69, of Tygh Valley, Ore., passed away at OHSU surrounded by family and friends on November 12, 2015.<br> Chuck is survived by his daughters Kari Yadro and Kristie (Raker) Yadro; sister Joyce (Yadro) Murphy and her husband Dennis; ...

Obituary: Roy McGee

The Dalles, Oregon

Roy 'Bud' McGee, 88, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died at home Tuesday, November 17, 2015.<br> I was born November 21, 1926 in Bald Knob, Ark. James Walter McGee and Blanch Almeta McGee were my parents. I grew up ...

Obituary: Mollie B. Newton

The Dalles, Oregon

Mollie B. Newton, was a resident of The Dalles since 1953 and passed away on November 13, 2015. She was born January 30, 1931, in Clear Lake, Iowa, the youngest child of Walter and Verna Buffington. She attended school in ...

Obituary: Mary Yoneko Migaki

Dallesport, Washington

Mary Yoneko Migaki, 98, a resident of Dallesport, Wash., passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family.<br> She was born in Eatonville, Wash., on June 24, 1917, the youngest of four children to Minekichi ...

Obituary: Kenneth C. Martin

My partner for life, Kenneth C. Martin, beat me to heaven on October 9, 2015. He was born to Leo and Elizabeth Martin in Portland, Ore., on May 30, 1928. He was raised with one sister, Lorraine Hempshire in the ...

Obituary: Helen Mabel Howe Gibbs

Dufur, Oregon

Helen Mabel Howe Gibbs, 97, passed away at her daughter’s home in Mosier, Ore., on November 6, 2015 from complications of a stroke. She was born at home in Johnson County, Mo., to Flora Catherine (Slusher) and Aaron Francis Howe ...

Obituary: Ellen Routson

Parkdale, Oregon

Ellen was born April 17. 1923 to Harry and Alyuna Routson in Parkdale, Oregon. She was one of five children. She went to school in Parkdale and graduated from Parkdale High School in 1941. After high school she moved to ...

Obituary: Alvin H. Clark

The Dalles, Oregon

Alvin H. Clark, 89, lifelong resident of The Dalles, passed away Friday, November 6, 2015 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center. He was born to Harry and Marie (Johnson) Clark. He graduated from The Dalles High School in 1944. He was married ...

Obituary: Peggy Ann Lenke

Klickitat, Washington

Sadly we lost a beautiful gentle soul to an autoimmune disease: Wegners; that she fought hard with grace and humility for the last three years. She had so much more to give in life.<br> Peggy was born in Atlantic, Iowa ...

Obituary: Joyce Lee Erikson

The Dalles, Oregon

Our much loved mother and grandmother, Joyce Lee Erikson, passed away on November 4, 2015, at the age of 85. A long-time resident of The Dalles, Joyce was born on December 20, 1929 in Hillsboro, Ore. She was the only ...

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