Obituaries for October 2015

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Obituary: Myrtle Alice (Gibbs) Creel

The Dalles, Oregon

Myrtle Alice (Gibbs) Creel was born in Condon, Ore., September 12, 1927 and went to be with the Lord on September 26, 2015 in The Dalles, Ore., at the age of 88. Myrtle was born the sixth of 8 children, ...

Obituary: Johanna Spencer

The Dalles, Oregon

Johanna "Jo" Spencer, 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on September 27, 2015 at the Columbia Basin Care Center in The Dalles, Ore. <br> Jo was born on June 5, 1946 in The Dalles, Ore., to Charles T. ...

Obituary: Milton Skov

The Dalles, Oregon

Milton Skov, 88, a 57 year resident of The Dalles, passed away at home on September 28, 2015. Milt was born in Portland, Ore., on January 31, 1927, the only child of Rasmus and Sigrid (Breitenstein) Skov. He attended schools ...

Obituary: Pee Wee V. Tindall

Brownsville, Oregon

Pee Wee V. Tindall, 34, of Brownsville Oregon died Sunday. He was born in The Dalles, Ore., the son of Willie Tindall and Fran O'Brien.<br> Pee Wee was hard working and loved snowboarding, logging, fixing vehicles, riding quads at the ...

Obituary: James Richard Torgerson

The Dalles, Oregon

James Richard “Jim” Torgerson, age 89, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2015, in The Dalles. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his family.<br> Jim was born November 7, 1925, and raised in Elk River, Idaho, the son of George Torgerson ...

Obituary: James A. Patton

Molalla, Oregon

Jim Patton, age 38, passed away in Molalla, Ore., on September 11, 2015 amongst loving relatives. Jim was born in Salem, Ore., to Dan and Janice Patton. He graduated from The Dalles High School in 1995 and attended Lynn Benton ...

Obituary: W. Jean Linder

The Dalles, Oregon

W. “Billie” Jean Linder, 80, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away surrounded by family October 4, 2015.<br> She was born on April 29, 1935 in Grand Junction, Colo., to James and Genevieve (Olson) Kirkpatrick. Billie worked as a ...

Obituary: Debra Jo (Harn) Izer

Union, Washington

Debra Jo (Harn) Izer, 52 of Union, Wash., losing her battle with liver cancer passed away on September 27, 2015 at home surrounded by family. She was born in LaGrande, Ore., and raised in The Dalles, graduating from The Dalles ...

Obituary: Larry Brown

Larry Brown passed away on October 3, 2015 from complications of cancer. He was born in The Dalles, Ore., on March 11, 1938, to Wayne Brown and Alice (Graezyk) Brown. Larry was educated all of his years in The Dalles. ...

Obituary: Delno Dee Hoptowit

Mabton, Washington

Delno Dee Hoptowit (72) of Mabton, Wash., passed away peacefully at Legacy Hospice Hopewell House with his family by his side on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. He was born in Yakima on May 24, 1943 to Leo and Betty (Brewer) ...

Obituary: Carrie Mae Hull

Carrie Mae ‘Curtis’ Hull of Goodyear, Arizona passed away September 28, 2015 at the age of 81 years old.<br> Carrie was born August 9, 1934 in Raleigh, Mississippi to Elmer and Essie (Sullivan) Curtis.<br> She transferred with her company Control ...

Obituary: Patricia Mecalis

The Dalles, Oregon

Patricia (Pat, Trish) Mecalis 77, departed with peace and grace from this world for heaven, in September 17, 2015 in The Dalles, Ore.<br> Pat was a native Oregonian. She was born in Albany, but was raised in Sweet Home, and ...

Obituary: Donna Lee Pengra

Bend, Oregon

Donna Lee Pengra was born on September 16, 1927 in The Dalles, Ore., to parents George and Grace Spickerman. She was the youngest of three sisters. She attended schools in The Dalles and was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist ...

Obituary: Flora Duvall

The Dalles, Oregon

Flora Duvall, 95, a lifelong resident of The Dalles, Ore., died on October 8, 2015 at her Adult Foster Care home in The Dalles.<br> She was born on September 2, 1920 in The Dalles. The daughter of John Robert and ...

Obituary: Leslie B. Gardipee

The Dalles, Oregon

Leslie B. Gardipee, Sr., 87, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Sunday, October 11, 2015 at a local care center.<br> Leslie was born November 7, 1927 in Cle Elum, Wash., the second of two children to George and Lula ...

Obituary: Homer Curtis Baker

The Dalles, Oregon

Homer Curtis Baker passed away peacefully on October 13, 2015. He was born on November 11, 1922 in Madras, Ore., and raised in Mosier and The Dalles, Ore. He graduated from The Dalles High School in 1942. He was on ...

Obituary: Vern Scott Henkle

The Dalles, Oregon

Vern Scott Henkle was born to Mark and Florence Henkle on the McCoy farm in Moro, Ore., on February 9, 1930. He passed away on Monday October 12, 2015, in The Dalles, Ore. The oldest of seven children, from an ...

Obituary: Leon Kinner

Wasco, Oregon

Leon Kinner was born May 4, 1935 in Seattle, Washington, the son of Kent and Katherine Kinner. He was a resident of The Dalles since 1964. Mr. Kinner was the former owner and operator of Smith Calloway Chapel for over ...

Obituary: Linda Cummings

On October 14, 2015 we lost our beloved wife, mother, daughter and grandmother. Linda Cummings lost her battle with lung cancer; she passed away at home surrounded by many family and friends.<br> Linda was born on December 21st 1956, in ...

Obituary: Richard Charles Johnsen

The Dalles, Oregon

Richard Charles Johnsen, of The Dalles, Ore., died on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. He left this world, as he lived his life, surrounded by the love of his family. He was 84.<br> ...

Obituary: Fay Hansen

Tygh Valley, Oregon

Fay "Chica" Hansen born in Redmond, Ore., September 3, 1947, to Bob and Dickse (Keyes) Williams, Chica passed into eternal resting October 13, 2015, in Portland, Ore.<br> Chica is predeceased by her parents Bob and Dickse, as well as brothers ...

Obituary: Calvin T. Gump

Calvin T. Gump passed away on September 24, 2015. Calvin was born at home on October 4, 1924 near Peoria, Ore., to Laura Elsie Van Meter Gump and Edward Gump.<br> Following high school, WWII was in progress and Calvin volunteered ...

Obituary: Grover Lee Abrams

The Dalles, Oregon

Grover Lee Abrams, age 61, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Monday October 19, 2015 at his home. He was born November 15, 1953 in White Salmon, Wash., to Harry and Imogene (Rike) Abrams and raised and educated in ...

Obituary: Russ Erlenbush

The Dalles, Oregon

Russ Erlenbush (Bush) a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away at Oregon Health Sciences Thursday, October 22, 2015.<br> He was born in Sunnyside, Wash., on June 17, 1958. The first of five children to Bruce and Vera (Hansford) Erlenbush. ...

Obituary: Alice Elizabeth Lund

Alice passed away peacefully on September 25, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband Arnold Lund, sister Doris Mohr, her father William Locke and her mother Dean Smith. She is survived by her children: Arnold Jr. and Marlene Lund, Christine ...

Obituary: Jeannine K. Schackman

Maupin, Oregon

Jeannine K. Schackman, 68, of Maupin, formerly of Lebanon, died Tuesday morning in Tangent after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s related multiple symptom atrophy shy dragger syndrome. <br> Jeannine was born September 23, 1947 in Wendell, Idaho the daughter of ...

Obituary: Margaret Pauline Westover

The Dalles, Oregon

Pauline, or Polly as she was known to family and friends, was born September 21, 1923 to Pete and Bessie Smithwick in Yakima, Wash. Polly spent most of her youth in the Harrah and Wapato area.<br> After graduating in 1943 ...

Obituary: Norine Faye Bilodeau

Early Monday morning at home surrounded by her family, Norine quietly slipped away to experience the joy of reuniting with loved ones who have passed before her (her beloved daughter Shelly Kay and her mother and father). She was born ...

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