Obituaries for August 2016

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Obituary: Anthony Benson Commander

The Dalles, Oregon

Anthony (Tony) Benson Commander passed away from cancer Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the Oregon Veteran’s Home. Tony was born March 16, 1950 at The Dalles General Hospital to Walter Graham Commander and Grace Glendia Commander (Benson). <br> Tony grew ...

Obituary: Arthur Edward Howe, Jr.

Arlington, Oregon

Arthur Edward Howe Jr., 65, a resident of Arlington, Ore. passed away on August 17, 2016. <br> He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on November 11, 1950 to Arthur and Marjorie Howe. The family moved to Oregon when Arthur was ...

Obituary: Sandra Lee Connelly

Hood River, Oregon

Sandra Lee Connelly passed away August 19, 2016 in Hood River, Ore. She was born November 27, 1946 and was 69 at the time of her passing. <br> Sandra was born in Hastings, Neb., to Theodore C. and Mabel (Holmberg) ...

Obituary: Ron Jones

Ron Jones passed away in the comfort of his own home Sunday, August 7, 2016. He was born to Myron and Verna (Green) Jones at home in Montour, Idaho on November 9, 1935, the youngest of five children. He was ...

Obituary: Lela May Smith

The Dalles, Oregon

Lela May Smith was born July 22, 1933 to Roy Lee Weaver and Alice Shelton Weaver Talmage in Winona, Mo. She was the second of 4 children and grew up in Winona until 1945 when the family moved to Lynden, ...

Obituary: Barbara Jean Parmentier

Lakeview, Oregon

Barbara Jean Parmentier of Paisley died at Lakeview Gardens on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the age of 81. She was born to Walter and Mabel (Johnson) Kracht in Jamestown, N.D. on October 3, 1934.<br> Barbara married Vernon Parmentier on ...

Obituary: Vicki Jean Fricano

The Dalles, Oregon

Vicki Jean (Taphouse) Fricano, 60, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died peacefully August 11 at her home surrounded by her family.<br> Vicki was born on January 14, 1956 in Spokane, Wash., the oldest of four children to David and ...

Obituary: Jewell Alene Culley

The Dalles, Oregon

Jewell Alene Culley, 79, a resident of The Dalles, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016 at the local hospital.<br> She was born on October 22, 1936 in Peggs, Okla., the youngest of five children to Virgle and Bessie (Willis) Reel. ...

Obituary: Don Davis

Portland, Oregon

Don Davis, Portland, was born in Gridley, CA on April 25, 1929 and passed away on July 21, 2016, in Portland, OR. He married Alice Starkey on August 19, 1950, she passed away July 29, 2006. On October 28, 2007 ...

Obituary: Dorman Allison Butcher

Wamic, Oregon

Dorman “Butch” Allison Butcher, 96, a resident of Wamic for 66 years, passed away at his home on Monday, August 1, 2016.<br> He was born on December 27, 1919, the oldest of five children to William Robert and Bessie (Potter) ...

Obituary: Patsy Lou Trevis

The Dalles, Oregon

Patsy “Pat” Lou Trevis, 73, a resident of The Dalles for 38 years, passed away at her home on August 2, 2016.<br> She was born on August 11, 1942 in Willits, Calif., the oldest of three children to Lester Andrew ...

Obituary: Dr. Robert E. V. Black

Dr. Robert E.V. Black lost his long battle with prostate cancer on July 31, 2016 at the age of 72.<br> Born in Missoula, Mont., into meager beginnings, Bob showed an incomparable entrepreneurial spirit at a very early age. As a ...

Obituary: Thomas Richard Senior

Hood River, Oregon

The memorial service for retired television news photographer Tom Senior will be Sunday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in The Dalles. <br> Mr. Senior, 76, died at home in Hood River on July 13. He ...

Obituary: Edwina Joan Bailey

The Dalles, Oregon

Edwina Joan Bailey, 94, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at a local hospital.<br> Edwina was born December 29, 1921 in The Dalles, Ore., the second of two girls to Walter and Mabel (Shearer) Ohlegschlager, ...

Obituary: Guy Thomas Simer

Tygh Valley, Oregon

Guy Thomas “Spud” Simer, 27, was taken from us July 30, 2016 in a harvesting accident outside of Pendleton. Spud was born in Madras, Ore., October 24, 1988, and was generally considered the ugliest baby anyone had ever seen. He ...

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