Richard Pontow, 85, died Sept. 12, 2019, with family at his bedside. He was born Oct. 13, 1933, in Wheaton, Minn. Services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Gardner Funeral Home, 1270 N. Main Ave., White Salmon, Wash. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. at IOOF Cemetery, 2565 Three Mile Road, The Dalles, Ore.

Richard Karl “Barney” Spielman, 73, AKA Santa, died July 31, 2019, at Providence Down Manor in Hood River, Ore., with family by his. He was born Dec. 22, 1945.

A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 NE Hancock St. in Portland.

In lieu of flowers (due to certain allergies), the family would very much appreciate your consideration of a donation to WAAAM, to Heart of Hospice Foundation, or to the Domestic Violence Resource Center Oregon with “Mary Mac House”  designated in the memo line.

Donations can be mailed C/O Anderson’s Tribute Center (1401 Belmont Ave, Hood River, OR 97031).

John “Jack” Addison Clifford Kendall, 81,  died Sept. 12, 2019, at The Springs at Mill Creek in The Dalles, Ore. He was born Nov. 29, 1937,  in Bellingham, Wash. Arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, Celilo Chapel, 204 E. 4th Street, The Dalles. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Ronald Jack Stewart, 74, died Sept. 11, 2019, at the Portland Veterans’ Administration Medical Center.  He was born Sept. 18, 1944. Arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Clifford Alexander, 81, of Cook, Wash., died Sept. 13, 2019, at OHSU Medical Center in Portland, Ore.  He was born Dec. 28, 1937, in White Swan, Wash., to James and Annie (Bettles) Alexander and was a proud member of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. Native American funeral burial rites are planned for 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery of White Swan, Wash., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Joyce Mahar Allen, 96, died Aug. 31, 2019, at Flagstone Senior Living in The Dalles, Ore.  She was born Dec. 15, 1922. A service for her will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Ave, Hood River. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center,  1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Travis Lawrence Cooper, 30, died at OHSU Hospital on Sept. 4, 2019. He was born Nov. 30, 1988. A celebration of his life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at The Dalles Eagles Lodge, 2006 W. 7th St., The Dalles. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, Celilo Chapel, 204 E. 4th St., The Dalles. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Maria Celia Smith, 59, died Sept. 4, 2019, at her home in Odell, Ore., surrounded by family. She was born June 8, 1960. A Catholic Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, with a reception to follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1501 Belmont Ave., Hood River. Arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Wilma Packer, 89, died Sept. 15, 2019, at home in Hood River, Ore. She was born July 10, 1930. Arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Philip Earl Williams, 70, died Sept. 14, 2019, at home in Hood River, Ore.  He was born Feb. 22, 1949. Arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Anita Maurine Dugger, 33, a resident of Salem, Ore., died Sept. 15, 2019, near Rufus, Ore. Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Josue Amando Lopez Munoz, 29, a resident of Prosser, Wash., died Sept. 15, 2019, near Rufus Ore. Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Patricia JoAnne Thomsen, 86, a resident of Portland, Ore., previously of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Sept. 14, 2019. Funeral services are planned (pending confirmation from priest) for Wednesday, Sept. 18,  1 p.m., at Spencer, Libby & Powell Chapel, with burial to follow at St. Peters Cemetery in The Dalles.  Visit the  Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home website for updated service information.

Robert McQueen, 78, a resident of Goldendale, Wash., died at a local hospital Sept. 15, 2019.  Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Robert Cox, 85, died Sept. 10, 2019, at Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. He was born Jan. 21, 1934. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Ore. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Erma Lujean Eden Blackwell, 93, died Sept. 5, 2019, at Hawks Ridge in Hood River, Ore.  She was born May 8, 1926. Services are planned for 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Ore. Graveside rites will be at Idlewilde Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her husband, Clifford. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Margaret Kathelyn Patton, 90, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Sept. 9, 2019. Funeral Services officiated by Pastor Bob Lawson will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow at IOOF Cemetery, 2565 Three Mile Road, The Dalles. Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Bobbie Jean Backstrand, 85, died Sept. 4, 2019, at her home in The Dalles, Ore. She was born Sept. 29, 1933, in Magee, Miss. She was on hospice. She was cremated, and her ashes were interred at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Ore. Arrangements under the direction of Crown Memorial in Milwaukie, Ore.

Erma Blackwell, 93, died Sept. 5, 2019, at Hawks Ridge in Hood River, Ore.  She was born May 8, 1926. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Jaime Pacheco Bello, 63, died Sept. 5, 2019, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by family. He  was born Sept. 2, 1956. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Jaime Pacheco Bello falleció en Providence Hood River Memorial Hopital rodeado de su familia el 5 de septiembre del 2019 en Hood River, Oregon. Jaime nació el 2 de septiembre de 1956 y tenía 63 años de edad cuando falleció. Arreglos fúnebres están bajo la dirección de Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River. Visite www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com para dejar una nota de condolencia a la familia.

Maria Celia Smith, 59, died Sept. 4, 2019, at her home in Odell, Ore., surrounded by family. She was  born June 8, 1960.  A Catholic Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, with a reception to follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1501 Belmont Ave., Hood River. Arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center, Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.

Maria Celia Smith falleció en su casa rodeada de su familia el 4 de septiembre del 2019 en Odell, Oregon. Celia nació el 8 de junio de 1960 y tenía 59 años de edad cuando falleció. Su misa fúnebre se llevara acabo  el 18 de septiembre de 2019 a las 11 a.m., con una recepción después en la iglesia católica St. Mary’s, 1501 Belmont Ave, Hood River.

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