Donald Lee Moss was born August 8, 1938, to Virgil and Velma Moss in Lebanon, Oregon. He was raised in Bend and graduated from Bend High School in 1957. He continued his education at Oregon College of Education, majoring in sports education.
Gerald Ness Matthew Gabay (known as Jerry Gabay) was born October 6, 1944 in Phoenix, Ariz. He died March 14, 2020 when visiting friends and a nephew there. Despite being diagnosed with cancer five years ago he maintained a high quality of life. Jerry attained an undergraduate degree from …
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Kaye Christine Whipple was born on December 31, 1946, in Portland, Ore., to Geraldine and Thomas L. Whipple. She passed away on March 13, 2020, at the age of 73, surrounded by her family.
Sandra Irene Sexton passed away March 5, 2020, peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family. Sandra was born December 26, 1940, in Superior Wisc., the youngest of three daughters, to Charles and Mabel Ponkow.
Frances Lee Little of The Dalles, Ore., passed away on Feb. 18, 2020, at the age of 89, with family by her side. She was born to Bernhardt Ernest and Goldie Belle Guth on Sept. 21, 1930 in El Reno, Okla.
Norma passed peacefully with her daughters by her side. She was born in Indiana and raised on her parents’ farm, along with seven siblings. Norma married high school sweetheart, Edward Guy Gahimer, Jr. in 1944. They had three daughters, Carolyn, Linda, and Nancy. Sadly, Guy passed away in Ap…
Laura Ann (Morris) Comini passed away on Febr. 13, 2020, at her home in The Dalles, Ore., at the age of 85. Laura was born in Sparta, Ill., on June 4, 1934, and went to school in Chester, Ill.
Judy Lorene Walker Johansson of The Dalles, Ore., passed away Feb. 5, 2020 in Portland, Ore., at OHSU Adventist Medical Center of heart failure. Judy was born in Winnfield, LA to William Lawson Walker Sr and Helen Mae Erskins Walker on Oct. 14, 1944. She was the fourth of five children.
Please join us in celebrating the life of Steven Randolph Neal. Steve, as he liked to be called, passed January 11, 2020 with his family by his side at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Ore.
On Sunday, February 9, 2020 Betty Reedy, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away at the age of 79. Betty was born on February 7, 1941 in The Dalles, Ore., to Bill and Leora Chase.
Betty Jean Murray was born Sept. 7, 1929, in Mitchell, Ore., to Chester Keeton and Crystal (Stephens) Keeton. She passed away at her home in Hood River, Ore., on Feb. 2, 2020, in the company of her family, from complications of a stroke. Betty was 90 years old.
Edwin Lonson Rushton, 81, passed away at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles, Oregon on January 24, 2020. He was born on August 19, 1938 in Jennings, Kansas to Oscar Reed and Ada Ava (Carfield) Rushton.
Nikki went home to be with our Lord Jesus on Jan. 6, 2020. She went peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones. She was a loving mom, grandma and aunt and had a strong faith in God.
Karen E. Slaughter passed away peacefully on January 27, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born on August 8, 1936 in Salmon, Idaho to Elmer and Martha Way. She was the third child in a family of nine.
Sherry Holliday was born on August 6, 1944, in Hood River, Ore., to Ed and Cleo Adams. She died January 15, 2020, at her home in Maupin, Ore., with close family present. She was 75 years old.
Donald (Don) Lee Brewster passed away January 13, 2020 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore., with his beloved son-in-law, Jason Bustos by his side. He was 87 years old.
Jim was born in Seminole, Okla., and spent his early youth there. He was a part of the great American migration, during the dust bowl years; to California. In 1945 he and his family moved to the Hood River valley area, where he remained the rest of his life with the exception of his militar…
Thomas Dean Svendsen, 66, a longtime resident of Goldendale, Washington, passed away January 4, 2020, after losing his battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Tom was born September 24, 1953, at Fort Lawton Hospital while his father served in Korea.
Betty Louise Bentley, 80, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at her apartment in Flagstone Senior Living, Dec. 28, 2019. She was born Sept. 21, 1939, in Wapato, Wash., the second of four children to Gerald Louise and Francis Irlene (Wine) Bentley. She was raised in Tillamook, Ore., where s…
Brenda Sue Roberts– Bukkila, 62, of Aitkin, Minn., died Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at her residence. She was born June 15, 1957, in Walla Walla, Wash. Her family and friends nicknamed her “Boo – Boo.”
Debbie Hayes passed away peacefully surrounded by family the morning of December 9, 2019 after a long battle with lung cancer. Debbie, a beloved daughter, wife, mother, mother-in-law, aunt, grandmother and friend, known to many as “Momma Bear.” She loved hugs, being with her huge family, spe…
David Childs, 96, passed away at his home in The Dalles, Ore., on December 23, 2019, just eleven days short of his 97th birthday. He was born in Heppner, Ore., January 3, 1923, David was raised by his father, whom he adored, on their family farm in northern Gilliam County.
Edythe Eileen Ryf was the fourth of six children born to John Ryf and Gladys Marguerite (Clark) Ryf. She was born May 28, 1932, in Ridgefield, Wash., Eileen died December 18, 2019, in Baker City, Ore.
Marlee Susan Baker passed away on December 21, 2019 at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital in Portland Oregon. Marlee was born on May 16, 1952 and was 67 years of age at the time of her passing.
Eleanor Merle (Spiekerman) Rooen peacefully passed away on November 24, 2019, at her residence in Payson, Az. She was born on November 19, 1926, in The Dalles, Ore., to Oscar and Jessie (Hesketh) Spiekerman.
Robert Eugene McCracken, age 87, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2019 after recovering from heart surgery. Bob was a veteran of the US Air Force and during his retirement was a carpenter. He loved to use his woodworking skills to bless others and many beautiful pieces he hand crafted w…
Clarence “Andy” Julian Anderson was born on October 14, 1930, in Boardman, Ore., to Martin Anderson and Mattie “Eunice” Darr Anderson. He was the youngest of three children. He passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Oregon Veteran’s Home (OVH) in The Dalles, Ore., where h…
John R. (Jack) Thienes passed away on November 26, 2019 at the age of 93. He was born on December 11, 1925 in Eugene, OR. He was a 63 year resident of The Dalles, OR; a community he cared for very deeply.
Esther Fay Phillips, 75, passed away peacefully in her home in McMinnville, Ore., on November 27, 2019. Esther was born in Whiteson, Ore., and graduated from high school in Amity, Ore.
Annette Georgine Clark Winfield Mays was born in Billings, Mont., to Georgina Woods Clark and Ernest Vernon Clark on November 6, 1937. Georgina and 6 month old Annette moved to Jordan, Montana with Georgina’s Mom and Dad, Cynthia and George Woods. Annette stayed with her grandpa and grandma…
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