Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Friday, January 24, 2020

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.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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.

Friday, January 17, 2020

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…

Roger Immanuel Person passed away unexpectedly at Mid-Columbia Medical Center on December 11, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Roger was 78 years old.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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.

Friday, January 10, 2020

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…

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

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.”

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Edythe Eileen Ryf Moreau died December 18, 2019 in Baker City, Oregon. She was born May 28, 1932, and was 87 years of age at the time of her passing.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Former resident of The Dalles, Ore., Michael “Mike” Reynolds passed away while on vacation in Hawaii on Nov. 26, 2019.

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.  

Friday, December 20, 2019

Boyd Gilbert Sigsbee passed away on Dec. 1, 2019, in Portland, Ore., at the age of 87.  

Jacob J. Platt, 88, of Gresham Ore., passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019.  He was born on March 10, 1931, in The Dalles, Ore., to Jacob and Edna (Guinther) Platt.  

Edwin was born in Evanston, Ill., on Oct. 26, 1935, to Dorothy (Pearson) and Edwin Coburn.  

Friday, December 13, 2019

Zoa Grace Ropp, 95, died peacefully on November 28, 2019, Thanksgiving morning.

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…

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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…

Friday, December 06, 2019

Charles “Charlie/Chuck” Theodore Zeigler passed away peacefully on Nov. 28, 2019, at his home in The Dalles, Ore. He was 65 years of age at the time of his passing.  

John Walter Blaser was born to Cora and Walter Blaser in The Dalles, Oregon.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

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…

Friday, November 29, 2019

Wanda Jean Fisher went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. She was a resident of The Dalles, Ore., since 1992.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Nyle “Sonny” Rodelle Hill, Jr., age 73, a resident of The Dalles Oregon Veterans Home, died at Mid-Columbia Medical Center on November 6, 2019, due to complications of Parkinson’s disease.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Mary Kathleen Wilson passed away September 17, 2019 with her family at her side at her residence in Vancouver, Washington. She was born Mary Kathleen Gordon on June 22, 1925 in Dufur, Ore. Mary was preceded in death by her father, Eric Henry Gordon, her mother Marion Kane Gordon, her brother…

Anita Augusta Hooper was the youngest of five children of Arnold Alan and Mary Dorothy (Haynes) Dunlap.  She was born July 14, 1921, and died at age 98 in The Dalles, Ore., on November 5, 2019.  She was raised in Kent and Grass Valley, Ore., in Sherman County. Anita was an outdoor kid who es…

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A memorial event with music and tributes provided by the Mobley family is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the Pavilion in Grass Valley, Oregon. Contributions to the Grass Valley Pavilion in memory of Anita are encouraged.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Pamela Jo (Denton) Hubble, age 74, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, November 14, 2019, surrounded by her husband, daughter, and sister-in-law. Pam was born in McMinnville, Ore., to Bill and Ann Denton.

Charles Hadley Swisher of Dufur, Ore., passed away October 24, 2019, at the age of 96. He was born in Baker City, Ore., on October 11, 1923, the oldest of two sons to Hayman Swisher and Hazel Keller (Bicknell).

Friday, November 15, 2019

Jennifer Lynn (McNeel) Heldstab passed away suddenly on November 7, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Jenny was born in Portland, Ore., on July 10, 1971, the youngest child of four children to Harold Frank McNeel, and Roxene Sarvela Woods.

William M. Cannon (Bill) was born in San Francisco, Calif., on February 21, 1933, and died peacefully at home in Hood River, Ore., on Monday, November 11, 2019.  A celebration of life will be held sometime in the Spring.

Friday, November 08, 2019

Russell and Ellene Farley were married in Springfield, Oregon, and then they moved to Portland, Ore. to The Dalles, Ore. back to Portland and back to Eugene. Where they both lived until they passed away peacefully.  Russ died on October 29, 2014, at home, while cared for by his wife and son …

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Louise Irene Shaw passed away at her home in The Dalles, Ore., surrounded by family on October 30, 2019.  She was born March 16, 1924 and was 95 at the time of her passing.

Reunited with Judith Lou (Tibbets) Quint. Survived by daughter's Kelly Taylor & Tracy Quint, Grandchildren Jamie & Jon Thorgrimsen, and Dakota Quint. Brother to Donna Wickman & Monte Quint. Uncle to many, beloved godfather, and mentor. Longtime resident of The Dalles and Governme…

Friday, October 25, 2019

Richard (Rick) James Darnielle was born August 6, 1961, to Jim and Leah Darnielle. He was a lifelong resident of The Dalles, Ore. He passed away on October 21, 2019, after battling illness for many years.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Johnnie “Johnnie Straylow” Osbourn passed away on October 18, 2019 at the age of 79 in his home in The Dalles, Ore., with his wife, Leona at his side.  He was born in Siloam Springs, Ark., on December 11, 1939 to William and Dorthy Osbourn.

“A Friend to All," Gregory Norman Jarl, passed away on September 25, 2019.  Friends and Family are invited to join us for a Celebration of Life at the Westwind Frame and Gallery in The Dalles, Ore., on October 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.  Beginning at 7:30 p.m., family and friends will be sharing …

Clarence Eugene Farrar, (61), loving husband, brother, and friend died peacefully at MCMC on October 15, 2019.  He will have a private ceremony among family members in the near future.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Marlys Krein, was born in Gackle, North Dakota on December 22, 1931 and passed away October 12, 2019 at the age of 87 at her home in The Dalles.  Her parents were Raymond and Martha (Fode) Morrison and she was the 7th of 8 children.

Margaret Matilda Larsen, 92, of The Dalles, Ore., died Friday, October 11, 2019, surrounded by her family at her home. Margaret was born to Joseph and Esther Leonore Boisvert March 5, 1927, in South Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Esther Meisenhoelder Nygaard passed away on September 29, 2019 in The Dalles, Ore. She was born in Tripp, S.D. where her parents eked out a living on a hardscrabble farm. Eventually losing the farm, her family moved to Medford, Ore. During WWII the family invited soldiers they met at church …

Dolores M. Smith, who had lived in The Dalles for seven decades, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. She was 96.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

C.L. Leo Roberts passed away peacefully Monday, September 30, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

G. Louise Kendrick was born on August 6, 1930 in Tulsa, Okla., to Andy and Mary Wilder.  In her early years, Louise spent lots of time with her neighboring grandma who took her to church regularly and shared God's love with her.   From a very young age, Louise became passionate about sharing…

Friday, October 11, 2019

Thomas (Tom) Elliott, nearly lifelong resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family.

On Monday, September 23, 2019, Sheila Ross, loving wife and mother of two children passed away at the age of 69 in The Dalles, Ore. Sheila was born on May 3, 1950, in Aberdeen, Wash., and grew up in Everett, Wash., graduating from Everett High School in 1968.