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, September 20, 2019
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Bronsco Jim Sr. was born April 8, 1939, in ‘Tuum’ Toppenish, Wash., to Howard and Maggie (Waters) Jim. He attended school in Roosevelt, Wash. Bronsco was an avid fisherman along the Columbia River, the creeks that flowed into the river and notably the Celilo Falls. After the falls were cover…

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Teunis James Wyers, Jr. “TJ” “Teun” passed away on August 26, 2019 at his home surrounded by family in White Salmon, Wash. Teunis was born in Hood River, Ore., on April 4, 1946 and was 73 years of age at the time of his passing.

Patricia Thomsen passed away peacefully on  September 14, 2019 at her residence in Portland, Ore. Born on March 7, 1933 in Portland, she was one of twelve children of Annetta and Charles LaMarche. She graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1951.

Friday, September 13, 2019
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Travis Lawrence Cooper of The Dalles, Ore., passed away tragically on September 4, 2019.  He was only 30 years old.  

Douglas “Scott” Carter aka “Hick” passed away, at home with family by his side, from complications of COPD on May 26, 2019.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Michael grew up in Charleston, Mo. In 1971 he moved to The Dalles, Ore., with his dad and sister. He graduated from Wahtonka High School. His two most important jobs were the United States Army (9 years) and Precision Lumber (over 20 years). He always had nothing but respect for his bosses.

Joseph “Joe” W. Craven of The Dalles, Ore., passed away on September 2, 2019, after a car accident. Joe was born in Dallas, Ore., on December 8, 1942.

Friday, August 30, 2019

James Ernest Corsale passed away peacefully Saturday, August 24, 2019. He lived most of his life in Springfield, Ill, and his final years in the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Oregon.

Juanita Gloria (McKissen/Bergum) Bright passed away on August 28, 2019, at the age of 89, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s, in The Dalles, Ore.  Juanita was born August 24, 1930, in Delta, Colo., to Ira and Libby (Cross) McKissen. Her family moved to Oregon from Colorado in 1933. She …

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Jacob "Jake” Grossmiller was born March 1, 1939, to Helen I. Rumsey and Kenneth Grossmiller. He passed away on August 19, 2019, in his sleep, at his home.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Carole Day Brisbine was born to George W. Sr. and Pearl Drinkard, July 28, 1927. She passed away August 13, 2019, surrounded by family.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Virgil Lewis Choate born March 5, 1935 in La Grande, Ore., to Virgil Albert Choate and Louise Wetzel Choate, passed away peacefully at home after a short illness on August 14, 2019.  Virg graduated from La Grande High School in 1953 and from Oregon State College in 1958.  He received a degre…

Friday, August 16, 2019

Bradley B. Bowen, 61, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Anna Louise Flynn Monkiewicz, daughter of Louis and Enid Flynn, passed away on August 10, 2019, at home and at peace, her children by her side, at age 100.

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Joe Armstrong of Dufur, Oregon passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. He was 76 years old.

Mother, daughter, sister, wife, aunt, friend. Sydney was born in Portland, Oregon, spent her formative years in Las Vegas, Nevada, prior to moving back to Oregon.

Judi said goodbye to life on earth early Thursday morning July 25, 2019. She spent her last hours with her sister Karen, sons Loren and Josh, daughter Tanya and her husband Paul.  Diagnosed with terminal lung cancer she faced the fight of her life and she fought fiercely.

Friday, August 02, 2019

Linda went forth from her home and into the arms of our Lord on July 23, 2019.

Anne Laura Franklin went to Heaven to Join her family and friends that preceded her on Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Clifford Raymond White, age 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 26, 2019. He was born on October 8, 1927 to Clarence and Ethel White, Sweetwater, Mo.

Life is a journey. For some, the journey is long, while for others, their time comes much sooner than expected. Nevertheless, the impact made is deep, the lives touched are many, and the hearts that grieve come in multitudes.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Faith June (Lee) Westenskow was born June 9, 1926 in Hiawatha, Kansas.  As a young girl Faith moved with her parents (Sylvester and Mattie/Susie Lee) and two older sisters (Virginia and Ruth) out west settling in La Grande, Oregon.  After graduating from La Grande High School, she attended E…

Vanessa Rose Bergstrom, 40, beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died of a heart attack in her home on July 17, 2019.

Debra Sue Omans died June 22, 2019, after a hard fight against multiple organ failure.  She was born in Woodburn, Ore., the third daughter of Max and Arlene (Smolnisky) Omans.  After starting school at Riverside in Albany, Ore., the family, which now included a younger brother and sister, mo…

Kevin Scott Harvey, 55, of Dufur, formerly of La Grande, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019.  A Celebration of Life will be held at the Cove Ascension School on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 2:30 pm.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Barbara Jean Watkins passed away June 22, 2019, at home with her family by her side. She was 72 years old. She had fought a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Bernice was born June 13, 1928 to Carl and Agnes Hagen in Starbuck Minn., and died in The Dalles Ore., on July 14, 2019.

Ollie Louise Herman, a longtime resident of Mosier, Ore., died at her home on July 6, 2019, at the age of 88.  She was born April 20, 1931, in Modesto, Calif., to John Giannini and Marie (Thompson) Owen and was the second to youngest of five children. In 1943, the family moved to Mosier, whe…

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Robert “Bobby” Owen passed away on July 11, 2019, at his home in The Dalles, Ore., and was 62 years of age at the time of his passing. Bob was born on Nov. 20, 1956, in Toledo, Ore., to parents Charles and Mildred (Ross) Owen. He was one of six children; Dave, Chuck, Sunny, Glenda and Marlein.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Henry Duane Wentz passed away at his home in Redding, California on June 27, 2019. With his wife Jackie by his side.

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Neil, second son of Clarence N. Hunt and Helen Irene Matthews Hunt, was born in Maupin Ore. As a young boy he trailed the ranch sheep to Mt. Hood in the summers. Neil met his wife, Avis Hay, when they attended Wasco County High School in Maupin; their first date was a Veteran’s Day dance. Ne…

Kathleen (Elder) Nichols passed away peacefully on July 6, 2019, at an assisted living facility. She was born December 18, 1926, in Hood River, Ore., the second of three children to Mary Elizabeth (Winans) Elder and Rhuben Chester Elder. She attended Pine Grove Grade School and Hood River Hi…

Friday, July 05, 2019

Richard Patrick Mathew passed away on June 26, 2019, at the age of 88. He was born on a small farm in Smith County Kansas, on October 21, 1930, to Cecil Mathew and Loretta (Gouldie)-Mathew. He learned to work with horses and do farms chores at a very early age. He was a skilled rider and was…

William J. “Bill” Pengra passed into the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ, and his beloved wife Donna on June 21, 2019, at the age of 95. Bill was born October 19, 1923, in Springfield, Ore., to Arthur and Stella Pengra. He was great grandson to Oregon Pioneers Bynon and Charlotte Stearns Pe…

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Here was a good looking, smart, creative young man. Taken away way too early in life. He played the cards he was dealt, and many times won. He always helped others when the need was there. A Master with the computer and could fix anything that was associated with it. He will be greatly misse…

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Mary Ellen Donahue was born on May 13, 1928, to Michael and Catherine (McNamee) Donahue in Walla Walla, Wash.

A year has passed since Jerry’s unexpected death from heart failure.  We feel his loss deeply and remember him with love and respect.  Jerry believed morality was based on one’s actions and lived his life accordingly.  He rarely acted or spoke impulsively.  Which is not to say he wasn’t spon…

Sumiko Wilson passed away at the age of 82 at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Ore., on May 7, 2019.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Arlene Fosberg went on to explore new worlds on Thursday, June 13, 2019, while holding hands with her husband and son.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Mr. Victor (Vic) Hamilton, of Mosier, Ore., passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the age of 76.

Richard Dean (Dick) Miller passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019, doing something he loved; working in his garden.

Gale Norman McCafferty was born November 1950 to Edith and Norman McCafferty, living life to the fullest until his tired body gave out on June 6th with family by his side.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Phyllis Maxine Bradford passed away at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles on June 8, 2019 at the age of 91. She was born in Superior, Wis., on January 28, 1928 to Marshall and Lucille (Finkenbinder) Warn.

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Dorene Kay Brittain, loving mother and grandmother passed away at the age of 60.

William O. Brown, The Dalles, passed away June 6, 2019 at home with family by his side. Bill, the oldest of five children, was born June 7, 1927 in Burlington, Wash., to Phyllis King Brown and Charley Brown.

He was preceded in death by his father William Lange, mother Lois Lange, fellow fire fighter, friend and acquaintances, his animals, Bruce the pig, Billie the goat, Shelby his dog and Sassy his cat.

Daniel Patrick McLoughlin III, beloved father, husband, son and brother, died suddenly June 2, 2019, in The Dalles, Ore. He was 56.

Blodwen May passed away on June 9, 2019 at The Springs at Mill Creek at the age of 99.  She was born on November 1, 1919 in The Dalles, Ore., to Tom and Margaret Jones of Dufur, Ore.  She was taken to the “Home Place” on Tygh Ridge where her father farmed and her mother boarded and fed the w…