Joseph P Sullivan, 74, of Portland passed away May 9th at home. Joe was raised in La Grande where he attended Eastern Oregon College, and then was a long time resident of The Dalles, working for over 40 years in the area as a Real Estate Appraiser. He was an avid outdoorsman, backpacking and…
Michael Francis Kelly, charter boat captain, mushroom farmer, financial analyst, and always a world traveler, passed away on April 7, 2020 at the age of 68. He was sent on his next adventure in a Buddhist ceremony held in Thailand. His ashes were buried near a tree in the temple area.
George A. Grorud passed away on April 21, 2020 from metastatic bladder cancer in Salem, Ore. He was born on September 19, 1955 at Sacred Heart General Hospital in Eugene, Ore., the son of Dr. and Mrs. Palmer R. Grorud. He attended St. Alice School in Springfield, The Dalles High School class…
Kenneth (Ken) Mathias Richter of Union, Ore., died Thursday April 9, 2020. Born on August 20, 1939 in Garibaldi, Ore., Ken was the youngest child of Mathias and Margaret Richter. Ken spent his childhood in Donald, Ore., and attended North Marion High School where he excelled at all sports an…
Janet “Jan” Darleen Mallery passed away on April 28, 2020 at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore., after a long illness. Jan was born in Upshur County, Texas on March 2, 1940 to parents Roy and Fannie (Capps) Bishop. She was 80 years of age at the time of her passing.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
Pamela (Pam) Jean Beck passed away on June 01, 2019, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore., of natural causes. At the time of her death she was 58 years old and was living in Portland, Ore.
Roy “Keith” Lincicum was born in Opportunity, Wash., on October 12, 1951 to Edward L. and Ada M. (Tarr) Lincicum. He graduated from University High School and went on to become a baker working for Rosauer’s supermarkets in Spokane, Wash., transferring to Hood River, Ore., in 1972.
Bradley Scott Reid Jr. also know as JR. born on January 22, 1982 in Pittsburg, Calif., passed away at age 37 on May 15, 2019 in Surrey, B.C. Canada. He graduated from The Dalles High School in 2000 and moved to British Columbia, Canada shortly after. Bradley was the loving husband of Ryannon…
Gerol (Jerry) A. Underhill, age 89, went on to be with his Heavenly Father on June 3, 2019. He was born on May 8, 1930 to Audrey A. Underhill and Ella (Morgan) Underhill. He was the oldest of 2 children.
Robert "Bob" Guerrant was born November 1, 1949 in Richland, Wash. He later moved to Weiser, Idaho. He attended and graduated from Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario and then continued his studies at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. On June of 1971 Bob graduated from the Un…
Born in Indiana, preceded in death by husband William L. Atchison and daughter Barbara Elaine Tibbets. Survived by son Kim A. Atchison, daughters Janet S. Martin and Linda A. Gidley and nine grandchildren and multiple great-grandchildren. Will be laid to rest June 14th at 11:00 a.m., Odd F…
Theodore “Ted” C. Brown of White Salmon, Wash., passed away on January 19, 2019, at the Kona Community Hospital of Kealakekua, Hawaii. Ted was born on May 9, 1936, and was 82 years of age at the time of his passing.
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