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On Friday, April 19, 2019, Robert (Bob) Fred Earls went to be with the Lord after a 4½ year struggle with pancreatic cancer.  Bob was born in Coos Bay, Ore., on July 9, 1945, to Fred Eugene and Bessie Jean (Campbell) Earls of Winchester Bay, Ore.  

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Lana J. Lay (Donnell) daughter of Stephen and Evelyn Donnell passed away April 12, 2019.

Mark was born in The Dalles, Ore., on Jan. 16, 1953, to Bernard and Bonnie (Dickenson) Ross. He graduated from The Dalles High School in 1971 and began his career at Mauser Lumber which was purchased by Willamette Industries, and later Lumbermens. He retired in 1998 as manager. Mark also ser…

On February 18, 2019, at 66 years young, Harvey Joe Prouty, affectionately known as Joe, lost his 13 year battle with lymphoma and passed away at the VA Hospital in Portland, Oregon.

Dorothy passed away April 14, 2019, peacefully in Ontario, Ore., surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born in Hood River, Ore., October 22, 1928, to Wm. Clayton and Luella (Leonard) May. She graduated from The Dalles High School where she was Wasco County Fair Queen.

Cindy Marie (Cuff) Meredith, 61, passed away at her home in Moro, Ore., on April 10, 2019.  She was born December 17, 1957 in Goldendale, Wash., to Loretta Marie (Keech) and Edward Otto Cuff.  On June 27, 2013, Cindy married Wayne Meredith. 

Daniel Edward Filbin, son of Gwenith Filbin and the late Charles Filbin, was born February 8, 1962, in Hood River, Ore.

Donnell Jefferson Smith was born March 31, 1923, in Altadena, Calif., and passed away April 1, 2019, in The Dalles, Ore. He was the son of Donnell Jefferson Sr. and Anna Ruth Ames Smith.

Thelma Ileata Monroe Brittain was born in Vesuvius, Va., in 1919. She had 5 younger siblings who lived to adulthood and 3 more who died in infancy.

On Sat. March 30, 2019, Will Lawrence Hloucha, loving husband and kind soul, passed away after fighting a continuous battle against Crohn’s Disease and bowel cancer. He was only 48 years old.

Don passed away on March 8, 2019, at the age of 86.

On the evening of March 14, 2019, the world lost a glimmer of light. Nancy Beth Kelly (68), loving wife, mother and Grammy passed quietly into the night surrounded by her loving family.

Matt B. Beers, age 58, died Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Kaiser Westside Medical Center, Hillsboro, Ore.  

Jack J. Beers (Jackie) age 66, died on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at his residence in Pendleton, Ore.

Charlotte Barnett passed away peacefully Sat., March 16, 2019, at Flagstone in The Dalles, Ore.  She was born May 27, 1917, in Moro, Ore., at her grandparent Hulse’s home to Oscar and Allie (Hulse) Ruggles.  She joined two siblings, Orville and Zela (McKinney) and the family soon moved to th…

William “Bill” Leroy Hulse of The Dalles, Ore., and long-time resident of Dufur, Ore., passed away of natural causes on March 11, 2019.

LaNette Theroux passed away peacefully at home on March 4, 2019, with her husband and son by her side. She was born to John Erwin and Evelyn Mary (Eckley) Wilson in Union County, Oregon.

Bill Kennedy, longtime resident and Mosier businessman, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at the age of 84.  He was surrounded by family at the Hood River Memorial Hospital.

Beverly Joy Hewett-Fretz of Mosier, Oregon passed from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior, on March 14th, 2019 at the age of 92.

Delmar Eugene Kendrick was born in Tillamook, Ore., on Dec. 19, 1924, to Clifford and Maude Kendrick.  Born into a groceryman family, they moved around the northwest several times, but always returning to The Dalles, Ore., where Del graduated from high school in 1943.

Donna Kay (Barquin) Courtney passed away on February 22, 2019 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center surrounded by family in The Dalles, Ore.  Donna was born January 30, 1944 and was 75 years of age at the time of her passing.  

Dorothy L. Smith, formerly of Hughesville, Mo., died on Sat., March 9, 2019, at The Quarry, an enhanced assisted living facility in Vancouver, Wash.

Leonard D. Bailey, known to us as Dad but better known for most of his life as Dude, passed away peacefully in The Dalles, Ore., on Feb. 6, 2019, and rejoined his cherished wife, Dora, in Heaven.

Eva Starkey Johnson, 92, a long-time resident of The Dalles, Ore., went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 10, 2019.

Yvette Marie Speedis Black, 49, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away on Tuesday March 5, 2019.

Joecile Higley passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2019, in Portland Ore., at the age of 78.  

Dean Brandan Crosgrove (25), born in the Dalles, Ore., on Nov. 5, 1993, passed away peacefully in Zihuatanejo, Mexico on Feb. 20, 2019, doing what he loved most. It was a tranquil and pleasant afternoon filled with friends, family, beer and nature.

God let her family enjoy her for 58 years.  He called her home to be with Him for eternity on February 18, 2019.  

Carol Barnum, 77, of The Dalles, Ore., passed away suddenly with family by her side on Feb. 7, 2019.  She was born to the late Robert and Esther Pusey of Glenns Ferry, Idaho as the eldest of six children.  Her immediate survivors include three siblings, her three children, and four grandchildren.

Delayne Richmond, passed away in Vancouver, Wash., on Feb. 27, 2019. He was 94 at the time of his passing.

Dick passed away on February 18, 2019.  He was born to Martin O. Havig and Gladys O. Havig in Brainerd, Minn., on October 18, 1937.  He graduated from The Dalles High School with the class of 1955 and married Marieum Kay Hill on August 30, 1959.  He worked for the Oregon State Highway Divisi…

Elizabeth Jane Herman passed away Feb. 15, 2019, at her home in Mosier, Ore., surrounded by family.  Jane was born July 21, 1941. She was 77 years of age at the time of her death.  

Leo Frederick Polehn was born on October 29, 1928, to Otto Frederick and Emma (Spickerman) Polehn in Oregon City, Ore.

On Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, Patricia Cora Mobley of Neskowin, Ore., passed away at the age of 80.  Pat was born in Winnemucca, Nev., on Nov. 6, 1938, to Richard and Cora Flaiz. She was the oldest of 4 children.

Victor ‘Vic’ Sato passed away peacefully in his home with his family by his side in The Dalles, Ore., on February 5, 2019, at the age of 93.

Betty Jean (Bock) Buyze danced her way into heaven in the early morning of January 17, 2019.  Jean loved her family, and life, and said so often!



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