Bill was born in Long Beach, Calif. on February 6, 1935. He moved to Fossil, Ore., in 1947 and graduated from Wheeler County High School with the class of 1953. In 1954 he married Sharon Lee Tufts. They were married 64 years.
Lincoln Walter Hackett, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., since 1956, passed away on May 13, 2019, at age 94. A memorial service will be held at the Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home Chapel, 1100 Kelly Ave, The Dalles on June 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. with arrangements handled by Spencer, Libb…
Richard Meredith Elkins (Dick), was born July 12, 1933, in Billings Mont. Dick and his family moved several times across the country while growing up, due to his father working on several major public works projects.
Coralee Reger Proffitt (better known as Lee) passed away peacefully April 29, 2019 at the Willamette Valley Medical Center, McMinnville, Ore., surrounded by family and close friends. She was born in Portland, Ore. Coralee graduated from The Dalles High School in 1969 and later attended Col…
Richard (Robbie, Rich) H. Robideau Jr., 63, a resident of Lind, Wash., for the past seven years, passed away April 24, 2019. He was born Nov. 12, 1955, in The Dalles, Ore., to Richard and Nancy Robideau.
Gertrude Rees was 102 years old and passed away peacefully while holding the hand of her daughter Francie. Gert’s unwavering faith in God provided her strength and grace until her last day. She was blessed with a wonderful family and loved by many friends. Those who knew her found her to be …
James "Jimmy" Cade was born in Macon, Miss., the son of Emmett and Grace Cade. Jimmy joined the U.S. Navy at the age 17 in April of 1950. He served as a Machinist during the Korean and Vietnam wars, also during Peace time. He met his wife, Sumiko Takata, while stationed in Japan in 1966. The…
Pauley was born to William and Pauline Breckner in Alliance, Ohio on her mother’s birthday and given the same name. She had a younger brother William “Bud”. Pauley graduated in nursing from Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. She moved to Tacoma to work as a school nurse. She lodged …
Kathryn Conner was born October 10, 1966 in the Dalles, Ore., as Shawn Marie Connelly. She later changed her name to Kathryn Christine but remained "Shawn" to many of those closest to her. She was married to Richard Alan Conner on June 24, 1995 in Hood River, Ore. She lived in various places…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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