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.

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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…

Denise Clinch, age 64, of Castle Rock, Wash., passed away May 11, 2019, at St. Johns Hospital. Denise was born March 6, 1955, to Kenneth Rasey and Lillian Whitaker in The Dalles, Ore.

Gary Kemp from the class of 1961 at The Dalles High School, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Michael R. Westby passed away peacefully on April 18, 2019, in Vancouver Washington, at the Ray Hickey hospice house.

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.

Thomas Marshall Manfull passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Down Manor in Hood River, Oregon.  He was 89 at the time of his passing.

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…

Ina Bowden Bliss, 94, a longtime resident of The Dalles, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Gladys Ellen Morris Ellis passed away on Monday, May 6 after a valiant fight against Parkinson’s disease in The Dalles, Ore. She was 83.

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.

Bob Theroux passed away peacefully at home on April 16, 2019, with his step-son, Robert, holding his hand.

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…

Mike was born on Jan. 16, 1961, to Dale and Barbra Elliott in The Dalles, Ore.

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…

Michael "Mike" Fargher was born and raised in The Dalles, Ore., he raised "his boys" in The Dalles and always loved his hometown.

Richard “Dick” Graeff resident of The Dalles, Ore., went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 20, 2019.

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.  

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.

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