Obituaries for April 2011

Obituary

Katsumi Sato

Katsumi Sato passed away March 12, 2011. He was born in Hood River, Ore., on July 7, 1920, to Shiroye and Oriyo Sato. He attended schools in Dee and Hood River. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 through ...

Mark A. Erickson

Mark A. Erickson, 60, passed away Feb. 27, 2011, at a Milwaukie, Ore., care center. A service to honor Mark is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 2 (Mark's birthday), at Anderson's Tribute Center. Mark was born April 2, 1950, ...

Kimberley Ann Smith

Kimberley Ann Smith passed away March 30, 2011, at the Hood River Care Center. Kimberley was born Nov. 3, 1963, in Sacramento, Calif., to Bobby Gene and Joanne Louise Smith. She was 47 at the time of her passing. She ...

Wayne Lee Shapley

Wayne Lee "Bud" Shapley died March 29, 2011, at his home in Hood River, Ore., with family by his side. Wayne was born in Emmett, Idaho, July 5, 1941, to Wayne and Florence Shapley. He went to school in Emmett ...

Yukie Sato

Yukie Sato passed away on Nov. 18, 2010. She was born in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 20, 1920, to Ritsuji and Harue Akiyama. The Akiyamas operated a Japanese merchandise store in Portland. She attended schools in Portland. She was interned ...

David Clayton McCrea

David Clayton McCrea was a gentleman who thoroughly enjoyed his time on the Hood River catching steelhead. He was born to Clell C. and Edna M. McCrea on Jan. 3, 1938, in Redmond, Ore. David was known for his athletics ...

Irene Joan Kirschbaum

Irene Joan Kirschbaum, of The Dalles, Ore., died of Alzheimer's disease March 20, 2011, in The Dalles. She was born Feb 26, 1931, in St. Paul, Minn., to Russell Lewis and Irene Rose (La Londe) Ellingsen. She worked as a ...

Viola Irene Wagner

Viola Irene (Luth) Wagner of White Salmon, Wash., was born April 4, 1932. She passed away March 28, 2011. Born in Bonesteel, S.D., she moved to White Salmon in 1948. She graduated from Columbia High School in 1950. She married ...

Elizabeth Arfstrom

Elizabeth "Betty" Arfstrom went to be with our Lord on March 29, 2011. She passed away in Lincoln City, Ore., at the age of 83. Betty was born in Blue Island, Ill., on Jan. 13, 1928, to Charles and May ...

Zelma M. Cunningham

Our mother, Zelma M. Cunningham, an Odell, Ore., resident, passed away April 6, 2011, of natural causes at the home of Jackie and Richard Shaw. She was 94 years of age. Zelma was born Aug. 23, 1916, in Barnsdall, Okla., ...

Charles John Boonstra

Charles John "Chuck" Boonstra passed away on Sunday evening, April 3, 2011, in Hood River, Ore., where he had lived for the last three years both at Parkhurst House and Providence Brookside Senior Living Center. His three children had gathered ...

Patricia Kay Munkres

Patricia Kay (O'Neil) Munkres died April 9, 2011, at the Hopewell House Hospice Home in Portland, Ore., after a long and courageous battle with bone marrow cancer (multiple myeloma). Patricia "Patty" was born Dec. 1, 1941, in Baker, Ore., to ...

Verle May Redhead

Verle May Redhead, 86, passed away April 10, 2011, at Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore. Services are planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Pine Grove Methodist Church, 2415 Eastside Road, Hood River, with a reception ...

Oscar Jose Solorio

Oscar Jose Solorio went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Friday afternoon, April 8, 2011. He passed away in Parkdale, Ore., at the young age of 31. Oscar was born in White Salmon, Wash., on July 27, 1979, ...

Darrell Anderson

Darrell Anderson, of Puyallup, Wash., was born in Hood River, Ore., on April 27, 1929, to Pete and Ruth (Hutson) Anderson. He passed away in Tacoma, Wash., on April 10, 2011, from complications to kidney disease. Darrell was raised on ...

Mayme Luella Vanlue

Mayme Luella Vanlue, 90, passed away April 15, 2011, in Hood River, Ore. Mayme was born Jan. 21, 1921, at St. Maries, Idaho, to George and Alta Belle (Riggs) Clinton. Services are planned for 1 p.m. Thursday, April 28, Anderson's ...

Frances Bethany Lange

"Frannie" was born Aug. 20, 1941, in The Dalles, Ore., to Bea and Ben Scott, of Cascade Locks. She was named Frances Bethany in honor of her two grandmothers, Frances Manchester and Bethany Scott. She joined two older sisters, Judy ...

Julia Anita Miles

Julia Anita Miles passed away on April 13, 2011, at her home in White Salmon, Wash. Nita was born on March 27, 1932, in Lynn County, Texas, to R.A. and Iva Porter, and was the youngest of five siblings. Her ...

Jack Brittle

Jack "Bud" Brittle, 75, went to be with the Lord on April 13, 2011, when he passed away at Providence Medical Center of Portland, Ore. Jack was born Feb. 16, 1936, in Quapaw, Okla. A service of honor was scheduled ...

Judy Mae Blouin

On April 11, 2011, Judy Mae Blouin passed away at her home with family at her side. She was born Sept. 23, 1949, in Hood River to Charles (Doyle) and Viola McNeill. She grew up in Hood River and graduated ...

Carol Ann Clarke

Carol Ann Clarke passed away on April 17, 2011, in Hood River, Ore., at the age of 77. She was born June 21, 1933, in Bend, Ore., to William Thomas and Rachel Faye (Clements) Craig to join her older brother, ...

Mildred Ruth Williams

Mildred Ruth Williams, 79, a longtime Hood River resident, died April 18, 2011, at Avamere Retirement Center in Salem, Ore. Mildred was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Haskell, Texas, to Emil and Faye (Fultz) Decker. On Dec. 16, 1946, she ...

Larry Theodore Sanguras

Larry Theodore Sanguras, 63, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Larry had resided at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Ore., since suffering a stroke in February of 2009. Larry was born July 15, 1947, in Portland, Ore., to ...

Lee Elmgren

Lee Elmgren passed away April 20, 2011, at Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore. He was born April 9, 1933, in Elma, Wash. Lee graduated from Aberdeen High School and then served in the Army in the Korean War. ...