Obituaries for August 2011

Obituary

John Armstrong Carrington

John "Jack" Armstrong Carrington, 94, of Hood River, Ore., passed away at the Brookside Manor Assisted Living on July 28, 2011. Jack was born to Willis E. and Ella A. (Armstrong) Carrington on March 4, 1917, in West Linn, Ore. ...

Lawrence Herbert Carter

Lawrence Herbert Carter was an enigma. He defied all stereotypes of a man who spent the majority of his life performing the back-breaking labor of logging. Larry grew up on the Columbia River and from the age of 12, he ...

Cheryl Ann Shapley

Cheryl Ann Shapley 50, former Hood River, Ore., resident, died July 8, 2011, at her home in Nampa, Idaho, of natural causes. Cheryl was born Aug. 22, 1960, in Hood River to Wayne and Beverly (Ambrose) Shapley. Cheryl grew up ...

Tucker Ward White

Tucker Ward White passed away April 29, 2011, near Roseburg, Ore. He was born March 28, 1962, in Washington to James Charles White and C. Joyce Clark. He attended school in Ellensburg and Hood River, Ore. Tucker married his soul-mate, ...

Francis Lloyd Kennard

Francis "Fritz" Lloyd Kennard, born Jan. 8, 1940, in Iowa City, Iowa, passed away Aug. 1, 2011, at his home in Mount Hood, Ore., with family by his side. Fritz was the fourth child of Glenn and Ethel (Wilson) Kennard. ...

Dieter Peter Nachmann

"O brave new world! That has such people in it!" (Shakespeare The Tempest) Dieter Peter Nachmann, whose charm and sense of humor marked a kaleidoscopic life with legions of loving friends, died of cancer on Friday, July 22, 2011, in ...

Dorothy Lucile Kanable

Dorothy Lucile (Buck) Kanable, 88, passed peacefully Aug. 3, 2011, at her home in Boring, Ore., in the presence of her family. Dorothy is the descendent of an early pioneer family that traveled west by covered wagon in 1851, known ...

Gary Paul Haseltine

The death has occurred of Gary Paul Haseltine, entrepreneur, local businessman, connoisseur of fine wines, great-grandfather and proud resident of Hood River. After bravely facing a long illness, he passed away amongst his family at his Victorian ranch home here ...

Clarence Irwin Haydock

Clarence Irwin Haydock, Ph.D., California ecologist, passed away peacefully the evening of July 30, 2011, in Fountain Valley, Calif., having been born April 15, 1938, in Bakersfield, Calif. As a boy, growing up in northern California he sculled a duck ...

Mildred O. Clinton

Mildred O. Clinton was born Nov. 30, 1914, in Big Timber, Mont., to Lorenzo and Nora (Weaver) West. At age 7, the family moved to Oakridge, Ore., where Lorenzo was employed in logging. The next year they moved to Gravel ...

Jo Ann Kinnison

Jo Ann Kinnison, 77, of Louisville, Ky., passed away on Aug. 8, 2011, after an extended illness. Jo Ann was born in Louisville on July 24, 1934, to George Edmon Cobb and Vuna Della Cobb and was one of four ...

Phillip Justin Perrin

Phillip Justin Perrin, a resident of Dublin, Calif., passed away peacefully and unexpectedly in his sleep on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at home. At 32, he was far too young - and too dear to us - to lose. He ...

Sheldon Dexter

Sheldon Dexter, 63, of Parkdale, Ore., passed away Aug. 8, 2011, with family by his side at the Veterans Medical Center of Portland. Sheldon was born Feb. 17, 1948, in Gays Mills, Wis., to Clifford and Maxine (Parker) Dexter. Services ...

Joseph Vital

Longtime Hood River resident Joseph "Joe" Vital, 76, passed away at his Lyle, Wash., home on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011. Born in Lake Charles, La., to Lillian Kerlegan and Brinley Vital, he moved as a child to the San Francisco ...

Joan Barbara McReynolds

Joan Barbara (Allen) McReynolds passed away Aug. 23, 2011, surrounded by loved ones at her home in Hood River, Ore. She was born Aug. 16, 1937, to Florence Madelyn (Shute) Allen and Francis Burton Allen. Her proud papa was a ...

Sylvia Marie Larch

Sylvia Marie Larch, 72, passed away Aug. 23, 2011, at 6:15 a.m. at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. She was born Nov. 11, 1938, in Gillette, Wyo., the third child of Vern and Audrey Sharkey. She ...

Darlene Pearl Grey

Darlene Pearl Overton Grey, 90, died Aug. 24, 2011, at Ashley Manor in Hood River, Ore. She was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Kalispell, Mont. Darlene was a longtime resident of Hood River, and worked as a caregiver. She loved ...

Mary Lou Adams Leveque

Our dearest wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, Mary Lou Adams Leveque, passed away Aug. 28, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family. Born in 1921 in Yakama, Wash., to Leslie W. and Mildred Druse Adams, she moved with ...