Obituaries for January 2011

Obituary

Robert Nelson Hackett

Robert (Bob) Nelson Hackett, longtime resident of Hood River, Ore., died in Mesa, Ariz., on Christmas Eve of causes related to old age. Robert was born in Elgin, Ore., April 16, 1915, to William A. (Dolph) and Leona Hackett. His ...

Irma Margaret Acquistapace

Irma Margaret Acquistapace, 90, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at the Hood River Care Center. Irma was born March 20, 1920, in Weed, Calif., to Mike and Marina Rossetto; she was the second of three children. On Sept. ...

Earl A. Richards

Earl A. Richards was born March 29, 1932, in Sterling, Colo. Earl passed away Christmas Day, 2010. He grew up in Hood River, Ore., attended Hood River schools and graduated from Hood River High School in 1950. He attended Northwest ...

Doris Mae Meyers

Doris Mae Meyers passed away with family by her side early Dec. 30, 2010, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 12, 1933, and had just celebrated her 77th birthday. Doris was born in Toppenish, Wash., to ...

Corbin Brooke Shays

Corbin Brooke Shays, 44, died on the evening of Jan. 4, 2011, after a courageous fight against brain cancer. He was at home in Mosier, Ore., surrounded by his wife and two children. Born in Massachusetts on Nov. 11, 1966, ...

Patricia J. Lingren

Patricia J. (Jann) Lingren, born March 18, 1938, in Hood River, Ore., passed Dec. 24, 2010, in Portland, Ore. Jann spent Christmas Eve with her family at her daughter’s home in Portland. Late that night, as Marni read to her, ...

Ruth Anne Ellsworth

Ruth Anne (Robinson) Ellsworth, 70, was born and died in Portland, Ore. Ruth spent Christmas 2010 with her sons in Portland and died suddenly after a short illness. She was an artist and lived alone. She moved to Hood River ...

Roy Moran Huot

Roy Moran Huot was born May 17, 1920, in Chamberlain Flats, Wash., to Oma (Gerling) and Lincoln Huot. He died Jan. 7, 2011, in Hood River, Ore. Roy graduated from Goldendale High School in Washington and entered the Navy in ...

Irene Pauline Solman

Irene Pauline Sollman passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at age 96, at her home in Hood River, Ore. Irene was born July 10, 1914, in Creighton, Neb., to Robert Lee Mock and Minnie Mary Kyriss. On Sept. 30, ...

Marvin Miles Baska

Marvin Miles Baska, born Dec. 3, 1928, in Pacific City, Ore., to Harry Cedar and Veronica Louise Pestka-Cedar, died Dec. 23, 2010, in Portland, Ore. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Arthur A. Baska. After graduating from high ...

Bruce McNaugton Scobba

Bruce McNaugton Scobba passed away at his home in Cascade Locks, Ore., with family by his side on Jan. 8, 2011. Bruce was born Oct. 21, 1936, at Bisbee, N.D., to Alfred Julius and Julia Maud (Stevens) Scobba. Bruce worked ...

Cardell Dixon

Cardell Dixon, 76, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. He was born in Ada, Okla., on March 21, 1934, the fourth child of six to John and Olive (Mulinex) Dixon. He grew up in ...

Heidi Parrish

Heidi Parrish was born on Jan. 11, 1976, to William E. Parrish and Ruth L. Loftin in Portland, Ore. She passed away in The Dalles, Ore., on Jan. 5, 2011. Heidi was an artist and a hairdresser-designer. She went to ...

Paul Darmer

Paul Darmer passed away at the age of 45, as a result of cancer, at Seaside Providence Hospital, while vacationing in Cannon Beach, Ore., on Jan. 12, 2011. Paul was born June 22, 1965, in San Jose, Calif., to Vaughn ...

Lorita Jean Hansen

A friend to all she knew, longtime resident Lorita (Rita) Jean Hansen, 80, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at her home in Hood River, Ore. Rita was born Aug. 15, 1930, in The Dalles, ...

Anna Ruby Knudsen

Anna Ruby (Flynn-Fahn) Knudsen was born May 21, 1917, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and passed away peacefully in her sleep Jan. 15, 2011, at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Ore., at the age of 93. All employees at ...

Marcia Corrine Hamilton

Marcia Corrine Hamilton, 85, passed away Jan. 8, 2011, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore., after a seven-year battle with Alzheimer’s. Marcia was born in Riverside, Calif., June 12, 1925, to Ed and Lucy Simmons and ...

Essie M. Hausinger

Essie M. Hausinger passed away Jan. 3, 2011, at Ashley Manor of Hood River, Ore. Essie was born July 13, 1917, in Hood River, the last of six children born to Theodore and Jessie (Pember) McIlwain. She lived most of ...

Robley Evans Thomas Jr.

A loving family man, Robley "Bud" Evans Thomas Jr., 83, died Nov. 23, 2010, in Longview, Wash. Robley was born March 25, 1927, in Long Beach, Calif., to Robley Evans and Leah Ruby (Wood) Thomas. He grew up in San ...

Janie Lucretia Brauckmiller

Janie Lucretia Brauckmiller was born on Oct. 28, 1929, the day the stock market crashed. She was, by all accounts, a force to be reckoned with. Janie was feisty with a quick temper, as well as loving, patient, and generous ...

Violet Irene Thomas

Violet Irene (Claar) Thomas, 81, passed away on Dec. 15, 2010, in Longview, Wash., just 22 days after the death of her husband, Robley Evans Thomas Jr., 83. Violet was born Oct. 6, 1929, in Lecompton, Kansas, to Ellery Basil ...

Jewel Marie Davidson

Jewel Marie Davidson passed away Jan. 20, 2011, at her home in Hood River, Ore., with family by her side. She was born Jan. 22, 1934, in Duran, N.M., to James McKnight Carter and Cora Haley (Pugh) Carter. Jewel moved ...

William Mathews

On Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, William "Dennis" Mathews died as a result of complications due to Parkinson's disease. Born on Oct. 6, 1928 in Fossil, Ore., he was raised there, becoming a start baseball player at Fossil High School. He ...

Marcy Leigh Short

On Jan. 24, 2011 a beautiful wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother, and friend passed away at her home in Parkdale surrounded by family and friends. Marcy Leigh Short was born April 8, 1955, in Portland, Ore. As the middle ...