Obituaries for November 2011

Obituary

Billie Lea Walton

Billie Lea Walton, 76, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., passed away at her home on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. She was born in Jay, Okla., on Aug. 31, 1935, the first child to William and Elsie M. (Bowlds) Robbins. ...

Bill Murray

Bill Murray, 81, passed away on Oct. 25, 2011, at his Hood River, Ore., home, surrounded by his family. Bill was born Sept. 8, 1930, in Woodland, Wash., one of 10 children born to Fred and Laura (Brunner) Murray. The ...

Carol Ann Baker

Carol Ann Baker, 74, a resident of Hood River, Ore., lost her battle with cancer and passed away in her home Saturday in the company of her husband and son. She was born to the late Harry and Katie Heaton ...

Mark Patrick Petteys

Mark Patrick Petteys died Oct. 22, 2011, in his sleep. He had a neurological condition called chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). It caused pain and numbness in his legs and hands, but he was beginning to feel better and was ...

Hilda Blake Druback

Hilda Blake Druback, 91, of Hood River, Ore., passed away on Oct. 31, 2011. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. at Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood ...

Charles Robert Marchbank

Charles Robert Marchbank, 82, passed away peacefully at his home in Capitola, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, after a long battle with heart disease. Chuck was born in Hood River, Ore., Oct. 22, 1929, the son of Charles and Frances ...

Glenn Best

Glenn Best, 72, quietly passed away at home in the care of his daughter Robin Smith Nov. 11, 2011. Daughter Robin and his sister Shirley Merritt survive him. Glenn was born Jan. 19, 1938, in Hood River, Ore. During his ...

Bob J. Orcutt

Visitation for Gresham resident Bob J. Orcutt will be held Monday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Gresham Memorial Chapel, 257 S.E. Roberts Ave., Gresham. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at ...

Arleen Frances Godard

Arleen Frances Godard made her entrance at home on a cold, snowy, early morning, Oct. 29, 1918, in Highmore, S.D. Her father had lit a lantern and hung it on a gate post so the doctor wouldn't miss their place. ...

Angeline Mae Mariah Allen

Angeline (Angie) Mae Mariah Allen, 90, died peacefully in the home of her daughter Wanda in Home Valley, Wash., on Oct. 26, 2011, where she had been lovingly cared for since a stroke in 2009. She was born on Dec. ...

Ralph Lynn Iholts

Ralph Lynn Iholts was born in Miles City, Mont., on Aug. 14, 1938, to Louise (Bitle) and Ralph Scott Iholts. Lynn spent his younger years in Montana and later moved to Canyonville, Ore., where he graduated from high school. Lynn ...

Margaret De la Ossa Saucedo

Margaret De la Ossa Saucedo, 97, passed away Nov. 9, 2011, in Hood River, Ore. Margaret was born Nov. 4, 1914, in Nogales, Ariz., to Ernesto and Maria Antonia (Araiza) De la Ossa. In 1937 she married Edward Orellana Saucedo ...

Halcie Irene Massie

Halcie Irene Massie, 83, of Vancouver, Wash., died Nov. 6, 2011. She was born April 13, 1928, in Orsino, Brevard County, Fla., to Lynn Milton and Dora (Clem) Dewey. She graduated from high school in Cocoa, Fla. Halcie married Tom ...

Donald Ray London

Donald Ray London was born Aug. 27, 1943. He arrived with a twin sister Dorothy in St. Louis, Mo. Dorothy passed away at 6 months old. Don was extremely proud of his roots, coming from a poor share cropper family. ...

James Thomas Fitzgerald

James Thomas Fitzgerald, 88, passed away in the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Ore., Nov. 12, 2011. Thomas was born in Grove, Okla., the son of Sarah (Dowd) and Patrick Fitzgerald on Jan. 7, 1923. He moved to Hood ...

Lewis Harold Wixon

Lewis (Lou) Harold Wixon, 72, passed away Nov. 17, 2011, at his home in The Dalles, Ore., surrounded by family. Lou was born July 22, 1939, in Rock Island, Ill., to Margaret Anne Minear and Arlo Edmond Wixon. The family ...

Donna Jean Salmon

Donna Jean Wampler was born Oct. 13, 1933, in Skidmore, Mo., the youngest of six children (three boys and three girls). She passed away Nov. 12, 2011, in Sun City West, Ariz. She is survived by her brother Daryl and ...

Nita Gail Nault

Nita Gail Bost was born in Oklahoma Oct. 23, 1923, and grew up in the Dust Bowl, a hard life that made people strong. As a young girl, her family of share-croppers worked throughout Oklahoma and Arkansas during the Great ...

Aileen Eccles Gaddy

Aileen Eccles Gaddy peacefully passed way Nov. 21, 2011. Born July 13, 1922, in Ogden, Utah, she along with her four siblings, Jacqueline, Doone and Bruce, were born to William Jack and Aileen Doon Eccles. They moved to Hood River ...

Dennis Lavern Paasch

Dennis Lavern Paasch passed away on Nov. 22, 2011. Dennis was born Sept. 24, 1954, in Hood River, Ore. Dennis graduated from Sandy High School then attended Mt. Hood Community College. He enjoyed the great outdoors he liked hunting, fishing ...

Luella P. Herman

Luella P. Herman left this earth on Nov. 28, 2011, to be with her husband, Frank, who passed away July 22, 2011. Luella was born on Sept. 1, 1930, in Lacrosse, Wis., to Lloyd and Pearl (Young) Van Riper. When ...