Obituaries for October 2012

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Althea Hukari

Althea Hukari passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, Wash. She was visiting friends in Seattle when she became critically ill and was hospitalized. Althea courageously and poetically fought breast cancer for the last 16 ...

Matthew Joel Helseth

Matthew Joel Helseth, 61, a resident of Mosier, Ore., died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, from cancer at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Matthew was born Sept. 26, 1951, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to Leonard and Elizabeth Helseth. He ...

Richard Ray Aldrich

Richard Ray Aldrich, 54, passed away Oct. 3, 2012, near White Salmon, Wash. He was born Jan. 11, 1958, in Baker City, Ore., to Lynn Chadwick and Robert Ray Aldrich. After high school Richard served in the U.S. Navy for ...

David Dennis Howe

David Dennis Howe, 52, of White Salmon Wash., passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. David was born Aug. 3, 1960, in Plattsburg, N.Y. His family moved to Mt. Upton, N.Y., in the early 1960s. Dave attended Mt. ...

Anthony Lee Medearis

Anthony Lee Medearis passed away from a heart failure at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital on Oct. 4, 2012. Tony was born in Woodburn, Ore., Nov. 13, 1932, to Roy Eugene Medearis and Violet Mae Medearis (Hobbs). The only son ...

Anna R. Marchbank

Anna R. “Ann” Marchbank, 88, of Astoria, Ore., died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Astoria. She was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Valier, Mont., to George and Elma De Etta (Kennett) Jorgensen. She served in the U.S. Army Air Force ...

Jeanette Eileen Henkins

Jeanette Eileen Hughes Henkins peacefully passed away at home in Juneau, Alaska, on July 21, 2012, with her husband and brother-in-law near. Jeanette was born in Heppner, Ore., to Josie Louene Peck and Henry Peck on Aug. 21, 1938. Jeanette ...

John Burneil Johnson

John Burneil Johnson, 59, five days away from his birthday, passed into his Heavenly Home on Oct. 12, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was married to the former Kayla Hobson for 32 years, with daughters Kalynn, Karalyn and ...

Kenneth Dean Gibbons

Kenneth Dean Gibbons passed away at his home in Mesa, Ariz., on Sept. 6, 2012. He succumbed to prostate cancer and was 79 years of age. Dean was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Picher, Okla., the third child of Orval ...

Glenn A. Karr

Glenn A. Karr, 75, was born on Feb. 2, 1937, in Princeton, Idaho, to Alfred J.H. Karr and Mary Elizabeth (Stubbs) Karr. He passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, with family by his side. Glenn married Shirley Ann ...

Angel V. Velasquez Sr.

Angel V. Velasquez Sr., of Hood River, Ore., was born in Hanford, Calif., on Feb. 13, 1950. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 12, 2012, with his beloved wife at his side in Hood River at the ...

Savanna Kay Holloway

Savanna Kay Holloway passed away tragically in an automobile accident on Oct. 16, 2012, in Hood River, Ore. Savanna was born March 20, 1994, in Clear Lake, Calif., to Scott Alan Holloway and Sheri Diane Parton. She lived in California, ...

Betty Jane Kadlec

Betty Jane Kadlec, 84, was born in Hood River, Ore., on Aug. 1, 1928, and passed away suddenly in her sleep at home in The Dalles on Oct. 9, 2012. She was a life-long resident of Hood River and attended ...

Dennis Richard Holman

Dennis Richard Holman, of Spokane, Wash., passed away Oct. 20, 2012, in Spokane. He was born April 16, 1939, in Sacramento, Calif., to Richard and Yvonne Holman. He grew up in Pasadena, Calif., and attended Pasadena High School, graduating in ...

Jaycob Nathaniel Sprague

Jaycob Nathaniel Sprague passed away Oct. 17, 2012, in Pendleton, Ore. Jaycob was born Dec. 3, 1996, the youngest of four to Jayson and Julie (McCarty) Sprague. He was raised in Hood River, Ore., attended Westside Elementary and Hood River ...

Fannie Leona Milligan

Fannie Leona Milligan of Hood River, Ore., went home to be with her Lord on Oct. 23, 2012, at the age of 91. Fannie was born in Jackson County, N.C., on May 31, 1921, to John and Belva Chasteen. When ...

Richard Hugh Miller

Richard “Dick” Hugh Miller, 72, passed away Oct. 21, 2012, in Underwood, Wash. Dick was born June 19, 1940, in Redding, Calif. Dick lived most of his life in the Hood River area but was most recently living in Oakland, ...

Mary Louise Hoffman

Mary Louise Hoffman, age 75, passed away peacefully at her home in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by family on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. She was born on July 29, 1937, to Elmer and Alberta Butterfield. She married Ronald Hoffman on ...

Caren Flothow

Caren Flothow passed away peacefully on Oct. 24, 2012, at Brookside Manor of Hood River, Ore. Caren was born on Sept. 24, 1929, in Germany, and was the oldest of four children born to Walter and Anna Preiss. After the ...

James Marcel Ison

James Marcel Ison, 89, of Pittsburg, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Via Christi Village in Pittsburg. He was born Oct. 20, 1922, at Hood River, Ore., to Thomas and Eva (Faubion) Ison. He graduated from Hood River ...