Obituaries for August 2013

Obituary

Charlotte Neoma Cates

Charlotte “Neoma” Holloway Cates, 90, slipped peacefully away to her heavenly home on Sunday morning, July 28, 2013, with her family present in the comforts of her own home. She was born on March 20, 1923, in Claremore, Okla., to ...

Fredrick Ross Evans

The Rev. Dr. Fredrick “Fred” Ross Evans died at Evergreen Hospice House in Albany, Ore., Saturday, July 20, 2013. Fred was born to “B. Ross” Benjamin Ross and Ruth Evans March 28, 1922, at home in Portland, Ore. He was ...

Virginia L. Tittle

Native Oregonian and longtime State capital resident Virginia L. Tittle passed away peacefully of natural causes in hospice care in Salem on July 17, 2013, surrounded by friends and family. Her life encompassed the sweep of history from the Communist ...

Josie Ivone Delepine

Josie Ivone (Baker) Delepine, 76, passed away Aug. 4, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore., with family by her side. She was born Nov. 3, 1936, in rural Willow Springs, Mo., on her Grandfather Baker’s ...

Joyce Jane DeHart

Joyce Jane DeHart, 83, passed away Aug. 2, 2013, in Portland Ore., surrounded by her loved ones. She was born March 1, 1930, in Oregon City, Ore., to Paul and Mabel Marie (Nicholson) Wickwire. She moved with her family to ...

Donald James Sperber

Donald “Don” James Sperber, 82, passed away Aug. 2, 2013, at St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Ore. He was born July 17, 1931, at Tillamook, Ore., and grew up and attended schools there. In 1951 Don joined the United States ...

Kimberlie Ann Lowe

Kimberlie “Kimmie” Ann Lowe, 56, passed away peacefully Aug. 6, 2013, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. Kimberlie was born June 11, 1957, to James and Fae Lowe in Portland, Ore. Kimmie had an incredible zest ...

Jeanette M. Westphal

Jeanette “Jean” M. Shorts Westphal, 88, passed away Aug. 5, 2013, at her home in Prineville, Ore. Jean was born July 14, 1925, in Green Bay, Wis. Services are planned for 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Anderson’s Tribute Center, ...

Harold E. Richards

Harold E. “Pete” Richards, 74, passed away Aug. 11, 2013, in White Salmon, Wash. Pete was born Oct. 29, 1938, in Newport, Wash., to Harold William and Margaret Huldah (Chappell) Richards. He grew up in Newport, and after high school ...

Raymond Buchheit

Raymond “Buck” Buchheit passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Parkhurst House in Hood River, at the age of 86. Buck was born Oct. 15, 1926, in Portland, Ore., to Pansy and Ray Buchheit. As a young boy, the ...

Lindesay Margaret Crooks

Lindesay Margaret Crooks, born July 9, 1941, and died Aug. 8, 2013, daughter of Nancibel Thorburn and Harry Means Crooks, Jr.; grand-daughter of Mary Alice Scott and Alexander Thorburn, of Ruth Elliott and Harry Means Crooks; sister to Barbara Frances ...

June Merrell Campbell

June Merrell Isenberg Campbell was born in Hood River, Ore., on June 24, 1918, to Elmer and Maude Isenberg, and was a descendant of the Hood River pioneer family of Miles Peter Isenberg. June passed away in Hood River on ...

Quentin G. Bowman

Quentin G. Bowman passed away Aug. 16, 2013. He was born June 21, 1919, at North Powder, Ore., to Albert and Helen Bowman. His parents were from pioneer families. Quentin’s early education was received in a two-room school. He graduated ...

Joseph Gerald Brandl

Joseph Gerald Brandl passed away July 31, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif., of pneumonia and metastatic squamous cell cancer. He was born May 25, 1942, in Evanston, Ill., to Jack and Violet Brandl. Joseph continued his education in Illinois. He met ...

Beth Elaine Repp

Beth Elaine Repp, 49, passed away June 17, 2013, in Oregon City, Ore., from complications of liver failure. Beth was born Sept. 4, 1963, in New Brunswick, N.J., the fourth child of Edgar and Leonora (Thornsby) Repp. Her father, Edgar, ...

Margaret Markovich Boytz

Margaret Markovich Boytz, known to all as Aunt Margaret, died peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 14, 2013, at Providence Brookside Manor, her home for more than 12 years. She was born Aug. 3, 1919, the fifth child of Lena ...

Janet Ellen Bennett

Janet Bennett died peacefully in her sleep at the Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore., on Aug. 8, 2013, at the age of 80. She was born Janet Ellen Howe in Hood River to Charlie and Helen Howe on ...

Lynndall Alice Bruce

Lynndall Alice “Lynn” Bruce, 76, a resident of Mosier, Ore., died at her home on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Lynn was born Nov. 6, 1936, in Barrhead, Alberta, Canada, the second of three children to Leon and Margaret (Axtell) Beck. ...

Margie Carrie Gholston

Margie Carrie Gholston, 91, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Flagstone Retirement & Assisted Living in The Dalles, Ore., surrounded by those she loved. Margie was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Mosier, Ore., to James R. and Ethel A. ...

Dawn Michelle McClanahan

Surrounded by her loving family, 52-year-old Dawn McClanahan passed away at her home in Hood River, Ore., on Aug. 27, 2013. Dawn Michelle Fox was born in Mount Holly, N.J., on Dec. 21, 1960, to Sandra (Eagle) and Richard Fox. ...

Janice May Staver

Janice May Gannon Staver, 73, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at her home in Rowena, Ore., surrounded by family and friends. She was born Dec. 11, 1939, in Rochester, Minn., the first of ...

Jane Hinatsu

Jane (Nami) Hinatsu, 86, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at home Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Jane was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Portland, Ore., the youngest of eight children to Ichiro and Ito (Hiraoka) Kawamoto. She was raised ...