Obituaries for May 2013

Obituary

Duane Marlen Bratvold

Duane Marlen Bratvold died of cancer on May 4, 2013, in Portland, Ore. He was born Feb. 22, 1943, in Spokane, Wash., to Martin and Alfa Bratvold. Duane grew up in the Hood River valley, which he still considered home, ...

Doris Jean Bulick

Doris Jean Bulick, 66, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Portland, Ore., with her family by her side. Doris was born June 28, 1946, in Okmulgee, Okla., to Albert E. Crunk Jr. and Beatrice D. (McGraw) Crunk. Her family ...

Mary Ann Felker

Mary Ann Felker, 88, of Mount Hood Parkdale, passed away on May 6, 2013, at the Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. A memorial service is planned for 3 p.m., May 20, at Brookside Manor, 1550 ...

Jean Kiyomura Tamiyasu

Jean Kiyomura Tamiyasu passed away peacefully in her sleep at her residence in Brookside Manor, Hood River on Sunday, May 5, 2013. She was 88 years old. Born Jan. 14, 1925, in Portland, Ore., to Ichiro Kiyomura and Shizuye Yumita ...

Juanita Henderson

Juanita Henderson was born in Prescott, Ark., on Feb. 27, 1931, to Campbell and Willie McGuire. She passed from this world to sing with the angels on May 6, 2013. She was surrounded at home by her loving family and ...

David Hamilton Messenger Sr.

David Hamilton Messenger Sr., 85, passed away peacefully May 17, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. David was born Aug. 20, 1927, in Kingman, Kansas, to Roscoe Riley and Ruth Hamilton Messenger. He attended school ...

Bob Woody

Bob Woody is returning to Hood River on May 25 to be with his wife, Evelyn, and son, Michael. He was born on Nov. 11, 1923, and grew up in a small home on the southern edge of the Hood ...

Genevieve Weder Jernstedt

Genevieve Weder Jernstedt, brightly known to her family, friends and many acquaintances as Gen, lived in Hood River for over five decades. This sadly ended May 14, 2013, with her passing at the age of 89. Gen was born March ...

Jimmie Ferris Gandy

A celebration of life will be held June 2 for former Hood River resident Jim Gandy, of Warrenton, who passed away Dec. 14, 2012, in Astoria, Ore. The event will take place at the American Legion Post 99 in Seaside, ...

Randy Christopher Polzel

Randy Christopher Polzel, 41, of Hood River, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, at Providence Medical Center in Portland, Ore., after a courageous fight with pancreatitis. Randy was born Nov. 11, 1971, in Hood River, Ore., to Kathyrn J. Polzel ...

Patricia Anne Wixman

Patricia Anne “Pat” Wixman, 73, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at home and surrounded by her family. Patricia was born Dec. 12, 1939, in Looe, Cornwall, England, to Arthur J.B. and Vera May (Baugh) Lawry. Her family soon moved ...

Leland Wilbert Wiley

Leland Wilbert Wiley, 89, of White Salmon, Wash., was born in Chinook, Mont., to Walter (Garland) and Margaret Wiley. The family moved to the Portland area around 1935. Leland married Grace Turner in 1948. She preceded him in death in ...

Donnie Lee Hosford

Donnie Lee "Don" Hosford passed away on May 10, 2013, in Hood River, Ore., following a terminal liver disease. His loving friends and family were by his side at the time of his passing. Don was born in North Platte, ...

Clarence Olmstead

Clarence Olmstead, 93, an eight-year resident of Whitman Health and Rehab of Colfax, Wash., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Clarence was born Feb. 12, 1920, in Greenacres, Wash., the fifth child of Earl and Pearl Olmstead. His mother died when ...