Obituaries for July 2014

Obituary

Walter Arthur Gustav Baumann

The Rev. Walter Arthur Gustav Baumann, the son of Walter Herman Baumann and his wife, Fern Margaret Belanger, was born in Wausau, Wis., June 26 of the year of our Lord 1952. Already in very early infancy he was received ...

William Douglas Penny

Dr. William Douglas “Doug” Penny, 91, passed away at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital surrounded by family on June 27, 2014. Doug was born Jan. 19, 1923, at Rolla, N.D.; he was the youngest of six siblings and the last ...

Salvador Castañeda Gonzalez

Salvador Castañeda Gonzalez, 54, of Odell, Ore., passed away June 28, 2014, at his home from cancer, surrounded by his many loved ones. Salvador was born on June 4, 1960, in Chimaltitan, Jalisco, Mexico, to Jose Guadalupe Castañeda and Paula ...

Donald Vincent Reinig

Donald "Don" Vincent Reinig passed away quietly at age 76 on Sunday, June 29, 2014, surrounded by his loving family in Beaverton, Ore. Don was born July 16, 1937, in Panama, Iowa, to August and Mary (Kenkel) Reinig. The youngest ...

Katherine Goss Green

Katherine (Katie) Goss Green, 91, passed away June 30, 2014, at her Mt. Hood, Ore., home with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. Katie was born Sept. 22, 1922, to Bill and Alma Goss, at home along the Hood ...

Donna Lee Arbuckle

Donna Lee Arbuckle, 74, of Hood River, Ore., passed away June 30, 2014. Donna was born Oct. 23, 1939, in Missouri to Herman and Gladys (Davidson) Long. She attended schools in Hood River and married Robert Arbuckle in Stevenson, Wash., ...

Henry Scott Johnson

Henry Scott Johnson, 76, passed away June 29, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. Scott was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Pittsburg, Penn., to Henry and Verna (Scott) Johnson. He grew up in Yonkers, N.Y., and Upper Saddle River ...

Merlyn James LaBounty

Merlyn “James” LaBounty died July 4, 2014, at the age of 92 at his home in Hood River, Ore., with family by his side. James was born Nov. 12, 1921, in Portland, Ore. He grew up in Hood River Valley ...

Glenn Arthur Wetterstrom

On July 2, 2014, Glenn Arthur Wetterstrom, at the age of 101, passed away at his home of 61 years, surrounded by his loved ones. Glenn was born June 3, 1913, to Arthur and Anna Carlson Wetterstrom in Sunnyvale, Calif. ...

Royce Andrew Powell

Royce Andrew Powell, 94, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at Columbia Basin Care Facility in The Dalles, Ore. Royce was born March 30, 1920, in New Castle, Pa., to Charles and Viola (Weatherby) Powell. A celebration of life with ...

Augusta Biver

On June 28, 2014, Augusta “Joyce” Biver, 77, succumbed to effects of the relentless and insidious disease that is Alzheimer’s. She passed at her daughter’s home in Hood River, Ore., with her children around her. Joyce was the eighth of ...

Lynn L. Sharkey

Lynn L. Sharkey was born April 8, 1944, in the Hood River, Ore., hospital to Verne and Audrey (Mooney) Sharkey. Ten days later his parents brought him home to live his life of 70 years on the Sharkey farm on ...

Julianne Beliel

Julianne Beliel, 55, passed away July 5, 2014, in Hood River, Ore., after a strong battle with breast cancer. Julianne was born in Denver, Colo., on July 14, 1958, to Molly and Albert Lessner. She graduated from Sunset High School ...

Everett Wayne Mooney

Everett Wayne Mooney, 82, passed away at his home in Hood River, Ore., on Thursday, July 10, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Everett was born on April 1, 1932, in Gillette, Wyo., to Guy Mooney and Lola (Forbes) Mooney. ...

Rowena Belle Gibbons

Rowena Belle Manion Gibbons passed away June 25, 2014, from complications of COPD at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center in Gresham, Ore. She was born July 22, 1934, the sixth child out of 12, to Thomas H. Manion and Neva ...

Stephanie Joan Inslee

Stephanie Joan Inslee, 93, passed away at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Community in Hood River, Ore., on Monday, July 14, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Stephanie was born Aug. 6, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the first of ...

Claude Bernard Andersen

Claude Bernard “Bert” Andersen, 97, passed away of natural causes July 17, 2014, in Hood River, Ore. Claude was born in Rosalie, Neb., on Oct. 17, 1916, to Frederick and Nicolene (Petersen) Andersen. Raised on farms in Nebraska and Wyoming, ...

Ida Mae Everroad

Ida Mae Everroad, 70, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Hood River, Ore., on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Ida was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Toppenish, Wash., to Theodore and Thelma (George) Steindorf. She grew up in Selah, Wash., ...

Lawrence William Hermann

Lawrence William (Buck) Hermann passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 17, 2014. Buck was born May 9, 1918, in Hester, Mo., to William and Mary Herrmann (a birth certificate error caused Buck's last name to ...

Fred Wayne Jones

Fred Wayne Jones passed away July 19, 2014, from pancreatic cancer. Wayne was born April 24, 1930, in Fairland, Okla., to Fred and Margaret Jones. The family moved from Oklahoma to Hood River, Ore., when Wayne was about 11 years ...

Clarice DeLeon

Clarice “Sunshine” DeLeon, 37, of Mosier, Ore., passed away unexpectedly from complications of diabetes on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by her loving family. Sunshine was born Jan. 12, 1977, ...

Keith Edward Northam

Keith Edward Northam passed away from leukemia at his home in Snowflake, Ariz., on May 18, 2014. His sister (Kathy) was by his side. Keith was preceded in death by his wife, Lorry, on Aug. 1, 2009. Keith was born ...

Mary Lou Bellus

Mary Lou Bellus was born Nov. 2, 1928, to Hugh and Esther Sanger Waite. She went home to be with the Lord on July 23, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Born a coal miner's daughter in Superior, Wyo., she ...

Yereth Knowles

Yereth Knowles led a full and rich life. Her earliest memories are of a childhood home in Greenwich Village, NYC, during the Great Depression where artists, writers, Spanish Civil War volunteers and political leaders came for food and conversation. She ...

Gregg D. Hughes

Gregg D. Hughes, 54, of Hood River, Ore., died June 19, 2014, at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland of natural causes. He was born in Hood River July 21, 1959, to Ralph and Jeannette (Peck) Hughes. He graduated ...

Daniel Paul Hamada

Daniel Paul Hamada was born on June 1, 1966, in New York City and died unexpectedly at the young age of 48 on July 15, 2014. At the age of 3, he moved with his family to Hood River, Ore., ...