Obituaries for December 2016

Obituary

Patricia Vivian Miller

Patricia Vivian Miller passed away at her home in Odell, Ore., on Nov. 29, 2016. She was born Oct. 2, 1937, and was 79 years old at the time of her passing. Patricia was born in Hood River to Cecil ...

Ruth Pridgen Lake

Knox City, Texas

Ruth Pridgen Lake, 86, succumbed to complications from a stroke on Dec. 3, 2016, in Knox City, Texas. She went in peace, with her beloved and devoted husband Bob and other family members by her side. She was born to ...

Arlys Dooley

Hilo, Hawaii

Arlys Dooley, 80, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at home. She was born on May 2, 1936, in Bismarck, N.D. Prior to moving to Hawaii, Arlys moved to Mt. Hood-Parkdale, Ore., in 1978. She ...

Lois J. Sharkey

Hood River, Ore.

Lois J. Sharkey, 86, passed away suddenly on Dec. 10, 2016, in Hood River, Ore. She was born March 2, 1930, in Gillette, Wyo., to Leo and Mary (Tarver) Sharkey. After graduation from the University of Oregon, she started her ...

Allen Ernest Springer

Hood River

Allen Ernest Springer was born June 3, 1930, to Elmer and Mary (Nash) Springer in Hood River, Ore. He passed away Dec. 11, 2016, at his home in Hood River. He was 86 years old. Allen and siblings Bud, Irene, ...

Anna Ferguson

Prineville, Ore.

Anna Ferguson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed on Dec. 12, 2016, at her home in Prineville, Ore. She was born in Medford, Mass., on June 22, 1934, and spent her childhood and young adult years in the ...

James Carnes

White Salmon, Wash.

James Carnes, Ed.D., passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in White Salmon, Wash., of complications from ALS. He was 70 years old. Jim is survived by his wife, Carole; son Jeff; son Chad and daughter-in-law, Sonya; and grandchildren Emrie ...

Kay Kiyokawa

Hood River

Kay Kiyokawa, a lifelong resident of Hood River, Ore., was born on July 2, 1921, to Riichi and Rei (Kuga) Kiyokawa. He passed away at the age of 95 on Dec. 13, 2016, in Hood River. Kay graduated from Hood ...

Casper Pepitone

Casper (Bud) Pepitone, age 84, died at Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore., on Dec. 17, 2016. Bud was born in Bellmore, N.Y., to Anthony Pepitone and Elizabeth Beyer Pepitone on Aug. 27, 1932. Bud maintained lifelong friendships with ...

Joann Osborne

Joann Osborne, age 74, of Parkdale, Ore., passed while under hospice care at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. During the last nine years, Joann valiantly survived cancer two times: kidney cancer in 2007 and breast cancer ...

Wayne Henry Campbell

Hood River, Ore.

Wayne Henry Campbell, a longtime resident of Hood River, Ore., died peacefully Saturday night, Dec. 17, 2016. He was 88. Wayne was born at home in Hoquiam, Wash., Oct. 29, 1928. He liked to say, “The same day as Mickey ...

Helen Nadine Bailey

Hood River, Ore.

Helen Nadine Bailey passed away Dec. 25, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital with family by her side. She was 81 years of age at the time of her passing. Nadine was born on Saturday, March 9, 1935, in Pawnee, ...