Obituaries

Lois Lucille Lawrence Nance

Lois Lucille Lawrence Nance was born March 19, 1934 in Seattle, WA. Her father, Carson, worked as a baker at University Bakery in Seattle. Later that year, the family moved to Juneau, Alaska and Carson went to work as a ...

Arlen Dean Williams

Hood River, Ore.

Arlen Dean Williams passed from this life with his family surrounding him on Feb. 4, 2017. Arlen was born June 27, 1933. He was 83 years old. Arlen lived his entire life in the Hood River Valley. His parents were ...

Robert Warren Marsh

Portland, Ore.

Robert “Bobby” Warren Marsh, age 70, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in his sleep at Portland Adventist Hospital in Portland, Ore. Bobby was born Aug. 26, 1946, in Hood River, Ore. to Bob and Stella Marsh. Bobby attended ...

Michael A. Wishart

Kalispell, Mont.

A former resident of Parkdale, Ore., Michael A. Wishart passed away on Sunday, Feb. 5 at his home in Kalispell, Mont. Mike was born in Hood River, Ore., and lived with his family in Parkdale. He went to school at ...

Estelle Levine

Hood River, Ore.

Estelle Levine, 87, of Hood River, Ore., passed away peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 5, 2017. Estelle was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Dec. 12, 1929, the daughter of Polish immigrants, and raised in Harlem. She married Albert Levine ...

Richard Anderson

Parkdale, Ore.

Richard “Rick” Anderson was born in Shelton, Wash., on Nov. 27, 1951, and passed away surrounded by family on Dec. 15, 2016, at his home in Parkdale, Ore. Rick was the son of Sydney Anderson and Ann Barger Anderson. Rick ...

Vurel William Cloninger

Goldendale, Wash.

Vurel William Cloninger, age 75, passed away on Jan. 26, 2017, at his residence in Goldendale, Wash. Vurel was born in Glen Allen, Mo., to Floyd and Florence Cloninger on May 3, 1941. He is survived by his wife, Nancy ...

Daniel William Cole

Hood River, Ore.

Daniel William Cole of Hood River, Ore., passed away from complications of pneumonia at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital on Jan. 26, 2017. He was born on June 7, 1923, near Orland, Calif., to Florence Emily (Shapland) and Guy H. ...

William Miles Stanley

Parkdale, Ore.

William (Bill) Miles Stanley died Jan. 23 at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. He was 69. Bill loved Parkdale, Ore., and resided there the majority of his adult life. He was born in Berkeley, Calif., on Nov. 3, 1947, to ...

Agnes Sophie Shibahara

Hood River, Ore.

Agnes Sophie Shibahara passed away in Hood River on Jan. 26, 2017. She was born Jan. 19, 1942, in Goodman, Wis., to Ignatz and Sophie Kadubeck. She married Richard VandenBos in Montana. She made her way to Oregon in 1974, ...

Barbara Summers

Barbara Summers passed away peacefully Jan. 24, 2017, at her home in Hood River, Ore., at the age of 83. Barbara was born in the small prairie town of Winner in south central South Dakota, and moved with her family ...

Robert Tomlin

Parkdale, Ore.

Robert (Bob) Tomlin of Parkdale, Ore., passed away on Jan. 21, 2017, in Beaverton, Ore. Bob was born on April 4, 1939, in Ecorse, Mich., to Donald and Laura (Latzek) Tomlin. The family moved to Oregon in 1947 and settled ...

Franke William Thomas

Franke William Thomas passed peacefully away on the beautiful, snowy evening of Jan. 14, 2017. He was surrounded by love with his wife and children at his side, and his siblings close by. He transitioned to the sound of 1970s ...

Jean McNamar

Coos Bay, Ore.

Jean McNamar passed away Jan. 12, 2017, in in Coos Bay, Ore., at Avamere Rehabilitation Center at the age of 91. Jean was born July 27, 1925, in Hood River, Ore., to Rhuben Chester and Mary Elizabeth (Winans) Elder. She ...

Royal Franklin Ewing

Hood River, Ore.

Royal Franklin Ewing passed away on Jan. 20, 2017, in Hood River, Ore. He was born in Boise, Idaho, on April 11, 1937, to Ray and Hazel Ewing. He joined older brother Raymond and sister Elaine in a family actively ...

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