Obituaries

Ellen Dittebrandt

Ellen Dittebrandt was born Allen Dittebrandt on Jan. 13, 1962, in Charleston, South Carolina’s Naval hospital. Her family lived in Arvada, Colo., from 1975 to 1980. She eventually moved to Portland, attending the Pacific Northwest College of Art and the ...

Dorothy Louise Harms

Dorothy Louise Harms, 96, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Hood River Care Center. Dorothy was born May 24, 1918, in Hood River to Alphonse and Ruth (Chase) Kollas. Dorothy resided in Odell and ...

Donald Lemont Rouse

Donald “Mont” Lemont Rouse, 69, passed away Aug. 22, 2014, at his home in Prineville, Ore. With upcoming family events the celebration of life will be held at River View Cemetery Funeral Home in Portland, Ore. Refreshments will follow. Mont ...

Kenneth T. Walker

Kenneth T. Walker, 73, of The Dalles, Ore., departed this life on Aug. 14, 2014, in his home surrounded by his family. He was born on Dec. 9, 1940, in Portland, Ore. He married his high school sweetheart, Deanna Severson, ...

Betty Jean Bullack

Betty Jean Bullack, 78, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Aug. 13, 2014. Betty Jean Lyons was born Nov. 7, 1935, at Harlowton, Mont., to George Robert Lyons of Twodot, Mont., and Corral Pauline Elliot Lyons, of Ringling, Mont. She ...

Howard Denson Buchanan

Howard Denson Buchanan, 73, passed away on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his home in Hermiston, Ore., surrounded by his family and friends. Howard was born Dec. 28, 1940, to Forney and Arilla Buchanan in Cullman County, Alabama, where he ...

Ruben Duran

Ruben Duran, 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Providence Brookside Manor, Hood River, Ore., after a long and valiant battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Ruben was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Henry L. ...

Shiow Ying Wang

Shiow Ying (Shyr) Wang, 73, passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at her daughter’s home in St. Louis, Mo., from brain cancer. She died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Shiow Ying was born in Taiwan on Sept. 21, ...

Anne Rayner Cathey

Anne Rayner Cathey, 80, of Hood River, Ore., died Sunday morning, Aug. 10, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born March 5, 1934, in Ross, Calif., to Elizabeth Eddy and Max Rayner. She graduated from high school in Fresno, ...

David Lee Campbell

David Lee Campbell, 70, passed away Aug. 6, 2014, at his home in Sandy, Ore., surrounded by family. Services with military honors were held Aug. 8 at the Pine Grove Butte Cemetery in Hood River, Ore. David was born April ...

Virginia Clara Cunningham

Virginia Clara Cunningham, 91, died peacefully Aug. 1, 2014, at Gateway Gardens in Eugene, Ore. Virginia was born March 7, 1923, to Erwin and Clara Lippman, of Odell, Ore. She spent her childhood on the family’s farm and graduated from ...

Frances Yordy Benton

Frances Yordy Benton, 91, passed away Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Services to celebrate Frances’ life are planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Anderson's Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031. Frances ...

Marilyn Rose Monahan

Marilyn Rose Monahan passed away peacefully at her home in Hood River, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the age of 78. The daughter of a Scotsman and an Englishwoman, Marilyn was born on March 20, 1936, to James ...

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., ...

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 ...

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