Obituaries

Celestino Rodriguez Gonzales

Celestino Rodriguez Gonzales, 75, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at his home in Hood River, Ore. Celestino was born May 17, 1939, to Cresenciano Rodriguez and Eloisa Gonzales in Zacatecas, Mexico. In 1964 Celestino married Cleotilde Jauregui in Mexico. ...

David Lewis Scott

David Lewis Scott passed away on Sept. 14, 2014, after a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Dave was always positive and upbeat about his disease, saying that he was 82 and felt he had a good life. Dave was born ...

Betty Jean Nix

Betty Jean Nix, 90, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore. Betty was born June 30, 1924, in Woodburn, Ore., to the late Peter and Julia Brachmann. She had ...

Douglas Lee Talley

Douglas Lee “Doug” Talley, 64, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at his home in Parkdale, Ore., surrounded by his close friends and family. Doug was born Feb. 19, 1950, in Portland, Ore., to Andrew Talley and Marjorie J. Duckwall. ...

Catherine Christensen

Catherine “Jean” Christensen, 89, passed away Sept. 12, 2014, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. She was born April 25, 1925, in Dunsmuir, Calif., to Charlie Henry Neusse and Mabel Madeline (Whitchurch). Jean married Harvey Christensen ...

Alvin Russell Glaze

Alvin Russell Glaze passed away at his home in Hood River, Ore., on Sept. 20, 2014. He was born on March 12, 1937, in Silver City, N.M., to Willie and Beatrice Glaze (Poe). When he was 13 years old, the ...

Toni Sarabeth Docken

Toni Sarabeth (May) Docken was my sister, Toni May (a.k.a. Tone Bone, TB, and I just can’t remember her other names). She loved me as her baby brother and that relationship never ceased. The only anger I ever had for ...

Betty Muriel Packer

Betty Muriel (Farris) Packer, 82, passed away peacefully Sept. 18, 2014, at her home of more than 60 years with her loved ones by her side. Betty was born June 25, 1932, in Tahoka, Texas, to Bill and Ida (Crouch) ...

Russell Dale Haskins

Russell Dale “Rusty” Haskins celebrated new life on his reception into Heaven Sept. 15, 2014, surrounded by family and friends when he passed from the earthly life. Rusty was born March 2, 1959, to Wes and Shirley (Sherill) Haskins. The ...

Clarence Obert Henderson

Clarence Obert Henderson, 88, died on Sept. 1, 2014, the anniversary of his 62-year marriage to Juanita McGuire Henderson, who passed away May 6, 2013. His death followed a heart attack at his home in Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Center. ...

Charles W. Parsons

Charles (Bud) W. Parsons passed away on Sept. 11, 2014, at home surrounded by his loved ones. Bud was born Feb. 10, 1922, in Holmesville, Ohio, to Forrest and Esther Crawford Parsons. He married Helen Smith on June 29, 1950, ...

Lucile Annette Wyers

Lucile A. Wyers passed away Sept. 4, 2014, at her home in Hood River, Ore. Lucile Annette Bachman was born at home in the St. Johns section of Portland, Ore., on Aug. 23, 1916. She was the youngest child of ...

James I. Miller

James I. Miller, 80, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Sept. 2, 2014, at home. James was born Sept. 2, 1934, at Crawford, Colo., to James O. Miller and Dorothy M. (Nicholson) Miller. He married Patricia Vivian (Hutchison) Miller at ...

Gail A. Bennett-Kinney

Gail A. Weygandt Bennett-Kinney passed away on Sept. 1, 2014, in Creswell, Ore. Born Jan. 8, 1940, to Myron and Barbara Weygandt, Gail came from pioneer stock in the Hood River Valley, attended grade school at Coe Primary and Park ...

Judith Ann Brening

Judith Ann Brening, of Silverton, Ore., passed away Sept. 2, 2014, at age 70. Judith, also known as “Java Judy,” enjoyed helping her son at his drive-thru coffee shop, and had a way of leaving customers laughing. Her family included ...

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