Obituaries

Gynith Gertrude Roberts

Gynith Gertrude Roberts, 90, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at her home in Hood River, Ore. She was born in Cedarcreek, Mo., on June 20, 1924, to Edward and Anna (Ford) Hankins. She married Wint Roberts in Forsyth, Mo., ...

Leon William Kramer

Hood River has lost a valued life time member of the community. Leon William Kramer was born Aug. 25, 1934, at the Hood River Memorial Hospital. He passed with his family by his side on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in ...

Dorothy Eastman

Dorothy Eastman, 87, passed away on April 11, 2015, at her home in Hood River, Ore. Dorothy was born in Goldendale, Wash., on March 31, 1928. She graduated from Goldendale High School in 1946 and married her sweetheart, Richard “Dick” ...

Yoshiye Sato Tsuboi

Yoshiye Sato Tsuboi passed away on April 8, 2015, at Providence Brookside Manor in Hood River, Ore. She was born May 25, 1918, in Hood River to Shiroye and Oriyo Sato. Yoshiye attended Dee Elementary School and graduated from Hood ...

Frances Venette Duckwall

Frances Venette Gardner Duckwall was born in White Salmon, Wash., on Jan. 31, 1921, to Mabel “Mimi” (Larsen) and Oscar Gardner. She spent her early years in Portland, Ore., Payette, Idaho, and White Salmon, graduating from Columbia Union High School ...

Jorge Armando Chavarria

Raise a glass of red wine, enjoy a piece of German chocolate cake and celebrate a life well lived! For 33 years, Jorge Armando Chavarria brought joy to his family, friends and colleagues. In the past year, he made a ...

Margaret Aileen Weathers

Margaret Aileen Duckwall Weathers was born April 17, 1947, in Hood River, Ore., to Richard and Venette (Gardner) Duckwall and spent her entire life in the valley. She was proudly employed in the family business her grandfather started in 1919, ...

Blanche Cookston

Blanche Cookston, 91, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Parkhurst Place in Hood River, Ore. Blanche was born Aug. 25, 1923, in Bryson City, N.C., to Thomas and Haseltine Welch. She attended school at Swain County High School and ...

Brian Howard Applegate

Brian Howard Applegate passed away peacefully April 5, 2015, at his home in Dallas, Ore. Brian was born March 19, 1953, to Cloise (Scotty) and Dorothy Applegate. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Applegate, brother Steve, and sister Cheryl. ...

Helen M. Bohn

Helen Bohn passed away peacefully April 4, 2015, at Brookside Manor, Hood River Ore. Helen M. Smyth Rosenberg Bohn was born Oct. 4, 1911, in Dazey, N.D. She lived on a Montana Highline homestead until the 1920s when she and ...

Rosemary Niezgoda

Rosemary “Rosy” Niezgoda, of Hood River, Ore., passed peacefully on March 17, 2015, with her children and family by her side. Her extended battle with cancer ended at Providence Portland Medical Center. She fought hard and complained little, as was ...

Ora William Seal

Ora William Seal, 90, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015, at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Community in Hood River, Ore. He was born May 23, 1924, in Syracuse, Kansas, to William and Ruth (Boughton) Seal. His siblings were Kenneth, Reva, ...

Stephen Dayton Stancin

Stephen (Steve) Dayton Stancin passed away unexpectedly on March 27, 2015, in Clearlake, Calif., at the young age of 62. Steve was born in Hood River, Ore., to Steve and Clarice Stancin on March 7, 1953. He grew up in ...

Fern Louise Burns

Fern Louise Burns went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, March 31, 2015. She was residing at Ashley Manor in Hood River, Ore., at the time. She was born Fern Louise Woodyard on May 18, 1933, in ...

Myrtle Ladena Clark

Myrtle Ladena Hilkey Clark, 96, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Parkhurst Place in Hood River, Ore. Funeral services will be held at Rose City Cemetery & Funeral Home, 5625 N.E. Fremont St., Portland, Ore., at 1 p.m. Monday, ...

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