Our Obituaries

Madge Madge Tilsley

June 21, 1930 - October 26, 2016

Madge Tilsley passed away Oct. 26th, 2016 in Monmouth, OR. Madge was born June 21st, 1930 to Frank and Doris Tilsley who had immigrated from England. Madge was the shy younger sister of her three older outgoing sisters.She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1949 and then attended Vanport College for one year. Madge then began a successful career working at Portland Northwest Natural Gas Co....
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James Burton Barlow

December 10, 1929 - October 19, 2016

James B. Barlow started his new journey with the Lord on October 19th 2016, age 86. Jim was born on December 10th 1929 in Portland Oregon to Ethel and Burton Barlow. Upon his mother’s death Ruth and Floyd Barlow lovingly raised Jim, in the Portland area. He was an active life-long member of theSunnyside United Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday school and philosophy classes for 60...
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Robert Allen Tannler

December 13, 1933 - October 10, 2016

Robert Allen Tannler, 82, died in Vancouver, WA. He is survived by his children Laurie Masenhimer, Patrick Tannler, Sharon Bolander, Jill Jewell, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and long time friend Laura Hylton and Diane Tannler.Was a corporal in the Army during the Korean War.Robert worked for Ballon & Wright Auto Parts and Smith Auto Parts before their closures. In 1976 he became...
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Albert Louis Niemoller

June 2, 1918 - October 7, 2016

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Mary Velma Nabors

February 21, 1939 - September 24, 2016

MARY VELMA NABORS - LEGACY OF LIFEMary Velma Nabors was born February 21, 1939 in Port Barre, Louisiana to the union of the late Frank Nacoste Jr. and Helen Augustine. She was one of nine children.In 1951, Mary (fondly known as Velma) moved to Boring, Oregon with her family. She spoke French Creole and learned English while attending Pleasant Valley Middle School. Velma developed a unique...
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Glen Davis CHILDS

February 11, 1944 - August 23, 2016

Glen Childs was born Feb. 11, 1944, to Harold Glen and Jessie Richards Childs in Portland, OR. He lost his valiant battle with cancer Aug. 23, 2016.Glen put a lot into the dash between 1944 and 2016. He left the world better than he found it. He was a humble man that celebrated others' successes but rarely shared his own. To paraphrase Will Rogers, Glen never met a person he didn't like, and...
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Gary Keith Jackson

April 13, 1961 - August 16, 2016

Gary Keith Jackson was born on April 13, 1961 in Longview Texas. Gary, affectionately known as "Big Jack" or "Jack" to many, graduated high school in 1979 from Longview High School and received his craftsman apprentice certification before moving to Portland, OR in 1982. Gary met Sandra Warren not long after moving to Portland and they were married in 1985. Through their union, he became the...
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Vivian Wai Wan Poon

July 25, 1941 - August 16, 2016

Poon, Vivian 75 July 25, 1941 Aug. 16, 2016 Vivian Wai Wan Poon died peacefully in her sleep in her Portland home on Aug. 16, 2016 at the age of 75. Born in Hong Kong, Vivian was the third of eight children born to Allen and Pauline Poon. After attending Saint Stephens Girls College, Vivian was the first in her family to move to the United States back in 1962, when she made Portland her home.She...
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Michael Philip Murphy

December 5, 1954 - August 16, 2016

Michael Philip Murphy passed peacefully with all his family at his side on August 16, 2016 at the age of 61. He is survived by his two daughters; Erin Skillings (Aaron) and Kaitlin Murphy (Justin Sipoloa), his two grandchildren; Charlie and Fischer Skillings; his fiancé; Wendy Kiefel, his sisters; Mary Glynn and Carol Arneson, and his brother; Bill Murphy. He is preceded in death by his...
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Lafoster Perkins

April 20, 1940 - July 1, 2016

Lafoster Perkins was born April 20, 1940 in Waskom, Texas to J.L and Dochie Perkins. He was the oldest of three children.At an early age he accepted the Lord and was baptized under the pastoral leadership of the late Reverend S.H. Howard. Lafoster graduated from the Booker T. Washington High School in 1959 in Elysian Field, Texas.After graduating from high school Foster moved to Oregon. His...
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Gale Roland Buchanan

March 25, 1916 - June 30, 2016

Gale R. Buchanan, a retired Fire Captain of the Portland Fire Bureau, passed away June 30th from causes of advanced age. He was 100 years old. Born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, Gale, with his parents and younger brother, moved to Portland in 1920. He graduated from Ockley Green Elementary School in 1930 and from Jefferson High School in 1935. Gale worked for General Paint Corporation and Broadview...
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Jack Riley

October 29, 1921 - June 29, 2016

Jack C. Riley, 94, of Portland,Oregon, passed away June 29, 2016.He was born in Amarillo, Texas on October 29, 1921.He and his parent's George T. Riley and Kitty Irene Carter Riley moved to Portland, Oregon in the early thirties during the dust bowl.Jack graduated from O.S.U.; B.S. in Electrical Engineering 1943, Post graduate study at Harvard University; Engineering Science and Applied...
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Vivian Ann Barr

January 11, 1958 - June 26, 2016

Journey of LifeVivian Ann BarrJanuary 11, 1958 - June 26, 2016To everything there is a season; to every purpose under the heaven.A time to be born.Vivan Ann (Manning) Barr was born to Willie D. and Pauline (Millage) Manning on January 11, 1958 in Union County, Eldorado, Arkansas.A time to die.She finished her journey, Sunday, June 26, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.A Time to receive.Vivian attended...
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Yau Lin Ma

April 20, 1920 - June 26, 2016

Please come back and visit this website for Yau Lin Ma, when the family has updated the obituary.Thank youArrangements under the direction of Caldwell's, Hennessey, Goetsch & McGee Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Walter Hans Daggett

June 27, 1930 - June 25, 2016

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.~Cherokee Expression
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Edith Nancy McTiernan

December 2, 1918 - June 24, 2016

To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of one's self; to leave the world a little better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to have played and...
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Rose Mary Cramer

August 20, 1919 - June 18, 2016

Rose Mary Cramer passed away on June 18, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. Rose Mary was born to Jacob and Bertha Pulskamp in Hillsboro, North Dakota on August 20, 1919. After graduating high school in 1937, Rose Mary attended Mayville Teacher's College where she earned a Teacher's Certificate.Rose Mary taught school for a couple of years. She came to Portland and while visiting friends, she was...
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Beverly Nadine Paukner

March 26, 1922 - June 16, 2016

Nadine B. Paukner passed away on June 16, 2016. Beverly was born on March 26, 1922 to William and Venus Bunnell in North Bend, Oregon. When she was 10 Years old, the family moved to the Willamette Valley. Nadine cut short her schooling at Hillsboro Union High School to begin a Long and interesting career in Show Business. With her sister, Virginia, and calling themselves "The Bunnell Sisters"...
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Sara Elizabeth Vargas-Pacas

September 14, 1944 - June 14, 2016

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Gary Philip Compa

May 13, 1945 - May 28, 2016

Gary P. Compa passed away May 28, 2016, at his home in Portland, Oregon. He was born in New Jersey to Paul and Virginia Compa. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1967, Washington College of Law in 1972, and New York University in 1976 where he obtained a masters in taxation. He worked many different jobs in his life including an elevator operator, cab driver, and ultimately an attorney...
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Clinton Edward Adams

July 4, 1950 - May 23, 2016

Clinton Edward Adams was born to the parents of Lugene Sr. and Emma Adams in Altheimer, Arkansas.Clinton is survived by 2 sons - LaShawn & LaCorey, 4 daughters - Scherriece, Tiffany, LaTrina and Celisse, 1 grandson - Ameer & 1 granddaughter - Tegan. Clinton is also survived by 3 brothers - Lugene Jr., Wayne, Tracey and 4 sisters - Dorothy, Vera, Deborah & Clovetta.Clinton honored...
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Franklin Phillips Riddle

June 30, 1932 - May 9, 2016

Frank Riddle passed away from heart failure on May 9, 2016, while on vacation in Portland Oregon. Frank was a beloved brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 30, 1932. Frank's family moved to Wisconsin 5 years later. His parents moved often but eventually settled in Racine, Wisconsin where they owned and operated the Service Shade Company. Frank...
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Thomas Robert Becic

July 5, 1932 - May 5, 2016

Becic, Thomas Robert - 83, July 05, 1932 May 05, 2016On July 5, 1932, Thomas R. Becic, Sr. was born in Portland to Croatian immigrants at their home in the NW section of town then known as Slabtown.When Tommy entered grade school at St. Patrick's, he couldn't speak English, as was the case with most of his Croatian classmates. The sisters at St. Pat's taught them English, and they spoke Croatian...
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Karen Renee Bowles-Scott

November 7, 1959 - April 30, 2016

Karen Renee' Bowles-Scott, 56, passed away after an extended illness at the Porthaven Healthcare Center. Karen leaves to cherish her memory her mother Juliette Bowles, Sister Deborah Berry (Kenneth) Nephew, Cedric Berry (Sarah) and Great Niece Isabella Juliette and a host of family and friends. Karen was preceded in death by her father Willie R. Bowles.Born and raised in Portland, Karen graduated...
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Sherry Vanderpool

February 4, 1954 - April 27, 2016

Please visit this website for Sherry Diane Vanderpool after the family has updated the obituary.Thank YouArrangements under the direction of Caldwell's, Hennessey, Goetsch & McGee Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Zelma Scarborough

January 22, 1912 - April 25, 2016

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Jordon Dean Mathies

March 15, 1954 - April 22, 2016

Jordon Dean Mathies, 62, died at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Portland following a battle with cancer. Born in Florida, Texas, a small town located outside of Lubbock, Jordon was raised in Portland after his mother and grandmother relocated here when he was 9 years old. He and his two sisters and four brothers were faithful members of Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church.Jordon...
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Patricia Lynn Williams

December 31, 1959 - April 7, 2016

Patricia Lynn Williams, 56, of Portland, Oregon passed on April 7, 2016. Patricia was born in Portland on December 31, 1959 to Henry Williams and Shirley Johnson.. She graduated from Milwaukie High School and attended Mt. Hood Community College where she received an Associates Degree in Medical Billing.She worked at Precision Casparts for 25 years as X-Ray Tech. When she was not working,...
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Eugene Lee Hudson

July 26, 1990 - March 29, 2016

Eugene Lee Hudson (Angel) passed away on March 29th, 2016. Eugene was born on July 26, 1990 to Leroy Hudson, Jr. and Candi Wallace in San Francisco, California. Eugene moved to Portland, Oregon when he was 2 years old and was raised by his grandmother, Lucille Bridgewater. He attended Vernon Elementary school, Whitaker Middle School and graduated from Thomas Edison High School.Eugene worked at...
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Ruby Hoke Gray

July 16, 1999 - March 25, 2016

Obituary for Ruby Hoke Gray - July 16, 1999 - March 25, 2016 Our dear, sweet Ruby passed away unexpectedly in the early morning hours of Good Friday in Sun Valley, Idaho after a blissful day of skiing fast and enjoying the company of close friends and family. Ruby was a bright, passionate, kind young woman. She loved studying History, serving others, the mountains and the Oregon coast. She...
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Stephen Carol Locke

March 23, 1961 - March 10, 2016

Stephen Carol Locke III was born on March 23, 1961 to Alice Whitney-Locke and Stephen Locke Jr. and was raised by his mother and stepfather Ernest Hill III. Stephen was baptized at an early age by the Late Rev. Dr. OB Williams at Vancouver Ave. First Baptist church. Stephen attended Irvington Elementary school, Glenco Middle school and graduated from Grant High School in 1979. In school Stephen...
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Irene Rosabelle Rivera

March 30, 1931 - February 18, 2016

Irene Rivera 84, passed away on February 18, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. Irene was born on Salt Springs Island in British Columbia on March 30, 1931. Irene moved to Portland in 1940. She met Eduardo Rivera and they were married on July 5, 1962. Irene was outgoing, loved life and her family. Irene worked for Mother's Cookies and retired from there after 20 years. She worked her way up...
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John M. Granato

September 8, 1921 - February 16, 2016

John Michael Granato passed peacefully of natural causes on February 16, 2016. He was born in Portland, OR on September 8, 1921, the sixth of ten children. At ninety-four years young, John was the last surviving child of Mary and Vincent Granato, originally from Cosenza, Italy. After graduating Lincoln High School, he played for semi-pro baseball teams in the Silverton/Portland areas. In his...
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Allan Hamilton

October 27, 1921 - February 9, 2016

October 27, 1921 Sterling, Colorado - February 9, 2016 Portland, OregonBy age fifteen, young Allan Hamilton had built his first model "A" car. At age nineteen, he graduated from Life Bible College and married Dorothy McKeever who passed away in 1986. The couple set out to preach the Foursquare Gospel, pastoring churches in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Oregon. Along with mission...
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Doris Dickey

March 17, 1918 - January 19, 2016

Doris Marian Dickey was born in Bay City, Oregon, to George and Selma Jennings, on March 17, 1918. The family soon moved to Portland, where she lived most of the rest of her life. She had a younger brother, George and also a sister, Virginia. Doris passed away January 19, 2016.Doris graduated from Clinton Kelly High School of Commerce in 1936, and went right to work. During WW II, Doris joined...
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Ella Tellis

December 21, 1927 - January 17, 2016

Ella D. Tellis passed away on January 17, 2016. Ella was born on December 21, 1927 to Lee and Rachel McFarland in Vicksburg Mississippi.Ella moved to Vancouver Washington in 1943, where she met Roosevelt Tellis Jr. They were married on September 30, 1945 in Vancouver. Ella worked for the Shipyards before her children were born, and later worked in various nursing homes and hospitals while raising...
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Patrick Casey

July 23, 1945 - January 13, 2016

Patrick William Casey passed away peacefully on January 13, 2016, at the age of 70, shortly after a diagnosis of terminal cancer. He was surrounded by family and dear friends.Pat was born in Portland on July 23, 1945, and grew up in the Raleigh Hills neighborhood. He attended St. Thomas More Grade School, and was a 1963 graduate of Jesuit High School. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in...
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Gloria Thomas

May 23, 1920 - January 10, 2016

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Winona Richardson-Duncan

November 25, 1941 - January 9, 2016

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Pearlie Mae Walter

November 18, 1939 - January 6, 2016

Pearlie Mae Walter was born to Leslie and Fannie Belle Minor on November 18th, 1939. She was the third child born of 12 children to this union. Pearlie Mae departed this life on January 6, 2016.In 1962, Pearlie Mae met and fell in love with Hampton Walter; they would marry in 1964 and to this union 3 sons were born; Marcus, Michael and Maury.Pearlie was preceded in death by her parents Leslie...
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Louie Beovich

May 24, 1933 - January 3, 2016

Beovich, Louie B. 82 May 24, 1933 Jan. 03, 2016 Louie died peacefully at the age of 82. He grew up in the Cedar Mill area of Portland and later relocated to Beaverton. After retiring, Louie moved to Vancouver. He loved living on the golf course. He enjoyed bowling, golf, traveling and spending time with his extended family. Louie worked as a mechanic at G.T.E. for 35 years, before retiring in...
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Kaliope Mary Michos

January 24, 1921 - December 26, 2015

Kaliope (Kali) Mary Michos was born in Portland Oregon on January 24, 1921. She graduated from Jefferson High School and had planned to attend Willamette University until she met Vlasios. Kaliope was married to Vlasi Michos of Corinth Greece; they were married 12 years. He passed away in 1954.Kaliope worked as a bookbinder for Lane Miles Standish Printing Company until she retired in 1982. Her...
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Cecil Keith Claycomb

October 19, 1920 - December 26, 2015

Cecil Keith Claycomb, 95, died at The Springs at Tanasbourne. He joins his first wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Claycomb, in heaven as well as his son John.He was raised in the Northwest and is a lifelong resident of Portland, Oregon. He was a graduate of the University of Oregon where he received his PHD, and worked as the Professor of Biochemistry at the OHSU Dental School for 34 years. While working...
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Thomas Robert Wearing

April 2, 1968 - December 22, 2015


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Besita Alberta Burnette-Raiford

August 3, 1924 - December 20, 2015

In Loving Memory of Sister Besita Alberta Burnette-Raiford. Rejoice for this is a day the Lord has made. Born on a Sunday, August 3rd, 1924 in Starkville, Mississippi to Celia and Robert Collier. Besita's had a brother that gave his life in the name of war, George and a half brother named Bobbi.Besita moved to St. Louis at a young age and graduated from Vashan High School in 1942. Later she...
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Joan Dove Raglione

March 26, 1931 - December 14, 2015

Joan was born on March 26, 1931 in Portland, Oregon the daughter of Bernice Clara Caldwell and Robert Joseph Dove. She was the older sister of Gerald (deceased), Thomas and Ronald Dove. She was a graduate of St Phillip Neri Elementary School and St Mary's Academy High School. She also was a graduate of University of Portland College of Nursing. She worked as an RN at St Vincent Hospital in...
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Helen L. Jones

April 14, 1935 - December 13, 2015

In Loving Memory of Helen Louise Jones.Helen Jones peacefully passed away surrounded by family on December 13, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Lance Jones. Although Alzheimer's was taking her mind, it never took her loving and caring spirit. Born on April 14th, 1935 in Clovis, CA of 100% Russian descent, Helen thrived in academics and was proud her hard work paid...
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Antonia Mary Baker

January 28, 1912 - December 6, 2015

Baker, Antonia 'Toni' Mary 103 Jan. 28, 1912 Dec. 06, 2015 Antonia "Toni" Mary Baker was born Jan. 28, 1912, in Nezperce, Idaho. The family moved to Mountaindale in 1918. She attended St. Francis Elementary School in Roy and later Mt. Angel Academy. Toni served in the Women's Army Corps during WWII working with medical supplies in Florida and Alabama. When her service ended,...
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Elizabeth Warren

November 1, 1917 - November 30, 2015

Elizabeth Warren was born in Omaha, Texas, on November 1, 1917. She was the daughter of Joseph Turner and Frances Mathews.Elizabeth grew up in Omaha, and attended Union Chapel Elementary School in nearby Naples, Texas. She graduated from Bethlehem High School in Marietta, Texas, and went on to study at Prairie View Normal and Industrial College (now Prairie View A&M) to become a teacher.She...
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Peter Huber Koehler

April 12, 1929 - November 24, 2015

Peter Huber Koehler, age 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Portland, Oregon on November 24, 2015.Born in Portland, Peter enjoyed an idyllic childhood, well loved by his parents, Kurt Koehler and Dorothy Huber Koehler, and doted on by his older sisters Virginia and Barbara. He made early and lasting friendships with a core group with whom he remained close his entire life. He attended...
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Jack Lockie

September 8, 1918 - November 15, 2015

Jack Milton Lockie, 97, of Portland Oregon, passed away November 15, 2015.Born in Portland in 1918, Jack grew up in old Slabtown of NW Portland and attended St. Patrick's Parrish and School. As a boy, he could be found just outside the Vaughn Street baseball park, where he had his first entrepreneurial enterprise - a hot dog stand. He attended Lincoln High School and Oregon State University...
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Don Alfred Burns

February 20, 1942 - November 10, 2015

Don A. Burns was born on February 20, 1942 in Clarks, LA, to the late Ecker C. Burns, Jr. and Mary Lee McCully. Don was the eldest of seven children; James (Ray), Patricia, Danny, Glenn, Shawntella and Yulinda. On Tuesday morning, November 10, 2015, Don peacefully completed his earthly journey as he transitioned from this life with family by his side. He fought a long and courageous battle with...
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Fortunato Penalver

January 18, 1964 - October 31, 2015

Fortunato peacefully passed away in his sleep on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Providence Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. He accomplished his goals on this earth and was called home. Fortunato was born on January 18, 1964 in Calera, Zacatecas, Mexico. He was the second son born to Catalina Caldera Montoya and Fortunato Penalver Mercado. Fortunato had a unique childhood in which he often...
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Albert Van Mouton

August 22, 1948 - October 30, 2015

Albert Van Mouton, affectionately known as Dad, Al, Van, and Uncle Van was born in Kaplan, La on August 22, 1948 to the union of Memphis Sr. and Gladys Mouton. Born and raised in Kaplan, Albert was a graduate of James A. Herod High School in Abbeville, La. In 1969, Albert decided to join the United State Army where he served in the Vietnam War. Following his service in Vietnam, he was honored...
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Mary Beth Moore

March 6, 1936 - October 30, 2015


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Leroy Mickey Hudson

January 22, 1936 - October 26, 2015


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Helen Margaret Knight

October 17, 1913 - October 20, 2015

Helen M. (Marasco) KnightOctober 17, 1913 – October 20, 2015Helen was born in Gresham, Oregon to Frank Marasco & Petrina Chiodo Marasco. She had recently celebrated her 102nd birthday.She worked as a statistical secretary for many companies in the timber industry, including The Timberman magazine and MB&G.She is survived by her daughter, Nancy J. Knight, and many nieces and nephews...
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Ray Dell Clay

April 29, 1942 - October 19, 2015

Ray Dell Clay died on October 19, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Ray Dell was born to John Henry and Mary Clay on April 29, 1942 in Alamogordo, New Mexico.In the early 70's after graduating from High school, Ray moved to Portland, Oregon. He started his love for music at a very young age listening to country western and the blues over the air waves.Known as (The Blues Man of Portland), Ray played in...
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Betty Hing

March 6, 1924 - October 13, 2015

Betty Hing passed on October 13, 2015 in Clackamas, Oregon. Betty was born in Taishan China on March 6, 1924 to Mr. and Mrs. Yan. She moved to Portland, Oregon in 1967.Betty worked as a cook for the Chinese Gardens for over 20 years before she retired. She will always be remembered for some of her favorite Chinese dishes. She also loved gardening and sewing. Betty was a hard worker and had...
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Addie Jean Haynes

August 30, 1926 - September 20, 2015

Addie Jean Haynes, passed away on September 20, 2015 in Gresham, Oregon. Addie was born on August 30, 1926 to James and Sylvia Thompson in Plumbersville, Arkansas. She graduated from Manuel Training High school in Muskogee, Oklahoma, at the age of 16. She attended Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, where she graduated with honors. Addie Jean was also crowned Homecoming Queen in 1946.Addie Jean...
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Rosemary Katherine Phillips

September 27, 1920 - September 11, 2015

Rosemary Kathrine Phillips, passed away on Sept 11, 2015. Rosemary was born in Vancouver, Washington to Daniel and Flossie Fahey on September 27, 1920. After graduating high school, Rosemary attended college and received her nursing license from the school Nurse of Providence.Rosemary attended St. Peters. She also attended St. Anthony for 10 years. Rosemary met Henry Dante Phillips on a...
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Sylvia Doreen Bilotti

January 8, 1933 - August 24, 2015

Sylvia Doreen Bilotti passed away with her family at her side on August 24, 2015 at age 82. Sylvia was born on January 8th 1933 to Herbert and Ann Rogers in London, England. She grew up in London during World War II and spent time in the air raid shelters during the bombings and experienced first hand the destruction of her city.Later after completing school, Sylvia went to work for Harrod's of...
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David William Smith

July 16, 1954 - August 23, 2015

David William Smith passed at home, on August 23, 2015. David was born to William and Helen Smith on July 16, 1954.. He attended Maplewood Elementary School and graduated from Wilson High School in 1972. After graduation, David attended Portland Community College.David moved to Anaheim California and went to work for Disney and then moved back to Portland, where he went to work for Phillips...
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Shirley Ann Zschoche

May 3, 1935 - August 14, 2015

Shirley Ann Zschoche passed away on August 14th at home. Shirley was born on May 3, 1935 in Sioux City, Iowa to Charles and Zeta Taylor. Shirley met Richard Zschoche while in high school. They were high school sweethearts and were married on February 22, 1952. In 1955 they moved to Portland, Oregon. Richard was the love of Shirley's life until she passed. Shirley loved her family and...
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Wayne Styles Mutchler

July 13, 1950 - August 8, 2015

Wayne S. Mutchler was born on July13th, 1950 to George and Helen Mutchler in Englewood, New Jersey. Wayne married Marisa Oliver in Portland, Oregon on April 9, 1981. They had three daughters. Wayne was the owner of Mutchler Construction Company for almost 40 years.Wayne was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by wife, Marisa Oliver Mutchler of Portland, Oregon, daughters, Kara (Nick)...
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Loyce W. McAllister

November 19, 1917 - August 2, 2015

Loyce Wilkes McAllister passed away on August 2, 2015. Loyce was born on November 19, 1917 to Marion and Rowena Wilkes in Portland, Oregon. Loyce attended Boise Elementary School and graudate from Jefferson High School in 1934. After graduation, Loyce attended college for 2 years.Loyce was very active in The Rainbow Girls coming up and became a member of The Eastern Star Lodge in Seattle,...
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Joseph Eugene Richardson

March 12, 1963 - July 22, 2015

Joseph Eugene Richardson peacefully passed away at his home in Portland, Oregon at the age of 52.Joe was born in Lexington, Kentucky on March 12, 1963 to parents Mary and Ewin Richardson. Joe was the oldest child for Mary and Ewin and he was a good older brother to his younger siblings. As a child, Joe developed the characteristics that would stick with him throughout his life. He was mellow and...
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Larry Jerry Novick

November 26, 1949 - July 13, 2015

Larry Jerry Novick passed away on July 13, 2015 in Aruba. Larry was born on November 26, 1949 in New York, NY. to Louis and Ida Novick,Larry graduated from The Bronx High School of Science. Larry attended City College in New York and also earned a D.C. at Western States Chiropractic College. Before deciding to become a chiropractor, Larry lived in Amsterdam and met Yvonne Raemaekers through...
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William F. Richardson

January 5, 1925 - July 6, 2015

Richardson, William Feenaughty passed away on July 06, 2015. Bill was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Portland, to George A. Richardson and Dorothy C. (Feenaughty) Richardson. Bill attended Fernwood Elementary School and graduated from Grant High School, Class of '43. Enlisting in the U.S. Army, he served in Europe the winter of 1944 to 1945, until medivated for trench foot. Bill was discharged from...
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Richard John Whittemore

January 19, 1956 - July 5, 2015

Richard J. WhittemoreJanuary 19, 1956 – July 5, 2015Richard (Dick) John Whittemore passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 5. He was 59 years old. Dick had just completed a weekend of racing his BMW 325 in Auburn, WA when he developed breathing problems at the conclusion of the race. He entered the emergency room at a nearby hospital in Lakewood, WA and was immediately transferred to the...
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Lawrence Robert Fulker

November 7, 1919 - July 3, 2015

A funeral Mass will be said at St. John Fisher Catholic Church on Friday, July 10 at 10:00 a.m. for Lawrence R. Fulker who died on July 3, 2015 at the age of 95.Mr. Fulker was born on November 7, 1919 in Boise, Idaho. He graduated from Arlington High School in 1937 and from Oregon State College in 1943 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of...
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Robert Marr Gee

October 5, 1921 - July 2, 2015

Robert Chee Wah Hing Gee, age 93, passed away peacefully at his home in Portland, on Thursday, July 2, 2015. He was born October 5, 1921 in Wingon, Canton, China and immigrated to the United States in 1935.He graduated from high school in Amarillo, Texas in 1939.During World War II, he served in the United States Navy on the USS North Carolina as a Fireman 1st class.On April 29, 1947 he married...
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Veronica Baespflug

March 12, 1921 - June 20, 2015

Veronica Amelia Baespflug passed away on June 20, 2015. Veronica was born on New Leipzig, North Dakota. Veronica was born to William and Jennie Baespflug. Please come back and visit this website later.
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Joanne M. Gulla

December 12, 1935 - June 19, 2015

Joanne Gulla, a long time NW Portland resident, died peacefully on June 19th. She had health challenges over the last 12 months and received an enormous amount of love and support from her friends and family. We want to thank all who helped and supported her in so many ways.Joanne Marie Luttmann was born in Willmar, Minnesota to Walter and Maleda Luttmann. She was the second daughter in a family...
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Robert Bruce Emerson

July 2, 1923 - June 5, 2015

Robert "Bob" B. Emerson, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2015. Bob was born in Kimberly, Idaho, July 2, 1923, the son of Carl and Edna Emerson. While attending Kimberly High School (class of 1941), Bob developed a talent for boxing, and went on to win the Golden Gloves tournament to become Idaho State Champion. His boxing career was cut short with the onset of WWII. A decorated veteran, he...
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Lucile Lothrop Brundage

July 25, 1917 - May 28, 2015

Lucile Lothrop Brundage passed away on May 28, 2015. Lucile was born in Portland, Oregon to Harry and Lucile Haley on July 25, 1917. Lucile attended and graduated from Grant High School in 1934. After graduation, she attended The University of Oregon, where she received a Bachelor's Degree, graduating Pi Beta Phi in 1938. Lucile worked for Western Forest Industries Association, as an Office...
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Velma Frances Smith

May 26, 1923 - May 19, 2015

Velma Frances Smith was born May 26, 1923 to Franklin and Margaret Wheeler, in Saskatchewan, Canada. She was the youngest of four children. The family moved to Toppenish and later the "big city," Vancouver, Washington, where she graduated from Vancouver High School in 1941.Velma married Darrell Smith on November 3, 1945. The marriage lasted 54 years, until Darrell passed away in 2000...
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David Jess Louie

January 28, 1953 - May 17, 2015

David Jess Louie passed away on May 17, 2015. David was born on to Chester and Rose Louie in Portland, Oregon on January 28, 1953. David graduated from Benson High School in 1971.David was the Owner of Shanghai Company. He was known as the sweetest, kindness and gentle soul, that you would ever meet. David was always there to do anything for family and friends.David met Bobbie Swehla through...
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Thomas Charles Macdonald

November 3, 1930 - May 8, 2015

Thomas Charles Macdonald was born in Salem, Oregon on November 3, 1930 to Palmer and Lucille Macdonald. Tom was a 1948 graduate of Grant High School, where he was a three year state champion in tennis, earning him honors into the PIL Hall of Fame. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1952 where he received a Bachelors' Degree in business. Later, Tom was drafted and served 3 years in the...
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Mary Lee Chappell

September 29, 1929 - May 4, 2015

Mary Lee Chappell was born in Franklinton, Louisiana on Sept 29, 1929 to the late Ira and Lillie Thompson, and passed away on May 4, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Mary met her husband, the love of her life, Otis Chappell at a Church Potluck dinner in Franklinton, Louisiana. After a short courtship, they got engaged and were married on Aug 21, 1948 and begin their family.Otis left Louisiana and...
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Mary Louise Altstadt

February 20, 1931 - May 2, 2015

Mary Louise Austin was born in Hood River, Oregon on February 20, 1931. Her parents, Louise Leonard and Paul H. Austin, moved to Portland when she and her younger sister, Pauline, were quite small.Mary Louise attended Vernon Grammar School, Jefferson High School, Oregon State College and The University of Oregon.She was married to John B. Altstadt, They were divorced later.Through the years,...
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Josephine Suzanne Connolly

September 16, 1914 - April 20, 2015

Josephine Connolly died on April 20th at the age of 100.A life long resident of the Portland area, "Josie" as her friends called her, was born in Chicago, Illinois. She remembered the depression of 1929 vividly. She said that her experiences during that time formed habits of frugality that influenced her for the rest of her life. She was an athlete in school, participating in ice-skating,...
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Darlene Minnie Boothby

July 3, 1943 - April 5, 2015

Darlene Minnie Boothby, was born on July 3, 1943 in Portland, Oregon to Vernon and Ruby Rakestraw. Darlene attended and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1961. While attending high school, she met Daniel F. Boothby through a friend at school. After finishing high school, Daniel and Darlene were married at 1st United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon on June 16, 1962.Darlene was a...
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Gertrude Louise Mills

March 14, 1925 - March 31, 2015

Gertrude Louise Mills, passed away on March 31, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Gertrude was born in Denver, Colorado to Lee and Lillian Smith. The family moved to the Pacific Northwest when she was very young. They lived in Kalama, Washington before settling in the Portland area.Gertrude was a member of Sellwood Baptist Church where she volunteered on many committees. She was a very sweet person...
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Chiet Saetern

December 31, 1925 - March 31, 2015

Chiet Ta Saetern, was born in Laos on December 31, 1925. She live with her family in the mountain area. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 1pm at Lincoln Memorial Park.
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Ralph Ngan Locke

July 28, 1921 - March 26, 2015

Ralph N. Locke peacefully passed away of natural causes in Portland, Oregon at the age of 93. He honorably served his country during WW II and went on to a career with the U.S. Postal Service. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.Per his wishes there will be no service, but the family invites you to a viewing on Friday, April 10 from 12pm to 7pm at Caldwell's, Hennessey, Goetsch and...
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M. Lewitz

March 24, 1935 - March 14, 2015

Dee M. Lewitz, passed away on March 14, 2015 in Milwaukie, Oregon. Dee, was born on March 24, 1935 to Claire and Olive Bellinger in Ludington Wisconsin. Dee was raised on a farm in Wisconsin and assisted with many of the outdoor activities, feeding the animals, working in the hay fields and gardens.Dee graduated from Scapoose High School in 1952. She moved from the Portland area to Bend Oregon...
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Edith Louise Kaufman

December 15, 1925 - March 10, 2015

Edith Louise Kaufman passed away on March 10, 2015 at the Robison Jewish Health Center. Louise was born on December 15, 1925, in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Grant High School. Louise attended The University of Washington and Lewis & Clark College, where she earned her Master's Degree. She taught 3rd grade for the Beaverton School District for 17 years. In her spare time, she...
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Roderic Vaughn Grosz

November 10, 1953 - February 15, 2015

Roderic Vaughn Grosz, a beloved brother, uncle and friend, peacefully passed away on February, 15, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.Rod was born and raised in Portland, and worked as a funeral director, embalmer and manager at several funeral homes in NE Portland.He will always be remembered for his smile and kind and gentle spirit.A more detailed life story will be released by his family shortly.
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Jane Elizabeth Herr Wallace

July 6, 1951 - February 10, 2015

Jane Elizabeth Fleming Herr Wallace passed away peacefully at home in her sleep on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 from metastatic cancer at the age of 63. Jane was born to Louis and Joanne Fleming of Portland, Oregon (both now deceased) on July 6, 1951. She was the third of five children, two boys and three girls, and the oldest of the three girls. She lived her entire life in Portland. Along...
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Neal Allen

February 27, 1927 - February 10, 2015

Family will provide obituary in the coming days.
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Nathalie Denise Kuehl

December 24, 1938 - February 9, 2015

Nathalie came into this world on December 24, 1938 into the loving arms of her parents, Eugene and Louise Slagle, and left it in the loving arms of her husband, surrounded by her children on February 9, 2015. She grew up in Yakima, then attended Seattle University. She met the love of her life and best friend, Dick Kuehl, while he was stationed at Fort Lewis, and it was love at first sight....
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Oleta O. Emery

September 25, 1919 - February 9, 2015

Oleta Emery, 95, passed away on February 9, 2015 in Longview, Washington. Oleta was born on September 25, 1919 in Hagersville, Arkansas to Joseph and Nora ( Hodges) Pearson. The family later moved to Ontario, Oregon.Oleta worked at Gowan Air Field in Boise, Idaho during World War II repairing planes, owned her own restaurant for a short time, went to Business School and worked in an office...
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Gary Krombein

May 9, 1946 - February 1, 2015

GARY ALAN KROMBEINGary passed away peacefully into glory in his home in Rigby, ID on February 1, 2015 as the result of complications from Lymphoma. Gary was born May 9, 1946 in Portland, OR. He was preceded in death by his parents R Harry and Mabel Krombein. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Lana of Rigby, ID, sister Carol Lowe (Michael) of Happy Valley, OR and two daughters, Deanna...
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Amelia Brown

January 9, 1917 - January 31, 2015

Born January 9, 1917, Santa Fe, NM. Died January 31, 2015, in Portland, Oregon.Survived by children:: Anna Marie O'Connor (Bill); Donald M. Sandoval (Mollie); Kathryn G. Molinar; Michael R. Sandoval (Mary Anne); and, Victor A. Sandoval (Leslie).Funeral Mass Februray at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church; Burial in Rosario Cemetery,Santa Fe, NMSpecial gratitude to the wonderful staff of Markham House,...
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Julia Geraldine Foster

July 12, 1920 - January 25, 2015

Julia Geraldine Foster, was born in Orofino, Idaho to Maynard and Gisella Brown, on July 12, 1920. The family moved to Clarkston, Washington where Julia attended school and graduated from Clarkston High School in 1938. Julia met Robert Lewis Foster on a blind date and they were married a couple of years later in 1941. Julia and Robert began their family and then moved to Portland, Oregon,...
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Nancy L. Glerum

November 15, 1934 - January 14, 2015

Please come back and visit this website for Nancy Glerum, after the family has updated the Obituary.
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Alma Wrieden

April 17, 1919 - January 9, 2015

After graduating from business college in her home town of Syracuse, New York, Alma Wrieden worked as secretary to her father, Charles Jessel, who was president of Jessel Marking Equipment Company. In early 1960 she moved to Phoenix, Arizona where she was private secretary to one of the partners of Ernst and Ernst Accounting, and subsequently as office manager for Stevens Engineering Incorporated...
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Captoria Bell

May 20, 1920 - December 24, 2014

Captoria was born in Sunflower, Mississippi and at a very young age, the family moved to Goule Arkansas. Captoria took care of her father who was ill when she was young. In 1941 she met Lenard Bell and they were married in Little Rock Arkansas. Captoria's family said she love to sew and was a helper and friend to all she met.She was preceded in death by her parents, husband brothers,...
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LuAudrey Starnes

December 6, 1922 - December 19, 2014

LuAudrey Starnes was born and raised in Marshall, Texas, on Dec. 6, 1922. While growing up in Marshall, Texas, LuAudrey attended Hillside Elementary School and Pemberton High School. She arrived in Portland in 1945 to assist her sister with a difficult pregnancy. After the birth of her niece, LuAudrey decided to make Portland her home.Her family members are proud of LuAudrey's contributions to...
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