Our Obituaries

Gertrude Sumner

December 27, 1925 - December 9, 2017

Gertrude (Negri) SumnerDec. 27, 1925 - Dec. 9, 2017Those we love don't go away,They walk beside us every day.Unseen, unheard but always near,Still loved, still missed and very dear. Gertrude passed away peacefully on December 9, 2017. She was born in Edmonton, Queensland, Australia to Peter and Annie (Hayers) Negri. Gertie was a war bride, a wife, a mother and a grandmother. She married Glen...
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Marjorie M. Ellertson

September 13, 1924 - December 3, 2017

Marjorie Marie Ellertson passed away peacefully in her sleep with her beloved husband, Ken Ellertson, at her side and surrounded by family members on December 3, 2017 at the age of 93 years old.Marjorie was born on September 13, 1924 at Emanuel Hospital in Portland Oregon to Edgar and Selma (Shuholm) Charlston and became the oldest and only sister among five brothers, Don, Jim, Curtis, Stanley...
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Dennis Ray Reudink

July 10, 1948 - November 27, 2017

Dennis Ray Reudink was born July 10, 1948, in Vancouver, WA, the third child to Ray and Pearl Reudink. He grew up playing with anything with a motor, from go-carts, to motorcycles to cars. A mischievous boy, he loved to play pranks and have fun with his friends.In 1971, he married his wife Pat. They were best friends and loved doing everything together - working around their house, going to the...
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Keith Alan Myers

December 24, 1972 - November 25, 2017

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Stephen George Gardner

March 9, 1946 - November 24, 2017

Stephen G. Gardner, 71, of Vancouver, WA passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov 24 from a series of strokes. He was born March 9, 1946 in Dallas, TX to George and Theda (Atteberry) Gardner. He grew up in Phoenix and Southern California, then went to the University of Washington where he got his degree in Business Administration. Over the years, he worked for Crown Zellerbach, Gillette, Andes...
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Norma Marie Epley

July 5, 1929 - November 23, 2017

Norma Marie Epley, a long-time resident of the Portland-Vancouver area, passed away at the age of 88, November 23, 2017, Thanksgiving Day.Born in 1929 in Buhl, Idaho to Florence and Harlan See, Norma grew up in a farming community and attended grade school at a one-room schoolhouse. She graduated from Buhl High School, attended the University of Idaho and University of Oregon where she joined the...
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Brian Leonard Northrop

October 14, 1966 - November 23, 2017

Brian L. Northrop, 51, of Vancouver passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 14, 1966 in Davenport, Washington. As a baby, Brian and his family moved from Davenport to Vancouver. He attended Hudson's Bay High School, graduating in 1985. While in school Brian played Football and Basketball. Eventually Brian became a proud long...
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Vernold Ray Hunt

October 15, 1945 - November 14, 2017

Vernold R. Hunt, 72, of Vancouver, Washington passed away at his home November 14, 2017. He was born in Portland, Oregon October 15, 1945.Growing up in Portland, Vernold attended and graduated from Park Rose High School. Following his school career, he served his country in the Army. Most of his working years were spent as a custodian with the Vancouver Public Schools, from which he retired...
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Norman C. Wright

July 23, 1938 - November 10, 2017

Norman C. Wright, 79, of Vancouver, Washington passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born July 23, 1938 in Wapato, Washington to Carl and Pauline Wright.As a young man, Norman worked for the railroad. He eventually switched careers, becoming a Longshoreman, which he did until his retirement from the longshoreman union in 1998. Norman was dedicated to his church...
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Elizabeth D. Ziemba

February 16, 1929 - October 29, 2017

Elizabeth D. Ziemba, age 88, of Vancouver, WA Passed Away on Sunday October 29, 2017. Elizabeth was born February 16, 1929 in Moberly, Missouri. Elizabeth is survived by her spouse, Joseph Ziemba; and son, Stephen (Susan) Thursby.A celebration of Elizabeth's life will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 426 E. 4th Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98663. The date and time is still pending final...
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Linda Ann Cawley

December 2, 1950 - October 17, 2017

CAWLEY, Linda Ann (born Manley), 66, of Vancouver, WA passed away October 17, 2017. Linda was born December 2, 1950 in Plymouth, MI to Doris Manley and the late Frank Manley. She is preceded in death by her husband Bernard James Cawley whom she met when they were both students at Michigan State University. She raised her family in Holland, MI before moving to Denver, CO in 2008 and then...
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Mildred Ruth BERGIN

April 26, 1927 - October 17, 2017

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Barbara Gail Barnhart

December 19, 1938 - October 16, 2017

Dr. Barbara Barnhart of La Center, Washington passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 16, 2017. Barbara was born in December 1938 in Los Angeles, California. In 1971, Barbara married Donald Barnhart in San Mateo, California. Upon retirement, the couple moved to a portion of the Barnhart family homestead in La Center. Barbara is survived by the children and grandchildren of...
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Richard Donald Keating

May 25, 1937 - October 7, 2017

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Margaret Lucile Kohlschmidt

December 25, 1916 - September 10, 2017

My Life Story By Margaret Kohlschmidt - put together for her 100th Birthday.I was born December 25, 1916, in the country near O'Neill, Nebraska, to Roy and GeorgiaVanEvery DeLong. I was fourth in line of six kids - the oldest Earl, followed by Viola, Freda,me, Bud and May. In February when I was 4 or 5 years old, mom died and Pop had six kids toraise. Pop placed an ad in the newspaper for...
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Mable Alberta Engeman

May 27, 1913 - September 8, 2017

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Allan Jurgen Thede

January 11, 1926 - September 3, 2017

It is with both great sadness and joy that we share the news ofthe passing of our husband, father, and grandfather, Allan J. Thede,Sept. 3, 2017, of pulmonary fibrosis. There is sadness for the loss ofour cherished patriarch, but also joy that we were lucky enough tohave him in our lives for over 91 years.Allan was born to John and Florence Thede in Groton, S.D., Jan.11, 1926. As a young boy,...
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Rosinah E. Miller

October 15, 1920 - August 23, 2017

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John M. Hopkins

July 1, 1947 - August 11, 2017

John Martin Hopkins, age 70, died on August 11, 2017 at his home in Vancouver, in the presence of family who loved him. He is survived by his loving wife, Marna Hopkins, at home; his son and daughter-in-law, Gabe and Stefanie Fauvelle of Vancouver, WA; his daughter and son-in-law, Amber and Josh Lamb of Eureka, MT; his beloved grandchildren, Patience, Serenity, and Courage Fauvelle; his sister,...
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Charles Edward Gallup

December 17, 1930 - August 1, 2017

Charles Edward "Bud" Gallup, died Aug 1, 2017, age 86. Survivors include his sister, Coila Sheard, of Kirkland, WA, daughter, Linda Seiber (Bruce) of University Place, WA, son, Charles A. "Chuck" Gallup (Jerilynne) of Kihei, HI, five grandchildren, and two great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents, John H. and Ella A. (Anderson) Gallup, wife, Karol, and granddaughter, Stefani...
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Jewell May Stiles

April 26, 1916 - July 26, 2017

JEWELL MAY STILES, 101 years old of Vancouver, WA, passed away quietly on July 26, 2017 in Vancouver. Born April 25, 1916, at home in Topeka, KS, Jewell May was instilled at birth with a strong will to live life long and well. She weighed less than three pounds and the country doctor attending the birth declared she would not survive through the night. He refused to sign the birth certificate as...
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Miles David Howard

June 30, 1988 - July 25, 2017

Miles David Howard, 29, of Vancouver passed away July 25, 2017. He was born June 30, 1988 in Portland, Oregon. Miles spent most of his childhood in White Salmon and Vancouver, Washington. He attended five high schools before graduating from Lewis & Clark Alternative Studies through Skyview High School in 2006. Miles then attended three colleges, earning as Associate of Arts from Clark...
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Marvin Orlo Kretlow

September 28, 1931 - July 19, 2017

Marvin Orlo Kretlow passed away on July 19, 2017, in Vancouver, Washington at the age of 85 with a massive heart attack.Orlo was born in Owatonna, Minnesota in 1931, the son of late Earl and Ella Kretlow.Orlo was married to Carol Ann Trudgeon on August 2, 1952 in Portland, Oregon; they were married 2 weeks short of 65 years.He graduated from Owatonna High School in 1950. While he was in high...
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Steven Ray Tomlinson

July 4, 1954 - June 30, 2017

Steven R. Tomlinson, 62, of Camas, Washington passed away June 30, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. He was born July 4, 1954 in Spokane, Washington to Ray and Verla Tomlinson.Steven grew up and attended school in Spokane, graduating from Ferris High School in 1972. During his high school career, he was a prominent athlete and was very involved in school activities. He played football, basketball and...
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David Leroy Leach

August 14, 1943 - June 23, 2017

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Dennette Kay Pekarek

October 3, 1963 - June 19, 2017

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Georgette MASTROPOLITO

February 18, 1929 - June 17, 2017

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Francis Louis Ramos

February 11, 1939 - June 14, 2017

Francis Louis Ramos, 78, of Vancouver passed away at his home Wednesday, June 14, 2017. He was born February 11, 1939 in Salinas, California to Francisco and Frances Ramos.Lou grew up in California, graduating from Salinas High School in 1957. While attending school he met a lovely young lady named, Evelyn Hudson. They became high school sweethearts, marrying on September 22, 1957, just a few...
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Atul Rajnikant Patel

November 2, 1952 - June 12, 2017

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Inez S. Olin

November 20, 1916 - June 11, 2017

Mrs. Inez Sophie Olin passed away June 11, 2017 at the age of 100. She was born November 20, 1916 in Judson, North Dakota to Charles and Sophie (Sturm) Hasse. She graduated from New Salem High School in North Dakota, and attended Dickinson North Dakota Teacher's College. She taught school in North Dakota and Vancouver, Washington.Inez married Jerald "Jerry" Olin (Almont, ND) on March 26, 1937...
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Sandra Denise Brommer

October 12, 1971 - June 2, 2017

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Mary J. Ross

January 31, 1925 - May 28, 2017

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Dorothy Eva Allinger

August 21, 1915 - May 25, 2017

Dorothy Eva Allinger passed away peacefully at the home of her son David in Estacada, Oregon, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. She had lived into her 102nd year. She was born at Carson, Washington on August 21, 1915 to Harriet Mae White and Nels Edward Nelson, the tenth of eleven children. One of her earliest memories was of her father taking her at age 3 by horse and buggy to the Lutheran Church in...
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David Harold Pittman

November 11, 1936 - May 20, 2017

David Harold Pittman passed away quietly at home May 20, 2017. He was born November 11, 1936 in Albany, Missouri to Pearl and Richard Pittman. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, Brother Richard and Sister Jeanie. David is survived by his wife, Deni at the family home. David also leaves behind 2 wonderful sons, Kirk Pittman (Mary) of Henderson, NV; Larry Pittman (Dea) of Vancouver...
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Richard G. Fauble

October 11, 1923 - May 16, 2017

Richard G. Fauble passed away on May 16, 2017. He was born on October 11, 1923 in Vancouver, Washington where he lived his lifetime, except for a period during World War II spent overseas serving in the Merchant Marines.Richard was a Roman Catholic and member of Holy Redeemer Parish, the Legion of Mary and life member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a retired banker, a Port of Vancouver...
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Ricky S. Spicer

July 26, 2000 - May 1, 2017

Enrique "Ricky" Santos Spicer, 16, of Vancouver passed away Monday, May 1, 2017. He was born July 26, 2000 in Seattle, Washington.Ricky lived in the Seattle area until age 4, when he was adopted out of the state foster care system by the Spicer family and began his life in Vancouver. He was a mostly happy and energetic little boy-he enjoyed playing with his five new siblings and exploring and...
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Suzanne Dorothy Savage

October 17, 1934 - April 29, 2017

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Rudolph P. Maier

February 3, 1937 - April 25, 2017

It is with great regret and sadness that I inform you of Colleen and Rudolph's passing. Colleen passed after a prolonged and valiant battle with Alzheimer's peacefully January 16, 2017. Rudolph passed away at Saint James Hospital in Butte Montana April 25, 2017, while traveling to see family and friends. Rudy had some medical issues that caused us to have him admitted there. The issue...
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Ramona Lofthus Charlston

July 29, 1929 - April 18, 2017

Ramona Charlston excelled as a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. On April 18, she was comforted by family and friends while passing into the arms of Jesus at age 87. Despite facing health challenges the past 2 years, Mona's strong faith enabled her to serve others in various ministries at Trinity Lutheran Church. She also faithfully prayed for her entire...
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Kelley Marie Jones

March 31, 1934 - April 15, 2017

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Dylan Earp Bosell

February 5, 2016 - April 8, 2017

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Frederick Lawrence Norton

December 19, 1938 - April 3, 2017

Frederick (Fred) L. Norton, 78, of Vancouver Washington passed away at home on April 3, 2017 of acute, chronic renal failure.Fred is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Arlene; daughter Lynda (Carole) Norton-Dane; daughter-in-law, Carrie (Larry) Norton; sisters, Sue (Don) Rits and Nancy (Herb) Meier; as well as many cherished extended family members and friends. He is preceded in death by...
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Christopher Owen Cameron

March 5, 1975 - March 29, 2017

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Ralph Marinius Jones

February 22, 1925 - March 25, 2017

Ralph M. Jones, Sr., 92, died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM following a brief illness.He is survived by his son, Ralph M. Jones, Jr. of Las Cruces, NM, his daughter, Janice (Jones) Morelli of Las Vegas, Nevada, and grandson Aaron Johnston of Reno, NV. His wife, Ardis, daughter, Jacqueline Johnston, and grandson, Joseph Johnston, preceded him in death...
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Frank Laverne Blehm

May 27, 1938 - March 24, 2017

Frank L. Blehm, 78, of Woodland, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 27, 1938 in Portland, Oregon to Reuben and Velma Blehm. For his education, Frank attended Columbia Adventist Academy in Battle Ground, graduating in 1956. While going to school, there was a young lady in his class named Anita Swanberg. They didn't particularly care for...
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Mary Elizabeth Lambird

September 12, 1929 - March 13, 2017

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Paul William Scales

January 2, 1943 - March 3, 2017

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Gary Weston Showalter

April 4, 1939 - March 3, 2017

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David James Devier

May 22, 1988 - February 28, 2017

David J. Devier, 28, of Goldsboro, North Carolina, passed away February 28, 2017. He was born May 22, 1988 in Portland, Oregon .David grew up in Ridgefield, attending school there and eventually graduating in 2006. While in high school, David loved skateboarding and welding. Following high school, David joined the Air Force, attending basic training at Lackland AFB in Texas. David loved the...
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Joyce Helen Paeth

October 30, 1925 - February 28, 2017

Joyce Helen Taylor Paeth was born in Medicine Hat Alberta, Canada. Her school years were in Carstairs, Alberta, graduating there in 1943. Joyce completed studies at Truro Normal College, then taught in elementary schools in the Halifax, Nova Scotia area until 1954. She spent a year as an exchange teacher in Portland, Oregon, meeting and marrying William John Paeth Jr. in 1954. They raised 5...
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Marlow Wilson Randolph

August 27, 1918 - February 23, 2017

Marlow "Randy" Wilson Randolph, 98, of Kalama, passed away February 23, 2017. He was born August 27, 1918 in Holly, Colorado to Willis and Anna May Randolph. Randy grew up in Colorado, going to school mostly in Pueblo. His family farmed in Colorado and got their first car in 1928. Randy delivered ice blocks for a job after the Great Depression and rode a horse to school. In 1935, the family...
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Priscilla Marie Madson

January 25, 1942 - February 16, 2017

Priscilla Madson, 75 years old, passed away February 16, 2017 in Vancouver, WA. She was born in Springfield, MN on January 25, 1942.Priscilla worked for 18 years at Hewlett Packard and 8 years at Wafertech as an Occupational Health Nurse. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Pastor Alan Madson; 2 sons, Tim and Paul; and 4 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m.,...
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Mary Ann Hiatt

April 26, 1928 - February 9, 2017

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Warren Seymour WEBSTER

December 31, 1922 - February 9, 2017

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Fred Raymond Barrett

August 18, 1920 - February 6, 2017

Fred passed away peacefully at home on February 6th, 2017 at the age of 96. He was born in Canon City CO to P.A. Barrett and Maude Walker Barrett and married his love, Dolly Gerlene Sharp, on December 24, 1940. They lived on ranches in Colorado and Idaho before settling in Modesto, CA, where he worked as a maintenance engineer in the sand and gravel business, all the while keeping horses and...
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Elaine Chrystabel Tosti

May 4, 1922 - February 5, 2017

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Betty Jean Brownawell

February 20, 1931 - February 2, 2017

Betty J. Brownawell, 85, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. She was born February 20, 1931 in Bethune, Colorado to Christian and Charlotte May Adolf. Betty was a long-time member of the First Church of God in Vancouver and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Betty spent her working career in the Banking industry, primarily at First Independent Bank...
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Walter Leo Syata

October 22, 1915 - January 31, 2017

Walter L. Syata, 101, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on January 31, 2017. Walter was born in St. Joseph, MO in 1915. He graduated from Christian Brothers High School, and St. Joseph Junior College.Walter is survived by two daughters; Janet Shrader, Vancouver, WA and Carolyn Syata, San Rafel, CA; and a sister Mary Chleborad, St. Joseph, MO.Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Jean and a...
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Esperanza Tan Brillante

December 19, 1919 - January 28, 2017

Hope Brillante died peacefully on Saturday night January 28, 2017. She is survived by her son, Joe; her daughter, Marie; and her sister, Febes. Hope has been surrounded by many loving and caring nieces and nephews and was a memorable grandmother to their kids. She also treasured her AAUW friends of 40 years.She was a head strong romantic who loved poetry and storytelling. One of her proudest...
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Maria Castro Mendiola

April 20, 1928 - January 26, 2017

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Darlene Doris Faulkner

September 18, 1932 - January 26, 2017

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Guoi Thi Charleson

July 20, 1948 - January 25, 2017

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Evelyn R. KIICK

April 22, 1927 - January 25, 2017

Evelyn R. Kiick, 89, of Vancouver passed away January 25, 2017 at her home. She was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Harry and Ruth Hackett. Evelyn spent her childhood growing up on the family farm in Roanoke and Manchester, Indiana. After graduating from high school, she attended Butler University, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in 1947. While at Butler, she met a young man named Barry,...
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Ruth Marjorie Nations

October 25, 1926 - January 19, 2017

Ruth left this life peacefully on January 19, 2017, with family at her side, following a heart attack.She was born 90 years ago in North Carolina. She always loved music and met her husband, Clifford R. Nations, while performing at the county fair. They married in 1944 and moved to the Pacific Northwest after WWII, and were together until he died in 1987. She spent her early adult years as a...
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Juanita Faye Gillham

March 5, 1932 - January 17, 2017

Faye Gillham passed away January 17, 2017, in Longview, WA. She was born march 5, 1932 in Red Star, Arkansas to Willis and Lula (Edwards) Johnson. At her request no service will be held. Private interment will be held at the Bunker Hill Cemetery.Faye is survived by her husband of 67 years, Doyle Gillham; her daughter Diane (Olen) Crowe; 3 grandchildren, Angie (Greg) Buckiewiez, Christa Weiand,...
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Clara Bleth Lemar

April 18, 1922 - January 17, 2017

Clara Christina Bleth Lemar passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in Vancouver. She was 94 years old.A funeral service will be held at Vancouver Funeral Chapel at 2:30 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2017, with private interment at Park Hill Cemetery in Vancouver, Washington.Clara was born April 18, 1922, in the big white house on the farm by the banks of the Columbia River owned by her parents, David...
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Colleen Anne Maier

December 6, 1936 - January 16, 2017

Colleen Anne Maier a thoughtful loving soul. Daughter of Dale Sherman Galloway and Doris Virginia Galloway (Garside). Ancestry include Foster, Cooke, Spencer, Young, Kearney, Godwin, Bridger, and Pitt. Throughout her life she enjoyed bowling, softball, ceramics, travel, fashion, nature, home, life and family. Preceded in death by her brother Dale, twin sisters Carolyn and Joanne, her oldest...
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William L. Wascher

May 15, 1939 - January 1, 2017

Bill, Dad, Gumpy, a man known by many names, passed away on January 1, 2017. He was born in Portland, OR to Leonard F. and Virginia M. Wascher. He grew up in Gearhart, OR, graduating from Seaside High School in 1958.Bill served his country honorably. His 23 years in the Army included two years in the National Guard and 21 years of Active Duty with two tours in Vietnam, overseas to Germany, ...
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Anh Thi Nguyen

August 25, 1944 - December 27, 2016

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Lynn William Matthews

September 11, 1942 - December 26, 2016

Lynn William Matthews, 74, of Vancouver passed away December 26, 2016 while at work at the Keller Auditorium in Portland. He was born September 11, 1942 in White Salmon, Washington. Lynn is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Frances Matthews; and brother, Donald. Lynn is survived by his long-time companion, Michael DuPree; God-children, Bryan Michael-Lynn DuPree and Krystopher James...
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Peggy Ann Shriner

August 13, 1937 - December 25, 2016

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George William Cobb

September 18, 1933 - December 18, 2016

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Herbert Roy NUNN

July 26, 1924 - December 11, 2016

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James Clayton Dickson

November 21, 1944 - December 9, 2016

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Sam Edward Mullen

March 22, 1935 - December 8, 2016

Samuel "Sam" Edward Mullen, 81, of Vancouver passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016 at his home. He was born in Portland, Oregon to George and Estella Mullen.Sam grew up in Portland, attending school there. He was always a classic car enthusiast, even as a high school student. He belonged to several classic car clubs, including the original El Camino Club, which was started in the 1960's by...
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Frederick William Fries

November 28, 2016

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Eugene Charles Hardesty

November 21, 1926 - November 28, 2016

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Edwin K. Krueger

April 16, 1934 - November 21, 2016

Edwin K. Krueger, of Vancouver passed away Monday, November 21, 2016 at Eli's Adult Family Home. He was born April 16, 1934 in Portland, Oregon.Edwin is survived by his children, Richard (Debra) and Kathryn (Blain) Barshaw; grandchildren, Nicole Krueger, Amie Krueger, Brandon (Christina) Krueger and Lauren Barshaw; great-grandchildren, Natalie, Delilah, Jaxon and Koen. He is preceded in death...
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Patricia Lee Davis

April 4, 1929 - November 18, 2016

Patricia L. Davis, 87, of Vancouver passed away November 18, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. She was born April 4, 1929 in Des Moines, Iowa to Glenn and Marjorie Sweet, the 5th child in what was to become a family of 11 children. Being a child of the Depression, Patricia and her family found themselves moving around, eventually landing in Vancouver while she was a young girl. In the...
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Patricia Kaufman Wirth

June 14, 1930 - November 17, 2016

Patricia Kaufman Wirth was born in Hebron, North Dakota on June 14, 1930, the only child of Joe N. Kaufman and Kathryn Bleth Kaufman. In 1936, Pat moved to Vancouver, Washington with her parents. They moved to a dairy farm in LaCenter in 1937, and then moved to a farm in Washougal. In 1941, the family moved to Orchards where Pat was honored as valedictorian of her eighth grade class. Pat also...
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Robert Arthur OSBORNE

December 15, 1934 - November 10, 2016

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Waldemar Richard Schlonga

February 16, 1927 - October 30, 2016

Dick Schlonga, 89, passed away in Vancouver, WA. He was born in Timber Lake, SD to Walter and Jeanette (Lippert) Schlonga. Fleeing the dust bowl, young Dick moved with his family to Sunnyside, WA where he graduated from high school. He served in the US Navy Hospital Corps during WWII. Dick received a BA from WSU and his MA from CWU. He later moved to Clark County, WA. He met the love of his...
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Frank Austin SHIPMAN

March 14, 1926 - October 27, 2016

Frank "Bud" Shipman, Jr., 90, of Vancouver, WA, passed away October 27, 2016. He was born March 14, 1926 in Kansas City, MO to Frank and Josephine Shipman, Sr. Frank joined the Navy at 17 to help fight in the Pacific in WWII. He served on the LST 716, transporting Marines to many invasions on the islands in the Pacific. He was very proud to be a veteran. Frank worked for Cadet Heaters...
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Chester Merwin Plotner

May 25, 1919 - October 9, 2016

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Steven Erik Runyan

January 10, 1939 - October 6, 2016

Steve Runyan Passed away on October 6, 2016.Steve passed away due to complications surrounding an over abundant love of life, helping other people, and radiating tremendous energy.Steve is survived by his loving wife Penny, daughters Jill and Julie, son Erik, and 5 grandchildren. Steve missed meeting his first great grandchild by one week. While the Great Grandchild introduction was sadly...
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Robert Stanley Mercer

April 25, 1923 - September 27, 2016

Robert Stanley Mercer, 93, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Sept. 27, 2016. He had a rich history connected with Vancouver. His family was a pioneering family that settled here in 1850. Bob was born in Astoria, OR on April 25, 1923 to Estella Ruth Hathaway and Semri Samson Keiski. He worked as an usher at the Kiggins theater in 1938 and graduated from Fort Vancouver High School in 1941. Bob was a...
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Leonard Keith Kidd

November 27, 1930 - September 27, 2016

Leonard Keith Kidd passed away peacefully at home on September 27th, 2016, surrounded by his family and friends. Papa was a family man. He took care of all of us. Sometimes all we needed was a "little time and a few kind words", and other times we needed him to fly across the country to see us. It didn't matter how much or how little we needed. He was always there for all of us, always believed...
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Marjorie Louise MHOON

November 26, 1931 - September 22, 2016

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Gilbert R. Eggen

January 2, 1929 - September 13, 2016

A History of Gib EggenOn Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at ten o'clock in the morning Gilbert 'Gib' Richard Eggen passed on to be with his Lord and Savior. He was born January 2, 1929 in Norfolk, Nebraska, the tenth and final child of Amalia and George Eggen. He is preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings: four brothers: Arnold, Ray, Eldor and Wilber, and five sisters: Irene,...
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Mary M. Nolan

August 10, 1928 - September 6, 2016

NOLAN, Mary Margarette Passed away on September 6, 2016. Mary was born August 10, 1928 in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts to her parents, John & Nora (Smith) Kelleher, the eldest daughter and sister to John "Jack" Kelleher. She is survived by her three children, Marybeth (Michael) Waters, Nancy (Brian) Mueller and Edward C. Nolan, Jr. "Ted" (Laura Allen). She is also survived by her...
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Sigrid Baker

November 8, 1924 - September 3, 2016

Sigrid Eleanor Melby Baker , 91, passed away peacefully into the presence of the Lord, Sept 3, 2016. Sigrid was born Nov.8, 1924 , the youngest of 7 children born to John and Magna Melby, Norwegian immigrants. She grew up on their farm in Greenbush, Minn. She moved to Portland, Oregon, where she worked in the shipyards during world War II, and attended school, graduating from Emanuel School of...
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Wallace Vaughn Teuscher

June 3, 1928 - August 24, 2016

Wallace Vaughn Teuscher, 88, of Vancouver passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at his home surrounded by his beloved family. He was born June 3, 1928 in Montpelier, Idaho to Wallace and Minerva Teuscher.As a young man, Wally attended and graduated from Montpelier High School, then moved on to attend Idaho State College, where he received his Bachelor's degree. In order to continue to pursue...
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Bernard Frances Hackenberg

April 13, 1935 - August 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Vancouver, WA.
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Teresa Alvarado

December 29, 1929 - August 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Vancouver, WA.
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Elizabeth Ann Paul

August 11, 1951 - July 26, 2016

Elizabeth Ann Paul passed away at her home, July 26, 2016 at the age of 64. She was born on August 11, 1951 in Vancouver, WA to parents, Clarence and Arlene Paul.Liz graduated from Hudson's Bay High School in 1969, Clark Community College in 1971 and attended WSU.Liz worked for the Department of Energy for over 43 years, volunteered for the Bonneville Power Administration's food drive and...
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Evelyn Mae MILLER

February 18, 1924 - July 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Vancouver, WA.
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Glenn Joel Halme

April 2, 1925 - June 27, 2016

Glenn Joel Halme was born April 2, 1925 in Casper Wyoming and passed away on June 27, 2016 in Yacolt, Washington at 91 years of age. Glenn, with his wife Clara, resided in Yacolt Washington for the past 27 years. Glenn's childhood home was Vancouver Washington. He was a lifelong member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. Glenn worked all his life in the forest products industry, lastly...
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Harold Kooji Kawasaki

March 23, 1927 - June 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Vancouver, WA.
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Gwendolyn Iola Scherr

May 30, 1927 - June 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Vancouver, WA.
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Robert W. Roesler

March 22, 1924 - June 15, 2016

Robert W. Roesler, 92, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center, in Clackamas, Oregon. He was born March 22, 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Fred and Ione Roesler.As a child of 8 years, Bob and his family moved from Minnesota to Vancouver, Washington. He attended and graduated from Ft. Vancouver High School. Following high school, Bob joined the war effort by...
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