Our Obituaries

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

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

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

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Teresa Alvarado

December 29, 1929 - August 1, 2016

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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

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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

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Gwendolyn Iola Scherr

May 30, 1927 - June 22, 2016

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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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Arnold Jerome FLADOOS

November 11, 1919 - June 14, 2016

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Myrtle Elma LUCAS

June 21, 1925 - June 7, 2016

Myrtle E. Lucas, 90, of Vancouver passed away June 7, 2016 at Glenwood Place Memory Care. She was born June 21, 1925 in Prineville, Oregon to Chester and Sadie Smith.Myrtle's family was an original pioneer family. She was raised in Prineville and graduated from Crook County High School. After high school, she moved to Portland and went to work in the shipyards. Her neighbor had a handsome...
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Kristie J. HIATT

February 22, 1964 - June 6, 2016

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Ethel Pauline JOHNSON

December 5, 1916 - June 5, 2016

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Vera Gladys Holiday

December 1, 1924 - May 31, 2016

Vera G. Holiday, 91, of Vancouver passed away May 31, 2016 at her home. She was born December 1, 1924 in Benkelman, Nebraska to Edward and Inez Edwards.Vera was raised in Nebraska on a farm. On a neighboring farm was a handsome young man named Albert. After many years of being neighbors, Albert and his family moved to Colorado, but he stayed in contact with Vera. Eventually, Albert was able...
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Arthur Melvin Bowen

August 17, 1922 - May 19, 2016

Arthur M. Bowen, 93, of Vancouver passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family, May 19, 2016. His grandchildren were holding his hands, his daughter and son-in-law leaning in to tell him he was loved. He was born August 17, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Art was an orphan, and lived in 15 homes before age 16 As a young man, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corp. where he...
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Karen Sue Knight

October 11, 1941 - May 18, 2016

Karen was born at Southwest Clinic Hospital, Lawton, OK at 4:20 a.m. on October 11, 1941 to Marvin Lovis and Wilma Faye (Stephenson) John. She died at 10:00 a.m. on May 18, 2016 at Peace Health Medical Center in Vancouver, WA.Karen graduated from Lawton High School in 1959. She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Vancouver.Karen is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Craig) Wahlstrom,...
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Howard Howard Thompson

March 23, 1926 - May 11, 2016

Howard passed away in Vancouver, WA, May 11, 2016, from Parkinson's disease. In 1937, he came with his parents, Hershel F. Thompson and Aileen (Kerttula), from the Mississippi in Deer River, MN, to the Lewis River in Woodland. They first operated the Woodland Auto Park, then Thompson's Trailer Park on Horseshoe Lake. After graduating from Woodland High in 1944, Howard joined the Army Air Corps....
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Lorraine Ernestine SWANSON

September 9, 1923 - May 8, 2016

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Martin Francis Zygowicz

November 11, 1918 - May 4, 2016

Martin F. Zygowicz, 97, of Camas, WA, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. He was born November 11, 1918, the fifth of seven children born to Stanley and Stella Zygowicz of East Chicago, Indiana. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Lillian (nee Gajda), and 7 children: Tina (Rich) Johnson, Denise (Dave) Gordon, Kathleen Zygowicz, Susan (Brent)...
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Arnulfo Torres Capi

April 14, 1927 - April 23, 2016

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Gunars KILPE

September 11, 1932 - April 18, 2016

Most live a life. Some jump out and live a life of adventure. A few, only a few, live a life of meaning and merit. One with such a life was that of Colonel Gunars Kilpe ret. The Colonel passed away on Monday, April 18th 2016 after a long life of Honorable, Dedicated, and Meritorious Service in the United States Army Corps of Engineers. The Colonel retired from the Army in 1979 from Ft. Lewis,...
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Juanita Arline Krause

December 17, 1931 - April 13, 2016

Juanita "Nita" A. Krause, 84, of Vancouver, WA, passed away April 13, 2016 in Vancouver, WA.A funeral service will be held at Memorial Lutheran Church on April 21, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Daniel Adams officiating. A light lunch will be served immediately following the funeral service. Burial will follow at the Winlock Cemetery at 3 P.M.Nita was born in Lakefield, Minnesota to Otto and...
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Jean Marie PAETH

March 22, 1924 - April 3, 2016

Jean Marie Paeth, 92, passed away on April 3, 2016 in Vancouver, WA. She was born March 22, 1924 near Naperville, IL to Charles & Esther Paeth. They had five children and were farmers before moving to Washington State. Jean obtained a liberal arts degree from Washington State University in 1949. In 1950 the University of Washington awarded her a library and information science diploma. Jean's...
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Christine F. DuVall

May 12, 1937 - March 31, 2016

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Gladys Eileen Banning

August 24, 1929 - March 30, 2016

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Elizabeth FULTON

June 15, 1934 - March 29, 2016

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Eloise Lucille Ewing

November 22, 1921 - March 29, 2016

Eloise was born in Newport, Oregon to George Henry Ashcraft and Lettie Francis Tibbles. She graduated from Bonanza High School and then went to Business Interstate College in Klamath Falls, OR. She married Irwin Ewing in 1942 and was a devoted wife and mother. Eloise was a conservative Baptist attending University Park Baptist in Portland, 1954-1963, Lower Highland Bible Church in Beavercreek,...
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Alan Geoffry MIEREN

November 8, 1946 - March 29, 2016

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Dena G. Weber

October 7, 1928 - March 25, 2016

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Ralph W. LUKER

May 28, 1933 - March 24, 2016

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David Carl WALKER

June 10, 1923 - March 21, 2016

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Jacqueline Louise LATHROP

April 21, 1932 - March 17, 2016

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Norma Jean Wendt

August 18, 1935 - March 11, 2016

Norma Jean Wendt, 80, of Kelso, WA, wife of Frank Wendt passed away after a short battle with cancer on March 11, 2016 in the presence of family. Born on August 18, 1935, in Tulsa, OK she was the daughter of the late Donna (Bachtenkircher) Tedder and Robert Richard Tedder of Wichita, KS.She attended East High school in Wichita, KS. She was employed at NCR (National Cash Register) for several...
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Larry W. Snyder

March 23, 1940 - February 28, 2016

Larry Werner Snyder was born March 23rd, 1940 to Rudolph W. and Ellanor M. Snyder in Vancouver, WA. He died February 28th, 2016 in Vancouver, WA. He was 75. He, two younger brothers and a younger sister grew up with an idyllic lifestyle on a small family farm with cows, cattle, pigs, chickens, and a large garden. The Snyder family, along with the Brader and Kunze families-all related-had some of...
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Shirley Jean Jones

April 2, 1936 - February 21, 2016

Shirley Jean Jones passed away on February 21, 2016 at the age of 79. She was born in Vancouver, WA on April 2, 1936 to parents, Albert and Helena Dubarko. Shirley graduated from Vancouver High School in 1954. On March 10, 1956, she married Bill Jones Jr. and they raised four children together. She was a longtime member of St. John Lutheran Church in Vancouver and also in Ocean Park, WA. She...
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Noreen L. Ackels

February 10, 1920 - February 20, 2016

Noreen L. Ackels, 96, of Vancouver passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Windsor Gardens Memory Care. She was born February 10, 1920 in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska to Walter and Wilma Dally. Noreen grew up in Nebraska. As a young lady she met the love of her life, Gilbert, at a dance. They married on 2-9-1937 in Nebraska. Gilbert's parents had moved to Vancouver, during WWII Gilbert, who...
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Elizabeth Ann Brown

June 27, 1937 - February 19, 2016

Elizabeth A. Brown, 78 , of Vancouver, passed away February 19, 2016 at Ray Hickey Hospice House in Vancouver . She was born June 27, 1937 in Worcester, MA to James and Mabel Brown.Elizabeth was born and raised in Worcester, MA, graduating from High School in 1955. Following high school she attended University of Massachusetts, graduating with a BS in nursing in 1959. Later in her education...
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Charles E. OSBORNE

November 10, 1933 - February 16, 2016

"Chuck enjoyed family and was known for his infectious smile and great sense of humor, great hugs, meticulous nature, honorable character and being a true gentleman."Charles "Chuck" E. Osborne passed away peacefully at his home on Feb. 16, 2016 in Vancouver, WA. He was born Nov. 10, 1933 in Vancouver, WA to parents Earl and Nina (Cox) Osborne, becoming the 4th of 4 children....
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Harold John Ballensky

March 2, 1920 - February 12, 2016

Harold "Blinky" John Ballensky, age 95, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at Discovery Nursing Home. Harold was born March 2, 1920 in Selby, South Dakota, The son of John Ferdinand and Bertha (Remmick) Ballensky. The family moved to Vancouver in June of 1920. He grew up in the Kaufman, Lincoln, 39th Street neighborhoods and attended Lincoln, Arnada, Shumway...
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Alice Leone SCALES

March 15, 1922 - February 11, 2016


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Joan SKOV

March 13, 1930 - February 9, 2016

Joan was born in Wishek, North Dakota to August & Magdalena Vilhauer. She was the youngest of 9 children. Her siblings Becky, Amy, Ted, Quinton, Ike, Ernie and Red all precede her in death. She was also preceded in death by the love of her life her husband Gene Skov.She is survived by her sister Luella Johnson, Daughter Kristi Neff, Son Chet Skov and Leah Ann (Skov) Landre. Her 3...
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Connie Marshall

November 1, 1942 - February 1, 2016


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Lynda Rae VOLKMANN

July 17, 1950 - January 29, 2016


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