Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Anatole "Tolya" Sergeivitch Fetisoff died of congestive heart failure Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at his home in Hood River, Ore. He was born April 14, 1924, in Moscow, Russia, to Sergei Petrovich Fetisoff and Klavdia Ivanovna Turkin.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Fetisoff, of Hood River, and her daughters Laurie VanCott (and her husband, David) and Lisa Nelson (and her husband, Aaron Proman), sons Jeffrey Fetisoff and Jay Fetisoff (and his wife, Robin); and grandchildren Darren, Ella, Nelson, Amre, Adam and Brooke.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Tolya Fund in care of Mid-Columbia UU Fellowship, P.O. Box 521, Hood River, OR 97031. Contributions will benefit the Fellowship, the Trout Lake Abbey and Occupy Hood River.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. at the Rockford Grange, 4262 Barrett Drive in Hood River. Officiating will be Cathy Rion, Minister of the Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, and Rev. Kozen Sampson, Trout Lake Abbey.
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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge