Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Delphia Isaac “Del” Goss, 88, passed from this life June 5, 2012, at his home, Adult Comfort Care, in Vancouver, Wash. He was born July 11, 9123, in Mt. Hood, Ore., to B.E. and “Donie” Goss, the seventh of nine children.
Graveside services were held June 9. A memorial service is planned for Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. at Attrell’s Funeral Chapel in Newberg. Contributions in his memory may be made to World English Institute, 1525 N.W. Division, Gresham, OR 97030.
Mildred Fey, 89, passed away on July 5, 2012, in Goldendale, Wash. She was born March 26, 1923, in Hood River, Ore., to William M. and Nora A. (Cole) Smith.
She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Linda and Mike Kolesar and Barbara and Lance Cochran, of Goldendale; sons and daughters-in-law Mike and Annette Fey, of Bay City, Ore., and Gary and Dawn Fey, of Jaffrey, N.H.; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River on Tuesday, July 10. Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel handled arrangements.
Eula “Sandy” Williams passed away July 8, 2012, at her home in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by family. She was born Aug. 21, 1932, in Brownfield, Texas, to Norman M. and Beatrice C. (Murray) Chavis.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit www.andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.
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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