Saturday, September 8, 2012
A memorial service for Dr. James Nathaniel Stoller, of The Dalles, who died Aug. 25, 2012, will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at Gateway Presbyterian Church, 1111 Dry Hollow Road, The Dalles, beginning at 4 p.m.
James was born March 6, 1976, in Sonoma, Calif., to Marvin and Linda Stoller.
John Thomas Short, 90, passed away Sept. 6, 2012, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. John was born May 5, 1922.
Services are pending with arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit www.andersonstribute-center.com to leave a note of condolence for family.
Charles ‘Slim’ Woody
Lloyd Charles “Slim” Woody died in Oak Harbor, Wash., July 24, 2012. He was born Apr. 28, 1928, in Hood River, Ore.
Services will be held Sept. 18, 1:15 p.m., at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Wash., 18600 S.E. 240th St.
Kenneth Dean Gibbons passed away Sept. 6, 2012, at his home in Mesa, Ariz. Services in Mosier are pending.
Survivors include his sister, Glenna McCargar, of Mosier.
A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the News.
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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