Death notice for Jan. 25

Johnny Van Ras

Johnny Olen Van Ras, 82, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Jan. 17, 2014, in The Dalles, Ore.

A complete obituary will appear at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gardner Funeral Home, 1270 N. Main, White Salmon, Wash.; 509-493-1323.

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