Obituaries for August 2012

Obituary

James Bailey Clement

James Bailey “Jim” Clement passed away at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Ore., July 27, 2012. He was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Ord, Neb., to Rex L. and Marie M. (Gebauer) Clement. He moved to Hood River, ...

Donald Duane Bond

Donald Duane Bond, 63, passed away on July 25, 2012, in Irrigon, Ore. He was born in Hood River, Ore., on April 12, 1949, to Neil Haskel Bond and Arvella Leta Bond. He was raised and attended schools in the ...

Albertina Quintanilla

Albertina “Tita” Quintanilla, 73, of Hood River, Ore., and Cardenas San Luis Potosi, Mexico, passed away on July 26, 2012, at home with family by her side. Albertina was born on June 6, 1939, in Cardenas San Luis Potosi, Mexico, ...

Sharon Kay Duggan

Sharon Kay Duggan passed away at her Parkdale, Ore., home surrounded by family on July 29, 2012. She was born Nov. 26, 1953, to Richard and Beverly (Leslie) McDonald in St. Joseph, Mo. Sharon moved with her family to the ...

Janice Mae Kaufman

Janice Mae "Jan" Brooks Kaufman passed away on July 22, 2012, at her home in Hood River, Ore. Jan was born on March 6, 1935, in Portland, Ore, to Ralph and Nellie (Bergman) Brooks. She graduated from Franklin High School ...

Robert Lee Reuter

Robert Lee Reuter, 58, passed away at his Snowden retreat in White Salmon, Wash., July 28, 2012. He was born in Champagne-Urbana, Ill., on Oct. 15, 1953, to Beverly (Ferney) and Edward Reuter. On Oct. 16, 2004, Bob married Kalama ...

Mary Anne Harris

Mary A. Harris passed away July 30, 2012, at her Hood River, Ore., home surrounded by family. Below is a brief life story shared by her family: Our adoring matriarch was born Mary Anne Miller on Aug. 22, 1935, in ...

Gregory Allen Mooney

Gregory Allen “Greg” Mooney passed away Aug. 8, 2012, in Parkdale, Ore. Greg experienced the comfort and peace of our Lord as he heard the calling home. Each member of his loving family drew present at his bedside at the ...

John McCormick James

John McCormick James, of Hood River, Ore., passed away peacefully at the Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, Ore., on Aug. 8, 2012. He was born July 10, 1929, in Rural Retreat, Va., to David C. and Elva (McCormick) James. ...

Thomas Allen Purdie

Thomas Allen Purdie, 76, of Parkdale, Ore., passed away July 30, 2012, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. He was born on Nov. 19, 1935, in Boone, Iowa, to Curtis L. and Ruth A. (Pritchard) Purdie. Tom’s father worked for ...

Joyce Paulson

Joyce Paulson, 84, a Hood River, Ore., resident, died Aug. 3, 2012, at Hood River Care Center. A memorial and celebration of life service will be held at Asbury United Methodist Church, 616 State St., Hood River, at a later ...

Helen June Mahurin

Helen June Mahurin passed away Aug. 7, 2012, at the age of 101 in Hood River, Ore. Helen was born in Kendrick, Idaho, on June 8, 1911, to Herbert and Media (Bailey) Slocum. While in high school, Helen worked in ...

Nancy L. Ewald

Nancy L. Ewald, 83, a life-long Hood River resident, passed away Aug. 10, 2012, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital with family by her side. Nancy was born July 5, 1929, in Hood River, Ore., to William Phillip and Emilie ...

Henry McLachlin Emery

Henry “Hank” McLachlin Emery, 71, of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., died peacefully July 24, 2012, after a long battle with emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Hank was born Nov. 12, 1940, to the late William M. Emery and the late ...

Daniel Raymond Lavoie

Daniel Raymond Lavoie, 72, a resident of Dufur, Ore., died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at a local hospital. Daniel was born Nov. 22, 1939, in Petaluma, Calif., the youngest of seven children to Gus and Hazel (Airsmith) Lavoie. He came ...

Andrew Jesus Hernandez Newton

Andrew Jesus Hernandez Newton passed away on Aug. 13, 2012, in Richland, Wash., surrounded by family. Andrew was born April 11, 1990, in Hood River, Ore. He lived in Oregon, residing in Hood River, Cascade Locks, Grants Pass and most ...

Marjorie Taylor

Marjorie (Olson) Taylor went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Aug. 17, 2012, at Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. Marjorie was born Aug. 2, 1921, in Powers Lake, N.D., to Erling and Lydia (Breding) ...

Irvine O. Sampson

Irvine O. Sampson, born in Billings, Mont., Sept. 3, 1916, passed away in Roseburg, Ore., Aug. 20, 2012, at the age of 95. He was a member of the West Side Fire Department and worked for Pacific Power and Light ...

Johnny Garland Roberts

Johnny Garland “J.R.” Roberts, 78, passed away on Aug. 20, 2012, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore. Johnny was born Feb. 15, 1934, in Forsyth, Mo. J.R. moved with his family to California and then to ...

Fanney Garcia Alejo

Fanney Garcia Alejo, 12, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. She was born in Hood River, Ore., on July 21, 2000, to Ricardo Garcia and Rosina Alejo. She attended school at May Street School ...

Nancy Ann Brunquist

Nancy Ann Brunquist passed after a short illness on Aug. 17, 2012. She was born July 12, 1927, in Seattle, Wash., to Loron H. and Frances C. Holden. Nancy was a graduate of Lewis and Clark College, going on to ...

Ardith Marie Cribbs

Ardith Marie Cribbs passed away suddenly on July 6, 2012, with 20 of her close friends nearby. She was born May 25, 1956, in Hood River, Ore., to Clancy and Mary Phillips. When Ardith was 6 years old, they moved ...

Gayle Ferguson

Gayle Ferguson, 72, of Rigby, Idaho, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, from complications following surgery. Gayle was born Dec. 29, 1939, in Bountiful, Utah, a daughter to Frank ...