Obituaries for February 2013

Obituary

Bonnie Louise Lara

Bonnie Louise Lara, 74, passed away on Feb. 2, 2013, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. Bonnie was born in Bend, Ore., on July 27, 1938, to Cecil and Dolly Reams. She went to Oak Grove, ...

Robert Richard Leonard

Robert Richard “Rick” Leonard passed away in Portland, Ore., on Feb. 4, 2013. Rick was born March 14, 1960, in Hood River, Ore., to Leroy “Dick” and Ada Jane Leonard. Rick grew up in Hood River, attending local schools, and ...

Laneta Margaret Mueller

Lennie Mueller, 82, a longtime Parkdale resident, died of heart failure Thursday, Feb. 6, 2013. She gave time and love to her many friends and family. Lennie was a person who made a positive difference in many people’s lives. She ...

Doug Bailey

Doug Bailey was born Dec. 14, 1948, at Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore., to James (Barney) and Pearl Bailey. The youngest of 11 children, he grew up in the community of Mt. Hood. He had seven children, ...

Gerald Anthony Wunderlin

Gerald Anthony “Jerry” Wunderlin, of Lacey, Wash., passed away Feb. 6, 2013, in Olympia, Wash. He was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Elmer John Wunderlin and Helen Marie Kloss. He married LaReine Frances Wunderlin on June ...

Thomas Wilhelm Schwarz

Thomas Wilhelm Schwarz was born in Portland, Ore., to Sanger Edith (Kelly) and Horst Wilhelm Schwarz on Nov. 24, 1968. When he was young, his family moved to Medford, Ore., then to the Willard and Mill A area of the ...

Terry Dale Roberts

Terry Dale Roberts, 50, of Hood River, Ore., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Feb. 9, 2013. He was a devoted father and grandfather. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, fishing, riding four-wheelers and camping, but Terry’s ...

Kenneth Allen Jernstedt

Kenneth Allen Jernstedt, who lived his adult life in Hood River, Ore., died Feb. 5, 2013, of age-related causes at 95. Ken was born July 20, 1917, to Fred and Mae Jernstedt in Carlton, Ore., where he spent his childhood ...

Mae O'Neil Osborne

Mae O’Neil Osborne passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the Hood River Care Center in Hood River, Ore. She was born on March 19, 1916, in Shouns, Tenn., the daughter of Naomi and Samuel Roark. Mae lived ...

Elizabeth Bornholdt

Elizabeth Bornholdt passed away of natural causes on Feb. 11, 2013, at her home in Portland, Ore., after living a rich, full life of 90 years. She was born Mary Elizabeth Rackaway in Mt. Vernon, Ill., on May 26, 1922. ...

Albert Eugene Naff

Albert Eugene “Jack” Naff died on Feb. 13, 2013, in Salem, Ore., from complications due to Parkinson’s disease. He was born on May 17, 1926, to Walter Ray and Mary Naff in Wapato, Wash. Upon graduating from high school in ...

Frances Elizabeth Hankins

Frances Elizabeth Hankins, 90, passed away peacefully Feb. 17, 2013, in Hood River, Ore. Frances was born May 31, 1922, in Glentworth, Saskatchewan, Canada, to John and Marie Schmidt Agopsowicz. On Aug. 23, 1943, she married Clell Hankins in Edmonton, ...

Norma Syverson

Norma “Pat” Syverson, 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Hood River, Ore. Pat had moved to Hood River and resided at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living since October 2010. Pat was born in Toppenish, Wash., on March ...

Michael Adams

Michael Scott Adams, 56, longtime resident of Hood River, passed away with his loving wife by his side on Feb. 14, 2013. His death came after a courageous battle with cancer. Michael’s final days were spent surrounded by family and ...

Alan D. Cady

Alan D. (Al) Cady, 51, a director of cardio/pulmonary and sleep study labs at Providence Hood River Medical Center in Hood River, Ore., returned to Great Falls, Mont., to care for his ailing parents, then on returning to Oregon for ...

Glen William Allen

Glen William Allen, 90, passed away Feb. 19, 2013, in The Dalles, Ore. He was born in Hood River, Ore., on Aug. 23, 1922, to Mary Ethal Sheppard Allen and Lecil Edward Allen. Glen worked as orchardist and as a ...

Eleanor Gleason

Eleanor Gleason passed away Feb. 20, 2013, at the age of 88. Eleanor was born and raised in Cascade Locks, Ore., to Vera and Lester Sprague. She was a longtime resident of Lake City in Seattle, where she and her ...

John Vincent Schmerber

On Feb. 20, 2013, John Vincent Schmerber, 70, passed away at his home in White Salmon, Wash., with his loving family by his side. He was born Oct. 18, 1942, in Salem, Ore., to Josephine Emma (Hoag) and Louis Karl ...

Glenn Eric Twidwell

Glenn Eric Twidwell, 34, passed away at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Ore., on Feb. 21, 2013, due to complications from Crohn’s disease. Glenn was born Dec. 24, 1978, in The Dalles, Ore., to Bryan Twidwell and Cindy Cooper. Glenn ...