Obituaries for September 2013

Obituary

Douglas C. Fry

Douglas C. Fry, 63, passed away Aug. 23, 2013, near Multnomah Falls in the Columbia Gorge, Ore. He was born Feb. 8, 1950, in Sanatarium, Calif., to Alvin and Margaret Fry. Douglas attended Columbia and Milo Academies, and graduated from ...

Lyle Dewain Jansen

Lyle Dewain Jansen passed away Aug. 28, 2013, in The Dalles, Ore. He was born June 12, 1931, in Norquay, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Theodore and Nora (Vickley) Jansen. He graduated from Hood River High School in 1949 and from Oregon ...

Laura Chapman

Laura “Jeanne” Chapman, 86, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at the Hood River Care Center surrounded by those she loved. Jeanne was born March 3, 1927, in Arcata, Calif., to Edward A. and Willene Robey (York). The family is ...

Willard R. Flynn

Willard R. Flynn, 92, of Hood River, Ore., passed away on Sept. 3, 2013, at the Hood River Care Center, and now joins his wife, Frances, who passed away March 30, 2013. Willard was born March 3, 1921, in Sheridan, ...

Betty Jean Bjerke

Betty Jean Bjerke, 86, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at her residence in Hood River, Ore. Betty was born July 31, 1927, in Salem, Ore., to Earl and Lillie (Bowden) Colburn. She grew up in Salem, also living in ...

Phillip Paul Keizur

Phillip Paul (Corky) Keizur was born on Dec. 5, 1927, in Hood River, Ore., to Onie (Butch) and Mary (Horn) Keizur. He laid down his earthly body on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, surrounded by those he loved and went to ...

James Marshall Cornett

James “Marshall” Cornett, 75, a retired banker from Hood River, passed away Sept. 7, 2013, surrounded by the love of his family. Marshall was born Oct. 24, 1937, to Carlo and Bessie (York) Cornett, in Manchester, Ky., a special place ...

Terry Lee Dubendorf

Terry Lee Dubendorf, of Oregon City, Ore., passed away Aug. 22, 2013, at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. He was born Nov. 13, 1946, in Forest Grove, Ore., to Charles and Mary Dubendorf, and grew up in Odell. ...

DeWayne Douglas Smith

DeWayne D. “Doug” Smith was born a U.S. citizen at a military hospital in Nürnberg, Germany, May 7, 1980, coming to the United States as a small child. He resided and went to primary schools and Faith Christian Academy in ...

Franklyn Nelson Brown

Franklyn Nelson Brown died on Sept. 5, 2013, in Parkdale, Ore. He was born July 19, 1942, in Portland, Ore., to Ida “Pauline” Brown, a first-generation Swedish immigrant, and Frank E. Brown, a Portland School District principal. Frank was raised ...

Abigail Joy Corson

Abigail Joy (Bates) Corson died on Sept. 9, 2013, of complications of early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Abby was born on Nov. 6, 1937, in St. Paul, Minn., to Hazelle Alice and Carlos Glazier Bates. She was a member of the ...

Naomi Gentleman

Naomi Gentleman passed away Sept. 7, 2013, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Rockville, Neb., on May 11, 1918. She was orphaned at age 8, along with her younger sister Betty. Both girls were ...

Milton Schliebe

Milton “Dutch” Schliebe was born on May 26, 1922, in Columbia, S.D., and went to be with his Lord on Sept. 5, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. Milt worked on the docks in San Pedro, Calif., for Standard Oil for more ...

Nancy June Smith

Nancy June Smith, 94, passed away Saturday, Sept, 14, 2013, at the Life Care Center in Kennewick, Wash. Nancy was born Jan. 9, 1919, in Miami, Okla., to Louis and Caroline Logan. A Celebration of Life is planned for 1 ...

Mitchell Lee Waters

Mitchell Lee Waters, 87, a retired Assembly of God minister, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, surrounded by those he loved at his home in Hood River, Ore. Mitchell was born Sept. 17, 1926, in Van Buren, Ark., to John ...

Sharon Lenore Kennedy

Sharon Lenore Kennedy, 73, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at her home in Mosier, Ore., surrounded by those she loved. Sharon was born March 9, 1940, in Bend, Ore., to Jackson and Nellie (Rametes) Owen. A funeral was planned ...