Obituaries

Elizabeth Teresa (Wasageshik) Jordan

Hood River, Ore.

Elizabeth Teresa (Wasageshik) Jordan passed away Aug. 22, 2016, at the Hood River Care Center with family by her side. She was born May 15, 1919, and was 97 at the time of her passing. Elizabeth was born on Beaver ...

Suzanne Suzanne

Sunnyvale, Calif.

Suzanne “Zannie” Smullin Topliff of Sunnyvale, Calif., drove down her final fairway on July 30, 2016, at 76 years of age, just four days after learning of her lung cancer. Sharp-witted throughout, she kept the doctors and nurses in stitches, ...

Juanita MacDougall

Hood River, Ore.

Juanita MacDougall, known to her friends as “Mama Nita,” died Aug. 23, 2016, of breast cancer in her home surrounded by members of her family. Her unwavering faith in God, the personal care she received from her loving family, and ...

Sandra Lee Connelly

Hood River

Sandra Lee Connelly passed away Aug. 19, 2016, in Hood River, Ore. She was born Nov. 27, 1946, and was 69 at the time of her passing. Sandra was born in Hastings, Neb., to Theodore C. and Mabel (Holmberg) Ricketts. ...

Leon Fredrick Holtman

Leon Fredrick “Fritz” Holtman was born in Elgin, Neb., on Dec. 17, 1927, to Nellie (Buckmaster) and Fredrick Holtmann. He married Freda Grunke on Oct. 26, 1950, in Ilwaco, Wash., and the couple made their home in White Salmon, Wash. ...

Marlene Jo (Gest) Ivey

Marlene Jo (Gest) Ivey was born Dec. 12, 1956, and passed away on Aug. 4, 2016. God brought an angel to earth in the form of Marlene — she showered us with her love and laughter, her songs and poems. ...

Theresa Anita (Jones) Gardner

Theresa Anita Gardner (Jones) passed from this life on Aug. 14, 2016, after a hard fought health battle. Theresa was born in Cement, Okla., on Oct. 17, 1936. The Jones family moved to Porterville when she was very young and ...

Pamela Dee York Hawkins

Today our world is a little dimmer as her star shines brighter in the night sky. She was known for her smile laugh and her big heart. She was always up for an adventure. Pamela Dee York was born on ...

Mary Louise Chaffee

Goldendale, Wash.

Long-time resident of Hood River, Ore., Mary Louise Chaffee passed on to glory with family by her side on Aug. 13, 2016. A celebration of her life will be Saturday, Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Anderson’s Tribute Center, ...

Angeline Lea Proper

Littleton, Colo.

Angeline (Lea) Proper passed away peacefully on Aug. 1, 2016, in Littleton, Colo. She was born on Aug. 16, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Frank and Julia Curcio. She is survived by her son, Michael Moskal of Alpharetta, Ga., daughter ...

James Perry

Hood River, Ore.

James “Jim” Perry passed away July 26, 2016, surrounded by family at Skyline Hospital in White Salmon, Wash. He was born March 25, 1930, and was 86 at the time of his passing. Jim was born in San Francisco, Calif., ...

Janalma Cagle-Bruce

Redmond, Ore.

Janalma “June” Cagle-Bruce would have celebrated her 85th Birthday on Aug. 6. Born in Oklahoma in 1931, she passed away this winter in Redmond, Ore., on Jan. 13, 2016. June was one of nine children and is survived by her ...

Del August Gierke

Cascade Locks, Ore.

Del August Gierke passed away in Cascade Locks, Ore., on July 20, 2016. He was 26 years old, born Aug. 29, 1989. He is survived by his girlfriend, Aundrea Sunde and their two children, Gage Gierke (3 years old) and ...

Thomas Richard Senior III

Hood River

The memorial service for retired television news photographer Tom Senior will be Sunday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in The Dalles. Senior, 76, died at home in Hood River on July 13. He had suffered ...

June M. Miller

June M. Miller, affectionately known as “Junebug,” was born Sept. 28, 1945. She passed away on July 21, 2016. June was a beloved wife, mother and friend. She worked for the State of Oregon for 25 years, serving as a ...

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