Obituaries

Clarice DeLeon

Clarice “Sunshine” DeLeon, 37, of Mosier, Ore., passed away unexpectedly from complications of diabetes on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by her loving family. Sunshine was born Jan. 12, 1977, ...

Keith Edward Northam

Keith Edward Northam passed away from leukemia at his home in Snowflake, Ariz., on May 18, 2014. His sister (Kathy) was by his side. Keith was preceded in death by his wife, Lorry, on Aug. 1, 2009. Keith was born ...

Ida Mae Everroad

Ida Mae Everroad, 70, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Hood River, Ore., on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Ida was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Toppenish, Wash., to Theodore and Thelma (George) Steindorf. She grew up in Selah, Wash., ...

Fred Wayne Jones

Fred Wayne Jones passed away July 19, 2014, from pancreatic cancer. Wayne was born April 24, 1930, in Fairland, Okla., to Fred and Margaret Jones. The family moved from Oklahoma to Hood River, Ore., when Wayne was about 11 years ...

Claude Bernard Andersen

Claude Bernard “Bert” Andersen, 97, passed away of natural causes July 17, 2014, in Hood River, Ore. Claude was born in Rosalie, Neb., on Oct. 17, 1916, to Frederick and Nicolene (Petersen) Andersen. Raised on farms in Nebraska and Wyoming, ...

Lawrence William Hermann

Lawrence William (Buck) Hermann passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 17, 2014. Buck was born May 9, 1918, in Hester, Mo., to William and Mary Herrmann (a birth certificate error caused Buck's last name to ...

Stephanie Joan Inslee

Stephanie Joan Inslee, 93, passed away at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Community in Hood River, Ore., on Monday, July 14, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Stephanie was born Aug. 6, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the first of ...

Rowena Belle Gibbons

Rowena Belle Manion Gibbons passed away June 25, 2014, from complications of COPD at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center in Gresham, Ore. She was born July 22, 1934, the sixth child out of 12, to Thomas H. Manion and Neva ...

Everett Wayne Mooney

Everett Wayne Mooney, 82, passed away at his home in Hood River, Ore., on Thursday, July 10, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Everett was born on April 1, 1932, in Gillette, Wyo., to Guy Mooney and Lola (Forbes) Mooney. ...

Julianne Beliel

Julianne Beliel, 55, passed away July 5, 2014, in Hood River, Ore., after a strong battle with breast cancer. Julianne was born in Denver, Colo., on July 14, 1958, to Molly and Albert Lessner. She graduated from Sunset High School ...

Lynn L. Sharkey

Lynn L. Sharkey was born April 8, 1944, in the Hood River, Ore., hospital to Verne and Audrey (Mooney) Sharkey. Ten days later his parents brought him home to live his life of 70 years on the Sharkey farm on ...

Augusta Biver

On June 28, 2014, Augusta “Joyce” Biver, 77, succumbed to effects of the relentless and insidious disease that is Alzheimer’s. She passed at her daughter’s home in Hood River, Ore., with her children around her. Joyce was the eighth of ...

Royce Andrew Powell

Royce Andrew Powell, 94, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at Columbia Basin Care Facility in The Dalles, Ore. Royce was born March 30, 1920, in New Castle, Pa., to Charles and Viola (Weatherby) Powell. A celebration of life with ...

Glenn Arthur Wetterstrom

On July 2, 2014, Glenn Arthur Wetterstrom, at the age of 101, passed away at his home of 61 years, surrounded by his loved ones. Glenn was born June 3, 1913, to Arthur and Anna Carlson Wetterstrom in Sunnyvale, Calif. ...

Merlyn James LaBounty

Merlyn “James” LaBounty died July 4, 2014, at the age of 92 at his home in Hood River, Ore., with family by his side. James was born Nov. 12, 1921, in Portland, Ore. He grew up in Hood River Valley ...

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