Obituaries

Ruth Pridgen Lake

Knox City, Texas

Ruth Pridgen Lake, 86, succumbed to complications from a stroke on Dec. 3, 2016, in Knox City, Texas. She went in peace, with her beloved and devoted husband Bob and other family members by her side. She was born to ...

Patricia Vivian Miller

Patricia Vivian Miller passed away at her home in Odell, Ore., on Nov. 29, 2016. She was born Oct. 2, 1937, and was 79 years old at the time of her passing. Patricia was born in Hood River to Cecil ...

Caroline Louise Nyseth

Hood River, Ore.

Caroline Louise Nyseth was born in Hood River, Ore., on March 14, 1938, to Frank F. Morby and Bonnie L. White Morby. She was raised in Willard, Wash. She attended school in Mill A and graduated from Stevenson High School. ...

Joseph Charles Allen

Nampa, Idaho

Joseph Charles (Joe) Allen passed away Nov. 17, 2016, in Nampa, Idaho. He was born in Odell, Ore., on July 10, 1921, the oldest child of Charles W. and Della Z. (Cameron) Allen. He was joined by brother George Allen ...

Sumio Fukui

Hood River, Ore.

Sumio “Soup” Fukui, a retired Hood River fruit farmer, passed away Thanksgiving evening, Nov. 24, 2016, at the age of 90 years. He was comforted by his faith, family, friends, and special canine companion “Petite” the last few months when ...

Helene Berta (Tschache) Sparks

Newberg, Ore.

Helene Berta (Tschache) Sparks quietly passed away in Newberg, Ore., on Nov. 21, 2016. She was 95 years old. Oma was surrounded and comforted by her family throughout the hours preceding her passing. Helene is survived by her sister, Herta ...

Theresa Del Carpine

Theresa Del Carpine went home to Jesus in the heavenlies at 12:20 on Nov. 21, 2016. Her companion of 67 years, Cosmo Del Carpine, welcomed her with open arms. Theresa’s life brought her from her roots in Brooklyn, N.Y., through ...

Miriam Ann Danner

Milwaukie, Ore.

Miriam Ann Danner, a retired teacher in Portland-area schools, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at her home in Milwaukie, Ore. She was 96. Ms. Danner was born Miriam Ann Jensen in Hood River, Ore., on July 31, 1920, and raised ...

Frederick Paul Dethman

Hood River, Ore.

Frederick Paul Dethman “Fred” passed away Nov. 15, 2016, at his home in Hood River, Ore., surrounded by family. Fred was born Dec. 3, 1931, and was 84. Fred was born in Hood River to Frederick Theodore and Johanna Nanny ...

Edward Joseph Hinkley

Edward Joseph Hinkley, son of the late Wesley James Hinkley and Lilliam Abbie Knadle Hinkley of Maryhill, Wash., was born in The Dalles, Ore., on June 12, 1955, and passed away on Aug. 17, 2016. He graduated from Hood River ...

Sally Jo Donovan

Sally Jo Donovan lived a life of devotion and determination. Her devotion was to the people whose lives she touched, to the history she discovered and preserved, and to the world’s forgotten cats and kittens. Her determination was to see ...

Verena Mae Heath

Albany, Ore.

Verena Mae Heath, 78, of Albany, Ore., went to be with Jesus on Nov. 8, 2016. Verena was born in Hot Springs, S.D., to George and Cleone (Powell) Schwartz. Her family moved to Hood River, Ore., shortly after her birth. ...

Mary L. Ward

Hood River, Ore.

Mary L. Ward, 94, a resident of the Hood River Valley, died peacefully in Hood River, Ore., on Nov. 13, 2016, surrounded by family. Mary was born in Odell, Ore., to Andrew and Vera (Peterson) White on Feb. 24, 1922. ...

Lillian Mae Magee

Corvallis, Ore.

Lillian Mae Magee, 87, of Corvallis, Ore., passed away on Nov. 2, 2016, at her home surrounded by family. Lillian was born to Galen and Madge (Simpson) Bowlby on Nov. 23, 1928, in Hood River. While attending Hood River High ...

Rene Denny

Rene Denny passed away suddenly in her home on Nov. 7, 2016. She led a full and varied life and was always curious about the world and people around her. She was born in Kalispell, Mont., on May 21, 1938, ...

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