Our Obituaries

Clifford Fridolph Hjelt

January 23, 1928 - January 23, 2018

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Manford Walter Young

February 25, 1937 - January 20, 2018

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Michelle Alicia Roybal

May 12, 1967 - January 16, 2018

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Myrtle Leona Bird

August 17, 1921 - January 14, 2018

Myrtle Leona Bird, age 96, of Sherwood, Oregon passed away on Sunday January 14, 2018. Myrtle was born August 17, 1921 in Lemmon South Dakota.Myrtle is survived by; daughter Jackie Bird; daughter Denise Kruger; and son-in-law Robert Kruger.Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband Glen Bird; daughter Jeannette Bird.A visitation for Myrtle will be held Friday, January 19, 2018 from 11:30 AM to...
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Ida May Adams

September 3, 1922 - January 10, 2018

Ida May (Ida Mae) Adams - devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and faithful servant of our Lord Jesus Christ, went to her well-earned eternal rest on January 10, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. While never publicly recognized for any of her many accomplishments: wonderful keeper of the home, prized pie maker, accomplished seamstress and terrific...
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Shirley Maud Trachsel

May 29, 1931 - January 8, 2018

Shirley M Trachsel of Stanfield, Oregon joined her Lord and Savior on January 8, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Shirley was born in Crowley, Colorado on May 29, 1931. She was the first of nine children born to Levern and Gladys Galbraith. The family moved often and settled in Oregon in 1936. Shirley started school in Sutherland, Oregon. They then moved to Mount Hood, Oregon in 1939....
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Carl Thomas Harris

August 28, 1925 - January 7, 2018

A memorial service will be held at Mt Olivet Baptist Church, 8501 N Chautauqua Blvd, Portland, OR on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, at 11am. Viewing will be held at Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 4101 NW Skyline Blvd., Portland, Oregon, OR, on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018, at noon. A graveside and committal service will be held at Skyline Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at...
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Mary Ann Hickethier

November 2, 1921 - January 5, 2018

Mary born on November 2, 1921 to William and Jenny Zimmerman in Seattle, Washington. She grew up by Lake Union in North Seattle; where her father was a barber. She moved to Portland area in 1938. She and her husband Melvin had been married 60 years. Mary played the piano and organ very well, but was too shy to do so in front of people. She worked at GAF (of Viewmaster fame), in a dry...
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Frederick Joseph Drach

September 20, 1946 - January 3, 2018

Frederick Joseph Drach passed away Jan. 3, 2018, after a seven year battle with leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Despite his illness, Fritz enjoyed life to its very fullest with his family and friends.Fritz was born in Ferdinand, Indiana, to Anthony and Mary Drach. He graduated from St.Ferdinand High School in 1964. From there, Fritz attended St. Bernard College in Alabama, where he...
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Marques Clarence McClanahan

February 19, 1930 - January 2, 2018

Marques Clarence McClanahan died peacefully after a brief illness from complications from Alzheimer's disease on January 2, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents, Clarence and Mildred (Nichols) McClanahan, and his sister Eloise (McClanahan) Griesmeyer. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Faye (Wheeler) McClanahan, his five children and their families, Craig McClanahan (Ruth), David...
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Lucille Evelyn Lavorato

February 27, 1917 - December 30, 2017

Lucille Evelyn Lavorato Passed away in Portland, Oregon on December 30, 2017, less than 2 months away from her 101st birthday.Lucille was born in Portland, Oregon to parents Henry and Elizabeth (Johann) Green on February 27, 1917. Her parents were of German descent and the two immigrated to the United States from Russia earlier in the 20th century. Lucille was sister to siblings Mary, Edna, Anne,...
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Kathryn May Spence

May 7, 1930 - December 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Wu Hsiung Hsu

November 3, 1942 - December 25, 2017

Dr. Wu-Hsiung Ernest Hsu, known to many as "Ernie," passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully on Christmas Day 2017 in his daughter's and son-in-law's home in Seattle, WA. He was 75.Ernie was born in Keelung, Taiwan on November 3, 1942 to Chin-Wen Hsu and Yin Hsu as the second of nine children. He graduated in 1967 from the National Taiwan University with a B.S. in Forestry followed by an M.S. in...
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Joan Wiese

February 12, 1939 - December 24, 2017

Joan (Miller) Wiese was born February 12th 1939 in rural Benton County Minnesota, the eleventh child of fifteen born to Leo and Theresa (Fliegle) Miller. The family later moved to Foley, then on to Grasston Minnesota. As a young woman, Joan headed to Minneapolis where she worked for a family, caring for their children and helping with household duties. Her employer soon discovered Joan had...
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Donald Lee Motz

June 13, 1933 - December 24, 2017

Donald Lee MotzJune 13,1933 - December 24, 2017 Donald L. Motz was taken home to be with his Lord and Savior December 24, 2017.Don was born on June 13, 1933 in Portland, Oregon to Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Motz. Don attended Skyline Grade School, Beaverton High School and graduated from Oregon State College (Oregon State University) with a degree in Nursery Management.Like his father, he followed in...
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Margaret Mary Hayes

October 8, 1931 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Dorothy Enid Holt

June 30, 1920 - December 19, 2017

Dorothy was born in Methuen, Massachusetts on June 30, 1920 to Walter and Hilda Haller. During World War II, she served in the Waves stationed in Washington DCShe and her husband of 72 years were married in Bryan, Texas on October 12, 1945. After discharge from the service in 1946 both attended Syracuse University and she graduated with a B.S. in Home Economics. Before settling in Portland, Ralph...
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David Charles Maxcy

January 9, 1944 - December 18, 2017

David Charles Maxcy was born on January 9, 1944 in San Francisco, CA. He was the oldest son of Eleanora and Charles Maxcy. They lived in several east and west coast states as he grew up because his father was a lifer in the U.S. Navy. They returned to Oregon when he was about twelve years old.He romantically pursued Beverly for several years while in high school but did not catch her until he had...
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Nile Ned Gobel

November 10, 1922 - December 18, 2017

Nile Ned Gobel was born in on the Santee Indian Reservation (later to be named Crofton), Nebraska, to parents Roy and Frances (Kollars) Gobel on November 10, 1922. He was one of eight siblings - he had six brothers and one sister. His family were farmers in Nebraska and as a very young man, Nile worked at the Crofton creamery and delivered chickens to customers on the weekend. He attended Crofton...
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Shirley Kae Dougan

March 20, 1944 - December 13, 2017

Shirley was born on March 20, 1944 to Ted and Edith Romsos in Bremerton, Washington. She grew up and attended school in Astoria, Oregon where she met her lifelong sweetheart. Her creativity and passionate energy were expressed in her many endeavors as a hairdresser, tole painting teacher and jewelry maker. She was a master craftsman and excelled in everything she put her mind to. Shirley...
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Angel Emmanuel Siquina Cotoc

February 16, 2017 - December 12, 2017

A funeral service will be held at Sunrise Baptist Church, 6701 NE Campus Way, Hillsboro, Oregon, on Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10am. A graveside committal service will follow at 1pm at Skyline Memorial Gardens, Angels Garden, 4101 NW Skyline Blvd., Portland, OR.
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Marion Edith Knudson

July 28, 1925 - December 6, 2017

Marion Knudson, a long-time resident of Tigard, Oregon, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.Born in 1925 to Margaret and Harry Martin in Des Moines, Iowa, Marion grew up with deep Midwest roots. As one of seven children, Marion had an unwavering commitment to family, hard work and living life to the fullest. In 1942, Marion met the love of her life, E.C. "Knute" Knudson, from Portland,...
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Margot Ida Davenport

May 2, 1926 - December 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Joanne Day Hennig

March 10, 1931 - November 30, 2017

HENNIG, Joanne Day 86March 10, 1931, Leroy Township, Iowa ~ November 30, 2017, Hillsboro, OregonJoanne will be privately laid to rest in Skyline Memorial Gardens of Portland, OR, in the Garden of Atonement, next to her husband of 67 years, Kenneth. Please visit the guestbook portion of this site and enter a special memory or message. Thank you. Please revisit this site for updates to Joanne's...
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Don Dick

September 28, 1937 - November 27, 2017

Keizer - Donald (Don) Dick of Keizer, Oregon passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, from complications of Parkinson's disease. Don was 80 years old.Don was born on September 28, 1937 in Toledo, Oregon to John and Lillian Dick. He graduated from South Salem High School in 1955 and then joined the Army National Guard. On October 10, 1958, Don married Marjorie Joyce Dyck and they had two...
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Donna Margarite Landtiser

October 20, 1931 - November 27, 2017

Donna Margarite Jaksha Landtiser, age 86, of Portland, OR Passed Away on Monday November 27, 2017. Donna was born October 20, 1931. Donna is survived by; son Michael, his wife Laura Landtiser; daughter Kathy Franklin, her husband Bob; daughter Linda Lueck; and son Kenneth Landtiser. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.Donna was preceded in death by the love of her...
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Stanley George HOLBROOK

January 7, 1930 - November 21, 2017

Stanley George Holbrook, 87 Passed away peacefully in Beaverton on November 21. 2017.Stan was born January 7, 1930 to Elmer and Muriel Holbrook in Boise Idaho. He graduatedfrom Yakima High School in 1948 and from Yakima Valley Jr. College in 1950. That October hemarried his high school “bestie” Grace Greer.Stan entered the Weather Bureau in Yakima, WA the spring of 1951. Stan then...
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Robert Vernon Long

June 11, 1932 - November 17, 2017

Robert Vernon Long, born June 11, 1932, in Enterprise, OR, was taken by the hand and led to his eternal home on November 17, 2017 in Oregon City, OR.Rob entered school in September, 1938 and graduated from the same building in Enterprise in 1950. Shortly after his graduation, the Korean War broke out and he enlisted in the US Air Force, serving 25 years. He retired from the US Government in 1986....
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Jacquelynn Delores FRAME

February 5, 1930 - November 14, 2017

Jacquelynn ( Jackie) Delores Thompson Frame passed away Tuesday, November 14th 2017. She was 87 years old.She was born in Portland, Oregon on February 5th, 1930. She lived in the Portland area all her life graduating from Oregon Polytechnic Institute . After graduation Jackie began working at Pacific Northwest Bell where she worked in various positions until retiring in 1982. She loved shopping,...
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Jammia Maxine Krueger

August 2, 1923 - November 9, 2017

A celebration of Jammia's life and memory will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR, on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 11am. A light lunch will follow. (503) 289-1070Please visit Maxine's online memorial and guestbook located at this site and enter a special memory or message. Remembrances in lieu of flowers may be made to the Peace Lutheran Church Kitchen...
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Arthur Robert Perez

January 27, 1941 - November 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Delbert Eugene THOMPSON

February 1, 1944 - October 31, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens.
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Holly Ann Long

August 18, 1988 - October 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 292-6611
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Marvin Lester BECKMAN

November 28, 1935 - October 25, 2017

Marvin Lester Beckman died peacefully surrounded by family on October 25, 2017 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 81.Marvin is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Marcia Beckman, His 3 Children Jay, Wade and Blake, His Brother, Bill and Sister Barbara, 9 Grandchildren Ashley, Shawna, CJ, Brandon, Alex, Grant, Hunter, Carter and Jackson, and 1 Great Grandchild Kaliyah. He is preceded in death...
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Mary Dolores LAHEY

January 27, 1923 - October 19, 2017

Mary was born and raised in Mt. Angel, Oregon, to John and Ann Stahl, on January 27, 1923. She attended Mt. Angel Academy for 12 years. She was raised with 2 brothers and 3 sisters, who have preceded her in death. Mary moved to Portland Oregon to work at Montgomery Ward. She would eventually retire from the catalog department there, where she worked as a merchandiser. Mary was preceded in death...
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Evelyn Mae Stanton

March 9, 1929 - October 18, 2017

Mrs.Evelyn Stanton passed away peacefully in her home on October 18 of 2017 in North Plains, Oregon at the age of 88.Evelyn is survived by her loving husband Robert Stanton, their son Jeff Stanton, his wife Dana, and their son David Stanton and his wife Judi, she is preceded in death by her son Greg Stanton.Evelyn prided herself in being a dedicated wife and loving mother to her sons, She was a...
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William Lewis Luethe

November 5, 1945 - October 18, 2017

William Lewis Luethe was born to Brooks Mallory and Virginia Katherine (Folkenberg) Luethe on November 5, 1945. He was one of five children and brother to Mallory, Larry, Donna, and Alan. He grew up on 180-acre property on Skyline Boulevard and McNamee Road in Portland. His family farmed potatoes and raised livestock. Bill attended Skyline Elementary and graduated from Scappoose High School. In...
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Janet M. Hansen

November 3, 1933 - October 18, 2017

Janet Marnella Hansen was born November 3, 1933 in Bend, Oregon to parents Clarance and Evetta Hansen. Her arrival followed that of her sister, Marlene. Her father worked for the local lumber mill, her mother was part owner of a popular burger joint in town. Her early years in Bend were happy ones. Plenty of play time during the day and evenings spent with her family listening to the great radio...
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Sheung Tak POON

May 18, 1950 - October 16, 2017

Sheung Tak Poon died unexpectedly but peacefully on October 16th, 2017 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 67.S.T. is survived by his wife, Heather; daughter, Caroline and son-in-law, Jeff; and siblings in Vancouver, B.C.; Hong Kong; and Shanghai, China.S.T. was born in 1950 in Shanghai, China to Pan Siu Wah and Chu Yuet Ming. When he was four, he moved to Hong Kong. He graduated from the...
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Yvonne Dye

October 5, 1925 - October 16, 2017

Yvonne Dye Passed away with family beside her at her Portland, OR Home on October 16, 2017 at the age of 92.Yvonne was born in Prairie Grove, Arkansas on October 5, 1925 to David and Ethel (Bradley) Richardson.Her childhood took her from Arkansas, to Portland as a young child. She attended Lincoln High School and put herself through school by working at Fred Meyers.In her early years she was a...
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Ann Buchwalter Culver

March 30, 1939 - October 3, 2017

Ann Buchwalter Garner Culver, affectionately known as Annie, Annabel and Bookie, was born March 30th, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to parents, Walter G. Garner and Annie B. Stewart Garner. Her arrival followed that of her brother, Walter G. Garner Jr. and preceded the arrival of her sister Susan Garner Gallino. Ann's family moved out West in 1949, making Medford, Oregon their family home....
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Thomas Xavier O'Callaghan

March 2, 1927 - September 29, 2017

Our beloved Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Brother and Uncle Thomas Xavier O'Callaghan passed away in the early morning hours on Friday September, 29th 2017. He was a wonderful man.He was born on March 2nd, 1927 in Somerville, Massachusetts. He was the third of five boys born to William Augustin O'Callaghan and Emily Marie Walsh O'Callaghan - William T., Francis, Thomas Joseph and Edward...
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Jessie Kathryn Swanson

August 14, 1918 - September 28, 2017

Jessie will be privately laid to rest in Willamette National Cemetery of Happy Valley, OR. Please visit the guestbook portion of this site and enter a special message or memory. Thank you.Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 292-6611JESSIE SWANSON08/14/1918-09/28/2017Jessie was born in Highmore, South Dakota. She grew up in Highmore with...
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Gladys Elizabeth Harms

April 10, 1925 - September 26, 2017

Gladys Elizabeth Hardison was born in Catoosa, Oklahoma to parents Roy Albert and Thelma Marie (Scudder) Hardison on April 10, 1925. Gladys was middle sibling and only sister to brothers Leroy, Albert, Robert, and Kenny. Gladys spent her younger years in Catoosa and grew up on the family farm. She met Ben Coghill at a barn dance in Catoosa and the two were married not long after that. Gladys'...
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Gene Arthur DIX

May 31, 1942 - September 22, 2017

Gene A Dix passed away peacefully from complications of cancer at his home in Sweet Home, Oregon on September 22, 2017, at the age of 75.Gene was born on May 31, 1942, in Beedville, Arkansas to parents Alfred and Lula (Goss) Dix. After high school, Gene married Sherline and the two moved to Oregon shortly thereafter. They were blessed with two daughters, Victoria and LeeAnn. Gene and Sherline...
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Karen Lee Rippe

June 1, 1945 - September 18, 2017

Karen Lee Olson-Rippe was born in 1945 in Aberdeen, Washington to Kennore and Vivian Olson. Her father was in the Airforce, so travel was in her future. She experienced many different cultures and saw the world up close. With all the changes in her life, as a survival technique, she learned to make friends easily. That stood her in good stead throughout her life.From Washington to Colorado to...
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Larry Edward Offley

August 27, 1941 - September 15, 2017

A graveside service with military honors will be held at Skyline Memorial Gardens, 4101 NW Skyline Blvd., Portland, Oregon, on Friday, September 22, 2017, 2pm. Please visit the guestbook portion of this site and enter a special memory or message.Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 292-6611
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Edith Marie PICKENS

July 12, 1925 - September 3, 2017

Edith Marie Pickens went home to be with the Lord on September 3, 2017 at the age of 92. Edith was born July 12, 1925 in Wolf Summit, West Virginia. She is survived by her sons, Bill & wife Kathy Pickens, Tom Pickens, Chris and wife Sandy Pickens; 4 grandchildren: Jenny Pickens Fisk and Husband, Dave; Wendi Pickens Dion, Scott Pickens and wife Kelly; Stephanie Pickens Middleton and husband,...
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Linda Ann Graham McBane

June 1, 1949 - August 28, 2017

Linda Ann Graham McBane died peacefully on August 28, 2017 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 68 after a four year battle with cancer.Linda is survived by her husband Jim, mother Irma, daughters, Carla, Lesley and Karen, step-daughter Nicole, six grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. Linda was born on June 1, 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri to Irma Blosser and Columbus Jack Graham. During her...
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Samuel Saunders Blackman

July 3, 1976 - August 27, 2017

Samuel Saunders Blackman, 41, died peacefully surrounded by his family on August 27, 2017 after experiencing cardiac arrest the previous day. Sam will be remembered as a loving husband and father, a visionary and humble leader, an inspiring advocate for the community and environment, and an avid Ultimate Frisbee player with a keen ear for pop tunes. But it was his love of family, his kindness to...
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Donald McKay Hughes

May 14, 1931 - August 26, 2017

Donald McKay Hughes passed away August 26th 2017 at the age of 86 surrounded by family.Don was born on May 14, 1931 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada to Peter and Elizabeth Hughes. He was the oldest child and had three siblings Douglas, John, and Dorothy. Don met the love of his life, Heather Lyla Meiklejohn as a teenager and they married on August 8, 1951 in Edmonton. Don worked for the railroad in...
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Laurin Robert Johnson

November 15, 1934 - August 25, 2017

Laurin was born on a dark November day in 1934 in Bismarck, North Dakota. His parents were children of Norwegian immigrants who homesteaded there. The town gave him a wonderful childhood, back when children and dogs ran free. By the time he was eleven he had broken an arm three times. All his life, he cherished the memories of spending harvest time on his Uncle Peter's farm, sitting with his...
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Gerald Philip Eby

March 1, 1929 - August 19, 2017

Gerald (Jerry) Philip Eby was born March 1, 1929 in Bend, Oregon to Herbert Philip Eby and Bessie Hill Eby. He was raised on their dairy farm just north of Redmond. Jerry had 3 sisters, Dorothy, Fay, and Lola, and one brother, Craig. He attended Tetherow Butte grade school (a one room school house) through 8th grade, then graduated from Redmond High School in 1947. Being a farm boy, he was...
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Wilbur L. Edens

April 24, 1923 - August 15, 2017

Bill will be privately laid to rest at Willamette National Cemetery of Happy Valley, Oregon. A celebration of Bill's life will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017, 7pm, at Bethany Baptist Church, 4545 NW Kaiser Road, Portland, Oregon, 97229, (503) 645-2106. Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 292-6611Please revisit this site for...
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Fulton L. Saier

July 30, 1943 - August 9, 2017

Fulton L. SAIER MD 74July 30, 1943, Palo Alto, California ~ August 9, 2017, Portland, OregonFulton L. Saier was born in Palo Alto, CA to parents Milton and Lucelia (Bates) Saier on July 30, 1943. Fulton was the youngest of three children and brother to Lucretia and Milton. He grew up in Palo Alto. He fondly recalled weekends and holidays with his family at the beach in Santa Cruz, CA where he...
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Franklin Vern Newton

December 17, 1929 - August 8, 2017

Frank Vern Newton passed away at his home on August 8, 2017 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 87.Frank is survived by his wife Betty Newton and children, Carol (Ron), Brent (Sharon), Kevin (Brenda), and Lisa (Harold), 13 Grandchildren and 16 and counting Great Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and 5 siblings.Frank was born on December 17, 1929 in Powell Butte, Oregon to...
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Robert Lawrence Dach

January 14, 1965 - July 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 292-6611He was born at nine pounds and four ounces on January 14, 1965. When he was five years old, he hit his older brother on the head with a hammer in an attempt to reenact a scene from Tom and Jerry. At ten years old, he spread Alpo dog food on a cracker and fed it to his father. Bad idea. Three...
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Mary Alicia Blanchard

June 15, 1921 - July 31, 2017

In Loving Memory of Mary Alicia BlanchardMary Alicia Showers was born June 15, 1921, in Everett, Washington to Lyle and Alicia (Cunningham) Showers. Mary graduated from Everett High School in 1938. She was married to Ralph Gair Blanchard on October 19, 1941, in Tacoma, Washington. They lived in Centralia, Washington for 34 years and raised three boys: David Gair, Steven Ralph, and Robert Scott....
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Bill Su Kim

August 7, 1977 - July 29, 2017

A celebration of Bill's life will be held at Skyline Memorial Gardens, 4101 NW Skyline Blvd., Portland, Oregon, on Sunday, August 13, 2017, at 12pm. Bill will laid to rest in Skyline Memorial Gardens in the garden of the Last Supper. Please visit the guestbook portion of this site and enter a special memory or message. Please revisit this site for updates to Bill's obituary / life sketch...
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Elaine Bates

February 24, 1930 - July 26, 2017

Opal Elaine Bates, "Elaine" 87, died from Alzheimer's disease, July 26, 2017 at Farmington Square Senior Living Community in Salem, Oregon. She was born in Walla Walla, Washington, February 24, 1930, to Mark G. Bates and Ollie Mae (Deweese) Bates. Elaine had 10 brothers and sisters. She was a graduate of Walla Walla High School in 1948. Elaine went on to Eastern Washington College of Education...
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Anne Russell VOEHL

October 26, 1918 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Samuel Merrin Holmes

April 11, 1933 - July 23, 2017

Samuel M. Holmes III was born in Portland, Oregon, at Good Samaritan Hospital, to parents Samuel and Ellen Holmes on April 11, 1933. Sam was a wonderful big brother to Judy (Valjean) and Mike (KC). He lived most of his life in the Portland area. Sam graduated from Beaverton High School in 1950. After high school Sam attended Vanport Extension Center (now Portland State University), Oregon State...
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Viola Horsley

September 24, 1918 - July 19, 2017

Viola was born to Ida Mae Jackson and Nathaniel Abraham on September 24, 1918 in Ida, Louisiana.In the 1940's she relocated to Vanport near Portland, OR with her family and worked in the ship yards. Later she worked several jobs including housekeeper from which she retired in the 1990's. In 1964, Viola married Mitchell Horsley. Viola was known for her provocative conversation, great sense of...
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Floyd Schwindt

September 3, 1931 - July 15, 2017

Floyd Schwindt was born in Fort Morgan, Colorado, on September 3, 1931, to parents Phillip John and Louise (Troudt) Schwindt. Floyd was the next-to-youngest of eight children and was brother to Samuel, Ralph, Roy, Harold, Virginia, Phyllis, and Violet.In Colorado, Floyd worked in agriculture as a sugar beet farmer. He later moved to Oregon where he went to work in the food industry for Albertson...
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Gretchen Anna Seifert

August 18, 1919 - July 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 292-6611Please visit the guestbook portion of this site and enter a special memory or message. Please revisit this site for updates to Gretchen's obituary / life sketch. Thank you.
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Dong Woo Kim

January 17, 1950 - July 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Agnes Ann Wagemann

October 11, 1936 - July 12, 2017

Agnes Ann (Jakober) WagemannOctober 11, 1936 - July 12, 2017Agnes Ann Wagemann, known by Aggie, Agie, or Angie, was born October 11, 1936, on a farm in rural McPherson County, South Dakota. Aggie was the oldest child of Christ and Anna Jakober. Her brothers are Glenn Jakober and Charlie (Shawnee) Jakober, both of Aberdeen, SD.The farm Aggie was born on is now part of the Samuel H. Ordway, Jr....
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David Burnett Young

March 15, 1963 - July 12, 2017

Visitation to the public will be held at Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 1-3pm. Memorial Service to follow at 6pm at University Park Baptist Church, 4340 N Lombard St. Portland, OR 97203 (503)285-5727David will be laid to rest in Skyline Memorial Gardens in the garden of the Nativity. Please visit the guestbook portion of this site and enter a special...
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Evelyn Mae KING

December 29, 1919 - July 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Howard Wesley BROWNING

March 19, 1917 - July 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Jerry Don WELLS

July 31, 1936 - July 7, 2017

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Patricia McCoy DOERRIE

June 19, 1930 - July 5, 2017

Patricia McCoy Doerrie passed away peacefully in her home from a congenital heart failure, surrounded by family and friends. She was 87 years old.Born June 19, 1930, in Portland, she was the oldest daughter of Blake and Velma Scott.Pat is survived by a sister and brother, her husband Don, two sons, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her younger brother...
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Henry Odell Pearson

February 19, 1931 - June 29, 2017

Henry Odell Pearson was born February 19, 1931 in the Cleo Community of Jones County, MS, the son of Johnny Robert Pearson and Mary Lucille Myrick.He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers John (Windell) and Robert (Nate) and Sister Mary. Odell was married to his wife Donna for over 63 years, besides his wife he is survived by daughters Christine Cochrane (Bruce) and Janelle Mc Poland ...
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Luther Thomas Dinsmore

July 25, 1925 - June 27, 2017

Luther Thomas Dinsmore Died on June 27th 2017 in Portland Or. He was Born on July 25th 1925 in Denver Colorado, To Calude Roy and Mary Belle Dinsmore. Lue was the youngest of 10 children. Moved to Portland in 1928. Attended Corbett and Benson high schools. He then Served in world war two. Upon returning he married Carol J. Dinsmore in 1949. He worked as a machinist by trade in the ship yards,...
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Melvin Eugene Bacon

February 24, 1932 - June 26, 2017

Melvin Eugene Bacon was born in Portland, Oregon to parents Frank and Anne (Abbott) Bacon on February 24th, 1932. Mel was the oldest of three siblings; he was brother to Alice and Shirley. Mel was raised in the Corbett area of Oregon. His mother taught him how to fish and hunt. Mel played baseball and basketball in high school. He graduated from Corbett High School. Following high school, Mel...
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Gerald G. Egger

August 6, 1935 - June 20, 2017

Gerald (Jerry) G. Egger died in Portland, Oregon on June 20, 2017 at the age of 81.Jerry is survived by his daughter, Debbi Mostul and husband Terry, daughter Cindy Smith and her husband David, son David Egger and his wife Vicki, and daughter Kristi Fazio and her husband David, all from Portland, Oregon. His sister, Nancy Grande from Portland, Oregon as well as 13 grandchildren and 3 great grand...
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William Albert Swetnam

September 23, 1929 - June 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. 503-292-6611
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Wilma Leota Desmond

August 19, 1916 - June 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR.
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Sallie Lee Harper

May 11, 1933 - June 15, 2017

Sallie will be laid to rest next to her loving husband Willie C Harper Sr. at Willamette National Cemetery.Please revisit this site for updates to Sallie's obituary / life sketch. Please visit the guestbook portion of this site and enter a special memory or message. Thank you. Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 292-6611
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Sheila Theresa Reid

September 2, 1948 - June 14, 2017

September 2, 1948, a typical 78 degree day in Portland, Oregon. But this day was far from typical as Sheila Theresa Reid was born and joined her 10 siblings. Sheila was the 11th child born to Walter and Anna Reid, and was followed by 5 more siblings over the next 7 years. Boy what a family to join.Sheila spent her childhood playing with her 15 brothers and sisters and just enjoying being a kid...
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Pauline Kathryn Gorger

December 8, 1925 - June 12, 2017

Pauline Kathryn Gorger, affectionately known as PKG, passed gently into the arms of the Jesus she loved on Monday, June 12, 2017. Pauline was born Dec. 8, 1925 in her family home in Portland. She was named after the dojavascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ContentPlaceHolder1$btnSave','')ctor who delivered her, Paul Baker, and his wife Kathryn. As a young girl Pauline was an...
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Claire Louise Hawk

March 19, 1947 - June 11, 2017

Claire Louise Hawk passed away at her home after a long, hard battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family. Ms. Hawk attended Assumption Catholic School and graduated from North Catholic High School. Soon after graduation, in August 1965, Claire began working for Pacific Northwest Bell until her retirement in August 1998. Claire is survived by her husband, Jim Glenn; son, Tony...
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Linda Ruth Stine

May 6, 1941 - June 9, 2017

Linda Ruth Stine, 76, passed away peacefully June 9, 2017, at her home in Portland. Linda Ruth Olson was born in Portland, Oregon on May 6, 1941 as the only child of Swedish immigrants John and Ruth Olson. Linda's father died when she 4 and her grandparents Sven Erik and Emma played a pivotal role in her upbringing.The family moved to Hillsboro in 1949 when Linda's mother married Hans...
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Patricia Ruth Kimball

May 8, 1926 - June 6, 2017

Patricia Ruth Kimball passed away peacefully on June 6, at Hearthstone of Beaverton, at the age of 91. She was born May 8, 1926, in El Centro, CA to parents Bert Clifton and Jessie Marion (Gibson) Clark. Pat lived in Glendale, CA until age 10, where she fondly remembered learning about diverse cultures and religions. She moved to Amity, OR in 1936, where her parents bought a small farm, and later...
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Eric L. Butler

April 2, 1965 - June 6, 2017

Please post your thoughts and memories to Eric's memory blog:https://rememberingericbutler.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/If compelled to send flowers, Eric's wishes are for you to instead send a donation to Children's Book Bank.http://www.childrensbookbank.orgEric will be privately laid to rest in Skyline Memorial Gardens in the garden of Atonement. Arrangements under the direction of...
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Carol Lorraine Egger

October 17, 1936 - June 3, 2017

Carol Lorraine Egger (Keller) died peacefully on June 3, 2017 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 80.Carol is survived by her husband Jerry, with whom she was married for 60 years. Along with her daughter, Debbi Mostul and husband Terry, daughter Cindy Smith and her husband David, son David Egger and his wife Vicki, and daughter Kristi Fazio and her husband David, all from Portland, Oregon. Sister,...
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Myrtle Nell Kelsaw

June 6, 1938 - June 3, 2017

Myrtle Nell Johnson was born in Kaufman, Texas on June 6, 1938 to Norval Johnson and Christine Manning.Myrtle moved to Portland, Oregon with her mother where she attend Washington High School. Myrtle worked for the Portland School District and then retired from the State of Oregon Social Services after more than 25 years.Myrtle was a longtime member of Allen Temple CME Church where she served as...
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Lillian Jeanette Cox-Hendricks

August 9, 1927 - June 2, 2017

Lillian Jeanette Cox-Hendricks was born in Phoebus, Virginia on August 9, 1927 to John Theodore and Mary Madeline Hedgepeth. Lillian had an older brother John and younger sister Gina. As a teen she sang and danced with the U.S.O. After high school she took some courses at James Madison University and studied nursing at Norfolk General Hospital School of Nursing in Virginia and The Margaret Hague...
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April 28, 1939 - May 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Portland, OR. (503) 229-6611
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Dolores Ann Mikkelson

October 11, 1935 - May 27, 2017

Dolores was born in Portland Oregon to Lee and Helen Smith. She lived her entire life in Portland and graduated from Grant High School. She married Mickie Mikkelson March 18, 1955. Dolores worked for over 30 years as a Telephone operator for Pacific Northwest Bell and was very active in The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union as a steward and Vice President. Dolores loved to travel and...
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Otto John HERZOG

April 28, 1934 - May 26, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Skyline Memorial Gardens.
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Otto John Herzog

April 28, 1934 - May 26, 2017

Otto John "Rip" Herzog passed away peacefully on May 26, 2017 at the Legacy Hope Well House after a brief battle with cancer.Rip was born on April 28, 1934 in Minneapolis MN to Gladys and Otto Herzog. He was an only child of a Lutheran Minister and spent most his childhood years at different Country Parishes in the Midwest. From 1942 to 1950 the family lived in Ithaca and Beatrice Nebraska. In...
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Mildred Augusta Ferguson

August 26, 1923 - May 23, 2017

Mildred "Millie" Augusta Ferguson of Hillsboro, Oregon was born on August 26, 1923 in Shell City, Missouri to parents Thomas Herrold and Sarah (Vantellman) Herrold. Millie's family moved to Hillsboro, Oregon when she was a teenager. There, she met her lifetime sweetheart Ed Ferguson and they were married on June 30, 1941. Millie and Ed settled on their homesteaded property five miles...
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Ethel Mae Hiatt

July 14, 1929 - May 23, 2017

Ethel will be privately laid to rest in Skyline Memorial Gardens in the garden of Everlasting Life.Ethel Mae Hiatt was born in Hermiston, Oregon to parents Arthur and Elizabeth (Meyers) Alderman on July 14, 1929. She was sister to Nina, Betty, Donna, and Joann. Ethel worked in the service industry. She enjoyed outings with her family at Cornell Estates Assisted Living. Ethel is predeceased by her...
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Donna Mary Lee

July 16, 1942 - May 9, 2017

Donna Mary (Denison) Lee was born on July 16, 1942 to Donald and Elberta Denison in Leavenworth, Washington. After having three girls for their fourth daughter Donald and Elberta named her Donna after her father and she was a daddy's tom boy girl. Donna had 4 sisters and 1 brother Barbara, Elberta "Betty", Ethel "Joy", Martha and Donald. The family moved around quite a bit for employment. ...
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Norman Gene Davison

January 9, 1928 - May 8, 2017

Norman Gene Davison died peacefully May 8, 2017, at his home in Portland. He was born Jan. 9, 1928 in Regent, N.D. He is survived by the love of his life, Darleen, to whom he was married 68 years. He is also survived by children, Connie, Larry, LaDonna, and Paul; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother, Chuck.A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., June 3, 2017, at Skyline...
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Joyce Marie Combs

May 2, 1939 - May 3, 2017

Joyce Marie (Wyttenberg) Combs was born in Portland, Oregon on May 2, 1939 to Warner E. and Mary Leah Wyttenberg. Her twin brother is Eugene W. Wyttenberg of Portland. She has a sister Carolyn Leopold of Beaverton and had a half-brother Robert L. Andrews of Auburn, Washington. There are ten nieces and nephews, 28 grand nieces and nephews and five great-grand nieces and nephews.Joyce was always...
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James G. Hitchcock

December 23, 1928 - May 1, 2017

James G. Hitchcock was a well-loved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend. Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1928, where he spent the first 4 years of his life. He then moved to Chicago and at the age of 14 he moved to Portland with his family and lived in Milwaukie for a short time, then settled in the Sellwood area. He worked in the shipyards and as a stock boy prior to...
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Joann Marie Webber

August 11, 1929 - April 24, 2017

Joann Marie Coma was born in Vader, WA to parents Andrew and Eithel (Gibson) Coma on August 11, 1929. She had one sibling, a brother James, who was six years older. During WWII her family relocated to Vancouver, WA and she graduated from Vancouver High School in 1947. Following high school Joann went on to attend college in Pullman, WA where she studied journalism. Joann married her high school...
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Diane McMahon Siler

July 8, 1947 - April 19, 2017

Diane was vigorous, energetic, and full of life. She was suddenly and unexpectedly taken from us at the most content, happy, and healthy time of her life. The brilliant light and spirit of this beautiful loving woman, glows brightly in our hearts. Diane Elaine McMahon was born July 8, 1947, in Ottawa, Ontario,Canada; the second of four children born to Edward William and Joan Ellen McMahon...
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