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Virginia McCraw

March 3, 2016

Virginia was born at home in Portland on June 23rd 1921 to Andrew and Mata Kraus, joining a sister Elizabeth (Betty) and joined two years later by a brother George. From a very early age Virginia insisted her name was «Jeanie», and so she was known...

Dorothy Staples

March 2, 2016

Dorothy Jean Staples, better known as Jean or «Jeanie», was born to David and Earlene Staples in Minter City, Mississippi on June 15, 1966. Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Portland, Oregon and attended Boise Grade School, Jefferson High School,...

Elinor Sergeant

March 2, 2016

Elinor Sergeant was born February 9, 1921 in West New York, New Jersey to Ernest and Hilda Koeng. Elinor met Wilbur Sergeant December 5, 1942 and they were married two weeks late on December 19, 1942. After Wilbur finished his tour in the Navy the...

Gary Baechler

February 28, 2016

He loved the early days of film, and was involved in many local projects, later transitioning to video. Teaming up with three other local talents, the comedy troupe BAMM was formed, and they played successfully to a local audience where they became w...

Andy Raubeson

February 26, 2016

April 23, 1936 - February 26, 2016 Andy Raubeson, of Portland, passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack on February 26, 2016. He was predeceased by his parents, Earle Peter Raubeson and Marie Gertrude (Cameron) Raubeson, his six brothers (C...

Irene Arnold

February 24, 2016

Irene Arnold was born in Chipman, Alberta, Canada on May 22, 1923. Irene married Ralph Arnold on May 25, 1957 in Edmonton Alberta Canada. Ralph predeceased her on October 3, 1970. Irene was a business owner and licensed tax consultant. She was an a...

Alexa Palestina Fernandez

February 22, 2016

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Kathleen Godfrey

February 20, 2016

Kathleen «Kathy» Patricia (Willis) Godfrey, 71, of Lake Oswego, Oregon, passed away from ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease on February 20, 2016, peacefully in her home. Kathleen was born July 9, 1944, in Artesia, California. She was the second child and fir...

Marija Hansen

February 17, 2016

Marija Haubrich Hansen passed away at the age of 96. Born on September 8, 1919 near Novi Sad, Yugoslavia Marija joined her parents, two sisters Betty and Anna and eventually two other sisters, Julija and Rosie. She grew up in a city where her father ...

Lois Freeman

February 15, 2016

Lois W Freeman passed away on Monday February 15th ending her fight with cancer; she is survived by her two sons Derick and Rodney. Lois was born on April 27th 1938 in Southern England and married Douglas Allen Freeman after his service in the Milit...

Fatainuuhiva Poulivaati

February 15, 2016

Fatainuuhiva Poulivaati was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on March 19, 1979. He passed in Portland, Oregon on February 15, 2016. Fatainuuhiva graduated from Benson High School in 1997. He is survived by his father, Fatai Poulivaati of Portland, Oregon, si...

Jens Olsen

February 15, 2016

Jens Olsen was born on July 17, 1918 to Harald Villy and Alma Alvilda Olsen in Copenhagen, Denmark. After a long and fruitful life, he passed away on February 15, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. At the age of 6, Jens and his family immigrated to America...

Daniel Nelson

February 12, 2016

Daniel H. Nelson, 57, May 11, 1958 ‰ÛÒ February 12, 2016. Memorial service at Stone Tower SDA Church, 3010 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR 4:00 pm, February 20, 2016. Daniel was born to Beverly I. Bain and Daniel N. Nelson in Springfield, MO. He gre...

David Olson

February 12, 2016

David L. Olson died at home on February 12, 2016. He was born on December 27, 1948 in Portland, Oregon to John and Elizabeth Olson. After Graduating from Franklin High School, David attended the university of Oregon thanks to numerous academic schol...

Robert Elliott

February 12, 2016

Robert Lee Elliott December 4, 1956-February 12, 2016 Robert Lee Elliott went peacefully to Heaven on the afternoon of Friday, February 12, 2016 after a brief battle with Liver Cancer. Bob was extremely spiritual and after his diagnosis was quick t...

Ronald Spencer

February 12, 2016

Ronald (Ron) Edward Spencer 1957 to 2016 Ronald Edward Spencer, born May 18, 1957, in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, passed away on Feb. 12, 2016, at his home with his wife Tami by his side. Ron is survived by his wife Tami Spencer, their childr...

Larry Geer

February 11, 2016

Larry Ray Geer, «The Cat Doctor», passed away peacefully at his Conyers, GA home on February 11th, 2016, surrounded by his wife, Linda Sue and family. Larry was born on October 2nd, 1946 in Richland, Washington to Carl E. Geer and Beth V. (Messne...

Hans Neff

February 11, 2016

Hans Edward Neff, born in Portland, OR Oct 27, 1962 to LeVerne and Ervin Neff, passed away unexpectedly Feb 11, 2016 of Dilated Cardiomyopathy. He is survived by his mother Le' Mengis, sisters Sharon Craig (Rick), Lisa Ivy (Tom), and brother B. Kevin...

Muoi Nguyen

February 9, 2016

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Adolfo Valdez

February 7, 2016

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Ronnie Davis

February 4, 2016

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Linda Lyons

February 3, 2016

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Robert Senseney

February 1, 2016

Robert Booth Senseney was born on April 4, 1931 to Carlton and Verna (Wood) Senseney in Eugene, Oregon. He graduated from Grant High School in Portland, Oregon and was a member of DeMolay. He served his country from 1953 to 1955 in the US Army. He ma...

Daryl Bechtolt

January 30, 2016

DARYL HELEN GOULD BECHTOLT was born in Bandon, Oregon on June 27, 1934. She survived the famous Bandon fire of 1936, and moved to Grants Pass with her parents, Beulah and Fred, where her dad had moved his practice of dentistry. She enjoyed an idyl...

Christopher Michaels

January 28, 2016

Christopher M. Michaels December 27, 1977 – January 28, 2016 Christopher Michaels, 38, of Milwaukie, Oregon, passed away from natural causes on January 28, 2016. Chris was born at Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Oregon, on December 27, 1977 ...