Our Obituaries

June P. Dettbarn

January 21, 1921 - February 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Johnnie Ray Mansfield

December 16, 1936 - February 14, 2017

Johnnie passed away on Valentine's day, a day of love, in the arms of his son, Chuck, while Bobbie, his wife, was giving him medication. He was the youngest of five children born to Charlie Lee Mansfield "Capt'n Charlie" and Florence Moore, in Hertford, North Carolina. After growing up on a family farm and graduating from High School, he joined the Air Force and made it a 21 year career. After...
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Donna Jean VANREENEN

March 22, 1935 - February 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.Visitation will be on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. and on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 1-4 p.m.
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Cipriano Diaz Delgado

September 16, 1941 - February 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Mary Fern Gruhlke

June 6, 1920 - February 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Myron Robert Clark

May 8, 1939 - February 9, 2017

Myron Robert Clark passed away on February 9th, 2017, at his home in Portland, Oregon. He was born on May 8th, 1939, in Eugene, Oregon, to his parents: Milo Luther and Lillian Alice (Wicks) Clark. He attended Marcola High School, and following graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served from December 31st, 1956, until he was honorably discharged on March 31st, 1960. He served in...
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Zinoviy Zotovich NAUMETS

October 29, 1928 - February 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Lois Lorraine Paul

March 20, 1929 - February 9, 2017

Lois Lorraine (Lohman) Paul lived every day as a servant to God, and others, shaping her legacy of a life founded on faith and family. Lois was born March 20, 1929 in the tiny town of Hoffman, MN.where the winters are cold, the ice fishing was good and the Lutheran potlucks were plentiful. Daughter of Reverend William J Lohman and Ida Lizzie, Lois was an only child and a PK (Pastor's Kid) as she...
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Perry McCarthy

March 13, 1928 - February 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Deloris Louise VINSON

December 1, 1931 - February 6, 2017

Deloris (Dodie) L. Vinson, 85, of Troutdale passed away Feb. 6, 2017. She was born in La Crosse, Wis. to Eugene and Sena (Hellerud) Reuter Dec. 1, 1931. She was raised with two siblings Anita and Clarence. The family moved to Fairview, Ore. when Dodie's father was offered work at the aluminum plant in Troutdale, Ore. During World War II. Dodie graduated from Gresham High School in 1948 and...
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Salvador Nunez Enriquez

May 18, 1962 - February 6, 2017

Salvador "Bong" Nunez Enriquez, 54, a loving father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and Navy veteran passed away unexpectedly on February 6, 2017. He and his elder brother, "Eli" Eligio Enriquez, 64, both lost their lives in fatal car accident in Atimonan, Quezon Province, Philippines. Born in Manila, Philippines on May 18, 1962 at Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital to Domingo Enriquez, Sr. and...
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Raymond Eugene Stickel

April 9, 1925 - February 4, 2017

Raymond Eugene Stickel passed away on February 4th, 2017, in Wood Village, Oregon. He was born on April 9th, 1925, in Valsetz, Oregon, to his parents: John and Katherine (Plenard) Stickel. He attended High School at Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Lawrence, and ultimately, Benson High School, from which he graduated in 1943. Ray served in the United States Navy from July 1, 1943, until his honorable...
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Dorothy Annie Tucker

September 12, 1935 - February 3, 2017

Dorothy Annie Tucker passed away on February 3, 2017 in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 81. She was born on September 12, 1935 in Toppenish, Washington.In 1953 Dorothy graduated from Zillah High School in Washington. She married Keith Tucker in 1953.Dorothy enjoyed hunting and fishing, jigsaw puzzles, her trips to Alaska, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.Dorothy is...
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Barbara Jean Buskers

April 28, 1948 - January 26, 2017

Barbara Jean Buskers died on January 26, 2017 in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 68. She was born on April 28, 1948 in Dallas, Oregon.Barbara married Roger Buskers on November 6, 1973 in Reno, Nevada. She was a member of Gresham Bible Church.Barbara enjoyed athletics, the outdoors, gardening, golfing and time spent with her family.Barbara is survived by her loving husband Roger, Gresham, OR.,...
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Patricia Nadine Philebar

October 3, 1938 - January 25, 2017

Patricia Nadine Philebar passed away peacefully on January 25, 2017 at her foster care home in Gresham, OR., with her loving sister and brother-in-law at her side.She was born on October 3, 1938 in Salinas, CA. She is the beloved mother of Tim Philebar of Henderson, NV and Brian Vern Philebar (deceased). Her parents Vern and Dorothy Guthrie also preceded her in death. She is also survived by her...
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Dolores Jean Matney

November 21, 1935 - January 23, 2017

Dolores Jean Matney passed away on January 23rd, 2017, at her home in Portland, Oregon. She was the eldest born to Henry and Carrie Wade on November 21st, 1935, in Cane Valley, Kentucky. She was raised in Edinburg, Indiana, until she married a handsome Army soldier who's order she took when he came into the diner that she worked at. They went on to have two children, Rick Matney and Carrie...
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Richard Nelson

October 18, 1930 - January 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Ann Springer

March 8, 1926 - January 20, 2017

AnnaJene Springer, 90 of Gresham OR, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017. Ann was born on March 8, 1926 in Orchard, Nebraska to Sylvester and Lela Reed. She graduated from Brunswick High School in Brunswick, Nebraska with honors and received a scholarship to Chillicothe Business College in Chillicothe, Missouri where she graduated with top honors. Ann married Orville Marvin Springer on...
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Marilyn Potter Czel

May 16, 1931 - January 20, 2017

Marilyn Potter Czel passed away on January 20th, 2017, in Portland, Oregon. She was born on May 16th, 1931, in Aimes, Iowa, to her parents: Merle Arnold and Velda Naomi (Randau) Potter. She attended Los Angeles High School, from which she graduated in 1949.Following graduation, Marilyn enrolled at Occidental College, from which she received her Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Latin American...
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Thomas Benton Embree

January 9, 1940 - January 20, 2017

Thomas Benton Embree passed away peacefully at his home in Damascus, Ore., surrounded by family, on January 20, 2017. Tom was born January 9, 1940 in Portland to Wilber I. and Genevieve Embree. Raised in Cascade Locks, he graduated from Cascade Locks High School in 1958. He attended college at Eastern Oregon and OCE before serving in the US Army, where he was stationed in France. In 1962, he...
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Glenn Arthur McAlary

July 4, 1947 - January 18, 2017

Glenn Arthur McAlary, Jr., age 69, passed away on January 18th, 2017, in Portland, Oregon. He was born on July 4th, 1945, in Oregon City, Oregon, to his parents: Glenn A. McAlary, Sr. and Virginia T. McAlary Sr., of Carver, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jack, who passed on June 17th, 2016, from Lung Cancer and his brother, Stanley McAlary, who passed away on December 6th,...
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William W. Ure

February 15, 1929 - January 17, 2017

William Warren Ure, 87 of Gresham OR, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017. He was born on February 15, 1929 in Spokane, Washington to Charles and Helen Ure. He graduated from Yakima High School in 1948 and served in the US Navy from 1948 to 1952. William married Virginia Rose Whiteman on July 11, 1953 in Yakima, Washington.He apprenticed for four years and worked for 39 years as an engraver...
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Joan Marie Holtz

July 24, 1936 - January 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR. No formal obituary will happen.
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Donna Leora Harris

June 22, 1928 - January 15, 2017

Donna Leora Abelsen Harris, 88, of Portland, passed away on January 15, 2017. Donna was born in Seattle, Washington and was raised in Portland, by her parents Carl and Mildred (Utterback) Nelson. Donna was a graduate from Jefferson High School in North Portland. During her childhood, Donna picked up baton twirling and bowling. Professional Donna worked as a service contract manager for...
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Mary Lorraine Weaver

December 19, 1940 - January 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR. No formal obituary will be done.Services will be private.
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David Walter Siefert

November 28, 1936 - January 15, 2017

David Walter Siefert Sr. died on January 15, 2017 in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 80. He was born on November 28, 2936 in Long Beach David served his country in the US Air Force. He was a police officer in Southern California. He was also a minister. David was a member of Open Door Baptist Church in Troutdale, Oregon.Some of David's interests included reading, especially as a faithful bible...
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Steven Charles OLSON

April 30, 1958 - January 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Michael Arnold Hill

October 6, 1942 - January 14, 2017

Michael Arnold Hill of Gresham, Oregon, son of William and Nancy Hill passed away peacefully on January 14, 2017. Born in San Mateo, California, he leaves behind his daughters Andrea, Pitchaya; and wife, Jeanine. He is also survived by his brothers Bill (Sandy) and Tim (Elaine). Very special to Mike was his grandson Bryce Michael and numerous nieces and nephews. Michael graduated from the...
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John Lee Stuart

October 28, 1947 - January 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.No formal obituary will be done.Graveside service will be on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 3 pm at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.
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Marilyn Ruth Grauer

October 27, 1924 - January 10, 2017

Marilyn Ruth Grauer died on January 10, 2017 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 92. She was born on October 27, 1924 in Hebron, North Dakota to Albert and Claretta (Swenson) Schneider.Marilyn was raise in Scobey, Montana. She was an x-ray technician, retiring in 1995. Marilyn was a member of Gresham United Methodist Church. She volunteered at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. She was a...
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Alta Jean MACHIN

April 11, 1951 - January 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Twyla B. Sparks

February 17, 1927 - January 8, 2017

Twyla B. Sparks died on January 8, 2017 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 89. She was born on February 17, 1927 in Bend, Oregon to Ray and Winifred (Davis) Halley.Twyla sent to school in Terrebonne, Oregon. She married Donald Sparks on November 9, 1943 in Gresham, Oregon. Donald preceded her in death in 1992.Twyla was a Seventh-day Adventist. Her family, raising her children, was most...
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Barron Reichelt

February 20, 1992 - January 7, 2017

Spc. Barron Von Reichelt, 24 of Fort Hood TX, passed away on January 7, 2017. He was born on February 20, 1992 in Portland, Oregon to Scott and Angela Reichelt. He attended East Hill Foursquare Church and enjoyed baseball, skateboarding and played guitar and drums.He entered active-duty military service in January of 2015 as a cannon crew member and was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field...
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Dorothy May ABBOTT

April 15, 1927 - January 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Eugene Douglas Hendon

October 4, 1955 - January 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Marlene Marlene Acre

June 28, 1932 - January 2, 2017

Marlene Acre died on January 2, 2017 in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 84. Marlene was born on June 28, 1932 in Roberts, Montana.Marlene moved to Oregon when she was ten years old. She graduated from Milwaukie High School in 1950 and then attended Oregon State University. Marlene was a volunteer at Albertina Kerr. Some of Marlene's interests included cooking, sewing, doll collecting, shopping,...
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Elizabeth A. Stuart

June 1, 1921 - January 1, 2017

Elizabeth Anne Cottingham was born June 1, 1921 on the family farm in Milledgeville, Illinois. Her parents were college graduates and public school teachers. Betty had two younger brothers who always thought of her as big sister. She loved riding horses, gymnastics, and swimming. She sang alto, played the ukulele, and tap danced. The family moved to Cedar Rapids then to Sioux City, Iowa where she...
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Erin Charlean Hampton

July 17, 1923 - December 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Thelma E. Johnson

July 24, 1925 - December 31, 2016

Thelma E. Johnson died on December 31, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 91. Thelma was born on July 24, 1925 in La Center, Washington.Thelma was a graduate of Nehalem High School. Early on in her career she was a nurse. During WWII she worked in the Portland Shipyards as a "Rosie the Riveter".Thelma enjoyed sewing, knitting, and raising violets and orchids.She volunteered at Adventist...
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Wilman Samual Proctor

May 10, 1920 - December 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Bettylou Marie Smith

May 31, 1927 - December 29, 2016

Bettylou M. Smith went home to be with her Lord on Thursday afternoon, December 29th, 2016, with loved ones at her side. She was 89.Bettylou was born on May 31st, 1927, to Lenard Maple and Lettie May Ritchie in Milwaukie, Oregon. She grew up with her big brother Frank and her big sister Alicia, and then five and a half years later little brother Jack. She had a half-sister, Irene, and a half...
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Harry C. Schwartz

September 9, 1932 - December 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Connie Rosell Hampton

September 11, 1959 - December 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Julia Anne Opoka

June 19, 1919 - December 27, 2016

Julia Anne Niclot Opoka was born in Palmer Junction, Oregon, June 19, 1919 and moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon, at an early age. In 1940, she married Arnold Opoka. They moved to Gresham in 1949. Julia was a wonderful homemaker. She enjoyed volunteer work which included working in her voting precinct for the election board and volunteering at the grade school. Julia is survived by her daughter and...
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Virginia Lee McCalib

April 2, 1939 - December 27, 2016

Virginia "Lee" McCalib died on December 27, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 77. Lee was born on April 2, 1939 in Salem, Oregon.Lee is survived by her husband William "Bruce" McCalib, daughter & Son-in-law Misty and Ray Buckalew, son Troy Shaw, step-daughter Jodie McCalib, step-daughter and son-in-law Shellie and Don Freund, 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Lee retired from...
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Lisle H. Meloy

November 15, 1916 - December 24, 2016

Lisle "Bill" Meloy passed away on December 24th, 2016, at his home in Gresham, Oregon. He was born on November 15th, 1916, in Musselshell, Montana, to his parents: Frank and Iva (Carner) Meloy. The family eventually moved to Oregon, and Bill attended Wilbur High School. He graduated in 1935.Following graduation, Bill enlisted in the United States Army. He served in World War II. He was honorably...
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Norma Jean Cleveland

April 10, 1937 - December 21, 2016

Norma Jean Cleveland died on December 21, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 79. Norma was born on April 10, 1937 in Neveda, Missouri to Ralph and Jessie (Nevill) Campbell.Norma married Charles Robert "Bob" Cleveland on September 13, 1952 in Stevenson, Washington.Some of Norma's interests included family history genealogy, reading, going camping, family/grandchildren, and socializing.Norma...
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William Karl Volkert

July 27, 1922 - December 20, 2016

William Karl (Bill) Volkert, Jr. died on December 20, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. A Celebration of Bill's Life will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Gresham, Oregon on January 7th, 2017, at 11:00 am, with Pastors Curt Zieske and Jerry Furgurson officiating. Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Cushing, Iowa,...
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Lucile Elizabeth Peer

March 16, 1922 - December 16, 2016

Lucile Elizabeth Peer passed away on December 16, 2016, in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 94. She was born on March 16, 1922, in Ontario, Oregon, to her parents John Walter and Edith Grace (Wiltshire) Weaver. Lucile and her siblings were raised on a 380 acre ranch in Ironside, Oregon. Lucile loved the eastern Oregon high desert country and wanted to see the ranch one final time. Unfortunately,...
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Delores Mae Kelm

February 29, 1928 - December 15, 2016

Delores Mae Kelm passed away on December 15th, 2016, in Portland, Oregon. She was born on February 29th, 1928, near Nashua, Minnesota, to Emil and Mae Rossow. On October 22nd, 1948, she married Melvin Kelm in Campbell, Minnesota. They lived on a farm until 1965, and then they moved to Portland. Melvin passed away on November 22, 1993.Delores worked at Jantzen for many years. She attended...
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Kathleen Marie Mitchell-Havlik

October 7, 1927 - December 9, 2016

Kathleen Marie Mitchell-Havlik, 89 of Portland OR, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016. She was born on October 7, 1927 in Portland, Oregon to Arthur and Margaret Connor and graduated from Madeleine Catholic High School. She married Myron Wayne Mitchell on September 14, 1947 in Portland, Oregon and he preceded her in death in 1981. She later married Wesley Havlik and he also preceded her...
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Gillis Arnold Estep

May 2, 1930 - December 8, 2016

Gillis Arnold Estep, 86 of Gresham OR, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2016. He was born on May 2, 1930 in Cumberland, Kentucky to Anst and Sarah Estep. Gillis married Vera Jane Kronour on November 10, 1951 in Stevenson, Washington and moved to Gresham on August 7, 1951. Gillis was a veteran of the US Army before working at Reynolds Aluminum for 13 years. He then worked for Reynold's...
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Joan Louise Scott

March 25, 1937 - December 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Rachel Anne Bailey

September 20, 1919 - December 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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AnneMarie Freres

March 1, 1951 - December 7, 2016

AnneMarie "Honey" Freres passed away on December 7th, 2016, in Portland, Oregon. She was born on March 1st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents: Joseph Martin and Mary Anne (Jurcyk) Szczesny. She was the youngest of four children. She attended Notre Dame High School for Girls, from which she graduated in 1969. Following her graduation from High School, she began her college studies at...
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Dorine A. Baird

August 15, 1926 - December 6, 2016

Dorine A. Baird died on December 6, 2016 at the age of 90. She was born on August 15, 1926 in Wamego, Kansas to Isadore and Marie (Eichman) Gieber.Dorine married John Baird on March 20, 1988. John died in 2013. Dorine was an artist, who enjoyed painting, liked to travel, loved shopping and socializing with her family and friends.Dorine is survived by her daughter Denise and her husband Dale...
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Nolan Gale Tucker

July 24, 1930 - December 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Lawrence John Hillebrecht

April 5, 1938 - November 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Ronda Lee Corum

September 12, 1957 - November 29, 2016

Ronda Lee Corum passed away on November 29th, 2016, in Gresham, Oregon. She was born in Portland, Oregon, on September 12th, 1957, to her parents: Clifford DuPont Dawson and Dorothy Marilyn Carter. Ronda was a lifelong Oregonian, and she was very involved in her community, and she had a generous and giving spirit. She gave gifts of furniture, clothing, and food to local organizations that...
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Pamela Jean Chappel

November 5, 1957 - November 26, 2016

Pamela Chappel was born on November 5, 1957 in Jerome, Idaho to Gordon and Marjorie Hagler. She passed away on November 26, 2016 in Clackamas, Oregon.Pam married Rob Chappel on September 23, 1989 in Brightwood, Oregon. She enjoyed gardening and fishing. She loved birds.Pam is survived by her husband Rob Chappel, Boring, OR., mother Marge Hagler, Jerome, Idaho, brother Steve Hagler, Jerome,...
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Marion Fischer Jacobs

October 7, 1936 - November 26, 2016

Marion F. Jacobs, 80, of Portland passed on Nov. 26, 2016, in Gresham. Marion was born in St. Louis, Missouri the only child of Paul and Marguerite (Dandridge) Fischer. Upon completing high school, she pursued a bachelor's degree in Business. Marion was married to, John M. Jacobs, III, for 36 years and together they raised three daughters, Jackie, Christine and Jennifer. She is preceded in...
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Richard Lee Quisenberry

November 16, 1928 - November 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Brad Eldon McLean

July 20, 1960 - November 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Frances Roach

November 20, 1934 - November 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Hazel Jane Gregus

November 25, 1921 - November 21, 2016

Hazel Jane Gregus passed away on November 21st, 2016, at her home in Portland, with her loving family at her side. She was born on November 25th, 1921, in Boring, Oregon, to her parents: William Henry and Margaret (Stout) Breen. She attended Sandy High School. Following graduation, Hazel took business classes, while living in downtown Portland.On November 25th, 1942, in Vancouver, Washington,...
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Lance R. Feller

August 17, 1945 - November 21, 2016

Lance R. Feller, 71 of Vancouver WA, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016. He was born on August 17, 1945 in Pasadena, California to Wayne and Wilma (Drum) Feller. He was a 1963 graduate of Hilltop High School in Chula Vista, California and was a veteran of the US Marine Corps from 1965 to 1969 serving on the USS Constellation. Lance married Sharon Linda Weitzel on May 25, 1968 in...
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Mary Kathryn Charlson

February 21, 1924 - November 21, 2016

Mary Charlson was born on a farm near Williams, Iowa, to Gerhard Millang and Myrtle Millang (Thompson) on February 21, 1924. When Mary was 3 years old the family moved to Story City, Iowa. She was a member of Bethel Church, graduated from high school in Story City and then attended business college in Des Moines. She served in the Women's Auxiliary Service (Navy WAVES) during World War II. After...
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Phyllis Ann Baltz

March 28, 1928 - November 21, 2016

Phyllis Ann Dissmore-Baltz was born March 28th, 1928 to Harold & Alta Dissmore in Portland, OR. She grew up in East Portland with her two sisters Barbara Morris (92) & Bette Becker (94). She graduated from Gresham High in 1945. Her parents owned a grocery store on SE 162nd and Division in SE Portland, where as a child she helped stock shelves and ran around the store while her parents...
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Russell Joe Roberts

February 9, 1926 - November 19, 2016

Born February 9, 1926 in El Derado, AR and was the oldest of nine children of Luther & Pearl Roberts of Moro, AR. Russell married Mary in Santa Cruz, CA after a 3 week courtship, then he shipped out to the South Pacific, during WWII, he was a US Navy Veteran. Together Russell and Mary raised two sons. Russell enjoyed reading, golfing, bowling, and the outdoors. Russell is survived by his...
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Ardean Mavis COOK

October 20, 1936 - November 17, 2016

Gift of gab, negotiator, direct and generous; these were just a few words used to describe Ardean Cook of Corbett. Ardean Mavis Cook, was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on October 20, 1936 to Michael and Amelia (Gravney) Odell, and she was raised with five siblings. Ardean graduated from Girls Poly High School, in Portland. She was married to Albert Cook on April 25, 1953, and together they...
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Mary June ROBERTS

June 13, 1926 - November 17, 2016

Born June 13, 1926 in Canon City, CO and was the fifth of six children of Frank and Savannah Bunch. Mary graduated from Eugene High School and attended Western Union School in Santa Cruz, CA. She married Russell Roberts in Santa Cruz, CA, and together they raised two sons. Mary was a house wife, she enjoyed reading and cross word puzzles. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Russell; sons,...
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Larry Richard Rose

March 30, 1946 - November 17, 2016

Gresham resident Larry Richard Rose died Thursday, November 17. He was 70 years old.A rosary will be said on Friday, December 2, at 7:00 pm at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home in Gresham. A Celebration of Life Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 3, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Gresham. Larry was born on March 30, 1946 in Selma, California. He grew up in San Diego, California....
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David Gordon Baker

February 12, 1941 - November 16, 2016

David Gordon Baker passed away on November 16th, 2016, in Portland, Oregon. He was born on February 12th, 1941, in Pueblo, Colorado, to his parents: John Gordon and Marion Elizabeth Baker. David was the second born of three children. His older sister Edie preceded him in death in 2013.In 1942, the Baker family moved to Vancouver Washington so his dad and mom could work in the shipyards during...
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Barbara E. Crawford

March 29, 1947 - November 15, 2016

Former Gresham resident Barbara Ellen Crawford, 69 of Portland OR, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. She was born on March 29, 1947 in Weiser, Idaho to Robert and Darlene Cross and was a 1966 graduate of Gresham High School. Barbara married Randy Crawford on October 12, 1996 in Gladstone, Oregon. Barbara had a lifelong passion for the caring and training of horses that extended to...
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Helen Leszcynski

August 22, 1918 - November 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Vivian Frances Wirtanen

March 15, 1914 - November 12, 2016

Vivian Frances WirtanenMarch 15, 1914 - November 12, 2016. Vivian went Home to be with Jesus at 102 ½ years old.She was ready.Vivian was born in Iowa and grew up in Wisconsin and Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Elmer and Martha Lowell Gray and three siblings, Lowell, Dorothy and Geraldine.She was the beloved mother of David Gray Wirtanen, daughter-in-law, Dee ...
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Helen Marie Johnson

January 1, 1921 - November 11, 2016

Helen was born in Afton, Oklahoma, on January 1st, 1921, to her parents: Manuel and Sular Brown. She had eight sisters and a half-brother. The family moved to Southern Washington, where Helen attended school, and graduated from R.A. Long High School in Longview in 1939. She met Eugene "Gene" Johnson, and they were later married in 1942. They made their home in Portland. Helen and Gene had two...
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Glenn William Klinger

April 25, 1946 - November 7, 2016

Glenn William Klinger was born on April 25, 1946 and died November 7, 2016. Glenn was born in Kelso, WA to Lewis and Clara Klinger (Harris) and grew up on his parent's farm in Troutdale, OR. He was the youngest of three boys. He joined the US Army in 1965 and spent almost three years in Germany. He attended Mount Hood Community College and graduated in 1974 from Oregon Institute of Technology...
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Trevor Scott Long

May 11, 1968 - November 5, 2016

Trevor Scott LongIt's not often that the combination of extraordinary character, intellect, wit, honesty, vulnerability and genuine kindness is seen in one man. For those fortunate to know and love Trevor Scott Long, we found these attributes in him and so much more. This is why he had an army of support rallying behind him in the past 18-1/2 months as he so valiantly battled cholangiocarcinoma ...
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Hayden Michael Coghill

March 21, 2016 - October 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Roger Alan McGath

March 30, 1945 - October 22, 2016

Roger Alan McGath passed away on October 22nd, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on March 30th, 1945, in Aurora, Illinois, to his parents: Lloyd and Vanetta (Spoonamore) McGath. On April 11th, 1966, Roger enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served as an Air Traffic Controller in the Air Force until his honorable discharge on December 3rd, 1969. For his service, he...
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Dorothy M. Weir

January 5, 1925 - October 21, 2016

Dorothy M. Weir died on October 21, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 91. She was born on January 5, 1925 in Carthage, South Dakota to Fred and Neva (Briggs) Brace.Dorothy grew up in Orange, California and moved to Oregon in the mid 1940's. She was a long time church member at Grace Baptist Church in Portland where she was actively involved as a deaconess and other church activities...
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Vera Mae Robbins

March 23, 1928 - October 20, 2016

Vera May Robbins passed away October 20th, 2016, at Mt. Hood Medical Center at the age of 88. She was born on March 23rd, 1928, to Roy Henry Feltman and Erma M. Adolphson. She was predeceased by her husband, William Gerald Robbins. Vera is survived by her four children, Greg Olson, Sharon Holman, Kathie Rust, and William J. Robbins; as well as 14 grandchildren.Interment will take place at...
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Inez Hunt

January 24, 1919 - October 18, 2016

Inez Hunt, 97 of Portland OR, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. She was born on January 24, 1919 in Milburn, Oklahoma to Harvey and Jewel (Stockton) Bean. Inez married Leonard Glenn Hunt on December 25, 1937 in Amarillo, Texas and he preceded her in death on January 21, 1999. She moved to Portland in 1953 and was a member of Parkrose First Baptist Church for 36 years and is a charter...
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Edna Jean Russell

May 26, 1920 - October 18, 2016

Edna Jean Pauline Russell died on Tuesday, October 18, after 96 years of extraordinary life. She was born in Spokane Washington on May 26, 1920 to Myra and Edward Appleberry and outlived her three siblings. She married her soul mate, Gordon Russell, June 8, 1940 and was his best friend and love of his life for almost 60 years. They had one child, Ronald Alvin Russell, on September 18, 1942. Jean...
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Richard Palmer Wood

February 6, 1929 - October 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Vivian Vivian Wrede

April 4, 1929 - October 17, 2016

Vivian Wrede died on October 17, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 87. She was born on April 4, 1929 in Brocksberg, Nebraska to Earl and Nellie (Doyle) Bauld.Vivian was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church where she participated in the altar society. She enjoyed traveling, pinochle and bunco. Her family meant the world to her. Vivian married George Donald Wrede on June 14, 1949 in...
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Betty Jean Meacham

January 10, 1925 - October 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Eleanore Delores Ray

August 18, 1921 - October 15, 2016

Eleanore Delores Ray died on October 15, 2016 in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 95. She was born on August 18, 1921 in Seattle, Washington.Eleanore married Donald Arthur Ray in Fairbanks, Alaska. He died in 1987.Eleanore enjoyed crosstitch, pinochle, cribbage, dominoes and bunco.Eleanore is survived by her son John Dale and his wife Lori Ray, of Sandy, OR., daughter Laurie and her husband Billy...
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Vickie Lee Van Natta

December 15, 1947 - October 13, 2016

Vickie Lee Van Natta passed away on October 13th, 2016, in Gresham, Oregon. She was born on February15th, 1947, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to her father and mother, Mickey and Bertha (Armstrong) Van Natta. She attended North Torrence High School, from which she graduated in 1963. She then attended El Camino College in Torrence, California, and graduated in 1967 with an Associates of Arts...
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Donald Jason Sorvisto

May 21, 1966 - October 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Carol Anne Lee

October 18, 1942 - October 7, 2016

After a short illness, Carol Anne Benson Lee, age 73, born October 18, 1943, died peacefully surrounded by her husband and children as she went home to be with her Lord and Savior on, October 7, 2016. Carol was born in Marquette, Michigan to Willard Benson and Matilda Golden Benson. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Chester Lee; son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Heather Lee of...
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Jorge Luis Mesa

August 9, 1964 - October 5, 2016

Jorge "George" Luis Mesa passed away on October 5th, 2016, in Gresham, Oregon. He was born on August 9th, 1964, in Havana, Cuba, to his parents: Jose and Dalia (Caridad) Mesa. He attended Madison High School, from which he graduated in 1983.On June 25th, 1994, George married his wife, Karen Reed, Together, they had two children.George was a member of the Teamster Union #206. He was an avid sports...
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Maria Helen Wolfe

June 13, 1936 - October 4, 2016

Maria Helen Wolfe died on October 4, 2016 in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 80. She was born on June 13, 1936 in Los Angeles, Calilfornia.Maria belonged to the Roman Catholic Faith. She was a great cook. She loved her children and grandchildren. Maria is survived by her husband Albert J. Wolfe, son Chuck Castillo, son Michael Wolfe, daughter Darline Williamson, son Albert Wolfe, Jr.,...
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Lois Lee Metzger

October 10, 1930 - September 30, 2016

Lois Lee Metzger, 85 of Gresham OR, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016. She was born on October 10, 1930 in Portland, Oregon to Roy and Lettie (Pulfer) Crabtree. She married Thomas Allen Metzger on October 29, 1949 in Portland, Oregon and he preceded her in death on September 30, 2012. Her husband was the last of eleven kids and Lois was the last remaining spouse of the family. The...
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Dorothy Philippy Whittier

February 15, 1932 - September 30, 2016

Dorothy Whittier died on September 30, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 84. She was born on February 15, 1932 in Manchester, New Hampshire.Dorothy was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church in Gresham, Oregon. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, visiting people in need, and was an animal lover. She loved her dogs.Dorothy participated in the following three organizations, where memorial...
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Judith Ellen Morgan DeCourcy

May 27, 1937 - September 29, 2016

Judith Ellen Morgan DeCourcy passed away on September 29th, 2016, in Gresham, Oregon. She was born on May 27th, 1937, in Providence, Rhode Island, to her parents: Russell and Lucile Morgan. She attended Shawnee Mission High School. She then attended Grinell College in Iowa, from which she graduated in 1959 with her Bachelor's Degree in English. In 1964, Judith married her husband, Peter DeCourcy....
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Anne Marie BUROKER

July 22, 1916 - September 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Janette Shaffer ALPAUGH

March 5, 1918 - September 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Lloyd Adelbert Mattox

September 28, 1958 - September 25, 2016

Lloyd Adelbert Mattox the 3rd, also known as Butch to most, passed away Sunday, September 25th 2016. Butch was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He made his way into the world on September 29th, 1958. Butch was the jack of all trades. He could paint, build, and fix anything you asked of him. He graduated Centennial high school in 1976. He spent his earlier years as a dump truck driver, and...
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