Our Obituaries

Donald Robert Henderson

September 18, 1953 - September 22, 2016

Donald Robert Henderson died September 22nd, 2016. He was born on September 18th, 1953 in Weiser, Idaho to Clema Korup Henderson and Donald Henderson, both of whom preceded him in death. Don married Carrie Robbins Henderson on July 6th, 1974 in Cambridge, Idaho. Don had a long career in radio broadcasting and radio engineering. He is survived by his sisters Donna (Norm) Davis and Carla (Richard)...
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Robert Andre Martin

December 7, 1932 - September 19, 2016

Reverend Robert A. Martin, departed this world for heaven on Monday, September 19, 2016 at home in Portland, Oregon. He was 83 years old. He was born December 7, 1932 in Minot, North Dakota to Allen and Bertha (Jensen) Martin. They moved to Gresham, Oregon when he was a young child and then to Oak Grove, Oregon, where he grew up. He attended Milwaukie High School, graduating in 1951. He...
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Hitesh Babubhai Patel

September 19, 1968 - September 19, 2016

Hitesh Patel was born on September 19, 1968. He passed away on September 19, 2016. His birth was in Gujarat, India. He moved to Canada with his family in his youth and America thereafter. He entered the hospitality industry upon his arrival to the United States. He had a love of people and his most enjoyable moments were when he was with people. He always reached out to his friends and...
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Joshua Nicholas White

November 29, 1990 - September 18, 2016

Our beautiful son, Joshua "Josh" Nicholas White, of Gresham, Oregon took his own life on Sunday, September 18, 2016. He was 25 years old. He was born in Portland, Oregon to Nick and Kelly White. Josh enjoyed being outdoors, working on electronics, as well as working on family vehicles with his father and sister. He was especially loving and kind to his mother. He had an adventurous spirit with...
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Robert Duncan Moffitt

March 17, 1921 - September 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Robert B. Boring

April 13, 1933 - September 14, 2016

Robert Burton Boring, 83 of Beaver OR, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. He was born on April 13, 1933 in Oil City, Pennsylvania to Harry and Mary (Clark) Boring. He graduated from Oil City High School, received his college education from Slippery Rock University and received his Masters of Divinity from Eastern Theological Seminary in Philadelphia PA. Bob's ministry extended over...
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Donald Lee ROBERTSON

September 24, 1934 - September 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Laura Lee Young

July 12, 1970 - September 13, 2016

Laura Lee (Williams) Young was born on July 12th, 1970 to Carol (Blanchar) Williams and Larry Williams in Portland, Oregon. Laura entered heaven on September 13th, 2016, surrounded by loved ones; she was 46 years old at the time of her heavenly entry. Laura is survived by her husband Tony Young, daughter Abby Young, son Nick Young and their two dogs, Frankie and Lloyd, mother Carol (Blanchar)...
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George Anthony Young

November 18, 1939 - September 12, 2016

George Anthony Young died on September 12, 2016 in Vancouver, Washington at the age of 76. He was born on November 18, 1939 in Portland, Oregon.George graduated from Parkrose High School in 1958 and remained active with his classmates on a regular basis.George married Joyce Rosebrook in 1966 in Welches, Oregon.George a longtime Portland resident before moving to Battleground, WA 9 years ago. ...
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Lyle Duane Sumner

September 14, 1921 - September 9, 2016

Lyle D. Sumner was born on September 14, 1921 in Hanks, North Dakota. He passed away on September 9, 2016 in Clackamas, Oregon.Lyle married Meryl-Ann Reed on January 22, 1946 in Petaluma, CA. Lyle served his country in the United States Army during World War II.Lyle was a member of the Rehoboth Messianic Congregation in Vancouver, WA. He was a volunteer Fireman in Happy Valley, Oregon...
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Arlene C. Reinders

April 23, 1925 - September 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Somchith Singharaj

March 8, 1943 - September 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Nobuko Uyetake

July 27, 1921 - September 5, 2016

Nobuko Uyetake, 95 of Corbett OR, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016. She was born on July 27, 1921 in Fresno, California to Shintaro and Mura (Nakano) Mukai and graduated from Clovis High School. Nobuko married Shio Uyetake on September 17, 1950 in Portland, Oregon and moved to Corbett, Oregon. She worked in farming for many years both in California and in Oregon. Her memberships...
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Mary Ada Rose

March 17, 1930 - September 3, 2016

Mary Ada "Pat" (McCulloch, Hanks) Rose died of Cancer on September 3rd, 2016 at Farmington Square Assisted Living Facility, Gresham, OR. She was 86 years old. Born in Medford, OR, to Wayne McCulloch and Glade (Guyton) McCulloch on March 17th, 1930. She attended grade school in Shaniko, OR, having her own mother as a teacher at times, then she went to school in Grass Valley, OR, finally...
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Carrie Lucille Sturdy

April 9, 1925 - September 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Jean Francis MacFarquhar

March 14, 1933 - September 3, 2016

Jean MacFarquhar died on September 3, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 83. Jean was born on March 14, 1933 in Portland, Oregon.Some of Jean's interests included taking trips to the beach, walking dogs, bike riding, feeding ducks and bird watching/feeding. Jean belonged to the Elks Club.Jean is survived by her two sons, Rick Bailey, Portland, OR., and Robin Bailey, Portland, OR., and her...
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Columbus Horrace Smith

March 2, 1931 - September 3, 2016

Columbus H Smith was born in the town of Canalou, Missouri on March 2, 1931. The last of 13 children born to Mary Jane Thomas. Columbus spent his early life in Sikeston, Missouri. He worked alongside his mother in the cotton fields and later moved North to Elkhart Indiana, where he took a job at Whitehall Pharmaceutical. A time later he moved to Waukegan, Illinois working at a leather tannery...
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Roy J. Popejoy

May 27, 1942 - August 31, 2016

Roy Joseph Popejoy Jr, 74 of Portland OR, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. He was born on May 27, 1942 in St. Helens, Oregon to Roy Sr. and Evelyn Anna (Gortler) Popejoy. He graduated from St. Helens High School in 1961 and served in the Army National Guard of Oregon from 1963 to 1969. Roy worked for Blitz Weinhard for over 30 years before his retirement and continued working at Toby...
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Owen Lucas Aidan Mitchell

September 15, 1995 - August 30, 2016

Owen Lucas Aidan Mitchell left us on August 30th, 2016. Owen was born on September 15th, 1995, in Portland, Oregon, to his parents: Scott Jason Baker and Natalie Mitchell-Fuller. He attended Barlow High School in Gresham. Following High School, Owen worked at a variety of retail establishments such as FedEx, Walmart, Zumiez, and All Stop Pipe and Tobacco. He was also granted an internship at...
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Vivette Lee Green

May 3, 1935 - August 30, 2016

Vivette Lee Green passed away on August 30th, 2016, in Clackamas, Oregon. Vivette was born on May 3rd, 1935, in The Dalles, Oregon, to her parents: Clarence and Thora Ruth (Christianson) Sparling. She initially attended high school at Gresham High where she met her future husband, James Green, in 1950. She later transferred to Sherman County High School. She graduated from Sherman County High...
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David Surridge

October 4, 1961 - August 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Christina Mae Brentano

August 5, 1935 - August 28, 2016

Our beloved mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend passed away on August 28th. Christina loved animals, gardening, music, and dancing. She loved spending time with her family, entertaining, and cooking. She leaves behind two children with her first husband, Frank Ciaffoni: Kimberly and Stephen. She also leaves behind two children with her husband Daniel Brentano: Deanna and...
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Tracy Robert Grieson

September 1, 1961 - August 27, 2016

Warm, gentle and wanted everyone to be happy are just a few of the many words used to describe Tracy Grieson of Portland. Tracy was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 01, 1961 to Robert and Janet (O'Malley) Grieson and he was raised with three siblings. His family moved around often because of his father's service in the military and they settled in Oregon in 1971 and has lived in Gresham and...
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Norman Kenneth Graves

August 7, 1927 - August 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Robert Edward Anderson

March 5, 1946 - August 22, 2016

Robert Edward Anderson passed away on August 22nd, 2016, in Gresham, Oregon. He was born on March 5th, 1946, in Portland, Oregon, to his parents: Lloyd Elwood and Dolly "Violet" (Berg) Anderson. He attended Oregon State University, from which he graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Industrial Engineering. On November 5th, 1971, Robert married the...
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Shelley Eileen Kessler

October 1, 1946 - August 21, 2016

Shelly Eileen Kessler, 69, of Gresham, passed away on August 21, 2016. She was born in Great Falls, Montana and was raised by Emil and Violet (Everest) Tauscher with one brother, Bruce. Shelley graduated from Wilson High School and earned an Associate's Degree in business. Shelley worked as an operations manager for U-Haul, office manager for a trucking company and retired as a school bus driver...
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Myrtle Ruth Hill

February 4, 1934 - August 20, 2016

Myrtle Hill was born on February 4th, 1934, in Middlesborough, Kentucky, to Leslie and Florence Wilson. She married Millus Hill in 1960, and they settled in Estacada, Oregon in 1976, with their children: Bobby Thornhill, Jack Thornhill, Kelly Hill, Rocky Hill, Teressa Hill, and Elessa Hill. Millus worked construction and security until his death in 1998. Myrtle was a housewife and homemaker, and...
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Jewelle Miner

March 25, 1923 - August 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Randy Kent Hughs

March 24, 1971 - August 19, 2016

Randy Kent Hughs passed away on August 19 2016 in Vancouver Washington. He was born in Portland, Oregon on March 24, 1971. After attending high school in Gresham, Oregon he earned his GED and graduated from beauty school as a cosmetologist. He loved traveling and spent some time living in both Sweden and Guatemala. He loved landscaping and working in the flower beds around the homes he lived in....
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George Thomas Steele

May 3, 1943 - August 17, 2016

George Thomas Steele died on August 17, 2016 at the age of 73. He was born on May 3, 1943 in Portland, Oregon.Mr. Steele graduated from Gresham High School in 1961. He then earned his degree in Machine Tool Technology at Mount Hood Community College.He served his country in the United States Army where he was stationed in Thailand.He married Delona Jean Tucker on May 21, 1969 in Reno, Nevada.Mr...
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Clarence Gene Reuter

February 1, 1930 - August 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Edmund Cushing Quigg

May 17, 1925 - August 13, 2016

Edmund Cushing Quigg, known as " Eddie" was born May 17, 1925 in Gordon Nebraska to Frank and Mabel Quigg. The youngest of 6 children he grew up on the family farm. In 1945 he enlisted in the Army, attended West Point as a Medical Technician. After his discharge he moved to Portland, Oregon. He worked for ESCO as a Sand lab Technician and retired after 40 years. He also worked for Fred Meyer...
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John Charles Dady

October 5, 1968 - August 12, 2016

John Dady, known to many as the man behind Blowsion and the creator and owner of a high-end, world-renowned watercraft custom paint and parts supplier, died on Friday, August 12, of a previously undetected congenital heart condition. He was 47 years old.Probably the best word to describe John: icon. Personally or professionally, his personality took up the room and his spirit never failed to make...
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Bertha May Hill

February 16, 1928 - August 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Maudeline Nettie Dencer

January 3, 1924 - August 9, 2016

Maudeline Nettie Dencer passed away on August 9th, 2016, at her home in Gresham, Oregon. She was born on January 3rd, 1924, in Green Castle, Pennsylvania, to her parents: Herbert and Leona Wilson. She attended school in Green Castle along with her 3 sisters and brother. She was raised Presbyterian. On November 25th, 1953, Maudeline married Kenneth Dencer in Stevenson, Washington. Together, they...
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Lucy D. Losinger

November 3, 1928 - August 4, 2016

Lucy D. Losinger, 87, of Gresham, passed on August 4, 2016. Mrs. Losinger was born in Aberdeen, Washington on November 03, 1928 to John and Fanny Harris. She was the youngest of seven children. Lucy married Lyle F. Losinger and together they raised four children Lyle, John, Linda and Cindy. Mrs. Losinger was a devoted wife, mother and follower of Christ. Spirit filled, woman of deep faith, and...
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Raymond Visher Pomeroy

January 13, 1924 - August 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Judy L. Choate

May 11, 1944 - August 1, 2016

Devoted mother and grandmother, selfless, caring and hardworking are just a few of the many words used to describe Judy Choate of Gresham. Judy was born in Seattle, Washington on May 11, 1944 to Ray Ward and Cecile Martin. She was the eldest of four siblings, Kathy, Debbie, Leslie and Mary and they were raised in Washington. Judy was very close to her grandmother Nellie & after high school...
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Betty B. MacLean

February 19, 1925 - July 30, 2016

Betty B Maclean was born February 19, 1925 and passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Betty was in the Coast Guard, stationed in Seattle, Wa. when she met the love of her life, Bill MacLean, also in the Coast Guard. Betty and Bill married and started their life together in Lebanon, Or. They had two boys, Terry and Randy.Betty, very spunky little lady, decided to open her own beauty shop after...
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Phillip Michael Hockman

April 30, 1948 - July 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Robert Jerome Kurth

June 5, 1930 - July 25, 2016

Robert Jerome Kurth passed away on July 25th, 2016, at his home in Portland, Oregon. He was born on June 5th, 1930, in Albion, Nebraska, to his parents: Edwin and Mary (Clancy) Kurth. He attended Columbia Prep School, and graduated in 1948. Following graduation, Robert began his studies at U of P, from which he graduated in 1952 with a Bachelors in Psychology.In September of 1952, Robert enlisted...
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Erna Albert Sauer

August 11, 1925 - July 25, 2016

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Mary Ann Schmitt

November 23, 1938 - July 24, 2016

Mary Ann Schmitt, 77, of Portland, passed away on July 24, 2016. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 23, 1938 to Theodore and Beatrice (Osbourne) Giroux; Mary was the youngest of four children, Beatrice, Louis and Ted. Mary was married to Arthur Schmitt on April 27, 1957. They raised their four children, Roberta, Candias, Arthur, and William.Mary enjoyed archery, knitting,...
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June M. Kramer

May 16, 1930 - July 21, 2016

June M. Kramer died on July 21, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 86. June was born on May 16, 1930 in Portland, Oregon. June was a graduate of Jefferson High School. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she participated in the Esther Circle of WELCA.June was a musician, playing violin, Piano and Organ. She loved to knit. She was a stenographer.A memorial service will be on...
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Marjorie Cox

October 28, 1929 - July 21, 2016

Marjorie Cox, 86 of Gresham OR, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was born on October 28, 1929 in Bellingham, Washington to Marvin and Esther (Estaunsne) Allyn. Graveside services will be held on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 2:30pm at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham, Oregon. Arrangements entrusted to Bateman Carroll Funeral Home in Gresham, Oregon.
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Gary Eugene Bundy

February 25, 1941 - July 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Ernest Harold Whitcomb

November 4, 1923 - July 20, 2016

Ernest "Ernie" Harold Whitcomb passed away in Gresham, Oregon on July 20th, 2016. He was 92 years of age.Ernie was born on November 4th, 1923 in Denver, Colorado to his parents; Harold James and Ada (Danford) Whitcomb. He attended Richmond High School in California. Shortly after graduating in 1942, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces. He served in WWII as a navigator until the war...
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Maxine Jean Balfour

February 24, 1927 - July 20, 2016

Maxine Jean Balfour passed away on July 20th, 2016, in Portland, Oregon. She was born on February 24th, 1927 in Oregon City, to Burton and Bertha Schambron. When she was a child, her parents moved the family to Longview, Washington. After school, she could be found working in her parent's restaurant. During World War II, Maxine worked in the ammunition factory making boxes.On November 3rd, 1946,...
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Carol Margaret Carlson

November 7, 1935 - July 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Ruth Carney

April 16, 1932 - July 18, 2016

Frank Sinatra sang a song that fit Ruth's life to a T. It's called My Way. Funny thing is, Ruth didn't much care for ole' blue eyes - she said he couldn't carry a tune! But she certainly lived her life her way!Ruth Renfro made her presence known in this world on April 16, 1932 in Fallon, Nevada. Little did her parents, Donald and Anolia, or her big brother, Donald, suspect what a fun loving,...
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Ruth Mildred Larson

November 20, 1918 - July 18, 2016

Ruth Mildred Larson passed away on July 18th, 2016 in Happy Valley, Oregon. Ruth was born on November 20th, 1918, in Glenfield, North Dakota, to her parents, Edward and Julia Olson. She was the middle child of three children. She attended Glenfield High School, graduating in 1936. Following graduation, Ruth worked for the United States Government, beginning with one year in Washington DC,...
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Charlotte Catherine Long

August 26, 1919 - July 17, 2016

Charlotte Catherine Long, 96 of Happy Valley OR, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016. She was born on August 26, 1919 in Portland, Oregon to Donald and Charlotte MacDonald and Graduated from Franklin High School. Charlotte married Donald Bernard Long on September 20, 1940 in Portland, Oregon. Charlotte was a wonderful mother, grandmother and homemaker despite her challenged vision. She was...
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Mildred Livina Hutton

March 22, 1937 - July 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Elizabeth Ellen Townsend Wallace Peterson

February 28, 1943 - July 16, 2016

Elizabeth "Betty" Ellen Townsend Wallace Peterson, 73February 28, 1943 to July 16, 2016After a hard battle with cancer, Betty passed from her earthly bonds July 16, 2016, to be with family in heaven.Betty was born in Portland to Regina (Faust) & Robert Townsend who had a small farm and private rifle range in Gresham. She loved all animals and had many fond memories of growing up on Regner Rd...
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Eugene Raymond Geertz

May 6, 1928 - July 13, 2016

Eugene "Gene" Raymond Geertz, 88 of Gresham OR, passed away on July 13, 2016 from a heart attack. He was born on May 6, 1928 in Tacoma, Washington to Arthur and Grace Geertz. Gene was a 1947 graduate of Gresham High School, worked in his early years as an Alpenrose Dairy Deliveryman and married Frances Rae McDonald on June 16, 1950 in Gladstone, Oregon.Gene worked for nearly 40 years with the...
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Panky Ephrem

July 10, 1943 - July 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Jimmie H. Morris

November 12, 1960 - July 7, 2016

Jimmie Harlis Morris, 55 of Sandy OR, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016. He was born on November 12, 1960 in Torrance, California to Richard and Colleen (Conner) Morris. He graduated from Rainier High School and from Blue Mountain Community College with an Associate degree in Diesel Mechanics. Jimmie worked for 10 years with Moen Machinery as a small engine mechanic.Jimmie married Susan...
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Lucille Ida Erickson

July 30, 1928 - July 6, 2016

Lucille was born in Gresham, Oregon, to Elton and Viola Gradin. She graduated from Gresham High School in 1946 and from Multnomah Business School in 1948. On April 7, 1951, Lucille married K. Milton Erickson. They had 2 children: Mark (Amy) and Marcia (Arden Gustafson), and 3 grandchildren: Amanda Erickson Maher (Chris), John Erik Gustafson, and Elena Gustafson.In the early 1950's she worked as...
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Judith Carol Ruth

May 3, 1960 - July 5, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Harvey Victor Nolting

April 28, 1929 - July 3, 2016

Harvey Victor Nolting, age 87, died unexpectedly but left a long and loving legacy behind for those around hm. Originally from Minnesota, then California and currently Oregon he is survived by his beloved wife of almost 66 years Dee, his son John, daughter-in-law Marcia, grandsons: Jason ,Zach & Josh as well as his granddaughter Ashley & great granddaughters MJ & Winter. Always caring...
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Kathleen A. Allen

January 22, 1946 - July 1, 2016

Kathleen "Kathi" Allen, 70 of Oregon City, passed away on July 1, 2016. She was born in Forest Grove, Oregon to Jules and Elizabeth (Lee) Matzek, and she was raised with two siblings, Randy Matzek and Julie (Matzek) DeLucia. Kathi graduated from Forest Grove High School, and went on to receive her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Oregon. She was married to Brian Allen for 48...
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Mary Mariko Naganuma

April 28, 1924 - June 30, 2016

Mary Mariko Naganuma, 92, of Portland, passed away June 30, 2016. Mary was born in Albany, Oregon to Kuzo and Sei (Fukunaga) Kinoshita and was raised with three siblings. Mary graduated from Hunt High School in Hunt, Idaho. She married Sam Naganuma on September 24, 1950 and together they raised one son, Steve. Mary held a career in the trade industry as a secretary for C. Itoh Trading Company....
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Margie Hayias

September 3, 1924 - June 27, 2016

Margie Hayias entered into eternal rest on June 27th, 2016. She was born on September 3rd, 1924, in Brooklyn, New York, to her parents: Vincenzo Raffaele and Caterina (Napoli) Macri.Margie began a career as a professional jazz clarinetist early, going out on the road at the age of 17. She met the love of her life, Peter E. Hayias, a fellow musician, in October of 1943. They were married on...
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Robert Lee Walker

September 29, 1931 - June 24, 2016

Robert was born on September 29th, 1931, in Springfield, Missouri, to John and Helen Walker. When he was a young boy, they moved to the Gresham are where he grew up.He married his teenage sweet-heart, Thelma Cox, and they built a family of three children: Connie, Lonnie, and Patti. They were happily married for sixty years.Bob worker for 35 years at Reynolds Metals as a supervisor of the Potrooms...
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Lorraine Lorraine Miller

January 4, 1930 - June 23, 2016

Maxine Lorraine Miller, 86 of Gresham OR, passed away on June 23, 2016. She was born on January 4, 1930 in Goshen, Indiana to George and Lucy (Abrogast) Chard. She graduated from Leavenworth High School in Leavenworth, Washington and married Graham Oscar Miller on August 22, 1948. Lorraine and Graham lived in Renton, Washington for many years and were active with the Square Dance Club, Garden...
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Nadine R. Stephens

November 11, 1926 - June 20, 2016

Nadine Stephens, 89, former resident of Gresham, passed away June 20, 2016. She was born in Eugene, OR on November 11, 1926 to Ray and Gladys (Manley) Wells and she was raised with one sibling in Eugene and was an accomplished pianist in her youth. Nadine graduated from Eugene High School and attended Pepperdine University. She met her soon to be husband, Sammy Stephens, during her time at...
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Annastasia Diane Hester

October 26, 1981 - June 10, 2016

Annastasia Diane (Holmes) Hester was taken from us on June 10th, 2016. She was born on October 26th, 1981 in Portland, Oregon, to her parents: Charles B. Holmes III and Elizabeth Holmes. She attended Gresham High School, and graduated in 2000. She then moved to Corvallis, where she studied Childhood Development. She moved back to Gresham to attend Mt. Hood Community College.Annastasia worked at...
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Ronda Westen Craemer

December 23, 1949 - June 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Jerome Joseph Lundy

January 1, 1931 - June 4, 2016

Jerome "Jerry" Lundy, 85, of Gresham, passed away June 04, 2016. Jerry was born in Sioux City, Iowa on January 1, 1931 to William and Marie (Gavin) Lundy and was raised with three siblings. Jerry earned a high school education and served over 20 years in the US Army. Jerry married the love of his life, whom he met at the age of 12, Mary Morehead, January 10, 1949. Together they raised four...
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Keith Emerson Walker

March 25, 1926 - June 1, 2016

Keith Emerson WalkerMarch 25, 1926 - June 1, 2016Keith Emerson Walker died peacefully on June 1, 2016. A proud resident of Gresham since 1962, Keith was born March 25, 1926 to Thomas Harold Walker and Francis Winifred Walker in Yakima, Washington. There, he was raised and graduated from Yakima High School in 1943. Shortly thereafter, he met the love of his life, Margaret Louise Dahlke. Within...
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Gheorghe Ghinga

February 7, 1927 - May 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Charlotte Mae Ceciliani

April 25, 1933 - May 28, 2016

Charlotte Mae Ceciliani passed away May 28, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. She was born on April 25, 1933 in Minot, North Dakota. She attended both The Dalles and Washington High schools. She married the love of her life, Christopher Ceciliani in 1953. They were married until his passing in 2012. Charlotte worked as a retail clerk in various stores in the Portland area over the years, but, her passion...
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Somsak Sayachith

October 20, 1939 - May 28, 2016

Somsak Sayachith passed away on May 28th, 2016, in Portland, Oregon. Somsak was born on October 20th, 1939, in Luang Prabang, Laos, to his parents: Xuantham Nguyen and Souk Sayachith. In 1963, he graduated from Sisavangvong University in Laos with a Doctorate Degree in Medicine. He served as the Chief of Staff at Pakse Medical Center. On January 12th, 1965, Somsak married the love of his life,...
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Jan Marie Sordello

September 14, 1957 - May 27, 2016

Jan Marie Sordello passed away at her home in Sandy on May 27th, 2016. She was born on September 14th, 1957 in Portland, Oregon, to her parents: Dean and Lucile (Schmitz) Schneider. She attended Sandy High School, and graduated in 1975. Durin her time at Sandy High, she was the yearbook editor, she was in charge of the ad's for the school newspaper, and she was a member of the golf and volleyball...
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Ruth Marion Callister

April 27, 1923 - May 26, 2016

Ruth M. Callister, 93, or Gresham, passed away May 26, 2016. She was born on April 27, 1923 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina to John and Margaret (Nelson) Staley. Ruth moved to Oregon as an infant with her family and she was raised with four siblings in Gresham. Ruth graduated from Gresham High School and married her high school sweet heart, Bob Callister, following his time in the military. Ruth...
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Eileen Grace Ferris Cunningham

July 2, 1927 - May 26, 2016

Eileen was born July 2nd, 1927 in Portland, Oregon, to Harold and Esther Taylor. She lived on Barker Road (which is now 162nd Avenue in the Lynch area). Eileen attended Lynch Grade School and graduated from Gresham High School in 1945. She then entered the Cadet Nurses Corp at Emmanuel Hospital, and graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1948.Eileen then worked in hospitals for several years. She...
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Sandra Still Sakurai

February 23, 1935 - May 24, 2016

Sandra Still Sakurai was born February 23, 1935, in Lancaster, Ohio, to Julia Pennington Still and William Chester Still. She grew up and went to school in Lancaster, and attended Western College for Women in Oxford, Ohio. Upon graduating from Western, she married Earl Weber and moved to Michigan, where they both acquired teaching certificates, then began teaching in Flint, Michigan. Within a few...
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Kathy Rene Kimmel

September 19, 1970 - May 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Eleanor Jeanne Jordan

January 4, 1928 - May 22, 2016

Eleanor Jeanne Jordan, 88, died peacefully at Brookdale Chestnut Lane in Gresham, Oregon, with her husband by her side on Sunday, May 22, 2016.Born January 4, 1928, in Soda Springs, Idaho, she was the daughter of the late William Edwin and Pauline Vina Bews. The family moved to a farm outside Sandy, Oregon, when she was six years old, so she could attend the Oregon School for the Deaf,...
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MacKenzie D. Brown-Teuscher

May 6, 1984 - May 12, 2016

MacKenzie D. Teuscher (Brown), 32, of Redmond, passed away on May 12, 2016. MacKenzie was born in Lewiston, Idaho on May 06, 1984 to Ed Brown and Diana Brown-Pierce. She graduated from Parkrose High School and received training at Clark Vocational Center to be a Certified Nursing Assistant. MacKenzie had a career in the medical field as a clinical scheduler at Bend Memorial Clinic and served...
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Fred Luther O'Bryant

April 7, 1932 - May 8, 2016

Fred O'Bryant died on May 8, 2016 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 84. He was born on April 7, 1932 in Comstock, Texas to Elmo and Thelma (Roth) O'Bryant. A Cemetery service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.
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Evelyn Marie Bauld

March 31, 1937 - May 7, 2016

Evelyn Marie Bauld, 79 of Damascus OR, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016. She was born on March 31, 1937 in Vancouver, Washington to Henry and Josephine (McIntyre) Johnsen. Evelyn married Earl Emmett Bauld, Jr. on July 3, 1956 in Vancouver, Washington and was a longtime member of St. Henry parish and was a member of the Altar Society. She enjoyed camping, fishing, card games and loved to...
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Reuben Leroy Peterson

October 3, 1927 - May 5, 2016

Reuben was born to Olaf Reuben Peterson & Mary Harriett Yandell in Gresham, Oregon on October 3rd 1927. He grew up in Gresham and attended Gresham High School and worked during school for several local Gresham businesses including Piggly Wiggly, Miller Kidder Hardware and others. Reuben was known as "Pete" to everyone from a young age, and the nickname stuck for a lifetime. He enlisted in the...
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Patricia M. Coleman

March 17, 1925 - May 3, 2016

Patricia M. Coleman was born on March 17, 1925 in Corvallis, Oregon. She died on May 3, 2016 in Beaverton, Oregon.A graveside service will be on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.Patricia is survived by her son Bill and his wife Melilnda Coleman, three grandchildren: Robert Coleman, Caleb and his wife Kalle Coleman and Caley Coleman, and four...
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Susan Dee Peterson

December 26, 1959 - April 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Russell Charles McDonald

June 20, 1926 - April 29, 2016

Born to Everett and Alma McDonald in Oakland, CA. He was preceded in death by his brother, Everett Jr.; and sisters Loretta & Dorothy.Russ grew up and was educated in Ben Lomond, CA. In 1950, Russ joined the military and served in the Air Force for four years. He served in Korea and earned several medals. U.N. Service Medal, National Defense Medal and Good Conduct Medal.After the Military he...
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Mavis Louise Sattergren

June 30, 1931 - April 29, 2016

Mavis Louise Sattergren was born on June 30, 1931 in Sanish, North Dakota to Nels and Louise (Pickar) Sattergren. The family moved to Portland, Oregon in 1946. Mavis and her identical twin Marlis graduated from Washington High School in 1949. She worked many years for Western Transportation/James River before retiring in 1988. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, travel and visiting with her large...
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William Marvin Schaffer

February 16, 1933 - April 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Daisy Jean Dickerson

October 12, 1923 - April 23, 2016

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Janet Lucille Rier

September 3, 1931 - April 22, 2016

Janet was born in Portland, OR on September 3, 1931 - the only child of Gladys and Egnatz Schille. She passed away on April 22, 2016, in Tigard, Oregon. An accomplished musician from an early age, Janet played both piano and upright bass. She was a member of the Junior Symphony and attended the University of Portland as a music major.Janet married a classmate and fellow musician, Bob Olson, in...
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Carrie Robin Young

August 23, 1968 - April 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Gresham, OR.
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Alfons John Keulers

May 26, 1934 - April 20, 2016

Alfons John Keulers passed away on April 20th 2016, at his residence in Gresham, Oregon. Alfons was born on May 26th 1934 in (Schimmert) Limburg, The Netherlands, to his parents: Andreas and Colette (Timmers) Keulers. He attended Schimmert High School and he graduated in 1950. Following graduation, he attended a Trade School for three years to become an electrician. He served in the Dutch Army...
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Ren E. McWhorter

April 24, 1957 - April 20, 2016

René E. McWhorter, 58, of Portland, passed away on April 20, 2016. René was born in Portland to Max and Elaine (Hall) Helfer. She was raised with three siblings. René was a graduate of Franklin High School. During her childhood she was a champion roller-skater. René was passionate about the upkeep of her home. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and creating all types of...
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Fred F. Siedow

December 4, 1938 - April 20, 2016

Fredric Ferdinand Siedow Jr, 77 of Portland OR, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. He was born on December 4, 1938 in Sidney, Nebraska to Fred Sr. and Gladys (Christiansen) Siedow. He graduated from Washington High School in Portland, Oregon and served in the US Army Reserve from 1960 to 1965. Fred married Maureen Egner on July 29, 1961 in Portland, Oregon. After her passing in 1987,...
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Jennifer M. Wilson

March 7, 1973 - April 19, 2016

Wilson, Jennifer Michelle 43 Mar. 07, 1973 April 19, 2016 Jennifer "Jen" M. Wilson, 43, of Fairview, passed away April 19, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Rene; parents, Jon and Barbara Cramblett; sister, Melissa; brothers, Jon Eric and Brent; grandparents; and special nieces and nephews. She loved her dog Bobo, and enjoyed traveling, boating, gardening, going to the beach and...
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Joseph John Schuberg

March 14, 1961 - April 18, 2016

Joe passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 18th. He was riding his road bike in Sisters, Oregon, when he experienced cardiac arrest and died.Joe was born March 14th, 1961 in Eugene, Oregon to Barbara and Don Schuberg, the youngest of four children. He is survived by his wife, Micor, his mother Barbara Schuberg Coleman, older brothers Paul (Nancy) and Tom Schuberg, sister Carol Schuberg, many...
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Margaret Babcock

January 4, 1924 - April 17, 2016

Margaret "Peggy" Babcock, 92, of Portland, passed away April 17, 2016. Peggy was born in Portland to Peter & Madge (Berryman) Kershisnik. She was raised with one sibling, Janet. Peggy graduated from Jefferson High School and also attended Vanport College. Peggy was proud of her service in the US Marines. She served for 4 years as a recruiter. During her time in the military she met the love...
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Kenneth Marion Cross

September 17, 1941 - April 15, 2016

Kenneth Marion Cross, 74, passed away suddenly on April 15th, 2016, in Clackamas, Oregon. Those who knew and loved him are shocked by this sudden loss and relieved to know he has returned home to his Lord.Kenneth was born on September 17th, 1941, in Yuba City, California, to his parents: Charles Marion and Lois Esther (Binkley) Cross. He attended Bridge Street Grammar School, and he graduated...
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Clifford D. Garner

October 28, 1949 - April 14, 2016

Clifford Dale Garner, 66 of Gresham OR, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016. He was born on October 28, 1949 in Dallas, Texas to Richard and Lillie (Conner) Garner. He was a 1967 graduate of David Douglas High School and received his Bachelors in Business Administration from Portland State University. His careers included 30 years as a business & systems analyst followed by 12 years...
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Suzanne Arnell Shepperd

March 13, 1917 - April 14, 2016

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