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Doris M. Fridley
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, in Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville for Doris M. Fridley, who died May 15 in Bend at age 77. 
Mrs. Fridley was born Feb. 9, 1922, in Williston, N.D. Her maiden name was Nelson. She moved to Portland in the mid-1940s and was a secretary for Thomas Carlson C.P.A. for many years before her retirement in 1971. She later lived in Gearhart and Bend. In 1947, she married Orie. 
Survivors include her husband and several nieces and nephews. 
Arrangements are by Prineville Funeral Home. 

Lesley Ann Yandell
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in St. Henry Catholic Church in Gresham for Lesley Ann Yandell, who died May 16 of diabetes and cancer at age 45. Recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, in Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Yandell was born Nov. 22, 1953, in Portland, where she lived all her life. Her maiden name was Cook. She graduated from Centennial High School in 1971 and co-owned Justin Video store in Sandy for two years. She was a member of the church. In 1972, she married Robert L. 
Survivors include her husband; son, Matthew of Gresham; and brother, Joe Cook of Gresham. 
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to Doernbecher Children's Hospital. 

Norman Edward Wyatt
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, in Estacada Funeral Chapel for Norman Edward Wyatt, who died May 16 at age 80. 
Mr. Wyatt was born July 24, 1918, in Corvallis. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in Europe. He moved to Eagle Creek in 1958 and owned Norm's Bakery for 35 years before his retirement in 1997. In 1944, he married Clara Robberson; she died in 1993. 
Survivors include his sons, Raymond E. of Sandy and Charles E. of Eagle Creek; daughter, Geraldine E. Barnes of Eagle Creek; sisters, Frances Moss of Oxnard, Calif., and Mabel Smith of Lebanon; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to a favorite charity. 

Wilma W. 'Billie' Schmidt
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for Wilma W. "Billie" Schmidt, who died May 17 of a stroke at age 76. 
Mrs. Schmidt was born March 3, 1923, in Colfax, Wash. Her maiden name was Glaspey. She moved to Portland in 1942 and to Brush Prairie, Wash., in 1974, and was a homemaker. In 1955, she married Martin W. 
Survivors include her husband; sons, Claude A. Slane of Vancouver, Wash., and Jerry D. of Portland ; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
The family suggests remembrances to a favorite charity. Arrangements are by Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home in Vancouver. 

          Shirley Ann Roberts
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in Skyline Memorial Gardens for Shirley Ann Roberts, who died of cancer May 15 at age 62. 
Mrs. Roberts was born April 25, 1937, in Hood River and moved to Portland as a young child. Her maiden name was Losey. She graduated from Franklin High School in 1955. As a young woman she worked for Pacific Northwest Bell and later was a photography department manager for Meier & Frank. She was a homemaker. 
Survivors include her daughter, Natalie Blackledge of Portland; sister, Marlea Castellano of Fairview; and former husband, Sam Roberts of Portland. 
The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Skyline Funeral Home. 

Glen LeRoy Roark
A funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Wash., for Glen LeRoy Roark, who died May 15 of a heart attack at age 37. 
Mr. Roark was born Nov. 7, 1961, in Baton Rouge, La. He moved to Vancouver in 1968 and graduated from Columbia River High School in 1979. He was a maintenance mechanic for Ash Grove Cement West in Portland from 1980 until his death. In 1987, he married Julie Roth. 
Survivors include his wife; sons, Daniel of Vancouver and Royce of Clackamas; daughter, Crystal of Vancouver; mother, Mary Carter of Vancouver; brothers, Gary of Battleground, Wash., and Donnie of Vancouver; and sister, Kathy Dopp of Redding, Calif. 
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. 

          Dennis Regor
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, 1999, in Columbia Presbyterian Church in Vancouver, Wash., for Dennis Regor, who died May 8 at age 65. 
Mr. Regor was born Oct. 9, 1933, in Kauai, Hawaii. He served in the U.S. Army Special Forces during the Korean War. He attended Clark College. A professional musician who taught ukulele and bass guitar, he performed in New York and Florida, and played at the Chicken Coop in Northeast Portland. He moved back to the Portland area eight years ago. He married Joan Payne in 1958. 
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Maile Deasy of Daytona Beach, Fla., Nina of Ridgefield, Wash., and Tricia Pymer of Bethel Springs, Tenn.; sister, Loretta Watanabe of Oahu, Hawaii; and three grandchilren. 
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Diabetes Association, 3434 Martin Way N.E., Olympia, WA 98506, or to a favorite music program. Arrangements are by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Vancouver. 

          Jean B. Powell
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 21, 1999, in Caldwell's Colonial Chapel for Jean B. Powell, who died May 15 of a heart attack at age 84. 
Mrs. Powell was born Dec. 23, 1914, in Newport, Wash. Her maiden name was Braddock. She graduated from Cheney Normal School in Cheney, Wash., and taught elementary school in Woodland, Wash., for a few years. In the late 1940s, she moved to Portland and was a homemaker. Later, she taught carding and spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting and other needle skills for different organizations, including the Bybee-Howell House on Sauvie Island. She was also a judge for the Multnomah County Fair. In 1940, she married James W.E.; he died in 1996. 
Survivors include her sons, Thomas M.E. and John E., both of Vancouver, Wash., and David J.E. of Longview, Wash.; daughter, Kathleen Perkins of Newcastle, Wash.; and nine grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Cornelius Methodist Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Loaves & Fishes. 

Ruth A. McIntosh
No service will be held for Ruth A. McIntosh, who died May 12, 1999, at age 83. 
Mrs. McIntosh was born June 20, 1915, in Simms, Mont. Her maiden name was Chapman. She moved to the Portland area in 1920 and graduated from Milwaukie High School. She was a homemaker. She lived in California and The Dalles for many years until moving back to Portland in 1994. 
Survivors include her daughters, Jeananne Land of Milwaukie, Judy Rudolff of Valley Springs, Calif., and Bonnie Chandler of Highland, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Her son, William R., died in 1980. 
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Diabetes Association of Oregon or any hospice program. Arrangements are by Crown Cremation & Funeral Service. 

Sharon Rose Luckasson
A private service will be held for Sharon Rose Luckasson, who died May 8, 1999, of lymphoma at age 54. 
Mrs. Luckasson was born April 12, 1945, in Fresno, Calif. Her maiden name was Dutra. In about 1976, she moved to Portland, then to Melba, Idaho, and back to Portland in 1990. She was a cook for Lew's Place and a waitress for Cedarside Inn and for Country Kitchen Restaurants in Vernonia. She then co-owned Creative Impulse, an espresso shop in Vernonia. In 1990, she married Rodney D. 
Survivors include her husband. 
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Wilhelm Funeral Home. 

M. Hugh Little
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, in Douglass Pioneer Cemetery for M. Hugh Little, who died May 15 at age 82. 
Mr. Little was born Jan. 16, 1917, in Tacoma, and was raised in Vashon Island, Wash. As a young man, he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, then attended the University of Washington before moving to Longview, Wash., where he worked for Weyerhaeuser until 1947. He was a security guard for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Umatilla from 1952 until retiring in 1976. He also worked independently as a locksmith for 20 years. In 1994, he moved to Troutdale. He married Beulah E. Warren in 1941; she died in March 1999. 
Survivors include his sons, Joe of Seattle and Don of Troutdale; brother, Bill of Edmonds, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Arrangements are by Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel in Gresham. 

         Iliff V. Keller
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, in the Milwaukie Christian Church for Iliff V. Keller, who died May 15 at age 98. 
Mrs. Keller was born June 12, 1900, in Sterling, Colo. Her maiden name was Rambo. She moved to Oregon City in 1950 and was a homemaker and member of the church. In 1920, she married Harold J.; he died in 1976. 
Survivors include her son, Marvin P. "Paul" of Oregon City; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Her son Charles died in 1997. 
Private interment will be in Redland Cemetery. Arrangements are by Stehn's Milwaukie Funeral Home. 

Carol 'Jean' Jones
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 22, 1999, in Hillside Cemetery in Issaquah, Wash., for Carol "Jean" Jones, who died May 8 at age 56. 
Mrs. Jones was born March 25, 1943, in Issaquah. Her maiden name was Harper. She graduated from Issaquah High School in 1961. In 1964, she moved to Southern California, where she raised her family. She settled in Milwaukie in 1986. 
Survivors include her sons, Michael Alurac of La Mirada, Calif., Howard Alurac of Santa Maria, Calif., Edward Jones of Anaheim, Calif., and Shawn Jones of the U.S. Army in Germany; four brothers, four sisters and six grandchildren. 

Gordon Robert Johnson
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 21, 1999, in Calvin Presbyterian Church in Tigard for Gordon Robert Johnson, who died May 17 at age 72. 
Mr. Johnson was born June 16, 1926, in Warren. He moved to Lake Oswego in 1956 and had lived in Tigard since 1962. He owned G.R. Johnson Excavating, which had done work for the Oregon Convention Center and Portland International Airport, from the mid-1970s until his retirement around 1990. He was a charter member of the church. In 1946, he married Dorothy Heller. 
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Susan Strand of Portland; son, Greg of Sherwood; brother, Donald of Monroe, Wash.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Private interment will be in Columbia Memorial Gardens in Scappoose. The family suggests remembrances to his church or the Arthritis Foundation. Arrangements are by Columbia Funeral Home. 

Robert E. Hofland
There will be no service for Robert E. Hofland, who died May 14, 1999, at age 89. 
Mr. Hofland was born June 7, 1909, in Lewistown, Mont. He attended Montana School of Mines and was a mapper, lookout and firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service in Idaho before moving to Portland in 1938. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy. Before and after the war, he was a cartographer for the Bureau of Land Management for 30 years, retiring in 1968. After his retirement, he owned Hofland Survey Monuments. In 1933, he married Phyllis Nottorf. 
Survivors include his wife; son, Robert of Boulder, Colo., John of Redwood City, Calif., and Richard of Yamhill; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Health Dynamics Hospice or to Meals-on-Wheels. Arrangements were by Macy & Son Funeral Home in McMinnville. 

Lowell Arthur Heider
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in St. Johns Funeral Home for Lowell Arthur Heider, who died May 16 at age 74. 
Mr. Heider was born Dec. 6, 1924, in Miller, S.D., and moved to Portland in the late 1930s. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in Asia. He was a longshoreman out of Union Local 8 for 27 years before his retirement in 1984. His wife, Juanita Pence Heider, died in 1984. 
Survivors include his son, Rick of Portland; daughters, Gloria Hagerman of Yreka, Calif., and Tamara Keagbine of Portland; brothers, Russell of Portland and Darrell of Twin Falls, Idaho; and six grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Kaiser Hospice or to a favorite charity. 

         Bernice Anna Green
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in Calvary Lutheran Church for Bernice Anna Green, who died May 14 of cancer and diabetes at age 80. 
Mrs. Green was born Aug. 3, 1918, in Hazard, Neb. Her maiden name was Schroeder. She moved to Portland in 1936 and was a homemaker. She co-owned Al's Shoe Store for the past 51 years and was a member of the church. In 1940, she married Albert L. 
Survivors include her husband; sons, Charles, Gary and Gayland, all of Portland; daughter, Joyce of Portland; brother, Norman Schroeder of Powers; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to her church. Arrangements are by Lincoln Willamette Funeral Directors. 

John Edward Glover
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes for John Edward Glover, who died May 16 at age 41. 
Mr. Glover was born Sept. 9, 1957, in Portland. He graduated from Estacada High School, then attended Oregon State University before serving in the U.S. Army. He had worked for Pacific Carbide and had been a plant manager for Wood-Kote Products Inc. He most recently was a paint maker for Drew Paint. In 1995, he married Cheryl Collings Wegner. 
Survivors include his wife; son, Mitchell of Portland; stepson, David Wegner of Portland; parents, Miriam and Clifton of Eagle Creek; sister, Cindy of Gresham; and two grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Forrester Cemetery in Eagle Creek. The family suggests remembrances to any educational charity or the American Cancer Society. 

          William Thomas Foran
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Beaverton for William Thomas Foran, who died May 16 at age 86. 
Mr. Foran was born April 4, 1913, in Milltown, N.J. He worked in the shipyards in Long Beach, Calif., during World War II and began working for States Batteries Inc. in Los Angeles before transferring to Portland in the late 1940s. After 21 years with the company, which became General Battery Co., he retired as a regional manager. He was a past president of the Northwest Battery Manufacturers Association. He was a member of the church and had been president of the St. Clare Catholic Church men's club and Jesuit High School parents' club. In 1940, he married Eileen Curran. 
Survivors include his wife; sons, William P. of Wilsonville and Donald J. of Olympia; sisters, Ann Edgmon and Joey Clark, both of Parker, Ariz., Catherine Hosler of Garden Grove, Calif., and Dottie Bloom of San Juan Capistrano, Calif.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the Society of Jesus, Oregon Province.

George R. Eastman
At his request, no service will be held for George R. Eastman, who died May 13, 1999, at age 93. 
Mr. Eastman was born Feb. 27, 1906, in Clatskanie. He worked for the Port of Portland at Portland International Airport for more than 20 years, retiring as a maintenance foreman in 1970. He married Jessie Craig in 1926; she died in 1988. 
Survivors include his daughters, Theda Sprague of Oregon City and Gayle Schnell of Auburn, Wash.; brother, Harrison of Bend; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Lincoln Memorial Park & Funeral Home. 

Florence J. 'Jean' Cooper
A funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in St. Mary Magdelene (the Madeleine) Church for Florence J. "Jean" Cooper, who died May 17 after a stroke at age 81. 
Mrs. Cooper was born June 6, 1917, in Eureka, Mont. Her maiden name was McCalder. She moved to Pullman, Wash., in 1922, where she graduated from high school and attended Washington State College. She moved to Portland in 1940 and was a secretary and clerical assistant for the Bonneville Power Administration until 1953. She was a member of the church and its altar society and in the 1960s was a Cub Scout leader at Sabin Elementary School. She also had served on the Pittock Mansion board of directors. In 1953, she married Frank; he died in 1985. 
Survivors include her sons, Bill Cooper of Portland and Bob Colyar-Cooper of Seattle; and three grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association Oregon Affiliate or Robison Jewish Home. Arrangements are by Ross Hollywood Chapel.

Edward L. Coleman
A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in St. Helens Elks Lodge for Edward L. Coleman, who died May 17 at age 79. 
Mr. Coleman was born Sept. 8, 1919, in Astoria. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the Aleutian Islands. A graduate of the University of Oregon Dental School, he was in private practice in St. Helens from 1951 until 1984. Afterward, he was a dentist for the U.S. government in American Samoa for two years, then returned to St. Helens, where he worked with the dentist to whom he sold his practice until a recent illness. He was a commodore of the St. Helens Yacht Club, chairman of Columbia Hospital District and a charter member of the St. Helens Elks Lodge. In 1972, he married Tommy. 
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Janice Stevenson of Everett, Wash., Linda Sisco and Kara Sound, both of St. Helens; sons, Jim Coleman and Cory Bogardus, both of St. Helens; brothers, George of Portland and Jordon of Oceanside, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to Shriners Hospitals for Children or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Columbia Funeral Home in St. Helens.

Lloyd James Churchill
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 1999, in Wilhelm Funeral Home for Lloyd James Churchill, who died May 15 of a heart attack at age 62. 
Mr. Churchill was born Aug. 29, 1936, in Powell, Wyo. He served in the U.S. Air Force. In 1965, he moved to Portland, where he was a technical writer for Hyster Co. and then for O'Neil & Associates for about 30 years. He was a former member, deacon and elder of Gladstone Christian Church. In 1967, he married Karen Lee Harn. 
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Robyn Hoffman of Milwaukie; son, Steven of Milwaukie; and brother, Jerry of Eugene. 
Disposition was by cremation. 

Myrtle Fannie Canfield
At her request, no service was held for Myrtle Fannie Canfield, who died May 14, 1999, in Portland at age 91. 
Mrs. Canfield was born March 25, 1908, in Port Angeles, Wash., and grew up there. Her maiden name was Cary. She worked as a sales clerk at J.C. Penney stores in Corvallis and Ashland and as a hostess for Welcome Wagon. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Portland and, after moving to Hillsboro in 1995, joined Community Baptist Church. She married George H. Bailey in 1934; he died in 1972. She married Ronald in 1973; he died in 1988. 
Survivors include her son, Raymond Bailey of Portland; stepsons, Jack Canfield of Westminster, Calif., and Craig Canfield of Talent; 11 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. 
Disposition was by cremation with private interment in Mountain View Cemetery in Ashland. The family suggests remembrances to Community Baptist Church. Arrangements were by Donelson, Sewell & Mathews. 

H. Dewitte Boyd
A nicheside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for H. Dewitte Boyd, who died May 14 of cancer at age 67. 
Mr. Boyd was born Aug. 3, 1931, in Portland and was raised in Carlton. He served in the U.S. Army and then moved to Portland in 1954 and to Tigard in 1959. He attended Multnomah Electronics College and was a supervisor for Tektronix for 27 years until his retirement in 1983. After his retirement, he was an assembly worker for Mercer Industries and a deliverer for Morris Dry Cleaning and for Andrew's Florist until 1998. In 1953, he married Rosa Zauner. 
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Evelin Haevischer of Aloha and Sylvia Stone of Portland; son, Richard of Aloha; sisters, Karla Horton of Lafayette and Marylyn Noble of Salem; brother, Byron of Tustin, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
The family suggests remembrances to St. Vincent Hospice. Arrangements are by Young's Funeral Home. 

Robert J. Albrecht
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in Central Evangelical Church for Robert J. Albrecht, who died May 15 of a heart attack at age 68. 
Mr. Albrecht was born July 21, 1930, in Alberta, British Columbia. He immigrated to Portland around 1937, and moved to Hoodsport, Wash., in 1995. He graduated from Benson High School in 1948, and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a self-employed notion salesman, and a salesman and then a merchandiser for Payless Drug Store until his retirement in 1995. He was past president of Portland Sea Searchers. In 1951, he married Janet Kinkaid. 
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Donna DeWitz of Roseville, Calif., and Vickie Skelly of Milwaukie; sons, Michael of Aloha and Jeffrey of Anacortes, Wash.; sister, Ruth Sullivan of Portland; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are by Kosec Funeral Home in Port Townsend, Wash.


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