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William S. Pritchard
A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in the American Legion Post 57 in Fairbanks, Alaska, for William S. "Bill" Pritchard, who died May 11 in Fairbanks of cancer at age 57.
Mr. Pritchard was born July 9, 1941, in Butte, Mont. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He lived in McMinnville from the mid-1960s until moving to Fairbanks in 1982. He was a self-employed concrete contractor.
Survivors include his partner, Joanna Tepolt of Fairbanks; sons, Anton of Sherwood and Steven of Aloha; daughters, Niki Peters of McMinnville and Dianne Sully and Sherri Tepolt, both of Fairbanks; brother, Dwight of Santa Clara, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 70992, Fairbanks, AK 99707.

Ellis Penny
A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in the Sylvan Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Modesto, Calif., for Ellis Penny, who died May 17 at age 89.
Mr. Penny was born May 4, 1910, in Portland. He worked for Nicolai Door Co. for many years until retiring as a plant supervisor in 1970. He lived in Modesto since 1971. In 1929, he married Josephine E. Porter.
Survivors include his wife; son, Wesley of Sacramento, Calif.; daughter, Joanne Romine of Modesto; eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the missionary fund in care of any LDS church. Arrangements were by Franklin & Downs Funeral Home in Modesto.

Clealand A. 'Clint' White
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for Clealand A. "Clint" White, who died May 19 at age 75.
Mr. White was born Nov. 29, 1923, in Orwell, Vt. He lived in the Portland area since about 1950. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a woodworker for several companies, including Precision Woodworking in Vancouver, Wash., for many years until retiring in the late 1970s. He married Uldine Arnold in 1951.
Survivors include his wife; son, Mark of Vancouver; brothers, Eber M. of Wethersfield, Conn., and Ronald O. of East Arlington, Vt.; sisters, Gladys Ross of Lake George, N.Y., Ethel Brown of Eagle Bridge, N.Y., Shirley A. Percy of North Bennington, Vt., Joyce Legacy of Gainesville, Fla., Donna Brown of Rutland, Vt., and Martha White of National City, Calif.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements are by Gable & Parkrose Funeral Chapel.

Carrie Leyson Wall
A funeral will be at noon Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church for Carrie Leyson Wall, who died May 19 at age 87.
Mrs. Wall was born Nov. 28, 1911, in Silver Star, Mont. Her maiden name was Leyson. She graduated from Western Montana State College and earned her master's degree from the University of Oregon. She lived in the Portland area since 1940. She taught and was an administrator for the Portland school district for more than 30 years until retiring in the late 1970s. Her husband, Carl, died in 1974.
Survivors include her nieces, Bunnie E. Hiigel of Keizer and Esther E. Cogsdell of Salt Lake City; and nephews, Thomas K. Bond of Gig Harbor, Wash., and B.C. "Skip" Leyson of Portland.
Interment will be in River View Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Diabetes Association, the American Cancer Society or Parry Center for Children. Arrangements are by Wilhelm Funeral Home.

Albert VanDomelen
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in St. Matthew Catholic Church in Hillsboro for Albert VanDomelen, who died May 21 at age 79.
Mr. VanDomelen was born Dec. 26, 1919, in Banks. He graduated from Banks High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for Remi Coussens Dairy for more than 30 years until retiring in 1990 and was a member of the church. He married Marie Herinckx in 1947.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Charles and Paul, both of Hillsboro; daughters, Maxine Cardinaux of Gaston and Melissa Goodwin of Colton; brothers, Robert and Bernard, both of Banks, Donald of Cornelius and Anthony of Hillsboro; sisters, Sister Erma Linda of Beaverton, Dorothy Nielson and Mildred Bernards, both of Cornelius, and Ann Chisholm of Vancouver; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in St. Matthew Cemetery in Hillsboro. Arrangements are by Donelson, Sewell & Mathews Mortuary in Hillsboro.

James B. Thime
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Gresham Funeral Chapel for James B. Thime, who died May 20 at age 73.
Mr. Thime was born May 27, 1925, in Minneapolis. He moved to Portland in 1941 and attended Roosevelt High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. A welder, he worked for W.G. Rovang for 24 year and then was in the ship repair business until retiring in 1987. He married Dorris McCoid in 1954.
Survivors include his wife; sons, John M. of Vancouver, Wash., Peter S. of Rosamond, Calif., Gregory J. of Fallon, Nev., and James L. of Florida; daughter, Linda Lieurance of Miami; brother, Lawrence of Fairview; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery.

Mabel C. Stohl
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in St. Johns Funeral Home for Mabel C. Stohl, who died May 21 at age 88.
Mrs. Stohl was born March 30, 1911, in Deary, Idaho. Her maiden name was Magnuson. She had lived in Portland since 1942. She was a homemaker and a member of North Baptist Church. She married August in 1928; he died in 1987.
Survivors include her son, Daniel of Scappoose; brothers, Clarence Magnuson of Salem and Albert Magnuson of the Los Angeles area; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Skyline Memorial Gardens. The family suggests remembrances to Kaiser Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Luella J. Stiles
A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Lincoln Memorial Park Funeral Home for Luella J. Stiles, who died May 19 at age 89.
Mrs. Stiles was born Sept. 2, 1909, in Vancouver, Wash. Her maiden name was Dahl. She graduated from Vancouver High School. She lived most of her life in Portland. She was a sales clerk for Zukor's women's clothing store in the Lloyd Center for 25 years, retiring in 1985. She married Charles in 1933; he died in 1963.
Survivors include her son, William N. of Beaverton; daughter, Susan J. of Portland; sister, Gladys Howlett of Portland; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Her son Gerald A. died in 1979; her stepson, Robert C., died in 1971.
Private interment will be in Lincoln Memorial Park. The family suggests remembrances to a favorite charity.

Evelyn Ann Schultz
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Wilhelm Funeral Chapel for Evelyn Ann Schultz, who died May 12 at age 78.
Mrs. Schultz was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Meade, Kan. Her maiden name was Franz. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. She taught school in California and Oregon for several years. She worked as a real estate saleswoman in California and most recently was a sales clerk at Meier & Frank Co., retiring in the early 1990s. She had lived in Portland since 1977. She married Archie D. in 1942.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Evelyn "Elaine" Wilson of Portland and Judi A. Morse of Everett, Wash.; brothers, Earl Franz of Reedley, Calif., Roland Franz of San Francisco and Robert Franz of Tulare, Calif.; and one grandchild.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to Habitat for Humanity. Arrangements are by Heritage Memorial.

Gary Lee Rowley
A memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Montavilla Baptist Church for Gary Lee Rowley, who died May 20 of lung disease at age 54.
Mr. Rowley was born Oct. 16, 1944, in Portland. He attended Sandy High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a technician in an ophthalmology lab for Bausch & Lomb for about 15 years until becoming disabled in 1985. He married Bonnie J. Kyser in 1974. Survivors include his wife, sons, Brion and Jason, and brothers, David and Michael, all of Portland.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the church's Faith Promise Fund. Arrangements are by Omega Funeral & Cremation Service.

David Alan Prissel
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Wash., for David Alan Prissel, who died May 21 at age 49.
Mr. Prissel was born Nov. 14, 1949, in Durand, Wis. He had lived in Vancouver since he was an infant. He graduated from Fort Vancouver High School. He co-owned M&P Paving Co. in Vancouver with his father for more than 30 years. He married Joy Hoisington in 1994.
Survivors include his wife, daughter, April, stepson, Bob Williams, mother, Leatrice Bobek, and father, Gene, and stepmother, Judy, all of Vancouver; and one grandchild. His son, David J., died earlier.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to a favorite charity.

Christine M. Owen
A funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in St. Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul for Christine M. Owen, who died May 21 at age 79. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday, May 24, in the church.
Mrs. Owen was born Sept. 9, 1919, in Oregon City. Her maiden name was Zorn. A St. Paul resident since 1972, she graduated from the University of Portland Nursing School and was a homemaker and licensed practical nurse for a private practice. She was a member of the church. In 1942, she married Glenn J.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Paterese Livaudais of Kennewick, Wash., and Carol Anderson of Newberg; sons, Tom and G. "Jerry," both of St. Paul, Michael of New York City, Brother Joseph M. of the Poitiers, France, area and Danny Pak of Los Angeles; sister, Ann Unterbrick of Louisville, Ky.; 20 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in St. Paul Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Catholic Charities. Arrangements are by Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn.

B. Jeanne Norelius
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Wash., for B. Jeanne Norelius, who died May 21 at age 73.
Mrs. Norelius was born July 22, 1925, in Emmett, Idaho, where she was raised and graduated from high school. Her maiden name was Mathis. As a young woman, she was a bookkeeper at Washington State College in Pullman. She had lived in Vancouver for 18 years. She was a homemaker. She married Jack in 1946.
Survivors include her husband; daughter, Kristi Thomson of Hood River; son, Scott of Sundance, Wyo.; brother, Jack Mathis of Roseburg; sisters, Rosemary Mercer of Vancouver and Jo Chaffin of Portland; and four grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family suggests remembrances to Hospice Southwest, P.O. Box 1600, Vancouver, WA 98668.

Clarence Leland Mitchell
A private celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 29, 1999, for Clarence Leland Mitchell, who died May 21, 1999, at age 85.
Mr. Mitchell was born July 6, 1913, in Salem. He lived in the Grants Pass area for many years and moved to Portland from Brookings in 1990. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years and previously remodeled houses. His wife, Marion, died in 1955; his second wife, Eleanor, died in 1989.
Survivors include his daughters, Marilyn Conklin of Portland, Janet Alderson of Eugene and Annette Harris of Overton, Nev.; son, Michael of Grants Pass; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Aftercare Cremation & Burial Service.

Agnes M. Melcher
A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 11, 1999, in Rose City Cemetery & Funeral Home for Agnes M. Melcher, who died April 22 at age 90.
Mrs. Melcher was born April 2, 1909, in Bismarck, N.D. Her maiden name was Martin. She lived most of her life in the Portland area. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Gustaf, died in 1960.
Survivors include her daughter, Lois Wenker, and son, Dennis, both of Portland; four grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association.

Eleanor L. McCready
A private service will be held for Eleanor L. McCready, who died May 20, 1999, at age 75.
Mrs. McCready was born Aug. 31, 1923, in Rockaway. Her maiden name was Wildfong. She graduated as valedictorian from Wheeler High School. She lived in Portland from 1964 until moving to the Salem area in 1990. She was a homemaker and an accomplished pianist.
Survivors include her daughter, Trudy Logan of Salem; son, William F. of La Jolla, Calif.; brother, Ed Wildfong of Portland; and one grandchild.
Private interment will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Bay City. The family suggests remembrances to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 7047, Salem, OR 97303-0004. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service in Salem.

Marshall E. Leisman
A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Willamette United Methodist Church in West Linn for Marshall E. Leisman, who died May 21 at age 78.
Mr. Leisman was born June 15, 1920, in Oregon City. He graduated from West Linn High School. He had lived in West Linn for more than 57 years. He was a tugboat operator for Crown Zellerbach for 35 years until retiring in 1982 and previously owned a dairy farm and worked for Richfield Oil. He was a longtime member of the church. He married Evelyn E. Runyan in 1941.
Survivors include his wife; son, Jeff of Sheridan; daughters, Diane Johnson of Gladstone and Cheryl Morris of Bremerton, Wash.; brother, Richard of Tualatin; sisters, Sid Martin of West Linn and Nancy Chapin of Mulino; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the church's memorial fund. Arrangements are by Hillside Chapel.

Thelma Louise Kuppler
A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 30, 1999, in Laurelwood United Methodist Church for Thelma Louise Kuppler, who died May 13 at age 75.
Mrs. Kuppler was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Renton, Wash. Her maiden name was Lindgren. She graduated from Renton High School and the University of Washington. She taught in the university's zoology department from 1944-49. She had lived in the Portland area since 1959. A homemaker, she was a member of the church and served as president of the Brooklyn Elementary School PTA. She married Herman C. in 1947.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Christopher B. of Happy Valley, John W. of Hillsboro, George L. of Portland and Robert R. of Vancouver, Wash.; and six grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Park. The family suggests remembrances to Boy Scouts of America or P.E.O. Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin Blvd., Nevada, Mo., 64772.

Charles Byron Kroll
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. June 3, 1999, in Skyline Memorial Gardens for Charles Byron Kroll, who died May 21 of cancer at age 67.
Mr. Kroll was born March 21, 1932, in Kansas City, Kan. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He had lived in the Portland area since 1970. He worked for Aeroquip for 39 years until retiring as plant manager in 1993. He married Dixie Chapman in 1953.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Charles R. of Seattle and Michael E. of Port Orchard, Wash.; brother, Gerald of Arkansas; and two grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Skyline Funeral Home.

Mona Lee Krasnoff
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in New Hope Community Church for Mona Lee Krasnoff, who died May 19 at age 61.
Mrs. Krasnoff was born Dec. 24, 1937, in Corvallis. Her maiden name was McNurlin. She had lived in Portland since she was a teen-ager. A certified nurse's assistant and family respite care specialist, she worked for Metropolitan Family Service for about 15 years and for Addus Health Care for about 10 years. In 1994, she was given an award by MFS honoring her exemplary work with families. She was a member of the church. Her husband, Michael, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her half-sister, Pamela Carr of Portland; and companion, Kitty M. Renshaw of Portland.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. Arrangements are by Autumn Funerals & Cremations.

Mildred Louise Jurhs
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Macy & Son Funeral Directors in McMinnville for Mildred Louise Jurhs, who died May 22 at age 88.
Mrs. Jurhs was born June 9, 1910, in Astoria and moved as a teen-ager to Seaside, where she graduated from high school. Later, she moved to Forest Grove, where she lived for about 23 years, then to Otis in 1968 and to McMinnville in 1980. Her maiden name was Hartill. She was a bookkeeper for her husband's logging business for many years and also worked for the Washington County Tax Department and Loy Clark Pipeline Co. She was a member of Forest Grove United Methodist Church. She married Clarence V. in 1930.
Survivors include her husband; daughter, Jean Dale of Hillsboro; son, Clarence "Butch" Jr. of McMinnville; sister, Myrle Reeder of Paradise, Calif.; brother, Charles Hartill of Warrenton; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Private interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Astoria. The family suggests remembrances to Health Dynamics Hospice in McMinnville.

Alfred 'Pete' Joy
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, in Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes for Alfred "Pete" Joy, who died May 17 at age 56.
Mr. Joy was born May 28, 1942, in Oregon City. He graduated from West Linn High School. He served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a self-employed auto-body repairman. He lived in Honolulu since 1983.
Survivors include his daughter, Maria M., and son, Adam M., both of Portland; mother, Marcella of Portland; brothers, Gerald of Grants Pass, Clark of Chico, Calif., Chester of Washington, D.C., David of Portland, and L. Jason of Miami Springs, Fla.; and sister, Marcie Burroughs of Hopewell, Va.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Lung Association.

James Benson Hartsfield
A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Grants Pass for James Benson Hartsfield, who died May 12 at age 66.
Mr. Hartsfield was born Dec. 30, 1932, in Colorado City, Texas. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict and later served in the Air Force Reserve. He lived in Portland for about seven years until 1990. He moved to Boise about four years ago. He had owned a bar and grill in Merlin and an alfalfa ranch in Hereford. His wife, Tomi, died in 1987.
Survivors include his son, Ben of Boise; mother, Norma Gonzalez, and brother, Marvel, both of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; and sisters, Wanda of Northern California and Naomi McGowen of Cheyenne, Wyo.
Arrangements are by Relyea Funeral Chapel in Boise.

Clarice 'Mickey' Harris
The family has held a private memorial service for Clarice "Mickey" Harris, who died May 13, 1999, at age 61.
Mrs. Harris was born Dec. 16, 1937, in Madera, Calif., and had lived in Portland since about 1955. She attended Warner Pacific College. She was a journalist with the Portland Observer newspaper for 10 years until retiring in 1994.
Survivors include her daughters, Diane, Cheryl and Kandyce, all of Portland, and Dr. Dana Harris-Echols of Portsmouth, Va.; son, Phillip of Portland; and three grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements were by Finley's Sunset Hills.

Evelyn Bernice Garrison
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in the Beaverton Elks Lodge for Evelyn Bernice Garrison, who died May 16 at age 83.
Mrs. Garrison was born Feb. 14, 1916, in Minot, N.D. Her maiden name was Johnson. She was raised in Max, N.D., and graduated from Reynolds (N.D.) High School. She moved to Vancouver, Wash., in 1940, where she worked in the shipyards. She married Chester C. in 1945. She and her husband owned Garrison Seed Co. in Milton-Freewater for about 30 years until retiring in the late 1980s. She had lived in Beaverton since 1995. Her husband died in 1995.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara LaMear of Cedar Mill; son, Ron of Portland; sisters, Helen Francis of Mesa, Ariz., and Lola Hansen and Margie Krogstad, both of North Dakota; brothers, Vernon Johnson of Minnesota and Harold Johnson of North Dakota; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the International School art program. Arrangements are by Autumn Funerals & Cremations.

Ruby Gladys Gaines
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, in Bethel Lutheran Church for Ruby Gladys Gaines, who died May 18 at age 92.
Mrs. Gaines was born Jan. 1, 1907, in Lancaster, Minn. Her maiden name was Sundem. She had lived in Portland since 1940. She was a homemaker and a member of the church. She married Ray B. in 1931; he died in 1991.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Durrie of Cheney, Wash.; sons, Don of Brush Prairie, Wash., Thomas of Moorestown, N.J., David of West Linn and Richard of Issaquah, Wash.; sisters, Pearl Lien of Hills, Minn., Mayme Terry of Gresham and Wavel Olson of Portland; brother, Clifford Sundem of Portland; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Her body was donated to Oregon Health Sciences University. The family suggests remembrances to the church or Willamette View Convalescent Center's Christmas fund. Arrangements are by Wilhelm Funeral Home.

Alton M. Foulke
A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Wash., for Alton M. "Al" Foulke, who died May 22 at age 82.
Mr. Foulke was born July 8, 1916, in Illinois. He lived most of his life in the Vancouver area. A cabinetmaker, he owned Foulke's Cabinet Shop in Vancouver for 32 years, retiring in the late 1970s. He married Ruth Madsen in 1940.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Roxann Hawthorne of Las Vegas; brother, Herb of Vancouver; twin sister, Alma Harsh of Dexter; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Robert G. Culver
A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Beaverton Elks Lodge for Robert G. Culver, who died May 16 at age 82.
Mr. Culver was born May 3, 1917, in Oakland, Calif. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He lived in the Portland area since 1961. He worked for the Owens Illinois Glass Co. for more than 30 years, retiring in 1977. He married Nanette Coleman in 1941; she died in 1984.
Survivors include his daughter, Leslie Gardiner of Beaverton; sons, Dave of Gearhart and Tom of Woodburn; sister, Margaret Milner of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Robert G. Culver campership program to benefit children with disabilities in care of Kiwanis Mt. Hood Camp. Arrangements are by Finley's Sunset Hills Mortuary.

Frank James Cresswell
A wake will be at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, in the New Portland Rose Lounge for Frank James Cresswell, who died May 13 of liver disease at age 57.
Mr. Cresswell was born Oct. 5, 1941, in Mason City, Iowa. He had lived in the Portland area since 1976. He was a meat cutter for Armour Meat Co. for about 25 years.
Survivors include his sons, Donnie of Molalla and Dennis, Dan and Doug, all of Portland; daughter, Penny Greiner of Portland; brother, Dave of Mason City; companion, Maryann Jennings of Portland; and 11 grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Crown Burial & Cremation Service.

John Robert Connolly
A memorial service will be at noon Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Pegg, Paxson & Springer Chapel in Beaverton for John Robert Connolly, who died May 20 at age 81.
Mr. Connolly was born Dec. 14, 1917, in Cresco, Iowa. He attended Iowa State University. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He moved from Walla Walla, Wash., to Beaverton in 1963. He was a sales representative for Frigidaire from 1945 until retiring in 1981 and then was a security guard for Pinkerton Security. He married Antoinette Ziol in 1945.
Survivors include his wife; son, Dave of Hillsboro; daughter, Deb Connolly Conover of Beaverton; sister, Ruth Korby of Drummond Island, Mich.; and three grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Heart Association or a favorite charity.

Edward L. Burch
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn for Edward L. Burch, who died May 21 of pancreatic cancer at age 63.
Mr. Burch was born Feb. 18, 1936, in McMinnville. He graduated from Toledo High School and attended Oregon State University. He had lived in Woodburn since 1966. He managed several grocery stores in the Newport and Woodburn areas, including Safeway, Mayfair, Roth's IGA and Lind's Markets, and was a member of Woodburn First Christian Church. He married Loretta Gilson in 1957.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Ronald and Brad, both of Woodburn, and Brian of Anacortes, Wash.; daughter, Melanie Karp of Wilsonville; parents, Edward and Dorothy of Woodburn; sister, Ellen of Lompoc, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem.

Donald Charles Bowers
A memorial gathering was held for Donald Charles Bowers, who died May 14, 1999, at age 77.
Mr. Bowers was born Feb. 24, 1922, in Vancouver, British Columbia. He moved as a child to Winthrop, Wash., where he graduated from high school. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He moved to Portland in 1963. He was a forklift driver for Multnomah Plywood for 23 years, retiring in 1985. He moved to Scappoose seven years ago. He married Betty Englar in 1957.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Douglas D. of Kent, Wash., and Ronald J. of Milwaukie; brother, Harold L. of Winthrop; and one grandchild.
Interment was in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were by Columbia Funeral Home in St. Helens.

Carl Bileck
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in St. Anthony Catholic Church for Carl Bileck, who died May 19 at age 82.
Mr. Bileck was born July 25, 1916, in Franklin, Kan. He was a boxer in the Midwest before moving to Oregon as a young man. He owned painting and roofing businesses before opening Bileck Development Corp., a general contracting firm. He also was a maintenance manager for Plaid Pantry stores for several years. He was an inventor and held several patents. His wife, Mary, died earlier.
There are no known survivors.
Private interment will be in Mountain View Memorial Garden. Arrangements are by Donelson, Sewell & Mathews Mortuary.

Robert Austin Bailey
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29, 1999, in Riverview Abbey Funeral Home for Robert Austin Bailey, who died May 20 at age 73.
Mr. Bailey was born Dec. 11, 1925, in North Platte, Neb. He moved to Kelso, Wash., as a child and graduated from Kelso High School. He attended Lower Columbia Community College and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He managed the commercial printing department for the Longview Daily News for a number of years and had lived in Portland since 1959. A real estate broker, he worked for Wedgewood Homes, Tualatin Development Co. and Builders Group Realty in Wilsonville and also owned Bailey Real Estate in Sherwood. He was a member of Community of Hope Lutheran Church in Wilsonville. He married Betty Mertsching in 1946.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Stephen S. of Anaheim, Calif., and Bruce A. of Sherwood; daughter, Cheryl L. Lillibridge of Portland; brother, Charles, and sister, Vronia, both of Kelso; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the church building fund or Health Dynamics Hospice in McMinnville.


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