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The Rev. Karl Albert Bach
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 4, 1999, in First Unitarian Church for the Rev. Karl Albert Bach, who died May 11 of congestive heart failure at age 90.
The Rev. Bach was born June 7, 1908, in Madison, Wis., and was raised in Milwaukee and Minneapolis. He graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1931 and attended Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass. In 1933 he was granted full fellowship as a Unitarian minister. He served in Scituate, Mass., until 1938; in Des Moines, Iowa, from 1938 to 1944; in Chelmsford and Tyngsboro, Mass., from 1944 to 1947; in Jamestown, N.Y., from 1945 to 1957; and in Bridgewater, Mass., from 1957 to 1964. In 1960, as president of the Plymouth Colony Conference of Unitarian Clergy, he convened an assembly in Exeter, N.H., of ministers of the Unitarian and Universalist churches, which merged soon after. He then served in Cincinnati until retiring and moving to Portland in 1970, where he was an affiliated minister of First Unitarian Church until his death. He married Margaret R. Avedovech in 1933.
Survivors include his wife; son, Karl F. of Portland and Stephen E. of Charlottesville, Va.; daughters, Mary B. Middleton of Portland and Christine M. Stamler of Cincinnati; brother, Leo F. of Palm Coast, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to First Unitarian Church. Arrangements were by Killingsworth Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Gerald Albert Brownhill
At his request, there will be no service for Gerald Albert Brownhill, who died May 17, 1999, at age 79.
Mr. Brownhill was born Aug. 28, 1919, in Portland. He graduated from Grant High School and attended Multnomah College. He was a home remodeler for J&J Construction Co. for 10 years. In the early 1980s, he started United Remodelers, which he ran until a couple of years ago. He was a member of the Cherry Park Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married Helen J. Dreyer in 1941.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Joyce Betita and Kathie Kauffman, both of Gresham; sister, Louise Enberg of Portland; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements were by Gable and Parkrose Funeral Chapel.

Kathleen Garbarino
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Willamette Christian Church in West Linn for Kathleen Garbarino, who died May 16 in Phoenix, Ariz., at age 50.
Ms. Garbarino was born Feb. 19, 1949, in Peoria, Ill. Her maiden name was Joyce. She moved to Portland in 1984, to Seattle in 1989, back to Portland in 1994 and to Phoenix in 1997. She was a work evaluation specialist for several companies, including P.R.A. in Portland. In 1979, she married Gerald "Jay"; they later divorced.
Survivors include her son, Gabe, and daughter, Angel, both of Tigard; sister, Julie Joyce of Huntington Beach, Calif.; and brother, Jim Joyce of Marco Island, Fla.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Guarantee Mortuary.

Leona Statira Gerber
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oregon City for Leona Statira Gerber, who died May 22 at age 98.
Mrs. Gerber was born March 12, 1901, in Alameda, Calif., and was raised in Oregon City. Her maiden name was Sprague. She was a homemaker and helped run the family farm in Redland. She was a member of Oregon City Evangelical Church. In 1920, she married Albert W.; he died in 1985.
Survivors include her sister, Melvina Helsby of West Linn; and nieces and nephews.
The family suggests remembrances to the memorial fund of her church. Arrangements are by Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud Inc. in Oregon City.

Anna R. Heide
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in St. Peter's Catholic Church in Portland for Anna R. Heide, who died May 20 at age 93.
Mrs. Heide was born Oct. 31, 1905, in Arda, Hungary. Her maiden name was Rauch. She immigrated to the United States in 1907, moved to Portland in 1908 and attended Commerce High School. She was a kewpie doll-maker and a can-maker for the American Can Co. Then she worked for the Libbey's cannery until the early 1950s and was a homemaker. She was a member of the church. In 1928, she married Ralph F.; he died in 1984.
Survivors include her daughter, Anne H. Monn of Portland; sisters, Rose Jermann and Kate Wills, both of Portland; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Her daughter Carol died in 1983.
Interment will be in Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to her church. Arrangements are by Mt. Scott Funeral Home.

Ethel Mary Howard
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Sellwood Methodist Church for Ethel Mary Howard, who died May 21 at age 88.
Mrs. Howard was born Oct. 29, 1910, in Walsenburg, Colo. Her maiden name was Lopuson. She was raised in New Mexico and Albany, and moved to Portland in about 1935. She was a homemaker and then a cake decorator and later a sales clerk for J.C. Penney in downtown Portland for about 25 years before her retirement in the mid-1970s. She was a member of the church. In 1929, she married Fred C.; he died in 1992.
Survivors include her sons, Robert J. "Bob" of Fort Meyers, Fla., and Gerald C. of Oregon City; daughter, Kathleen S. Snelling of Aloha; brothers, Lawrence Lopuson of Hayward, Calif., and Alex Lopuson of Eugene; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Private interement will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to her church. Arrangements are by Portland Memorial Funeral Home.

Antoinette Elizabeth Jensen
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Cochran & Waud Sunset Chapel for Antoinette Elizabeth Jensen, who died May 22 at age 66
Mrs. Jensen was born Jan. 23, 1933, in Sacramento, Calif. Her maiden name was Ratoni. She worked in transportation at McClellan Air Force Base for 27 years, retiring as a supervisor in 1979. For the past four years, she lived in Milwaukie and was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Linda Baer of Milwaukie and Kelli Stafford of Gresham; son, Kirt of Clackamas; sister, Marie Culcasi of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; and six grandchildren. Her son Mark died in 1991.
Interment will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Oregon City. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society or Our House Adult Foster Home.

Joyce N. Johnson
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Attrell's Newberg Funeral Chapel for Joyce N. Johnson, who died May 21 at age 78.
Mrs. Johnson was born Dec. 21, 1920, in Everett, Wash., and was raised in Ilwaco, Wash. Her maiden name was Hurst. She graduated from the nursing school of Astoria Providence Hospital in 1940, and then was a nurse in Seattle and The Dalles until 1978.
She lived in Pakistan; Ponce, Puerto Rico, and Grand Prairie, Alberta, before moving to Beaverton in 1972, and to Newberg in 1979, and was a homemaker. In 1942, she married Russell G.
Survivors include her husband; son, Clay H. of Fairbanks, Alaska; daughter, Jan R. Prebilsky of Salem; brother, Everett Hurst of Sheldon, Wash.; and sister, Mildred Jedlicka of Mt. Vernon, Wash.
Disposition is by cremation.

Robert Alfred Kraemer
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Hillside Chapel in Oregon City for Robert Alfred Kraemer, who died May 21 of congestive heart disease at age 67.
Mr. Kraemer was born Dec. 1, 1931, in Mount Angel. He served in the U.S. Army and was an engineer for Northwest Natural Gas in Salem for 21 years before his retirement in the early 1990s. He moved to Oregon City in 1993. In 1978, he married Dee Coelho.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Stephen C. of Salem, Anthony H. of Phoenix, Ariz., Robert A. II of Salem and Lawrence D. of Wilsonville; mother, Zena B. of Vancouver, Wash.; brother, Henry of Tigard; sisters, Grace A. Smith of Vancouver and Darlene M. Fasching of Aloha; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the National Ataxia Foundation, 15500 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 750, Wayzata, MN 55391.

Anna Luther
Services will be held in Mount Clemens, Mich., for Anna Luther, who died May 20, 1999, at age 90.
Mrs. Luther was born May 19, 1909, in New Salem, Pa. Her maiden name was Pochotko. She was a homemaker and lived in Detroit, Mich., and in Lexington, Mich., until moving to Portland 2½ years ago. In 1930, she married Utho; he died in 1976.
Survivors include her sons, Arthur of Portland and William of Naples, Fla.; daughter, Louise Allard of Toledo, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Her daughter Patricia Eckout died earlier.
Interment will be in Mount Clemens. The family suggests remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association or a favorite charity. Arrangements are by Oregon Cremation Co.

Charles A. McDaniel
At his request, no service will be held for Charles A. McDaniel, who died May 12, 1999, at age 77.
Mr. McDaniel was born May 6, 1922, in Tacoma and grew up in Dupont, Wash. He attended Montana State University. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Italy during World War II and afterward in the Air Force, retiring in 1966 with 22 years of military service. He had lived in the Portland area, mostly in Milwaukie, since the late 1950s. In 1948, he married Cecile A. Baker; she died in 1992.
Survivors include his sons, Jack Huntington of Vernonia and James McDaniel of Vancouver, Wash.; daughters, Joan Huffman of Yuba City, Calif., and Joy Brownell of North Port, Fla.; sister, Mary Hegseth of Tacoma; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the St. Helens Elks Lodge for its Christmas children's party. Arrangements are by Peake Memorial Chapel in Milwaukie.

Grace B. McGarvey
A private service will be held for Grace B. McGarvey, who died May 19, 1999, in Gresham at age 91.
Mrs. McGarvey was born Oct. 9, 1907, in Spokane. Her maiden name was Jones. As a young woman, she was a bookkeeper for a stationery store in Grants Pass, where she lived until moving to Portland 30 years ago. She was a homemaker. In 1930, she married Leonard A.; he died in 1996.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Paup of Troutdale, and one grandchild.
Private interment was in Lincoln Memorial Park. The family suggests remembrances to Portland Adventist Hospice. Arrangements are by Lincoln Memorial Park.

Helen Rhoten
A funeral will be at noon Thursday, May 27, 1999, in New Hope Community Church for Helen Rhoten, who died May 22 at age 70.
Mrs. Rhoten was born April 18, 1929, in Killdeer, N.D. Her maiden name was Selivanow. She moved to Hillsboro in 1944 and was a manager for the medical records unit of Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center for 20 years before her retirement in 1989. After her retirement, she was a customer service representative for State Farm Insurance for 10 years. In 1946, she married Kenneth E.; he died in 1964.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherry Barnhart of Portland; son Kenneth of Portland; brothers, Wayne Selivanow of Newberg and Larry Selivanow of Amboy, Wash.; sister, Dorothy Schoen of Astoria; three grandchildren; and one one great-grandchild.
Interment will be in Chimes Memorial Garden Mausoleum. The family suggests remembrances to Mike Rhoten Scholarship Fund in care of any U.S. Bank. Arrangements are by Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Alexander Schneider
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, in River View Cemetery for Alexander Schneider, who died May 22 at age 90.
Mr. Schneider was born July 28, 1908, in Portland. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1934 and received bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Oregon. During World War II, he was a civilian employee, first in repair and then as an assistant manager, for the Ships Services Office at Tongue Point Naval Base in Astoria. He was a lawyer in private practice for more than 50 years before his retirement in 1992. In 1941, he married Mary Ellis Palfrey; she died in 1947. He married Janette Cobb in 1950.
Survivors include his wife; and daughters, Jill Smith of Portland and Leslie P. Barnum of Florence.
The family suggests remembrances to the Swan Library of the Casey Eye Institute or to a charity of choice. Arrangements are by Holman's Funeral Service.

Don Robert Williams
No service was held for Don Robert Williams, who died April 6, 1999, of prostate cancer at age 75.
Mr. Williams was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Portland. He graduated from Washington High School. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Europe and received the Distinguished Service Medal. After the war he earned a bachelor's degree from Oregon State College and a master's from the University of Oregon. A certified public accountant, he began working for ESCO Steel Corp. as an accountant and retired as a data processing manager in 1985 after about 30 years with the company. He was a member of the First Unitarian Church and had led Great Books Society and Junior Achievement groups. In 1945, he married Carol F. Kunze.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Megan Brown and Hilary Heizenrader, both of Portland; son, Greg of Portland; sister, Jean Petrino of Orangevale, Calif., and four grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to his church or the Great Books Society. Arrangements were by Oregon Cremation Co.

Curtis O. Carver
A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Waud's Funeral Home in Tillamook for Curtis O. Carver, who died May 22 at age 78.
Mr. Carver was born Jan. 10, 1921, in Oretown and was raised in Cloverdale and Tillamook. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific. He was a salesman and division manager for Boyd's Coffee for about 15 years until the early 1960s. He lived in Tigard and then returned to Tillamook in 1998. In 1942, he married Alyce Faye Bisbee; she died in 1992. He married Frances Bailey in February.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Chary Potts of Puyallup, Wash.; stepson, Stephen Bailey of Portland; stepdaughters, Sue Hanks of Tillamook, Sharon Williams of Westborough, Mass., and Sherryl Floyd of Oceania, Calif.; brother, Jerel of Eureka, Calif.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society or to Tillamook County Hospice.

Elsie Lucile Wolfe
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Portland Memorial Funeral Home for Elsie Lucile Wolfe, who died May 22 of Alzheimer's disease at age 89.
Mrs. Wolfe was born Oct. 26, 1909, in Mankato, Minn. Her maiden name was Swartout. She moved to Molalla in 1925 and graduated from Molalla High School in 1928. She was a homemaker. In 1934, she married Harold H.; he died in 1987.
Survivors include her sons, Lynn of Boring and Howard of Milwaukie; brothers, Howard Swartout of Scotts Mills and Clifford Swartout of Marquam; sisters, Thelma Freed of Lebanon, Marcella McEwen of Canby and Kathleen Matovich of Santa Rosa, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation.

Helen W. Vinson
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Bronleewe-Bass Funeral Home in Hillsboro for Helen W. Vinson, who died May 24 at age 87.
Mrs. Vinson was born April 26, 1912, in Needy and was raised in the Newberg area. She moved to Orenco in 1933 and worked for Birds Eye Cannery for 20 years, retiring around 1960. She was a longtime member of Hillsboro Christian Church. In 1929, she married Alvin M. "Murrel"; he died in 1985.
Survivors include her daughters, Marva Hellman, Helen Steinke and Beryl Stamplee, all of Hillsboro, and Frankie Bell of Forest Grove; sister, Laurabelle Losli of Cottonwood, Ariz.; 19 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Her son, Murrel L. "Sonny," died in 1977.
Private interment will be in Fir Lawn Cemetery in Hillsboro. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.

Floyd Willis Steward
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, in Howell-Edwards-Doerksen Funeral Home in Salem for Floyd Willis Steward, who died May 23 at age 96.
Mr. Steward was born April 10, 1903, in Devils Lake, N.D., and was raised in Texas and Salem. He graduated from Capitol Business College. He was a retail store manager for Thomas Kay Woolen Mills and owned and operated department stores in Salem, West Salem and Forest Grove. He also farmed in Hillsboro and Banks and was a foreman for Diamond Lumber Co., a custodian for St. Philip Neri Catholic Church and School and for Cascade College, and a warehouse supervisor for Norcrest China and Made in Oregon until he retired in 1990 at age 87. He was a member of Christian Missionary Alliance churches in Salem and Portland and of Oregon City Bible Chapel. In 1929, he married Theresa Pfau; she died in 1955. In 1959, he married Olzetta Cobb.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Ray of Maple Valley, Wash., and Richard of Aloha; daughters, Eleanor Stockton of Yreka, Calif., Marjorie Tussing of Elko, Nev., Loretta Shook of Rocky Point, Geneva Ijima of Oregon City, Barbara Karstens of Sisters and Joan Austin of Hillsboro; 37 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem. The family suggests remembrances to Oregon City Bible Chapel.

Marion Rufus Pringle
A funeral will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Gable Funeral Chapel for Marion Rufus Pringle, who died May 22 at age 82.
Mr. Pringle was born Jan. 18, 1917, in Sprague, Wash. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He moved to Portland from Spokane in 1949, and owned Pringle Automotive in Northeast Portland for more than 35 years until last June.
Survivors include his daughters, Suzzan M. Cox of Portland, Joyce L. Drew of Norco, Calif., and Mary Margaret McDonald of Middleburg, Fla.; brothers, Eugene Pringle of Redding, Calif., William Goodwater of Sandy and Alfred Goodwater, Charles Goodwater, and Asa "Ben" Goodwater, all of Portland; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. His son, Bruce D., died in 1998.
Interment will be in Crook County Cemetery in Prineville. The family suggests remembrances to Emanuel Visiting Nurse Association Hospice.

Virginia I. Marr
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in the Woodburn Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses for Virginia I. Marr, who died May 24 at age 68.
Mrs. Marr was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Edgewood, Iowa. Her maiden name was Sprague. She moved to Oregon in 1941 and lived in Newberg, Salem, Hubbard and in Woodburn since 1977. She was a waitress for Shari's Restaurant in Woodburn and at the same time a production worker for Birdseye Frozen Foods in Woodburn until her retirement in 1995. She was a member of the church. In about 1952, she married Melvin M.; he died in 1972.
Survivors include her son, Steven of Hubbard; daughters, Sally of Woodburn and Kelly McMillan of Mount Angel; brothers, Robert Sprague, Harold Sprague and James Sprague, all of Woodburn, Roger Sprague of Canby, Gerald Sprague of Puyallup,Wash., and Don Sprague of Aurora; sisters, Verna Peterson of Salem, Marlene Jacobson of Baker City, Arlene Wurdinger of Woodburn, Audrey Collister of Albany and Loretta Sprague of Aurora; and three grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to World Wide Work of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements are by Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn.

Carol Carla Goodman
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Shaarie Torah Cemetery for Carol Carla Goodman, who died May 25 at age 73.
Mrs. Goodman was born Jan. 17, 1926, in Berlin. Her maiden name was Baer. During World War II, she fled Germany to France without her parents at age 12. Three years later, she immigrated to the United States, settling in Portland. Primarily a homemaker, she had been a retail sales clerk and a cafeteria worker for the Portland Public Schools. In 1950, she married Isadore I.; he died in 1980.
Survivors include her son, Ronald D. of Vancouver, Wash.; daughter, Jennifer M. Sabrowski of Salem; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements are by Holman's Funeral Service.

Ardys Robison Chatelain
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Sandy Church of the Nazarene in Boring for Ardys Robison Chatelain, who died May 24 at age 74.
Mrs. Chatelain was born May 31, 1924, in Portland. Her maiden name was Robison. She graduated from Franklin High School in 1942 and attended Pacific University. She worked for Goodwill Industries for 35 years, retiring as a store manager in 1978. She moved to Boring in 1982 and to Gresham in 1994. She was a member of the church. In 1981, she married Lee A.; he died in 1997.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Private interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Gresham. The family suggests remembrances to her church. Arrangements are by Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel.

William T. Clayson
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Estacada Funeral Chapel for William T. Clayson, who died May 23 at age 77.
Mr. Clayson was born Sept. 29, 1921, in Cordova, Alaska, and moved to Portland as a child. He graduated from Washington High School and attended the University of Oregon before serving in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. Afterward, he worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Alaska, then returned to Portland and was a salesman for Sears Roebuck & Co. until retiring in 1984. He had lived in Eagle Creek since 1971. In 1953, he married Roberta Joy "Bobbie" Strand; she died in 1993.
Survivors include his son, Bill T. Jr. of Davis, Calif., daughters, Joy L. DeLaZerda of Estacada and Candace L. Murray of Beaverton; brother, Edward of Portland; and six grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

LaRue Genevieve Cady
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Old City Cemetery in Vancouver, Wash., for LaRue Genevieve Cady, who died May 21 at age 98.
Mrs. Cady was born April 6, 1901, in Dufur and moved to Vancouver in 1918. Her maiden name was Osburn. She completed nurses training at St. Joseph Hospital in Vancouver, where she worked as a registered nurse until 1925. She had been a rose show judge and a member of the Clark County Fair board. In 1925, she married Cecil C.; he died in 1962.
Survivors include her daughter, Coleen M. Cady of Vancouver; son, Sam of San Francisco; and two grandchildren.
Disposition is by cremation. Arrangements are by Evergreen Staples Funeral Chapel in Vancouver.

Katherine Elizabeth Butler
A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in St. Therese Catholic Church for Katherine Elizabeth Butler, who died May 23 at age 91. Recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, in Riverview Abbey Funeral Home.
Mrs. Butler was born Oct. 31, 1907, in New Prague, Minn., and was raised in Portland. Her maiden name was Lucas. She was a cook and housekeeper for St. Therese Parish for 22 years before her retirement in 1994. She was a member of Holy Cross, St. Andrew and St. Therese Catholic Churches. In 1927, she married Robert A.; he died in 1955.
Survivors include her sons, James and Donald, both of Portland, William of Sandy and Michael of Grand Blanc, Mich.; daughters, Leis Virnig of Portland, Lois Vanderwall of Crescent and Patricia Hargrave of Beaverton; 28 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Maryville Nursing Home in Beaverton.

Jenna Benjamin
A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Pike Cemetery in Yamhill for Jenna Benjamin, who drowned May 22 at age 1.
Jenna was born April 1, 1998, in Hillsboro and lived in Gaston.
Survivors include her parents, Eric and Jennifer Zdeb, sister, Tawni, and brother, Zachery, all of Gaston; grandparents, Joe and Joyce of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Mary of Hayden Lake, Idaho, Anita and Del Smith of Carlton and Cynthia and Victor Zdeb of La Grande; and great-grandparents, Arlene and Martin Haider of Carlton, Viola Johnson of Hayden Lake, Katherine Zdeb of Chicago Ridge, Ill., and Ervin and Emma Wormington of Lewiston, Idaho.
Arrangements are by Macy & Son Funeral Directors in McMinnville.

Charlotte Ruth Baker
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Damascus Assembly of God Church for Charlotte Ruth Baker, who died May 23 of a stroke at age 52.
Mrs. Baker was born Oct. 17, 1946, in McMinnville. Her maiden name was Phillips. She was raised in Portland and graduated from Girls Polytechnic High School. She was a homemaker. In 1966, she married Glen I.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Heidi Barnard and Amy Baker, both of Portland, and Angie Moi of Yukon Territory; son, Stewart of Portland; mother, Margaret Prusky of Spokane; brother, Jerry Phillips of Portland; sisters, Esther Conrad of Plainview, Calif., Mary Rice of Beaverton and Millie Winterstein of Spokane; and six grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oregon City. Arrangements are by Hillside Chapel.

George William Arnce
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Mountain View Cemetery in Oregon City for George William Arnce, who died May 24 of heart disease at age 61.
Mr. Arnce was born Nov. 2, 1937, in McPherson, Kan. He moved to the Portland area in 1956. He was a boiler engineer for Wellons Inc. for 17 years, then three years for Crown Pacific in Prineville before retiring four years ago, when he moved to Oregon City. In 1958, he married Sharon K. Green.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Sandra Quintero of Portland, Sheryl McCuistion of Wilsonville and Gail Weninger of Redland; sons, Steven of Prineville and Gary of Gladstone; brothers, Donnie Poffenbarger, of Beaverton, Bob Poffenbarger of Camarillo, Calif., and Ron Arnce of Wilsonville; sisters, Jeanie Thurston of McCook, Neb., Billie Jenkins of Joplin, Mo., Sylvia Marks of Portland, and Pauleene Weil of Estacada; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family suggests remembrances to Springwater Golf Course's junior golf program. Arrangements are by Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Richard Gordon Potter
A celebration of life will be held later for Richard Gordon Potter, who died May 14, 1999, of cancer in Trout Lake, Wash., at age 65.
Mr. Potter was born Oct. 14, 1933, in Portland. He graduated from Grant High School in 1951 and attended Oregon State College. He was a food broker for about 28 years with Smith and Kline, where he also served as president, and retired in 1997 as a partner in TEAM NW. He was a past president of the Oregon Food Brokers Association. He moved to Trout Lake in 1997. In 1953, he married Yvonne Rice.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Greg of Iwamizawa, Japan, Steve of Beavercreek and David of Portland; daughter, Tami Meek of Redland; father, Stacy "Stix" S. of Portland; sister, Virginia Pierce of Castro Valley, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Trout Lake Fire Department or to a favorite charity. Arrangements are by Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon, Wash.

Lorine E. Strejc
At her request, no service will be held for Lorine E. Strejc, who died May 21, 1990, at age 92.
Mrs. Strejc was born Sept. 13, 1906, in Sherwood and was raised in the Newberg area. Her maiden name was Ludwig. She was a homemaker and lived in Cannon Beach from the early 1950s until returning to the Portland area 10 years ago. Her husband, Walter, died in 1991.
Survivors include her brother, George Ludwig of Newberg; nephew, Larry Ludwig of Lake Oswego; and niece, Linda Leis of Hillsboro.
Private entombment will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Finley's Sunset Hills Mortuary.

William Soom
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, in Gresham Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for William Soom, who died May 23 at age 86.
Mr. Soom was born Feb. 19, 1913, in St. Anthony, Idaho. At the beginning of World War II, he moved to Portland to work in the shipyards. He was a welder for Soul Steel and later for American Pipe & Construction, retiring in 1975. In 1931, he married Ruby Harris.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Connie Wicks of Portland and Afton Kendell of Ogden, Utah; son, William of Corona, Calif.; sister, Carma Mulcahy of Vancouver, Wash.; brother, Frank Soom of Longview, Wash.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Finley's Sunset Hills Memorial Park. The family suggests remembrances to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are by Finley's Sunset Hills Mortuary.

Elgin Stinson
A funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, in the Evergreen Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Vancouver, Wash., for Elgin Stinson, who died May 24 at age 94.
Mrs. Stinson was born Dec. 25, 1904, in Grover, Wyo. Her maiden name was Thurman. She moved to Portland in 1942 and was a homemaker and then a clerk for the downtown Meier & Frank Co. store for 15 years before her retirement in the late 1960s. She moved to Vancouver in 1996 and was a member of the church. In 1923, she married Ralph C.; he died in 1959.
Survivors include her sons, Dale of Portland and Jack of Gearhart; daughters, JoAnn Montgomery of Vancouver, Wyoma Gardiner of Portland, Maxine Wetzel of Medford and LaRae Mullin of Danville, Calif.; sisters, Eva Draney of Kaysville, Utah, and Sybil Keefer of Oakland, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham. Arrangements are by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Vancouver.

Northrup H. Solem
No service will be held for Northrup H. Solem, who died May 21, 1999, at age 91.
Mr. Solem was born April 20, 1908, in the township of Norway, Minn. He farmed in Bainville, Mont., before moving to Portland in the late 1930s. He was a mill worker for Crown Zellerbach for 33 years. In 1939, he married Annie Robertson; she died in 1991.
Survivors include his daughter, Carol Harryman, and sons, Philip and Gene, all of Milwaukie; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Oregon City. The family suggests remembrances to Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Arrangements are by Holman Hankins Bowker & Waud Inc. in Oregon City.

Evelyn F. Shorten
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Greenwood Cemetery in Cathlamet, Wash., for Evelyn F. Shorten, who died May 25 at age 92.
Mrs. Shorten was born Nov. 14, 1906, in La Harpe, Kan. Her maiden name was Hampton. As a child she moved to Canemah, which is now part of Oregon City. She was a homemaker. In 1925, she married Fred Matthews; he died in 1961. She married Vern F. Shorten in 1963; he died in 1997.
Survivors include her son, Bud Matthews; stepdaughter, Georgia Conrad of Cherry Valley, Calif., and Dawn Riley of Seattle; stepsons, Russell of Joliet, Mont., Virgil and Dale, both of Newberg, and Larry of Oregon City; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Attrell's Newberg Chapel.

Harold Hodder Rice
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 30, 1999, in Rose City Park Presbyterian Church for Harold Hodder Rice, who died May 24 at age 94.
Mr. Rice was born May 30, 1904, in Chicago, Ill. He moved to Portland from Harrisburg, Pa., in 1956, and worked for Tri-Met for 18 years, retiring as personnel director in 1974. He was a member of the church for 43 years. In 1940, he married Mary Brant.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Bob of Portland and Don of Mahwah, N.J.; and three grandchildren.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Columbia Willamette Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements are by Finley's Sunset Hills Mortuary.


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