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Max Armstrong
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn for Max Armstrong, who died June 28 of complications from lupus at age 38. 
Mr. Armstrong was born Sept. 26, 1960, in Vancouver, Wash., and moved to Woodburn as an infant. He was a graduate of Woodburn High School. 
Survivors include his parents, Sumiko and Ray Waterman of Woodburn; father, Robert of Portland; and brothers, Kent of Portland and Wayne of Gervais. 
Private interment will be in Belle Passi Memorial Mausoleum in Woodburn. 

Selma Marie Bjorgum
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in the chapel of Apostolic Faith Headquarters for Selma Marie Bjorgum, who died June 27 at age 84. 
Mrs. Bjorgum was born Feb. 19, 1915, in Portland. Her maiden name was Paulsen. She attended Girls Polytechnic High School and was a payroll clerk for Northern Pacific Railroad until 1954. After moving from Portland in 1959, she lived in Stockton and Tehachapi, Calif., and near Los Angeles, and in Camrose, Alberta, and then moved to Choteau, Mont., in 1991. She was a part of the church and had sung in its choir and played in its orchestra. In 1953, she married Norman S. 
Survivors include her husband; sons, Eric Bjorgum and Randall Patterson, both of Bremerton, Wash.; and brother, John R. Paulsen of Portland. 
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Gorder Funeral Home in Choteau. 

Lee Sterling Bolen
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Interstate Bible Chapel for Lee Sterling Bolen, who died June 24 at age 96. 
Mr. Bolen was born Jan. 25, 1903, in Grand Cane, La. He moved to Portland in 1928 and was a lineman for Bell Telephone and later for Southern California Edison until his retirement. He returned to Portland and was a custodian for Multnomah Bible College until 1988. He had served in the Oregon National Guard. He was a member of the chapel and of Trinity Bible Chapel. In 1929, he married Adda Ricks; she died in 1989. 
Survivors include his sons, Nathan L. of Portland and John T. of Los Angeles; daughter, Martha M. Pangburn of Grants Pass; brother, Clyde of Cold Springs, Texas; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Private interment will be in Sunnyside Chimes Memorial Gardens. The family suggests remembrances to Gospel Tract Distributors, 8036 N. Interstate Blvd., Portland 97217. Arrangements are by Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Philip Dale Bradstreet
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 1999, in Christ Episcopal Church in St. Helens for Philip Dale Bradstreet, who died June 8 at age 75. 
Mr. Bradstreet was born Aug. 28, 1923, in Sanborn, Iowa, and was raised in Goldendale, Wash. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in Europe. Afterward, he graduated from Perry Technical Institute in Yakima and was an instrument technician for St. Helens Pulp & Paper, now Boise Cascade, for 32 years, retiring in 1984. In 1959, he married Calla. 
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Patricia Ross of Lake Oswego; sister, June Johnson of Goldendale; and brother, Dean of Walla Walla. 
The family suggests remembrances to the American Lung Association or the church. Arrangements are by Columbia Funeral Home. 

Jeanne V. Buccella
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in St. Charles Church for Jeanne V. Buccella, who died June 29 at age 77. Recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in Zeller Chapel of the Roses. 
Mrs. Buccella was born Aug. 7, 1921, in Portland. Her maiden name was McEntee. After graduating from Grant High School, she was secretary for many years. She was a homemaker and a member of the church. In 1941, she married Joseph. 
Survivors include her husband; son, Michael of Kalispell, Mont.; daughters, Diane Jespersen of Tualatin and Cathy Holland of Portland; brother, Pat McEntee of Portland; sister, Sharon Klupenger of Wilsonville; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Diabetes Association. 

Barbara Ann Dickinson
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vancouver, Wash., for Barbara Ann Dickinson, who died June 28 at age 90. Recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the church. 
Mrs. Dickinson was born Jan. 31, 1909, in Hot Springs, S.D. Her maiden name was Matthews. She was a dietitian for the U.S. Veterans Administration in Hot Springs from 1927 to 1943, when she moved to Vancouver. During World War II, she was an electrician in the shipyards. She returned to the VA in 1959, working for Barnes VA Hospital in Vancouver until retiring as a supervisor in 1971. She was a member of the church. In 1937, she married John M.; he died in 1985. 
Survivors include her son, Charles of Washougal, Wash.; daughters, Dianne Allum and Barbara Halbrook, both of Camas, Wash.; stepson, Douglas of Reno, Nev.; sisters, Mary Waddell of Escalon, Calif., and Judy Hargens of Hermosa, S.D.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Her stepson John W. died in 1988. 
Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vancouver. The family suggests remembrances to her church. Arrangements are by Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver. 

Patricia Jean Eaton
A memorial service will be at 11a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in St. Johns Funeral Home for Patricia Jean Eaton, who died June 28, apparently of a heart attack, at age 54. 
Mrs. Eaton was born July 3, 1944, in Redmond. Her maiden name was Hill. She moved to Portland in 1977 and was a homemaker. In 1977, she married Leland A. 
Survivors, all of Portland, include her husband; daughter, Dena Ayres; son, Robert Ayres; mother, Marvel Richards; and one grandchild. 
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Oregon Humane Society, any hospice program or the American Cancer Society. 

Richard E. 'Tex' Felty Sr.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for Richard E. "Tex" Felty Sr., who died June 26 at age 77. 
Mr. Felty was born May 19, 1922, in Spur, Texas, and was raised in Clovis, N.M. He joined the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1941 and during World War II served in the Aleutian Islands. He received a Distinguished Flying Cross with three oak leaf clusters. After his Air Force discharge in 1953, he worked for Boeing in Seattle testing jet engines until moving to Newberg in 1963. He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 13 years before his retirement in 1984. In 1943, he married Helen Waterman; she died in 1994. 
Survivors include his sons, Richard E. Jr. of Salem and Terry L. of Newberg; daughter, Heidi Koch of Newberg; brothers, Roy of Belen, N.M., and Floyd of Bakersfield, Calif.; sisters, Jean Homer of Farmington, N.M., and Lillian Martin of Bakersfield; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
The family suggests remembrances to Willamette Valley Hospice. Arrangements are by Attrell's Newberg Funeral Chapel. 

Dorothy Hendrix
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in First A.M.E. Zion Church for Dorothy Hendrix, who died June 26 at age 70. 
Mrs. Hendrix was born Aug. 14, 1928, in Jersey, Ark. Her maiden name was Preston. She moved to Portland in 1947, and was a custodian for Montgomery Ward & Co. for 35 years before her retirement in 1983. In 1961, she married Herman; he died in 1997. 
Survivors include her sons, Acie Preston of Las Vegas and Chester L. Johnson of Portland; daughters, Virginia McQuilkin, Pauline Taylor, Joyce Ann Johnson, Christine Hendrix and Celestine Hendrix, all of Portland; sisters, Willie Mae Anderson of El Dorado, Ark., and Mae Ree Lawson of Las Vegas; brothers, Joe L. Preston of Las Vegas and Joe M. Preston of Portland; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Rose City Cemetery. Arrangements are by Rose City Funeral Home. 

Vernon A. Dalen
A funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1, 1999, in Vancouver (Wash.) Funeral Chapel for Vernon A. Dalen, who died June 25 at age 89. 
Mr. Dalen was born March 28, 1910, in Farwell, Minn., and moved to Vancouver in 1926. He was a laborer for Alcoa for 35 years, retiring in 1965. In 1941, he married Ethel Leota Roloff. 
Survivors, all of Vancouver, include his wife; daughter, Mary Ann, half sisters, Lois Anderson and Betty Goldberg; brother, Roger; and half brother, Rolland. 
Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vancouver. 

Thomas L. Jeppeson Sr.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Estacada Funeral Chapel for Thomas L. Jeppeson Sr., who died June 28 of emphysema at age 65. 
Mr. Jeppeson was born Jan. 14, 1934, in Hayes Center, Neb., and was raised in Eagle Creek and Estacada. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a log truck driver for several companies for more than 25 years and then worked for the U.S. Forest Service at the Springdale and Ripplebrook districts for about eight years. He was a Hawthorne Bridge tender for 15 years before retiring in 1996. He was a member of Christ Church Apostolic in Oregon City. In 1955, he married Marjory D. Countryman. 
Survivors include his wife; sons, Jon of Boring, Thomas Jr. of Sandy and Greg of Eagle Creek; daughters, M. "Renee" Allen of Estacada, Lori Lee of Estacada and Winnie Walker of Afton, Iowa; mother, Marsha P. of Eagle Creek; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Bonney Cemetery in Colton.

Dorothea Mariah Hugulet
A funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Hustad Funeral Home for Dorothea Mariah Hugulet, who died June 27 at age 85. 
Mrs. Hugulet was born Oct. 31, 1913, in Drummond, Mont. Her maiden name was Warner. She moved to Portland in 1944 and was a sales representative for Stanley Home Products for more than 50 years, continuing to work part time after partial retirement at age 75. In 1935, she married Louis H.; he died in 1998. 
Survivors include her sons, Daryl and Duane, both of Portland; sister, Fosta Lappi of Portland; brother, Clayton Warner of Hamilton, Mont.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 
Private interment will be in Skyline Memorial Gardens. The family suggests remembrances to the Scottish Rite Foundation for Childhood Language Disorders or the Child Foundation. 

Vernon Klier
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in St. Matthew Catholic Church in Hillsboro for Vernon Klier, who died June 29 at age 79. 
Mr. Klier was born Nov. 27, 1919, in Perth, N.D. He was a wheat farmer in Perth before moving to Aloha in 1959. He moved to Hillsboro in 1979. He sold real estate for Bill Foster Real Estate and then for the Allen C. Edwards Co. until his retirement in 1982. He was a member of the church. In 1945, he married Lois Vie; she died in 1993. 
Survivors include his sons, Steve of Tigard, Vaughn of Molalla and Scott of Forest Grove; daughter, Vernice of Paris; brothers, Leo of Perth, N.D., LaVern of Beaverton and Vincent, Alvin and Donald, all of Seattle; sisters, Marilyn Samsel of Alexandria, Minn., and Yvonne Edwards of Bisbee, N.D.; companion, Dorothea Strand of Bisbee, N.D.; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Valley Memorial Park in Hillsboro. The family suggests remembrances to Doernbecher Children's Hospital or to Washington County Hospice.

Elwin S. Leavitt
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home for Elwin S. Leavitt, who died June 26 at age 99. 
Mr. Leavitt was born Aug. 13, 1899, in Sherman Mills, Maine, and moved to Sedro Woolley, Wash., as a child. During World War I, he served in the U.S. Army. He moved to Portland as a young man, then to Reedsport, where he was a certified inspector for the West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau from 1926 until retiring in 1963. He returned to Portland in the early 1970s. In 1919, he married Mary Isabel Shoemaker; she died in 1973. 
Survivors include his daughter, Faye B. Macpherson of Milwaukie; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. His son, Leslie L., was killed in World War II. 
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

Arnold Albert Leffel
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Wash., for Arnold Albert Leffel, who died June 29 of heart disease at age 78. 
Mr. Leffel was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Wien, Wis. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces. He lived most of his life in Janesville and Marshfield, Wis., where he was a paint mixer for General Motors for 29 years before his retirement in 1982, when he moved to Vancouver. In 1945, he married Dorothy M. Hood. 
Survivors include his wife; sons, Kenneth and William, both of Vancouver; brothers, Arthur and Elmer, both of Stratford, Wis.; sisters, Alma Bauman of Marshfield, Wis., and Ruth Shuckhart of Janesville, Wis.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 

Diane G. Mobley
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Mt. Scott Funeral Home for Diane G. Mobley, who died June 28 of lupus at age 61. 
Mrs. Mobley was born April 17, 1938, in Woodland, Wash., and was raised in Portland. Her maiden name was Golden. She graduated from Cleveland High School in 1956 and was a personal secretary for Upjohn Drugs for seven years until 1957, and then was a homemaker. In 1962, she married Robert; he died in 1979. Her companion, Richard Krenek, died in 1998. 
Survivors include her mother, Annie Leap of Portland; and five cousins. 
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to any charity for the blind. 

Floyd Cornelious Moore
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for Floyd Cornelious Moore, who died June 28 at age 73. 
Mr. Moore was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Alamo, Ark. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific. He moved to Portland in 1963 and was a clerk for Burlington Northern Railroad for 41 years before his retirement in 1986. In 1970, he married Carol DePew. 
Survivors include his wife; sons, Danny and Jerry, both of Tacoma, and Derk of Portland; brother, Virgil of Longview, Wash.; sisters, Mary Helms of Longview and Blanche Norman of Vacaville, Calif.; and two grandchildren. 
The family suggests remembrances to any hospice program. Arrangements are by Hustad Funeral Home. 

Margaret M. 'Peggy' Prentice
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 1, 1999, in Adams Chapel in River View Cemetery for Margaret M. "Peggy" Prentice, who died June 26, 1999, of cancer at age 49. 
Miss Prentice was born Aug. 19, 1949, in Portland. She graduated from St. Mary's Academy. She was a self-employed accountant and had lived in Denver for 15 years, returning to Portland in 1985. 
Survivors include her mother, Margaret M. of Portland; sisters, Karen R. Shuman of Vancouver, Wash., and Elizabeth A. Meyers of Portland; and brothers, Thomas E. of La Jolla, Calif., Edward V., Patrick C., Barry J. and Joseph B., all of Portland, Daniel J. of Oregon City, Michael J. of Woodburn, James K. of Eugene and John R. of Vancouver. 
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation of Oregon or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 

Genevieve Snively
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, in Molalla Moose Lodge for Genevieve Snively, who died June 28 at age 85. 
Mrs. Snively was born Aug. 27, 1913, in Kankakee, Ill. Her maiden name was Stock. She moved to Molalla in 1937 and was a homemaker. In 1931, she married Shirley T. Stutz; they later divorced. In 1957, she married John H. Snively; he died in 1997. 
Survivors include her daughters, Audrey M. Griffith of Bay City, Patti J. Alexander of Canby and Charlene Stutz of Molalla; sister, Mildred Kroesch of Kankakee; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Her daughter Joyce Ditrich died in about 1994. 
Interment will be in Adams Cemetery in Molalla. The family suggests remembrances to the Molalla Adult Center. Arrangements are by Molalla Funeral Chapel. 

Curtis Lee Twilleager
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, July 2, 1999, at 2850 S.W. Peaceful Lane for Curtis Lee Twilleager, who died June 27 at age 25. 
Mr. Twilleager was born Nov. 9, 1973, in Portland. He attended Whitaker Middle School and competed in bowling in the Special Olympics. 
Survivors include his mother, JoAnne of Beaverton; sister, Charla Twilleager, half-sister, Serena Hart, and half-brother, Mark, all of Portland; and caregiver, Betty Langston of Portland. 
Interment will be in Portland Memorial Mausoleum. The family suggests remembrances to Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Arrangements are by Portland Memorial Funeral Home. 

Donna Lee Parham Martin
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 1, 1999, in Shalom United Church of Christ in Richland, Wash., for Donna Lee Parham Martin, who died June 28 at age 78. 
Mrs. Martin was born Jan. 28, 1921, in Victor, Mont., and raised in Portland. Her maiden name was Trahan. She graduated from Gresham High School and managed apartments. In 1986, she moved to Richland, where she also managed apartments until her retirement in 1990. In 1947, she married Kendrick "Pat" Parham; they later divorced. 
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Shay-Johnson of Richland; son, William K. Parham of Warren, Ark.; and two grandchildren. 
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Einan's Funeral Home in Richland.

John Ray Meeker
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 3, 1999, in St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, for John Ray Meeker, who died June 25 at age 83. A vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, July 2, in Bonners Ferry Funeral Home. 
Mr. Meeker was born Nov. 13, 1915, in Bonners Ferry. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific. He moved to Portland in 1945 and was a fork lift operator for Crown Zellerbach for 34 years before his retirement in 1979. After his retirement, he was a volunteer for the American Red Cross blood bank six days a week for 12 years, and he received awards for the number of hours of service. He also volunteered for Doernbecher Children's Hospital. In 1995, he moved to Bonners Ferry. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Portland and St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bonners Ferry. 
Survivors include his sister-in-law, Blanche Meeker of Bonners Ferry; and nieces and nephews. 
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Red Cross.


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