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Otis Telman Cagle
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Young's Funeral Home in Tigard for Otis Telman Cagle, who died May 4 at age 85.
Mr. Cagle was born Dec. 15, 1913, in Emitt, Okla. He lived in Portland since 1942. He owned Cagle's Concrete Construction for many years until retiring about five years ago. He was a member of Tigard Christian Church. In 1934, he married Ruby Givens; she died in 1990.
Survivors include his daughter, Shirley Wilson of Vancouver, Wash.; son, William E. of Woodburn; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Park. The family suggests remembrances to the American Diabetes Association or the Parkinsonian Society of Willamette/Columbia.

Doris Marie Connolly
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Young's Funeral Home in Tigard for Doris Marie Connolly, who died May 4 at age 76.
Mrs. Connolly was born April 7, 1923, in San Bernardino, Calif. Her maiden name was Clements. She had lived in the Portland area since 1974. She was a homemaker and served as vice president of the Beaverton Garden Club. She was an active member of the Christian Science Church of Beaverton and did volunteer work for the Christian Science Reading Room. She married John J. in 1948.
Survivors include her husband; son, Van L. of Federal Way, Wash.; and two grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the church.

Isabelle H. Cunningham
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, at Our Savior Lutheran Church for Isabelle Henrietta Cunningham, who died May 5 at age 86.
Mrs. Cunningham was born March 24, 1913, in Cameron, Idaho. Her maiden name was Rucks. She lived most of her life in the Portland area. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of the church. She married Clyde H. in 1933; he died in 1967.
Survivors include daughters, Annabelle L. Simmons and Sharon R. Cunningham, both of Portland; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Private interment will be in Rose City Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the church or the Lutheran Hour. Arrangements are by Rose City Cemetery & Funeral Home.

Earnie Edmond Davis
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in Skyline Funeral Chapel for Earnie Edmond Davis, who died May 4 at age 80.
Mr. Davis was born July 29, 1918, in Littleton, Colo. He lived in Portland since 1947. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked as a cattle rancher and also was a log buyer for B.P. Johns Furniture Co. and Herrine Industries, retiring in 1980. He married Kathlyn Hyman in 1941.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Margaret Larson of Vancouver, Wash.; and one grandchild.
Interment will be in Skyline Memorial Gardens.

Dr. C. Wayne Drake
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Kaiser Permanente Town Hall for Dr. C. Wayne Drake, who died April 25 of cancer at age 55.
Dr. Drake was born March 12, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio. He graduated from Oregon State University and in 1970 from the University of Oregon Dental School. For the past 26 years, he was a Kaiser Permanente dental associate in Portland and was one of the first dentists to practice under the organization. In 1967, he married Jean Lucas.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Leann of Boring; brothers, Donald of Portland, Gerald of Silver Lake, Wash., and Philip of Toledo, Ohio; and sisters, Linda Graham of West Linn and Kathleen Orozco of Portland.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Oregon State University Beaver Athletic Scholarship Fund or Kaiser Hospice. Arrangements are by Crown Cremation & Funeral Services.

Anna Durand
A memorial service has been held for Anna Durand, who died April 30 at age 69.
Mrs. Durand was born Dec. 16, 1929, in Rome. Her maiden name was Pica. During World War II, she was a courier for the underground anti-fascist resistance in Italy. She immigrated to the United States in the mid-1960s and lived in the Los Angeles area until moving to San Diego in 1979. She had worked as a registered nurse and machinist before retiring in 1986. She moved to the Portland area in 1998. She married Anthony in 1979.
Survivors include her husband; stepdaughters, Jeannette Turin of Gresham, Tamara Pullen and Shelby Dries, both of Sandy, and Julie of Portland; and five grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Omega Funeral & Cremation Service.

Jeffery Allen Gray
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, Wash., for Jeffery Allen Gray, who died May 5 at age 16.
Jeffery was born Aug. 2, 1982, in Portland. He was disabled and lived most of his life in Providence Child Center.
Survivors include his brothers, Brian, Nicholas and Mario Pacheco, and sisters, Angel and Isolina Pacheco, all of Vancouver; and grandparents, Gene and Sandy Burnett of Vancouver and Ernie and Grace Gray of Portland.
The family suggests remembrances to Providence Child Center. Arrangements are by Omega Funeral & Cremation Service.

Gladys L. Hays
Private services were held for Gladys L. Hays, who died May 3, 1999, at age 89.
Mrs. Hays was born Sept. 22, 1909, in Knoxville, Tenn. She was a homemaker and lived in Kansas City, Mo., until 1954, when she moved to Oregon. She lived in Salem and Hubbard before moving to Woodburn 10 years ago.
Survivors include her daughters, Terry Carvajal of Bedford, Texas, E. Dean Lehr of Vancouver, Wash., and Sandra Stevens of Boring; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were by Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn.

Benjamin Paul Hutchinson
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home in Forest Grove for Benjamin Paul Hutchinson, who died May 3 at age 50.
Mr. Hutchinson was born July 9, 1948, in Hobart, Okla. He graduated from Soquel High School in Santa Cruz, Calif. He owned Coastal Pacific Construction before moving to the Portland area in 1992. He had been a loan officer for Four Star Lending Co. since 1993.
Survivors include his daughters, Cheri L. of Sacramento, Calif., and Violet R. of Arcata, Calif.; father and stepmother, Carlyle and Sarah, and brother, Lindsey, all of Klamath Falls.
Disposition was by cremation.

Menno Jacob Wagler
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in First Christian Church of Sheridan for Menno Jacob Wagler, who died May 3 at age 79.
Mr. Wagler was born March 4, 1920, in Molalla. He graduated from Willamina High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a heavy equipment contractor for Northwest Natural for 33 years until moving to Beaver in 1972. He then owned a recreational vehicle park until retiring and moving to Sheridan in 1988. He married Velma Ottinger in 1943.
Survivors include his wife; son, Don of Portland; sisters, Ruth Yoder of Indianapolis, Ind., and Ada Stout of Canby; and brothers, Ray and Mike, both of Gold Creek. His daughter, Sylvia J., died in 1969.
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are by Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Julia 'Alta' Emery
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 9, 1999, in Beaverton Seventh-day Adventist Church for Julia "Alta" Emery, who died May 2 in Oliver, British Columbia, at age 69.
Mrs. Emery was born Feb. 16, 1930, in Hanna, Alberta. Her maiden name was Young. She had lived in Portland for several years and completed nursing school at the Portland campus of Walla Walla College. In 1969, she moved to Yakima, where she worked as a registered nurse for Yakima Valley Hospital. She had lived in Oliver for the past 10 years. She was a member of the church. In 1957, she married Eugene E.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Cheryl of Oregon City, Holly of Beaverton and Joan Reynolds of Hillsboro; son, Arthur of Estacada; brother, Art Young of Oliver; and four grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Adventist World Radio, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, Md. 20904-6600. Arrangements are by Riverview Abbey Funeral Home.

Wilda Viola Wishart
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Happy Valley Evangelical Church for Wilda Viola Wishart, who died May 1 at age 86.
Mrs. Wishart was born Jan. 23, 1913, in Happy Valley. Her maiden name was Ulrich. She graduated from Clackamas High School and the Portland Bible Institute. At age 50, she earned her bachelor's degree in education from Portland State University. She helped serve numerous evangelical churches throughout the Pacific Northwest, California and Colorado for more than 50 years and taught school in California. She had lived in Yakima since 1990 and was an active member of Yakima Evangelical Church. She married the Rev. John K. in 1933; he died in 1992.
Survivors include her sons, David of Yakima and Donald of San Jose, Calif.; brother, Eldon Ulrich of Portland; sisters, Eva Ott of Portland and Gladys Hvidding of Neptune, N.J.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the church in care of Keith & Keith Funeral Home, 902 W. Yakima Ave., Yakima, WA 98902.

Allen Boyd Wise
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Riverview Abbey Funeral Home for Allen Boyd Wise, who died May 1 at age 81.
Mr. Wise was born July 9, 1917, in Kansas City, Mo. He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees during World War II. He lived in the Portland area since 1935. He worked as a plumber for many years until retiring in 1981 and was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 290. His wife, DeLomee, died in 1985.
Survivors include his son, Mark A. of Colton; daughter, Marlyss A. Watson of Amity; brother, Horace Jr. of Pittsburg, Kan.; and five grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Riverview Abbey Mausoleum.

Janet A. Wilson
A graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in Mt. Calvary Cemetery for Janet A. Wilson, who died May 4 at age 68.
Mrs. Wilson was born Jan. 3, 1931, in Portland. Her maiden name was McLain. She graduated from Girls Polytechnic High School. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Beaverton. She married Bruce in 1953; he died in 1995.
Survivors include her sons, Lee, Richard and Joseph, all of Portland, and Steven of Salem; daughter, Evelyne Askay of Portland; brother, Roger McLain of Salem; sister, Elizabeth Holland of Florida.; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Hillside Chapel.

Arnold Thomsen
A memorial service will be held later for Arnold Thomsen, who died April 28, 1999, at age 78.
Mr. Thomsen was born Nov. 6, 1920, in Lincoln, Neb. He moved to Portland as a child and attended Hudson Grade School and Benson Polytechnic High School. He served in the military police in the U.S. Army during World War II. He returned to Portland at war's end and was a sheet-metal worker at several companies, retiring in 1983.
Survivors include his daughter, Nancy of Philadelphia; and sisters, Mildred McKinnell of Centralia, Wash., and Marguerite Friday of Portland.
Disposition was by cremation with interment in Willamette National Cemetery. Arrangements were by Gable and Parkrose Funeral Chapel. The family suggests remembrances to the Hemophiliac Society.

Robert M. Taylor
A memorial service has been held for Robert M. Taylor, who died April 30, 1999, of cancer at age 50.
Mr. Taylor was born Sept. 24, 1948, in Portland. He graduated from Marshall High School. From 1968 to 1970 he served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. A dental technician, he worked for his father's lab, then for the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center until retiring in November 1998 as the chief of its dental laboratory. He also volunteered for the Portland Public Schools, teaching dental care. In 1989, he married Susan Campbell.
Survivors include his wife; son, Michael Kress of Corvallis; and mother, Shirley, brother, Ron, and sisters, Sandra Workman and Cynthia Taylor, all of Portland.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society or Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

Gordon Fielding Sweeny
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Southwest Bible Church in Beaverton for Gordon Fielding Sweeny, who died May 4 at age 78.
Mr. Sweeny was born July 3, 1920, in East St. Louis, Ill. He served as a glider pilot in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. He lived in Portland since 1962. He worked for Meier & Frank Co. for 23 years, retiring as a division manager in the mid-1980s. He married Betty L. Smith in 1957.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Frank Deaver of Beaverton, Gordon Jr. of Modesto, Calif., and Robert of Oakdale, Calif.; daughter, Charleene Deaver of Winnemucca, Nev.; sister, Gene Russell of East St. Louis; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Heritage Memorial.

Erna Louise Svela
A memorial service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Beaverton for Erna Louise Svela, who died May 2 at age 81.
Mrs. Svela was born Sept. 3, 1917, in Wildrose, N.D. Her maiden name was Kettel. She was a homemaker and lived in Port Angeles, Wash., from 1937 until moving to Beaverton in 1952. She was a member of the church. In 1939, she married Clifford; he died in 1998.
Survivors include her sons, Jack L. of Warren and Jim C. and Jerry A., both of Beaverton; daughter, Jayne R. Woods of Beaverton; brother, Alvin Kettel of Sequim, Wash.; sisters, Mildred Kettel of Forks, Wash., Arlene Halverson of Port Angeles, and Vivian Seastrom of Port Orchard, Wash.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Skyline Memorial Gardens. The family suggests remembrances to her church or Providence St. Vincent Hospice. Arrangements are by Skyline Funeral Home.

Emily Stone
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, in Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel in Gresham for Emily Stone, who died May 1 at age 90.
Mrs. Stone was born Aug. 20, 1908, in Brunnenthal, Russia. Her maiden name was Popphien. She immigrated to the United States in 1911 and lived in Ellensburg, Wash., for a number of years until moving to the Portland area in 1942. She was a cook for the Gresham Elks Club for seven years. She married Frank in 1927; he died in 1969.
Survivors include her sons, Frank Jr. of Boring, Robert and Ron, both of Troutdale, and Jack of Sonora, Calif.; daughter, Marsha Johnson of Fairview; brother, Kurt Von Popphien of Portland; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Her daughter, Beverly Gray, died in 1998.
Private interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Gresham. The family suggests remembrances to Perry Center for Children.

Kirt Lee Stewart
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud Funeral Home for Kirt Lee Stewart, who died May 5 at age 36.
Mr. Stewart was born May 18, 1962, in Colfax, Wash. He moved to the Portland area as a child. He later moved to California and attended high school in Canoga Park. A building contractor, he owned Sunwood Construction Co. in West Linn for 10 years.
Survivors include his son, Ferris L. of Portland; father, Donald C. of Lewiston, Idaho; mother, Kathryn O'Laughlin of Mandurah, Australia; brother, Donald J. of Los Angeles; sister, Shawni Eisele of Lake Oswego; grandmother, Maxine Stamper of Gresham; and companion, Kasey Wheeler of West Linn.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

David Albietz
A gathering has been held for David Albietz, who died May 4, 1999, at age 61.
Mr. Albietz was born Sept. 26, 1937, in St. Louis, Mo. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a salesman for lumber companies and hardware stores in Victorville, Calif., and in Alaska, retiring in 1991. He moved to the Portland area from Juneau, Alaska, three years ago. He married Carmel Roberts in 1991.
Survivors include his wife; son, John A. of Chehalis, Wash.; daughters, Kelli J. Albietz Whitehead, Dina M. and Robin D., all of Victorville; sisters, Debbie Warkentin of Winton, Calif., Cheri Borden of Payson, Ariz., and Chris Curtis of Victorville; former wife, Jeanne Allen of Victorville; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements were by Alpine Cremation & Burial Services.

Robert L. Cates
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for Robert L. Cates, who died April 14 at age 64.
Mr. Cates was born April 3, 1935, in Inglewood, Calif. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1953 to 1961 and had lived in the Portland area since 1985. He was a self-employed boat mechanic until retiring in 1997.
Survivors include his son, Sterling Christie of Portland.
The family suggests remembrances to the Oregon Humane Society. Arrangements are by Chapel of the Canyons Mortuary in Valencia, Calif.

Ella Patterson Lawrence
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in Attrell's Newberg Funeral Chapel for Ella Patterson Lawrence, who died May 7 at age 85.
Mrs. Lawrence was born Oct. 20, 1913, in Rock Lake, N.D. Her maiden name was Scorgie. She had lived in the Salem and Newberg areas since the late 1940s. She was a homemaker and a member of the Free United Methodist Church in Newberg. Her first husband, Albert Suran, died in 1969. She married Everett in 1976; he died in 1996.
Survivors include her son, Dale Suran of Vancouver, Wash.; daughters, Sheran Jones and Bonnie Davis, both of Newberg; sisters, Lillie Eller of the Seattle area and Evelyn Weisz of Hillsboro; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park in McMinnville. The family suggests remembrances to the Oregon chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Elizabeth Muller
A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in St. Clare Catholic Church for Elizabeth "Betty" Muller, who died May 3 at age 83.
Mrs. Muller was born May 21, 1915, in Chicago. Her maiden name was Wren. She moved to Roseburg in 1945 and had lived in the Portland area since 1958. She was a homemaker and had worked as an accountant as a young woman. She was a member of the church. She married Carl in 1948; he died in 1987.
Survivors include her brothers, William Wren of Port Hueneme, Calif., and Kent Gray of Northridge, Ill.; sisters, Marian Chase of Evanston, Ill., and Jane Kursmierski of Northridge.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to St. Clare Catholic School or Village Paws Thrift Shop. Arrangements are by Heritage Memorial.

William Wallace Payne
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in Young's Funeral Home for William Wallace Payne, who died May 3 at age 85.
Mr. Payne was born March 25, 1914, in Seattle. He lived most of his life in the Portland area. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a horse trainer and lumber broker and later worked as a real-estate agent for Hal Smith and Oregon Realty, retiring in 1988. He was a member of the Catholic Church and a past president of the Oregon Thoroughbred Breeders Association.
Survivors include his son, Scotty W. of Portland.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the breeders association's college fund.

Beatrice Lola Smith
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in Northeast Community Fellowship Church for Beatrice Lola Smith, who died May 3 at age 91.
Mrs. Smith was born Oct. 26, 1907, in Junction City, Ark. Her maiden name was Cleveland. She lived in the Portland area since 1959. She was a private housekeeper until retiring in 1969. She was one of the founders of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and was named mother of the church in 1972. She was a member of Mount Sinai Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son, Charles M. of Portland; and four grandchildren.
Interment will be in the Chimes Memorial Garden. Arrangements are by Killingsworth Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Lena Loprinzi Sophy
A rosary followed by a funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in Holy Rosary Catholic Church for Lena Loprinzi Sophy, who died May 7 at age 89.
Mrs. Sophy was born March 8, 1910, in Portland. Her maiden name was Loprinzi. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Philip Neri and Holy Rosary Catholic churches. She married James in 1923.
Survivors include her husband and brother, Joe Loprinzi of Portland.
Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Mt. St. Joseph Residence and Extended Care Center. Arrangements are by Zeller Chapel of the Roses.

Barbara C. Worley
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in All Saints Catholic Church for Barbara C. Worley, who died May 4 of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at age 57. A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. May 10 in the church.
Mrs. Worley was born Nov. 7, 1941, in Minot, N.D. Her maiden name was Charlebois. She moved to the Portland area in 1962 and later lived in Falls Church, Va., for about 10 years before moving back to Portland in 1998. She was a homemaker and a member of the church. She married LeRoy E. in 1961.
Survivors include her husband; her sons, Christopher of Mill Creek, Wash., and Lee and Patrick, both of Portland; daughters, Karen of Tacoma and Margaret Cucinell of Kensington, Md.; father, Clayton Charlebois of Albany; brother, Richard Charlebois of Minot; sister, Mary Richer of Kirkland, Wash.; and 10 grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Omega Funeral & Cremation Service.

Virginia Lucille Young
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 10, 1999, in the Colonial Heights Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Virginia Lucille Young, who died May 5 at age 80.
Mrs. Young was born July 18, 1918, in Reese, Texas. Her maiden name was Massenberg. She lived in Montebello, Calif., for many years before moving to the Portland area 11 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the church. She married Lloyd in 1939; he died in 1998.
Survivors include her son, Richard L. of Portland; daughter, Cheryl A. Monteiro of Portland; sisters, Alice "Irene" Smathers of Montebello and Thelma Webb of Woodward, Okla.; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Ogden Cemetery in Ogden, Utah. Arrangements are by Mt. Scott Funeral Home.

George Virgil Clark
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Restlawn Funeral Home in Salem for George Virgil Clark, who died May 5 at age 79.
Mr. Clark was born Jan. 19, 1920, in Portland. He graduated from Tigard High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for Pacific Metal Co. for 45 years until retiring as manager of the Eugene branch in 1984. He married Marguerite Ferris in 1943.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Joyce O'Leary of Salem and Sandy Gnirrep of Albany, N.Y.; son, Ron of Portland; brother, Ed of Salem; sisters, Ethel Ferris of Newberg and Emma Wilder of Dundee; and four grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Melissa Martha Deines
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in Wilhelm Funeral Home for Melissa Martha Deines, who died May 6 at age 91.
Mrs. Deines was born Jan. 10, 1908, in Soldiers Grove, Wis. Her maiden name was Peer. She had lived in the Portland area since the early 1920s. She was a homemaker. She married Henry in 1928; he died in 1976.
Survivors include her daughters, Dolores Seale of Clackamas and Darlene Johnson of Oregon City; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Rose City Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Heart Association or a favorite charity.

Nellie Lucille Harrell
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in Hubbard Community Church for Nellie Lucille Harrell, who died May 7 at age 84.
Mrs. Harrell was born Jan. 24, 1915, in Lawton, Okla. Her maiden name was Rains. She had lived in the Hubbard and Woodburn areas for about 40 years. She was a seamstress at MacLaren School for more than 20 years until retiring in the early 1980s. She did volunteer work at Dammasch State Hospital until it closed. Her husband, Don L., died in 1960.
Survivors include her son, Billy of Everett, Wash.; daughters, Bertha Yoder of Hubbard and Mary "Lou" Zellner of Woodburn; brother, Gene Rains of Madras; sister, Caroline James of Newberg; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Union Point Cemetery in Banks. The family suggests remembrances to the church. Arrangements are by Simon-Woodburn Funeral Chapel.

Anna M. Topper
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in the Gresham Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Anna M. Topper, who died April 30 at age 91.
Mrs. Topper was born July 23, 1907, in Buena Vista, Pa. Her maiden name was Penman. She lived most of her life in the Portland area. She was a cook at Ventura Park School for about 20 years. She also owned an antique coin shop in Southeast Portland with her husband, Earl, who died in 1989.
Survivors include her sons, Earl of Deweyville, Utah, and David of Portland; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation.

John Wesley Wilson Sr.
At his request, no service was held for John Wesley Wilson Sr., who died April 30, 1999, at age 83.
Mr. Wilson was born Oct. 21, 1915, in Bristow, Okla. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army in the Pacific and European theaters. He was a custodian at the Presbyterian church in Parsons, Kan., for more than 20 years and for Natkin & Co. in Santa Clara, Calif., for about 10 years before retiring in 1976. He lived in the Portland area for the past 20 years and had attended Elsie Stuhr, Multnomah and Hillsboro senior centers.
Survivors include his sons, John of Aloha, Larry R. of Wichita, Kan., and Desmond of Parsons; former wife, Sadie M. Wilson of Parsons; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Private interment was in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to a favorite charity. Arrangements were by Pegg, Paxson & Springer Funeral Chapel.

Elmer Leslie Wyllie
A private service will be held for Elmer Leslie Wyllie, who died April 30, 1999, at age 78.
Mr. Wyllie was born June 23, 1920, in Dayville, where he went to school. He moved to Portland before World War II and worked in the shipyards before joining the U.S. Navy. After the war, he worked as a truck driver before retiring from Willamette Building Materials.
Survivors include his sons, James of Portland and Larry Morse of Maui, Hawaii; daughters, Linda Wyllie and Carol Wilson, both of Portland; stepson, Charles Warden of Milwaukie; 28 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Lennas Bezona, died about six years ago.
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements are by Portland Funeral Home.

Amy Staley Ballentine
A celebration of life will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in First Methodist Church in Portland for Amy Staley Ballentine, who died May 8 of asthma at age 21.
Miss Ballentine was born July 21, 1977, in Anchorage, Alaska, and moved to Portland in 1996. She worked for Toys R Us at Lloyd Center and attended Portland Community College.
Survivors include her parents, George and Kit of Juneau, Alaska; brother, Peter of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; and grandmother, Doris Staley of Austin, Texas.
Disposition is by cremation. Arrangements are by Young's Funeral Home in Tigard.

Mark William Calder Jr.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Beaverton Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Mark William Calder Jr., who died May 9 at age 74.
Mr. Calder was born Jan. 10, 1925, in San Jose, Calif., and was raised in Vancouver, Wash., and Portland. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces in the Pacific. He graduated from Lewis & Clark College. He was an automobile salesman for Lake Chevrolet and Sunset Volkswagen and a legal adviser for several credit companies from 1976 until his retirement in 1989. He was a member of the church. In 1946, he married Barbara Frederick.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Bill of Portland and Stan of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; daughter, Judy Linderman of Myrtle Point; brother, George of Corvallis; sisters, Jeanne Shirts of Vancouver, Wash., and Cleo Montgomery of West Linn; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the Beaverton Rotary Foundation, P.O. Box 385, Beaverton, OR 97075. Arrangements are by Pegg, Paxon & Springer Chapel.

Jennifer Leah Chronister
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in St. Francis Catholic Church in Sherwood for Jennifer Leah Chronister, who died of complications of lupus May 6 at age 22.
Ms. Chronister was born Feb. 8, 1977, in Fountain Valley, Calif. She moved to Sherwood in 1991. She graduated from Sherwood High School in 1994. She was the jewelry department manager at the Tualatin Kmart and was attending Portland Community College.
Survivors include her parents, Wayne and Linda of Sherwood; sisters, Holly and Andrea, both of Portland, Stacy Sheely of Dundee and Kelly of Sherwood; brother, Scot of Lomita, Calif., and Michael of Sherwood; grandmother, Rosemary Rubsam of Sherwood; and boyfriend, Paul Briant of Sherwood.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Lupus Foundation of America Inc., 1300 Piccard Drive, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20850-4303. Arrangements are by Attrell's Sherwood Chapel.

Leona Mae Conley
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Milwaukie for Leona Mae Conley, who died May 6 at age 59.
Mrs. Conley was born March 24, 1940, in San Francisco. Her maiden name was LeClerc. A homemaker, she had lived in Santa Rosa, Calif., for about 20 years and moved to the Portland area in 1977. From 1980 to 1985, she was a security guard for American Building Maintenance. She was a member of the church. In 1965, she married Aaron.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Pat of Portland, William of Nampa, Idaho, and John of Milwaukie; daughter, Teresa of Milwaukie; brother, Joel LeClerc of the San Francisco Bay Area; sisters, Shirley LeClerc of Silverton, British Columbia, and Marilyn LeClerc of Santa Rosa; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements are by Stehn's Milwaukie Funeral Home.

Henry W. Deines
A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Rivercrest Community Church for Henry W. "Hank" Deines, who died May 9 at age 88.
Mr. Deines was born May 23, 1910, in Hadar, Neb. After graduating from the University of Nebraska in 1932, he moved to Portland, where he owned Broadway Sports Center from 1945 to 1962 and H.W. Deines Realty Co. from 1962 until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of the church, past distinguished president of the Optimist Club of Northeast Portland and past district governor of the Pacific Northwest District of Optimist International. In 1935, he married Esther F. Sauer.
Survivors include his wife; sons, William H. of Louisville, Ky., and Douglas J. of Portland; sister, Lydia Koonce of Greeley, Colo.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Rose City Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the church or Optimists International Foundation. Arrangements are by Ross Hollywood Chapel.

Gerald Edward Dohaney
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 13, 1999, in Gresham Funeral Chapel for Gerald "Jerry" Edward Dohaney, who died May 4 at age 48.
Mr. Dohaney was born May 7, 1950, in Trenton, Mich. During the Vietnam War, he served in the U.S. Army. He had been a machinist and a bartender.
Survivors include his daughters, Renate and Kayla Weber, both of Portland; son, Shawn of Boise; mother, Mary A. Gunn of Charleston, S.C.; sisters, Janet Adams and Joann Willette, both of Portland, Karen Davis of Gresham and Kathleen Romines of Oklahoma; brother, Richard of Charleston, S.C.; and one grandchild.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Portland Funeral Alternatives.

Randall A. Guess
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Trinity Lutheran Church in Gresham for Randall A. "Randy" Guess, who died May 8 of heart attack at age 43.
Mr. Guess was born July 21, 1955, in Des Moines, Iowa, and moved to Portland in 1959. He graduated from Reynolds High School in 1973 and attended Oregon State University. He was a partner with his father in Al's Auto Sales. He was a past president and regional director for two years of the Professional Wild Horse Race Association. In 1987, he married Janet L. Olson.
Survivors include his wife; parents, Allyn and Kay of Portland; and sisters, Kandy Kim of Denver and Connie Virell of Gresham.
Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Gresham. The family suggests remembrances to the Professional Wild Horse Racers Association, P.O. Box 3462, Sequim, WA 98382. Arrangements are by Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel.

Maybelle Suitter Kreilaus
A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Portland Memorial Funeral Home for Maybelle Suitter Kreilaus, who died May 9 at age 88.
Mrs. Kreilaus was born July 3, 1910, in Portland. Her maiden name was Hedlind. She graduated from Roosevelt High School. She was a cook for Madeleine Girls School for 25 years, retiring in 1976. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. For 10 years, she volunteered for the Sisters of the Holy Names at Marylhurst, cutting and sorting stamps to raise money for missions in Africa. She married Emery Suitter in 1945; he died in 1958. She married William in 1979; he died in 1988.
Survivors include her niece, Jean Myers of Northridge, Calif., nephew, Donald Hedlind of Eugene; grandniece, Diane Hilton of Columbia City; and grandnephew, Randy Arronson of Portland.
Private entombment will be in Portland Memorial Mausoleum. The family suggests remembrances to a favorite charity.

Violet Ruth Inman Larson
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for Violet Ruth Inman Larson, who died May 10 at age 89.
Mrs. Larson was born July 12, 1909, in Springfield. Her maiden name was Inman. She graduated from Oregon Normal School in 1930 and taught elementary schools around Springfield for eight years before her marriage, and then was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of God the Eternal in Eugene. She was state president of the American Legion Auxiliary in 1962 and 1963, and state president of "40 et 8" in 1959. In 1992, she moved to Canby. She married John M. in 1941; he died in 1985.
Survivors include her son, James M. of Canby; stepson, Dick Larson of Anchorage, Alaska; stepdaughter, Pat Larson of Magalia, Calif.; sister, Gladys Myers of Springfield; brother, Leroy Inman of Roseburg; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family suggests remembrances to the Emergency Fund of the Department of Oregon American Legion Auxiliary in Wilsonville. Arrangements are by Canby Funeral Chapel.

Richard Eugene McMahon
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Holy Cross Catholic Church for Richard Eugene McMahon, who died May 7 at age 79.
Mr. McMahon was born April 28, 1920, in Masonville, Iowa. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He lived most of his life in Chicago, where he was a collections officer for the Internal Revenue Service for more than 30 years before his retirement in 1975. In 1996, he moved to Portland, where he was a member of the church. He married Virginia Donavan in 1947; she died in 1996.
Survivors include his sons, Paul of St. Charles, Ill., Kevin of Chicago, and Bob of Portland; brother, Joe of Manchester, Iowa; sisters, Kay Tegler and Eileen Keenan, both of Manchester; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Hustad Funeral Home.

Edna Wolsey Naef
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel in Gresham for Edna Wolsey Naef, who died May 10 at age 85.
Mrs. Naef was born May 3, 1914, in Spring City, Utah, and was raised in Mountain View, Alberta. Her maiden name was Neilson. She lived in Klickitat, Wash., from 1948 to 1964, when she moved to Milwaukie. She was a nurse's aide for Holladay Park Hospital for 16 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1932, she married Hugh Wolsey; they divorced in 1962. She married William Naef in 1963; he died in 1994.
Survivors include her daughters, Edra A. Richardson of Everett, Wash., and Carole Ann Coggins of Santa Rosa, Calif.; son, Hugh D. Wolsey of St. George, Utah; brother, Glen Neilson of Roseburg; sisters, Alice Crane and Ada Marks, both of Salt Lake City; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Grace I. O'Leary
A memorial Mass will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Portland for Grace I. O'Leary, who died May 8 of a heart attack at age 74.
Mrs. O'Leary was born Jan. 20, 1925, in Pe Ell, Wash., and was raised in Shelton, Wash. Her maiden name was McGhee. As a young woman she moved to Stockton, Calif., where she lived until moving to Portland in 1959. She was a cook for various restaurants, including Manning's, the Hoyt Hotel and Tony's Restaurant & Bar, retiring in 1984. She was a member of the church.
Survivors include her daughters, Judi Harrell of Stockton, Yvonne Viuhkola-Collins of Astoria, Ruby Davis of Portland and Lila Robertson of Charlottesville, Va.; stepdaughters, Sue Kullberg of Mesa, Ariz., Debbie Purdu of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mary Feisler of Portland; sisters, Betty Burnett and Kay Sealy, both of Shelton; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Zeller Chapel of the Roses.

Howard Douglas Palmer
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Peake Memorial Chapel for Howard Douglas Palmer, who died May 8 at age 70.
Mr. Palmer was born May 31, 1928, in Olympia. He had lived in the Portland area since 1951. A barber, he had owned Palmer's Barber Shop and for the past 16 years and worked for Roseway Barber Shop. He also volunteered for the Gales Creek Diabetic Children's Camp for the past 12 years. In 1947, he married Mary L. "Lois" Collings.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Robert L. and David W., both of Oregon City; daughters, Dorothy L. Baer and Sharon L. Smith, both of Portland, and Patricia A. Cremeens of Peoria, Ill.; brothers, Jack of Pahrump, Nev., Irvin of Anchorage, Alaska, Noel of Redding, Calif., and Kenneth of Olympia; sisters, Joanne Saunders of Lakeland, Fla, Barbara Oudean of Rainier, Wash., and Marie Taylor, Bertha Keilly and Linda Erdahl, all of Olympia; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to Gales Creek Diabetic Children's Camp.

Elsie Alvina Roshak
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in St. Matthew Catholic Church in Hillsboro for Elsie Alvina Roshak, who died May 9 at age 87. A recitation of the rosary will be at 9 a.m.
Mrs. Roshak was born June 21, 1911, in Sherwood. Her maiden name was Conzelmann. She graduated from Tigard High School. She had lived in Hillsboro since 1946 and was a member of the church. In 1935, she married Stephen.
Survivors include her husband; son, Larry of Aloha; daughters, Kathryn Herb and Vivian Sargor, both of Aloha, Patricia Joyaux of Cornelius, and Virginia Arnett and Juanita Roshak, both of Hillsboro; brother, Arnold Conzelmann of Sherwood; 25 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in St. Matthew Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to her church or Good Shepherd Home.

Michiye Ichiba Valenzuela
A funeral will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 1999, in Wilhelm Funeral Home for Michiye Ichiba Valenzuela, who died May 7 at age 76.
Mrs. Valenzuela was born June 16, 1922, in Astoria and was raised in Portland. Her maiden name was Ichiba. She attended the University of Oregon. During World War II, she was interned in Minidoka, Idaho. After the war, she lived in Salt Lake City and in the Los Angeles area for 20 years before returning to Portland in 1976, where she was a phlebotomist for Quest Diagnostics during the past nine years.
Survivors include her son, Dean Okamoto of San Dimas, Calif.; daughter, Susan Marder of Glendora, Calif.; and one grandchild.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Make A Wish Foundation.

William H. Schlauch
One of the region's most popular and productive business executives, died Monday of complications from heart surgery after a lengthy battle with leukemia. He was 74.
A memorial service will be at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, in Mountain Park Church in Lake Oswego, where he was a longtime member.
A more than 40-year veteran of the lumber export field, Mr. Schlauch worked for Georgia Pacific Corp. for 25 years as export manager and later as vice president of Georgia Pacific International.
In 1981, Mr. Schlauch formed his own forest products export firm, Cardinal Trading Ltd. He retired in 1989, and his son, Jim, took over the firm.
Mr. Schlauch was an excellent businessman, as well as a valued and longtime friend, said Robert B. Pamplin Sr., chairman of the R.B. Pamplin Corp. and chief executive officer of Georgia Pacific during Mr. Schlauch's tenure. "Everybody liked him -- the people whom he did business with and the people who worked for him," Pamplin said.
Mr. Schlauch was born May 17, 1924, in Spokane, where he attended Lewis & Clark High School, Spokane Junior College and Whitworth College. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific, attaining the rank of lieutenant junior grade.
In 1948, he graduated from the University of Washington and married Barbara Miller.
Survivors include his wife, of Lake Oswego; son, Jim of Portland; daughters, Patricia Atkins of Tuolumne, Calif., and Carolyn Schlauch of Lake Oswego; sister, Mary Ellen Votaw of Clarkston, Wash.; and six grandchildren.
The family suggests remembrances to the Rotary Club of Portland Wheelchair Program, the church, or the Salvation Army.


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