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Theodora M. Johnson
A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Ross Hollywood Chapel for Theodora M. "Teddy" Johnson, who died May 9 at age 93.
Mrs. Johnson was born April 18, 1906, in Tacoma. Her maiden name was Tiedeman. In 1929, she moved to Astoria. She was a business teacher at Warrenton High School and Clatsop Community College, retiring in 1971. She moved to Portland in 1972. She married Charles F. Gibson in 1929; he died in 1971. She married Roy G. in 1988.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Beverly Gibson of Seattle and Geraldine Coulter of Portland; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Anatomical Research Fund at Oregon Health Sciences University or a favorite charity.

Marie Hinchliff
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Calvary Lutheran Church for Marie Hinchliff, who died May 11 at age 79.
Mrs. Hinchliff was born July 21, 1919, in Seattle. Her maiden name was Scholtens. She moved to Portland in 1937 and was a homemaker and a member of the church. In 1955, she married Forrest P.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Mark F. of Portland and Dean J. of Canby; and four grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. Arrangements are by Canby Funeral Home.

Dorothy Allene Haines
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 14, 1999, in Lincoln Willamette Funeral Directors for Dorothy Allene Haines, who died May 10 at age 71.
Mrs. Haines was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Laramie, Wyo., and was raised in Mill City. Her maiden name was Shuey. She graduated from nursing school in Astoria. A registered nurse, she worked in the American Red Cross blood program in Portland for 40 years before retiring in 1993. In 1949, she married Que W. Jr.; he died in 1986.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Red Cross.

Rose Margaret Fawcett
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Lincoln Memorial Park for Rose Margaret Fawcett, who died May 11 at age 85.
Mrs. Fawcett was born Nov. 16, 1913, in Portland. Her maiden name was Bates. She graduated from Franklin High School. She was a homemaker and a board member of the Oregon State and Greater Portland Women's Bowling Associations. She married Donald in 1934; he died in 1986.
Survivors include her daughters, Irene Merrell of Rexburg, Idaho, and Donna Kinnaman of Pendleton; sister, Emma Kemp of Mexico; brother, Charles Bates of Portland; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Her son, Lynn, died in 1968; another son, Robert, died in 1969.
The family suggests remembrances to the Hospice of St. Anthony Hospital, 1601 S.E. Court St., Pendleton, OR 97801. Arrangements are by Mt. Scott Funeral Home.

E. Louise Cullingworth
A private service will be held for E. Louise Cullingworth, who died April 24, 1999, of a heart attack at age 78.
Mrs. Cullingworth was born March 1, 1921, in Toronto. Her maiden name was Bower. When she was 12, her mother died and she was sent to York, Pa., to live with an aunt. She moved to the Portland area in 1952. She worked in Washington County's health department and as a private secretary for the head librarian at Portland State University before becoming office manager and purchasing agent at Stagecraft Industries. After retiring in 1979, she moved to England for two years, returning to Oregon in 1981. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sherwood. Survivors include her husband, Basil J., whom she married in 1950.
Disposition was by cremation with private interment. Arrangements were by American Burial & Cremation Services of Oregon. The family suggests remembrances to her church's van fund.

Gaile Murray Criteser
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 14, 1999, in Finley's Sunset Hills Mortuary for Gaile Murray Criteser, who died May 11 at age 79.
Mrs. Criteser was born March 1, 1920, in Portland. Her maiden name was Murray. She was a graduate of Commerce High School and worked in the registrar's office at Portland State University for more than 20 years, retiring as head registrar in 1978. In 1939, she married Glen F.; he died in 1991.
Survivors include her sons, Bill of Gladstone and Bob of Troutdale; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Finley's Sunset Hills Memorial Park.

Lydia W. Cofer
A memorial service will be at noon Saturday, May 15, 1999, in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church for Lydia W. Cofer, who died May 12 at age 89.
Mrs. Cofer was born Feb. 7, 1910, in Guthrie, Okla. Her maiden name was Backes. In 1928, she moved to Klamath Falls and later to Medford and to Portland in 1942. She was a homemaker and a cosmetic saleswoman for Olds & King Department Store, Meier & Frank and for Allen's Rexall Drugs until her retirement in the mid-1970s. She was a member of the church. In 1929, she married Lester B.; he died in 1996.
Survivors include her daughters, Dena Iverson and Jeanette Blesener, both of Des Moines, Wash.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Skyline Memorial Gardens. The family suggests remembrances to the Parkinson's Center of Oregon at OHSU. Arrangements are by Skyline Funeral Home.

Dorothy A. Christian
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Columbia Presbyterian Church in Vancouver, Wash., for Dorothy A. Christian, who died May 6 of pancreatic cancer at age 76.
Mrs. Christian was born Dec. 22, 1922, near Waterloo, Iowa. Her maiden name was Schmidt. She moved to Vancouver in 1979 and was a homemaker and a member of the church. In 1973, she married James E.
Survivors include her husband; son, Brian Pecenka of Lake Ozark, Mo.; stepsons, Bill of Forks, Wash., and Tom of Vancouver; daughter, Catherine Dewitz of Vinton, Iowa; stepdaughter, Cay Thomsen of Vancouver; sister, Lucile Sawyer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and six grandchildren.
Interment will be in Waterloo Memorial Cemetery in Iowa. The family suggests remembrances to Kaiser Hospice or her church. Arrangements are by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Vancouver.

James M. Carlson
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Attrell's Sherwood Funeral Home for James M. Carlson, who died May 10 of lung cancer at age 63.
Mr. Carlson was born Sept. 19, 1935, in Portland, where he lived all his life. He graduated from Grant High School, served in the U.S. Navy, was a member of the Oregon State Police for 10 years and then was a security officer for Portland Patrol Inc. for 10 years before retiring in 1998. In 1996, he married Cheryl Racine.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Brian of Beaverton and Sean of Pendleton; daughter, Kathi Phillips of Beaverton; and two grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to Willamette Falls Hospice.

Lillian Adeline Brunell
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Zion Lutheran Church for Lillian Adeline Brunell, who died May 12 at age 79.
Mrs. Brunell was born Oct. 11, 1919, in Monitor. Her maiden name was Rogen. She attended Mt. Angel College and was an assistant cook with the Oregon City School District for about 12 years before her retirement in 1982. She was a member of the church and a past president of the Arrowhead Women's Golf Club. In 1941, she married William M.
Survivors include her husband; daughter, Sharon Kerr of Belmont, Calif.; brother, Howard Rogen of Longview, Wash.; sister, Hjordis Hamlin of Carnation, Wash.; and two grandchildren. Her son, Gary, died in 1984.
Private interment will be in Miller Cemetery near Silverton. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society or to Willamette Falls Hospice. Arrangements are by Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud.

Charles Marion Berry
A memorial service will be at noon Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Northminster Presbyterian Church for Charles Marion Berry, who died May 6 at age 89.
Mr. Berry was born Aug. 31, 1909, in Walker, Minn. He moved to Portland in about 1943 and was a carpenter for the Portland Docks Commission for more than 20 years before retiring in 1973. In 1970, he married Esther Blinn Lyski.
Survivors include his wife; son, Charles of Estacada; stepdaughter, Joanne Thomas of Camas, Wash.; stepson, Kenneth Lyski of Beaverton; sisters, Muriel Olson of Grand Rapids, Minn., and Delores Stedman and Maxine Homan, both of Mitchell, S.D.; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Oregon Lung Association or VNA Hospice. Arrangements are by Omega Funeral & Cremation Service.

Romayne Edward Anderson
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 14, 1999, in Willamette National Cemetery for Romayne Edward Anderson, who died May 11 at age 89.
Mr. Anderson was born June 10, 1909, in Esterville, Iowa. From 1929 to to 1931, he served the U.S. Army. A master capenter, he lived and worked in several states before moving to Portland in 1941. He was a supervisor in tract home construction in Long Beach, Calif., from 1945 until retiring in the late 1960s. He returned to Portland in 1996. In 1932, he married Lucille I. Brenner.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Bonnie Strong of Prescott Valley, Ariz., Marilyn Piazza of Anoka, Minn., Elaine Ware of Denton, Texas, and Karen Sellers and Rowena Blumenschein, both of Portland; sons, Kenneth of Salem and Romayne Jr. of Justin, Texas; brothers, Vincent and Kermit, both of Bagley, Minn.; 25 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
The family suggests remembrances to City Christian School. Arrangements are by Gable & Parkrose Funeral Chapel.

Mary Catherine Anctil
The rosary, followed by a Mass of Christian burial, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in St. Pius X Catholic Church for Mary Catherine Anctil, who died May 12 of progressive supranuclear palsy at age 61.
Mrs. Anctil was born Aug. 12, 1937, in Los Angeles. Her maiden name was Brett. She moved to Portland in 1967. She worked for Anctil Sheet Metal, her husband's company, for several years and was a secretary for Holy Trinity School from 1987 until retiring in 1996. She was a member of the church. In 1956, she married Paul.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Michael of Plymouth, Mich., Thomas of Portland, David of Beaverton and Donald of Boston; daughters, Victoria Quinn of Corvallis, Catherine Robeson of Atwater, Calif., Valerie of Portland and Loretta Bell of Hillsboro; brother, John R. Brett of Durango, Colo.; sister, Margaret A. Adamson of San Diego; and 17 grandchildren.
Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Eldercare Home Inc., 1871 S.W. Edgewood Court, Beaverton, OR 97005. Arrangements are by Riverview Abbey Funeral Home.

Russell G. Lambert
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Skyline Memorial Gardens for Russell G. Lambert, who died May 11 of cancer in Danville, Calif., at age 85.
Mr. Lambert was born Jan. 8, 1914, in Kemmerer, Wyo. He graduated from the University of Wyoming in Laramie. He worked for aircraft companies in Southern California and Seattle, then for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in Seattle before joining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a civil engineer. He had lived in Portland since about 1950 and worked on Columbia River hydroelectric dams until retiring at age 60. He moved to Danville in the early 1990s. In 1939, he married Mary M. Capes; she died in 1991.
Survivors include his daughter, Marilyn Smith of Hermiston; sons, Fred of Portland and Jim of Danville; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Skyline Funeral Home.

Donald E. Swain
A private service has been held for Donald E. Swain, who died May 8, 1999, at age 68.
Mr. Swain was born Oct. 25, 1930, in Portland. He was a millworker at James River Corp. for 30 years before retiring in 1990. In 1952, he married Louella M. Stufflebean.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Susan F. Buxton of Riddle and Diane L. of Ocean Park, Wash.; brothers, Robert J. of Pacific City and Harold J. of Aloha; and two grandchildren.
Interment is in Sunset Hills Memorial Park. The family suggests remembrances to the American Lung Association. Arrangements are by Lincoln Memorial Park Funeral Home.

Beulah F. 'Bea' Stanley
A graveside service was held for Beulah F. "Bea" Stanley, who died April 29, 1999, at age 93.
Mrs. Stanley was born Jan. 9, 1906, in Hullinger, Neb. Her maiden name was Coffelt. In 1929, she moved to Gresham, where she was a cannery worker until marrying Joseph V. in 1931. She was a homemaker. Mr. Stanley died in 1987.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
The family suggests remembrances to a favorite charity. Arrangements were by Bateman Carroll Funeral Chapel in Gresham.

Catherine Schwabauer
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 17, 1999, in the Willamette National Cemetery for Catherine "Katie" Schwabauer, who died May 10 at age 81.
Mrs. Schwabauer was born Sept. 28, 1917, in Portland. Her maiden name was Bruzzese. She was an inspector in the swimwear department of Jantzen Knitting Mills for 28 years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of the Gresham Elks and the chapter's Hummer-Singing group. In 1946, she married Kenneth; he died in 1980.
Survivors include her brothers, Orland Bruzzese and Joe Dave, both of Portland, and Wayne Dave of Elmira; sisters, Jeanne Huens of Salem and Wanda LaChapelle of Prineville; and two grandchildren. Her son, Robert M. Wilson, died in 1995.
The family suggests remembrances to the American Lung Association. Arrangements are by Holman's Funeral Service.

Sister Celine Schuster OSB
A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Queen of Angels Monastery Chapel in Mount Angel for Sister Celine Schuster OSB, who died May 13 at age 85.
Sister Celine was born Oct. 12, 1913, in Portland. She was a former member of St. Clare's Parish and was a Benedictine Sister at Queen of Angels Monastery for the past 65 years. She was a teacher.
Survivors include her nieces, Kathleen Brady and Kimberly Brady, both of Portland; sister-in-law, Annabelle of Seattle; and the members of her religious community.
Remembrances may be sent to the Benedictine Sisters, 840 S. Main St., Mount Angel, OR 97362. Arrangements are by Unger's.

Ethel Virginia Rodehaver
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Grace Community Church in Tualatin for Ethel Virginia Rodehaver, who died May 5 at age 81.
Mrs. Rodehaver was born Jan. 7, 1918, in Roscoe, Ohio. Her maiden name was Wisenburg. She was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in Ohio and owned a grocery store and gas station in Pleasant Valley, Ohio. In 1987, she moved to Tualatin, where she was a hostess and waitress for Izzy's Pizza Restaurant for about nine years before retiring in 1998. She was a member of the church. In 1942, she married Delbert E.; he died in 1971.
Survivors include her daughters, Linda Jones of Tualatin and Diana Kreider of Sherwood; sisters, June Uher of Coshocton, Ohio, and Beverly Chambers of Hiawassee, Ga.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Interment was in the Coshocton Memory Gardens in Cashocton. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements are by Young's Funeral Home.

Arthur Edward Reid
A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Wash., for Arthur Edward Reid, who died May 11 at age 86.
Mr. Reid was born Dec. 20, 1912, in Carson, Wash. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He had lived in Vancouver since 1940. A civil engineer, he worked for the Washington State Highway Department from 1945 until retiring in 1974. He was a member of the Yakima tribe. His wife of 35 years, Norma, died in 1991.
Survivors include his son, William of Vancouver; daughters, Linda Kamna of Portland and Roberta Evans of Oregon City; and eight grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family suggests remembrances to Hospice Southwest.

William J. Mascott Jr.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Zeller Chapel of Roses for William J. Mascott Jr., who died May 12 at age 78.
Mr. Mascott was born Dec. 22, 1920, in Portland. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a gunner's mate on a submarine chaser. He founded Mascott Equipment Co. in 1960 and retired in 1993. He was president of the Petroleum Equipment Institute in 1977. In 1942 he married Bonnie Bramblett.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Marlene Leiblein of Hood River, Terri Flitcraft of Portland and Cindi Michaels of Independence; son, William J. III of Troutdale; sisters, Suzanne Kinney of Tukwila, Wash., and Sally Tibbetts and JoAnne Jaha, both of Portland; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 17, in Lincoln Memorial Park. The family suggests remembrances to Devers Eye Clinic or a favorite charity.

Linda Maas
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Savage Memorial Presbyterian Church for Linda Maas, who died May 10 of cancer at age 54.
Mrs. Maas was born Oct. 10, 1944, in Mannheim, Germany. Her maiden name was Michalski. As a child, she immigrated to Canada and then moved to Portland, where she graduated from David Douglas High School. She was a self-employed bookkeeper with her husband for the past 20 years. In 1971, she married James T.
Survivors include her husband; stepson, Rick; stepdaughter, Terri Smith; brother, Peter Michalski; and mother, Ruth Michalski, all of Gresham.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to Providence Hospice. Arrangements are by Telophase Cremation Services.

Robert Harrison Jackson
A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Metropolitan Community Church for Robert Harrison Jackson, who died May 11 at age 78.
Mr. Jackson was born Nov. 14, 1920, in Columbus, Kan. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1946 and moved to Portland in 1950. He taught drama at Roosevelt High School and then for six years at Grant High School, until 1957. From 1957 until 1975, he was a producer for KGW-TV, and then from 1975 until retiring in about 1995, for Oregon Public Broadcasting, where he produced Front Street Weekly and was a continuity writer. He was also a volunteer sign language interpreter and a member and founding deacon of the church. In 1947, he married Lorraine Clausen; she died in 1975.
Survivors include his brother, Harrison B. of Garden City, Mich.; and nieces and a nephew.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to his church for its drama group. Arrangements are by Omega Funeral & Cremation Service.

Tennie A. Hamilton-Seay
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Forest Avenue Baptist Church in Redmond for Tennie A. Hamilton-Seay, who died May 10 of cancer at age 86.
Mrs. Hamilton-Seay was born March 21, 1913, in Corsicana, Texas. Her maiden name was Lowe. In 1965, she moved to Washington, in 1975 to Newberg and in 1995 to Redmond. She overcame disabilities from polio -- contracted as a young child -- and worked as a cook and certified nursing assistant in Texas nursing homes. She was a member of Chehalem Valley Baptist Church and later Forest Avenue Baptist Church. Her two husbands, Wilbern Hamilton and Aaron Seay, died earlier.
Survivors include her daughters, Wanda Westbrook and Jerene Webb, both of Redmond; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Terrebonne Pioneer Cemetery near Redmond. The family suggests remembrances to the Hospice of Redmond & Sisters in Redmond. Arrangements are by Autumn Funerals of Redmond.

Douglas Ralph Garfield
A celebration of life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Murray Hill Recreation Center in Beaverton for Douglas Ralph Garfield, who died May 11 from lung cancer at age 55.
Mr. Garfield was born Sept., 26, 1943, in New York City. He had lived in the Beaverton area since the mid-1970s and for the past 15 years owned Beaverton Sew and Vac and Beaverton Service Center. In 1986, he married Nora Phillips.
Survivors include his wife; son, Fredrick Garnes of Beaverton; daughters, Georgetta Cole of Hillsboro, Diana Baker of Beaverton, Virginia Snider of Phoenix, Ariz., Yvonne Garfield of San Francisco and Elaine Garfield of Portland; and eight grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Lung Association. Arrangements are by Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Erma Elizabeth 'Pat' Flanders
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Riverview Abbey for Erma Elizabeth "Pat" Flanders, who died May 9 of pneumonia at age 87.
Mrs. Flanders was born April 28, 1912, in Donnybrook, N.D. Her maiden name was Grey. A Portland-area resident since 1931, she graduated from Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in 1933 and was a registered nurse at Bess Kaiser, Emanual and Good Samaritan hospitals before her retirement. In 1930, she married Rafael J. "Tex"; he died in 1962.
Survivors include her sons, Cliff of Coos Bay and Kermit of Medford; daughter, Kathy of Gresham; brother, Don Grey of Coos Bay; and two grandchildren.
Disposition is by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Easter Seal Society of Oregon.

Wilma F. Everett
A funeral will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel of Vancouver, Wash., for Wilma F. Everett, who died May 12 at age 76.
Mrs. Everett was born Aug. 30, 1922, in Perkins, Okla. Her maiden name was Johnson. She co-owned and operated a Vancouver pharmacy store with her husband, Burt, for 35 years. She also volunteered in community service projects. She moved to Boring 14 years ago.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Richard Petersen of Kennewick, Wash., Steve of Boring and Daren of Sacramento, Calif.; daughters, Peggy Henrich and Renee Mitten, both of Vancouver, and Charlott Miller of Sacramento; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Private interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vancouver. The family suggests remembrances to Alzheimer's research projects at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.

Olive Annette Dorner
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 17, 1999, in Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes for Olive Annette Dorner, who died May 9 at age 88.
Mrs. Dorner was born Aug. 29, 1910, in Forest Grove. Her maiden name was Fuqua. She was raised in McMinnville and later lived in Lake Oswego, Portland and, for the last nine years, the Gladstone area. She was city recorder for Lake Oswego and later secretary for the Neurosurgery Department of Oregon Health Sciences University. In 1941, she married Gilbert Niles; he preceded her in death. Then in 1955, she married William J.; he died in 1983.
Survivors include her sons, G. Lawrence Niles of Yardley, Pa., and Paul Niles of Gladstone; stepson, Stephen of Gladstone; sisters, Lois Hurlimann of Portland and Victoria Jensen of Tigard; brother, Stanley Fuqua of Mercer Island, Wash.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the Casey Eye Institute for macular degeneration disease research.

Christopher Baird Clarke
A private service was held for Christopher Baird Clarke, who died April 25, 1999, in Atlanta, Ga., at age 33.
Mr. Clarke was born Jan. 10, 1966, in Portland. He attended Lincoln High School and graduated from the Catlin Gabel School in 1984. In 1989, he moved to Atlanta, where he was a stockbroker.
Survivors include his parents, Ann B. and James H. of Portland; brother, William B. of Porter Corners, N.Y., and James H. Jr. of Taipei, Taiwan.
Interment was in River View Cemetery in Portland. The family suggests remembrances to the Salvation Army Greenhouse. Arrangements are by Cremation Society of the South in Austell, Ga.

Louise D. Clapshaw-Steptoe
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Hillside Cemetery in Forest Grove for Louise Donovan Clapshaw-Steptoe, who died May 13 at age 95.
Mrs. Clapshaw-Steptoe was born April 2, 1904, in Liverpool, Ohio. Her maiden name was Donovan. She moved with her family to the Forest Grove-Banks area in 1908. She attended the Hillside School and worked for her parents on the family homestead. Later, she also lived in Gaston. She was a longtime homemaker and an active member of the Forest Grove Senior Center. In 1920, she married Wilbur "Bob" Clapshaw; he died in 1977. In 1978, she married Loren Steptoe; he died earlier.
Survivors include her sons, Thomas E. Clapshaw and Dale W. Clapshaw, both of Forest Grove; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Immediately following the service, a reception will be at the home of Tom and Pearl Clapshaw, 1502 Ash St. in Forest Grove. The family suggests remembrances to the Forest Grove Senior Center. Arrangements are by the Forest Grove Memorial Chapel.


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