Obituaries

Obituary: Mary Margaret Smith-Watson

Corvallis, Oregon

Mary Margaret Smith-Watson passed away peacefully on Sept. 5, 2018, at Timberhill Place in Corvallis, Ore., where she resided for the past 10 years. Meg was born Nov. 27, 1920, in Childress, Texas, to William and Lucille Schmitt. When she ...

Obituary: Gene Dennis Walters

Forest Grove, Oregon

Gene Dennis Walters, 77, the well-known town barber and resident of Forest Grove, Ore., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro, Ore. A celebration of life will be held on Oct. 20, 2018, at ...

Obituary: Wynne Mae Cheadle

The Dalles, Oregon

Wynne Mae was born in Mt. Clemens, Mich., to parents Nelson and Winnifred Clark. She married Richard Joseph Cheadle in 1949 and moved to The Dalles, Ore., in 1954. They had six children, three which surpassed her in death. Her ...

Obituary: Edward Dale Eddy

The Dalles, Oregon

Edward Dale Eddy passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family and friends. Ed was born on Oct. 2, 1937, to George and Lucy Eddy in Ontario, Ore. He attended school in Vale, Ore., and ...

Obituary: John Clayton Cheadle

The Dalles, Oregon

Clay was born in The Dalles Ore., to Richard Joseph and Wynne Mae Cheadle. He was raised in the Chenowith area with his brothers and sister; Shirley, Bill, Mike, Pat and Jay. Clay loved adventures of all kinds. Hunting, playing ...

Obituary: Murriel Elizabeth Walters

The Dalles, Oregon

Murriel Elizabeth “Merle” (Prock) Walters was born on Nov. 11, 1921, in Competition, Mo. God called her home on Oct. 7, 2018, after a brief illness from pneumonia she was 96. She was the third of James and Bertha Prock’s ...

Obituary: Gary Alan Curtiss

The Dalles, Oregon

Gary Alan Curtiss, 61, left this world on Sept. 19, 2018, at his home in The Dalles, Ore. He was born on Nov. 19, 1956, to Dan and Helen Curtiss, also of The Dalles. He spent his childhood and teen ...

Obituary: Latrelle Rhodes Smoot Jr.

Moro, Oregon

Latrelle Rhodes Smoot Jr. (L.R.) 85, died peacefully at home in Moro, Ore., on Sept. 4, 2018. He was born May 28, 1933, in Williamsburg, Iowa, to Latrelle Rhodes Smoot, Sr. and Neva Virginia (Coe) Smoot. L.R. and his wife ...

Obituary: Janet Gallipo Ferguson

Reno, Nevada

The family of Janet Gallipo Ferguson are deeply saddened to say that she passed away in Reno, Nev., from complications of diabetes on July 21, 2018. She was predeceased by her son Blake who passed in 1991 (Seaside, Ore.); and ...

Obituary: Donald Harold McAllister

The Dalles, Oregon

Donald Harold McAllister was born in Seattle, Wash., on May 6, 1943. Don moved to Stanfield, Ore., when he was seven years old, and moved to Hermiston, Ore., three years later. He graduated from Hermiston High School. While in school, ...

Obituary: Steven Craig Trapp

Portland, Oregon

Steven Craig Trapp, loving husband, father, and grandfather, transitioned from this life in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his closest family on September 22, 2018. There are not words, these or any other, that could sufficiently describe the ...

Obituary: Hollis Guy Bolton

The Dalles, Oregon

Hollis Guy Bolton was born on November 21, 1923 in Dufur, Ore., to Guy Garfield Bolton and Emerald Violet Benedict Bolton. He passed away with his family at his side on September 24, 2018 in The Dalles, Oregon. He lived ...

Obituary: Daniel Eugene Smith

The Dalles, Oregon

Daniel died suddenly of smoking related health problems on July 21, 2018. Dan lived in The Dalles, Ore., his entire life. Dan's parents were Marie Thomas Smith and Leo Smith. He attended The Dalles schools, graduating in 1968. He enlisted ...

Obituary: Anthony Esbert Batty

Apple Valley, Utah

Anthony Esbert “Bert” Batty passed away at home from bone cancer on September 11, 2018 in Apple Valley, Utah. He graduated from The Dalles High School at age 15. After working for Elsie McCloskey for 2 years he started his ...

Obituary: Robert William Odell

Pomona, California

Robert William Odell, 81, peacefully passed away from natural causes on September 23, 2018 at The Claremont Care Center in Pomona, Calif. He was the husband to his second wife, Mary Jean Odell for 36 years. Born in Willmar, Minn., ...

Obituary: Gordon Elner Helyer

Albany, Oregon

On Sept. 17, 2018, Gordon Elner Helyer, age 84, passed away at the hospice house in Albany, Ore., with his family by his side. Gordon was born on the family farm near Kent, Ore., to Elner and Olive (Adams) Helyer. ...

Obituary: Penny Shepherd

The Dalles, Oregon

On the afternoon of September 13, 2018 our wonderful wife, mother, mom, ga-ma, grandma and friend Penny Shepherd passed away at a local hospital after a short, courageous battle with an awful, virulent form of ovarian cancer. Her family was ...

Obituary: Robert Dale Williams

Moxee, Washington

Robert Dale Williams, age 80, died at home in Moxee, Wash., on Sept. 10, 2018, from complications related to kidney cancer. Robert, aka “Bob,” was born April 8, 1938, in Stevenson, Wash., the second child and only son of F.L. ...

Obituary: Paul William Tews

The Dalles, Oregon

Paul William Tews, of The Dalles, Ore., passed away Aug. 11, 2018, at his home — The Springs at Mill Creek — at the age of 93. He was born in Seattle, Wash., to parents Frank Charles and Elva (Troedson) ...

Obituary: Cindi Hawkey

The Dalles, Oregon

Cindi Hawkey, 59, of The Dalles, Ore., died Aug. 23, 2018. She was born in The Dalles, the only daughter of Larry and Jeralyn Hubble. She was educated in The Dalles public schools and later attended Linfield College in McMinnville ...

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