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Robert Louis Neal

May 5, 1924 - August 1, 2014

ROBERT "BOB" LOUIS NEAL May 5, 1924 ~ August 1, 2014 Robert "Bob" Louis Neal, 90, of Vancouver, WA, passed peacefully into eternal rest to join the Lord on Friday evening, Aug. 1, 2014. He was born in Pratt, KS. Robert served honorably in the United States Navy in WWII. After WWII, Robert joined the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and attended RCA's special post WWII Electrical...
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Ray Clinton Funkhouser

July 6, 1924 - July 24, 2014

RAY CLINTON FUNKHOUSER July 5, 1924 ~ July 24, 2014 Ray Funkhouser died peacefully on July 24, 2014 at a home care facility in Portland, OR due to a long illness. Born in Camas, WA on July 5, 1924, Ray's parents were Roscoe and Margaret Funkhouser. Along with his younger brother, Burt, the family lived in Camas and Orofino, ID. On Feb. 23, 1945, Ray married Florence Edna Davis in Camas while...
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Lawrence Russell Bonebrake

August 15, 1932 - July 22, 2014

LAWRENCE RUSSELL BONEBRAKE August 15, 1932 ~ July 22, 2014 Lawrence Russell Bonebrake, 81, resident of Vancouver, WA, passed away on July 22, 2014 of lymphoma. Larry was born on August 15, 1932 in Woodland, WA to Winfred Hoarse Bonebrake and Hilda Aletha Suter. He graduated from Vancouver High in 1950. In 1950, he won a National Title at boxing in the 118 pounds division. From 1951 to 1955, he...
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Donald Alvin Nelson

October 15, 1931 - July 21, 2014


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Wesley Paul Mackewich

December 5, 1948 - July 15, 2014

Wes Mackewich, born in 1948, died after a two-year battle with esophageal cancer, on July 15. Wes never met a problem he couldn't solve, whether it was a tooling geometry problem, completing the five star Sudoku or Sunday crossword puzzle, building the perfect treehouse around a huge fir tree for his beloved son Justin, or figuring out how to get his wife, Carole, to eat three differently colored...
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Stephen Phillip Jolly

December 20, 1927 - June 25, 2014


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Charles Herbert Kinman

November 18, 1917 - June 17, 2014


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David Christopher Roberts

May 30, 1978 - June 13, 2014


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Clarence Neiland Goude

August 22, 1945 - May 1, 2014


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Russell Charles Curnutt

June 19, 1934 - April 1, 2014

Russell C. Curnutt passed away at home on April 1, 2014 following a short illness. Mr. Curnutt was born on June 19, 1934 in Victoria, BC, Canada. He was the son on Charles and Mary Curnutt, late of Garibaldi, Oregon. In 1955, he married Grace (Betsy) Cody and they remained a devoted couple for 58 years. Russell lived most of his life in Garibaldi, Oregon but moved to Portland Oregon, then to...
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Robert Thomas Trimbo

December 13, 1917 - March 3, 2014

Obituary – Robert Trimbo Robert "Bob" Trimbo passed away peacefully on March 3rd, 2014 at home with family. He lived on his own until his passing at the age of 96. He is preceded by his son, Steve (1998), grandson, Brandon (2003) and wife, Inez (2010). He is survived by his children: Barbara, Jim, Kathy, Jack, Mary, Tim, Nancy, Bill, Richard and Cheryl, his grandchildren: Tina, Michael,...
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James Abner Biss

February 22, 1943 - March 1, 2014


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Patricia Jean Johnson

September 7, 1936 - February 20, 2014

Patricia Jean Johnson September 7, 1936 – February 20, 2014 ""P.J." will be remembered for her positive outlook and cheerful disposition." Patricia Jean Johnson, 77, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on February 20, 2014. She was born on September 7, 1936 to Eileen Bolton Ramsey and Gordon Ramsey in Royal Oak, MI. Pat left Michigan at the age of 15 and moved to L.A., CA until 1968, where...
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Andrew T. Wacker

December 3, 1983 - February 17, 2014


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Martha Margaret Winiecki

October 4, 1911 - February 11, 2014


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Gregory Lee Egbert

October 26, 1955 - February 9, 2014


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John M. Thompson

January 30, 2014 - January 30, 2014


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Riasa Ivanovna Mosh

June 7, 1968 - January 19, 2014


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Robert Wade Kinder

May 30, 1937 - December 29, 2013


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Rosa Belle Johns

October 4, 1931 - December 27, 2013


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Mikaela Rae Clark

August 1, 1987 - December 23, 2013


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Wendy Marie Weaver

October 5, 1972 - December 19, 2013


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Alice Marie Hall

September 13, 1940 - November 24, 2013


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Ulf Rasmussen

December 30, 1943 - November 12, 2013

ULF RASMUSSEN December 30, 1943 ~ November 12, 2013 Ulf Rasmussen passed away peacefully early in the morning of November 12 at Salmon Creek Legacy Hospital. Many friends were able to visit him before his passing, and his special helper and dedicated friend Mandy Olsen was with him when he left this world. Ulf was born December 30, 1943, to Erling and Gunvor Rasmussen in his mother's hometown...
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David Thomas Azcarraga

October 15, 1935 - November 1, 2013


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Robert Eric Constans

October 22, 1920 - October 17, 2013


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Ray Alonzo Kemper

November 17, 1933 - October 3, 2013


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Daniel Dibaba Alexander

October 4, 1966 - September 29, 2013


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Clara Ellen Emerson

September 15, 1942 - September 21, 2013


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Fannie Burr Sawyer

August 11, 1922 - September 6, 2013


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Roswitha Ursula Taylor

April 27, 1944 - September 6, 2013


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Puanani Lee Duarte

March 23, 1949 - August 22, 2013


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Mark Thaddeus Little

October 3, 1962 - July 12, 2013


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Kenneth Wayne Malicoat

January 11, 1953 - June 21, 2013

Ken passed away suddenly on June 21 at Oregon Iron Works in Vancouver, where he worked as a burner for the past several years. An avid fisherman, Ken had just returned from a vacation in Mexico where he experienced the thrill of catching his first sailfish. Ken's devotion to family and his wicked sense of humor will be greatly missed by all who loved him. Ken was predeceased by his beloved wife...
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Elsie Maerae Goodpaster

July 12, 1920 - May 19, 2013


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Patricia Louise Frost

April 20, 1932 - May 18, 2013


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Terrell William Cloyes

August 26, 1939 - April 17, 2013

TERRELL "TERRY" WILLIAM CLOYES August 26, 1939 ~ April 17, 2013 Terrell William Cloyes, born Aug. 26, 1939 in El Dorado, KS, went home to be with the Lord on April 17, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Cloyes; his son, Paul Cloyes (Kristine); his daughter, Carrie Yang (Steve); three sisters, one brother, and four grandchildren. Terry's generous heart touched the lives of...
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Steven Marcos Reyes

November 28, 1942 - April 10, 2013


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Ruth Elizabeth Jones

July 12, 1950 - April 4, 2013


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Ellinor Louise Graham

January 13, 1926 - March 19, 2013


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William Henry McCarley, Jr.

December 2, 1952 - March 11, 2013


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Patrick Wesley Johnson

March 27, 1947 - February 26, 2013

PATRICK WESLEY JOHNSON March 27, 1947 ~ February 26, 2013 "Pat was a friendly man who loved his family and would help anyone in need." Patrick Wesley Johnson, 65, of Vancouver, WA, died after a year long battle with heart failure and kidney failure. Pat is survived by his daughter, Amy (John) Armstrong; son, Aaron Johnson; grandchildren, Joshua, Hannah, Henry and Kennedy; father, Mervin;...
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Floyd l. Roe

May 20, 1941 - February 22, 2013

FLOYD LEWIS ROE May 20, 1941 ~ February 22, 2013 Floyd Lewis Roe was born May 20, 1941 in Laramie, Wyoming to Kenneth and Phyllis Roe. He passed away quietly, February 22, 2013, at home with his wife and kids by his side. Floyd spent 20 years in the US Navy earning numerous awards and commendations, and during the Vietnam War he earned a Bronze Star. Floyd retired from the Navy in 1977, after...
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Joan Rae Sill

July 2, 1944 - February 12, 2013


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Daniel Ray Belisle

August 21, 1961 - January 9, 2013

Dan Belisle Thank you for joining us to celebrate the life of Dan Belisle, our father, our son, our brother, and our friend. Daniel Ray Belisle was born on August 21, 1961 in Vancouver, Washington, the son of Gil and Sharon Belisle. Dan was raised in Battle Ground, Washington where he attended grade school and high school. He was an avid wrestler, enjoyed working on his Cougar, and was a joy...
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Edith Irene Hanson

October 3, 1938 - January 3, 2013


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Yelena V. Sharton

July 25, 1956 - December 22, 2012


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Virginia Eleanor Lindsteadt

June 15, 1935 - October 7, 2012


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Paul A. Wesseler

May 28, 1913 - October 6, 2012

PAUL ALFRED WESSELER May 28, 1913 ~ October 6, 2012 Paul A. Wesseler of Vancouver, WA, passed away after a short illness on Sat., Oct. 6, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was 99 years young and vibrant in mind and spirit. He was born in Seattle, WA to homesteading parents. Paul grew up in northwestern Washington near Lake Ozette on the 160- acre forest homestead. Paul graduated WSU in...
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Weldon Hall Franck

March 21, 1928 - October 2, 2012

WELDON "HAL" FRANCK March 21, 1928 ~ October 2, 2012 Hal Franck, 84, passed away in Vancouver, WA on Oct. 2, 2012, following a long illness. He was born March 21, 1928 in Tobias, NE. After graduating from Franklin High School in Portland, OR, Hal joined the U.S. Army where he served in the World War II Occupation in Germany and two combat tours in Korea. Hal retired from the military in 1966,...
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Danny Lee Doerschuk

October 29, 1949 - September 14, 2012


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Catherine Jane Paradee

January 7, 1939 - September 8, 2012


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Helen Elizabeth Fossum

January 14, 1918 - August 29, 2012


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William Curtis Cole

November 24, 1961 - August 28, 2012

WILLIAM "BILL" CURTIS COLE November 24, 1961 ~ August 28, 2012 The community of La Center, WA lost a good friend at 7:30 PM on August 28, 2012. William "Bill" Curtis Cole was taken from us too early at the age of 50 due to complications from intrahepatic bile duct cancer. Bill battled this disease for eight months with a positive attitude and the support of numerous family and friends, many of...
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Alethia Michelle Clark

March 3, 1959 - August 25, 2012

Alethia (Lisa) Wright Clark was a life time resident of Vancouver, Washington. Lisa was born March 3, 1959 to Norvell Wright Sr and Virgie Hill Wright. She attended Hough School and Shumway Jr. High. Lisa is a 1977 graduated of Hudson's Bay High School. Lisa worked 28 years HFCL (Homes for Community Living) and was also employed with CDM. Lisa loved life and enjoyed time with her Family and...
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Judith Marie Clymer

November 8, 1947 - August 23, 2012

JUDITH "JUDY" MARIE CLYMER November 8, 1947 ~ August 23, 2012 Judy passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 23, 2012. Born to Dayle and Ruth Storer in Bowman, North Dakota, she was the oldest of four children. After graduating Judy married David Clymer in 1966. They had two sons and moved to Vancouver in 1972. Judy worked as an administrator at Clark College until she retired in 1992. ...
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Gloria Ann Edwards

April 29, 1951 - August 20, 2012


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Phu Thi Doan

December 31, 1941 - August 2, 2012


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Jean Marie Hart

March 15, 1939 - July 22, 2012


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Judyth Letha Engstrom

January 11, 1935 - July 17, 2012

Judy Engstrom, 77, passed away July 17, 2012 in Vancouver, Washington after bravely fighting cancer for several years. She attended Roosevelt High School in Portland, Oregon where she met the love of her life and married in 1957. Together, they raised 6 children. She became a tax preparer in Portland with Columbia Turell Tax Service. She loved her children. 9 grandchildren, and 14 great...
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Joan Ellen Parks

July 5, 1943 - July 14, 2012

Joan Ellen Parks, a longtime resident of Vancouver, passed away on July 14. Her always positive and and uplifting spirit was an inspiration to the many lives she touched. Her famous "Don't tell me it can't be done" attitude was instrumental in establishing a volunteer parent-classroom helper program at the Elementary schools where she lived in San Diego county 30 years ago. She was in charge...
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Joseph Aubrey Holcomb

November 9, 1932 - July 11, 2012


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Marie Loma Johnson

February 26, 1920 - July 8, 2012

Marie Loma (Kumpost) Johnson February 26, 1920-July 8, 2012 Marie, a longtime residence of Clark County and WWII veteran, passed away at the age of 92 on July 8th. She left this world the way she wanted. After a beautiful day of gardening, she was sitting in one of her favorite spots watching the neighborhood happenings and listening to her favorite radio station (KPOJ) when she simply went to...
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Amanda Clarisa Naomi Duarte

March 15, 1988 - June 27, 2012


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David Eugene Webb

April 11, 1958 - June 27, 2012

David Eugene Webb, beloved Husband, Father, Brother, Son. David was born April 11, 1958 in Sunnyside Washington and passed away at his home in Vancouver Washington on June 27, 2012. A memorial service will be held for Family and Friends on Saturday July 7th 2012 at the Fraternal Order of Eagles located at 100 E South Hill Rd Sunnyside, WA 98944 from 12:00pm thru 2:00pm. David blessed us all...
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Norman J. East

September 25, 1918 - June 27, 2012

Norman J. East Norman Judkins East, age 93, of Vancouver, WA passed away June 27, 2012 of Cancer. Born September 25, 1918 in Ogden, Utah, The son of Oscar Earl East and Ella Hortense Judkins East. When he was three the family moved to a farm in Warren Utah where he learned to work hard at an early age. He farmed, worked for the Odgen-Standard Examiner and at one time had a small grocery store. ...
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Donna Ruth Cook

October 2, 1963 - June 23, 2012


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Dianne Welker

October 14, 1941 - June 23, 2012


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Yvonne E. Canton

January 10, 1933 - June 18, 2012


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Shirley Bernell Hazen

June 29, 1920 - June 17, 2012


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Doreen Yvette Manning

December 12, 1925 - June 13, 2012


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Erin Kathleen Carrithers

September 12, 1968 - June 11, 2012


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John Bernard Rasmussen

August 25, 1923 - May 20, 2012

John Bernard Rasmussen August 25, 1923 – May 20, 2012 Resident of Vancouver, WA, born in Oak Park, IL, and grew up in Oconto, WI. Sherman Hedrick, father, Noreen O'Connor, mother. Served during WWII as an air crewman on a dive bomber with Carrier Air Wing 11 in the South Pacific. Married Joanne Sanders of Seattle, WA, in 1945. Earned BA from University of Washington in 1950, MA from San...
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Jeannine Blanche Biccum

January 27, 1929 - May 19, 2012


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Murel Alice Tichenor

April 9, 1915 - May 10, 2012

Murel Tichenor peacefully entered the Lord's home on May 10, 2012 concluding a journey of 97 fun-filled years. She was born on April 9, 1915 in Spring Hill, Montana, to John C. Miller and Alice Lucrecia Powers Miller. Her father delivered her into a large, loving family where she was the youngest of 7 children. Her siblings, Irving, Vernon, Lucrecia, Little May, Clifford and Bess, met her at...
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Angelo Joseph Mancinie

January 11, 1941 - May 4, 2012

Angelo J. Mancinie "Joe" January 11, 1941-May 4, 2012 Joe lost his 16 month courageous battle with lung cancer. Born in Racine, Wisconsin to Angelo and Mary Mancinie. At 17 he joined the Navy and ended with a 20 year career at which time he moved to the Pacific Northwest. Joe received an AA degree and had several different jobs over the years, but then retired after 10 years with Portland Auto...
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Mark William Brunner

September 7, 1958 - April 26, 2012

MARK WILLIAM BRUNNER September 7, 1958 ~ April 26, 2012 Mark William Brunner, 53, of Vancouver, WA, passed way on April 26, 2012. He was born on Sept. 7, 1958 in Eau Claire, WI to Clarice Olson and William Brunner. Mark attended Chippewa Valley Technical College, (Eau Claire, WI) in 1977-78. He moved out to Portland, OR in 1978 and started working for Boeing of Portland May 1978. He worked as an...
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Carol Anderson McCreery

March 23, 1949 - April 23, 2012

In Loving Memory of Carol Anderson McCreery March 23, 1949 - April 23, 2012 Of Vancouver, Washington was called to her eternal rest at the age of 63. In her new life she now joins: Husband, John Richard Anderson Biological Father, Roland Trask Brother, Jack Ironside Brother in-law, Dan Brown Adopted Parents, John & Claribel Chapman She is survived by: Her four children, their...
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Emma Magdalena Holden

April 25, 1915 - April 21, 2012

Emma Magdalena (Gackle) Holden Emma was born April 25, 1915, To Fred F. and Magdelena (Sandau) Gackle on their homestead at Watkins, Montana. She was the oldest in a family of seven children. During her years at home on the farm she was baptized and confirmed in the German Postal Congregational Church. Her 1930 confirmation class consisted of 28 students taught by Rev. Jacob Urich She received...
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Doris Trejo

January 14, 1927 - April 21, 2012

Doris B. Trejo Trejo, Doris Bemis 85 January 14, 1927, April 21, 2012. Doris "Jo" Trejo passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Jo was born in Merced Township, CA. to Clyde Horace and Nell Cayce Bemis. She attended grade school and high school in Le Grand, CA. Following high school graduation she attended College of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. Jo married George P. Trejo, her love...
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Margaret N. Gamotis

March 3, 1922 - April 15, 2012


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Emily Mildred Bakken

October 15, 1922 - March 29, 2012


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Eugene Ernest Miller

March 6, 1935 - March 28, 2012


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Randall Daniel Kolbe

May 20, 1949 - March 23, 2012


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Nettie Ross

January 16, 1915 - March 18, 2012

NETTIE (UNGEMACH) ROSS January 16, 1915 ~ March 18, 2012 Nettie Ross was the daughter of a Clark County pioneering family. She was raised on the Ungemach family farm in Ridgefield, WA. She was a seamstress, worked on the election board for 45 years and was a Sunday school teacher for 40 years at the First Church of Christ Scientist. Nettie was married to Elmo Ross for 59 years. They had three...
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Eric Curtis Linstead

September 6, 1963 - March 16, 2012

The world lost a fantastic man on March 16, 2012. Eric Curtis Linstead passed away at the age of 48 after complications from Multiple Sclerosis. "Big E" fought a heroic war and went on his own terms and by his own wishes. His memory will live on in his wife of 27 years, Jane and his two children, Spencer and Samantha. He completed a book of inspirational quotes, B+ (his blood type), that will...
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William Leonard Miller

August 2, 1937 - March 10, 2012


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V. Irene Beaudoin

October 14, 1925 - March 9, 2012

Velma Irene Beaudoin passed away peacefully on Friday March 9, 2012. She is survived by her sister Chris (Fern) Graham and husband Bill, daughter Diane Mitchell and her husband Sam, son Vincent Beaudoin and wife Paula, stepsons Lucky (David), Gordon, Stanley and Douglas Beaudoin, grandchildren Steven Beaudoin, Raymond Mitchell, Jason Earl, Dyana Mitchell, Nicole Stoneking, Kimberly Earl, Kristine...
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Alice Penrose Knudson

November 17, 1916 - March 8, 2012


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Barbara Luviene Waggener

January 20, 1923 - March 6, 2012


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Betty Irene Wyatt

January 3, 1943 - March 2, 2012


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Alexander Jagiello

April 18, 1956 - February 27, 2012


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Judie Louise Sumrill

July 23, 1942 - February 26, 2012


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Alice Marie Crouse

November 18, 1921 - February 22, 2012


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Daryl Lee Millikan

January 11, 1948 - February 21, 2012

Daryl Lee Millikan 1948 – 2012 Daryl Lee Millikan was born January 11th, 1948 in Vancouver, WA to Oliver and Novella Millikan. He attended grade school in Vancouver and graduated from Fort Vancouver High School. Throughout his childhood and young adult life Daryl was an active member of the Hillcrest Nazarene Church and choir. After managing the Prairie Market grocery store in Vancouver...
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Judith Marie Whaley

March 26, 1943 - February 21, 2012


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Bess Lila Prill

December 17, 1921 - February 7, 2012

Bess L. Prill December 17, 1921 to February 7, 2012 Bess Prill was born to Charles and Alvie (Roy) Bremmer in the small farm community of Ridgefield, Washington and was a lifelong resident of Clark County. She went to school at Pioneer, Washington, Shumway, Vancouver High and later completed her high school GED at Clark College. She met and married her husband of 55 years Floyd in 1938. ...
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Debra Susan Kahler

January 21, 1953 - February 4, 2012

Debra Susan Kahler, 59, was called home to our Lord on February 4, 2012. Born to the late Max and Bobbie Pendley on January 21, 1953, she graduated from Columbia Christian High School in 1971, and cared for people at work as a dental assistant, office manager, and a Human Resources Director, and at home as a loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter, and friend. She loved taking care of her...
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Laurel Ann Kruse

June 20, 1959 - February 4, 2012


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