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Kraw Khamseang

December 12, 1968 - July 13, 2018


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Thomas Vincent Dulcich

June 10, 1953 - July 12, 2018

Thomas Vincent Dulcich died on July 12, 2018, at the age of 65, from complications of a rare cancer that was diagnosed in September 2016. Tom was a Fighting Fisherman graduate of Astoria High School (1972) and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate (with Honors) in Economics and General Science from the University of Oregon (1976). While at Oregon, Tom was awarded the Maurice Harold Hunter Leadership...
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Russell R. Ramberg

November 1, 1916 - July 8, 2018


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Svetlana Arnold

December 27, 1922 - July 4, 2018


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Patricia Ann Brennan

April 28, 1928 - July 4, 2018

Patricia Ann Brennan passed away peacefully on July 4th, she was 90 years old. Patricia was born on April 28, 1928 to Loretta O'Rourke and Dr. Melrose O'Rourke in Bowbells North Dakota. Growing up, she was surrounded by a large extended family. As an independent young woman, she went off to Nursing School at St Joseph's Hospital in Minot, North Dakota and graduated in 1946. Her nursing...
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Paul Stanley Stepan

November 2, 1937 - July 3, 2018

Paul Stanley Stepan November 2, 1937 – July 3, 2018 Paul Stepan was born in Portland, Ore. on Nov. 2, 1937 to Betty and Stanley Stepan. He went to Washington High School, graduated in 1956 and married Laura Marlene Isaacs on May 3, 1958. Paul and Laura were married for 60 beautiful years and raised five children. Paul worked for Southern Pacific Railroad, then Hot Coffee Service, which...
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Louise Marie Rinella Deis

May 11, 1945 - June 22, 2018

Louise Marie Rinella Deis was born on May 11,1945, to Anthony (Tony) Rinella and Maxine Allara Rinella, in the hospital at the U.S. Military Academy, at West Point, New York. Tony was stationed there teaching radio to the cadets. Tony mustard out late in 1945, and Tony, Maxine and Louise returned home to Portland. Tony returned to the produce business, as he had been doing prior to the war and...
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Tho Van Nguyen

August 1, 1954 - June 15, 2018


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James Marshall Nisbet, Jr.

September 21, 1922 - June 12, 2018

Lifelong Portland resident James Marshall Nisbet Jr. Passed away at 95 years old peacefully, surrounded by his wife and children on June 12th, 2018. Jim was an only child, born to Mary Alice Bayer-Nisbet and James Marshall Nisbet Sr. on September 21, 1922. He grew up on Mt. Tabor and graduated from Franklin High School in 1938. After high school, he attended Oregon State University and was a...
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Pedrito Quijote Enerio

August 4, 1944 - June 12, 2018

It is with immense sorrow and heartbreak that Pedrito Q. Enerio's family announces his sudden passing on June 12, 2018. Pedrito "Jun" Q. Enerio was born on August 4, 1944 in Manila, Philippines, to the late Gloria Quijote and the late WWII hero Pedro Enerio. He passed away at age 73 in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from University of Santo Tomas from the School of Architecture. He was an...
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Connie Adams

December 10, 1953 - June 11, 2018


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Helen Mitchell

January 3, 1933 - June 11, 2018

Helen M. Quinn-Snider (Mitchell) died on June 11, 2018 after a short battle with lung cancer. Born in Portland, Oregon on January 3, 1933 to George E. Quinn and Irene B Quinn (Murphy) she grew up in Maplewood, Oregon and was a lifelong Portland resident. Married 1951-1970 to Charles W. Snider, Helen was a homemaker when her children were young and treasured her time as a CNA in the maternity...
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Nam Thi Nguyen

June 27, 1932 - June 7, 2018


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Lisa Katherine Goddard

January 18, 1960 - June 5, 2018

Lisa Katherine Goddard passed away surrounded by loving family on June 5, 2018. She was born at St. Benedict Hospital in Ogden, Utah on January 18, 1960. In 1972, Lisa moved to Oregon with her family, two dogs, one cat and a gerbil. She attended Rowe Middle School and Rex Putnam High School in Milwaukie. Following graduation, Lisa attended Portland State University where in 1984, she graduated...
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Mary J. Straub

February 22, 1927 - May 27, 2018

Mary J. Straub, 91, died May 27, 2018 in her home in southeast Portland. The oldest daughter of C. E. Maurice and Mary K. Richard, she was born in Little Falls, MN on February 22, 1927. Before coming to Portland in 1942, her family lived in Billings, Montana, where she went to grade school and sang in the choir at the Church of the Little Flower. She loved to sing, so when she came to Portland...
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James Feltz

May 7, 1954 - May 25, 2018

James Paul Feltz James (Jim) was born in Portland, OR on May 7, 1954. He died in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico on May 25, 2018. Jim was born to Paul and Helen Feltz. Helen passed away May 3, 2018. Jim is survived by his father, Paul, wife Carol, son Erich (Andrea), daughter Heidi (John), granddaughter Hannah and one grandchild on the way. Brothers Don (Jeannie) and Gary (Jeanie), sister Judy ...
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John Maggi

October 7, 1980 - May 24, 2018


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Joshua James Lukosh

June 28, 2000 - May 24, 2018

Joshua James Lukosh was born June 28, 2000 in Portland, Oregon. He attended Holy Redeemer Catholic School from Kindergarten through 8th grade, was an Honors student at Central Catholic High School, and then briefly attended Roosevelt High School. Josh worked for Portland Parks and Recreation as a lifeguard for two years, and volunteered for five years at the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry at...
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Ky Thi Nguyen

October 14, 1931 - May 10, 2018


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Helen Margaret Feltz

May 14, 1931 - May 3, 2018

Helen passed away May 3rd at Mt. Hood View Senior Care where she had very loving care from a long battle with Parkinson's. She was born to Frank and Sadie Hanauska in Portland on May 14th, 1931. She graduated from Sacred Heart grade school, St. Mary's High School in Portland, and one year at Marylhurst College where she had a four year scholarship in music. She played violin in the...
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Chan Viet Dinh

May 30, 1916 - May 1, 2018


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Raymond Krzmarzick

February 23, 1939 - April 30, 2018

Ray Krzmarzick of Oregon City, OR, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2018, surrounded by family. Born on February 23, 1939 to Raymond and Louise Krzmarzick in Wauban Minnesota. In 1944, their family moved to Portland, OR. Ray married Marilee Coppock in 1960 and together they had four children – Raymond "Dale", Theresa, Loree and Sheree. In 1966, they moved to Goble, OR, where he remained...
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Phillip Pham

January 19, 1998 - April 29, 2018


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Dexter Lee Haney

August 23, 1941 - April 25, 2018

Dexter Lee Haney, age 76, died peacefully on 4-25-18 at 4:25 pm, after a valiant nine-year struggle against aggressive prostate cancer. His wife, son, daughter and daughter-in-law were all with him at the time of death. Dexter was born at home to Bryce Enoch Haney and Lois June (Ellis) Haney on 8-23-1941 in Toledo, OR, the second of their two sons. As long as she lived Lois always referred to...
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Truong Nguyen

March 19, 1956 - April 14, 2018


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Margaret Mary Jones

July 4, 1960 - April 9, 2018

Jones, Margaret Mary 57 July 4, 1960 - April 9, 2018 Margaret Mary Kempenich was born to fanfare and fireworks on July 4th, 1960 in Portland Oregon, Joseph and Marie Kempenich, long time parishioners of St. Rita Catholic Church. As a child, Margaret had wild curly hair and enjoyed playing on the swing set, riding her bike and gymnastics. She could turn a perfect cartwheel and wanted to be a...
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John Robert Virnig

August 11, 1958 - April 6, 2018

John Robert Virnig was born in Portland, Oregon on August 11, 1958 to Leroy and Leis Virnig. He passed away surrounded by his family on April 6, 2018. John was the third of seven children. Throughout his life, he worked in construction with his brother Steve, building houses throughout Oregon. John was an avid reader and had interests in history, golf, photography and gardening. He enjoyed...
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William "Doc" Raven

March 18, 1937 - March 30, 2018

Dr. William Raven, aka "Doc", was born on March 18th, 1937 and died on March 30th, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father Clinton Raven, his mother Ceola Raven, and one half of his beloved twin sisters, Jeanetta Raven Huff. Doc will be greatly missed by his wife Kathryn, sons Peter and Ron, daughter Jenett Akles (Chago), sons Billy (Jill) and John (Tara), his sister Geneva Williams and...
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Leola Bowerman

January 17, 1936 - March 29, 2018


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Yen Thi Tran

May 25, 1960 - March 29, 2018


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Robert Brill

July 15, 1937 - March 26, 2018


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Thelma Cerezo Magno

July 26, 1947 - March 7, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Thelma Cerezo Magno announces her sudden passing on March 7th, 2018 at the age of 70. Thelma was born the daughter of the late Feliciano Magno and Eladia Magno, July 26th, 1947 in Dagupan City, Philippines. Thelma was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She will be forever remembered by her son, Ricky Humphries (Charis), brother...
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Myong Ok Carney

August 5, 1939 - March 4, 2018


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Mihail Marcu

July 11, 1952 - March 4, 2018


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Emerita Pelayo Martinez

September 22, 1971 - March 2, 2018


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Larry R Moyer

November 25, 1930 - February 22, 2018

Larry Richard Moyer was born in Sellwood, Oregon on November 25, 1930 to Harry H. and Rose C. Moyer. Larry was the youngest of five children— Harry, Tom, Emma, and Mary Moyer—who all preceded him. He attended St. Agatha's and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. He graduated from Central Catholic High School where he excelled in football and boxing. In his senior year, he competed in the...
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Lap Nguyen

July 6, 1966 - January 23, 2018


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Azieb N. Ghebreyesus

January 1, 1966 - January 20, 2018

Azieb was born to her late father Ghebreyesus Nesreddin and her mother Aregash Tesfaldet on January 01, 1966 in Edaga-Hamus, Asmara. Azieb attended various schools in the city of Asmara throughout her education, up until the time she graduated from high school. After completing her education, she joined the work force in order to provide support to her family. Azieb was a deeply spiritual woman...
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Katherine "Kate" Hayes

July 26, 1951 - January 20, 2018

Katherine Hayes of Portland, Oregon passed away January 20th, 2018 in Hillsboro, Oregon. A funeral mass will take place Monday January 29th at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church at 8:30am (10956 SE 25th Ave, Milwaukie, OR 97222) followed by interment at Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery.
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Vy Viet Tran

January 6, 1935 - January 13, 2018


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Peter Pomykala

June 29, 1952 - January 6, 2018

Peter Pomykala was born on June 29th, 1952 in Rzeczyca Okragla, the countryside in Poland. He was born to his parents, Feliks and Helena Pomykala. Peter was the oldest of three children, Elzbieta and Zbigniew. At the age of 24 he married the love of his life, Jadwiga Maczka. Together they had three children, Anna, Mariusz and Leszek. Peter was courageous, ambitious, and not afraid of taking...
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Gien Vu

September 20, 1938 - January 2, 2018


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Joyce V. Sample

September 7, 1928 - December 31, 2017

Joyce Verna (Dory) Sample died peacefully under hospice care and with her son at her side in the early morning hours of December 31, 2017 in Portland, OR. She was 89 years old, having lived a full life. She died on the Feast of the Holy Family, which seemed appropriate since family was the most important thing to her in this world. Joyce was born the youngest of three daughters to John and...
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Grace Morin

September 4, 1923 - December 29, 2017


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Chau Van Pham

December 27, 1982 - December 24, 2017


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Beverly Van Orsow

April 23, 1927 - December 20, 2017

Beverly Van Orsow of Milwaukie passed away Dec. 20, 2017 at the age of 90. She was in the company of family. She was married to Vern Van Orsow who preceded her in death. Bev birthed 7 children and is survived by Debbie Ordaz, Mike Van Orsow, Bob Van Orsow, Julie Jones, Barbara Robey and Kerry Naylor as well as 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Services will be held on Thursday, Jan 4...
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Thanh-Duyen Tran

August 9, 1973 - December 17, 2017


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Maximillian Francois

January 23, 1973 - December 15, 2017

Maximillian François January 23, 1973-December 15, 2017 Maximillian François died in Irving, Texas on December 15 of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 44 years old. Max was born in Santa Monica, California and moved with his family to Portland, Oregon later that year. He attended Madeleine Grade School, All Saints Grade School, Alameda Elementary and Beaumont Middle School. ...
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Chan Ngoc Nguyen

March 16, 1938 - December 12, 2017


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Vui Duc Pham

July 1, 1932 - December 12, 2017


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Hieu Trong Ta

September 12, 1974 - December 11, 2017


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Ma V. Bui

February 10, 1935 - December 10, 2017


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Gioang Dang LE

February 3, 1929 - December 1, 2017


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Ra Thi Nguyen

April 12, 1954 - November 30, 2017


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The Thi Phan

December 31, 1925 - November 17, 2017


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Quy Pham

December 31, 1926 - November 16, 2017


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Douglas Paul Francescon

December 19, 1945 - October 30, 2017


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Mary J. Walsh

May 7, 1924 - October 28, 2017

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:00 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in NE Portland for Mary Jeanette Walsh, who died peacefully Oct. 28th with her five children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren at her side. Recitation of the Rosary will be at ...
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Hilda Bonilla Moreno

November 9, 1972 - October 26, 2017


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Sandra Craig

July 19, 1944 - October 24, 2017

Sandra Huber Craig July 19, 1944 - October 24, 2017 Sandra Ann Huber was born in Great Falls, Montana on July 19, 1944 to Otto and Mary Huber. In July of 2016 Sandy and her husband moved to Albany to be near her son and his family. She continued to fight the effects of liver failure until her passing on October 24, 2017. She passed away peacefully at her home in Albany with her husband...
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Mary Terese ("Terri") Greenfield

November 23, 1947 - October 23, 2017

Mary Terese (Terri) Greenfield (nee Shiells) died October 23, 2017. Terri had been living with Alzheimer's disease for the past six years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Portland on Monday October 30th at 7:00 pm. All are welcome. Terri was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She was the only child of George Francis Shiells and Joan Callaghan...
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Kevin Joseph Parker

March 13, 1980 - October 20, 2017

Kevin passed away at his parent's home on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the age of 37. He will be greatly missed for his sense of humor and concern for others. Kevin is lovingly remembered by his parents, Bob and Debbie Parker, Sister Alison (Aaron) Parker-Nepple, Brother Ryan Parker, Nieces Ava and Lyla, and loving Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and other relatives. Kevin was born in Portland, Oregon...
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Agnes Rose "Angie" Tucker

March 8, 1938 - September 26, 2017

Agnes (Angie) Rose Tucker was born 03/08/1938. She was the youngest of the three children of Antonino and Rosalia Panzica. Angie was born in Termini Imerese, Sicily, Italy. She emigrated to the United States with her family via Ellis Island to escape World War II. Angie attended St. Ignatius Grade School and Holy Child Academy. She studied classical ballet and piano. She attended Gonzaga...
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Lawrence W. "Larry" Tucker, Jr.

December 21, 1938 - September 23, 2017

Lawrence (Larry) Walter Tucker Jr. was born 12/21/1938. He was the first born and oldest of five children of Lawrence & Cavell Tucker. Larry was born in Portland, OR and raised in St. Johns. He attended James John Grade School and Benson High School where he learned mechanical drawing. He also attended Portland State University. Early on Larry worked as a draftsman for engineering companies...
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Patricia Marie Krug

April 6, 1946 - September 23, 2017

Patricia Marie Krug was born in Portland, Oregon, the third child to Victoria and Stephen George. She attended Ascension Elementary and Mary Crest Catholic High School. In 1968. Patti graduated from Oregon State with a degree in Home Economics, married Leo Krug wearing a wedding dress she sewed herself, and started her career at Parkrose Heights Middle School. Patricia passed away after a...
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Doris Dupuis

July 28, 1930 - September 16, 2017

Doris Dupuis, born July 28, 1030 daughter of Alfred and Regina McQuade. In 1951, Doris married Henry G. Dupuis who passed away in 1997. She is survived by son Dennis. In 2013, Dennis brought Doris to live with him in Oregon City. OR.
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Laverne Merwin

June 24, 1933 - August 17, 2017


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Daniel E. White

June 16, 1932 - August 16, 2017

Daniel Eugene White passed away August 16, 2017 at the age of 85, after a valiant effort to recover from surgery last November. He was born on June 16, 1932 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Grew up in Casper, Wyoming where he returned recently to spend special times with close friends and enjoy high school and college football games last fall. Daniel married Jeannette Kunkle and they enjoyed 35...
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Barbara Wright

February 4, 1937 - August 15, 2017


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Jane C. Hoban

August 2, 1946 - August 10, 2017

Jane Carol Pierowicz-Hoban, 71, passed on Thursday, August 10, 2017 with family at her side. She was incredibly strong, selfless and so very loved by all who knew her. Jane was gifted with creativity and loved doing crafts such as card making and jewelry making, among other things. Loving mother of Daniel (Jessica) and Kathleen (John); dearest grandmother of Sydney and Madison; best friend and...
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Thomas Patrick Dombeck

December 11, 1943 - July 17, 2017


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