Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries

Andy Friedle Dignan obiturary

July 12, 1932 to August 9, 2022 Andy passed away peacefully of natural causes in the presence of close family. Born Agnes Ann Friedle to Frank and Alma, it was not until age 8 that a deaf classmate gave her … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries | Tagged | 3 Comments

Dr. Shelley C. Reece obituary

April 19, 1936 to December 17, 2021 Oregon’s Arts and Education communities were diminished by the passing of Dr. Shelley C. Reece last Dec. 17, 2021. Shelley was a devoted husband, father, teacher, mentor, scholar, and poet. Born April 19, … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries, People | Tagged | Leave a comment

Donald Arthur “Smitty” Smith obituary

November 12, 1927 to April 20, 2022 Don Smith passed away peacefully at home in Tigard, Oregon, Wednesday, April 20, 2022, following a month of hospice care surrounded by his family. Born in Portland, he was raised by his mom … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries, People | Tagged | 1 Comment

Remembering Gerry Frank

September 21, 1923 to March 13, 2022 We were sorry to learn of Gerry Frank’s passing on March 13, 2022, aged 98. Gerry was born on September 21, 1923 in Portland to Aaron and Ruth Frank. They lived in SW … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries, People | Tagged | Leave a comment

Michael Gazeley-Romney obituary

July 29, 1989 to July 1, 2021 Michael was the first son of Barb Gazeley and Kent Romney, joined by brother Patrick in November 1991. Michael died mid-day Thursday, July 1, 2021 in a motorcycle accident. Michael had an essential … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Ronald B. Lansing obituary

January 28, 1932 to May 28, 2021 Lawyer, professor, author, dedicated public servant, creative soul, and family man Ronald B. Lansing passed away May 28, 2021. He was 89 years old. Professor Lansing had been teaching at Lewis & Clark … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Robert Grissom obituary

May 12, 1927 to May 7, 2021 Robert Eugene Grissom, 93, passed away from natural causes Friday, May 7, 2021 in Portland, Ore. Bob was born May 12, 1927 in Syracuse, Kan., and grew up during the Dust Bowl. After … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Samuel Laird Philip obituary

June 22, 1926 to October 20, 2020 Samuel Laird Philip’s ninety-four years were about quietly and craftily creating experiences for people. He was impressed by people. Sam ended his time with us on October 20th, 2020 at his apartment in King City, … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Dolores Winifred (Witte) Philip obituary

August 9, 1927 to April 17, 2020 Dolores W. Philip, 92, passed away on April 17, 2020 in Vancouver, Washington. Dolores (Dee) was born in Vernonia, Oregon to William and Theresa Witte on August 9, 1927. She graduated high school … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Bruce Barrett obituary

March 12, 1935 to June 10, 2020 Bruce Eugene Barrett, age 85, passed away June 10, 2020 at his home at Edgewood Downs Independent Living while on Hospice Care. He was diagnosed with Atypical Parkinson’s Disease by several neurologists. Bruce … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries | Tagged , | Leave a comment