Category Archives: People

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

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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

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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

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Patrick Dignan obituary

February 6, 1931 to January 30, 2021 Born in Albany, Ore., Feb. 6, 1931, Pat died of natural causes this past week. This proud Irishman was the third of four children born to Vera Burke Dignan and Wayne Dignan. Pat … Continue reading

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Lou Anne Azar obituary

Lou Anne Azar, May 11, 1930 to January 5, 2021 Our hearts are once again saddened by the passing of our mother, Lou Anne Azar. She passed away peacefully Jan. 5, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was 90 years … Continue reading

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Warren F. Cook obituary

Warren F. Cook, June 16, 1946 to August 28, 2020 Retired MCSO Captain Warren Cook passed away in Portland Aug. 28, 2020 after suffering years of complications following an accident. Warren was born June 16, 1946 in Portland to Ernest … Continue reading

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Brian Henry Bjornson obituary

Brian Henry Bjornson, October 13, 1944 to August 11, 2020 Brian H. Bjornson passed away with his wife Debbie, his son Haldan and daughter Anika at his side at their home in West Linn Aug. 11, 2020. Brian developed a … Continue reading

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Mary Jean (Ehret) Baumhofer obituary

Mary Jean (Ehret) Baumhofer, 1931-2020 Mary Jean (Ehret) Baumhofer, 88, of Lake Oswego, Ore., passed away July 12, 2020, at Oswego Place Assisted Living with her daughters at her bedside. She was born to the late Arthur and Mildred Ehret … Continue reading

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Arley Grant Boyce obituary

Arley Grant Boyce, July 29, 1923 to July 27, 2020 Arley Grant Boyce passed from a non Covid-19 related cause, “the old ticker very peacefully just gave out.” Very happy, loved and coherent – right to the conclusion. Born in … Continue reading

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Albert Charles Azar obituary

Albert Charles Azar, April 8, 1925 to July 19, 2020 Our hearts are saddened at the passing of our father, Al Azar. He passed away at age 95, surrounded by his family. He was an honest man, a good husband, … Continue reading

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