Category Archives: People

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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Rod Harmon obituary

Roger “Rod” Harmon, April 2, 1927 to May 22, 2020 [Editor: Our local Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District’s Harmon Swim Center on Scholls Ferry Road was named after the highly esteemed long-time coach Rod Harmon.  He recently died at … Continue reading

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Mark and Leona Whitney and the Whitney Cannery, 1950-1976

[Update: Leona Whitney, 1920-2015. Read her obituary here.] Historic Photos of Whitney’s Cannery Thanks to Shelly Bigley, Old Market Pub and Brewery, for most of these photos collected from Leona Whitney. They help to tell the story of Whitney’s Cannery … Continue reading

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Carolyn Diane Boone Grenfell obituary

Carolyn Diane Boone Grenfell, January 26, 1951 to March 29, 2020 Carolyn was a 4th great-granddaughter of one of the first folk hero frontiersmen, Daniel Boone. She graduated from Multnomah Elementary and Jackson High School. Carolyn retired after 31 years … Continue reading

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Harold Gjerman

Harold Gjerman has lived in Garden Home since 1970, along with his daughter Juli and two grandchildren. They live in the Whitford Park development at the west end of Garden Home Road. Yes, Gjerman is spelled correctly, reflecting Harold’s Danish … Continue reading

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Memorial benches on the Fanno Creek Trail

People on the popular Fanno Creek Trail enjoy the three memorial benches placed along the trail, the first one at the beginning, near the Recreation Center’s playground. Steve Mapes bench Steve was known in the community as a runner and … Continue reading

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