John Thomas Anrig, a lifelong Trout Lake resident, died at his home on Aug. 16, 2001. He was 93 years old.
Mr. Anrig was born in Trout Lake on April 24, 1908, to Arnold and Regina (Ochs) Anrig. He attended Ashland School in Trout Lake through the eighth grade. In his early thirties, he worked as a commercial fisherman. On Aug. 17, 1950, he married Christabel Bunn in Stevenson.
Although he did some work in sawmills and also in orchards, pruning, picking and planing, Mr. Anrig spent much of his life farming. He loved the farming life and his animals -- sheep, chicken and cattle -- and was good with them. He liked fishing and hunting, and loved vegetable and flower gardening. He also enjoyed traveling and camping in Alaska.
He was a dual member of the Trout Lake and White Salmon granges and was also a member and officer of the Trout Lake Ditch Company.
Mr. Anrig is survived by his wife Christabel, Trout Lake; daughters Harriet Batchelor and Rhoda Lee English, both of Portland; son John Anrig, Trout Lake; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and three brothers.
A memorial service for Mr. Anrig will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Gardner Chapel in White Salmon.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Gorge, PO Box 36, Hood River, Ore.
Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred E. Vaughn, a Eugene, Ore., resident since 1995, died on Aug. 11, 2001, at the age of 88.
Mrs. Vaughn was born March 12, 1913, in McMinnville, Ore., to George and Nellie (Purdy) Newman. She married Elbert Vaughn in White Salmon in 1931. She worked as a clerk in the Riddle School District for many years. She enjoyed sewing, volunteer work and spending time with family.
She was a member of the Jehovah's Witness.
Mrs. Vaughn is survived by her children Dennis Vaughn, Eugene, Ore., George Vaughn, Salem, Ore., and Terrence Vaughn, Newport, Ore.; brothers Philip Newman, Springfield, Ore., and Timothy Newman, Orlando, Fla.; and 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and her son William "Bill" Vaughn.
A memorial service for Mrs. Vaughn was held Friday, Aug. 17, 2001, at 6 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Eugene, Ore.
There was a memorial graveside service for Donald A. Reed at Klickitat Cemetery on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. He died June 30, 2001.
Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.