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Death notices for Frances Schilling and Harland Hartley


Frances Pearl (Lyle) Schilling, a former Glenwood resident, died on July 17, 2005, in Carson, at the age of 93. Mrs. Schilling was born April 15, 1912, in Glenwood, to Frank and Neva (Pendleton) Lyle.

Mrs. Schilling, known as Dutch, grew up in the Glenwood valley, going to school and graduating from high school in May 1931. She married Leonard Schilling on Nov. 6, 1933, at Goldendale. They made their home ranching and running cattle in the Glenwood valley.

Mrs. Schilling loved to sew, knit, crochet, garden and can fruit. She also worked at the Glenwood School as cook and at the Mt. Adams orchard sorting fruit.

One son, Lyle Schilling, Glenwood, 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren survive Mrs. Schilling. Her husband Leonard, a daughter Delora, a son Jackie, parents Frank and Neva Lyle, sisters Neola Hansen and Mae Kuhnhausen preceded Mrs. Schilling in death.

A funeral service was held on Friday, July 22, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon. Vault interment followed at the White Salmon Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Hugo Johnson Memorial Fund or the Ladies Aide Bible Fund in Glenwood.

Condolences may be expressed to the Schilling family by signing the online guestbook at


Longtime Stevenson resident Harland Myron Hartley died July 22, 2005, in Hood River, Ore. He was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Hinsdale, Mont., to Verner and Marie (Bjonteguard) Hartley.

He married Anna Rose Steudler in 1953. She preceded him in death in 1999. He then married Oramay Swaim in 2000.

Mr. Hartley was a journeyman lineman for more than 40 years and a foreman for 10 years for the PUD in Stevenson.

He was an honorable man with a huge heart and enormous sense of humor. He was always ready and willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.

He was a dedicated husband and father and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Mr. Hartley is survived by his wife, Oramay; daughters and son Mary Callis, Irving, Texas, Peggy Zoeller, Camas, and Patrick Hartley, Stevenson; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters Velma Reber, Helena, Mont., and Erma Brown, Fort Beck, Mont.

A celebration of life was held on July 27, 2005, at 11 a.m. at the Faith Tabernacle in Stevenson.


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