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Edith Burris

Edith May Burris, 98, passed away June 24, 2015, in Beaverton, Ore. She was born to Loletta May (Counts) and George Johnson in Hood on May 28, 1917. Edith was raised in the White Salmon area. She married Amel Burris ...

Esther Schmid

Esther Carolin Schmid, age 88, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015, at her home in Trout Lake. Esther was born on April 17, 1927, in Washougal to Arthur and Esther Williams. She graduated from Washougal High School in 1946. ...

Neal Lamanna

Neal Michael Lamanna, of Lake Oswego, Ore., died peacefully on Friday, June 12, 2015, surrounded by friends and family, following a windsurfing incident on the Oregon coast. Details on the service and celebration gathering are pending—see http://www.anewtradition.com/obituaries/obituary/11562 for updates in ...

Kenith Vogt

Kenith Hans Vogt was born in Oak Creek, S.D., on Dec. 4, 1930, the son of Hazel Lee (Bartlett) and John Hans Vogt. Kenith served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War, receiving an honorable discharge on ...

Melvin Drew

Melvin “Mike” Leslie Drew, 68, of Klickitat, passed away on June 1, 2015. A site service was held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Appleton on June 5, 2015, at 11 a.m. with a potluck to follow at Huntington’s in downtown ...

Robert Cole

Robert “Bob” Charles Cole passed away on April 23, 2015, at the age of 92, in his home in Renton. Bob was one of nine children born to Raymond and Isabel Cole in Trout Lake. Bob is survived by four ...

Marguerite Waln

Marguerite Elizabeth “Liz” Waln was born Marguerite Elizabeth Dixon in Fort Scott, Kansas, on Aug. 9, 1920, and died May 30, 2015, at the Wesley Homes Health Center in Des Moines. She is survived by her children, Patricia Ross (Steve) ...

Maxine Kay Cash

Maxine K. (Cadwallader) Cash, a former White Salmon resident, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2015, in Spring Hill, Fla. Maxine was born March 18, 1939, in Springville, Utah, to Arlene (Van Schaack) and Harold Cadwallader. Mickey married Derald Cash ...

Cheryl Bible

Cheryl Jane Bible (Perry) was born Aug. 18, 1964, to Bill and Edith Bible in White Salmon. As a child, Cheryl was very active in 4-H and spent most of her time riding and competing on horses, along with most ...

Edward Koester

Edward F. Koester peacefully passed away on May 27, 2015, with family at his side. Born in Vancouver in 1934, Ed graduated from Washington State University in 1956 with a major in civil engineering. He retired as president of his ...

Charles Henderson

Charles Victor Henderson was born in Fargo, N.D., on Jan. 8, 1921, to Gunda (Eilertson) and Charles Henderson. He married Della Mae Fode in Elko, Nev., on Feb. 5, 1960. Mr. Henderson was an orchardist and vintner, and owner and ...

Margaret Kennedy

Margaret Olive Bailey Kennedy passed away May 30, 2015, at the home of her son, Thomas, in White Salmon. Peggy was the matriarch of the large Kennedy clan, most of whom live in the Bremerton area. Margaret’s childhood was spent ...

Virginia Vredenburgh

Virginia (Needham) Powers Vredenburgh, 97, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 25, 2015. Nearly 40 family members had gathered on Memorial Day to celebrate her 98th birthday. Virginia was born in Oilton, Okla., to John S. (Dick) ...

Donald Henry

Donald Walter Henry was born Oct. 11, 1933, in Bingen, to parents Walter George Henry and Bessie Cleo Johnson. There were no hospitals in town, but luckily the doctor lived right next door! Don’s parents soon moved to White Salmon, ...

Dorothy Balsiger Hoogstraat

Dorothy was born in White Salmon on Feb. 9, 1921, to William L. and Louise Childs Balsiger. She and older brother, Richard, grew up on the family cherry orchard at the top of Spring Street on Strawberry Mountain. Dorothy attended ...

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