Obituaries

Gerald Cassidy

GERALD CASSIDY Gerald Dean Cassidy, mayor of Wishram, 73, passed away Oct. 16, 2018, at his home in Wishram, seated on his back porch looking out at the river. He was born April 17, 1945, in Libby, Mont., to James ...

Elsie L. Dickey

ELSIE L. DICKEY July 11, 1928 – Oct. 29, 2018 Elsie L. Yarnell Dickey, 90, formerly of White Salmon, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Corvallis, Ore. Elsie was born July 11, 1928, in Kenmare, N.D., the daughter of Joseph ...

Clara Taylor

Clara Faye Taylor, 84, passed away peacefully at her home in White Salmon on Oct. 21, 2018. She was born in Clear Springs, Mo., on Feb. 25, 1934, to Nettie (Presser) and Robert Norris. On May 29, 1954, Clara married ...

Lotus Brashears

Lotus Geraldine (Gerry) Brashears was born on March 28, 1929, in White Salmon. She was the only child of Zola K. (Hylton) Lane and Glen G. Lane. She grew up in White Salmon and graduated high school there. She also ...

Tom Schalk

TOM SCHALK Thomas Montgomery Schalk was born on May 21, 1967, in Astoria, Ore. Tom attended White Salmon School District where he was an excellent kicker. As a kid, Tom would like to bike from Underwood to Northwestern Lake where ...

Douglas Holliston

DOUGLAS HOLLISTON Douglas B. Holliston, 97, died peacefully in his home on Sept. 30, 2018, in The Dalles, Ore. He was born May 27, 1921, in Sublette, Ill., to Everett and Fayebelle Holliston. After the start of WWII, he joined ...

Charles H Hore

CHARLES H. HORE Charles was born to Iris and Jim Hore on June 4, 1939. He was raised at Broughton Lumber Company and attended White Salmon schools. He was drafted into the Army in 1961 and spent time in Germany ...

Diane Lee Gadway

Diane Lee Gadway passed peacefully into memory at her Snowden home on Oct. 9, 2018, aided by Heart of Hospice, especially Dr. Stephen McClennon and RN Donita Brownlee. Diane was born Jan. 17, 1943, to her parents Ida and Richard ...

Carolynn Struck-Loos

Carolynn Joy Struck’s hard fought battle with Alzheimer’s disease mercifully ended on Sept. 29, 2018, at The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center. All she experienced during her 81 years formed her into a wonderful and beloved woman. Born in 1937 ...

Joyce Berkley

Dora Joyce Berkley, 95, passed away in Olympia on Sept. 30, 2018. She was born in White Salmon on Feb. 22, 1923, to Elsie Mae (Ackley) and James George Downs. Joyce worked at the cannery in Hood River and retired ...

James W Teel

James W. Teel passed away on Sept. 12, 2018, in Yakima. He was born and raised in White Salmon, graduating from Columbia High School in 1962. He served three years in the U.S. Army. He began his career in the ...

Marlyn Suksdorf Bast

Marlyn Suksdorf Bast passed away on Aug. 16, 2018, at the age of 76. Marlyn was born on June 5, 1942, in Roseburg, Ore., to Adolph (Jack) and Dorothy (Winston) Suksdorf. She graduated from Douglas High School in Winston, Ore., ...

Norman White Jr.

NORMAN WHITE JR. On the morning of Sept. 5, 2018, Norman Keith White Jr. passed away peacefully and in the presence of loved ones at the age of 63. Norm was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer in January of ...

Ruth Watkins Shilling (Baugher)

Ruth Watkins-Shilling, age 88, passed away peacefully Aug. 21, 2018. She was born July 8, 1930, in Granger to Forrest “Roy” and Grace (Morris) Baugher. Ruth was a longtime resident of Renton. She was a talented poet, artist, realtor, and ...

Marian Whitefield

Marian Whitefield, 84, former Glenwood resident, died Aug. 28, 2018, in Richland. She was born March 7, 1934, in Fall Creek, Ore., to Joseph and Minnie Porter. She married William Whitefield on Feb. 10, 1951, in White Salmon. At her ...

Duane Beecher

DUANE BEECHER Duane Irvin Beecher was born in Great Falls, Mont., to Ann (Engen) and Howard I. Beecher on Feb. 28, 1949. He passed away at the age of 69 in White Salmon on Aug. 5, 2018. Duane worked for ...

Curtis Stephenson

Curtis Duane Stephenson passed away at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles, Ore., on July 26, 2018. He was 83 years old. Duane was born to Bessie Beatrice (Courtney) and Jim Lewis Stephenson on Sept. 21, 1934, in Sweetwater, ...

Roy Barnes

A descendant of Klickitat County pioneers, Roy Huot Barnes was the first child of Charles Kenneth Barnes and Dolly Karama Huot Barnes. Born in Bingen in early 1936, Roy graduated from Pendleton High School in 1954, joined the United States ...

Dorothy Lee Franklin

The Reverend Dorothy Lee Franklin passed from this life after a period of declining health in Hood River, Ore., on May 31, 2018. Dorothy was born in Camas on Jan. 26, 1934, to Milton J. and Bettie Boone Ewing Franklin. ...

Ned Taylor

Ned W. Taylor, 87, passed away peacefully at his home in White Salmon on July 16, 2018. He was born Oct. 6, 1930, in Osceola, Mo., to Wilber and Minnie (Baumgarden) Taylor. Ned served in the United States Navy for ...

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