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Bane, Glendon A.  
GLENDON A. BANE July 6, 1924 ~ November 28, 2014 Glendon A. Bane, a resident of Vancouver, WA for 45 years, died Nov. 28, 2014 at 90 years old. He was born in Dexter, MO on July 6, 1924. Glendon was a Merchant Marine until 1957, a Mason for fifty years, an electrician for the City of Portland, and then went to work for Bonneville Power Administration, retiring in 1986. After retirement, he and his wife, Carol, did a lot of traveling. They had a stand up van, which he loved. Glendon is survived by his daughter, Jodie Bane-Neikes (Gary); two sisters, Sandra Knoell (Fred) and Barbara Dauble (Bill), both of Michigan; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Bane; his son, Glendon Bane Jr.; and his grandson, Joshua Bane. There will be no memorial service at this time. Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 21, 2014
Cloud, Robert Edward "Bob"  
ROBERT "BOB" CLOUD May 1, 1953 ~ November 15, 2014 Robert "Bob" Edward Cloud was born on May 1st, 1953 to Robert E. Cloud and Joyce I. Majors (Cloud). He joined them in Heaven on Sat., Nov. 15, 2014. Bob is survived by his son, Anthony (Tony) Cloud and his wife Amanda; and his daughter, Tauna L. Cloud. Bob was blessed with five grandchildren whom he adored: Mohogany, Malia, Miranda, Ruby and Wyatt. He is also survived by his two sisters, Nancy Tannehill and Wendy Gregg. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Earl and Margaret Cloud, Nora Fair and James Majors; his parents; and younger brother, Bill. Bob's memorial service will be on Sat., Dec. 6th at 1p.m. at New Direction Community Church, 5300 MacArthur Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98661. Immediately following Bob's service the family would like to invite his close friends and family to celebrate his life at Odessa Berggren's house. Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian from Dec. 2, 2014 to Jan. 1, 2015
Coats, Lois V.  
LOIS V. COATS July 30, 1928 ~ December 17, 2014 Lois V. Coats, 86 years old, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Dec. 17, 2014. She was born in Chico, CA July 30, 1928 to H.B. and Wanda Merel Hobson. Lois grew up in Chico, her first school was a two-room, all 8-grades, one teacher school, until transferring into town to finish her education. She was married to Silas W. Coats, also from Chico, CA on Jan. 3, 1947 and eventually settled in Richmond and then Pinole, CA. Lois drove school bus for Laidlaw Busing Co. for 21 years, most of her passengers being her delight. She and her husband moved from California to Vancouver, WA in 1989, attending Glad Tidings Church, where they made many wonderful new friends. Lois served faithfully in the senior fellowship gatherings. Lois is survived by her husband, Silas W.; son, Donald M.; daughter, Charlene M.; grandson, Austin G. Coats; and her beloved niece, Brenda Schwindt. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Mildred Shoemaker and Jean Appel; brother, Bethel Hobson; and her son, Ronald L. Coats. Graveside service to be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The Celebration of Life to be held Jan. 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Living Word Fellowship, NE 78th St., Vancouver. Please sign her guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 21, 2014
Herkert, Judy Joy  
JUDY JOY (JOSLIN) HERKERT July 3, 1961 ~ December 17, 2014 Judy passed away peacefully in her home after a tough battle with cancer. Judy was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend; survived by her husband, Ray; children, Paul of Vancouver, Washington and Vanessa of Chicago, Illinois; sisters, Diane Patience of Chicago, Illinois, Laura Rea of Menlo Park, California, Alice Pickett of Irvine, California, Nancy Overhauser of Sonoma, California and Betsy Allen of Leucadia, California; and brother, Peter Joslin of Durango, Colorado. She was an active member of the Vancouver community through her many years teaching in the Vancouver School District, most recently at Columbia River High School She was passionate about teaching and was supportive of all her students. She adored her family and friends, and loved spending her free time exercising, gardening, and was always up to trying new things. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 22 at 10 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church in Vancouver. Please sign her Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 21, 2014
Johnson, James Robert "Jim"  
JAMES "JIM" ROBERT JOHNSON November 8, 1974 ~ November 29, 2014 James Robert Johnson, "Jim", was born in Port Townsend, WA to parents, Rick and Lorene Johnson. Jim lived in Port Townsend for the first ten years of his life and moved to Vancouver, WA in 1985. Jim attended grade school at Lincoln Elementary, middle school at Shumway Middle School, and high school at Hudson Bay High. Jim graduated high school in 1993 and continued his education at Clark Community College where he received an Associate of Arts degree in Humanities. Jim then went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts in Humanities at Washington State University. Jim proceeded to enlist in the United States Air Force where he served for twelve and a half years. Jim traveled with the Air Force to multiple places including Japan, Saudi Arabia, Germany, and Afghanistan. Jim was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 2012 with last rank Staff Sergeant (SSGT). Jim proceeded to benefit from the GI Bill which he used to attend school at Texas A&M where he was working to get a Master in Special Education Degree. Jim was working as a substitute at Harlandale School District and was certified as a Generalist as well as in Special Education. Jim also attended Grace Community Church in Universal City, TX where he was a beloved Sunday School teacher for grades 3-4. Jim was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Gordon Johnson; paternal grandmother, Lorriane Johnson; maternal step-grandmother, Cecelia Sanders; and aunt Faith Sanders. Jim is survived by his parents; his sister, Stacy; his maternal grandparents, John Sanders, Melody Sanders, Lorene Green, Roland Green; as well as by multiple aunts uncles and cousins. Jim loved his church children, his school children, and loved God. Jim was much loved and will be forever missed. Until we see you again Jimmy... A Celebration of Life will be held on Sat., Jan. 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Calvary Downtown, 806 Main St., Vancouver, WA98660. Please sign James's Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 20, 2014
Kehoe, James Joseph "Jimmy"  
JAMES "JIMMY" JOSEPH KEHOE July 22, 1951 ~ December 9, 2014 James "Jimmy" Kehoe died December 9, 2014 at his home in Vancouver, WA after a courageous fight with cancer. He was 63. He was born in San Francisco, CA on July 22, 1951. Jim attended school in Pacifica, CA. He joined the US Army in 1971 and was stationed in Vietnam with the 815th Engineers. After the service he returned home to Pacifica and eventually moved to the Pacific Northwest where he lived the remainder of his life. Jim spent most of his adult life as a truck driver, both long haul and local. He will be fondly remembered by his many fellow drivers, a few of whom he mentored in the "old school" way of doing things. Listening to a group of them on the CB provided hours of entertainment. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, camping and ATVing. Many happy memories were made it the great outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Kehoe, Vancouver, WA; his daughter, Jamie Kehoe, Concord, CA; his son, Matt Kehoe, Concord, CA; his mother, Tevaite Kehoe, Pacifica, CA; sisters, Emily Kehoe, Castro Valley, CA, Shirley Kehoe (husband Carl), Sonoma, CA and Mary Balidio, Pacifica, CA; brother, Danny Kehoe (wife Debbie), Vacaville, CA; step-son, Brian Annis-Levings (wife Nissa), Elma, WA; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Jim was preceded in death by his father, James J Kehoe, Sr.; and sister, Chrissy Aguiar. Interment at Willamette National Cemetary is planned for the spring of 2015. Please sign his Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 18, 2014
McCartney, Elizabeth  
ELIZABETH (CROSS) MCCARTNEY May 4, 1919 ~ December 16, 2014 Elizabeth Cross McCartney passed away peacefully in Vancouver, WA, on December 16, 2014, with family by her side. An only child, Elizabeth was born to Hix and Viva Cross (Barton) in Wymore, Nebraska on May 4, 1919. Elizabeth attended the University of Nebraska, where she received degrees in Nutrition and Business in 1941 and met her future husband, Orlyn McCartney. Elizabeth and Orlyn were married in Minatare, Nebraska on February 3, 1942, shortly before moving to Fort Ord, CA. After the war, they moved to Glendale, CA, where they planted roots and raised a family. Elizabeth and Orlyn moved to Pebble Beach, CA in the early 70's where they were well known and active members of the Monterey Peninsula Country Club. They began attending the Church of the Wayfarer in Carmel, CA, where Elizabeth truly found her calling. She spent countless hours serving on various boards and committees at the church and in her community. Known for her benevolence and kindness, Elizabeth was a five-term President of her local PEO, a volunteer at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and a proud member of United Methodist Women. She moved to the Quarry in Vancouver in June, 2012 to be closer to family. Elizabeth gave life to a beautiful family who adored her. She is survived by her three children: Ronald McCartney of Orange, CA, Cheryl Poole of Vancouver, WA, and Susan McCartney of Port Orchard, WA; her five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A devoted wife, beloved mother, cherished grandmother and steadfast friend to all who knew her. Elizabeth was absolutely remarkable; her legacy in the world is one of truth and love. A memorial is scheduled for 12:30 p.m., December 22, 2014, at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, WA. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that donations be sent to the Ray Hickey Hospice House. Please sign her Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 20, 2014
Newman, Arlene Francis  
ARLENE FRANCIS NEWMAN March 4, 1956 ~ October 29, 2014 "Friends defined her as the type of person that would do anything for anybody. She will be missed." Arlene Newman, 58, a longtime resident of Battle Ground, WA, passed away Oct. 29, 2014 in Hillsboro, OR after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Fresno, CA and was the youngest of three children. She enjoyed do-it-yourself projects around her home and tinkering in her garage. Other hobbies included knitting, board games and doing jigsaw puzzles. Arlene was a lover of dogs and will no doubt be missed by her two tiny chihuahuas, Teenie and Sheba. Arlene also enjoyed her work at the North Star Clinic and Telecare. Arlene is survived by her sister, Deborah; son, Sean; daughter, Kristen; and grandson, Miles. She was preceded in death by her brother, Duane. Please sign her guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 21, 2014
Roberts, Irene Nicolle  
IRENE NICOLLE ROBERTS September 21, 2014 ~ December 15, 2014 Irene Nicolle Roberts was welcomed with love by Bryce and Hilary Roberts on September 21, 2014, joining her two sisters Elaina; 2 years and Mary; 1 year. In her two months and 24 days here on Earth, her love and sweet smile touched the hearts of a host of Christian family and friends, until Jesus took her home on December 15, 2014. Irene is survived by her parents and sisters of Woodland, WA; Grandparents, John and Norma Moir of Woodland, WA; Beth Rosenlund of Sheridan, WY; Jess Roberts of Brush Prairie, WA; Laura Nylund of Brush Prairie, WA; Great-Grandparents, John and MaryJo Rosenlund of Battle Ground, WA; Darlys Roberts of Sheridan, WY; Walt and Aretia Moir of Glendale, AZ; and Great-Great- Grandmothers, Ruth Roberts and Gina Rosenlund, both of Sheridan, WY; numerous Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. Preceded in death by Uncle Clint Moir; Great- Grandparents, Franklin and Eleanor Tikka; Great-Grandpa, Clayton Roberts; Great-Great-Grandpas, Bob Rosenlund and Jim Roberts. Viewing will be held Friday, December 19, 2014 at Woodland Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral will be held Saturday, December 20th at Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of Woodland, WA at 11:00 a.m. with a viewing starting at 10 a.m. Please sign her Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 19, 2014
Smith, Keith D.  
KEITH D. SMITH May 2, 1935 ~ December 15, 2014 Our #1 Cowboy, peacefully left this earth at his home in Vancouver, Washington on December 15, 2014. He was born in Nebraska City, Nebraska on May 2,1935. Keith was preceded in death by his brothers and parents. He is survived by his children, Keith Thomas, Sarah Sue (Justin); grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. He served in the Army, with an honorable discharge, and retired as a steamfitter/pipe-fitter, as well as a butcher. He embraced everything life could offer and enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, and riding his Harley. Keith had a big heart, and was the best father, friend, uncle, grandpa, neighbor and co-worker anyone could ever want. If you knew him, your life was better because of it. An open house Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 1p.m.-3p.m. at Hockinson High, 16819 NE 159th St., Brush Prairie, WA. A potluck contribution can be brought to enjoy as we share together the stories and memories that everyone has of this amazing man. His final resting place will be at the Elim Cemetery, and the family only asks that you visit him from time to time with a flower; he would love that. Please sign Keith 's Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits .
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 18, 2014
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