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Cathy D. Hitchcock
CATHY D. HITCHCOCK 1950 ˜ 2021 Cathy D. Hitchcock was born to Bob and June Hitchcock March 14, 1950, in Vancouver, WA. Cathy attended Mill Plain Elementary, split junior high school between Evergreen Junior High and Covington Junior High. Cathy graduated from Evergreen High school... Read More
CASCADIA CREMATION
Published in The Columbian on Dec. 1, 2021.
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Gordon Lloyd Bower
GORDON LLOYD BOWER January 31, 1932 ˜ November 21,2021 Our beloved husband, dad, granddad, and granddad great, Gordon Bower, age 89 passed away in Vancouver, WA, on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, from complications of COVID-19. He is remembered as an extremely loving, kind, and generous... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 30, 2021.
Kenneth B. "Ken" Clark
KENNETH B. CLARK Kenneth B. Clark, age 93, passed away peacefully Nov. 20. Kenneth was born to English immigrants Bert and Martha Clark in the Salmon Creek area of Vancouver. He spent his entire life in the area, with the exception of military service during the Korean War. He... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 30, 2021.
Barbara Douglas
BARBARA DOUGLAS Barbara passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 22, while at home with her daughters. She is joyfully remembered by her family and friends including her daughters, Suzie Douglas and Katie Douglas-Sandilands; grandson, William Douglas Sandilands; son-in-law, John Sandilands... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 30, 2021.
Nancy Graham
NANCY GRAHAM December 28, 1951 ˜ November 26, 2021 Nancy Graham, 69, passed away Nov. 26, 2021. She was born Dec. 28, 1951, to Daniel and Helen Pratt (Blair). She is survived by siblings, Judy Rollins, Gary Pratt, and Mike Blair; her two children, Joe Graham and Amy Valenzuela... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 30, 2021.
Kelton Chris Jolma
KELTON CHRIS JOLMA July 10, 2013 ˜ November 26, 2021 Kelton Chris Jolma was called home to his heavenly father Nov. 26, 2021. Kelton was born July 10, 2013, in Vancouver, WA, to Troy and Angela Jolma. Kelton will be forever missed for his warm smile and soft nature. He touched... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 30, 2021.
William "Bill" Osadchuk
WILLIAM OSADCHUK For William, or “Bill”, as many of his closest friends knew him, family was always his first priority. His bride of almost 50 years was his first love, and then in 1978 he fell in love again with his daughter. In his early 20’s he moved from his hometown of Winnipeg... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 30, 2021.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
Marlow Francis Bills
MARLOW FRANCIS BILLS May 30, 1927 ˜ November 14, 2021 Marlow Francis Bills of Vancouver passed away Nov. 14, 2021. He was residing at Cascade Inn Assisted Living Community and passed at Ray Hickey Hospice House. Marlow was born May 30, 1927, to Harvey Francis and Ione Gladys... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 28, 2021.
Arretta "Mae" Boynton
ARRETTA “MAE” BOYNTON April 13, 1925 ˜ November 21, 2021 Mrs. Arretta “Mae” Boynton, 96, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Vancouver, WA. She was born April 13, 1925, in Virginia to Ben and Della (Blankenship) Lavender and was proceeded in death by her husband of 65 years... Read More
Layne's Battle Ground Funeral Home
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 28, 2021.
Dorothy Marie Russell Paradis
DOROTHY RUSSELL PARADIS July 8, 1927 ˜ November 3, 2021 Dorothy Marie Russell Paradis, age 94, passed peacefully in Vancouver, WA, Nov. 3, 2021, 90 minutes after talking with her children. She was born July 8, 1927, in Hoquiam, WA, as the youngest child of Edward Conrad Fredolph... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 28, 2021.
William Joseph "Skip" Ping
WILLIAM JOSEPH PING April 28, 1957 ˜ November 14, 2021 William Joseph Ping (“Skip”), age 64 of Vancouver, WA, passed away Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. Skip was born April 28, 1957, in Paris, France to Sergeant Major Marion L. and Irene H. Ping. Skip served two years in the MT National... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 28, 2021.
Beatrice "Jane" Rasmor
BEATRICE “JANE“ (MUELLER) RASMOR August 7, 1935 ˜ November 20, 2021 Beatrice “Jane“ (Mueller) Rasmor passed away Nov. 20, 2021, at the Ashley Inn, Vancouver, WA. She was 86 years old and was born Aug. 7, 1935, to Johnny and Frances Mueller in Sweetwater, TN. Jane graduated from... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 28, 2021.
Dean Duaine Swanson
DEAN DUAINE SWANSON February 6, 1934 ˜ November 19, 2021 Dean Swanson, longtime La Center resident, passed away, age 87, Nov. 19, 2021. Dean was husband to Delverna (Fencil) for 65 years, until her passing June 30, 2018. He is survived by their children, Cynthia (Mike) Morgan... Read More
Layne's Battle Ground Funeral Home
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 28, 2021.
Friday, November 26, 2021
Timothy Lee "Tim" Homola
In Loving Memory of TIMOTHY “TIM” LEE HOMOLA July 13, 1954 ˜ November 22, 2021 Tim gained his heavenly home on the morning of Nov. 22, 2021, in his home in La Center, WA, surrounded by his wife, children, grandchildren and many brothers, sisters and friends in faith. Tim endured... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 26, 2021.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Diane Ursula Blank
DIANE URSULA BLANK October 21, 1943 ˜ November 4, 2021 Diane passed away surrounded by family at the age of 78. She was born in Great Falls, MT, to Alford and Julia (Hannigan) Blank. She is survived by her five children, Dale Dreier, Julie Dreier, Samantha Bex (Brian) Daniel... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 23, 2021.
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Joyce Daniels
JOYCE DANIELS November 8, 1930 ˜ November 14, 2021 Joyce was born to Evelyn and Carl Seppela in Seattle, WA. At a very young age, she and her twin sister were adopted into a loving family and raised on Orcas Island. Orcas Island High School is where she met and married the love... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 21, 2021.
Hector G. Flores
HECTOR G. FLORES Hector G. Flores passed away peacefully at home in Battle Ground Nov. 12, 2021, surrounded by family. Hector was a proud veteran, serving as a missile launcher mechanic in the US Army in 1970-72. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, he made many friends in the Portland... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 21, 2021.
Hilda Christine Hagen
HILDA CHRISTINE HAGEN December 31, 1926 ˜ November 1, 2021 Hilda Christine Hagen was born Dec. 31, 1926, in Warwick County, IN. As the seventh of 12 children to Ewald and Christina Hein, she moved many times in her adolescence - finding residence with her family across Indiana... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 21, 2021.
Dale Harrington
DALE HARRINGTON Dale Harrington was born in Scarborough, ME and passed away Oct. 30, 2021 in Vancouver, WA at the age of 75. He is survived by his loving wife, Jan; and daughters, Shannon Murphy (Jeramy) and Dana Harrington; and grandchildren, Skyler Harrington, Gianna Harrington... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 21, 2021.
Richard Frederick "Dick" Osterberg
RICHARD FREDERICK OSTERBERG October 24, 1938 ˜ November 17, 2021 Richard (Dick) Frederick Osterberg, age 83, passed away due to diabetes complications. Dick was born in Barre, VT, to Frederick and Linnea (Bowman) Osterberg. He is survived by his husband Kevin Kaskie, and their... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 21, 2021.
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Jon Federmeyer
JON FEDERMEYER January 16, 1960 ˜ September 29, 2021 Jon Federmeyer was born Jan. 16, 1960 in Lakewood, CA, to father Richard John Federmeyer and mother Jacqueline Pauline Federmeyer (Hanes), and was also raised by his stepfather Marvin Gray, all of whom predeceased him. As a... Read More
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 20, 2021.
Friday, November 19, 2021
Keith Kevin Stover
KEITH KEVIN STOVER November 6, 1964 ˜ October 3, 2021 Keith Kevin Stover was born Nov. 6, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID, to Merrill and Connie Stover who resided in Thompson Falls, MT. Keith grew up in Hood River, OR, and attended school. From an early age Keith loved fishing and eventually... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 19, 2021.
William Sherman "Bill" Wright
WILLIAM SHERMAN WRIGHT William Sherman Wright was born in Portland, OR, to Helen Rose Spindler Wright and Robert Harrison Wright Jan. 17, 1942. Bill was the middle child of three, his older brother Robert “Bob” Harrison and younger sister Margaret “Betty” Elizabeth. He grew up... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 19, 2021.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Christina June Devine Klug
CHRISTINA JUNE DEVINE KLUG Christina June Devine Klug, of Lebanon, OR, died at the age of 25 in a tragic accident the evening of Nov. 12, 2021, on I-5 freeway near Salem, OR. She left behind her two small children, Anakin RayDean Shaw and Ahsoka DemiLee Shaw; as well as their... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 18, 2021.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Phyllis Patricia "Patty" Cornell
PHYLLIS PATRICIA ”PATTY” CORNELL July 14, 1937 ˜ November 5, 2021 Phyllis Patricia (Patty) Cornell of Ariel, WA, passed away peacefully Nov. 5, 2021. Patty was born Jul. 14, 1937, in Center, ND, to Grace and Vincent Schumsky (both deceased). She was one of six brothers and sisters... Read More
Layne's Battle Ground Funeral Home
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 16, 2021.
Charles Raymond "Ray" Johnson
RAYMOND ”RAY” JOHNSON July 5, 1928 ˜ November 8, 2021 Raymond (Ray) Johnson, 93, Vancouver, WA, was called to heaven Nov. 8, 2021. Ray was born in Gillette, WY, Jul. 5, 1928, and residing at Highgate Senior Living at the time of his passing. He was married to Harriet Johnson for... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 16, 2021.
Sunday, November 14, 2021
Catherine Asplund
CATHERINE (RAFFIN) ASPLUND December 6, 1928 - October 7, 2021 Catherine Asplund passed away Oct. 7, 2021, in Chehalis, WA, at 92 years of age. She was born Dec. 6, 1928 in Cordenons, Italy. Catherine is survived by her three daughters, Christine (Chris) Langford of Chehalis, WA... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Nobue Bedient
NOBUE BEDIENT December 4, 1927 ˜ October 24, 2021 Nobue Bedient, 93 of Tualatin, OR, passed away Oct. 24, 2021, with her family by her side. Nobue was born in Yokosuka, Japan Dec. 4, 1927, to Fumiko Hosaka and Motoharu Saika. She was married to Daryl Bedient for 51 years. Nobue... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Richard Franklin Brantley
RICHARD FRANKLIN BRANTLEY July 25, 1947 ˜ October 27, 2021 Richard Franklin Brantley was born July 25, 1947, in Oak Harbor, WA, to Evelyn and James Brantley. A Navy family, they moved to many Naval stations over the years, but their favorite place was always returning back to... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Robert Wells "Bob" Bratton
ROBERT WELLS BRATTON February 26, 1931 ˜ October 18, 2021 Robert (Bob) Wells Bratton passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. He was 90 years old. He leaves a sister, Nancy Paterson; daughter, Christine Elias (Len); son, Michael Bratton (Amy); and grandsons, Jon and Matthew Elias. ... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Gary Thomas Bullick
GARY THOMAS BULLICK August 19, 1955 ˜ November 1, 2021 Gary was born in Bellingham, WA, to Marlene Ann Davis and Walter Thomas Bullick. As a boy of only four, he tragically lost his father to illness. For a time, his loving Davis grandparents took over rearing him and his younger... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Ruth Miller Frank
RUTH MILLER FRANK 1927 ˜ 2021 Ruth was born in 1927 in North Dakota and passed away Nov. 9. She was 94 years old. The family moved to Vancouver in 1942. Ruth spent her summer’s during WW II as a bicycle messenger in the Kaiser shipyards. She graduated from Vancouver High School... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Chester David "Chet" Garrett
CHESTER DAVID GARRETT February 12, 1943 ˜ November 7, 2021 Loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, teacher, and mentor. On Nov. 7, 2021, Chester David Garrett passed away at Portland Adventist Hospital. Chet is survived by his wife, Jeanne; brothers, Bill (Leona)... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Raymond Gene Gressel
RAYMOND GENE GRESSEL June 14, 1931 ˜ October 9, 2021 Raymond Gene Gressel born June 14,1931 in Portland, OR, passed Oct. 9, 2021, at the age of 90 in Vancouver, WA. He grew up in SE Portland and was employed by the the DuPont corporation for 45 years starting in the warehouse... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Rhys Hanson
RHYS HANSON Rhys Hanson, 87, passed away Nov. 5, 2021, in Lacey, WA. Rhys and his wife, Kathleen, lived for 25 years in Vancouver, where they were active members of Messiah Lutheran Church. He worked as a speech therapist in small school districts and later operated a small audiology... Read More
Woodlawn Funeral Home and Cemetery - Lacey
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Jerome Harris
JEROME HARRIS April 21, 1931 ˜ October 31, 2021 Jerome Harris was gathered into the arms of our Lord Oct. 31, 2021. He was 90 years young. Jerome was born April 21, 1931, in Chicago, IL, to Elnora and Jerome Harris, Sr. He was the eldest of three sons. In 1948 Jerome joined the... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Carolyn Lucille Hays
CAROLYN LUCILLE HAYS November 5, 1943 ˜ November 8, 2021 Carolyn Lucille Hays, born to Albert and Faye Yankee Nov. 5, 1943, passed away Nov. 8, 2021. She was the middle child of three children born and raised in Vancouver, WA. She later graduated from Hudson Bay High School.... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Richard Kasper "Dick" Jenny
RICHARD KASPER JENNY July 1, 1939 ˜ October 16, 2021 Dick grew up on a dairy farm at Brush Prairie, WA, the second of six children born to Werner John and Gertrude Minnie Jenny. He was an energetic youngster and recognizing that Dick’s initiative and imagination should be managed... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Jay Kevin Krigbaum
JAY KEVIN KRIGBAUM February 11, 1956 ˜ November 3, 2021 Jay Kevin Krigbaum, age 65, passed away Nov. 3, 2021, at Northwest Medical Center in Sahuarita, AZ. Born to Betty and Charles Krigbaum Feb. 11, 1956, in Hannibal, MO, Jay grew up and graduated from Hannibal High School in... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Larry Malcom
LARRY MALCOM April 18, 1936 ˜ October 22, 2021 Larry arrived on earth in a pauper’s hospital in St. Louis, MO, to Cletus and Helen Malcom. After a few years in Marion, IL, the family moved west for wartime jobs in the Kaiser Shipyards of Vancouver, WA. Larry graduated from Camas... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Douglas John McCaig
DOUGLAS JOHN MCCAIG May 22, 1962 ˜ October 26, 2021 Washougal resident Douglas John McCaig passed away by his wife’s side Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 at the age of 59 after a long and valiant struggle with cancer. He was born May 22, 1962 in Grosse Pointe, MI. He attended Western Michigan... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Eva Marie Netherda
EVA MARIE (MARTIAN) NETHERDA November 12, 1934 ˜ October 13, 2021 Eva, and her twin brother Adam, were born to Otillia and Ignatius “Knute” Martian in Billings County, ND, Nov. 12, 1934. During her childhood the family moved to Selah, WA, where Eva graduated from Selah High School... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Gary Lee Strong
GARY LEE STRONG November 9, 1935 ˜ September 29, 2021 Gary was born in Chewelah, WA, to Leslie M. and Esther C. Strong. He was married to Janice Charlene Strong for 65 years, who is still at the Camas home. Gary served in the Navy and was released from duty in 1956. He served aboard... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Donald Neil "Don" Yingling
DONALD “DON” NEIL YINGLING 1931 ˜ 2021 Longtime Vancouver resident Don Yingling died unexpectedly in the early morning hours of Oct. 23, 2021. Don and his twin sister Dolores were born in Tacoma, but raised and educated in Yakima. Don lived a full and meaningful life of more... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 13, 2021.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Jerry Bill Van Fleet
JERRY BILL VAN FLEET April 27, 1942 ˜ September 19, 2021 Jerry Bill Van Fleet, 79, of Battle Ground, WA, passed away Sept. 19, 2021. Jerry was born April 27, 1942, in Gordon, NE, to William and Gladys Van Fleet (both deceased). They moved to the Vancouver area in 1943, where... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 10, 2021.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Denise Eileen Cole
DENISE EILEEN COLE December 1, 1950 ˜ October 28, 2021 Denise was a beloved mother, sister and friend. She passed peacefully with her family and best friend by her side Oct. 28, 2021. Denise will be remembered as a loving, playful, generous, creative, and joyful person. Denise... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 9, 2021.
Ronald Raymond Edwards
RONALD RAYMOND EDWARDS June 8, 1959 ˜ October 10, 2021 Ron was born to Robert and Patricia Edwards, in Vancouver, WA. He worked construction for his father and uncles and eventually bought the company. It became Western Construction. He then started Edwards Construction Group... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 9, 2021.
Wayne Loyd Mets
WAYNE LOYD METS August 25, 1926 ˜ October 22, 2021 Wayne Loyd Mets born Aug. 25, 1926, passed peacefully on Friday morning Oct. 22, 2021, while staying at Mallard Landing Retirement Home. He was 95 years young. Resilient until the end, he loved to work on his home and garden and... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 9, 2021.
Lorraine J. Mihaly
LORRAINE J. MIHALY Our beloved mother, Lorraine J. Mihaly passed away Nov. 4, 2021, at home in Battle Ground, WA. surrounded by her loved ones. She loved her flowers and gardening, but most loved her family. For all the years she managed Crown Plaza Apartments she was a Mother... Read More
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 9, 2021.
Wayne Clarence Pierce
WAYNE CLARENCE PIERCE Wayne Clarence Pierce, 79, of Vancouver, WA, passed away peacefully in the wee hours of Oct. 28. Wayne was a beloved father and stepfather, husband, brother, and friend to many. After a long and fulfilling career as a color matcher at James River Paper Company... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 9, 2021.
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