South County Spotlight - Obituaries

John Orr
May 23, 2016

John Alan Orr

by Courtney Vaughn
Feb. 22, 1944-May 9, 2016 John Alan Orr was born February 22, 1944, in Portland, Oregon and passed from this earthly life May 9, 2016, in Lafayette/McMinnville, Oregon. John lived most of his…
HALES
May 16, 2016

Robert 'Bob' Hales

by Courtney Vaughn
Oct. 20, 1936-March 22, 2016 Bob Hales was born October 20, 1936, in St. Helens, Oregon to Alonzo and Elsie Hales. He died peacefully on March 22, 2016, at the age of 79, with family at his…
BRADFORD
May 11, 2016

Velma Faye Lemon Bradford

by Courtney Vaughn
May 23, 1930-May 4, 2016 Velma Faye Bradford, 85, born May 23, 1930, in Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, passed away May 4, 2016, surrounded by family. She was married August 26, 1947, in Vancouver,…


MCGILVRA
May 06, 2016

John Richard McGilvra

by Courtney Vaughn
September 14, 1952-April 21, 2016 John Richard McGilvra, 63, passed away April 21, 2016, at his home in St. Helens, Oregon. Born September 14, 1952, in St. Helens, he was the son of the late…
BARNES
May 06, 2016

John Michael 'Mike' Barnes

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Oct. 17, 1936-April 2, 2016 Mike passed April 2, 2016, surrounded by family at Good Samaritan Hospital. Mike was born October 17, 1936, to Flemming Barnes and Roberta Conkell in Battle Creek,…
April 18, 2016

Janice Berg Sinclair

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December 30, 1945 - April 2, 2016 Jan Sinclair of Warren, Oregon passed away early Saturday morning, April 2, 2016 at the Hopewell Hospice Center. She was surrounded by family and friends, and…
April 11, 2016

Carolyn D. Dodd

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April 12, 1937 - April 8, 2016 Carolyn D. Dodd, 78 a resident of House, New Mexico passed away Friday, April 8, 2016 at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas following a short illness. She…
April 01, 2016

Berniece Sue Gunn

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June 7, 1925-March 28, 2016 Berniece Sue Gunn was granted her angel wings on March 28, 2016. Her final days were spent at her daughter’s home in St. Helens, surrounded by her loving family.…
GEDLICK
March 25, 2016

Delores Mae Gedlick

by Courtney Vaughn
May 13, 1933-March 21, 2016 Delores Mae Gedlick of Columbia City, Oregon passed away on March 21, 2016, at the age of 82 after a 19-year battle with Alzheimer’s. She was diagnosed in 1996.…
SYKES
March 21, 2016

Deborah Jean Sykes

by Courtney Vaughn
June 14, 1959 - March 13, 2016 Deborah Jean Sykes was born on June 14, 1959, in Agana, Guam to Mary Margaret (Murray) Sykes and Randolph Gray Sykes. Debbi was the fifth of seven children and the…

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Hazel (Halferty) Henningsen
Mar 18, 2016

Hazel (Halferty) Henningsen

by Courtney Vaughn
Nov. 20, 1924 - March 7, 2016 Hazel (Halferty) Henningsen passed away Monday, March 7, 2016, at home in the loving arms of her family. She was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Port Townsend, Wash. Given…
DACKINS
Mar 21, 2016

Donald Newton Dackins

by Courtney Vaughn
Jan. 16, 1923 - March 12, 2016 Donald N. Dackins, Don, was the only child of Isabelle and Dan Dackins. He was born on January 16, 1923. His first home was his parents’ houseboat on the…
Mar 11, 2016

JAMES E. BENTON - Sweet Baby James

by Courtney Vaughn
Sunrise: August 7, 1930 * Sunset: February 14, 2016 Friends are invited to a Celebration of Life for James Benton, Scappoose’s own “Sweet Baby James” on Wednesday, March 23 at the Scappoose…
Mar 11, 2016

Shane Aron Dirks

by Courtney Vaughn
October 13, 1970-February 18, 2016 Mr. Shane Aron Dirks of Scappoose, Oregon passed away on February 18, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon. He was 45 years old. Shane was born…
CARLING
Mar 11, 2016

Frank Norval Carling

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April 4, 1926-March 3, 2016 Frank Norval Carling, 89, passed away on March 3, 2016, at his home in Scappoose, Oregon of cancer. Frank was born on April 4, 1926, in Ely, Nevada to Florence…
WIENSZ
Mar 11, 2016

Margie Mae Wiensz

by Courtney Vaughn
Sept. 27, 1923-Feb. 24, 2016 Margie Mae Wiensz passed away peacefully in Scappoose, Oregon on February 24, 2016, at the age of 92. Margie was born on September 27, 1923, in Bogue, Kansas to…
KRIEGH
Mar 11, 2016

Elizabeth Betty Ann Kriegh

by Courtney Vaughn
July 1936-February 2016 Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Kriegh died on February 4, 2016, at the age of 79. Betty moved to St. Helens with her family in 1976 and was an active member of the community,…
COLEMAN
Mar 07, 2016

Sandra Cecilia Gomez Coleman

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April 28, 1969-Feb. 22, 2016 Sandra Cecilia Gomez Coleman passed away peacefully at her home on February 22, 2016, after a short, but ferocious battle with pancreatic cancer. We are grateful…
Mar 07, 2016

Donald Kinney

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Oct. 12, 1944-March 1, 2016 Donald Kinney of Scappoose died March 1, 2016. He was 70. Mr. Kinney was born October 12, 1944, to Roy and Ruth Kinney. He was raised in Evansville, Indiana. He…
MEYERS
Mar 08, 2016

Geraldine Marie Meyers

by Courtney Vaughn
Sept. 18, 1924-Feb. 27, 2016 Geraldine Marie Meyers was born on September 18, 1924, in Woodlake, California. She moved to Scappoose, Oregon when she was 12 years old and graduated from Scappoose…