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Gary Lee Holland
GARY LEE HOLLAND October 30, 1940 ˜ December 21, 2021 Gary Lee Holland passed away Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, at his home in rural Ridgefield, WA, with his brother by his side. He was 81. Gary was born Oct. 30, 1940, in Britton, SD, and briefly lived in the small farming community... Read More
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 19, 2022.
Laverne June Kelley
LAVERNE JUNE KELLEY June 30, 1936 ˜ January 6, 2022 Laverne June Kelley was born on June 30, 1936, in Ellensburg, WA, and passed away peacefully January 6, 2022. Laverne grew up in Ellensburg and attended Washington State University. After college, she moved to Seattle and... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 19, 2022.
Rejeanne "Reggie" Mitchell
REJEANNE “REGGIE” MITCHELL January 24, 1924 ˜ April 7, 2021 Rejeanne “Reggie” Mitchell was born in Montreal, Canada. She worked as a telephone operator and started an employees’ group there called “Dizzy Wires.” In 1955, Reggie moved to California to be where it was sunny... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 19, 2022.
Janet M. Terpening
JANET M. TERPENING January 10, 1955 ˜ January 15, 2022 Janet born to Ed and June Dunne in San Francisco, CA. Janet passed peacefully at home Jan. 15, 2022, after a short battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Jim Franklin; five sisters, Julie Dunne, Margaret... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 19, 2022.
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Richard L. "Dick" Anderson
RICHARD L. “DICK” ANDERSON Richard L. “Dick” Anderson, former Athletic Director at the Washington State School for the Blind, passed away peacefully Dec. 14, 2021, in Edmond, OK, with his wife, Aloma, and their three children at his bedside. Dick and Aloma made their family... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Stephen Anthony "Steve" Elia
STEPHEN (STEVE) ANTHONY ELIA February 28, 1955 ˜ December 20, 2021 Steve was born to Louis and Lorene Elia. He was raised in Blue River and Portland, OR. He graduated from John Adams High School (in Portland) 1973. After graduation he continued to work for his family’s business... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Joyce Kyle Esterbrook
JOYCE KYLE ESTERBROOK July 2, 1932 ˜ January 7, 2022 Our dear mom Joyce Kyle Esterbrook, aka “Grandma Charlie”, went home peacefully to heaven on Friday, Jan. 7. 2022 at 4:05 p.m. at the age of 89. She was the third of eight children born to John Colin Kyle and Anna Cincoski... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Paul Scott Halpin
PAUL SCOTT HALPIN May 5, 1987 ˜ December 26, 2021 Age 34, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Dec. 26, 2021, at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA, after suffering a stroke on Dec. 17, 2021. Paul was born May 5, 1987, in Clackamas, OR, to Todd and... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Janet L. Herschler
JANET L. HERSCHLER August 8, 1930 ~ December 25, 2021 Janet L. Herschler was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Aberdeen, WA, to Luther and Catherine Kelly. She grew up playing competitive tennis at Weatherwax High School, completing her education at Central Washington College of Education... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Donald Cedric "Don" Krause
DONALD CEDRIC ”DON” KRAUSE September 17, 1922 ˜ January 6, 2022 Donald Cedric Krause, 99, a longtime resident of Ridgefield, WA, passed away quietly on Thursday, Jan. 6, surrounded by his family. He was still at home living in the house he built more than half a century ago... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Ronald "Ron" Potts
RONALD POTTS Ronald Potts was born June 14, 1930, in Vancouver, WA. He served in the U.S. Army. He met and married Effie Roberts in 1957. He spent his career at Oregon Transfer as a truck driver. Ron and Effie raised their three children in Vancouver, and were married for over... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Al Steinmann
AL STEINMANN April 5, 1938 ˜ November 15, 2021 Al Steinmann of Camas, WA, passed Nov. 15, 2021, at the age of 83. He was born April 5, 1938, in Long Island, NY, to Alfred and Catherine (Edmonson) Steinmann. Named after his father, he graduated from Bay Shore High School where... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Dale Edward Tidland
DALE EDWARD TIDLAND March 23, 1948 ˜ December 31, 2021 Dale Edward Tidland passed away peacefully Dec. 31, 2021, at the age of 73 years young, ending the year on a happy note listening to Bob Dylan and spending time with his family. He was surrounded by loved ones at home... Read More
Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Douglas Kim "Doug" Wilson
DOUGLAS KIM WILSON October 2, 1955 ˜ January 1, 2022 Douglas Kim Wilson passed away Jan. 1 2022, in Portland, OR, of liver cancer. He was born Oct. 2, 1955, in Vancouver, WA, to Jesse and Cherry Wilson. Doug is survived by his mother, Cherry; brother, Michael; sister, Rhonda... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 16, 2022.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Linda Thibault Hamelin
LINDA THIBAULT HAMELIN October 13, 1951 ˜ November 20, 2021 Castle Rock, WA - Linda A. (Thibault) Hamelin, 70, was called to her heavenly home on Nov. 20, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. Linda was born Oct. 13, 1951, to parents Robert and Louise (Linna) Thibault... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 15, 2022.
Joseph B. "Joe" Killian
JOSEPH B. KILLIAN January 13, 1965 ˜ January 8, 2022 We lost the best man, friend, family member and Firefighter/Paramedic when Joe succumbed to his 3+ year battle with Multiple Myeloma. Joe was born at Vancouver Memorial Hospital to Ferman and Billie Jean. He grew up... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 15, 2022.
Marian Markley
MARIAN MARKLEY June 19, 1940 ˜ December 3, 2021 Marian Markley passed away peacefully in her home in Ridgefield, WA, on Dec. 3, 2021 at the age of 81. Marian was born in Denver, CO, on June 19, 1940, to Miles and Winnifred Markley. She grew up in Denver until she went to... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 15, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Charlotte Hillstead
CHARLOTTE HILLSTEAD February 28, 1930 ˜ January 9, 2022 The family of Charlotte Hillstead desires to share the event of her peaceful passing. She was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Graduated from Sheridan High School in... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 14, 2022.
M. Celia Hoyt
M. CELIA HOYT May 8, 1933 ˜ January 8, 2022 Celia Hoyt passed away Jan. 8, 2022, in Vancouver, WA. She was 88 years old. She was born May 8, 1933, in Omak, WA, to Dr. Glenn and Eunice Stevens. She is survived by her brother, Dr. Louis Stevens; and sister, Lenore Werner.... Read More
Northwood Park Funeral Home, Cemetery & Mausoleum
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Doris L. Quarles
DORIS L. QUARLES January 9, 1936 ˜ December 29, 2021 Doris L. Quarles passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. Mom was born Jan. 9, 1936, to Dewey and Elsie Huddleston in Boise, ID. Chuck and Doris were married on April 25, 1953 in Hermiston, OR. Dad passed away on May 8... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 13, 2022.
Randy Lee Thomas
RANDY LEE THOMAS September 2, 1958 ˜ January 9, 2022 Randy Lee Thomas, 63, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Sandpoint, ID. Funeral Mass will be held at Noon on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sandpoint. Randy was born Sept. 2, 1958, in Eugene... Read More
Lakeview Funeral Home
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Vernon Messner Jr.
VERNON MESSNER, JR. August 16, 1949 ˜ December 31, 2021 Vernon Messner, Jr. passed away Dec. 31, 2021. Vern was born Aug. 16, 1949, to Vernon Sr.and Opal Messner. His family lived in Lyle, WA, moved to Yacolt, WA, then moved to their farm in Amboy, WA. Vern graduated from... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 12, 2022.
Margaret "Peg" Rumbaugh
MARGARET (PEG) RUMBAUGH December 6, 1927 ˜ December 22, 2021 Wednesday morning, Dec. 22, 2021, Margaret (Peg) Rumbaugh, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away peacefully at the age of 94. Peg was born in Steubenville, OH, on Dec. 6, 1927, to... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Gene Louis Maygra
GENE LOUIS MAYGRA September 21, 1941 ˜ December 31, 2021 Gene Louis Maygra passed away peacefully on Dec. 31, 2021, at Legacy Hospital in Vancouver, WA. Gene was born in Crookston, MN, on Sept. 21, 1941, to Louis and Florence Maygra. Gene and his family moved to Yakima... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 11, 2022.
Robert Wiedmann
ROBERT WIEDMANN February 25, 1937 ˜ December 21, 2021 Robert Wiedmann, 84, beloved father, was called to his eternal resting place on Dec. 21, 2021. He entered this world Feb. 25, 1937, in Ashley, ND. Robert was preceded in death by his son, Michael Wiedmann; father, Julius... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 11, 2022.
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Julie Burger
JULIE BURGER November 13, 1939 ˜ December 17, 2021 My beautiful lady has passed. Liked and loved by all with whom she came in contact, Julie succumbed to the onslaught of Alzheimer’s Disease, which she had been fighting for seven years. Julie being Julie, after the diagnosis... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Rhonda Marlys Greene
RHONDA MARLYS (REDINGER) GREENE March 24, 1960 ˜ January 4, 2022 Rhonda Marlys (Redinger) Greene, 61 of Battle Ground, WA. Passed away Jan. 4, 2022. Visitation will be at 11:00 a.m. at Layne’s Funeral Home on Jan. 15, 2022. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. at Layne’s... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Lois D. Haeger
LOIS D. HAEGER August 24, 1938 ˜ December 27, 2021 Lois D. Haeger, of Woodland, WA, went to Heaven on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021. She was born Aug. 24, 1938, to Udell and Ruth DeWerff in Litchfield, IL. Lois met her husband of 62 years, Bill Haeger, in Waukegan, IL. They married... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Wayne Alvin Harris
WAYNE ALVIN HARRIS July 9, 1930 ˜ December 21, 2021 Wayne Alvin Harris passed away at his home Dec. 21, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. He was born on July 9,1930 to Doc and Bessie Harris in Sunnyside, WA. He was raised on a farm in Mabton, WA, where he developed his tireless... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Karl Eugene "Gene" Kuhnhausen
KARL EUGENE (GENE) KUHNHAUSEN May 12, 1936 ˜ January 1, 2022 Karl Eugene Kuhnhausen was born in The Dalles, OR, on May 12, 1936, He was the second of five children born to Karl and Caroline (deConinck-Smith) Kuhnhausen. He passed away Jan. 1, 2022, in Vancouver, WA. Gene... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Frances Catherine Malone
LT. COLONEL FRANCES CATHERINE MALONE, USAF We wish to celebrate the life of our dear sister, aunt, great aunt, and great, great aunt, Lt. Colonel Frances Catherine Malone, USAF (retired). Frances spent the bulk of her life administering to the health needs of Air Force members... Read More
Published in The Columbian from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2022.
Mike Matanich
MIKE MATANICH June 29, 1927 ˜ December 22, 2021 Mike Matanich’s full life of love and service was peacefully realized on Dec. 22, 2021, in the presence of family. Mike was born June 29, 1927, in Roslyn, WA, to Croatian immigrants Mike and Johana Matanich. He sadly lost his... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
James Richard "Jim" Neinstadt
JAMES “JIM” RICHARD NEINSTADT May 1, 1958 ˜ November 29, 2021 James “Jim” Richard Neinstadt, 63, of Ridgefield, WA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and loved ones Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. Jim was born May 1, 1958, in Minneapolis, MN, to Vern and Janice (Houghton)... Read More
Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Vancouver
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Kaare Marton Nielsen
KAARE MARTON NIELSEN March 7, 1923 ˜ January 3, 2022 Kaare Marton Nielsen, age 98, of Beaverton, OR, passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Kaare was born March 7, 1923 in Sand, Ryfylke, Norway to Hans and Julia Nielsen. Kaare was predeceased by his parents; his sisters, Ruth... Read More
J P Finley & Son FH Or
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Barbara Ann Russell
BARBARA ANN (RUSSELL) SMITH Barbara Ann (Russell) Smith passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 30, 2021, at the age of 78 years and 4 months. She is survived by her husband Kenneth, of almost 61 years; two sons, Micheal and Steven; one granddaughter, Samantha; six great-grandkids... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Joseph Michael Sherlock Jr.
JOSEPH MICHAEL SHERLOCK, JR. August 5, 1943 ˜ December 29, 2021 Joe Sherlock, entrepreneur, engineer, “car guy” extraordinaire and O-gauge rail enthusiast, died on Dec. 29, 2021, of complications following a heart attack. He was 78 years old. Joseph Michael Sherlock, Jr... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Frank Harry Van Valkenburg
FRANK HARRY VAN VALKENBURG May 25, 1923 ˜ December 19, 2021 Frank was born May 25, 1923 in Mount Vernon, WA, to Frank and Thrina Van Valkenburg. He passed away in Vancouver, WA, at age 98. Frank attended school in Mount Vernon, graduating from high school in 1941. He then... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Malia Nicole Beck
MALIA NICOLE BECK August 16, 1991 ˜ December 21, 2021 Malia Nicole Beck, 30, Vancouver, WA, passed away Dec. 21, 2021, in Vancouver, WA. She was born Aug. 16, 1991, to adoring parents Shane and Marie Beck. Malia had a bright and energetic personality that could light up... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 7, 2022.
Thursday, January 6, 2022
GRAYSON MICHAEL KENNEDY
GRAYSON MICHAEL KENNEDY January 24, 2006 ˜ December 14, 2021 With deepest sorrow we announce Grayson Kennedy, 15, passed away unexpectedly, the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. He is survived by his mother, Hollee; sister, Savannah; and brothers, Kameron, Nathan and Tyler... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 6, 2022.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Richard "Rick" Erickson
RICHARD ERICKSON September 18, 1948 ˜ November 9, 2021 Born in Vancouver, WA, on Sept. 18, 1948, to Marge and Ed Erickson. Passed away peacefully at home after a morning playing golf on Nov. 9, 2021. Rick is survived by his daughters, Christine Erickson and Emily Gordon... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 5, 2022.
Jimmy C. Kincheloe
JIMMY C. KINCHELOE August 22, 1955 ˜ December 28, 2021 Jimmy C. Kincheloe went to Heaven on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, thanking Jesus and holding his wife’s hand after a long illness, in a Vancouver, WA, hospital. Jimmy was born in Healdsburg, CA, on Aug. 22, 1955. He attended... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 5, 2022.
Terry Alvin Osterberg
TERRY ALVIN OSTERBERG August 2, 1943 ˜ December 9, 2021 Terry Alvin Osterberg passed away on Dec. 9, 2021, at the age of 78, in Olympia, WA, with family by his side. His battle with serious medical issues in recent years showed his courage in facing life challenges with a... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 5, 2022.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
John A. "Gus" Gustafson
JOHN A. “GUS” GUSTAFSON December 27, 1963 ˜ December 24, 2021 Beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend. John A. Gustafson, 57, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Dec. 24, 2021. John is survived by his wife of over 38 years, Cathleen Gustafson; and his children... Read More
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
Thomas Dean Huffman
THOMAS DEAN HUFFMAN October 22, 1938 ˜ December 5, 2021 Thomas (Tom, Tommy) Dean Huffman passed away of vascular complications on Dec. 5, 2021, at the age of 83. He was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Camas, WA, the eldest child of Dean and Martha Huffman. Tom lived all his life in... Read More
Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
Charles "Chuck" Hughey
CHARLES “CHUCK” HUGHEY April 23, 1929 ˜ December 18, 2021 On Dec. 18, 2021, Lloyd Charles “Chuck” Hughey went to meet Jesus. He had been longing for the day for a long time! Chuck was born in Sifton, WA, on April 23rd, 1929, to Lloyd and Mildred Hughey. He grew up with siblings... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
Jerald Neal "Jerry" Hutchins
JERALD (JERRY) NEAL HUTCHINS November 13, 1937 ˜ December 21, 2021 Jerald (Jerry) Neal Hutchins, cherished father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away the morning of Dec. 21, 2021, joining his beloved wife Mary of 61 years, who preceded him in death last December... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
Paul J. Lehner
PAUL J. LEHNER April 2, 1949 ˜ December 29, 2021 Paul J. Lehner was born to John and Alice Lehner on April 2, 1949, at their home in Battle Ground and died at his home in Battle Ground Dec. 29, 2021, after a battle with cancer. Paul loved his family and enjoyed fishing, golfing... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
Linda McDonnell
LINDA McDONNELL 1956 ˜ 2021 Linda McDonnell was born, July 1956 in The Dalles, OR. She died Dec. 22, 2021 in Vancouver, WA. Linda spent her entire life in the Pacific Northwest. She loved people and children, having owned and operated a Child Day Care business for many years... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
Annabelle G. Rider
ANNABELLE G. RIDER August 8, 1926 ˜ November 15, 2021 Annabelle passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at her home at Salmon Creek Bonaventure in Vancouver. She was born Aug. 8, 1926 in Vancouver, WA, to Gilbert and Myrtle Scott. Annabelle grew up in Vancouver, and was neighbors... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
Lorrie Patricia Rushing
LORRIE PATRICIA RUSHING December 22, 1956 ˜ December 28, 2021 Lorrie Patricia Rushing, 65, lifelong resident of Ridgefield, WA, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021 at Legacy Hospital in Vancouver, WA. She was born Dec. 22, 1956 in Vancouver to William and Mary Bochart... Read More
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 4, 2022.
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