Pamplin Media Group Obituaries

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Judy Caldwell Culver (nee Jewett)
September 30, 2016

Judy Caldwell Culver (nee Jewett)

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August 10, 1938 - July 8, 2016 Judy Caldwell Culver (nee Jewett) died peacefully at her daughter’s home in southern California, after a brief illness. She was 77. Judy was a loving mother and…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Samuel Wokich Jr.
September 28, 2016

Samuel Wokich Jr.

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August 30, 1933 - August 3, 2016 Samuel Wokich Jr., 82, was born at home in Stockett, Montana, to immigrant coal miner Sava Vukic Sr. & Elizabeth Ducinko Wokich on August 30, 1933. Surrounded by…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Julian Thornton
September 26, 2016

Julian Thornton

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May 18, 1940 - August 14, 2016 Julian Thornton, AKA Wizard, passed away on August 14, 2016. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 18, 1940. After school, he joined the Navy and there he met and…


Jerry Calhoon
September 21, 2016

Jerry Calhoon

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June 24, 1935 to August 24, 2016 Jerry Calhoon, 81, of Gig Harbor, Wash., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, due to complications from pneumonia. Born in Labette, Kansas, he graduated from…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ada Sylvia Crist
September 19, 2016

Ada Sylvia Crist

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November 25, 1926 - September 13, 2016 Ada Sylvia Crist went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in Salem, Oregon. Ada was born in Oregon City, OR on November 25, 1926 to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Frederick Raymond Utz Jr.
September 15, 2016

Frederick Raymond Utz, Jr.

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July 8, 1928 - September 4, 2016 Ray Utz passed away on a late summer night after four months of challenging complications due to vascular disease. Ray will be remembered for several attributes,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Miriam Silverman
September 12, 2016

Miriam Silverman

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July 3, 1917 - September 5, 2016 Miriam Silverman, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died on September 5, 2016 at the Robison Jewish Health Center in Portland. She was 99. Miriam…
September 07, 2016

Paul Don Czaja

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October 4, 1932 - August 15, 2016 Paul Don Czaja was born October 4, 1932 and passed peacefully at his home on August 15, 2016. Born to Walter and Stella Czaja, he was raised in Batavia New York…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Vernon Ray Swearingen, Jr.
September 02, 2016

Vernon Ray Swearingen, Jr

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October 14, 1940 - August 25, 2016 Vernon, 75, died peacefully in his home on August 25th, 2016, beside family and his wife of 55 years, Betty Lee Shopbell Swearingen. Vern earned a degree in…
September 02, 2016

Gordon Streight

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April 13, 1938 - August 22, 2016 Gordon Streight died in Oregon City, Ore. On August 22, 2016. He was born on April 13, 1938 in Spearfish, South Dakota to Tom and DeEll Streight. Gordon was a…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Robbin Rae Rigby
Sep 02, 2016

Robbin Rae Rigby

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October 9, 1953 - July 21, 2016 Robbin Rae Rigby, age 62, died July 21, 2016 in Portland, Ore. She was born October 9, 1953, in Yakima, Washington, to Patricia and James Griffith. The family…
Sep 01, 2016

Fannie Arminta Fan Laffoon

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October 2, 1925 - July 20, 2016 Fannie Arminta Laffoon died peacefully on July 20, 2016 after suffering a stroke. She left a legacy of love for her 4 children, 15 grandchildren, 30 great…
Sep 01, 2016

Jacqueline Byles

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March 6, 1929 - August 24, 2016 Mrs. Jackie Byles died peacefully on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in Tigard, Oregon. She was 87 years old. Jackie was born on March 6, 1929 in Madison, WI to Harold…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Raymond Joseph Kight
Aug 30, 2016

Raymond Joseph Kight

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December 20, 1949 - August 16, 2016 Raymond Joseph Kight entered into Heaven August 16, 2016 after a long battle with heart failure. He is now free of pain, dancing with the angels, bathed in…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Mark Frederick Jones
Aug 29, 2016

Mark Frederick Jones

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June 16, 1953 - August 18, 2016 Mark was born in Nevada City, CA. He attended school in Nevada City until moving with his family to Sacramento, CA, where he finished his schooling. He served in…
Aug 26, 2016

Theodore (Ted) Alsaker Anderson

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August 10, 1932 to August 24, 2016 Ted was born on August 10, 1932 to Petra and Theodore Anderson (Portland, OR). He passed with love ones by his side on August 24, 2016. Ted was a loving…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sister Bertille Prus, SSS
Aug 22, 2016

Sister Bertille Prus, SSS

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April 4, 1919 - August 13, 2016 Sister Bertille Prus, SSS, passed into eternal life on August 13, 2016 at the age of 97. She was born in Portland, Oregon, and grew up in a closeknit family of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bernadette M. (Cogozzo) Albertine
Aug 22, 2016

Bernadette M. (Cogozzo) Albertine

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May 17, 1925 - August 10, 2016 Bernadette M. (Cogozzo) Albertine, “Bertie”, 91, was born in Chicago, Il, the daughter of Alphonse V. and Susan M. (DeFrancesco) Cogozzo. She grew up with brothers…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Joseph Bilbao, MD
Aug 22, 2016

Joseph Bilbao, MD

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February 7, 1926 - August 24, 2015 Dr. Joe was born in Yonkers, NY on February 7, 1926 and died on August 24, 2015 in Portland, OR. He is interred at Fir Lawn Cemetery and his obituary may be…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Anna Millar McFarling
Aug 22, 2016

Anna Millar McFarling

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October 5, 1926 - August 10, 2016 Anna Millar McFarling passed away peacefully at her home in King City, Ore. on August 10. As one of 14 siblings she was the last to pass. Anna graduated from…