Roger Albert Dion died Nov. 8. He was 89.

Mr. Dion was born on June 1, 1923, in Galahad, Alberta. He married Frances (Justik) Dion in 1945 and they had three children. The family moved to Portland in 1959, where he worked with Best Western and the hospitality industry. His first wife died  shortly after their 50th wedding anniversary in 1995. He then married Cheryl (Evans) Dion.

He is survived by his wife; his three children, Garry (Raylene), Brenda (Jon) and Brian (Susan); nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Holly Johnson, Scott and Jeff Evans; and 10 step-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held on Sunday, Nov 25 at St. Therese Church, with rosary at 1:30 p.m. and a funeral Mass at 2:30 p.m. A reception will follow at Riverside Golf and Country Club. Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association .