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Marie Gustafson
Marie E. Gustafson, 76, died May 12.  There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at St. Cecilia Church, 5105 SW Franklin Ave., Beaverton. Recitation of the rosary will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Thomas Joseph Moore
Thomas Joseph Moore, 92, died peacefully on May 9 surrounded by family. A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19, at St. Matthew  Church in Hillsboro preceded by a rosary at 11 a.m. A reception will follow in the parish hall.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Father Joseph John Beno
Father Joseph John Beno,93, died peacefully at the Blessing House in Tigard May 6. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, May 15, at St. Wenceslaus Church in Scappoose. Burial with military honors will follow in the parish cemetery. A reception will be held in the parish center.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Donn Sullivan
Donn Michael “Sully” Sullivan, 83, died April 29. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m. and a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, May 15, at St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 7007 SW 46th Ave., Portland.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Betty Jean Gardner Getman
Betty Getman, formerly Betty Gardner, age 83, passed away in Vancouver, Washington, April 28 after a series of long illnesses. A private service is planned for summertime.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Kathleen Van Veen
Kathleen Louise Van Veen, 70, known to everybody as Kathy, passed away peacefully at her home in Southeast Portland April 26, 36 weeks after she was told she had an inoperable brain tumor and only eight weeks to live. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at St Ignatius Church in Southeast Portland. A catered reception will follow.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Mary Barricks
Mary Louise Garcia Barricks, 102, mother of Father Bob Barricks, died April 26. There will be a funeral Mass May 5, with details to come.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Donald O'Hollearn
Donald O’Hollearn died April 2. There was a funeral Mass at St. Ignatius Church and graveside service with military honors at Willamette National Cemetery.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Dorothy Kinnunen
Dorothy Helen Kinnunen, 86, died April 3. There was a funeral Mass at Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater in Vancouver, Washington.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Robert Prentice
Robert Theodore Prentice, 87, died March 17. There was a funeral Mass at Holy Cross Church in Portland.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Sr. Jerome Zerr, OSB
Benedictine Sister Jerome (Carol) Zerr, 72, a member of Queen of Angels Monastery, died April 28, at the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. There will be a vigil at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4,  in the monastery chapel in Mount Angel, and a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 5, followed by her burial in the monastery cemetery. There will also be a memorial Mass for Sister Jerome at 10 a.m. Monday, May 8, at the University of Portland Chiles Center.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Fr. Cosmas White, OSB
Benedictine Father Cosmas White, 88, a monk and priest of Mount Angel Abbey, died April 27, at the abbey in Saint Benedict. There will be a vigil at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, and a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, May 1, both services at the Abbey church, followed by his burial in the Abbey cemetery.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Richard Rochon
Richard Lee Rochon, 88, of Springfield, died April 17. There will be a rosary at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at noon on Monday, May 8, at St. Paul Church in Eugene.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sister Patricia Baxter, SNJM
Holy Names Sister Patricia Baxter (Sister Mary Emmetria), 90, died at the Marie-Rose Center at Mary’s Woods in Lake Oswego March 24. She was a vowed member of the Sisters of the Holy Names for 69 years. There was a funeral Mass in the Provincial House Chapel.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Fr. David Sherrer, C.S.C.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Holy Cross Father Charles David Sherrer, 81, died April 13, at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, following a brief illness. There was a funeral Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the Notre Dame campus. 


Friday, April 21, 2017
Colleen Jones
Colleen Dowling Jones, 81, of Gresham, formerly of Tigard, died April 14. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, April 28, at St. Henry Church in Gresham.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Patricia Porter
Patricia “Patsy” Barbara Porter, 99, of Portland, died April 11 surrounded by family. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m. and a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 21, at St. John the Apostle Church, 417 Washington St., Oregon City.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Jocille Daniel
YACHATS - Jocille Daniel, 80, died in Salem after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her loved ones. There will be a rosary at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at St. Joseph Church in Salem.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Constance Margaret Cuff Fee
Constance Margaret Cuff Fee, 88, an All Saints parishioner, died April 8 in Portland. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. and a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, April 21, at All Saints Church.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Peter Van Hoomissen

Peter Van Hoomissen, 88, died peacefully March 5 in Boise. There will be a rosary at 2:30 p.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 3 p.m. Friday, May 5, at The Madeleine Parish, 3123 NE 24th Ave., Portland. A reception will immediately follow in parish hall.


Monday, April 10, 2017
Gerard Ford
Gerard “Gerry” Glenn Ford, 86, died Dec. 31. There was a funeral Mass at St. Henry Church in Gresham.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Frances Keller
Frances “Fran” Elaine Keller (Fran), devoted wife and mother, passed away peacefully March 25 at her home in Milwaukie after a short battle with cancer.  There was a funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Lloyd "Jack" Bruce
Lloyd “Jack” Bruce, 89, died March 26. There will be a rosary at 1:30 p.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at St. John the Baptist Church in Milwaukie.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Richard Dusa Sr.
Richard Dusa Sr., 86, died March 29. There will be a scriptural rosary 10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, at St. Henry Church, 346 NW 1st St. in Gresham.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Theresa Seaton
Theresa “Teddy” Ruiz Seaton passed away March 30 at the Providence Benedictine Nursing Center in Mount Angel. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 6, at St. Luke Church, 417 Harrison St. in Woodburn.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Margaret Edmondson

 Margaret Edmondson died Feb. 8, with her family by her side.


Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Wilfred Loso
Wilfred “Bill” Loso, 76, died March 28 after battling cancer. There was a funeral Mass at Holy Cross Church in Portland.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Sr. Veronica Marie Templer, SSMO
Beaverton — Sister of St. Mary of Oregon Veronica Marie Templer died March 31 at the Maryville skilled nursing care facility, located on the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon campus. There will be a funeral Mass at 4 p.m. April 5 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel in the SSMO Motherhouse. The Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon campus is located on Murray Blvd. at TV Highway in Beaverton.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Maryellen Smith

Maryellen Smith, 73, of Yamhill, died Jan. 5 of natural causes at home.

Mrs. Smith was born in Saginaw, Michigan, Feb. 14, 1943, the daughter of Henry Richard and Geraldine Garrett of Burton, Michigan. Maryellen married Norman Smith May 4, 1963.


Monday, March 27, 2017
Robert Stochosky
Robert G. Stochosky, 89, died peacefully Friday, March 3, 2017 after a brief illness. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 31, at St. Anthony Church (3700 SE 79th Ave. Portland).
Monday, March 27, 2017
Florence Klein
Florence Klein died peacefully March 24 after a brief illness. There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Monday, April 3, at Holy Cross Church (5227 N Bowdoin St, Portland).  A brief reception will follow at the parish hall.
Monday, March 27, 2017
Jean Marie Peterson
Jean Marie Peterson died peacefully March 11 at the age of 85 years old. She was born in Norfolk, Nebraska Jan. 30, 1932, and moved to Portland in 1944 where she lived for 73 years. She attended Couch Elementary and was a 1950 graduate of Lincoln High School.  She is an alumnus of Lewis and Clark College and Emmanuel Nursing Program. She worked as a registered nurse in Portland for 43 years.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Holy Names Sister Pat Daly
Holy Names Sister Pat Daly died March 18, three days after the celebration of her 90th birthday at her bedside at Hospice of Spokane House, where she died. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Spokane. 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Arlene Margaret Kloucek

MOUNT ANGEL — Arlene Margaret Kloucek, 84, died peacefully March 11. A rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at St. Mary  Church in Mount Angel. A funeral Mass will follow at the church at 11 a.m.

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Sr. Maria Teresa Mitchell, OCD
EUGENE — Carmelite Sister Maria Teresa of the Trinity, 73, died unexpectedly Feb. 16 with her sisters around her at the Carmel of Maria Regina here. 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Jerry Davis
ASTORIA — A husband, father and friend, 81-year-old Jerry Davis died March 7 at home, surrounded by his family. The funeral Mass was held at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church here.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Catherine Donahue
Catherine "Katie, Kate, Kay" Ann Mahoney Donahue passed away peacefully Feb. 19 at her home on Grant St. with her son Sean, daughter Mary, granddaughter Catherine, and son in law James at her side.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Patrick Tabor
STAYTON — Patrick Arthur Tabor, 80, a parishioner at Immaculate Conception, died of natural causes March 6 in Salem. There was a funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Camillia Pagnini
MEDFORD — Camillia Veronica Pagnini, 88, of Jacksonville died Feb. 19. Father William Dillard officiated at a funeral Mass at Shepherd of the Valley Church, Central Point.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Margaret Schommer
Margaret Schommer, 96, died peacefully, Feb. 24. There will be a rosary 4 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at St. Therese Church, 1260 NE 132nd Ave. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, March 6, also at St. Therese, followed by a reception.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Wayne McLain
Wayne Wilbur McLain, 89, died peacefully Feb. 27. A rosary followed by a funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 6, at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Paul Wehrley, Jr.
ALAMO, California — Paul Richard Wehrley Jr., 70, died Feb. 5. There was a funeral Mass at St. Mary Cathedral, Portland.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Richard Collins
Richard "Dick" Collins, 87, died Feb. 22. There will be a funeral Mass at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at Holy Trinity Church, 13715 SW Walker Rd., Beaverton, followed by a reception at the Multnomah Athletic Club.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Virgil Courtney
Virgil Francis Courtney, 79, died of heart failure Jan. 20 in Henderson, Nevada. There was a service at the First Church of the Nazarene in Salem. Msgr. Tim Murphy will offer a special Mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, in Mr. Courtney’s honor at the Central Catholic High School chapel.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Mary Bischoff

Mary Elizabeth Bischoff, 89, died Feb. 11 in Portland, after a long illness. There was a funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Katherine Higgins
BELLVUE, Wash. — Katherine “Peggy” O’Neill Higgins, 92, died peacefully Jan. 28. There was a memorial Mass in Seattle.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Vincent Demarinis
BEAVERTON — Vincent Demarinis, 88, died Feb. 5 from complications from Alzheimer’s. There was a funeral Mass at Holy Trinity.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Gloria Salerno
Gloria Ann Salerno, 92, of Portland died peacefully Feb. 8.  A funeral Mass was held at Sacred Heart Church in Portland on Feb. 16.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Lorraine Cebula
Lorraine “Lorrie” Ann Cebula, 76, died Feb. 12. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at St. Therese Church, 1260 NE 132nd Ave. Portland, 97230.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
John Kirby
John Jude Kirby, 63, died Feb. 13 in Portland. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, at All Saints Church, 3847 NE Glisan St., Portland.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Providence Sr. Blanca Sagles
SEATTLE — Providence Sister Blanca Sagles, 68, a Sister of Providence for 20 years, died Feb. 1 at St. Joseph Residence. There was a funeral Mass at St. Joseph Residence and burial was at Calvary Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Ronald Magnuson
Ronald Walter Magnuson, 83, died Feb. 4 of a ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm. There was a funeral Mass at St. Edward Church, North Plains.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Lillian Rice
NORTH PLAINS — Lillian Margaret Delperdang Rice died Jan. 9. There was a funeral Mass at St. Edward Catholic Church.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Mary Vranizan
Mary Catherine Vranizan, 86, died Jan. 21, surrounded by her loving family. There was a funeral Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Interment was at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Betty Webb

YAMHILL — Betty Bernice Webb, 79, died. Feb. 7. There was a funeral Mass at St. John Church and interment was at St. James Cemetery.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Jesuit Fr. Joseph Shirey
Jesuit Father Joseph Edward Shirey, 100, died Dec. 22, 2016, at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. There was a funeral Mass in the Jesuit House Chapel at Gonzaga University. Inurnment followed at Mount St. Michaels Cemetery in Spokane.

Affectionately known as “Father Red Socks,” this gentle priest spent his ministerial career as a parish priest and hospital chaplain in the northwest and Alaska. The moniker “Red Socks” was his trademark adornment; Father Shirey felt that priests and religious who wore all black clothing lacked a “playful” or “joyful” spirit in their work; the red socks, sweater, etc., that he wore reminded him to bring God’s joy to others as well as himself.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Elinor Ries
Elinor L. Ries, 95, died Jan. 25 in Vancouver, Washington, from Alzheimer’s dementia.  There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at the Madeleine, 3123 N.E. 24th Avenue, followed by a luncheon. Military committal will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at Willamette National Cemetery.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Charles Tomlinson
GASTON — Charles Tomlinson, 63, a parishioner of St. Alexander, Cornelius, died Jan. 31 at the Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro. There was a funeral Mass at St. Alexander Church in Cornelius.
Monday, February 6, 2017
Helen Ilg
SALEM — Helen Carolyn Ilg, 87, died Jan. 31 in Salem of complications from Alzheimer’s. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at St. Mary’s Church in Mt. Angel. A luncheon will follow. There will be a private interment at Calvary Cemetery in Mount Angel.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
MaryLou Storm
MaryLou Caniparoli Storm, 70, died peacefully Jan. 27 in her home and surrounded by family after a hard-fought battle with cancer. At her request there will be no services.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Ruth Renard Weiby
BEAVERTON — Ruth Weiby, 93, died peacefully at home Jan. 27 in Beaverton. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at St. Cecilia Church, 5105 SW Franklin Ave.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Servite Fr. Alvin Cabacang
Father Alvin Cabacang, 50, a solemn professed friar and priest of the Order of Friar Servants of Mary, died suddenly Tuesday, Jan. 31. There will be a funeral Mass at 7 p.m.  Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Chapel of Mary, at The Grotto.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Joyce Higley
OREGON CITY — Joyce Dawn-Marie Abel Higley, 85, died Jan. 28. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, at St. John the Apostle Church, 417 Washington St.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Holy Names Sr. Katherine Gray
SPOKANE, Washington — Holy Names Sister Katherine Blanche Gray, 93, died Jan. 29 at Hospice House South here. There will be a funeral Mass at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, .
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Joyce Higley
OREGON CITY — Joyce Dawn-Marie Abel Higley, 85, died Jan. 28. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, at St. John the Apostle Church.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Winifred Fromherz
AUMSVILLE — Winifred “Winnie” Jane Fromherz, 89, a parishioner of St. Mary Church, Shaw, died Jan. 19 in Stayton. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Corvallis. There will be a viewing from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church before the rosary. Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
June Noll
FOREST GROVE — June Dolores Mosey Noll, 94, died at her home Jan. 20. There will be a rosary at 8 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 8:30 a.m. at Visitation Church, 4285 NW Visitation Rd., Forest Grove.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Mary Meeuwsen
BANKS — Mary “Kathy” Meeuwsen, 88, a resident of Banks, died Jan. 15 at her home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Interment was at the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Dondon Temblique
HILLSBORO — Dondon D.R. Temblique, 40, a longtime resident of Hillsboro, died Dec. 27, 2016 at his home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Matthew. Interment was at the St. Matthew Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Agnes Herb Coates
HILLSBORO — Agnes Vandecoevering Herb Coates, 89, died Dec. 23, 2016, at the Silver Bell Adult Foster Care Home in Hillsboro. There was a funeral Mass at Visitation Church, Verboort. Interment was at Visitation Cemetery, Verboort.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Luz Moreno Ayala

CORNELIUS — Luz Moreno Ayala, 81, died Dec. 18, 2016, in her home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Alexander Church, followed by a private cremation.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Mary Herb
BANKS — Mary Senko Herb, 75, died Dec. 13, 2016 at her home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Anthony Church, Forest Grove.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Rita Williams
VERBOORT — Rita Williams, 74, a parishioner of Visitation Church, Verboort, and St. Mary by the Sea Church, Rockaway, died Dec. 11 at her home.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Marilyn Manriquez Gutierrez

CORNELIUS — Marilyn Cristal Manriquez Gutierrez, 22, a lifelong resident of the Cornelius community, died Dec. 3, 2016, of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident in Seaside. There was a funeral Mass at St. Anthony Church, Forest Grove.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Penny Hancock
FOREST GROVE — Penny Loretta Hancock, 89, a longtime resident of the Forest Grove community, died Nov. 28, 2016, at The Gardens Assisted Living Center in Forest Grove. There was a funeral Mass at Visitation Church, Verboort.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Ruth Krieger
FOREST GROVE — Ruth Doris Krieger, 87, a longtime resident of the Forest Grove community, died Nov. 15, 2016, at her home. There was a funeral Mass at Visitation Church, Verboort.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Vincent Koch

Vincent John Koch died Jan. 15. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, at Holy Cross Church, 5227 N. Bowdoin St. Portland.


Wednesday, January 25, 2017
John Leedham

OREGON CITY — John “Jack” Arthur Leedham, 85, died peacefully Jan. 16. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at St. John the Apostle Church.  Immediately following the Mass, a committal service will be held at St. John the Apostle Cemetery (451 Warner St, Oregon City).


Tuesday, January 24, 2017
John Cook
TIGARD — John Earl Cook, 90, died Jan. 14. There will be a funeral Mass 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at St. Anthony Church.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Yolanda Reyes
Yolanda Ventura Reyes died peacefully at age 74 Jan. 13 in Happy Valley, surrounded by family. There was a funeral Mass at Christ the King, Milwaukie.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Taylor Martinek
Taylor Joseph Martinek, 24, a parishioner at St. John Fisher, Portland, died unexpectedly Jan. 14. There was a funeral Mass at St. John Fisher.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Edith Hefflinger
Edith Evangeline Lorenz Hefflinger, 93, of Portland, died peacefully in her home on the morning of Jan. 10.  There was a rosary and funeral Mass at St. John Fisher in Portland.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Gary Lynk, Sr.
Gary Lynk, Sr., 78, a St. Francis, Sherwood, parishioner, died Dec. 10, 2016, of a heart attack. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at St. Francis.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Joan Mary Keefe
Joan Mary Keefe, 85, of McKinney, Texas, passed away at home early Monday, Jan. 9 after a long and valiant struggle with cancer. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at St. Francis Church, 15651 SW Oregon St., Sherwood.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Kathleen "Kay" Yvonne Judge
BEAVERTON — Kathleen “Kay” Yvonne Judge, 85, passed away on Friday morning, January 6, at her Beaverton home. There will be a funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, on Holy Trinity Church, 13715 SW Walker Rd., followed by a reception.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Fr. Damian Kobus, OSM
Father Damian Kobus, a solemn professed friar and priest of the Order of Friar Servants of Mary – U.S.A. Province, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 5, at Laurelhurst Nursing Facility in Portland. He was 94, a friar for 70 years, and a priest for 67 years.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Leona Clara Beutler

Leona Clara Beutler, 85, of Newport, died Jan. 4.

Mrs. Beutler was born in Hubbard  Jan. 6, 1931, to Anthony and Margaret Buhr Weissenfels. She grew up in Aumsville, always proud to be an Oregonian.


Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Valera Manning

Valera Urbanette Manning, 96, a parishioner at St. Anthony, Portland, for nearly 63 years, died Jan. 1. She was one of seven children born to Timothy J. and Johanna B. Healy. Her father was known as “Big Tim” Healy, a patrolman of the Portland Police Department. Theirs was a close-knit family rooted in their Catholic faith and Irish heritage. Mrs. Manning cherished any opportunity to share memories of their childhood together.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Stanley Gerkman
OREGON CITY — Stanley Alfonso Gerkman died peacefully Jan. 5. There will be a rosary for him at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at St John the Apostle Church in Oregon City followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. He will be buried in St. John Cemetery immediately following Mass.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Sr. Janice Boogaard, SSMO
Sister of St. Mary of Oregon Janice Boogaard died on Jan. 7, at the SSMO Motherhouse in Beaverton. A vigil service for Sr. Janice will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, in the SSMO motherhouse, 4440 SW 148th Ave. (Murray Boulevard at TV Highway), Beaverton. A  Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 in the SSMO Chapel.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Clarence Young

Clarence James “Jim” Young, Jr., 95, died Jan. 4 in Portland. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, at St. Therese Church, 1260 NE 132nd Ave., Portland. A reception will follow in the parish hall.


Monday, January 9, 2017
Florence Chambers
Florence Francis Chambers, 89, longtime parishioner of St. John the Apostle Church, Oregon City, died Jan. 5. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at St. John the Apostle.
Monday, January 9, 2017
Albert Olbrich
GRESHAM — Lifelong St. Henry parishioner Albert Alois Olbrich, 99, died peacefully Jan. 7 at his home surrounded by four of his six children. A funeral mass was held at St. Henry.
Monday, January 9, 2017
Jaime Lumba
Jaime Lumba, 60, a parishioner at Christ the King, Milwaukie, died Jan. 3. There will be a visitation 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, and 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, both  at Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes, 11667 SE Stevens Rd., Happy Valley. There will be a recitation of the rosary 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, also at Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes. The funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Christ The King Church, 7414 SE Michael Dr., Milwaukie. Graveside service will follow at 11:45 a.m. at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Louis Schwab
Louis Bernard Schwab, 88, died Dec. 28 at the Marquis Tualatin Assisted Care Center. There was a rosary followed by a funeral Mass at St. Charles Church, Portland. Mr. Schwab was a longtime parishioner at St. Charles in Portland and also attended Mass at St. Francis in Tualatin.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Monica Weimer
Monica Ann Weimer, 88, died Nov. 26. Father Robert Barrick offered Mass for her at Sacred Heart Church in Portland.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Elizabeth Bjorkman La Du
Elizabeth Bjorkman La Du, 75, died unexpectedly Dec. 28. There will be a rosary at 9:30 a.m. followed by a 10 a.m. funeral Mass Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Holy Redeemer, Portland.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
John Scotty
LAKE OSWEGO — John Joseph Scotty, a retired high school teacher and coach, died Dec. 27 at his home after complications from lymphoma. He was 78. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 790 A Ave., Lake Oswego.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
June McAllister

LAKE OSWEGO — June McAllister, 97, passed away quietly Dec. 23, 2016.  A funeral mass in her memory will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 3, 2017 at the Mary's Woods Chapel on the Retirement Community Campus, 17400 Holy Names Dr, Lake Oswego. Valet parking is provided.


Sunday, January 1, 2017
Mary Sonderen Thompson
OREGON CITY — Milwaukie resident Mary Magdalen Sonderen Thompson, 83, a member of St. John the Apostle Parish, died Dec. 19 as she struggled with complications from surgery and health issues. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. John the Apostle Church.
Sunday, January 1, 2017


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