List below are our classmates that passed away in 2021, 2022 and 2023:
Darel Franklin passed away on August 25, 2021. Darel was our local pharmacist that always had a big smile under the handle-bar mustache.
Mike Carrico passed away on September 19, 2021 in The Dalles. Mike was very involved with youth sports here in The Dalles for years.
Darlene Doyle Gibson passed away on September 27, 2021. Darlene had a career in the insurance brokerage business.
Linda Geiger Valente passed away on March 27, 2022. Linda retired as a United Airlines flight attendant to become a stay-at-home mother.
Colleena McGuire Capaci 6/3/2022. Colleena lived in Chandler, AZ
Charles Hardin 8/5/2022.
Doug Birge 10/19/2022. Doug lived in Monmouth, OR.
Dena Patton Lively 10/28/2022. Dena lived in The Dalles.
Dan Matheny 3/5/2023. Dan lived in Lebanon, OR.
Ken Salisbury 5/17/2023. Ken lived in Albany, OR.
Billie Kortge 8/3/2023. Billie lived in Kennewick, WA
The In Memory page has been updated for all of the above classmates.
Classmates previously listed in Class News that have passed away in 2015-2020:
In 2020, we lost Alene Dunlap Thille in June. Stephen Gosson in September Gail Strode Timmins in December. Our Memory Page has been updated for both of these classmates.
We previously listed for 2019 in the months of February, May, June, July, September and November six classmates have passed away. Arthur McGuirk in February, Clay Smith in May, Barbara(Babs) Garrison Watkins in June, Linda Gahimer Miller in July and Chris Herrick in September and Mike Reynolds in November.
Our Memory Page has been updated for each of these classmates.
We have recently learned from his wife, that Charles Bushman passed away on January 12, 2016 in Woodburn, OR. Charles has been added to our Memory Page
Christie Webber Roy passed away on December 6, 2017 in The Dalles. Christie has been added to our Memory Page
Mary Swaim passed away on February 22, 2017 in Oregon City. Mary has been added to our Memory Page.
We have recently learned that Patricia Herbert Frick passed away on February 27, 2016. Patricia has been added to our Memory Page.
We are also saddened to report that John Olmstead, Eagle Scout and Vietnam veteran, passed away on January 3, 2017 after bravely battling diabetes for 50 years. John has been added to our Memory Page.
Doug was in Bremerton, WA at the time of his death from cancer. Services for Doug Miller will be on April 9th, 4 p.m. at the Olympic Evangelical Free Church in Poulsbo, WA. As you may remember, Doug was unable to attend the 50th reunion. So we held a gathering in The Dalles for Doug on November 7th, 2015 for those classmates that could attend and wanted to say hello to Doug. Doug has been added to our memory page.
Al Prante died at home in Wahkiacus, Wa. At this time, we are not aware of any services planned for Al. Al has been added to our memory page.
Patty Spencer Allsup
Patty passed away suddenly in Grants Pass, Oregon on October 27, 2015. Just one month ago, Patty was in The Dalles enjoying the weekend with everyone at the 50th Reunion. Patty has been added to our Memory Page .
Cheryl McGough Gallagher
Cheryl passed away on September 5, 2015 in Kent, Washington. Cheryl has been added to our Memory Page .
David passed away in July 2014. His obituary is posted on our Memory Page .
Bruce, an unforgettable friend and classmate, passed away on May 5, 2015. Please read the obituary of his extraordinary life by clicking here to go to our Memory Page.
Sandra Ricketts Connelly
Sandra Lee Connelly passed away August 19, 2016 in Hood River, Oregon. Sandra has been added to our Memory Page
David Freeman Gregory
David Freeman Gregory, 69, died at Lake District Hospital on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. David has been added to our Memory Page
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