Penny Blahm, 76, of Rainier, passed away on April 5, 2018 at PeaceHealth Southwest Washington Medical Center surrounded by family and close friends.

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Roger Craig Bowman, 59, passed away on April 14th, 2018 at Silverton Hospital in Silverton, Ore.

Janice Brown, 67, passed away on April 3, 2018 in Longview, Wash. with her daughters by her side. She was born March 4, 1951 in Kansas City, Mo. to John and Edith Wilhoit.

Sybil Sides passed away on April 3, 2018. She was born Dec. 22, 1931.

Dorothy Ann (Westness) Caldwell, 89, of Clatskanie died April 11, 2018 in the Hospice Care Center in Longview, Washington. Dorothy was born on April 10, 1929 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to Sedor and Margaret (Ledman) Westness. She was the remaining sibling of seven brothers and six sisters. It wa…

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Matthew Carter Haderly, 2, of St. Helens, Ore. spread his wings to heaven on April 11, 2018.

Jon Steven Olaen died in Meadow Park Care Center, St. Helens, Ore. on April 6, 2018 due to a hard battle following lung cancer. He was 63.

Noma Lou Carter-Winchell 96, of Rainier, Ore., passed away on April 3, 2018 at her home.

Rod was born on Jan. 22, 1936 in Tulalip, Wash. to Fred Miller and Alberta Benn. He graduated from Ukiah High School in 1954 where he played varsity basketball and ran the 400 meters while on the track team.

Andrew Newell, 27, passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, March 4, 2018.

Cecil (Beets) Ryan was born April 6, 1938 to Pearl and Ennis Ryan in Rainier, Ore. He joined the Navy and served aboard the escort destroyer USS Leray Wilson on which he visited ports in New Zealand, Samoa, Japan, and Hong Kong.

Neil Frank Carleton was born in Everett, Wash. to Bill and Wini Carleton on June 7, 1944. He passed away in Everett on Feb. 20, 2018.

Valerie passed away on Dec. 3, 2017 in St Helens, Ore. A wake will be held April 1, 2018 at 12 p.m. at 876 E Alabama Ave, Vernonia, Ore., 97064..

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our Husband/ Father/ Grandfather George of Clatskanie, Oregon. He was 96 when he passed. He was raised on the family farm along the Columbia River in Quincy until the condemnation of the majority of that property in 1942 by th…

Donald Alfred Hanson went to his final deep sleep on Feb. 10, 2018 in Longview, Wash. He was born June 14, 1943 to Irene May Hanson and Walter Alfred Hanson of Fernwood, Idaho. Donald was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, getting baptized in 1971.

Margaret Louise Appleby, 69, a lifelong resident of Rainier, Oregon passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 5th, 2018. She was born on Feb. 17th, 1948 in Longview, Washington to James and Nellie Swanson.

Rosella Louise Thompson, 75, of Rainier, Ore., passed away on Feb. 3, 2018. She was born on July 17, 1942. She moved to Oregon as a small child in 1943 from Greeley, Colorado.

Charles Clayton Bounds was born on Aug. 10, 1940 in Shreveport, La. His family moved to Costa Mesa, Calif. when he was 8 years old. Charles moved to Clatskanie, Ore. in 1964.

Edward John "Bob" Birkenfeld, Jr. of Myrtle Creek, Oregon passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family after suffering a stroke earlier in the week. Bob was just short of his 90th birthday and lived a very active life up until the end.

The world lost one of the good guys when Rick Paul passed away on Jan. 16, 2018, from complications of glioblastoma multiforme. Diagnosed in September of last year, Rick faced brain cancer with the same grace and humor that punctuated the rest of his 65 years.

Longtime Rainier resident Lyle Jay Chase passed away Jan. 22, 2018 at Longview Hospice surrounded by his loving family.

Judy C. Merrill of Clatskanie, was born Oct. 24, 1950 to Carl and Virginia Blunk of Rainier, Ore. She was born and raised locally till her passing on January 18, 2018 at Hospice Care Center.

A Celebration of Myrtle E. (Witham) Van Dyke-Roth’s Life event will be held on January 20th at 3pm at the Red Lion Inn at Jantzen Beach, in the Washington Room, 909 Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR, on the Columbia River.

Sharlene Marie LaCerte, 60, of Rainier, Ore. passed away on January 10, 2018 at the Community Home Health & Hospice in Longview, WA. She was born January 4, 1958 in Webster, MA to Peter and Shirley (Nowicki) LaCerte.

Joan Lewis Peterson was born April 1, 1928, and passed away Dec. 15, 2017. She was the only child of Helen (James) Lewis and Jesse Fernand Lewis. Joan was born at home and raised in Clatskanie, living here her entire life.

On Sunday December 17, 2017 Myrtle E. Van Dyke-Roth passed away peacefully at the Canterbury Inn retirement center in Longview, Washington

Joan Peterson, 89, of Clatskanie, Ore. passed away Dec.15, 2017 in Clatskanie. Caldwell’s Luce-Layton Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

Sharon Lee Ellen Brecke was born in Clatskanie, Ore. on Jan. 17, 1940 to Garney and Vera Brecke.

Bonnie Anna Indermuhle passed away on Dec. 3, 2017 at the age of 92. She was born on March 26, 1925 in Ellensburg, Wash. Her parents were William E. and Nora (Hildermyr) Page.

Lifelong local resident Floy Rea Witham, 96, of Rainier, passed away Nov. 25, 2017, at the Hospice Care Center with family by her side. She was born Feb. 1, 1921, in Rainier, to Lee and Lydia (Mysinger) Rea.

Jeremy grew up in Clatskanie, Ore. living in the Quincy area and going to Quincy Grade School and Clatskanie High School.

Ruth Tynne Ollila 93 formerly of Clatskanie passed away on November 29, 2017 at Umman Adult Facility in Longview. She was born October 2, 1924 in Delena, Oregon to Samuel and Olga (Wirtanen) Homi.

Mary passed away at Meadow Park in St. Helens, Ore. at the age of 94 years old. She was the mother of Suzy and Jim Breeden. She was born Aug. 12, 1923 in Washington D.C. to Irish and German parents Charles Beauers and Mildred Beauers. She had two brothers, Joseph Beauers and Elwood Beauers.

The family of John Eugene Miller invites you to a Celebration of Life at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Clatskanie American Legion Hall.