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USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 6 AUGUSTI OBITUARIES LYONS -- 50 YEARS Bob Buhl Bob Buhl passed peacefully on July 30, 2004 at his home. Family and friends were with him. Hospice helpers aided his graduation. Silent unity, daily word meditations and tapes strengthened him and Jill. Born June 2o, 1952 in Baltimore, Md., Bob fulfilled his dream of building his cabin in the woods, living on solar in the Simcoe Mountains. He was an animal lover. His cats, Bosley (his favorite) Noah, Sadie and Boris miss him. Always interested in antique teddy bears, old clocks, art work and East Lake Furniture, Bob and Jill opened RB's Quality Used Furniture in 2000 on S. Columbus and then transferred to East Broadway. Friends and cus- tomers appreciated the quality and good prices. Bob's gentle humor attracted many to just stop by and visit. He was well loved. Survivors include his wife Jill; BOBBOHL sons Nathan and Jesse; a daughter Challis and three grandchildren, Cory, Scan, and Chantel; also a brother, Jeff, from Baybridge, Mass, and a sister, Nancy, from Reno, Nev. His wife Jill and family are planning a celebration of Bob's life on Aug. 28 at their rustic home on Hawkswind off Box Canyon Road. For details call 5o9-773-o816. Paid Obituary Clara Agnes Hooker Clara Agnes Hooker, 99, of Sunnyside, died July 15, 2o04, at her home. She was born Oct. 2, 19o4 in Bickleton, to Mary (Stegeman) and Charlie Hooker. She was a member of one of the early pio- neer families of the Bickleton area. Following her education, she continued to make her home near Bickleton where she was engaged in farming with her par- errs. After her father's death hi 1962, Agnes and her mother con- tinued the farming operation. Her mother died in 1966 and Hooker continued to make her home on the ranch until moving to Sunnyside in 197o. She was a member of the Sev- enth-day Adventist church in Sunnyside. Survivors include several nieces and nephews, Gale and Randy Blankenship of Bickleton, ,lean Stephenson of Sunnyside, Dorothy and~Raleigh Hardin of Brewster, Valera Reibstein of Palm Springs, Calif., Tom and Sherry Johnson of Wauconda and Jim and Renee Johnson, of Moses Lake; and her beloved caregiver, Marie Orozco. A funeral service was held July 19 at the Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, with burial in the Bickleton I.O.O.F. Cemetery under the direction of the Smith Funeral Home. Those wishing to honor her memory may con- tribute to the Sunnyside Seventh- day Adventist Church. Robert A. Michelson Robert A. (Bob) Michelson, 81, of Goldendale, died on Saturday July 31 in Vancouver. He was born on March 4, 1923 in San Francisco to Reinert and Florence Michelson. He received his edu- cation in San Francisco and served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean conflict. Bob and Elsie Matlack were married in 1953 in Petaluma, Calif. Bob worked as a commercial custodian before retiring and he moved to Goldendale in the late 198os. Bob loved going for morning coffee, playing music and play- ing with children. He was preceded in death by one son. Survivors include three daugh- ters, Candy Howard of Golden- dale, Loretta Boorman of Cres- cent City Calif., and Roberta Levine, also of California; seven grandchildren, eight great-grand- children and one sister, Gloria Jorgenson of San Antonio, Texas. Graveside services were held Aug. 4 in the Veterans' Section of Mt. View Cemetery with Pastor Jason Young of the Church of the Nazarene officiating. Military honors were provid- ed by Louis Leidl Post n6, Amer- ican Legion. Arrangements are under the care of Erdman Funeral Home. Alan D. %1" Montour Alah D. (A1) Montour, 61, passed away on July 27, 2004, in The Dalles, Ore. Alan and his wife, Loft, moved from Greenacres to Goldendale. Alan is survived by his wife, Lori, of Goldendale. Love, laughter and sorrow are shared by the following special group: s%'ter, Margaret and War- ren Thornton, of The Dalles; 10seph Pinell A graveside memorial service for Joseph Pinell, 71, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, ~ug. 7 at Lyle Balch Cemetery in Lyle. A complete obituary will appear in next week's edition. nieces, Debbie and Randy John- son, of The Dalles, Denise and Gregg Kilbourne, of Scappoose, Ore., Deanne and Jamie Carri- co, of The DaUes; nephew, Doug and Kristie Thornton, of Aberdeen. These four have shared with us their children, our n very spe- cial great-nieces and nephews. At his request, no services are scheduled. Paid OMtuarg ~l lo e~,~ eh~ ~ly for ~ ar~ l~t~ ~Tom Crullm, Jamle Foxx COLLATERAL (R) IMANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (R) Frl -Tue 1.'004:00 6:40 9:20 IBOURNE SUPREMACY |(PG-13) Frl - Tue 1:30 4:207:10 9:20 l ..... I 9'u . o 2: I (o) Cascade Cinemas 1410 W 6th St, The Dalles - 296-8081 SPIDER-MAN 2 (PG-13) Friday - Tueadey 2:15 4:45 7:15 I, ROBOT (PG-13) Friday - Tuesday 7:30 THUNDERBIRDS (Po) Friday - Tueeday 2:30 5:00 Thomas Allan Seifert Thomas Allan Seifert, 47, of Gold- endale, died Thurs- day, July 29, 2004, on Mt. Washington in the Oregon Cas- cades. He was born Jan. 22, 1957, in Port Angeles, to Bud and Marlene Seifert. The family moved to Vancouver where Tom graduated from high school. Seifert attended Washington State University and was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He moved to Goldendale in 1978 to manage his family's Columbia Gorge Dis- tributing business. Tom and Judy McKinney were married in Goldendale onApril 9,1983. The distributing company was sold in 1997 when Seifert began work- ing for Klickitat County Eco- nomic Development. He became employed with Calpine as a plant operator last year. Seifert attended the Commu- nity Grace Brethren Church and was involved in every aspect of TOM our community, particularly in sports. He enjoyed soR- ball, golf, coaching sports, hiking and loved mountain climbing. Survivors include his wife Judy, daughters, Kim and Alanda, all of Goldendale; his parents, Bud and Marlene Seifert of Vancou- SEIFERT ver; two sisters, Barbara Seifert- Sargent of Vancouver, and Kate Seifert of Renton; and one broth- er, Bill Seifert of Vancouver. A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, Aug. 7 at I p.m. at the Goldendale High School Gymnasium with Pastor Greg Howell officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Goldendale Edu- cation Fund or the Linn County Search and Rescue. Erdman Funeral Home and Cremation Service has care of Arrangements. Lowell Snarr Lowell Martin Snarr, 91, of Nampa, Idaho, formerly of Goldendale, died July 29, 2004, at Sunbridge Health Care Center in Nampa. Hewas born July t9, 1913, to Pascal and Bertha Snarr in Ainsworth, Iowa. The family later settled in Trumbull, Neb., where LOWELL Snarr graduated from high school in 1931. He married Ruth Wilde in Parkdale, Ore. The couple, with their daughter, Mar- garet, moved to Goldendale in 1945. Snarr worked for his father- in-law at the OK Rubber Welder's Tire Shop, and then for Cecil Allyn. In 1952, Snarr started Iris electrical business, Snarr Elec- tric. He retired in 1995. Snarr moved to Idaho in 1996, to live with his daughter and son- in-law, Margaret and Lloyd. He enjoyed woodworking in the shop. Snarr moved4o the Sun- bridge Retirement Center, where he enjoyed playing pool, bingo, assembling 3-D puzzles, and attending Bible studies. While in Goldendale, he was very active as an usher, Sunday school teacher, and a trustee at the Church of the Nazarene. He also enjoyed working at the church camp- ground in Pinelow. He and Ruth traveled to the Philippines SNARR with a work-and-wit- ness team. His parents, two brothers, one sister, and his wife, preceded him in death. Survivors include his daugh- ter, Margaret and her husband, Lloyd Murray, of Grangeville, Idaho; two grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two s~lm~s, Frances, of California, and Ruth, of Nebraska; and one brother, Robert, of Nebraska. A funeral service was held Aug. 3 at the Goldendale Church ofthe Nazarene. Arrangements were in the cam of Nampa Funeral Home in Nampa, Idaho, and the Erd- man Funeral Home in Golden- dale. Gary Gentz A memorial service for Gary 1323. A complete obituary will Gentz, 50, will be held Thursday, appear in next week's edition. Aug. 5 at n a.m. at the Gentz home. For directions please call Gard- ner Funeral Home, (509) 493- Debra Taylor A funeral service for former Kliekitat County resident Debra Taylor, 49, will be held Friday, Aug. 6 at New Life Assembly of God Church in Goldendale, with interment at Mr. View Cemetery. Taylor died in Vancouver on Aug. 2, 20o4. A complete obituary will appear in next week's edition. v~ 773-3265 ot 773-4695 Delicious FREES TONE PEA CHES.r Great for canning or eating fresh~ Local CANNING TOMATOES 69 lb. Local, fresh corn 6/$1. ~~ 1 Tilton Apricots for canning and l jams, Blueberries, Blackberries, ~[j~ Plums, Peaches, Apricots, WalIa [~4~ WalIa Sweets and more. Also ~ local jams, jellies & honey. Maryhill Bridge on Hwy 97 - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 65 Maryhill Hwy - 7 a.m. - 7p.m. 1 1 / John and Floydene Lyon of Klickitat will wedding anniversary at the Shilo Inn at Seaside, August 14. The celebration will be hosted by their Jamie, Kathy, Mary, Steve and JoDean. John and were married August 25, 1954 in Libby, Mont. in the lumber industry in Klickitat County for manY) Floydene kept busy as a housewife with five children' hang-gliding, mountain-climbing husband. She to the top of the South Sister with John in the addition to their children, the couple boast 12 and three great-grandsons. The picture is of John dene in front of the Matterhorn in Switzed~ wedding anniverary in 1981. Klickitat and Skamania to receive United Way funds United Way of Klickitat andthe funds. Skamania counties announced For more recently that 23 charities will Erin Anderson or paoa, receive funds as part ofits 2oo4- (509) 493-5033 05 allocation, info~ As a result of this year's fundraising campaign, 28 per- cent of the funding will go to pro- grams that support the vulnera- ble and aging, with another 28 percent going to emergency serv- ices. Twenty-six percent of the funds are to help promote self- sufficiency, 12 percent toward helping children and youth suc- ceed and sixpercent to strength- ASSEMBLY OF( ening families and individuals. ,~o:s ~'o,.~h.,, This money was raised 773~4650. Sunday Schoo19:30..... Service 1030 am. Evening SerVice ; through the donations of many ~,g,,, o. w~ Garden, Royal Rangers and businesses and individuals, as rv se~. ..... ~,~,,e, ,, well as two yearly fundraisers, a BAPTIST golf scramble at Dolce Skamania Lodge in July, and the Hopto- ~o~d. s..~y S~hooL ~:,, ..... berfestat Walking Man Brewery ..... Sunday Evening Study and l in September. ~id~ so.~ ~,0 and Prayer, 7 pm A part-time office assistant supports a volunteer board of ,'.,,h Plumblee.P .... Sunday: S, directors to raise and distribute ~om,.g.o.,,0 s=~,= ,, 6 pm, W'ednesday Service 7 p.m Provided "[:amilies Welkin Office Hours AUOUb'I" 2OO4 7"-3O AM to 5:3O PM Monday thru F-riday Childbirth Classes Call for schedule Annie Stone. CFNP, Instructor Orthopedics August 12. 2004 Gregory Stanley. MD Dermatology August 11~12, 2004 Judy Richardson, MD with Trenton Spolar, MD Acupuncture Every Wednesday Carola Stepper, MAc.0.M. F.eJ~4tLY PRACnCE CUNIC HEALW~ CARE PROV~ERS William B othamley. MD Michael Uarnett. MD Wallace Newkirk, MD Anh Nguyen, MD Carolyn O'Connor, MD Lance Petersen, MD ludv Richardson, MD knn]e Stone, CFNP 3avid Tuning, PA-C +5. C tloly Trinity I 307 Schuster, Sat+ Eve, Mass 6:30 pm ; Sunday Mass Sat evening 7:30 p.m. Eve ( Holy Days 9 a.m and Daily Mass 7:30 to 8:30, 7th through Mass Saturdays at noon - I p,m. Sunda) Thing at the Place: ( Wednesday: Blbl~ TI~ Church o N, 3824 or 773-5202, Wol~hi Sunday. Youth meetings (12+IS p.m, Library lkt~day - Thursday. Emply Monda) Summ~ hours: Worship Everyonn welcome. 773-4462, WoRship 8 a.m. & 9:15 am,, Nursery Avai regularly scheduled events Sundays; Sunday School q Higl 627 Woodland Road Worship services; Sunday A churet The Dallea Mountain Road il aan, Adult Sunday Service at I 1:00 a.m FATHEI~ 207 S. Kliekda! Ave., Su~ay Worship Hon~ ~ available 'Ylmwin~ together in "Visitors cordially wetC~ ~