SOLACE OBITUARIES
Caitlin Elizabeth DeJong

Caitlin Elizabeth DeJong

Caitlin Elizabeth DeJong, of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away on November 8, 2022, in Portland, Oregon. Caitlin was born in Fallbrook, California to John and Debbie DeJong on November 8, 1992. She traveled the world as a military child, attending schools in...

Scott Mack Ausland

Scott Mack Ausland

Scott Mack Ausland, 62 years old, died on November 9th, 2022, at his home in Portland, Oregon. Scott was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon on May 27th, 1961. He graduated from South Eugene High School. He is survived by his mother, Jean Bell of Santa Fe New Mexico;...

James John O’Neill

James John O’Neill

James John O’Neill was a kind, quirky and voraciously curious everyman whose life was a pastiche of work, travel, friendships and discovery. Jim was born December 13, 1946, in Baltimore, Maryland. Growing up, he attended All Saints school, vacationed with his family...

Jeffrey Jan Alden

Jeffrey Jan Alden

Jeffrey Jan Alden, of North Hollywood, CA, passed away on 11/12/2022 in North Hollywood, CA. Jeffrey was born in Torrance, CA to Sylvia and Ray Alden on 07/31/1961. He had worked for Disney and Universal as an audio and electrical engineer prior to retiring. He was...

William J. McLaughlin

William J. McLaughlin

On Monday, November 7, 2022, William J. McLaughlin, loving father, brother, grandfather, uncle and great-uncle, passed away at the age of 67. He is survived by his daughter Chelsea Mandernacht-Graham, grandchildren Katrina Stenberg and Dylan Graham, his sisters Robin...

Lycinda (Cindy) Denise Walker

Lycinda (Cindy) Denise Walker

Lycinda (Cindy) Denise Walker , 68 years old of Warrenton, Oregon passed away on November 10th, 2022 in Portland Oregon surrounded by family. Lycinda was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Loretta and Donald Walker Sr. on April 12, 1954, and relocated to California...

Jeanne Thompson

Jeanne Thompson

Jeanne Thompson was born in Iowa City, Iowa in 1941. She moved to Oregon as a teenager in the early 1960s with her parents and settled in Milwaukie. Jeanne proudly worked for Schnitzer Steel and Wacker Siltronics over her lifetime. She loved going to the Oregon Coast...

Martin Glen Linde

Martin Glen Linde

Martin Glen Linde, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on November 2nd 2022 in Portland, Oregon. Martin was born in South Gate, California to Jenny Vail Lasher and Raymond Glen Peterson, on July 14th, 1947. Martin was later adopted to Roy William Linde who married Jenny...

Brian Burton Scofield

Brian Burton Scofield

Brian, of Los Angeles, was born on February 21, 1979, in Ohio, and died suddenly on November 2, 2022, in Los Angeles. Brian lived a life full of joy, bringing smiles and laughter to everyone around him. Talented and true to his work as an artist, he was best known for...

Ronald J. Spry

Ronald J. Spry

Ronald J. Spry, of Frazier Park, California, passed away from a long illness on November 6, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 72 years old. He will be sadly missed by friends and family. Ron was born in Detroit, Michigan to Roy J. Spry and Virginia Fay Spry on...

Eric Robert Neudorfer

Eric Robert Neudorfer

Eric Robert Neudorfer, of San Diego, California, passed away on September 9, 2022 in San Diego, California. Eric Robert was born in Marin County, California, to Robin Suzanne Crouch and Jerry Neudorfer on February 27, 1989. Eric Robert attended Coolidge Elementary...

Lindi Sutton Bohl

Lindi Sutton Bohl

Lindi Sutton Bohl, of Fernandina Beach & Fort Pierce, FL, passed away on September 28, 2022, in Fernandina Beach, FL. Lindi was born in Miami, FL to Ann & Glenn Sutton on June 27, 1953. She moved to Fort Pierce, FL her senior year of high school where she would stay &...

Marion Louise Burda

Marion Louise Burda

Marion Louise Burda, of Los Angeles, California, passed away on October 3, 2022, in that place. Marion was born in Pittsburgh, PA to Rudolph Burda and Sophie Mazur Burda on December 17, 1946. She graduated from Bishop Canevin Catholic High School and attended the...

Jessica Lauren Balzer

Jessica Lauren Balzer

On September 24th, 2022, Jessica Lauren Balzer, beloved daughter, sister and aunt, passed away at the age of 25 in Cathedral City, California. Jessica was born on December 5th, 1996 in Olympia, Washington to Thomas and Kathryn Balzer. Jessica grew up in Shelton,...

Ann Haider

Ann Haider

Ann Haider, “Angel Ann," passed away October 6, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born in Milwaukee, WI to parents Charles and Catherine Karabensh and was the 9th of 10 children. Ann began her life in Wisconsin and moved as a child to a farm outside of Mandan,...

Thomas B. Norris

Thomas B. Norris

Thomas B. Norris, of Lucerne Valley, California, passed away on September 23, 2022, in Apple Valley, California. Tom was born in California. Tom is survived by one daughter, Sherri Norris Barr; two grandchildren, Chad 27, and Heaven 14; and his brother John. He...

Lawrence E. Dotsey

Lawrence E. Dotsey

Lawrence Edmond Dotsey was born September 28, 1964, in Portland, Oregon. The youngest son of Rev. Lonnie and Mrs. Audrey Dotsey. He grew up in a large family and without any doubt, Lawrence loved his family, and they loved him back. Lawrence was a kind-hearted and...

Brian K. LeMasters

Brian K. LeMasters

Brian K LeMasters, of Portland, Oregon, passed away on September 26, 2022, due to an unfortunate accident in Portland, Oregon. Brian was born in Alton, Illinois, to Diane Conrad on April 9, 1972. He worked as an artist. He enjoyed painting. Brian will be remembered...

Lana “Runkles” Mashburn

Lana “Runkles” Mashburn

Well, what I can say about my mom? She loved everyone and everyone who loved her. She would help anyone if you needed her there and she would talk when you needed her to and she always would be there for family and friends and she tried her best to make you laugh. She...

Glenn Louis Ditzenberger

Glenn Louis Ditzenberger

Glenn Louis Ditzenberger, 75, of San Diego, California, died on September 22, 2022. He was born to parents Louis and Anna Ditzenberger, on May 21, 1947, in Jamaica, Queens, NYC and raised in Brielle, NJ. In Brielle Glenn took to the coastal life where he enjoyed...

Kenneth Michael Caven

Kenneth Michael Caven

Michael a.k.a. the Rooster was an awesome friend to many. He was one of a kind and loved by family and friends and will be missed.

Andrew Stefan Rivera

Andrew Stefan Rivera

Andrew Stefan Rivera, 39, passed away on August 17, 2022, at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida after a long battle with complex epilepsy. He was born in Valdosta, Georgia on June 11, 1983, to Karen Johnson Bouillerce and Adalberto Rivera Zayas. He graduated from...

Barbara Potter

Barbara Potter

Barbara Potter, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on September 3rd, 2022 in Jacksonville, Florida. Barbara was born in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky to Chester and Hazel Estill on June 24th, 1934. Barbara was married to Fetner R. Potter. Barbara worked as a bookkeeper for...

Jeffery Uyehara

Jeffery Uyehara

Pronouns: He, Him Hobbies: Playing Video Games, Playing Chess, Making Music, and Reading. What made him special: His generosity and never give up attitude. His capacity for kindness and his want to help anyone just for the sake of it. He will be remembered by all of...

William “Bill” Fritz

William “Bill” Fritz

William “Bill” Fritz died on August 28, 2022, at the age of 64 from the degenerative brain disease, Frontotemporal Dementia, which he had for more than 15 years. Bill was born in Everett, WA to Connie and Will Fritz. He grew up in several northwest cities, but his...

David Earl Chappell

David Earl Chappell

His family is devastated to announce the passing of David Earl Chappell, age 55, born July 11th, 1967 in Anchorage, Alaska and died in Portland, Oregon on August 20th, 2022. He leaves behind his precious 19-year-old daughter, Katie Rose Sweet, his only child. Also...

Jacob Andrew Hull

Jacob Andrew Hull

Jacob Andrew Hull, of Creswell, Oregon, passed away August 8th, 2022 at OHSU Hospital in Portland, Oregon from complications due to COVID-19 along with his ongoing, lifelong, battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Jacob was born on October 20, 1996 in Springfield, Oregon to...

Mark Andrew Farnsworth

Mark Andrew Farnsworth

Mark Andrew Farnsworth: August 7th, 1967- August 3rd 2022 Mark was a loving, playful, thoughtful human being. Being around him felt good, as he saw the best in everyone. As a partner, father, friend, sibling, son, uncle, brother-in-law and community member, he...

Dan R. Hodnot

Dan R. Hodnot

Dan departed our world, all too soon, after struggling with a variety of health challenges, including Pancreatic Cancer. Dan was a devoted, loving, wise and compassionate husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and colleague. His entire adult life was...

Anne Hall North

Anne Hall North

On August 17th, 2022 Anne Hall North passed on to her unique version of heaven where there is tea at 11am with long-missed friends and family, red wine, endless books, laughter, Amy Winehouse and Jon Water’s Christmas albums on the radio (definitely no harps) Anne,...

Charles “Chuck” Sullivan Jr.

Charles “Chuck” Sullivan Jr.

Charles Sullivan Jr. known as “Chuck” was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was a long-time resident of Portland, Oregon. Portland was a city he loved dearly. He was a professor of Philosophy and English at Portland Community College for many years and also...

Mariaha Kaye Jakeman

Mariaha Kaye Jakeman

Mariaha Kaye Jakeman of Tangent, Oregon, passed away on July 25, 2022. Mariaha was born in Corvallis, Oregon, to Cindy Posch of Jefferson and David Jakeman of Tangent on June 19, 1992. Mariaha attended school in Jefferson, Oregon. She enjoyed trips to the coast,...

Christopher (Chris) Mitchel Harrison

Christopher (Chris) Mitchel Harrison

Christopher (Chris) Mitchel Harrison, 64, died in his sleep on May 19, 2022. Chris was born August 8, 1957 to John H. and Joanne M. (Chriss) Harrison. He graduated from San Pedro High School in 1975 and spent a physically demanding year as a commercial deep-sea...

Lawrence Edward Giles, Jr.

Lawrence Edward Giles, Jr.

Lawrence Edward Giles, Jr., 42, unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Portland, Oregon. Born February 25, 1980, in Frederick, Maryland. He was the son of Lawrence E. Giles, Sr. and the late Tammy M. Jessee. He is survived by his children, Lawrence...

Kenneth Mark Gardner

Kenneth Mark Gardner

Kenneth Mark Gardner (50), of Venice, California passed away on May 30, 2022 in Venice, CA. Kenneth was born in Chicago, IL on September 13, 1971 . Ken grew up in Wildwood, Illinois. He attended Woodland Elementary and Junior High Schools and Warren High School. He...

Jeffrey Clements

Jeffrey Clements

It is with a heavy heart that the Clements family must announce the passing of Jeff Clements. He was born on November 2nd, 1960 and passed away in the evening hours of June 15th, 2022 in Chino Hills, California. Jeff was a loving man who was loved deeply in return,...

Joseph Roberts

Joseph Roberts

Joseph Roberts, an authority in special education who taught hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students, died Friday night in his home in Pacifica, California, after a long illness. He was 73. Born in Los Angeles to Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, he was...

Wendy Lynn Cowan (nee Grove)

Wendy Lynn Cowan (nee Grove)

Wendy passed away peacefully at St John Hospice on November 10 2015 at 9:05 p.m. with her husband and daughters at her bedside. Wendy is pre-deceased by her mother Eileen Nicholson (Grove), father Lowell 'Lefty' Grove, and sister-in-law Joan Grove. Wendy is survived...

Lois Gene Blair Roberts

Lois Gene Blair Roberts

Lois Gene Blair Roberts died December 23, 2017. An artist, a retired teacher and political activist, Roberts was a proudly independent woman. Born in Ohio, she moved with her family to California, graduated from Campbell Union High School (1950) and later earned her...

Dale Crawford

Dale Crawford

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, & friend passed away Monday, September 9, 2013, at age 79. Dale was born on December 29, 1933, in Raton, New Mexico to William and Ruth Crawford and had an older brother William. While growing up in Raton,...

Colonel Frank A. Carter, U.S. Army Retired

Colonel Frank A. Carter, U.S. Army Retired

Col. Frank A. Carter of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away on January 5, 2016, in Medford, Oregon, at the age of 86. Col. Carter was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, to John Henry Carter and Mabel Lee Carter on October 5, 1929. He was married to Jo Amelia (Amy) Keller on...

Jo Amelia (Amy) Carter

Jo Amelia (Amy) Carter

Amy Carter grew up in the South — Shreveport, Louisiana, and made her home in what she called “the deep South,” Hawaii. Amy was a teacher. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Louisiana State University and submitted her doctoral thesis at the...