Local obituary notices in Portland, OR
Wednesday Jul 1 | via OregonLive.com
Randy Spelling grew up in a mansion in Los Angeles where he could play hide and seek and never be found. The 56,500-square-foot residence - larger than the White House - had another 16,000 square feet of attic space. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 30 | via Lewistown Sentinel
She was born in Roaring Spring on July 29, 1924, the daughter of the late Homer and Blanche Shoenfelt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph N. Kling Sr., on March 29, 2003; daughters, Nancy L. Kling and Elizabeth Cotton; and three brothers, Frank, Paul and Ralph Shoenfelt. Comment?
Sunday Jun 28 | via The Daily Record
Born in Charm to the late Herbert E. and Cora E. Oswald, she was a resident of Dalton for the past 60 years. Doris had been employed by Central Christian Schools for 10 years in the cafeteria, and was an active member of Pleasant View Mennonite Church where she had helped with various activities. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via Lake County Examiner Online
John Wayland Roush, 87, died at the Lakeview Gardens on Sunday, May 31, 2015.Wayland was born to John and Alita Roush in Lakeview on Dec. 19, 1927.He enlisted into the Navy shortly after completing his education at Lakeview High School. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 9 | via Willamette Week
Clad in dark colors, Sufjan Stevens and band looked ready for a funeral, and the first half of Monday's sold out show at the Arlene Schnitzer proved to be a quiet reception. Stevens performed without addressing the crowd once. Comment?
Jun 2, 2015 | via KATU-TV Portland
Portland city officials are hoping to expedite lower speed limits along the city's high crash corridors, which are responsible for more than half of all pedestrian fatalities. Within less than a month, the city's bike community was rocked by several serious crashes; 22-year-old Alistair Corkett lost his leg at SE 26th and Powell Boulevard May 10, Reed College grad Mark Angeles died when he was struck by a tow truck May 27, and another bicyclist suffered a broken leg last week. Comment?
May 31, 2015 | via The Columbian
A 2-year-old congregation called Shepherd's Gate Church has renovated and moved into the building at 333 S.E. 122nd Ave., formerly home to Soobies Bar & Grill. Soobies was known for trouble. Comment?
May 31, 2015 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
One of Portland's most notorious strip clubs has been converted - pun intended - into a church. A 2-year-old congregation called Shepherd's Gate Church has renovated and moved into the building at 333 S.E. 122nd Ave., formerly home to Soobies Bar & Grill. Comment?
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