Kendall Vance McKean Jr., born Oct. 24, 1963, passed away July 9, 2021. Kendall was born in Newport Beach, California. He was the youngest of six children: Patrick, Debbi, Steve, David and Kathy. He spent much of his childhood in Hesperia, California, before moving to St. Helens, Oregon, whe…

On Sunday, June 20, 2021, Stanley Morris Payne Sr. passed away peacefully at home in Rainier, Oregon at age 88.

Selma Louise McNeely, 85, of Scappoose, Oregon, passed away on July 4, 2021, at her home in Scappoose. She was born at home on Nov. 27, 1935, to George and Martha Anderson in the community of Delena, Oregon, near Rainier.

Edna “Irene” Van Winkle, formally of St. Helens, passed away on June 14, 2021 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Clarice was preceded in death by her parents, Noble L. Van Dolah and Maude H. Van Dolah; husband Robert Sweet, the love of her life; daughter Vivian Marie Brown; son Gary Mitchel Brown; brothers, Noble (Nobie) Van Dolah, Joseph Van Dolah, Harry Van Dolah, Edwin Van Dolah, John Van Dolah, Geo…

Jennifer “Jenn” Lynn Pillar passed away from natural causes July 3, 2021 while in the care of her medical team in Bend, Oregon.

On June 26, 2021, James N. Lewis of St. Helens, Oregon, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by family. He was born July 23, 1933 in Pasadena, California. Jim’s family moved to St. Helens when he was a toddler. After graduation from St. Helens High School, he spent two years in the US N…

Rowena Ann Tetz, born July 10, 1923, passed away at home surrounded by her family April 11, 2020 at 96 years young.

Julian Liberado Ribera went to be with the Lord on June 8, 2021. Julian passed away unexpectedly after a 10 day long battle with listeria, meningitis and ventriculitis in Missoula, Montana surrounded by family.

Terence “Terry” Brian Tanski passed away June 18th after a valiant fight against Covid-19. Terry was born Sept. 25, 1956 in Toronto, Canada to Boleslaw Wladyslaw Tanski and Vera Christine Schmidt. He and his four siblings Sandra, Sylvia, Craig and Victor grew up in New York. 

Elaine was born on March 12, 1930 to William and Freda Haling in St. Helens where she lived her entire life. Elaine passed away peacefully on June 21, 2021 at the age of 91 with family members around her.

Tammy Jean Pierce 60, of St. Helens, Oregon, passed away on June 13, 2021 at Community Home Health & Hospice in Longview, Washington.

Ardis May Ross passed away on March 4, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on July 3, 2021 at the Ross residence in Deer Island.

Pat Ann Hughson (Sibley) 80, of Clatskanie, Oregon, died Tuesday, June 8th at 5:01 a.m. with her husband Richard and daughter Lesley at her side. Pat was born on May 20, 1941, to Ralph & Carmalita Cummings in Sheridan, Oregon. She then went to live with Leslie & Rena Sibley at age th…

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It is with great sadness we are announcing that Duane Ezzell passed away May 23, 2021, from Pancreatic Cancer. Duane was born in Vancouver, Washington on Dec. 9, 1962, to his father Bill Ezzell and his mother Barbara Ezzell. Duane moved with his family to St. Helens, Oregon in the 5th grade.

On Dec. 2, 2020 James Ronald Hansen of Apache Junction, Arizona passed peacefully in his sleep at age 80. He was born in Longview, Washington, and grew up in Rainier, Oregon.

Randall Turner 58, of Rainier, Oregon, passed away in Rainier on May 30, 2021.

Steven Day 70, of Clatskanie, Oregon, passed away in Rainier, Oregon on June 4th 2021.

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Wayne passed away at his home in St. Helens on May 18, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was 84 years old.

Patricia Ann Erickson was born Feb. 15, 1936 to Alfred V. and Anna Erickson in St. Helens, Oregon. She died April 18, 2021 in Sherwood, Oregon at the age of 85.

Kathleen Brown 62, of Longview, Washington, passed away May 23, 2021 in Longview, Washington.

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Roseanne "Rose" Winkles (Johnson) passed away peacefully on May 3, 2021 in Longview, Washington at 69 years old. Rose grew up in St. Helens, Oregon. She lived in Kihei, Hawaii for 12 years before moving back to Oregon in 2005. Rose has lived for the last 12 years in Kelso, Washington.

Longtime St. Helens resident James “Jim” Otis Dias passed away in Portland, Oregon on May 24, 2021 at the age of 82. Jim had a gift of making those around him feel comfortable and he was a friend to all who knew him.

Brandon C. Little, of Portland, Oregon, died unexpectedly on May 7, 2021 at his home. He was 35 years old.

Charles “Charlie” Harbison passed away on May 20, 2021 at the age of 73 after a year-long battle with cancer.

Jenny Paull died at home May 4, 2021 after a brave struggle with cancer. Friends visited Jenny during her final days, offering prayers and music.

Corinne Marie Hile, 77, Aberdeen resident and longtime cashier at Safeway, passed away on Wed., May 12, 2021 at her home in Aberdeen, Washington.

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Judith Richardson Klein, 68, passed away April 21, 2021. She was born to the late George and June Richardson of St. Helens.

James Felix Sr. passed away May 9, 2021 at the age of 86. James was born Nov. 8, 1934 to Moris and Lottie (Merril) Felix in Little Falls, Minnesota. 

Fay was born on Nov. 2, 1941 to Sylvia (Maxine) Stroup.  She passed on March 16, 2021.

On Feb. 13, 2021, John Blankenship passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Longview, Washington. John Steven Blankenship was born Aug. 25, 1946 in Princeton, West Virginia, the oldest son of John and Bertha Blankenship. John attended Verdugo Hills High School in Tujunga, California.