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Obituaries July 27, 2006

Kimberly Ann Hilderbrand

May 13, 1971 - July 22, 2006

Native Oregonian Kimberly Ann Hilderbrand, 35, died Saturday in Lincoln City.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted Saturday, July 29, at noon in the American Legion Hall in Sherwood.

Born May 13, 1971, in Portland to Arthur and Diane McDowell, she moved with her family to Lincoln City, where she attended Lincoln City schools and graduated from Taft High School.

Following graduation she moved to Alaska then to Washington. For the past 15 years she lived in the Newberg and Sherwood areas and worked for Adorn-LLC in manufacturing.

A family-oriented person and devoted mother, she was also an animal lover, who enjoyed her pets. An outdoor person, she loved boating and camping.

With her interest in genealogy, she spent a great deal of time reseating family history.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include her partner Brian Hilderbrand of Sherwood; sons Brandon and Dylan, both of Sherwood; daughter Haylee Hilderbrand of Sherwood; mother Diane Eaton of Sherwood; brother Kevin McDowell of Grand Rapids, Mich.; one niece and one nephew.

Contributions in memory of Kimberly Ann Hilderbrand may be made to the American Legion in Sherwood, c/o Attrell's Sherwood Funeral Chapel, 16195 S.W. First St., Sherwood 97140.

John Gorham Rueter Sr.

April 28, 1920 - July 23, 2006

John Gorham Rueter Sr., 86, a resident of Tigard since 1992, suffered heart failure and died Sunday. He had previously lived in Portland from 1956 to 1974.

A gathering celebration of his life will take place Sunday, July 30, beginning at 5 p.m. at Hayden's, 8187 Tualatin-Sherwood Road.

Mr. Rueter was born April 28, 1920, in Seattle.

He served in the Army in World War II.

He earned a BA degree at the University of Washington in 1948.

In 1949 he married Marjorie E. (Betty) Nelson.

A sales engineer, Mr. Rueter had been employed at Permacold Engineering Inc. in Portland. Inc.

Surviving in addition to his wife Marjorie are daughters Anne Rueter Gregg and Patty Rueter; sons John G. Rueter Jr. and Bob Rueter; sisters Carol Basse and Kathleen New; brother Ernest Rueter; plus eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Contributions in memory of John Gorham Rueter Sr. may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Wherity Family Funerals and Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

Phyllis De Jardin

June 16, 1913 - July 22, 2006

Phyllis De Jardin, of Lake Oswego died Saturday at age 93.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Resurrection, 21060 S.W. Stafford Road in Tualatin. The Rosary will be recited before the Mass.

Mrs. De Jardin, whose maiden name was Ganz, was born June 16, 1913, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. She lived in West Linn from 1947 to 2002, when she moved to Lake Oswego.

In 1938 she married Lester De Jardin. He died in 1977.

Mrs. De Jardin was owner and operator of the West Linn Shopping Center.

Survivors include daughters Julie and Carol De Jardin; sons Tom and William; sisters Rita Smith and Joan Seeley; plus eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Donations in memory of Phyllis De Jardin may be made to the West Linn Lions Club.

Dr. James Roderick McDougall

July 4, 1924 - July 24, 2006

Dr. James Roderick McDougall died July 24. The longtime Portland resident, before moving to Tigard, was 82.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday at 9 a.m. at St. John Fisher Catholic Church.

Dr. McDougall was born July 4, 1924, in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. He was raised and educated in Manitoba, graduated from Laval Medical School in Quebec City and Radiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

He moved to Portland in 1966 and was associated with the Gresham Community Hospital. He then went into private practice in Northwest Portland until retiring in 1990.

He was a member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church, where he was active in the church choir.

In 1948 he married Monica Wilson, who survives him.

He is also survived by sons Stephen, David and Patrick; daughters Dianne Radin, Mary Elizabeth and Laura McDougall; brother Patrick; and eight grandchildren.

Donations in memory of Dr. James Roderick McDougall may be made to the St. John Fisher Music Ministry.

Riverview Abbey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.