Aug. 10 obituaries
Jeremy Patrick Burrows
Aug. 21, 1985 - Aug. 5, 2006
Native Oregonian Jeremy Patrick Burrows, died Saturday in his Newberg home at age 20. Cause of death was cancer, which had been diagnosed in October 2004.
The Rev. Brian Burman will officiate at a memorial service Saturday at 2 p.m. in Newberg Christian Church. A committal service will follow in Valley View Memorial Park in Newberg.
Visiting hours will be Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Attrell's Newberg Funeral Chapel.
Born Aug. 21, 1985, in Portland, Jeremy Patrick Burrows grew up and attended school in Newberg, graduating from Newberg High School in 2003.
During high school he played baseball and was on the wrestling team one year.
He grew up in the Newberg First Baptist Church family and was on the staff for several years, working with the middle school-age students. In the last year he also assisted with the high school program.
He loved being outside, riding his dirt bike, wake boarding and snow boarding and enjoyed restoring his classic Volkswagen Bug.
Saturday he married Emily Ann Cook, the love of his life since middle school.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, Emily, of Newberg, include parents Daniel and Lori Burrows of Newberg; brother Nicholas Daniel Burrows of Newberg; grandparents Pat and Jerry Barnes of Cheshire; grandmother Patricia Rybacki of Nevada; great-grandparents Lynn and Ethelma Barnes of Halsey; great-grandmother Marcella Burrows of Tacoma, Wash.; and those who have come to know and appreciate his courage, strength and the way he gave to others.
Lori Burrows is a member of the Greenlight Classified staff at Community Newspapers.
Contributions in memory of Jeremy Patrick Burrows may be made to the Jeremy Burrows Fund, for funeral costs, or to the OHSU Cancer Research, c/o Attrell's Newberg Funeral Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg 97132.
Harry G. Smith
Feb. 19, 1923 - Aug. 6, 2006
Native Oregonian Harry G. Smith died Sunday at his home in Portland with his family by his side. He was 83.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Sunset-Finley, 6801 S.W. Sunset Highway.
Mr. Smith, the son of Harry and Lillian Stites, was born Feb. 19, 1923, in Portland. The family moved to Bonneville, where his father was employed as an engineer during the construction of the Bonneville dam.
He grew up with the Columbia Gorge as his playground. It was there that he discovered his love for the outdoors which would last a lifetime.
During his sophomore year in high school his family moved across the river to Stevenson, Wash., where he met Beverly Meneice, who would become his wife of 59 years.
His studies at Oregon State College were interrupted by World War II, during which he served with the H and S 153rd Engineer Construction Battalion in New Guinea, South Philippines, and the occupation of Japan.
After his discharge from the Army he entered the University of Oregon to continue his education in the field of architecture.
After 20 years in the private sector he joined the US Army Corps of Engineers North Pacific Division and Portland District as chief of the Architectural Section.
He received many awards, including the Bonneville Dam Visitors Center at Bradford Island. His design of the Lost Creek Powerhouse and Service Building, Jackson County, won the Portland District the 1977 Chief of Engineers Distinguished Architectural Design Honor Award, judged by a panel of jurors headed by the president of FAIA.
After retirement in 1984, Mr. Smith continued with his hobbies of drawing, remodeling his children's homes, hunting and fishing. Annual hunting trips with his sons and grandsons were some of his best memories and the subject of many family stories.
He was a member of the Beaverton Elks Club, the Beaverton Chapter of the VFW and the Carson Washington American Legion Post.
Survivors include his wife Beverly; sons Stan, Stewart and Cris Smith of Portland; daughters Cathy Young of Melbourne Fla., Claudia Lee of Vernonia and Sandra Cheeseman of Beaverton; plus 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by daughter Carol Banister and twin granddaughters Britney and Chelsea Savara.
Contributions in memory of Harry G. Smith may be made to Kaiser Hospice and American Lighthouse Foundation Inc.
Condolences to family members may be made to www.legacy.com/oregon/legacyhome.asp.
Ruby Garnet Hepburn
July 1, 1924 - July 22, 2006
Ruby Garnet Hepburn of Beaverton died July 22 at age 82. Cause of death was cancer.
A service of remembrance will take place Monday at 2 p.m. in Christ United Methodist Church, 12755 N.W. Dogwood St., in Cedar Mill.
Mrs. Hepburn, whose maiden name was Wallander, was born July 1, 1924, in Stockville, Neb. She moved from Nebraska to Portland in 1935 and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1941.
In 1946 she married Donald Hepburn.
They resided in La Grande from 1955 to 1967 and then moved to Beaverton.
A homemaker, Mrs. Hepburn was also a cook for 15 years for the Beaverton School District.
Surviving in addition to her husband Donald are son Bruce Hepburn and daughter Mary Prescott.
Memorial donations may be made to the Ruby Hepburn Memorial Fund, c/o Christ United Methodist Church, 12755 N.W. Dogwood St., Portland 97229.
Autumn Funerals and Cremations is in charge of arrangements.
Feb. 25, 1925 - July 30, 2006
Glenna (Pat) Satterlee, a resident of Tigard since 1999, died July 30 at age 81.
Mrs. Satterlee, whose maiden name was Wall, was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Kalama, Wash.
She graduated from Seattle University.
In 1951 she married Charles N. Satterlee.
She was a junior high schoolteacher in Kalama for 23 years before retiring to Pacific Beach, Wash., in 1982.
Surviving in addition to husband Charles are son Kevin and two grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Friday in Kalama Cemetery in Washington.
Donations in memory of Glenna Satterlee may be made to The House of Ruth, 2373 N.W. 185th Ave., PMB 714, Hillsboro 97124.
Arrangements have been made by Heritage Memorial.
Evelyn H. Ackroyd
April 17, 1922 - July 29, 2006
Evelyn H. Ackroyd, 84, died July 29.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m. in Trinity Evangelical Church in Tigard, where she was a member.
Miss Ackroyd was born April 17, 1922, in Centralia,Wash., and moved to Portland as a child. She graduated from Girls Polytechnic High School and was an entry key operator for Portland General Electric for approximately 40 years.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Donations in memory of Evelyn N. Ackroyd may be made to Trinity Evangelical Church, 10900 S.W. 121st Ave., Tigard 97223.
Arrangements were handled by Springer and Son.
March 25, 1946 - Aug. 4, 2006
Maggie Carrasco, a recent resident of Tigard, died Friday at age 60.
Born Maggie Smith on March 25, 1946, in Cheyenne Wells, Colo., she moved to Aloha in 1988.
She was a designer for Interior Motives.
Survivors include sons Tony and Marty; brothers Marvin Smith and Wayne Smith; sisters Connie Smith, Vonda Moreno and Sharon Schrag; companion Tim Pieri; plus five grandchildren.
A celebration of life service was held Wednesday in St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Beaverton.
Donations in memory of Maggie Carrasco may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Young's Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Vendella M. Goldstein
May 24, 1925 - July 24, 2006
Native Oregonian Vendella M. Goldstein died July 24. The resident of Tigard since the 1980s was 81.
A gathering will take place Saturday in the Summerfield Clubhouse in Tigard.
Mrs. Goldstein was born Vendella M. Roseberry on May 24, 1925, in Springfield and was reared in Tillamook. She lived briefly in Guam before moving in the late 1950s to McMinnville, where she and her husband, Abe Goldstein, whom she married in 1952, owned the Furniture Mart for 30 years. Mr. Goldstein died in 1994.
Survivors include sister Patricia Burkett; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by son Raymond McManus in 1995.
Donations in memory of Vendella M. Goldstein may be made to Mount Hood Kiwanis Camp.
Arrangements are by Young's Funeral Home.
Rebecca Caroline Steele
Feb. 25, 1922 - Aug. 4, 2006
Rebecca Caroline (Carrol) Steele died Friday at age 84.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Zeller Chapel of the Roses.
She was born Rebecca Donnell on Feb. 25, 1922, in Winnett, Mont., and graduated from high school in Silverton.
In 1941 she married Robert L. Steele.
She was a homemaker who had lived in Portland, Tigard and Canby.
She was a seamstress and beautician.
Survivors in addition to her husband Robert include sisters Jean Nelson and Jewell Healy; and brother Niles Donnell.
Donations in memory of Rebecca Caroline Steele may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.