Obituaries for Oct. 19
Aug. 3, 1925 - Oct. 15, 2006
Eleanor Caves, 81, died Oct. 15 at St. Charles Medical Center.
Visitation hours are today from 3 to 7 p.m. at Whispering Pines Funeral Home and
a funeral service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church in Prineville.
Mrs. Caves, whose maiden name was Hunt, was born Aug. 3, 1925, to Arthur David and Martha Lillian (Buchanan) Hunt in Spokane.
She attended school until she married Pastor Donald Caves on Aug. 8, 1941.
For a brief period of time she and her husband pioneered Ankeny Hill Community Church in Salem and traveled as an evangelistic team all over Oregon, Washington and California.
The couple then moved to John Day in 1952 and pastored the First Assembly of God Church. They later moved to Oregon City, where they pastored until 1964 when they moved to Coos Bay.
In 1970 they moved to Prineville, where they built and pastored the First Assembly of God Church.
After her husband died in 1973, Mrs. Caves continued ministering in Missionettes and women's ministries.
She loved to play the piano, do jigsaw and word search puzzles, travel, play games, spend time in God's word and prayer, saving memorabilia, going to prayer groups, teaching Sunday school and helping in any other capacity in the church that was needed.
She left a legacy of unconditional love and Godly example for all the lives she touched.
Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law Byron and Vicki Caves of Covina, Calif., and Burton and Phyllis Caves of Gresham; daughter and son-in-law Sheryl and Frank Bell of Prineville; brother and sister-in-law Wayne and Janice Hunt of Boring; plus 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband Rev. Donald Caves; brothers David Hunt and Skip Kachel; sister Joane Hunt; and grandson Michael Conrad.
Donations in memory of Eleanor Caves may be made to the First Assembly of God missions. 835 S. Main St., Prineville 97754
Whispering Pines Funeral Home is in charge of arangements.
Mary Margaretha Johnston
Oct. 11, 1924 - Sept. 21, 2006
Mary Margaretha Johnston, 81, died Sept. 21 in a hospital at Palm Coast, Fla.
She was born Mary Margaretha Frandson on Oct. 11, 1924, in Bismarck, N.D., where she grew up and went to school.
In August 1945 she married Weldon Johnston in Center, N.D.
They moved to Oregon in 1957 and lived in Sherwood. Mr. Johnston died in 1963.
Mrs. Johnston was a member of the Free Methodist Church for many years. She was a Lioness and did volunteer work at the Senior Center.
She moved to Florida two and a half years ago to be with her family there.
Survivors include sons Lee Johnston of Vancouver, Wash., Harris Johnston of Freeland, Wash., and Wallace Johnston of Palm Coast; daughter Eva Miller of Sherwood; sister Myrtle Lukecart of McCall, Idaho; plus 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by brothers Stanley and Roy Frandson and sister Florence Frandson.
Mrs. Johnston will be placed with her husband in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Attrell's Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.
Mabel E. Komlofske
Aug. 25, 1917 - Oct. 10, 2006
Mabel E. Komlofske died Oct. 10 at age 89. She had lived in Beaverton since 1968, after moving from Montana.
She was born Mabel E. Frank on Aug. 25, 1917, in Brighton, Colo.
In 1938 she married George Komlofske.
She worked for the Beaverton School District for many years as a baker and cook.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Preceding her in death were her husband George in 1982 and her daughter Betty Jean McPherson.
Survivors include son Larry; daughter Karen Flett; sisters Katherine Rinaldo, Molly Frank and Ann Rodekohr; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Recitation of the Rosary was Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Church was celebrated Tuesday.
Contributions in memory of Mabel E. Komlofske may be sent to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Pegg, Paxson, and Springer Chapel has handled arrangements.
April 29, 1929 - Oct. 9, 2006
Carmalita Lamoreaux, 77, a lifelong Portland-area resident, died Oct. 9. Cause of death was pulmonary fibrosis.
Mrs. Lamoreaux, whose maiden name was Napier, was born April 29, 1929, in Kenova, W.Va., and brought to Oregon shortly after birth.
In 1951 she married Robert E. Lamoreaux. He died in 1992.
Mrs. Lamoreaux was an elementary school teacher with the Tigard-Tualatin School District.
Memberships included Tigard Methodist Church choir, the Tigard Pops choir, the Lutheran Chorale, Oregon Retired Educators Association and Delta Kappa Gamma Honorary Society.
She is survived by son Jon, daughter the Rev. Dr. Frodo Okulam and one grandchild.
A funeral service was held Friday in Tigard Methodist Church.
Donations in memory of Carmalita Lamoreaux may be sent to Young Musicians and Artists, P.O. Box 13277, Portland 97213.
Young's Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Dolores A. Olson
May 25, 1929 - Oct. 9, 2006
Dolores A. Olson, 77, a resident of Tigard since 1999, died Oct. 9. Cause of death was lung cancer.
Mrs. Olson, whose maiden name was Jones, was born May 25, 1929, in Hayward, Calif.
In 1953 she married Norman Olson. He died in 2001.
She was the former owner of Rogue River Florist in Grants Pass.
Surviving are daughters Michelle Kelly, Patricia Schmitt and Leona Olson; sons-in-law Patrick Schmitt and Michael Kelly; plus three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Saturday at Young's Funeral Home.
Donations in memory of Dolores A. Olson may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Doris Grace Quinn
Feb. 19, 1915 - Sept. 15, 2006
Doris Grace Quinn, 91, a recent resident of Tigard, died Sept. 15 of congestive heart failure.
She was born Doris Grace Maxwell on Feb. 19, 1915, in Los Angeles.
She had worked in accounting at Thrifty Drug.
Survivors include sons Richard Quinn Jr. and Ronald Quinn; daughter Judith Nutter; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Donations in memory of Doris Grace Quinn may be made to the American Heart Association.
Young's Funeral Home conducted arrangements.
Pauline Ellen Schwerdt
Feb. 20, 1927 - Oct. 3, 2006
Native Oregonian Pauline Ellen Schwerdt, 79, died Oct. 3 in her daughter's Beaverton home, where a memorial gathering will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Mrs. Schwerdt, whose maiden name was Pearson, was born Feb. 20, 1927, in Portland and graduated from Jefferson High School.
The homemaker and seamstress had lived in Tigard since 1983.
Survivors include her husband Paul, whom she had married in 1948; daughter Beth Sprouse; son David; and three grandchildren.
Donations in memory of Pauline Ellen Schwerdt may be made to Legacy VNA Hospice in McMinnville.
Young's Funeral Home has been in charge of arrangements.
Tom F. Widdows
Jan. 14, 1939 - Oct. 12, 2006
Native Oregonian Tom F. Widdows, 67, of Tigard died Oct. 12. Cause of death was cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 1 p.m. in St. Anthony Catholic Church.
Mr. Widdows was born Jan. 14, 1939, in Oregon City.
He was a graduate of Washington State University.
In 1964 he married Harriet (Pink) Northup.
After residing in California for many years, Mr. Widdows lived in Tigard for 18 years and was a pharmacist at Fred Meyer in Newberg during that time.
In addition to his wife Harriet, he is survived by son Tom Widdows Jr., and Joyce McBride; plus three grandchildren.
Young's Funeral Home is handling arrangements.