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Obituaries for Aug. 17, 2011

Phyllis June Hamilton

June 10, 1922-Aug. 7, 2011

Former Sandy resident Phyllis June Hamilton, 89, died Sunday, Aug. 7, at her home in Portland.

A memorial service was held Sunday, Aug. 14, at Rose City Cemetery and Funeral Home in Portland.

Phyllis was born June 10, 1922, in Sandy to Harry and Minnie Nichols. She was raised in Sandy and graduated from Sandy High School in 1940.

On Dec. 13, 1942, she married Earl William Hamilton in Portland. They settled in Northeast Portland. Earl died in 1980. Phyllis later married Roland Kitching.

Phyllis was a homemaker. She enjoyed golfing and bowling.

Her brother, Ernest Nichols, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband; daughter, Phyllis Heimbuck of Sweet Home; sister, Millie Lenz of Sandy; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Rose City Cemetery and Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Evelyn Ida Ulrich

Dec. 10, 1921-Aug. 13, 2011

Gresham resident Evelyn Ida Ulrich died Saturday, Aug. 13. She was 89.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 39901 Pleasant St. Viewing hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Sandy Funeral Home, 39551 Pleasant St., and at noon Friday, Aug. 19, at the church prior to the service.

Evelyn was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Deshler, Neb., to Ernst and Emelia (Geisler) Wagner. Evelyn spent her early childhood in the Midwest. She moved with her family to Oregon in 1933 and attended West Gresham Grade School and Gresham High School, graduating in 1941.

On Aug. 30, 1942, she married Richard Robert William Ulrich in Vancouver, Wash. They settled in Gresham and started their family.

Evelyn loved children and enjoyed bowling. She worked for more than 20 years at Eastmont Lanes in Gresham, taking care of children while their parents were bowling. She was a longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and enjoyed quilting for Lutheran World Relief. Both Evelyn and Richard were avid rock hounds and spent many days in Eastern Oregon and Nevada searching for 'treasures.'

Richard preceded her in death in 2010.

Survivors include her sons, Ron Ulrich of Sandy and Dan Ulrich of Culver; daughter, Lola Flisram of Damascus; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 686, Sandy, 97055.

Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.