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Obituaries for Aug. 24

Donna Lucile Gump

Jan. 2, 1933-Aug. 19, 2011

Gresham resident Donna Lucile Gump died Friday, Aug. 19, at home with her loved ones by her side. She was 78.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Zion Memorial Park Cemetery, Township Road and Walnut Street, Canby. Her brother, the Rev. Thomas Johnson, will preside over the service.

Donna was born Jan. 2, 1933, in Portland to McDonald and Edna Johnson. She graduated from Grant High School in 1950 and attended the Oregon College of Education (now Western Oregon University).

On Dec. 6, 1952, she married Harold Gump in Portland.

Donna was a homemaker and an Avon saleswoman for more than 30 years.

Survivors include her husband; daughters, Cynthia LaSala and Stacie Garabrandt of Kent, Wash.; sister, Barbara Johnson of Chicago; brother, the Rev. Thomas Johnson of Minneapolis; and five grandchildren.

Family Memorial Mortuary is handling arrangements.

Dean Leslie Pollard

Nov. 20, 1956-Aug. 17, 2011

Gresham resident Dean Leslie Pollard died Wednesday, Aug. 17, in a motor vehicle accident in Salem. He was 54.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Lynchwood Church of God, 3818 S.E. 174th Ave.

Dean was born Nov. 20, 1956, in Seattle to Russell and LaDonna Pollard. He moved to East County in 1963 and attended Lynch Terrace Elementary and Centennial High School.

On June 25, 1983, he married Deena Falkenstein in Gresham.

Dean was a truck driver for Christenson Oil in Portland for more than 20 years and a member of Local 162 of the Teamsters.

Dean loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed Friday night football games at Centennial High, which included time with his daughters and hot chocolate treats. He also loved being outdoors.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Amanda Pollard West of Gresham and Caitlyn Pollard of Portland; parents of White Salmon, Wash.; brothers, Steve Pollard of Happy Valley and Dale Pollard of Gresham; sister, Debbie Duris of Puyallup, Wash.; and one granddaughter.

Memorial donations can be made to the Dean Pollard Athletic Fund for Centennial High at US Bank.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Doris Faye Gustafson

June 6, 1942-Aug. 19, 2011

Gresham resident Doris Faye Gustafson, 69, died Friday, Aug. 19, in Mesa, Ariz.

Viewing hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Gresham Memorial Chapel, 257 S.E. Roberts Ave. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Mt. Hood Christian Center, 2500 S.E. Palmblad Road.

A complete obituary will run in a future edition of The Outlook.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

John Arnold Briece

July 30, 1925-Aug. 19, 2011

Former Gresham resident John Arnold Briece died Friday, Aug. 19, in Clackamas. He was 86.

A private family service will be held, and interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

John was born July 30, 1925, in Coffeyville, Kan., to John and Faye (Shearer) Briece. He attended schools in Kansas, New Mexico and Illinois. John enlisted in the Navy during World War II and took part in landings in the South Pacific, the Mariana Islands, Iwo Jima and the Philippines. He received an honorable discharge after achieving the rank of fire control 2nd class.

John met Melba L. Rasmussen while working at the Hanford atomic plant. They were married March 27, 1948, in Kennewick, Wash.

John was the general manager for Prudential Insurance for 28 years. He was a charter life underwriter, a life member of the Million Dollar Club and a recipient of the National Life Managers and Agency Award. After retirement, he opened his own financial consulting business.

John belonged to the Gateway Elks and the Masonic Lodge. He served on the Reynolds School Board and was a member of the very first Mt. Hood Community College Board. He and his wife traveled the world going to many remote areas.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Rod Briece of Gresham and John Briece of Gresham; daughters, Janet Evans of Sandy, Judy Keller of Fairview and Patty Doran of Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Remembrances can be made to the Wildcat Club, Linfield College Athletic Department, 900 S.E. Baker St., McMinnville, 97128-6894.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Jerald Lynn Anderson

Oct. 2, 1940-Aug. 19, 2011

Gresham resident Jerald Lynn Anderson, 70, died Friday, Aug. 19.

No service will be held.

Jerry was born Oct. 2, 1940, in Portland to Andrew and Josephine (Reed) Anderson.

In June 1978, he married Delores Huffine.

Jerry was an auto mechanic in Gresham. His hobbies included riding motorcycles, making model cars, hunting, camping and watching Western movies. Jerry was a longtime Multnomah County resident, residing in the Portland and Gresham areas.

His wife preceded him in death.

Survivors include his sons, Matthew Anderson of Nehalem, Steven Anderson of Portland and David White of Washougal, Wash.; daughters, Wendy Williams of St. Helens, Tami Stewart of Reno, Nev., Lorna Leach of Washougal, Mary White of Moscow, Idaho, Jeannie Lathrop of Vancouver, Wash., and Rhonda Halese of Vale; brother, Robert Anderson of Portland; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Chester Arthur Lusk

May 23, 1915-Aug. 18, 2011

Former East County resident Chester Arthur 'Art' Lusk, 96, died Thursday, Aug. 18, in Oregon City.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 S.E. Mount Scott Blvd., Portland.

Art was born May 23, 1915, in Trout Lake, Wash., to James and Elsie (Coulter) Lusk, the seventh of eight children. Art was a veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater until March 1946.

Art married Marian Walker in 1947. They resided in several places, moving to Portland in 1982. He lived in Rogue Valley for 40 years.

Art worked at Budge-McHugh for 21 years. Art was an active member of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints, holding the office of high priest.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2010; and by his stepson, James Ronald Walker.

Survivors include his daughters, Sallie Dee Burgh of Eureka, Calif., and Janine Thompson of Check, Va.; stepdaughter, Marilyn MacLean of Salt Lake City, Utah; stepson, Larry Walker of Svensen; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Margene Seltzer

July 11, 1930-Aug. 18, 2011

Troutdale resident Margene Seltzer, 81, died Thursday, Aug. 18.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Cherry Park Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1515 S.W. Cherry Park Road, Troutdale.

Margene was born July 11, 1930, in Wendell, Idaho, to Raymond and Olive Roholt. Margene was raised on a farm in Idaho.

On June 8, 1951, she married Lloyd Seltzer in Ogden, Utah. They were later sealed at the LDS temple in Hawaii. They settled in East County in January 1987.

Margene worked as a nurse's aide for many years. Her family and her faith were the most important things in her life. She always kept the family fed and the house clean. She would give compliments freely and always put others first. She enjoyed travel, Hershey's candy bars and detective television shows, where she always knew whom the criminal was before the detective.

Margene was preceded in death by her parents; her brother; and seven sisters including her twin, Margy Castellano.

Survivors include her husband; sons, Hal Seltzer of Gresham, Jeff Seltzer of Eugene and Bow Seltzer of Ashland; daughter, Celia Gruwell of Troutdale; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visit Margene's page at batemancarrollfunerals.com for information.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Robert Terry Camp

Aug. 28, 1943-Aug. 23, 2011

Gresham resident Robert Terry Camp, 67, died Tuesday, Aug. 23.

A funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham.

Terry was born Aug. 28, 1943, in Ellensburg, Wash., to Robert and Angie (DeMatteis) Camp. Terry graduated from Cle Elum High School. He earned his bachelor's degree at Central Washington University in Ellensburg and his master's degree at Lewis and Clark College in Portland.

On Nov. 27, 1965, he married Gloria Marusa in Roslyn, Wash. They resided in South Cle Elum, Wash., for two and a half years where he taught sixth grade. They moved to Gresham in 1968.

Terry taught and coached for 32 years in the David Douglas School District. He retired in 1998.

Terry was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Gresham. He loved spending time with his wife, working out, walking and babysitting their grandchildren. His hobbies included power lifting for 20 years with Team Oregon, where he held many state and world bench-press records. He loved helping those in need. Terry especially loved playing with his grandchildren, including playing Xbox video games with his grandson, Jacob, and shopping with his granddaughter, Jenna. He also enjoyed the companionship of his dogs, especially Chip.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Christine Shanks of Gresham and Monica Millspaugh of Battle Ground, Wash.; sister, Karen Rembold of Portland; and five grandchildren.

Donations may be given to St. Vincent DePaul, care of the St. Henry chapter, 346 N.W. First St., Gresham, 97030.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Margaret Gama

Sept. 3, 1929-Aug. 22, 2011

Damascus resident Margaret Gama, 81, died Monday, Aug. 22.

A funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at St. Sharbel Catholic Church, 1804 S.E. 16th Ave., Portland.

A complete obituary will run in a future edition of The Outlook.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.