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Obituaries - Dec. 15, 2011

Carl Schaber

Carl Leonard Schaber died Nov. 22, 2011, of natural causes. He was 94.

Mr. Schaber was born Aug. 10, 1918, in rural Stafford to Emma and Leonard Schaber. He grew up in the Stafford area.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on Jan. 5, 1942, and was discharged Nov. 3, 1945.

He was a farmer.

Mr. Schaber married Elsie Emma Eckert on Feb. 13, 1954, in West Linn. She preceded him in death Oct. 21, 2008.

Survivors include his daughter, Linda Unti of Healdsburg, Calif.; son, Michael Hellberg of West Linn; grandson, Gregory Hellberg of Oregon City; and three great-grandchildren.

A private celebration of life was held at the Oregon City Elks Lodge. Interment was at Lake Oswego Pioneer Cemetery.

Remembrances may be sent to the Elks Children's Eye Clinic at Casey Eye Institute, OHSU, 3375 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd., Portland, OR, 97239-4146.

Bill Cervenak

Former Lake Oswego resident William 'Bill' Cervenak died Nov. 6, 2011, in Surprise, Ariz. He was 94.

Mr. Cervenek was born in Toronto, Ohio, on Sept. 18, 1917.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1941. In 1958, he was selected to assist in the startup of the Air Force Missile/Space Program. Upon completion of his assignment as base commander for tracking missile/space projects launched from Cape Canaveral, he retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1964.

After retiring from the Air Force, Mr. Cervenak settled in California and worked with TRW Systems and North American Rockwell. He accepted a position as director of computer services for the Oregon State Board of Higher Education in 1968 and in 1974 went to work as data processing manager for the city of Santa Ana, Calif. He retired from this position in 1990 and moved to Lake Oswego to be near family. He later moved to Sun City West, Ariz.

Surviving Mr. Cervenak is his second wife, Sandra; daughter and son-in-law, Gloria and Carl Davis, of Bend; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Catherine Falicia, of Castle Rock, Colo.; brother, Michael Cervenak, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and brother-in-law, Don Humphrey of Lakeside, Mont.

His first wife, Gloria Emma, mother of daughter Gloria, preceded him in death, as did sisters, Margie Davis, Pauline Humphrey and Mary Dickinson.

Military honor services and inurnment were held at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Peter Psihogio

Peter George Psihogios died Nov. 25, 2011, from complications of cancer. He was 78.

Mr. Psihogios was born May 29, 1933, to George and Angelica Psihogios in Portland. He graduated from Grant High School and earned a bachelor of science degree from Lewis and Clark College. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Mr. Psihogios was an active member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral his entire life. He served as an altar boy, a member of the choir, Holy Trinity Byzantine Chorale, GOYA and as a parish council president. He also chaired numerous Greek festival committees.

Mr. Psihogios owned and operated Andrews Furniture Galleries in Lake Oswego for 40 years until he retired a year ago.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Fifi; daughter and son-in-law, Mari Lou and Michael Diamond; son and daughter-in-law, George and Lisa Psihogios; grandchildren, Nikki and Chrysi Diamond and Peter, Kathryne, Matthew and Eleni Psihogios; and sister and brother-in-law, Katherine and Dino Karabatsos.

Services have been held.

Remembrances may be sent to the Hellenic-American Cultural Center and Museum, 3131 N.E. Glisan, Portland, OR 97232.

Roy Howard

Lake Oswego resident Roy M. Howard died Nov. 28, 2011. He was 90.

Mr. Howard was born Feb. 17, 1921, in Emmett, Idaho, to Lucy Eleanor (Brady) and Roy Guy Howard.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and the Korean War, and pursued a career as a real estate development consultant during his professional life.

Mr. Howard married Wanda L. Wright, who preceded him in death.

He enjoyed gardening and fishing.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Dave Adelhart; son and daughter-in-law, Roy M. and Shelley Howard; and three grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Dec. 5 at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Margaret Ryan

Margaret T. (Miller) Ryan died Nov. 10, 2011, of Lewy body disease. She was 94.

Mrs. Ryan was born Feb. 1, 1917, in Dayton, Ohio, to Margaret and Frank Miller. She graduated from Steele High School in Dayton.

Mrs. Ryan was a ballerina and instructor of ballet, tap and ballroom dancing. In the 1930s she was a member of the Experimental Group for Young Dancers, which became the Dayton (Ohio) Civic Ballet.

She married Lynwood C. Ryan on July 16, 1938, in Dayton. The couple lived in the Dayton area until the late 1980s, when they moved to Oregon to be close to family members.

Mr. Ryan died Jan. 6, 1995.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Michael P. and Marie Ryan of Portland; and her daughter and son-in-law, Lynda 'Dee' M. and John Hill of Lake Oswego.

No service is planned.

Norbert Trudeau

Norbert Paul Trudeau of Lake Oswego died Nov. 29, 2011. He was 90.

Mr. Trudeau was born June 27, 1921, in Woonsocket, S.D., to Arthur and Evelyn Trudeau, the youngest of seven children.

During World War II he was based in the Aleutian Islands with the U.S. Navy.

He married Alixe Ingman in March 5, 1943, in Seattle, Wash. He earned his college degree at night school and worked in the trucking industry in Seattle.

In 1960, he bought Green Transfer and Storage, a trucking company in Portland.

Mr. Trudeau loved sports and was an avid golfer. He loved playing cards, music, dancing and spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Alixe; son, Jay Trudeau; daughters, Jodi Werner and Shanley Lawrence; and grandsons, Tyler and Chris Lawrence.

No services are planned at this time.