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Obituaries for Dec. 17

Franklin Perry Galberth

Feb. 25, 1931-Dec. 13, 2011

Fairview resident Franklin Perry Galberth died Tuesday, Dec. 13, in Portland. He was 80.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W. Powell Blvd. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham.

Frank was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Spokane, Wash., to Thomas and Iris (Thomlinson) Galberth. Frank resided in Gresham for most of his life, attending Rockwood Grade School and Gresham High School.

In 1953, he married Margaret Malone in Stevenson, Wash. Margaret died in 2001.

Frank owned Galberth Trucking for more than 40 years, retiring about 1994. He was a board member of the Dump Truck Association.

Frank was a member of the Eagles. His hobbies included fishing and hunting, going to Reno, Nev., to gamble, bicycling and motorcycle riding. He liked old cars, especially his 1924 Dodge. His friends knew him as Rowdy, Cisco or Newt.

A profile story about Franklin and his motorcycles, as well as his occasional run-ins with the law, was featured in The Outlook's 100th anniversary edition in March.

Frank was preceded in death by his siblings Iris Leonard, Thomas Galberth, Edward Galberth and Jess Leonard.

Survivors include his sons, Frank and Edward Galberth of Gresham; daughter, Sherry Marlowe of the Netherlands; brother, Howard Galberth of Spokane; sisters, Agnes Huml of Portland and Charlotte Mitchell of Murray, Utah; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Donations can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105-3678.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Anita Colleen Green

Feb. 23, 1963-Dec. 9, 2011

East County resident Anita Colleen Green, 48, died Friday, Dec. 9.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Flavel Street Baptist Church, 6911 S.E. Flavel St., Portland.

Anita was born Feb. 23, 1963, in Yakima, Wash., to LeRoy and Theresa (Ruley) Dukes. She moved with her family to Portland at age 5 and attended Franklin High School.

In 1997, she married Tim Green in Oregon City. They were later divorced.

Anita worked as a cashier for Burns Brothers Truck Stop in Portland and resided in East County for nearly four years. She enjoyed crafts and animals.

Survivors include her children, Robert Lee of Portland, Jennifer Lee of Portland and Kristina and Kayla Green, both of Washington; mother and stepfather, Theresa and Donald Mosby of Portland; father of Yakima; brothers, Daniel Dukes of Oregon City and Michael Dukes of Yakima; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to the D.A.R.E. program, P.O. Box 512090, Los Angeles, 90051.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Samuel Merle Clark

July 10, 1950-Dec. 12, 2011

Troutdale resident Samuel Merle Clark died Monday, Dec. 12, at his home surrounded by family after a two-year fight with multiple myeloma. He was 61.

Services were held Friday, Dec. 16, with burial at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Sam was born July 10, 1950, in Bend to Dale and Jetta Clark, the second of nine children. He spent his childhood and early adult years in Klamath Falls. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States Mission from 1969-1971.

Upon his return he married Kathryn Coombs. They were later divorced.

Sam served in the Army and spent part of his enlistment in Germany. After his service, he received a bachelor's degree in industrial management and an associate degree in accounting technology from the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls. He spent his career working as an accountant in the Portland area.

In 1993, Sam met Mary Jane Gilbert, and they were married in the Portland LDS Temple on July 24, 1993.

Sam's greatest joy was his family and nothing made him happier than spending time with his grandchildren. His favorite activity was a good game of Risk with family and friends. He had a very positive outlook and was always able to find humor in everyday life.

Survivors include his wife; children, Scott Clark of Las Vegas, Carrie Clark of Hillsboro, David Clark of Vancouver, Wash., Chris Clark of London, England, Noele Bryson of Helena, Mont., Erika Davidson of Gresham, Andrea Boswell of Troutdale and Ashley Gardner of Fairview; father of Klamath Falls; siblings Mike Clark of Winnemucca, Nev., Roger Clark of Eagle Mountain, Utah, Sandra Thomas of Central Point, Carol Dilg of Blackfoot, Idaho, Diantha Hatch of Blackfoot, Gwennette Sandoval of Klamath Falls, Christina Sherman of Sutherlin and Tana Clark of Valdez, Alaska; and eight grandchildren.

Remembrances can be made to the LDS Perpetual Education Fund, 50 E. North Temple St., Room 1521, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84150.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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