Obituaries for Dec. 28
- Gresham Outlook - News
Glen R. Wynandts
June 3, 1946-Dec. 19, 2011
Glen R. Wynandts, a resident of Boring, died Monday, Dec. 19. He was 65.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W. Powell Blvd. Committal service will follow at noon at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Glen was born June 3, 1946, in Avonlea, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Lorne and Mabel (McRae) Wynandts. He moved to Oregon when he was 8 and graduated from Madison High School in Portland in 1965.
He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. On Nov. 1, 1968, he married Sylvia DeLeon in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad in the Water Service Department, retiring in 1981.
Glen was a longtime Gresham-area resident and enjoyed traveling, especially to the Maritimes in Canada. He belonged to the FMCA, Family Motor Coach Association, and loved his 1974 Barracuda. He also enjoyed sports, especially baseball and his beloved Oregon Ducks.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Treana Caldwell of Boring and Tracy Revel of Gresham; and three grandchildren.
Memorial donations can be made to Providence Hospice Program or to the Providence Cancer Research Center.
Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Allyn Duane Guess
Sept. 7, 1935-Dec. 26, 2011
Allyn Duane Guess, an East Multnomah County resident, died Monday, Dec. 26. He was 76.
A viewing will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at Gresham Memorial Chapel, 257 S.E. Roberts Ave. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at the chapel with committal services at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Allyn was born Sept. 7, 1935, in Kellerton, Iowa, to Gerald and Ressie (Brooks) Guess. He grew up in Iowa and graduated from high school in 1955. He married Kay W. Adrian on Feb. 27, 1955, in Blair, Neb., and the couple moved to Oregon in 1959.
Allyn went into business with his father and brother-in-law at Al and Jerry's Auto in Portland. In 1973, Allyn bought out his partners and it became Al's Auto. He retired in 2007.
He loved to work and in his spare time built four houses. He was a charter member of Gateway Elks Lodge No. 241 B.P.O.E. Allyn also was an avid golfer who played for years with an eclectic group of 'Gentlemen.'
He was preceded in death by his son, Randy, in 1999, grandson, Alex Kim, in 2004 and his sister, Mary Ann Smith, in 1975.
Survivors include his wife; daughters Kandy Kim of Atlanta, and Connie Virell of Gresham; brothers Fran Guess and Jerry Guess, both of Portland; several nieces and nephews; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Hospice.
Charles 'Charlie' Benjamin O'Neal
Oct. 13, 1926-Dec. 24, 2011
Sandy resident Charles 'Charlie' Benjamin O'Neal died Saturday, Dec. 24. He was 85.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 16317 S.E. Bluff Road. A viewing will be held prior to the service starting at 10 a.m. in the Relief Society Room. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 S.E. Mount Scott Blvd., Portland.
Charlie was born Oct. 13, 1926, in Conyers, Ga., to Edgar and Carrie (Hollingsworth) O'Neal, the youngest of eight children. Charlie was raised and educated in Conyers. Shortly after graduating from high school, he went to Vallejo, Calif., and worked in the Navy shipyards. He later entered the Army in 1944 and served during World War II and the Korean War. Charlie was honorably discharged as a corporal in 1953.
Charlie received his bachelor's degree in business administration at the University of San Francisco.
On July 3, 1953, Charlie married Jeanne Rowley in Vallejo. They began a family in Vallejo, and Charlie began his career with Yuba Manufacturing Co. as the director of marketing. He later went to work for Fluor Corporation in Southern California. In 1970, Charlie became a real estate broker and was a developer.
In 1991, Charlie and Jeanne moved to Oregon and became the owners and operators of The Woodsman Country Lodge in Crescent. At the age of 78, Charlie retired, sold the lodge and moved to Sandy to be near family.
Charlie was actively involved and loved serving at his church. He also enjoyed golfing and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ruben, and daughter, Cynthia.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Michelle Haage of Gresham; son, Charles O'Neal of Redlands, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Fredrick Henry Feese
July 7, 1931-Dec. 22, 2011
Fredrick Henry Feese, a former resident of Gresham and Troutdale, died Thursday, Dec. 22, at Summerplace Assisted Living in Northeast Portland. He was 80.
A private funeral service will be Wednesday, Dec. 28. Inurnment will be at Portland Funeral Home.
Fredrick was born July 7, 1931, in Pawhuska, Okla., to Lonzo and Grace Feese.
On July 20, 1952, Fredrick married Darlene Weisberger of Mitchell, Neb., in Twin Oaks, Okla.
He enlisted in the Army in 1948, and served in both the Korean and Vietnam wars, and was awarded a Bronze Star. Fredrick rose to the rank of sergeant first class and was discharged in 1968.
Fredrick and his family then moved to Oregon where he worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 22 years, retiring in 1990.
Fredrick is survived by his wife; his sons, David Feese of Fairview and Curtis Feese of Eagle Creek; his daughters, Cathy Daley of Clackamas and Debra Dornes of Fairview; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Fredrick was an avid fisherman and loved to fish 'anywhere he could throw his line in,' his daughter Debra said.