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Harold Hall Cadell
Aug. 13, 1912 - March 18, 2008
Native Oregonian Harold Hall Cadell, a resident of Beaverton from 1951 to 2008, died March 18 at age 95.
Memorial gatherings will take place between 1 and 4 p.m., April 5, at the home of Elizabeth Cadell, 11940 S.W. Murphy Lane in Beaverton.
Born Aug. 13. 1912, in Oregon City, Mr. Cadell lived in Friend and Multnomah as he was growing up.
He and his wife Elizabeth, whom he married in 1940, lived most of the time at 8250 S.W. Sorrento Road, and when they moved there the road was just a little gravel road. They built their home and it still stands on the corner of Sorrento and Davies roads.
During World War II Mr. Cadell served in the Army Corps of Engineers in the South Pacific, stationed in the Philippines.
He worked for many years for Clark Equipment Company, finally retiring as a service engineer. The company sent him to Vietnam for three months during the war there to service the heavy equipment being used to build roads in that country.
He and Guy Carr of Carr Chevrolet used to fabricate parts for Guy Carr's antique car collection. Mr. Cadell built a great machine shop, where he restored an antique 1927 Chevy Coupe. They were members of the Rose City Antique Car Club and of the Caravaners, an RV club.
Mr. Cadell belonged to the Beaverton Masonic Lodge as a member of the Oriental Shrine since the 1960s.
He and his wife belonged to the First Church of Christ Scientists, which they had helped to build in 1951 and in which they remained members.
They were named Beaverton Good Neighbors of the Year sometime in the 1980s. Their neighbors took up a petition for them as they were beloved in the community and had excellent relationships with all their neighbors.
Mr. Cadell loved gardening and working with stained glass.
Survivors in addition to his wife Elizabeth are daughter Susan Cadell, sons Harry and Paul Cadell, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Donations in memory of Harold Cadell may be made to Ratbone Rescues, (www.ratbonerescues.com) a rat terrier rescue organization.
Americo P. Dibenedetto
Aug. 15, 1922 - March 19, 2008
Native Oregonian Americo P. (Benny) Dibenedetto died March 19. The resident of Washington County was 85.
He was born Aug. 15, 1922, in Portland, where he was reared. He graduated from Benson High School and the University of Oregon School of Architecture.
During World War II he served in the Navy.
An architect, he was employed with the U.S. Forest Service for 35 years.
In 1979 he started a private practice, now the architectural firm of Dibenedetto, Thomson and Livingston.
He was a member of the St. Thomas More parish for the past 55 years. He was on the Catholic Archdiocese Building Commission and was awarded the Pro-Ecclesia Et Pontifice Medal from Pope John Paul.
He served on the West Slope Water Commission and Friends of Timberline, was a board member of Multnomah Athletic Club, a past president of Oregon Council of Architects and a director of N.W. Region of
AIA in 1974. He served on the AIA bar in 1977 and was elected to the College of Fellows in 1978.
Surviving are his wife Florence, whom he married in 1950; son Jeff Dibenedetto; daughters Michele Blackerby, Mary Jane Schouten and Joanne Burdick; plus four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial was conducted Monday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
Donations in memory of Americo P. Dibenedetto may be made to Central Catholic High School or to St. Thomas More Dibenedetto Memorial Fund.
Riverside Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Leland K. Dingman
March 26, 1932 - March 17, 2008
Leland K. Dingman of Tualatin died March 17. The resident of Oregon for 41 years was 75.
He was born March 26, 1932, in Kellerton, Iowa. He attended Leon and Garde Grove schools and Missouri State College. He served in the Navy for four years.
In 1961 he married Delores Hullinger, who survives him.
Mr. Dingman was employed as a Greyhound bus driver for 29 years.
In addition to his wife he is also survived by sons Keith and Sherman; daughters Judy Brown and Connie Hendrick; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother Larry; plus many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service was held March 20 in Willamette National Cemetery.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Leland Dingman Memorial/ Scholarship Fund High School.
Wherity Family Funerals and Cremations handled arrangements.
Feb. 17, 1920 - March 19, 2008
Andre Grande died March 19 at age 88.
Born Feb. 17, 1920, in Manitoba, Canada, he was reared in Oregon City.
During World War II he served in the Coast Guard in the Pacific.
He worked for Hawley Pulp and Paper Co., in Oregon City until he retired.
His wife Margaret died in 2001.
A funeral Mass has been celebrated in St. John The Apostle Church in Oregon City.
Donations in memory of Andre Grand may be made to Willamette Falls Hospice.
Ethel L. Kuback
Oct. 14, 1938 - March 24, 2008
Ethel L. Kuback, 69, of Tigard died March 24.
A graveside service will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in St. Anthony Cemetery.
Mrs. Kuback, whose maiden name was Braun, was born Oct. 14, 1938. In 1965 she married Stanley Kuback.
She had lived in Blackwell, Okla., Parkland, Wash., and Portland before moving to Tigard.
She was an account manager at First Interstate Bank.
Surviving, in addition to her husband Stanley A. Kuback, are son Stanley E. Kuback; sister and brother-in-law Ruth E. and Gary W. Frack; and grandson Andy Kuback.
Donations in memory of Ethel L. Kuback may be made to Kaiser Hospice.
Young's Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Robert Lawrence Potter
Dec, 22, 1946 - March 19, 2008
Robert Lawrence Potter of Beaverton died March 19 at the age of 61. Cause of death was a brain tumor.
A memorial service will be held at noon today (Thursday) in Beaverton Foursquare Church, 13565 S.W. Walker Road.
Mr. Potter was born Dec. 22, 1946, in Lynwood, Calif.
After high school he attended Life Bible College between 1965 and 1968 and in 1968 joined the evangelistic team of Nancy Harmon and the Victory Voices.
In 1976 he married Gayle Minett.
They lived in Southeast Portland from 1984 to 1990 and in Beaverton from 1990 to the present time.
He was a nursery pastor at Beaverton Foursquare Church.
Survivors, in addition to his wife Gayle, are sons Ryan and Matt, daughter Katie Potter, and brother Jim.
Springer And Son Aloha Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Marc Joseph Spitzzeri
March 19, 1967 - March 13, 2008
Marc Joseph Spitzzeri, 40, of Portland died unexpectedly on March 13.
Born March 19, 1967, in Chicago, he moved with his family to Tualatin in 1984 and graduated from Tualatin High School in 1986. He received an associate degree in theater arts from Portland Community College in 1990.
He loved acting, theater, photography and music. Since high school he spent time living in Durham, Tigard and the Portland area.
Surviving are his parents Terry Mazza of Hortonville, Wis., and Barbara Bettis of Honolulu, Hawaii; brother and sister-in-law Paul and Natalie Spitzzeri of Chino Hills, Calif.; sister Tara Spitzzeri of Beaverton; and nephews Julian and Adrian Spitzzeri.
A private memorial service for Marc Joseph Spitzzeri is being held this week. Arrangements are in the care of Crown Memorial Center in Tualatin.
George Otis Tolman
March 12, 1929 - March 18, 2008
George Otis Tolman of Lake Oswego died March 18, six days after his 79th birthday.
He was born March 12, 1929, in Norwood, Mass.
He was a graduate of Syracuse University.
He served in the Coast Guard.
In 1954 he married Mary Babiarz.
He lived in Portland between 1954 and 1964, in Kirkland, Wash., between 1965, and 1970, and in the West Linn and Lake Oswego area from 1971 until the present.
He was self-employed as a forest products consultant.
Surviving are his wife Mary; sons George, Chris, John, Andy, Howard and Warren; daughters Betty Orwick and Kasha Halvorson; and 11 grandchildren.
Daughter Mary Tolman preceded her father in death in 1990.
A memorial service was conducted Monday in Mary's Wood Chapel.
Donations in memory of George Otis Tolman may be made to a hospice of the donor's choice.
Holman-Hankins-Bowker and Ward handled arrangements.
Katherine J. Lite
Oct. 9, 1918 - March 18, 2008
Katherine J. Lite of Portland died March 18. The resident of Portland since 1942 was 89.
Mrs. Lite, whose maiden name was Armstrong, was born Oct. 9, 1918, in Yakima, Wash.
In 1941 she married Kenneth E. Lite. He died in 1998.
Surviving are sons David Lite, Dennis Lite and Kenneth Lite Jr.; daughter Susan; sisters Jean and Pauline; plus six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Donations in memory of Katherine J. Lite may be made to Legacy Hospice Foundation.
A funeral service was held March 24 in Young's Funeral Home.