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Malcolm MacNaughton

Malcolm Hale MacNaughton died June 12, 2008 in Santa Cruz, Calif. He was 22.

Mr. Mac-Naughton was born Nov. 11, 1985 in Portland to Daniel and Carey MacNaughton. He attended Riverdale Grade School and graduated from Lakeridge High School in 2004. He was completing his senior year as a film and digital media major at the University of California, Santa Cruz at the time of his death. He loved to surf, ride mountain bikes and play his guitar.

Survivors include his parents, sister Lanakila of Portland, and brother Danny of Portland.

A memorial service will be held June 27 at 4 p.m. in the quad outdoors at Reed College, 3202 S.E. Woodstock in Portland. Interment will be at Riverview Abby at 3 p.m. on July 1.

Marty Brown

Martha 'Marty' Watcher Brown of Rio Verde, Ariz., died June 14, 2008 of cancer. She was 77.

She was born Martha Bauman on March 15, 1931 to Leona and Bernard Bauman in Alliance, Neb. She graduated from St. Agnes Academy in Alliance and earned a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education in 1954 from the University of Wyoming.

She married F. Richard Brown in Alliance, Neb., on June 11, 1955.

The Browns lived in Lake Oswego in the 1980s while Mr. Brown was employed as the public relations director for Pacific Power. Mr. Brown was transferred to Casper, Wyo. in the late 1980s.

Mrs. Brown was active in the Catholic Church wherever she lived.

Survivors include daughters Beck Ward, Aspen, Colo., Martha Wyrsch of Houston, Texas, Mary Ruble of Portland, Sarah Mathews, Laramie, Wyo., Kathleen Jacobs, Steamboat Springs, Colo., son Charles Brown, Tacoma, Wash., her twin sister Mary Polite of Phoenix, Ariz., and 11 grandchildren.

A private Funeral Mass was held at St. Dominic's Catholic Mission, Rio Verde, Ariz. on June 18.

Interment will be in Laramie, Wyo., at a later date.

Remembrances can be made to the University of Wyoming, College of Education for the Marty Brown Memorial Fund, 1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3374, Laramie, Wyo., 82071.

Sister Frances Jacobs

Sister Frances Jacobs (Sr. Rose Martine) died June 19, 2008. She was 95 and had devoted 73 years as a professed Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held June 28 at 10 a.m. in the Provincial House Chapel at Marylhurst.

The fifth of Bernard and Rose Wyss Jacobs' 10 children, Sister Frances was born near Tillamook, and always referred to herself as a farm girl. She graduated from Sacred Heart grade and high school and attended Normal School at Marylhurst. She entered the Holy Names Novitiate in 1933.

Because she had a Normal School degree when she entered, she began her long teaching career just after she made her first vows in 1935. She taught elementary grades in Oregon at All Saints, Assumption, St. Thomas More in Portland and St. Monica in Coos Bay, and served as superior and principal in Washington at Holy Rosary School in Pomeroy and the Our Lady of Lourdes School in Spokane.

She earned a bachelors in education from Holy Names College and a masters in education from Seattle University, which enabled her to teach high school. She spent 14 years teaching at Central Catholic High School in Portland.

Survivors include her sister Bernice Johns, many nieces and nephews and her religious community.

Remembrances may be made to the Holy Names Sisters Foundation, P.O. Box 411, Marylhurst, Ore., 97036.

Martin Kelley

Martin N. Kelley died June 18, 2008 at his home in Lake Oswego of cancer. He was 80.

Mr. Kelley was born Jan. 1, 1928, in New York City. His family moved when he was 6 to Pasadena, Calif., where he spent his childhood. He chose Oregon State College, now Oregon State University, for his engineering training.

His engineering career began with the city of Salem, followed by employment at Oregon's Detroit Dam. He soon moved to San Francisco where he joined Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. of Omaha, Neb. During his 42-year career, he worked on major construction and tunneling projects around the world, including the San Francisco Trans-Bay Tube (BART) and the Danish Great Belt Crossing off the coast of Denmark. He was awarded engineering's highest honors: The Golden Beaver Award in 1968 and the Moles Members Award in 1999. He is only the second engineer in history to have earned both awards. Kelley rose within the Kiewit Company to become vice president and chief engineer in Omaha.

Upon his retirement in 1990, he and his wife Lora returned to Oregon and began their philanthropic work. The couple established the Lora L. and Martin N. Kelley Family Foundation. Their five sons and one daughter joined the foundation by becoming trustees. Lora Laslett Kelley died in 1993.

Mr. Kelley married Judith Carlson in 1994; they have made Lake Oswego their home for the past 10 years. They were named Philanthropists of the Year in 2003 and in the spring of 2008, Mr. Kelley was honored by Oregon State University Foundation with its Lifetime Trustee Award.

Survivors include his wife Judy Carlson Kelley, sons and daughter-in-laws Mark Kelley and Laura Stafford, Stephen and Roberta Kelley, Kent and Christie Kelley; Bruce Kelley and Lynne Eichner-Kelley; Craig and Sybil Kelley and daughter Karen Kelley; stepchildren Lars Carlson, Sarah Gregorio, Peter Carlson and Gabriella Patterson and their spouses and grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date this summer.

Remembrances may be sent to the OSU College of Engineering, the Portland Opera or Legacy Hospital Foundation.

Marjorie Read

Marjorie Lucille (Dallas) Read died June 20, 2008 of natural causes. She was 87.

Mrs. Read was born Oct. 4, 1920 to Clarence and Mable Dallas in Gladstone. She lived her entire life in Gladstone, Oregon City, West Linn and the Lake Grove area of Lake Oswego.

She married Darrell Read in 1940. He preceded her in death in 2003.

Though she spent the majority of life as a homemaker she owned the Wagon Wheel antique shop in Lake Grove from 1969 until 1975.

Survivors include her sister Roberta M. Smith of Gladstone, daughter Barbara M. Thorpe, daughter and son-in-law Linda M. Brooks and husband Howard, son and daughter-in-law Terry M. and Margaret Read, 22 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Remembrances may be made to Doernbecher's Children Hospital in care of Holman, Hawkins, Bowken and Waud, 503-656-2661.

Jean Rogers

Jean Steinbicker Rogers died June 8, 2008, at her home in Mary's Woods. She was 87.

Mrs. Rogers was born Oct. 25, 1920, in Toledo, Ohio, to Caroline Holtman Steinbicker and Cyril George Steinbicker. She was raised in Anderson, Ind., and graduated from Anderson High School.

She married J. Gilbert Rogers on July 8, 1946. They moved 10 times between 1946 and 1952 while Dr. Rogers was in medical residency and internship, finally settling the family in Lake Oswego in 1963. Mrs. Rogers was a housewife and devoted to raising her three daughters.

Dr. Rogers died Jan. 5, 1993.

Survivors include Mrs. Roger's daughters Gayle Rogers Cousins, Deerwood, Minn., Pamela Rogers Tindall, White Salmon, Wash., Judith Rogers Kelsey, Forest Grove, brother Cyril Steinbicker, Cleveland, Ohio, and six grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be held at the Chapel at Mary's Woods at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 27. Interment will be alongside her husband at Willamette National Cemetery during private ceremony.

Remembrances may be sent to Providence St. Vincent Hospice in Portland.

William Frank Holden, (Bill) was born 8/19/1923 on 9th Street in Oswego. He passed away peacefully on June 13, 2008 at the home of his daughter, Molly Macom. Bill was the 3rd of 4 boys of Albert F. and Mary E. Holden. As a teen he helped to construct the Pacific Crest Trail. He entered WWII as a volunteer at 17 and served in every major battle of Europe. He was eligible for 5 battle stars. Bill was an expert marksman and a forward observer for enemy aircraft. Following his return, Bill married Joy Ann Risteigen also of Lake Oswego. He established a successful real estate and insurance business on the corner of State and 'A' Ave. in Lake Oswego 'Wm F. Holden Real Estate' and Insurance. The real estate business suited him perfectly, developing much of Lake Oswego in it's early years. He voulenteered his time, energy and heavy equipment to personally dig the ball fields at George Rogers Park. 35 years later Bill helped his daughter build another real estate company in West Linn 'Westlake Properties' and worked with her for 23 years as a Real Estate Broker enjoying working with many past clients and their referrals .

Those who knew Bill would tell you he was always ready with a story of 'Lake Oswego and West Linn' as he'd seen so many changes throughtout his life. His greatest joy was his family, camping and boating on the 'BJB'.

William, 'Bill' is survived by his brother Donald James Holden of Florence, Oregon and by 3 children: Delight Louise (Dedi) Streich, Molly Thurston Macom, William Frank, Jr. (Pedi), 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Services for Mr. Holden will be conducted at Willamette National Cemetery 11800 SE Mt.Scott Blvd. on Monday, June 23, 2008 at 1:00 PM with Celebration of Life following at Oregon City Golf Course. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to OHSU Foundation Hematology or Cancer Research 1121 SW Salmon, Ste 200, Portland, Ore 97205.