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Obituaries for May 25, 2011

Timothy David Hendricks Jr.

Feb. 5, 1980-May 20, 2011

East County resident Timothy David Hendricks Jr. died Friday, May 20, in Portland. He was 31.

A service of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 27, at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W. Powell Blvd.

Timmy was born Feb. 5, 1980, in Portland to Timothy and Victoria (Errett) Hendricks. He graduated from Centennial High School in 1998 and worked in tire sales at the Tire Factory. In 2007, he helped establish Tire Distributors Warehouse, where he worked as the wholesale sales manager.

Timmy was a sports fanatic and played basketball and softball, and he loved wakeboarding. He was a basketball coach at Lynchwood Middle School. He enjoyed watching his favorite teams: the Indianapolis Colts, the Portland Trail Blazers and the University of Oregon Ducks. He had many hobbies and also enjoyed music and spending time with friends. He was known for making people feel welcome and was full of ambition.

Survivors include his parents, Tim Hendricks of Portland and Victoria Nash of Mulino; daughter, Aspenn Sage Hendricks of Portland; sister, Melissa Albright of Molalla; stepbrother, Victor Nash of Washington; and stepsister, Marina Nash of Astoria.

Memorial contributions can be made to a trust fund in Aspenn's name, which is being set up.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Erin Elizabeth Stamm

Aug. 16, 1968-May 23, 2011

Former Gresham area resident Erin Elizabeth Stamm, 43, died Monday, May 23, at her home in Estacada.

A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Estacada Assembly of God, 107 N.W. Fifth Ave., Estacada.

Erin was born Aug. 16, 1968, in Phoenix, Ariz., to LeRoi E. and Patti (Williams) Myers. Her mother died when Erin was 10 months old. Her father took care of her for three years until he remarried in July 1972 to Connie Coyle. After LeRoi and Connie were married, Connie adopted Erin and became her mother.

Erin was raised in Phoenix and began her schooling there. When she was in the sixth grade, the family moved to Washington and made their home in the Seattle area, where Erin finished her schooling. After graduating from Auburn Adventist Academy, she worked at various jobs.

In the late 1980s, Erin moved to Oregon and resided in the Portland area. In 1997, she met Brian Stamm, and they were married Aug. 21, 1999, in Sandy. Brian and Erin resided in the Gresham/Sandy areas.

Erin worked as a school bus driver for the Gresham School District. Shortly after her son Logan's birth in 2001, the family moved to Seattle, where Erin received her dental assistant certification. They later returned to Oregon and in 2007, Erin went to work at Waste Management where she was employed until 2009. Erin and her family moved to Estacada in 2008.

Erin was a five-year breast cancer survivor. She loved people and made friends easily. She enjoyed going on 'road trips' and spending time with her family. She was a women's leadership graduate from PSI Seminars and volunteered her time at the ranch in California.

Survivors include her husband; son, Logan of Estacada; stepson, Tyler Stamm of Portland; stepdaughters, Danielle Stamm of Salem and Stephanie McCauley of Fairbanks, Alaska; parents of Seattle; sister, Tanya Myers of Tacoma, Wash.; grandmother, Dorothy Coyle of Oregon City; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to psiworld.org, where a college fund has been established for her son.

Estacada Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.

Donna Lou Bowling

May 9, 1949-May 20, 2011

Gresham resident Donna Lou Bowling, 62, died Friday, May 20.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 27, at Mountainview Christian Church, 1890 N.E. Cleveland Ave.

A full obituary will appear in The Outlook at a later date.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Roger Albert Vonderharr

Dec. 9, 1943-May 22, 2011

Fairview resident and former Fairview Mayor Roger Albert Vonderharr, 67, died Sunday, May 22.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 27, at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St.

A full obituary will appear in The Outlook at a later date.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.