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Death and funeral notices for the Tigard-Tualatin and Beaverton areas

David C. Kaufmann

Dec. 11. 1929-May 10, 2011

David C. Kaufmann died peacefully on May 10 in his Hillsboro home with his family and friends at his side.

He was born Dec. 11, 1929, in Beaverton.

Surviving are his wife Delores; children Randy, Suzanne and Bryan; and grandchildren Joel, Brennan and Hayden.

Preceding him in death was his firstborn son Timothy.

A memorial service and reception will be held at the Hillsboro Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., in Hillsboro, on Saturday, June 4, at 3:30 p.m.

All family and friends are invited to remember and celebrate the life of Davd C. Kaufmann.

Glenn Allen Stevens

May 26, 1939-May 18, 2011

Glenn Allen Stevens died on May 18 in Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital. His death was caused by pneumonia and complications from diabetes. The resident of Tigard for 40 years was 71 years old.

He was born May 26, 1939, in Douglas County, Iowa, to Glenn Stevens and Willa Nell Litherland Stevens.

Before retirement he was a finish and trim carpenter.

He was a lifelong member of the BASS Federation and a member of the Cascade Team Penning Association.

He raced stock cars and fished the bass tournament circuit in the Northwest. Later in life he took up and competed in sporting clays.

Surviving are his wife Donna; son David; daughters Sandy and Nicole; stepdaughters Patricia Bauer and Angela Matthey; sister Linda Terhune of Hulett, Wyo.; and 12 grandchildren.

Donations in the name of Glenn Allen Stevens may be made to The American Diabetes Association.

Young's Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Stephen Bruce Thayer

May 15, 1960-May 13, 2011

Stephen Bruce Thayer died in his Tualatin home May 13, two days before his 51st birthday.

He was born to Robert and Norma Thayer on May 15, 1960, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and was raised in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, and in Potsdam, N.Y. He attended Potsdam Central High School and St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.

On Nov. 15, 1992, he married Hsili Sui in Berkeley, Calif.

Mr. Thayer worked in retail sales in the agriculture ad restaurant industry.

He was a youth sports coach.

He was a member of Nichiren Buddhism.

Surviving are his wife Hsili; son Jonathan; brother Douglas of Bowling Green, Ohio; and parents Robert and Norma Thayer, also of Bowling Green.

A special celebration for Stephen Bruce Thayer was held May 18 at Crown Memorial Center - Tualatin.

Online condolences may be sent to anewtradition.com.