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Clement Cahall

Clement Eugene Cahall of Lake Oswego died of myelodyspastic syndrome (MDS) on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008. He was 80.

He was born on Jan. 28, 1928 in Selbyville, Del. where his grandparents raised him and he graduated from Selbyville High School.

He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1946 and served in World War II, Korea and Viet Nam. His honors included the WWII Victory Medal, Gold Conduct Medals, Korean Service Medal, Korean PUC Medal, U.N. Service Medal, three National Defense Service Medals, Navy Achievement Medal, Viet Nam Campaign Medal and the Viet Nam Service Medal.

In 1948, he married Eleonore L. Cahall in San Francisco, and the couple moved to Lake Oswego in l965.

Mr. Cahall was discharged from the service in l969, and then earned his bachelor of science, Summa Cum Laude, at Portland State University in l972. He became a certified public accountant in l974, and worked as a CPA until his retirement in l993.

He volunteered at Tigard Kiwanis, and served as treasurer and was awarded Kiwanian of the Year.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Eleonore, his daughters Cheryl Costales of Gilroy, Calif., and Darleen Cahall of Tualatin; his son, Walter Cahall of Beaverton, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The service will be held on Oct. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at Young's Funeral Home, 11831 S.W. Pacific Highway, Tigard. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 S.E. Mount Scott Blvd. in Portland. Memorial contributions may be made to Tigard Kiwanis Endowment Trust, c/o Edward Jones, Mr. Corey Broughton, 11705 S.W. Pacific Hwy., Suite D, Tigard, Ore. 97223.

James Harries

James 'Jim' Harries died on Sept. 28, 2008. He was 83.

He was born on May 11, 1925 in Renton, Wash. He served as a bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

A graduate of the University of Washington, he married Doris Fletcher in l949 and the couple later moved to Lake Oswego.

He had a full-time career in the wood products industry, but sidelined as a trumpet player with performances in many local venues including the Lake Oswego Community Theater and the Portland Civic Theater. In his later years, he owned Herbs and Spice in West Linn.

He and his wife raised their family on Lake Oswego where they lived in a cabana on Lakewood Bay. He is remembered for teaching many Lake Oswego teenagers to water ski during the l960s and 70s.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Doris, his daughter Jane Harries, his daughter and son-in-law Laurel and Gary Bushman, his sister, and granddaughter.

Mr. Harries' remains will be spread at an undisclosed location in the Oregon High Cascades after a private service with military honors at Willamette National Cemetery.