Stanley Atkinson

Long-time Lake Oswego resident Stanley Frank Atkinson died Oct. 14, 2007, the result of numerous strokes since 1993 and congestive heart failure. He was 77.

Mr. Atkinson was born Dec. 19, 1929, in London, England to Frank and Hirell Brettell Duke Atkinson. During World War II, his family fled to Vancouver, British Columbia.

He went to work for the Continental Can Company in Olympia, Wash. as a young man. He remained with the company his entire career, as a mechanical and operational engineer.

Mr. Atkinson enjoyed hunting, skiing, fishing, sailing and ballroom dancing.

Survivors include his son Donald and daughter and son-in-law Janet and Robert Connors, all of Rochester, Wash., long-time companion Janet L. Bradley of Lake Oswego, four grandchildren and two great grandsons. A son Gerald preceded him in death.

A memorial service is pending.

Dennis Henninger

Dennis Harold Henninger died Oct. 15, 2007 of cancer. He was 68.

Mr. Henninger was born Oct. 29, 1938, in Pasco, Wash. He attended schools in Portland and Prineville, and graduated from high school in Albany in 1956.

He attended Oregon State University before enlisting in the U.S. Army to serve in Texas and Korea from 1957 to 1960. After his discharge he graduated from Portland State University and Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark.

Mr. Henninger married Linda Horton in 1966.

His law practice was located in Lake Oswego.

He was an active member in Tualatin Rotary and was named a Paul Harris Fellow; he was a member of Knights of Columbus, St. Anthony Parish and worked with Franciscan Enterprises to rehabilitate homes in north Portland.

Survivors include his wife Linda, sons and daughters-in-law Mark and Tracie Henninger of Hong Kong, China and Steven and Kenda of Happy Valley, four grandchildren and his sister Mary Jo Costello of Seattle.

A funeral service was held Oct. 20 in St. Anthony Catholic Church, Tigard.

Remembrances may be made to the Christina Foundation for Children and Aging, in care of Young's Funeral Home, 503-639-1206.

Gladys Morgan

Gladys Cameron Morgan died Oct. 12, 2007. She was 87.

Mrs. Morgan was born Jan. 2, 1920, to Ludwig Kenneth Cameron and Maud Amelia Cottman Cameron in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The family immigrated to California in 1923 and Gladys grew up in Alhambra. She graduated from Alhambra High School, where she met her future husband, John Farrar Morgan.

Following their marriage in 1941, the couple lived in Santa Monica. They moved to Whittier in 1952, and finally to West Linn in 1984.

Family was always Mrs. Morgan's first priority, though she found ample time to work with scout groups, PTA, Children's Home Society, PEO and her church.

Survivors include her daughter Jan Morgan Daoust of West Linn, son John Timothy Morgan of Phoenix, Ariz., and three grandchildren.

A Celebration of Mrs. Morgan's Life will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive.

In lieu of flowers the family requests remembrances be sent to Lake Grove Presbyterian Church or PEO's Sisterhood Marguerite Scholarship Fund, c/o Jan Shipman, President Chapter N, 2115 Wellington Drive, West Linn, Ore., 97068.

Miles K. Murdoch

Long-time Lake Oswego resident Miles K. Murdoch died Sept. 13, 2007. He was 87.

Mr. Murdoch was born Aug. 20, 1920, in Portland. He grew up in Lake Oswego. He graduated from Lincoln High School and attended the University of Oregon before enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942.

He served as a B-29 co-pilot, navigator and bombardier. His B-29 was the first to return from 25 unescorted missions over Japan. He was honorably discharged in 1945, the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross medal.

Upon his discharge he lived in the Seattle area, where he met and married Marilyn Miller in 1951. The couple moved to Lake Oswego where they raised their family. Mrs. Murdoch died in 2003.

Survivors include his sister Ann Murdoch of San Diego, son and daughter-in-law William and Kitty Murdoch of Eugene and daughter and son-in-law Patricia and Bob Hall of Sherwood; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A private family service is planned.

Remembrances may be sent to ASPCA through its Web site at or by calling 212-876-7700 ext. 4516.

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