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Ann Aldrich Chase

Ann Aldrich Chase died Oct. 28, 2007. She was 85.

She was born to Robert Harlan Donovan and Lillian Lindquist Donovan on Aug. 27, 1922 in West Linn and grew up in the communities of West Linn and Oregon City.

Mrs. Chase married Floyd L. Aldrich in 1946; the couple moved to Lincoln City in 1974. Mr. Chase preceded her in death in 1993. She married Charles H. Chase in 2002; he died in 2004.

A grocery clerk by profession, Mrs. Chase worked in local stores in West Linn and Oregon City. She volunteered with the Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include her brother Robert H. Donovan of Salem, a nephew William R. Donovan of Salem and niece Barbara Sahli of Lake Oswego. Her daughter MaryJo Alice Aldrich preceded her in death in 1978, as did her brother Richard C. Donovan in 1996.

The Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church in Lincoln City held a memorial service for Mrs. Chase on Nov. 3.

Remembrances may be sent to Lincoln City Rehabilitation Center, 3011 N.E. 28th St., Lincoln City, Ore., 97367.

James Bartelt

James R. Bartelt died Oct. 11, 2007. He was 80.

He was born April 25, 1927 in Amarillo, Texas. When he was an infant, his family moved to Ashland, where he spent his childhood years. In 1948, he graduated from the University of Oregon, where he played basketball, and then served two years in the United States Army in World War II.

Mr. Bartelt married Marjorie Wells in 1950 and in 1967 they moved to Lake Oswego. The couple divorced in l970, and Mr. Bartelt remarried Darlene Roginson Chappel in 1987.

Mr. Bartelt spent his career in sporting good sales and had jobs with Rawlings, Wilson and Adidas. For the last eight years, he has lived in Vancouver, Wash.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene; son Jeff Bartelt of Salt Lake City, Utah; son Steve Bartelt and wife Marcia of Mt. Vernon, Calif.; and five grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Paula Van Zante in 2006.

Services were held Oct. 16 at Adams Chapel in River View Cemetery, Portland.

Remembrances can be sent to the American Cancer Society.

Jack E. Watson

Long time Lake Oswego resident Jack E. Watson died Oct. 25, 2007. He was 86.

Mr. Watson was born Aug. 18, 1921, in Midvale, Utah. He grew up in the Midvale area and graduated from Jordan High School in 1939. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served as an aviation machinist's mate during World War II. He was stationed in North Hollywood, Calif., and Norman, Okla., during the war.

Mr. Watson married Helen Johnson of Pocatello, Idaho in 1941. Upon his discharge from the service, the couple lived in Pocatello until 1967. It was then that they purchased a Western Auto franchise and moved to Lake Oswego.

Survivors include son Craig Watson of Clackamas, daughter Kathy Watson of Portland, brother and sister-in-law Gene and Barbara Watson of Lake Oswego and four grandchildren. Helen Watson died in 1995.

A graveside gathering will be held Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. at Oswego Pioneer Cemetery.

Remembrances may be sent to Unity World Healing Center in Lake Oswego, or to the Oregon Humane Society.