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May 9th Obituaries


Jeffery Warner Hoard

Dec. 15, 1960-April 22, 2013

Former Portland and Gresham resident Jeffery Warner Hoard died Monday, April 22, from brain cancer. He was 52.

A celebration of life was held Saturday, April 27, in Salem.

Jeffery was born Dec. 15, 1960, to Ray and Azalea Hoard in Portland. He was raised with his two sisters and his parents' four foster children.

Jeffery graduated from David Douglas High School in 1979 and worked as a machinist. He volunteered for the Turner Fire Department and enjoyed building gas model cars, airplanes and boats.

Jeffery married Rhonda Lacey on Sept. 15, 1984, in Portland.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Andrea Hoard; sisters, Linda Alsup and Zola Lung; brother, Terry Hoard; and a niece, nephew and two cousins. One of his foster siblings lives in the Estacada area.

Aumsville Cremation and Burial is handling arrangements.

Debbie Kay Thronson-Youngberg

Oct. 12 1956-May 2, 2013

Estacada resident Debbie Kay Thronson-Youngberg died Thursday, May 2, surrounded by loved ones. She was 56.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Estacada Junior High School auditorium.

Debbie was born Oct. 12, 1956, in Portland to William and Florence Dolan. She loved her family deeply and enjoyed being a grandmother.

Debbie was preceded in death by her first husband, John E. Thronson. She is survived by her second husband, Tom Youngberg; children, Shawn and Kevin Thronson; stepsons, Travis Youngberg; two grandchildren; and many extended relatives.