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Feb. 5 obituaries

Thomas John Zimmer

April 24, 1936-Jan. 29, 2013

Gresham resident Thomas John Zimmer died Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Gresham. He was 76.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Gresham, with a private internment following at Willamette National Cemetery.

Tom was born April 24, 1936, in Portland to Edward and Ruth (Thoms) Zimmer. He graduated from Jefferson High School and enlisted in the United States Army, eventually receiving an honorable discharge after serving in Korea.

Tom worked for Portland General Electric as a wireman and retired after 23 years. Tom had a special place in his heart for the Boy Scouts of America after serving as a scout master for many years.

Tom is survived by his brother, Jim Zimmer; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Amy E. (Betty) Dunn

Dec 31, 1915-Feb. 1, 2013

Longtime East County resident Betty Dunn, wife of the late Rex F. Dunn, died Friday, Feb 1. She was 97.

A public graveside service will be held at Willamette National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb 8.

A full obituary will run in a future edition of The Outlook.

Veronica Jane Miller

Nov. 7, 1960-Jan. 24, 2013

Portland resident Veronica Jane Miller died Thursday, Jan. 24, from lung cancer. She was 52.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Greater Portland Baptist Church, 17800 S.E. Main St., Portland.

Veronica is survived by her children, Jeffery Stewart, Alexandria Miller, Breyona Miller and Will Clark, all of Portland; and three grandchildren.

Crown Memorial is handling arrangements.

Anita Mabel Alexander

April 11, 1918-Jan. 30, 2013

Sandy resident Anita Mabel Alexander died Wednesday, Jan. 30. She was 94.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Zion United Church of Christ in Gresham.

Anita was born April 11, 1918, in Soda Springs, Idaho, to Almon and Stella Gronewald.

She attended Mosier High School and received a bachelor’s degree in home economics from Washington State University in 1954. Anita married Lucien Barton Alexander on Aug. 28, 1954, in Portland.

She worked as a home economics teacher, wrote and edited for publications including Primrose Society, volunteered for the YWCA and supported students from around the world.

Anita is survived by her son, Stephen Wilcox; daughters, Beverly Stone and Susan Jennie Alexander; honorary daughter, Yamai Secka Jack; brothers, Harry Gronewald and Gail

Gronewald; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Riverview Cemetery Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Robert L. Stewart

Aug. 31, 1921-Jan. 31, 2013

Robert L. Stewart of Sandy died Thursday, Jan. 31. He was 91.

At his request, no services will be held. Robert will be buried at Willamette National Cemetery.

Robert was born Aug. 31, 1921, in San Diego to Robert and Emma Stewart. He served in the Navy during World War II and was honorably discharged.

Robert proudly worked at Boeing in Gresham for 30 years. He took great care of his wife Patricia in her final years. She died exactly five years before him, on Jan. 31, 2008.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.



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