Eileen Jeannette Troxel

Aug. 21, 1938-Feb. 4, 2013

A The Dalles resident, Eileen Jeannette Troxel, a longtime East County resident, died Monday, Feb. 4. She was 74.

A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St. A rosary will be read at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at St. Henry.

Eileen was born Aug. 21, 1938, in Portland to Julius and Evelyn Lampert. The youngest of seven children, she grew up on a gladiola farm in Corbett. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School.

On Dec. 29, 1958, Eileen married Edward John Troxel. She enjoyed her Bible study, gardening and spending time by the Deschutes River in Maupin.

Eileen was preceded in death by her husband and daughter Jeannette Troxel. She is survived by her children, Benjamin Troxel, Marcia Troxel-Burford and Mark Troxel; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in The Dalles is handling arrangements.

Ina E. Bishop

July 23, 1930-Feb. 11, 2013

Gresham resident Ina E. Bishop died Monday, Feb. 11. She was 82.

A private memorial service will be held in Troutdale.

Ina was born July 23, 1930, in Portland to Oscar and Elsa Larson, Swedish immigrants.

She graduated from Franklin High School and worked as a payroll, banking and book keeper until her retirement in 2005.

Ina was a parishioner of St. Anne Catholic Church and a member of Noble Lodge. She competed in bowling, found great relaxation in gardening and loved discussing the day’s events with loved ones over coffee.

A proud single mother, Ina instilled in her three children a love of the Oregon Coast, a place her parents frequently took her to as a child.

She is survived by her children, Donald Bishop, Duane Bishop and Debra Bishop; sisters, Evelyn Gordon and Elvera Nolde; and six grandchildren.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Janice “Jan” Louise Wiles

Jan. 12, 1953-Feb. 5, 2013

East County resident Janice “Jan” Louise Wiles died Tuesday Feb. 5, in Portland. She was 60.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at Grace Lutheran Church, 7610 N.E. Fremont St. in Portland.

Jan was born Jan. 12, 1953, in Raymond, Wash., to Robert and Dorothy Wiles. She graduated from high school in Mossyrock, Wash., in 1971.

Jan enjoyed going to the beach, scrapbooking and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Waller; sons, Jon Wiles and Keith Waller; daughter, Karena Waller; and six grandchildren, Joshua, Noah, Mailyn, Krystopher, Lily and Austin.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Herbert K. Chin

Feb. 2, 1924-Feb. 6, 2013

Portland resident Herbert K. Chin died Wednesday, Feb. 6. He was 89.

A private memorial service will be held.

Herbert was born Feb. 2, 1924, in Guangzhou Province, China. He graduated from Benson Polytechnic High School in Portland and received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Oregon.

On Dec. 29, 1953, Herbert and Frances Chin were married. Herbert was a member of American Institute of Architects Citation, Portland Waterfront Task Force and Downtown Citizens Advisory Committee.

He enjoyed gardening, cooking, tennis and photography.

Herbert is survived by his sons, Loren, Linden and Mark Chin; and five grandchildren.

Riverview Cemetery is handling arrangements.

Darroll Leon Kai

Feb. 25, 1936-Feb. 6, 2013

Portland resident Darroll Leon Kai died Wednesday, Feb. 6. He was 76.

At his request, there will be no service.

Darroll was born Feb. 25, 1936, in Emerson, Neb., to Max and Lana Kai, the youngest of three sons. He grew up in Pender, Neb., where he graduated from Pender High School in 1954.

Darroll married Mary Lou Kai in 1955, and the two moved to Portland in 1959.

Darroll was a lifelong Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and enjoyed watching his two grandchildren play sports.

Darroll is survived by wife of 57 years, Mary Lou; daughter, Tanya Canfield; son, Scott Kai; grandchildren, Cody and Kelsey Kai; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Bob Baxter

Aug. 19, 1943-Feb. 14, 2013

East County resident Bob Baxter died Thursday, Feb. 14. He was 69.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Gresham Memorial Chapel.

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

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Maxine E. Manske

Sept 1, 1921 - Feb 9, 2013

Maxine E. Manske

Longtime East County resident Maxine Manske died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at her care facility in Gresham. She was 91. Maxine was born on Sept 1, 1921 in Astoria Oregon to Andrew and Lillian (Baker) Simonsen. She grew up in Astoria and graduated from Astoria High School. On October 5, 1941 she married William A. Manske and they lived in various locations during World War II. After the war they settled in the Parkrose area of Portland with their newborn son Robert. In 1947 their next son, Kenneth was born. In 1955 William Manske was awarded a doctorate degree in Chiropractics and he and Maxine started a successful practice in Parkrose. The same year they moved to the Gresham area. Maxine had many hobbies including gardening and crocheting. She was very active in her community as a member of the Eastern Star in Parkrose as well as volunteering years of her time to several community programs including Toy & Joy of East County and the Busy Bee charity. Maxine was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. William Manske, in 1989, and son, Robert, in 1968. She is survived by son, Kenneth, daughter-in-law Martha, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A celebration of life reception will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 16, in the Gresham Memorial Chapel reception area, 257 SE Roberts Ave. Contributions may be made to Housecall Providers, 5100 SW Macadam Ave. Ste. 200, Portland, OR 97239.


Daniel Clay Parker

Daniel Clay Parker, former East County Resident, died on February 8, 2013 in Vancouver. He was 68 years of age.

Daniel was born on April 28, 1944 in Portland, Oregon and was the son of Chester and Edith (Kindred) Parker. He graduated from Gresham High School in 1962 and later attended college. In 1965, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He received an honorable discharge in 1970 and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.

On May 15, 1966, Daniel married Kathleen Linton at the United Methodist Church in Gresham. He started working for GTE (Verizon) in the 1970’s as a Lineman in Gresham and in the 1980’s he accepted a Supervisor position in Aloha. He retired from Verizon in 2002 and moved to LaPine.

He was a member of the American Legion and enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards with friends. He also enjoyed telling stories and jokes, playing golf and playing ball with his dog. His greatest love was spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy of LaPine, children, Tony Parker of Gresham, Michelle (husband, Ken) King of Gresham, Chet (wife, Heather) Parker of Otis and Danelle (husband, Jay) Spencer of Battleground, brother, Bob (wife, Dottie) Parke of Gresham and sisters, Bev Shaffer of St. Helens and Linda Huffer of Estacada along with 9 grandchildren, Megan Parker, John King, Austin Parker, William Parker, Katie King, Michael Parker, Lillian Parker, Kameron Spencer and Daniel Spencer.

A Celebration of Daniel’s life will be on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Moose Lodge, 16411 NE Halsey Portland, OR 97230. Visitation will be on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at Bateman Carroll. Contributions may be made in memory of Daniel to the Peace Health Southwest Medical Center Foundation, PO Box 1600, Vancouver, WA 98668.

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