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Jan. 30 obituaries


Michael Francis Uhler

Jan. 3, 1953-Aug. 21, 2012

Sandy resident Michael Francis Uhler died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at home. He was 59.

A private graveside service was held Sept. 13, 2012, at Willamette National Cemetery.

Michael was born Jan. 3, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, to Frank Joseph and Mary Ellen Uhler. Michael served in the Coast Guard during Vietnam and was discharged in December 1974.

He married Angela Gonzales on Aug. 8, 2008, at Yaquina Bay Lighthouse in Newport.

Michael was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan C. Uhler, in 2003. He is survived by his wife, Angela Uhler; sister, Robin Reynolds; daughters, Aimee Uhler and Terra Uhler; sons, Cameron Uhler, Eddie Uhler and Jay Uhler; and nephew, Chris Villareal.

Anton (Tony) Gonzales Jr.

Sept. 17, 1949-Jan. 24, 2013

Sandy resident Anton (Tony) Gonzales Jr. died Thursday, Jan. 24, after a battle with lung cancer. He was 63.

A memorial service will be held at 12:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Tony was born Sept. 17, 1949, in Queens, N.Y., to Ana Brown. He graduated from Falls City High School in Oregon.

Tony served in the Army during Vietnam and was a metal worker. On May 29, 1971, he married Myrna Anderson in Reno.

He enjoyed Corvettes, home repairs and remodeling, gardening and his two dachshunds.

Tony is survived by his wife; daughter, Angela Uhler; son, Dustin Gonzales; mother, Ana Brown; sister, Isabel Honse; granddaughters, Aimee Uhler and Terra Uhler; and grandson, Cameron Uhler.

Kenneth Eugene Richards

Feb. 1, 1927-Jan. 27-2013

Sandy resident Kenneth Eugene Richards died Sunday, Jan. 27, at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. He was 85.

A private family graveside service will be held at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Kenneth was born Feb. 1, 1927, in Bloomington, Ill., to Elmo and Ella Richards. He spent the majority of his life in Oregon and Colorado, owning and operating a civil engineering business.

On July 9, 1949, Kenneth married Carol Sivers, in Denver. They moved to Oregon 10 years ago.

Kenneth enjoyed playing Rook and watching sports on TV. He attended Good Shepherd Community Church.

Carol preceded Kenneth in death in 2010. He is survived by his daughters, Sandy Richards, Patti Loder and Jan Lincourt; son, Dave Richards; sister, Ruth Martin; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Jean Marie Danielson

Jan. 23, 1930-Jan. 9, 2013

Sandy resident Jean Danielson died Wednesday, Jan. 9. She was 82.

A memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Michael Catholic Church in Sandy, with a private family burial at Forrester Cemetery in Eagle Creek.

Jean was born Jan. 23, 1930, to Thomas and Francis Leeham in Milwaukie. She married Clarence R. Danielson in 1965. Before settling in Sandy in 1977, the family lived in the Portland metro area.

Jean enjoyed dancing, camping, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church for 36 years.

Jean is survived by her 15 children; three grandchildren she raised along with 35 other grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and seven siblings.

Sandy Funeral Home handled arrangements.