Charlene “Sunnie” Roberta Shattuck

Oct. 30, 1943-Sept. 28, 2012

Gresham resident Charlene “Sunnie” Roberta Shattuck died Friday, Sept. 28. She was 68.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W. Powell Blvd., Gresham.

Charlene was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Anaheim, Calif., to Charles and Allene Noyes.

She worked for 30 years in the real estate industry, starting with Rod Girtman Realtors in 1980, co-founding Homeseeker’s Realty and forming her own company, Shattuck and Company Real Estate, where she served as president until she died.

Charlene married Jimmie Shattuck on Aug. 11, 1962, in Anaheim. Together, they shared 50 years of marriage and raised three children.

Charlene loved to travel to far-off places or go for a drive on a short trip and always had to take the scenic route. She enjoyed collecting antiques and dolls.

Charlene is survived by her husband; son, James Shattuck of Gresham; daughters, Natalie Shattuck of Molalla and Stefanie Macca of Gresham; brother, Allen Noyes of Orange, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. To leave the family a message, visit

Steven John Ford

Aug. 8, 1961-Oct. 1, 2012

Portland resident Steven John Ford died Monday, Oct. 1. He was 51.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday Oct. 5, at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St., Gresham.

Steven was born Aug. 8, 1961, to Gerard and Phyllis (Webinger) Ford. He grew up in Salem and Portland.

Steven was self-employed in excavating and construction. He enjoyed bicycle racing.

He is survived by his mother; father; sisters, Janet Ford of Newport Beach, Calif., and Karen Ford of Gresham; brothers, Gregory Ford of Portland, Michael Ford of Gresham and David Ford of Gresham; and daughters, Alexa Ford of Everett, Wash., and Olivia Ford of Salem.

Aftercare Cremation and Burial is handling arrangements.

David L. Keller

July 8, 1928-Oct. 2, 2012

Troutdale resident David L. Keller died Tuesday, Oct. 2. He was 84.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7, at Wood Village Baptist Church, 23601 W. Arata Road. Private inurnment will be at Willamette National Cemetery.

David was born July 8, 1928, in Portland to Victor and Lois (Hilton) Keller. He grew up in Washougal, Wash., and graduated from Washougal High School.

He moved to Portland to attend Multnomah Bible College for two years. He then enlisted in the Army, serving two years before being honorably discharged and returning to Multnomah Bible College.

He met Virginia Pearson at college and married her on Sept. 17, 1955, in Seattle.

David graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology in 1968. He graduated with a master’s degree in administration and education.

David taught speech pathology at the Shepherds Home and School in Union Grove, Wis., before founding Grandview Park Baptist School in Des Moines, Iowa.

He received his master’s degree in special education from Drake University in Des Moines.

David founded Christian schools in Texas and Louisiana before moving to Troutdale and teaching at Centennial High School for two years. He taught at Reynolds High School until retiring in 1998.

David lived near the Klickitat River, Lyle, Wash., and Gresham before returning to Troutdale in November.

Known for his sense of humor, David loved camping, traveling in his RV and woodworking. He was a member of Wood Village Baptist Church since 1983 and served as a deacon.

He is survived by his wife; daughters, Gelnis L. Zuhlke of Turlock, Calif., and Janis A. Steckiel of Canton, Pa.; and siblings, V. Deane Keller of Phoenix, Ariz., Pat Hartog of Lakewood, Colo., Bill Keller of Temecula, Calif., and Jim Keller of Arvada, Colo.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Ann Marie Dombrovski

Sept. 5, 1922-Sept. 28, 2012

Gresham resident Ann Marie Dombrovski died Friday, Sept. 28. She was 90.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St., Gresham.

A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W. Powell Blvd. Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Ann was born Sept. 5, 1922, in Chelsea, Iowa, to Frank and Frances (Pishan) Baresh. The family moved to Oregon, where she graduated from high school in Portland. She later completed her nurse’s training at Sacred Heart Academy.

Ann worked as a secretary at the Capitol building in Salem before returning to Portland.

On June 24, 1972, she married Sergejs Dombrovski at the Concordia University Chapel.

She retired from the Portland Water Bureau and moved to Gresham in 2001.

Ann enjoyed painting and was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church.

Her husband preceded her in death.

She is survived by her brothers,, Alfonse Baresh of Gresham, Henry Baresh of Scappoose and Joseph Baresh of Seattle; and her sister, Pearl of Portland.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Henry Alexander Keller

June 24, 1927-Sept. 27, 2012

Fairview resident Henry Alexander Keller died Thursday, Sept. 27. He was 85.

A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W. Powell Blvd., Gresham.

Henry was born June 24, 1927, in Portland to Alex and Mary Keller.

He was raised in the Northwest, graduating from Jefferson High School in 1944.

Henry entered the Army in 1945, serving a little over a year.

On Dec. 27, 1944, he married Shirley Ross.

After his service, Henry began work at NW Natural Gas. He worked there for 42 years until his retirement.

He and Shirley raised three daughters and shared 56 years of marriage. Shirley preceded him in death.

Henry enjoyed hunting, fishing, clam-digging, farming and following sports teams, especially the Winterhawks and Mariners.

Henry also served as mayor of Fairview for several years.

He is survived by his daughters, Linda Forsythe of Fairview, Joanne Trombley of Fairview and Cathy Brown of Portland; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Priscilla ”Sally” Hayler

Sept. 7, 1915-Sept. 29, 2012

Portland resident Priscilla “”Sally” Hayler died Saturday, Sept. 29. She was 97.

No services will be held in Oregon.

Priscilla was born Sept. 7, 1915, in Brazil, Iowa, to Robert and Fannie (Bates) Lawton.

She grew up in Newton, Iowa, lived in Fairborn, Ohio, and spent much of her life in Tigard before moving to Gresham eight years ago.

Priscilla married Robert Haylor in 1937. She sold real estate for several years in Fairborn.

She enjoyed researching family geneology.

Survivors include her daughters, Dorothy Wold of Gresham, Judith Knapp of Elyria, Ohio, Peggy Limbach of Mansfield, Ohio, Sally Phillips of Tualatin and Sue Ellen Hayler of Camas, Wash.; her brother, John Lawton; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Donations in Priscilla’s name may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure,

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Robert H. Johns

July 1, 1923-Sept. 30, 2012

Robert H. Johns of Gresham died Sunday, Sept. 30. He was 89.

No services will be held. A private interment will take place at Willamette National Cemetery.

Robert was born July 1, 1923, in Omaha, Neb., to Charles and Ethel (Brookins) Johns.

He married Jessie Martinez.

He worked as vice president of industrial sales at Familian Northwest (now called Fergusons) for 35 years.

Robert was a Roman Catholic. He enjoyed gardening, golfing and bowling.

He was preceded in death by his wife.

Survivors include his son, Larry Johns of Vancouver, Wash.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Joyce Estelle Reade

May 4, 1930-Sept. 29, 2012

Longtime Gresham resident Joyce Estelle Reade died Saturday, Sept. 29. She was 82.

At her request, no memorial services will be held.

Joyce was born May 4, 1930, in Astoria to Harold and Edna (Fors) Welch.

After graduating from Astoria High School in 1947, she attended Oregon State University.

Joyce went on to work for Pan American Airlines in Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.

In 1959 Joyce represented Pan Am on its inaugural polar flight from Portland to London, presenting a caged beaver for the London Zoo to the Lord Mayor of London.

While working for Pan Am in Southern California, Joyce met Kenneth F. Reade from Ireland. They married in 1965 in San Diego.

In 1968 the couple relocated to Portland, where Joyce cared for their two children, Kenneth and Kevin. After their boys were grown, Joyce worked at the Lloyd Center Meier & Frank for several years.

An avid reader, Joyce sometimes read more than one book in the same day, much to her granddaughters’ amazement.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth and brother, James Welch.

Joyce is survived by her sons, Kenneth J. Reade of Lebanon, N.H., and Kevin Reade of Boise, Idaho; and four granddaughters.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Mercy Corps (

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Patricia Eileen Patterson

July 25, 1932-Sept. 30, 2012

Longtime East County resident Patricia Eileen Patterson died Sunday, Sept. 30. She was 80.

At her request, no services will be held.

Patricia was born July 25, 1932, in Portland to Theodore and Esther (Hendrickson) Fricker.

She was raised and educated in Portland, graduating from Jefferson High School in 1950.

Patricia met John “Jack” Patterson in 1949. They married on April 4, 1952, and had two children.

Pat enjoyed traveling, going on cruises and vacationing with her family.

She is survived by her husband; son, Martin Patterson of Gresham; daughter, Kelley Ostgarden of Gresham; and two grandchildren.

Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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