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Frank K. Springer

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Portland Retired Police  & Widows Association  Obituary of                                                                                                          Frank K. Springer   Frank K. Springer died peacefully at the age of 102 on March 8th, 2015 at Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Oregon.  Frank was born in Lebanon, Oregon on March 24, 1912.  He graduated from Washington High School in Portland, Oregon and was employed as a postman and furniture finisher before being …

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Margot J. Kennedy, widow of Norman F. Kennedy, born April 29, 1920, died Aug. 14, 2013, at age 93. Survived by children, Gerald Kennedy, wife, Mary Ann, Rondi, and Raymond; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Norman Kennedy retired in 1977, and was deceased in 2000.   James Larry Grant, born Jan. 29, 1938, died July 27, 2012, at age 75. …

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Obituary – Michael Roger Barkley

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Barkley, Michael Roger, 58 May 04, 1955 May 18, 2013 Michael passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family. Michael was born in Hollywood, Calif. and graduated from Westchester High School. He attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. He pursued a career in law enforcement and was recruited by the Portland Police Bureau. After 30 years of …

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Astrid Griffin-O’Hara, born Dec. 18, 1921 in Portland, died April 24, 2013, at age 91. She attended Kennedy grade school and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1940. She married Fred Griffin April 8,1942. She was involved with Temple Baptist Church, and later attended Rivercrest Community Church. Astrid worked as a bookkeeper in the retail industry for many years. In …

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Lawrence W. Staudenmaier, born July 23, 1931, died Jan. 26, 2013, at age 81. He joined the Portland Police July 16, 1956 and retired March 3 1977. No other information available   Laverna L Sanders, widow of John C. Sanders,

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Verta DeBellis, wife of William “Bill” DeBellis, born Sept. 28, 1922 in Staples, Minn. Died March 8, 2013, at age 90. She attended Franklin High School,  and later worked at Nabisco. She was an avid golfer, and was an active member of the women’s golf club in Tualatin.  She  volunteered with the Assistance League of Yuma. She is survived by …

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TAPS   Eleanor Frances Nasby-Gowing, wife of Harold “Hal” Gowing, born Oct. 21, 1924,  in Portland, died Nov. 27, 2012, at age 88. She attended Cleveland High School, then Girls Poly. She joined the Portland Police Bureau March 29, 1954, and retired from the Juvenile Division July 11, 1979. She married Robert Nasby in 1967, He passed away in 2005. …

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TAPS   Bea Mc Intosh, Widow of Pat Donaldson, born Sept. 2, 1917, died May 28th, 2011 (?) no other info available.

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Jack R. Childers, born Nov. 19, 1925, died July 5, 2012, at age 86. Jack joined the Portland Police July 15, 1950 and retired Nov. 19, 1989. He has been residing in Yuma Arizona for several years. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis. No other info available.   Stella M. Kutter, widow of Henry “Hank” Kutter, died Feb. 23, …