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Harold W. “Hal” Freshour, born Aug. 30, 1935, died Sept. 3, 2012, at age 77. He joined the Portland Police, May 17, 1962, and retired May 18th, 1987. After retirement, he went to work for the District Attorney’s office as an investigator, and retired from that as Lead Investigator. He is survived by his wife, Holly; and two sons who …

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Reed W. Hunt, born Nov. 9, 1960, in Portland, died July 20, 2012, at age 51. He attended Alameda grade school, Grant High School, and Portland State, graduating with a major in Psychology. Reed joined the Portland Police July 12, 1984, working many different assignments, and rose to the rank of Sergeant, and was injured in a shooting incident, receiving …

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  Edwin S. Patterson, born July 3, 1918, in Amidon, N.D., died June 25, 2012, at age 93. He graduated from St. John the Baptist High School, and entered the Army in 1944, and spent his time in the South Pacific. After the war, he went to work for GM. He married Mildred “Mick: Smith on April 18th 1949. She …

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Carl L. Johnson, born July 14, 1923, passed away May 27, 2012, at age 88. He joined the Portland Police Feb. 9, 1949, and retired Feb. 12, 1979 He served in the South Pacific in the Marines during W/WII. After retiring form the Police Bureau, worked and volunteered at St. Vincent’s Hospital. He spent the last few years in an …

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Judith Ann Leckman, wife of John J. Leckman Jr. Born Oct 14th, 1935,  in Walnut Grove, Missouri, died May 4th, 2012, at age 76. Judy moved to Oregon at age ten, when her father came to work in the shipyards during W/W II. Judy graduated from Roosevelt High school, and went to work at Swift & Co. for ten years. …

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Geraldine E. Embree, widow of Floyd Embree, born Oct. 5, 1921, died Feb. 22, 2012, at age 90. She is survived by her sons, Kevin and Kelly; two grandsons. There was no service, at her request. Paul W. Roesler, born Sept. 2, 1927, died Jan. 27, 2012, at age 84 Paul joined the Portland Police May 31, 1951, and retired …

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Tommie A. Gossett, born Oct 25, 1925 in Oklahoma, died Jan. 28, 2012, at age 86. He was a W/WII veteran, having served in the Merchant Marine. He joined the Portland Police Jan 17, 1951, and retired as a Harbor Pilot with the Harbor Patrol, Oct 25, 1989. He is survived by his wife, Lynn.   Kathleen Yoder Frome, wife …

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Vivien Perkins, Widow of Dale Perkins, died Nov. 11, 2011. No other information available. Dale died several years ago, and had worked motorcycles, in Traffic Division.   Mary White, widow of Bruce White, died Dec. 9, 2011. No other information available.   Wayne O. Mac Askill, born Jan. 26, 1926, died Dec. 25, 2011, at age 85. Joined the Portland …

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                           TAPS  Vivian R Minnick, wife of Jimmie S. Died Nov. 14, 2011. No other information at this time.  Henry S. Pylkki, born Nov. 2, 1923, died Dec. 15, 2011, at age 88. Joined the Portland Police May 31, 1951, retired June 2nd, 1976. No funeral services announced …

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Freda Carr, widow of Patrick R. Carr, died in October. No other information available   Doyle E. Souders Sr. born Sept. 26. 1923, in Eureka, Kansas, died Oct. 27, 2011, at age 88. He joined the Portland Police Bureau Dec. 4, 1946, and retired as a Sgt. Aug. 15, 1977. Doyle spent most of his Police career in the Traffic …