Sunday, January 17, 2021
Monday, January 11, 2021
Friday, January 08, 2021
Monday, January 04, 2021

DEEP RIVER — Daniel James Gill, 61, of Deep River, Washington, died on Jan. 2, 2021, in Deep River. Ocean View Funeral & Cremation Service of Astoria is in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

ILWACO — Louis Frederick Hough, 78, a resident of Long Beach, died Dec. 10, 2020, in Ilwaco. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

SHELTON — John R. Hill, 75, passed away on Dec. 28, 2020 in Shelton with his family. Arrangements are pending. A full obituary will be published at later date.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

OCEAN PARK — Deborah Jean Duff, 66, of Ocean Park, died on Dec. 16, 2020 in Ocean Park. Ocean View Funeral & Cremation Service of Astoria is in charge of arrangements.

Monday, November 30, 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Monday, November 23, 2020
Tuesday, November 03, 2020

OCEAN PARK — Clara Joan Tate died peacefully at her home in Ocean Park on Oct. 24, 2020 at the age of 83.

Monday, November 02, 2020

SOUTH BEND — Judith K. Hoggatt passed away October 27, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. Judy was born June 19, 1946, to Fritz and Edie Veith in Vancouver, Washington. Judy and her husband, Bob, had property on the Peninsula for many years and loved their time spent at the beach. They bo…

Monday, October 19, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020

ILWACO — John Perry Reynolds, Jr. of Oysterville, died on Oct. 14, 2020 in Ilwaco at the age of 81. Arrangements are by Ocean View Funeral & Cremation Service of Astoria.

Thursday, October 08, 2020

LONGVIEW — Grace V. Receconi, 92, of Ilwaco, passed away Oct. 6, 2020 in Longview, Washington at a local adult care facility. Columbia Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Claudia DurhamOCEAN PARK — Claudia Durham of Ocean Park, Washington, died on Aug. 22, 2020 at the age of 72. Arrangements are pending at Penttila’s Chapel by the Sea. Her guestbook is available at

Thursday, August 27, 2020

RAYMOND — Bob L. Wonderlich died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 at the Willapa Harbor Care Center in Raymond; he was 72. Bob was born Oct. 17, 1947 to Ralph and Darlene (Breshear) Wonderlich in Toppenish, Washington.

Monday, August 10, 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

OCEAN PARK — Ocean Park resident, Foster Harrison, age 78, died at his home on July 21, 2020. His guestbook is available at

Monday, July 27, 2020

OCEAN PARK — Ocean Park resident Arthur Gilbert, 67, died at his home with his family at his side. He was a five-year resident of the Peninsula. His guestbook is available at

CALIFORNIA — Former area resident Mary Suzann Edwards-Smith, 55, died in San Bernardino, California on June 12, 2020. She was a graduate of Ilwaco High School. Graveside service will be Saturday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m., at Peaceful Hill Cemetery in Naselle. This service is open to all; Covid prot…

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Thursday, July 09, 2020

OCEAN PARK — Henry Lee Bullock, 26, was his mother, Karen Bullock’s best friend. He was born in Vancouver, Wash., on Aug. 31, 1993. His beautiful blue eyes captivated those around him. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing, he was an amazing musician and artist, and he liked to collect rocks.

Sunday, July 05, 2020

OCEAN PARK — There will be a Celebration of Life for Thomas “Tony” Curtis on July 11, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Peninsula Baptist Church located at 23802 Pacific Way # 103, Ocean Park. Curtis died June 3, 2020, in Ocean Park.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

PORTLAND — Ocean Park resident Ron Cox, 83, died in Portland on June 13, 2020. He has been a resident of the Peninsula since 1972.

Friday, June 19, 2020

OCEAN PARK — Thomas R. (Tony) Curtis, died June 3, 2020, in Ocean Park. He was born on March 29, 1939, in Longview, Wash., to Harold and Ruby Curtis.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

OCEAN PARK — A resident of the Peninsula the past 30 years, Mirth Miller, 71, died peacefully at her Ocean Park residence on May 21, 2020, with family at her side. A complete obituary will be published later. Her guestbook is available at

VANCOUVER — Ocean Park resident Ralph Osgood, 88, died Monday, May 25, 2020, in Vancouver, with family by his side. A full obituary will be published at a later date.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

KLIPSAN BEACH — Long Beach resident Gloria Gerwig, 87, passed peacefully on April 9, 2020 in Klipsan Beach. Arrangements are pending. Her guestbook is available at

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

ROSBURG — A lifelong resident of Rosburg, Edwin W. Wirkkala, 96, died at home with his loving family at his side. A Private family service was held. A celebration of his truly remarkable life will be held this summer.

LONGVIEW — Martha L. Carroll, 92, of Ocean Park, died May 3, 2020 at St. John Medical Center in Longview. Arrangements are by Columbia Funeral Service, Longview.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

ILWACO — A 20-year resident of the Peninsula, Allen Simonson, 69, died at his Ilwaco residence on April 17, 2020 with his family at his side.

Saturday, April 04, 2020

SURFSIDE — Anita Loraine Townsend, 80, passed away April 3, 2020, in Tacoma from complications of memory loss.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

LONGVIEW — A lifelong resident of Naselle, Sally Swanson, 88, died in Longview March 17, 2020. Details about a memorial service and a complete obituary will be published later.

Monday, March 23, 2020

OCEAN PARK — Ocean Park resident George Wilson, 74, died at his residence on March 18, 2020. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Per his wishes, there will not be a service. George’s guestbook is available at

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

LONGVIEW — Bryan A. Ekren, DDS, 83, a resident of Long Beach, died in Longview on March 11, 2020.

Monday, March 09, 2020
Tuesday, March 03, 2020

PORTLAND — Brennan Joy Erickson, 43, a resident of the local area, died in Portland on February 18, 2020. A complete obituary will appear later.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

LONGVIEW — Azalia Elaine Holland, born March 27, 1949, passed away on Jan. 13, 2020 after a brief illness.

Monday, February 17, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

YACHATS — A Celebration of Life in memory of Irene E. Johnson, deceased wife of Mel Johnson will be held on Feb. 29, at 1 p.m. in the Yachats Community Presbyterian Church, 360 W.7th St., Yachats, Oregon 97498.

Monday, February 10, 2020

ROSBURG — William C. “Bill” Jefferies, 77, passed away on Jan. 22, 2020, in Vancouver. He was born Feb. 17, 1942, in Portland to William K. and Margaret Rose.

Friday, February 07, 2020

PORTLAND — RC Grundy, 89, passed away peacefully Feb. 2, 2020, with family by his side. RC was born Nov. 3, 1930, in Slayton, Texas, the son of Ralph and Lillie Grundy.