Obituaries for July 12, 2011

The complete obituaries can be found in the July 12 print edition of the Post-Record.

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Stefan T. Kemppainen

Stefan T. Kemppainen

Stefan Tomas Kemppainen died July 2, 2011, in a small plane accident near Hayti, S.D., along with his 11-year-old second cousin Sawyer Kopman and Sawyer’s dad, Clark Kopman, the pilot. He was 11.

Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, 32320 N.E. Lewisville Highway, Battle Ground. Stefan’s funeral will be held Thursday, at 11 a.m,, at the church.

Sign Stefan’s guest book at www.columbian.com/obits.

Rose Zahlke

Rose Zahlke died July 10, 2011. She was 91.

She was born Jan. 19, 1920, in Louisville, Ky. Services are pending for later in July. Contact Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas at 834-4563 for service information. A complete obituary will be published in next week’s Post-Record.

To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.straubsfuneralhome.com.

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Charrol A. Fuller

Charrol A. Fuller

Charrol Ann Fuller died July 5, 2011, in Vancouver. She was 78.

A rosary vigil was held Sunday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Camas. A funeral mass was held Monday at the church. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to the Catholic Daughters of America at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or to the Camas-Washougal Inter-faith Treasure House.

To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.brownsfh.com.

Ralph D. Carpenter

Ralph Dean Carpenter died July 9, 2011, in La Center. He was 79.

Services are pending. Contact Brown’s Funeral Home in Camas at 834-3692 for details. A complete obituary notice will be published in next week’s Post-Record. To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.brownsfh.com.

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Madeline B. Richardson

Madeline B. Richardson

Madeline Betty Richardson died July 9, 2011, in Vancouver. She was 81.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, at 11 a.m., at Harvest Community Church, 2436 N.W. Astor St., in Camas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1650 N.W. Naito Parkway, Ste. 190, Portland, OR 97209.

Steven A. Gray

Steven A. Gray died July 10, 2011, at home in Washougal. He was 61.

He was born July 10, 1950, in Portland, Ore. A memorial service will be held Friday, at 10 a.m., at Straub’s Funeral Home in Camas. Inurnment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas is in charge of the arrangements. A complete obituary will be published in next week’s Post-Record. To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.straubsfuneralhome.com.

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Donald Michel

Donald Michel

Donald Michel, a retired accountant and tax preparer, died July 2, 2011, at home after a sudden heart attack. He was 79.

Memorial services were held Friday at Brown’s Funeral Home in Camas.

Memorial donations can be made to Columbia Land Trust, an organization that works to conserve the natural resources of the Columbia River region.

To send condolences or to sign the online guest book, visit www.brownsfh.com.

Roger L. Gilbert

Roger Lee Gilbert died July 8, 2011, at his home in Camas. He was 64.

There will be no public services. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.brownsfh.com.

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Ada I. (Carpenter) Seekins

Ada I. (Carpenter) Seekins

Ada I. (Carpenter) Seekins died July 3, 2011. She was 87.

A graveside service was held July 8, at the Washougal Memorial Cemetery, where she was laid to rest next to her husband Louis. Straub’s Funeral Home in Camas was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice.

To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.straubsfuneralhome.com.

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Michael Kroeger

Michael Kroeger

Michael Kroeger, of Camas, died July 5, 2011. He was 64.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m., at Holyrood Cemetery in Seattle. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.straubsfuneralhome.com.

The complete obituaries can be found in the July 12 print edition of the Post-Record.