Obituaries for Dec. 25, 2012

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James R. Altfilish

The complete obituaries can be found in the Dec. 25 print edition of the Post-Record.

James R. Altfilish

James “Jim” Richard Altfilish died Dec. 17, 2012, in Vancouver, after a short battle with pneumonia. He was 81.

A service was held Dec. 21 at Straub’s Funeral Home in Camas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Friends of the Carpenter, P.O. Box 65358 Vancouver, WA 98665.

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Elizabeth A. Rowan

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

Elizabeth A. Rowan

Elizabeth Anne Rowan died Nov. 29, 2012, in a Portland hospital from complications related to her leukemia treatment. She was 21.

A public memorial service will be held Saturday, at 11 a.m., at the First Church of God, 3300 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made at any US Bank location c/o Elizabeth Rowan, The Vancouver Firefighters Community Assistance Fund (5013-c), 2807 N.W. Fruit Valley Road, Vancouver, WA 98660, or a charity of choice.

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Richard R. Smolarek

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Richard R. Smolarek

Richard “Dick” Rudolph Smolarek, of Camas, died Dec. 9, 2012. He was 83.

His memorial service was held Dec. 13, at Straub’s Funeral Home in Camas.

Memorial donations can be made to ARC of Southwest Washington, P.O. Box 2608, Vancouver, WA 98668.

Sign the online guest book at www.columbian.com/obits.

Carol R. (Erickson) Kraff

Carol Ruth (Erickson) Kraff died peacefully Dec. 21, 2012, at her home in Camas, after a year long battle with lung cancer. Her daughter and granddaughter were by her side. She was 87.

Services will be held Thursday, at 1 p.m., at Straub’s Funeral Home in Camas. Viewing will be at 10 a.m., preceding the service. Interment will follow at the Camas Cemetery.

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

The complete obituaries can be found in the Dec. 25 print edition of the Post-Record.