Obituaries for Oct. 12, 2010

Doris D. Armstrong

Doris “Queenie” Darlene (Skadsen) Armstrong died peacefully Oct. 9, 2010, at Providence Medical Center in Portland, Ore. She was 79.

There will be a celebration of Doris’ life Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m., at Brown’s Funeral Home in Camas. Viewing will be held on Thursday, Oct. 14, from noon to 5 p.m., at Brown’s Funeral Home in Camas. Vault interment will be held at the Camas Cemetery. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to the Portland Humane Society.

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

Mary Ella (Smith) Johnson

Mary Ella (Smith) Johnson died Oct. 7, 2010, after battling Alzheimer’s disease. She was 85.

There will be no public services. Interment will be held in Alabama. 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.

Chester ‘Bud’ J. Rischman

Chester “Bud” John Rischman died peacefully Oct. 9, 2010, at his home in Washougal. He was 88.

There will be no local services. A private graveside service will be held in Cyprus, Calif., where Bud will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Bethel Community Church, 1438 “B” St., Washougal, WA 98671.

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

Linda K. Purkeypyle

Linda Kay Purkeypyle died Oct. 8, 2010. She was 67.

A celebration of life will be held Thursday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m., at New Heights Church, 7913 N.E. 58th Ave., in Vancouver.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Ray Hickey Hospice House, 2112 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98661.

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

Marshall V. Secrest

Marshall V. Secrest, of Washougal, died Oct. 10, 2010, in Vancouver. He was 71.

He was born Aug. 20, 1939, in Vancouver. Services are pending. A complete obituary will be published in next week’s Post-Record. Contact Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas for service information at 834-4563.

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

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