Obituaries for Sept. 28, 2010

Carl D. English

Carl Dennis English died Sept. 10, 2010, at home in Vancouver, after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 70.

Carl did not want a funeral. Instead, a party will be thrown to celebrate his life and achievements. A potluck will take place Oct. 10, at 2 p.m., at English Estate Winery. All who knew Carl are welcome. Friends and family are instructed by Carl to “cry a little, laugh a lot, and dance all night.” For more information, call Brown’s Funeral Home at 834-3692.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Friends of Hospice Southwest.

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

Gertrude E. ‘Liz’ Johnson

Gertrude “Liz” Elizabeth Johnson died peacefully Sept. 12, 2010, at her home in Tacoma, Wash. She was 84.

There will be no public service. A natural burial at sea will be held in the Pacific Ocean. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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

Richard ‘Rick’ Morris

Richard “Rick” Morris died Sept. 17, 2010. He was 54.

Memorial donations can be made to the Lions Eye Bank, 2201 S.E. 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97214.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, at 1 p.m., at LaCamas Heights Baptist Church. 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.

Jeraldine E. Nelson

Jeraldine Evelyn Nelson died peacefully Sept. 13, 2010, at the Ray Hickey Hospice House in Vancouver. She was 75.

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.

Kristin Ollenbrook

Kristin Ollenbrook died Sept. 21, 2010, at her home in Camas.

Services are pending. Contact Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas at 834-3692 for details.

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

Ethel M. Owens

Ethel Mae Owens died peacefully Sept. 23, 2010, at the Ray Hickey Hospice House in Vancouver. She was 91.

There will be no local services. Interment will be held at Sutter Cemetery in Sutter, Calif. Brown’s Fuenral Home and Cremation Services in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

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

Steven J. Piontek

Steven John Piontek, of Washougal, died Sept. 26, 2010, in Vancouver. He was 56. He was born Aug. 31, 1954, in Vancouver to Clarence and Dorothy Piontek. Steven was raised in Washougal where he lived with his family all his life. He had a great sense of humor and a fantastic memory. John Wayne was his hero and he loved Country Western music. Steven also played the harmonica, hooked rugs and painted.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Zion Lutheran Church library.

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

Algrid S. Zolp

Algird Sylvester Zolp died Sept. 24, 2010, at Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver. He was 88.

Services are pending. Contact Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas for details at 834-3692. 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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