Obituaries for Jan. 11, 2011

John T. Bega

John Thomas Bega died unexpectedly Jan. 4, 2011, at his home in Camas. He was 62.

There will be no public services at John’s request. Private inurnment will be at the Camas Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal or Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Ore. 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.

Jack F. Blum

Jack F. Blum died Jan. 7, 2011, in Vancouver. He was 80.

Family services will be held at a later date. 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.

Louie R. Carter

Louie Romie Carter died Jan. 7, 2011, at his home in Vancouver with his family by his side. He was 92.

A celebration of Louie’s life was held today at Brown’s Funeral Home in Camas. Burial was held at the Fern Prairie Cemetery in Camas.

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

Sharon R. Estes

Sharon Rose Estes died Jan. 10, 2011, at Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver. She was 70.

Services are pending. Contact Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services 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.

Helen B. Gregg

Helen B. Gregg died Jan. 3, 2011, in Vancouver. She was 91.

At the family’s request there will be no services. 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.straubsfuneralhom.com.

Elizabeth J. (Snoey) Johnson

Elizabeth Jane (Snoey) Johnson of Vancouver, died Dec. 31, 2010, at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

A memorial service will be held Feb. 20, 1 p.m., at the Waterford Forum Room, 2911 S.E. Village Loop, Vancouver.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to a charity of choice.

Memories can be sent to jimtjohnson2@juno.com or posted at www.columbian.com/obits.

Lora Fay Thompson Johnson

Lora Fay Thompson Johnson, a longtime Clark County resident, died of respiratory failure in Portland, Ore., Dec. 31, 2010. She was 88.

A memorial service will be held Friday, at 11 a.m., at Zion Lutheran Church in Camas. Private burial of her cremains will be held at Park Hill Cemetery in Vancouver.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Camas, the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in care of Penttila’s Chapel by the Sea, P.O. Box 417, Long Beach, WA, 98631, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

To send condolences, visit www.penttilaschapel.com.

Blaine V. Krenelka

Blaine Krenelka died Dec. 27, 2010. He was 78.

A memorial in his honor will be held Saturday, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the home of Janice and George Gross, 769 “K” St. Washougal. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas was in charge of the arrangements.

To send condolences, visit www.straubsfuneralhome.com.

Barbara J. Smith

Barbara Jean Smith died Jan. 5, 2011, at home in Camas. She was 42.

Barbara’s life will celebrated on Saturday, from 1 to 5 p.m., at her sister Mary Slaight’s home. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to the Southwest Washington Humane Society, 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684.

To send condolences, visit www.straubsfuneralhome.com.

Paula L. Thomason

Paula Lee Thomason died Jan. 7, 2011, surrounded by her daughters, who cared for her during her battle with cancer.

Her remains will be buried with those of her ancestors in Heber, Ariz. At her request, there will be no service. 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.

Ethan Singh Dhillon

Ethan Singh Dhillon died Jan. 8, 2011, at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital in Vancouver.

Services are pending. Contact Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services 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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