Obituaries for Sept. 6, 2011

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Carl La Cour

Carl La Cour died Aug. 21, 2011, by drowning in the Columbia River in Portland, Ore. He was 45.

A celebration of Carl’s life was held Saturday, at Grace Foursquare Church in Camas. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas was in charge of arrangements.

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

Porter A. Newman

Porter Anthony Newman died Aug. 29, 2011, with family by his side, after a long and full life.

A memorial gathering will be held Sunday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m., at 15209 N.E. Fourth Plain Boulevard, in Vancouver. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Friends and Foundation of the Camas Library, P.O. Box 620, Camas, WA 98607.

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

Donald A. Lewis

Donald Allen Lewis died peacefully Aug. 30, 2011, at his home in Camas with his family at his side. He was 82.

A celebration of Don’s life was held Saturday, at Lacamas Heights Baptist Church. Vault interment was at the Fern Prairie Cemetery in Camas. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to the Lacamas Heights Baptist Church Memorial Fund.

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

Norma M. Carstens

Norma M. Carstens died peacefully at her home Aug. 26, 2011, in Vancouver.

At Norma’s request, there will be no services held. Her ashes will be laid to rest at the Cloverdale Cemetery in Boise next to her departed husband. Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House in Boise.

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

Karen (Railing) Cooper

Karen (Railing) Cooper died Aug. 28, 2011, with her loving companion Lornie McCullough by her side.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hospice Southwest, 100 E. 33rd St., Ste. 201, Vancouver, WA 98663.

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