Obituaries for Nov. 10, 2015

William Rogers

Frederick William Paulson Jr.

Charlotte Ann (Stepan) Weakley

PAID OBITUARY

William (Bill) George Rogers

William (Bill) George Rogers was born March 28, 1953 in Vancouver, WA. He died sober and at peace with God on October 27, 2015 in Groveland, CA, following a two-year battle with lung cancer.

Bill struggled most of his life with alcohol addiction. On November 6, 2006, he began living clean and sober, and in 2014 proudly received his 8 Year Sobriety Coin from Alcoholics Anonymous. During Bill’s time in AA, he touched the lives of hundreds of people and was instrumental in the sobriety of dozens. He had a fabulous sense of humor and always a smile. Bill was a friend to many, loved by all.

Bill was last employed by OSU in Corvallis, OR in the Agricultural Department. Prior to OSU, he worked for Foster Farms, and as an independent contractor for noxious weed removal. He retired to Tulalip, WA and then to Groveland, CA.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, George and Aldyth Rogers, and one son, Michael. He is survived by his daughter, Rachael (Zach) Hays and granddaughter, Kailyn P. F. Hays, all of Bakersfield, CA. They were the joy of his life. Bill is also survived by his son, Gregory Rogers of Coos Bay, OR; sister Donna (Phil) Dreher of Camas; uncle Roland Michel of Bremerton; aunt Jo Ann Michel of Camas; numerous cousins and many close friends in the Alcoholics Anonymous community.

A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held in Groveland on November 12. Private inurnment at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, WA.

The complete obituaries can be found in the Nov. 10 print edition of the Post-Record.

Frederick W. Paulson Jr.

Frederick William Paulson Jr., of Washougal, died Nov. 4, 2015. He was 94.

A celebration of Fred’s life was held today at Brown’s Funeral Home. A graveside service followed at the Washougal Memorial Cemetery.

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

Charlotte A. (Stepan) Weakley

Charlotte Ann (Stepan) Weakley died Nov. 4, 2015. She was 74.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m., at Straub’s Funeral Home in Camas. A celebration of life will follow at the home of her son and daughter-in-law.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests the planting of a flower, tree, or tomato plant to honor Charlotte.

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

Donna M. Hollis

Donna Marie Hollis died Nov. 4, 2015. She was 80.

A celebration of Donna’s life will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., at the Stoller Memorial Chapel at Brown’s Funeral Home. A private burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery.

To sign the online guest book or to leave a condolence, please visit www.brownsfh.com.

Michael J. Haines

Michael J. Haines died peacefully Nov. 3, 2015, at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital, from complications of kidney disease. He was 46.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, at 4 p.m., at Local Girls Hawaiian Shave Ice and Grill, 3531 S.E. Second Ave., Camas.

In lieu of flowers, thoughts and prayers are appreciated.

All County Cremation and Burial Services in Vancouver is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Springer

Barbara Springer died Nov. 8, 2015, in Vancouver. She was 74.

She was born Dec. 1, 1940, in Spokane, Washington. Services are pending. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas is in charge of arrangements.

The complete obituaries can be found in the Nov. 10 print edition of the Post-Record.

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