Obituaries for Dec. 27, 2018

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Dawn Marie Bishop
December, 3, 1965 ~ December 4, 2018

Dawn moved on to her eternal home in heaven Tuesday, Dec. 4 2018, after battling Stage-4 colon cancer for four years. She was surrounded by her husband, children and family. She was 53. She was a resident of Camas for 1½ years.

Dawn was the seventh of eight children, and spent most of her early years in Portland. She attended Parkrose High School. She met her husband, Brian, shortly after high school and they were married in 1989. They both graduated from Western Oregon University in 1991 and moved to Bellevue, Wash., where they began their careers with Microsoft. Dawn worked there for a total of 12 years and ended her working career as a para-educator at Stevenson Elementary School in Bellevue.

Dawn enjoyed camping, the beach, all types of puzzles, crafts and spending time with her family and friends.

Dawn is survived by her husband of 29 years, Brian; and her children, Sarah Ushka (Alex), William, Katherine and Brian.

Memorial donations may be made to Colorectal Cancer Alliance at

Read the following complete obituary in the Dec. 27 print edition of the Post-Record.

Patricia M. Tillman

Patricia “Pat” Mae Tillman, of Camas, died Dec. 18, 2018, She was 87.

A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at Crown Villa, 1529 Division St., Camas. Pat’s family welcomes everyone to come celebrate this wonderful woman. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas was in charge of the arrangements. To send condolences or sign the online guestbook, visit

Read the complete obituary in the Dec. 27 print edition of the Post-Record.