Obituaries for Oct. 11, 2018

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Read the following complete obituaries in the Oct. 11 print edition of the Post-Record.

Beverly P. ‘Buff’ Toolson

Beverly Patricia “Buff” Toolson, of Camas, died on Oct. 5, 2018. She was 97.

There will be a private family burial, followed by a celebration of life to be held in January 2019. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Camas Library Foundation. To leave a condolence or sign the online guestbook, visit

Kathleen A. Michener

Kathleen A. Michener died Sept. 30, 2018, in Spanaway, Washington, surrounded by her family. She was 97.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 1 p.m., at DuPont Presbyterian Church, 502 Barksdale Ave., DuPont, Washington.

Doloris Rand

Doloris Rand died on Oct. 7, 2018. She was 85. A graveside service was held Oct. 9, at the Washougal Memorial Cemetery. A compete obituary will be in next week’s paper. Straub’s Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas is in charge of the arrangements.

Audrey O’Hare Patterson

Audrey O’Hare Patterson died Sept. 23, 2018. She was 97.

A graveside memorial service was held at Willamette National Cemetery on Oct. 4. A celebration of life reception will be held for family and friends Sunday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Norse Hall, Grieg Lodge, 111 N.E. 11th Ave., Portland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grieg Lodge Scholarship Fund or a charity of choice.

Steven E. Thomas

Steven Earl Thomas died Oct. 8, 2018. He was 62.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12, at Brown’s Funeral Home. A graveside service follows at Fern Prairie Cemetery. Sign the guest book at

Read the complete obituaries in the Oct. 11 print edition of the Post-Record.