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January 29, 1944 - November 28, 2015

Brother Buckbee joined Local 48 in August 1973.  He retired in February 2006.  He is survived by his wife, Linda, and two daughters.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 5th at the Ridgefiled Church of the Nazarene 747 Pioneer St, Ridgefield, WA at 11 A.M.

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August 17, 1954 - November 8, 2015

Brother Garcia joined Local 48 in May 1990.  He retired in September 2013.  No memorial services will be held.

July 4, 1925 - October 30, 2015

Everett joined IBEW Local 48 in August 1949.  He retired in August 1987.  There will not be a public memorial service.  You can make a donation to Hospice Care of the North West at 1500 NE Irving St, Ste 200, Portland, Oregon 97232.

September 19, 1943 - October 16, 2015

Sanford joined Local 48 in November 1975.  He retired in October 2005.  A memorial service will be held at Willamette National Cemetery on June 3, 2016 at 1 P.M.  Please follow the link to his obituary.

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November 23, 1926 - September 3, 2015

Ray joined Local 970 in August 1948.  He retired in May 1991.

Please follow the link to his obituary.

http://tdn.com/announcements/obituaries/ray-dwight-herron/article_400d7e...

March 3, 1973 - September 27, 2015

William joined Local 48 in February 2014.  He passed away in an automobile accident on September 27, 2015.

June 8, 1947 - August 28, 2015

Dennis joined IBEW Local 48 in July 1972.  He retired in February 2004.

Please follow the link to his obituary.

http://obits.oregonlive.com/obituaries/oregon/obituary.aspx?pid=175754456

April 27, 1927 - September 9, 2015

Charles joined IBEW Local 517 in June 1958.  Local 517 later merged with Local 48.  He retired in May 1989.  There will be a graveside service held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Skyline Memorial Gardens in Portland.

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March 21, 1944 - September 6, 2015

Hollis joined Local 48 in February 1970. He used to own Metzger Electric.  He retired in June 2006.  He passed away on September 6 after a courageously battling lymphoma for 16 months.

He is survived by his wife Martha, children Ken, Greg, Darren, and Andrea, and grandchildren Hannah,... More

May 26, 1949 - September 4, 2015

Dennis joined Local 48 in June 1993.  He retired in June 2013.  He is survived by his wife Linda.  There will be no memorial service.

May 5, 1923 - August 17, 2015

Kenneth was intiatied into IBEW Local 48 in May 1947 and retired in May 1985.  There will be a Celebration of Life on September 12 from 1p.m. - 3p.m. at Living Hope Church, 3350 SW 182nd, Aloha, OR  97003.

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February 13, 1980 - August 22, 2015

Aaron Gardinier passed away on Saturday, August 22.  Aaron was born on February 13, 1980.  He joined Local 48 in May 2010.  He completed his apprenticeship in March 2014.  He is survived by his parents, William Gardinier and Tracie Garner.

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May 2, 1939 - August 13, 2015

Robert joined IBEW Local 48 in September 1995 and retired in December 2005. 

 

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http://obits.oregonlive.com/obituaries/oregon/obituary.aspx?pid=175562932

October 7, 1917 - June 24, 2015

Earnest Vernon Armstrong, age 97, of Yakima died at home with his loving family at his side on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. He was born in Columbus, Kansas October 7, 1917 to the late Thomas V. Armstrong and Gertie Bonham Armstrong. On June 1, 1940, he married Mary Irene Markham. They were married... More

January 2, 1949 - June 25, 2015
  John Maloney died June 25, 2015, at the age of 66 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; son and daughter-in-law, Patrick and Brittany; son, Kevin; mother, Loretta; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Lynne; and granddaughters, Sabine, Rory and Lucy. He was... More
October 22, 1961 - July 25, 2015

David joined Local 48 in October 2005.  He worked for Oregon Electric his whole career.  He is survived by his wife, Lori.


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July 26, 1949 - July 14, 2015

Craig Allan Stewart died unexpectedly, but peacefully from complications of diabetes in his home in Washougal, Washington on July 14, 2015 at the age of 65.

 Craig was born on July 26, 1949 in Portland, OR. to Lee and Opal Stewart. He graduated from Madison High School and joined the... More

January 6, 1934 - June 15, 2015

Son of William Richard and Helen Marie Brooks.  Brother to Sally Ann (deceased), Brenda and Rick.

Carl married Marguerite Keller March 23, 1963 in Kansas City, Kansas.  He is survived by Marguerite, their children Mark, Allan (Theresa) and Pati, and grandchildren Jackson (deceased... More

July 21, 1953 - July 4, 2015

Steven was initiated into IBEW Local 970 in March 1979.  He retired in June 2009.

 Please follow the link to his obituary.

http://tdn.com/announcements/obituaries/steven-c-rohwedder/article_39a1f...

April 4, 1965 - July 8, 2015

Steven joined IBEW Local 48 in August 2011.  At this time there is no memorial service planned.

October 15, 1950 - June 7, 2015

Marek joined Local 48 in January 1996.  He was the owner of Promex Corporation.  He is survived by his wife, Jolanta.

June 13, 1929 - June 22, 2015

Ivan was initiated into Local 970 in March 1951.  He retired in July 1991.  There will be a memorial service at the Northwood Park Cemetery on July 8 at 11 A.M., 16407 NE 15th Ave,  Ridgefield, Washington.

November 28, 1919 - June 12, 2015

David was initiated into Local 48 in June 1941.  He worked as a state inspector and also a training instructor.  He retired in December 1984.  He is survived by his five children, David Jr., John, Judy, Donna, and Patricia.

A memorial service will be held on June 26, 11 AM at the St.... More

June 21, 1929 - June 10, 2015

Norman was initiated into Local 48 in November 1955.  He retired in July 1991.  There is no service planned for him.

February 1, 1926 - May 21, 2015

Wesley became a Local 48 member in February 1952.  He retired in March 1989. 


Wesley C. Wampler, of Woodland, WA, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 21, 2015. He was born in Everson, WA on February 1, 1926 and graduated from high school in 1943 in Blaine, WA.
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May 30, 1931 - May 15, 2015

Delburt became an IBEW Local 48 member in January 1951.  He retired in June 1993. 

http://www.memorialsolutions.com/sitemaker/memsol_data/1310/1589091/1589091_1310.pdf

Del was an IBEW 48 electrician for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; children, William (Cindy) and... More

July 31, 1938 - March 7, 2015

Kenneth L Hayward passed away on March 7, 2015 at the age of 76, in Portland, Oregon. He was born on July 31, 1938 in Portland to parents Jack Hayward and Juanita Conner. He graduated from Franklin High School and lived his entire life in Portland.

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January 25, 1920 - May 3, 2015

Odel Butler Sr. was born Jan. 25, 1920 and died May 3, 2015.

He was husband to Lila M. Butler; father to Harvey Lee Butler of Atlanta, Odel Butler Jr. and Charlene Butler-White (Carl) both of Portland; grandfather to J'Sonn Butler, Martin Turner, Mario Mitchell, Michael Johnson and Kim... More

June 16, 1944 - April 27, 2015

Bruce Neal Zimmerman, 70, of Wilsonville, died April 27, 2015 at the Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Kathleen Weber; daughters Ruthie (Andrew) Smith and Elizabeth Zimmerman; grandson... More

November 21, 1948 - April 21, 2015

Lifelong area resident Ronald Carl Ellis Sr., 66, passed away April 21, 2015, at his Castle Rock home.  He was born Nov. 21, 1948, to George and Francis (Starks) Ellis.

Ron served in Navy from 1966 to 1970 aboard the USS Hancock and was a proud member of the... More

June 3, 1970 - April 7, 2015

Michael was initiated into IBEW Local 48 in December 1990.  He passed away on April 7, 2015. 

August 26, 1948 - April 10, 2015

Melvin was initiated into IBEW Local 48 in February 1978.  He retired in January 1998.  He passed away April 10, 2015.  A memorial service will be held at 1 P.M. on May 2 at the Riverview Cemetery 0300 SW Taylors Ferry Road, Portland, Oregon for those that would like... More

February 1, 1944 - April 3, 2015

Jack was initiated into IBEW Local 970 in April 1964.  He retired in June 1999.  He passed away on April 3, 2015.  He is survived by his wife Kathryn and daughter Ronda.  No memorial service will be held.

June 18, 1936 - February 28, 2015

Charlie passed away at home in Prineville, Oregon on Feb. 28, 2015 with his wife Donna by his side. He was born in Canby, Oregon on June 18, 1936.

A graveside service will be held at Sunset Heights Cemetery on March 14, 2015 at 1 p.m.

Charlie was an electrician for many years and... More

June 18, 1946 - March 28, 2015

Bruce was initiated into Local 48 in September 1997.  He retired in July 2011.  He is survived by his wife, Martha.  No memorial service is planned.

June 9, 1932 - March 29, 2015

Marvin joined Local 48 in April 1955.  He retired in June 1994.  He is survived by his wife, Charlene.  No memorial service will be held.  A donation can be made to the Oregon Humane Society.


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January 30, 1935 - March 6, 2015

Richard joined IBEW Local 970 in December 1953.  He retired in November 1998.  He is survived by his wife Connie.  No memorial service is planned.  Donations can be made to The American Heart Association.

November 28, 1935 - February 28, 2015

Wayne joined IBEW Local 48 in November 1958.  He retired in December 1997.  He passed away on February 28, 2015.  He is survived by his wife Elaine and daughter Cindy.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 14 at 2pm at the 1st Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main Street, Vancouver, WA.... More

August 23, 1918 - January 8, 2015

 

Brother Miller passed away on January 8, 2015.  He was initiated into IBEW Local 48 in November 1946.  He retired in January 1983.  He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, six children, seven grand-children, and three great-grand-children. A memorial service will be held this Saturday,... More

March 4, 1925 - February 6, 2015

Calvin Henry Hiatt, 89, died peacefully Feb. 6, 2015. He was born March 4, 1925, in Dunseith, N.D., the son of Annie and Amos Hiatt. Calvin was a veteran of World War II, having enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 18, and honorably served in the South Pacific Theater of Operations. Upon discharge,... More

August 19, 1924 - February 4, 2015

Eugene Victor Guenzi passed peacefully at Brookdale in Wilsonville. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Katherine; children, Doris Coit (Benton), Gary (Tamara) and Dennis (Kathleen); nine granddaughters; eight great-grands; sister, Verda Hansberry; and many nieces and nephews. He was born in... More

April 15, 1927 - February 12, 2015

A viewing will be held at 1 p.m., with a service at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cherry Park Ward, Portland. Private interment in Willamette National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contribution in his memory to the LDS... More

July 6, 1924 - November 28, 2014

Glendon was born on July 6, 1924 and passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014.  He was initiated into Local 48 in October of 1956.  In 1997 he took a travel card to Local 125.  No memorial service is planned.  Glendon was a resident of Vancouver, Washington.

October 19, 1928 - December 13, 2014

Dale E. Greeley, 86, of Kelso passed away Dec. 13, 2014, at St. John Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 19, 1928, in Chicago, to Albert Edson and Dorothy S. (Lierman) Greeley. The family moved to Longview when Dale was 2 years old. He graduated from R.A. Long High School.

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September 14, 1951 - December 25, 2014

Steven was an active member of Local 48 since May 1994. He is survived by his wife and children.

On Friday, January 2, a celebration of life is being held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Astoria Event Center, 255 Ninth Street. Hughes-Ransom Mortuary in Astoria is in charge of the arrangements.... More

August 28, 1952 - December 23, 2014

William Cummings passed away on December 23.  He was initiated into Local 48 in November 1988 and was an active member.  At this time there are no plans for a memorial service.

August 4, 1979 - January 13, 2015

Nathan was born on August 4th, 1979 in Portland, Oregon. He was the second son of John and Natalie Jackson with an older brother, Thad. He only weighed 4 pounds 13 ounces, but he filled a huge place in our family and our hearts.

Our home was brimming with laughter, drawings, Lego... More

November 10, 1958 - September 15, 2013

Ben was initiated into Local 48 in April 1997.  He is survived by his son, Kody Bramlett, and his sister, Nancy Graves.

July 26, 1959 - September 30, 2014

Michael "Mick" Ploense passed unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. He now rests in a special place beside our mother. Mick was born July 26, 1959, in Portland, an avid fisherman and outdoors man. He had many very close friends and family who loved him. He is survived by his father, Bill Ploense... More

August 3, 1930 - September 2, 2014

Robert Lauren Kufus died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. He was born Aug. 3, 1930, to Lauren and Helen Kufus in Seattle. Bob is survived by his children, Michael Kufus and Debby (Bert) Winemiller; grandchildren, Holly (Billy), Chad (Tiffany), Nick and Alexandria; great-grandchildren, Camryn, Haidyn,... More

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