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THE DAILY ASTORIAN • MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
Warrenton-Hammond School District
Board, 6 p.m. work session, Warrenton High
School library, 1700 S.E. Main Ave.
Astoria School District Board, 6:15 p.m.
special session, Capt. Robert Gray School
Seaside City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall,
Clatsop Care Center Health District
Board, 5:30 p.m., Clatsop Care Center, 646
16th St., Astoria.
Astoria Library Board, 5:30 p.m., Astor
Public Library Flag Room, 450 10th St.Astoria
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City Hall, 1095 Duane St.
tee, 6:30 p.m., Astoria City Hall, 1095 Duane St.
Astoria Planning Commission, follows
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Quality, LNG review, 6 p.m., Warrenton Com-
munity Center, 170 S.W. Third St.
Warrenton City Commission, 7 p.m.,
Warrenton City Hall, 225 S. Main Ave.
Astoria Parks and Recreation Board,
6:45 a.m., Astoria Recreation Center, 1555 W.
Clatsop County Housing Authority
Board, 5 p.m., Guy Boyington Building, 857
Commercial St., Astoria.
Sunday’s Pick 4:
1 p.m.: 5-8-4-7
4 p.m.: 3-7-7-4
7 p.m.: 3-6-4-0
10 p.m.: 9-8-5-3
Estimated jackpot: $7.9
10, Power Play: 2
Estimated jackpot: $230
Saturday’s Pick 4:
1 p.m.: 3-0-5-5
4 p.m.: 1-6-8-7
7 p.m.: 1-9-0-3
10 p.m.: 1-6-3-8
Friday’s Pick 4:
1 p.m.: 1-2-9-3
4 p.m.: 9-8-4-2
7 p.m.: 5-4-3-1
10 p.m.: 5-7-3-9
Saturday’s Lotto: 05-08-
Estimated jackpot: $3.5
Saturday’s Match 4: 06-
Friday’s Daily Game:
Friday’s Keno: 01-02-07-
Friday’s Match 4: 01-17-
Friday’s Mega Millions:
14-15-32-68-72, Mega Ball: 8
Estimated jackpot: $20
Sunday’s Daily Game:
Sunday’s Keno: 07-10-
Sunday’s Match 4: 01-
Saturday’s Daily Game:
Saturday’s Hit 5: 03-14-
Jan. 20, 2015
STACEY, Christina Louise, 73, of Svensen, died in Portland. Caldwell’s Luce-Layton Mortu-
ary is in charge of arrangements.
Melissa Ann Yowell
Aug. 23, 1939 – Jan. 20, 2015
Melissa was born in Baltimore, MD, the and it was selected to appear in the book “Amer-
second of four girls born to Gabrielle vonPlan- ica’s Painted Ladies.” She was active in the his-
ta Yowell and Joseph Wilson Yowell.
toric preservation of Astoria, includ-
She attended public schools in West-
ing the Liberty Theater and the Lower
Columbia Preservation Society.
port, CT, where in high school she
In 2013, Melissa was diagnosed
played three sports and was elect-
with cancer and went back east for
ed best girl athlete in her class. She
treatment at Duke University and to
attended St. Lawrence University
be with family. She returned to Astoria
and earned a BA in History from the
in February 2014 to continue her ac-
University of Connecticut. She then
tivities. She enjoyed taking ENCORE
attended Katharine Gibbs School to
classes and was an enthusiastic, ac-
secure some “practical” skills.
complished and competitive bridge
Melissa was an East Coast girl by
player. She enjoyed her bridge time
birth but her heart was on the West
with friends and was returning home
Coast, more particularly in Astoria,
from bridge when she was broadsid-
OR. In the early 60s she hopped in the
OLWWOHJUHHQ0*7)DQGKHDGHGZHVW¿UVW ed at an intersection. She died shortly after the
to Seattle and then to San Francisco, where she incident.
She is survived by two sisters and their hus-
worked as a paralegal.
In 1976, she traveled to Astoria for her bands, Melinda Yowell Small and Raymond
JUDQGPRWKHU¶VEXULDODQG¿UVWVDZWKHKRPHRQ Rutan of Harpswell, Maine, Marcia Yowell
17th Street that her great-grandfather had built Bingham and Tayler of Raleigh, NC; two niec-
in 1890 and where her “Gram” had grown up. es, Whitney Foard Small of Bangkok, Thailand
In 1982, while enjoying a full life in San Fran- and Somers Foard Killian of Boston, MA; three
cisco, she took a vacation, traveling up the coast nephews, Sebastian Somers Small and wife
WR$VWRULD WR SXW VRPH ÀRZHUV RQ KHU *UDP¶V Naomi of Brunswick, ME, Seth Harrison Bing-
grave and take a picture of the house. She found ham and wife JoEllen of Raleigh, NC, and Mat-
the house shrouded in scaffolding, BUT for sale. thew Foard Bingham and wife Amy of Cary,
It had to be hers and it was later that year. Short- NC; and three grand nephews and a grand niece.
ly thereafter she left SF and moved to the Mar- Her youngest sister Molly Somers Yowell pre-
tin and Lilli Foard House on 17th Street, over- deceased her in 2008.
At Melissa’s request there will be no funer-
looking the Columbia River. While working as
a paralegal, she ran a bed and breakfast on the al or memorial service. However, the family
weekends and became a Master Gardener. She is looking forward to meeting with her friends
ORYHGKHUFRORUIXODQGÀRSS\9LFWRULDQJDUGHQ in the home she loved so much. If you would
Preserving and improving her family home like to remember Melissa through a charitable
and her community were important to her. She contribution, please select an organization that
had the home placed on the National Register UHÀHFWVKHUORYHRI$VWRULD
Benjamin Charles Smith
May 18, 1969 — Dec. 29, 2014
ACCUWEATHER FORECAST FOR ASTORIA
Astoria 5-Day Forecast
Cloudy with a little
Benjamin Charles Smith, age
45, of Astoria, died Monday, De-
cember 29, 2014 in Astoria. He
was born May 18, 1969 in Port-
land, Oregon to Jennefer J. Smith.
He grew up in Southeast Port-
land, graduating from Grant High
School in 1989.
He worked as a carpenter
most of his life. Ben loved art
and music. He attended Clat-
sop Community College and
Stuart Douglas Jordan
July 15, 1979 — Jan. 1, 2015
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Times of clouds
Sun and Moon
Astoria through Sunday.
High ........................................... 63°
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Normal month to date ............. 8.42"
Year to date ............................. 9.16"
Normal year to date ................ 8.42"
Sunset tonight ................... 5:11 p.m.
Sunrise Tuesday .............. 7:44 a.m.
Moonrise today ............... 11:08 a.m.
Moonset today ............... 12:05 a.m.
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Tonight's Sky: First quarter moon is 8:48 p.m.,
within the constellation of Aries.
Source: Jim Todd, OMSI
Astoria / Port Docks
6:34 a.m. 9.2 ft.
7:29 p.m. 6.9 ft.
Tomorrow’s National Weather
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are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.
Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms,
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did some carpentry work around
He lived in Astoria the past
four years, and love to walk the
Riverwalk and sail on the Colum-
bia River. He is survived by his
mother, his Aunt Sadie Dukart and
Uncle Charles Smith, and several
May he rest in peace.
A memorial will be held at a
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Stuart Douglas Jordan, “Big Stu,” of Asto- was a family guy and did anything he could to
ria, OR, passed away at home in his sleep the help his children and any other child he had
morning of January 1, 2015 at the age of 35. He the means to assist. He knew that family is far
was born July 15, 1979 to Leslie Steven Jordan more inclusive than just biological relations
and Kathryn Gail Rose at Columbia Memorial and he extended that care and compassion of-
Hospital in Astoria, OR. He grew up in the As- ten. He loved the people in his town and he
enjoyed making people smile, laugh and feel
toria, Warrenton Knappa and Vernonia areas.
Stuart’s youth was spent in Boy Scouts, Sea the good in the world.
He is survived by his fiance Lisa
Scouts and taking everything apart just to see
how it worked, without regard to how to put Korte; his children Steven Jordan, Dai-
it all back. He played tuba in the school band sy Jordan, Fiona Jordan, Allison Jordan
and played baseball, football and was on the and Scott Korte; his mother Kathryn Gail
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newspapers for The Daily Astorian. He loved Leslie Steven Jordan and Leslie’s wife Sali
camping, bicycling, and playing at the beach; Diamond of Astoria, OR; his grandmother
Dodie Ogden and grandfather Paul
most of all he loved spending time
Ogden of Citrus Heights, CA; his
with people telling stories and jokes.
great-grandmother Lucille Tomp-
In his teens, Stuart met Laura Pi-
kins of Portland, OR; his siblings
etila and fell in love. They had their
Heather Bouyear and Michael
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Bouyear of Vancouver WA, Lyn
this time, Stu worked for Johnson Oil
Schultz of Hillsboro, OR, Cather-
and later the mill in Madras. Laura
ine Malkemus and Nate Malkemus
and Stuart welcomed their second
of Warrenton OR, Michelle Park-
child Daisy in 2001. Eventually,
er and Cecil Parker ofAstoria OR,
Stuart and Laura went their separate
and Lance Diamond and Elizabeth
ways and Stu moved to Portland. He
had a few jobs assembling cabinetry Stuart Douglas Diamond of Astoria, OR; his niec-
es Elektra, B’Elanna, Jadzia, Kay-
while he obtained his G.E.D. In class,
tlyn, Mikayla, Briauna, Cha’leeah
he met Amie Ennis. They were mar-
ried on October 10, 2004 and had two children, and Kylie; his nephews Luke, De’Vonte,
Miles, Caleb and Troy; and his many aunts
Fiona in 2005 and Allison in 2007.
He worked for Freightliner mounting tires and uncles, cousins, friends, co-workers
until laid off. Stuart always wanted to operate and two beloved dogs. He was greatly loved
a crane, so he went to school and earned his and will be dearly missed.
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heavy equipment operator’s license and then
earlier through Caldwell’s Luce-Layton Mor-
worked for North Sky.
Later, Stuart and Amie divorced and he tuary in Astoria. A celebration of Stuart’s life
eventually moved back to Astoria. He worked will be held on January 31, 2015 at 2 p.m. at
several jobs, attended Clatsop Community The Loft at the Red Building, located at 20
College and then began working at Trails End Basin St., in Astoria, OR. The Seventh-day
Recovery and Custom Excavating. He joined $GYHQWLVW&KXUFKRI$VWRULDZLOORI¿FLDWHWKH
the Seventh-day Adventist church and met service there, followed by a reception.
Lisa Korte. They established a home together
and enjoyed a rich family life. Lisa and Stuart tion of Stuart’s children is being set up by his
family at Wauna Federal Credit Union. In lieu
were engaged to be married.
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ly about the happiness and well-being of chil- Stuart D. Jordan Memorial Education Fund
dren. He was an Astoria Clown and frequently and help to make his children’s dreams come
handed out balloons and candy at parades. He true.
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