Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1961-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 7, 2015)
THE DAILY ASTORIAN • MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015
Linda Jean Brooks
Charles L. Meadows Sr.
Jan. 2, 1943 — Nov. 17, 2015
Sept. 30, 1934 — Dec. 2, 2015
Linda Jean Brooks went to be with the who brought a positive light with her wher-
Lord on Nov. 17 , 2015, in Seaside, Oregon, ever she was. She truly was a “glass half-full
at the age of 72.
person.” Her hobbies included quilting, sew-
Linda was born on Jan. 2, 1943, in Port- ing, gardening, reading, cooking, playing pia-
land, Oregon, to Howard and Gold
no and making gifts for others.
Seger. She attended Jefferson High
Linda attended First Presbyteri-
school in Portland, Oregon, and
an Church of Astoria where she was
later in life attended and graduated
a deacon, active on the fellowship
from Lin¿ eld University in McMin-
committee and enjoyed serving and
nville, Oregon, with a bachelor’s
helping with events.
degree in liberal arts.
She is survived by her brother
A mother of ¿ ve children, Lin-
Ken Seger; daughter Melissa Mea-
da enjoyed being a homemaker.
cham; sons, Mark Brooks (Mag-
Throughout the years she had many
gie); Chris Brooks (Cassie) and
roles including care giving, tutor-
Josh Brooks (Heather); 13 grand-
ing at Clatsop Community College,
children and three great-grandchil-
running her own home day care,
dren. She is preceded in death by
foster parenting, as well as provid-
her son Michael Brooks and her
ing adult foster care. One of the highlights grandson Beau Brooks.
of her life was her time spent as a radio DJ
A celebration of life will be held at First
at KSWB, where she was known as “Kelley Presbyterian Church of Astoria at 1 p.m. on
Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, followed by a recep-
Linda enjoyed her life as a free spirit, re- tion.
siding in several locations, while always re-
The family requests that in lieu of À owers,
maining in the Northwest. Her love for her donations be made to the Oregon Alzheimer’s
grandchildren was unmatchable. Linda appre- Association at www.alz.org or to First Presby-
ciated her many long-term friends, and will be terian Church of Astoria at 1103 Grand Ave.,
remembered as a very happy, carefree spirit Astoria, OR 97103.
Charles L. Meadows Sr., of Astoria, died Dec. looked forward to family camping experiences, and
2, 2015, in Portland. He was born Sept. 30, 1934, in the family barbecue. He loved to build birdhouses,
Longview, Washington, to Leo Valgene Meadows À ower boxes, and holiday lawn decorations, and he
and Louise V. Stevens. His parents preceded him loved a challenge! If he didn’t have a plan for it,
“improvise” was his motto. In addition,
in death. His siblings are David Colwell
McCauley of Knappa and the late No-
he loved to watch Knappa Logger bas-
vella LaVerne Littke.
ketball — if it was held year around he
would have been at every game!
He attended Knappa Schools until
Other survivors include Cheri Geis-
he enlisted In U. S. Air Force in 1952.
ler (Monty) of Knappa, Charles Mead-
He was discharged from the Air Force
ows Jr. (Jill) of Clatskanie, Steven
in May 1966.
Meadows Sr. (Lynette) of Longview,
He married Maria Virginia Sanchez
and Susan Gribbin (Mike) of Knappa.
on July 18, 1953, in Cheyenne, Wyo-
They have been blessed with 12 grand-
ming. She survives, residing in Astoria.
children, and 28 great-grandchildren.
Charles entered the body and fend-
Private graveside services have al-
er industry in 1966. His mentor for the Charles Meadows
ready been held.
body and fender ¿ eld was Oren Tweet
In lieu of À owers, contributions
of Westport, Oregon. Charles left this
¿ eld in 1983, and operated his own business for can be made to the Knappa School Foundation or
about a year. In 1984, he started employment with Knappa School Athletics.
Hughes-Ransom Mortuary is in charge of the
the Wauna Mill and retired from there in 1994.
Charles and Virginia loved to travel, mostly tak- arrangements. An online guest book may be signed
ing the back roads for their scenic beauty. He always at www.hughes-ransom.com
ACCUWEATHER FORECAST FOR ASTORIA
Astoria 5-Day Forecast
Windy and mild
with periods of rain
for fl ooding
Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2015
Periods of rain
Sun and Moon
Astoria through Sunday.
High ........................................... 57°
Low ............................................ 50°
Normal high ............................... 49°
Normal low ................................. 37°
Yesterday ................................ 0.66"
Month to date .......................... 3.55"
Normal month to date ............. 2.11"
Year to date ........................... 56.79"
Normal year to date .............. 59.48"
Sunset tonight ..................
Sunrise Tuesday ..............
Moonrise today ................
Moonset today .................
Hi Lo W
42 38 r
54 48 r
58 55 r
61 55 r
56 54 r
50 39 r
58 51 r
57 53 r
61 56 r
Hi Lo W
56 48 r
57 50 r
60 54 r
61 58 r
62 57 r
57 55 r
48 43 r
59 55 r
50 40 r
Hi Lo W
58 44 r
63 53 c
60 48 r
64 53 r
62 50 r
58 51 r
54 44 sh
61 50 r
58 49 sh
Tonight's Sky: The sun is passing through
Ophiuchus the Serpent-bearer, the 13th constel-
lation of the zodiac.
Source: Jim Todd, OMSI
Irene Nordmark Hartill, 90, passed away many friends and was an avid gardener and an
peacefully at home on Saturday, Nov. 28, after excellent baker. She frequently had friends over
a long struggle with dementia. Born in Seaside, for pie and coffee. She was a kind and giving per-
Oregon, on July 30, 1925, to Hilding and Emma son.
Irene was preceded in death by
Nordmark, Irene grew up on her fam-
her beloved daughter Sandy and two
ily’s vegetable and chicken farm in
brothers, Carl and Perry Nordmark.
the Necanicum Valley. She graduated
In addition to her husband, she is sur-
from Seaside Union High School in
vived by daughter and son-in-law Jill
1943 and married Charlie Hartill on
and Colin Brown, daughter Lori Har-
Aug. 29, 1945. They were happily
till, granddaughter Wendy (Brent) Ho-
married for 70 years.
vden, grandson Ben (Carrie) Brown,
One of Irene’s jobs after high
four great-grandchildren, a sister
school was planting pine trees to sta-
Ernestine Neitzel and sisters-in-law
bilize the dunes in what is now Surf
Jeanne and Magdalene Nordmark.
Pines. Irene adored her family. She es-
A cake and coffee gathering will be
pecially delighted in her two red-head-
held at Lori Hartill’s house on Satur-
ed grandchildren, calling them her
day, Dec. 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. All are
bright, copper pennies. She also loved
À owers, animals, and country music. Irene had welcome to attend.
Nov. 17, 2015
PACE, Kayla and Nathan,
of Warrenton, a boy, Jaxson
Archer Pace, born at Provi-
dence Seaside Hospital. Old-
Astoria / Port Docks
10:51 a.m. 9.0 ft.
Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands
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,
r-rain, sf-snow fl urries, sn-snow, i-ice.
Ha ve you w a ited u n til th e en d of th e yea r
to u tilize you r in su ra n ce b en efits?
Klemp Family Dentistry now offers
C EREC b y Siro na ceram ic d ental resto ratio ns.
Y o u r new cro w ns can b e co m p leted in
a sin gle a ppoin tm en t!
Typical restorations require uncomfortable
temporaries and impression trays, and
returning for a secondary appointment for
fillings, veneers or full crowns.
CEREC restorations are all color matched,
metal free and highly durable. With 30 years of research and development
backing this process, 28 million restorations placed worldwide and a success
rate of 95%, you can rest assured that you’ve made the right decision to trust
the CEREC system with your dental restoration needs.
Dec. 4, 2015
KENNELL, Daniel H., 30,
of Astoria, died in Astoria. Cald-
well’s Luce-Layton Mortuary
in Astoria is in charge of the ar-
Dec. 5, 2015
Wednesday, Dec. 9
SKAGGS, Bonnie Jean —
Celebration of life at 2 p.m., Light-
house Christian Church, 88786
Dellmoor Loop, Warrenton.
Friday, Dec. 11
TAYLOR, J. “Marlene” —
Knappa School District,
5:30 p.m., Knappa High
School library, 41535 Old
U.S. Highway 30.
Cannon Beach Rural Fire
Protection District Board, 6
p.m., Cannon Beach Fire Sta-
tion, 188 Sunset Blvd.
Youngs River Lewis &
Clark Water District Board,
6 p.m., 34583 U.S. Highway
Astoria City Council, 6
Sunday’s Pick 4:
1 p.m.: 6-4-1-5
4 p.m.: 7-0-1-4
7 p.m.: 1-2-0-3
10 p.m.: 5-0-8-1
Saturday’s Megabucks: 10-
Estimated jackpot: $2.6 mil-
Saturday’s Powerball: 13-
27-33-47-68, Powerball: 13
Estimated jackpot: $127 mil-
Saturday’s Pick 4:
1 p.m.: 4-7-7-5
4 p.m.: 0-7-2-9
7 p.m.: 0-4-1-6
The Daily Astorian
Published daily, except Saturday and Sunday,
by EO Media Group, 949 Exchange St., PO
Box 210, Astoria, OR 97103 Telephone 503-
325-3211, 800-781-3211 or Fax 503-325-6573.
POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The
Daily Astorian, PO Box 210, Astoria, OR 97103-
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
1006 West Marine Drive, Astoria
Darrylene, Joan, 55, of Asto-
ria, died in Astoria. Caldwell’s
Luce-Layton Mortuary in Astoria
is in charge of the arrangements.
Dec. 6, 2015
BABBITT, Janet L., 70, of
Astoria, died in Seaside. Cald-
well’s Luce-Layton Mortuary
in Astoria is in charge of the ar-
Dec. 7, 2015
BRANHAM, Paul, 97, of
Astoria, died Astoria. Caldwell’s
Luce-Layton Mortuary in Asto-
ria is in charge of the arrange-
Graveside service at 11 a.m., at
Ocean View Cemetery in War-
Saturday, Dec. 12
BROOKS, Linda J. — Me-
morial at 1 p.m., First Presbyterian
Church of Astoria, 1103 Grand Ave.
RICHARDSON, Terri —
Celebration of life from 1 to
4 p.m., Warrenton Communi-
ty Center, 170 S.W. Third St.
Hughes-Ransom Mortuary in
Astoria is in charge of the ar-
p.m., City Hall, 1095 Duane
lege board, 6:30 p.m., Co-
lumbia Hall Room 219, 1651
Lexington Ave., Astoria.
School Board, 7 p.m., War-
renton High School library,
1700 S.E. Main Ave.
Lewis & Clark Fire De-
partment Board, 7 p.m.,
main ¿ re station, 34571 High-
way 101 Business.
Cannon Beach City
Council, 6 p.m., work session,
City Hall, 163 E. Gower St.
Astoria Library Board,
5:30 p.m., Astoria Public Li-
brary Flag Room, 450 10th St.
Miles Crossing Sanitary
Sewer District Board, 6 p.m.,
34583 U.S. Highway 101
Warrenton City Commis-
sion, 6 p.m., 225 S. Main Ave.
Clatsop Community Col-
Established July 1, 1873
KLEMP F A MILY D ENTISTRY
ern of Bradenton, Florida,
and the late Dorothy Klum.
Great-grandparents are Lani
Hillard and Dannie Nichols
The restorations look and
feel natural, which will
give you the confidence to
SHOW YOUR SMILE.
er siblings are Dexter Pace,
Rhianne Gaffney and Niya
and Shannah Lindh. Grand-
parents are Michele Pedersen
of Warrenton, David Coth-
Tomorrow’s National Weather
Hi Lo W
64 41 s
44 34 c
50 40 pc
61 40 pc
56 38 pc
47 39 pc
64 37 s
-13 -23 pc
84 72 s
52 43 pc
59 36 pc
68 48 pc
82 55 pc
65 48 pc
78 69 sh
61 44 pc
70 51 s
48 39 pc
65 38 s
50 36 pc
62 45 pc
53 36 c
61 52 c
59 45 r
54 39 s
July 30, 1925 — Nov. 28, 2015
Under the Sky
Hi Lo W
46 42 c
55 42 c
60 55 r
61 50 r
57 50 r
53 38 c
62 48 c
57 49 r
62 53 r
Hi Lo W
66 39 s
54 38 pc
45 34 c
60 39 s
54 36 pc
43 30 pc
62 33 s
-11 -18 pc
84 71 pc
48 35 pc
57 34 pc
64 45 pc
80 55 pc
62 39 s
79 67 sh
58 33 pc
69 49 s
53 37 pc
Oklahoma City 63 37 s
56 36 pc
54 40 pc
Salt Lake City
50 35 pc
61 51 c
54 49 r
Washington, DC 54 38 pc
Windy with periods
Breezy with rain
Irene Nordmark Hartill
The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to
the use for republication of all the local news
printed in this newspaper.
10 p.m.: 1-8-9-9
Friday’s Pick 4:
1 p.m.: 1-8-0-0
4 p.m.: 8-8-0-2
7 p.m.: 6-7-3-2
10 p.m.: 4-7-3-2
Sunday’s Daily Game: 5-8-8
Sunday’s Keno: 02-03-07-
Sunday’s Match 4: 08-12-
Saturday’s Daily Game:
Saturday’s Hit 5: 07-21-26-
Estimated jackpot: $470,000.
Saturday’s Keno: 06-09-12-
Saturday’s Lotto: 06-13-20-
Estimated jackpot: $3 million.
Saturday’s Match 4: 02-05-
Friday’s Daily Game: 9-3-3
Friday’s Keno: 03-08-09-15-
Friday’s Match 4: 01-04-14-
Friday’s Mega Millions: 26-
42-47-61-73, Mega Ball: 6
Estimated jackpot: $47 million.
Effective July 1, 2015
EZpay (per month) ................................ $11.25
EZpay (per month) ................................ $16.60
13 weeks in advance ............................ $36.79
13 weeks in advance ............................ $51.98
26 weeks in advance ............................ $70.82
26 weeks in advance .......................... $102.63
52 weeks in advance .......................... $135.05
52 weeks in advance .......................... $199.90
Circulation phone number: 503-325-3211
Periodicals postage paid at Astoria, OR
All advertising copy and illustrations prepared by The Daily Astorian become the property of The
Daily Astorian and may not be reproduced for any use without explicit prior approval.
Entire contents © Copyright, 2015 by The Daily Astorian.
SUBSCRIBER TO THE NEW YORK TIMES
MEMBER CERTIFIED AUDIT OF
Printed on recycled paper