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THE DAILY ASTORIAN • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
‘Now that Oregon LNG has pulled out, what would
you like to see happen on the Skipanon Peninsula?’
“Nothing. Actually, I
wouldn’t mind some-
thing that created
jobs that was light.
But not something so
“A bicycle path, or
something like the
would be amazing.
And maybe add a
landing so you can
send a kayak out.”
Richard Garner, Astoria
THE DAILY ASTORIAN // QUESTION OF THE WEEK
“I’d like to see them
possibly turn that
into a nature con-
servancy, or some-
thing that would
allow for the P ort to
expand over there.”
Michael Morales, Astoria
Mike Haner, Seaside
Theodore C. Bottema
Michael William Holt
Oct. 30, 1920 — April 18, 2016
July 1, 1952 — April 11, 2016
The journey continues for Pauline (Winstan- ing the aerospace industry, Ted ventured into a
ley) Thomas and Theodore (Ted) C. Bottema. second career in precious gems, and began his
Pauline passed away on July 7, 2015, at the age of world travels.
96, but has waited patiently for Ted, who passed
They lived less than 200 miles from each
away April 18, 2016, at
other, but required a trip
the age of 95. Together
on the trans-Siberian rail-
they traveled the world
road to meet. From that
in life, visiting over 150
moment on, no trip was
countries, all seven con-
too far, too dangerous or
tinents, and interacting
too challenging. Even in
with as many people of
the ﬁ nal few years, they
the world as possible.
approached a dinner out
They loved each other,
or a trip to the doctor as
they loved their family
an exciting venture. They
and they loved to travel.
truly knew how to live
Pauline, who was
life, celebrate friends and
Theodore “Ted” Bottema and
preceded in death by
share their experiences in
Pauline (Winstanley) Thomas
husbands Hugh Winstan-
ley and Stanley Thomas,
Ted and Pauline are
met Ted on a train in Siberia, Russia, and from survived by Betty Zachor (sister), Don and Vi
that moment on their love of each other and of Smith (brother), Efﬁ emae and George Adrian
travel blossomed. She graduated from Wash- (aunt), Valerie and Mark Winstanley (children),
ington High in Portland and attended Whitman Melissa and Jeff Bilyeu and Mitch Winstan-
College, where she met her ﬁ rst husband. After ley (grandchildren) and Adam, Alex, and Zach
Hugh’s death she worked for the Seaside School Bilyeu (great-grandchildren).
District for many years as the business manager,
It doesn’t matter whose relation, Pauline
from which she retired.
and Ted treated them all the same, with all the
Ted graduated from the University of Ala- love and kindness they had to give. They will be
bama in mechanical engineering, and was a key missed, but treasured always.
contributor in the development of the jet engine,
Hughes-Ransom Mortuary & Crematory in
during World War II, for the Allies. After the Seaside is in charge of arrangements. Please visit
war, Ted worked for McDonnell Douglas, and www.hughes-ransom.com to share memories
later Boeing, from where he retired. After leav- and sign the guest book.
Michael William Holt, 63, was born July 10, honorably discharged, he set out on new life
1952, to Betty Nethercott and Clyde Holt, and adventures. Traveling became his love, till his
passed April 11, 2016.
children came along. Even after hav-
Michael was an amazing man,
ing kids, he still wanted to travel, so
with a huge heart and family. He has
he bought a motor home, and off they
seven children, Alena Knox, James
Michael and his family trav-
Asker, Jeremy Singleton, Alysse
eled for years, till he settled back
Holt, Colton Holt, Brooke Lee-Holt
down in Clatsop County in 2000.
and Ayralea Holt. Michael was mar-
In 2002, he started up his own flag-
ried to Rose Lee for 15 years until
ging company, and loved working
she recently passed in 2015. He has
for himself, but sadly his health
three grandkids, Schwazy Pyper Bis-
issues stopped him from work-
bee Holt, Aria Singleton and one on
Rose Lee and
ing only a few years later. But he
the way in the Bisbee house.
loved being home full time with
Michael was always so full of
his family. Michael was an amaz-
energy and stories. He could keep
ing friend, father and son, and will forever
you laughing all day.
In Michael’s earlier years, he spent four be missed.
His service will be announced by the family.
years ﬁ ghting in Vietnam, and when he was
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Charles Kristian Kelly
Dec. 9, 1963 — April 5, 2016
Charles (Charlie) Kelly, 52, of Astoria, Ore- peanut butter sandwiches began. To this day,
gon, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016, on Youngs Andy Schneider and Joel Midkiff from the F/V
River from a drowning accident.
Arrow can vouch for the fact Charlie ate a lot of
Charlie was born Dec. 9, 1963, in Astoria, peanut butter sandwiches. His brother Tim can
to David Kelly and Margie Kelly. He
tell you he would eat no other peanut
grew up in Olney, Oregon, with his
butter but Creamy Jiff. Tim was on the
mother and stepfather, Hal Hankel Jr.
Arrow one year and purchased an off-
Charlie attended Olney School
brand of peanut butter, and well, let’s
where his grandmother Evelyn Hankel
just say it was never seen on the boat
was principal; he then graduated from
Anyone who knows Charlie Kelly
Astoria High School in 1982. When he
also knows he was an avid hunter, as
was a junior in high school, he went
he should be, he was taught by the
to work for Van Dusen Beverages in
best; his dad Hal Hankel Jr. He took
Astoria, where he worked until 1989.
the tools that his dad gave him and
Then, at age 25, he went to work on
perfected them. In turn, Charlie men-
the F/V Arrow, which is owned by his
tored other kids in Olney like Brad
father David Kelly. He later became
Culver, Nathan Hannah and of course,
captain of the F/V Arrow, and ran the
boat as such until present. In the off seasons from his children, nieces and nephews. The kids he
the Arrow, he ﬁ shed with his Uncle Willie Perry. mentored were not only taught how to shoot, they
On April 29, 1992, in Astoria, Charlie was learned hunting safety, as well. He loved sharing
blessed with his ﬁ rst child, Jacob Kelly. On Sept. hunting and ﬁ shing with his friends and family.
9, 1997, in Seattle, Charlie was blessed with a During hunting season, Charlie was the most
second child, Savannah Kelly. Jake and Savan- popular guy in town.
In addition to his partner in life Tami Grifﬁ s,
nah spent most of their childhood in the Tilla-
and parents Hal and Margie Hankel, he is sur-
mook area, attending Neah-Kah-Nie schools.
In December 2000, he started dating Tami vived by his father David Kelly and his wife Val-
Grifﬁ s, and shortly thereafter made the com- erie, son Jacob Kelly, daughter Savannah Kelly,
mitment to be life partners, and they have been brother Tim Hankel, with whom Charlie had
for the last 15 years. In 2004 they built a home a very special relationship, sister Darcy High,
together in Olney, not far from where Charlie half-brother Blaine Kelly, nephews Derek Han-
grew up. She survives and lives at their home in kel, Tristan Hankel and Boone Kelly, nieces Brit-
tany Hankel, Johanna Hankel, Kelsi High, Sady
When Charlie was 16 years old, family mem- Kelly and Brianna Scarborough, mother in-law
ber Tom Alfonse taught him how to rebuild cars. Judy Grifﬁ s, sisters-in-law Sheri Hankel, Tacy
Tom spent many hours with Charlie at his par- Kelly and Trisha Scarborough, brother-in-law
ents’ home on Irving Avenue in Astoria, work- John Scarborough, and numerous aunts, uncles
ing with him on his 1970 Chevelle. This is when and cousins. Charlie is preceded in death by his
Charlie’s love for working on classic cars started, older brother Pat in 2015, and his little brother
and carried through his adult life. In the last ﬁ ve Matt in 2005.
A celebration of life will be held from 12 to 2
years, Charlie has spent many hours with his best
friend Kelly Culver working on their classic cars p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the Elks Lodge in
in their shops.
Caldwell’s Luce-Layton Mortuary was in
The property Charlie grew up on is next to the
Klatskanie Fish Hatchery. Charlie spent many charge of the arrangements. Please sign our online
hours and days on the N. Klatskanie River ﬁ shing guest book at www.caldwellsmortuary.com
Donations can be made to Clatsop County
for salmon, steelhead and anything else he could
catch. Charlie’s older brother Pat would often go Sheriff’s Department Underwater Recovery
up to the house and make Charlie a peanut butter Team at P.O. Box 658, Astoria OR 97103.
God knows the State Police retirement fund
sandwich, so he would eat, as Charlie would not
that Charlie so generously donated to for several
leave the creek.
This is where Charlie’s love of ﬁ shing and years will be needing some help! lol
Clatsop County Housing Authority Board, 5
p.m., Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Com-
Clatsop County Board of Commissioners, 6
p.m., Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Com-
Port of Astoria Commission, 5 p.m., special
meeting, old Port offi ces, 422 Gateway Ave.
ON THE RECORD
• At 9:04 p.m. Monday, Oregon State Police arrested Scott Thomas Brownlee, 38, of Seaside, for
driving under the inﬂ uence of intoxicants on U.S. Highway 101.
Saturday, April 30
OAKMAN, Jay Clarence —
Celebration of life from 1 to 5
p.m., Goldmine Hill Clubhouse,
43 Ora Way in San Francisco.
VRANA, Ric — Memorial
at 2 p.m., Cerimon House, 5131
N.E. 23rd St., Portland, fol-
lowed by potluck at 4 p.m., 1923
N.E. Wygant St., in Portland.
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