Hermiston herald. (Hermiston, Or.) 1994-current, June 13, 2015, Image 5

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    SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015
Charles Henry ‘Chuck’ Fitch
Good Shepherd Medical Center, Hermiston
Dallas, Ore.
June 4, 2015
JUNE 3, 2015
DEARDORFF — Sarah Deardorff and Brandon Dear-
dorff of Hermiston; a boy, Dane Dennis Deardorff.
JUNE 4, 2015
Chuck Fitch, 100, passed
away June 4, 2015, at the Dal-
las Retirement Village.
OTTMAR — Kiya D. Ottmar and Chalen J. Ottmar of
Charles Henry Fitch was
Hermiston; a boy, Roczen Wayne Ottmar.
born in San Francisco, Cal-
ifornia. His mother
JUNE 7, 2015
died when he was four
JAIMES²7LIIDQL/:LOVRQDQG1RH0-DLPHVRI years old and he went
Umatilla; a boy, Luis Rene Jaimes.
to live with his elder-
ly grandmother in
St. Anthony Hospital, Pendleton
the Napa Valley, then
when he was 12 he
JUNE 3, 2015
went to live with his
BAROS — McKenzie L. Baros and Logan R.S. Baros aunt Nan Fitch Crary Fitch
of Hermiston; a girl, Oaklie Larena Spencer Baros.
and uncle William H.
Crary in Echo, Oregon. He
had his 12th birthday May 20,
1927, on the train from Oak-
land to Echo and it was the
same day that Charles Lind-
• A caller reported he was sleeping in his semi with his person-
al pickup parked in a fenced area of a yard on Westland Road,
event so impressed Chuck
and his pickup was stolen overnight.
that it shaped his future career
• A caller reported someone had been using her bank card on
in airlines. He graduated from
South Highway 395.
Echo High School in 1933
• On Northeast Marty Drive, a caller reported receiving calls
with honors and was active in
from a male he does not know who was threatening to assault
school sports including ten-
him for contacting a person he does not know.
nis, basketball and track.
• A caller reported a male was banging his head against the
During school and after
caller’s garage door on Southwest Seventh Street.
graduation he worked operat-
• A caller reported her dog was stolen out of her yard on West
ing printing presses and lino-
Joseph Avenue.
type in Will Crary’s weekly
• A caller reported a male abused a dog on South Highway
newspaper, the Echo News.
Chuck was fascinated by radio
communication and he studied
• A caller reported a male attempted to jump on a train near
for and obtained a ham radio
Umatilla River Road.
license and an FCC commer-
• A caller reported the lock to a shop on East Hurlburt Avenue
cial radio operator license. He
had been cut.
met and dated Betty Hawkins
• A caller reported someone stole her electric wheelchair
from Dallas, Oregon, a Wil-
outside of a residence on East Jennie Avenue.
lamette University graduate
• A male was reportedly holding a sign, lunging at vehicles and
who was an English teacher
yelling at people on North First Street.
in Echo High School, and
• A burgundy 1999 Toyota Avalon was reportedly stolen on
they were married in 1937 in
East Sunset Drive.
Dallas, just after he was hired
• An employee reported trees were stolen from a business on
by United Airlines as a station
North First Street on three occasions for a total of $1,169.
agent in Pendleton.
• A caller reported a male attempted to enter the back door
In 1939 Chuck was trans-
of a neighbor’s residence on East Gladys Avenue and then left
ferred by United to Salt Lake
down the alley after seeing the neighbor.
City as a ground radio opera-
tor. In 1942 he was promoted
• A caller reported his ex-girlfriend was attacking him at a
to chief radio operator and
residence on Southeast Sixth Street.
assigned to San Francisco to
work with United’s domestic
East Newport Avenue earlier.
• An intoxicated female was reportedly “causing a scene” at a
mand. Following the end of
business on North First Street.
WWII he was transferred to
• A caller reported he drove by his girlfriend’s residence on
January 18, 1948-June 3, 2015
Roland “Don”
DuBois was
born on Janu-
ary 18, 1948,
in Sanford,
parents Ro-
land Eugene and Elsie
Marie Leleivre Du-
Bois. He died on June
3, 2015, at his home in
Hermiston, Oregon,
with his wife and sons
by his side at the age
of 67 years.
from Sanford High School in
the class of 1966. He joined
the United States Navy in
January of 1967 and served
2½ tours in Vietnam. During
his third tour Don was in-
jured and was honorably dis-
charged in March of 1970.
He received the National
Defense Service Medal, Viet-
nam Service Medal, Republic
of Vietnam Campaign Medal
with Device and Meritorious
Unit Commendation Ribbon.
Don moved to Hermiston,
Oregon, in 1970 and worked
for Marlette Homes then
building custom homes in the
Hermiston area before hir-
ing on at the Umatilla Army
Depot in 1979. While at the
Army Depot he received
many accommodations for
his outstanding work ethic.
He was on the shooting team
for the Army Depot, earning
many trophies for his marks-
manship. Don was united in
marriage to LaVonne Smith
in 1977 and helped
to raise her
four sons. Don
was a devoted
husband and
father, living
his life for his
wife, sons,
Don had one dream
and that dream was
to spend the winters
down south after re-
tirement. God granted
him that wish for 5
months before he was
diagnosed with can-
cer and returned home to be
with his family.
He is survived by his wife
of 38 years, LaVonne DuBois,
Hermiston, Ore.; daughter
Holly Ramsdell, Illinois; sons
Jerry G. Foley Jr. (Laura),
Jeffrey D. Foley (Robin), and
Christopher J. Foley, all of
Hermiston, Ore.; 14 grand-
children; four great-grand-
children; and many nieces
and nephews.
Don was preceded in
death by his parents, a brother
Bob DuBois, and son Darrell
A. Foley.
A celebration of life ser-
vice will be held on Saturday,
June 13, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at
the Umatilla Baptist Church,
146 Columbia St., Umatilla,
Please sign the online
guest book at burnsmortuary-
Burns Mortuary of Herm-
iston, Oregon, is in care of ar-
Obituary Policy
obituary can include small photos and, for veterans, a
about services. Obituaries may be edited for spelling,
proper punctuation and style. Obituaries and notices
may be submitted online at www.hermistonherald.com/
obituaryform, by email to obits@hermistonherald.com.
Elidio Guardado
Dylan D. Jones Vicory
9, 2015, in Richland, Wash. He was born Aug. 3, 1936,
Christian Burial was held Friday, June 12 at 10 a.m. at
Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston. Buri-
al followed at the Hermiston Cemetery. Burns Mortuary
of Hermiston is in care of arrangements. Sign the online
guest book at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
Dylan D. Jones Vicory, 18, of Irrigon died Sunday,
June 7, 2015, as the result of drowning in the Colum-
bia River in Irrigon. He was born Jan. 19, 1997, in
Modesto, California. A celebration of life service will
be held on Monday, June 15 at 10 a.m. at the Family
Worship Center, 330 N.E. Eighth St., Irrigon. Burns
Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
Sign the online guest book at burnsmortuaryhermis-
Aug. 3, 1936-June 9, 2015
Jan. 19, 1997-June 7, 2015
Emmett Lee Cawley
Gustave J. ‘Gus’ Kurtz
Oct. 7, 1924-June 10, 2015
Emmett Lee Cawley, 90, of Hermiston died Wednesday,
June 10, 2015, in Hermiston. He was born Oct. 7, 1924, in
Elk City, Oklahoma. A graveside funeral service will be
held Monday, June 15 at 10 a.m. at the Hermiston Cem-
etery. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrange-
ments. Sign the online guest book at burnsmortuaryherm-
Sept. 9, 1923-June 10, 2015
Gustave J. “Gus” Kurtz, 91, of Irrigon died Wednesday,
June 10, 2015, in Milton-Freewater. He was born Sept. 9,
1923, in Wisconsin. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in
care of arrangements. Sign the condolence book at burns-
Harold J. Bryson
Aug. 26, 1922-June 7, 2015
Harold J. Bryson, 92, of Hermiston died Sunday, June 7,
2015, at his home. He was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Prineville.
Arrangements are pending at Burns Mortuary of Hermiston.
Sign the online guest book at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
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East Elm Avenue and saw an intoxicated female lying in the
grass, but he could not assist her because she had a restraining
order against him. The dispatcher attempted to tell the caller the
the caller insisted she was at the residence.
• A caller reported people with children were panhandling on
North First Street, and the caller was concerned because of the
• An employee reported a male attempted to steal an “ultra
duster” from a business on North First Street.
• A caller reported having video of three juveniles climbing onto
the roof of a business on North First Street and throwing off cinder
• An employee reported an intoxicated female was unable to
get out of the bathroom of a business on North First Street.
• An altercation between juveniles was reported at Butte Park
on Northwest Seventh Street.
• A caller reported a male forced a female to get into a vehicle
on West Ridgeway Avenue.
• Two purses, four cellphone chargers and a cellphone were
reportedly stolen on Bowdin Lane.
• A person reported a neighbor had been using her cable
service for a week on D Street in Umatilla.
• A caller reported someone crawled underneath a van and
punctured the gas tank while the caller was sleeping in the vehicle
on Highway 730 in Umatilla.
• A red car-hauling trailer was reportedly stolen on East Coe
• A male reportedly assaulted a female at Warehouse Beach
on Highway 730 in Umatilla.
• A caller reported a white Chevrolet Silverado was not where
she parked it on Umatilla River Road.
• Charles Cass Cooley, 36: failure to appear.
• Latisha Sue Rodriguez, 32; second-degree theft, Hermiston
• Tina Louise Patterson, 44: second-degree theft.
• Darwin David Smith, 27: Hermiston Municipal Court warrant
• Ceferino Manuel Gonzales, 47: harassment.
• Paige Brooklin Brause, 20: possession of methamphet-
amine, carrying concealed weapons, possession of drug para-
phernalia, Hermiston Municipal Court warrant — failure to appear.
• Jason Paul Broyles, 35: possession of methamphetamine,
possession of drug paraphernalia, Hermiston Municipal Court
• Jessica Dianne Stricker, 37: fourth-degree assault.
• Jacob Carson Royce Barthel, 20: felon in possession of a
weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Jeremy Leon Beard, 22: third-degree criminal mischief,
second-degree disorderly conduct.
• Josue Grimaldo, 22: probation violation.
• David Alfredo Luvianos, 34: parole violation, theft of lost or
mislaid property.
• Elisa Vega Sandoval, 34: third-degree theft.
• David Michael Kreienbrink, 34: parole violation, possession
of methamphetamine.
• Martin Coria Armenta, 46: failure to present license, driving
without a license, driving uninsured.
United’s headquarters in Den-
ver, Colorado, as director of
System Air Ground Commu-
nications. In 1948 the airlines
contracted with Aeronautical
Radio Inc. (ARINC),
a newly formed com-
pany headquartered
in Washington, D.C.,
to operate air-ground
radio stations for all
the airlines in United
States-controlled air
space. Chuck trans-
ferred from United to
ARINC as station manager
at San Francisco. In 1950 he
was transferred to their head-
quarters in Washington, D.C.,
as director-operations, which
title he held until 1968 when
he was promoted to vice pres-
ident-operations and ARINC
headquarters was moved to
Annapolis, Maryland. He
retired from this position in
September 1977 when his
wife Betty died of cancer.
After a consulting contract
with the United Nations, he
returned to Oregon in 1979
and settled in Dallas. In 1980
he married Veryl Bratager, a
young Albany widow orig-
inally from Madison, S.D.
Chuck and Veryl moved to
the Dallas Retirement Village
in 2011. Veryl passed away in
2013 at the age of 89.
Chuck has three sons: Da-
vid (and Linda), a consulting
geologist of Reno, Nevada;
Michael (and Jackie), a re-
tired United Airlines pilot
of Clearville, Pa.; and Rich-
ard (and Lin), a retired high
school teacher and admin-
istrator of Cape May, N.J.
Chuck has a stepdaughter,
Alison Warmann and fami-
and stepsons Brian Bratager
and family of Seattle and
Mack Bratager, also of Seat-
tle. He has seven grandchil-
dren, 14 great-grandchildren
and three great-great-grand-
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