Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Bernice Rhodes, 89, died Sunday morning due to injuries received in a single car accident on Old Pup Creek Road. She was born in Dublin, Texas April 19, 1931, to Owen J. and Bertha Massingill.

George H. Wiebold was born Feb. 19, 1922, to Harry and Wilma Wiebold in Hillsboro, Ore. The family moved to Vancouver a few years later. George attended Washington and Shumway schools.

Jean Martha Tanninen was born in Fredonia, N.D., to William and Mayme Homola May 23, 1936. She was the ninth of twelve children and had a simple and happy childhood.

Bette Mongillo, 90, passed away on July 4, 2020. Preceded in death by her husband, John Mongillo.

Clyde Wayne Simonson, 73, was born Oct. 14, 1946, and passed away July 7, 2020. He was born in Hancock, Mich., to Charles and Lillian (Simula) Simonson and was the oldest of 10 children.

Betty Fay Kunze, loving wife, mother and grandmother went home to be with her Savior, whom she faithfully served, on July 6, 2020, at the age of 91. She was born 4th of six siblings in Redlands, Calif., on January 6, 1929, to parents John and Alma Anglin.

Diane "Dinah" Ek, 77, went peacefully to heaven July 9, 2020, with her children gathered around her. Dinah was born Aug. 1, 1942, in Hancock, Mich., to William and Effie (Simula) Erickson. She married Douglas John Ek July 31, 1965, and they raised a family of 13 children. They made their hom…

Derral Dean Mosby of Ridgefield, Wash., was born Aug. 29, 1955, in Cottage Grove, Ore. He died July 1, 2020, in Ridgefield, Wash.

Marion Winter O’Donnell was born to Henry and Nana Winter on September 21, 1937 in Eufaula, Ala., and died July 4, 2020 in Vancouver, Wash., at the age of 82.

George Gaylord “Pete” Keith Jr., was born July 16, 1930. On June 16, 2020, our wonderful, funny, irreverent, loving husband, dad, grandpa and great-grandpa made his journey to heaven.

Edith and her twin, Ethel were born to Ida and Hiram Mizener in Cleveland, N.D. She married John Olson in 1947, and had four children. They moved to Washington in 1952, where they raised chickens on their farm in Hockinson. Edith enjoyed camping at the coast, clamming, fishing and traveling …

Deena J. Van Dyke (Chadderton), age 65, passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side, June 20, 2020. She was born April 19, 1955 in Longview, Wash., to Charles and Ettanell Chadderton. Deena was raised in Rose Valley and graduated from Kelso High School in 1973. For many years Deena…

Ruth Elizabeth (Pekkala) Kaski, 92, passed away June 20, 2020, at home in Battle Ground, Wash. She was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Highland Park, Mich., to Emil and Tyyni Pekkala. Ruth married Virgil Kaski in 1950, in Detroit, Mich.

Dennis Zoet, 76, passed away June 12, 2020, from Parkinson’s disease complications. He was the son of Harvey Zoet, Spokane and Lucille Zoet, Vancouver.

Matthew Samuel Throop, 47, passed away at his home May 11, 2020. He was born April 27, 1973, and grew up in Vancouver, Wash.

We are mourning the loss of Denny Waldal, who passed away from Goldendale, Wash., to be with our Heavenly Father June 19, 2020. My beloved husband was born July 20,1946, and married me, Judy, July 7,1969, 51 years ago.

Rose Marie Simpson West was born to Cullen and Martha Simpson in Monticello, Ky., July 10, 1930, and was the youngest of 12 children. She moved to Washington by train and married Etheridge Walton West upon arriving in Vancouver, Feb. 23, 1950. They were married for 46 years, until she lost h…

John Ivan Lickar Jr., passed peacefully June 10, 2020, at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Ore. He was born June 15, 1927, to John and Hertha Lickar in Ely, Minnesota.