The Sellwood Bee - Obituaries

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Robert Lee Huffman
February 05, 2016

Robert Lee Huffman

by Pamplin Media Group
March 4, 1937 - January 16, 2016 After a brief illness, Robert Lee Huffman passed on Saturday, January 16, 2016, in the loving home of friends in Beaverton, Oregon. The scion of generations of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Michael Steinel
January 20, 2016

Michael Steinel

by Pamplin Media Group
March 1, 1931 - October 24, 2015 Mike Steinel, resident of Sellwood, died peacefully on October 24, 2015, of complications from pneumonia. He was born March 1, 1931 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and…
Genevieve (Leipzig) Hainley
November 29, 2015

Genevieve (Leipzig) Hainley

by THE BEE
November 20, 1927 - October 15, 2015 Genevieve Hainley, considered by many to be an institution in Sellwood, passed at age 87 on Wednesday, October 21. She was born Genevieve Virginia Leipzig on…
Shirley Ann Busick
November 29, 2015

Shirley Ann Busick

by THE BEE
June 24, 1945 - October 14, 2015 Shirley Ann Busick, a resident for many years of Sellwood, was born on June 24, 1945, in Fresno, California – but by the time of her college education she had…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Shirley Busick
November 05, 2015

Shirley Busick

by Pamplin Media Group
June 26, 1945 - October 14, 2015 Shirley Busick, 70, passed away on October 14th, 2015 after a lengthy battle with renal failure. Born on June 26, 1945 in Fresno, California to Betty and Henry…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ruth Jean Stewart
October 23, 2015

Ruth Jean Stewart

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April 4, 1932 - September 17, 2015 Ruth Jean Hermann was born in Hennepin Minnesota on April 4, 1932. She lived in the Sellwood/Westmoreland area most of her life. Ruth attended Sellwood…
COURTESY OF DUYCK & VAN DEHAY FUNERAL HOME - Willard Allan Luethe, 1947-2015
September 04, 2015

Past SMS and Duniway Principal dies at age 67

by Rita A. Leonard
Wiiam "Allan" Luethe Sept. 10, 1947 - July 27, 2015 A veteran Principal for various Portland Public Schools – notably including both Duniway Elementary School in Eastmoreland, and Sellwood…
Florence Faye Kinish 1918 - 2015
September 04, 2015

Florence Faye (Harvey) Kinish

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January 16, 1918 - August 13, 2015 Florence Kinish, at age 97, died peacefully at home on August 13, three days after suffering a stroke. Faye was born in the family home in downtown Portland…

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