Memorial Announcements

  • Becky Stubbs

    Becky Stubbs, PE teacher at Hillsboro Online Academy, died on Saturday, September 18, after a battle with cancer. She had worked at the school for nearly six years, teaching K-8 PE and high school elective classes. She was also the assistant Girls Golf coach at Glencoe High School. According to HOA Principal Linda Harrington, Becky was an extremely positive person with a loving outlook whose main goal was teaching students good sportsmanship and how to care for one another. 

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  • Tyler Spahn

    Tyler Spahn, custodian at Century High School, died of an apparent heart attack shortly after arriving for his shift on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. A graduate of Hilhi, Tyler served as the lead night custodian at JB Thomas from 1990-2006, then worked at Brookwood Elementary School from 2007-2011, and assumed his current position at Century High School in 2011.  

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  • Lyndall O'Bannon
    Lyndall O'Bannon of Technology Services died in a tragic car accident on the 4th of July weekend, 2021. He had just ended 14 years of service with the Hillsboro School District on Wednesday, June 30, and was moving to California to help care for his mother and be closer to other family members. Over the course of his tenure in HSD, he served as Technology Customer Support, Desktop Architect, and Systems/Network Engineer. He had a vast repertoire of technology skills and was known for being kind, responsive, and thorough. In his free time he enjoyed MMA fighting, working on cars, and bowling. 

    Funeral Home:
    Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center
    765 W. Henderson Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257

    Celebration of life at friend's home:
    Saturday, July 10, 2021
    12 p.m.
    37060 Balchpark Rd.
    Springerville, CA 93265

    Cards or other condolences can be sent to sister's home:
    Marjorie O'Bannon
    5901 143rd Place NE
    Marysville, WA 98271

    Local celebration toasting Lyndall:
    July 9, 2021
    7 p.m.
    Tigard Bowl
    11660 SW Pacific Hwy
    Tigard, OR 97223

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  • Diane Takalo
    Diane Lynn Takalo, 73, died Wednesday morning, June 16, 2021, at her home. Private cremation rites were held at the Hoyt Crematory in Forest Grove. 

    Diane was a secretary in the Hillsboro School District for many years. Among her special interests were quilting, knitting, sewing, and catering, as the family lovingly mentioned she was a regular Betty Crocker. 

    The family suggests contributions to the Audubon Society, 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR 97210 in her memory. 

    To sign the online guest book or to send a condolence to the family, go to

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