ADMINISTRATIVE In Memoriam Continued from page 19 Joel was born Sept. 29, 1930 in Portland, attended Couch Grade School and Lincoln High School, and received a bachelor of science from Oregon State University. He graduated in Air Force ROTC from OSU, and as a first lieutenant, served in the Korean War as an air traffic controller. His grandfather, Dr. R.C. Coffey, founded the Coffey Hospital, which later became physicians and surgeons. An independent insurance agent for 40 years, he specialized in marine insurance. He was a Portland School Board custodial oversight member for 25 years. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Josie; children, Rob (Aline), Ann Davis (Chris), Tom, Peter (Terry), Eric (Kara); and 15 grandchildren. David Michael Cook died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on July 20. He was born in Chicago, Ill. on Dec. 4, 1927, and was fondly known to many as Duke, a nickname given to him by his mother at nine months. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1959 and from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1963. Duke and Marie met at St. Louis University, where they were students. They were married Jan. 18, 1964. David completed his internship at Cook County Hospital and was then drafted by the U.S. Army. He was stationed at Anniston Army Depot from 1964-1966. David completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic. The family moved to Portland in 1969 for David’s fellowship training in Endocrinology at Oregon Health & Science University,
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where he worked in the Endocrine Division for 43 years. Colleagues describe David as caring, loyal, and dedicated to his patients and discipline. Duke enjoyed his morning run, swimming, playing golf, the Oregon Coast, travel, art, music and cold beer. His gift of humor was a special strength that brought laughter to many. Duke was steadfast in his faith, a consummate clinician, and a loving husband, father and grandfather, kind and humble with those whose lives he touched. He is survived by his adored wife, Marie; children, Karen, Mike, Paul and Melanie; grandchildren, Natalie, Cassie, Sebastian, Robin and Sofia; and sons-in-law Sam Rodriguez and Josh Lagalo. Senior Family Preferred member Elbert Parker ‘Bud’ Fredricks died July 15. He was 88. He was born April 6, 1925, in Portland, after a steamboat journey by his mother, Lillian Canaris Fredrickson, from Skamokawa, Wash. A World War II veteran in the United States Marines, he later graduated from Lewis & Clark College and entered the import/export trade with Balfour, Guthrie & Co. In 1960, he founded Fredricks Grain Company, a successful, independent grain and seed trader. He retired in the late 1980s and spent many years between homes in the Portland metro area and Skamokawa, Wash. He is survived by his wife, Ann; and the families of his sons, Eric and Lynn Contributions may be made to Providence Hospice, 6410 NE Halsey St., Suite 300, Portland, OR 97213. Jack H. Goetze died July 27. He was 87. He was born June 19, 1926, in Portland to Eva and Gerhard Goetze. He attended Kennedy Elementary and Jefferson High School, and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Portland in 1947. In the 1990s, he was president of the Oregon Independent College Foundation, which raises money for Oregon’s private colleges. That position followed 50 years in banking, starting with the bank then known as the 1st National Bank of Portland in 1944, when he was still a college student. The bank eventually became part of Wells Fargo. He held many positions with the bank, becoming a vice president in 1969. In 1974, he was recruited to be president and CEO of Oregon Mutual Savings Bank, becoming chairman Continued on page 22
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