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  • Rainier is also known as: Columbia County / Rainier city.

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Rainier is located on the south bank of the Columbia River across from Kelso and Longview, Washington Rainier was founded in 1851 on the south bank of the Columbia River by Charles E. Fox, the town's first postman. First called Eminence, its name was later changed to Fox's Landing and finally to Rainier. The name Rainier was taken from Mount Rainier in Washington, which can be seen from hills above the city. Rainier was incorporated in 1881. For much of the last quarter of the twentieth century, Rainier was known to the rest of Oregon as home to Trojan Nuclear Power Plant, the only commercial nuclear reactor in the state, which supplied electricity to Portland and its suburbs starting in March 1976. This reactor was closed periodically due to structural problems, and in January 1993, it was decommissioned after cracks developed in the steam tubes. On May 21, 2006, the cooling tower was demolished. The closing of the Trojan plant set off a decline in the number of businesses in the city. While some retail and services are available in the city, there is currently, for example,...

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Rainier Obituaries

It was noted on May 20th, 2016 that Dennis Lynn Morrow died in Rainier, Oregon.  Morrow was 64 years old and was born in Puebio, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dennis Lynn's life.

It was revealed on October 29th, 2015 that Hazel "Ilene" Iverson perished in Rainier, Oregon.  Iverson was 77 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Hazel "Ilene"'s life.

It was reported on October 27th, 2015 that Louise Ann Cowen (Schaefer) perished in Rainier, Oregon.  Ms. Cowen was 94 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Louise Ann's life.

It was noted on October 18th, 2015 that Robert Leroy "Bob" McCollam perished in Rainier, Oregon.  McCollam was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert Leroy "Bob"'s life.

It was reported on July 24th, 2015 that Shirley Ann Budge passed away in Rainier, Oregon.  Budge was 77 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Shirley Ann's life.

It was noted on July 22nd, 2015 that Robert J "Bob" Adams passed away in Rainier, Oregon.  Adams was 88 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert J "Bob"'s life.

It was revealed on June 12th, 2015 that Danny Merle Abbott died in Rainier, Oregon.  Abbott was 8 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Danny Merle's life.

It was reported on April 6th, 2015 that Martha Irene "Marty" Irwin (Underwood) died in Rainier, Oregon.  Ms. Irwin was 75 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Martha Irene "Marty"'s life.

It was reported on April 2nd, 2015 that Evelyn Jane Tift perished in Rainier, Oregon.  Tift was 58 years old and was born in Yuma, AZ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Evelyn Jane's life.

It was noted on March 25th, 2015 that Bonnie J Anderson-Hunter (Williamson) passed on in Rainier, Oregon.  Ms. Anderson-Hunter was 92 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bonnie J's life.

Cemeteries in Rainier

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Rainier Cemetery District
75900 Larson Rd
Rainier, OR 97048

Rainier Cemetery News

Real Haunted New Orleans
Halloween and November bring darker, rainier and colder days to most cities in the U.S ... I have a great grandfather and his second wife and some children buried in the same Lafayette cemetery focused on in the article below. This writer excoriated the ...
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Checking for a checkered past
Cemetery records, genealogy files and websites ... defunct newspaper for which I once toiled, took place in Mount Rainier, a Maryland suburb just over the District line. Generally, the juicier the story, the less likely it is that someone has researched ...
http://www.macombdaily.com/articles/2010/10/29/lifestyles/srv0000009744937.txt

Elisabeth von Trapp helps local young vocalists find their own sound of music
She has great affection for "The Sound of Music," has performed in and for Austria, and has even played the role of Maria Rainer von Trapp onstage ... The Captain, Maria and Werner all rest in the family cemetery on the Trapp Family Lodge property in Stowe ...
http://www.ourmidland.com/news/article_137bc340-0e71-52df-ae2c-51b7144d03b8.html

Clean, peaceful All Saints' break urged
The PNP will establish at least one Police Assistance Center (PAC) in every public cemetery or memorial park in cooperation ... Aurea Calica, Cecille Suerte Felipe, Mayen Jaymalin, Helen Flores, Rainier Allan Ronda
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=625528&publicationSubCategoryId=68

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xkcd: Cemetery
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Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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