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Melody (Strong) Loucks

A potluck and celebration of life for former Ocosta resident Melody (Strong) Loucks, who died March 15 at home in North Platte, Neb., will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, May 11, at 2163 State Route 105 in Grayland.

She was a graduate of Ocosta High School, worked at the Local Bar for many years and was an in-home caregiver.

Robert B. Andrich

Robert Benson Andrich, a resident of Hoquiam for the past nine years, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home in Hoquiam. He was 82.

He served in the U.S. Air Force, attended college, where he earned his Doctorate of Law Degree, and was employed as an attorney.

A rosary prayer service will be recited at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Astoria, Ore., followed by a memorial Mass at 11. Inurnment will be held in the Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton, Ore.

Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.