La Grande, Oregon
Dustin Clark Coulter, 33, of Portland and formerly of La Grande, took his life on March 26. A memorial service is planned for 7 p.m. March 30 at the First Baptist Church in La Grande, 1702 Sixth St. A private family interment will take place at a later date.
Known as Dusty, he was born April 21, 1973, in Corvallis and was raised in both Salem and La Grande. After high school he worked various jobs in La Grande until moving to Portland in August 2006.
Dusty enjoyed video games, outdoor family activities, sporting events and supporting the Oregon Ducks. He loved his kids and spending time with them.
Survivors include his wife, Heather Coulter; children, Owen, Emma, Isabella and Olivia Coulter; stepchildren, Ashley and Amber Taylor; parents, Bob and Sue Coulter of Cove and Marilyn and Doug Smyres of Salem; siblings, Robb Coulter of Salem, Scott Coulter of Cove and Leah Coulter of Cove; and other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the La Grande First Baptist Church NoSu Fund or to Shelter From the Storm in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh Street, La Grande 97850.
The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 31, 2007 Published: March 31, 2007.