William Humiston

William Humiston, 81, died Feb. 18, 2011 in Portland.

He was born July 31, 1929 in Elma, Iowa to Harold and Byrle Humiston.

He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was a retired band teacher from Molalla High School.

He was with his partner, Sylvia Malagamba, for 18 years.

Survivors include his daughters, Jill Walker and Jamie Watts and son, Barry Humiston.

No services will be held; his ashes will be scattered in Hawaii by his family. Omega Funeral Services handled the arrangements.

Published in the Molalla Pioneer, 2/23/2011.