Carl Portzline

Carl Portzline, born January 15th, 1938 passed away peacefully at home in Snoqualmie, Wash. on March 25, 2014 with his family by his side.

Web-Obit-Veteran-FlagCarl was a 1956 graduate from Oroville High School. After graduation, he joined the Navy where he received his education as a civil engineer. He made that his career, working for the Corps of Engineers. He joined the Army Reserve after his time in the Navy.

Carl loved to travel, golf, cook, paint and spend time with family and friends. He also was a faithful volunteer for the Sea Scouts, teaching young men and women the ways of the ocean. Although he was gone from Oroville, he kept in touch with classmates and was in town for his 50th Class Reunion.

His schoolmates remember Carl as funny, kind and a solid friend.

He is survived by his wife Sandy of 51 years, his daughter Teresa, two sons, Troy and Todd and his sister and brother, Betty and Vance.

A graveside service will be held in Oroville at the Riverview Cemetery at 2 p.m. on May 10th.