APPLEGATE — Avis Elaine (Gorton), 79; born Jan. 4, 1938, Brainerd, Minn.; died Nov. 27, 2017, Drummond, Mont. Surviving: sons, David H. Nicklaus, Omaha, Neb.; Brian E. Nicklaus, Vancouver, Wash.; Gregory R. Andren, Washougal, Wash.; daughters, Debra Gayle Andren, Billings, Mont.; Mary Walterine Durbine, of Texas; brothers, Gerald L. Gorton, Eugene, Ore.; and Keith A. Gorton, Springfield, Ore.
Avis' sister, Joyce Ann Horner and brothers, Merrill and Harvey Gorton have already passed away.