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Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953 in Seattle, Washington) is an American entrepreneur.
With Bill Gates, he formed Microsoft.
A celebration of life and potluck will be held Feb. 7 for Paul R. Allen of Eugene, who died Jan. 30 of age-related causes. He was 81.
Allen was born Oct. 25, 1922, in Cheshire to second-generation Cheshire residents Roscoe and Floy Dorsey Allen.
He married Norma Richardson in Bremerton, Wash., on Sept. 24, 1944.
He graduated from high school.
He was employed building lumber mills and power plants throughout the United Sates and the Philippines until his retirement at age 65.
After retiring, he and his wife established the Little Children's Home children's home n → centro de acogida para niños
children's home n → foyer m d'accueil (pour enfants)
children's home n in the Philippines and worked to save the lives of dozens of homeless and sickly children. Their work brought about the adoption of 53 children into homes around the world.
His interests included flying airplanes.
He was a third-generation member of the Franklin Christian Church in Junction City, where he served as the chairman of the board.
He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend who was a true emissary EMISSARY. One who is sent from one power or government into another nation for the purpose of spreading false rumors and to cause alarm. He differs from a spy. (q.v.) of God and served as an example of faith, truth and loving goodness.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Curtis of Eugene; two daughters, Paula Erickson of Junction City and Itanna Allen of Corvallis; two brothers, Warren of Roseburg and R. Clarence of Eugene; seven grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren.
The celebration of life, with the potluck to follow, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church First Christian Church can refer to:
Memorial contributions may be made to the Little Children's Home in the Philippines in care of the Franklin Christian Church.
The funeral Mass will be held Feb. 6 for Joyce Ann Ziemlak of Eugene, who died Feb. 2 of a homicide. She was 46.
Ziemlak was born April 24, 1957, in Salinas Salinas, city, United States
Salinas (səlē`nəs), city (1990 pop. 108,777), seat of Monterey co., W Calif.; inc. 1874. It is the shipping and processing center of a fertile valley famous for its grain and lettuce. , Calif., to Roger and Diana LaForge Funk. She married Stanley Ziemlak in Anchorage on Jan. 5, 1979. He died April 3, 1986.
She moved to Anchorage in 1963.
She worked as a Teamster TEAMSTER. One who drives horses in a wagon for the purpose of carrying goods for hire he is liable as a common carrier. Story, Bailm. Sec. 496. telephone operator with Alascom from 1975 until 1988, when she moved to Eugene.
She graduated from Dimond High School Coordinates: A.J. Dimond High School is a public high school in Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska. Named for former Congressional delegate Anthony J. Dimond, it opened in 1967 and was the third high school in Anchorage. in Anchorage in 1975. She received an associate's degree in electronics from Anchorage Community College. She received three bachelor's degrees in business management, marketing and psychology from the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. in 1992. She received a master's degree in industrial relations in 1994 and was recognized as an outstanding first-year master's student by the UO.
She achieved certification as a Senior Professional of Human Resources and in Mastery of Leadership Communications from the UO.
She was employed as a senior human resources analyst at Lane Transit District since 1993.
She was a UO sports fan and she also enjoyed quilting quilting, form of needlework, almost always created by women, most of them anonymous, in which two layers of fabric on either side of an interlining (batting) are sewn together, usually with a pattern of back or running (quilting) stitches that hold the layers with her mother.
Survivors include her parents of Florence; a daughter, Alena Ziemlak of Eugene; a son, Thaddeus of Eugene; a brother, Bernard Funk of Anthony, Kan.; and a sister, Connie Robertson of Anchorage.
Friday's Mass will be held at 5:15 p.m. at St. Thomas More University Newman Center Catholic Church in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association American Heart Association (AHA),
n.pr a national voluntary health agency that has the goal of increasing public and medical awareness of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and thereby reducing the number of associated deaths and disabilities. .
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