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SPRINGFIELD - Margaret A. Locke of Springfield died Nov. 26 of age-related causes. She was 88.
She was born March 19, 1916, in Albany to Marcus and Cora Brown Cora Mea Brown (born April 19, 1914 - December 17, 1972), was the first African-American woman elected to a United States state senate, winning a seat in the Michigan State Senate in 1952. Dunn. She grew up in Eugene and graduated from Eugene High School.
She married William W. Cooper in Dunsmuir, Calif., in 1934. He died in 1990. She married Verle M. Locke in Cottage Grove Cottage Grove, village (1990 pop. 22,935), Washington co., SE Minn., near the St. Croix River; inc. 1965. There is farming (cattle, sheep, corn, and soybeans) and manufacturing (chemicals and machinery). in 1993. He died in 1995.
Locke enjoyed fishing, knitting, crocheting, camping, country music, dogs and cats.
Survivors include two sons, Stanley Cooper of Creswell and Gary Cooper of Chemult; and five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
No service is planned. Springfield Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross American Red Cross: see Red Cross. .
SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held Dec. 1 for Lila Jean Terry of Springfield, who died Nov. 26 of cancer. She was 69.
She was born April 6, 1935, in Eugene to Harold and Lola Bonney Terry. She attended Eugene High School, and received her General Education Degree from Lane Community College at the age of 60. She lived in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. from 1981 to 1991.
Terry worked as a driver for car dealerships and as a wedding chapel coordinator. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and writing poetry.
Survivors include her mother; her life partner of 25 years, John Hill; a son, Raymond Everts Everts may refer to:
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Wednesday's service will be at 3 p.m. at the Santiago Estates Club House, 5335 Main St. in Springfield. Andreason's Cremation cremation, disposal of a corpse by fire. It is an ancient and widespread practice, second only to burial. It has been found among the chiefdoms of the Pacific Northwest, among Northern Athapascan bands in Alaska, and among Canadian cultural groups. & Burial Service The religious service performed at the interment of the dead; a funeral service.
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See also: Burial Burial in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, .
M.L. 'Roy' Wells
COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be held Dec. 1 for M.L. "Roy" Wells of Cottage Grove, who died Nov. 25 of lung cancer lung cancer, cancer that originates in the tissues of the lungs. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States in both men and women. Like other cancers, lung cancer occurs after repeated insults to the genetic material of the cell. . He was 84.
Wells was born July 23, 1920, in Colton, to William and Myra Murphy Wells. He married Dorothy Irene Glade on Sept. 21, 1940, in Vancouver, Wash.
He attended Molalla High School Molalla High School is a public high school of about 850 students in Molalla, Oregon. It is located at 357 Frances Street, Molalla, OR 97038. The High School is located across the street from the Molalla Aquatic Park. . He served in the Army in World War II from 1944 to 1946, attaining the rank of staff sergeant staff sergeant
a. Abbr. SSG A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Army that is above sergeant and below sergeant first class.
b. Abbr. SSgt A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. . He worked as an owner and operator of a logging truck.
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He belonged to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE; also often known as the Elks Lodge or simply The Elks), is an American fraternal order and social club founded in 1868. 1904, and received the Elk of the Year award in 1997-98. He also belonged to Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Sonja Michaelis of Cottage Grove and Treva Majors of Boise, Idaho “Boise” redirects here. For other uses, see Boise (disambiguation).
Boise is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Idaho. It is the county seat of Ada County and the principal city of the Boise metropolitan area. ; four sisters, Ruby Barnes of Molalla, Myra Ferris of Portland, Mable Perkins of Astoria and Judith McDaniel of Mulino; a brother, Les Wells of Oregon City There are two places named Oregon City in the United States:
Wednesday's service will be held at 1 p.m. in Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Inurnment will be in Sunset Heights Memorial Gardens in Tillamook. Memorial contributions may be made to Cottage Grove Elks Lodge 1904.
REEDSPORT - The graveside grave·side
The area beside a grave. service will be Dec. 2 for Jean Louise Murphey of Reedsport, who died Nov. 26 of age-related causes. She was 84.
She was born Dec. 5, 1919, in Frederick, S.D., to Tom and Morna Paulson Gronze. She married Walter V. Murphey in Portland on Dec. 2, 1950.
She attended Northern State Teachers College in Aberdeen, S.D. She was an elementary school teacher and librarian in Newberg, Carlton and Reedsport. She also was a homemaker.
Her interests included gardening, raising cacti and African violets, and reading. Murphy was a member of Riverside Rebekah Lodge No. 100, Three Rivers Rebekah Lodge No. 240 and the United Presbyterian Church United Presbyterian Church, two denominations of Presbyterianism.
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Survivors include her husband and two sisters, Clarabelle Zinter and Pauline Wanaka, both of Portland.
Thursday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Reedsport Masonic Cemetery. Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to United Presbyterian Church.
COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held today, Nov. 30, for Leon W. Stull of Cottage Grove, who died Nov. 25 of heart failure. He was 81.
Stull was born Nov. 16, 1923, in Fargo, N.D., to Floyd and Helen Wouters Stull. He married Estella McAdams in 1948 in Salem.
He attended high school in Fargo, N.D., and in Salem, after moving to Salem when he was 16. He later lived in Waldport, then moved to Cottage Grove.
Stull had worked as a log scaler. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing, bowling, square dancing and fishing. He belonged to Past 45 Arts and Crafts arts and crafts, term for that general field of applied design in which hand fabrication is dominant. The term was coined in England in the late 19th cent. as a label for the then-current movement directed toward the revivifying of the decorative arts. .
Survivors include two daughters, Wendi Stull of Portland and Traci Stull of Salem; a son, Shane of Salem; and four grandchildren. A son, Jim, died previously.
Today's service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Private family inurnment will be in Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to the 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. , Sacred Heart Eugene Chapter.
Osburne "Ozzie" Odell Fisher of Springfield died Nov. 23 of age-related causes. He was 93.
He was born Sept. 9, 1911, in Big Cedar, Okla., to Carl and Martha Brunson Fisher. He married Eleanor Ruth Paddock on Nov. 4, 1955, in Klamath Falls.
Fisher served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received a Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal and European/African Middle Eastern Medal.
In 1937 he began his career at a sawmill sawmill, installation or facility in which cut logs are sawed into standard-sized boards and timbers. The saws used in such an installation are generally of three types: the circular saw, which consists of a disk with teeth around its edge; the band saw, which in Westfir, later moving to Klamath Falls and working at a mill there. He worked for Georgia Pacific in Springfield from 1942 until his retirement in 1973.
Fisher enjoyed hunting, fishing, rock hunting and spending time with his family.
He built two houses in the Springfield area and one in Burnt Woods, where he lived for a number of years in retirement until returning to Springfield in 1999.
Survivors include his wife; a stepdaughter step·daugh·ter
A spouse's daughter by a previous union.
a daughter of one's husband or wife by an earlier relationship
Noun 1. , Jeanette Blofsky of San Diego; two stepsons, Bill Thornton of Chico, Calif., and Mike of Eaton, Colo.; and eight grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
No service is planned. American Burial and Cremation Alternatives of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The memorial service will be Dec. 1 for Dorothy Marie Fritsch of Eugene, who died Nov. 25 of age-related causes. She was 89.
Fritsch was born Oct. 1, 1915, in Portland to Lawrence and Esther Peterson Hansen.
She married Robert Fritsch in Portland on May 1, 1938. He died in 1994.
She had lived in Eugene since 1964 and had worked at the Multnomah County and Eugene public libraries as a library clerk.
She enjoyed reading, music and gardening. She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church Located on the northeast corner of Brazos and Bois d'Arc (now Eighth Street), Central Presbyterian Church in Austin Texas traces its roots to the organization of the first Presbyterian church in Austin on Sunday, October 13, 1839. That event, conducted by Rev. in Eugene.
Survivors include two sons: Frederick of Livermore, Calif., and Douglas of Portland; and six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Wednesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church in Eugene with private inurnment at Rest-Haven Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Musgrove Family Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
The funeral will be held Dec. 1 for Karen Evans of Eugene, who died Nov. 28 of cancer. She was 59.
Evans was born Aug. 11, 1945, in Pasadena, Calif., to John and Inez Moore Moorehead. She married Ray Evans on July 11, 1995, in Eugene.
She worked for the Eugene School District Eugene School District (4J) is a public school district in the U.S. state of Oregon. It serves the city of Eugene Elementary schools
Survivors include her husband; her mother, of Eugene; four sons, Kelly McCabe of Seattle, John McCabe of Forest Grove, Troy McCabe of Sisters and Joel McCabe of Redmond; a brother, Kenneth Moorehead of Salem; four sisters, Kristine Wiese and Kandy Hanes, both of Eugene, Kathryn Bray of Renton, Wash., and Karolyn "Mickey" Goodman of Tukwila, Wash.; and 18 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Wednesday's funeral will be held at 3 p.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Eugene. Following the service, a reception will be held in the Knights of Columbus Knights of Columbus, American Roman Catholic society for men, founded (1882) at New Haven, Conn. (where its headquarters are still located), by Father Michael J. McGivney. Hall, 1144 Charnelton St., Eugene.
Private inurnment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Eugene.
Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held today, Nov. 30, for Martha A. Malloroy of Springfield, who died Nov. 26 of complications following a stroke. She was 72.
Malloroy was born Aug. 12, 1932, in Davisboro, Ga., to Paul and Mattie Mae McNeely Walden. She married Richard Smith on Sept. 2, 1950, in Aiken, S.C. He died in 1981. She married Duane Malloroy on Aug. 19, 1995, in Springfield.
She attended Wadley High School in Wadley, Ga., and Droughn's Business School in Augusta, Ga. She also previously lived in Bartow, Ga., at Camp Rucker in Alabama and Camp Wolters in Texas, Fairbanks, Veneta, and Kent, Wash. She had lived in Springfield for 31 years.
She enjoyed shopping, dancing, crocheting, playing cards and cooking for her guests. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She attended the Cowboy Church in Eugene.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Gary Smith of Junction City; four sisters, Louise "Beth" Weeks of Wadley, Ga., Helen Reese of Roswell, Ga., Hilda Lowery low·er·y also lour·y
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Today's service will be held at 2 p.m. at King's Grace Fellowship Church in Junction City. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Claire Broadwell of Eugene died Nov. 25 at age 93. The family chose not to list a cause of death.
She was born March 2, 1911, in Trinidad, Colo., to Clarence and Vera Hawkins Newcomb. She married Dr. John Broadwell in Trinidad on Nov. 3, 1933. He died in December 1995.
She lived in El Paso, Texas, from 1947 to 1997, when she moved to Seattle. She moved to Eugene in 1998.
Broadwell was a homemaker who enjoyed bridge and traveling.
In El Paso, she served as president of the El Paso Women's Club, the American Association of University Women ''This article or section is being rewritten at The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. and the Chamber of Commerce Women's Department. She was once named El Paso Woman of the Year.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathrine Widell of Brownsville; a son, Bill of Eugene; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A son, John, died in 1945.
No service is planned. Burial will be at the Masonic Cemetery in Trinidad. Fisher Funeral Home in Albany is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood
A service mark used for an organization that provides family planning services. or the American Heart Association.
SPRINGFIELD - Phoebe May Owens of Springfield died Nov. 24 of lung cancer. She was 64.
She was born Feb. 28, 1940, in Elma, Wash., to James and Mable Small Jordan. She married Fred Owens in Vancouver, Wash., on April 12, 1954.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Tracy and David, both of Springfield, and Todd of Eugene; three daughters, Mona of Eugene, Jenny of Veneta and Diane of Springfield; a brother, Norm Jordan of Springfield; two sisters, Charlotte Moreland of Springfield and Beulah Mohr of Creswell; and 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
No service is planned. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
A private gathering will be held for William "Bill" Farrell Palmer of Springfield, who died Nov. 26 of pneumonia. He was 66.
Palmer was born April 7, 1938, in Marshall, Minn., to Arthur and Eileen Farrell Palmer. He married Dorothy Lanoue in Marshall on Oct. 20, 1962.
He served in the U.S. Army National Guard and worked as a manager for a sporting goods store in Minnesota.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, writing books and poetry, cooking and spending time with family. Palmer had been vice chairman of the Democratic Party of Lane County and reigned as the first Filbert filbert: see hazel.
Any of about 15 species of deciduous trees and shrubs that make up the genus Corylus, in the birch family, native to the northern temperate zone; also, the edible nuts they produce. King at the Springfield Filbert Festival.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Eric of Santa Barbara, Calif., and John of South Dakota; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
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