OBITUARIES.Byline: The Register-Guard
The funeral will be held Jan. 8 for Elma Annalee Baker of Eugene, who died Dec. 29 of age-related causes. She was 80.
She was born July 21, 1924, in Junction City Junction City, city (1990 pop. 20,604), seat of Geary co., NE Kans., at the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill rivers; inc. 1859. The rail, trade, and processing center of an agricultural and dairy area, it grew as the supply point for nearby Fort Riley, , to Bert and Myra Bornt Simmons.
She graduated from Southern Oregon University Bachelors and master's programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and School of Education. History
SOU began as Ashland Academy in 1869 in Ashland by the Methodists. with a degree in education and science. She taught primary grades and taught first grade in the North Bend North Bend is the name of several places in the United States of America:
She was a 38-year member of Eastern Star and was Worthy Matron of the Junction City chapter. She was a 37-year member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem and was a member of Amaranth amaranth (ăm`ərănth') [Gr.,=unfading], common name for the Amaranthaceae (also commonly known as the pigweed family), a family of herbs, trees, and vines of warm regions, especially in the Americas and Africa. . She was active with Methodist women's groups and was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma.
Survivors include four sons, Curt of Springfield, George of Junction City, Jim of Texas and Chris of California; a daughter, Francine Kelsay of North Bend; 11 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Her husband, Beryl Baker, and son, Gordon Baker, died previously.
Saturday's service will be at 11 a.m. at the Masonic Center in Eugene. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at the First United Methodist Church First United Methodist Church is a common name for the first United Methodist church established in a particular locality. Many First United Methodist Churches exist around the world. in North Bend. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to 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. or the National Education Association.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 15 for Tom R. Davis of Eugene, who died Dec. 20 of age-related causes. He was 84.
He was born July 5, 1920, in Bismarck, N.D., to James and Mary Jones Mary Jones may refer to:
He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the submarine USS Pogy Two submarines of the United States Navy have been named USS Pogy, after the pogy, a trout found in Lake Tahoe, California:
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Sydney of Eugene and Robert of Klamath Falls Klamath Falls, city (1990 pop. 17,737), seat of Klamath co., SW Oreg., at the southern tip of Upper Klamath Lake; inc. 1905. It is the processing and distribution center of a lumber, livestock, and farm area. ; four grandchildren and five great- grandchildren.
The Jan. 15 service will be at 3 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church The Seventh-day Adventist Church (abbreviated "Adventist") is a Protestant Christian denomination which is distinguished mainly by its observance of Saturday, the "seventh day" of the week, as the Sabbath. , 1275 Polk St. Burial was held at Gillespie Cemetery in Eugene.
Memorial contributions may be made to the RiverBend Medical Center Fund, P.O. Box 10905, Eugene, OR 97405. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 22 for Nance H. Finlayson of Eugene, who died Dec. 23 of age-related causes. She was 91.
She was born Jan. 12, 1913, in Lynn, Mass., to John and Jessie Hunter Hendry Hunter Scott Thomas Laurie Hendry (aka "Stork") (May 24 1895 in Double Bay, New South Wales - December 16 1988, Rose Bay, New South Wales) was a former New South Wales and Australian cricketer. . She married Claire Finlayson on Dec. 19, 1931, in Seattle. He died in 1990.
She graduated high school in Toledo, Ore., and attended business college. She was employed as a bookkeeper for the city of Eugene for 27 years. She enjoyed traveling and her lodge affiliations. She was past Grand Royal Matron in the Order of Amaranth and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, White Shrine of Jerusalem and Daughters of the Nile.
Survivors include her son, Donald, of Veneta; four grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.
The Jan. 22 service will be at 10 a.m. at the Scottish Rite Temple The Scottish Rite Temple is located at 803 North 7th Street Trafficway in Kansas City, Kansas. The architect of the building was W. W. Rose. It was placed on the Kansas City, Kansas Historic Landmark on December 1, 1983. in Eugene, with inurnment at Rest-Haven Memorial in Eugene. Rest-Haven Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amaranth Diabetes Fund, care of Grand Secretary, 925 Cinnamon Teal Drive, Redmond, OR 97756.
HARRISBURG - A memorial service will be held Jan. 8 for David L. "Beaver Bob" Githens of Harrisburg, who died Jan. 3 of Lou Gehrig's disease Lou Geh·rig's disease
See amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. . He was 51.
Githens was born Oct. 2, 1953, in Albany, to Bill and Irene Peacock Githens. He married Patsy Ann Lee on Jan. 15, 1976, in Andrews, Texas.
He graduated from Harrisburg High School in 1971. He attended Odessa Community College in Texas, graduating in 1974. He was a certified welder.
Githens retired from NW Natural Gas as an engineer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his grandchild. He enjoyed sports and was an avid Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. fan and NASCAR NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing), organization that sanctions American stock-car races, est. 1948. It held its first race in Daytona Beach, Fla. fan. He belonged to the Cascade Corvette corvette, small warship, classed between a frigate and a sloop-of-war. Corvettes usually were flush-decked and carried fewer than 28 guns. They were widely employed in escorting convoys and attacking merchant ships during the great naval wars of the late 18th and Club, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is a conservationist organization, founded in the United States in 1984 by four hunters from Troy, Montana (Bob Munson, Bill Munson, Dan Bull and Charlie Decker) with the mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, and their and the National Rifle Association National Rifle Association (NRA)
Governing organization for the sport of shooting with rifles and pistols. It was founded in Britain in 1860. The U.S. organization, formed in 1871, has a membership of some four million. Both the British and the U.S. .
Survivors include his wife; his parents, also of Harrisburg; two daughters, Charity Little of Marcola and Ashley Githens of Junction City; a sister, Jennifer Fahrenthold of Bend; and a grandchild.
Saturday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at Harrisburg High School. Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home of Junction City is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Forbes Norris Clinic, 2324 Sacramento St., No. 11, San Francisco, CA 94115, or to the Dale Earnhardt Forest, by calling (800) 320-8733.
A celebration of life will be held Jan. 8 for Marvin LeRoy Erickson of Chemult, formerly of Eugene, who died Dec. 26 from gunshot wounds. He was 67.
He was born Nov. 6, 1937, in Eugene to Erik and Elvie Nelson Erickson. He married Marilyn Kreutzer kreu·zer or kreut·zer
Any of several small coins of low value formerly used in Austria and Germany.
[German, from Middle High German kriuzer, from kriuze, on Dec. 20, 1958, in Springfield. He grew up in the Lowell-Dexter area and lived in Eugene until 1978.
Following high school, he worked for the U.S. Forest Service briefly before going into mill work. He moved to Chemult in 1978 and he and his wife operated Erickson's Shell service station.
He enjoyed towing and working in the service station. He also liked to watch sports, go fishing, camping and watching his grandchildren in their activities.
Survivors include his wife; his son, Tim of Crescent; his daughter, Kay Sherman of Gold Beach; two brothers, Bill of Fall Creek and Bob of Oakridge; three sisters, Jean Granberg of Auburn, Wash., Deanna Marr of Eugene and Evelyn Henderson of Dexter; and four grand- children.
Saturday's service will be at 1 p.m. at the Chemult Fire Hall. Eternal Hills Funeral Home in Klamath Falls is in charge of arrangements.
The funeral will be held Jan. 7 for Harley C. "Bud" Campbell of Eugene, who died Jan. 4 of age-related causes. He was 90.
Campbell was born Aug. 4, 1914, in Ollie, Iowa, to Horace and Jessie Woods Campbell. He married Elizabeth Ward on Dec. 24, 1988, in Fairfield, Iowa.
He attended college for two years at Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa Mount Pleasant is a city in Henry County, Iowa, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 8,751. It is the county seat of Henry CountyGR6.
The city is the home of Iowa Wesleyan College. The P.E.O. . He worked as manager at Chicago & Northwestern Railroad for 35 years and retired in 1974. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golf, yard work, woodworking and travel. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church Wesley United Methodist Church is a common name. It can refer to several churches in the United States:
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert and Richard, both of Salem; a sister, Mildred Meyer of Denver; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friday's service will be at 11 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church in Eugene, followed by burial at 2:30 p.m. at Rest-Lawn Memorial Park in Salem. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church or the American Diabetes Society.
OAKRIDGE - The funeral will be held Jan. 7 for Addie Louise Lappine of Oakridge, who died Jan. 1 of age-related causes. She was 82.
Lappine was born Aug. 15, 1922, in Roscoe, Mo., to James and Mary Keeton Richey. She married Jim Pace in 1942. He died April 10, 1945. She married William Cook on May 2, 1947, and he died Sept. 16, 1963. She married Ralph Lappine on Aug. 14, 1964. He died Nov. 19, 1971.
She lived in Missouri until 1973, then moved to Oakridge. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She belonged to Oakridge Christian Church.
She is survived by a son, James Cook of Oakridge.
Friday's service will be held at 1 p.m. in Oakridge Christian Church. Private burial will be in Forestvale Memorial Park in Oakridge. Oakridge Chapel of the Woods Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
A celebration of life will be held Jan. 22 for James E. "Jim" Beard of Eugene, who died Dec. 24 of gastric cancer gastric cancer Stomach cancer, see there . He was 42.
He was born June 5, 1962, in Denver, to James and Molly Wilson Severson. He married Bonnie Souza on May 9, 1992, in Seattle.
He earned an engineering degree from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and a law degree 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. . He worked as an environmental advocate for eight years, as a judicial law clerk for the Oregon Supreme Court The Oregon Supreme Court (OSC) is the highest state court in the U.S. state of Oregon. The only court that may reverse or modify a decision of the Oregon Supreme Court is the Supreme Court of the United States. for 12 years and as a private attorney with the firm Johnson, Clifton, Larson and Schaller.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, reading, walking, fly fishing, University of Oregon Ducks football, golf, bicycling and swimming. He was a member of the Oregon Bar Association and the Lane County Bar Association.
Survivors include his wife; his daughter, Kamille Souza Beard of Eugene; his mother, Molly Douglas of West Palm Beach, Fla.; three brothers, Brett of Vero Beach, Fla., Chris of Seattle and Daniel of Craig, Colo.; three sisters, Lee Ann Beard of Cramerton, N.C., and Terri Jourgensen and Julie Severson, both of Craig.
The Jan. 22 celebration and potluck will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the fireside room at Laurelwood Golf Course. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Open Adoption & Family Services in Portland or a fund for a Jim Beard commemorative bench, city of Eugene Parks and Open Spaces.
SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held Jan. 8 for Lois M. Craven of Springfield, who died Dec. 31 of age-related causes. She was 84.
Craven was born Jan. 3, 1920, in Chalma, N.M. She married Fred Craven on June 21, 1957, in Huntington Park, Calif.
She was a high school graduate. A Springfield resident for four years, she previously lived in Bellflower, Calif. She belonged to Calvary Open Bible Church in Springfield.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Bob Wagner and Ed Wagner, both of Springfield; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Billy Wagner, died previously.
Saturday's service will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at 1062 S. 44th St. in Springfield. American Burial & 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. Alternatives of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
The funeral will be held Jan. 9 for Janice Marie Schwinler of Eugene formerly of Cottage Grove, who died Dec. 31 of breast cancer. She was 52.
She was born Feb. 26, 1952, in Vancouver, Wash., to Georgia and Larry Dover. She married Ronald Schwinler on Oct. 28, 1978, in Reno, Nev.
She has a masters in education from Southern Oregon University. She was a teacher at Lincoln Middle School Lincoln Middle School may refer to:
Survivors include her husband; her son, Elijah, and her daughter, Katherine Schwinler, both of Eugene; her parents, now of Eagle Point; her sister, Linda Cail of Medford; three brothers, Tom Dover of Eagle Point, Randy Dover of Bend and John Dover of Medford.
Sunday's service will be at 1:30 p.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove. Burial will be in Fir Grove Cemetery, Cottage Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lincoln Middle School's Secret Santa Fund or the South Lane School District's nurse's fund.
The funeral will be held today, Jan. 6, for David Griffin "Dave" O'Quinn of Eugene, who died Jan. 2 of heart failure. He was 68.
O'Quinn was born Aug. 1, 1936, in Jessup, Ga., to George and Luellen O'Quinn. He married Deborah Treinen on May 3, 1974, in Yuma, Ariz.
He attended college for two years. He attended art school and was an artist and landscaper. He served in the Army.
O'Quinn had lived in Eugene for more than 20 years and previously lived in San Diego. He enjoyed 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. and was a fan of professional sports.
He is survived by his wife.
Today's service will be held at 11:30 a.m. in England's Eugene Memorial Chapel.
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