HARRISBURG - A memorial service will be held Jan. 19 for Donald Jay Keen of Harrisburg, who died Jan. 15 of lung cancer. He was 74.
Keen was born Oct. 19, 1930, in Eugene, to Carl and Louise Parkinson Keen. He was married to Georgia Mohler on May 6, 1951, in Junction City. She died Aug. 28, 2002.
He was a graduate of Harrisburg High School and worked as a grass seed farmer until his retirement. He enjoyed bowling and riding all-terrain vehicles on sand dunes. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Harrisburg.
Survivors include two daughters, Deanna West of Harrisburg and LouAnn Keen of Junction City; a brother, Carl of Harrisburg; and two grandchildren.
Wednesday's service will be at 3 p.m. at Harrisburg Christian Church, with private burial at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to cancer research at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
REEDSPORT - The funeral will be held Jan. 22 for Blanche A. Hickman of Reedsport, who died Jan. 15 of age-related causes. She was 90.
Hickman was born May 27, 1914, in Calls Fort, Utah, to John and Mary May Arbon. She married Bill Hickman on Sept. 17, 1938, in Eugene. He died March 29, 1999.
She moved to Lane County in 1938 and moved to Florence in 1941. She had lived in Reedsport since 1945.
Survivors include three sons, Jack of Beaverton, Steve of Hermiston and Sid of Stockton; a brother, Lyman Arbon of Ogden, Utah; 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. A son, Thomas, died previously.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday and the service will follow at 11 a.m., both in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 2511 Longwood Drive in Reedsport. Burial will be Saturday in Reedsport Cemetery. Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 22 for Harry Shaffer Worth of Eugene and formerly of Oakridge, who died Jan. 7 of complications of pneumonia. He was 88.
Worth was born Aug. 21, 1916, in Amarillo, Texas, to Harry and Daisy Shaffer Worth. He married Mary Triplett in 1936. They divorced in 1972. He married Veryl Worth in 1975.
He graduated from Portales High School in New Mexico. He lived in Eugene from 1942 to 1951. He then lived in Oakridge until 1996, when he moved to Creswell. He moved to Eugene in 2004.
He was the owner of Automotive Supply, an automotive parts business in Oakridge, from 1951 to 1978. He enjoyed woodworking, travel, fishing, railroads and photography.
Worth was named Oakridge Citizen of the Year in 1962. He was a past president of Lane County Chamber of Commerce. He belonged to Oakridge Methodist Church and the Oakridge Museum Association.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Franklin Worth of Beaverton; two stepdaughters, Shirley Brady of Veneta and Ruby Heckes of Ocean Park, Wash.; a stepson, Scott Wooley of Beaverton; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Saturday's service will be held at 1 p.m. in Oakridge Methodist Church. Oakridge Chapel of the Woods Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church at P.O. Box 405, Oakridge, OR 97463.
COBURG - A memorial service will be held Jan. 19 for Dorothy Lou Hall of Coburg, who died Jan. 14 of cancer. She was 85.
She was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Oklahoma to Weaver and Lela Sexton Adams. She married Nelson Hall in Yuma, Ariz., on Sept. 4, 1937. He died Oct. 4, 1990.
Hall had lived in Redlands, Calif., Springfield and Silverton. She lived in Lane County for 55 years. She worked as a waitress, store clerk and employee of the U.S. Postal Service. She enjoyed sewing, oil painting and volunteering at Coburg Elementary School and for the Coburg Senior Lunch Program.
She was a charter member of the Coburg Fire Department Auxiliary and Diamond Rebekah Lodge in Coburg.
Survivors include two daughters, Caroline Manley of Eugene and Janelle Marshall of Myrtle Creek; a brother, Ralph Adams of Marcola; two sisters, Ruth Payne of Coburg and Mary Jenkins of Eugene; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A daughter, Joan, died previously.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, Jan. 18, and 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.
Wednesday's service will be at 3 p.m. at Coburg United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Coburg Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
The funeral will be held Jan. 20 for Nina Ruth Crow of Eugene, who died Jan. 16 of cancer. She was 70.
Crow was born July 1, 1934, in Adkins, Ark., to William Silas and Zada Hodge Grey. She married William Raymond Crow on Dec. 2, 1950, in Harrisburg, Ark.
She moved to Oregon in 1952 and had lived in Rockaway, Veneta and Springfield. She worked in various nursing homes. She enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family, growing flowers and yard work.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Raymond "Wayne" and Ronnie, both of Veneta, and David of Eugene; a brother, Jimmie Grey of Pottsville, Ark.; a sister, Imogene Roberts of Oak Grove, Ark.; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene will be open for visitation from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Thursday's service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be held Jan. 22 for Vera Evelyn Strickland of Cottage Grove, who died Jan. 15 of age-related causes. She was 87.
Strickland was born Oct. 24, 1917, in Roundup, Mont., to Walter and Alma Mayhood. She married Walter Strickland in Rochester, Minn. He died in June 1970.
She worked for Lockheed Aircraft during World War II. She had lived in the Cottage Grove area for 50 years and previously lived in Rochester, Minn., Rock Springs, Wyo., Burbank, Calif., Ogden, Utah and Casper, Wyo.
Strickland enjoyed gardening, sewing and spending time with her family and friends. She belonged to the Assembly of God Church and Bethel Zion.
Survivors include six sons, Jerry of Springfield, Lloyd and Thomas, both of Cottage Grove, Chane of Culp Creek, Charles of Medford and Daniel of Wrangell, Alaska; a sister, Anne Craig of Scottsdale, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Saturday's service will be held at 1 p.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Burial will be in Shields Cemetery in Cottage Grove.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held Jan. 21 for Dorothy Wildt of Springfield, who died Jan. 14 of age-related causes. She was 91.
Wildt was born Oct. 11, 1913, in Regina, Sas- katchewan, to George and Helen Chaplin White. She married Eldon Wildt in 1961. He died in 1993.
She had worked in retail clothing sales for Sears. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, baking and spending time with her dog, Buttons.
Survivors include two sons, David Wildt of Crooked River and George Germaine of Regina, Saskatchewan; a daughter, Patty Schluckebier of Walterville; a brother, Frank White of Penticton, B.C.; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Friday's service will be held at 11 a.m. in Norkenzie Christian Church in Eugene. Springfield Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 25 for Paul D. Radke of Eugene, formerly of Florence, who died Dec. 20 of age-related causes. He was 91.
Radke was born June 29, 1913, in Everett, Wash. He was an all-star athlete at Everett High School and attended the University of Washington on a football scholarship. He married Emily Hemenway in 1936. She died in 2002.
He worked as football coach and history teacher at West Valley High School in Millwood, Wash. He joined the U.S. Army in 1942 and served as a combat infantry officer. He saw action in central Europe and was awarded the Purple Heart. After he was discharged from the Army in 1946, he taught history at Everett High School and coached football. In 1952, he moved to Oxnard, Calif., where he taught social science and coached football at Oxnard High School until his retirement in 1972.
He lived in Florence for 32 years before moving to a retirement home in Eugene two years ago.
Survivors include two sons, Nick of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Mike of Scottsboro, Ala.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The Jan. 25 service will be at 2 p.m. at New Life Lutheran Church in Florence. Burns's Riverside Chapel in Florence is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Emily Radke Nursery School Fund at New Life Lutheran Church in Florence.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 29 for Adell Marie Hill of Eugene, who died Jan. 14 of cancer. She was 48.
She was born March 4, 1956, in Napa, Calif., to Lionel and Ruth Cavagnero Hill.
She graduated from Napa High School in 1973. She worked for American Linen for three years. She enjoyed music, the outdoors, animals and art.
Her brother, Lou Hill, died previously.
The Jan. 29 service will be at 2 p.m. at the New Life Center in Springfield. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
A celebration of life service will be held Jan. 22 for Zachary Zakon of Eugene, who died Jan. 7 of congestive heart failure and complications from diabetes. He was 77.
Zakon was born Aug. 22, 1927, in Detroit, to Samuel and Rosa Goldenstein Zakon. He married Geri Fleischer on Dec. 31, 1949, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She died Nov. 28, 1968. He married Amy Raven on April 30, 1989, in Oakland, Calif.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1949 and from 1951 to 1952. He earned a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University in 1954.
He worked as an elementary school teacher and retired in 1978. He enjoyed dancing and recycling. He became a "dance facilitator" and led workshops in free-style dancing. He was a Master Recycler and volunteered at Sacred Heart Medical Center more than 4,100 hours in recycling. In 1998, he won the "Power of One" award from the Association of Oregon Recyclers and recently won the "Trashbuster" award from the Lane County Board of Commissioners. A Styrofoam collection day on Jan. 15 was dedicated to him.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Casy Cann-Figel of Martinez, Calif., and Tanya Zakon of Berkeley, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Holly Burton of Eugene; his sister, Mary Mitshkun of Detroit; three granddaughters and two great- grandchildren.
Saturday's service will be at 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene. Burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to BRING Recycling of Eugene.
Manuel Yrigollen Jr.
The funeral will be held today, Jan. 18, for Manuel R. Yrigollen Jr. of Eugene, who died Jan. 13 of cancer. He was 81.
Yrigollen was born June 13, 1923, in Abilene, Texas, to Manuel and Isabele Renteria Yrigollen. He married Tillie Fabela on Feb. 14, 1951, in San Jose, Calif. She died Feb. 18, 1996.
He lived in Hanford and Sunnyvale, both in California, and moved to Eugene in 1991. He worked for Hiller Aircraft for 15 years and was maintenance manager for Memorex Corp. for 20 years.
He enjoyed home repair work, fishing, pets, garage sales and flea markets. He belonged to St. Martin's Catholic Church in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Survivors include two sons, Dan and Lawrence, both of Eugene; a daughter, Debra Martin of Eugene; two brothers, Ben and Sosteno, both of Hanford, Calif.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be held from noon to 4 p.m. today at West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.
Today's service will be held at 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Eugene.
SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held Jan. 20 for Barbara Ruth Roush of Springfield, who died Jan. 13. The family chose not to list the cause of death. She was 73.
Roush was born Feb. 21, 1931, in Walla Walla, Wash., to Harold and Genevieve Adams Clarno. She married Bill Roush on Sept. 16, 1951, in Myrtle Point. He died in 1997.
She graduated from Myrtle Point High School and attended Oregon State University. She worked as a bookkeeper for Leep Logging for many years. She was an avid fan of Oregon State University sports and also enjoyed camping, hunting and spending time with her family and her pets. She moved to Springfield in 2004.
Survivors include three sons, Gary and Danny, both of Springfield and Greg of Eugene; two daughters, Denice Miller of Coquille and Barbara Jean Roush of Sisters; a brother, Ray Clarno of Redmond; two sisters, Janet Clarno of Eugene and Jean Lynch of Grants Pass; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Amling/Schroeder Funeral Chapel in Myrtle Point will be open for viewing from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday.
Thursday's service will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Norway Cemetery in Myrtle Point.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southcoast Hospice or Coos County Special Olympics.
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