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DRAIN - The funeral will be held Jan. 23 for Leonard Olson of Drain, who died Jan. 19 of age-related causes. He was 95.
Olson was born Sept. 27, 1909, in Minnesota to Ole and Minnie Olson. He married Viola Ann Wolff on Oct. 24, 1933, in Minnesota. She died Aug. 19, 2001.
He was educated through the eighth grade in Wahun, Minn. He worked on farms in Wahun and in shipyards in Washington. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cutting wood, playing cards playing cards, parts of a set or deck, used in playing various games of chance or skill. The origin of playing cards is unknown, and almost as many theories exist as there are historians of the subject. and trips to Reno. He previously lived in Vanport, Wash., and had lived in Drain since 1943.
Survivors include four sons, Marvin of Sutherlin, Dennis of Drain, Leonard of Elma, Wash., and Gary of The Dalles dalles
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[French, pl. of dalle, gutter, from Old French, from Old Norse dæla.] ; six daughters, Betty Binder, Sharon Hess and Diane Patenode, all of Drain, Donna McCloud of Eugene, and Nancy LaRoque and Sandra Perkins, both of 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). ; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A son, Gerald, a daughter, Mary, and several grandchildren died previously.
Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove will be open for visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Jan. 22.
The funeral will be held Sunday at Drain Church of Christ. Burial will be in East Drain Cemetery.
FLORENCE - A memorial service will be held Jan. 26 for Charley "Chuck" Walter of Florence, who died Jan. 16 of age-related causes. He was 89.
Walter was born Oct. 31, 1915, in Waldport to Archie and Grace Bery Walter. He married Dorothy Fillbach on Aug. 18, 1943, in San Pedro, Calif.
He served in the Army for 15 years, including service in Korea. He had lived in Florence for 40 years. He worked as a log truck driver and a cook, and was the owner of Duffy's Bakery from 1966 to 1978.
Walter enjoyed fishing, boating and bowling, and belonged to the Florence Elks Lodge and the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Survivors include four sons, Archie of 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, , Kevin of Corvallis, Kenneth of Boise and Rod of Winlock Wash.; two brothers, Eldon Walter of Junction City and Howard Hance of Snohomish, Wash.; a sister, Lyrl Starr of Gladstone; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Wednesday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Florence Elks Lodge.
Burns' Riverside Chapel in Florence is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Florence Van or the Elks Children's Eye Clinic.
SPRINGFIELD - Jean T. Beiswenger of Springfield died Jan. 19 of age-related causes. She was 79. Private services were held.
Beiswenger was born Nov. 3, 1925, in Crookston, Minn., to John and Bergliot Johnston Normann. She married Eldin Earl Beiswenger on Nov. 3, 1944, in Fisher, Minn. He died Sept. 6, 1965.
She had lived in Springfield for 30 years, and previously lived in 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. for 10 years. A high school graduate, she was a homemaker who enjoyed raising her children, sewing, reading and growing roses. She belonged to Hope Lutheran Church, the ladies auxiliary, the Rose Society and the Farm Bureau.
Survivors include three daughters, Joyce Cornutt of Springfield, Shirley Banion of Klamath Falls and Ann Banion of Santa Ana Santa Ana, city, El Salvador
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Malta is located at (39.650509, -81.864421)GR1. ; three sisters, Esther Bradley of Crookston, Minn., Thelma Schumacher of Oak Park, Ill., and Alice DuPuis of Pasco, Wash.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Minnesota. Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Former Eugene resident John Henry Standley of Great Falls Great Falls, city (1990 pop. 55,097), seat of Cascade co., N central Mont., second largest city in the state, at the confluence of the Missouri and Sun rivers and near the falls that give the city its name; inc. 1888. , Mont., died Jan. 15 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 75. No service is planned.
Standley was born April 8, 1929, in Aberdeen, S.D., to Roy and Margaret Clausen Standley. He married Deana Sue Sheppard on June 21, 1972, in Lander, Wyo.
He served in the Navy for seven years. He worked as a dental equipment technician in Eugene for more than 35 years. After retiring, he moved to Montana in 1992. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and cooking.
Survivors include his wife; four sons, Jerry of Scapoose, Larry of Chugiak, Alaska Chugiak (IPA pronunciation: ['tʃu gi æk]) is an unincorporated community in the Municipality of Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska, situated approximately 20 miles (12 km) northeast of Anchorage. , Vaughn of Bristow, Va., and Steven of Alexandria, Va.; a brother, Howard of Anchorage; three sisters, Cora Ross of Eugene, Rosemary Tribble of Melbourne, Fla., and Catherine Bedsaul of San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. ; and four grandchildren.
Schnider Funeral Home in Great Falls, Mont., is in charge of arrangements.
SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held Jan. 29 for Linda K. Brown of Springfield, who died Jan. 11. She was 47. The family chose not to list the cause of death.
Brown was born July 16, 1957, in Bend to John and Dorothy Perrigan Garrison. She grew up in Crescent and graduated from Gilchrist High School in 1975.
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She had lived in Springfield for 26 years.
Survivors include two sons, Cheyne and Keone, both of Eugene; and two brothers, Michael Garrison of Eugene and Thomas Garrison of Redmond.
The Jan. 29 celebration will be held at 2 p.m. at Laurelwood Golf Course at 2700 Columbia St. in Eugene. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held Jan. 24 for Richard "Ricky" White of Springfield, who died Jan. 18 at age 42. The family chose not to list the cause of death.
He was born Sept. 17, 1962, in Tucson, Ariz., to Bill and Ruby Flook White.
A former resident of North Bend, White attended North Bend High School. He worked for Trus Joist. Among his hobbies were photography and history.
Survivors include his parents, of North Bend; two brothers, Bill Jr. of Nacogdoches, Texas, and Jerry of Springfield; and a sister, Rhonda Morana of North Bend.
Monday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ Church of Jesus Christ may refer to:
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenhill Humane Society's spay spay
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A memorial service will be held Jan. 29 for Joyce L. Beem of Eugene, who died Jan. 17 of complications of pneumonia. She was 78.
Beem was born Oct. 9, 1926. She enjoyed knitting, and she made more than 100 sweaters each year for children in need.
Survivors include three sons, David of Molalla, Charles of San Jose, Calif., and Mitch of Susanville, Calif.; a daughter, Nora Beem of Madison, Wis.; a sister, Joanne Muzzy muz·zy
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The Jan. 29 service will be held at 1 p.m. at Landsby Place, Nutrition Center at 3500 Concord St. in Eugene. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
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