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Everett Doster

FLORENCE - A memorial service will be held Feb. 2 for Everett James Doster of Florence, who died Jan. 24 of a heart attack. He was 90.

Doster was born May 27, 1914, in Springfield, to John and Lily McQuin Doster. He married Evelyn Collins on Dec. 31, 1976, in Mapleton.

A resident of Mapleton from 1916 to 2000, he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a millworker and enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He was a member of the Mapleton Evangelical Church Evangelical Church: see Evangelical United Brethren Church. .

Survivors include his wife; a brother, Tom, of Springfield; and a sister, Maryellen Mell of Florence.

Wednesday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Mapleton Evangelical Church. 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.
That portion of a liturgy which is read at an interment; as, the English burial service s>.

See also: Burial Burial
 in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Addison Slack

SOUTH BEACH, Ore. - The funeral will be held Feb. 4 for Addison W. Slack of South Beach,, who died Jan. 26 of age-related causes. He was 92.

He was born Dec. 17, 1912, 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 Albert and Marybelle Aylesworth Slack.

A graduate of Triangle Lake High School, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. For most of his life, he farmed in Greenleaf. He enjoyed 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. , reading, gardening and walking on the beach. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church Sacred Heart Catholic Church can refer to:
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fontana, Gozo, Malta
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Colorado)
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Griffin, Georgia)
 in Newport.

Survivors include his son, Larry, of South Beach; two stepdaughters, Emmalee Williams 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 Audrey Pickens of Waldport; a stepson step·son  
n.
A spouse's son by a previous union.


stepson
Noun

a son of one's husband or wife by an earlier relationship

Noun 1.
, Darell Carder of Portland; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. His wife, Agnes, died in 1990.

Friday's service will be at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newport. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Restlawn Memorial Park in Junction City. Bateman Funeral Home in Newport is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice, P.O. Box 945, Newport, OR 97465.

Anne Booth

A memorial service will be held Feb. 5 for Anne Frances Bramkamp Booth of Eugene, who died Jan. 15 of age-related causes. She was 91.

Booth was born Nov. 29, 1913, in Richmond, Ind., to Allan Lewis
    Allan Sydney Lewis (December 12, 1941 in Colon, Panama) is a former professional baseball player. He was an outfielder and pinch runner over parts of 6 seasons (1967-1973) with the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics.
     and Mary Greenleaf Bramkamp. She married Robert "Bob" Booth on July 12, 1933. He died Aug. 18, 2002.

    She received a bachelor's degree in music 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.  and also attended Scripps Women's College for three years. She was a homemaker.

    Booth belonged to the Eugene Country Club, the Thunderbird thunderbird

    In North American Indian mythology, a powerful spirit in the form of a bird that watered the earth and made vegetation grow. Lightning was believed to flash from its eyes or beak, and the beating of its wings was thought to represent rolling thunder.
     Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., and the Palm Springs Pathfinders.

    Survivors include a two sons, Richard of Junction City and Robert of Portland; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A son, William, died previously.

    The Feb. 5 service will be held at 10 a.m. at 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 Eugene. Burial was Jan. 22 in Banning, Calif. Palm Springs Mortuary of Cathedral City, Calif., is in charge of arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Eugene Symphony The Eugene Symphony is an American orchestra based in Eugene, Oregon. Its home venue is the Silva Concert Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts.

    Approximately 22,000 people attend Eugene Symphony's classical and pops concert performances each year.
    , 115 W. Eighth Ave., No. 115, Eugene, OR 97401; or to Palm Springs Pathfinders in care of Thunderbird Country Club, P.O. Box 5005, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270.

    Lois Dirlam

    DALLAS, Ore. - A memorial service will be held Feb. 4 for former Eugene resident Lois Yvonne Dirlam of Dallas, who died Jan. 16 of age-related causes. She was 87.

    Dirlam was born Feb. 3, 1917, in Brown County, Minn., to Louis and Mabel Hendrickson Sorensen. She married Charles Dirlam on Jan. 13, 1938.

    She lived in Eugene from 1938 to 2004. She attended college for a year and worked as an elementary teacher. Dirlam enjoyed painting in watercolors, rock hounding, bird watching Bird Watching is a British magazine for birders. The current editor is Kevin Wilmot. External Links
    • Bird Watching`s website
     and traveling. She belonged to the Eugene Gem and Mineral Club and Bethesda Lutheran Church.

    Survivors include her husband, of Eugene; two daughters, Terri Reeher of Dallas and Deanna Canfield of Meridian, Idaho Meridian is the second-largest city in Ada County, Idaho, United States and the third-largest in the state. As of the 2000 Census the population of Meridian was 34,919 (2006 estimate: 59,832)[1]. ; two sons, John of Nashville, Tenn., and Ron of Denver; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

    Friday's service will be held at 1 p.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Eugene. Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas is in charge of arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the church, at 4445 Royal Ave., Eugene, OR 97402.

    John Renken

    The funeral will be held Feb. 1 for John Robert Renken of Eugene, who died Jan. 27 of a heart attack. He was 59.

    Renken was born Oct. 21, 1945, in Drain, to William and Lola West Renken. He married Karen Lee Sjoblom in 1970 in Eugene, and they later divorced. He married Diane Lee Mullen on March 27, 1993, in Lake Tahoe, Nev.

    He graduated from North Eugene High School North Eugene High School is a public high school of about 1,200 students in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It is located at 200 Silver Lane near the Santa Clara area of Eugene.[1] North Eugene's mascot is the Highlander.  in 1963. He began his electrical apprenticeship with Builders Electric in 1964 and worked for the company for 20 years. He had worked for C & S Electric since 1984. He belonged to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is a labor union which represents workers in the electrical industry in the United States and Canada, particularly electricians, or Inside Wiremen, in the construction industry and linemen and other employees of public  Local 280, and to Ducks Unlimited Ducks Unlimited is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, other wildlife, and people. It currently has approximately 775,000 members, mostly in the United States and Canada. .

    He enjoyed spending time "Spending Time" is the first single released by Christian artist Stellar Kart.

    The lyrics describe the band members desire to spend "more time with God". "Sometimes it’s a real struggle to spend time with God.
     with his family and friends, fishing, hunting, traveling and playing softball and cards. He was the horseshoe pitching horseshoe pitching, game played by two or more persons using horseshoes, the object being to throw the shoes so as to encircle a vertical iron peg that is 14 in. (35.6 cm) high.  champion of his union local.

    Survivors include his wife; a son, Shawn 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. , Calif.; a stepdaughter step·daugh·ter  
    n.
    A spouse's daughter by a previous union.


    stepdaughter
    Noun

    a daughter of one's husband or wife by an earlier relationship

    Noun 1.
    , Leona Calvert of Eugene; a stepson, Michael Mullen of Springfield; a brother, Don of Blachly; a sister, Gerri Brown of Eugene; and seven grandchildren.

    Tuesday's service will be held at 3 p.m. at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

    Thomas Warden

    A memorial celebration will be held Feb. 13 for Thomas Albert "T.A." Warden of Corvallis and formerly of Veneta and Harrisburg, who died Jan. 26 of cancer. He was 66.

    Warden was born Dec. 3, 1938, in Eugene, and adopted by Oren and Rose Marie Barrows Warden. He married Judy Gayle Isom on Nov. 22, 1963, in Junction City.

    He grew up in Veneta and graduated from Elmira High School
    :For the school in Elmira, Ontario, see Elmira District Secondary School.
    Elmira High School is a 4A public high school of about 500 students in Elmira, Oregon located approximately 15 miles from Eugene.
    . In the early 1960s, he worked in the logging industry, building roads. He served in the National Guard from 1961 to 1965. He lived in Veneta until 1963, when he moved to Harrisburg. He later lived in Monroe from 1969 to 1990 and moved to Corvallis in 1991.

    Warden was a heavy equipment operator until 1970 and had been a farmer since 1966. He enjoyed Dixieland jazz festivals, antique tractors and bulldozers, fishing and hunting.

    He had won a Cattleman of the Year award. He belonged to the Albany Elks Lodge and Benton County Fair Foundation.

    Survivors include his wife; his mother, of Salem; his natural father, Ben Banich of Reedsport; three sons, Timothy of Monroe and Douglas and Charles, both of Corvallis; a daughter, Donna Fisher of Harrisburg; five brothers, Bob Warden of Monroe, Lyle Warden of Portland, Don Warden of Salem, Virgil Warden of Longview, Wash., and Mick Banich of Las Vegas, Nev.; and eight grandchildren.

    The Feb. 13 celebration will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. in Guerber Hall on the Benton County Fairgrounds n. pl. 1. same as fairground.  in Corvallis. Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City is in charge of arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Benton County Fair Foundation.

    Frances Kirksey

    COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be held Jan. 31 for Frances A. Kirksey of Cottage Grove, who died Jan. 27 of pneumonia. She was 87.

    Kirksey was born March 9, 1917, in Inola, Okla., to William and Polly Baughman Edyburn. She married John Kirksey in Visalia, Calif., in 1953. He died in 1976.

    She moved from Oklahoma to Visalia in 1934, living in Visalia until 1964, when she moved to Cottage Grove. She worked in shipyards during World War II and also worked at JB Farm Co. in Los Angeles, making molds for airplanes. She also had worked as a cook, in a machine shop and in a cannery.

    Kirksey enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed gardening, crocheting, 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 , crafts, embroidery, sewing clothes, fishing and hunting. She formerly belonged to the Eagles and Moose lodges and the Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary.

    Survivors include a son, Lester of Woodlake, Calif.; a stepson, Terry of Verona, Mo.; a sister, Ida Smith of Stockton, Calif.; 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Three daughters and a son died previously, Veva Boswell in 1973, Ethel Grimsley in 1990 and Charlotte Surratt in 1991, and Wilbert Kirksey in 1990.

    Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.

    Monday's graveside grave·side  
    n.
    The area beside a grave.
     service will be held at 2 p.m. in Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove.

    Larry Abell

    SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held later for Larry Dee Abell of Springfield, who died Jan. 19 of heart failure. He was 56.

    Abell was born July 25, 1948, in Ontario, Calif., to Ralph and Nettie Embrey Abell. He married Rhonda Hampton on Jan. 5, 1972, in Bellingham, Wash.

    He grew up in Ontario and lived there until 1965, then moved to Springfield. He moved to Winnemucca, Nev., in 1983 and to Reno in 1994. He moved back to Springfield in 1997.

    He was a pipefitter welder and belonged to Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 350 in Reno, Nev. He enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting.

    Survivors include his wife; his father; three sons, Wade and Larry, both of Portland, and Bradley of Winnemucca; two daughters, Barbara Stewart of Portland and Devon Abell of Chino Valley, Ariz.; six brothers, John and Jess, both of Springfield, Eddie and Terry, both of Marcola, Gene of Winnemucca and Ralph of Reno; a sister, Wanda Abell of Eugene; and eight grandchildren. A son, Toby, died previously.

    A private, family service was held, and a celebration of life is planned for August at Odell Lake. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

    Marian Welling

    The funeral will be held Jan. 31 for Marian Welling of Springfield, who died Jan. 26 of age-related causes. She was 75.

    Welling was born June 9, 1929, in New York New York, state, United States
    New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
    , N.Y., to Vincent and Catherine Inzara Tavano.

    She had lived in Springfield since 1967 and worked as a data entry clerk A data entry clerk is a member of staff who reads hand-written or printed records and types them into a computer. They are sometimes employed on a temporary basis, but most large companies which have large amounts of data will hire on a near-permanent basis.  for Lane County. She belonged to St. Alice Catholic Church in Springfield and enjoyed spending time with her church family. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, crafts, needlework needlework, work done with a needle, either plain sewing, mending, or ornamental work such as embroidery, quilting, smocking, hemstitching, fagoting, some kinds of lace making (see lace), patchwork, and appliqué.  and cooking.

    Survivors include two sons, Mike of Springfield and John of Rio Vista, Texas Rio Vista is a city in Johnson County, Texas, United States. The population was 656 at the 2000 census. Despite its spelling, the older members of the community pronunce the name of the town "RYE-o Vista", not "REE-o Vista", however as new people move into the community, the ; a daughter, Lori Lesure of Los Banos, Calif.; a brother, Tony Tavano of Newark, N.Y.; a sister, Luci DeCann, also of Newark, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.

    Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Monday at Major Family Funeral Home, Springfield.

    Monday's funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Springfield.

    Lois Squires

    The graveside funeral will be held Feb. 5 for Lois Squires of Burns, formerly of Eugene, who died Jan. 21 at the age of 88. The family chose not to list the cause of death.

    She was born Aug. 29, 1916, in Dewey County, Okla., to Carl and Nora Abercrombie. She married Everett Squires in 1937. He died in October 2001.

    She worked as a cook at Condon and Lincoln elementary schools in Eugene. She enjoyed hiking, reading and playing golf.

    Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia Flippence of Burns; her son, Nick, of Beaverton; and two grandchildren.

    The Feb. 5 service will be at 11 a.m. at Burns Cemetery. LaFollette's Chapel in Burns is in charge of arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Harney County Senior Citizen Center or the Alzheimer's Association.

    Mary Millman

    A memorial service will be held Feb. 13 for Mary Elizabeth Witter Millman of Eugene, who died Jan. 7 of kidney failure kidney failure
     or renal failure

    Partial or complete loss of kidney function. Acute failure causes reduced urine output and blood chemical imbalance, including uremia. Most patients recover within six weeks.
    . She was 90.

    She was born April 27, 1914, in Podili, S. India, to Theodore and Mildred Booth Witter. She married Owen Booth in 1937 in New York. He died in 1973. She married Arthur Millman on Feb. 14, 1975, in Santa Rosa, Calif.

    She graduated from Wellesley College in 1935 and earned as master's degree in library science from Drexel College.

    She worked as an executive secretary and librarian at Cheyney College and at the University of Arizona (body, education) University of Arizona - The University was founded in 1885 as a Land Grant institution with a three-fold mission of teaching, research and public service. . She enjoyed writing, reading, hiking, traveling and nature appreciation. She was a member of Multnomah Friends Meeting, Eugene Friends Meeting and Obsidians of Eugene.

    Survivors include her husband; twin daughters, Annie Fine of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Heather Booth of Wildomar, Calif.; two sisters, Barbar Graham of Petaluma, Calif., and Vera Bleasdale of Arden, N.C.; and one grandchild.

    The Feb. 13 service will be at 2 p.m. at Eugene Friends Meeting in Eugene. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eugene Friends Meeting, 2274 Onyx St., Eugene, OR 97403.

    Donald LeClair

    A celebration of life will be held Jan. 30 for Donald Cleveland LeClair of Eugene, who died Jan. 27 of smoking-related causes. He was 74.

    LeClair was born June 4, 1930, in Gold Beach, to Grover and Clara Olson LeClair. He married Leola Wilson on Sept. 22, 1985, in Idaho Falls, Idaho Idaho Falls is the county seat and largest city of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States.GR6 As of the 2000 Census the population of Idaho Falls was 50,730, with a metro population of 116,980. (2006 estimate: 52,786)[1]. .

    A high school graduate, he worked in auto and recreational vehicle sales. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, jet boat racing and dirt track racing
    This article concerns auto racing; motorcycles, horses, and dogs also race on dirt tracks.

    Dirt track racing is a type of auto racing performed on oval tracks.
    . He belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Fraternal Order of Eagles International is a fraternal organization that was founded on February 6, 1898, in Seattle, Washington by a group of six theater owners including John Cort (the first president), brothers John W. and Tim J. .

    Survivors include his wife; two sons, Cleve of Eugene and Frank of Springfield; a daughter, Leah King of Portland; a brother, Lloyd of Beaverton; a sister, Mildred Nelson of Gold Beach; and nine grandchildren.

    Sunday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Eugene Eagles Lodge.

    Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

    Elsa Palmquist

    A memorial service will be held Feb. 5 for Elsa O. Palmquist of Eugene, who died Jan. 21 of age-related causes. She was 92.

    She was born July 27, 1912, in Lee, Mass., to Alexander and Alma Palmquist.

    She attended Wilby High School and business college in Waterbury, Conn. She worked as an executive secretary for the president of Waterbury Companies. She moved to Eugene in 1994.

    She enjoyed needlework and was an avid reader.

    Survivors include two sisters, Ethel Carlstrom of Eugene and Alice Norling of Laguna Beach, Calif.

    The Feb. 5 service will be at 11:30 a.m. at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Eugene. Private inurnment will be in Waterbury, Conn. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Emmaus Lutheran Church.

    Ethel Fetters fet·ter  
    n.
    1. A chain or shackle for the ankles or feet.

    2. Something that serves to restrict; a restraint.

    tr.v. fet·tered, fet·ter·ing, fet·ters
    1. To put fetters on; shackle.
     

    SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held today, Jan. 29, for Ethel Lana Fetters of Springfield, who died Jan. 26 of age-related causes. She was 86.

    Fetters was born Nov. 16, 1918, in La Grande, to Fredrick and Effie Parker Riddle. She married Theodore Porth on Jan. 9, 1937, in Yamhill County. He later died, and she married Russ McAdams on Aug. 30, 1958, in Stevenson, Wash. He died Sept. 14, 1961. She was married to Wayne Fetters from Sept. 25, 1965, to Nov. 16, 1984, when he died.

    Fetters grew up in Dayton. She was a homemaker and had worked as a waitress. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting and gardening.

    Survivors include two sons, Ed Porth and Elmer Porth, both of Springfield; a daughter, Lavern Thomas of Coos Bay; a sister, Florence Koezer of Florence; a brother, George Riddle of California; 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

    Today's service will be held at 3 p.m. at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

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