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A memorial gathering will be held Feb. 4 for Vashti Esther Rush of Eugene, who died Jan. 31 of age-related causes. She was 96.
She was born Nov. 28, 1908, in Tacoma, to John and Mary Potter Mary Potter is the foundress of the "Little Company of Mary Sisters" in 1877. She has a Nottingham Tram named after her for this reason. This was done after she was nominated in a BBC poll. She died in 1913. Gaffney. She married Tommy Williams For other persons named Tom Williams, see Tom Williams (disambiguation).
Thomas D. “Tommy” Williams (born 17 December 1956) is a Republican member of the Texas Senate representing District 4. on July 3, 1926, in Coos Bay Coos Bay (ks), city (1990 pop. 15,076), Coos co., SW Oreg., a port of entry on Coos Bay; founded 1854 as Marshfield, inc. 1874, renamed 1944. . They divorced in 1950. She later married Benjamin Rush in Portland. He died previously.
She worked as a florist for many years. She enjoyed reading, working in her rose garden, spending time with her family and at the coast and her kitties. She was a former member of Zonta Club of Eugene and a member of Glenwood Christian Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Pat Brooks-Mangers of Eugene; her son, Marvin Williams of Springfield; seven grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.
Friday's gathering will be at 3 p.m. at First Congregational Church First Congregational Church may refer to:
The funeral will be held Feb. 4 for Floyd Clifford Lewman of Reno, Nev., and formerly of Springfield, who died Jan. 31 of age-related causes. He was 79.
Lewman was born Jan. 7, 1926, in Haxtun, Colo., to Arthur James and Daza "Pearl" Freemyer Lewman. He married Denise Barbier on Oct. 28,1973, in Reno.
He served in the Marine Corps, 4th Marine Division in World War II in the South Pacific Campaign on several islands. He was wounded on Iwo Jima and received the Purple Heart. He attended college for two years.
Lewman worked as a quality supervision inspector and was a certified inspector trainer for the American Plywood Association. He previously lived in Medford and Roseburg, and had lived in the Eugene-Springfield area since 1936. He recently moved to Reno for health reasons. He enjoyed golf, hunting, fishing and working in his yard.
He was a charter member of Springfield Elks Lodge 2145 and an associate member of Eugene Elks Lodge 357. He also belonged to Eugene area Eagles Lodge 275, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 293, American Legion American Legion, national association of male and female war veterans, founded (1919) in Paris. Membership is open to veterans of World Wars I and II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Post 3 and Disabled American Veterans The Disabled American Veterans, or DAV, is an organization for disabled veterans that helps them and their families through various means. It currently has over 1.2 million members.
The DAV was controversial during the 2006 election cycle. Chapter 42 in Springfield. He volunteered with Toys for Tots Toys For Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which donates toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by Major Bill Hendricks. . He belonged to the Springfield Country Club and Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church United Methodist Church, in the United States, religious body formed by the union in 1968 of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist Church (see Methodism). .
Survivors include two sons, Randy of Reno and Terry of Baltimore; a daughter, Linda Lewman of San Carlos, Mexico; a brother, Dean Lewman of Eugene; and a sister, Irene McChesney of Eugene. His wife died previously.
Thursday's visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.
Friday's graveside grave·side
The area beside a grave. service will be held at 10 a.m. in Eagle Point National Cemetery Eagle Point National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located northeast of the city of Medford in Jackson County, Oregon. It encompasses 43.4 acres, and as of the end of 2005, had 12,049 interments. in Eagle Point. Memorial contributions may be made to veterans' organizations.
The funeral will be held Feb. 5 for Hattie Helen Kadrmas of Eugene, who died Feb. 1 of congestive heart failure congestive heart failure, inability of the heart to expel sufficient blood to keep pace with the metabolic demands of the body. In the healthy individual the heart can tolerate large increases of workload for a considerable length of time. and cancer. She was 91.
She was born Dec. 25, 1913, in Dickinson, N.D., to Emil and Anna Nadvornick Privratsky. She married Edward Kadrmas on June 6, 1933, in Dickinson. They were later divorced.
She worked as a waitress at Del Rey and Seymour's restaurants in Eugene and later managed a Salvation Army store in Eugene.
She enjoyed polka music and dancing, knitting, watching the kids play ball and going fishing. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Evelyn Ficek, Shirley Hemmitt and Linda Larion, all of Eugene; a son, Larry of Eugene; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Saturday's service will be at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene, with burial at West Lawn Memorial Park in Eugene. Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or St. Mary Catholic Church.
JUNCTION CITY - A memorial celebration will be held Feb. 6 for Kathleen F. Perry of Junction City, who died Jan. 31 of heart failure. She was 63.
Perry was born Sept. 25, 1941, in Eugene, to Kenneth and Pauline Love Johnston. She married Ralph Perry Jr. on Dec. 17, 1961, in Portland.
She attended Northwest Christian College Northwest Christian College is a private, liberal arts college located in Eugene, Oregon and is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Independent Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. . She enjoyed being a wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister. She also enjoyed singing and praying. She belonged to Christ Center Church in Junction City.
Survivors include her husband; her father, of Sweet Home; three sons, Stephen of Eugene, Jason of Junction City and Patrick of Washougal, Wash.; a daughter, Kim Carmichael of Junction City; a sister, Gail Dell of Turner; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. today, Feb. 3, Friday and Saturday at Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City.
A memorial celebration will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in Christ Center Church in Junction City.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Center, Tsunami Church Restoration Fund.
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SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held Feb. 5 for Merle Elwin Harbour of Springfield, who died Jan. 26 of age-related causes. He was 89.
Harbour was born Feb. 18, 1915, in Saskatoon Saskatoon (săskətn`), city (1991 pop. 186,058), S central Sask., Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. , Saskatchewan, to Bernard and Jennie Heavin Harbour. He married Velma Irene Thornberry on Dec. 22, 1941, in Whittier, Calif.
He was a high school graduate and worked as a machinist for the Southern Pacific Railroad "Southern Pacific" redirects here. For the country-rock band, see Southern Pacific (band)
The Southern Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting marks SP) was an American railroad. . He had lived in the Eugene-Springfield area since 1947. He enjoyed gardening, camping, spending time with his grandchildren, boating, water sports water sports Urophilia, see there and mechanic work. He belonged to Immanuel Baptist Church and Twin Rivers Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; four sons, Michael of Eugene, Dennis of Springfield, Terry of Roseburg and Timothy of Marcola-Springfield; a daughter, Patricia Morris of Albany; a sister, Velma Payne of Eugene; and 10 grandchildren.
Saturday's service will be held at 1 p.m. at River Road Baptist Church. Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eugene Mission.
SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held Feb. 4 for Melva J. Gregory of Springfield, who died Feb. 1 of cancer. She was 72.
Gregory was born Nov. 25, 1932, in Portland, to Orville and Josephine Webber Nye. She married Wayne Gregory on June 28, 1952, in Sweet Home.
She grew up in Foster and lived there until she married. A high school graduate, she attended Lane Community College for two years. She worked as a cook in the Walton kitchen at 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. . She enjoyed camping, swimming, gardening and working in her flower beds.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Valerie Anderson of Gillette, Wyo.; two sisters, Beth Bean of Springfield and Orelleta Gibbs of Sweet Home; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Pamela Lynch, died March 31, 1995, and a great-great-grandchild, Kora KORA Kansas Open Records Act Anderson, died April 11, 2003.
Friday's service will be held at 11 a.m. at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Private burial will be in Springfield Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
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The graveside funeral will be held Feb. 5 for Irma Victoria Koch of Eugene, who died Jan. 28 of age-related causes. She was 83.
Koch was born Feb. 1, 1921, in Fairview, Mont., to Herman and Karin Oleson Hanson. She married Jake Koch on Jan. 17, 1940, in Sidney, Mont. He died May 24, 2001.
She graduated from high school in Sidney, Mont., and worked for PayLess Drugs for 25 years. She enjoyed 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 , travel and spending time with her family. She belonged to Emmaus Lutheran Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Judy McKee of Bend, Kathy Broussard of Beaverton and Linda Azcarate of Ridgefield, Wash.; a brother, Arnold Hanson of Redding Redding, city (1990 pop. 66,462), seat of Shasta co., N central Calif., on the Sacramento River; inc. 1872. A principal tourist center for a mountain and lake region, it also has lumbering, food-processing, and diverse manufacturing. , Calif.; six sisters, Bertha Rongholt of Woodinville, Wash., Gerda Stordahl of Fairview, Mont., Lilly Vaira of San Jose, Calif., Eva Zander zan·der
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Saturday's service will be held at 1 p.m. in Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emmaus Lutheran Church or Eugene Hearing and Speech Center.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held for Pamela Kay Crandell of Springfield, who died Jan. 28 of ovarian cancer ovarian cancer
Malignant tumour of the ovaries. Risk factors include early age of first menstruation (before age 12), late onset of menopause (after age 52), absence of pregnancy, presence of specific genetic mutations, use of fertility drugs, and personal history of breast . She was 56.
She was born Dec. 29, 1947, on a military base in Yokohama, Japan, to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Reiten.
She graduated from Washington High School Washington High School may refer to:
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She enjoyed playing with her grandbabies, bowling, golfing, reading, working in her yard, movies and shopping.
Survivors include her parents, now of Seattle; her daughter, Linnie Seaman of Eugene; her son, John Dungan of Stuart, Fla.; and four grandchildren. Triplet triplet /trip·let/ (trip´let)
1. one of three offspring produced at one birth.
2. a combination of three objects or entities acting together, as three lenses or three nucleotides.
3. sons, Melvin, Norman and Jack Dungan, died Nov. 27, 1981.
Friday's service will be at 3:15 p.m. in the chapel at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene. A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 11 in her home. 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 in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sacred Heart.
A celebration of life will be held Feb. 4 for Fred McMahon of Eugene, who died Feb. 2 of heart disease. He was 83.
McMahon was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Muskegon, Mich., to Fred and Edwina Johansen McMahon. He married Marian Yant on Feb. 23, 1946, in Toledo, Ohio.
He attended public schools in Muskegon and received a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School The University of Michigan Law School, located in Ann Arbor, is a unit of the University of Michigan. The Law School, founded in 1859, currently has an enrollment of approximately 1,200 students, most of whom are earning the degrees of Juris Doctor (J.D.) or Master of Laws (LLM). . He served in the Army Air Force as a navigator in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
McMahon moved from Portland to Eugene in 1972. He was chairman and co-owner of Cascade Title Co. in Eugene. He belonged to the Oregon State Bar and the Eugene Executives Association. He was active in the title insurance industry and served as president of the Oregon Land Title Association.
Survivors include his wife; four sons, Tom of Eugene, Blake and Pat, both of Portland, and Mark of McLean, Va.; a daughter, Joan Schoen of Lake Oswego; and 14 grandchildren.
Friday's celebration will be held at 5 p.m. at the Town Club, on the ninth floor at 975 Oak St. in Eugene. Private inurnment will be at the family ranch. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Medical Center Foundation.
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REEDSPORT - The funeral will be held Feb. 4 for Geneva Alice Young of Reedsport, who died Jan. 31 of age-related causes. She was 92.
She was born Nov. 7, 1912, in Wilburton, Okla., to Edward and Minnie Harrington Brannon. She married Howard Young in 1953. He died in 1990.
A long-time resident of Reedsport, she worked as a school cook. She enjoyed gardening, canning and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include three sons, Jack and Dick, both of Reedsport, and Bill Chronister of Juneau, Alaska; a daughter, Gerriane Hutchinson of Mountain Grove, Mo.; a sister, Hazel Lane of Selina, Kan.; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Two sons, Jimmy Dodd and Orville Dodd, died previously.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport. Friday's service will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with burial to follow at Reedsport Masonic Cemetery in Reedsport.
A celebration of life service will be held Feb. 4 for James Edward "Jim" Heiss of Eugene, who died Jan. 31 of complications of diabetes. He was 60.
Heiss was born Sept. 7, 1944, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Fred and Kathryn Hall Heiss. He married Jennifer Haycox on Dec. 15, 1970, in La Canada, Calif.
He attended St. Anne's Academy in Fort Smith and earned a bachelor of science Noun 1. Bachelor of Science - a bachelor's degree in science
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies degree in accounting at California State University Enrollment
at Los Angeles.
He served in the U.S. Navy from July 1966 to June 1968. He worked as a certified public accountant Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
An accountant who has met certain standards, including experience, age, and licensing, and passed exams in a particular state. , at the University of Oregon and as associate director of student affairs.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing, spending time with his family, travel and bowling. He was a member of Boy Scouts, Oregon Community Credit Union and Roundtable of Eugene.
Survivors include his wife; his son, Jason of Altadena, Calif.; his daughter, Janet Heiss of Madison, Wis.; seven brothers, Fred of Hollister, Mo., Charles and Dave, both of Yucca Valley, Calif., Tom of Winthrop, Maine, Tony of Fort Smith, Ark., Harry of Arlington, Va., and Joe of Greenwood, Ark.; and three sisters, Kay Heiss of Fayetteville, Ark., Margie Fletcher of Wylie, Texas, and Patti Smith of Greenwood, Ark.
Friday's service will be at 4 p.m. at Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church in Springfield. Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys Scouts, Troop 179, at Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church.
Doyne E. Hansford of Junction City died Jan. 30 at age 75. His daughter, Meg Hansford, died in 1982. No service is planned. Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
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