OBITUARIES.Byline: The Register-Guard
Leonard Layng Sr.
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). - A memorial service will be held Feb. 9 for Leonard Layng Sr. of Cottage Grove, who died Feb. 2 of age-related causes. He was 76.
Layng was born Jan. 18, 1929, in Cottage Grove, to Louis and Dorotha Miller Layng. He married Barbara Parks on Jan. 22, 1949, in Cottage Grove.
A lifelong resident of Cottage Grove, he was a millworker and ran equipment that made T1-11 siding. He retired in 1989 after 30 years of work for Bohemia Lumber Co. at Culp Creek. He earlier worked in logging, using a team of horses. He also had been a firefighter for the Forest Service.
Layng enjoyed all aspects of working with horses, including training, riding, roping and trail riding. He was a founding and lifelong member of the Cottage Grove Riding Club.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Leonard Jr. of Cottage Grove; two daughters, Cindy Harris of Creswell and Melody Schueller of Cottage Grove; a brother, Leo Leo, in astronomy
Leo [Lat.,=the lion], northern constellation lying S of Ursa Major and on the ecliptic (apparent path of the sun through the heavens) between Cancer and Virgo; it is one of the constellations of the zodiac. of Cottage Grove; a sister, Charlotte Harig of Hermiston; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Gloria Anglund, died Feb. 3, 1995.
Wednesday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Private inurnment will be at Brumbaugh Cemetery in Cottage Grove.
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 Del Rey may refer to:
The Salvation Army has established branches in 100 countries throughout the world. 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 Hammitt 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 10:30 a.m. 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 A children's hospital is a hospital which offers its services exclusively to children. The number of children's hospitals proliferated in the 20th century, as pediatric medical and surgical specialties separated from internal medicine and adult surgical specialties. or St. Mary Catholic Church.
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, - The funeral will be held Feb. 8 for Gladys P. Wells of Junction City, who died Feb. 3 of complications of a stroke. She was 85.
Wells was born Jan. 28,1920, in Fresno, Calif., to E.M. and Martha C. Christensen. She married Orin Wells on Nov. 27, 1970, in Vancouver, Wash.
She grew up in California, then lived in Harrisburg. She had lived in Junction City since 1965. A homemaker, Wells enjoyed roses, fishing and golf. She collected miniature cups and saucers Cups and Saucers is a one-act "satirical musical sketch" written and composed by George Grossmith. It was first produced in 1876 on tour as a vehicle for Grossmith and Florence Marryat, as part of Entre Nous, their series of piano sketches. and glass figurines.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Patricia Goodwin of Tangent and Peggy Decoto of Westwood, Calif.; a stepdaughter step·daugh·ter
A spouse's daughter by a previous union.
a daughter of one's husband or wife by an earlier relationship
Noun 1. , Dianne Patterson of Spokane; a son, Russ Wells of Laramie, Wyo.; nine grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.
Tuesday's service will be held at 1 p.m. at Lane Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Eugene. Burial will be at Lane Memorial Gardens. Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Junction City Fire Department or the Harrisburg Fire Department.
Rubie Louene Wheeler of Eugene died Jan. 28 of age-related causes. She was 89. At her request, no service is planned.
Wheeler was born Feb. 20, 1915, in Sargent, Neb., to Frank and Lola Williams Garris. She married Maurice Sharp in Taylor, Neb., in 1935. She married Earl Wheeler on Sept. 8, 1968, in Reno. He died in 1997.
She graduated from Blue Mound Blue Mound or Blue Mounds may refer to any of several places in the United States:
In the Nebraska license plate system, Custer County is represented by the prefix 4 (it had the fourth-largest number of vehicles , and worked as a nanny for many families in Nebraska. She lived in Taylor, Neb., from 1935 to 1939, and in Lake Arrowhead Lake Arrowhead may refer to:
Wheeler enjoyed ballroom and square dancing, raising dogs, fishing, gardening, ceramics and other 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. . She also 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 her family, travel, games, hunting and rockhounding Rockhounding is the recreational collecting of rocks and/or mineral specimens from their natural environment.
Early rockhounds were prospectors looking for valuable minerals and gemstones for commercial purposes. .
Survivors include two daughters, Doris and Carol, both of Oregon; a son, Robert, of Oregon; two stepsons, Lynn and Mark, both of Oregon; two brothers, Lee of Colorado and Ed of Wyoming; a sister, Arlene, also of Wyoming; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren.
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 in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
Virgil Eugene Edwards of Eugene died Jan. 30 of age-related causes. He was 92. No service is planned.
Edwards was born Sept. 26, 1912, in Stanley, Wis., to Jesse and Mary Purcell Edwards. He married Bernice Dorothy Loren in 1934 in Vancouver, Wash. She died Dec. 12, 1994.
He moved from Wisconsin to Ryderwood, Wash., in 1927 and graduated from Ryderwood High School in 1930. He later attended 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 part-time for Long Bell Lumber Co. until 1930, then worked for the company full-time.
He served in the Army Signal Corps from 1942 to 1946, attaining the rank of technical sergeant technical sergeant
1. Abbr. TSgt A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Air Force that is above staff sergeant and below master sergeant.
2. One who holds this rank.
Noun 1. . He was stationed in the European theater for 18 months.
He was named office manager of Long Bell Lumber's Ryderwood operations in 1948 and, in 1952, began work at the company's facilities in Vaughn. He later was a senior accountant and office manager, then became the Gardiner-Vaughn area controller of International Paper Co., which purchased Long Bell Lumber Co. in 1956. He retired in 1977 after 50 years.
He was an Oregon Ducks The Oregon Ducks refers to the mascot and sports teams of the University of Oregon, located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The Oregon Ducks are part of the Pacific 10 (Pac-10) conference. Donald Duck is the mascot of the University of Oregon under an agreement with Disney. fan and a lifetime member of the University of Oregon President's Founder Societies, the University of Oregon Foundation Arnold Bennet Society, the Oregon Club, the Oregon Track Club and the Oregon Alumni Association An alumni association is an association of graduates (alumni) or, more broadly, of former students. In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni . He also was a life member of the Eugene Elks Club and formerly belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the 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. .
He enjoyed jogging, swimming, dancing and gardening and collected Bing Crosby and jazz recordings.
Edwards is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Private burial was at Rest-Haven Memorial Park in Eugene, with Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Oregon Duck Athletic Fund.
Norine Evelyn Hawthorne of Eugene died Jan. 29 of age-related causes. She was 89.
Hawthorne was born July 29, 1915, in Nebraska City, Neb., to Clyde and Maggie Mae Gump. She married Zeldie Hawthorne on Oct. 29, 1933, in Nebraska City. He died in 1999.
A high school graduate, she owned and operated three small grocery stores in Eugene. After retiring, she enjoyed traveling with her husband to Arizona, where they spent their winters. She had lived in Eugene for 55 years.
Survivors include a daughter, ValRae Jones of Eugene; a brother, Dale Gump of Eugene; two sisters, Janice Jennings of Eugene and Murial Rhoden of Glenwood, Iowa Glenwood is a city in Mills County, Iowa, United States. The population was 5,358 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Mills CountyGR6. ; and one grandchild.
No service is planned. Andreason's Cremation & 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. Memorial contributions may be made to Oaktree Residential Living in Eugene.
The funeral will be held today, Feb. 4, for Donald Ray Parker, a lifelong resident of Eugene, who died Feb. 2 at the age of 49. The family chose not to list the cause of death.
He was born April 1, 1955, in Eugene, to Charles and Edna McIntosh Parker.
Survivors include his mother; two brothers, Gary of Oklahoma and James Quirk of Mississippi; and two sisters, Char Wines of Eugene and Linda Ayres of Stockton, Calif.
Today's service will be at 10 a.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene, with burial at West Lawn Memorial Park.
SPRINGFIELD - An Irish wake will be held Feb. 9 for Jeanne Fleek of Springfield, who died Feb. 2 of pancreatic cancer pancreatic cancer
Malignant tumour of the pancreas. Risk factors include smoking, a diet high in fat, exposure to certain industrial products, and diseases such as diabetes and chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatic cancer is more common in men. . She was 62.
Fleek was born Sept. 28, 1942, in Seattle, to Don and Nadene Nevitt. She married Wayne "Skip" Fleek on Sept. 5, 1964, in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. .
She graduated from Skagit Valley College Skagit Valley College is a a two-year community college serving Skagit, Island, and San Juan counties in northwest Washington state. Established in 1926, SVC grants academic transfer degrees, technical degrees, and certificates. . She then worked at Lockheed Aircraft This is a list of aircraft produced or proposed by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation from its founding as the Lockheed Aircraft Company in 1926 to its merging with Martin Marietta to form the Lockheed Martin Corporation in 1995. in Burbank, Calif., where she started as a clerk stenographer An individual who records court proceedings either in shorthand or through the use of a paper-punching device.
A court stenographer is an officer of the court and is generally considered to be a state or public official. and became secretary to a vice president of the company before moving to Oregon in 1972.
In 1976, she and her husband started a certified public accounting firm, which became Fleek, McElhaney, Merwin and Shotola CPAs of Springfield. The couple retired in 1999.
She hosted five Rotary Exchange students and was awarded the Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship by the Springfield Rotary Club.
Survivors include her husband; her mother, Nadene Boggs of Anacortes, Wash.; two daughters, Terry Mortensen of Eugene and Donna Fecchio of Denver; a sister, Donna Radtke of Anacortes, Wash.; a brother, Bill Nevitt, also of Anacortes; and three grandchildren. A daughter, Kelly Fleek, died in 1975.
Wednesday's wake will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Springfield Country Club, 90333 Sunderman Road. Springfield Memorial Garden & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held Feb. 5 for Niphonh Thavonekham of Springfield, who died Feb. 2 of cancer. He was 62.
Thavonekham was born April 30, 1942, in Pakse, Laos, to Bou and Kong Khoune Thavonekham. He married Karina Sananikane on Dec. 10, 1962, in Vientiane, Laos.
He was a high school graduate and received military training. He served as a colonel in the Royal Laotian Army military police.
Thavonekham was imprisoned im·pris·on
tr.v. im·pris·oned, im·pris·on·ing, im·pris·ons
To put in or as if in prison; confine.
[Middle English emprisonen, from Old French emprisoner : en- in a concentration camp from 1975 to 1988. He was later granted political asylum in the United States and had lived in Springfield since 1989. He enjoyed still and video photography. He belonged to the Laos Senior Association of Oregon.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Chandeng Choedtham of Anaheim, Calif.; a son, Phouthasone, also of Anaheim; and two grandchildren. A son, Phatoon, died in 1972 and an infant son also died previously.
Saturday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene.
Allan Martin Hall of Del Mar, Calif., formerly of Eugene, died Jan. 29 of heart-related causes. He was 75. Services will be private.
Hall was born March 29, 1929, in Bell, Calif., to Arthur and Madeline Cook Hall. He married Jacquelyn Meisel.
He lived in Eugene for 18 years and also had lived in Coronado and Hanford, both in California.
He worked as an electronics engineer for the Northrop Corp.
He had served in the Navy and received several medals, including the Distinguished Flying Cross for service in Korea.
He enjoyed golf and walking on the beach.
Hall belonged to the Military Officers Association of America, Toastmasters International and the Lions Club of Del Mar.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, of San Diego; two sons, Robert of Mountain View, Calif., and Mike of Carlsbad, Calif.; three daughters, Judy Tassey of Atwater, Calif., Cathy Murphy of San Diego, and Cheryl Sunderland of Zurich, Switzerland; two brothers, Harry of Eugene and James of Port Orchard, Wash.; and six grandchildren. A daughter, Lyn Hall, died previously.
El Camino Mortuary in San Diego is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association American Heart Association (AHA),
n.pr a national voluntary health agency that has the goal of increasing public and medical awareness of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and thereby reducing the number of associated deaths and disabilities. , 3640 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92103.
Douglas Riley Woolley of Eugene died Jan. 25 of congestive heart failure. He was 83. At his request, no service is planned.
Woolley was born April 1, 1921, in San Diego, to Ernest and Agnes Jacobson Woolley. He married Evelyn Vernon.
He grew up on the Smith River and graduated from Drain High School. He attended college for a year.
Woolley served in the Army from 1943 to 1945 and was a radio repairman re·pair·man
A man whose occupation is making repairs.
Noun 1. repairman - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
maintenance man, service man during World War II. He later worked as an electrician.
Survivors include a daughter, Sue Garris of Red Hill; two stepdaughters, Susan Vernon of Friday Harbor, Wash., and Jan Cass of Philadelphia; three grandchildren; and three great-grand- children. His second wife, Evelyn, died previously.
Myrtle Grove Funeral Service in Coquille co·quille
A scallop-shaped dish or a scallop shell in which various seafood dishes are browned and served.
[French, from Latin conch is in charge of arrangements.
A graveside grave·side
The area beside a grave. memorial service will be held Feb. 6 for Michael William Dooley of Lincoln City, formerly of Springfield, who died Jan. 29 of cancer. He was 62.
He was born Jan. 16, 1943, in Oakland, Calif., to Carl and Olive Major Dooley.
He served nine years in the U.S. Navy.
He was an electrician, carpenter and handyman/laborer in construction.
He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and fixing things with his hands.
Survivors include three children, Michael Jr. and Paula Dooley, both of Myrtle Creek, and Kelly Skidmore of Simi Valley, Calif.; four brothers, David and Terry, both of Eugene, Doug of Lincoln City and Craig of La Grande; four sisters, Barbara of Lonoke, Ark., Dixie and Jo, both of Springfield, and Carla of La Grande; and six grandchildren.
Sunday's service will be at 1 p.m. at the Franklin Cemetery.
Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Christian of Eugene died Jan. 27 at age 79. A celebration of life and potluck will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Daneland Mobile Home Park clubhouse, Eugene. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Lutheran Church or Greenhill Animal Shelter. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.