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Evelyn Perry

The funeral will be held July 6 for Evelyn E. Perry of Grants Pass, formerly of Cottage Grove and Coos Bay, who died June 25 of age-related causes. She was 88.

Perry was born July 20, 1916, in Gardiner, to John and Ruth Guggisberg. She married Carl Carlson in 1940 in Eugene. He died July 4, 1988. She married Earlan Perry on Sept. 5, 1993. He died Dec. 2, 2000.

She graduated from Cottage Grove High School. She lived in Cottage Grove until 1940, then lived in Coos Bay until 1978. She moved back to Cottage Grove, living there until 2002, when she moved to Grants Pass.

A lifelong homemaker, she enjoyed gardening, cooking and sewing. She belonged to the Presbyterian church.

Survivors include a son, Douglas Carlson of Grants Pass; a sister, Donna Goodrich of Elkton; a brother, Roy Guggisberg of Cottage Grove; two grandchildren and one great-grand- child.

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

Wednesday's service will be at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove.

Joseph Long

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held July 7 for Joseph B. Long of Springfield, who died June 29 of congestive heart failure. He was 89.

He was born Dec. 25, 1915, in Chewelah, Wash., to Eugene and Grace Grove Long. He married Geneva Long on Oct. 31, 1939, in Reno, Nev. She died Feb. 12, 2002.

He attended Compton High School in California. He worked as an engineer at Meadow Gold Creamery. He enjoyed fixing things, gardening, hunting and fishing and was a rock hound.

Survivors include his daughter, Jolene Hill of Eugene.

Thursday's service will be at 6 p.m. at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, with burial at Springfield Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Lawrence Parsons

COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held July 7 for Lawrence Lee Parsons of Cottage Grove, who died June 30 of cancer. He was 67.

He was born June 4, 1938, in Kokomo, Ind., to Rufus and Arlene Barlow Parsons. He married Mary Allene Marshall on Dec. 23, 1958, in Conway, Ark.

Parsons served in the Army in Korea. He worked as a meat cutter and carpenter. His hobbies included golf, riding horses and reading westerns. He was a member of the Faith Center and the Lane County Sheriff's Posse. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Laurie Hahn and Karin Scallion, both of Eugene, and Jamie McCormick of Cottage Grove; five brothers, Richard, Jim, Walt and Mike, all of Oregon, and Max of Idaho; three sisters, Mary Wentworth and Vickie Lewis, both of Washington, and Pat Youngman of Oregon; and three grand- children.

Thursday's service will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Faith Center in Eugene. England's Creswell Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Center building fund.

Julia Weyant

The funeral Mass will be celebrated July 6 for Julia "Jean" Weyant of Springfield and Eugene, who died June 29 of a stroke. She was 74.

Weyant was born July 21, 1930, in Central City, Pa., to Metro and Eva Minta Fedorko. She married Guy Weyant on July 11, 1953, in Pennsylvania. He died Jan. 20, 1991.

She worked as a retail clerk in Eugene. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, visiting casinos and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Cathy Weyant of Springfield and Debbie Weyant of Eugene; two sons, Eric of Springfield and Gary of Vancouver, Wash.; a brother, Steve Fedorko of Stayton; and three grandchildren.

Wednesday's service will be at 12:15 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Jean Williams

SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held July 6 for Jean Marie Williams of Springfield, who died June 28 of a heart attack. She was 70.

Williams was born June 11, 1935, in Sheridan, to Virgil and Cherie Carter Wright. She married Pete Esquiro in 1954. They later divorced, and he died in 1983. She married Gilford Williams on Dec. 26, 1975. He died in 1993.

She graduated from Bethel High School in Kapowsin, Wash. She was a homemaker and had worked as a waitress and in security at Weyer- haeuser.

Williams received a Weyerhaeuser Achievement Award for safety. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, flower gardens, and arts and crafts.

Survivors include a son, Rick Esquiro of Redmond; two daughters, Mona Esquiro of La Grande and Rebecca Esquiro of Rapid City, S.D.; two brothers, Jerry Wright of Centralia, Wash., and Jim Wright of Wrangell, Alaska; two sisters, Joy Gosnell of Ketchikan, Alaska, and Jan Winters of Goldendale, Wash.; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A son, Randy Esquiro, died in 2004.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.

Wednesday's service will be at 3 p.m. at Island Park in Spring- field.

Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Steven Quigley

COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held July 7 for Steven M. Quigley of Cottage Grove, who died June 29 of complications of diabetes. He was 44.

He was born Dec. 16, 1960, in Petaluma, Calif., to Archie and Gail "Lani" Tunstead Quigley. He married Beth Quigley on April 3, 1997, in Cottage Grove.

Quigley grew up in Corning, Calif., and later lived in Stockton, Calif. He had lived in Cottage Grove for 25 years.

He worked as an auto mechanic and tow truck driver. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and barbecues. He also enjoyed eagles.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Chrissy Quigley of Woodland, Calif.; his mother, Gail "Lani" Norton of Cottage Grove; three sisters, Kathleen McCommons of King City, Calif., Cheryl Scoggin of La Pine and Tracy Quigley of Cottage Grove; five brothers, Wayne of Reno, Nev., Buck of Fontana, Calif., Bruce of Mesa, Ariz., Neal of Kent, Wash., and Gary Norton of Cottage Grove.

Thursday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.

Billie McBee

COTTAGE GROVE - Billie June McBee of Cottage Grove died June 30 of cancer. She was 67.

She was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Hanford, Calif., to Edwin and Mae Haynes Eaton. She graduated from high school in 1955 and held an associate's degree in nursing.

She was head nurse of medical records at a nursing home in Visalia, Calif. She enjoyed her work as a senior companion, crocheting, cats and playing pinochle. She was a member of Cottage Grove Calvary Fellowship and Cottage Grove Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include her domestic partner of 20 years, Rick Bock of Cottage Grove; her son, Timothy of Eugene; her daughter, Tambrea Dulley Aguas of Springfield; a brother, Denny Eaton of Creswell; a sister, Evelyn Mobley of Sanger, Calif.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

No service is planned. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cottage Grove Calvary Fellowship.

Katherine Kotarakos

A memorial service will be held July 8 for Katherine Kotarakos of Eugene, who died June 15 of pancreatic cancer. She was 62.

Kotarakos was born March 8, 1943, in Santa Monica, Calif., to William and Mary George Phy. She married William Mougey, who later died. She married Michael Kotarakos and they later divorced. She married Richard Winchell Dec. 6, 1988, in New York City.

She was a licensed cosmetologist who had worked as a hairdresser in Hollywood in the film and television industries for 30 years.

The recipient of two Emmy Awards for her work on the soap opera "General Hospital," she also had worked on "Coach" and "Everybody Loves Raymond." She belonged to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. She enjoyed photography and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband; her mother, Mary Jeffries of Eugene; two daughters, Kimberly Phifer of Eugene and Demetria Brock of Fairburn, Ga.; a sister, Nikki Jeffries of Eugene; four brothers, Andy Jeffries, Chris Phy, Patrick Phy and Paul Phy; her former husband, Michael Kotarakos; and nine grandchildren.

Friday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene. Burial will be in Rest-Haven Memorial Park.

Joseph Bonn

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held July 5 for Joseph "Marty" Bonn of Springfield, who died June 30 of a heart attack. He was 63.

Bonn was born May 2, 1942, in Salem to Joseph and Irene Ferschweiler Bonn. He married Judy Bonn on Jan. 20, 1977, in Eugene.

He was raised in Riddle and later moved to the Eugene-Springfield area. He worked as a real estate broker and later as a self-employed contractor and owner of Marty Bonn Drilling.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap shooting, reading and playing with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife; his mother; two daughters, Robin Reis of Saratoga, Calif., and Pamela Edgington of San Carlos, Calif.; three sons, Steve Greatwood and Jay Greatwood of Eugene and Andy Greatwood of Tumwater, Wash.; three brothers; five sisters; and 10 grandchildren.

Tuesday's memorial will be at 3 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Eugene. Memorial contributions can be made to the Leukemia Foundation or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Musgrove Family Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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