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SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held today, Aug. 10, for Edna Inez Matteson Hebert of Springfield, who died Aug. 6 of age-related causes. She was 86.
Hebert was born July 15, 1919, in Springfield.
She married Boyd Hebert on July 3, 1937, in Eugene. He died Dec. 26, 1996.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed feeding her neighborhood cats, flower gardening and working on embroidery projects.
She previously won a ribbon for embroidery at the Lane County Fair The Lane County Fair is an annual celebration held in Eugene, Oregon every August featuring food, music and other entertainment. It is held at the Lane County Fairgrounds. . She belonged to a TOPS Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Hebert and Donna James, both of Eugene; two sons, Charles of Springfield and Robert of Portland; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Today's service will be at 11 a.m. at Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene. Burial will be in Lane Memorial Gardens.
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. or the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, .
Elizabeth Ann Benninger of Harrisburg died Aug. 5 of liver cancer Liver Cancer Definition
Liver cancer is a relatively rare form of cancer but has a high mortality rate. Liver cancers can be classified into two types. . She was 84.
Benninger was born Jan. 23, 1921, in Eugene, to William and Genevieve Schattner Donley.
She married Cecil Benninger in Eugene on Dec. 23, 1939. He died in 1993.
She had lived in the Springfield area for many years and was a lifelong resident of Lane County. She liked to hunt, fish, knit, solve puzzles, read and spend time with her family and her dogs.
Survivors include two sons, James "Jim" of Harrisburg and John of Springfield; a sister, Margaret Legott of New York New York, state, United States
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A service will scheduled at a later date. Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated Aug. 11 for Esteban Lopez-Leon of Eugene, who died Aug. 6 of heart and lung problems. He was 10 months old.
Esteban was born Sept. 24, 2004, in Eugene, to Heraclio and Maria Lopez-Leon.
He enjoyed Elmo, Eeyore, clapping and dancing.
Survivors include his parents and a brother, Alan Lopez-Leon, all of Eugene.
Thursday's service will be at 2 p.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery Calvary Cemetery is a fairly common name for a burial ground and may refer to:
Memorial contributions may be made to the family at any US Bank.
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Donaciones seran bienvenida en la cuenta de Esteban Lopez-Leon en cualquier US Bank.
Dallas Johnson Dallas Johnson (born January 23 1982 in Atherton, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm and for the Queensland State of Origin team.
Johnson is considered to be a modern day workhorse.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 13 for Dallas L. Johnson, 85, of Redmond, formerly of Eugene, who died Aug. 7 of complications of diabetes. He was 85.
Johnson was born Nov. 19, 1919, in Winfred, S.D., to Loyd and Vinnie Collins Johnson.
He married La Wanda Wilson on Aug. 9, 1946, in Eugene.
He was educated in Winfred, where he graduated from high school.
He served in the Army 1st Battalion Headquarters Company, 162nd Infantry, U.S. Army 41st Division, South Pacific, from 1940 to 1945.
Johnson lived in Eugene for 60 years before moving to Redmond. He worked as a heavy equipment salesman for Western Equipment Co. in Eugene for 20 years.
He enjoyed hunting and golf. He was a life member of Eugene Masonic Lodge 11 A.F. & A.M., Springfield Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE; also often known as the Elks Lodge or simply The Elks), is an American fraternal order and social club founded in 1868. 2145 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4108.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, S.J. of Neskowin and Lance of Bend; a sister, Lela Blood of Sutherlin; four grandchildren and one great-grand- child.
Saturday's service will be at 1:30 p.m. at Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene. Burial will be in Rest-Haven Memorial Park.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 12 for Frank John Borek of Eugene, who died Aug. 6 of Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease or Parkinsonism, degenerative brain disorder first described by the English surgeon James Parkinson in 1817. When there is no known cause, the disease usually appears after age 40 and is referred to as Parkinson's disease. . He was 89.
Borek, a local resident for more than 50 years, was born Sept. 4, 1915, in Hoquiam, Wash., to John and Agatha Wronski Borek.
He married Marvel Berge in Hoquiam on June 19, 1937.
He graduated from Hoquiam High School Hoquiam High School, located within the Hoquiam School District in Hoquiam, Washington, is a comprehensive high school which first opened in 1891. Hoquiam serves as the second largest high school in Grays Harbor county; covering the city of Hoquiam and unincorporated parts of in 1934 and attended Washington State University Washington State University, at Pullman; land-grant and state supported; chartered 1890, opened 1892 as an agriculture college. From 1905 to 1959 it was the State College of Washington. on a basketball scholarship, majoring in forestry.
Borek worked for Acme Door Co. in Hoquiam and, for 30 years, with Nicolai Industries in Springfield.
He was a member of Elks Lodge 357 for 67 years.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Brenda Boysen of Eugene; and three grandchildren.
The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. in Dayspring Fellowship in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary of Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Sylvia Ann "Granny" Chambers of St. Helens, formerly of Elmira, died Aug. 9 of cancer. She was 70.
She was born Feb. 9, 1935, in Portland to Elton and Gladys Lewis Jones.
Chambers was married to Donald Chambers from 1952 to 1972.
She lived in Scappoose, Eugene and Elmira before moving to St. Helens. She graduated from Scappoose High School and lived in the Lane County area 25 years.
She worked as a dispatcher Software that determines what pending tasks should be done next and assigns the available resources to accomplish it. It may execute other programs or generate a list for human operators to follow. See scheduler. for the Elmira Fire Department and also was a bank teller A bank teller is an employee of a bank who deals directly with most customers. In some places this employee is known as a cashier.
Tellers are considered a "front line" in the banking business. and grocery store clerk. She worked as a social worker for the state for 30 years.
She enjoyed music, gardening, reading, genealogy, cooking, camping, gadgets, the television program "The X-Files" and the Monty Python Monty Python('s Flying Circus)
British comedy troupe. The innovative group, formed in the early 1960s, came to prominence in the 1970s, first on television and later in films. comedy troupe.
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Survivors include three daughters, Rebecca Smith Rebecca Smith is a reporter in the Los Angeles, California, bureau of the Wall Street Journal. In 1996 she shared a Gerald Loeb Award for distinguished financial and economics reporting. of Eugene, Teresa Werner of Hillsboro and Catherine Greene of Marcola; a brother, Elton Jones of Scappoose; a sister, Luana "Suzie" Chavez of St. Helens; and four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
No service is planned. Springer and Sons of Aloha is in charge of arrangements.
Services will be held Aug. 13 for Barbara J. "Barb" Buchanan of Cheshire, who died Aug. 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease. She was 57.
Buchanan was born Feb. 7, 1948, in Lewisburg, Pa., the daughter of Charles and Mildred Smith Brouse.
She married D. Neal Buchanan near Lake Elsinore, Calif., on April 24, 1971.
She had moved to the Eugene area in 1980 and had lived in Cheshire for 23 years. She previously lived in Milton, Pa., and Anaheim, Calif.
Buchanan worked in accounting. She enjoyed gardening, hiking, camping, motorcycle touring and spending time with her children.
She was a member of the Twin Rivers Harley Owners Group The Harley Owners Group is a club for Harley-Davidson motorcycle owners. It is frequently known by its initials, HOG.
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Survivors include her mother; her husband; a daughter, Shekinah Berger of Hampton, Va.; a son, Tekoah of Portland; a brother, David Brouse of Middleburg, Pa.; and a sister, Anna Lafferty of Eugene.
Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.
Saturday's graveside grave·side
The area beside a grave. service will be at 11:30 a.m. at Rest Lawn Cemetery in Junction City. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at Eugene Faith Center.
A memorial service will be held today, Aug. 10, for Celena Careen Schirmer of Anchorage, formerly of Eugene, who died July 29, of unknown causes, pending test results. She was 46.
Schirmer was born Aug. 23, 1958, in Corvallis, to Arthur and Betty Schirmer.
She graduated from Crescent Valley High School
Crescent Valley High School, commonly known as CV, is a public high school in Corvallis, Oregon. , Corvallis, and 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. and Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. .
She had won more than 40 gold medals in sprints and relays in collegiate and international competition.
Schirmer had lived in Alaska since 1976, living in Juneau, Ketchikan and Anchorage.
She worked for Alaska Laborers Local 341 from 1976 to 1997.
Schirmer enjoyed swimming, biking, hiking, volleyball, fishing, reading and boating.
Survivors include her parents; a son, Gage; and a sister, Candace Davis.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. today at Evergreen Memorial Chapel in Anchorage, followed at 10 a.m. by the service. Burial will be later in Anchorage Memorial Park. Evergreen Memorial Chapel in Anchorage is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a fund for her son, Gage J. Schirmer, at Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union.
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