COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 28, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove for June Hague of Cottage Grove, who died April 23 of age-related causes at age 81.
She was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Marcola to Samuel and Ila Brock Eastburn. She married John Harrison "Harry" Hague Jr. on Jan. 2, 1948, in Tacoma. She worked as a bank teller.
Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Vickie Billingsley, Kay Markham and Mari Hart; three sisters, Neva Shaw, Arlyn Van Nortwick and Lucille Bricker; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Two grandchildren, Tami Billingsley and Adam Russell, died previously.
Private burial will be at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene.
COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove for Dora May Benedict of Cottage Grove, who died April 20 of age-related causes at age 86.
She was born May 17, 1919, in Roseburg to John and Dora Belle Anlauf Maulding. She married Ralph "Ben" Benedict on Dec. 22, 1965, in Cottage Grove. She was employed as a gift shop clerk.
Survivors include three daughters, Jill Clifton, Julie Vaughn and Joni Grable; a son, John Grable; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Her husband died Dec. 2, 2003. A son, Joel, died previously.
Remembrances to Cottage Theatre.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Hillview Baptist Church in Springfield for Mary Lou Park of Springfield, who died April 20 of renal failure at age 67.
She was born Oct. 12, 1938, in Eugene, to S.A. and Wilma Marcum Wesby. She married Dean Ingram on Feb. 25, 1955. She worked as a file clerk and cook and owned an answering service for 10 years.
Survivors include two sons, Leslie Ingram and Lenny Ingram; three daughters, Darci Ingram-Ketcher, Diana Ingram and Darla Wardrip; two brothers, Grant Wesby and Frank Wesby; three sisters, Lynn Nickens, Kathy Jones and Colleen Davis; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Her husband died in November 2004.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.
OAKRIDGE - Remo L. Wilson of Oakridge died April 25 of age-related causes at age 91. No service is planned.
She was born Jan. 23, 1915, in Medford to Wilbur and Helen Quackenbush Kime. She married Claude Wilson in 1936 in Crescent City, Calif. He died in 1973.
She owned and operated Claude's Lunch Cafe and Waucomah Tavern in Oakridge.
Survivors include two daughters, Phyllis Schwindt and Jane Hilton; a sister, Hazel Nyberg; four brothers, John Kime, Richard Kime, Ralph Kime and Bill Kime; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Inurnment will be private. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Eugene's First Christian Church for Ruth Ellen Bascue of Eugene, who died April 23 of pancreatic cancer at age 82.
She was born Oct. 6, 1923, in Manteca, Calif., to Milton and Ethel Dana Bascue. She married Raymond Bascue on Oct. 30, 1945, in Eugene.
She was a homemaker and worked at local nursing homes as a registered nurse.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Roberta Morgan; four sons, Robert, Ronald, Richard and Roger; three sisters, Barbara Stearns, Eleanor Eaton and Phyllis Weare; a brother, George Bower; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.
SPRINGFIELD - A graveside service was held April 22 at Springfield Memorial Gardens for Marie Powell of Springfield, who died April 18 of age-related causes at age 83.
She was born Feb. 23, 1923, in Frenchville, Maine, to Magloire and Olive Bois Pelletire. She married Charles Powell on July 25, 1946, in Lewiston, Maine.
She had worked as a seamstress for Bon Marche department store and as a nurse"s aide at McKenzie Nursing Home and Sacred Heart General Hospital.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Charlene Powell; two sons, Jim and Lee; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 1, at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene for Marcia C. Kimura of Eugene, who died April 23 of age-related causes at age 78.
She was born Aug. 5, 1927, in Lewiston, Idaho, to Vic and Doris Keys Musgrave. She married Allan Kimura on Dec. 28, 1968, in Eugene. She worked as a retail clerk at Marley Clothing and at The Broadway in Eugene. She also worked as a teacher's aide at Corridor Alternative School until her retirement.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Steven Waggoner; a sister, Marilyn Larney; two half-sisters, Vickie Southern and Claire Altermatt; a half-brother, Frank Musgrave; and three grandchildren. A daughter, Susan Waggoner, died in 1977.
Inurnment will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Springfield Memorial Gardens. Remembrances to the Greenhill Humane Society.
VIDA - Norman Eugene Bingham of Vida died April 19 of congestive heart failure at age 71. A private service will be held later.
He was born June 2, 1934, in Sioux Falls, S.D., to George and Annie Brush Bingham. He married Doris Tenoid on Oct. 11, 1956, in Sioux Falls.
He served in the Navy from 1956 to 1962. He worked for the Weyerhaeuser Corp. for almost 20 years.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Allan; three daughters, Elaine Marchand, Candace Hobie and Jessica Bachman; a sister, Barbara Normandin; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A grandson, Jamie Lavin, died previously.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.
A memorial service will be held later in Eugene for former Eugene resident William Aymer "Bill" Strausborger of Thermopolis, Wyo., who died April 20 of age-related causes at age 94.
He was born June 30, 1911, in Denver, to Franklin and Cora Williams Strausborger. He married Jean Wilson in 1943 in Oakland, Calif. She died in 1982. He married Mildred Dorn in 1984 in Colby, Wis. She died in 2002.
He served in the Navy in 1942 as a master machinist on the USS Lancewood, including service on Iwo Jima. He worked as a diesel mechanic for Pape Brothers Caterpillar from 1956 to 1976, then retired.
Survivors include a son, Edwin; a daughter, Marilyn Strausborger; two sisters, Emma Greenwood and Doris Van Valkenburg; and two grandchildren. A son, Franklin, died previously.
Arrangements by Mortimore Funeral Home in Thermopolis. Remembrances to Lane County Library in Eugene.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 28, at Rest-Haven Memorial Park in Eugene for Helen Marie Fischer of Albany, formerly of Coos Bay and Eugene, who died April 24 of age-related causes at age 89.
She was born May 30, 1916, in North Bend, to Charles and Selma Abrahamson Granby. She married Albert Clarno in Coos Bay. He died in 1966. She married Walter Fischer in 1971 in Lebanon. He died in 1979. She worked as head cook in a school cafeteria.
Survivors include two daughters, Kay Fischer and Diane Jean Vasicek; two sons, Dennis Clarno and Michael Fischer; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene. Burial will follow the Friday funeral service at Rest-Haven Memorial Park. Remembrances to St. John's Lutheran Church in Lebanon.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Springfield for William Woodrow Ring of Springfield, who died April 20 at age 90. The family chose not to list the cause of death.
He was born April 30, 1915, in Whitetail, Mont., to Glenn and Myrtle Nelson Ring. He married Lillian Smith, who died Nov. 8, 1943. He married Gladys Thompson on Nov. 30, 1944, in Portland. She died Jan. 8, 2006. Ring worked as a pastor at numerous churches.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Thornton and Susan Ring; a son, Jack; a sister, Marian Norgon; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Roxie Gilbert, died in October 1988.
Inurnment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.
NEWPORT - A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the First Presbyterian Church in Newport for Fred C. Pattle of Newport, formerly of Eugene. He died April 20 of age-related causes at age 84.
He was born Oct. 30, 1921. He married Iris "Maggie" Tooke on April 15, 1949, in Canada. She died June 1, 2001.
He served in the military from 1939 to 1946, including service in the European campaign during World War II. He lived in Eugene for 21 years and worked as a color photo engraver for The Register-Guard.
Survivors include two sons, Michael and Patrick; a sister, Kathleen Pattle Savage; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Bateman Funeral Home in Newport. Remembrances to Newport Performing Arts.
Meredith M. Stephens of Eugene died April 16 of age-related causes at age 94.
She was born Nov. 19, 1911, in Warsaw, Mo., to Abraham and Mildred Chance Davis. She married Ralph Stephens on Dec. 27, 1933, in Los Angeles. She was a pianist, playing for Pearl Buck Center and the Lane Community College child development classes.
Survivors include a daughter, Dale Linda Venneman; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1990, and a son, Fred Stephens, died previously.
A family inurnment service will be at Oakwood Memorial Park in Chatsworth, Calif. Arrangements by England's Eugene Memorial Chapel. Remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association.
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