OBITUARIES.Byline: The Register-Guard
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield for Thurman Joice King of Springfield, who died Oct. 23 of heart failure at age 68.
He was born Sept. 24, 1938, in Mena, Ark. He married Janice Eliasen on Dec. 8, 1956, in Coburg.
King worked as a rate and traffic manager for a door factory.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Raymond of Springfield; a daughter, Sheila King of Beaverton; four brothers, Seburn, Bill and Olen, all of Springfield, and Doyel of Pleasant Hill; a sister, Delores Shepherd of Springfield; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A son, Brian, died previously.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene for Annie Laura Currier of San Bernardino San Bernardino, city, United States
San Bernardino (săn bûr'nədē`nō), city (1990 pop. 164,164), seat of San Bernardino co., S Calif., at the foot of the San Bernardino Mts.; inc. 1854. , Calif., and formerly of Eugene. She died Oct. 21 of age-related causes at age 89. Burial will be after the funeral After the Funeral is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1953 under the title of Funerals are Fatal at Oak Hill Cemetery Oak Hill Cemetery is a twenty-two acre (9 ha) historic cemetery and botanical garden located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C..
Oak Hill began in 1848 as part of the rural cemetery movement, directly inspired by the success of Mount Auburn Cemetery, when William Wilson in Eugene.
Currier was born May 4, 1917, in Gorman, S.D., to Herbert and Anna Erickson Todd. She married Arnold Currier on Nov. 2, 1947, in Gettysburg, S.D. He died April 5, 2002.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include three children, Arlyn Currier of North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop. , Caryl Black of Springfield and Dan Currier of Fresno, Calif.; a sister, Elsie Bartelson of South Dakota South Dakota (dəkō`tə), state in the N central United States. It is bordered by North Dakota (N), Minnesota and Iowa (E), Nebraska (S), and Wyoming and Montana (W). ; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
SPRINGFIELD - Thann Carl Williams
He was born Nov. 27, 1929, in Caldwell, Idaho Caldwell is a city in and the county seat of Canyon County, Idaho, United States.GR6 The population was 25,967 at the 2000 census.
Caldwell is the home of the College of Idaho. It is considered part of the Boise metropolitan area. , to Arden and Frieda Seeley Williams. He married Christina Steele.
A millworker, Williams retired from Bohemia Lumber Co. He served in the Army in Korea from 1952 to 1954.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years; two daughters, Nancy Starr of Springfield and Dixie Rice of Crooked River Ranch; a brother, Donald of Elgin; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.
COTTAGE GROVE - Gwyneth Camillia "Gwyn" Williams of Cottage Grove died Oct. 24 of renal failure renal failure
Acute or chronic malfunction of the kidneys resulting from any of a number of causes, including infection, trauma, toxins, hemodynamic abnormalities, and autoimmune disease, and often resulting in systemic symptoms, especially edema, at age 77. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. A memorial service will be announced later.
Williams was born April 26, 1929, in Newport News, Va., to John and Frances Gordon Richards. She married Carl Williams in 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., in 1963.
She worked as a licensed practical nurse li·censed practical nurse
Abbr. LPN A nurse who has completed a practical nursing program and is licensed by a state to provide routine patient care under the direction of a registered nurse or a physician. in pediatrics at Sacred Heart Medical Center Sacred Heart Medical Center may refer to:
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Survivors include her husband; three sons, Jerry Stalcup of Aloha, Bobby of Oregon and Earnest of Honolulu; a daughter, Lynda Wade of Cottage Grove; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
OAKRIDGE - William Ralph Alvarado of Oakridge died Oct. 18 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. at age 70. No service is planned.
He was born Sept. 29, 1936, in La Puente, Calif., to Ralph and J. Alberta Alvarado. He and his wife, Billie, were married in 1995 in California.
Alvarado was a restaurant owner, resort developer and entrepreneur. He also worked in advertising sales at the Register-Guard from 1958 to 1975.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, William of Cayucos, Calif., Arne of Springfield and Jeff of Eugene; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Neptune 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. Services in Portland. Remembrances to the American Diabetes Association The American Diabetes Association, or the ADA, is an American health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching hundreds of .
Alberta Delores Walker of Eugene died Oct. 2 of age-related causes at age 92. At her request, no service is planned.
She was born July 18, 1914, in Sacramento to Albert and Josephine Hurst LaShell. She married William Walker on July 25, 1964, in Nevada; he died Dec. 4, 1998.
She worked as an administrative assistant for 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. for 11 years.
She is survived by six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Two daughters died previously.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.
MONROE - Terry E. Wittenborn of Monroe died Oct. 22 of an apparent heart attack at age 58. No service is planned.
He was born Jan. 21, 1948, in Caldwell, Idaho. He married Ruth Nicklin in 1970 in Lake Tahoe, Nev.
Wittenborn served in the Army during the Korean War Korean War, conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces in Korea from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. At the end of World War II, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel into Soviet (North Korean) and U.S. (South Korean) zones of occupation. . He had worked as a welder for the Boeing Co. for more than 28 years.
Survivors include his wife; his mother and stepfather, Georgia and Gene Randall of Eugene; a daughter, Dawnya Wittenborn of Monroe; a son, Damon of Lynnwood, Wash.; a brother, Joe of Eugene; a sister, Beverly Tierney of New Jersey; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by DeMoss-Durdan Funeral Chapel in Corvallis. Remembrances to Oregon Health Sciences Research Center in care of the funeral home.
The inurnment service will be at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at Tahoma National Cemetery Tahoma National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of Kent, in King County, Washington. It encompasses 158.3 acres, and as of the end of 2005, had 15,924 interments. It is the only National Cemetery in Washington state. in Kent, Wash., for Robert W. "Pete" Petersen of Eugene, who died Sept. 21 of age-related causes at age 82.
He was born July 31, 1924, in Enumclaw, Wash., to Peter and Ingrid Ronnei Petersen. He married Barbara Forsbeck on Sept. 30, 1966, in Thailand. She died Jan. 16, 2005.
He served in the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1984, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel. He received numerous medals, among them the Distinguished Flying Cross and World War II and Korea air medals. He also worked as a bush pilot in Alaska and as a pilot for Air America and owned a cabinet making business.
Survivors include a daughter, Christine Deveraux of Eugene; two sons, Robert of Enumclaw and Ronald of Anchorage; three stepdaughters, Karla Forsbeck of Port Angeles, Wash., Donna Isadore of Eugene and Barbara Beley of Coos Bay; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A stepson step·son
A spouse's son by a previous union.
a son of one's husband or wife by an earlier relationship
Noun 1. , Jack Forsbeck, died in 2006.
Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
William E. Spiotto of Eugene died Oct. 20 of heart failure at age 55. No service is planned.
He was born Dec. 31, 1950, in Chicago to Ernest and Virginia Gedmin Spiotto.
Survivors include a sister, Marietta Thompson of Oakridge; and three brothers, Robert Spiotto of Tinley Park, Ill., Adam Wittorp of Schererville, Ind., and Scott Wittorp of Lynnwood, Ill.
Burial will be in Illinois. Arrangements by Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene.
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