COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Church of the Nazarene in Cottage Grove for Opal Bangle of Cottage Grove who died of complications from a fall. She was 96. Bangle was born Nov. 16, 1910, in Brownsville, Texas, to John and Myrtus Jamerson Bishop. She married Charles Bangle on May 3, 1928, in Yuma, Ariz. He died July 2, 1987.
She was an orange packer as a young woman, and later worked as a clerk at several bakeries.
Survivors include two sons: Ed and Lester, both of Cottage Grove; a daughter, Bertha Hudson of Cottage Grove; eight grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandchild. Three grandchildren and one great-grandchild died previously.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Burial will be held at Brumbaugh Cemetery in Cottage Grove. Contributions to Cottage Grove Compassionate Ministries.
Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove for Jean Rasor of Corvallis, formerly of Cottage Grove, who died April 20 of cancer.
He was 84.
Rasor was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Quincy and Thelma William Rasor. He married Joe Ann England on Aug. 20, 1983, in Reno, Nev. He previously was married to Ruby Gregg and Ruby Aona.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1940 to 1945 and was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He worked in construction, in the logging industry and as a commercial fisherman. He was an assistant instructor in the science department at Linn-Benton Community College.
Survivors include his wife; four sons: Jean M. of Honolulu, Jean Jr. of Sweet Home, Kevin of Winston and Gregg of Center Point, Texas; five daughters: Janet Cooper of Bloomington, Ind., Kerri Flitcroft of Coos Bay, Kathleen Goodman of Wolf Point, Mont., and Melody Zuhoski and Candy Nesbitt, both of Laurel, Mont.; a stepdaughter, Ella Snapp of Bend; a stepson, Duane Smith of Missoula, Mont.; a brother, Jack of Indianapolis; a sister, Janet Commisky of Indianapolis; 25 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove.
Contributions to the American Cancer Society or Willamette Hospice.
COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial reception will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Cottage Grove United Methodist Church for Alice Elizabeth Simpson of Cottage Grove, who died April 19 of respiratory failure. She was 76.
She was born Sept. 1, 1930, in Philadelphia. She married Richard Simpson on May 9, 1947.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Nancy Williams of Cottage Grove; a son, Rick of Cottage Grove; two sisters, Martha Sheeder of Philadelphia and Dorothy Conger of Tucson, Ariz.; five grandchildren and four great- grandchildren.
Private interment will be at Shields Cemetery in Cottage Grove. Contributions to United Methodist Church, 334 Washington St., Cottage Grove, OR 97424. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held later for Stephanie Jayne Way of Springfield, who died April 20 of kidney failure. She was 41.
Way was born Jan. 6, 1966, in Coos Bay, to Wesley and Kristine Bell Way.
She was an inventory specialist.
Survivors include her father of Springfield; and a brother, Bryan, of Eugene.
Burial will be at Norway Pioneer Cemetery in Myrtle Point. Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.
News obituaries are a free service of The Register-Guard and are printed as space allows.
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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Apr 22, 2007|
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