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Dwight Smith For the Major League Baseball player, see .
Dwight Smith (born August 13, 1978 in Detroit, Michigan) is a professional American football player currently with the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL.
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The area beside a grave. service will be Saturday, Sept. 15, for Dwight B. Smith Sr. of Eugene, who died Sept. 7 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. . He was 91.
He was born Feb. 13, 1916, in Hilland, S.D., to Claude W. and Grace E. Stringer Smith. He married Dorothy L. Kuchenbecker in Hilland on June 5, 1936.
He was a dairy farmer before becoming a boiler operator at Hold Plywood Mill in Junction City Junction City, city (1990 pop. 20,604), seat of Geary co., NE Kans., at the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill rivers; inc. 1859. The rail, trade, and processing center of an agricultural and dairy area, it grew as the supply point for nearby Fort Riley, . He served in the Navy during World War II.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Clair of Marcola, Gary of Ferndale, Wash., and William of Monroe; one daughter, Deanna Bottjer of Eugene; a sister, Madge Harrison of Eugene; 19 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Dwight Jr.
The Sept. 15 memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. at Lane Memorial Gardens with inurnment following.
Remembrances to the Shriners or Sacred Heart The Sacred Heart is a religious devotion to Jesus' physical heart as the representation of the divine love for humanity
This devotion is predominantly used in the Roman Catholic Church and also used in the Anglican Church. Hospice Program. Arrangements by Lane Memorial Funeral Home.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Willamette Bible Chapel in Eugene for George Tunistra of Springfield, who died Sept. 7 of a stroke. He was 91.
He was born March 11, 1916, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Dirk and Mary Tiemeyer Tunistra. He married Lois Rupel on Dec. 30, 1955, in Eugene. She died Nov. 19, 1983. He married Emily Baker in November 1986.
He earned a degree from the University of Southern California The U.S. News & World Report ranked USC 27th among all universities in the United States in its 2008 ranking of "America's Best Colleges", also designating it as one of the "most selective universities" for admitting 8,634 of the almost 34,000 who applied for freshman admission in horticulture. He was a butler, self-taught in farming and animal husbandry animal husbandry, aspect of agriculture concerned with the care and breeding of domestic animals such as cattle, goats, sheep, hogs, and horses. Domestication of wild animal species was a crucial achievement in the prehistoric transition of human civilization from , builder and male nurse.
Survivors include his wife, Emily; a son, Dirk Tunistra of Pasco, Wash.; two sisters, Margaret Legacy of Springfield and Agnes Brashear of Lufkin, Texas; and three grandchildren.
A private burial will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Contributions to the Eugene Mission. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
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