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Allen Adair

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,  - A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Nazarene Church in Junction City for Allen Wright "Bud" Adair of Junction City, who died Feb. 7 of age-related causes. He was 82. Inurnment will be private.

He was born April 5, 1925, in Portland to Wallace and Jeannette Davies Adair. He married Ruth Stewart on April 3, 1949, in Sherwood.

Adair graduated from a school for diesel mechanics. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1942 to 1946 on the cutter Roger B. Taney. He worked as a police officer, mechanic and school bus driver, and worked for the U.S. Bureau of Mines.

Survivors include his wife; four sons, Edward of Corvallis, Dennis of Eugene, William of Bremerton, Wash., and Robert of Springfield; a daughter, Sharon Cox of Joyce, Wash.; a sister, Annie Farrington of Lebanon; 16 grandchildren GRANDCHILDREN, domestic relations. The children of one's children. Sometimes these may claim bequests given in a will to children, though in general they can make no such claim. 6 Co. 16.  and five great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City. Remembrances to Junction City Fire Department or the Kidney Foundation.

Bobby Bender

SWISSHOME - A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Swisshome Evangelical Church Evangelical Church: see Evangelical United Brethren Church.  for Bobby Ray Bender of Swisshome, who died Feb. 8 in a motor vehicle accident motor vehicle accident Public health A morbid condition that kills 45,000/yr–US; 60% are < age 35; MVAs account for 500,000 hospitalizations and most 20,000 spinal cord injuries, at a cost of $75 billion/yr . He was 27.

He was born March 18, 1980, in Eugene to Miron and Vickie Hubbs Bender. He graduated from Mapleton High School. Bender worked as a security guard.

Survivors include his wife, Shannon of Santa Rosa Santa Rosa, city, Argentina
Santa Rosa, city (1991 pop. 80,629), capital of La Pampa prov., central Argentina. It is a modern city and road junction surrounded by a rich agricultural and cattle-raising area.
, Calif.; his father, of Swisshome; his mother and stepfather, Vickie and Bob of Portland; a daughter, Shalynn of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and two brothers, Jay and Jeremy, both of Swisshome.

Arrangements by Burns's Riverside Florence Funeral Chapel.

Deloris Dysert

COTTAGE GROVE Cottage Grove, village (1990 pop. 22,935), Washington co., SE Minn., near the St. Croix River; inc. 1965. There is farming (cattle, sheep, corn, and soybeans) and manufacturing (chemicals and machinery).  - A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove for Deloris E. Dysert of Cottage Grove, who died Feb. 11 of kidney failure kidney failure
 or renal failure

Partial or complete loss of kidney function. Acute failure causes reduced urine output and blood chemical imbalance, including uremia. Most patients recover within six weeks.
. She was 68.

She was born Feb. 26, 1939, in Aitkin, Minn., to Edward and Helen Ladd. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include four sons, Rusty, Gary, David and Rodger Scott; three daughters, Janet, Susan and Linda; two brothers, Raymond Ladd and Jack Ladd; four sisters, Patsy Muth, Wendy Spady, Wanda Stone and Karen Workman; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Her husband, Kendall Dysert, died previously.

D. Jean Haley

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Allison Park Christian Church in Eugene for D. Jean Haley of Eugene. She died Feb. 9 of liver cancer Liver Cancer Definition

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 at age 72. Visitation VISITATION. The act of examining into the affairs of a corporation.
     2. The power of visitation is applicable only to ecclesiastical and eleemosynary corporations. 1 Bl. Com. 480; 2 Kid on Corp. 174.
 will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park.

She was born May 5, 1935, in Sheridan, Wyo., to Ernest and Elsie Richards Cornett For the place in England, see .
The cornett, cornetto or zink is an early wind instrument, dating from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. It was used in what are now called alta capellas or wind ensembles.
. She married Ted Haley on June 14, 1953, in Eugene, and they later divorced.

She graduated from Eugene High School. She was a care provider and the owner of Lavender and Lace Assisted Care in Eugene.

Survivors include a son, Philip of Anchorage; a daughter, Lisa Haley of Bothell, Wash.; and four grandchildren.

Remembrances to the church.

Melvin Houck

Melvin L. Houck of Eugene died Feb. 10 of respiratory failure Respiratory Failure Definition

Respiratory failure is nearly any condition that affects breathing function or the lungs themselves and can result in failure of the lungs to function properly.
. He was 72. No service is planned.

He was born July 16, 1935, in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850.  to Neil and Dorothy Evelyn Houck.

Houck attended California schools. He served in the Air Force from 1954 to 1958. He worked as a cement contractor in California.

Survivors include a brother, Douglas of Eugene; and two sisters, Cathy Bloomfield of California and Gerri Johnson of Eugene. His wife, Sylvia, died previously.

Arrangements by Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene.

Dorothy Ingram

FLORENCE - The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Burns's Riverside Florence Funeral Chapel for Dorothy Alice Ingram of Florence. She died Feb. 8 at age 73. The family chose not to list the cause of death. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today, Feb. 13, at the funeral home.

She was born Nov. 16, 1934, in Florence. She married Stepen Ingram on June 26, 1954.

She graduated from Siuslaw High School and held an associate's degree as·so·ci·ate's degree
An academic degree conferred by a two-year college after the prescribed course of study has been successfully completed.
 from Lane Community College. She worked as a secretary for Lane Community College in Florence.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Neolla Mead of Philomath and Lennet McFarland of Florence; a brother, Harley "Bud" Earl; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Pacific Sunset Cemetery in Florence.

Melvin Kragnes

MARCOLA - Melvin Ernest Kragnes of Marcola died Jan. 31 of age-related causes at age 91. No service is planned.

He was born Aug. 8, 1916, in Clay County Clay County is the name of 18 counties in the United States. Most are named for Henry Clay, U.S. Senator and statesman:
  • Clay County, Alabama
  • Clay County, Arkansas (named for John Clayton, and originally named Clayton County)
  • Clay County, Florida
, Minn., to Gilbert and Else Skalid Kragnes. He married Ardoth Stronstad on Nov. 15, 1944, in Moorhead, Minn.

Kragnes was educated through the eighth grade. He worked as a carpenter.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Myron of Charleston and Roger of Cordova, Alaska Cordova is a small city located near the mouth of the Copper River in Alaska, at the head of Orca Inlet on the east side of Prince William Sound. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 2,327. ; two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.

Bella O'Connor

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Good Samaritan Good Samaritan

man who helped half-dead victim of thieves after a priest and a Levite had “passed by.” [N.T.: Luke 10:33]

See : Helpfulness

Good Samaritan
 Center in Eugene for Bella Eleanor O'Connor of Eugene. She died Feb. 8 of cancer at age 83.

A reception will follow the service.

She was born Dec. 20, 1924, to Harvey and May Kroft Rutan. She married George O'Connor George O’Connor (born 1959) is a former Irish sportsperson. He played senior hurling with Wexford from 1979 until 1996. Early life
George O’Connor was born in Piercestown, County Wexford in 1959.
 on Jan. 27, 1945, in Pacoima, Calif.

She had a high school education and was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Christensen of Springfield and Joanne Sisney of Eugene; a sister, Mary Robinson of Eugene; a brother, Theodore "Teddy" Rutan of Tahoe, Nev.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Her husband died Nov. 14, 2006.

Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to Hospice of 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.

Edward Platz

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Woodland Park Estates recreation center in Eugene for Edward D. "Dan" Platz of Eugene, who died Feb. 4 of cancer at age 75.

He was born April 16, 1932, in Salina Salina (səlī`nə), city (1990 pop. 42,303), seat of Saline co., central Kans., on the Smoky Hill River; founded 1858 by settlers opposed to slavery, inc. 1870. , Kan., to O.G. and Beulah Blaver Platz. He married Beverly Rae Rockwell on Oct. 29, 1954, in Reno, Nev.

He graduated from high school and served in the U. S. Navy Reserve.

Platz worked as a home builder with Ellison & Platz Company.

Survivors include a son, David of Myrtle Creek; a daughter, Lisa Olivas of Eugene; a sister, Norma Ellison of Boise; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's 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.  & Burial Service The religious service performed at the interment of the dead; a funeral service.
That portion of a liturgy which is read at an interment; as, the English burial service s>.

See also: Burial Burial
 in Springfield. Remembrances to hospice.

Bobby Simpson

SPRINGFIELD - Bobby Joe Simpson Joe Simpson may be:
  • Sir Joseph Simpson (1909–1968), Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, 1958–1968
  • Joe Simpson (broadcaster) (born 1951), broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves since 1992 and former baseball player
 of Springfield died Feb. 8 of cancer at age 76. No service is planned.

He was born July 15, 1931, in Exeter, Mo., to John and Dora Daniel Simpson. He and his life partner, Millie Weeks, were together for 14 years. She died in 1998.

Simpson completed high school. He served in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1953 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 worked in farming.

Survivors include three sisters, Patsy Sanderson of Eugene, Betty Collins of Springfield, and Lena Gallack of Modesto, Calif.

Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.

Darrell Smith

Darrell D. Smith of Eugene died Feb. 8 of age-related causes. He was 94. Private burial will be in Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene.

He was born Jan. 6, 1914, in Albion, Neb., to Walter and Hazel Kuntzelman Smith. He married Alyce Coakes on April 7, 1939, in Honolulu.

Smith served in the Navy before World War II, then worked in civil service at the Naval Air Station A Naval Air Station is an airbase of the United States Navy. Such bases are used to house Naval Aviation squadrons and support commands. List of Functioning US Naval Air Stations
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Brunswick, Maine
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
 in Honolulu. He operated the family farm near Elmira and worked in the plywood industry in Eugene. He later worked in sales for Fuller O'Brien Painit Co., retiring after 16 years with the company.

Survivors include four sons, Marshall of Coburg, Arlan of Florence, Eric of Spokane and Randall of Eugene; a sister, Virginia Mannlein of Boise; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His wife died Jan. 11, 2004, and a son, Gary, died in 1998.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association The Alzheimer's Association, incorportated on April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., is a non-profit American voluntary health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease.  of Oregon.

Betty Swaim

DEXTER - A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Dexter Fire Hall for Betty May Swaim of Dexter, who died Feb. 8 of age-related causes. She was 86.

She was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Moorcroft, Wyo., to William and Hazel Huckins Ames. She married Ralph Swaim on April 19, 1942, in Salt Lake City. He died March 23, 1982.

She graduated from high school in Moorcroft. She worked as a cowgirl, sales person, grocery clerk and bartender.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan Dodson of Eugene; two sons, Mike Swaim of Dexter, and William Swaim of Winlock, Wash.; eight sisters, Mary, Alice, Elsie, Ruth, Lois, Irene, Jane and Linda; two brothers, Bill and Ken; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. A grandson, Christopher, died previously.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.

"Peggy" Wain

PLEASANT HILL - A celebration of life will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Trent Church of Christ in Dexter for Sarah Rose "Peggy" Wain of Pleasant Hill. She died Feb. 8 of age-related causes at age 90. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield, with burial to follow at 1 p.m. Friday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

She was born July 23, 1917, in Los Angeles to Edward and Sarah Spangler Hoffman. She married Arthur Wain on May 16, 1937, in Lynwood, Calif.

She graduated from high school in Beaumont, Calif. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Hacker and Nancy Thomas, both of Pleasant Hill; a brother, James Hoffman of Fredricksburg, Texas; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her husband died Nov. 9, 2002, and a grandson, Jonathan Hacker, died previously.

Remembrances to the church.

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Date:Feb 13, 2008
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