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Laura Burns

SPRINGFIELD - Laura Sue Burns of Springfield died March 31. The family chose not to list the cause of death. No service is planned.

She was born Oct. 30, 1967, in Los Angeles to Carl and Clara Kingsbury.

She worked as a secretary.

Survivors include her parents; two daughters, Holly Burns of Eugene, and Faith Burns of Springfield; a son, Sam of Eugene; and three brothers, David Kingsbury, Michael Kingsbury and Jeff Kingsbury, all of Madison, Tenn.

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

John Camp Sr.

John Lewis Camp Sr. of Eugene died April 8 of age-related causes at age 95. A service will be later.

He was born Nov. 13, 1912, in Glendale, Ariz., to John and Ada Johnson Camp. He married Lila Brooks on Feb. 23, 1937, in Phoenix, Ariz.

He owned and operated John Camp Logging for 20 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Joan Burtraw of La Pine and Beverly Owen of Willow Park, Texas; a son, John Jr. of American Canyon, Calif.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. His wife died March 2, 2008.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to Hospice of Sacred Heart.

Ruth Cox

SPRINGFIELD - Ruth E. Cox of Springfield died April 1 of injuries suffered in a fall. She was 76. No service is planned.

She was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Live Oak, Calif., to Grover and Ruth Keeler Putman. She married John Cox on Feb. 8, 1953.

She had a high school education. She worked for Bank of America in California for many years, then retired.

Survivors include two stepsons, John of Richland, Wash., and Rick of Okarche, Okla.; two sisters, Jane Helm of Yuba City, Calif., and Hazel Johnson of Waco, Texas; and two brothers, Jim Putman of Marysville, Calif., and Jack Putman of Fairfield, Calif.

Arrangements by Palm Mortuary in Henderson, Nev.

Mary Duggan

Mary Evelyn Duggan of Eugene died April 8 of age-related causes. She was 86. A private family service is planned.

She was born Dec. 8, 1921, in Denver to John and Mary Evelyn LaVelle O'Brien. She married John Duggan on Jan. 30, 1943, in Chicago.

She attended Regis College. She was a homemaker and worked as a writer, singer, pianist and dancer.

Survivors include three sons, Jed of San Jose, Calif., Paul of Morgan Hill, Calif., and Michael of Santa Cruz, Calif.; two daughters, Mary Anne Halbeisen of Vancouver, Wash., and Nancy King of Eugene; a sister, Roseanne Miller of Denver; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1986.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Darrin Estep

JUNCTION CITY - A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Lighthouse International Church in Eugene for Darrin Shayne Estep of Junction City. He died April 8 in a motor vehicle accident at age 42.

He was born Dec. 8, 1965, in Florence to Sandy Saxon and Ron Estep.

Estep graduated from Sheldon High School and Lane Community College. He worked in body shops.

Survivors include his parents; a stepsister, Cindy Moran; and two stepbrothers, Brett Estep and Ryan Estep.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Josephine Gerl

SPRINGFIELD - Josephine J. "Jose" Gerl of Springfield died April 9 of age-related causes. She was 89. No service is planned.

She was born May 4, 1918, in Euclid, Ohio, to John and Francis Carr Cimperman. She married Andrew Gerl on Aug. 3, 1940, in Euclid.

She had a high school education and was a homemaker.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Gerl of Springfield, Ellen Gerl of Athens, Ohio, and Anne Greenfield of Bodega, Calif.; a son, Wayne of Palm Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Her husband died March 8, 2006.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association.

Leslie Hardie

Leslie P. "Les" Hardie of Eugene died April 6 of age-related causes. He was 85. No service is planned.

He was born April 25, 1923, in Eugene. He married Carol Phinney on Aug. 13, 1943, in Eugene.

Hardie attended Oregon State University. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945 and was a prisoner of war from May 1944 to May 1945. He was a co-owner of W.S. Hardie General Contractors.

Survivors include a son, Michael Hardie of Bend; a daughter, Teresa Hardie Meyer of Sandy; a brother, Richard of Walnut Creek, Calif.; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. His wife died previously.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Ralph Huestis

Ralph P. Huestis of Tustin, Calif., formerly of Lane County, died April 8 of age-related causes. He was 86. A memorial service will be held later in Laguna Hills, Calif.

He was born Aug. 13, 1921, in La Jolla, Calif., to Ralph and Geraldine Huestis. He married Joyce Utz on June 22, 1947, in Medford.

Huestis worked as a swim instructor and a caddy at Eugene Country Club. He served as a medic in the Army in World War II and as a dentist in the Navy from 1958 to the 1980s. He previously practiced dentistry in Roseburg. He graduated from University High School in Eugene. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1947 and from Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry in 1951.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Harold of Eugene; a daughter, Teresa Mendelsen of Las Flores, Calif.; two sisters, Helen Fisher of Eugene and Stephanie McLean of Bellevue, Wash.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by O'Connor Mortuary in Laguna Hills, Calif.

Gretta Kieper

SPRINGFIELD - A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove for Gretta Elizabeth Estabrook Kieper of Springfield. She died March 25 of respiratory failure at age 97.

She was born April 19, 1910, in Star to James and Harriette Pitcher Spahr. She married Maurice Estabrook on April 2, 1931, in Eugene. He died in 1955. She married Walter Kieper on Sept. 1, 1959, in Las Vegas.

She was a high school graduate. She worked as a clerk for the U.S. Forest Service.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Estabrook of Springfield; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Her second husband died in 1965.

Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

Virginia Leach

Virginia E. Leach of Eugene died April 8 of age-related causes at age 85. A private service was held at Mountain Crest Abbey in Salem.

She was born June 11, 1922, in Reedsport to Wilbur and Eliza Dawson Burdick. She married Donald Leach on May 13, 1955, in Sunnyside, Wash. They divorced in 1968.

Leach served in the Coast Guard from 1943 to 1946 and in the Navy Reserve from 1948 to 1960. She worked as a secretary in a law office in Seattle, for Dune and Unger Funeral Home in Reedsport and in home adult care and genealogy.

Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Cuthbertson of Springfield; a son, Michael of Klamath Falls; and five grandchildren.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

W. Dale Miller

FLORENCE - The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Fisher Funeral Home in Albany for W. Dale Miller of Florence, formerly of Eugene. He died April 8 at age 78 of complications following surgery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be Monday in Powell Cemetery in Lebanon.

He was born June 22, 1929, in Moscow, Idaho, to John and Gladys DeGroff Miller.

Miller served in the Navy on the USS St. Paul during the Korean War. He worked as a truck driver.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathlyne Draper of Albany; four sons, Ronald and Derrick, both of Albany, David of Eugene and Dusten of Brookville, Ind.; a brother, John of Soldotna, Alaska; 24 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A son, Warren "Butch" Jr., died previously.

Remembrances to Florence Christian Church.

Stewart Monsey

FLORENCE - Stewart James Monsey of Florence died April 6 of age-related causes. He was 87. A memorial service will be later at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

He was born Dec. 25, 1920, in Vancouver, Wash., to Harry and Pearl Monroe Monsey. He married Patricia Englert on June 5, 1944, in Portland.

Monsey was a naval officer in World War II, serving from 1942 to 1946. He held a bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon and was a certified public accountant. He worked as a CPA and controller for American Steel Co. in Portland and for Caruthers. He was a part owner of Oregon Supply Co.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Stewart Jr. of Aloha and Scott of Queens, N.Y.; a daughter, Paula Pennington of Eugene; and four grandchildren. A daughter, Karen Monsey, died previously.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Roseburg.

Richard Stubbs

COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cottage Grove for Richard Paul Stubbs of Cottage Grove. He died April 7 at age 56 of pulmonary failure. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

He was born March 13, 1952, in Grants Pass to Lee and Aretha Young Stubbs. He married Rebecca McKillop on Feb. 17, 1973, in Cottage Grove.

Stubbs held an associate's degree in accounting. He worked as a farmer, accountant and truck driver.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Jason of Klamath Falls, Jared of Cottage Grove and Christopher Wrightson-Stubbs of Salem; four daughters, Aretha Meadows of Lodgepole, Alberta, Darlene Green of Lethbridge, Alberta, and Audra Bourke and Sarah White, both of Cottage Grove; two brothers, Robert of Springfield and Michael of Yucaipa, Calif.; a sister, Dora Harris of Madras; and nine grandchildren.

Charles Watson

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held later for Charles Cliff Watson of Springfield, who died April 8 of age-related causes. He was 95.

He was born March 24, 1913, in Vancouver, B.C., to Ward and Margaret Watson Watson. He married Bernice Johnson on Nov. 6, 2001, in Lane County.

Watson worked as an electrical inspector for the City of Springfield.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Allan of Honolulu, and Bert of Christchurch, New Zealand; a daughter, Linda Mann of Gig Harbor, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

His wife, June, died in 1988; his wife, Grace, died in 2001; and a daughter, Laurie Watson, died previously.

Inurnment will be in Valley View Cemetery in Sutherlin. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the Humane Society.

Louis Young

Louis Alfred Young of Eugene died April 9 of age-related causes at age 77. A private service is planned.

He was born Dec. 14, 1930, in Fort Edward, N.Y., to William and Lena Arsenault Young. He married Betty Greene on July 30, 1949, in Fort Edward.

He was educated through the seventh grade and later attended college for three years. He worked in a cloth factory, worked in hospital maintenance for 11 years, and was a short-order cook.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Louis Jr. of Wyoming, Peter of Miami, Fla., and Christopher; two daughters, Babette Young of Eugene and Annette Young of Pittsburgh; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A son, Guy, died in 2001.

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

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