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Vera Banton

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 11:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Episcopal Church, Anglican church of the United States. Its separate existence as an American ecclesiastical body with its own episcopate began in 1789. Doctrine and Organization
 for Vera Jean Banton of Junction City, who died July 24 of cardiac arrest cardiac arrest
n.
Abbr. CA A sudden cessation of cardiac function, resulting in loss of effective circulation.


Cardiac arrest
A condition in which the heart stops functioning.
. She was 77. A reception will follow the service at 30561 Hayes Lane, Junction City.

She was born July 21, 1931, in New Underwood, S.D., to Earl and Alice Osborn Hammerquist. She married Calvin Banton on Aug. 31, 1950, in Eugene. He died March 2, 2003.

She graduated from Eugene High School in 1949.

Survivors include three sons, Dale and Gary, both of Junction City, and Steve of Bend; a daughter, Linda Foster of Alpine, Texas Alpine is a city in Brewster County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,786 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Brewster CountyGR6. ; three brothers, Robert Hammerquist of Kaihei, Hawaii, Leland Hammerquist of Moorpark, Calif., and Floyd Hammerquist of Vancouver, Wash.; three sisters, Daisy Johnson Daisy Johnson is a fictional, superpowered secret agent in the Marvel Comics universe. A member of the international espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D., she was created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Gabriele Dell'Otto, and first appeared in Secret War  of Springfield, Marie Holm of Eugene and Virginia Beaufait of Kauoi, Hawaii; 17 grand children and three great-grandchildren. A son, Mark Banton, died Jan. 13, 2003.

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 Junction City Volunteer Fire Department.

Donn Bertsch

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, at Portland Foursquare Church for Donn Kirk Bertsch of Rancho Mirage, Calif., formerly of Eugene, who died July 7 of a heart attack. He was 76.

He was born Aug. 10, 1931, in Eugene to Robert Kirk Robert Kirk is a professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Nottingham. Kirk is known for his work on philosophical zombies—putative unconscious beings physically and behaviorally identical to human beings.  and Ruth Bertsch.

Bertsch graduated from the School of Architecture at 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. . He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta; two sons, Todd Lundy of Portland, and Randall Bertsch of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Wendy Turcotte of Eugene; a brother, Mike Bertsch of Black Diamond, Wash.; six grand children and five great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Wiefel's Funeral Home in Palm Springs, Calif.

Linda Blair

JUNCTION CITY - A celebration of life will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 2, at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield for Linda Ann Blair of Junction City, who died July 26 of cancer. She was 55. A potluck will follow at 96202 Noraton Road, Junction City.

She was born Nov. 28, 1952, in Erding, Germany, to Donald and Elisabeth Sondermayer Damewood. She married David Blair David Blair is the name of:
  • David Blair (encyclopedist), an Irish Australian journalist and encyclopaedist
  • David Blair (television director), a British television director
  • David Blair (physicist), an Australian physicist
 on Aug. 1, 1991, in Monroe.

She graduated from Lowell High School Lowell High School may refer to:
  • Lowell High School (San Francisco)
  • Lowell High School (Lowell, Massachusetts)
  • Lowell High School (Whittier, California)
  • Lowell High School (Lowell, Indiana)
  • Lowell High School (Oregon), in Lowell, Oregon
, and she worked as a certified medical assistant.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Brad Barley of Junction City and Brian Barley of Springfield; a daughter, Jill Lee of Junction City; a stepson step·son  
n.
A spouse's son by a previous union.


stepson
Noun

a son of one's husband or wife by an earlier relationship

Noun 1.
, Steven Blair of Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, resort city (1990 pop. 393,069), independent and in no county, SE Va., on the Atlantic coast; inc. 1906. In 1963, Princess Anne co. and the former small town of Virginia Beach were merged, giving the present city an area of 302 sq mi (782 sq km). , Va.; three brothers, Bob Damewood of Junction City, Fred Sondermayer of Corvallis and Jim Damewood of Springfield; three sisters, Sonja Damewood of Junction City, Cindy Schauff of Springfield and Heidi Mc Alister of England; and six grandchildren.

Inurnment will be at Fir Grove Cemetery in 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). .

Remembrances to the Linda Blair Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo Wells Fargo

armored carriers of bullion. [Am. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1147]

See : Protectiveness


Wells Fargo

company that handled express service to western states; often robbed. [Am. Hist.
 Bank.

Catherine Clements

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at St. Alice Catholic Church in Springfield for Catherine C. Clements of Springfield, who died July 23 of age-related causes.

She was 85.

Recitation rec·i·ta·tion  
n.
1.
a. The act of reciting memorized materials in a public performance.

b. The material so presented.

2.
a. Oral delivery of prepared lessons by a pupil.

b.
 of the Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

She was born Oct. 13, 1922, in Richardson, N.D., to Leonard and Eugenia Loran Hecker. She married Walter Clements on Feb. 21, 1946, in Eugene.

She played in a family band in the 1930s, worked as a cook at St. Mary Catholic Church and, during World War II, worked at Spear and Jackson making bits for saw blades.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Marvin of Springfield; a daughter, Shirley Flores Flores, town, Guatemala
Flores (flōrəs), town (1990 est. pop. 2,200), capital of Petén department, N Guatemala. Flores was built on an island in the southern part of Lake Petén Itzá and on the site of the
 of Springfield; two sisters, Anamarie of Montana and Tillie of North Dakota North Dakota, state in the N central United States. It is bordered by Minnesota, across the Red River of the North (E), South Dakota (S), Montana (W), and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba (N). ; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A son, James, died Aug. 19, 1967.

Burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens.

Fern Farris

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield for Fern Ida Farris of Eugene, who died July 25 of age-related causes. She was 85. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born Dec. 21, 1922, in Council, Idaho Council is a city in Adams County, Idaho, United States. The population was 816 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Adams CountyGR6. Geography
Council is located at  (44.730083, -116.
, to Clarence and Opal Selby Hoffman.

She married Walter Farris on Oct. 14, 1940. He died Dec. 8, 1991.

She attended high school in Council and was self-employed.

She and her husband owned and operated the Highway Bargain House in Springfield, West End Auction, B&F Auction and Craft Upholstery in Eugene.

Survivors include a son, Larry of Eugene; a daughter, Sharon Mielke of Bend; a brother, Bert Hoffman of Council; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Clarence "Butch," a daughter, Charlotte Pfaff, and a granddaughter, Sherlin Mielke, died previously.

Remembrances to 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.

Donald Graham

FLORENCE - Donald Earl Graham of Florence died July 24 of age-related causes. He was 90. A private service is planned.

He was born Jan. 3, 1918, in Oakland to Earl and Docia Ballard Graham.

He held a master's degree master's degree
n.
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.

Noun 1.
 in engineering from the University of Washington. He was a navigator in the U.S. Army Air Corps, was part of the Normandy Invasion, flew 27 missions, was shot down once, was a Purple Heart recipient and has three Bronze Stars. He retired after 35 years working as a materials engineer for Bechtel Engineering.

Survivors include two daughters, Bette Jo Brumback of Eugene and Gayle Kavanaugh of Florence; and five grandchildren. His wife, Naomi Bowen Graham, and a daughter, Patricia McDonald, died previously.

Burial will be at Coquille co·quille  
n.
A scallop-shaped dish or a scallop shell in which various seafood dishes are browned and served.



[French, from Latin conch
 Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements by Amling-Schroeder Funeral Service in Coquille.

Brenda Graves

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 30, at Norkenzie Christian Church for Brenda Kay Graves of Eugene, who died July 27 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (ā'mīətrōf`ik, sklĭrō`sĭs) or motor neuron disease, . She was 56.

She was born Oct. 4, 1951, in Stillwater, Okla., to Leonard and Mary Barnes Wing. She married Donnie E. Graves on May 4, 2001, in Eugene.

She was a human resources manager for States Industries for 23 years. Survivors include her spouse, Donnie of Eugene; her parents, Mary Edith Barnes Wing and Leonard D. Wing; a son, Ryan Michael Elder of Portland; two brothers, Larry L. Hopkins of Eugene and L. David Wing of Springfield; and a sister, Sherrie Dexter of Eugene.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the Walk to Defeat ALS Als (äls), Ger. Alsen, island, 121 sq mi (313 sq km), Sønderjylland co., S Denmark, in the Lille Bælt, separated from the mainland by the narrow Alensund. ; "Brenda's Wings" at walkor.alsa.org.

Joshua Haworth

SPRINGFIELD - Joshua McGrady Haworth of Springfield died July 23 of complications from surgery. He was 35.

He was born Dec. 7, 1972, in Springfield. He married Erin McGrady on July 27, 2002, in Eugene.

He worked as a graphic artist.

Survivors include his wife; his parents, Charlotte Hatter Murillo, Jerry Zybach and Danny Haworth;two daughters, Oceana Mooney of Harrisburg and Magdalen Magdalen: see Mary Magdalene.  McGrady of Springfield; his grandmother, Lyla Zybach; two sisters, Quanah Bennett in Elmira and Kassia Zybach of Portland; and a brother, Joe Zybach of Portland.

A celebration of life was held July 27 at Island Park in Springfield. Arrangements by Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene.

Ricardo Marquez

A memorial service will be held Aug. 10 in San Jose, Calif., for Ricardo "Ricky" Marquez, also known as Robert McClain, of Eugene, who died July 14 at age 55. The family chose not to list the cause of death.

He was born April 19, 1953, in San Diego to Jesus and Delfina Marquez.

He worked as a painter and a tree trimmer trimmer

see resco nail trimmer, toenail scissors.
.

Survivors include two children, Banyan Marquez of San Diego and KoKo Marquez of Hilo, Hawaii; his mother; two sisters, Carol Marr of Las Vegas and Teresa Marquez Tiscareno of San Jose; and a brother, Jesse of San Diego.

Arrangements by Alpha Cremation Services in Eugene.

Reuben Mast III

REEDSPORT - Reuben H. "Jack" Mast III of Reedsport died July 24 of age-related causes at age 92. No service is planned.

He was born May 10, 1916, in Coquille to R.H. Mast II and Verna Phillips Mast. He married Elizabeth J. Varney on Sept. 18, 1937, in Corvallis. She died Nov. 6, 2003.

He graduated from Coquille High School and attended the University of Oregon for three years. Mast worked as a road builder and a logger in Oregon and worked his ranches on the Smith River.

Survivors include six daughters, Pat Carlson of Portland, Diane Kaufmann of Coos Bay, Cheryl Fortuna and Sandi Thornbrugh, both of Eugene, Debi Lee of Bandon, and Judy Karcher of Vancouver, Wash.; four sons, James of Yoncalla, Harold and Mike, both of Reedsport, and David of Raleigh, N.C.; and numerous grand children, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A son, Kenneth, and a daughter Linda Allen, died previously.

Inurnment will be at Coquille Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements by Amling/Schroeder Funeral Service in Coquille.

Della McDonald

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, in the chapel at Marian Estate in Sublimity for Della Ruby McDonald of Sublimity,formerly of Eugene, who died July 24 of age-related causes. She was 94.

She was born March 29, 1914, in Dallas, Ore., to Walter and Ruby Peck Marsh. She married Owen McDonald on June 23, 1934. He died Feb. 11, 1997.

She attended schools in Dallas.

She was a homemaker and briefly worked for J.C. Penney in Toledo and Astoria.

Survivors include her daughter, Margaret McDonald Payne of Sublimity.

Arrangements by Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Remembrances to the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon in Portland.

Raymond Mullins

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 31, at Buell Funeral Chapel for Raymond "Rick" Douglas Mullins of Springfield, who died July 25 of cancer. He was 48. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

He was born June 18, 1960, in Eugene to John and Beverly Long Mullins.

He was a dump truck owner and operator.He previously worked as a low boy operator for Star Rental.

Survivors include a life partner, Crystal Lussy of Springfield; two brothers, Rob of Canby and Steve of Lowell; and two sisters, Rhonda Mullins of Springfield, and Jenna Titus of Eugene.

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

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