OBITUARIES.Byline: The Register-Guard
SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Springfield Church of God for Virginia M. Augustson of Springfield, who died Nov. 15 of age-related causes. She was 79.
She was born Feb. 17, 1929, in Sapulpa, Okla., to Miles and Clara Duncan Sims. She married Albert Augustson on Aug. 7, 1948, in Anderson, Ind.
She was a high school graduate and worked as a secretary at Meadowbrook Church of God in Bethalto, Ill.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Brenda Smith of New Albany, Ohio New Albany is a village in Franklin and Licking Counties in the U.S. state of Ohio, just northeast of the state capital of Columbus. Most of the village is located in Franklin County; only a small portion of the village extends into adjacent Licking County. and Beth Brown of Springfield; a son, Brent of East Alton, Ill.; two brothers, Edgar Sims of East Peoria East Peoria, city (1990 pop. 21,378), Tazewell co., N central Ill., on the Illinois River opposite Peoria; inc. 1919. A rail and warehousing center for central Illinois, it has shifted from heavy industries to entertainment and service industries, including a , Ill., and James Sims James Sims (born February 14, 1983 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Washington. of Hemphill, Texas Hemphill is a city in Sabine County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,106 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Sabine CountyGR6. ; a sister, Mary Jane Tindle of Longview, Texas Longview is a city in Texas, United States, located between Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA. The population was 73,345 at the 2000 census, but a 2005 estimate placed the city's population at 75,609. ; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A granddaughter, Jane Belle Johnson, died in 2001.
The funeral was held Nov. 20 in Meadowbrook, Ill., with burial in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bethalto, Ill. Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Remembrances to Springfield Church of God scholarship fund.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Mohawk General Store at 91130 Donna Road in Springfield for Randal Kirk Bertsch of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of the Eugene area. He died Oct. 26 of cancer at age 39.
He was born March 6, 1969, in Eugene to Donn Kirk and Luella Cerkoney Bertsch.
Bertsch graduated from Sheldon High School Sheldon High School may refer to:
Survivors include his mother; a son, Robert Lowen-Bertsch of Eugene; and a sister, Wendy Turcotte of Eugene.
Arrangements by Bring's Broadway Chapel in Tucson.
DRAIN - A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at 332 Snell Road in Drain for Frank "Bill" Ford of Drain, who died Nov. 22 of a heart attack. He was 74.
He was born Feb. 5, 1934, in Norman, Okla., to Franklin and Ethel Dean Ford. He married LaNell Randolph on Dec. 27, 2005, in Drain.
Ford served in the Army 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 as a heavy equipment operator for Douglas County Douglas County is the name of twelve counties in the United States:
Survivors include his wife and a daughter, Frankie Ford Frankie Ford (born August 4 1939) is an American rock & roll and rhythm & blues singer. He is the adopted son of Vincent & Anna Guzzo. He was born in Gretna, Louisiana, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, where he still currently lives. of Drain. His first wife, Vera, and a son, Scott, died previously.
Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel 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). .
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Evergreen Memorial Park in McMinnville for Lucy M. Fuller of Eugene, who died Nov. 23 of age-related causes. She was 94.
She was born Nov. 9, 1914, in Dayton to Harvey and Lulu Romig Turner. She married Joseph Fuller in March, 1954 in McMinnville.
She graduated from Dayton High School Dayton High School may refer to:
She is survived by a daughter, Terri Ann Fuller of Fresno, Calif. Her husband died in 1989.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. Arrangements by Macy & Son Funeral Directors in McMinnville.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. today, Nov. 26, at First United Methodist Church First United Methodist Church is a common name for the first United Methodist church established in a particular locality. Many First United Methodist Churches exist around the world. in Fruitland, Idaho Fruitland is a city located in Payette County, Idaho, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 95 in the Treasure Valley of southwest Idaho, about 50 miles west of Boise and near the border with Oregon. , for Laura J. Ripka Hale of Parma, Idaho Parma is a city in Canyon County, Idaho, United States. The population was 1,771 at the 2000 census. Geography
Parma is located at (43.786009, -116.942656)GR1. , formerly of the Lane County area. She died Nov. 19 at age 26. The family chose not to list the cause of death.
She was born Jan. 17, 1982, in Olney, Ill., to Dennis and Pam Golliher Ripka. She married Chris Hale.
She attended schools in Yoncalla and Creswell, graduating from high school in Ontario, Ore., in 2000. She worked for DS Factors in Fruitland, Idaho, and worked for Washington Mutual “WaMu” redirects here. For the Washington, DC radio station, see WAMU.
Washington Mutual (or WaMu; NYSE: WM) is the United States' largest savings and loan association. Bank in Ontario and Springfield and Forest Valley Veterinary in Cottage Grove.
Survivors include her husband; her parents; a grandmother, Janell Mitchell; a great-grandmother, Alice Green; a daughter, Aubrey Hale of Parma; a sister, Tracey Williams; and a brother, Christopher Ripka.
Arrangements by Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Fruitland.
Remembrances to the Aubrey Hale College Fund at Intermountain Community Bank in Ontario.
SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield for Betty Loraine Hein of Springfield, who died Nov. 21 of age-related causes. She was 79. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 21, 1928, in Mitchell, Neb., to Perry and Pearl Frailey Whitworth. She married Harry Hein in June, 1947, in Springfield.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Lorraine Meller of Sydney, Australia; a son, Ron of Springfield; a sister, Bunny Larson of Springfield; a brother, Wyatt Whitworth of Eugene; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pauline Johnson of Eugene died Nov. 21 of age-related causes. She was 85. Inurnment will be at 1 p.m. Dec. 26 at Roseburg National Cemetery Roseburg National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Oregon, Douglas County, Oregon. It encompasses 4.1 acres, and as of the end of 2005, had 3,442 interments. It is administered by the Eagle Point National Cemetery. . A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. June 22 at Fairfield Baptist Church in Eugene.
She was born Nov. 13, 1923, in Flowell, Utah, to Joseph and Emma Carpenter Naillon. She married Francis Johnson on Dec. 27, 1944, in Salt Lake City.
She graduated from Davis High School Davis High School can refer to:
Survivors include four daughters, JoAnn Kellis of Springfield, Shery Johnson and Peggy Peters, both of Eugene, and Nancy Johnson of Lake Shasta, Calif.; three sons, Paul of Creswell, David of Soldotna, Alaska and Craig of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two sisters, Freida Jacobsen of St. George, Utah St. George is a city located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Utah, and the county seat of Washington County, Utah.GR6 It is the principal city of and is included in the St. George, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. , and Faunda Danielson of Sandy Utah; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Her husband died May 23, 2006, and a daughter, Donna Kurczodyna, died in 1988.
Arrangements by Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene.
A celebration of life will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at the Hilton Eugene for Travis William Lae of Eugene. He died Nov. 23 of unknown causes, pending test results. He was 36.
He was born Aug. 25, 1972, in Portland to Mark and Gayle Henry Lae. He married Emily Russo on Aug. 14, 2004, in Leaburg.
Lae studied graphic art design and worked as a logger, blown glass artist and night club owner.
Survivors include his wife; his mother and stepfather, Gayle and Pat Macy; his father; a daughter, Madeline Tidrick of Eugene; a son, Simon Tidrick of Eugene; and two brothers, Cort of La Pine and Nick of Eugene.
Inurnment will be later. Arrangements by Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene for Myrle Lorene Pappel of Eugene, who died Nov. 21 of age-related causes. She was 95.
She was born Feb. 8, 1913, in Johnson County, Tennessee Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,499. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 18,116 . It's county seat is Mountain City6. Geography
According to the U.S. . She married Henry Pappel on June 25, 1936, in Coos Bay.
She graduated from high school in Farmington, Wash. She worked for The Music Box in Coos Bay and later at Sears and J.C. Penney in Eugene. She retired in 1972.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Gilliland of Eugene; two sons, James of Eugene and Dennis of Newport; a brother, Joe James of Eugene; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Her husband died Sept. 6, 1989.
Entombment will be at West Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association Cascade Coast Chapter in Eugene.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield for Leslie "Les" Southwick of Eugene, who died Nov. 24 of age-related causes. He was 86. A reception will follow the service. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Roseburg to Charley and Laura Miller Southwick. He married Dolores Dolores (or Delores) was a common given name (until the 1960s in the USA); it is cognate with the English word "dolorous" (meaning sorrowful) and equivalent in meaning. Dolly Sylvester on March 6, 1946, in Springfield.
Southwick served in the Army in World War II from 1942 to 1944. He was a molder in foundries, working for Solar Aircraft from 1941 to 1942 and for Standard Oil from 1947 to 1971.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry of Springfield and Marcus of Eugene; two daughters, Judy Sirotek of Colorado and Jackie Carlson of Springfield; 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. His wife died Aug. 30, 2003.
Burial will be in Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. 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 in Springfield. Remembrances to Disabled American Veterans The Disabled American Veterans, or DAV, is an organization for disabled veterans that helps them and their families through various means. It currently has over 1.2 million members.
The DAV was controversial during the 2006 election cycle. .
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Northwood Christian Church in Springfield for Ray Virgil Walter of Corvallis, formerly of Springfield. He died Nov. 23 of a stroke at age 78.
He was born June 3, 1930, in Burns to Raymond and Naomi Moon Walter. He married Virginia Beach on Oct. 28, 1956, in Burns.
Walter graduated from Burns High School and Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. and served in the Army from 1954 to 1956. He was a civil engineer and the owner of Ray Walter Engineering.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Linda Johnson of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Coeur d'Alene (IPA: [kɚ də liːn]) is the county seat and largest city of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. and Leigh Ann Holm of Puyallup, Wash.; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Remembrances to the Beaver Athletic Student Fund.
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