A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, in a mausoleum at Willamette Memorial Park in Albany for Donald L. Ackerman of Eugene. He died Dec. 12 of pneumonia at age 77.
He was born on March 1, 1931, in Armour, Neb., to Clair and Opal Shriner Ackerman. He married Lila Abraham on March 15, 1953, in Albany.
He earned his high school diploma, then served in the Navy from 1950 to 1954 and was a plant manager for US West Communications.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Steven of Edgewood, Wash.; a daughter, Susan Guidarelli of Portland; a sister, Carol Johnson, and a brother, Perry, both of Boise; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by Fisher Funeral Home in Albany.
VENETA - A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene for Wayne Enyart of Veneta, who died Dec. 5 of a heart attack. He was 62.
He was born April 7, 1946, in Pendleton to Louis and Daisy Corley Enyart. He married Joan Tytherliegh in 1974 in Prine ville.
Enyart served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years, retiring in 1986.
He worked for Hynix for five years as a manufacturing technician and worked on various overseas government contracts.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Justine Enyart of Prineville and Jacqueline Enyart of Denver; a brother, Gaylord of Abilene, Texas; two sisters, Sandra Brown of Washington and Sharon Gannon of Prineville; and one grandson.
Arrangements by Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene. Remembrances to the USO.
COTTAGE GROVE - Richard Charles Jacobs of Cottage Grove died of cancer Dec. 14. He was 66. A memorial service will be held later.
He was born Jan. 21, 1942, in Shell Lake, Wis., to Charles and Mary Mazurek Jacobs. He married Don- na Olson; they later divorced.
Jacobs ser-ved in the Army and was a millworker.
Survivors include his life partner, Carol Wright; his father; four daughters, Sandra Burnes of Cottage Grove, Pattie Martin of Boring, Sherri Mostella of Springfield and Donnell Garlets of Florence; three sisters, Vonda Cogburn of Poteau, Okla., Charolette Williams of Creswell and Dorothy Owens of Lake Tapps, Wash.; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.
A memorial service will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 22, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Eugene for John Charles Jennings of Eugene, who died Dec. 13 of a stroke. He was 85.
He was born March 24, 1923, in Minneapolis to Charles and Thelma Godden Jennings. He married Clarabelle Rice on Oct. 13, 1946.
Jennings attended Sweet Home High School. He served in the Marine Corps in World War II from 1942 to 1945, stationed in the Pacific region. He worked for Georgia-Pacific Inc. in Eugene, retiring after more than 30 years.
Survivors include his wife; a son, John of Redmond; a daughter, Diane Jennings of Bonney Lake, Wash.; and two grand children.
Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the American Diabetes Association or the Parkinson's Association.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene for Larry R. Sandstrom of Eugene, who died Dec. 13 of respiratory failure. He was 65.
He was born Sept. 20, 1943, in Seattle to Robert and Leona Davis Sandstrom.
He and his wife, Jan, were married Sept. 6, 1986, in Eugene.
Sandstrom served in the Army in Okinawa, Japan, and attended college.
He worked as a sales manager in telecommunications for 33 years.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Keri Sandstrom of Medford; two stepsons, Chris Preston of Denver and Matt Preston of Eugene; two sisters, Linda Faller of Albany and Sharon Fisher of Anacortes, Wash.; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
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