John A. "Hap" Barnes of Eugene died May 1 of pneumonia. He was 71. A family gathering will be held later in Grants Pass.
He was born Nov. 5, 1938, in Santa Moni- ca, Calif., to LeRoy and Mary Cooper Barnes. He married Judith Peters on Nov. 9, 1958, in Grants Pass. He later married Cassatina Wilson on Jan. 24, 2005, in Eugene.
He worked as a surveyor on Interstate 5 and the Cougar Dam.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Scott of California, and Robert and Kevin of Oregon; a daughter, Becky Barnes of California; two sisters, Roberta Thompson of Riddle and Catherine Brink of Grants Pass; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.
John Ernest Sidney deJung of Eugene died April 28 of age-related causes at age 86. No service is planned.
He was born April 23, 1924, in Montreal, to Ernest and Ann Ramel deJung. He and his wife, Alea, were married Aug. 20, 1946.
He was a professor in the education and psychology department at the University of Oregon.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Maya Nelson of Eugene, Vanya deJung of Honolulu and Trilby deJung of Rochester, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to Eugene Education Fund or Friends of Hendricks Park.
M. Janelle Elliott
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, May 8, at Berean Assembly of God in Springfield for M. Janelle Elliott of Springfield, who died April 30 of renal failure. She was 65.
She was born Aug. 26, 1944, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Loyd and Vicie Nelson Green. She married Joe Elliott on Feb. 24, 2001, in Springfield.
She was an adult foster care provider.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Roy Perryman and Randall Perry man, both of Springfield; a brother, Jerry Green of Springfield; three sisters, Vickie Mitchell of Springfield, and Melva Melia and Tanya Hicks, both of Eugene; and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Elmira Church of Christ for James A. Forcia of Bandon, formerly of the Noti area, who died April 30 of cancer. He was 77.
He was born March 27, 1933, in Eugene to Angus and Christine Forcia. He married Doris Horn on Sept. 12, 1970, in Springfield.
A graduate of Elmira High School in 1952, Forcia attended technical school in Blair, Pa. He served in the Army in Korea. He worked in the auto body business, owned his own shop and later worked for auto insurance claims.
Survivors include his wife; seven children, Linda Morphis of Arizona, Vickie McCollum of Tacoma, Karman Rayevich of Bridge, Ore., Cynthia Dowling of Auburn, Wash., Kenneth Knutson of Bandon, Kenneth Keller and Bethe Forcia of Gladstone; a sister, Betty Herbert of Noti; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to Elmira Church of Christ or the church's Silver Saints group.
ALPINE - A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. May 15 at the family's home in Alpine for Albert Stanley "Bert" Harkness of Alpine, who died April 28 of complications of diabetes. He was 84.
He was born Jan. 26, 1926, in Eugene to Lloyd and Molly Daily Harkness. He married Laverne Phelps on July 4, 1958, in Reno, Nev. She died in May 1978. He married Theresa Ezell on Jan. 11, 1992, in Monroe.
He graduated from Junction City High School. He served in the Navy during World War II. He worked for 40 years as an auto body repairman and worked the past 25 years for Gibson Motors in Junction City.
Survivors include his wife; four stepsons, Gary Skaggs of Milton- Freewater, William Ezell of Whatley, Mass., and Raymond Ezell and Phillip Ezell of Junction City; three stepdaughters, Pam Arnold of Warrenton, Linda Duncan of Junction City and Beth Pierce of Springfield; a sister, Marjorie Jackson of Eugene; 24 step-grandchildren; and 24 step-great-grandchildren. A stepson, Dick Skaggs, died previously.
Arrangements by Neptune Cremation Service in Portland.
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Creswell Christian Church for Catherine Eleanor Jackson of Springfield, who died April 19 of age-related causes. She was 88.
She was born Sept. 27, 1921, in Fernwood, Ore., to Roscoe and Rose Sandoz Daniel. She married Harry Jackson on Sept. 20, 1942, in Newberg.
She graduated from high school in Newberg and attended Pacific College and Northwest Christian College. She worked in shipyards in Portland during World War II and worked as a mail carrier.
Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Margaret Shaffer of Adrian, Mich., Esther Muno of Springfield and Mary Niderost of Crescent Lake Junction; three sons, Jon of Springfield, Steve of Creswell and Merle of Junction City; a sister, Iona Lambert of Portland; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Hawkins Funeral Home in Weslaco, Texas.
Bessie M. McCabe-Toler of Eugene died May 1 of age-related causes at age 85.
She was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Galena, Kan., to Robert and Nina Culver Toler. She married Thomas McCabe in Eugene in 1974. He died on Dec. 11, 1980.
She worked as a waitress and apartment manager in Nevada, California and Oregon.
Survivors include a brother, Virgil of Eugene; a sister, Leona Jones of Eugene; one grandchild; and two great-grand children. A son, Vern Ray Boley, died previously.
Inurnment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Eugene. Arrangements by Chapel of Memories in Eugene.
DEADWOOD - Mary Helene Norton of Deadwood died April 29 at age 69. The family chose not to list the cause of death. No service is planned.
She was born Sept. 4, 1940, in Benton Harbor, Mich. She married Willard Norton on May 28, 1966, in San Francisco.
She graduated from Whitehall High School in Whitehall, Mich., in 1959. She worked for the state of California.
Survivors include her husband; a brother, Jon Swenson of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and two sisters, Cathy Deyhle of Plainsboro, N.J. and Eileen Barnhard of Prescott, Ariz.
Arrangements by Burns's Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home.
LORANE - The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:15 p.m. Friday, May 7, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene for Barbara J. Robinson of Lorane, who died April 29 of lung cancer. She was 64.
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday at Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Rebekah Lodge in Lorane.
She was born Sept. 16, 1945, in Doylestown, Pa., to Earl and Stella Schaible. She married John Robinson on June 10, 1967, in Baptistown, N.J. He died previously.
She held an associate's degree in multimedia design from Lane Community College. She was a homemaker and fiber artist.
Survivors include two daughters, Beth Robinson of Cottage Grove and Carey Robinson of Noti; two sons, Luke of Eugene and Gus of Lorane; three brothers, Donald Schaible of Milford, N.J., Peter Schaible of Annandale, N.J., and Timothy Schaible of Bangor, Pa.; a sister, Maryetta Barbour of Crownsville, Md.; and one grandchild. A son, Jacob Robinson, died previously.
Remembrances to Cascade Health Solutions in Eugene.
OAKRIDGE - A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at First Christian Church in Oakridge for Keith Wayne Tiller of Oakridge, who died April 16 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was 49.
He was born May 12, 1960, in Oakridge to Wesley and Karon Gerulf Tiller.
He graduated from Oakridge High School in 1978. He served in the Army for eight years. He was a mechanic and inventor.
Survivors include a son, Chase of Springdale, Wash.; a brother, Karl of Ontario; two sisters, Karla Tiller-Barclay of Oakridge and Kendra Alexander.
Arrangements by Aasum-Dufour Funeral Home in Albany.
OAKRIDGE - A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Forestvale Memorial Park Cemetery in Oakridge for Richard L. "Rich" Woods of Oakridge, who died May 1 of hemochromatosis. He was 63.
He was born April 29, 1947, in Amity, to John and Ethel Molenaan Woods. He married Mary Edwards on Feb. 18, 1983, in Oakridge.
He served in the Army for two years. He worked for Edward Hines Lumber Co. for 13 years, Pope and Talbot for seven years and High Leah Electronics for 18 years.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Phillip and Adam, both of Oakridge; three brothers, Ray, Jim and Bill, all of Washington; and a sister, Debi of Washington.
Arrangements by Oakridge Chapel of the Woods. Remembrances to Sacred Heart Hospice.
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