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Brent Carpenter

SPRINGFIELD - Brent Carpenter of Springfield died July 12 of cancer at age 58. No service is planned.

He was born July 24, 1951, in Scotts Bluff, Neb., to Lowell and Betty Rasmussen Carpenter.

He married Sally Casteel on Sept. 6, 1980, in Florence.

He received a bachelor of science Noun 1. Bachelor of Science - a bachelor's degree in science

bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
 degree. He was a sergeant with the Springfield Police Department.

Survivors include his wife; his mother, now of Springfield; two sons; and two sisters, Shelle Lamb of Springfield and Keitha Donavon of Elko, Nev.

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 Relay for Life Relay For Life (often shortened to Relay) is a fundraising event of the American Cancer Society, and is now held in many other countries. It is an overnight event designed to spread awareness of cancer prevention, treatments and cures, celebrate survivorship and raise money .

Geraldine Devereaux

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. July 25 at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church The Seventh-day Adventist Church (abbreviated "Adventist"[2]) is a Protestant Christian denomination which is distinguished mainly by its observance of Saturday, the "seventh day" of the week, as the Sabbath.  in Springfield for Geraldine Devereaux of Springfield, who died July 12 of age-related causes. She was 87.

She was born Nov. 29, 1922, in Lowell to Thomas and Hatty Whitsill.

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
. She owned restaurants and did mill work for a family mill in Springfield.

Survivors include six children, Beth Devereaux, Jackie Jones, Johnny Devereaux and Gary Devereaux, all of Springfield, Don Devereaux of Veneta and Pat Steinbeck of Coos Bay; three brothers, Darrel Whitsill, Tom Whitsill and Fred Whitsill, all of Springfield; and numerous grandchildren.

A son, Frank Devereaux, and her husband, Harold Deveraux, died previously.

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

Genevieve Fields

VENETA - Genevieve "Genny" Fields of Veneta died July 11 at age 50. The family chose not to list the cause of death. No service is planned.

She was born June 4, 1960, in Florence to Fred and Phoebe Owens.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Phillip Fields of Bly; her domestic partner of 20 years, Charles Ried of Veneta; her father, now of Eugene; two sons, Sharles Hill of Creswell and Matthew Fields of Klamath Falls; two daughters, Danielle Bachman and Megan Fields, both of Veneta; five siblings, Diane Harvill, Mona Westbrook, Tracey Owens and Todd Owens, all of Springfield, and David Owens of Eugene; and four grandchildren.

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

Robert Friehe

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. July 29 at Faith Lutheran Church in Hebron, Neb., for Robert Dean "Bob" Friehe of Eugene, who died July 15 of a subarachnoid hemorrhage. He was 64.

A prayer service will be at 4 p.m. today at Grace Lutheran Church in Eugene.

He was born Jan. 26, 1946, in McCook, Neb., to Ervin and Nadine Klein Friehe. He married Mary Pankonin on Aug. 24, 1968, in Holdrege, Neb.

He held a bachelor of science degree in agricultural mechanization mechanization

Use of machines, either wholly or in part, to replace human or animal labour. Unlike automation, which may not depend at all on a human operator, mechanization requires human participation to provide information or instruction.
 from the University of Nebraska. He farmed in McCook, Neb., worked for Reinke Manufacturing for 28 years, first as a sales coordinator, then CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  and president. He most recently worked as CEO of Pierce Corp.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Jennifer Given of Albert Lea, Minn., Laura Jaeger of North Liberty, Iowa North Liberty is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is a suburb of Iowa City and part of the Iowa City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

When the city incorporated on November 10, 1913, its population was approximately 190.
, and Diana Damme of Gretna, Neb.; his parents; two sisters, Mary Friehe and Susan Christensen, both of Omaha, Neb.; two brothers, Ronald of McCook, Neb., and Thomas of Omaha; and five grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to Concordia College in Seward, Neb.

Jerry Green Sr.

SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held at noon July 31 at Berean Assembly of God Church in Springfield for Jerry Don Green Sr. of Springfield, who died July 13 of cancer. He was 70.

He was born Nov. 17, 1939, in Madill, Okla., to Loyd and Vicie Nelson Green. He married Rachel Gray on July 25, 1959, in Springfield.

He worked at Weyerhauser in Springfield for 30 years as a core layer and press operator. He previously co-owned Fairfield Lanes in Eugene.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jerry "Donnie" Jr. of Florence and Michael "Tony" of Springfield; a daughter, Kimberly Carter of Springfield; three sisters, Yvonne Melia and Tanya Hicks, both of Eugene, and Vickie Mitchell of Springfield; five grandchildren; and four great-grand children.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

Charles Larson Jr.

Charles F. Larson, Jr. of Eugene died July 13 of age-related causes at age 88. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

He was born April 20, 1922, in Multnomah to Charles and Maybella Ross Larson. He married Deborah Lewis on July 9, 1948, in Chapel Hill, N.C.

He received a master's degree in accounting from 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 Navy during World War II. He was a certified personal accountant for Kohnen Larson Macdonald Wright & Co. in Eugene, and also owned his own certified personal accounting firm.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Charles III and Richard, both of Eugene, and John of Cres well; a daughter, Catherine Larson of Eugene; a brother, Richard of Silver Spring, Md.; and 12 grandchildren. A daughter, Marian Trummer, died Dec. 20, 2007.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Michael Vander Kley

CRESWELL - A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 22, at Smith-Lund Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove for Michael P. Vander Kley of Cres well, who died July 11 of an accidental fall on his ranch. He was 86.

He was born Dec. 18, 1923, in Kalamazoo, Mich. to Quirinus and Alida Krynen Vander Kley. He married Patricia Short on October 23, 1944, in San Rafael, Calif. She died Aug. 16, 2008.

He attended Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Mich. He was a first lieutenant in the 8th Army Air Force and was a bombardier. He served in World War II.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff of Reedsport and Scott of Eugene; two brothers, Don of Montana and Harold of Georgia; and four grandchildren. A son, Chris Vander Kley, died March 15, 2008.

Burial will be at Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the bell choir at First Presbyterian Church First Presbyterian Church is a generic church name, and can refer to hundreds of churches within the English speaking world. If you followed a link here, please consider making it more specific by including the city or town in which the church resides.  in Cottage Grove.

R. Larry Worstell

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. July 26 at Trinity United Methodist Church United Methodist Church, in the United States, religious body formed by the union in 1968 of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist Church (see Methodism).  in Eugene for R. Larry Worstell of Eugene, who died July 8 of age-related causes. He was 90.

He was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Enterprise to Ralph and Winifred Launer Worstell. He married Charlotte Wales on Dec. 2, 1945, in Klamath Falls.

He worked for the U.S. Forest service for 28 years in various capacities, including a fire lookout, district ranger and deputy supervisor of the Willamette National Forest The Willamette National Forest is a National Forest located in the central portion of the Cascade Range of Oregon, US.[1] It contains 1,675,407 acres (2,618 mi², 6,780 km²) making it one of the largest national forests. . He retired in 1977.

His wife survives.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to Greenhill Humane Society.

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Date:Jul 17, 2010
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