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Jack Brumwell

A memorial service will be held at noon Oct. 28 at the Veneta Community Center for Jack Arden Brumwell of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Eugene, who died Sept. 22 of glioblastoma. He was 63.

He was born Oct. 28, 1946, in Eugene to Clarence and Dorothy "Mae" Murray Brumwell. He married Tina Flohr on April 8, 1990 in Key West, Fla.

He held an associate of science degree in electronic engineering. He served in the Navy from 1964 to 1985, retiring as a commissioned chief warrant officer 3. He worked as a broadcast engineer and as a real estate appraiser.

Survivors include his wife; his mother; two sons, Mark of San Francisco and Paul of Atlanta; a stepdaughter, Sheila Wilkey of Atlanta; two stepsons, Sonny Flohr of Miami and Frankie Flohr of Orlando, Fla.; six brothers, Wes, Gilbert and Jeff, all of Eugene, Alan of Florence, Greg of Reedsport and Keith of Frankfurt, Germany; eight sisters, Suzie Roe, Edie Lowe and Diana Taekker, all of Eugene, Charlotte Carter of Roseburg; Nancy Gilson and Shelley Woodall, both of Veneta, Carmen Sundin of Vader, Wash., and Rita Strohbin of Porterville, Calif.

Arrangements by Mor-ris Funeral Chapel in Sebring. Remembrances to the Musella Foundation in Hewlett, N.Y.

Michael Cross

A memorial service will be held at Eugene First Church of the Nazarene for Michael Van Cross of Eugene, who died Oct. 7 of leukemia. He was 71.

He was born Aug. 29, 1939, in Davenport, Iowa, to Harold and Alma Cross. He married Marjorie Rockwell on July 24, 1971.

He graduated from Westfir High School. He worked in the lumber industry and in real estate.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Michelle Cross Mosher of Springfield; two sons, Matthew of Springfield and Charles "Chuck" of California; a sister, Nancy Cross Fenner of El Paso, Texas; and 12 grand children. A son, Mark Cross, died previously.

Arrangements by An-dreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter in Portland.

Walter James

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 9, at 395 Bushnell Lane in Eugene for Walter "Mel" James of Eugene, who died Oct. 5 of cancer. He was 77.

He was born Feb. 27, 1933, in Los Angeles to W. Clemons James and Bobbie Farrell. He and his wife, Terry, were married March 23, 1984, in Laverne, Calif.

He held an associate degree from Compton College and attended the University of Oregon. He worked at Western Electric from 1953 to 1986, as a communications contractor from 1987 to 1999 and for Qwest from 2000 to 2010.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Cindy Thomas of Wichita, Kan., Laura Lupica of Whittier, Calif., Kim Monaster of North Ridge, Calif., Maggie Beggs of The Netherlands and Karen Reeves of Corvallis; a son, Anthony of Fort Bragg, N.C.; a brother, E. Eugene of Chehalis, Wash.; a sister, Patty McCann of Springfield; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

Doris Julien

SPRINGFIELD - Doris June Julien of Springfield died Oct. 5 of age-related causes. She was 75. A private family service is planned.

She was born June 25, 1935, in Kansas City, Mo., to John and Loretta Long Bailey.

She attended Lane Community College for two years. She worked as a bookkeeper at Plasmo in Springfield.

Survivors include three sons, Guy of Richmond, Va., Randy of Warrensburg, Mo., and Ronald of Springfield; a brother, John Bailey Jr. of Kansas City; a sister, Jean Dailey of Carson City, Nev.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

Arthur Keogh

DRAIN - Arthur John Keogh of Drain died Oct. 1 of heart failure. He was 67. A family gathering is planned later.

He was born Nov. 22, 1942, in French Camp, Calif., to Dan and Leta Oesch Keogh. He married Elizabeth Cole on Dec. 15, 1972, in Drain.

He was a millworker.

Survivors include his wife; three children; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.

Nancy Nickell

Nancy DuMond Nickell of Eugene died Sept. 30 of lung disease and pneumonia at age 88. No service is planned.

She was born May 19, 1922, in Springfield, Mass., to John and Beatrice Bishop DuMond. She married Billy Nickell on Aug. 16, 1949, in Springfield, Mass.

She worked as a bookkeeper and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Janet Moelzer of Eugene; two sons, Dennis of California and Eric of Molalla; a brother, Jack DuMond of Vermont; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Naomi Owen

SPRINGFIELD - Naomi Kathryn Owen of Springfield died Oct. 3 of complications from Parkinson's disease. She was 82. A private family memorial service is planned.

She was born May 1, 1928, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to Eric and Louisa Ellis Sliger. She married James Owen on Aug. 30, 1947, in Oklahoma City.

She was a homemaker and worked for the Eugene School District.

Survivors include three sons, Michael of Eugene; Steven of Canyonville; and Daniel of Springfield; a sister, Donna Geiger of California; four grand children, and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by An-dreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.

Walter Price

SPRINGFIELD - Wal-ter Price of Springfield died Oct. 6 of age-related causes. He was 94. No service is planned.

He was born Nov. 3, 1915, in Baker to Walter and Anna Price. He married Lula Moore on Oct. 18, 1939, in La Grande. She died Sept. 22, 2008.

He served in the Navy on the USS Lind from 1940 to 1944. He worked as a diesel mechanic for Lakeview Logging, Truma Lawson and Cummins Diesel.

Survivors include two sons, Stanley Price and Tom Moore; a daughter, Carol Rolfe; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Burial will be Monday at Island City Cemetery in Oklahoma. Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Remembrances to Hospice of Sacred Heart.

John Reece

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at Gilham Community Church in Eugene for John L. Reece of Eugene, who died Oct. 3 of prostate-related bone cancer. He was 70.

He was born April 23, 1940, in Altoona, Kan., to Lon and Lois Fish Reece. He married Miechel Swanson on June 16, 1961, in Vancouver, Wash. She died June 25, 2009.

He graduated from South Eugene High School and attended the University of Oregon. He served in the Air Force from 1959 to 1963. He worked for Northwest Natural Gas and PacifiCorp in Portland.

Survivors include a son, Christian of Wilsonville; a daughter, Meagan Davidson of Sydney, Australia; three brothers, George of Camas, Wash., and M. Richard and Larry, both of Eugene; two sisters, Harriet Mitchell of Eugene and Carol Schmidt of Springfield; and five grandchildren.

Arrangements by Alpha Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene. Remembrances to Cascade Hospice or the Eugene Mission.

Esther Scallion

The funeral Mass will be held at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene for Esther Laverne Scallion of Eugene, who died Oct. 4 of age-related causes. She was 97.

She was born March 12, 1913, in Goodland, Kan. She married Francis Scallion on Dec. 26, 1932, in Goodland. He died Dec. 28, 1996.

She graduated from high school in Goodland. She worked as a sales clerk at Woolworth's for many years.

Survivors include two sons, Scottie of Springfield and Paul of Eugene; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Burial will be Tuesday at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Eugene. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association, Cascade Coast Division.

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