COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Creswell Faith Center for Robin Ann Bain of Cottage Grove, who died Nov. 14 at age 47. The family chose not to list the cause of death.
She was born July 8, 1963, in St. Louis, Mo., to Larry and Kathleen Johnson Koskela. She married Roger Bain on Nov. 22, 1982, in Pleasant Hill. They later divorced.
She was a former employee of Royal Caribbean Call Center in Springfield and worked at Copy Max inside Office Max in Eugene.
Survivors include her father; a daughter, Heather Bain of Springfield; a son, James of Springfield; four sisters, Leah Chavez of Los Angeles, Erika Koskela of Mozilla, Mont., Belle Koskela of Portland and Sasha Knudson of Ashland; and two brothers, Atias Ginnett of Los Angeles and Ike Koskela of Ashland.
Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematorium in Eugene. Remembrances to the Cres well Faith Center.
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematorium in Eugene for Carlos Rede Calderon of Eugene, who died Nov. 13 of complications from kidney disease. He was 64.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
He was born Nov. 3, 1946, in Marfa, Texas, to Carlos and Luisa Rede Calderon.
He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso. He worked as a journalist and photographer and was formerly editor and publisher of Oregon Sports News and editor of El Marcrido, newspaper of the United Farm Workers.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Janet Wasko; and four siblings, Leticia Harduby of Meriden, Conn.; Anita Calderon of Edinburg, Texas, Irma Calderon of Tulsa, Okla., and Yvette Calderon of McAllen, Texas.
Burial will be at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Eugene. Remembrances to the American Diabetes Association Research Foundation.
Sherril Ann Cavallo of Eugene died Nov. 5 of cancer. She was 57. No service is planned.
She was born July 19, 1953, in Reno, Nev., to Raymond and Beverly Scott Cavallo.
She graduated from high school and attended some college. She owned and operated the Appraisal Specialist in Eugene for many years.
Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematorium in Eugene.
OAKRIDGE - A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at Forestvale Memorial Park in Oakridge for Lawrence D. French of Oakridge, who died Nov. 14 of complications from surgery. He was 60.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Oakridge Chapel of the Woods Funeral Home.
He was born May 6, 1950, in Fresno, Calif., to Sam and Ruby Wise French. He and his wife, Minerva, were married June 30, 2000, in Oakridge.
He was a retired truck driver.
Survivors include two daughters, Ronda Suka of Hawaii and Shannon Prince of Grants Pass; a stepdaughter, Shellia Norton of Eugene; a stepson, Robert Evans of Eugene; two brothers, Bill of Portland and Kenneth of Grants Pass; three sisters, Ruth Gray and Anna Jones, both of Battle Ground, Wash., and twin Florence French of Oakridge; and four grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at Snake River Yamaha in Meridian, Idaho, for Russel Mattison of Meridian, formerly of Eugene, who died Nov. 14 of pancreatic cancer. He was 64.
He was born May 3, 1946, in Eugene to Rolland and Georgia Mapes Mattison. He and his wife, Marlene, were married July 29, 1967, in Eugene.
He graduated from Springfield High School. He served three years in the Army as a combat engineer and rifleman during the Vietnam war. He was a master journeyman in the HVAC industry.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Robert of Boise; a daughter, Laurie Christopher of Kuna, Idaho; three sisters, Connie Leach of Eugene, Alice Allen of Coos Bay and Della Davis of Marcola; and one grandchild.
Burial will be at the Idaho Veteran Cemetery in Boise. Arrangements by Bowman Funeral Parlor in Garden City, Idaho.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at Butte Creek Country Club in Chico, Calif., for Eugene "Murph" Murphy of Chico, formerly of Lane County, who died Nov. 6 of Alzheimer's disease. He was 68.
He was born April 13, 1942, in Forest Grove to Ruth and Ralph Murphy. He married Joan Almer in 1965 in Duluth, Minn. They later divorced. He married Judy McNichols in 1982 in Chester, Calif.
He graduated from Chico State in 1969 with a degree in psychology. He served in the Air Force from 1961 to 1965. He worked as a Butte County probation officer and, in 1984, started as a parole agent for the California Department of Corrections.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Michael and Martin, both of Chico; a daughter, Melissa Tupman of Etna, Calif.; two stepsons, Jon Mc Nichols of Magalia, Calif., and Aaron McNichols of Truckee, Calif.; two brothers, Jerry of Petaluma, Calif., and David of Sequim, Wash.; a sister, Janet Pettit of Eugene; and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brusie Funeral Home in Chico. Remembrances to Alzheimer's Association.
FLORENCE - The funeral will be at noon Friday, Nov. 19, at Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene for Rudi O. Schubach of Florence, who died Nov. 14 of cancer. He was 77.
He was born June 5, 1933, in Spokane to Oscar and Klara Feldman Schubach. He married Virginia Dawson on June 21, 1956, in Spokane.
He served in the Navy in the 1950s. Before his retirement, he owned and operated his own businesses, including a car dealership, a RV dealership, a Yanmar dealership and three A&W restaurants.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Kirk of Grass Valley, Calif.; two daughters, Karol Anderson of Vacaville, Calif., and Sandra Hutto of Cottage Grove; two brothers, Ed of Mapleton and Richard of Spokane; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn for Alvin Charles Sheldon of Woodburn, formerly of Lane County, who died Nov. 12 of age-related causes. He was 92.
He was born July 22, 1918, in Valsetz. He married R. Colleen Gilkison on May 12, 1940, in Woodland, Wash. She died in August 2001.
He served in the Army during World War II. He worked in the automotive business.
Survivors include a daughter, Kaaren Sheldon; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A son, David Sheldon, died in September 2006.
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