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Gina Brophy

Gina Renae Brophy of Eugene died June 20 at age 67. The family chose not to list the cause of death. No service is planned.

She was born Oct. 23, 1944, in Pampa, Texas, to Robert and Irene Hendrix Brophy.

She graduated from Medford High School and attended interior design school. Prior to becoming disabled and retiring, she worked at Ethan Allen Funiture as an interior designer.

Survivors include five daughters, Cynthia Kessler, Allycia Kessler, Nicole Kessler, Rachel Kessler and Brittney Wiglesworth, all of Eugene; and four great-grandchildren. A son, Troy, died in November 2011.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery, Funeral Home & Crematorium in Eugene.

Harry Degelmann

SPRINGFIELD - Harry Bruce Degelmann of Springfield died June 23 of sepsis. He was 76.

He was born Feb. 15, 1936, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Joseph and Beulah Johnson Degelmann. He married Mary Pauline Carnes on July 18, 1958, in Las Vegas. She died in April 2000.

He served in the Air Force Reserve from June 1959 to November 1964. He worked as a fireman and in retail grocery sales. He owned an RV and motorcycle dealership.

Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Degelmann of Harrisburg.

Private inurnment in planned. Arrangements by Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City.

Mabel Hanson

PLEASANT HILL - Mabel Alvina Hanson of Pleasant Hill died June 20 of age-related causes. She was 97. No service is planned.

She was born May 28, 1915, in Minneapolis to Nels and Myrtle Sprungman Helgren. She married Arthur Oliver Hanson on Dec. 21, 1935, in Tower, Minn. He died in 1960.

She graduated from Cook High School in Cook, Minn. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Jerry of Fort Rock; three daughters, Judy Steffey of Klamath Falls, Polly Chaffin of Dexter and Peggy Hanson of Pleasant Hill; a sister, Marge Bukowski of Las Vegas; and 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren. A daughter, Irene Bedinger, died in 2005.

Private inurnment will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by England's Creswell Memorial Chapel in Creswell. Remembrances to Pearl Buck Center in Eugene or ARC of Lane County in Springfield.

Allen McGill

OAKRIDGE - A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Day Island Park in Springfield for Allen McGill of Oakridge, who died June 18 of an accidental drowning. He was 50.

He was born Oct. 29, 1961, in Phoenix, Ariz., to William and Mary Sargent McGill.

He attended Springfield High School and earned his general education diploma from Lane Community College. He worked at Grain Millers in Eugene, Mohawk Valley Meats and Fir Crest Farms. He worked as a cook at many locations, including Mannings and the Village, and worked as a firefighter and cut firewood.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Ratliff of Oakridge; a son, William of Klamath Falls; two brothers, William and Richard, both of Oakridge; and two grandchildren.

Inurnment will be held at San Miguel Cemetery in San Miguel, Calif. Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery, Funeral Home & Crematorium in Eugene.

Erin Noble

A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at Mount Pisgah Arboretum White Oak Pavilion in Eugene for Erin Thomas Noble of Eugene, who died June 23 of injuries sustained in a plane crash. He was 27.

He was born Nov. 7, 1984, in Cottage Grove to Peter and Deborah Barker Noble.

He received his bachelor of arts degree from Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., in economics and molecular biology. He also attended Lane Community College. He worked for the family business, West Wind Forest Products. He was a student in the MBA program at the University of Oregon.

Survivors include his parents, of Eugene.

Arrangements by England's Eugene Memorial Chapel in Eugene. Remembrances to Erin Noble Fund, c/o Umpqua Bank, 675 Oak St., No. 100, Eugene, OR, 97401, with proceeds going to Save the Amazon Creek Headwaters.

Randall Piper

REEDSPORT - A celebration of life will be held at noon Saturday, June 30, at Tugman State Park in Lakeside for Randall Lewis Piper of Reedsport, who died June 4 of unknown causes. He was 48.

He was born Oct. 1, 1963, in Portland to Russell and Ruth Madgen Piper.

He was a firefighter, gas attendant and landscaper.

Survivors include two daughters, Jessica Piper of Reedsport and Melissa Piper of Mountain View, Idaho; and two sisters, Rhonda Hershberger of Wisconsin and Robin Musgrove of Springfield. Arrangements by Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport.

Fern Scott

NORTH BEND - A celebration of life will be held later for Fern Marie Scott of North Bend, formerly of Eugene, who died June 20 of age-related causes. She was 98.

She was born July 24, 1913, in Grangeville, Idaho, to Charles and Caroline Tuny Van Osdol. She married Richard Scott on June 5, 1937, in Eugene. He died June 14, 1996.

She attended schools in Washington and Eugene. She was a homemaker who also worked as an usher and teller at the McDonald Theater, and at Beacon Electric, Ordell Construction and Miles McCay Investments.

Survivors include three sons, Robert of San Francisco, Richard of North Bend and John of Trout Lake, Wash.; a sister, Norma Sutton of Goshen; and four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and two step-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Ocean View Memory Gardens & Crematory in Coos Bay.

Avery Simpson

SPRINGFIELD - A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 2, at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home for Avery A. Simpson of Springfield, who died June 23 of age-related causes. She was 93.

She was born April 18, 1919, in Sylvia, N.C., to James and Mary Fox Price. She married Jack Simpson on May 20, 1939, in Sedro Wooley, Wash.

She was a homemaker. She also worked for a short time as a nursing home cook.

Survivors include three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Her husband died previously.

Pedro Vasquez

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, at West Lawn Memorial Park in Eugene for Pedro Max Vasquez of Eugene, formerly of Peru, who died June 14 of age-related causes. He was 86.

He was born March 12, 1926, in Palcamayo, Peru, to Nemesio and Julia Garcia Vasquez. He married Julia Tello in Palcamayo.

He owned and operated a towing and auto mechanic business named Max's Auto Center in Veneta for more than 37 years. He also started and then sold Roger's Towing.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mirtha Diaz of Eugene; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery, Funeral Home & Crematorium in Eugene.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Jun 27, 2012
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