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Thomas Barber Thomas Barber, was a "free-state" settler who was shot and died in Lawrence,Kansas during the so-called Wakarusa War. Thomas Barber was memorialized in John Greenleaf Whittier’s poem, “Burial of Barber,” which became an anti-slavery rally to arms[1].  

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 19 at Northwood Christian Church in Springfield for Thomas Woodrow Barber of Eugene. He died Dec. 5 of age-related causes at age 87.

He was born Nov. 14, 1920, in Walla Walla Walla Walla (wŏl`ə wŏl`ə), city (1990 pop. 26,478), seat of Walla Walla co., SE Wash., at the junction of the Walla Walla River and Mill Creek, near the Oregon line; inc. 1862. , Wash., to Fred and Bessie Walkington Barber. He married Helen Davis on April 20, 1946, in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden .

Barber served in the Navy on a submarine in the Pacific Ocean in World War II, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. He held a degree in civil engineering from Oregon State College. He worked as a contractor and engineer in various locations, most recently with International Engineering Co. in San Francisco.

Survivors include three daughters, Cathy Barber and Cheri Reinhard, both of Eugene, and Julie Penton of Springfield; a sister, Rebecca Freeman of Stockton, Calif.; and six grandchildren. His wife died Sept. 14, 2001, and a daughter, Leslie Reti RETI - RTI , died in 1982.

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 The religious service performed at the interment of the dead; a funeral service.
That portion of a liturgy which is read at an interment; as, the English burial service s>.

See also: Burial Burial
 in Springfield. Remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association The Alzheimer's Association, incorportated on April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., is a non-profit American voluntary health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease. .

Robert Ford Robert Ford may refer to one of the following:
  • Bob Ford, an American basketball player
  • Robert Ford (poet), a poet and Canadian diplomat
  • Robert Ford (outlaw), the man who shot Jesse James
 III

Robert Ford III of Eugene died Dec. 6 in an industrial accident. He was 39. A graveside grave·side  
n.
The area beside a grave.
 service is planned in Michigan at a later date.

He was born Jan. 28, 1968, in Valparaiso, Ind., to Robert and Donna Ford. He married Christine?Brewer on Feb. 12, 2000, in Valparaiso.

Ford worked as a millwright mill·wright  
n.
One that designs, builds, or repairs mills or mill machinery.

Noun 1. millwright - a workman who designs or erects mills and milling machinery
.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Aaron Diaz in the U.S. Navy, and John; three daughters, Michele Runyon and Laura Grayam, both of Valparaiso, and Rachel Diaz of Merrillville, Ind.; his father and stepmother, Robert and Geraldine Ford; two sisters, Kathrine Ford of California and Kristi Bruch of Valparaiso; and one grandson.

Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

Judy Fry

A celebration of life will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 30 at 1334 Oak Patch Road, No. 85, in Eugene for Judy Arline Workman Fry of Eugene. She died Dec. 15 of multiple myeloma multiple myeloma

A malignant proliferation of abnormal plasma cells that populate the marrow-containing bones of the body. The affected plasma cells produce myeloma protein, a monoclonal antibody that replaces normal antibodies in the blood, thereby increasing susceptibility
 at age 69.

She was born July 25, 1938, in Great Falls, Mont., to Ernest and Leota Debus Workman. She married Kenneth Fry on Nov. 11, 1956, in Spokane. He died April 7, 1994.

She was a hypnotherapist in private practice and the author of two books. A co-owner of Artistic Designs in Iron, Fry also had worked as a corporate manager in manufacturing.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth of Lewis, Ind.; a daughter, Kathy Fry Ward of Garden Grove, Calif.; two half sisters, Darlene Workman Johnson of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and Sheila Barr of Fallbrook, Calif.; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research,
.

Orville Holler

Orville Holler of Eugene died Dec. 17 of age-related causes at age 84. A private family memorial service is planned.

He was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Winfred, S.D., to Albert and Marie Peck Holler. He married Jeanette Thibodeau and she died in 1972. He later married Ruth Gill, who died in 1993.

Holler served in the Army in 1946-47. He worked at an Armour meat packing plant packing plant

a complete meat production unit including facilities for slaughtering animals, processing of meat and offal, boning out, making up of blocks of carcasses, chilling, freezing, storing of the meat, preparation of by-products.
 for 35 years.

Survivors include a stepson step·son  
n.
A spouse's son by a previous union.


stepson
Noun

a son of one's husband or wife by an earlier relationship

Noun 1.
, Randy Gill of Eugene; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Poole--Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

Jack Hudson

FLORENCE - A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport for Jack H. Hudson of Florence. He died Dec. 16 of age-related causes at age 89.

He was born Oct. 24, 1918, in Elkton to Henry and Bertie Leach Hudson. He married June Bennett on Oct. 25, 1941, in Honolulu.

Hudson graduated from Reedsport High School in 1937 and attended 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.  and Southern Oregon University Bachelors and master's programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and School of Education. History
SOU began as Ashland Academy in 1869 in Ashland by the Methodists.
.

He worked for Long Bell Lumber Co. and International Paper until 1955, then opened Jack's Auto Electric. He sold the business in 1965, then worked for Umpqua River Navigation Company and other construction companies. He retired in the 1980s.

Survivors include a son, Howard of Hillsboro; a daughter, Joan Chaskin of Mountain View, Calif.; a sister, Genevieve Schneider Boyles of Springfield; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His wife died previously.

Remembrances to the Presbyterian Church of Florence.

Elaine Kinnett

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Burns's Riverside Florence Funeral Chapel for Elaine Marie Kinnett of Eugene, who died Dec. 16 at age 73. The family chose not to list the cause of death. Burial will be Thursday in Pacific Sunset Cemetery in Florence.

She was born Feb. 26, 1934, to Axel and Martha Nelson Nielson.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her life partner, Al Miller; two daughters, Jeannie Pierson and Kathy Caufield; a brother, Donald Nielson; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

James Krocker

SPRINGFIELD - James L. Krocker of Springfield died Dec. 17 of age-related causes. He was 91. No service is planned.

He was born Jan. 2, 1916, in Hepburn, Saskatchewan,?to Henry and Sadie Fehr Krocker.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific. He worked for Rosboro Lumber Company from 1939 to 1977.

Survivors include a son, Dennis of Springfield; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

His wife, Margaret, died in 2000, and a daughter, Sharon Krocker, died in 1998.

Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Jennie Lewis

Jennie R. Lewis of Eugene died Dec. 15 of age-related causes. She was 92. No service is planned.

She was born March 1, 1915, in Reamsville, Kan., to James and Mary Courtney Ottaway. She married Sammie Lewis on Dec. 17, 1937, in Phoenix, Ariz. He died in Oct. 8, 1986.

She attended high school and some college.

She worked as a nanny, a bookkeeper and a cosmetologist cos·me·tol·o·gy  
n.
The study or art of cosmetics and their use.



[French cosmétologie : cosmétique, cosmetic; see cosmetic + -logie, -logy.
.

Entombment will be at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls, Texas Wichita Falls is a city in Wichita County, Texas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 104,197. It is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay and Wichita counties. .

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to Shriners Hospitals for Children History
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 pediatric non-profit hospitals across North America that provide all care at no charge. In 1920 the Imperial Session of the Shriners was held in Portland, Oregon.
.

Paul Muller

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home for Paul William "Bill" Muller of Springfield. He died Dec. 16 of respiratory complications?at age 81. Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Springfield Memorial Gardens.

He was born Dec. 7, 1926, in Centralia, Wash., to John and Lillian Carlson Muller.

Muller graduated from Springfield High School Springfield High School may refer to:
  • Springfield High School (Colorado) — Springfield, Colorado
  • Springfield High School (Illinois) — Springfield, Illinois
  • Springfield High School (Louisiana) — Springfield, Louisiana
 and served in the Navy in World War II. He was a firefighter for the city of Springfield for 25 years.

He is survived by a brother, Don Muller of Springfield.

Remembrances to Greenhill Humane Society.

Donna Nelson

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene for Donna May Nelson of Eugene. She died Dec. 17 of age-related causes at age 77.

She was born May 27, 1930, in Tulare, Calif., to Enid and Ruth Lowman Bolt. She married John Nelson on Dec. 20, 1947, in Tulare.

She was a cook and homemaker.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Kenneth of Raleigh, N.C.; three daughters, Bev Thorp and Nancy Huff, both of Veneta, and Kathy Beebe of Morrisville, N.C.; a brother, George Bolt of California; 15 grandchildren, 22 great--grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Inurnment will be in Lane Memorial Gardens.

Oliver Posadas Posadas (pōsä`thäs), city (1991 pop. 211,297), capital of Misiones prov., NE Argentina, a port on the upper Paraná River. Its industries include woodworking and metallurgy.  

Oliver J. Posadas of Eugene died Dec. 14 of cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular disease
Disease that affects the heart and blood vessels.

Mentioned in: Lipoproteins Test

cardiovascular disease 
. He was 87. No service is planned.

He was born Jan. 27, 1920, in the Philippines to Conrado and Adela Viduya Posadas. He married Dolores Dolores (or Delores) was a common given name (until the 1960s in the USA); it is cognate with the English word "dolorous" (meaning sorrowful) and equivalent in meaning.  Fabic on Oct. 4, 1958. She died previously.

He studied at Far Eastern University and graduated with a degree in commerce.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from the accounting department at Berkeley Unified School District Berkeley Unified School District is the public school district for the city of Berkeley, California. Schools
  • Berkeley Adult School
  • Berkeley Alternative High School (opened Fall 2001; replaced East Campus, Berkeley High School)
  • Berkeley High School
 in California.

Survivors include three daughters, Chiquit Posadas-McCloskey of McKenzie Bridge, Aurea Maysaysay--Riccio of Alameda, Calif., and Mina Maysaysay of San Leandro, Calif.; A son, Leon Maysaysay of Manila, Philippines; and five grand-children.

A son, Lorenzo Maysaysay, died previously.

Inurnment will be in San Leandro. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Clyde Scott

Clyde Wendell Scott of Eugene died Dec. 13 of prostate cancer prostate cancer, cancer originating in the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is the leading malignancy in men in the United States and is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer death in men. . He was 80. A celebration of life will be held in February.

He was born June 3, 1927, in Wamego, Kan., to Charles and Elva Rose Scott. He married Myrtle Loper lope  
intr.v. loped, lop·ing, lopes
To run or ride with a steady, easy gait.

n.
A steady, easy gait.



[Middle English lopen, to leap, from Old Norse
 in 1949. They divorced in 1975.

He attended Wamego High School and worked as a millwright for many years. In the 1970s, he became self-employed. He owned Hoot's Restaurant and Restaurant Equipment of Lane County.

Survivors include two daughters, Terry Dunn of Kenai, Alaska, and Debbie Scott of Almeria, Spain; a son, Brian of Huntington Beach, Calif.; a brother, John of Sutherlin; a sister, Helen Scott of Eugene; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and life companion of 30 years, Mary Anne Stewart. A son. Leroy, died in 1969.

Burial will be at Rest-Haven Memorial Park in Eugene. Arrangements by Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene. Remembrances to cancer research or Camp Tadmor in Lebanon.

Marjory Voorhees

Marjory Voorhees of Eugene died Dec. 16 of age-related causes at age 89. A memorial service will be later.

She was born Nov. 19, 1918, in Vale, S.D., to Iver and Ann Widdos Anderson. She married S. John Voorhees on Aug. 13, 1938, in Sturgis, S.D.

She worked as a teacher's aide for many years.

Survivors include two sons, Sid of Eugene and John of Miami, Fla.; a daughter, Candace Campbell of Oroville, Calif.; and five grandchildren. Her husband died in October 1984 and a great-granddaughter, Darien Voorhees, died previously.

Private entombment will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrance to the Alzheimer's Association Cascade Coast Chapter.

Heather Williams

VENETA - The graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene for Heather Williams of Veneta. She died Dec. 13 of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident motor vehicle accident Public health A morbid condition that kills 45,000/yr–US; 60% are < age 35; MVAs account for 500,000 hospitalizations and most 20,000 spinal cord injuries, at a cost of $75 billion/yr  at age 18. A wake will be Friday and Saturday at the family home.

She was born Aug. 18, 1989, in Vancouver, Wash., to Rick and Rachel Carlston Williams.

She was a student with an interest in music, art and drama.

Survivors include her father and stepmother, Rick and Cyndi Williams of Veneta; her mother, Rachel Carlston of Alaska; two grandmothers, Glennis Moler of Idaho and Judith Cone of Portland; three brothers, Jake Trenton and Robin Williams, both of Oregon, and Christian Williams of Washington; and three sisters, Brooklyn Hahn of Oregon and Alea Byerly and Lora Lee Williams, both of Washington.

Remembrances to a memorial fund at Liberty Bank.

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