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, Wash., to Fred and Bessie Walkington Barber. He married Helen Davis on April 20, 1946, in San Francisco.
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, died in 1982.
Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to the Alzheimer's Association.
Robert Ford III
Robert Ford III of Eugene died Dec. 6 in an industrial accident. He was 39. A graveside 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.
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.
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 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.
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 for 35 years.
Survivors include a stepson, Randy Gill of Eugene; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements by Poole--Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.
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 and Southern Oregon University.
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.
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.
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 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.
Entombment will be at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to Shriners Hospitals for Children.
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 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.
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 J. Posadas of Eugene died Dec. 14 of 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 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 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 Wendell Scott of Eugene died Dec. 13 of prostate cancer. 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 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 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.
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 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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