Obituaries.Byline: The Register-Guard
Eldon L. Knight of Eugene died June 27 of age-related causes. He was 80.
Knight was born Oct. 6, 1921, in Eugene to Tommy and Myrtle Clark Knight. He married Helen Wills in Vancouver, Wash., on May 9, 1942.
He graduated from Eugene High School. Knight served in the Army airborne infantry during World War II. He owned Knight Trucking and Construction Co. for 50 years. Knight enjoyed Christian activities and was a member of the Harmony Church of God Seventh Day in Junction City Junction City, city (1990 pop. 20,604), seat of Geary co., NE Kans., at the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill rivers; inc. 1859. The rail, trade, and processing center of an agricultural and dairy area, it grew as the supply point for nearby Fort Riley, . He was a lifetime resident of Eugene.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Larry of Springfield and Dan of Eugene; a daughter, Linda Hill of Springfield; three brothers, Darrell of La Pine, Keith of Marcola and Kenneth of Natural Dam, Ark.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside grave·side
The area beside a grave. service with full military honors was held June 26 at the Franklin Cemetery in Cheshire. Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
Verona LaVerna Hackleman of Eugene died June 30 of age-related causes. She was 96.
Hackleman was born July 8, 1905, in Casper, Wyo., to Arthur and Bessie Farmer Childers, pioneer Wyoming ranchers. She attended a one-room schoolhouse on the family ranch before graduating from Natrona County High School Natrona County High School is a public secondary institution (grades 10-12) located in Casper, Wyoming and serves Natrona County School District #1, which encompasses all of Natrona County, Wyoming. The school mascot is the mustang. The current principal is James Dean Kelly. in Casper.
She married William Hackleman in Casper on Aug. 11, 1925. He died in 1966.
Hackleman owned a stenographic ste·nog·ra·phy
1. The art or process of writing in shorthand.
2. The art or practice of transcribing speech with a stenograph machine.
3. Material transcribed in shorthand. business. She moved to Eugene in 1946 and worked at Eugene Water & Electric Board until retiring in 1967.
Her interests included fishing, traveling, the outdoors, flea markets and hunting for antiques. She was a member of the Springfield First Baptist Church First Baptist Church may refer to many churches: Canada
Survivors include a son, Russ Hackleman Jr., and a daughter, Jackie Yarnall, both of Springfield; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A grandson, Brent Yarnall, died previously.
No service is planned. Private inurnment will be at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
JUNCTION CITY - A memorial service will be held July 7 for Charlie Frederick Packnett of Junction City, who died June 30 of age-related causes. He was 91.
Packnett was born Dec. 10, 1910, in Sulphur, Okla., to Frank and Lucy Moore Lucy Moore was born in 1970 and educated in Britain and the United States before reading history at Edinburgh University.
She is the editor of Con Men and Cutpurses: Scenes from the Hogarthian Underworld, as well as the critically acclaimed Packnett. He married Elma Hill in Yuma, Ariz., on June 22, 1940.
He was raised in Yuma. Packnett served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a farmer and as a boiler tender for Georgia Pacific. Packnett enjoyed whittling Whittling is the art of carving shapes out of raw wood with a knife.
Whittling is typically performed with a light, small-bladed knife, usually a pocket knife. Specialised whittling knives are available as well. wood, gardening and humming. He lived in Junction City for 53 years.
Survivors include his wife; five sons, Chuck, Glenn and Dave, all of Eugene, Bob of Springfield and George of Vancouver, Wash.; four daughters, Beverly Cook, Karen Ensley and Linda Likens, all of Junction City, and Connie Jones of Vancouver; a sister, Annabelle Salyer of Morenci, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Sunday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Junction City Fire Department.
COTTAGE GROVE Cottage Grove, village (1990 pop. 22,935), Washington co., SE Minn., near the St. Croix River; inc. 1965. There is farming (cattle, sheep, corn, and soybeans) and manufacturing (chemicals and machinery). - The graveside service will be held July 5 for Wilburn Franklin Carpenter of Cottage Grove, who died July 1 of age-related causes. He was 82.
Carpenter, the seventh of 10 children, was born July 13, 1919, in Bunker, Wash., to Willis and Rose Avery Carpenter. He married Virginia Leahy in Tillamook on Sept. 18, 1942. She died Feb. 17, 1998.
He graduated from Wheeler High School Wheeler High School may refer to:
Survivors include three daughters, Darlene Burback and Carol Stock, both of Cottage Grove, and Rae Wescott of Juneau, Alaska “Juneau” redirects here. For other uses, see Juneau (disambiguation).
The City and Borough of Juneau (pronounced [ˈdʒu. ; a son, Bill of Yoncalla; two brothers, Kenny of Seaside and Cleo of Eugene; a sister Leona "Ticki" Dick of Wheeler; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Friday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association American Heart Association (AHA),
n.pr a national voluntary health agency that has the goal of increasing public and medical awareness of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and thereby reducing the number of associated deaths and disabilities. .
The funeral will be held July 5 for Mike K. Robinson of Eugene, who died June 29 at age 48. His family chose not to list the cause of death.
Robinson was born May 5, 1954, in Santa Monica Santa Monica (săn`tə mŏn`ĭkə), city (1990 pop. 86,905), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1886. Tourism and retailing are important, and the city has motion-picture, biotechnology, and software industries. , Calif., to Victor and Marlene Robinson.
He served three years in the Army and graduated from 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. .
Robinson worked as a counselor for the Veterans Administration.
He married Londa Smith in Eugene on April 3, 2001.
His interests included softball, basketball and outdoor activities. He enjoyed spending time "Spending Time" is the first single released by Christian artist Stellar Kart.
The lyrics describe the band members desire to spend "more time with God". "Sometimes it’s a real struggle to spend time with God. with his children.
Survivors include his wife; his mother, Marlene Williams of Eugene; three sons, Jason of Spokane and Jacob and Matthew, both of Eugene; four brothers, Victor Jr. of Barstow, Calif., David and Patrick, both of Eugene, and James of Washington; four sisters, Kristie Saleh of Fullerton, Calif., Dawn Schallock of Las Cruces Las Cruces (läs kr`sĭs), city (1990 pop. 62,126), seat of Dona Ana co., SW N.Mex., on the Rio Grande, in a farm area irrigated by the Elephant Butte system; founded 1848, inc. 1907. , N.M., Michelle Gorman of Kansas City Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc. 1850). , Mo., and Terri Williams of Denver; and two grandchildren.
Friday's service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Private burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery Calvary Cemetery is a fairly common name for a burial ground and may refer to:
A memorial service will be held today, July 3, for Gene Harles Wilkinson of Eugene, who died June 27 from injuries he sustained in a bicycle accident. He was 70.
Wilkinson was born Dec. 2, 1931, in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. to Glen and Gladys Carter Wilkinson. He married Ayako Kohgo in Tokyo on Feb. 17, 1963.
He retired from the Navy and worked as a firefighter for the city of Eugene for 25 years. Wilkinson's interests included Japanese gardening and physical activities, particularly bicycle racing bicycle racing or cycling, an internationally popular sport conducted on closed courses or the open road. Track racing takes place at a velodrome, usually a banked 1,093.6 ft (.333 km) oval. . He lived in this area for 39 years.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Ken of Eugene and Mitch of Springfield; and a brother, Richard of San Leandro San Leandro (săn lēăn`drō), city (1990 pop. 68,223), Alameda co., W Calif., on San Francisco Bay; inc. 1872. Metal, wood, and paper products; chemicals; leather goods; foods and beverages; medical equipment; lighting fixtures; and , Calif.
Today's service will be at 3:30 p.m. at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
SUTHERLIN - A memorial service will be held July 5 for Lee Chase Crossman of Sutherlin, who died June 29 at the age of 72. Her family chose not to list the cause of death.
Crossman was born Aug. 6, 1929, in Junction City to Fred and Cynthia Mallette Chase. She married Harold Crossman in Eugene on Dec. 15, 1956.
She graduated from Junction City High School in 1946. Crossman attended Northwest Christian College Northwest Christian College is a private, liberal arts college located in Eugene, Oregon and is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Independent Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. in Eugene, Eugene Bible College A Bible college is an institution of higher education in which the course of study specializes in biblical studies. This curriculum differs from the focus on academic programs of Christian liberal arts colleges or research universities, which may include, but are not limited to, , BIOLA BIOLA Bible Institute Of Los Angeles
BIOLA Bidirectional (1533/1557nm) Optical Line Amplifier (Nortel) Missionary Medical School in California and the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Portland. She worked as a nurse and enjoyed studying the Bible, camping, traveling, gardening and playing games. Known as the "blonde bomber of Ferguson Road," Crossman lived in Junction City and Eugene before settling in Sutherlin.
Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Laura Tracy of Winston, Ann Abel of Roseburg and Carole Thames of Junction City; two brothers, Martyn and Charlie Chase, both of Junction City; a sister, Mary Lou Bishop of Eugene; and six grandchildren.
Friday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Neighborhood Church of God in Sutherlin. Inurnment will be at Rest Lawn Memorial Park in Junction City. The Chapel of the Firs in Sutherlin is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Doernbecher Children's Hospital Doernbecher Children's Hospital is a children's hospital located in Portland, Oregon, and associated with Oregon Health & Science University.
The first full-service children's hospital in the Pacific Northwest, Doernbecher provides full-spectrum pediatric care. in Portland.
SPRINGFIELD - Liseselotte Elizabeth "Lisa" Hays of Springfield died June 28 of cancer. She was 73.
Hays was born Sept. 9, 1928, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, to Franz and Juliane Schmitt Janson. She married Lenord Hays in Germany in 1954.
She was a military wife and enjoyed traveling, gardening and oil painting. Hays lived in Germany, Alaska and California before settling in Eugene 32 years ago.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Lenord of Springfield; a daughter, Lisa Thacker of Springfield; a brother, Hubert Janson of Texas; and three grandchildren.
No service is planned. Major Family Funeral Home, Springfield, is in charge of arrangements.
John Hemmele Sr.
A memorial service will be held July 5 for John Stephen John Stephen was a Glaswegian clothes designer who had several shops on London's Carnaby Street. He is remembered as one of the main figures in creating Swinging London. He died of cancer in 2004. Hemmele Sr., of Eugene, who died June 29 of heart failure. He was 62.
Hemmele was born Feb. 28, 1940, in Los Angeles to Harold and Elizabeth Dunn Hemmele. He married Judith Hall in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. on Dec. 19, 1964.
He worked as a powder man for Pope & Talbot from 1974 until 1986. Hemmele worked as a precision grinder Grinder
A slang term for a person who works in the investment industry and makes small amounts of money at a time on small investments, over and over again.
Notes: for Precision Cast Products from 1990 until his retirement in 2001. He enjoyed deep-sea fishing, golfing and visiting Reno, Nev. Hemmele lived in Whittier, Calif., Oakridge and Milwaukie before settling in Eugene.
Survivors include four sons, Eric of Milwaukie, David of Lambertville, Mich., Tony of Loomis, Neb., and John Jr. of Springfield; two daughters, Debra Steers of Oakridge and Paige Wynn of Blachly; a brother, Harold Jr. of Arizona; a sister, Katie Ciccoianni of La Mirada, Calif.; and 18 grandchildren.
Friday's service will be at 1:30 p.m. at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
Memorial contributions may be made 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, .
The graveside service will be held today, July 3, for Jule Arnold Olson of Eugene, who died June 30 of age-related causes. He was 94.
Olson was born March 31, 1908, in Drummond, Wis., to Christian and Olga Olson. He married his wife, Helen, in Denver on Aug. 20, 1932. She died May 2, 1990.
He graduated as valedictorian of his high school class in Drummond in 1926. Olson worked as a supervisor at the Hanford Nuclear Plant. He lived in Denver and Richland, Wash., before settling in Eugene in 1989. His interests included bowling and fishing. Olson was a member of the Lutheran Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Lila Bucholtz of Eugene; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A granddaughter, Rebecca Burch, died previously.
Today's service will be held at 3 p.m. at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
CURTIN - The graveside service will be held today for Kate Marshall of Curtin, who died June 20 of a brain aneurysm brain aneurysm Cerebral aneurysm Neurology A dilated and weak segment of a cerebral artery, often located in the circle of Willis at the base of the brain, which is susceptible to rupture; BAs may be caused by birth defects or follow poorly controlled HTN Clinical . She was 38.
Marshall was born July 19, 1963, in Norfolk, Va., to John and Bonnie Neubauer. She married Steve Marshall in Des Moines, Iowa “Des Moines” redirects here. For other uses, see Des Moines (disambiguation).
Des Moines (pronounced /dɪˈmɔɪn/ in English, , in 1979.
She worked as a health care provider. Marshall was involved in school activities with the North Douglas School District. She lived in this area for 10 years.
Survivors include her husband, a daughter, Sierra, and a son, Matthew; her father of Vail; two brothers, Jerry Neubauer of Curtin and Tom Neubauer of Des Moines; and three sisters, Louise Ellis of Cumming, Iowa, Diane Whitehead of Des Moines and Tina Neubauer of Eugene. A daughter, Sara, died previously.
Today's service will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Comstock Cemetery in Curtin.
Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove is in charge of arrangements.
SPRINGFIELD - Luella Irene Sooy of Springfield died June 23 of age-related causes. She was 87.
Sooy was born Sept. 13, 1914, in Oswego, Mont., to John and Emma Frerich. She married Lyle Sooy in Wolf Point, Mont., on June 17, 1935. He died May 25, 2002.
She graduated from high school and attended Northern Montana College in Havre. She worked as a school teacher in Oswego until her marriage. Sooy enjoyed traveling, fishing, camping and playing shuffleboard shuffleboard, sport in which players use cue sticks to push disks onto a scoring diagram at either end of a concrete or terrazzo court. The court is 52 ft (15.85 m) long and 6 ft (1.83 m) wide. The bases of the triangular scoring diagrams are parallel to and 8 ft (2. and bridge. She especially enjoyed visiting her children and grandchildren. Sooy was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. She lived in Havre and Mesa, Ariz., before moving to Springfield in 1995.
Survivors include three daughters, Shirley Dean of Libby, Mont., Donna Campbell of Havre and Mary Hanchett of Harlowton, Mont.; a son, John of Springfield; a brother, Loren "Bud" Frerich of Whitefish whitefish: see salmon.
Any of several silvery food fishes (family Salmonidae, or Coregonidae), inhabiting cold northern lakes of Europe, Asia, and North America. , Mont.; 19 grandchildren; and 53 great-grandchildren.
No services are planned.
Buell Chapel in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
Mabel Kathleen "Mabs" Shattock Stowell of Eugene died June 27 of age-related causes. She was 92.
Stowell was born Oct. 5, 1909, in London. She was married to M. Deene Stowell for 27 years before he died.
She was scheduled to sail on the Titanic with her mother and brother, but her smallpox vaccination didn't take and they were forced to postpone the trip. Her family immigrated to Canada before moving to Northern California. Stowell worked as a librarian for Plumas County, Calif., in the 1950s. She worked as a receptionist/secretary for the supervisor of the Plumas National Forest Plumas National Forest is a United States National Forest located in northern California. It is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains and covers 1,146,000 acres (4,638 km²) of land. This is mostly an area for logging. for 20 years before retiring in 1980. She was an avid skier until she was in her 70's, and continued to golf after that. Her interests also included oil painting, knitting, sewing, gardening and reading.
She was a member of the Eastern Star, the Soroptomist Club and the Episcopal Church. Stowell served as a volunteer with Plumas County Hospital. She recently moved to Eugene from Tigard, where she lived for 12 years.
Survivors include two sons, Douglas of Pleasant Hill and Richard of Sparks, Nev.; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
No service is planned.
Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
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