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Neil Bond

Neil Bond of Albany, formerly of Eugene, died July 6 of heart failure. He was 90.

Bond was born Nov. 27, 1911, in Oakesdale, Wash., to George and Effie Lenhart Bond. He married Grace Merritt in Eugene on Oct. 25, 1930. She died Sept. 23, 1989.

He was a longtime resident of Eugene and lived in Yachats before settling in Albany. He worked for the city of Eugene and Eugene Sand and Gravel as a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

No services are planned. West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Mahlon Main

CRESWELL - The graveside service will be held today, July 11, for Mahlon Theodore "Mac" Main of Creswell, who died July 8 of age-related causes. He was 75.

Main was born June 20, 1927, in Tacoma to Minnie Sutherlin and Edward Main. He married Mary Vian in Yoncalla on Jan. 12, 1946.

He served in the merchant marine and worked as a logger and long-haul truck driver and owned a cafe. He moved to the local area in 1959 and lived in Yoncalla and Eugene before settling in Creswell.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Willy and Dennis, both of Eugene, and Michael of Corning, Calif.; a sister, Doris Kirtley of Eugene; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Today's service will be at 2 p.m. at Yoncalla Cemetery. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

John Phillips Jr.

COTTAGE GROVE - A gathering of family and friends will be held July 13 for John Leo "Jack" Phillips Jr. of Cottage Grove, who died July 6 of heart disease. He was 57.

Phillips was born Dec. 3, 1944, in Philadelphia to John and Florence Bagnall Phillips.

He graduated from Sweetwater High School in National City, Calif., and was a founding member of the Outsider Surf Club in San Diego. He moved to Cottage Grove from California in the 1970s.

He was the owner and operator of a silk-screen business, rode a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and was active with several motorcycle groups. He also was an avid rodeo fan who enjoyed sponsoring young riders and enjoyed reading and helping others.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, James Alstatt of Dorena; two daughters, Nikki Meek of San Diego and Nina Smith of Canyon Lake, Calif.; two sons, Mike and Matt Romine, both of Redmond; two brothers, Larry of La Mesa, Calif., and James of National City; a sister, Cheryl Richmond of Oneida, N.Y.; two former spouses, Virginia Hershman and Marsha Legg; and four grandchildren.

Saturday's gathering will be held at noon at Phillips' home in Cottage Grove. Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to any Ronald McDonald House.

Beatrice Bickford

A celebration of life gathering will be held July 27 for Beatrice E. "Bea" Bickford of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., who died July 2 of age-related causes. The former Eugene resident was 88.

Bickford was born Oct. 5, 1913, in Oregon City to Albert and Sadie Tolpolar Price. She was a talented pianist and gave lessons to children while in high school. She later accompanied her sister, a professional singer, and worked a number of years as an elementary school music teacher.

During World War II, she married Paul Radcliffe. The couple moved to Eugene in 1952.

Bickford was active in organizations that included the hospital guild, the Lions Auxiliary, B'nai B'rith and Scouting programs. She also was a fraternity mother for Tau Kappa Epsilon and an avid bridge player.

She moved to California in 1975, shortly after the death of her first husband, and moved to Palos Verdes Estates after her marriage to Gardner Bickford Sr., who died in 1998.

She was known for her support of numerous organizations including Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance, Calif., the University of Southern California and her alma mater, Reed College in Portland.

Survivors include a son, Albert Radcliffe of Eugene; a stepson, Gardner Bickford Jr. of San Jose, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Betty Ann Martin of Rancho Palos Verdes; a sister, Doris Bloom of Portland; and seven grandchildren.

The July 27 celebration of life will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oregon Electric Station, 27 E. Fifth Ave. The Neptune Society in San Pedro, Calif., is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation, 4101 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503, or to Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97202-8199.

Samuel Moldt Jr.

LAKESIDE - A memorial service will be held July 13 for Samuel G. "Sam" Moldt Jr. of Lakeside, who died July 5 from injuries received in a motorcycle accident. He was 41.

Moldt was born Oct. 15, 1960, in Redwood City, Calif., to Samuel Moldt Sr., and Yvonne Jones. He worked as a mechanic and carpenter.

His interests included repairing cars and motorcycles. He also enjoyed drawing and carving. He lived in Portland until 1993, when he moved to Lakeside.

Survivors include two sons, Thomas of Merced, Calif., and Samuel "Scooter"; two brothers, Steven of Hauser and William of Reedsport; and a sister, Kandy Jones of Reedsport.

Saturday's service will be at 11 a.m. at the Lakeside Assembly of God Church. Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport is in charge of arrangements.

Lillian Dement

The funeral will be held July 13 for Lillian E. Zaun Cummings Dement of Eugene, who died July 9 of a stroke. She was 82.

Dement was born Jan. 29, 1920, in Valley City, N.D., to William and Pauline Heues Zaun. She married Henry Cummings in Reno, Nev., on Dec. 21, 1942. He died Aug. 3, 1969. She married Clint Coplen in Reno on Dec. 31, 1972. He later died. She married Sherley Dement in Reno on Nov. 2, 1982. He died Oct. 6, 1995.

She graduated from Valley City High School in 1938. In 1942, she went to work for Southern Pacific railroad in Pittsburg, Calif., and was the first women to fill the job she held. She also worked for Farmers Insurance Group.

She lived in North Dakota and California before moving to Oregon in 1947. In Oregon, she lived in Delake, Camas Valley, Green, Canby, Coos Bay, North Bend, Eugene, Sisters and Medford before returning to Eugene last year.

She was a member of an Eagles Lodge and a former member of the Girl Scouts and the Medford Friendship Club. She was honored with the American Cancer Society's 30-Year Reach-to-Recovery Volunteer Award and enjoyed dancing, playing pinochle and cribbage, traveling and sports. She especially enjoyed her family and friends.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Parks of Klamath Falls, Carol Hintz of Harrisburg and Lois Cummings of Bay City; two sisters, Evalyn Boyd of Mount Vernon and Erna Frydenlund of Moorhead, Minn.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene; Saturday's service will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be Monday at Ocean View Memorial Gardens in Coos Bay.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Natalie Falcon-Standridge

A memorial Mass will be held July 12 for Natalie Rose Falcon-Standridge, infant daughter of Margo Falcon and Dennis Standridge of Eugene. She was born July 4 and died later that day. The cause of death has not been determined.

Survivors include her parents; her grandmother, Cynthia Stevens of Eugene; and two brothers, Drew Standridge of Eugene and Neal Standridge of Springfield.

Friday's service will be at 2 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Gordon McCune

The funeral will be held July 12 for Gordon Ray McCune Sr. of Eugene, who died July 9 of complications from diabetes. He was 69.

McCune was born Jan. 18, 1933, in Tsung Fa, China, to Henry and Gladys White McCune. He lived in China, California and several cities in Oregon before settling in Eugene.

He graduated from Bible school and attended the University of Oregon. He served in the Army during the Korean War and worked in a glass factory and made windshields in California.

His interests included swimming, reading, church activities and studying theology and missions. He was a member of the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars and the New Life Apostolic Tabernacle in Eugene.

Survivors include three sons, Gordon and Michael, both of Eugene, and Timothy of Portland; a daughter, Joy Breiver of Beaverton; two brothers, Daniel of Lodi, Calif., and Jonathon of Stockton, Calif.; a sister, Grace Bowen of Keizer; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the New Life Apostolic Tabernacle. Friday's service will be at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Eagle Point National Cemetery. Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the New Life Apostolic Tabernacle.

Betty Edmondson

A memorial service will be held July 27 for Betty Edmondson of Puyallup, Wash., formerly of Eugene, who died June 22 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She was 77.

Edmondson was born July 16, 1924, in Cody, Wyo., to Otto and Nettie Curry. She attended the University of Oregon and was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 28 years.

Survivors include two sons, Mark of Portland and Todd of Tacoma; a brother, Harold Curry of Overland Park, Kan.; a sister, Dorthy Davis of Eugene; four grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

The memorial service will be at 3 p.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Eugene. Powers Funeral Home in Puyallup is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to Willamette Family Treatment Services Inc. in Eugene.

Jack Henderson

JUNCTION CITY - A graveside service will be held July 17 for Jack Byron Henderson of Junction City, who died June 28 of cancer. He was 53.

Henderson was born Sept. 16, 1948, in Orange County, Calif., to Elwood and Beatrice Queener Henderson. He attended Junction City High School and served in the Marine Corps. He also lived in Brigham City, Utah.

His interests included karaoke. He belonged to the Junction City Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his father of Eugene; his mother of Junction City; his former wife, Shawnae Henderson, and two daughters, Keely Henderson and Mollee Henderson, all of Brigham City; four brothers, Larry, Darrell and Tim, all of Eugene, and David of the Philippines; and a sister, Cindy Gronsdahl of Salem.

Wednesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Roseburg National Cemetery. Roseburg Funeral Alternatives is in charge of arrangements.

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