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Michael Warriner

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be Nov. 3 for Michael Ned Warriner of Springfield who died Oct. 29 at age 58. The family chose not to list the cause death.

Warriner was born Nov. 24, 1944, in Pocatello, Idaho, to Ned S. and Geraldine Sealey Warriner. He married Norma Jane Christianson in Sweet Home on May 6, 1967.

He lived in Texas, Montana, Okinawa, South Carolina, Washington, Thailand, New Jersey and then Washington again before moving to Springfield in 1984.

He served in the U.S. Air Force and received many medals, including the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Distinguished Presidential Unit Citation and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award.

After moving to Springfield, he attended Lane Community College for two years. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, woodworking, cooking and singing. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and he also belonged to the American Hunting Club and The Retired Enlisted Association.

Following his retirement from the Air Force in 1984, Warriner worked for Knechts Auto Parts, the Army Corps of Engineers and Safari Motor Coach.

He is survived by his wife; his mother, who lives in Sweet Home; three brothers, Ted of Tacoma, Mel of Portland and Matt of Loveland, Colo.; and a sister, Marcy Anderson of Sweet Home.

Monday's funeral will be at 11 a.m. at Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel in Sweet Home. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Springfield VFW c/o Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel.

Katharina Tajbel

The private burial has been held for Katharina Tajbel, 92, of Eugene who died Oct. 27 of age-related causes.

She was born in Mlinska, Austria-Hungary, on Sept. 20, 1911, to Jacob and Katharina (Ferber) Luks. She married Joseph Tajbel in Hungary on Nov. 25, 1930.

She emigrated from Hungary in 1951, first settling in Wisconsin. In 1956, she moved to Eugene.

She is survived by three children, Hilda Giles of Eugene, Ester Mitchell of Canada, and Ingrid Stopp, whose address is unknown; one brother Jacob Luks, whose address is unknown; and seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, Eugene, is in charge of arrangements.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
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Date:Nov 2, 2003
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