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Shawna Button

SPRINGFIELD - Shawna Button of Springfield died June 8 of heart failure. She was 37. A service will be held later.

Button was born March 4, 1970, to Michael and Holly Cox Button. She was an office worker and homemaker.

Survivors include her life partner, Joseph Ficek; four daughters: Michelle Cowan, Amanda Coffee and Gabriella Ficek, all of Springfield, and Elizabeth Healer of California; three sons: Wesley Healer of Jacksonville, Tylor Button and Harley Coffee, both of Springfield; her father and stepmother, Mike and Beulah Button; grandparents Dick and Nadine Ellison; a sister, Leasa Byers of Eugene.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.

Mary Campbell

SPRINGFIELD - Mary Elizabeth Campbell of Springfield died June 14 of age-related causes. She was 93. No service is planned.

Campbell was born July 23, 1913, to John and Annie Drobnack Anselmi. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three sons, four daughters, 10 brothers, one sister, 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. A daughter, Louise Parazoo, died pre- viously.

Arrangements by Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, Eugene.

Lois Erickson

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 22, at United Lutheran Church in Eugene for Lois N. Erickson of Fairfield, Iowa, formerly of Eugene, who died March 2 of age-related causes. She was 86.

Erickson was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Mulino, Ore., to Gus and Anne Fjeld Nordling. She married Kenneth Erickson on April 12, 1942, in Portland. He died April 4, 2003.

Erickson taught English as a Second Language at Oregon State University and Lane Community College. She taught English to farm workers in migrant camps in Oregon and wrote several books on Old Testament women.

Survivors include two daughters: Sharon Hellstedt of Stonington, Maine, and Carol Spany of Wauzeka, Wis.; a son, Rolf Erickson of Fairfield, Iowa; a sister, June Anderson of Mount Vernon, Wash.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the Oregon Farm Worker Ministry, in care of the National Farm Worker Ministry, 438 N. Shinker Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63130.

Arrangements by Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Gerald Flanagan

JUNCTION CITY - A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at First Christian Church in Junction City for Gerald B. Flanagan of Junction City, who died June 14 of age-related causes. He was 84.

Flanagan was born Nov. 24, 1922, in Junction City, to Charles and Clara Rutherford Flanagan. He married Margurette Bailey on May 14, 1944, in Junction City. She died July 17, 1985.

Flanagan was a lifelong dairy farmer. He also grew grass seed and raised sheep.

Survivors include two sons: Charles Flanagan of Silverton and Ronald Flanagan of Junction City; three daughters, Kathleen Flanagan of Columbia, Md., Marilyn Flanagan of Junction City and Sandra Flanagan of Reston, Va.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Two sons, John and James, died previously.

Memorial contributions to Education Together or the John Flanagan Memorial Scholarship, in care of Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City.

Donna Waske

A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene for Donna S. Waske of Eugene, who died June 13 of cancer. She was 75. A reception will follow at noon Tuesday at the Eugene Masonic Center.

Waske was born March 1, 1932, in Springfield, Mo., to Leonard and Ruth McBride Giboney. She married Herman Waske on Dec. 26, 1957, in Eugene. He died Aug. 21, 1996.

Survivors include two daughters: Karen Waske of Portland and Cyndi Cramblit of Springfield; a son, Thomas Bell of Seattle; two sisters: Nell Francis of Casa Grande, Ariz., and Mary Buehler of Redmond; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A son, Scott Blackman, died in 2003.

Memorial contributions to the Legacy Emanuel Children's Hospital Foundation or the Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation.

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Date:Jun 17, 2007
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