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Byline: The Register-Guard

Ianthe Baumgarner

Ianthe Clark Baumgarner of Eugene died May 14 of age-related causes. She was 90. No service is planned.

She was born March 29, 1921, in Yardley, Pa., to John and Beulah Clark Abrams. She married Thomas A. Baumgarner in 1940; he died March 17, 2000.

She graduated from Yardley High School. She worked as a baker.

Survivors include two sons, Gene of Eugene and Glenn of Palm Bay, Fla.; a daughter, Anne Roland of Edmond, Okla.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Services in Springfield. Remembrances to Greenhill Humane Society.

James Baxter

A celebration of life will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Shadow Hills Country Club for James Peter Baxter of Eugene, who died May 18 of cancer. He was 68.

He was born Nov. 18, 1942, in Eugene to Clay and Virginia Wheeler Baxter. He married Pamela Buck on Sept. 22, 1967, in Eugene.

He held a bachelor's degree and worked as an independent sales representative.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Brad of Boise and Jeff of Portland; three brothers, Clay Baxter of Coburg, Tom Mohr of Gulf Shores, Ala., and Bob Mohr of Tacoma; a sister, Carolyn Turnbull of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; and three grandchildren.

Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

Michael Becker

CHESHIRE - Private inurnment will be at Colfax Cemetery in Colfax, Calif., for Michael D. Becker of Cheshire, who died May 15 of complications from dementia. He was 65.

He was born April 10, 1946, in Fresno, Calif., to Robert and Christine Schultz Becker. He served in the U.S. Army from March 1969 to April 1972, including Vietnam. He was a deputy sheriff for 20 years with Placer County in California and later worked as a long-haul truck driver.

Survivors include his mother, of Auburn, Calif.; two sons, Michael of Cheshire and Randall of Junction City; a sister, Lucretia Neill of Auburn; and three grandchildren.

Arrangements by Murphy Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City. Remembrances to a veterans organization.

Margaret Carroll

SPRINGFIELD - Margaret Jeanne Carroll of Springfield died May 14 of age-related causes. She was 96. A graveside service will be held in Bellingham, Wash.

She was born Jan. 17, 1915, in Bellingham to Joseph and Margaret Fyfe Houghton. She married George Carroll in 1939 in Entiat, Wash.; he died in 1998.

She was trained as a ballerina and graduated from Western Washington College with a teaching degree. She taught school and ran a dance studio.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Cochran of Springfield; two sons, Joe of San Diego and Pat of Lynnwood, Wash.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Services in Springfield.

Robert Daniels

SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Springfield Moose Lodge for Robert Daniels of Springfield, who died May 13 of lung cancer. He was 75.

He was born July 3, 1935, in Camp Creek to Stillman and Alta Daniels. He married Shirley Kitachuk on Aug. 29, 1964.

He attended college for two years and served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He worked as a glazier.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Debbie Russell of Eugene; a brother, Corky of Coquille; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Services in Springfield. Remembrances to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Douglas Hatton

COTTAGE GROVE - A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the London Church near Cottage Grove for Douglas Lee "Doug" Hatton of Cottage Grove, who died May 14 of age-related causes. He was 85.

He was born Dec. 20, 1925, in Bakersfield, Calif., to John and Gladys Ensel Hatton. He married Betty Lou Hamilton on Sept. 2, 1948, in Eugene; she died May 25, 2005.

He was a private in the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving as a crash crew fireman in The Philippines during World War II. He worked for Southern Pacific Railroad as a track layer in the 1950s. He was a millworker at Jones Veneer and Plywood until his retirement in the 1970s.

Survivors include two sons, Dave of Cottage Grove and Ted of Springfield; a daughter, Kristi Nelson of Eugene; two brothers, Howard of Roseburg and Richard of Vancouver, Wash.; and six children and 11 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene. Remembrances to a local food bank.

Lora Johnson

MARCOLA - The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at Marcola Pioneer Cemetery for Lora Johnson of Marcola, who died May 18 of age-related causes. She was 94. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 23, at Buell Chapel in Springfield.

She was born March 22, 1917, in Bowersville, Ga., to William and Mary Nichols Rochester. She married Dewitt Johnson on Oct. 21, 1933, in Walhalla, S.C.; he died July 6, 1991.

She was a motel maid and homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Carl of Glenville, N.C.; a daughter, Grace Leopard of Marcola; and three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Services in Springfield. Remembrances to Hospice of Sacred Heart.

John Myers

SPRINGFIELD - John Herbert Myers of Springfield died May 13 of age-related causes. He was 87. A celebration of life is planned for a later date.

He was born April 6, 1924, in Chicago to Herbert and Rose Preston Myers. He married Jean Williamson in 1949 or 1950; they later divorced. He married Phyllis Murphy on Nov. 3, 1974, in San Rafael, Calif.

He held a master's degree from Indiana University and worked toward a doctorate at the University of Southern California. He was a music professor at the (Community) College of Marin in Kentfield, Calif., for 22 years.

Survivors include his wife; a stepdaughter, Mary Sue Yeager of Tulare, Calif.; a stepson, Charles Murphy of Eugene; four step-grandchildren; and 10 step-great-grandchildren. A son, Russell Myers, died in 2011.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Services in Springfield.

Jay Phillips

A memorial service will at 1 p.m. June 4 at Peace Presbyterian Church for Jay L. Phillips of Eugene, who died May 13 of kidney failure. He was 70.

He was born Nov. 5, 1940, in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Glen and Venna Leavitt Phillips. He married Myrna Wright on Feb. 25, 1961 in Nampa, Idaho.

He graduated from Meridian High School in Idaho in 1959 and attended Boise Junior College for a year. He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965. He worked for Southern Pacific Railroad for 29 1/2 years, first as a switchman and then as yardmaster.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, James and Michael, both of Eugene; two brothers, Dennis of Fairbanks, Alaska and George of Danville, Ind.; a sister, Glenna Pargman of Newport, Wash.; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.

Dorothy Saari

Dorothy Saari of Eugene died May 13 of age-related causes. She was 92. At her request, no service is planned.

She was born Dec. 29, 1918, in Chicago to Peter and Marie Nebecker Tack. She married William Saari in January 1937 in Chicago; he died Sept. 22, 2000.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a daughter, Carla Saari of Eugene; a sister, Margaret Nuti of Chicago; and two granddaughters.

Arrangements by England's Eugene Memorial Chapel.

Paul Schwada

A celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at First Church of the Nazarene in Eugene for Paul L. Schwada of Eugene, who died May 18 of age-related causes. He was 98.

He was born Sept. 28, 1912, in Tyrone, Okla., to William and Grace Foster Schwada.

He earned a Ph.D. in education from the University of Illinois in 1964. He was professor and dean of students at Olivet Nazarene College in Bourbonnais, Ill., from 1948 to 1969 and professor of education at Seattle Pacific University from 1969 to 1977.

Survivors include two grandsons and two great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his former wives, C. Alta Schwada in 1993 and Pauline Schwada in 2000. His son, Ronald, died in 2011.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Services in Springfield. Remembrances to First Church of the Nazarene Education Scholarship Fund.

JoAnn Thompson

A memorial mass will be held at 12:15 p.m. Friday, May 27, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Eugene, followed by a reception, for JoAnn Thompson of King City, who died May 17 of lung cancer and other health conditions. She was 81.

She was born Oct. 28, 1929, in Eugene to Joseph and Sylvania Kremmel. She married Ted Thompson on June 27, 1959, in Myrtle Point.

She attended St. Mary's Catholic School and graduated from Eugene High School. She attended the University of Oregon and worked as a teacher's aide in elementary schools.

Survivors include her husband; a son, David of San Ramon, Calif.; a daughter, Sheila Travis of Salt Lake City; and four grandchildren.

Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eugene.

Arrangements by Young's Funeral Home in Tigard. Remembrances to Our Lady of the Lake Parish Building in Faith Campaign, 650 A St., Lake Oswego, OR 97034 or online at www.parishpay.com/Donations/PledgeDonations.aspx.

Glenn Young

A celebration of life will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at Louie's Village Restaurant in Eugene for Glenn Edward Young of Eugene, who died May 14 of heart failure. He was 73.

He was born May 2, 1938, in Eugene to Charles and Ella Whitcomb Young. He married Mary Albee on March 21, 1964, in Eureka, Calif.

He graduated from Coburg High School in 1956 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from January 1957 to January 1960. He worked as a sales representative.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jeffrey Young of Eugene and Frederick Witham of Ferndale, Calif.; a brother, Roy of Eugene; and four grandchildren.

Private inurnment is at Eagle Point National Cemetery.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the Oregon Trail Council of Boy Scouts of America or the American Cancer Society.

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Date:May 22, 2011
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