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Chet Bauman

SPRINGFIELD - Chester Myron "Chet" Bauman of Springfield died Oct. 26 of cancer. He was 88. No service is planned.

Bauman was born March 16, 1916, in Endako, B.C., to Henry and Ruby Burns Bauman. He married Catherine DeYoung on Oct. 21, 1939, in Portland.

He lived in the Triangle Lake area from the mid-1920s to 1939. He attended Blachly school, then studied botany at the University of Oregon and forestry at Oregon State University. He was a self-employed tree farmer.

He enjoyed forestry, hunting, fishing and mountaineering. He belonged to the American Tree Farm Association, Oregon Small Woodland Association and the Elks Club.

Survivors include his wife and two sons, Tom of Walterville and Robert of Nakusp, B.C.

Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Irene Emery

FLORENCE - A memorial service will be held Nov. 13 for former Yoncalla and Drain resident Irene Margaret Emery of Florence, who died Oct. 22 of age-related causes. She was 87.

Emery was born Oct. 23, 1916, in Yoncalla, to Elmer and Blanche McClarnen Daugherty. She married Lloyd Emery on April 4, 1941, in Missoula, Mont.

She graduated from Yoncalla High School and attended Northwest Bible College for three years. She owned and operated the Gateway Inn in Drain and was a waitress in the restaurant. She had lived in Portland and Cottage Grove. She moved to Florence in 2004.

She was a charter member of the Yoncalla Assembly of God Church and most recently belonged to the Drain Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Clifford of Florence, Lloyd Jr. of Newberg and Michael of Jamestown, Calif.; three daughters, Judie Loyd of Lincoln City, Sharon Gillis of Troutdale and Kathi Sims of Houston; three sisters, Edriss Morse of Beaverton, Raye Spencer of Sebastopol, Calif., and Ruthelma Barrett of West Covina, Calif.; 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The Nov. 13 service will be held at 1 p.m. in the Drain Assembly of God Church. Private burial was in Yoncalla Pioneer Cemetery. Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel & Crematorium of Cottage Grove is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Peace Harbor Hospice.

Jeanette Nelson

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held today, Oct. 29, for Jeanette LaVelle "Jean" Nelson of Springfield, who died Oct. 27 of age-related causes. She was 80.

Nelson was born May 28, 1924, in Portland, to Frank and Ruth Tolliver Griffin. She married Earl Nelson on Sept. 22, 1946, in Eugene. He died May 5, 1995.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking and baking. She had lived in the Springfield area nearly all her life.

Survivors include a son, David Nelson of Springfield; two daughters, Molly Fields of Yakima, Wash., and Kim Glasenapp of Grandview, Wash.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Today's service will be held at 1:30 p.m. in Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Major Family Funeral Home of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Francis Thomas

SPRINGFIELD - Francis Arthur Thomas of Springfield died Oct. 24 at the age of 69. The family chose not to list the cause of death. No service is planned.

Thomas was born Dec. 20, 1934, in Cottage Grove, to Benjamin and Ula Fader Thomas. He married Peggy Jean Davidson on Dec. 22, 1956, in Reno, Nev. She died Nov. 20, 1998.

He graduated from Elmira High School and served in the Navy in Korea. He had been a millworker, investor and landlord. He also had worked at the Nicoli Door factory and in advertising. He previously lived in Cottage Grove.

He enjoyed ocean fishing, golf, hunting and entertaining friends.

Survivors include two brothers, Emmet Thomas and Gordon Thomas, both of Eugene; and two sisters, Imogene Johnson of Pleasant Hill and Marjorie Olsen of Elmira.

Major Family Funeral Home of Springfield is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Association.

Doris Williams

Doris May Williams of Eugene died Oct. 25 of age-related causes. She was 81.

She was born May 31, 1923, in Malta, Mont., to William and Helen Alldein Gardner. She married William Ivor Williams on Aug. 11, 1946, in Eugene. He died previously.

She spent four years at the University of Oregon, four years at Emanuel Nursing and one year at Doernbecher. She worked as a registered nurse at Eugene Hospital and Clinic and at Sacred Heart and was a hospice volunteer.

Reading, the outdoors and music were among her hobbies. She was a member of the American Nurses Association and the Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Tamara Aydelott of Bend; two sons, Gary of Eugene and William of Roseburg; and two grandchildren.

No service is planned. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Ryan Wiese

The funeral will be held Nov. 1 for Ryan Wiese of Eugene, who died Oct. 26 of respiratory failure. He was 52.

Wiese was born Sept. 30, 1952, in Cottage Grove to Louis and June Wiese. He graduated from Sheldon High School in 1972.

He enjoyed playing the piano and Oregon Ducks sports.

Survivors include his mother, June Witherspoon of Eugene; a grandmother, Marie Malcolm of Cottage Grove; a brother, Todd Wiese of Eugene; and two half-brothers, Brent Witherspoon of Springfield and Wade Witherspoon of Newberg.

Monday's service will be held at 11 a.m. at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Private burial will be in Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alder Street Residence, 1774 Alder St., Eugene OR 97401.

Yvonne Spies

Yvonne Elizabeth Spies of Eugene died Oct. 26 of age-related causes. She was 80. The funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 28.

Spies was born July 7, 1924, in Portland, to Ben and Olga Laremore Wechsler. She married William Spies on July 22, 1944, in Portland.

She graduated in 1942 from University High School in Eugene. She attended nursing school and worked as a Montessori teacher. She also had lived in Hilo, Hawaii, Cottage Grove and Seattle.

She enjoyed walking, reading and word puzzles.

Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Cheri Spies of Eugene, Yvonne Polkow of Vancouver, Wash., Kristine Prime of Henderson, Nev., and Mary Patricia Spies of Lebanon, N.J.; three sons, William of Tacoma, David of Kelso, Wash., and Jonathan of Kawaihe, Hawaii; a brother, Orin Wechsler of Seattle; 22 grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.

Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home of Eugene was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Roy Anderson

LOWELL - The funeral will be held Nov. 1 for former Eugene resident Roy Leon Anderson of Lowell, who died Oct. 26 of an apparent heart attack. He was 50.

Anderson was born Dec. 25, 1953, in Fort Morgan, Colo., to Roy and Susie Hartzell Anderson. He married Rhonda McAyeal on Jan. 1, 1998, in Eugene.

He graduated from Newport Beach High School in California and attended Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College for three years.

He owned and operated Anderson's Polishing for stainless steel motor coaches. He enjoyed boating, cars, music, playing guitar and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed walking, the outdoors and photography. He was a sponsor for North Eugene High School wrestling and the Columbia Drag Boat Racing Association.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Robert Anderson of Lowell, and Roy Anderson and Chris McAyeal, both of Eugene; his parents, of Allen, Okla.; a daughter, Crystal Phipps of Valencia, Calif.; a brother, Harold Anderson of Redlands, Calif.; two sisters, Sherry Grajowski of Bonney Lake, Wash., and Angie Holland of The Colony, Texas; and two grandchildren. A wife, Shirley Jo Anderson, died on May 30, 1992.

Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene will be open for visitation from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at River Road Baptist Church in Eugene. Burial will be in Lane Memorial Gardens, Eugene. Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Betty Dickerson

SPRINGFIELD - Betty Jeanette Dickerson of Springfield died Oct. 22 of age-related causes. She was 80. No service is planned.

Dickerson was born June 20, 1924, in Atwater, Calif., to Silas and Alpha Lawerence Howard. She married Richard Gordon Dickerson on Dec. 6, 1943, in San Francisco. He died July 26, 2000.

She worked for the Naval Arctic Research Laboratory in Barrow, Alaska, from 1965 to 1975. A mountain in Antarctica was named for her. She had lived in numerous places in the world in connection with her husband's career in the Navy.

Survivors include four daughters, Jan Eastbrook of Eugene, Jerilyn McKay of North Kingstown, R.I., Jo Anne Emerson of Mahomet, Ill., and Johna Dickerson of Boulder, Colo.; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Buell Funeral Chapel of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Sally Harborth

Sally Scott Harborth of Eugene died Oct. 18. She was 55. The family chose not to list the cause of death. No service is planned.

Harborth was born June 14, 1949, in Pendleton, to Jay and Maxine Sly Scott.

She grew up in Athena, Ore., living there until 1969, and graduated from Athena High School. She studied accounting at Blue Mountain Community College. She worked as a bookkeeper and was a single mother. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching baseball and playing solitaire.

Survivors include a daughter, Katy Harborth of Soldotna, Alaska; a son, David Harborth of Houston; two brothers, Doug Scott of Alameda, Calif., and David Scott of Sparks, Nev.

Neva Lawson

The funeral will be held Nov. 2 for Neva May Lawson of Bend, formerly of Springfield and Eugene, who died Oct. 27. She was 94. Her family chose not to list the cause of death.

Lawson was born May 29, 1910, in Bird City, Kan., to Albert and Bitha Dannels Woods. She married Lawrence Lawson on July 12, 1926, in Goodland, Kan. He died in 1985.

She was primarily a homemaker but also had worked as a seamstress for J.C. Penney. She lived in Springfield and Eugene before moving to Bend in 1975. She enjoyed spending time with her family.

She belonged to Light and Life Church in Bend.

Survivors include two sons, Del of Bend and Bob of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; a brother, Mark Woods of Seguin, Texas; three sisters, Lola House and Ann Woods, both of Springfield, and Lula Minton of Topeka, Kan.; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. A son, a daughter and two grandchildren died previously.

Tuesday's memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Chapel in Bend. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Pilot Butte Cemetery in Bend.

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