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Marjory Potter

The funeral will be held March 22 for Marjory Evelyn Potter of Eugene, who died March 16 of age-related causes. She was 90.

Potter was born Feb. 9, 1915, in Eugene, to Nicholas and Mary Fischer Schnorenberg. She married William Potter on Aug. 16, 1933, in Eugene. He died Oct. 15, 1990.

A lifelong resident of the Eugene area, she attended a grade school near Spencer Creek. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Eugene and played on the school's basketball team. She raised sheep, cattle and poultry in the 1950s and sold and delivered eggs.

Potter enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and spending time with her family. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and had belonged to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas since 1939. She was a longtime active member of Spencer Creek Grange and a sewing club.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet McCormick of Eugene, and two grandchildren.

Recitation of the Rosary will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The funeral will follow at 12:15 p.m. in the church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sacred Heart.

Leona Rice

A memorial service will be March 21 for Leona Mae Rice of Eugene, who died March 18 of age-related causes. She was 88.

She was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Eugene, to Alfred and Oma Davis Johnson. She married Harold Rice on Oct. 18, 1939, in Eugene.

She graduated from Eugene High School in 1935 and attended University Business College.

She was a lifelong partner with her husband in Rice Farms, where they grew hazelnuts and formerly grew cannery crops.

She enjoyed traveling, reading, following politics and, in her prime, enjoyed hiking, camping and fishing. She was active in the Farm Bureau and held the office of women's chairman of Lane County Farm Bureau. She and her husband endowed a professorship at Oregon State University.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Arlene Dietz of Alexandria, Va.; two sisters, LeEtta Pickert of Eugene and Velma Stoneberg of Coburg; and four grandchildren. Her son, Edward Rice, died pre- viously.

Monday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to CASA of Lane County, 174 Deadmond Ferry Road, Springfield, OR 97477.

Norman Rinehart

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be March 21 for Norman Rinehart of Springfield, who died March 17 of age-related causes. He was 92.

Rinehart was born Nov. 17, 1912, in Floyd, Iowa, to George and Emma Marquardt Rinehart. He married Anita Benson on March 17, 1948, in Reno, Nev.

He graduated from Charles City High School in Charles City, Iowa, in 1930. He worked in Charles City at Olive Tractor Plant and Smith's Sash and Door Factory, then moved to California. He served in the Army during World War II, from June through November 1942, remaining stateside during his service.

He worked for Southern California Edison Co. and Adohr Milk Co. in Long Beach, Calif. He later worked at Industrial Engineering and Douglas Aircraft Co. He moved in 1944 to Walterville, where he raised turkeys and ran an egg production business.

In 1950, in connection with his 57-year membership in the Walterville Grange, he organized the Walterville Community Fair, which was held in a chicken house on his farm. He coached Little League teams for seven years. He enjoyed sports, gardening, working in his wood shop, Grange activities and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Alan Rinehart of Springfield and Gordon Jones of Tualatin; three daughters, Denise Bishop of Springfield, Carol Morehead of La Pine and Leslie Rinehart of Gresham; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A son, Layton Rinehart, died pre- viously.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. After the funeral, a reception will be held at Walterville Community Center. Burial will be in Springfield Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Walterville Grange or McKenzie-Walterville Fire Department.

D. Elaine Hollenhors

D. Elaine Hollenhors of Junction City died March 16 of age-related causes. She was 84. No service is planned.

Hollenhors was born Nov. 20, 1920, in Portland, to Henry and Anita Talbot Ryerse. She married Jim Hollenhors on Oct. 30, 1965.

She graduated from Parkrose High School in Portland. She was a homemaker and also had worked as a seamstress for Jantzen Knitting Mills. She had lived in Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., Jacksonville, Fla., and Charleston, S.C. She moved to Blue River in 1980 and also lived in Harrisburg before moving to Junction City. She enjoyed fishing, roller skating and oil painting.

Survivors include two daughters, Michelle Tsalapinas and Colleen Aune, both of Harrisburg; a son, Ron Brady of Portland; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1987.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel Smartt

Daniel L. Smartt of Eugene died March 17 of cancer. He was 49. A celebration of life will be held later.

Smartt was born March 28, 1955, in Eugene, to Wesley and Thelma Smartt. He had lived in Eugene for 45 years.

He graduated from South Eugene High School in 1973 and served in the Air Force for four years. He worked in electronics installation and ranching. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, auto repair and growing flowers.

Survivors include his father and stepmother, Wesley and Ellen Smartt, both of Eugene; two brothers, David of Eugene and Michael of Bend; and a sister, JoEllen King of Medford.

Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Sara Carter

The funeral will be March 22 for Sara Jayne Carter of Eugene, who died March 16 at the age of 62. The family chose not to list the cause of death.

Carter was born Nov. 9, 1942, in Athens, Ark., to George and Freeda Warren Baker.

She was trained as a cosmetologist and worked as a beautician. She lived in Albany from 1972 to 1986. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, her cats, cooking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include a daughter, Angie Dixon of Albany; a son, Scott Carter of Portland; two brothers, Lee Baker and Fred Baker, both of Springfield; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday in West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.

Tuesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Pacific-Willamette Chapter, 2300 Oakmont Way, Suite 208B, Eugene, OR 97401.

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