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Thomas McCulloch

VENETA - A memorial service will be held June 27 for Thomas Charley McCulloch of Veneta, who died June 22 of cancer. He was 83.

McCulloch was born Nov. 5, 1921, in Hadleyville, to Charley and Grace Gentry McCulloch. He married Marjorie Canaday on July 3, 1947. She died April 20, 2003.

He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and graduated from diesel mechanics school in the military. He had worked in logging, as a truck driver and as a mechanic.

McCulloch enjoyed fishing, hunting, square dancing and travel. He was president of the Capital Cutups Square Dance Club in Carson City, Nev., and belonged to the Good Sam Travel Club and the Grange. He was a lifelong resident of Lane County.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Libby of Veneta; two sons, John of Veneta and Lonnie of Klamath Falls; a sister, Marie Graneman of Eugene; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Monday's service will be at 12:30 p.m. at Crow Applegate Nazarene Church. Inurnment will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Lorraine Huffman

COTTAGE GROVE - Lorraine Mae Huffman of Cottage Grove died June 22 of cancer. She was 83.

Huffman was born June 16, 1922, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Harroff and Martha Pace. She married Ray Huffman on March 19, 1949, in Fort Jackson, S.C. He died Jan. 22, 1981.

She lived in Cottage Grove for many years. She volunteered with the senior meals program at Riverview Terrace for 15 years. She enjoyed reading westerns; trips to Reno, Nev.; and fishing. She had lived in Creswell since January 2005.

Survivors include two sons, Gary and Bill, both of Cottage Grove; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Private burial will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens in Eugene. No service is planned. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Donald Jones

A memorial service will be held June 28 for Donald Whyman Jones of Eugene, who died June 22 of heart failure. He was 87.

Jones was born April 19, 1918, in Boise, to Hugh and May Whyman Jones. He married Hazel Stanton on June 3, 1939, in Boise.

He was the owner of Willamette Graystone Inc., which he established in 1946 as Willamette Concrete Products. He had lived in Eugene for 59 years and previously lived in Boise and Green Valley, Ariz.

He had been a member of the Duck Athletic Fund for the University of Oregon since 1963 and was a charter donor to Autzen Stadium. He enjoyed golf, travel and church, and belonged to Westminster Presbyterian Church.

He was a member of Shadow Hills Country Club and Elks Lodge 357. He had received a commendation from Gov. Tom McCall.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Carolyn Anthony of Eugene and M. Judy McCutcheon of Albany; two sons, Donald of Springfield and Hugh of Corbett; a sister, Doris Webster of Weiser, Idaho; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

Tuesday's service will be at 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eugene. Buell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Rose Schmidt

SPRINGFIELD - The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated June 28 for Rose F. Schmidt of Springfield, who died June 22 of age-related causes. She was 96.

Schmidt was born Oct. 12, 1908, in Glen Ullin, N.D., to Simon and Helen Klein Glaser. She married Anthony "Tony" Schmidt on Nov. 28, 1928, in Hettinger County, N.D. He died Oct. 7, 1974.

She had lived in the Springfield area since 1949. A homemaker, she also had worked at Agripac and at J.C. Penney, Miller's and Lerner's stores as a seamstress. Her family said she was an excellent cook. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, ceramics, playing cards and dancing and listening to music with her husband. She belonged to St. Alice Catholic Church.

Survivors include a son, Myron of Eugene; three daughters, Viola Jorgensen of Springfield, Dee Vallejos of Cottage Grove and Rosemarie Fleming of La Pine; two sisters, Anna Wandler and Magdalena Wolf, both of North Dakota; 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Three sons, Alvin, Eugene and Charles, died previously.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Alice Catholic Church in Springfield, followed by recitation of the rosary at 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Tuesday's service will be at 11 a.m. in the church. Lunch will be offered following the service. Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eugene Mission.

William Wilde

The funeral was held June 24 for William Albert Wilde of Eugene, who died June 22 of age-related causes. He was 86.

Wilde was born March 15, 1919, in Van Nuys, Calif., to Carl and Nellie Wilde. He married MaryRose McEnany on July 8, 1950. She died Sept. 13, 1989.

A high school graduate, he served in the Navy in World War II. He had lived in Eugene for 26 years and previously lived in Van Nuys and Tarzana, Calif.

Wilde had worked as a civil engineer with a department of water and power, as a roller-skating rink manager and in the aircraft industry. He enjoyed gardening, bowling and woodworking.

He is survived by two daughters, a son and five grandchildren. One son died previously.

Friday's graveside service and burial were in Springfield Memorial Gardens. Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Sepulveda

BLUE RIVER - Joseph A. Sepulveda of Blue River died June 17 of colon cancer. He was 88.

He was born March 25, 1917, in San Juan, Calif., to Adolfo and Aurora Yorba Sepulveda. He married Dagmar Goodenow on Dec. 26, 1970, in Las Vegas.

He attended Sherman Indian Institute in Riverside, Calif. He served as a machinist's mate in the Navy from 1944 to 1953.

A resident of Costa Mesa, Calif., until 1984, he worked as a lab technician. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. His memberships included the Benevolent Order of Elks and the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Perdita Rodney of Everett, Wash.; two brothers, Anthony of Garden Grove, Calif., and George of Santa Ana, Calif.; two sisters, Inez Soza of Hemet, Calif., and Josephine Serna of Arkansas; and three grandchildren.

No service is planned. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Gregory Noor

HARRISBURG - A memorial service will be held today, June 25, for Gregory "Greg" Noor of Harrisburg, who died June 18 at age 45. The family chose not to list the cause of death.

Noor was born March 26, 1960, in Willmar, Minn., to James and Norma Noor.

He attended Springfield High School. He worked as a heavy-equipment operator and enjoyed fishing, camping and the outdoors. He had lived in Harrisburg for 20 years and previously lived in Springfield and in Spicer, Minn.

Survivors include two sons, Derek Noor of Spicer and Christopher Stanley Noor of Harrisburg; his father, of Springfield; a brother, Robert of Eugene; and a domestic partner of one year, Darlene Moriarty. His wife, Helen Newman Noor, died previously.

Today's service will be at 2 p.m. at Northwood Christian Church in Springfield.

Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Greene

A celebration of life will be held today, June 25, for Patricia "Pat" Greene of Eugene, who died June 21 of lung cancer. She was 48.

Greene was born Feb. 26, 1957, in Norton, Va., to Charles and Billie Pruitt Greene.

She grew up on a farm in the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia. She received a bachelor's degree in environmental studies from William and Mary College in 1979, and a master's degree in landscape architecture from the University of Oregon in 1995. She had lived in Eugene for 15 years and previously lived in Wise, Va.; Helena, Mont.; and Portland.

She had worked for the U.S. Forest Service and for Willamalane Park & Recreation District, with landscape designs ranging from playgrounds to watersheds. She enjoyed baking pies and cakes for friends, gardening, invasive plant management, ecosystem restoration, environmental education and promoting anti-smoking messages to young people.

Greene received the American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award for research in 2000.

One of her favorite volunteer projects was a children's garden at Meadow Park in Springfield where, her family said, she loved to teach gardening skills and "play in the dirt with the kids."

Survivors include a brother, Chuck of Liberty, S.C.; and two sisters, Karen of Atlanta and Cathy of Vienna, Va.

Today's gathering will be at 5 p.m. at 2462 Monroe St.

England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Willamalane Eastgate Woodlands Restoration, 200 S. Mill St., Springfield, OR 97477.

Kenneth Harris

COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held June 27 for Kenneth "Kink" Harris of Cottage Grove, who died June 23 of pancreatic cancer. He was 80.

Harris was born July 26, 1924, in Paris, Texas, to Volly and Lillie Thornton Harris. He and his wife, Linda "Terry" Harris, were married Aug. 26, 1950, in Las Vegas.

He graduated from high school. He served in the Navy during World War II and received the Purple Heart. He lived in Ridgecrest, Calif., and Finn Rock, then moved to Livermore, Calif. He worked as a machinist and building coordinator at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

Harris had lived in Cottage Grove for 10 years and previously lived in Tracy, Calif. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gun collecting and spending time with his grandchildren. He belonged to the Elks and Masonic lodges, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Nancy Kiser of San Antonio and Debbie of Tracy.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A son, Danny, died previously.

Monday's service will be at 1 p.m. in the Elks Lodge in Cottage Grove, with a potluck to follow at the lodge. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund for Kenneth Harris at any branch of Umpqua Bank.

Konrad Roos

A memorial service and celebration of life will be held today, June 25, for Konrad "Vidar" Roos of Eugene, who died June 19 of a heart attack. He was 55.

Roos was born Sept. 28, 1949, in Sweden, to Konrad and Margareta Olsson Roos. He married Tabita Taylor on June 28, 2003, in Eugene.

He graduated from high school in Sweden and served in the Swedish army. He had worked as a professional roofer and driver and most recently as a refrigeration technician for Wooley's RCT Refrigeration Inc.

He had lived in Eugene for the past 2 1/2 years and previously lived in Sweden. He enjoyed playing cards with his wife and friends, golf, hunting, soccer and fishing.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Johan of Sweden; two daughters, Jannika Roos and Karin Wengeler, both of Sweden; his mother, also of Sweden; two brothers, Veine of Eugene and Valdor of Sweden; and two sisters, Pia Osterlin and Vaina Hedblom, both of Sweden.

Today's service will be at 2 p.m. at Irving Christian Church at 1300 Irvington Drive in Eugene. A celebration of life will follow at the Duck Inn. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Clarification

A memorial service was held June 22 for Leslie E. "Ted" Weber of Florence, who died June 15 of age-related causes. He was 81. Burns's Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation or the Florence Humane Society.

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