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Yvonne Eastburn

The funeral will be Oct. 26 for Yvonne Ardyst Eastburn of Eugene, who died Oct. 22 of age-related causes. She was 78.

She was born April 25, 1927, in Alexandria, Minn., to Charles and Edna Klug Wheeler. She married Doyle Lynn Eastburn in Eugene on Feb. 23, 1946. He died April 28, 1992.

A Lane County resident for 60 years, Eastburn lived in Eugene, Blue River and Cottage Grove. She worked as a cook at University of Oregon sororities. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church for 45 years.

Survivors include two sons, Vernon of Greenleaf and Robin of Glendive, Mont.; two daughters, Lan-Ette West of Eugene and Paula Livingston of Springfield; a brother, Bertram Wheeler of Springfield; four sisters, Dee-Ette Fountain of Apache Junction, Ariz., Ailene Dalby of Eugene, Lanea Eaton of Hillsboro and Charlene Wanner of Woodburn; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grand- children.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hope Lutheran Church in Spring- field. Burial will be at Lane Memorial Gardens. Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Life Lutheran School at Grace Lutheran Church, Eugene.

Marcella Gammon

COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held Oct. 29 for Marcella Gammon of Cottage Grove, who died Oct. 21 of age-related causes. She was 77.

She was born April 12, 1928, in Lead, S.D., to Mons and Olga Bjorge. She married Edwin D. Gammon in Lead on June 18, 1949. He died Feb. 26, 1992.

Gammon lived in Cottage Grove since 1959. She enjoyed collecting antiques and crocheting afghans, which she donated to Roseburg Veterans Hospital. Gammon was appointed honorary matron deputy in 1961 by then-Sheriff Harry Marlow.

Survivors include a daughter, Randi Beall of Springfield; two sons, Frank of Cottage Grove and Calvin of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Randi Brosnahan of Spearfish, S.D.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Saturday's service will be at 10 a.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Inurnment will be at Roseburg National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Hospice.


The memorial service for Katherine "Kay" Boyer of Eugene will be held at 2 p.m. todayat First Nazarene Church, West Eighth Avenue and Madison Street in Eugene.

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Date:Oct 24, 2005
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