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Lottie Oldham

No service is planned for Lottie Oldham, 87, of Eugene, who died Sept. 2 of congestive heart failure.

She was born June 9, 1920, in Brownwood, Texas, to Jacob and Mable Young Tyson. She worked as a bookkeeper in a family business and was also a wife and mother.

She graduated from Kerrville High School in Texas.

She married Clyde E. Oldham on Nov. 1, 1939, in Hereford, Texas. He died in 2005.

Survivors include a son, Gary Oldham of Eugene; a daughter, Lynn O'Keefe of Eugene; three sisters, Carol Locust and Orinda Shupe, both of Tucson, Ariz., and Joyce James of Marina Beach, Texas; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary, Eugene.

Remembrances to Sacred Heart Hospice.

Helen Wetzell

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, for Helen Marie Wetzell, 85, of Springfield, who died Sept. 2 of age-related causes.

Wetzell was born April 20, 1922, in Waldport to Willard and Anna Stewart Randall. Wetzell graduated from high school and was a homemaker.

She married Elmer Wetzell on Feb. 13, 1942, in Vancouver, Wash. He died in 1992.

Survivors include four sons, Roger of Jasper, Robert and David of Milwaukie, and Darryl of LaQuinta, Calif.; three daughters, Debbie Wetzell of Molalla, Bonnie Orem of Prineville, and Connie Lara of Las Cruces, N.M.; 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A son, Doug, died previously.

Wednesday's funeral will be at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield. Burial will be at Upper Mabel Cemetery in Marcola. Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service, Springfield.

Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

William "Norman" Welch Sr.

VENETA - A memorial service will be Friday, Sept. 14, for William "Norman" Welch Sr., of Veneta, who died Sept. 1 of age related causes at age 78.

Welch was born March 4, 1929, in Astoria to William and Irene Smethurst Welch.

Welch was a high school principal and educator for 33 years. He also worked as a health insurance agent. He served in the National Guard.

He received a master's degree in education from Linfield College.

He married Carol Fahlstrom on March 10, 1956, in Astoria.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, William of Veneta and David of Otis; a daughter, Teresa Welch of Eugene; two sisters, Nancy Welch of Spokane, Wash., and Jeanette Welch of Seaside; and seven grandchildren. A daughter, Jennifer, died previously.

The Sept. 14 memorial service will be at 1 p.m. at Musgrove Family Center. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in Greenwood Cemetery in Astoria.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary.

Remembrances to the Blind Commission.

Teddy "Ted" Bradt

Visitation is today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for Teddy "Ted" Bradt, of Eugene, who died Aug. 31, of pulmonary complications at age 64.

Bradt was born March 30, 1943, in San Diego, Calif., to Kenneth and Ruth Rhodes Bradt.

He owned and operated Aaron Ambulance in National City, Calif., for many years and more recently worked as a licensed funeral director with Andreason's Buell Funeral Chapel.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He married Dorothy on Dec. 28, 1968, in San Diego, Calif.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Cammy Valdivia and Sherry Cunningham, both of Eugene, and Connie Dyer, of Murietta, Calif.; a son, Terry of National City; a brother, Kenneth of El Cajon, Calif.; a sister Judy Bradt, of Mohave Valley, Ariz.; and nine grandchildren. A grandson, Zachery, died previously.

Today's visitation will be at Buell's Funeral Chapel in Springfield. Entombment will be at Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego.

Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel, Springfield.

Remembrances to the Portland Veterans Administration Hospital.

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