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"Danny" Bolla

BROWNSVILLE - The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 18, at Aasum-Dufour Funeral Home in Albany for Michael "Danny" Bolla of Brownsville, who died Sept. 14 of cancer at age 61.

He was born Nov. 23, 1945, in Bellflower, Calif., to Athos and Jean Crump Bolla. He married Paulette Campbell on Feb. 4, 2007, in Brownsville.

He was a truck driver with Albany Trucking Weyerhaeuser.

Survivors include his wife; his mother, Jean Christoffers of Bend; a son, Michael of Long Valley, N.J.; a daughter, Stacey Bolla Hughes of Kalispell, Mont.; his first wife, Judy Bolla of Kalispell; a stepson, Ryan Campbell of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Abbrielle Bessett of Eugene; a sister, Janis Piper of Bend; and four grand- children.

Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Fort Meyers, Va. Remembrances to 11th Armored Calvary Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia.

Maurice Clark

Maurice L. "Maury" Clark of Eugene died Sept. 8 of age-related causes. He was 94. No service is planned.

He was born Feb. 5, 1913, near Joseph to Francis and Jeanette Cray Clark. He married Helen Donovan in 1939 in Eugene. They later divorced. He married Marceil Newman in 1943 in Klamath Falls. She died in 2001.

Clark served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. In the mid-1950s, he became the second Volkswagen dealer in the Pacific Northwest. Later he worked in the insurance business and as a real estate broker and appraiser.

Survivors include a son, Alan of Eugene; a daughter, Sandy Martin of Eugene; three grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.

Arrangements by Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home of Eugene. Remembrances to Shriner's Hospital for Children in Portland.

Dena Gilbert

SPRINGFIELD - Dena Lyn Gilbert of Springfield died Sept. 9 at age 43. The family chose not to list the cause of death. A private memorial service was held.

She was born Aug. 18, 1964, in Springfield to Don and Dale Bowden. She married Bobby Gardner in 1981, and they later divorced.

She was a skills trainer for students.

Survivors include her life partner of 13 years, Mel Gilbert; her parents, Dale and Jack Evans and Don and Glenda Bowden; two children, Danny Gardner of Eugene and Tyler Gilbert of Springfield; three brothers, Don Bowden Jr. of Eugene, Dean Bowden of Washington and Darin Bowden of Junction City; and a sister, DeDe Bowden of Eugene.

Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

Jimmy Hall

A celebration of life will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at First Baptist Church in Eugene for Jimmy Doyle Hall of Eugene. He died Sept. 12 of heart failure at age 55.

He was born June 15, 1952, in Drain to Doyle and Corlie Copeland Hall.

Hall attended Lane Community College and the University of Oregon. He worked in the plywood industry for 35 years.

Survivors include his fiancee, Gladys Flores of Oviedo, Paraguay; his parents, Corlie Roach and Doyle and Donna Hall; two sons, Joshua and Jason, both of Lincoln City; a stepson, Al Moss of Corvallis; and a sister, Glenna Beemer of Eugene.

A wake was held in Oviedo, Paraguay. Arrangements by Parque Serenidad in Asuncion, Paraguay. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Fund for Joshua and Jason Hall at Oregon Community Credit Union.

Julia "Judy" Moran

SPRINGFIELD - Julia Myrtle "Judy" Moran of Springfield died Sept. 16 of cancer. She was 68. A gathering of family and friends will be held later.

She was born Jan. 17, 1939, in Redmond to Harold and Elma Peterson Lister. She married Larry Small on Aug. 17, 1957, in Reno, Nev. They later divorced. She married R. David Moran on May 28, 1994, in Lake Tahoe, Nev.

She graduated from Monroe High School and took secretarial training at Eugene Vocational School. She worked as a secretary at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene, at school districts in Roseburg and Arlington, the University of Oregon and Simpson Timber in Albany. She worked as customer service manager at Hutchins Toyota.

Survivors include her husband; two children, Greg Small of Ferndale, Wash., and Chris Small of Pullman, Wash.; and five grandchildren.

Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

"Bill" Gilmore

REEDSPORT - Claude William "Bill" Gilmore of Reedsport died Sept. 3 of congestive heart failure at age 83. He was born Jan. 2, 1924, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to Claud and Ethel Foss Gilmore. He married Elizabeth "Liz" Siler in November, 1945, in Los Angeles.

He graduated from Manual Arts High School in 1942 and took college courses. He worked as a salesman for U.S. Steel for 31 years in Los Angeles.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Brian of Upland, Calif.; and one grandchild. A son, Robert, died previously.

Arrangements by North Bend Chapel. Remembrances to Pacific Home Health and Hospice of Reedsport.

"Jean" Williams

COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove for Mary "Jean" Williams of Cottage Grove. She died Sept. 14 of pulmonary fibrosis at age 86. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born Aug. 17, 1921, in Everett, Wash., to Harold and Ethel Orne. She married Donald Williams on March 5, 1958, in Everett.

She attended Everett schools and studied art and business at Everett Junior College. She worked as a long distance operator, an airplane spotter for Payne Field Fighter Command, a line manager for Western Hotels in the cafeteria at Boeing Aircraft in Everett and an Avon representative.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Matthew of Everett; a daughter, Susan Williams of Yachats; and a brother, Kenneth Orne of Marysville, Wash.

Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Evergreen Cemetery in Everett, Wash. Remembrances to the Oregon Lung Association or Cottage Grove Special Olympics.

Victoria Tilbury

SPRINGFIELD - Victoria Anne Tilbury of Springfield died Sept. 14 of complications of kidney disease at age 57. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today, Sept. 18, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene. No service is planned.

She was born May 6, 1950, in Pasadena, Calif., to Gordon and Marion Folman Tilbury.

Tilbury graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor's degree. She assisted in production of a rental newspaper.

Survivors include her stepmother, Sue Bradford, and a brother, Michael Tilbury, both of California.

Burial will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Park in Junction City. Remembrances to Greenhill Humane Society.

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