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Rebecca Black

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at City View Funeral Home in Salem for Rebecca Arlene "Becky" Black of Salem, formerly of the Lane County area, who died Jan. 3 of diabetes. She was 60. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in City View Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 19, 1948, in Longview, Wash., to Ernest and Mae White Gray. She married Dale Black on Aug. 19, 1968. They were married for 18 years.

She had a high school education and worked as a caregiver.

Survivors include her life partner, Jose Murillo; three daughters, Elizabeth Salinas of Aumsville, Shawnna Bazan of Springfield and Jolanda Murillo of Salem; a son, Darin Black of Salem; four siblings, Butch Gray, Daryl Gray and Jimmy Gray, all of Washington, and Mike Gray of Texas; and 10 grandchildren.

Reta Bork

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 2215 N.E. 106th Ave. in Portland for Reta Kay Bork of Portland, formerly of the Pleasant Hill area. Bork died Jan. 4 of cancer at age 63.

She was born May 2, 1945, in Eugene to Dell and Nina McPeek Stutz. She married William Bork in 1967.

She graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in 1963 and from Western Oregon University in 1968. She was an administrative assistant in human resources for Portland Public Schools.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Ian of Davenport, Fla., Job of Burien, Wash., and Nathaniel of Philadelphia; a daughter, Anna Lynn of South Jordan, Utah; a brother, Darvel Stutz of Newark, N.J.; a sister, Gwen Steinhauer of Cottage Grove; and 10 grandchildren.

Burial will be Saturday in Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River. Arrangements by Zeller Chapel of the Roses, Portland.

Darren Callahan

SPRINGFIELD - Darren Michael Callahan of Springfield died Jan. 1 of cancer. He was 45. No service is planned.

He was born Aug. 11, 1963, in Anaheim, Calif., to Lawrence "Larry" and Phyllis Mitchell Callahan.

Callahan worked as a painter and handyman.

Survivors include his father, of Springfield; and a sister, Erin Ramirez of Springfield.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

Lois Johnson

CRESWELL - Lois Marie Johnson of Creswell died Jan. 4 of age-related causes. She was 90. No service is planned.

She was born May 23, 1918, in Eugene to Lewell and Leta Peeler Wright. She married Alfred Johnson in June 1938 in Goshen. He died Sept. 4, 1994. She married Walt Davis in 1997 and he died in 2001.

She majored in art and painting at the University of Oregon. She was a homemaker and a landscape artist.

Survivors include two daughters, JoAnn Bailey of Creswell and Mary Kay Johnson of Winthrop, Wash.; a son, Alfred of Kenai, Alaska; a sister, Roselee Gilson of Salem; a brother, Roger Wright of La Pine; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by England's Eugene Memorial Chapel.

Robert Johnson

Robert G. "Bob" Johnson of Keizer, formerly of the Eugene area, died Dec. 24 of age-related causes. He was 80. No service is planned.

He was born June 2, 1928, to Ross and Hattie Shaw Johnson. He married Roberta Baird on Sept. 13, 1949, in Mitchell, S.D. They divorced in 1969. He later married Lois Weitman.

Johnson was educated through the eighth grade and served in the Air Force from 1946 to 1948. He worked in the floor covering business at Floors Unlimited and Gardner's in Eugene and Keele's Carpet in Keizer.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Sheryl Poston and Lois Brown, both of Oklahoma City, Linda Lasse of Springfield and Wendy Amador of Beaverton; two sons, Ronald and Robert Jr., both of Springfield; five stepsons, James Morrison of South Carolina, Bruce Sumpter of Washington, Larry Weitman of San Diego, Duane Weitman of St. Helens and Thomas Weitman of Turner; three stepdaughters, Charlene Sumpter and Sharon Lindgren, both of Eugene and Paula Morrison of Beaverton; two sisters, Bernice Hill and Ruby Hoffman, both of Phattle, S.D.; 28 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Two sons, Ross and Bradley, and a stepdaughter, Karen Weitman, died previously.

Arrangements by Keizer Funeral Chapel.

Bette Lafky

COTTAGE GROVE - Bette L. Lafky of Cottage Grove died Jan. 3 of age-related causes. She was 86. A family gathering will be later.

She was born Feb. 26, 1922, in South Bend, Wash., to Elmer and Josephine Marks Lovering. She was married to Raymond Bonfield from 1940 to 1963. She married Robert Lafky in 1964. He died in 1995.

She attended schools in Montesano, Wash., and worked as an accountant for Oregon Department of Human Services in Salem.

Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Hummel of Cottage Grove; and three grandchildren.

Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Remembrances to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Ival Moore

SPRINGFIELD - The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at the Eagle Point National Cemetery for Ival Allison Moore of Springfield, who died Jan. 5 of age-related causes. He was 87. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Jan. 8, at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

He was born April 27, 1921, in Yamhill to Wayne and Kathryn Kreps Moore. He married Mary Maher in 1957 in Stevenson, Wash.

Moore served in the Army from 1942 to 1946 in World War II in Europe and North Africa. He worked as a logger, a business owner and a food machinery mechanic.

Survivors include two sons, Clifford Moore of Springfield and Hal Bartley of Jasper; a daughter, Glenna Alkire of Riverside, Calif.; and several grandchildren. His wife died previously.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.

Jorma Smith

OAKRIDGE - Jorma Lee Smith of Oakridge died Jan. 2 of liver failure. He was 26. A private funeral will be held in Port Orford.

He was born Sept. 11, 1982, in Livermore, Calif.

He graduated from high school in Port Orford and held an associate's degree from Lane Community College in multimedia and design.

Survivors include his mother, of Oakridge; grandparents, Norman and Donna Smith of Port Orford; and four brothers, Mike O'Connor of Port Orford, Jory Smith of Eugene and T.J. Smith and Miles Smith, both of Oakridge.

Arrangements by England's Eugene Memorial Chapel. Remembrances to Strings of Compassion at Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Berthold Stolt

VENETA - A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church in Veneta for Berthold W. "Bert" Stolt of Veneta, who died Jan. 4 of lung cancer. He was 88.

He was born May 15, 1920, in Anamoose, N.D., to Frank and Martha Beise Stolt. He and his wife, Delores "Dee" Anne Stolt, were married Feb. 2, 1946, in Drake, N.D.

Stolt served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a reliefman in a sawmill for International Paper Co. for 33 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Bates of Medford and Sue DeBauw of Albany; a brother, Art of Eugene; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. His wife died Dec. 4, 2008.

Private inurnment will be in Lane Memorial Garden in Eugene. Arrangements by Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Remembrances to Hospice of Sacred Heart.

Janice Wright

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at Restlawn Funeral Home Chapel in Salem for Janice Wright of Eugene, who died Jan. 5 of age-related causes. She was 80. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time at the funeral home. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Restlawn Memory Garden, Salem.

She was born Oct. 25, 1928, in Wildrose, N.D., to Hjalmer and Hattie Gaubel Haugen. She married Ken Wright on Aug. 8, 1948, in Salem.

She graduated from Salem High School. She worked as a bank teller for US Bank for 30 years and later was a pharmacy retail clerk at Rite-Aid until her retirement.

Survivors include two sons, Don of Eugene and Mike of Newberg; a daughter, Nancy Wright of Albany; three sisters, June Allen of Salem, Donna Gilchrist of Lake Oswego and Leona Williams of Palm Desert, Calif.; and three brothers, Elmer Haugen of Albany, Vernon Haugen of Salem and Clarence Hagen of Springfield.

Remembrances to Eugene Faith Center service ministries.

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Date:Jan 8, 2009
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