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Alan Anderson

Alan Endre Anderson of Eugene died March 29 of age-related causes. He was 83. A private family celebration will be later.

He was born Nov. 21, 1925, in Alpine, Wash., to Endre and Beulah Thompson Anderson.

He married Judith Mann on June 21, 1957, in Olympia.

Anderson graduated from Enumclaw High School in Washington in 1944. He served in the Army from 1944 to 1946, including service in World War II in the Philippines and Japan. He attained the rank of sergeant and received the Bronze Star. He worked as an insurance secretary for Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Co. in Enumclaw and was a rancher in the Eagle Valley in Oregon for many years. He was a maintenance worker for Oregon Department of Transportation for more than 25 years.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, David of Yoncalla and Mark of Del Mar, Calif.; a daughter, Mary Anderson of Eugene; a brother, Arthur of Ephrata, Wash.; a sister, Dorothea Hart of Sumner, Wash.; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to Parkinson's Resources of Oregon or Boots and Sandals Square Dance Club in Cottage Grove.

Marlene Towne

Marlene Towne of Bremerton, Wash., died March 19 at age 72. The family chose not to list the cause of death. A memorial service was held March 21 in Bremerton.

She was born Dec. 27, 1936, in Junction City to Walter and Agnes Hildebrand. She married Gerald Towne on Sept. 30, 1956, in Junction City.

She attended Junction City High School and Eugene Business College. She had a home-based business as a bookkeeper for various businesses.

Survivors include her husband; four sons, Forrest of Brinnon, Wash., Tony of Poulsbo, Wash., Loren of Lewisville, Texas and Dion of Bremerton; three daughters, Lydia Pratt of Poulsbo, Lisa Sherrill of Decatur, Texas, and Anita Riggs of Lewisville, Texas; a sister, Ardeane Gates of Eugene; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A brother preceded her in death.

Arrangements by Linde Family Funeral Home in Bremerton.

Frank Tuozzo

Frank Harry "Shebe" Tuozzo of Eugene died March 31 of age-related causes. He was 87. No service is planned.

He was born Dec. 27, 1921, in Vineland, N.J., to Frank and Louise Susini Tuozzo. He married June Murphy on June 4, 1942, in Laurel, Md.

Tuozzo graduated from Laurel High School in Maryland in 1939. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945, attaining the rank of corporal. He worked as a restaurant manager and later was a thoroughbred race horse trainer.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, June Horkey of Eugene; a brother, Donald of Bethesda, Md.; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A daughter, Donna Hamilton, died in 1993.

Inurnment will be in Union Cemetery in Burtonsville, Md. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to Cascade Health Solutions Hospice.

Frederick Wikander

Frederick G. Wikander of Eugene died March 30 of age-related causes. He was 91. Burial will be in Pittsburgh, Pa.

He was born Nov. 1, 1917, in Pittsburgh to Ragnar and Mary Gerdes Wikander.

He married Martha Adams on Nov. 1, 1964, in New York City.

Wikander received a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia in 1940 and held a master's degree in geology. He served in the Navy in World War II. He worked as a geologist for the federal government.

Survivors include two sons, Lawrence of Eugene and Frederick Jr. of California; and one grandchild. His wife died in 1993.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to Planned Parenthood.

Diana Williams-Webb

JUNCTION CITY - Diana Williams-Webb of Junction City died April 1 of a pulmonary embolism. She was 48. No service is planned.

She was born May 12, 1960, in Eugene to Donald and Francis Kolb Gilmore. She married Leniol Webb on April 1, 1978, in Junction City. He died June 29, 1998. She married Dirk Williams in Monroe in August 2001. They later divorced.

She graduated from Junction City High School in 1978 and worked as a deli manager for Market of Choice in Eugene.

Survivors include her mother; three sons, Jason of Eugene, Brett and Brandon, both of Corvallis; a daughter, Courtnie Webb of Fallon, Nev.; two brothers, Dave Gilmore and Del Gilmore, both of Eugene; and four grandchildren.

Arrangements by Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City.

Stephen Wood

SPRINGFIELD - Stephen W. Wood of Springfield died March 31 of liver disease. He was 55. A private memorial service will be held later.

He was born July 16, 1953, in Sutherlin to Earl and Genieva Sears Wood. He and his wife, Valerie, were married June 30, 1998, in Tigard.

He attended a technical school for truck drivers in Eugene.

He worked as a warehouse supervisor for Ethan Allen home furnishings.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Jason Wood of Redmond, Charles Dolbin Jr. of La Grande, and Michael Early of Eugene; four daughters, Tonya Inman of Springfield, Stephanie Whittenberg of Portland, Sandee Backes of Tigard and Melanie Marin of Milwaukie; two brothers, Terry Wood and Jeff Davis, both of Springfield; a sister, Linda Drews of Springfield; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Remembrances to Cascade Hospice.

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Date:Apr 5, 2009
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