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Bud Bamford

CHESHIRE - The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at First Christian Church in Junction City for E.H. "Bud" Bamford of Cheshire, who died Aug. 2 of age-related causes. He was 86. After the service, burial will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Park in Junction City.

He was born Dec. 22, 1922, in Nampa, Idaho, to Frank and Mary Bown Bamford. He married Beryl Nickerson on June 28, 1941, in Junction City.

Bamford was a logger and worked in plywood mills. He graduated from high school in Junction City.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Butch of Cheshire and Roger of Eugene; three daughters, Kay Andrews of Cottage Grove, Beryl Schmidt of Cheshire and Jean Barnard of Lewiston, Idaho; a sister, Lou Case of Lynden, Wash.; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City.

Cheryl Connolly

SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at 92667 Pentilla Lane in Springfield for Cheryl R. Connolly of Springfield, who died July 29 of unknown causes, pending a medical examiner's report. She was 49.

She was born July 18, 1960, in Lamar, Colo. She married Daniel Connolly

Sr. on Feb. 16, 1980, in Springfield.

She had a high school education and worked for 10 years as a certified nurse's assistant.

Survivors include her husband; her mother, Willma Miller; a daughter, Nickie Connolly of Oregon; a son, Daniel Jr. of Oregon; two brothers, Kenny Miller of Oregon and Dana Miller of Washington; and four grandchildren.

Arrangements by Alpha Immediate Cremation Services in Springfield. Remembrances to the Cheryl Connolly Memorial Fund at Oregon Community Credit Union.

Sharon Crist

Sharon Kay Crist of Eugene died July 31 of unknown causes pending autopsy results. She was 67. No service is planned.

She was born Nov. 28, 1941, in Eugene to Romeo and Nina Quimby Glover. She married DeWayne Crist on Jan. 23, 1959, in Newport.

She was a homemaker and a high school graduate.

Survivors include her husband; her parents, of Eugene; a daughter, Katie Chapman of Dexter; a brother, Robert Glover of Redmond, Wash.; and one grandchild.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home in Eugene.

Elizabeth Dierks

REEDSPORT - A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 15 in the rectory of St. John's Catholic Church in Reedsport for Elizabeth Dierks of Reedsport, who died July 27 of age-related causes. She was 81.

She was born July 7, 1928, in Hawarden, Iowa, to William and Theresa Hoefer Hill. She married William Dierks in 1954 in Hawarden.

She worked as a fish filleter.

Survivors include two sons, Michael of Eugene and Matthew of Coos Bay; three daughters, Debra Dierks of Shelton, Wash., and Linda Howells and Judy Barnett, both of Reedsport; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport.

Santiago Gonzales

DORENA - A memorial Mass will be held at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene for Santiago Miguel "Sonny" Gonzales of Dorena. He died July 27 of esophageal cancer at age 31. A celebration of life will be later.

He was born July 2, 1978, in Lubbock, Texas, to Hector and Jeniffer Vasquez Ortiz.

Gonzales attended Junction City High School and Lane Community College. He worked for Mercedes- Benz.

Survivors include his parents; grandparents, Cecilia and Charles Wood of Harrisburg, Genaro Vasquez of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Ofelia Ortiz of Detroit; two sons, Isaac Gonzales and Mateo Gonzales, both of Eugene; and five siblings, Twila Gonzales, Jecelia Gonzales and Lisette Guerrero, all of Dorena, and Daniel Sanchez and Rebecca Sanchez, both of Detroit.

Arrangements by Alpha Immediate Cremation Services in Springfield. Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.

Mildred Hamel

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at Carman Oaks Senior Living Community, 3800 S.W. Carman Drive, Lake Oswego, for former Lane County resident Mildred E. Hamel of Lake Oswego. She died July 30 of age-related causes at age 89.

She was born Jan. 11, 1920, in Salem to Peter and Alice Mosier Meaney. She married DeWitt "Bill" Hamel on Sept. 6, 1942, in Salem.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Robbie O'Brien and Nancy Harbison; two sons, Michael and Joseph; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Her husband died May 20, 1990.

Arrangements by Young's Funeral Home in Lake Oswego. Remembrances to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Tanya Head-Delano

SPRINGFIELD - A remembrance potluck will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 16 at Island Park in Springfield for Tanya Rae Head-Delano of Springfield. She died Aug. 2 of influenza at age 50.

She was born May 8, 1959, in Springfield to Donald and Dixie Blancy Anderson.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her mother, Dixie Cross of Eugene; her father and stepmother, Donald and Shirley Anderson of Eugene; two sons, Roy Delano and Michael Delano, both of Springfield; two daughters, Jennifer Delano and Carol Pedder, both of Springfield; five sisters, Jennifer Wilson, Rebecca Douglas and Cynthia Gibbons, all of Springfield, Linda Apperson of Prine ville and Kathy Jackson of Napavine, Wash.; two brothers, Tom Cross of Springfield and Chip Everett of Colorado; and five grandchildren.

Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield. Remembrances to Womenspace.

Donald Maples

DRAIN - Donald W. Maples of Drain died Aug. 2 of cancer. He was 79. No service is planned.

He was born June 6, 1930, in Seattle to Elmer and Evelyn Standford Maples. He and his wife, Suzanne, were married on April 12, 1952, in Gilchrist. She died July 10, 2009.

He graduated from Queen Anne High School in Seattle and served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a car salesman for 40 years.

Survivors include a son, Douglas of Eugene, and two grandchildren.

Arrangements by Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield. Remembrances to Hospice of Sacred Heart in Eugene.

James Ohman

NORTH BEND - A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Coos Bay for James R. "Jim" Ohman of North Bend. He died July 29 of age-related causes at age 82.

He was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Steamboat Springs, Colo., to Russell and Blanche Noyce Ohman. He married Betty Williams on Aug. 21, 1955, in Delta, Colo.

He served in the Army near the end of World War II. He held a bachelor's degree in education from Colorado State University, a bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Colorado, and a master's degree from Florida State University. He worked as a teacher in Colorado, New Mexico and North Bend.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Rhonda West of Copperas Cove, Texas, Debra Ohman of Kirkland, Wash., and Shelly Ohman of Eugene; a brother, Cliff of Aurora, Colo.; six sisters, Maxine Ohman of Steamboat Springs, Bea Neish and Gayle Mauch, both of Longmont, Colo., Marilyn Hendry of Bellevue, Wash., Audrey Jessing of Kent, Wash., and Jeanette Hendrickson of Fort Collins, Colo.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary in Coos Bay. Remembrances to the North Bend High School Scholarship Fund.

Donald Russell

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at Ebbert United Methodist Church in Springfield for Donald Edward Russell of Springfield, who died July 21 in a house fire. He was 87.

Russell was born April 6, 1922, in Columbus, Ohio, to Howard and Elsie Brace Russell. He married Maxine Sloan in 1947 in Marietta, Ohio. They later divorced.

He held a bachelor's degree from Marietta College. He served in the U.S. Army in Italy during World War II. He worked as a technical writer for North American Aircraft.

Survivors include a brother, Lowell of Eugene; and one grandchild. A son, Scott, and a daughter, Marilyn Raines, died previously.

Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

Marilyn Scott

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at First Baptist Church in McMinnville for former Eugene resident Marilyn Mae Scott of McMinnville. She died Aug. 8 of undetermined natural causes at age 66.

She was born Feb. 14, 1943, in California to Lee and Gladys Moreside Scott.

She attended Eugene schools. She worked in food services at Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville.

Survivors include four sisters, Doreen Freeman of Los Angeles, Janice Apilado of Colton, Susanne Bromley of Eugene and Judy McCuskee of Regina, Saskatchewan; and four brothers, Don Scott of Rapid City, S.D., Eugene Scott of Myrtle Creek, James Scott of Pittston, Pa., and Keith Scott of Eugene.

Arrangements by Macy & Son Funeral Directors, McMinnville. Remembrances to the church.

Kathryn Stacy

Kathryn L. Stacy of Eugene and Newport died July 30 of age-related causes. She was 90. A private service is planned.

She was born Nov. 19, 1918, in Okanogan, Wash., to Ernest and Beatrice Ostenberg. She married Eldon Stacy on Nov. 21, 1942, in Seattle.

She attended Washington State University. She owned a small business in Eugene.

Survivors include a daughter, Tonya Bergeron of Newport; a son, Bob Stacy of Eugene; and four grandchildren. Her husband and a grandson, Andy, died previously.

Arrangements by Affordable Burial & Cremation Co. in Newport.

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