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Charlotte Bain

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Harrisburg Christian Church for Charlotte Stephens Bain of Eugene, who died Sept. 24 of complications from pneumonia. She was 67.

She was born June 9, 1942, in Black Butte to Charles and Marie Schomberg Stephens. She married John G.S. Hubbard in June 1963 in Reno, Nev. He later died. She married Ralph Bain in 1982 in Hillsboro. They later divorced.

She graduated from Junction City High School and attended Portland Community College. She worked as a bookkeeper for Intel, Coca-Cola and Durbin Construction.

Survivors include her mother; two daughters, Cyndy Winchell and Christine Wells, both of Eugene; a sister, Peggy McNeil of Olympia.; three brothers, Ron Stephens of Vancouver, Wash., David Barker of Junction City and Mike Barker of Bend; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City. Remembrances to the Diabetes Association.

Sandra Black

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield for Sandra Lynn Black of Eugene, who died Sept. 26 of lymphoma. She was 65.

She was born June 29, 1944, in Hillsboro to Arnold and Opal May Counts.

She graduated from Roseburg High School. She worked for Lane Transit District as a customer service representative for many years.

Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Richardson of Creswell; her mother, now of Eugene; a brother, Randall, of Eugene; and two grandsons. Her husband, Lee Black, died in October 1997.

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

Gloria Bothel

VENETA - Gloria J. Bothel of Veneta died Sept. 25 of complications from diabetes. She was 75. A private family inurnment is planned.

She was born June 8, 1934, in Waverly, Iowa, to Paul and Lila Deike Gordon. She married Roger Bothel on July 13, 1957, in Monona, Iowa. He died June 22, 1999.

She graduated from Waverly High School. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Bruce of Veneta; two daughters, Paula Rutledge of Veneta and Bobbi Bothel of Springfield; a brother, Ralph Gordon of Cheshire; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements by West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene. Remembrances to the National Diabetes Association.

Richard Bush

JUNCTION CITY - The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home for Richard E. Bush of Junction City, who died Sept. 24 of age-related causes. He was 87. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

He was born March 12, 1922, in Wichita, Kan., to Pleasant and Anna Bush.

Bush served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked as an electrician for Weyerhaeuser until his retirement.

Survivors include a son, Steven of Mississippi; two daughters, Noreen Clark and Mary Valdes, both of Bend; his life partner, Lucille Brumfield of Junction City; two sisters, Mary Cantonwine of Chemult and Barbara Juel of Montana; and a brother, Kenneth of Idaho.

Burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Remembrances to the Cottage Grove Moose Lodge.

James Gordon

SPRINGFIELD - James Melvin "Jim" Gordon of Springfield died Sept. 18 of cancer. He was 66. No service is planned.

He was born Feb. 24, 1943, in Casa Grande, Ariz., to Melvin and Dortha James Gordon.

He received a bachelor's degree in criminology from the University of Tampa. He served in the Air Force from 1960 to 1973, and was the owner and operator of J. M. Gordon & Associates in Eugene for 26 years.

Survivors include a son, Sean of Hillsboro; four daughters, Tamra Gordon of Eugene, Holly Corolla of Maryland and Paige Adams and Terry Roemer, both of North Carolina; a sister, Torchi Brown of New Mexico; three brothers, Lorn of Idaho, Calvin of Arizona and Joe of Kansas; and six grandchildren.

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

Oscar Whitwer

Oscar A. Whitwer of Eugene died Sept. 18 of age-related causes. He was 90. No service is planned.

He was born Nov. 30, 1918, in Telden, Neb., to Theodore and Bertha Whitwer. He married Angeline Silengo on Nov. 10, 1945, in Glendale, Calif.

Whitwer graduated from high school, Mc Kenzie Flying School and Eugene Vocational School. He held pilot, commercial and instructor licenses as well as aircraft and power plant licenses.

He served in as a medical administrative specialist in the U.S. Army Air Corps on Christmas Island during World War II. He worked on ranches in Montana and Oregon and, after the service, worked for Southern Pacific Railroad for 31 years, retiring in 1978.

Survivors include a son, Larry of Burbank, Calif.; a daughter, Kathy Whitwer of Portland; and three brothers, Raymond of San Diego, William of Madison, Miss., and Wayne of Poway, Calif.

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


Sharon Sue Sims of Eugene died Sept. 18 of lung cancer at age 62. No service is planned.

She was born May 13, 1947, in Pomona, Calif., to Mack and Charlene Colbin Sims.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery & Funeral Home in Eugene.

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