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Mary Ader

Mary Jean "Rusty" Ader of Eugene died Jan. 21 of age-related causes at age 89. A family service will be this summer in Midvale, Idaho.

She was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Milton-Freewater to Arthur and Dora Felty Wright. She married Marvin W. Ader on Aug. 16, 1941, in Lewiston, Idaho. He died Nov. 28, 1975.

She was a high school graduate who became a homemaker and a teacher's aide at Laurel Elementary School in Junction City.

Survivors include a son, Douglas Ader of Corvallis, and a daughter, Linda Monnin of Junction City. A daughter, Denise Rodriquez, died in 2006 and a granddaughter, April Magnuson, died in 1988.

Inurnment will be at Midvale Cemetery. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to Mothers Against Drunk Driving or Green Valley Care Center.

Marlene Aleshire

SPRINGFIELD - Marlene Jean "Marly" Aleshire of Springfield died Jan. 23 at age 74. Her family chose not to disclose the cause of death. No service is planned.

She was born Sept. 16, 1936, in Tillamook to the McGraws.

She graduated from high school and worked as a food vendor.

Survivors include a daughter, Erin P. Mulloy of Springfield, and one grandchild.

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

Gladys Cram

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at Springfield Memorial Funeral Home for Gladys "Mike" Cram of Springfield, who died Jan. 27 of age-related causes. She was 98.

She was born March 5, 1912, in Outlook, Mont., to Otto and Elizabeth Meyer Weiss.

She married Verille "Tubby" Miller in 1929 in Eugene. She married Eugene Cram in Drain on Dec. 25, 1958.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn Twittle Hammond of Pleasant Hill; a brother, Larry Weiss of Eugene; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Virgil Miller, and a grandson, Wayne Murphy, died previously.

Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Remembrances to Doernbecher Children's Hospital or

Shriners Hospital for Children.

Noriko Fujii

Noriko Fujii of Eugene died Jan. 25 of cancer at age 59. A celebration of life is to be announced.

She was born March 5, 1951, in Osaka, Japan, to Shigeo Higuchi and Satoe Fujii. She married Tomiyo Ueno in 1983 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

She earned a master's degree and doctorate from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree from Wakayama University in Japan.

She was an associate professor emeritus in Japanese Language and Linguistics at the University of Oregon, where she worked from 1984 to 2010.

Survivors include her husband; her mother, Satoe Fujii of Japan; a daughter, Amy Ueno of Eugene; a son, Eugene Ueno of Eugene; a brother Tadashige Higuchi of Osaka; and a sister, Kyoko Yasuda of Chiba, Japan.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery & Funeral Home in Eugene. Rememberances to the Noriko Fujii Memorial Japanese Scholarship Fund, University of Oregon Foundation.

Grace Grove

PORTLAND - Grace Cawrse Grove of Portland died Jan. 20 of age-related causes at age 97.

She was born Dec. 26, 1913, in Salem to Frank and Clara Sargent Cawrse. She married Dwain Grove in the early 1940s. He died in 1972.

She attended the University of Oregon. She worked for the federal government for 40 years.

Survivors include three grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Her son, Earl Thomas Hines, died in 1990.

Grove was buried on Jan. 24 at Skyline Memorial Gardens in Portland. Arrangements by Omega Funeral and Cremation Service in Portland.

Phillip Hendrix

A memorial graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Hills Cemetery for Phillip Roger Hendrix of Eugene, who died Jan. 24 of pneumonia. He was 76.

He was born June 22, 1934, in Nevada, Mo., to William and Bessie Koehler Hendrix.

He was a high school graduate. He was a bricklayer who worked 35 years for Born Brothers in Wichita, Kan., and was a member of the Kansas Brick Layers Union.

Survivors include two sons, Robin of Wichita and Randall of Eugene; a daughter, Tamra Carpenter of Springfield; five brothers, Don, Gordon, Carl, Jack and Standlee; four sisters, Bonnie Powell, Roselee Kelley, Mary Ellen Kimberling and Martha Connors.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery & Funeral Home in Eugene.

Cheryl Hinrichs

PLEASANT HILL - Cheryl Rae Hinrichs of Pleasant Hill died Jan. 20 of Alzheimer's disease at age 63. A gathering of family will be later.

She was born July 16, 1947, in Carlton, Minn.

She married Robert Hinrichs on Oct. 29, 1966, in Salinas, Calif.

She graduated from college with associatesdegrees in business and programming. She was a pharmacy technician.

Survivors include her husband; her parents, Bill and Bernadine Gleason; two sons, Jeffery Wade and Jay Michael of Pleasant Hill; three brothers, Ben of Medford, Steven of Portland, and Terry of San Francisco; two sisters, Colleen of Rogue River and Shannon of White City; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Perl Funeral Home in Medford.

Larry Phillips

SPRINGFIELD - Larry A. Phillips of Springfield died Jan. 15 of cancer at age 52. No service is planned.

He was born April 3, 1958, to Carl and Janet Phillips Tarver. His life partner was Jean House.

He graduated from high school and served in the Army.

Survivors include his life partner; three sons, Carl of Eugene, and Randy and Eddie, both of Springfield; three daughters, Sarah of Oakridge, Alice of Coos Bay and Shirley of Springfield; two brothers, Craig and Calvin of Springfield; two sisters, Sherion and Debbie of Springfield; and seven grandchildren.

Arrangements by Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.

Cookie Pridemore

FLORENCE - Cookie Anne Pridemore of Florence died Jan. 21 of multiple sclerosis at age 60.

She was born Aug. 1, 1950, in Elkhorn, Wis. Her life partner was Larry Hammett.

Survivors include her life partner; a sister, Sally Ross of Denver; two brothers, Patrick Morrison of Milwaukie, Wis., and Rodney Morrison of Boston; and, two grandchildren.

Private cremation rites were held. Arrangements by Burns's Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home. Remembrances to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or a local animal shelter.

John Pries

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Hills Funeral Home for John P. Pries of Eugene, who died Jan. 23 of liver failure. He was 61.

He was born Jan. 9, 1950, in Chicago to Hiller and Marilyn Putnam Pries.

He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and a law degree from the University of Oregon. His primary area of practice was bankruptcy, and his work included divorce and estate planning.

Survivors include his mother, Marilyn Pries of Detroit, Mich.; two sons, Christopher Schommer-Pries of Boston and Benjamin Pries of Kailua, Hawaii; a daughter, Cordelia Marney of Eugene; a sister, Cindy Martinek of Michigan; and, one grandchild.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery & Funeral Home in Eugene.

Walter Russell

DRAIN - Walter Franklin Russell of Drain died Jan. 23 of complications of diabetes at age 73. No service is planned.

He was born Feb. 9, 1937, in Morrilton, Ark., to Charles and Stella Duvall Russell. He married Floretta Chilcutt on March 31, 1959. She died earlier.

He graduated from the fifth grade. He worked as a farm mechanic.

Survivors include two sons, Walter Jr. of Grants Pass and Charlie of California; and two daughters, Laurie Ann of Arizona and Carolyn of Texas; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery & Funeral Home in Eugene.

Marilyn Smith

Marilyn E. Smith of Eugene died Jan. 27 of age-related causes at age 85.

She was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Coos Bay, to Arthur and Lillian Thorwald Daigle. She married Graydon Smith on March 14, 1948, in Coos Bay.

She graduated from Marshfield High School.

She was employed as a bookkeeper for Bay Motors in Coos Bay and also for Neuman-Strong Jeep/Volkswagen in Springfield.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Lee and Bradley, both of Eugene; five grand children and two great-grandchildren.

A private family entombment at West Lawn Memorial Gardens is planned. Arrangements by West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.

George Stroub

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Church of Christ for George Ellsworth Stroub of Eugene, who died Jan. 25 of heart failure. He was 81.

He was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Los Angeles, to George Ellsworth and Evelyn Borg Stroub.

He married Azalea Kimball on Oct. 23, 2010, in Eugene.

He graduated from high school and attended college.

He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He was a page supervisor at NBC and a commercial insurance manager. He held various retail sales positions.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Valerie Brinkley of Atlanta; a son, G. Edward Stroub of Eugene; a sister Alice Miller of Tustin, Calif.; and four grandchildren. His wife Virginia Stroub died on Oct. 9, 2007.

Arrangements by Alpha Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene. Remembrances to the Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute at Sacred Heart.

Elva Vanek

Elva May "Cricket" Vanek of Sargent, Neb., died Jan. 7 of age-related causes at age 85. A private family service was held in late January.

She was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Sargent, Neb., to Noel and Minnie Draper Amos. She married Charles Vanek on Aug. 31, 1947, in Broken Bow, Neb. He died June 2, 1982.

She graduated from Sargent High School in 1942.

Survivors include a brother, Larry Amos of Creswell; and a sister, Delores Kluma of Ord, Neb. Two sons, Terry and Rodney, died earlier.

Burial was in the mausoleum at West Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene.

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Title Annotation:Obituaries
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
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Date:Jan 29, 2011
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