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Cyril Crabtree

A memorial service will be held July 27 for Cyril "Cy" Crabtree of Eugene, who died July 23 of congestive heart failure. He was 89.

Crabtree was born Nov. 2, 1912, in Scio to Roy and Mary Crabtree. His paternal and maternal grandparents traveled here on the Oregon Trail, and the town of Crabtree was named after his grandfather. He married Ruth Newbry in Eugene on Dec. 22, 1947. She died previously.

He graduated from Stayton High School and served in the Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He worked as a rancher, farmer and in the construction field. Crabtree enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Goshen Grange and the Lane County Bee Keepers.

Survivors include a daughter, Marianne Johnson of Seattle; a son, Curt of Eugene; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Saturday's service will be held at 3 p.m. at 3050 Game Farm Road in Springfield. Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the mission program at the First Baptist Church.

Leslie Bassett

The funeral will be held July 27 for Leslie Buddy "Les" Bassett of Eugene, who died July 20 of complications from cancer. He was 70.

Bassett was born June 15, 1932, in Coronach, Saskatchewan, to Edward and Elta Class Bassett. He married his wife, Patricia, in Drain on Dec. 18, 1954.

He moved to this area in 1946 and graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1950. Bassett served in the Army from 1952 until 1954. He owned Bassett Car Care Products.

His interests included camping and fishing. He was a member of the Eagles and the Allison Park Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Michael of Elmira and Brian of Vernonia; a daughter, Dianna Robinson of Renton, Wash.; three sisters, Margarete Thurlow of Bengough, Saskatchewan, Jean Winner of Cottage Grove and June Read of Portland; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Saturday's service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Allison Park Christian Church in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the cancer care center at Sacred Heart Hospital or to a charity of choice.

Robert Sharp

Robert K. "Bob" Sharp of Nazko, B.C., formerly of Eugene, died July 14 of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 70.

Sharp was born Nov. 27, 1932, in Grand Canyon, Ariz., to Grover and Maude Sharp. He married Dorothy Turner in Stevenson, Wash., on Nov. 9, 1955.

He was a veteran of the Korean War. Sharp worked as a truck driver for Sears and as a rancher. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and horses. Sharp lived in Eugene for 14 years.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Billy of Portland, Curtis of Nazko and Clay of Wallowa; a sister, Betty Waterman of Eugene; and two grandchildren.

No service is planned. Claytons Funeral Directors, Quesnel, B.C., is in charge of arrangements.

Karol Stucky

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held July 27 for Karol LeRoy Stucky of Springfield, who died July 23 of a heart attack. He was 83.

Stucky was born Dec. 25, 1918, in West Concord, Minn., to Louis and Zoe Cain Stucky. He married Dorothy Rhoades in Berne, Minn., on July 22, 1940.

He served in the European Theater during World War II and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3965. Stucky moved to Lane County in 1950 and was an active member of the Thurston Christian Church and the Boy Scouts of America, which honored him with various leadership awards. He worked as a diesel mechanic at Weyerhaeuser and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 701. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Survivors include his wife; six sons, Kneil of Brownsville, Toby of Texarkana, Ark., Richard of Spokane and Dean, Roy and Robert, all of Springfield; a daughter, Louise Woosley of Florence; a sister, Lylah Taylor of Minnesota; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Saturday's service will be held at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial, with full military honors and a flag presentation, will follow the service at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Springfield.

Donald Diment Sr.

Donald D. Diment Sr. of Eugene died July 21 of age-related causes. He was 87.

Diment was born March 31, 1915, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Henry and Ione Herrick Diment. He married Winnie Harvey in Stevenson, Wash., on May 28, 1940. She died in 1971. He married Evelyn Babb in 1972. They divorced in 1976.

He graduated from Meckling High School in South Dakota in 1936. Diment lived in Portland from 1938 until 2000 and settled in Eugene this year. He worked as a building contractor and his interests included hunting, fishing, crabbing, clamming and camping. Diment was a member of the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include his former wife; a son, Donald Jr. of Eugene; a stepson, Niel Jensen of Fair Oaks, Calif.,; two brothers, Archie of Olympia and Dean of Tulsa, Okla.; three sisters, Betty Grieppe of Watertown, S.D., Darlene Teller of Des Moines, Iowa, and Carol McCuddin of Sloan, Iowa; and two grand- children.

No service is planned. Entombment will be at Lincoln Memorial Park in Portland. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Paul Drapeau

DEXTER - The funeral will be held July 26 for Paul Ray Drapeau of Dexter, who died July 21 at age 43. His family chose not to list the cause of death.

Drapeau was born Jan. 11, 1959, in Nampa, Idaho, to Carl and Helen Voigt Drapeau.

He moved to Springfield from Nampa in 1968 and attended Springfield Middle School. Drapeau settled in Dexter three years ago. He enjoyed his cats, the outdoors and fixing VCRs and other electronic equipment. Drapeau also enjoyed listening to music and playing the piano, which he learned by ear.

Survivors include his parents of Springfield; a brother, Marvin of Springfield; and a sister, Susan Weir of Eugene.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Friday's service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Janet Pelkey-Day

HARRISBURG - Janet Lee Pelkey-Day of Harrisburg died July 22 of cancer. She was 65. Pelkey-Day was born Nov. 11, 1936, in Los Angeles to Thurman and Ida Barnes Tucker. She married Donald Day.

She worked as a manager of Springbrook Mobile Home Park, and she enjoyed gardening. Pelkey-Day was a member of the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn Tri-Counties. She lived in Harrisburg for 10 years.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Steven of Harrisburg; and a daughter, Michele Pelkey.

Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City is in charge of arrangements.

Michael Keller

A celebration of life and potluck will be held July 27 for Michael Laroy Keller of Eugene, who died July 19 of complications from quadriplegia. He was 46.

Keller was born Jan. 20, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash., to Virgil and Bernice Downing Keller.

He was a member of the Elmira High School basketball team that placed fourth in a state competition. He enjoyed reading and watching talk shows.

Survivors include two brothers, Roger Keller of Junction City and Kit Perreault; and five sisters, Darla Flynn of Portland, Kathy Heiser of Eugene, Deloris Fanning of Cottage Grove, and Linda Baker and Brenda Keller, both of Cloverdale.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene. Saturday's celebration and potluck will be held at 2 p.m. at Armitage Park in Eugene.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, P.O. Box 016960 (R48), Miami, FL 33101-9844.

Madeline Bradford

The graveside service was held July 24 for Madeline A. "Dolly" Bradford of Eugene, who died July 21 of age-related causes. She was 75.

Bradford was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Jersey City, N.J., to Michael and Antionette Costelo Morale. She married Arthur Bradford in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 3, 1966. He died Oct. 13, 2000.

She graduated from high school in New Jersey. Bradford moved to Eugene from Reno in 1978. She worked as a blackjack dealer in Reno for 10 years and as an assembler and calibrater at Spectra Physics in Eugene. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and was an active member of the Moose Lodge.

Survivors include her domestic partner, Harold Snyder, and a brother, Pat Morale of Union City, N.J.

Burial was at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sacred Heart Medical Center or to the cancer center at the hospital.

Charles Holland

A memorial service will be held July 29 for Charles "Chuck" Holland of Eugene, who died July 22 of cancer. He was 50.

Holland was born May 8, 1952, in Omaha, Neb., to John and Florence Virant Holland. He grew up in Aurora, Minn.

He married Sandra Sullivan in Eugene on Sept. 16, 1991.

A resident of Eugene since 1983, Holland worked 15 years as head groundskeeper at Lane County Fair- grounds.

His interests included his family.

Survivors include his wife; his parents of Aurora, Minn.; two sons, Nicholas and Alexander, both of Eugene; and three brothers, John, Patrick and James, all of Minneapolis.

Monday's service will be held at 1 p.m. at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Inurnment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul.

Frank Sanchez

A memorial service will be held today, July 25, for Frank Sanchez of Eugene, who died July 20 of emphysema. He was 76.

Sanchez was born May 14, 1926, in Campbell, Calif., to Antonio and Marie Perez Sanchez.

He served in the Navy and attended San Jose State University.

Sanchez and his wife, Aggie, were married in Virginia City, Nev., on July 9, 1965.

He lived in Sunnyvale, Calif., from 1965 to 1984 before moving to Eugene.

His interests included square dancing and calling bingo games. He belonged to the Fuchsia Club and the Eugene Eagles.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Connie Massey, Debbie Leber and Mary Martin; a son, Gary Milner; two sisters, Alice Davis and Virginia Flanery, both of California; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Today's service will be held at 2 p.m. at Valley West Health Care Center in Eugene. Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

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Date:Jul 25, 2002
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