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Edith Ball

The graveside service will be held Oct. 7 for Edith Louise Ball of Eugene, who died Oct. 3 of age-related causes. She was 95.

Ball was born July 19, 1907, in Wellfleet, Neb., to Thomas and Lois McHoes. She married Cyril Ball on June 20, 1934. He died in 1982.

She graduated from Eugene High School and lived most of her life in Eugene. Ball was a homemaker. She also worked as a telephone switchboard operator for Bell Telephone, and she was also employed by the Eugene Fruit Growers and Dot Dotson's.

Ball was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 179 and the Daughters of Union Veterans. She was one of the founding members of the Eugene Obsidians.

Survivors include three sons, Stephen of Lovelady, Texas, Larry of Vancouver, Wash., and Roger of Eugene; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Monday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Rest-Haven Memorial Park in Eugene. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 13 at the North Park Community Church in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to North Park Community Church in Eugene.

Robert Bell

A gathering of family and friends will be held today, Oct. 5, for Robert Oliver "Bob" Bell of Eugene, who died Oct. 2 of complications from diabetes. He was 73.

Bell was born July 5, 1929, in Gerber, Calif., to Nicholas and Elizabeth McCullough Bell. He married Corlyss McCullough in Eugene on Dec. 28, 1954.

He moved to Eugene in 1931 and graduated from Springfield High School. Bell served in the Army during the Korean War. He attended the Eugene Business College after his military service. He worked for Cabax from 1960 until 1978 and retired from International Paper in 1982.

His interests included collecting model trains and working on cars. Bell enjoyed spending time and camping with his family. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Bob and Dave, both of Eugene; a brother, William of Eugene; and two grandchildren.

Today's gathering will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 27732 Clear Lake Road in Eugene. Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans Affairs.

Herman Larsen

JUNCTION CITY - The graveside service will be held Oct. 8 for Herman Peter Larsen of Junction City, who died Oct. 2 of age-related causes. He was 98.

Larsen was born March 4, 1904, in Lucine, Utah, to Heber and Viola Thompson Larsen. He married Shirley Warner in Vancouver, Wash., on Dec. 7, 1936. She died in 1994.

He worked on the construction of the highway and tunnel at Cape Creek. Larsen was also employed as a beekeeper and as a logger. He lived in this area for 55 years.

He enjoyed gardening and visiting with his friends and family. Larsen was a member of the Oregon Beekeepers Association, where he was also served as a bee inspector. He belonged to the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include two daughters, Helen Garner of Eugene and Darlene Hockema of Waldport; a son, Norman of Florence; a sister, Blanche Meagor of San Rafael, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great- grandchildren.

Tuesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Rest Lawn Memorial Park in Junction City. West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

Gladys Moore

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held Oct. 8 for Gladys Moore of Springfield, who died Oct. 3 of complications from diabetes. She was 75.

Moore was born March 29, 1927, in Keota, Okla., to David and Willie Clinton Dickerson. She married Marion "Wes" Moore in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 31, 1945.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed church activities, singing and spending time with her family. Moore was a member of the Church of God in Springfield. She moved to this area in 1963.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Paul of Kerman, Calif., Bob of Sacramento and John of Omaha, Neb.; three daughters, Roberta Meade and Christina Hanley, both of Springfield, and Loretta Boss of Eugene; a brother, Roger Dickerson of Cottage Grove; a sister, Edna Terhorst of Springfield; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grand- children.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Tuesday's service will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be Tuesday at Springfield Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of God Foundation.

Harold Kezer

Harold Irvin Kezer of Grants Pass, formerly of Eugene, died Oct. 2 of congestive heart failure. He was 71.

Kezer was born March 19, 1931, in St. Joseph, Mo. He married Lois Thornton in Reno, Nev., on June 23, 1950.

He attended Central Point High School. He moved to Eugene from Medford in 1967. Kezer worked for Kendall Ford, Global Van Lines and Barker Motors. In 1992, he moved to Grants Pass. He and his brother owned and operated Southern Oregon Metals in Merlin until 1998.

Kezer enjoyed fishing, hunting and gold mining. He was a member of the Elks Lodge 357 in Eugene and he attended Reese Creek Community Church in Butte Falls.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Michael of South Lake Tahoe, Calif.; two daughters, Cyndie Miller of Eugene and Sandra Rettinger of Grants Pass; four brothers, Billy of White City, Robert of Red Bluff, Calif., John of Medford and Donald of Greenville, Calif.; three sisters, Betty Campbell, Janie Groth and Ann Hall, all of Medford; seven grandchildren; and two great-grand- children.

No services are planned. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors in Grants Pass is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Michael Glass

WALTON - The funeral Mass will be held Oct. 9 for Michael Joseph "Mike" Glass of Walton, who died Oct. 1 of liver failure. He was 56.

Glass was born Sept. 14, 1946, in Seattle to John and Mary Henry Glass. He married his wife, Darla, in Spokane on Dec. 12, 1981.

He graduated from Shadle Park High School in Spokane. In 1966, he was drafted by the New York Yankees while attending Gonzaga University in Spokane. Glass moved to Waldport from Spokane in 1987. He lived in Eugene from 1989 until 1991, when he moved to Walton.

He owned a floor covering and installation business for 40 years.

Glass enjoyed fishing, reading, and spending time with his grandchildren. His interests included baseball and photography.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Theresa Healy of Portland, Angela Colombe of Urbana, Ill., and Mercedes Hurtado, Monique Hurtado and Melissa Allison, all of Spokane; a son, Michael Valdez of Walton; four brothers, Tim, Steve, Kelly and Daniel, all of Spokane; five sisters, Kathy "Casey" Hatch of Walton, Julie Twiss, Megan Turner and Peggy Egan, all of Spokane, and Daraugh Wood of Helena, Mont.; and nine grand- children.

Wednesday's service will be at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Martin Ludwig

The graveside service will be held Oct. 7 for Martin A. Ludwig of Salem, formerly of Springfield, who died Oct. 2 of age-related causes. He was 80.

Ludwig was born April 11, 1922, in Secaucus, N.J., to Gustav and Louise Methfessal Degling. He married Jean Workinger on Jan. 21, 1946. She died Sept. 15, 1995.

Ludwig served in the Marine Corps 1st Division during World War II. He attended the Oregon Technical Institute. He lived in Roseburg from 1950 until 1999, when he moved to Springfield. Ludwig moved to Salem this year.

He worked as a mechanic for the Douglas County Road Department.

Ludwig enjoyed collecting things, cooking, fishing, gardening and watching people.

Survivors include a son, Thomas of Marcola; a daughter, Diane Pond of Silverton; two sisters, Louise Becker of Secaucus and Hattie Cerney of North Bergen, N.J.; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grand- children.

Monday's service will be at 11 a.m. at Oakville Cemetery in Shedd. Restlawn Funeral Home in Salem is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Lung Association.

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Date:Oct 5, 2002
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