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Clifton Cole

A memorial service will be held July 10 for Clifton C. Cole of Eugene, who died July 4 from complications of Alzheimer's. He was 73.

He was born Aug. 28, 1928, in St. Helens to Harry and Ruby Campbell Cole. He married Mavis Bigelow in St. Helens on July 8, 1949.

He was a lifetime Oregon resident and graduate of the University of Oregon. He served in the U.S. Navy for two years.

Cole worked in radio and broadcasting for 22 years. He also worked for the University of Oregon Foundation for 19 1/2 years, serving as director of planned giving.

His interests included golf, UO football and family. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a past member of the Eugene Active 20-30 Club, the Eugene Rotary Club and Eugene Country Club. He was a past president of Shadow Hills Country Club.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Kevin of Eugene; a daughter, Cathy Percell of Eugene; and a grandson.

Wednesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. Musgrove Family Mortuary, Eugene, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the UO Foundation.

Jane Sams

A memorial Mass will be held July 10 for Jane M. Sams of Eugene, who died July 5 of pulmonary embolism. She was 69.

She was born Dec. 5, 1932, in Chicago to Otto and Gladys Moore Heyer. She married Robert W. Sams in Upland, Calif., on May 18, 1963. He died April 19, 2000.

Her interests included camping, fishing, gardening and birding. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. She lived in the area for 39 years.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Helen Sams of Eugene; a son, Joseph of Eugene; and a sister, Therese Zimmerman of Arleta, Calif.

Wednesday's Mass will be at 12:15 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Musgrove Family Mortuary, Eugene, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to FOOD for Lane County.

Robert Doyle

ELMIRA - A Mass of Christian burial will be held July 10 for Robert Emmet "Beaver" Doyle of Elmira, who died July 6 of Alzheimer's. He was 77.

He was born Oct. 10, 1924, in LaCrosse, Wis., to Emmet and Freida Hansen Doyle. He grew up and graduated from high school in Wilton, Wis., before moving to Elmira in 1947.

He married Jerolee Ashworth in Eugene on June 10, 1950. She died June 5, 1970. He married Georgene Doyle in Eugene on June 27, 1973.

Doyle worked as a road maintenance worker with the Oregon Department of Transportation for 37 years.

His interests included antique cars, fishing and hunting. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Veneta, the Emerald Empire Vintage Auto Club, the Elmira Independent Order of Oddfellows, the Loyal Rebekah Lodge in Elmira and the Franklin Grange.

Survivors include his wife; six daughters, Kathryn Shaw of Springfield, Carrie Green of Pleasant Hill, Barbara Harpole of Veneta, Joanne Gibson of Junction City, Donna Spidell of Cheshire and Doreen Ruschmeier of Clarksville, Tenn.; three sons, James Doyle of Veneta and Weston Cunningham and Adam Cunningham, both of Elmira; 21 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Two daughters, Linda Doyle and Carol Doyle, a grandson, Marcus Day, and six siblings died previously.

A rosary and vigil service will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene. Wednesday's Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Veneta. Burial will be at Franklin Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cascade chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 1238 Lincoln St. in Eugene.

Lloyd Harpole

A memorial service will be held July 11 for Lloyd William Harpole of Lebanon, formerly of Junction City, who died June 28 of a stroke. He was 88.

Harpole was born Aug. 11, 1913, in Junction City to William and Susan Tripp Harpole. He married Dorris Koon on March 1, 1946. She died in 1996.

He served in the Army during World War II. In his early years, he worked as a painting contractor and served as a volunteer firefighter with the Junction City Fire Department. Harpole spent most of his life farming on River Road in Junction City.

His interests included hunting, fishing and playing cards. He enjoyed hosting annual chicken barbecues and playing pool with his friends. He moved from Junction City to his daughter's home in Lebanon in 1996.

Survivors include his daughter, Linda Ward of Lebanon. A son, Russell, died in 1964.

Thursday's memorial will be at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Junction City. Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Oregon or to the Junction City Fire Department in care of the funeral home.

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Date:Jul 8, 2002
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