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Albert Casady

Albert W. Casady of Eugene died July 25 of pneumonia. He was 82.

Casady was born Nov. 13, 1919, in Dickinson, N.D., to Glen and Goldie Brown Casady.

During World War II, he served in the Navy. He attended the University of California, Davis.

He married Evelyn Hodson in Sacramento on Dec. 13, 1946. She died Jan. 31, 2001.

Before moving to Eugene in 1948, Casady lived in Oakland, Calif., and in Honolulu.

Casady worked as an air traffic controller at the Oakland International Airport. He also was a truck tire salesman for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and territorial manager with Firestone Tire Co.

His interests included traveling, deer hunting and elk hunting. He also enjoyed taking tours with the Elks Club.

Survivors include two sons, Dennis of Eugene and Chris of Cheshire; two brothers, Lester of Sun City, Ariz., and Allen of Phoenix; a sister, Arlene Posey of Eugene; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

No service is planned. Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation.

Gordon Barnard

A graveside memorial service will be held Aug. 2 for Gordon O. Barnard of Eugene, who died July 28 of a stroke. He was 81.

Barnard was born Feb. 3, 1921, in Sidney, Iowa, to Frank and Ruth Gregory Barnard. He and his wife, Mary Ann, got married in Yakima, Wash., on Jan. 12, 1954.

He served in the Army during World War II. Barnard worked for Southern Pacific Pipelines and he enjoyed gardening and reading. He moved to this area in 1952.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mary Ausmus and Irene Mandeville, both of Springfield, and Patty Adkins of Eugene; a son, Fred Barnard of Springfield; a sister, Audrey Miller of Sidney; eight grandchildren; and two great-grand- children.

Friday's service will be held at 10 a.m. at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Eugene. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Lanning

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held today, July 31, for Elizabeth "Ruth" Lanning of Springfield, who died July 27 of osteoarthritis. She was 75.

Lanning was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Bristow, Okla., to Clarence and Rosettie Coffey Woods. She married Thurman Lanning in Eureka, Calif., on Dec. 20, 1952.

She grew up in Eureka and attended Humboldt State College and Biola University. She moved to this area in 1953. Lanning received a master's degree from the University of Oregon. She taught at several Springfield-area schools, including Maple and Goshen elementary schools and worked as vice principal of Elizabeth Page Elementary School. She taught at Mohawk Elementary School for 15 years before retiring.

Lanning was an accomplished musician and played the organ at her church for 30 years. She enjoyed playing Scrabble and reading. Lanning was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 293 Auxiliary and reached the highest level in her TOPS club. She belonged to Twin Rivers Baptist Church in Springfield.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Beth Devereaux and Lisa Voris, both of Springfield, and Kathy Bavaro of Newport; a son, David of Palm Springs, Calif.; three brothers, Bernard Wood of Eureka, Don Wood of Novato, Calif., and Glen Wood of Arcata, Calif.; a sister, Barbara Stephens of Eureka; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A grandson, Brian Hill, died previously.

Today's service will be held at 11 a.m. at the Twin Rivers Baptist Church in Springfield. Burial will be at 2 p.m. today at Springfield Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Child Evangelism Fellowship.

Mary Reese

A memorial service will be held Aug. 1 for Mary L. Reese of Eugene, who died July 28 of kidney failure. She was 74.

Reese was born April 9, 1928, in Madras to Earl and Ruth Whealton Cotton. She married Jacob Reese in Echo on June 7, 1952.

She graduated magna cum laude from Willamette University in 1949 and worked as a teacher. She lived in Portland and Echo before settling in Eugene 39 years ago. Reese was active with the Faith Center and enjoyed traveling, reading, writing and studying the Bible.

Survivors include her husband; a son, David of West Hollywood, Calif.; and two brothers, Mark Cotton of Portland and John Cotton of Santa Barbara, Calif.

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

Betty Manuel

Betty A. Manuel of Eugene died July 26 of heart failure. She was 70.

She was born May 22, 1932, in Dillon, Mont., to Elmer and Elizabeth Brass Jensen. She married Oscar Manuel in 1954 in Glendale, Calif. She moved to Eugene in 1968.

She worked in law offices throughout her life and enjoyed fishing, hunting, skiing, golf and camping.

Survivors include a daughter, Tracy Johnson of Eugene; a brother, Hart Jensen of Kuna, Idaho; and two grandchildren.

No service is planned. Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenhill Humane Society.

Robert Dizon Sr.

SPRINGFIELD - A graveside service will be today, July 31, for Robert Dizon Sr. of Springfield, who died July 27 of a heart attack. He was 71.

Dizon was born Dec. 15, 1930, in Lanina, Hawaii, to George and Emily Napahi Dizon. He grew up on the island of Maui.

Before moving to Springfield, Dizon worked 20 years for the railroad on Maui. He also worked for several tire companies on the island and worked seven years for Maui County Recreation before retiring in 1990.

He married Shirley Torres in Springfield on Aug. 13, 1983.

Dizon enjoyed music and was an avid singer. He formed many relationships through his music and was involved in karaoke.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Sheila, Paula and Audrey, all of Maui; and two sons, Eddy and Ronald, both of Maui; two stepdaughters, Sandra Underwood of Eugene and Phyllis Storey of Redmond; a stepson, Gary Green of Maui; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His son, Robert Dizon Jr., preceded him in death in March.

Today's service will be held at 11 a.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park in Eugene. Buell Chapel in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Janet Stone

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be Aug. 2 for Janet "Sam" Stone of Springfield, who died July 27 of cancer. She was 52.

Stone was born June 18, 1950, in Corvallis to Albert and Ruth Hess Piche. She married Donald Stone in Medford on Aug. 14, 1971.

She grew up in Medford and lived in Bend before moving to Springfield. She earned a bachelor's degree in education and graduated with honors from the University of Oregon in 1978.

Stone worked as a career services coordinator for nine years before going to work at Cram Harder Wells & Baron P.C. in 1998.

She enjoyed her grandson, her dogs, jogging, American history and popular culture. She was a member of the Newman Center and Pi Beta Phi sorority.

Survivors include her husband; her parents of Eugene; two daughters, Jenni of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Katie of Springfield; two brothers, William of Saratoga, Calif., and Terry of Milwaukie; and one grandchild.

A celebration of life will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Newman Center in Eugene. Friday's service will be at 1 p.m., also at the Newman Center. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Greenhill Humane Society.

Deta Pratt-Pengra

Deta A. Pratt-Pengra of Eugene died July 22 of age-related causes. She was 91.

Pratt-Pengra was born July 23, 1910, in Idabel, Okla., to Lonnie and Pearl White. She married E. Jerry Pratt in Muskogee, Okla., on April 6, 1932. He died March 10 1982. She married Norton Pengra on June 3, 1986. He died June 3, 1992.

She was a homemaker and worked in retail sales. Pratt-Pengra enjoyed playing cards, bowling and traveling. She was a member of Allison Park Christian Church in Eugene. Pratt-Pengra moved to this area 19 years ago.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Pratt of Eugene; a daughter, Anna Moses of Canoga Park, Calif.; a sister, Geraldine Knowles of Orange County, Calif.; five grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

No service is planned. Inurnment will be at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Esther Jacob

SPRINGFIELD - A private memorial service will be held for Esther L. Jacob of Springfield, who died July 21 of age-related causes. She was 86.

Jacob was born Oct. 10, 1915, in Chicago to Raymond and Edna Stevenson Kain. She married John Jacob in Chicago on Sept. 4, 1937. He died July 8, 1980.

She enjoyed reading, arts and crafts, sewing and collecting stamps. Jacob was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Eugene and the Booksellers Association. She lived in this area for 18 years.

Survivors include a daughter, Bonnie Sommer of Milwaukee; a son, John of Manteca, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren; A daughter, Joan Benz, died previously.

Burial will be at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice Smith

A family gathering will be Aug. 2 for Beatrice Marie Smith of Eugene, who died July 29 at age 68. Her family chose not to list the cause of death.

Smith was born April 24, 1934, in Detroit to Henry and Marie Nutter Smith.

She was a homemaker and worked for the Red Cross. Smith enjoyed architectural design, horseback riding, swimming, diving, reading and her family. She lived in Lake Tahoe, Calif., and Bend before settling in this area 11 years ago.

Survivors include four sons, Glenn Iacovetta of Fort Benning, Ga., Marc and Nathan Iacovetta, both of Portland, and Brett Iacovetta of Las Vegas; a daughter, Elisabeth Iacovetta of Eugene; a brother, Hank Smith of Tallahassee, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friday's gathering will be at 6 p.m. at 955 Lewis Ave., No. 2, Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the North Shore Animal League 750 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050.

Julia Grundin

Julia E. "Julie" Grundin of Eugene died June 27 of age-related causes. She was 91.

Grundin was born April 12, 1911, in Berwick, Pa., to Charles and Margaret Cannon Lucas. Her husband, Albert Grundin, died in January 1986.

She worked in the retail field. Grundin lived in Berwick and Paramus, N.J., before settling in this area six years ago. She enjoyed painting, arts and crafts, playing bingo, casino gambling and investing. Grundin was an award-winning landscape painter and belonged to various art associations in New Jersey.

Survivors include three grandchildren; and three great-grand- children. A son, Richard Strangwayes, died in August 1992.

Burial was at George Washington Park in Paramus. Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Henry Warner

Henry Wesley Warner, 41, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Cottage Grove, died July 18 of kidney failure. He was 41.

Warner was born Nov. 16, 1960, in Bingen, Germany, to Raymond Warner Sr. and Lydia Dietz Warner.

He lived in Cottage Grove from 1965 until 1967 and again from 1989 until 1990. Warner received two kidney transplants. He was an avid painter and enjoyed traveling throughout the Eastern United States. He also collected trains and stamps.

Survivors include his mother of Cottage Grove; three brothers, Ray Jr. and Daven, both of Cottage Grove, and Marvin of Eugene; and a sister, Tammyla of Cottage Grove.

No service is planned. Cremation Society of Virginia is in charge of arrangements.

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