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Name Publication Date Source
Deadmond, Bluford
Friday, January 26, 1900
Daily Eugene Guard (Eugene, OR)
Bluford Deadmond, the old pioneer, who has resided five miles north of Eugene, on the McKenzie, since 1853, died yesterday afternoon, January 25, at 2 p.m., after an illness due mainly to old age.  Mr. Deadmond was born in Bedford county, Virginia, March 28, 1815, and was therefore aged 84 years, 9 months and 28 days.  In 1837 he was married in Marion county, Illinois, to Emaline Adams, and in 1853 the family moved to Lane county, Oregon.

Deceased leaves a wife and six children to mourn his loss.  The children are: John T. Deadmond, R. R. Deadmond, B. J. Deadmond and J. A. Deadmond, who reside on the McKenzie; Mrs. Mary Skinner, of Eugene, Oregon, and Mrs. Harriet Watson, of Montana.

The funeral will be held from the family residence Saturday afternoon at  2 o’clock to the Gillespie cemetery, Rev. M. L. Rose, of this city, officiating.  Friends of the family respectfully invited to attend.
Dean, Evelyn

Friday, July 3, 2009

The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)

SPRINGFIELD - A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 10, at Creswell Pioneer Cemetery for Evelyn Dean of Springfield, who died June 30 of age-related causes. She was 85.

She was born April 21, 1924, in Sultana, Calif., to Clarence and Dottie Neal Bailey. She married Howard Dean in 1964 in Visalia, Calif.

She graduated from Dinuba High School in the late 1940s. She worked in service industries for many years.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Traylor and Richard Traylor, both of Fresno, Calif.; a sister, Sylvia Hull of Seattle; a brother, Glenn Bailey of Santa Cruz, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Her husband died July 20, 1987.

Arrangements by England's Eugene Memorial Chapel. Remembrances to Marquis Care in Springfield.

Dean, LeRoy
Thursday, January 24, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
SPRINGFIELD - LeRoy Arthur Dean of Springfield died Jan. 20 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 72.

Dean was born Nov. 21, 1929, in Oakland, Calif. He married Charlotte Tabb in Reno, Nev., on Sept. 17, 1980.

He worked as a cook at Carrows Restaurant and as a truck driver. He enjoyed horseback riding, swimming and walking in the park. He had lived in Springfield since 1977.

Survivors include his wife.

No services are planned. Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to the Greenhill Humane Society.
Deane, Dannie
Monday, April 12, 1915
The Lane County News (Springfield, OR)
Lad Dies at Fall Creek

Dannie, the 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Dean, died at Fall Creek Monday, April 5, 1915, after an illness of but three weeks.  The funeral was held Wednesday with interment at the Natron cemetery. Dannie was the oldest son, and leaves besides his parents, five sisters and two brothers, and his is the first death in the family. He was a very cheerful little fellow, and well liked by his playmates.  He was taken sick while at school, and as he was being taken home he bade his mates goodbye, telling them he would not come back again.
Deane, Myrtle
Tuesday, May 6, 1930
The Eugene Guard (Eugene, OR)
Former Springfield Girl Dies Sunday

SPRINGFIELD, May 6 – (Special) – Myrtle Deane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Deane of Linnton, Oregon, former Springfield residents, died at her home in Linnton Sunday afternoon and is being brought to Springfield for interment in the Natron cemetery.

George Deane, uncle of the deceased, of Grants Pass, is in Springfield today making arrangements for the funeral services which will be held at the grave-side.

Myrtle Deane, who was 25 years old at the time of her death, was born in Jasper.

She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Deane, Linnton; two uncles, G. F. Deane, Grants Pass, and H. A. Deane, Derby, Colorado; and one cousin, C. A. Deane, Eugene.

Complete arrangements for the funeral which will be held Tuesday in the Natron cemetery at 2 o’clock have not been made.
Dearth, Mary
Sunday, September 21, 1997
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The funeral will be Sept. 24 for Mary Ellen Dearth of Eugene, who died Sept. 19 of cancer.  She was 72.
   
She was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Marshfield, Wis., to Anton and Millie Petersen.  She lived in Milladore, Wis., from 1925 to 1940.  She moved to Stevens Point, Wis., where she graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School.  She lived in Stevens Point for eight years and Wisconsin Rapids for two years.
   
She worked as a law secretary, church secretary and auto service office manager.  On Feb. 19, 1950, she married Jack Dearth in Port Edwards, Wis., and they moved to Eugene in 1950.
   
Her hobbies included sewing, quilting and embroidery.  She was a member of Gideons International Auxiliary and First Evangelical Church.
   
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Glenn Dearth of San Anselmo, Calif., and David Dearth of Springfield; a daughter, Cindy Iles of Eugene; three brothers, Tony Petersen of Milladore, Donald Petersen of Junction City, Wis., and Gerald Petersen of Stevens Point; a sister, Clarice Kingston of Plover, Wis.; and one grandchild.
   
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Musgrove Family Mortuary.  Wednesday’s funeral will be at 3 p.m. at First Evangelical Church.  Burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
   
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International, 215 E. Beacon Drive, Eugene, OR 97404.

Contributed by Cindy Watson
DeBate, Sara
Sunday, May 21, 2000
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
REEDSPORT-A memorial service will be held May 22 for Sara Marie DeBate of Reedsport, who died May 18 of cancer. She was 83.

DeBate was born Jan. 11, 1917, in Quitman, Miss. Her father was Joseph Addison McGee. She married Frank DeBate, who later died. She graduated from high school in 1935 in Vernonia and spent a year at Miss. Women's College on a music scholarship.

She had lived in Reedsport for more than 50 years and worked as a cook for the Reedsport School Dist. for 20 years. She enjoyed gardening, reading, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, John; and two grandchildren.

Monday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport. Inurnment will be at Reedsport Masonic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc. or the American Cancer Assoc.
DeBoer, Irene
Thursday, April 22, 2004
The Springfield News (Springfield, OR)
April 16, 1917-April 16, 2004

Irene Helen DeBoer, 87, of Marcola, has died of age-related causes.

Born in Dodge, Neb., to James and Leah (Ammerman) Robertson, she married Vincent Robert DeBoer in California in 1944. He died Dec. 16, 1990.

She lived in El Segundo, Calif., Mapleton and Hemet, Calif., before moving to this area in 1998.

She earned a four-year college degree. She was awarded Best Secretary for six years at Continental Airlines and received several outstanding performance awards from the U.S. Air Force Space Systems Division.

She enjoyed quilting, traveling, reading and cooking. She was a member of the Mapleton Grange.

Survivors include one son: James DeBoer of Marcola; one daughter: Sandy Carr of Huntington Beach, Calif.; one sister: Theora Mares of North Hollywood, Calif.; as well as eight grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

No service is planned. Buell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
DeBuse, Mary Jo Saturday, December 8, 2001 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Mary Jo Williams DeBuse of Sacramento died Nov. 26 of cancer. She was 65.

DeBuse was born Sept. 4, 1936, in Klamath Falls to Wayne and Margaret Bickers Williams. She married Stan DeBuse on June 25, 1960. The couple later divorced.

She lived in Grants Pass from 1944 to 1958 and received a bachelor's of science degree from the University of Oregon in 1958. She lived in Sacramento from 1958 to 1961 and in Cleveland from 1961 to 1986.

DeBuse was a teacher and an interior designer. She enjoyed gardening and was an active member of Unitarian Universalist Church of Sacramento.

Survivors include her mother of Eugene; three daughters, Dianne deJolsvay of Hopkins, Minn., Carolyn DeBuse of Davis, Calif., and Janice Tavalero of Bellbrook, Ohio; three sisters, Barbara Page of Portland, Janice Rutherford of Moscow, Idaho, and Margaret Godfrey of Blue River; and six grandchildren. A son, David, died in 1996.

Services were held in Sacramento. The Nautilus Society in Sacramento was in charge of cremation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WAVE), P.O. Box 161389, Sacramento, CA 95816; Cure Breast Cancer, 1650 Response Road, Suite 3A, Sacramento, CA 95815; or Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento, 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815.
DeCastilla, Norma Sunday, January 6, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Norma DeCastilla of Eugene died Dec. 31 of causes related to age. She was 93.

DeCastilla was born Aug. 2, 1908, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Albert and Mary Rose Conrad Urbahn. She married Carlton DeCastilla in New York in 1926. He died in 1980.

She lived in Albany, N.Y., and Charleston, N.H., before moving to Eugene in the early 1980s.

She worked as a designer and artist.

A member of the Emerald Art Association, she enjoyed fresco work and 3-D art, and she painted church statuary.

In high school, she was named the "most promising art student in Brooklyn."

Survivors include a sister, Gertrude Parker of Redmond; and a granddaughter, Diane DeCastilla of Shelton, Conn. A son, Carlton, died in the 1970s.

No services are planned. Major Family Funeral Home of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
DeCastilla, Norma Sunday, January 13, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Norma DeCastilla of Eugene died Dec. 31 of age-related causes. She was 93.

She was born Aug. 2, 1908, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Albert and Mary Rose Conradi Urbahn. She married Carlton DeCastilla in New York in 1926. He died in 1980.

She lived in Albany from 1926 to 1927, when she moved to Charlestown, N.H. She moved to Eugene in the early 1980s.

DeCastilla was a design artist and painter and came from a family of artisans and inventors. She did Fresco work and three-dimensional art.

She was a member of the Emerald Art Association and was named the "most promising art student in Brooklyn" when she was in high school.

Survivors include a sister, Gertrude Parker of Redmond; and a granddaughter. A son, Carlton, died in the 1970s.

No services are planned. Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
DeCosta, Margaret
Thursday, March 28, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
SPRINGFIELD - Margaret Zita DeCosta of Springfield died March 5 of age-related causes. She was 88.

DeCosta was born April 27, 1913, in Makawao, Maui, Hawaii, to John and Helena Medeiros DeCosta.

Survivors include three sisters, Suzie Bechtel of Springfield, Cecilia Slay of San Diego and Justin DeCosta of Maui.

No services are planned. Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Deedon, Bell
Wednesday, March 7, 1973
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DEEDON – Bell Deedon of Noti, passed away March 5, 1973 in Portland, at the age of 83.  She was born November 29, 1889 in Kansas, and had resided in the Walton-Noti areas for the past 53 years.  Her husband, Frank preceded her in death in 1963.  She is survived by 7 children: Ruth Dyer of Philomath, Edith Conant of Eugene, Donald Strunk of Sheridan, Marion Strunk of Elmira, John Strunk of Walton, Robert Strunk of Noti, and Lena Warden of Halsey; 6 step-children: Leora Lake, William Deedon, both of Noti, Guy Deedon of Coos Bay, Virgil Deedon of Roseburg, Amile Deedon and Jerry Deedon, both of Eugene; a sister: Mary Strunk of Portland; 28 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren.  Graveside services will be held at the Walton Cemetery, Friday, March 9, at 1 p.m. with Willett Jessee officiating. POOLE-LARSEN CHAPEL in charge of arrangements.
Deery, Rosemary
Thursday, June 20, 2002
The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The funeral will be held June 21 for Rosemary T. Deery of Eugene, who died June 18 of heart failure. She was 75.

Deery was born May 6, 1927, in St. Paul, Minn., to Roy and Helen Shea Doane. She married Martin Deery in Glendale, Calif., on Aug. 20, 1948.

She moved to Glendale from Minnesota in 1945 and graduated from Holy Family High School in 1946. Deery moved to this area in 1973. She was a homemaker and owned Deery Construction Co. from 1976 until 1993. Her interests included arts and crafts and reading. She was a member of the Eugene Friendship Club and St. Alice Catholic Church in Springfield.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Michael and Marty, both of California; four daughters, Janet Brand of Oregon, Eileen Licerio and Mary Neiger, both of California and Nora LeDoux of Springfield; a brother, Richard Doane of California; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at St. Alice Catholic Church in Springfield. Friday's service will be at 2 p.m. at the church. Inurnment will be in the niches at the church. Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
DeFeo, Mickey
Friday, March 20, 2009
The Springfield Times (Springfield, OR)
Mickey L. Defeo, 38, of Eugene died March 9, 2009 from complications due to post traumatic stress disorder.

Mr. Defeo was born on April 15, 1970 in Maryland to Armando and Dona (Eichner) DeFeo.

He attended Cottage Grove High School.

Mr. Defeo worked as a deckhand on a commercial fishing boat on the Bering Sea, out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard in Baghdad, Iraq.

He is survived by three sisters, Tina Carlile of Springfield, Linda Fenton of California and Bonnie Bogan of Maryland; three brothers, Eddie DeFeo and Angelo DeFeo of California and Carmine DeFeo of Maryland.

He is preceded in death by his mother who died in November, 2007.

A military service and burial will be held at the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Andreason's Cremation and Burial Service of Springfield handled the arrangements.
Defoe, Clifford Tuesday, January 8, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
A memorial service will be held Jan. 15 for Clifford John Defoe of Eugene, who died Jan. 4 of age-related causes. He was 80.

Defoe was born June 20, 1921, in Spencer Creek to Clark and Anna Defoe. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Oregon. Defoe served in the Army in the Pacific during World War II.

He married Helga Christofferson in Eugene in 1949. They later divorced. Defoe worked as a concrete contractor. His interests included country-western music, hiking, fishing and hunting. He enjoyed rock hounding and designed and built a rock fence at the corner of 12th and Garfield Streets using rocks he collected from all over Oregon.

Defoe was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church in Eugene and a member of a mason's union. He was a lifetime resident of Eugene.

Survivors include a son, Alan of Junction City; three daughters, Janis Parker of Drain, Linda Defoe of Eugene and Mildred Armstrong of Dallas, Texas; a sister, Maxine Hansen of Eugene; and six grandchildren.

The memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Eugene. Burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Heritage Memorial in Portland is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pioneer Cemetery in Eugene.
DeFord, Stewart
Friday, May 29, 2009
The Springfield Times (Springfield, OR)
June 20, 1922 - May 21, 2009

The graveside service was held Thursday, May 28 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery for Stewart Ray DeFord, longtime resident of Dexter and Oakridge. He passed away on May 21st at the age of 86.

Stewart was born, June 20, 1922 in Olympia, WA. to Ray and Marguerite Cone DeFord. After graduating from North Kitsap H.S. in Poulsbo, WA., he served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII in the Pacific. He fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima in March, 1945. Upon returning home, Stewart worked for Pope and Talbot lumber Co. in Port Gamble, WA. and was transferred to Oakridge. He aided in the construction of the Hills Creek Dam near Dexter and continued to work in construction until retiring in 1983.

He married Helen ‘Ginger' Reed on May 11, 1951 in Eugene. They moved to Dexter in 1969. He is survived by his wife; his son, Dana, of Arlington, WA.; his daughters, Tanya Frost of Vernonia, and Janna DeFord of Alpine, CA.; his brother, Eugene DeFord of Port Gamble, WA.; his sister, Marguerite Holcomb of Olympia, WA.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield. Remembrances may be made to any local Amber Alert-sponsored programs.
DeFrance, Margaret Saturday, November 17, 2001 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The funeral Mass will be held Nov. 19 for Margaret DeFrance of Eugene, who died Nov. 15 of age-related causes. She was 87.

DeFrance was born Nov. 13, 1914, in New York City to Saverio and Anna Gulli Caridi. She married Joseph DeFrance in the Bronx, N.Y., in 1935.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed painting and ballroom dancing. She especially enjoyed her family. She was a former Girl Scout leader. DeFrance was an active member of her church in Garden City, N.Y. She moved to Eugene from Florida in April 2001.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Cynthia Dreyer of Eugene; a son, Laurence of Nashville, Tenn.; three sisters, Jeanne Canazon of Hartsdale, N.Y., and Helen Caridi and Florence Genovese, both of Queens, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Monday's Mass will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church, Eugene. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Eugene.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Lupus Foundation or to the American Heart Association.
Degge, Norma
Friday, March 1, 2002 The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Norma McKee Degge of Eugene, who wrote a folksy cooking column titled "...and Everything Nice" for The Register-Guard for 21 years, died Feb. 27 of age-related causes. She was 77.

Degge launched the weekly column in May 1963 and retired it in October 1984 after more than 1,000 columns. In an interview on the column's 20th anniversary, she described it as her "exquisite little torture because it's something that has to be gotten out each week."

She began to learn to cook as a teen-ager in Seattle by talking with chefs who offered classes in department stores.

By the time she ended the column, she had collected more than 300 cookbooks and was regularly reading four cooking magazines.

She was born March 2, 1924, in Tonasket, Wash., to John and Louvena Hampton McKee. She married James Degge in Seattle on June 26, 1948.

She attended Queen Anne High School and the University of Washington in Seattle, where she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority.

She worked as a flight attendant for United Airlines and lived in San Francisco and moved to Seattle and Alaska after her marriage.

She moved to Eugene in 1953, where she was a charter member of the Junior League. She was also a member of Home Sciences, the Eugene Country Club and a book club.

In addition to cooking, her interests included sewing, weaving and traveling.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Leslie Degge of Eugene; and a sister, Nadine Henry of Washington.

At Degge's request, no services will be held. Burial will be at Rest-Haven Memorial Park in Eugene. Rest-Haven Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sister Theodore Marie Society of Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Delaurenti, Shirley
Saturday, February 23, 2002 The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held Feb. 26 for Shirley Ann Delaurenti of Springfield, who died Feb. 22 of cancer. She was 70.

Delaurenti was born June 25, 1931, in Great Falls, Mont., to Dan and Sophia Rye Heltne. She married Louis Delaurenti in Havre, Mont., on Aug. 7, 1954. He died May 5, 1992.

She earned a bachelor's degree in education and worked as a teacher.

Delaurenti lived in Eugene from 1970 to 1979, then moved back to Great Falls. She returned to the Eugene-Springfield area in 1991.

Her interests included hiking, gardening, music and birdwatching. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and with her dog, Bentley, and cat, Dixie.

Survivors include two daughters, Jane Daniel of Springfield and Nancy McKay of Denver; a son, Robert of Beaverton; a brother, Doug Heltne of Havre; and seven grandchildren. A daughter, Barbara Barton, died Jan. 22, 1995.

Tuesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church in Eugene. Private burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hospice of McKenzie-Willamette Hospital or a charity of choice.
De Leon, Nancy
Thursday, June 20, 2002
The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Nancy Burkhart De Leon of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died June 14 of cancer. The former Eugene resident was 66.

De Leon was born April 24, 1936, in Eugene to Oran and Goldie Burkhart.

Survivors include two sons, Rick of Kaneohe and Rodney; two sisters, Thelma Moore and Marge Blood; and five grandchildren.

Moanalua Mortuary in Honolulu is in charge of cremation.
Dellinger, Mary Friday, January 11, 2002 The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Mary Clark Dellinger of Eugene died Jan. 8 of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 81.

Dellinger was born May 20, 1920, in Charlotte, N.C., to John and Virginia Misskelley Clark. She married Lonnie Dellinger in York, S.C., on Nov. 12, 1938. He died Oct. 3, 2000.

She graduated from high school and was a homemaker. Dellinger enjoyed reading, traveling and attending church. She was a member of Oakhurst Baptist Church. She moved to Eugene from Charlotte in July 2001.

Survivors include three sons, James of Lancaster, Calif., Bill of Conway, S.C., and Gene of Eugene; two brothers, Robert Clark of Mooresville, S.C., and Emmett Clark of Charlotte; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. A son, Lonnie Jr., died previously.

Services will be held in Charlotte. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to a hospice program.
DeLoe, Gary
Thursday, May 2, 2002
The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Gary G. DeLoe of Maple Springs, N.Y., died April 28 of cancer. The former Eugene resident was 55.

DeLoe was born July 27, 1946, in Meadville, Pa., to Thomas and Ruth Gibson DeLoe.

He graduated from Meadville High School and attended Memphis State University. He graduated from Bryant & Stratton College in Buffalo, N.Y.

DeLoe was a self-employed painting contractor and worked for many years in Oregon. He was a volunteer at the Oregon Country Fair for many years.

Survivors include his mother, Ruth of Meadville.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Robert W. Waid Funeral Home in Meadville is in charge of arrangements.
DeLorme-Dodrill, Jacqueline
Friday, June 28, 2002
The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
A memorial service will be held July 1 for Jacqueline Kaye "Jacquie" DeLorme-Dodrill of Eugene, who died June 24 of complications from leukemia. She was 57.

DeLorme-Do- drill was born March 9, 1945, in Bremerton, Wash., to Woodrow and Helen Sasser DeLorme.

She moved to the area in 1973 and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon. DeLorme-Dodrill worked in the retail and social service fields.

Her interests included music, sign language, reading and collecting jewelry. She enjoyed animals. DeLorme-Dodrill was a member of the choir at First Baptist Church in Eugene.

Survivors include a daughter, Leora Dodrill of Corpus Christi, Texas; a son, Jered of Corpus Christi; and two grandchildren.

Monday's service will be at 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Eugene. Oregon Cremation Company in Portland is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church.
DeLude, Theodore Saturday, November 1, 1969 The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DeLUDE - Theodore DeLude of 1625 Henderson Avenue.  Graveside services will be held Monday, November 3, 1969, at 9 a.m. in West Lawn Cemetery.  Reverend James Jones officiating.  LOUNSBURY-MUSGROVE in charge of arrangements.
Delyea, Mae
Tuesday, June 4, 2002
The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
A memorial service will be held June 5 for Mae E. Delyea of Eugene, who died June 1 of congestive heart failure. She was 86.

Delyea was born Aug. 2, 1915, in Rake, Iowa. She married Frank Delyea in Clara City, Minn., on June 25, 1939. He died Oct. 19, 1997.

She received a bachelor's degree from the MacPhail School of Music in Minneapolis and a master's degree in music from the University of Oregon. Delyea taught elementary music with the Springfield School District. She also taught private voice and piano lessons.

She enjoyed playing the piano, crafts, sewing and visiting the coast. Delyea especially enjoyed family get-togethers. She lived in Eugene since 1956.

Survivors include five daughters, Diane Booth of Portland, MaryJo O'Fallon of Cottage Grove, Ruth Goritsas of Prince George, B.C., Fran Edman of Eugene and Beth Timm of Wilsonville; 12 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Wednesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church in Eugene. Buell Chapel in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.


Clarification - The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR) - Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Mae E. Delyea of Eugene died June 1. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sacred Heart. Buell Chapel in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
DeMarco, Joanne Saturday, November 24, 2001 The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Joanne DeMarco of Eugene died Nov. 21 of cancer. She was 72.

DeMarco was born Oct. 5, 1929, in Tacoma to Hubert and Ann Howland Watson.

After graduating from Stadium High School in Tacoma, she attended Washington State University in Pullman and Grossmont College in San Diego, where she studied real estate, financial management and computer programming. Before moving to Eugene eight years ago, DeMarco was married twice and lived in Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Francisco and San Diego. She worked for many years as an executive secretary before retiring in 1981 because of neuromuscular disease.

Her interests included computers, camping, travel, photography and gardening. She also volunteered with organizations benefiting children, senior citizens and disabled people.

Survivors include a son, Jon; a brother, Hubert Watson of Springfield, Va.; and one grandchild.

At her request, no services will be held. Burial will be at Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont, Calif. Heritage Memorial in Portland is in charge of arrangements.
Demarco, John
Friday, March 8, 2002 The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
A memorial service will be held March 9 for John J. Demarco of Bend, formerly of Eugene, who died March 6 of heart failure. He was 81.

Demarco was born Aug. 26, 1920, in Nashwauk, Minn., to Michele and Teresa Falbo Demarco. He married Leona Petkoske in Hibbing, Minn., on May 12, 1948.

He graduated from high school in Nashwauk. Demarco worked as a boxer, a real estate investment representative, a lumber broker, a rancher, a car salesman and a credit bureau owner. He was an avid fisherman and he enjoyed hunting. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Lumberman's Association. Demarco served as president of the Isaac Walton League. He was an active member of the Churchill High School Boosters and a member of the Churchill Hall of Fame. He was recognized as the Saddleback Snow Plower of the Year.

Survivors include his wife; five sons, Ray and James, both of Portland, John of Eugene, Jerry of Springfield and Ric of Bend; two daughters, Clare Drews of Portland and Mary Griswold of Friday Harbor, Wash.; a sister, Elizabeth of Hibbing; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Two sons, Frank and Robert, died previously.

Visitation will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at Deschutes Memorial Funeral Home in Bend. Saturday's service will be held at noon at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Bend.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Clare's Chapel or a charity or environmental group of choice.
Deming, Erminonda Thursday, May 11, 1972 West-Lane News (Veneta, OR)
Erminonda E. Deming of 2020 East 11th, Sparks, Nev. passed away April 28, 1972 at the age of 86. She was born January 28, 1886 in Elmira.

Her father, Lane Duckworth was a former Elmira resident and her grandfather Isaac Duckworth, who was the first post master at Elmira. He also donated the land for the Post office which was called Duckworth at that time. He also donated some land to the school.

Her mother was Arvilla Hale (Her father Calvin, was wagon master who brought Mrs. Bristow to Pleasant Hill). An old Indian told him of a Prairie out west, so he came out and took out a land claim at Elk Prairie.

Erminonda married Charles Deming, in Eugene on April 19, 1905. Mr. Deming preceded her in death in 1965, as did a daughter Peggy Engler and infant son.

She is survived by two daughters; Leola DeMaris of Gardenerville, Nev. and Betty Wright of Sparks, Nev. four grandchildren Warren DeMaris II, Nonda Lee Hamilton, Michael C. Fisher, Clifford Schott Fisher. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge of Irving, the Degree of Honor Lodge of Eugene, the First Christian Church of Alvadore and she was active in the Church of Christ in Sparks.

Contributed by Barbara Herring
DeMoss, Louis
Monday, April 22, 2002
The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The funeral will be April 23 for Louis Oliver "Lou" DeMoss of The Dalles, formerly of Eugene, who died April 18 of cancer. He was 71.

DeMoss was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Eugene to Elbert and MaeBelle Oliver DeMoss, Sherman County pioneers and members of a traveling musical family. DeMoss attended Roosevelt Junior High, University High School and Lane Community College. He married Charlotte Roberts in Spokane in 1978.

DeMoss served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956 and worked for the U.S. Forest Service. He later worked as a construction millwright superintendent. For 10 years he traveled the country working construction sites, including the turbines at John Day Dam. He retired from Oregon Steel Mills in Portland in 1995.

He was an avid rodeo participant and also enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, playing his guitar and composing music. He was a member of the Millwrights Union and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Louis and Dan; three daughters, Lynette DeMoss, Brenda Rodriguez and Delaine Baker; a stepson, Wayne Connors; a brother, Elbert; eight grandchildren; and his rodeo partner, Leroy Barger.

Visitation is today from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Columbia Cremation & Burial in The Dalles. Tuesday's service will be at The Dalles Evangelical Church. Interment with military honors will be at DeMoss Cemetery near Moro.

Memorial contributions may be made to Doernbecher Children's Hospital or to the American Cancer Society.
Dencer, Cecil
Thursday, May 23, 2002
The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held May 24 for Cecil Arthur Dencer of Springfield, who died May 20 of age-related causes. He was 91.

Dencer was born Feb. 27, 1911, in Salem to Chester and Edith Simmons Dencer. He married Amy Mero in Portland on May 26, 1945.

He moved to the area from Vancouver, Wash., in 1970. Dencer repaired traffic signals for Lane County until his retirement in 1976.

He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eugene and a life member of the Wayfarer Masonic Lodge 213 and the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Lodge in Eugene. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and wintering in Arizona and Florida.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Shirley Driver of Woodburn; two sons, Ken of Merrill and Larry of Pensacola, Fla.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Friday's service will be at 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eugene. Burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens. Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Eugene, the Order of the Eastern Star Home Endowment Fund or the Alzheimer's Association.
Denhart, Gertrude
Sunday, March 26, 1939 The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Funerals

Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Denhart will be held from the Veatch chapel Monday at 2 p.m.  Rev. H. J. Thorpe will conduct the service.  Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery No. 1.
Denney, Alice

Sunday, November 17, 1974

The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)

DENNY – Alice Louise Denny of 306 West Oregon Avenue, Creswell, passed away November 14, 1974 at the age of 70.  She was born July 12, 1904 in Harvard, Nebraska and was married October 25, 1924 in Bellville, Kansas to Arthur F. Denny who survives.  In addition to her husband she is survived by 7 children, Arthur Denny, Jr. of Coos Bay, Mrs. William (Lavon) Bayless, Hood River, Mrs. Cecil (Alice L.) Rhodes, Creswell, Mrs. Don (Betty) Rowland, Drain, Mrs. Albert (Lucille) Goins, Lorane, Robert Denny, Creswell and Carol Denny of Chicago, Illinois, 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, 2 nieces and 1 nephew.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 19, 1974 at 10:00 a.m. in the CHAPEL OF MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME, 3745 West 11th Avenue, Eugene.  Clergymen officiating will be Reverend Norman Few and Reverend Irwin Smutz with interment to follow at Creswell Cemetery.

Denney, Arthur

Wednesday, November 9, 1977

The Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)

DENNEY – Arthur Fredrick Denney, formerly of 306 West Oregon Avenue, Creswell, passed away November 8, 1977 a the age of 81.  He was born September 12, 1896 in Deweese, Nebraska, and was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Louise, on November 15, 1974.  He had lived in Creswell for 40 years and for 35 years he was the Water Superintendent and City Marshal for the city of Creswell.  He is known in Creswell as “Mr. Creswell.”  He is survived by 5 children: Arthur Denney Jr. of Coos Bay, Mrs. William (Lavon) Bayles of Hood River, Mrs. Cecil (Alice L.) Rhodes of Creswell, Mrs. Don (Betty) Rowland of Cottage Grove and Mrs. Albert (Lucille) Goins of Lorane;  2 brothers: Joseph Denney of Marysville, Washington, and Edmond Denney of Topeka, Kansas; 4 sisters: Velma VanKirk of Eugene, Lottie Coxbill of Edgar, Nebraska; Viola and Stella Welstead both of Nebraska; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be Thursday, November 10, 1977 at 10 a.m. in the Creswell Presbyterian Church with Reverend Norman Few officiating.  Interment in Creswell Cemetery.  CHAPEL OF MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME, 3745 West 11th, Eugene, in charge of arrangements.

Denning, Richard
Friday, January 9, 2004
The Springfield News (Springfield, OR)
July 26, 1919-Dec. 15, 2003

Richard L. Denning, 84, of Salina, Kan., and formerly of Springfield, has died of pneumonia complications.

Born in Eddyville, Iowa, to Richard and Laura (Catlin) Denning, he married Aileen Gile in July 1946 in Salina, Kan.

He graduated from Springfield High School in 1939. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 25 years. He retired as a captain in strategic air command.

He was a home builder and licensed electrician. He enjoyed helping friends and neighbors. He was a member of the Masonic lodge, Shriner's and veteran organizations.

In addition to his wife, Aileen of Salina, survivors include a son: Richard Denning of Jefferson City, Mo.; a brother: Bruce Denning of Springfield; two sisters: Louise McQuin of Eugene and Elizabeth Holverson of Springfield; as well as three grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Dec. 19 in Kansas. Ryan Mortuary in Salina was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church in Springfield.
Denniston, Flora Thursday, July 27, 1967 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DENNISTON - Flora Agnes Denniston of Rout 1, Junction City, passed away July 26, 1967 at the age of 81.  she was born in Franklin, Oregon January 25, 1886 and was united in marriage to Earl Denniston at Jasper City, Missouri, April 25, 1909.  she had been a longtime resident of this area.  Surviving are her husband; 2 sons: Orville of Canby and Ivan of California; 2 daughters: Earla Stallwagon of Seattle and Lois Dallas of Spokane; 15 grandchildren and 8[?] great-grandchildren; a brother George Crone of Franklin; 4 sisters: Nellie Thurman of Veneta, Ida Crone of Eugene, Maggie Lewis of Myrtle Creek and Cora Stitt of Idaho.  Funeral services will be held Monday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Junction City Chapel of MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, reverend Duane Sabin officiating.  Interment, Franklin Cemetery.  Those wishing may contribute in her memory to the Heart Fund.
Denny, John
Thursday, January 19, 1922
The Springfield News (Springfield, OR)
John N. Denny

Died at his home on South 2nd street, about 10 o'clock yesterday morning.  He had been about the streets until the latter part of last week, and was not considered really sick until Monday.  He sat up nearly all day Tuesday.  He seemed to be taken with apoplexy.

Mr. Denny had lived for about 12 years on the Goshen road, near the overhead crossing.  He has lived in Springfield about 5 years.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Denny; a daughter, Mrs. Edith Briggs; and a son Wm. Denny, who occupies the old home.

The funeral will be at Walker's chapel, at 2:30 Friday.
DeNoma, Sadie
Friday, April 10, 2009
The Springfield Times (Springfield, OR)
March 13, 1923 – April 5, 2009

Sadie Pauline DeNoma, 86, of Springfield died April 5, 2009 of age related causes.

Ms. DeNoma was born on March 13, 1923 in Lincoln, Neb. to Thomas and Alice (Coyl) Britton.

She was a manager of a mini-storage facility in Salem and Bend.

She is survived by a daughter, Ruth Gilbertson of Creswell; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons.

A memorial service is being planned at Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall.

Andreason's Cremation and Burial Service of Springfield is handling the arrangements.
Dent, Frances
Thursday, April 21, 1977
The Springfield News (Springfield, OR)
Francis Ella Dent, 76, of 4205 Daisy St. died at a local hospital April 18.

She was born July 14, 1900 at Alliance, Neb. And was married on June 30, 1922 at Kamloops, B.C., Canada to Robert C. Dent who survives.

Also surviving are 10 children, Clara Mary (Francis) Woroch of Poulsbo, Wash.; Robert Dent Jr. of Kenai, Alaska, Wesley Dent of Superior, Mont., Naida Harris of Redondo Beach, Calif., Mrs. Wilbur (Jo) Willis and LeRoy Dent, both of Springfield, Patricia Barnet of Redmond, Mrs. James (Veva) Gorthy of Rainier, Delvan Dent of Pleasant Hill and Glen Dent of Eugene; 31 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.

Mrs. Dent had lived here since 1943 and was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses.

A graveside service will be held Friday, April 22, at 2 p.m. in Mr. Vernon Cemetery with William Tanghe officiating. Buell Chapel is in care of arrangements.
Dent, Robert
Wednesday, October 7, 1992
The Springfield News (Springfield, OR)
Robert "Bob" Clyde Dent Sr. 95, of Springfield has died of heart failure at a local care center.

He was born Dec. 19, 1896, in Hopewell to Robert and Nella Davis Dent. He married Frances Ella Bayer at Penticton, Canada, on June 30, 1922; she preceded him in death in 1977.

A resident of the Springfield area since 1943, he was a logger and a Army veteran of World War II. He had been a member of American Legion Springfield Post No. 40 for the past 29 years.

He is survived by five daughters: Clara Woroch of Brady, Wash., Naida Harris of Springfield, LaVelle "Jo" Willis and her husband Willie, of Springfield, Patricia Barnet of Redmond and Veva Gorthy and her husband Jim, of Amity; two sons; Delvan Dent and his wife DeLena, of Goshen, and Glen Dent and his wife Barbara, of Springfield; a brother, Ivan Dent of Willamina; as well as 31 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Cemetery with retired Pastor William Ring officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Buell Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Dent, Unknown
Saturday, August 10, 1878
The Eugene City Guard (Eugene, OR)
Fatal Accident - A small child of Mr. Harris Dent, who lives on Long Tom, was fataly scalded one day this week.  If was playing about the stove upon which was a kettle of boiling water which it pulled over upon itself.  we were unable to get further particulars.
Derrick Child
Saturday, November 28, 1868
The Guard (Eugene, OR)
Died – The little child of Mr. Derrick, who was burned last week, after lingering in acute agony until yesterday at eleven o’clock, ended it sufferings in death.
Dersham. Esther
Wednesday, January 16, 1974
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DERSHAM – Esther Mae Dersham, age 71, of 32465 East Camas Swale Road, Creswell, passed away at her home January 15, 1974.  A resident of Creswell for the past 55 years, she was born at Two Rivers, Wisconsin July 24, 1902, and was married to Hubert H. Dersham at Cottage Grove, Oregon, February 2, 1931.  She was a member of the Creswell Presbyterian Church; Order of the Eastern Star Creswell Chapter No. 96, and the Daughters of the Nile, Eugene.  Surviving are he husband, Hubert, of Creswell; two sons: Hubert H. Dersham Jr. of Creswell and Ronald R. Dersham of Plymouth, North Carolina; seven brothers and sisters: Ruth Eggert and Myrtle Hennes, both of Wisconsin, Ray Taylor and Lester Taylor, both of California, Henry Taylor, Hazel Land and Clyde Taylor, all of Creswell; five grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at the Creswell Presbyterian Church in Creswell Thursday, January 17, 1974 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Norman Few officiating.  The family has requested that those who wish may, in lieu of flowers, contribute to the American Cancer Society in her memory.  By family request the casket will remain closed following to services.  Private interment will follow at the Creswell Cemetery.  BURN FREDERICKSEN FUNERAL HOME, Springfield, in care of arrangements.
Dersham, Hubert
Thursday, March 27, 1997
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
CRESWELL – The funeral will be held March 28 for Hubert H. Dersham Sr. of Creswell, who died March 25 of age-related causes.  He was 89.

Dersham was born Aug. 5, 1907, in Creswell to Robert and Lilly Dersham.  He married Esther Taylor in Cottage Grove on Feb. 21, 1931.  She died in 1974

A lifelong resident of Creswell, he worked for Southern Pacific Railroad out of Roseburg and Cottage Grove.  He also worked for J. H. Chambers Lumber Co. and Weyerhaeuser Co.  he retired in 1973.

He was a volunteer for the fire department and served on the school board for 15 years.  His hobbies included hunting, fishing and spending time at Silver Lake in Central Oregon.

Survivors include two sons, Hubert and Ron, both of Creswell; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Friday’s service will be at 10 a.m. at Creswell Presbyterian Church.  Private burial will be at Creswell Pioneer Cemetery.  England’s Creswell Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Creswell Presbyterian Church.
Dersham, Lillie
Tuesday, February 21, 1956
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DERSHAM – Lillie May Dersham of Route 1, Creswell, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 1956 at the age of 83.  She was born May 5, 1872 in Eugene, Oregon to pioneer parents, William W. and Surrenea Jane Scott.  She attended the Normal School at Drain, Oregon in the 1880’s.  She married Robert E. Dersham November 25, 1897 at Cottage Grove.  She was a member of the Presbyterian Church; the Eastern Star, Creswell Chapter Number 96, which she is the past Matron; the Neighbors of the Woodcraft.  She is survived by one daughter Mrs. Verna Kerr, two sons; Hubert and Ennis; six grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; one brother, R. F. Scott, all of Creswell.  Several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at the Schwering-England Chapel at Creswell Thursday, February 23, 1956, at 2 p.m. with interment at Creswell Cemetery
Dersham, Lillie Wednesday, February 22, 1956
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DERSHAM – Lillie May Dersham of Route 1, Creswell.  Funeral services will be held at the Schwering-England Chapel at Creswell, Thursday, Feb. 23, 1956 at 3 p.m. with Rev. F. Clark officiating.  Interment at the Creswell cemetery.  Creswell Chapter No. 96 O.E.S. will have Star Rites at the chapel.
Dersham, Robert
Wednesday, December 18, 1940
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
CRESWELL, Dec. 18 – (Special) – Robert Edward Dersham died at him home at Creswell Tuesday at the age of 72 years.  He was born in Waterloo, Iowa, March 5, 1868.  Wyhen young he moved to Owassa, Iowa, where he lived until moving to Oregon in 1886.  He lived one year in Eugene and for 54 years on the home place two miles west of Creswell.  He was married to Lillie M. Scott in 1897.  Four children were born to this union, a son dying in infancy in 1910.  Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Lillie M. Dersham; a daughter, Mrs. Verna Kerr; two sons, Ennis E. Dersham and Hubert H. Dersham, all of Creswell, and five grandchildren, Marvin, Vernon and Keith Kerr and Hubert Jr., and Ronald Ray Dersham; two sisters, Mrs. Hattie Farnsworth of Fort Morgan, Colo.; Mrs. Millie Bryant of Iowa Falls, Iowa, and one brother, George Deersham of Sterling, Colo.

Mr. Dersham was a long time member of the Creswell Masonic lodge, having joined in 1895, and was also a member of the W.O.W. lodge of Creswell.

Funeral arrangements will be announced from the Schwering chapel of Creswell.
Determan, Mary
Sunday, March 17, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The funeral will be March 19 for Mary Pauline Determan of Eugene, who died March 16 of age-related causes. She was 85.

Determan was born Dec. 21, 1916, in Danbury, Iowa, to John and Elizabeth Welte Uhl. She married Edwin Determan in Danbury on May 19, 1946. He died Sept. 10, 1974.

She was a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed gardening, the outdoors, nature, reading and children. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene.

She lived in Apache Junction, Ariz., before moving to Eugene in 1955.

Survivors include three sons, John of Phoenix, Ariz., Larry of Oak Harbor, Wash., and Joel of Portland; two daughters, Connie Swartz of Eugene and Eileen Frack of Neenah, Wis.; three brothers, Alfred Uhl of Mapleton, Iowa, Charles Uhl of Ida Grove, Iowa, and Leo Uhl of Danbury; a sister, Helen Weber of Mapleton, Iowa; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene. Tuesday's service will be at 12:15 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Entombment will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens following the service.
Detlefsen, Christina Wednesday, February  14, 1979 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DETLEFSEN - Christina A. Detlefsen of 2442 Agate Street, Eugene, passed away February 12, 1979 at the age of 87. She was born July 7, 1891, in Pellworm, Germany. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman, in 1958. She is survived by 2 daughters: Mrs. Blanche (Duffy) Baker of Eugene and Mrs. Irene Pihl of Portland; 2 sisters: Mrs. Frieda Clausen, Sacramento, and Mrs. Karoline Petersen of Germany; brother, Fred Tedsen, Ferndale, California; 5 grandchildren; one great-grandson. Funeral services will be held in the Poole-Larsen Chapel February 15 at 11 a.m., Reverend Lester Allison officiating. Private interment Sunset Memorial Park, Coos Bay.
Detmering, Ella
Saturday, October 28, 1905
The Morning Oregonian (Portland, OR)
Mrs. G. E. Detmering

EUGENE, Or., Oct. 27 – (Special) – Mrs. G. E. Detmering, aged 52, died at her home in this city this morning, after a protracted illness.  She was prominent in church and lodge circles, and well known for her devotion to charitable works.  Her maiden name was Ella Taylor.  She was born in Laurel, Ind., in 1853, and while an infant came to Oregon with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Taylor, who were among the best-known pioneers of the state.  They settled at Dayton, Yamhill County.  She was educated at St. Helen's Hall, in Portland, and in 1880 was married to G. E. Detmering.  They moved to Eugene eight years ago.  Mrs. Detmering was an only daughter, and left only her mother, Mrs. Taylor, and her husband as immediate relatives.  She was a beautiful Christian character, beloved by all her acquaintances.  She was an earnest member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, in this city, and a zealous worker for all that was pure in life.  She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star and Ladies of the G.A.R.  The remains will be taken to Dayton, Or., for interment on the 6 a.m. train tomorrow.
Devine, Francis Monday, February  19, 1979 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DEVINE - Francis Leo Devine of 4475 Franklin, space number 37 died February 19, 1979 in a Eugene hospital at the age of 66.  Arrangements pending BUELL CHAPEL.
Devine, Francis Tuesday, February  20, 1979 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
DEVINE - Francis Leo Devine of 4475 Franklin, Space No. 37, died February 19, 1979 in a Eugene hospital at the age of 66.  Arrangements pending BUELL CHAPEL.
DeVries, Billie
Sunday, April 28, 2002
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Billie Schulz DeVries of Eugene died April 26 of complications from a stroke. She was 90.

DeVries was born Sept. 29, 1911, in Wyandotte, Mich., to Arthur and Fanny Rule Schulz. She married Flemming DeVries in Angola, Ind., on April 17, 1936. He died May 30, 1990.

She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte and attended Ward-Belmont School, a two-year women's college. She later attended Michigan State University.

She moved to Eugene in 1983 from Sebring, Fla.

She managed a book store and worked in retail. She also taught quilting through an adult education program in Holland, Mich.

Her interests included reading, cooking, baking, and working with textiles, especially quilting and needlepoint.

Survivors include a daughter, Carrol Barton of Eugene; and a grandson.

No service will be held. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
DeWitt, Kyle
Friday, November 21, 2003
The Springfield News (Springfield, OR)
May 16, 1988-Nov. 15, 2003

Kyle A. DeWitt, 15, of Eugene, has died. The cause of death has not been determined.

He was born in Eugene to Randall and Gail (Russell) DeWitt.

He was a sophomore at Sheldon High School, where he played football. He was an Oregon Ducks football fan and enjoyed fishing, especially with his grandpa.

He loved family vacations to Sunriver, Diamond Lake and Cottage Grove Reservoir each year.

He was a member of the Emerald Bible Fellowship of Eugene, where he recently joined the youth group for ministry trips to Mexico, Canada and Seattle.

In addition to his parents of Eugene, survivors include one brother: Derek DeWitt of Eugene; one sister: Jenessa DeWitt of Eugene; and grandparents: Paul and Rose DeWitt of Cave Junction.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Harold and Margaret Russell; grandmother: Phyllis DeWitt; and great-grandmother: Lela Christiansen, who also died Nov. 15 at age 103.

A celebration of life was held Thursday, Nov. 20 at Emerald Bible Fellowship.

Burial is at Springfield Memorial Gardens. Major Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Emerald Bible Fellowship Youth Ministry, 1855 Cal Young Road, Eugene, OR 97401.
DeZur, Robert
Saturday, March 2, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The graveside service will be March 4 for Robert "Bob" DeZur of Eugene, who died Feb. 27 of age-related causes. He was 78.

DeZur was born July 10, 1923, in Wausau, Wis., to Max and Elisabeth Yolitz DeZur. He married his wife, Doris, on Oct. 8, 1949.

He graduated from high school and was trained as a draftsman. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II. DeZur served in the Marine Corps Reserve until 1953.

He worked as a draftsman. He also worked as a carpenter and in a plant nursery. He lived in Wausau and in Solvang, Calif., before moving Eugene a year ago.

Survivors include his wife; and a daughter, Robin DeZur of Eugene.

Monday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
DeZur, Robert
Tuesday, March 5, 2002 The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The graveside service was March 4 for Robert "Bob" DeZur of Eugene, who died Feb. 27 of age-related causes. He was 78.

DeZur was born July 10, 1923, in Wausau, Wis., to Max and Elisabeth Yolitz DeZur. He married his wife, Doris, on Oct. 8, 1949.

He graduated from high school and was trained as a draftsman. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II, and served in the Marine Corps Reserve until 1953.

He was a draftsman who also worked as a carpenter and in a plant nursery. He lived in Wausau and in Solvang, Calif., before moving to Eugene a year ago.

Survivors include his wife; and a son, Robin of Eugene.

Burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
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