Obituaries

AUSTIN

Raymond L. Austin... more

PHILLIPS

Donald Edgar Phillips... more

RIGGS

Florence Alma Riggs... more

MARTIN

Dorothy I. Martin... more

FRASER

Beverley L. Fraser... more

CAMPBELL

Steven Campbell... more

THOMPSON

Timothy Thompson... more

DALBY

Michael John Dalby... more

WHITEHEAD

Patricia Ann Whitehead... more

LOACKER

Marilynn N. Loacker... more

SCALF

William V. “Bill” Scalf, Sr.... more

RATLIFF

Wilda Ratliff... more

SISSON

David Sisson... more

SWAIN

Ginger Swain... more

DAVIDSON

Erin Danielle Davidson... more

THOMSON

Emma Gardiner Thomson... more

BOND

Gary Frances Bond... more

DANIELSON

Suzanne Evelyn Danielson... more

BAHR

Gunter Bahr... more

FIORITO

David Michael "Botts" Fiorito... more

KIMBALL

Charles H. Kimball... more

JACKSON

Alline Jackson... more

IHOLTS

Ruth Iholts... more

CRAVEN

William (Bill) Craven... more

VOLKOFF

Paulette G. Volkoff... more

CAMPBELL

Alex Campbell... more

McBEE

Betty McBee... more

LUTZ

William Edward Lutz... more

CONRAD

Margaret Gloria Conrad... more

BUTCHART

Donald Keith Butchart... more

RIGGS

Alma Riggs... more

KRUSE

Robert Lee Kruse... more

SIMS

Virginia Yvonne Sims... more

FILIPOWICZ

Barbara Jean Filipowicz... more

HERRING

Ruth “Eileen” Herring... more

WEST

Sina Doris West... more

MURPHY

Obituary... more

ROBERTSON

Gordon Robertson... more

BALLARD

It greatly saddens us to announce the passing of John Ballard, who passed away Monday, March 6, 2017. John was born July 20, 1963.... more

HOLDREN

—Evelyn Bernice Holdren, 92, died Jan. 16, 2017, from age-related causes. She came into the world Dec. 20, 1924, to parents Phil W. Alborn and Dorothy M. Alborn (Brown) at 3:30 a.m. She was born at home in Kettle Falls, Wash., with what we ... more

WHEELER

Wendell A Wheeler, 93, of Florence, passed away Feb. 20, 2017. Wendell was born Feb 6, 1924, in Mountain Park, Okla. He grew up during The Great Depression and learned the value of a dollar and hard work.... more

STONE

Dorothy Ann “D’Ann” Stone, 80, of Eugene, formerly of Florence, passed away Feb. 9, 2017, after a long battle with breast cancer. ... more

NEWLIN

Frank Arlen Newlin, 83, of Florence, passed away peacefully Feb. 16, 2017.... more

THOMSON

Emma Gardiner Thomson, 93, was born to Martha and Earl Gardiner when the family lived up Bear Creek near Ada, Ore. ... more

THOMAS

Carol (Hoffbeck) Thomas left us Feb. 13, 2017, after a long battle with esophageal stricture. ... more

BURNETT

Kelly Burnett, 53, of Coos Bay and formerly of Florence, passed away Feb. 8, 2017.... more

GOFF

Shirlene "Sam" Elois Goff, 71, of Florence, passed away Oct. 9, 2016, at RiverBend Hospital in Springfield, Ore., after suffering a sudden heart attack. ... more

ROPER

Sylvia (Barnts) Roper of Junction City, formerly of Mapleton, went to her eternal home on Feb. 6, 2017, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.... more

ANDERSEN

A n t h o n y Christian Andersen, 71, passed away at home in F l o r e n c e , s u r r o u n d e d by the love of his family on Feb. 2, 2017. ... more

RAYBOULD

Diane L. Raybould, 60, of Florence, passed away Feb. 6, 2017. Arrangements are being held through Burns's Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home. ... more

TUNICK

Joy Tunick 1926-2017 . Joy was born in San Mateo, Calif., and spent her childhood there. In 1960, Joy and her husband , Peter S l i m m e r, with children Mark and Jan, moved to the Fiji Islands to start several hotels. Joy managed the landscaping , while... more

VANCURLER

O p a l VanCurler, 83, passed away Jan. 30, 2017, in F l o r e n c e R e g e n c y due to agerelated causes . ... more

PINKNEY

J o l e n e Pinkney, 85, a 62-year resident of Florence , died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Born in 1931 in A s t o r i a , Ore., Jolene was a coastal girl through and through. She lived in Cushman for four years and attended the school house there.... more

TERRY

Virginia Ann Terry, aka "Granny," 91, passed through Heaven's gates on Jan. 17, 2017, in Florence. ... more

HARRY

Paul "Big Paul" Harry, 85, passed away peacefully , surrounded by family, Jan. 20, 2017. ... more

FUNKE

Laura Lee (Gilbert) Funke, 85, passed away Jan. 21, 2017. L a u r a was born Oct. 19, 1931, in Tillamook, Ore. ... more

GRETH

Roxanne Jean (Heist) Greth, 82, of Florence, p a s s e d away Jan. 15, 2017, due to breast cancer . Born Oct. 14, 1934, in R e a d i n g , Pa., she lived a joyfilled life that centered on her love of family, travel, and her husband of 62 years, Walla... more

BURCH

Robert (Bob) M. Burch, 88, passed away peacefully Jan. 18, 2017, while surrounded by family. ... more

HAMMON

Asa "Jeep" Orrin Hammon, 52, of Florence, was involved in a tragic construction site accident on Wednesday , Jan. 11, 2017.... more

PHILLIPS

Liberty Belle (Haines) Phillips, formerly of Florence, passed away Jan. 10, 2017. Liberty was born Nov. 11, 1918, in Astoria, Ore., on the day WW1 ended. Her grandfather thought she should be named Liberty Belle because of that.... more

SWARZ

Linda Jo Henning Swarz, 70, formerly of Florence, passed away Jan. 4, 2017, a day before her 71st birthday. Linda grew up in the Cleveland, Ohio area and graduated from Wo o s t e r College in Ohio in 1968. ... more

HOBSON

K e n n e t h Hobson died at home, surrounded by family, on Jan. 5, 2017.... more

WILEY

Leonard Dixson Wiley, 74, passed away M o n d a y, Nov. 21, 2016, in F l o r e n c e , after a few years of s t r u g g l i n g with heart issues and kidney failure . Leonard was born Feb. 3, 1942, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Michael and Maggie Wiley.... more

CHRISTEAN

Jerry Christean, a former long time resident of Florence , passed away in Mexico on Dec. 17, 2016, after a short illness .... more

MURPHEY

Linda was born June 8, 1937, in Dos Palos, Calif., to Maybelle Carey Worthylake and A.G.... more