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NancyLee Rosie (Robertson) Range Nov. 24, 1935 – Oct. 21, 2019

NancyLee Rosie (Robertson) Range, 83, of Creswell, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 21, 2019 surrounded by her family.
She was born on Nov. 24, 1935 in Cavite, Philippines to parents Joseph H. and Rosie Clare (Mull) Robertson Jr. NancyLee received her associate’s degree in sociology from the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California. She married Ralph William Range, 12 days after they met, on June 25, 1956 in Las Vegas.
NancyLee was a homemaker who volunteered in her children’s classrooms. She enjoyed ceramics, baking – pies were her specialty – cooking, creating floral arrangements, and loved her grandchildren. She was an avid gardener who insisted on never having weeds in the yard. NancyLee was a lifelong member of the Catholic faith.
She is survived by her daughter Ruby Ann (Pat) McLafferty, of Hillsboro, Oregon; daughter SandraLee Range, Fresno, California; daughter Jacquelyn Marie Pruitt and husband Eric, of Creswell; eight grandchildren: Amanda May McCoy, Justin William McCoy, Quinn Patrick McLafferty, Trenton William Pruitt, Braden William Pruitt, Logan William Pruitt, Willow Strange and Autumn Strange; five great-grandchildren: Jeffrey, Austin, Kylie, Jase and Malia Rose; four great-great-grandchildren: Ronan, Gabriella, Olivia and Ryder; and brother Joseph H. Robertson III, of Manila, Philippines.
NancyLee was preceded in death by her daughter Kathryn Rose on Oct. 26, 1993 and her loving husband, Ralph W. on Oct. 21, 2007. They were happily married for 51 years.
A Memorial Mass was held on Oct. 26, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to support veterans and service members. Arrangements in the care of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.



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