Eldon “LaVerne” Edwards, 92, of Cottage Grove, Ore., passed away of natural causes Aug. 24, 2021. LaVerne was born July 22, 1929 in Elm Springs, S.D., to parents Eldon and Goldie (Johnston) Edwards.
He was graduated from Corvallis High School in 1947, then he attended one year at Oregon State University. LaVerne met Norma Lea Wallace in 1947 and they married June 10, 1949 in Albany, Ore. He did many things throughout his career working for Blue Bell Potato Chip Co. where he was promoted to supervisor and transferred to North Bend and . . .