Robert ‘Ed’ Dersham

It is with great sadness that the family of Robert “Ed” Dersham announce his passing on May 6,  2023. Ed passed away at home with his family at his side. Ed was an outdoorsman through and through. He grew up in Creswell, Ore., loved playing basketball, fishing, and hunting. He[Read More…]

Death notices: week of May 25

BRAWN — Richard Sumner Brawn, 90, of Yoncalla, Ore. passed away on May 11, 2023. A memorial service was held on May 20 at Drain Church of Christ. WHITLING — Kurt Lee Whitling, 60, of Eugene, Oregon, passed away on May 16, 2023.  THOMPSON — Lorraine Yvonne Thompson, 93, of Cottage Grove,[Read More…]

Roberta ‘Betty’ Louise Fournier

Aug. 23, 1923 — April 27, 2023 Roberta “Betty” Louise Fournier was born to Robert and Elsie Stevenson on Aug. 23, 1923 in Cottage Grove, Ore.  She married Robert I. Fournier on June 20, 1941. She had a great love for God and the Bible. She also loved caring for[Read More…]

Death notice: week of May 11

BAIRD: Scott Allan Baird, 73, of Creswell, Oregon died March 24, 2023. Memorial service on May 13 at 11 a.m. at the Creswell Faith Center, 597 S. Front St. (Hwy 99) Creswell, OR 97426. “I will rise on eagle’s wings.”

Lynne Dianne Motley 

Nov. 23, 1950 — April 20, 2023 Lynne Dianne Motley passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at the age of 72 after falling ill.  Lynne was born on Nov. 23, 1950, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1955 upon the death of her father. She[Read More…]

Barbara Dean Cavanaugh

Aug. 6, 1934 – Feb. 16, 2023 Barbara Dean (Pugmire) Cavanaugh was born in the Salt Lake City, Utah area on Aug. 6, 1934 to Earl and Pauline Pugmire. She died Feb. 16, 2023 in Eugene, Ore. of lung cancer. Barbara was preceded in death by her loving husband, James[Read More…]

Richard Wayne Bonebrake

Jan. 26, 1937 – April 16, 2023 Richard Wayne Bonebrake of Creswell, beloved husband, Dad, Papa, and Papa Great, passed away on April 16, 2023 at the age of 86.   He was born in Florence, Ore. to Clarence and Esther (Lyne) Bonebrake (both of Kansas) on Jan. 26, 1937.[Read More…]

Death notices: week of April 27

McCALL: Judith McCall died April 15, 2023. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel and Crematorium KELLER: Starla Keller, 65, of Eugene, Ore., died April 16, 2023. 

Matthew James Oland, TM2

Oct. 6, 1997 — March 21, 2023 Matthew James Oland was born at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene, Ore. He attended school in Creswell, Ore. and graduated from Creswell High in 2016.Matthew joined the US Navy in 2019 and qualified as a Submariner in 2020. He made the rank of[Read More…]

Death Notices: week of April 20

HUBERT: Michael James Hubert, 75, of Cottage Grove, Ore. died Feb. 10, 2023.  URENDA: Leonor Barocio Urenda, 87, of Cottage Grove, Ore. died April 03, 2023.  STOLP: Stanley “Stan” Ray Stolp, 41, of Cottage Grove, Oregon died  April 7, 2023.  Arrangements: Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel and Crematorium.