Tributes

John Ted Bowman

July 12, 1940 – Sept. 11, 2022 John Ted Bowman, beloved father, husband, brother, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Sept. 11, 2022 surrounded by his family and friends. John’s life was lived with astute wit, wisdom and inimitable style. He was born on July 12, 1940  in Redding, Calif.[Read More…]

Robert ‘Bob’ L. Eveland

Dec. 23, 1938 – Aug. 18, 2022 Robert “Bob” L. Eveland, 83, of Yoncalla, Oregon, passed away Aug. 18, 2022.  Bob was born Dec. 23, 1938, in Iowa City, Iowa, to parents Harold and Delores (Dewey) Eveland.  After completing high school, Bob began his career as a painting contractor and[Read More…]

Virginia Marshall

Aug. 8, 1927 – Sept. 6, 2022 Virginia (Whiteman) Marshall of Dexter, Ore. passed away on Sept. 6, 2022, at the age of 95. She was born Aug, 8, 1927, in Albany, Ore. She grew up with two brothers. She worked as a secretary for Mountain State Electric. Virginia met[Read More…]

Hedwig Magdalena Roessle

Sept. 11, 1936 – Sept. 11, 2022 Hedwig “Heidi” or “Oma” Magdalena Roessle, 86, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away on Sept. 11, 2022. Hedwig was born Sept. 11, 1936, to parents Karl Koch and Margaretha (Eulberg) Koch in Sainerholz, Germany.  She worked as a seamstress and made many beautiful[Read More…]

Donald Allan Perkins

April 21, 1943 – Sept. 15, 2022 Donald “Don” Allan Perkins, 79, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 15, 2022. Don was born on April 21, 1943 to Charles and Verna Jones Perkins in Vallejo, Calif. At the age of five, Don moved to Days[Read More…]

Christopher Ryan Isham

Dec. 2, 1981 – Aug. 20, 2022 Christopher Ryan Isham, 40, lost his life Aug. 20, 2022, after a long battle with depression.  Chris was born Dec. 2, 1981 in Springfield, Ore. From early on, he had a natural way of connecting with people, with an infectious smile and glint[Read More…]

Carol Wood

Oct.  3, 1931 – Sept. 14, 2022 Carol Wood, 90, of Cottage Grove, Ore. died at home Sept. 14, 2022. Carol was born Oct.  3, 1931 in Bartlesville, Okla. to Lewis (Wirt) and Opal Lemert. She worked several years as a secretary for First Presbyterian Church in Cottage Grove, but[Read More…]

Patricia Lorraine Woodsworth Thiele

1964 – Aug. 28, 2022 Patricia Lorraine Wadsworth Thiele passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at Riverbend Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Ore., from surgical complications. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Dorothy Wadsworth, as well as her brothers Terry and Roy and sisters Wendy and Betty.[Read More…]

William ‘Bill’ Casey Barrett

Deceased: Aug. 17, 2022 William “Bill” Casey Barrett left this world on the afternoon of Aug. 17, 2022, ending his long, but strong battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family and loved ones in his final days, finding peace and comfort. During his life Bill was best known for[Read More…]

Francis Earl Roberts

Nov. 2, 1928 – Aug. 30, 2022 Frank passed away peacefully in his sleep on Aug. 30, 2022. Frank was born Nov. 2, 1928. He completed a four-year tour in the Air Force before entering college. After college, he began his career as an architect. Over the next 30-plus years,[Read More…]