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Gladys L. Cornelius
Gladys L. Cornelius, 74, of Central Point, died Saturday (Dec. 15, 2001) at Rogue Valley Medical Center, Medford. Arrangements will be announced by Hillcrest Mortuary.

Dorothy M. Ziemer 
The funeral for Dorothy Marie Ziemer will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel at Memory Gardens Mortuary, Medford. The 85-year-old Ashland resident died Saturday (Dec. 15, 2001) at her home. Further arrangements will be announced by Memory Gardens Mortuary.

Ruth E. Groleau 
Ruth Elizabeth Groleau, 86, of Medford, died Saturday (Dec. 15, 2001) at Three Fountains Nursing Home, Medford. Arrangements will be announced by Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.

Ronald McKemie 
Ronald McKemie, 61, of Talent, died Sunday (Dec. 16, 2001) at Providence Medford Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.

Mildred M. Reid 
Mildred M. Reid, 89, of Medford, died Sunday (Dec. 16, 2001) at Linda Vista Care Center, Ashland. Arrangements will be announced by Hillcrest Mortuary, Medford.

Louis Primavera 
Louis Primavera, 60, of Gold Hill, died Sunday (Dec. 16, 2001) at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.

Lloyd Halverson 
Lloyd Halverson, 70, of Medford, died Sunday (Dec. 16, 2001) at Rogue Valley Medical Center, Medford. Arrangements will be announced by Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.

Ruthe Helen Clapsaddle
The graveside service for Ruthe Helen Clapsaddle will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Eagle Point National Cemetery.
Mrs. Clapsaddle, 78, of Grants Pass, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Royale Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center in Grants Pass.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lovejoy Hospice, 400 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, OR 97526.
She was born July 7, 1923, in Toronto, Canada. On July 10, 1948, in Sabona, N.Y., she married Arnet Clapsaddle, who survives. They moved to Grants Pass in 1996 from La Mesa, Calif.
Mrs. Clapsaddle was a member of Western Welcome and the New Comers Club in Grants Pass.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include a son, Joseph, Apple Valley, Calif.; a sister, Pearl Taylor, Georgetown, Fla.; and one granddaughter.
Arrangements: Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives and Crematory.

Minnie E. Cunningham
The graveside service for Minnie E. Cunningham will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Masonic section of the Jacksonville Cemetery.
Mrs. Cunningham, 98, Klamath Falls, formerly of the Rogue Valley, died Friday (Jan. 25, 2002) at Plum Ridge Care Center in Klamath Falls.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hillah Shrine, Patient Transportation Fund, P.O. Box 1370, Medford, OR 97501, or to a favorite charity.
She was born Aug. 17, 1903, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, one of 11 children of Richard Ela and Ida May (Butler) Lord. She was raised on a ranch in Grace, Idaho. The family to La Jolla, Calif., when she was a teenager. On March 30, 1922, she married Robert M. Cunningham, who died in 1969. They lived most of their married life in Oregon, where they raised their children. In 1966, they moved to the Rogue Valley from Salem, and she lived there until 2001, when she moved to Chiloquin to live with her daughter and son-in-law.
Mrs. Cunningham was a homemaker.
She was an avid baseball fan, loyal to the Atlanta Braves. She enjoyed flower gardening, nature, cooking, and travel, including weekend fishing trips to the Central Oregon high lakes with her family, and trips to Alaska and Florida to visit her children.
Survivors include two sons, Robert M. Jr., Roseburg, and Richard R., Bradenton, Fla.; two daughters, Marjorie Coons, Gold Hill, and Natalie Coons, Chiloquin; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter.
Friends may pay their respects from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at 550 Business Park Drive, Medford.

Anna Lois Burkhalter
The memorial service for Anna Lois Burkhalter will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Rogue Valley Manor.
Mrs. Burkhalter, 88, of Medford, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Rogue Valley Manor Health Center.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Main Church of Christ, Building Fund, 1701 W. Main St., Medford, OR 97504.
She was born Anna Cartlidge on Nov. 12, 1913, in Dallas, Texas. On Feb. 1, 1936, in Long Beach, Calif., she married Arthur Burkhalter, who died in 1997. They moved to the Rogue Valley in 1979 from Petaluma, Calif.
Mrs. Burkhalter was a psychiatric technician.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Burkhalter enjoyed cooking.
Survivors include a daughter, Docia Dianne Geri, Napa, Calif.; a son, Larry, Santiago, Chile; a sister, Linda Ruth Beal, Milpitas, Calif.; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Gene; and two brothers, Carlos and Murray Cartlidge.
Arrangements: Perl Funeral Home, Medford.

Merle Francis Workman
The graveside service for Merle Francis Workman will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Hillcrest Memorial Park's Roselawn Garden. Pastor Ron McKay of Ruch Community Bible Church will officiate.
Mr. Workman, 91, of Medford, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at his home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Community Health Foundation, Hospice, 1111 Crater Lake Ave., Medford, OR 97504.
He was born Sept. 3, 1910, in Loami, Ill., a son of Melvin and Ida Workman. On Feb. 21, 1942, in Reno, Nev., he married Betty Heidt, who survives. They moved to the Rogue Valley 25 years ago from Colton, Calif.
Mr. Workman was a truck driver for Lang Trucking in San Pablo, Calif., for 26 years. He and his wife then owned and operated a liquor store in Colton, Calif., for 25 years.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a son, Jack Carter, Gardnerville, Nev., a daughter, Pat Stevens, Jacksonville; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Arrangements: Hillcrest Mortuary, Medford.

Arthur A. Kelley
The memorial service for Arthur A. Kelley will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Eagle Point National Cemetery.
Mr. Kelley, 79, of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Central Point, died Monday (Jan. 21, 2002) at his home.
He was born Aug. 24, 1922, in Picher, Okla., a son of Robert and Alice Kelley. On Jan. 2, 1946, in Yakima, Wash., he married Edith E. Dilley, who died in 1981.
Mr. Kelley was a millworker in Central Point, retiring in 1985. He lived in Central Point from 1965 to 1984.
He served in the Army Corps of Engineers.
Survivors include four sons, Aaron and Keith, both Central Point, Darrell, Rogue River, and Robert, Amarillo, Texas; a brother, Leo, Yakima, Wash.; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, G. Michael.
Arrangements: Rector Funeral Home, Amarillo, Texas.

Jack S. Ingram
Jack S. Ingram, 83, of Medford, died Friday (Jan. 25, 2002) at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Memory Gardens Mortuary, Medford.

Cutty Storm
Cutty Storm, 82, of Ashland, died Friday (Jan. 25, 2002) at Ashland Community Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home and Crematory, Ashland.

Dortha Crosslin
Dortha Crosslin, 94, of Ashland, died Friday (Jan. 25, 2002) at her daughter's home in Central Point. Arrangements will be announced by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home and Crematory, Ashland.

Howard T. Place
Howard T. Place, 89, of Medford, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at Providence Medford Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Perl Funeral Home, Medford.

Ida M. Hemingway
Ida M. Hemingway, 94, of Medford, died Friday (Jan. 25, 2002) at Hearthstone. Arrangements will be announced by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives and Crematory.
 
James Hough Bennington
The graveside service for James Hough Bennington, with full military honors, will be at 10 a.m. today at Eagle Point National Cemetery. Pastor Webb Staunton of Applegate Christian Fellowship will officiate. The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shasta Way Christian Church, 5835 Shasta Way, Klamath Falls.
Mr. Bennington, 76, of, Medford, died Monday (May 20, 2002) after a lengthy battle with progressive dementia, cardiac disease, prostate cancer and pneumonia.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2860 State St., Medford, OR 97504.
He was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Whiteville, Ohio, to Dewey and Agnes Bennington. The family moved during the Great Depression to Southern Oregon, where his father started a logging company near Keno. He worked in logging with his father from 1932 to 1935, when his father died. The family then moved to Klamath Falls, where he worked a paper route before and after school, and at farming during the summers. He graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1942. He married Phyllis Liskey, who survives. They made their home in Klamath Falls.
Mr. Bennington worked at farming, truck driving and construction for various companies, including Sesslers and Heaton Steel and Supply Co., until he founded Bennington Steel Building Co. in 1957. He specialized in steel building construction, representing Butler Steel Buildings from 1957 until 1973. His company built thousands of buildings from Walla Walla, Wash., to San Diego, including many local landmark buildings. At one time Bennington Steel had the largest standing crew of iron workers from Sacramento, Calif., to Portland. From 1973 until his retirement in 1991, he also worked at construction consulting, farm equipment sales for the Floyd A. Boyd Co., and outside sales for the Heaton Steel and Supply Co.
In 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces as an air crew trainee. After training, he was deployed as an M.P. and served stateside, qualifying as a weapons specialist with pistol and carbine.
Mr. Bennington was a private pilot and enjoyed flying his Cessna 180 and later, his Piper Comanche. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, alpine skiing and motorcycle racing.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two sons, Brad, Medford, and James T., Gresham; two daughters, Roxanne Klingberg, Klamath Falls, and Cindy Foor, Paradise, Calif.; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister.
Arrangements: Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, Medford.

Joan Claire Gugliotta
The memorial service for Joan Claire Gugliotta will be at 5 p.m. today at Scenic Middle School in Central Point. Pastor Daniel Beteta of the First Presbyterian Church and Dr. Dave Campbell of Ashland will officiate. A private graveside service will be held at Siskiyou Memorial Park.
Ms. Gugliotta, 57, of Central Point, died Saturday (May 18, 2002) in an accident.
She was born Aug. 24, 1944, in Maywood, Calif., to Donald and Florence (Kimball) Unmacht. She moved to the Rogue Valley in 1980 from Costa Mesa, Calif.
Ms. Gugliotta was a Sams Valley elementary school teacher for 10 years, and a Scenic Middle School teacher for three years.
She was involved in youth ministries at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, and with the young people at the First Presbyterian Church in Central Point, where she was also a member.
Ms. Gugliotta enjoyed the outdoors, kids and school activities.
Survivors include two sons, Chris and Daniel, Central Point; a daughter, Dawn Gugliotta, Phoenix; two brothers, Don Unmacht, Dana Point, Calif., and Jeff Unmacht, San Clemente, Calif.; a sister, Linda Soto, Huntington Beach, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements: Central Valley Cremation and Funeral Care, Central Point.

Gilbert Leroy Moss
The memorial service for Gilbert Leroy Moss will be at 10 a.m. today at Central Valley Chapel, Central Point.
Mr. Moss, 88, of Medford, died Monday (May 20, 2002) at Providence Medford Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 10, 1913, in Mountain Home, Idaho, to James and Maggie (Parcell) Moss.
Mr. Moss worked for the railroad.
Survivors include three sons, Blaine Gibbs, Patrick Gibbs and Ron Gibbs; three daughters, Lee Ismail, Patricia Adams and Marlene Janssen; 16 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Arrangements: Central Valley Cremation and Funeral Care, Central Point.

Jordyce Kay Page
The funeral for Jordyce Kay Page will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Conger-Morris Chapel in Medford. Interment will be in Eagle Point National Cemetery.
Mrs. Page, 59, of Medford, died Saturday (May 18, 2002) at Rogue Valley Medical Center.
Memorial contributions may be made to D.A.V. Chapter 11, Attn: Ed Mazza, 8495 Highway 62, White City, OR 97503.
She was born March 9, 1943, in La Grande, to Eldridge Mercedes and Alta Vashta (Campbel) Tameris. On May 26, 1966, in La Grande, she married Jerry Smith Page, who survives. She moved to the Rogue Valley in 1976 from Ukiah, Calif., where she had lived from 1972 to 1976. Before 1972, she lived in Elgin and La Grande.
Mrs. Page was a homemaker. She also worked for City Finance Corp. in La Grande and Terry Trailers doing bookkeeping and payroll.
She enjoyed fishing, hunting and the outdoors.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include a son, Cory R., Phoenix; a daughter, Marisa Freeman, Medford; a brother, Gavin Tameris, Woodbridge, Va.; three grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
Friends may pay their respects from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.

Art Mentzer
The memorial service for Art Mentzer will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Santiam High School Auditorium in Mill City. Lunch will follow.
Mr. Mentzer, 49, of Mill City, formerly of Medford, died of cancer Monday (May 20, 2002) at his home.
He was born Dec. 9, 1952, in Medford. He graduated from San Jose Bible College in 1975 and received a master's degree from Lincoln Christian Seminary in 1983.
Mr. Mentzer served as an associate pastor in Central Point and Klamath Falls; as a senior pastor in Cornelius; and most recently as the senior pastor of Mill City First Christian Church.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, helping others, hunting with his buddies, woodworking and puttering in his shop.
Survivors include his wife, Pam, Mill City; two children, Annie and Seth, both Mill City; his parents, Don and Ruth Mentzer, Medford; and a brother, Ron, Medford.
Arrangements: Horizon Funeral Home, Salem.

Hugh Alson Dodge
The graveside service for Hugh Alson Dodge will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Memorial Park's Garden of Honor.
Mr. Dodge, 81, of Medford, died Sunday (May 19, 2002) at Rogue Valley Medical Center.
He was born July 16, 1920, in New Mexico, to Alson and Consuela Dodge. He grew up in Washington. On May 6, 1942, in Las Vegas, he married Dorothy Mae Munster, who died in 1996. They settled in Long Beach, Calif.
Mr. Dodge worked for Long Beach Oil District in Long Beach, Calif., for 30 years, retiring in 1980.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, working as a radioman in both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters.
Mr. Dodge was a ham radio operator. He enjoyed bowling with Medford Senior Bowling League and golfing with his grandson, David.
Survivors include two sons, Daniel, Fremont, Calif., and Thomas, Big Bear, Calif.; a daughter, Darcella "Darcy" Dodge, Medford; a sister, Connie Gerine Glider, Las Vegas; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Timothy, Warren and Bud; one grandson and one great-grandson.
Arrangements: Hillcrest Mortuary, Medford.

Robert Warren Birch
The memorial service for Robert Warren Birch will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Valley Chapel in Central Point.
Mr. Birch, 61, of Phoenix, died Sunday (May 19, 2002) at his daughter's home in Medford.
He was born Feb. 10, 1941, in Rosiclare, Ill., to William and Gladys Birch. On July 11, 1986, in Reno, Nev., he married Retta Stallsworth, who survives.
Mr. Birch was a retired chemical engineer. He moved to the Rogue Valley 15 years ago from Long Beach, Calif.
Survivors include two daughters, Natalie Bradley, Medford, and Janet Ziegenhagen, Long Beach; a brother, Dr. Bill Birch, Olney, Ill.; two sisters, Marion Busch, Long Beach, Calif., and Janette Spees, Rosiclare, Ill.; and five grandchildren.
Arrangements: Central Valley Cremation and Funeral Care, Central Point.

Kerry Michele Repp
The memorial service for Kerry Michele Repp will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Eagle Point National Cemetery interment shelter.
Mrs. Repp, 29, of Central Point, died May 4, 2002, at her home.
Arrangements: Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives and Crematory.

Clarence 'Pat' Melton
Clarence "Pat" Melton, 73, of Medford, died Monday (May 20, 2002). The memorial service will be held at a later date.
He was born Feb. 14, 1929, in Tallulah, La., to Robert Lee and Corina Pearl Melton. He moved to the Rogue Valley in 1953 from Louisiana. In 1975, in Reno, Nev., he married Helga Rinehart, who survives.
Mr. Melton was superintendent of Rogue River Paving for 25 years. He also started and operated Melton Enterprises.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Melton was a member of Operating Engineers Union No. 701.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include eight sons, Mark and Cory Melton, both Medford, Steven Melton, in Oregon, Charlie Melton, in Washington, Gerhart and Wilhelm Skinner, both in Florida, and James and Robert Skinner, both Lebanon, Ore.; three daughters, Margaret Keiser, Medford, Heidi Corbin, Ashland, and Claudia Zavalla, White City; four brothers, Robert, Mickey, Leonard and M.L. Melton; two sisters, Bell Roberson and Barbara Ann Gourley; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Willie, Marzell and Bill; and a sister, Ruby Moffet.
Friends may leave a message in the guest book at www.perlfuneral.com.
Arrangements: Perl Funeral Home, Medford.

Judith E. Fisher
Judith E. Fisher, 95, of Medford, died Tuesday (May 21, 2002) at Eagle Cove Assisted Living in Eagle Point. Arrangements will be announced by Perl Funeral Home, Medford.

Allyn Briggs
Allyn Briggs, 79, of Talent, died Wednesday (May 22, 2002) at Rogue Valley Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives and Crematory.


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