Marvin A. Copple

The funeral for Marvin A. Copple will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the — Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Brookhurst Chapel. — Bishop John Vial of the Medford 4th Ward will officiate. Interment — will follow in Stearns/Wagner Creek Cemetery in Talent.

Mr. Copple, 81, of Medford, died Wednesday (July 14, 1999) at — Medford Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

He was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Salt Lake City.

On Feb. 11, 1940, in Yuma, Ariz., he married Melba Rae Sorensen, — who survives. He moved to the Rogue Valley in 1990.

Mr. Copple was a heavy equipment/shop foreman in the rock, sand and — gravel industry.

He was a member of the Medford 4th Ward of the Church of Jesus — Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Mr. Copple enjoyed gunsmithing, hunting, fishing and vegetable — gardening.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include four sons, Neil A., — Medford, Jon C., Central Point, Van A., Norco, Calif., and Robert M., — Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; a daughter, Cheryl Copple, Gillette, Wyo.; a — brother, Jack, Hemet, Calif. 25 grandchildren; and 10 — great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Camile Rae Culleeney, died June 10, 1999. He was also — preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Friends may pay their respects at 10 a.m. Monday in the Brookhurst — Chapel.

Arrangements: Abbey Funeral, Inc., Medford.


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William N. Dahlstrom, 88, of Medford, died Thursday (July 15, 1999) — at his home. No service is planned.

Memorial contributions may be made to Elks Children's Eye Clinic, — c/o BPOE 1168, 202 N. Central, Medford, OR 97501.

He was born Sept. 2, 1910, in Pine City, Minn.

On Oct. 19, 1941, in Reno, Nev., he married Rosemary Morris, who — survives. He moved to the Rogue Valley in 1957 from Cottage Grove.

Mr. Dahlstrom worked in road construction for the state of Oregon.

He was a life member of Medford Elks No. 1168 and the Veterans of — Foreign Wars No. 1383 in Klamath Falls.

Mr. Dahlstrom enjoyed hunting, fishing and rock collectings.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a son, Bill, Vancouver, — Wash.; a daughter, Jeanette Jones, Honolulu; a sister, Carrie Madsen, — Hood River; a brother, Cliff, Pine City, Minn.; one grandchild; and — two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and — two sisters.

Arrangements: Perl Funeral Services, Medford.


— — Bette J. Rothermel
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The memorial service for Bette Jane Rothermel will be at 11 a.m. — today in the First Baptist Church of Phoenix. Pastor Dale Adams will — officiate. Interment will be in Eagle Point National Cemetery.

Mrs. Rothermel, 73, of Phoenix, died Wednesday (July 14, 1999) at — Three Fountains Nursing Home in Medford from complications from — diabetes.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of — Phoenix, 306 West First St., Phoenix, OR 97535.

She was born Bette Swain on Jan. 26, 1926, in Franklin, N.H. She — attended Keen Teachers College in New Hampshire for one year.

On Feb. 11, 1972, in Craig, Colo., she married John Rothermel, who — survives. She moved to the Rogue Valley in 1990 from Fairfield, Calif.

Mrs. Rothermel was a homemaker.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Phoenix, where she — enjoyed singing with the choir.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, include four daughters, — Kerri Herring, Bend, Donna Nudd, Billings, Mont., Rhonda Kay Kalista — and Tracy Lynn Harris, both in California; a sister, Melissa Benfeld, — in New Hampshire; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Howard Wayne Kalista; a — brother, Vaughn Dudley; and a sister, Olive Nudd.

Arrangements: Hillcrest Mortuary, Medford.


— — Geno P. Struglia
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Geno P. Struglia, 73, of Shady Cove, died Thursday (July 15, 1999) — at Rogue Valley Medical Center in Medford. Arrangements will be — announced by Conger-Morris Funeral Directors of Medford.


— — Brandi Lee Donaldson
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Brandi Lee Donaldson, 27, of Central Point, died Thursday (July 15, — 1999) in Rogue Valley Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced — by Memory Gardens Mortuary in Medford.


— — Patti Jo Steen
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Patti Jo Steen, 64, of Medford, died Friday (July 16, 1999) at her — home. Arrangements will be announced by Conger-Morris Funeral — Directors, Medford.


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