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  • Howard W. Piete
    Howard W. Piete, 84 died January 22, 2004.
    He was born Robert Earl Piete on January 4, 1920 at Cranbrook, B. C., Canada. He was adopted at an early age and raised under the name of Howard Webster Kiekhoefer.
    While serving in the U. S. Navy as a Radarman Third Class his last name was changed back to Piete.
    — Howard moved to Applegate in 1931 and resided on that property for the remaining 73 years of his life. He was a successful automotive shop owner and mechanic in Applegate for 50 years.
    — Howard was preceded in death by his wife Eloise and is survived by his sons, Robert, William, and Thomas, eight grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren.
    — The funeral will be held at the Eagle Point Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Friday, January 30, 2004 at 2 p.m.
    Otto Raymond Tresham
    The funeral service for Otto Raymond "Ray" Tresham will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, in Hillcrest Memorial Chapel. Mausoleum entombment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Mausoleum.
    — Mr. Tresham, 89, of Sacramento, formerly of Eagle Point, died Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2004) in Sacramento.
    — He was born Jan. 21, 1915 in Sams Valley, the son of Otto R. Tresham and Faye E. DeFord Tresham. Tresham Lane was named for his family.
    — Mr. Tresham attended Sams Valley schools and continued to live there after his marriage to Charlotte "Jean" Upton on Nov. 7, 1936.
    — He worked in the logging industry in the Lakeview area as well as in the Rogue Valley, and served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during WW II. The family lived in the Shady Cove area prior to moving to Eagle Point in 1948. He worked as a diesel mechanic for over thirty years.
    — Mr. Tresham was a member of the Eagle Point City Council and served as Mayor in 1955. He also served as a member of the Eagle Point School District Board for several years and presented each of his three children their high school diplomas upon their graduation from Eagle Point High School.
    — Mr. Tresham and his wife lived in Arcata and Eureka, California prior to returning to live in Medford. For several years he managed the Green Acres Pet Cemetery. They made their home in Yuma, Arizona for eleven years, returning to Medford in 1995. They moved to Sacramento in April 2000 when his health declined.
    — He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jean Tresham of Sacramento; sons, Errol Tresham and wife Pam of Sacramento, and Duane Tresham and wife, Susan of Des Moines, WA and Palm Desert, CA; daughter, Beverly Donnelly & husband, Gary of Rancho Mirage, CA; grandchildren, Craig Nutter of Tacoma, WA; Jason Morris and Sara Morris, both of Medford; Heather Thomas of Sacramento, Kevin Tresham of Santa Cruz, CA; Misty Barger, Christy McLean and Janice Wheeler all of Sacramento, Scott Donnelly of Tacoma, WA, Robert Donnelly of Portland; and great-grandchildren, Zachary Morris, Alyssa Morris, Chelsea Nutter, Taylor Rae Thomas, Autumn Nutter, Ciera Morris and Kalan Tresham.
    — Arrangements: Conger Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.
    Kathleen Ella Bandy
    Kathleen Ella Bandy, 37, of Eagle Point, died Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2004) at her home. Arrangements: Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.
    Lloyd E. Wenaus
    Lloyd E. Wenaus, 87, of Talent, died Tuesday () at Linda Vista Care Center, Ashland. Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ashland.
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