Beatrice E. Garrigus
Beatrice E. Garrigus, 66, of Central Point, died Dec. 16, 2004 at Three Rivers Community Hospital, Grants Pass. Graveside services were held at Eagle Point National Cemetery on Dec. 20, 2004.
— Beatrice was born on June 16, 1938 in Faulkton, SD to Harlan and Dorothy Levtzow.
— She is a 1956 graduate of Medford High School. In April 1958 she married Theodore "Ted" Garrigus who preceded her in death in April 1990.
— Survivors include her three sons, Tim (Laurie), David (Janis) and Chris (Lori); 10 grandchildren; her mother, Dorothy of Central Point; two sisters, Jeanne of Portland, OR, and Joyce of Kodiak, AK; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, her husband and her sister, Barbara Levtzow.
Dale Lee Baker
Dale Lee Baker born on November 12, 1952. He went home to Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior on December 27, 2004.
Celebration of Life
Dale was born in Bremerton, WA.; then moved to Medford. He was one of the first to attend the first grade at Wilson Elementary School. He lived most of his life in Medford until he joined the Army. In the Army he was a paratrooper. Served in Vietnam. Worked in construction most of his life. He was also a member of the River Valley Assembly of God in Eugene, OR.
— Survivors: Mother Guadalupe Baty (Bay-tee); Step-father Arther Baty of Medford; Father Junior E. Baker; Step-mother Wanda Baker of Beaumont, CA; two brothers Darrell Baker and John Baker of Portland, OR; two sisters Lorrie Baker of Medford, OR. and Kendra Valdez of Warrenton, OR; two daughters Samantha Baker Of Victorville, CA and Sara Leann Baker of Springfield, OR.
— A Memorial service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Eagle Point on Friday, January 14, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Officiating: Rory Wold, Elder. Reception will follow at the Moose Lodge in Shady Cove.
— In leiu of flowers please donate to the Diabetes Foundation.
John Leslie Arnberg died accidentally Friday, January 7, while on his boat in Shasta Lake, the place he loved the best. John will be remembered as a loving husband, father, friend, racecar driver and pilot. He will be sorely missed.
— John was born to George Ross and Alys McAllister Arnberg September 7, 1946 in Gilroy, California. He moved to Yreka when he was five years old and graduated from Yreka High School. He returned to Yreka after a tour in Vietnam with the Air Force and began a thirty-five year aviation career working at Montague airport for his uncle, Fred Arnberg. John married Sharon Allen in 1970. They had two children, Aimee Kristine and Wade Eugene, and later divorced.
— During 1971 he began a twenty-nine year racing career that was his passion. John's familiar number 38 was well known on the west coast stock car circuit. During 1980 John began a twenty-five year career as corporate pilot for Nor-Cal Products.
— In 1985, he married Connie Austin and they had a daughter Marilynn Noel. They later divorced. In 2003 he married the light of his life, Sandi Christiansen. They enjoyed boating together and were planning retirement in Page, Arizona.
— His mother Alys, father Ross and brother Bruce preceded John in death. He is survived by his wife Sandi; brother Chuck; nephew Randy; son Wade and his Donna; daughter Aimee and her husband Bucky Lantz and their four children: Tre, Virusur, Hayz, Tymber, daughter Marilynn; step-children: Mike and Jackie Rock and granddaughter Lily, Kasey and Heather Christiansen and their children: Kaitlin and Jocalyn; step-son and good friend Tony Christiansen; and step-daughter Crystal and Josh Hardin and their daughter Hannah.
— There will be a memorial luncheon at Yreka Elk's Lodge, Miner and Oregon Streets, from 12 p.m. until — p.m. on Thursday, January 13, for those who would like to celebrate John's life.
Johnnie E. Dyer
Johnnie E. Dyer, 82, of Medford, died Monday (Jan. 10, 2005) in Medford. No services will be held.
— Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Hospice, 1660 E. McAndrews, Medford, OR 97504.
— He was born on Dec. 3, 1922 in Fullerton, CA to William and Elsie (Behel) Dyer. On Jan. 17, 1943 in Woodlands, CA he married Dorothy Reid who died April 21, 2003 after 60 years of marriage.
— Johnnie served as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corp during WW II. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific arena, New Caladonia, the Admiralty Islands and in the Phillipine Islands.
— He owned and operated Dyers Landscaping which he started in 1965 and operated until his retirement in 1980 when his son Robert took over the business. He and Dorothy then sold their home on Dry Creek Road and started to travel in their 5th wheel.
— Johnnie was a member of the Moose Lodge since 1977, a 21-year member of the Eagles Lodge and as 13-year member of the Elks Lodge.
— He loved fishing, golfing and dancing.
— Survivors include two daughters, Donna Lynn Janelli of Arcata, CA, Diane Lee Ferris of Sacramento, CA; a brother, Gene Flory of Ashland; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, and one son, Robert Eugene Dyer on Sept. 17, 2001.
— He will be missed! Arrangements: Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.
— Melvin C.D. Moore
Longtime cattle rancher passes.
— Melvin C.D. Moore, 70, passed away on January 10, 2005 at the Ashland Community Hospital.
— Melvin was born on October 21, 1934, in Paisley, Oregon to Claud and Mary Moore.
— He graduated from Ashland Senior High School in 1953. On December 15, 1962, in Reno, NV, he married Carol J. Setchell, who survives. They lived in Ashland and the Medford area.
— Melvin was a Rancher and Buckaroo. He also worked on the Jim Miller Ranch for over 30 years.
— His favorite hobbies were hunting and fishing. He was also part of the National Guard.
— Melvin was preceded in death by his sister Eva C. McMannus, and his parents Claud and Mary Moore.
— In addition to his wife Carol Moore, survivors include brother, Stanley D. Moore; son, Doug E. Moore; as well as several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
— A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Jan. 23, 2005, in the recreation hall of Carefree Mobile Village, 3848 S. Pacific Hwy.
— Roy Russell Miller
Roy Russell Miller of Eugene, formerly of the Rogue Valley, died Dec. 31, 2005 in Eugene. At his request no services are planned.
— He was born on Sept. 14, 1921 in St. Paul, Oregon. He graduated from Mailn High School in 1939.
— Roy served in the Army during WW II with the eighty third Field Artillery Battalion in France, Belgium and Germany. After returning home he married Vivian Bostwick on Oct. 10, 1945. They were married for 57 years when Vivian passed away in December 2002.
— He lived and worked in Klamath County for several years. He worked forJeddeloh Bros. Sweed Mill in Gold Hill, designing, building and installing plywood mill machinery from 1959 until his retirement in 1989.
— Roy enjoyed creative wood working, gardening, taking care of their seven acre property in Gold Hill, and helping neighbors and friends. He loved his family and was a very devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
— Survivors include a daughter, Sue Saubert of Florence and her Husband Steve; his son, Russell Miller, Jr. of Eugene and his wife Shannon; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
— In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Roy's name to; The Peace Harbor Hospital Foundation, Endowment Fund, in care of Burn's Riverside Chapel, P.O. Box 250, Florence, OR 97439
— Steven Martin Eld
Jan. 7, 1953 - Jan. 12, 2005 Steven Martin Eld, 52, of Central Point, passed away Wednesday, , of cancer, at home surrounded by his loved ones.
— Steve lived in Central Point for 32 years and the love of his life was his family, gardening, horseshoes, fishing and his dog "Heck." On July 31, 1971 Steve married his high school sweetheart, Toni Esquivel and she has been the love of his life for 33 years.
— Steve was born in Pittsburg, CA, Jan. 7, 1953. He was a Vietnam veteran and served in the Tank Battalion. Steve was last employed by Dunlap Contracting as the supervisor which followed a 32 year career in underground construction.
— Steve is survived by his son Jason Eld; daughter-in-law Barbara and grandchildren Smokey and Sierra; his daughter Shawnee, son-in-law Josh and grandchildren Steven Jr. and Jocee; mother Rose Baker, step father Jack Baker of Concord, CA, and father Martin Eld of Kamloops, BC; brother Michael Eld of Smith River, CA; and sister Debbie Curtis Winters, CA.
— Family and friends are invited to attend the memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005 at Conger Morris, 800 S. Front St., Central Point.
— Memorial contributions can be made at Umpqua Bank in Central Point.
Marlene R. Spliethof
Marlene R. Spliethof, age 66, died January 13, 2005 at her home. She was born on April 30, 1938 in Grants Pass. Arrangements: Perl Funeral Home and Siskiyou Memorial Park.
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