Dwane Edward Tejcka

Born June 28, 1925, to Edward and Maudie Tejcka in Lincoln, Neb., he passed away August 19, 2008, at his home. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1943, attended University of Nebraska for one year, and then joined the U.S. Air Corp. He flew some bombing missions out of London, Eng., in WWII. He then returned home and married Virginia Williams. They had two sons, Michael and James, and raised stepdaughter, Kimberly Sue. He also started a career with the postal service in Lincoln, Neb.

In 1955 Dwane moved to Palo Alto, Calif., to further his career with the postal service. In 1964, Dwane and his family moved to Medford, Ore. There he met and married Coleene Boles, who preceded him in death Sept. 7, 2006. Son, Michael Tejcka also preceded him in death in 1989. Surviving are two sons, James Tejcka, and Jim Fullen; one granddaughter, Victoria Pauley; two grandsons, Chuck Fullen and Eric Fullen; two great-grandchildren, Tessa Fullen and Alyxia Fullen, all of Vancouver Wash.; two daughters-in-law, Ila Tejcka and Claudia Pauley; brother Harold; and wife Delores, of Medford; nephew, Curtis, and wife, Mary Tejcka, their two boys, Nick and Ryan, all of Central Point, Ore; and neice, Delora, her husband, Bill, and their son Wyatt Risser of Santa Barbara, Calif.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at 10 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Ore. Arrangements by Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary, Medford, Ore., (541)773-6162. www.hillcrestmortuary.com.