Anna Jane Jeldness, 78, of Eugene, Ore., passed away on Friday, November 19, 2010 in Eugene.

She was born on March 24, 1932, in Seattle, Wash. She came from a family of Rogue Valley pioneers. In fact, Stevens Street in Medford was named after her grandmother. She earned a BS in chemistry from Southern Oregon College, now known as Southern Oregon University.

She leaves behind a daughter, Patty Bowers, of Eugene; and two granddaughters, Sara Jayn Bowers, and Amy Jean Bowers, both of Eugene.

No service is planned, and an inurnment will be held at a time and date to be determined at Logtown cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are being handled by Lane Memorial, 541-343-1684.