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Elizabeth Rose Stanek

Elizabeth Rose Stanek died Jan. 13, 2004 at age 45.

Liz was born Jan. 26, 1958, in Oceanside, Calif. She moved to Ashland with her family in 1969 and graduated from Ashland High School in 1976. She lived in Ashland and Talent for most of her life, but worked in Portland, OR as a legal secretary in the early 1980s.

Survivors include her brothers, Rick, Chris, and Greg.

Graveside service is Jan. 25, 2004, — p.m., at Ashland Cemetery on Morton Street.

Remembrances, in lieu of flowers, can be made to Ashland Community Hospital Foundation.

Stanley Curtis Jobe

Stanley Curtis Jobe, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004 at Providence Medical Center in Medford.

A Memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004 in the First Presbyterian Church in Ashland. Family and friends are invited to attend a reception immediately following the church service to be held in Calvin Fellowship Hall of the Church.

Stanley was born October 14, 1917 in Barnett, Missouri. He was the eldest of nine children to Arthur and Dollie Jobe.

He served in the Army Air Force and Infantry during World War II. Stan left for North Africa on October 30, 1942. His unit landed near Casablanca, Morocco. He was in charge of removing wounded and deceased personnel.

Stan married Doris Clark in Billings, Montana on Jan. 19, 1946.

He graduated from Willamette University. While teaching Spanish part-time, he worked toward a Master's degree at the University.

In Burns, Oregon, Mr. Jobe taught, became assistant principal and then Superintendent.

In 1956, Mr. Jobe became Principal of Ashland High School. In 1958, he became the Superintendent of Ashland Schools, a position he held for twenty-two years.

He served in many civic and professional organizations. He was also very active in the Presbyterian Church of Ashland. Stan was an elder and was chairman of the Calvin Hall building program.

Stan loved the outdoors. He had a boat and fished for several years on the ocean. He also took up painting after his retirement and worked a lot with his computer.

He is survived by a daughter, Janis Kuchler and son-in-law, John Kuchler; grandchildren, Nicole Kuchler and Andre Michael Kuchler of Pendleton, OR; two brothers of Sedalia, MO; one sister of Sedalia, MO; two sisters of Versailles, MO; and one sister of Stover, MO. Stan was preceded in death by his wife, Doris, and one brother.