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Delbert N. Tobiasson

Born in Orton, Alberta, — Canada, on December 23, 1912, to Neils and Eva McMurray Tobiasson, Delbert — Neils Tobiasson passed away at his home in Ashland, Oregon on September — 15, 2004. He was 91.

His mother died in 1920, and the — family moved after to Enterprise, Utah, and then to Logandale, Nevada. — On , he married Dorothy Lamoine Seckinger, "gentle, loving, — and of a good courage." He became a US citizen on September 23, 1941. —

Delbert and Dorothy owned a dairy — farm in Logandale. In 1951, "Tib" moved to Ashland, Oregon, where he became — known as "Del," continued farming, was a sawyer in a sawmill, became a — greenskeeper at Oak Knoll Golf Course, and worked 18 years for United — Grocers before retiring. Over the years, neighbors along the Wells-Walker — True Ditch watched him look after his farm, yard, and garden.

Del is known for his sense of humor, — music, and love of fishing. One of his goals was to share a joke, one-liner, — or anecdote to lighten people's burdens. He continued to pick the mandolin, — sing, and yodel through this 92nd year. He treasured fishing trips to — Lake Mead, Hyatt Lake, Howard Prairie, and Emmigrant Lake.

Del's wife, Dorothy, daughter Rowena — Verlee, and son Robert Dwayne passed away earlier, as did three brothers — and four sisters: Cecil (Hester "Dixie") of Las Vegas, NV; Gladys (Karl) — Marshall of Logandale, NV; Dorithy (Woodruff) Holt of St. George, UT; — Illeen (Hugh) Tenney, Donald, Richard, and Ruth of Redding, CA.

Surviving children: Delbert Corwin — (Ella) Tobiasson of Turner, OR; Loya June (Ramon) Elbert of White City, — OR; Loran Jack (Karolyn) Tobiasson of Payson, UT; Lorna Kay (David) Carter — of Yreka, CA; Evan Stanley (Linda) Tobiasson of Phoenix, OR; Joseph Neils — (Marilyn) Tobiasson of Ashland, OR, 29 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren; — and — great-great-grandchildren. Surviving brothers: Heber of Las Vegas, — NV; Eldon (Marilynn) of Terrebonne, OR; Wendell (Kathy) of Lehi, UT; Bert — (Barbara) of Orevada, Nevada; Reynold (Donna) and Bill of Redding, CA. — Surviving sisters: Norma (Earl) Allen of Alpine, UT and Mary Lou (Clyde) — Forrest of Albany, OR.

The family especially thanks the — Providence Hospice staff for their love, care, and kindness, Dr. Hites — for attentive and sustained medical watchfulness, marvelous LDS ward members — for their loving friendship and acts of service, and friends and neighbors, — who also served in love.

A memorial service will be held at — 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, September 21, 2004 at the Church of Jesus Christ — of Latter-Day Saints (111 Clay Street) in Ashland. Friends and family — are invited to visit there from 10 until 10:50 a.m. that morning.

A graveside service will be held — at the Logandale Cemetery in Logandale, NV, on Saturday, September 25, — at 2:30 p.m.

Fern G. Rost

Fern G. Rost, longtime resident — of Ashland, Oregon, died Sunday (September 19th, 2004) in Indianapolis, — Indiana.

She was born in Rippey, Iowa on August — 16, 1900 to Wm S. and Cora Garren, and married to Cornelius Rost, who — preceded her in death.

She was a Lifetime Member of VFW, — Grace Lutheran Church, the Rebecca lodge and the Oregon Grange.

She is survived by her son Robert — Rost of Indianapolis, IN; sister Gertrude Gosha, Phoenix, Oregon; four — grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren. —

Memorial Services will be Friday, — September 24, 2004 at 1:30 p.m., at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home in — Ashland. Private inurnment will be in Mountain View Cemetery.