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Kevan James Thatcher-Stephens

July 8, 1987-February 11, 2005

Kevan was born at home in Norfolk Massachusetts on July — 8, 1987. When Kevan was a toddler his family moved to South Pasadena California. — Kevan spent most of his life in South Pasadena, going to the beach, playing — sports, acolyting at his church and attending local schools. In the summer — of 2003, before his sophomore year, Kevan and his family moved to Ashland, — Oregon. In Ashland Kevan found a world of wonderful friends, caring teachers — and joy.

On the evening of February 11, 2005, an accident took — his life and that of another driver. Kevan died at Providence Hospital — with his parents and closest friends holding his hands.

This child raced through life filled with genius, joy, — love and confusion. Kevan&

39;s death leaves a space which will never — be filled in the lives of those who remain, including his father James — Richard Stephens, his mother Patrice Thatcher, his sisters Annie Thatcher-Stephens — and Karma Stephens, his grandmother Rosemary Thatcher, a large extended — family and many, many close friends.


39;s life will be celebrated at 4:30 in the afternoon — on Friday, February 18, at St. Marks&

39; Episcopal Church in Yreka California, — the church where Kevan was baptized. Fr. Denis M. O&

39;Pray of Church — of Our Saviour in San Gabriel California and the Reverend Julie Honig — Smith of St. Barnabas Mt. Shasta will serve with Fr. Morgan Silbert of — Trinity Ashland attending.

Flowers are not necessary. Those wishing to remember — Kevan might make a donation to Siskiyou or Jackson County Head Start or — Early Head Start Agencies. They save children and families.

Olga M. Wade

Olga M. Wade died peacefully in her sleep at almost 90 — years old on .

Mrs. Wade taught fifth grade for over twenty years at — the Hardie School in Beverly, MA. Ashland, Oregon has been her home these — past three years, living with her only daughter&

39;s family.

Olga was born of Polish immigrants, she was proud of — the fact she graduated from the University of Illinois during the great — depression. She loved to talk of growing up helping in her parent&

39;s — bakery.

Mrs. Wade was so proud of her many students, especially — those who came to visit her and told of their successes.

Olga lived a good life for over fifty years surrounded — by her wonderful neighbors on Country Drive in Beverly.

She was married fifty-five years to her late husband, — Williams Wade, an engineer and inventor. Bill Wade was proud of his wife, — Olga, especially when she received her Master&

39;s Degree in Education — from Salem State College.

Olga Wade was a member of the Beverly Teachers Association, — Beverly College Club, the Christian Women&

39;s Organization, The Current — Events Club, and contributed time to many local events.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Lucy Barth — (Wade-Hayford-Stern) of Ashland, OR; and by her granddaughter, Crystal — Stern of Clearlake, California; and by her brother, Chester Gawlowicz — of New Bedford, MA.

Funeral services will be held at the Campbell Funeral — Home in Beverly, MA. Final burial in St. Casmirs Polish National Catholic — Church in her family plot in Pelham, New Hampshire.

Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland.