Joan T. Dugan
Joan Tyldsley McLeod Dugan died January 6, 2006 at the age of 85 of natural causes. She was born November 21, 1920 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.
During WWII, Joan was a member of the Women&
39;s Royal Air Force. In 1943, she met Harold Dugan of the U.S. Army Air Corps. They were married in 1946 in Fleetwood, Lancashire, England and moved to Harold&
39;s home of Kansas City, Kansas. Harold was recalled to active service in the U.S. Air Force in 1950 and Joan supported him through many assignments until he retired in 1968.
After retirement, Joan and Harold lived in Sacramento, California until 1997, when they moved to Ashland. After Harold&
39;s death that same year, Joan remained in Ashland. She was active with the Ashland Senior Center, took classes at SOLIR and volunteered with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Joan is survived by a brother, Alexander McLeod; a daughter, Virginia Dugan-Earley; a son, John Dugan; two granddaughters, Lauriel and Alys; and a daughter-in-law, Terry McGinley.
John A. Arnold
John A. Arnold died in Reno, Nevada. He was born September 17, 1920 in Ashland, Oregon, where he grew up in a farming, ranching lifestyle. In 1940 he married Marna Byrd while working for Southern Pacific Railroad. In 1942, he went to work as a logger and continued logging in Southern Oregon and Northern California until his retirement in 1982 while living in Red Bluff, California.
John and Marna then became full time RV&
39;ers and traveled the west for the next 15 years, before settling down in Reno, Nevada. John was a member of the Oregon National Guard 249th "B" Battery, Ashland OR, Loyal Order of the Moose
2002, Red Bluff CA, and Faternal Order of Eagles, Crescent City CA.
Survivors include his bride of 65 years, Marna, one son, Jim and his wife Carol, one grandson, Jake, all in Reno, and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to Nevada Scottish Rite (for the kids,) 401 W. 1st Street, Reno, Nevada 89501.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, January 18th, 2006 at — p.m. at Sierra Memorial Gardens, Reno, with a celebration of his life to follow.
Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Mortuary.