Edward A. Fallon
January 18, 2006
Edward A. Fallon was born August 2, 1921 in Duquoin, KS to Edward A. Fallon Sr. and Hattie Agnes Fallon. He graduated from Harper Kansas High School in 1938. In 1939 he joined the Kansas National Guards. Afterward, he was inducted into the army.
He moved to Arizona and became a truck driver. Later he moved to California where he continued to drive in the South Western States. He married Esther Nell Kenoyer on May 18, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA. They later moved to Ashland, OR in 1948, where they raised two sons, Edward III and Eric. Ed went to work for the City of Ashland.
While living in Ashland, Ed was active with the Boy Scouts and served on the board of directors for the United Fund. He served as president of South Central Oregon Substation of A.W.W.A. from 1979-1980. He was a member of the Ashland Lion&
Ed worked for the City of Ashland for 35 years becoming Superintendent of Water Quality Control. One of the high points in his life was when the City of Ashland dedicated the "Edward A. Fallon" water reservoir in his honor. It is located near Strawberry Lane in Ashland. Ed retired from the City of Ashland in December, 1982 with 35 years of service.
After the death of his wife, Esther in 1988, he married Frances G. Robbins of Medford. They moved to Medford in 1991, where he continued to be active in civic affairs. He served on the Budget Board of Rogue Valley Sewer Services from 1994 — 2005. He was a member of the First Church of Nazarene and enjoyed serving on the Activities Board for the Primetimers.
He and his wife enjoyed traveling in their R.V., camping and fishing. Ed loved his truck, his western boots and western music. He enjoyed having friends and relatives in his home for BBQ&
39;s, picnics and birthday parties.
Ed and his wife were members of the Ashland Southern Oregon Good Sams, where he served as president. He enjoyed the many campout trips each month during the summer.
Ed is survived by his devoted wife, Frances; his son, Eddie III and wife Cathy of Ashland; grandchildren , Traci, Joey, Jaimie and great grandchild, Akailah; his son, Eric of Ashland; grandchildren, Odie, Ginger Nell and Erica Lee and four step grandchildren.
He is also survived by one stepson, Jim Robbins and wife Marilyn of Medford; one step daughter, Sharon Lee Townsend and husband Wayne of Garden Grove, CA.; five step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren.
The memorial service will be at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E. McAndrews Medford, OR. Saturday, January 21, 2005 at 11:00 a.m.
Ella Dawn Bergland
Ella Dawn Bergland, a resident of Ruch, passed away at her foster care residence on Thursday, January 12, 2006. She was 79. Services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, January 20th at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home in Ashland. A viewing for the family will be held Thursday evening, January 19th.
Dawn was born in Cortland, New York, on October 22, 1926. She met her first husband, WWII pilot and engineer Ralph "Dick" LeVitt, in Florida. Then she moved west to spend most of her adult life in Nevada, California, and Arizona. She married her second husband, pharmacist George Lind, in Reno. She was preceded in death by her third husband of 46 years, surveyor Conrad Bergland.
Dawn held a variety of positions in her life, but the ones she enjoyed most were selling antiques and working as the assistant to a District Attorney in California. On retirement, she mapped Native American archaeological sites for the University of Arizona with her husband Conrad. Together, they created the Bouse Fisherman Memorial to protect an ancient, mythic geoglyph in the western Arizona desert. Dawn was also an artist with a lifelong love of oil painting.
Dawn is survived by five children, Richard LeVitt, Raymond LeVitt, Helen Taylor, Laura Lind, and Connie Trosset, as well as by five grandchildren. Dawn&
39;s family also includes her sister, Joni Bingham, brother, Laurence Bingham, sister, Elizabeth Hayes (recently deceased), their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She will be remembered for her wit, intelligence, and formidable power of will that carried her through life.
May she rest, at last, in peace.
Teresa McCarty Quarman
The Funeral Mass for Teresa McCarty Quarman will be held Friday, at 11:00 A.M., at Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church, Ashland, OR. The Rev. Joseph Betschart will officiate. Private inurnment will be in St. James Acres at St. James Parish, Vancouver, WA.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, 987 Hillview Drive, Ashland, OR 97520.
Teresa McCarty Quarman, 46, of Chichester, England, died December 30, 2005 at St. Richard&
39;s Hospital, Chichester, England.
Teresa was born July 20, 1959 in San Jose, California to Charles and Rosemary McCarty. On April 20, 2002 in London, England she married Tym Quarman.
Survivors include her husband, Tym Quarman; parents, Charles and Rosemary McCarty; brothers, Thomas (Kim) McCarty, Dr. James (Lisa) McCarty, Steven (Ellen) McCarty, and Patrick (Colleen) McCarty.
Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland. Class=1000
Edward A. Fallon, 84, of Medford, died Saturday, January 14, 2006 at a local foster home. Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland.