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Lois Edith Eccleston

April 6, 2006

The funeral and interment service for long time valley resident, Lois Edith Eccleston (nee Bentz), will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 10th, 2006 at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Eccleston died at age 89 on Sunday, March 26, 2006 at her Farmington Square residence in Medford, Ore. A reception will be held at the home of her daughter, Linda Vanderlip, 325 Nevada Street, Ashland, immediately following the service.

Lois was born on in Lakeview, Ore. to George and Edith Chandler Bentz. On September 20, 1934 she married her high school sweetheart, Cecil Eccleston. Cecil and Lois had enjoyed 68 years of marriage and constant companionship until Cecil&

39;s passing here in Medford in 2002. Lois enjoyed her role as wife, mother and grandmother. She was an active member of several women&

39;s clubs through the years and enjoyed playing pinochle and cribbage with friends and family.

Mrs. Eccleston is survived by sons, Eugene and wife, Edie, White City, Charles and wife, Colleen, Medford; and daughter, Linda Vanderlip, Ashland; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her loving brother, Gale Bentz; and numerous Chandler aunts and cousins.

Arrangements by Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary, Medford, Ore.