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Judith A. Segura    Aug. 11, 1941 - May 20, 2014 Judith A. Segura, 72, of Dallas died May 20 in Dallas.    She was born in Los Angeles to Julius Richard (aka Thomas Richard Bonnot Jr.) and Phyllis Joyce DeMoss Bonnot.    Judith lived in California until moving to Medford in 1970. She worked for the Medford School District main office and retired in early 2004 from Rogue Valley Medical Center Education Department.    Judith moved to Dallas in 2006. She was a member of Dallas Seventh-day Adventist Church. She enjoyed gardening, birding, genealogy and traveling. She enjoyed bluegrass music and tunes by the Gaithers.    She was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas "Tommy" Bonnot.    Survivors include her sons, Phillip (Julie) Segura of Dallas, Timothy Segura of Portland and Steve (Katy) Segura of Bend; and six grandchildren.    Memorial service was Saturday at Dallas Seventh-day Adventist Church.    Contributions are suggested to International Children's Care in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, which handled arrangements.    To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Vivian L. Hanson    Sept. 10, 1918 - May 26, 2014 Vivian L. Hanson, 95, formerly of Independence, died May 26 in Dallas.    She was born in North Platte, Neb., to Herbert and Vernie Fletcher.    Vivian married Harold "Dutch" Trosper and he preceded her in death. She later married Gordon Hanson; he also preceded her in death.    Vivian had lived in Independence for 50 years before moving in 2000 to Dallas, where she lived with her daughter, Alice, and her husband, Bill Hahn, for the last 13 years.    Vivian was an accomplished seamstress. She made bridal dresses and also alterations for others. She also reupholstered furniture. She was always sewing. Vivian enjoyed gardening, reading and traveling. She loved her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her greatest gift in life was loving and laughing.    Survivors include her daughter, Alice (Bill) Hahn of Dallas; brother, Herbert Fletcher of Nebraska; three granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.    The family has celebrated Vivian's life as she wished.    Contributions are suggested to Willamette Valley Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center which handled arrangements.    To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Adele C. Zandol    Oct. 4, 1914 - May 20, 2014 Adele Zandol    Adele C. Zandol, 99, of Dallas died May 20 in Dallas.    She was born in Portland to Gustav C. and Anna Kandel Jahn.    Adele grew up with five siblings on a farm, where she developed her love of nature and horseback riding.    She married Tony A. Zandol on March 20, 1943, in Colnar, Md., and moved to Dallas the following year.    Adele was a creative homemaker who loved reading, gardening, hiking, sewing, cooking, singing and painting. She instilled a love of art and nature to many of her family members. She was involved with the Delbert Hunter Arboretum for many years.    She joined First Presbyterian Church in Dallas in 1948, becoming involved in teaching, women's groups and the work of the church. In her 80s, she and Tony joined World Gym, where they were the oldest members. She loved holidays and family celebrations where she could cook and bake for her family.    Survivors include her daughter, Francie Zandol; sons, Tony Zandol Jr. and Ken Zandol; two grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.    Memorial service is June 14 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Dallas.    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Geraldine McReynolds    Sept. 23, 1923 - May 25, 2014 Geraldine McReynolds    Geraldine McReynolds, 90, of Dallas died May 25 in Dallas.    She was born in Uniontown, Pa., to Edward R. and Bertha Furrer Bliss.    She married Clifton D. McReynolds. They traveled the world as he first served in the Navy for two years. He enjoyed it so much, he entered and served in the Air Force for 20 years.    They moved from Huntington Beach, Calif., to Oregon more than 30 years ago and bought five acres in Eola Hills, where they built their dream home and had a cherry orchard. While the house was being built, they lived in Alaska for three years and Cliff worked for Bechtel Alaska Pipeline on the oil pipeline. Geraldine would come to Oregon and oversee the construction of their home while living in Alaska.    Geraldine landscaped the home by herself as she researched plants. It turned out to be a page from "Better Homes and Gardens." She loved being a stay-at-home mother, caring for her family and garden.    Following Cliff's death, she sold their home and moved to Salem before making Dallas her home for more than 30 years.    She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Cliff, in 1983; sisters, Oralee and Betty; and brother, Ted.    Survivors include her son, James Michael McReynolds of Charlotte, N.C.; daughters, Christine McLain of Sacramento, Calif., and Kathleen Gish of Dallas; brother, Wesley Bliss of South Carolina; sister, Marjorie Herniman of Uniontown; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.    At her request no service will be held.         Wanda Laura Sathoff Hughes     Oct. 14, 1921 - May 24, 2014        Wanda Laura Sathoff Hughes, 92, of Monmouth, formerly of Lebanon, died May 24 in Corvallis.    She was born in rural Kilbourne, Ill., to Lewis Andrew and Clara Edith (Holstlaw) Sathoff.    Wanda grew up in Illinois and graduated from high school in 1940 in Easton, Ill. She then attended John C. Proctor School of Nursing in Peoria, Ill., where she earned a degree in nursing in 1944.    Wanda married Forest Wayne Hughes on April 27, 1947, in Pekin, Ill. In 1948, the couple moved to Los Angeles, where they started their family. She worked as a nurse in several hospitals in the Los Angeles area, as well as San Luis Obispo, Calif. Wanda and Forest moved in 1968 to Lebanon, where she worked as an emergency room and operating room nurse at Lebanon Community Hospital. She attended Linfield College, where she received her bachelor's degree in nursing in 1980, all while continuing to work full time as a nurse. Wanda retired from nursing in 1983 and moved to Monmouth in 2006.    Her husband, Forest, died in 1980. She later married Willis C. "Bill" Hughes on June 10, 1990, in Lebanon. Bill died on April 4, 2010.    Wanda was a longtime member of Lebanon First Assembly of God and later belonged to the First Baptist Church in Independence. She was also a member of Beth Adonai Prayer Group. She loved gardening and baking.    She was preceded in death by her first husband, Forest Wayne Hughes; second husband, Willis C. "Bill' Hughes; brother, Donald William Sathoff; and sisters, Elma Catherine Sathoff Trotter and Velma Rhoda Sathoff Rayburn.    Survivors include her children, Denise Marie Hughes of Bremerton, Wash., Kevin Brent (Candi) Hughes of Monmouth and Alan Bradford Hughes of Seattle; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.    Celebration of life was Saturday at First Baptist Church in Independence. Private family interment was at Lebanon I.O.O.F. Cemetery.    Contributions are suggested to Union Gospel Mission of Salem in care of Huston-Jost Funeral Home, 86 W. Grant St., Lebanon, OR 97355, which handled arrangements.     William Morris 'Billy' Noble Jr.    May 13, 1935 - May 13, 2014        Memorial service for William Morris "Billy" Noble Jr. is Friday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Partnerships in Community Living (PCL) office, 480 E Main St., Monmouth.    To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.     Sally Marion Schroeder    Nov. 18, 1927 - May 15, 2014 Memorial service for Sally Marion Schroeder is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Private family interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.    Contributions are suggested to Gideons International, Curry Camp, P.O. Box 2674, Harbor, OR 97415, for purchasing and distribution of Bibles.    To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Caren Sue (Baughman) Christensen    July 29, 1949 - May 12, 2014 Celebration of life for Caren Sue (Baughman) Christensen of Bloomington, Ind., is Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at 1555 Perrydale Road, Dallas. Thomas Glenn Knight    Sept. 23, 1928 - March 21, 2014 Thomas Glenn Knight    Thomas Glenn Knight, 85, of Salem, former longtime Dallas resident, died March 21 in Salem after a life struggling with various blood disorders. He died from respiratory failure.    As a son of tenant farmers in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl and Depression years, he was a first-hand witness to how both Mother Nature and human indifference can undermine the value of life. During the great migration from Oklahoma, his family arrived in 1932 in Oregon, where they once again took up tenant farming. At his father's side, he learned an appreciation of what life has to offer.    He graduated from Coquille High School in 1947. He met and married Patricia Hurlbutt soon after and began a family while farming in the area. He pulled up stakes in 1952 and with his wife and three children in tow moved to McMinnville to attend Linfield College. Working nights in the lumber mills to support his family and attending classes during the day, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1956.    Glenn accepted a teaching position at Dallas High School and moved himself and his family to what would be their permanent home in Dallas. He taught English and, after finishing his master's degree from Oregon College of Education in 1961, became the head of the English department, a position he was to hold for many years. He taught English, speech, myth and legends, and theater arts for 34 years at Dallas High School and was a popular announcer at football and basketball games. Many of his students went on to national speaking competitions. He invented and implemented the "expository" speaking competition regimen and was noted at the national level by the Secretary of Education for his efforts on behalf of students and education.    After he retired he began writing. His many novels and books of short stories and poems have become popular in the public domain. He also was the president of the Polk County Historical Society for two terms and chairman of the Polk County Republican Party for many years.    After his wife, Patricia, died in 1998, Glenn retired from public life to concentrate on writing. He gave generously to Linfield College, recognizing the value of the education he received there.    He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, and all of his brothers and sisters.    Survivors include his son, Stuart Knight of Dallas; daughters, Heather Thomas of Keizer and Laurel Jones of Dallas; and "a passel" of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.    At Glenn's request there will be no service.    Contributions are suggested to Linfield College. Marjorie Taylor    July 21, 1923 - May 26, 2014 Marjorie Taylor    Marjorie Taylor, 90, of Independence died May 26.    She was born Marjorie Jean Leonard in a little hamlet called Wilders Bottom, just a mile from Bonner Springs, Kan., to Charles Edward Leonard and Maudie Mae Barnwell.    Her mother's marriage was not a healthy one, so she moved and left her husband behind. They took up an offer to drive a big, new car out to Oregon for free. The family settled into farm cabins, once living in tents by a peach orchard along the Willamette River in Independence.    In her senior year at Salem High School she met her first boyfriend, Enoch "Nick" Lonnie Herrell. They married and soon after, Marjorie became pregnant and Nick, a member of the National Guard, was called to duty. Nick served one active year and then came home to work as a machinist in Salem and they lived on a small farm in Eola. Soon after, Nick enlisted in the Seabee's, a Naval division focusing on construction in the South Pacific. During the war years, Marjorie and her sister, Dot, whose husband was also in the war, lived in Portland with their two toddlers. Marjorie worked in the shipyards as a "gofer," doing what she could to build submarines.    After the war, Nick came home and they moved to Reno, Nev., to open a hobby shop. That didn't pan out, so 22-year-old Marjorie worked as a cocktail waitress at Harrah's Club. As the hobby shop failed, so did their marriage. Marjorie and her daughter, Billie Kay, returned to Oregon.    Marjorie found work in Salem for the State Credit Union while living in a boarding house. She had many suitors but one outspoken, confident businessman won her heart and hand in marriage. Everette Deloss "Dee" Taylor was a widower with a 4-year-old son, Larry Richard Taylor.    Dee, his brother and their father owned and operated the local grocery store, meat market and drug store/soda fountain in Independence. For Marjorie, home came first, and then it was golf and the Junior Women's Club. Marjorie had lunch every day at the soda fountain for about 60 years.    Marjorie and Dee worked hard, but enjoyed life. They traveled to all corners of the world. Dee died of cancer in 1983 in his early 60s, leaving Marjorie a home and the drug store/soda fountain. She hadn't worked for 40 years, but she cleaned that building inside and out and became a community leader, helping to create the Independence Downtown Association.    Her daughter, Billie Kay, moved to Independence in 1987 to help manage the soda fountain. Marjorie enjoyed building publicity for their vintage shop, talking to reporters from local, national and international newspapers, magazines and TV programs. When time allowed she and Billie Kay traveled around the globe. They closed the store in 2005 and retired.    Marjorie was content to relax in her country home, travel and volunteer at the Independence Library.    Survivors include her children, Billie Kay and Larry; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.    Celebration of her life is Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Women's Club in Independence. Mark Drummer LeFors    July 28, 1953 - May 29, 2014 Mark Drummer LeFors, 60, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Thursday of complications following major surgery.    He was born in Dallas to Almos Eldridge LeFors and Laura Buela (Marsh) LeFors.    Mark was raised in Dallas, where he attended Dallas schools. After finishing high school he struck out on his own. Mark spent more than a decade in the Reno area of Nevada working in a family owned 7-Eleven. He later lived and worked for a time in Honolulu before settling in Phoenix in the 1990s. Mark had worked as night auditor of Marriott Springhill Suites as a valued member of its team, which was more like a family.    Mark contended with health issues and a learning disability for most of his life. He definitely made the best of it, found a job he liked with people he loved and who loved him, and became a cherished member of his work "family." Mark was a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, through faith alone in Christ alone. Mark made many lifelong friends with whom he kept in frequent touch.    Survivors include his sister, Marsha (Paul) Fitzwater of Salem.    Memorial is planned for mid-summer at the Oregon Coast, one of Mark's favorite places.    Contributions are suggested to the Learning Disabilities Association of America or the Marfan Foundation.     Fred 'Sonny' Hanneman Jr.     Aug. 17, 1930 - June 1, 2014    Fred "Sonny" Hanneman Jr., 83, of Dallas died Sunday in Dallas.    Viewing is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Service is Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Valley Life Center in Dallas.    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com. Dona Rae Cobban Aberle    March 10, 1937 - May 29, 2014 Dona Rae Cobban Aberle, 77, of Dallas died Thursday in Dallas after a long battle with cancer.    Celebration of life will be scheduled for a later date.    Contributions are suggested to Pioneer Pets, 743 SE Ash St., Dallas, OR 97338, to help a dog in need.    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence:    www.dallastribute.com. Robert Wayne Phillips    June 1, 2014 Robert Wayne Phillips, 72, of Dallas died Sunday in Dallas.    At his request no service will be held.    Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.    

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