Blessing of the Animals

The St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals service will be on Oct. 2 at 9:30 a.m. All kinds of pets are welcome, along with their human companions.  A fun and blessed time is had by all.St. Martin’s is located at 95 Cleveland St, Shady Cove. For more information please call 541-878-2166 (message) or email…

Francis (Lea) Wright Jr.

Francis (Lea) Wright Jr., 61, of Eagle Point, died May 26, 2011, at home. He was born Sept. 21, 1949 to the late Francis Wright Sr. and Anna Grace Lotts, in Fort Leavenworth, Kans. After his father retired from the sevice, his family last settled n White City. He started 7th grade at Eagle Point…

William Dean Brown

William “Bill” Dean Brown, 68, of Butte Falls died Oct. 21 at his residence. He was born May 23, 1942 in Fresno, Calif., to Francis Lee and Florence Catherine (Wurtz) Brown. He married Shirley Lytle. They divorced in 1988. Mr. Brown attended Butte Falls Schools. He worked for Courtesy Chevrolet as a young man and…

Hobart Michael Reather

Hobart Michael Reather, 54, of White City, died Aug. 18, 2010. He was born Mar. 31, 1956, to Francis Scott and Sonny Heather in Yreka, Calif. Mr. Reather retired from the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He is survived by his wife, Casey; brother, Robert Reather; a  daughter; two step-daughters; three step-sons;…

St. Martin’s plans Blessing of Animals

Sunday Oct. 11, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Shady Cove will hold a special service.Come one; come all to the annual Blessing of the Animals. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and all owners and pets of any (or no) denomination are most welcome! From hamsters to hounds, chinchillas to cats (leashes and/or carriers…

Betsy D. Sweet

Betsy D. Sweet, 86, of Medford, died May 1, 2009 at Alterra Wynwood Residential Care Facility in Medford.      She was born on Sept. 14, 1922 in Los Angeles, Calif. to James and Mary Mosele     She married Francis Hines in the 1940s and had two daughters, Loretta and Geraldine. She worked as an…

Eugene Francis Burrill

A memorial service for Eugene "Gene" Burrill will be held Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. at the Medford Seventh Day Adventist Church,1900 Greenwood St.      Mr. Burrill died Dec. 11, 2008, in Medford. He was born Dec. 6, 1919 in Vancouver, Wash. On Dec. 16, 1939, he married Gladys Johnson. He is…

Animals Blessed on St. Francis of Assisi day

Pastors Mary Piper and Harvey Ray with Ray?s greyhound, Autumn. On October 28, a sculpture of the 12th century monk decorated the entrance to St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Shady Cove. It depicted the friar harboring a dove in his right palm, and another atop his left shoulder. A closer glance confirmed that someone with…

Animals blessed

The "Blessing of Animals" will take place at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church on Sunday October 28 at 9:30 a.m. This event in honor of St. Francis of Assisi is an annual celebration in many congregations around the world. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals. Years ago, farmers would bring a sheep or other…

Mildred M. Dingwerth

Mildred M. Dingwerth, 84, of Eagle Point, died Oct. 4, 2007 at her home.      She was in St. Libory, Nebr., on Feb. 1, 1923, to Sylvester and Frances Wissing.     Mrs. Dingwerth especially enjoyed dancing and playing cards and dominos with her friends.     She is survived by her husband of 60 years,…

Mildred M. Dingwerth

Mildred M. Dingwerth, 84, of Eagle Point, died Oct. 4, 2007 at her home.      She was in St. Libory, Nebr., on Feb. 1, 1923, to Sylvester and Frances Wissing.     Mrs. Dingwerth especially enjoyed dancing and playing cards and dominos with her friends.     She is survived by her husband of 60 years,…