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Call (541) 367-2135 *00BmTUARmrS Curtis Brown June 15, 1922 - June 2, 2012 Curtis LeRoy Brown, 89, of Sweet Home died June 2, 2012 at home under hospice care. He was born June 15, 1922 in Eureka, Calif. to Roy and Anna (Roth) Brown. He joined the NYA-National Youth Administration and received 00lnn eoonng, Inc. Over 30 years experience Free estimates Locally owned Tear-offs with no mess Hand nailed, architect & 3-tab shingles Snap-lock, Hi-rib metal & fiat roofs All workmanship guaranteed CCB# 110950 541-367-2293 Immunizations HIV/AIDS Testing & Counseling WIC (Supplemental Foods & Nutrition) training in airplane en- gine repair at Sacramento's McClellan Air Force Base for one year. He was drafted into the Unit- ed States Air Force in 1942 and served at McClellan Field and overseas in Scotland until he was discharged in 1946. Mr. Brown lived in California until 1959, when he moved to Alas- ka for a year before moving back to California. He moved to Spring- field in 1962, Madras in 1967, Lau- relwood in 1968 and to Spirit Lake, Idaho, from 1974-1995. He then moved to Cave Junction in 1995 and to Sweet Home in 2006, where he lived the remainder of his life. He worked at the Arcata Bar- rel Factory and at the mechanic and tire shop, for a building contractor for two years, and then farmed for a few years. In 1964 he became a cabinet maker and general carpen- I Womens Services: Exams Pap Tests Birth Control Pregnancy Test Linn County Publ Hea th Visit our website: www.co.linn.or.us/health Confidential services-low fees No one refused service for inability to pay. Not all services are available at each location. Call your nearest clinic for information. o 315 4th SW 541-967-3888 I n 1600 S. Main 541,451 -5932 I Sweet Home 799 Long St. 541-367-3888 ter until he retired. Mr. Brown liked to repair things. He helped people fix things and helped build churches and houses. He liked to do plumbing and electrical jobs. He enjoyed church activities. He is survived by his wife Phyllis of 62 years; four sons, Olaf and daughter-in-law Lori Brown of Sprucedale, Ontario, Canada, Adrian and daughter-in-law Judy Brown of Floresville, Texas, Galen and daughter-in-law Peggy Ann Brown of Sweet Home, and Wen- dell and daughter-in-law Debra Brown of Lebanon; three brothers, Irvin Brown of Hesperus, Colo., Larry Brown of Ukiah, Calif., and Jim Brown of Cottonwood, Calif.; two sisters, Shirley Valentini of Sacramento, Calif., and Patricia Archer of Curlew, Wash.; many grandchildren and several great- grandchildren. Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his brother, Harlan Brown, in 2010. Ruth Coyer Sept. 11, 1924 - May 28, 2012 Ruth Esther Coyer, 87, of Sweet Home, died May 28, 2012. She was born Sept. 11, 1924 in Bliss, N.Y. to Rupert and Mary (Bamhardt) Woodworth. She met Malcolm Coyer and they were married a year later, on March 1, 1947. Originally, .they came from upstate New York and later settled in the Blue Ridge Moun- tains and North Caro- lina before moving to Dallas. They relocated to Sweet Home in 1995. Mrs. Coyer was a member of the Junc- tion City Church of God Seventh Day congregation. She enjoyed spending time with her family, as they were the most important thing in her life. She is survived by her hus- band, Mack Coyer; daughter Virginia Pecora of Eugene; sons Norman Coyer of Oak Ridge and Calvin Coyer of Sweet Home; six grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services were held June 4 at Sweet Home Funeral Cha- pel, with burial following at Union Cemetery in Crawfordsville. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Ronald Fogle July 16, 1921 - May 30, 2012 Ronald Dewey Fogle, 90, of Sweet Home died May 30, 2012. He was born July 16, 1921 in Crawfordsville to Admiral Dewey and Cora Mae (Taplin) Fogle. He graduated from Sweet and Mildred Geil are cdebrating their lg Anniversary on June 14, 2012. We love you, Your Children Home Union High School in 1939. He served in the U.S. Army for three years, in England during World War II. Mr. Fogle was a barber for about 10 years, then worked at the Post Office for two years. He was assistant chief fire marshal for the City of Sweet Home for 24 years. He has also volunteered at the fire department for 40 years. He taught Red Cross first aid for many years and received a cer- tificate for teaching more than 500 hours. Mr. Fogle was a member of the Elks Lodge for more than 60 years, serving as exalted ruler of the Sweet Home Lodge from 1968 to 1969. He enjoyed gardening and hunting. He also did needlework and made 20 afghans for his grand- children. Mr. Fogle is survived by his daughters, Sandra Green of Sweet Home, Dianna Gardner of Wash- ington, Karen Fisher of Lebanon, and Debra McKinney of Lebanon. He was preceded in death by two wives, Martha Fogle and Opal Fogle. The family appreciates all the work Dan Canavan gave as his caregiver during the last few months. Memorial services are pend- ing at a future date. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the ar- rangements. Gloria Johnson Gloria A. Johnson died May 24, 2012 in Bellingham, Wash. She lived a very active life up to the last two weeks, and died See Death, page 3