Byline: The Register-Guard
COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be held June 21 for Virginia Arabell McKillop of Cottage Grove, who died June 15 of age related causes. She was 81.
McKillop was born Nov. 29, 1921, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, to James and Esther Elder Head. She lived in Wendling as a child.
She married David McKillop in Eugene on Nov. 21, 1936.
McKillop attended Lane Community College for two years. She worked more than 20 years as an executive housekeeper at the Village Green Resort in Cottage Grove.
Her interests included genealogy, gardening, sewing and crocheting.
She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, First Ward, in Cottage Grove.
Survivors include her husband; six daughters, Carol McElduff of Rockwell City, Iowa, Letha Lane of Las Vegas, Linda Leach of Salem, Joann Shirley of Emmett, Idaho, Susan LaGrander of Drain, and Rebecca Stubbs of Cottage Grove; a son, Daniel of Las Vegas; 34 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Two daughters, Doris and Esther, died previously.
Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, First Ward, in Cottage Grove. Saturday's service will be at 11 a.m., also at the church.
Burial will be at Sunset Hills Memorial Park in Eugene.
COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be held June 20 for Arlene R. Stacks of Cottage Grove, who died June 17 of Parkinson's disease. She was 75.
Stacks was born July 25, 1927, in Arkansas City, Kan., to Leonard and Hazel Bush Edwards. She lived in Scott City, Kan., before moving to Cottage Grove in 1944. She graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1946.
She married Albert Stacks in Cottage Grove on June 7, 1946.
Stacks worked as a sales representative for Bohemia Lumber Co. before retiring in 1986. Her interests included collecting Depression glass, singing with the Sweet Adelines and needlework on plastic canvas. She was a member of the Rebekahs, Coast Fork LEA No. 49, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She attended Riverside Community Church of God and Cottage Grove Faith Center.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Linda Raade and Marlene Nowak, both of Cottage Grove; two half brothers, Bill Edwards of Kansas and Bob Edwards of Idaho; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Friday's service, followed by visitation, will be at 1 p.m. at Cottage Grove Faith Center. Burial will be at Sears Cemetery in Cottage Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson's Foundation Inc., Development Dept., in care of Dianne Gross or Julian Pearson, 1501 N.W. Ninth Ave., Miami, FL 33136-1494.
A memorial service will be held June 21 for Thomas Anthony Natale of Portland, who died June 17 of cancer. The former Eugene resident was 56.
Natale was born March 19, 1947, in Portland to Louis and Evelyn Johnson Natale. He graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1965.
Natale lived in the Eugene area from 1976 to 1997. He attended Lane Community College and graduated in 1999 from Clackamas Community College.
He married Maria McCloskey on Sept. 13, 1997.
He worked at Southern Pacific Railroad, at US West and at Portland Auto Auction.
His interests included working on cars and square dancing.
Survivors include his wife; his mother of Klamath Falls; two sons, Tim of Katy, Texas, and Toby of Portland; two brothers, Dave of Vancouver, Wash., and Steve of Klamath Falls; two sisters, Laurie Hufstader of Elmira and Lynne Natale of Klamath Falls; and two grandchildren. …