Wayne L. Cross, 64, formerly of Elgin, died May 5 at his home in Roseburg. Roseburg Memorial Gardens is in charge of arrangements.
Wayne was born June 10, 1943, to Lloyd and Martha Cross. He was raised in Elgin and attended school there.
In 1977, Wayne married Bonnie. The couple enjoyed camping, cooking and improving their home. He loved the outdoors.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Bonnie; mother, Martha Cross of Elgin; three brothers, Ken Cross of Netarts, Don Cross of Tigard and Dennis Cross of Elgin; and sister, Rhonda Thomas of Newport, Wash.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Melanoma Foundation, 12395 El Camino Real, Suite 117, San Diego, Calif., 92130.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the day of May 9, 2008
Union County, Oregon Obituary
Raymond Richardson, 73, a lifetime resident of Cove, died May 9 at a local care center.
Daniels-Knopp Funeral Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the day of May 10, 2008
Raymond Arlie Richardson, 73, a lifelong resident of Cove, died May 9 at a local care center. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Cove Cemetery. Viewing will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center, 1502 Seventh St. in La Grande.
Raymond was born July 2, 1934, to Arlie “Shorty” and Lena (Bristow) Richardson in Cove. He graduated from Cove High School and served 14 years in the Army, serving two tours in Vietnam. After his honorable discharge he worked as a cook for Denny’s Restaurant until retiring. He was a former member of the Promise Keepers and a longtime member of AA. He loved watching sports on TV.
Survivors include his sisters and their husbands, Gay and Joe Scott of Island City, Dottie and Bob Reed of Alberta, Canada, and Doreen and Melvin Depuy of Trail; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins as well as other relatives.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cove Baptist Church.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the day of May 13, 2008