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Page A-22 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 R oEST Funeral and Cremation Arrangements Easy as: 1-2-3 STEP 1: GIVE US BASIC INFORMATION STEP 2: CHOOSE YOUR PACKAGE & MONTHLY PAYMENT STEP 3: COME TO OUR OFFICE, OR DO PAPERWORK BY MAIL LE Leon Lloyd Moore was born February 2nd, 1930 to Editfl Morgan Moore and Ralph Andrew Moore, in Roseburg, Oregon in the first year of the Great Depression at a time when most of rural America had neither electrJci nor indoor plumbing and farmed and ranched with horses. Leon's values were like those of many of his peers who experienced the depression and grew up in a time and place that was still close enough to the frontier to be shaped by it. He was loyal, honest to a fault, morally tough and unafraid of hard work. He put his family before himself and like many people who grew up poor he was open handed and generous. He never passed up a stranger in need and for many years as a logger worked from before dawn to after dark without complaint to support his family. Much of Loan's education came from the world of experience. He learned to farm, hunt and fish early in life. He was an athlete in high school in Days Creek, Oregon where he played basketball and was the star pitcher and hitter on the baseball team. He entered the working world in his early teens, first as a truck driver and a self taught journeyman mechanic and later as a skilled heaw equipment operator. In 1950, after high school, he moved to Dayville, Oregon, following the Montgomery family's daughter, Marda Jean, and where he helped his future father-in-law in an attempt to rescue a failing ranch. The month following her high school graduation, Marda and he were married. Their marriage lasted 63 years until her death in November, 2013. Soon after their first child, Marsha's, birth, Leon and Marda accompa- nied her family to Califerniq where their second daughter, Lorri was born and Leon worked for Sierra Mountain Mills as a mechanic and truck driver. In 1958, the two Montgomery families and the Moores uprooted their lives again moving their children, pets and heavy equipment to Nakusp, British Columbia. Leon drove Cat, kept the equipment running and bossed crews as they contract logged for Erickson Enterprises on the Upper Arrow Lakes. Some of Leon's favorite memories were of hunting and fishing with friends and his brother-in-law Jack while living in Nakusp. Two more children, Russell and Lerna, were born in British Columbia. In 1963, the Moeres once again Mowed Marda's parents, John and Pearl, returning to the U.S., settling in Shelton where their last daughter Sharon was born, and Leon worked for Simpson Timber Company building roads. In the mid 1980s, Leon took an early retirement, bought a log- ging truck and hauled for Simpson for several more years before retiring for good. Leon served his communil7 as a volunteer fireman and Emergency Medical Technician and worked in tile Food Bank for the United Methodist Church Jn Shelton for many years. Behind his crus exterior, he was Pope Leon to his grand children and "Uncle Beastie" to his nieces and nephews. Leon died September 11, 2014, in Shelton surrounded by his girls. Leon is survived by his children; Marsha Lockhart (Bruce), Lerri Moore (Paul Sparks), Russell Moore (Rayna), Loma Shepardson (Paul) and Sharon Fogo (John); grandchildren; Chris Camp, Caitlin Lockhart, Morgan Sparks, Athena Shepardson, Orion Shepardson, Sierra Fogo, Jenessa Fogo, Andree Fogo and his only great grandchild, Ben Kaulitzke. Leon was preceded in death by his wife Marda, perents Andy and Edith, older sister Nettie and younger brother Jim. Also, his many beloved clogs who were his constant companions and friends during his retirement. A Celebration of Life will be held at the United Methodist Church in Shelton, Washington on November 8 at 4:00 pro. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the United Methodist Church food bank. The family wants to thank the ICU staff at Mason General Hospital for the care provided to Leon his last days with us and to Rose who befriended him and cared for him during the last year. For more information or to leave messages for the family please see funeralalternatives.org. ,~ PAID OBITUARY NOTICE~ [~ Cat[ 426-4412 to subscribe Paul Duggan Paul Duggan, 89, died Sept. 19, 2014. He was born Jan. 26, 1925, to Pastor Noley and Fannie Duggan in Enigma, Georgia. Paul joined the Navy in 1942 and served on the battleship USS Ala- bama. He married Lorraine Magnuson in January 1945. After his career in the Navy, he made Seattle his home. Through an appren- ticeship, he became a master machinist and started a career in the Alaska salmon-canning industry in Bristol Bay in the Kodiak region of Alaska, and Prince of Wales Island. He also worked in the tuna-can- ning industry in Fiji. Paul was involved in family and com- munity activities, such as The Elks RV Club, Boy Scouts, and Little League football. He vol- unteered for St. Philom- ena Catholic Church in Des Moines, St. Edwards Catholic Church in Shel- ton, the Des Moines food bank and as an election inspector. He also served as president of the North Hill Community Club in Des Moines. He enjoyed taking his family on vacations, remodeling his home, square dancing, spend- ing time at his Fawn Lake property, traveling with his wife and RV club trips. Paul is survived by wife Lorraine; children Dianna (Don) Williams, Mark (Lucy) Duggan, and Bryan Duggan; fos- ter daughter Tela (Mike) Sherman; sister Francis Parrish; grandchildren Lynette (Tim) Carter, Carmen (Jammer) Trummert, Sean (Shen~) Duggan, and Chris Dug- gan; 15 great-grandchil- dren; and extended fam- ily John (Janet) Hewa and Joe (Allison) Hewa. He was preceded in death by parents Noley and Fannie Duggan, son Stephen, foster daughter Veta Hernandez, three brothers, and four sis- ters. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 4, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Shelton with a reception following in the church social hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to any organization that helps the less fortunate. Please sign the guestbook and leave condolences at www. funeralalternatives.org. Arrangements are by Funeral Alternatives of Washington in Lacey. Lorraine Kerr Lorraine Charlotte (Klein) Kerr, 88, a Bel- fair resident, died Sept. 4, 2014, in Maui, Ha- waii. She was born July 31, 1926, to William and Josephine Klein in Oak Park, Illinois. Lorraine married Ste- phen L. Kerr Jr. on June 19, 1954, in Bremerton. She worked in a Navy shipyard during World War II. She also worked in the office of Nathan Hale High School in Se- attle and in the library of Matteo Ricci College at Seattle University. She also had jobs as a tailor and veterinary as- sistant. Lorraine was a tal- ented cook, seamstress, gardener and handy per- son. She was a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and was active in sev- eral bridge groups and with the Harrison Medi- cal Center Auxiliary in Bremerton. After retirement, Lor- raine and her husband, Steve, enjoyed traveling and spending time with family. She is survived by husband Steve; daugh- ters Susan (Mike) Sand- ers of Belfair and Linda (Randy) Barcheski of Maui, Hawaii; son Ste- phen (Lisa Jamieson) L. Kerr III of Anchorage, Alaska; granddaugh- ters Sasha Barcheski of Anchorage, and Kristen Barcheski of Everett; and sisters Josephine (Clark) Emery of Ta- coma and Shirley Corliss of Lake Tapps. Lorraine was preced- ed in death by brother William Klein and sister Geraldine Gowing. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. Funeral Alternatives means on Funerals, Caskets, and Cremation Marilyn Winsor Marilyn (Bailey) Win- sor, 81, died Sept. 21, 2014, in Chehalis. She was born Oct. 27, 1933, to Howard and Zelma Bailey in Wapato. Marilyn married Don- ald Winsor in Shelton. She worked at Nord- strom in Seattle, McCon- key's Drug Store in Shel- ton, Cabin in the Fir in Shelton, Capital Savings & Loan in Olympia and Winsor Porcelain Enam- el Display in Olympia. Marilyn enjoyed sew- ing, baking and canning. She was a member of the Orthopedic Hospital Guild in Olympia. She is survived by husband Donald Win- sor, sons Mark Winsor and A1 Winsor, daughter Lisa Winsor, grandsons Taylor "TJ" Vena and Connor Vena, and grand- daughter Paige Vena. Marilyn was preceded in death by parents Howard and Zelma Bai- ley, sister Loraine Jones, brother Dale Bailey, and daughter Penny Winsor. A service was held Sept. 27 in Chehalis. Memorial donations can be made to Provi- dence SoundHomeCare & Hospice in Olympia. Arrangements are by Cattermole Funeral Home in Winlock. Gabriel Paulson Gabriel Danton Paul- son, 15, died Sept. 28, 2014. He was born Dec. 1, 1998, to Eric and Mela- nie (Danford) Paulson in Shelton. Gabriel was a sopho- more at Shelton High School. As a freshman at Oakland Bay Junior High School, he served as the associated stu- dent body president. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Shelton. He enjoyed playing basket- ball, technology, and be- ing with his family and friends. Gabriel is survived by parent Eric Danton Paulson and Melanie of Shelton; brother Mi- chael Danton Paulson of Shelton; grandparents; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, 916 N. 12th St., Shelton, WA 98584. A service will follow at 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Shelton Memorial Park. Memorial donations can be made to the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation at www. nwsarcoma.org or P.O. Box 91460, Portland, OR 97291. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Shel- ton. Roy Levett Jr. Roy Levett Jr., 84, died June 27, 2014, in American Canyon, Cali- fornia. He was born Oct. 14, 1929, to Roy and Iva (Huffman) Levett in Shelton. Roy was a merchant seaman with Chevron Corp. and American President Lines Ltd. He retired in 1995. Roy enjoyed fishing on Eagle Lake, visiting friends and relatives in Mason County, and go- ing to class reunions. He is survived by daughter Kim Gill, stepson Bill Martin and stepdaughter Becky Martin. Roy was preceded in death by parents Roy and Iva Levett and step- mother Mary. Services took place in July. Lorena Marshall Lorena (Eclarino) Marshall, 45, died Sept. 29, 2014. She was born Jan. 30, 1969, to Filipina E. Labrador in Candelaria, Zambales, in the Philip- pines. Lorena worked as a hairdresser. She was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church in Shelton and attended the Saints Alive prayer group. She was also a member of the Northwest Filipino Association. Lorena is survived by mother Filipina E. Lab- rador; sons Darwin John Marshall and Raymond Lance Marshall; and nu- merous brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles and cousins. A service will be at noon on Oct. 3 at St. Ed- ward Catholic Church in Shelton. Father Ronald Belisle will officiate the ervice, ,~,CO Ol~lT~, page /:~-Z~