The Siuslaw news. (Florence, Lane County, Or.) 1960-current, August 28, 2021, SATURDAY EDITION, Page 5, Image 5

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On The Record
Western Lane Ambulance District & Siuslaw Valley Fire: Call Report for Week of Aug. 11-15, 2021
Date & Time
8/11/21 1:52
22nd St
Assist, Public
8/11/21 5:24
9th St
CCT - Transport to RB
8/11/21 5:34
Cloud Croft Ln Assist, Public
8/11/21 8:27
Mercer Lake Rd no Transport
8/11/21 9:05
Medical, Rhod. Dr
Transport to PHH
8/11/21 9:25
Skookum Dr
Assist, Public
8/11/21 10:28
Munsel Creek Lp Transport to PHH
8/11/21 10:39
Hwy 126
Transport to PHH
8/11/21 14:59
Rhodowood Dr no Transport
8/11/21 15:01
Rhodowood Dr Transport to PHH
8/11/21 17:14
Oceana Dr
Assist, Public
8/11/21 17:26
Rhod. Dr
Assist, Public
8/11/21 18:03
9th St
Transport to RB
8/11/21 18:56
Medical, Bay St Transport to PHH
8/11/21 18:59
Rhod. Dr
no Transport
8/11/21 22:51
E Mapleton Rd
Transport to PHH
8/11/21 23:29
9th St
CCT - Transport to RB
8/12/21 3:47
Rhodowood Dr no Transport
8/12/21 4:21
Medical, Hwy 126 Transport to PHH
8/12/21 8:23
9th St
CCT - Transport to RB
8/12/21 11:29
Medical, Hwy 126 Transport to PHH
8/12/21 12:02 Rescue, Baker Beach Access Rd Public Assist
8/12/21 13:32
Medical, Easy St Transport to PHH
Date & Time
8/12/21 14:37
Rhodowood Dr Transport to PHH
8/12/21 14:59
Hwy 126
Transport to RB
8/12/21 17:41
9th St
Transport to RB
8/12/21 19:19
Smoke, Spruce St Public Assist
8/12/21 19:34
Medical, Oak St Transport to PHH
8/13/21 3:41
Medical, Skookum Dr
no Transport
8/13/21 7:35 Medical, Royal St. George Transport to PHH
8/13/21 7:52
Heceta St
Assist, Public
8/13/21 9:30
9th St
Transport to ALF
8/13/21 10:42
Hwy 36
Transport to RB
8/13/21 15:19
Siuslaw River Rd no Transport
8/13/21 17:11
9th St
Transport to RB
8/13/21 20:11
22nd St
Assist, Public
8/14/21 1:53
1st Ave
Transport to PHH
8/14/21 4:18
Rhododendron Dr
Assist, Public
8/14/21 6:00
Smoke, Joshua Ln Public Assist
8/14/21 6:05
Limpit Ln
no Transport
8/14/21 8:22 E Mapleton Rd LZ - Mapleton Football Field
8/14/21 8:56
Alarm, Spindrift Wy
Public Assist
8/14/21 14:14
Medical, Saltaire St
Transport to PHH
8/14/21 16:51
Bernhard Heights Rd Transport to PHH
8/14/21 17:22
Rhodowood Dr
Transport to PHH
8/14/21 17:39
9th St
Transport to RB
Date & Time
8/14/21 17:59
8/14/21 18:06
8/14/21 20:20
8/14/21 20:42
8/14/21 20:35
Smoke, Joshua Ln Public Assist
9th St
Transport to RB
MVA, Hwy 101 Transport to PHH
Smoke, Harbor Vista Rd
Public Assist
Medical, Rhododendron Dr Assist, Public
8/15/21 5:35
Friendly Acres Rd
Assist, Public
8/15/21 10:55
9th St
Transport to ALF
8/15/21 11:29
Medical, Limpit Ln
Transport to PHH
8/15/21 12:41
N Siano Lp
Assist, Public
8/15/21 13:18 Medical, Heceta Beach Transport to PHH
8/15/21 16:57
4th Ave
Transport to PHH
8/15/21 17:04
Medical, Willow Lp Transport to PHH
8/15/21 18:14
Medical, Limpit Ln
Transport to PHH
8/15/21 18:24
9th St
Transport to RB
8/15/21 20:41
30th St
Transport to PHH
8/15/21 21:02
Medical, Manzanita Wy no Transport
8/15/21 22:09
21st St
Transport to PHH
8/15/21 22:55
Rhododendron Dr
Assist, Public
8/15/21 23:15 MVA, Heceta Beach Rd Transport to PHH
8/15/21 23:55
9th St
Transport to RB
Smith—Patricia “Pat- Medal (ARCOM).
ty” Anne Thurston Smith,
Patty also spent 23 years
70, slipped into
the loving arms
of her Lord and
main engine pro-
Savior on Aug.
gram at Boeing
25, 2021, after a
Rocketdyne in
two-year battle
Canoga Park, Ca-
with cancer. Her
lif., and the Sten-
husband of 47-
nis Space Center
plus years, Bruce Patricia Smith in
Warren Smith, was by Her dedication to her job
her side, along with close as an executive assistant,
friends at their residence hard work and joyful spir-
in Greentrees Village, Flor- it, resulted in her receiving
ence, Ore.
numerous awards, includ-
Patty was born on Oct. ing NASA’s prestigious Sil-
26, 1950, to Charles “Bud” ver Snoopy Award.
and Helen Thurston of
Her favorite Bible verse,
Franklin Square, N.Y., on Joshua 1:9, was framed by
her bedside when she went
Long Island.
She enlisted in the U.S. to be with the Lord: “Be
Army (1970-75) and strong and courageous.
served at Fort Ord, Ca- Do not be afraid; do not be
lif., and at the U.S. Army discouraged, for the Lord
Defense Language Insti- your God will be with you
tute, Presidio of Monterey, wherever you go.”
Patty is survived by her
Calif. She was awarded
several commendations husband Bruce; sister Re-
for her work ethic and gina (Thurston) Ruggiero
exemplary duty including of North Caldwell, N.J.;
the Army Commendation brother James Thurston of
Oyster Bay, N.Y.; and nu-
merous nieces and neph-
ews in the New York and
New Jersey area.
Patty’s ashes will be in-
urned with military hon-
ors at the veteran’s Rose-
burg National Cemetery,
913 NW Garden Valley
Blvd., Roseburg, Ore. A
funeral service will be held
Sept. 17, 2021.
in Davis, Calif. Shortly
thereafter they moved to
Denver, Colo, where Ken
entered graduate school at
the University of Colorado
Medical Center.
Helen worked as a med-
ical secretary at the medi-
cal center during this time.
While there, they adopted
their daughter, Barbara.
Upon Ken’s graduation
they moved to Durham,
STONE—Helen Marie N.C., where Ken contin-
Stone passed away Aug. ued post-graduate train-
17, 2021, at the
ing. Their son,
age of 79 from
Mark, was born
complications of
there, completing
their family.
Over the next
Helen was born
many years, the
in Berkeley, Ca-
family moved to
lif., to Robert and
various parts of
Helen Stone
Barbara Johnson.
the country fol-
She graduated from Castro lowing Ken’s job oppor-
Valley High School, Castro tunities. At each location,
Valley, Calif., in 1959.
Helen worked as a secre-
Helen met and married tary, usually in a medical
Kenneth Stone in 1965 field.
while both were employed
Finally, in 1999, they sort
at the University of Cali- of retired to Florence, Ore.
fornia Veterinary School Helen, though, continued
to work another 20 years
as a medical transcription-
ist for PeaceHealth Peace
Harbor Hospital.
Helen was active in the
Presbyterian Church as a
Sunday School teacher for
many years.
She is survived by her
loving husband, Ken, of 55
years marriage; her daugh-
ter, Barbara (Stone) Morris
of St. Louis, Mo.; her son,
Mark Stone of Florence,
Ore.; her brothers, Robert
Johnson and Joe Johnson
of Woodland, Calif.; and
her seven grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
TEMPL AR—Blanche
Templar, 72, a resident of
Florence, Ore.,
passed away un-
Thursday, July
22, 2021.
Blanche was
born on Oct. 30,
1948, in Water-
town, N.Y., to
Robert Charles and Lois
(Wood) Templar. She
spent her youth in Roch-
ester, N.Y., and graduated
from John Marshall High
School in 1966.
Blanche began her life-
long career in the medical
field at Strong Memorial
Hospital in Rochester.
In her life, Blanche lived
in several states, working
and raising her children,
until she discovered a
cherished home in Flor-
Space #2 in the Old Hospital on 12th Street
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ence. She continued to
work and excel in her ca-
reer. Florence is where she
met the love of her life,
Jeffrey Templar. Blanche
and Jeffrey were married
on Sept. 13, 2008. Her
eyes and smile brightened
when she spoke of her be-
loved husband.
Blanche was talented and
creative in so many ways.
She enjoyed dancing and
singing and loved engag-
ing in these passions with
Jeffrey. She was
a creative writer,
mostly writing
for her own plea-
sure. She was an
incredible seam-
stress who was
imaginative with
costuming. She
was also a lifelong student,
engaging in a variety of
subjects outside her medi-
cal pursuits. She was a gen-
erous woman who would
lend a helping hand in any
way she could.
Blanche will always be
remembered as a selfless,
loving, and caring wife,
mother, grandmother, and
Blanche was preceded in
death by her parents and
brother, Charlie Templar.
She is survived by the love
of her life, her husband,
Jeffrey Templar; her son
Everett “Jay” Jenkins; her
daughter, Laura Jenkins;
daughter-in-law, Sky Jen-
kins; grandsons, Everett
Jenkins and Dylan Jenkins.
Blanche’s life was addition-
ally blessed with Jeffrey’s
sons, Eric Furstenberg
(Megan) and Alex Wanta-
nabe (Sarah); and a grand-
son, Theo Wantanabe.
Blanche is also survived by
cousins, nieces, nephews,
and so many treasured
On Sept. 5, 2021, at 2
p.m., there will be a Cel-
ebration of Life honoring
Blanche Templar at Flor-
ence Elks Lodge #1858,
1686 12th St. in Florence,
The family of Blanche
has entrusted the care of
their loved one to Burns’
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