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Scheduled Committee Meetings / Old Schoolmates Committee Meeting
« Last post by Rocke Warren on July 05, 2019, 02:59:06 PM »
There will be one last Old Schoolmates Committee Meeting at 11:30, July 9th at Stacy's in Cottage Grove.
Elizabeth Lisenby (Caron) / Obituary
« Last post by Rocke Warren on May 26, 2019, 04:11:29 PM »
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Class of 1958 / Lisenby (Caron), Elizabeth Ann
« Last post by Rocke Warren on May 26, 2019, 03:59:52 PM »
Elizabeth Ann Caron (Lisenby) August 11, 1940 - April 25, 2019

Elizabeth Caron, 78, of Ripon, CA passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loved ones. Elizabeth was born in Darlove, Mississippi to James and Draper Lisenby.

She lived in Arizona and then Oregon, where she graduated from Cottage Grove High school in 1958.

She and her family moved to the Valley when she was 18. Elizabeth worked for many years at Draper's Rest Home in Salida, owned by her parents, cooking and caring for patients. Elizabeth had 3 sisters, and her parents didn't treat her any differently despite having Cerebral Palsy. Elizabeth was able to live independently for most of her life because her parents taught her to never give up.

She became paralyzed when she was 59 years old and still refused to give up. She was able to gain some motion back in her hands and arms. She loved to work on jigsaw puzzles, seal them, and give them away to friends and family. Elizabeth had a beautiful and loving soul. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend.

She will be missed tremendously. Elizabeth was survived by her daughters who cared for her and loved her immensely, Debbie Joslen (David) of Ripon and Pamela Caron (Eric) of Modesto. She is survived by her grandchildren Cynthia Trickey (Kristopher) of Ripon, Christopher Joslen of Ripon, Danny Jenkins of Modesto, and Jordan Hansbury of Modesto. She had 4 great-grandchildren, Logan, Leila, Christopher and Mckenzie. She is also survived by her loving sisters, Carolyn Terrill of Modesto, and Peggy Holt of Modesto. She is preceded in death by her sister Jamie Trott and her parents James and Draper Lisenby.

Services were held on Friday, May 10th, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. Neptune Society 711 5th St. Modesto, CA. A celebration of life immediately followed the service at 5231 Claribel Rd. Modesto, CA.
Upcoming Events / 2019 Old Schoolmates Reunion
« Last post by Rocke Warren on May 26, 2019, 12:13:52 PM »
The Old Schoolmates Reunion is on Friday, August 2nd this year.  We'd love to see you there.  To get a copy of the invitation, click on 2019 Old Schoolmates Reunion Invitation.
Scheduled Committee Meetings / Old Schoolmates Committee Meeting
« Last post by Rocke Warren on May 26, 2019, 12:05:44 PM »
There will be a Old Schoolmates Committee Meeting at 11:30 a.m. on June 11, 2019 at Stacy's in Cottage Grove.
Jean Coleman (Morris) / Jean Coleman (Morris)
« Last post by Rocke Warren on May 14, 2019, 08:07:01 AM »
Class of 1958 / Harris, Stanley
« Last post by Rocke Warren on April 06, 2019, 12:51:46 PM »
Palmdale CA – Stanley Eugene Harris, 79, passed away peacefully at his residence after a long battle with Parkinsons.  He joins his wife, Carol Lee Harris, who passed away 12 years earlier.
He is survived by his two sons, Guy and Dale, and his grandson William Stanley Harris.
Stanley was born and raised in Cottage Grove OR, the son of Dale and Dorothy (Wittekind) Harris.  He graduated from Cottage Grove High School Class of 1958 after a distinguishing himself in athletics.  He then attended Shasta College where he met and fell in love with Carol who would become his wife in 1960.  Two years later they would be blessed with the birth of their first son Guy.  Stanley joined the United States Air Force and the family was stationed in Puerto Rico when their second son Dale was born. 
During his career in the Air Force, Stanley’s love of animals served him well working in the veterinary clinic and taking care of military working dogs, dependents pets, and civilian pets and animals.  During his tour of duty in Vietnam his office would care for the working dogs as well as treating civilian animals like the Vietnamese water buffaloes.  During a tour of duty in Italy with his family, Stanley started SCUBA diving in the Mediteranian Sea.  He trained to become a SCUBA instructor and would often take his sons on the trips.  Stanley also volunteered his time as a Little League Baseball Coach for his son’s teams.
When the family returned to the US, Stanley took advantage of the G.I. Bill and earned his Business Administration Degree.  He retired from the USAF in 1982 and cross-trained to be a radiology technician.  He quickly found work at the hospital in Fortuna California where he worked until 2006 before retiring.  He continued attending classes at Community Colleges wherever he went – learning was a life-long adventure for him.  In 2013 he was inducted into the Cottage Grove High School Athletics Hall of Fame.
Stanley’s ashes will be in attendance at his memorial at the Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Avenue, Cottage Grove on August 3, 2019.  Afterwards, Stanley and Carol’s remains will be interred at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.
Stanley Harris / Obituary
« Last post by Rocke Warren on April 06, 2019, 12:49:49 PM »
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Class of 1958 / Horn, Kirk Malcolm
« Last post by Rocke Warren on March 17, 2019, 09:00:46 AM »
Kirk M. Horn, 79, passed away on Sunday February 10, 2019, in Billings, Montana, where he was being treated for cancer. He was surrounded by family he loved.

Kirk was born in Eugene, Oregon, and grew up on the family farm where his childhood was one of hard work, love, and lots of outdoor activities. He completed college at Lewis and Clark College in Oregon and Pacific University in Oregon and attended graduate school at the University of Arizona with degrees in biology. He loved large mammals, the outdoors, and believed in taking care of the environment.

Kirk worked summers at Crater Lake National Park where he met his wife Beth and they enjoyed over 50 years of marriage. He taught biology at Heppner High School in Oregon where he thoroughly enjoyed his students and watched them grow into young adults. He then went on to a rewarding career with the U.S. Forest Service where he held positions as forest biologist on the Mt Hood National Forest in Oregon, regional wildlife biologist in Portland, Oregon, national threatened and endangered species coordinator in Washington D.C., and Regional Director of Wildlife and Fisheries in Missoula, Montana. He and Beth retired in 1999, settling in a home on the shores of Hebgen Lake where they could enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities that they loved. Kirk continued working on wildlife issues after retirement and was President of the Board of Directors at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center for many years. He always found it a source of pride and esteem to be able to teach people about the wild animals he so loved.

Kirk is survived by wife Beth, daughter Frances Malcolm (Greg) Charnesky, and grandsons Owen and Matthew. Donations may be made in Kirk’s name to the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone.

Kirk Horn / Obituary
« Last post by Rocke Warren on March 17, 2019, 08:49:08 AM »
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