Betty Jean Spackman
May 8, 1927-Aug. 15, 2011
Gresham resident Betty Jean Spackman died Monday, Aug. 15. She was 84.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Providence ElderPlace, 17727 E. Burnside St.
Betty was born May 8, 1927, in Los Angeles to James and Eva Musgrove. She grew up and resided for most of her life in Douglas County, where she graduated from Oakland High School as valedictorian of her class. She also attended Oregon State University.
Betty was the office manager of L and H Lumber Company in Sutherlin, where she met Jim Spackman. They were married on May 8, 1954. Betty and Jim built a 4,000-square-foot home on 121 acres near the North Umpqua River in Roseburg.
Betty was a partner in Betty and Ruth's Bookkeeping Service in Sutherlin for more than 30 years. She worked as a tax consultant. She enjoyed helping companies and individuals get their records and taxes in order. She retired in 2008.
Family was very important to Betty, and she planned and worked to keep get-togethers, celebrations and vacations a family affair. She invested in many beach stays and trips to Hawaii, Disney World and resorts for the family to relax and spend time together. Besides work and vacations, her favorite things in life were anything orange: She had an orange bedroom, kitchen, clothes and jewelry. She loved reading and especially loved being around family and dining out. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Roseburg for many years.
Her brother, Robert Musgrove, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband; children, Teresa Brown of Springfield, Bob Spackman of Alfalfa, David Spackman of Vernonia and Jeff Spackman of Portland; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Francis Eugene Cammann
Feb. 26, 1935-Aug. 15, 2011
East County resident Francis Eugene Cammann died Monday, Aug. 15. He was 76.
Viewing hours will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at Gresham Memorial Chapel, 257 S.E. Roberts Ave. A recitation of the rosary will be at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 2310 S.E. 148th Ave., Portland. Committal services will be held at Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery in Clackamas.
Gene was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Ontario to Francis and Geraldine (Mulvany) Cammann. Gene grew up in the Salem area and graduated from South Salem High School. He attended Oregon State University for two years.
In the mid-1950s, Gene joined the National Guard and served for 10 years as a marksman instructor. During his enlistment, Gene met Linda Lauro and in 1960 they married in Portland.
Following their marriage, they resided in Portland and Gene went to work for Boyd Coffee Company in 1961. In 1966, he was transferred to Longview, Wash., until 1971. He returned to Oregon and settled in East County. Gene worked at various jobs for the next 10 years until 1979, when he went to work for MJB Coffee Company. The company sold in 1990. Gene then went to work for Market Transport as a long-haul trainer. He retired in 2000.
Gene enjoyed working on and rebuilding cars and engines, and he was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, having achieved third and fourth degrees. He also was a longtime member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Mike Cammann of Eugene and Mark Cammann of Troutdale; and four grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to Parkinson's Resources of Oregon, 2145 N.W. Overton St., Portland, 97210.
Gresham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
Rosanne Ida Kieselhorst
April 23, 1927-Aug. 16, 2011
East County resident Rosanne Ida Kieselhorst, 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 16.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 8026 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland.
Rosanne was born April 23, 1927, in Portland to Earl and Elsie (Winter) Kieselhorst. Rosanne graduated from Woodmere Grade School in 1941 and Clinton Kelly High School of Commerce in 1945.
Rosanne was a secretary for John Griffith, president of Multnomah College in downtown Portland, until the college merged with the University of Portland in 1969. She then worked as an administrative assistant in the university's engineering department until her retirement in 1992. She especially enjoyed helping the many foreign students in the department.
Rosanne was a longtime member of Calvary Lutheran Church and volunteered in many ways: arranging the weekly flowers, helping in the kitchen, assisting with newsletter distribution and recording the offering. She took part in an exercise class, where she made many friends. Rosanne had a special love for cats. She enjoyed working in her yard and walking.
Survivors include her niece, Susan Maas of Gresham; nephews, Bill Maas of Eugene, David Maas of Ashland and Don Maas of Fairview; and two grandnephews.
Remembrances can be sent to Calvary Lutheran Church, 8026 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97206; or to the Oregon Humane Society, P.O. Box 11364, and #8232;Portland, 97211-0364.
Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Dean Leslie Pollard
Nov. 20, 1956-Aug. 17, 2011
Gresham resident Dean Leslie Pollard, 54, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, in Salem.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Lynchwood Church of God, 3818 S.E. 174th Ave.
A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The Outlook.
Gresham Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.