Culver resident Fred B. Claussen died Oct. 8, 2001. at Ochoco Care Center in Prineville at the age of 84.
He was born in 1916 in Chicago, Ill., and moved to Salem in 1953. There he worked at McGillchrist and Sons and later was self-employed as an exterior and interior painter. He served as a minister for 30 years as one of Jehovah's witnesses.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian; daughters, Arvilla, Amy, Virginia Jergens, and Nancy Crosse; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held on Oct. 13, at Madras Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Annie Rodman of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Culver, died Oct. 2, of congestive heart failure. She was 77.
Mrs. Rodman was born Dec. 1, 1923, in Birmingham, Ala., go parents Jon and Emma Mata, joining six brothers and three sisters. At the start of World War II, she worked for a Monroe, Mich., form that built airplanes for the military. In 1944, she enlisted in the Navy, where she met and married Ronald Rodman of Culver. After the war they farmed in the Culver area with the rest of the Rodman family. They were divorced in 1967.
In 1968, she earned her nursing degree from Central Oregon Community College in Bend, and worked at Pioneer Memorial Hospital as a light practical nurse. In 1969 she moved to Las Vegas, Nev., where she continued her nursing career until her retirement.
Her special interests included reading, sewing, gardening, travel, retirement and her grandsons.
Survivors include her son, Micki Rodman of Redmond; and daughter, Roseanna Parks of Las Vegas, Nev.; and two grandsons.
A private family service was held at her home. At her request, she was cremated and will be interred at Gray Butte Cemetery.