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Ted Gregerson Spokane

Service for Ted A. Gregerson, 71, will be at 1 p.m. today at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-North. Burial will follow at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. Gregerson, who was born in Daisy, Wash., died Thursday.

He served in the Army in the Pacific Theater from 1944 to 1946.

In 1948 he married Lucille Salsman in Coeur d’Alene. They moved to Spokane from Colville, Wash., in 1950.

Mr. Gregerson worked for Pacific Northwest Alloys from 1949 to 1962. He later worked from 1963 to 1980 at Kaiser Mead as a carbon setter. He retired in 1980.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1474 in Hillyard.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Ron Gregerson of Spokane; two daughters, Carol Schimmels and Bonnie Couch, both of Spokane; three brothers, Ralph and Grant Gregerson, both of Spokane, and Robert Gregerson of Davenport, Wash.; two sisters, Verla Ives of Davenport and June Douglas of Oregon; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Joan Gaylord Seattle

No service will be held for Joan El Louise Gaylord, 63, at her request.

Mrs. Gaylord, who was born in Wilbur, Wash., died Aug. 16.

She graduated from Central Valley High School.

Mrs. Gaylord was an accomplished badminton player and won championships while living in Spokane. She also taught classes at the Queen Anne High School gymnasium in Seattle.

She moved to the Seattle area in 1979.

She retired from U.S. West in Seattle in 1994. She also volunteered her time to the City of Hope thrift store in Seattle.

Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Frank; two stepdaughters, Suzanne Patneaude and Sally Brand, both of Seattle; two stepsons, Charles and Frank Gaylord Jr., both of Spokane; her father, Theodore Brenchley of Port Angeles, Wash.; a brother, David Brenchley of Richland; and seven stepgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the City of Hope, 1309 114th Ave. SE No. 201, Bellevue, WA 98004.

Norma (Long) Brown Spokane

Service for Norma Eulee (Long) Brown, 71, is set for 2 p.m. Monday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Brown, who was born in Wayne County, Iowa, died Wednesday.

She graduate from high school in Seymour, Iowa, and worked for the Federal Housing Administration for several years.

In 1948 she married Richard Brown in Seymour, and they moved to Spokane in 1949.

She is survived by her husband; three sons, Ronald, Norman and Eric Brown, all of Spokane; a brother, Allan Long of Seymour, Iowa; and two grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Robert Eagle Spokane

Memorial service for Robert F. Eagle, 72, will be at a later date. Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Eagle, who was born in Oakesdale, Wash., died Wednesday.

He graduated from high school in Oakesdale and later served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946 as a frogman in Underwater Demolition Team Nos. 6 and 113. He then served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1968 and retired as a wing sergeant major. He received the Bronze Star.

Mr. Eagle later worked for the Seafirst Bank security department and retired in 1989.

His memberships included Oakesdale Masonic Lodge No. 55, Oakesdale Order of Eastern Star No. 29, the UDT-Seal Museum Association in Fort Pierce, Fla., Association of Air Force Missileers in Colorado Springs, and Central Methodist Church in Spokane.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lesley; a daughter, Sue Sparkman of Mansfield, Texas, and three grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Medical Center Development Fund or the Masonic Retirement Center, 23660 Marine View Drive South, Des Moines, WA 98198.

Sharon Constantine Spokane

Memorial service for Sharon Lea Constantine, a former Wilbur, Wash., resident, will be at 10 a.m. today at the Presbyterian Church in Evanston, Wyo. Another memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Presbyterian Church in Huron, S.D. Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Born in Huron, S.D., Mrs. Constantine died Tuesday. She was 54.

She worked in Evanston, Wyo., for 16 years as a city government employee. She later moved to Wilbur and operated a hotel in Wilbur for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Donald; two children, Bradley Constantine of Wilbur and Barry Constantine of Evanston; her mother, Norma Bonnes of Huron; a brother, James Bonnes of Rapid City, S.D.; a sister, Diana Anderson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and four grandchildren.

Lewis Watson Spokane

No service will be held for Lewis M. Watson, 64, at his request. The Cremation Society of Washington is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Watson, who was born in Tekoa, Wash., died Wednesday.

He served in the Army during the Korean War.

He worked as a railroad engineer.

Mr. Watson is survived by a daughter, Susan Harris of Bellevue, Wash.

Gladys Tillotson Spokane

No service will be held for Gladys H. Tillotson, 93, at her request. The Cremation Society of Washington is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Tillotson, who died Wednesday, was born in Ulen, Minn..

She worked in the steno pool at the state Department of Social and Health Services until her retirement in 1969.

She is survived by a son, Lee Tillotson of Spokane.

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