Recent picture of Veda Mary Daley McLeod, class of 1932

[May 5, 2004]

Veda Mary (Daley) McLeod

died May 3, 2004, of age-related causes in Eugene, Oregon. She was 90.

McLeod was bom Oct. 25, 1913, in Colgate, Saskatchewan, to Clarence and Pearl Ingle Daley. She married Earl McLeod (also PHHS 1932 graduate) in Clovis, N.M., on Aug. 8, 1943. He died June 22,1974.

She spent her early years in Ellensburg, Wash. She later moved to this area and graduated from Pleasant Hill High School. Both she and her husband-to-be had been class presidents during their high school years. She attended Monmouth Normal School.

She was employed as a teacher and worked at Trent Elementary, Junction City Elementary and Bethel Elementary schools.

She was a member of the Eugene Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and cooking. She also enjoyed volunteering with children.

Survivors include two nieces, Barbara Swartz of Milwaukie and Darlene Breezley of California; and a nephew, Dick Daley.

Nina McPeek Stutz as sophomore in 1930

Nina McPeek Stutz as a sophomore in 1930 from a group photo.

senior photo from newspaper

recent picture of Nina McPeek Stutz, class of 1932

[July 9, 2004]
Nina (McPeek) Stutz

A memorial service was held April 12 for Nina Gwendolyn Stutz of Pleasant Hill, who died April 8, 2004 of. age-related causes. She was 89. Stutz was born June 4, 1914, in Salem to Charles and Cordelia McPeek. She married Dell Stutz in Eugene on May 15,1937. He died in May 1983.

She lived in this area for most of her life and graduated from Pleasant Hill High School. She attended the Oregon College of Education in Momnouth.

She was employed as a school teacher for 30 years and retired from Pleasant Hill Junior High School in 1975.

After her retirement, she remained active with the Pleasant Hill School District. She also was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Eugene.

Survivors include a son, Darv of Eatontown, N.J.; a daughter, Gwen Steinhauer of Dexter and Reta Bork of Portland (who died in 2008); eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Burial was at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Eugene

[June 25, 2009]

Blanche Wheeler Peters

SPRINGFIELD ó The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at Springfield Memorial Gardens for Blanche Wheeler Peters of Springfield, who died June 17 of age-related causes. She was 94.
She was born Dec. 16, 1914, in Pleasant Hill to Bruce and Minnie Wheeler. She married Leslie Peters, who died in 2001.
A lifetime resident of the Lane County area, she graduated from the University of Oregon with a masterís degree in education. She worked as a principal at Walterville and Yolanda elementary schools until her retirement.
Survivors include a daughter, Orla Sater of Emerald Hills, Calif.; a son, Carroll Wassom of Long Beach, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Sharon Patterson of Eugene; and four grandchildren.

(For other relatives, see Prentice Wheeler's entry for 1931, who died 1979.)
Burial was at Springfield Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements by Springfield Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Remembrances to Springfield Education Foundation, 525 Mill St., Springfield, OR 97477.

Noble Wheeler as Junior in 1931

Noble's senior picture from newspaper photo

2010 photo of Noble Wheeler

[December 31, 2010]

Noble Wheeler

Noble G. Wheeler of Boise, ID, formerly of Noti, died Dec. 25th, 2010, at the age of 97 of age related causes.

He was born August 21, 1913 in Trent, OR to C.B. (Bruce) and Millie Wheeler. He graduated from Plesant Hill High School in 1932

Noble married Eleanor Corthell on Dec. 26, 1938, in Coos Bay, OR. She died on Sept. 8th, 2003.

Noble worked for Swanson Lumber as a log scaler; he was also a farmer.

He was a strong local leader, serving as an elder and teacher at Noti Church of Christ and serving many years on the board of Fern Ridge District Schools. In addition, Noble served 12 years with the IED board, 2 of which were as chairman, and he worked on committees with the State Board of Education as well.

Noble was also known locally and nationally as a top breeder of Corridale sheep, having set a record in 1979 with a top selling ram and being involved in various leadership capacities for over 60 years at the Lane County Fair.

Noble is survived by his children: Barbara Haniuk of Eugene; Darrell Wheeler of Oakridge; Darlene Cannon of Veneta; Bruce Wheeler of Boise, ID; Glenn Wheeler of Shawnee, KS; and Grant Wheeler of Jacksonville. Brothers: Lester Wheeler of Cottage Grove and Clint Wheeler of Los Angeles, CA; sister: Ida Kate Miller of Lolo, MT; 20 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30th, at Noti Church of Christ. Remembrances in his name can be made to Boise Bible College, 8695 Marigold St., Boise, ID 83714.

Musgrove Family Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

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Original content published in Eugene Register-Guard on December 30, 2010

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