William “Bill” Gerhard Schoneberger

Bill left this world peacefully October 25, 2015 to spend eternity with the love of his life, Karla Lynn Schoneberger, who passed away in 2010. A longtime resident of Jacksonville and Central Point, Bill would […]

Wesley Lyal Hartman

Wesley Lyal Hartman, age 58, passed away at his home in Jacksonville, Oregon on October 25, 2015, ending a fourteen month struggle with glioblastoma brain cancer. Wes was born on July 21, 1957 in Grangeville, […]

Patricia Rennie Dahl

Jacksonville lost one of its most devoted citizens on October 25, 2015. Patricia “Pat” Dahl passed away peacefully at her home. Pat was a close friend to many and will be deeply missed. She gave […]

Evelyn Howard-Mayersky

Evelyn Howard-Mayersky passed away peacefully after a series of illnesses on the evening of 24 September 2015. She was able to communicate to family present that she loved them. It was a pleasure to experience […]

Beloved John Braislin Passes Away

We are sad to report that John Braislin passed away early this morning, May 16, 2015.  John had a long career in the entertainment industry, primarily in TV.  In addition to folk singer, he was […]

Funeral Service for Fred Schatz is April 29, 2015

A funeral service for Jacksonville resident and former city councilor Fred Schatz is scheduled for 11:00am Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the Jacksonville Cemetery. A gathering will follow at the Historic First Presbyterian Church of […]

In Memory of Lawrence “Lawr” Hugo

Jacksonville has lost another friend with the passing of Lawrence Hugo, known better as “Lawr.” Lawr passed away on April 4, surrounded by family. Enjoy this piece written on his life and artwork from the […]

Artist Elaine Witteveen Passes Away at 98

Longtime Jacksonville resident and artist Elaine Witteveen passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the age of 98.

Elaine was born and raised in Chicago and attended the […]

Mary the “Worm Lady” Passes On

Mary Lillian Probert, affectionately known by all as the “Worm Lady,” passed away on January 10th at the age of 85. Mary, a longtime town resident, was preceded in death by her mother, Katie Lillian […]