Joys, Sorrows, and Well-Wishes
Jim Leadon, former editor in EESC, passed away on March 10. Jim worked as an editor for the Oregon State University Extension Service from 1974 until his retirement in 1991. As an editor, he was a passionate advocate of plain language, with little tolerance of academic jargon. A funeral Mass was held on Friday, March 16, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Corvallis.
Esther Anderson, wife of retired Polk County Extension agent Nels Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, April 24th, in the arms of her husband Nels, at their home in Dallas, Oregon.
Family and friends celebrated her life on May 5th with a ceremony at the Restlawn Chapel in Salem. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her favorite causes: Marion-Polk food Share, 1660 Salem Industrial Drive NE, Salem, OR 97301, or the Oregon 4-H Center, 5390 4-H Road NW, Salem, OR 97304.
For Esther’s complete obituary, please see The Oregonian,
April 29, 2012.