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Florence H. Willard

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

OREGON – Florence H. Willard, 89, a lifelong Oregon resident, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born June 24, 1924, in Emmett, N.D., the daughter of Clause F. and Rosa (Morris) Bloom. She married Hugh E. Willard on May 25, 1947, in Oregon. He died July 16, 1994. Florence worked on the family farm with her husband for many years, and enjoyed gardening. She was a member of Lighthouse United Methodist Church in Oregon.

She is survived by her sons, Charles (Maureen) Willard of Galena and David (Tiia) Willard of Oregon; her daughter, Mary (Richard) Krugg of Oregon; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Verne Bloom.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, with the Rev. Javier Martinez, pastor of Lighthouse United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Dixon.

Memorials may be made to Lighthouse United Methodist Church.  

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