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Alene ‘Lucille’ LaLonde Oct. 3, 1921 - April 21, 2017

 

April 25, 2017

Alene “Lucille” (Paddock) LaLonde was born on Oct. 3, 1921 in Hoskins, Ore.

She was adopted by James Gersham and Susan Lorilla (Putman) Paddock of Sweet Home when she was 10 days old.

They spent four days to travel from Sweet Home to past Philomath by mule and buggy to collect their new little girl and another four days back to the new home for the new little one.

After a long life, she passed away at the Gateway Memory Living facility in Springfield, on April 21, 2017 at the age of 95 years, 6 months and 18 days.

Her early years were spent in the Sweet Home area. She graduated from...



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