Memorials and Funeral Notices
  Memorial Archives 2006
  Aug. 31, 2006 - Dec. 31, 2006

  Sweet Home Funeral Chapel
  (formerly Workman & Steckly)
  1443 Long Street
  Sweet Home, Oregon 97386
  (541) 367-2891
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 April 2, 1928 - December 13, 2006
 

Owen "Oly" Aanrud, 78, of Springfield died Thursday. He was born to Lewis and Ovedia (Johnson) Aanrud in Emmons, Minnesota.

Owen married Elaine Dahl in 1951 in Minnesota. He came to Oregon in 1952. Owen worked 39 years for Seneca Saw Mill in Eugene. He remained in Springfield after his wife died in 1986, until just recently when health reasons brought him to Sweet Home. Owen was a lifetime member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eugene. He spent time traveling to Mexico and Alaska. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and reading.

Owen is survived by son, Richard Aanrud, and wife, Christine, of Eugene; daughter, Ronna Brown and husband Brian of Sweet Home; sisters, Margaret Schmitt, Karen McCrae, and Nona McDonald; brothers, Roland and Dale Aanrud; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by Richard Aanrud, Delores Schmitt, and Victoria Aanrud.

A service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, December 20, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eugene. Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements.

 
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