Lenore Elizabeth Stearns


Lenore Elizabeth Stearns, 91 of Cottage Grove, Oregon passed away January 3, 2018. She was born December 21, 1926, in Alamo, N.D. to Ralph and Mamie (Hemminger) Amundson. Lenore graduated from Everett High School in WA and was a career Legal Secretary. She enjoyed traveling, in the US and internationally, spending time with her family and her extended family. Lenore married Robert W. Stearns on August 3, 1957, in Marysville, WA. She is survived by sons; Galen (Alexis), Royce, and Thaine (Susan) Stearns, daughter Wendy Sue (Erik) Benson, sister Arlene Halvorson, 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, lots of nieces and nephews that she loved. Lenore was preceded in death by her, spouse Robert Stearns on February 8, 2007, sister Shirley Huddle, brother Ronald Amundson and daughter-in-law Cindy Stearns. A visitation will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel followed by funeral at 11:00 AM and a reception at 12:00 PM at the Village Green Resort, Cottage Grove. Burial at Eagle Point Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Signature Hospice, 2620 River Rd., Ste.#300, Eugene, OR 97404. Special thank you to the staff at Magnolia Gardens for the love and care for the past 5 ½ years. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, 123 S. 7th St., Cottage Grove, OR 97424

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