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MARY ELLEN MCGINNIS, 94, of Rogue River, died Wednesday, March 11,2015, at Morrow Heights. The youngest of four children, she was born December 7, 1920 in Aptos, Calif. to Arthur C. and Geneva E. Harris. She grew up in Santa Cruz County and attended Watsonville High School. On December 16, 1939 she married Amos David Dalgliesh, who died in 1964. She worked as a book-keeper for her husband’s logging business. Later she served as school secretary in two small schools near Eureka,Calif. She moved to Jackson County from Kneeland,Calif. In 1977 in Reno, Mary Ellen married Donald Clark McGinnis, who died in 1992. She was a member of the Church of God Seventh-day in Hugo. She was as killed seamstress and enjoyed crocheting, walking and hiking. Survivors include two daughters, Eileen Patricia Putnam of Springfield, Ore. and Carmen Louise Courtney of Stayton, Ore.; three sons, Amos Brian Dalgliesh of Burns, Ore., Leslie Dale Dalgliesh of Traverse City, Mich. and Thomas Craig Dalgliesh of Grants Pass; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. A grandson preceded her in death. A memorial gathering at Morrow Heights is planned at a later date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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