Thomas Beckner, 51, Cottage Grove, died Oct. 24, 2000, as a result of a fall from his roof.

He was born March 12, 1949, in Port Angeles, Wash., to Shirley and Ann Beckner.

He moved to Brookings with his family when he was in the third grade. He moved to Cottage Grove in 1971.

Mr. Beckner married Gloria Carson Aug. 22, 1971, in Reno, Nev.

He worked for the Lane County Road Maintenance Department and enjoyed restoring old cars.

Survivors include his wife Gloria Beckner, Cottage Grove; daughters Jennifer Beckner, Lake Oswego; Brandi Beckner, Cottage Grove; brothers Robert Beckner, Vancouver, Wash.; Don Beckner, Brookings; sister Mary Hardy, Portland.

Memorial services were held Oct. 28.