Year: 1965

Alvin J. Paudois

Published / by W. Wesley Groleau

Funeral services for Alvin J. Paudois, 30, of 431 E. Vilas Road, who died Saturday, will be held at 10 a.m.  Tuesday at Perl Funeral Home.  The recitation of the Office of the Dead will be tonight at 8 o’clock at Perl Funeral Home.  The Rev. Gilbert LuLay of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, will officiate.  Interment will be in Siskiyou Memorial Park.

Mr. Paudois was born Aug. 31, 1934, in Opheim, Mont., where he lived for several years.  In 1939 he moved with his parents to the Rogue Valley where he has made his home since that time.  He was employed as a truck driver and heavy equip- ment operator.  He was a member of Medford Moose Lodge.  He was married on Sept. 2, 1962, in Reno, Nev., to Barbara I. Vance, who survives.

Additional survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Paudois, Central Point; his grandmother, Mrs. Mary Paudois, Jacksonville; three sons, Mikel Paudois, Springfield, Ore.; John and Billy, both at home; three daughters, Michelle Paudois, Springfield, Ore.; Jan and Jodi, both at home; one brother, Arthur St. Germain, Medford; two sisters, Mrs. Thelma Roberts, Medford, and Mrs. Lola Gusky, Reno, Nev., and numerous nieces and nephews.

Casket bearers will be Cliff Fields, Arlen Shepherd, Buck Short, David Byers, Dean Byers, Kenneth Kitchen.

Central Point Man Dies in Accident

Published / by W. Wesley Groleau

Alvin John Paudois, 30, of 431 E. Vilas Road, Central Point, died Saturday morning in Rogue Valley Hospital from injuries suffered in a one-car accident about 1:30 a.m yesterday.

According to Oregon State Police, the Paudois car was east-bound on Vilas Road when it angled off the road and struck a concrete culvert. He was taken to the hospital where he died about three hours later.

So far this year 20 persons have been killed in traffic accidents on Jackson County highways, five more than for the same period last year.