Helen S. Mayer
The memorial service for Helen Sawyer Mayer will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Siskiyou Memorial Park in Medford. The funeral and interment was held on April 15 in Emmett, Idaho.
Mrs. Mayer, 78, of Medford, died April 11, 2000, at her home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.
She was born April 1, 1922, in Emmett, Idaho, a daughter of Charles C. and Laura Glidden Sawyer. She grew up in Emmett, and graduated from Emmett High School in 1940. She then attended business school.
In 1942, she married Andrew J. Smith, who died in 1955.
On Aug. 24, 1957, she married Reece E. Mayer, who survives. They moved to Medford 42 years ago.
Mrs. Mayer was an administrative secretary for the Medford and Phoenix/Talent school districts.
For many years she was an active member of the Rogue Valley Women's Golf Association at the Rogue Valley Country Club in Medford, and frequently volunteered at local golf tournaments.
Mrs. Mayer enjoyed dancing, bowling, and golfing with her husband and sons.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include two sons; a stepdaughter, Michelle Mayer-Moomaugh, Carlsbad, Calif.; three brothers; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Wesley Sawyer.