July 14, 1934 - July 1, 2010
Milton R. Watson, "Milt" "Doc. Watson", passed away July 1, 2010 in Eugene, Ore. Memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m., July 17, 2010, at Central Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be at Central Lutheran Columbarium. Memorial contributions may be made in Milt's memory to Casa of Lane County.
Milt was a general vascular surgeon in Walla Walla at St. Mary's and Walla Walla General from 1969 to 1992. He worked for Silverton Hospital in Silverton, Ore. from 1992 to 1996, he retired in 1996. He was a surgeon in Germany for a field hospital from 1965 to 1968 in the U.S. Army.
He married Shirley Kiel, June 20, 1958, in Lynden, Wash. He graduated from Walla Walla High School, class of 1952. He then attended Whitman College, 1956 graduate, University of WA Medical School, 1960.
Survived by his spouse, Shirley Watson, at the home. Daughter, Tammi Anderson of LaVerne, Calif.; son, Mark Watson, Eugene; and three granddaughters.