In Memorian

An artist has been commissioned to design and create a permanent memorial at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center to give tribute to IAM members who lost their lives as a result of occupational injuries or illnesses.

This workers Memorial will be dedicated in the month of August this year to coincide with  the annual Safety and Health Conference.  The patio surrounding the Memorial will be finished in bricks.  For each member who has died in the past, a brick will be inscribed with their name, date deceased, and their local lodge number.

Local Lodge W246 will have 3 bricks placed at the memorial for the following workers:


William L. McDaniel
Duane M. John
Donald K. Gates
Deceased February 1, 1996
Deceased March 17, 2000
Deceased November 1, 2000
Sawmill Accident
Logging Accident
Particleboard Warehouse Accident
Taylor Lumber, Sheridan Oregon
Cascade Logging, Lebanon Oregon
SierraPine Ltd, Springfield Oregon

If you should know of any other former members of Machinists Local Lodge W246 who have lost their lives as a result of occupational injuries or illnesses, please contact the Local so we may make arrangements to have their names added to this memorial.