Claudia Gladys Pilkenton 1934 - 2016 Claudia Gladys Pilkenton, beloved wife, mother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2016. Born in Eugene on September 10, 1934, Claudia was the youngest of five children of Ralph and Gladys Winter. Claudia grew up in Eugene and was graduated from Eugene High in 1952. She worked a variety of jobs before marrying the love of her live and surviving husband, Charles (Chuck) Pilkenton in 1953. Married for more than 63 years, Claudia and Chuck had three sons. Claudia is survived by two of them, Mark and Charles (Casey). Her second son, Robin (Rob), passed away in 1997. She is also survived by her older brother Roy Winter and granddaughter Claudia Robin and grandson Nathan. Claudia enjoyed travel, camping, reading, playing cards and movies. She and Chuck enjoyed playing golf together later in life. She was a kind and gentle soul who liked to laugh and loved life. She was a loyal friend and will be missed by all who knew her. We will always remember her smile and warm embrace.
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