Hi Barbara, with your additional info, I found additional information. An Elsie Mae Halberg d. Lane Co., OR 25 Feb 1988 per death cert #88-04024, age 85; birth date 8 June 1902; spouse-Willia (they don't always enter all charactrs in a name in this space). Source: OR Death Index 1903-1998.
You can get an obituary from two sources for Lane County. Contact OR Library System, www.oregonlibraries.net/, choose Lane County. The OLS charge from $5 to $15 for an obit.
Also I found an William Edgar Halberg who filled out his World War I Draft Reg. Card Sept. 12, 1918 while living at RFD #1, Dayton, Yamhill Co., OR. He was b. 23 Sept 1897 (however the handwriting on the form looked like 1847). He was a laborer for Austin Stevens, RFD#1, Dayton. His nearest relative was John Halberg, 1438? 53rd St., Seattle, WA. He was medium height & weight with light blue eyes & brown hair.
In 1920 a William E. Halberg was living in West Sides, Deschutes Co., OR. William E., b. abt. 1897, WI, parents both born Sweden, single, teamster Shevlin-Hixon Lumber Co's logging camp.
A William E. Halberg, 537-09-9564 was b. 23 Sept 1897 and d. 7 Feb 1989. His soc. sec. # was assigned in WA before 1951. Source: Social Security Death Index which anyone can access at no charge.
However a William Halberg, 534-09-0807 whose last residence was Eugene, Lane Co., OR (or more probably where his last benefit check was mailed to) was b. 23 Sept 1897 and d. 1 Feb 1989. His social Sec. # was assigned in WA before 1951. Source: Social Security Death Index.
An William Edgar Halberg d. Lane Co., OR 7 Feb 1989 per death cert #89-01786, age-91; b. 23 Sept 1897; spouse=Elsie. Source: OR death Index 1903-1998.
You can obtain an obit for William using the same sources as cited above. Successful Hunting!