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August 2021 News

In this edition: August 2021 Gazette, OPB Oregon Experience – Road to Statehood, Remember series entry, Discover Garden Home series entry. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find well over two … Continue reading

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Michael Gazeley-Romney obituary

July 29, 1989 to July 1, 2021 Michael was the first son of Barb Gazeley and Kent Romney, joined by brother Patrick in November 1991. Michael died mid-day Thursday, July 1, 2021 in a motorcycle accident. Michael had an essential … Continue reading

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Ronald B. Lansing obituary

January 28, 1932 to May 28, 2021 Lawyer, professor, author, dedicated public servant, creative soul, and family man Ronald B. Lansing passed away May 28, 2021. He was 89 years old. Professor Lansing had been teaching at Lewis & Clark … Continue reading

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June 2021 News

In this edition: OPB Oregon Experience – Road to Statehood, Garden Home Extension Group gavels, 1953 Community Church parsonage consecration, more historic names for local Garden Home streets, Remember series entry, Discover Garden Home series entry, April 2021 Gazette. Welcome … Continue reading

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Robert Grissom obituary

May 12, 1927 to May 7, 2021 Robert Eugene Grissom, 93, passed away from natural causes Friday, May 7, 2021 in Portland, Ore. Bob was born May 12, 1927 in Syracuse, Kan., and grew up during the Dust Bowl. After … Continue reading

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Samuel Laird Philip obituary

June 22, 1926 to October 20, 2020 Samuel Laird Philip’s ninety-four years were about quietly and craftily creating experiences for people. He was impressed by people. Sam ended his time with us on October 20th, 2020 at his apartment in King City, … Continue reading

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Dolores Winifred (Witte) Philip obituary

August 9, 1927 to April 17, 2020 Dolores W. Philip, 92, passed away on April 17, 2020 in Vancouver, Washington. Dolores (Dee) was born in Vernonia, Oregon to William and Theresa Witte on August 9, 1927. She graduated high school … Continue reading

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May 2021 Update – Garden Home History Email

Hello Garden Home History Friends, Thank you to all of you who have responded so nicely to our monthly Updates about Garden Home history. This month its gavels, Extension, parsonage, Community Church, Shattuck and Scholls Ferry names, Mt. St. Helens, … Continue reading

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Old Community Church Parsonage Consecration, August 16, 1953

This church had its beginnings in the community room over Chris Jager’s store at the Oleson/Garden Home Road intersection. Dr. and Mrs. Hetlesater donated the property south of Garden Home Road at S.W. Royal (now SW 71st). According to church … Continue reading

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Cafeteria favorites

When the Garden Home School opened in 1912, students brought their lunches or went home for lunch. Later Mrs. Merrill made the main dish at home, loaded it into a little red wagon and pulled it to school. Later benches … Continue reading

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