Nov. 23, 1907 Smithshire Warren County Illinois, USA
Sep. 20, 1991 Dayton Yamhill County Oregon, USA
DAYTON RESIDENT DIES: John Junior Church, 83, died Friday, Sept. 20 in his Dayton home. At the request of the deceased, no services were held. Interment was private. He was born in Smithshire, Ill., Nov. 23, 1907. He married Ruth I. Kilpatrick on Aug. 13, 1936, in Stuart, Va. From 1937 to 1950 he worked with explosives for a construction company. He later owned and operated a grocery store until his retirement in 1963. He then moved to Waldport, where he lived for 20 years. He was a member of the Independence Elks and liked to fish. Survivors include his wife and brothers: Paul of Beaverton, Merle of Dayton, Carl of Salem, and Clarke of Seattle. Contributions may be made to McMinnville Hospice. Arrangements were by Rigdon-Ransom mortuary, Salem.