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Jack Richey Tenney
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1901
Saint Johns
Apache County
Arizona, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1971
Oceanside
San Diego County
California, USA

Obituary:
Oceanside - Jack R. Tenney, 69, 915 Reese St., died Friday in his home. A native of St. John's, Arizona, he came to Oceanside in 1927 from Pima, Arizona. Tenney retired in 1949 as Superintendent of Oceanside Elementary Schools after 21 years of service. He was a member and High Priest of the Latter-day Saints Church, the Oceanside Masonic Lodge No. 381, Oceanside Kiwanis Club, past Lt. Governor of Kiwanis International, and organizer of the North County USO. He was also President of the USO Board for two terms. Surving are his wife, Clara Tenney; two daughers, Mary Jacqueline Butachart of Rabat, Morocco, and Faith Claire Hartzog of Clearwater, Florida; a son, Jack M. Tenney of Santa Rosa, a sister Thelma Sheets of San Diego and 10 Grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Latter-day Saints Church with Bishop Ronald D. Remsberg officiating. Burial will be at Eternal Hills Memorial Park. The Oceanside Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. Source: Newspaper February 12, 1971 
 
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 Parents:
  William Arthur Tenney (1862 - 1918)
  Jemima Susanna Richey Tenney (1867 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Edith Lines Tenney (1903 - 1997)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Jacqueline Tenney Butchart (1928 - 2002)*
  Jack Muir Tenney (1936 - 2005)*
  Faith Claire Tenney Hartzog (1943 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Arthur Tenney (1885 - 1957)*
  Susie Louise Tenney Sandin (1887 - 1924)*
  Lucinda Grace Tenney Johnson (1889 - 1966)*
  Karl Jose Tenney (1891 - 1949)*
  Gwen Tenney Campbell (1894 - 1965)*
  Thelma Tenney Sheets (1896 - 1971)*
  Vera Elinor Tenney Caraway Tirrell (1899 - 1962)*
  Jack Richey Tenney (1901 - 1971)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eternal Hills Memorial Park
Oceanside
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: LDS Block 291, Lot 1
 
Created by: CoDele Walker Tenney
Record added: Sep 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77235576
Jack Richey Tenney
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