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Harold Leonard Dsenis
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1918
Death: Jun. 19, 2004

DSENIS, Harold Leonard – Age 86, of Winston, Oregon, passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2004. He was born on March 21, 1918, in Harbin, Manchuria, China, the son of Peter Simon and Anna (Aure) Dsenis. His father was employed by the Chinese Custom Services and his mother was a nurse. Harold matriculated from the Public and Thomas Hanbury School for Boys in Shanghai. After the death of his mother his family moved to their homeland of Latvia where they spent the summer together. Harold later moved to California and enrolled at Pomona College. He served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II and became a citizen of the United States. He met his future wife, Marian “Penny” Penland at a dance in Berkeley, California, and they were united in marriage on November 26, 1942, in San Marino, California. Harold was an industrial designer and had worked with many types of products, both industrial and medical. He is survived by three daughters, Peggy Hill and her husband Henry of Sonoma, California; Christine Whalen and her friend Bill Locker of Winston; Dorcas Manley and her husband Mark of Winston. Harold also leaves a sister, Margaret Salit of Altadena; and four grandchildren, Logan Whalen, Danielle Dabbah, Nellie Hill and Anna Dsenis. He also has a great-granddaughter, Madeline Rose Dabbah. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-one years, Penny, who passed away last November. A reception to celebrate Harold’s life will be held at his home on Thursday, June 24, 2004, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Private interment will be at the Roseburg National Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Taylor’s Family Chapel. 
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  Marian Penland Dsenis (1921 - 2003)*
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Roseburg National Cemetery
Douglas County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jun 26, 2004
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Harold Leonard Dsenis
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