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Alvie Jay Asper
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1899
Downs
Osborne County
Kansas, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1991
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

The Oregonian Thursday February 28, 1991
JAY ASPER
Jay Asper of North Portland died
of causes related to age Tuesday
in his home. At his request,
no service will be held. He was 91.

He was born April 16, 1899,
in Downs, Kan., and had lived
in the Portland area since 1909.
At age 15, he went to work
for Portland Manufacturing Co.,
and later worked for Western Cooperage.
He served in the U.S. Navy in World War I.

Mr. Asper worked at the Portland shipyards
from 1918 until 1921, when he went for work
for the Port of Portland
as a maintenance mechanic.
He retired in 1959.

He is survived by his daughter,
Shirley Pearl Arvesen of Portland;
stepson, William Barnes of Portland;
five grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren;
and two great-great-grandchildren.

Private interment will be in
Columbian Cemetery.
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1920 U.S. Census
Multnomah County Oregon
Alva J. Asper Age 20
Birthplace Kansas
Father & Mother Born Kansas
Mother On Census As,
Amy T. Balke Age 35 Birthplace Kansas
Head-of-household Self
Father Born England
Mother Born Illinois
Marital status Married
Spouse Not On Same Census
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 Parents:
  Charles Joseph Asper (1878 - 1945)
  Annie P. Bright (1885 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine V. Parrish Asper (1903 - 1964)
 
Inscription:
Asper
Alvie Jay
1899 1991
Father
The Lord Is
My Shepherd
 
Burial:
Historic Columbian Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Martha
Record added: Aug 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41204178
Alvie Jay Asper
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Alvie Jay Asper
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