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Ethel May VanDorn Bales
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1881
Dawson County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1951
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Mrs. Ethel May Bales, who died Monday at her residence, 6120 N. Montana avenue, will receive last rites Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Colonial Mortuary, with burial in Riverview cemetery.

Mrs. Bales was born in Lexington, Neb., July 6, 1881. She was educated in Dayton, Or., and married William E. Bales there in 1906. They came to Portland 31 years ago. Mrs. Bales was an active member of the Foursquare Gospel church.

Surviving, besides the widower, are a daughter, Mrs. H. D. Cecil Jr., Portland; sons, R. E. Bales, in South America; W. E. Bales Jr., Temple City, Cal., and G. H. Bales, Portland; her father, D. C. Van Dorn, Long Beach, Cal.; brother, Earl Van Dorn, Venice, Cal., and seven grandchildren.

[The Oregonian, 3 Jan 1951, p11; w/photo]

Daughter of David Craig Van Dorn & Gertrude F. Sawyer 
Family links: 
  David Craig Van Dorn (1853 - 1951)
  Gertrude F Sawyer Van Dorn (1865 - 1933)
  William Ernest Bales (1886 - 1955)*
  Ethel May VanDorn Bales (1881 - 1951)
  Diamond Harold Van Dorn (1895 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
River View Cemetery
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Sec 122, Lot 271, Grave 2
Created by: FriendsofRiverView
Record added: Nov 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101523191
Ethel May <i>VanDorn</i> Bales
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Ethel May <i>VanDorn</i> Bales
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