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Robert Erwin Forbes
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1892
Silver Lake
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1972
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Obituary:

   Funeral for Robert E. Forbes, a painter who had lived in Portland since 1943, will be at noon Tuesday in Holman's chapel. Mr. Forbes died Saturday in a Portland hospital at age 79.
   Born in Silverlake, Kan., July 2, 1892, he resided at 34 SE Morrison St. he was a member of Lake Masonic Lodge No. 50 and of the Scottish Rite in Kansas.
   Survivors include his wife Francis and son Robert, both of Portland; sisters, Mrs. Clara Chapman, Silverlake, Kan., and Mrs. Arlene Curry [Currey], Topeka, Kan.; and brothers, Charles and Warren Forbes of Silverlake, Kan.
   Interment in Willamette National Cemetery will be private.

Oregonian (Portland, OR), February 22, 1972, p 8, c 1.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert M Forbes (1858 - 1928)
  Ida Lucinda Sprague Forbes (1867 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Forbes (1914 - 1979)
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Erwin Forbes (1892 - 1972)
  Bessie Myrtle Forbes Hardten (1892 - 1958)*
  Arizona M Forbes Janes (1895 - 1941)*
  Hazel M Forbes Schafer (1896 - 1941)*
  Charles E Forbes (1900 - 1974)*
  Clara Eliza Forbes Chapman (1901 - 1996)*
  Frances Viola Forbes Kraemer (1902 - 1968)*
  Harold A Forbes (1905 - 1958)*
  William Warren Forbes (1907 - 1977)*
  Leland M Forbes (1908 - 1960)*
  Harry R Forbes (1911 - 1955)*
  Arlene B Forbes Currey (1919 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ROBERT ERWIN FORBES
PFC 334 FIELD ARTY
JUL 2 1892 FEB 19 1972
FRANCES
HIS WIFE
OCT 22 1914 JUN 13 1979

 
Burial:
Willamette National Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: M, 1627
 
Maintained by: Cliff Doel
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3898661
Robert Erwin Forbes
Added by: Cindy Clemens
 
Robert Erwin Forbes
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Added by: Jim Walls from Oregon
 
 
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Thank you for your service to our country during World War I.
- Larry & Nancy Brooks
 Added: May. 25, 2013
 
 
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