|Birth: ||May 30, 1926|
|Death: ||Jul. 8, 2000|
Kenneth E. Sasser of Florence, formerly of Milton-Freewater, passed away July 9, 2000, at his home at the age of 74 years.
Memorial services will be Saturday, July 15, 2000 at 11 a.m. at the Munselle- Rhodes Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Davidson officiating
Memorial contributions may be made to the Peace Harbor Hospice or any cancer prevention program through the funeral home.
Ken was born May 30, 1926, in Enterprise, the son of Newton and Grace Beeman Sasser.
As a young boy he moved to Milton-Freewater with his parents and attended public schools in Milton-Freewater.
After his schooling he joined he joined the U.S. Navy.
He earned his wings and served as an aviation gunner.
After his discharge from the Navy, he married Virginia Brooks and the couple lived in Wallowa.
Ken worked in the lumber industry and also attended Eastern Oregon College and Oregon State University.
In 1964 he moved to Roseburg with his family. Ken retired from Champion International and moved to Florence in 1987. The couple spent the winter months in Yuma, Ariz.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Sasser at the home;
a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Kathleen Sasser of Salem;
three sisters, Margaret Langley, Fern Wilson and Veta Phillips, all of Milton-Freewater;
three brothers, Keith Sasser of Roseburg, Jim Sasser of Milton-Freewater, and John Sasser of Seattle, Wash.; a granddaughter and her husband, Brooke and Clint Berry of Lake Mary, Fla.; grandson and his wife, Scott and Rachel Sasser of Los Angeles, Calif.; grandsons Matt Sasser of Portland and Greg Sasser of Boise, Idaho; two great-granddaughters, Elizabeth and Megan Berry, both of Lake Mary, Fla., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Myrtle Burrows and Verlie Sasser; and two brothers Kermit Sasser and Abe Sasser.
Newton Evin Sasser (1891 - 1985)
Grace Elizabeth Beeman Sasser (1896 - 1976)
Myrtle Elizabeth Sasser Burrows (1913 - 1995)*
Verlie May Sasser (1914 - 1914)*
Margery Angeline Sasser Langley (1916 - 2009)*
Veta M Sasser Phillips (1917 - 2004)*
Kermit Junior Sasser (1925 - 1998)*
Kenneth Earl Sasser (1926 - 2000)*
Kenneth Earl Sasser (1926 - 2000)
Gary Evan 'John' Sasser (1938 - 2002)*
Milton-Freewater IOOF Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 31, 2012
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Betty from OR
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Kenneth Sasser is actually buried in the Wallowa Cemetery in Wallowa, Oregon. See memorial #126089513.|
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Added: Dec. 31, 2012