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John Chesley Redifer, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1891
Hermitage
Hickory County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1964
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

A postcard from June Redifer King's keepsake box. The postcard was written by her father to her Uncle Laurie B. Redifer., the date on the postcard is March 29, 1910, postmarked Washington.

Dear Bro:
Delbert moved away last Thursday, I am staying at another place here at Summit. I went into Tacoma a short time ago and saw Hamilton fly in his Curtis Bi-Plane. It was great! This is a photo of the machine on the other page, I will answer your letter soon, your bro J.C.R. Addressed to L.B. Redifer, Riddle,Douglas County, OR.

To support his family, John worked in the lumber
yards in The Dalles,Wasco County,Oregon during the late 1920s'. John's mother Adella was living with the family in 1930 as John's father had passed away eight years before, His mother's health was failing, in fact she died two months after the 1930 census was taken.
~~~

I'm sure John and Mable were in shock when they received the news below of their son.
Name: John C Redifer Junior
Relative Name: Mr. and Mrs. John C Redifer Senior
Relative Relationship: Parents
State: Oregon
Country: United States
Type of Casualty: Wounded In Action
~~~
Portland Oregonian Newspaper.
John C. Redifer March, 1964

Funeral for John C. Redifer, 72, of 2309 S.E. 26th Ave., will be Wednesday at 1p.m. in Edward Holman and Son funeral home, followed by entombment in Lincoln Memorial Park Mausoleum. He died Sunday at home.
Mr. Redifer was born July 19, 1891, in Hermitage, Missouri., and moved to Portland 26 years ago. He was owner of the J.C. Redifer Co., contract
truckers. He was a member of Riverside Golf and Country Club, the Oregon Senior Golfers Association, Portland Gun Club and several local bowling clubs.

He is survived by his widow, Mabel; two sons, John C., Jr., and Stanley J., Portland; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Knight, Brandon, Florida.,and Mrs. June King., Portland; one brother, R. Arthur Redifer, Sacramento, Calif,; and nine grandchildren.

The family asks that remembrances be in the form of contributions to the Oregon Heart Association.
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Bio by `JMB






 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Porterfield Redifer (1846 - 1922)
  Cynthia "Adella" Hayes Redifer (1854 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Mabel Gladys Doty Redifer (1890 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  June Lenore Redifer King (1922 - 2007)*
  John Chesley Redifer (1923 - 1995)*
  Stanley James Redifer (1928 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Kenny Redifer (1883 - 1905)*
  Rebecca Julia Redifer Loree (1885 - 1921)*
  Robert Arthur Redifer (1887 - 1973)*
  John Chesley Redifer (1891 - 1964)
  Laurie Bentley Redifer (1896 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memorial Park
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 14, 2010
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John Chesley Redifer, Sr
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