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 Ethel May <I>VanDorn</I> Bales

Ethel May VanDorn Bales

Birth
Lexington, Dawson County, Nebraska, USA
Death 1 Jan 1951 (aged 69)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 122, Lot 271, Grave 2
Memorial ID 101523191 · View Source
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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


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  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101523191
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ethel May VanDorn Bales (6 Jul 1881–1 Jan 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101523191, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by FriendsofRiverView (contributor 47910568) .