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 Haigh Eugene Chown

Haigh Eugene Chown

Birth
Franklin, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
Death 29 Oct 1981 (aged 63)
Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon, USA
Burial Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon, USA
Plot Fir G-111-5
Memorial ID 31132041 · View Source
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Long time Kamath Falls resident, Haigh Chown, 63, died Thursday morning in Klamath Falls, following a lengthy illness.

Born Feb. 11, 1918, in Franklin, Kansas, Mr. Chown was raised in Westwood, California. He married the former Dorothy Martin on April 11, 1956, in Reno, Nev.

He joined the U.S. Army on Nov. 11, 1940, and served in Europe during World War II. Wounded in battle, he was discharged on Sept. 11, 1945. He received a Purple Heart, Special Soldier's Medal and American Defense Service Medal.

Mr. Chown was employed for 35 years with Weyerhaeuser Co. working from 1946 until this year. His position with WeyCo was hardboard maintenance supervisor.

He was a member of VFW Post 1383.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brothers, Joe Chown, Redding, and Bill Chown, San Francisco, Calif., numerous nieces and nephews and several aunts and uncles.

Herald and News 10/29/1981



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  • Added: 4 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31132041
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Haigh Eugene Chown (11 Feb 1918–29 Oct 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31132041, citing Klamath Memorial Park, Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J (contributor 46897785) .