Alvie Jay Asper

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Alvie Jay Asper

  • Birth 16 Apr 1899 Downs, Osborne County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 26 Feb 1991 Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 41204178

The Oregonian Thursday February 28, 1991
JAY ASPER
Jay Asper of North Portland died
of causes related to age Tuesday
in his home. At his request,
no service will be held. He was 91.

He was born April 16, 1899,
in Downs, Kan., and had lived
in the Portland area since 1909.
At age 15, he went to work
for Portland Manufacturing Co.,
and later worked for Western Cooperage.
He served in the U.S. Navy in World War I.

Mr. Asper worked at the Portland shipyards
from 1918 until 1921, when he went for work
for the Port of Portland
as a maintenance mechanic.
He retired in 1959.

He is survived by his daughter,
Shirley Pearl Arvesen of Portland;
stepson, William Barnes of Portland;
five grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren;
and two great-great-grandchildren.

Private interment will be in
Columbian Cemetery.
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1920 U.S. Census
Multnomah County Oregon
Alva J. Asper Age 20
Birthplace Kansas
Father & Mother Born Kansas
Mother On Census As,
Amy T. Balke Age 35 Birthplace Kansas
Head-of-household Self
Father Born England
Mother Born Illinois
Marital status Married
Spouse Not On Same Census
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Asper
Alvie Jay
1899 1991
Father
The Lord Is
My Shepherd


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  • Created by: Martha
  • Added: 26 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41204178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvie Jay Asper (16 Apr 1899–26 Feb 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41204178, citing Historic Columbian Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Martha (contributor 47144896) .