Jewell Bee <I>Tarter</I> Aebi Davis

Jewell Bee Tarter Aebi Davis

Birth
Woodland, Cowlitz County, Washington, USA
Death 26 Jul 1987 (aged 70)
Kirkland, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Mausoleum, Masonic Garden
Memorial ID 53552907 · View Source
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Jewell Aebi Davis

Former Portland restaurateur Jewell Aebi Davis died of cancer Sunday in a Kirkland, Washington hospital. She was 70. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kirkland. Interment will be in Skyline Memorial Gardens, Portland.

Mrs. Davis and her husband Ernest Aebi owned L'Abbe restaurants in the Roosevelt, Imperial and Mallory hotels in Portland and in The Dorchester House at Oceanlake for about 25 years, beginning in the 1930s.

After her husband died in 1962, she continued to operate Chalet L'Abbe in Milwaukie until 1974.

She then moved to Kirkland and for the last 10 years operated three antique shops in Washington. She married Bruce Davis in 1979.

She was born in Woodland, Washington.

She was a member of the Past Presidents of Fifty-fifty Clubs of Oregon, the Oregon Restaurant Association and the Washington Antique Association.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, Ernest Aebi of Portland, Fred Aebi of Portland and Ken Aebi of Milwaukie; brother Darrel P. Tarter of Lake Oswego; sister Annabell Drum of Milwaukie; mother, Winnifred Lyle Lewis of Oregon City; and seven grandchildren.

The family suggests that remembrances be contributions to Oregon Health Sciences University research.

Published 30 Jul 1987 in The Oregonian


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  • Created by: Alison Fuchs
  • Added: 11 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53552907
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jewell Bee Tarter Aebi Davis (3 Aug 1916–26 Jul 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53552907, citing Skyline Memorial Gardens, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Alison Fuchs (contributor 47261321) .