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 Millard Doyle Slape

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Millard Doyle Slape

  • Birth 21 Apr 1920
  • Death 27 Oct 2005
  • Burial Rainier, Columbia County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 63968639

Millard Doyle Slape, 85, of Rainier died Oct. 27, 2005.

He was born April 21, 1920, in Alpena Pass, Ark., to Robert Millard and Jessie Pearl (Barkley) Slape. He went to school in Arkansas.

Mr. Slape married Betty Lempke on Aug. 8, 1942, in Holyoke, Mass. Mr. Slape was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps.

After the war, the Slape family moved to Eastern Washington. They later lived in Longview and Woodland before moving to Rainier in 1969.

Mr. Slape worked at various local mills, owned a gas station, was a freelance timber buyer, operated a dredge on the Columbia River, worked as a logger and ran cranes on the Port of Longview docks. In later years he operated a consignment company for equipment.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Slape; his sons, Richard Slape, Ray Slape, Max Slape and John Slape; his daughters, Carol Maddox, Arlene Daniels, Eleanor Hanson; his brothers, Joe Slape and Wade Slape; a sister, Dee Slape; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


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  • Maintained by: RichardChampion68
  • Originally Created by: Jan B.
  • Added: 9 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63968639
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Millard Doyle Slape (21 Apr 1920–27 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63968639, citing Green Mountain Cemetery, Rainier, Columbia County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by RichardChampion68 (contributor 47486148) .