Archie M. Bilyeu, retired auto dealer and longtime Portland resident, died Monday [November 6] at 118 Mercury St., Gladstone, where he had made his home since August. He was 78.
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Born May 3, 1894 in Brownsville, Ore., he had lived in Portland since the early 1920s and at one time was a Kaiser-Frazer dealer there. He was a member of Willamette Lodge No. 2, AF & AM.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite; two sons, Wally, Chula Vista, Cal.; Martin, Portland; a brother, Floyd, and a sister, Gertrude Christopherson, both Hemet, Cal.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Holman-Hankins Chapel, with graveside services at 2:30 in the afternoon at Franklin Butte Cemetery in Scio. Friends may contribute to the Oregon Heart Fund in lieu of flowers.
Enterprise Courier, November 7, 1972
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