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Farnsworth, Jesse Elmer – Obituary

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Jesse E. Farnsworth, a former resident of 620 S.E. 2nd Ave. in Canby, died at a Canby nursing home early Thursday [April 10] morning at the age of 84.

He was born to Levi and Annie Farnsworth at Dayton, Ore. June 11, 1895. As a child, he moved to Multnomah County and attended Gilbert School for eight years and then spent two years at Washington High School.

He worked in a furniture store in Portland for 10 years, and later owned and operated a grocery store at Lents. He was a World War I veteran.

He married Hazel M. Mason at Portland on August 21, 1920 and she died March 29, 1976. Mr. Farnsworth was a charter member of the American Legion Post #122 at Canby and a member of the World War I Veterans Champoeg Barracks #205 at Molalla.

Surviving are two sons, Ray Farnsworth of Canby and Bert Farnsworth of Jennings Lodge; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Canby Chapel of Everhart and Kent. Interment followed at Zion Memorial Park.

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The Canby Herald, April 16, 1980
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman


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