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Harold Ernest Seiffert

Harold was born June 28, 1916 in Goble, Oregon.

His parents were Adolph Ernst Seiffert and Ruby Merle Davis. He was the first child of six.

Harold's parents moved the family to Newberg, Oregon while he was young. He went to school in Newberg and graduated from Newberg High School. He worked on the family farm in Cherry Grove as a young man. In 1937 he went to work as a log truck driver for Alder Creek Lumber Company and worked for them for 17 years. He then worked for Hillsboro Implement for 12 years. Then he worked for the Wolf Creek Water District (Tualatin Valley Water District) until his retirement.

Harold enjoyed traveling and camping. He loved clam digging, fishing, and hunting. He was an avid gardener with a huge garden each year. He loved to cook and can the produce from his garden.

Harold married Jane Berger on July 24, 1937 in Vancouver, Washington. They had 3 children: Living Son, Living Son, Living daughter. Jane died on November 23, 1976.

Harold married Helen Stream Rich on June 11, 1977 in Vancouver Washington. Helen died April 15, 1995.

Harold married Ella C. Nitchman on June 14, 1997 in Cherry Grove, Oregon.

Harold died August 3, 2007 at the age of 91 years, 1 month, 6 days. His service and burial was on August 8. He is buried next to Jane in Forest View Cemetery in Forest Grove.


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