Cherry Grove Cemetery, Cherry Grove, Washington County, Oregon








map coordinates: 45.45 -123.23472 (6 mi west of Gaston, OR)


















Surname Given Name dob d dob m dob y dod d dod m dod y Row Comments
ANDERSON, Hedvig

1858

1939 R6, #9 age 81; was completely buried in shrub, almost illegible until cleaned
ANDERSON, Olof

1864

1930 R6, #9 age 66; was completely buried in shrub, almost illegible until cleaned
BABINSKI, Steven E.

1987

1999 R1, #4 age 12; "SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS";
BLUM, Minnie

1877

1960 R2, #6 age 83; perhaps mother to Birgetta R. Blum Staples Nixon
BRASEL, Desha Maree


1 Sep 1979 R3, #3 age 1; derived DOB: 25 Feb 1978? marker: "Aged 1 Yrs., 6 Mos., 4 Days Fuiten Mortuary, F.Grove"; ornate grave w "MAREE" spelled in marble & embedded in cement
COLEMAN, Lillian C.

1911

1984 R8, #12 age 73; "SHE WALKED IN BEAUTY, OUR BELOVED MOTHER"; art: a rose on top of a book
CONN, Dorothy V. 5 Jan 1923 19 Nov 2004 R8, #13 age 81; square marble stone set in concrete
COX, Maxine P.

1927

1973 R2, #13 age 46; "BELOVED WIFE & MOTHER"; a water damaged photo of an older man was left on the grave
EK, Helen Louise Ek McCalmont 28 Apr 1914 27 Oct 1987 R6, #7 age 73; "DAUGHTER"; art: flowers; next to mother Inga Sophia Olson
EK, Inga Sophia Olson 14 Dec 1880 10 Jan 1924 R6, #8 age 43; "MOTHER"; art: flowers; next to dau Helen Louise Ek McCalmont
ERICKSON, Alma Maria 31 Dec 1876 24 Jul 1918 R8, #11 age 41; "AT REST, MOTHER AND WIFE"; REV. 14:13 - 574; footstone: "MOTHER"; shares stone w Adelia; both died w/i one month of each other
ERICKSON, Adelia 21 Aug 1904 23 Jun 1918 R8, #11 age 13; "AT REST, DAUGHTER" "I THESS. 4:13-18 - 637"; footstone: "DAUGHTER"; shares stone w Alma Maria; both died w/i one month of each other
FENIMORE, Ira

1879

1968 R2, #8 age 89; "MARRIED 57 YRS"; shares stone w Anna E. Fenimore
FENIMORE, Anna E.

1891

1968 R2, #8 age 77; "MARRIED 57 YRS"; shares stone w Ira Fenimore
FENIMORE, Ellen E.

1912

1983 R2, #9 age 71; perhaps daughter of Ira & Anna Fenimore
FENIMORE, George S.

1914

1995 R2, #10 age 81; "MARRIED 50 YEARS"; art: two rings w date Nov. 17 1944; shares stone w Margaret C.; perhaps son of Ira & Anna
FENIMORE, Margaret C.

1922

2006 R2, #10 age 84; "MARRIED 50 YEARS; art: 2 rings w the date Nov. 17, 1944; shares w George S.
FENIMORE, Mildred F.

1920

2002 R2, #11 age 82; "LOVE NEVER ENDS"; art: roses on both sides; shares stone w Samuel F. Fenimore
FENIMORE, Samuel F.

1920

2004 R2, #11 age 84; "LOVE NEVER ENDS"; art: roses on both sides; shares stone w Mildred F. Fenimore; perhaps son of Ira & Anna
FORSBERG, John H.

1889

1957 R8, #1 age 68 "FATHER"; shares stone w Ruth K. & Philip A.)
FORSBERG, Ruth K.

1898

1962 R8, #1 age 64; "MOTHER"; shares stone w John H. & Philip A.
FORSBERG, Philip A.

1930

1930 R8, #1 baby?; "SON"; shares stone w John H. & Ruth K.
FORSBERG, Anna M.

1860

1921 R8, #2 age 61; "MOTHER"; shares stone w May Anna & Esther A.
FORSBERG, May Anna

1892

1954 R8, #2 age 62; "DAUGHTER"; shares stone w Anna M. & Esther A.
FORSBERG, Esther A.

1902

1958 R8, #2 age 56; "DAUGHTER"; shares stone w Anna M. & May Anna
FRID, Bothilda

1859

1956 R7, #5 age 97; "MOTHER"; "THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD"; shares stone w husband August & 'brother' Andrew Frid
FRID, August

1862

1941 R7, #5 age 79; "FATHER"; "THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD"; shares stone w wife Bothilda & 'brother' Andrew Frid
FRID, Andrew

1895

1937 R7, #5 age 42; "BROTHER"; "THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD"; shares stone w mother Bothilda & father August Frid
FRID, Carl M.

1888

1966 R7, #6 age 78; "BROTHER"
GEITLINGER, William

1873

1940 R6, #6 age 67; shares stone w Eliza J. Geitlinger
GEITLINGER, Eliza J.

1875

19 R6, #6 Eliza either buried w no engraved DOD, or buried elsewhere; shares stone w Wm Geitlinger
GERDLUND, Walter




1921 R7, #8 baby?; small, hand crafted grave, difficult to read, in unusual clump of graves arranged in puzzle piece fashion
GRESS, Norene M.

1958

1960 R2, #7 age 2; art: simple cross;
HARDT, Edward H.

1878

1973 R2, #1 age 95;
HERNANDEZ, Joe 15 Apr 1937 14 Aug 1999 R8, #12 age 62; "Husband Father & Friend, We love you"; custom metal marker (ie hort. Marker); to the right of Alma Maria & Adelia Erickson, to the left of Lillian C. Coleman
HILL, Jeffrey L. 30 Aug 1963 27 Nov 1985 R3, #4 age 22; "LOVING SON BROTHER & FRIEND"; art: fishing, pine trees, clouds
JOHANSON, Axel 16 Jul 1873 7 May 1934 R3, #2 age 60;
JOHNSON, Peter

1855

1943 R9, #3 age 88; "FATHER"; shares stone w son Walter Johnson
JOHNSON, Walter

1905

1917 R9, #3 age 12; "SON"; shares stone w father Peter Johnson
LEE, James G. 7 Aug 1849 19 Oct 1930 R4, #1 age 81; "FATHER"; grandfather to the Lee family?
LEE, Stanley T. 29 Jun 1911 16 Nov 1984 R4, #2 age 73; perhaps grandson of James G. Lee
LEE, Evelyn I. 29 Mar 1910 25 May 1932 R5, #2 age 22; perhaps g.daughter of James G. Lee, sister of Stanley T. Lee;
LEE, Elizabeth Krueger

1871

1961 R5, #3 age 90; "MOTHER"; perhaps dau or wife of James G., mother of Stanley T. & Evelyn I.
LEE, Pleasant A. 4 Sep 1890 19 Jan 1975 R5, #4 age 84; "FATHER"; father to Stanley & Evelyn Lee?
LOVEGREN, Levi Alton 19 Sep 1888 6 Oct 1983 R6, #3 age 95; "MY AMBITION TO PREACH THE GOSPEL WHERE CHRIST HAS NOT BEEN NAMED" - Romans 15-20 MISSIONARY, BUILDER, TEACHER
LOVEGREN, Ida Langsea 19 Sep 1890 14 Dec 1972 R6, #4 age 82; "THEY SHALL BE MINE" SAYS THE LORD OF HOSTS, "IN THAT DAY WHEN I MAKE UP MY JEWELS." - Malachi 3:17
LOVEGREN, Mildred Effie 15 Oct 1919 6 Feb 1996 R6, #5 age 76; "MISSIONARY TO CHINA AND THE WORLD - SHE REFLECTED GOD'S LOVE" - John 3:16
LOVEGREN, Myrtle H.

1903

1922 R7, #3 age 19; "Asleep in Jesus till His return";
LOVEGREN, Elva Lovegren SIEVERS

1908

1965 R7, #4 age 57; see SIEVERS; shares stone w Fred H. Sievers; either buried w no engraved DOD, or buried elsewhere
LOWERY, Ronald William 14 Aug 1955 30 Nov 1990 R1, #1 age 35; "Loved by all, Son - Brother"; art: necklace w half circle "RON", half circle "DENA", in chain "JOINED TOGETHER IN LIFE & DEATH", under necklace "BELOVED FATHER & MOTHER"
MARKER,






R3, #1 Row 3, #01; marker at base of tree along the road into the cemetery (there are two such markers)
MARKER,






R5, #1 Row 5, #01; marker at base of tree along the road into the cemetery (there are two such markers)
MARKER,






R8, #15 marker has no name, marker laying on ground
MARKER,






R9, #2 marker has no name
NIXON, Ray A. 14 Dec 1890 29 Oct 1970 R2, #3 age 79;
NIXON, Birgetta R. Blum Staples 22 Aug 1907 2 Jun 1995 R2, #4 age 87; "Birdie"; art: open book; research: 'Tillamook Boat Building', by Birgetta Blum Nixon (Oregon Historical Quarterly, Su 1982)
NIXON, Charles Ray 1 Mar 1941 2 Feb 1959 R2,#5 age 17; "OREGON, AN US NAVY"; perhaps son of Ray & Birgetta Nixon
NOAH, Raymond R.

1976

1983 R1, #5 age 7; "LOVED BY ALL, JESUS LOVED HIM MORE"; art: cross
PATTON, L. Edith

1880

1961 R8, #3 age 81; art: simple flowers
PATTON, Matthew T.

1841

1922 R8, #5 age 81; shares stone w Roxanna Patton
PATTON, Roxanna

1852

1939 R8, #5 age 87; shares stone w Matthew Patton
PATTON, Robert J.

1836

1894 R9, #1 age 58; shares stone w Elizabeth J.B., Mary, & Robert
PATTON, Mary





R9, #1 age 2; "DAUGHTER, 2 YRS"; shares stone w Robert J., Elizabeth J.B., Robert
PATTON, Robert





R9, #1 baby; "SON, BABY"; shares stone w Robert J., Elizabeth J.B., & Mary
PATTON, Pem

1871

1939 R8, #4 age 68; art: flowers
PATTON, Elizabeth J.B.

1846

1898 R9, #1 age 52; shares stone w Robert J., Mary, Robert
PEARSON, Ailene

1912

1980 R2, #2 age 68; art: single rose
PEARSON, John A.

1898

1968 R7, #1 age 70;
PEARSON, Effie M.

1896

1962 R7, #2 age 66;
PEARSON, William K.

1908

1973 R7, #7 age 65; art: cross; shares stone w Esther Pearson
PEARSON, Esther

1914


R7, #7 art: cross; shares stone w Wm K. Pearson
PEARSON, Dagny





R8, #11 age 4; "DAUGHTER 4 YEARS OLD"; DOB & DOD not listed
PEARSON, Evar

1906

1916 R9, #4 age 10;
PEARSON, John A.

1874

1917 R9, #6 age 43;
RANARD, James Ernest 29 May 1931 23 Jul 1972 R2, #12 age 41; OREGON, PVT US ARMY, KOREA; art: cross
RITNER, Audrey I.

1926

1992 R1, #2 age 66; "Our Precious Mom & Friend"; art: daffodils
RITNER, John F. 17 Nov 1918 7 Jun 1985 R1, #3 age 67; "BELOVED HUSBAND AND FATHER"; art: pine trees, mountain
SIEVERS, Elva Lovegren

1908

1965 R7, #4 age 57; see LOVEGREN
SIEVERS, Fred H.

1889

19 R7, #4 see SIEVERS; DOD only lists 19__; shares stone w Elva Lovegren Sievers; Fred H. is either buried w no engraved DOD, or buried elsewhere
SPURBECK, Patricia M. 27 Sep 1939 14 May 2002 R4, #3 age 62; "1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, "Today? Perhaps!"
TRIPP, Terry D. (or: O, Q)

1946

1983 R1, #6 age 37; "BELOVED HUSBAND & DAD"; art: cross in Lilies; left on stone was bright orange, plastic frog
WIKANDER, Elof

1920

1939 R8, #9 age 19; stone next to Daniel Wikander
WIKANDER, Daniel

1889

1936 R8, #10 age 47; stone next to Elof Wikander
WIKANDER, Hannah

1879

1955 R8, #14 age 76; "MOTHER"
WIKANDER, Nels Harry

1887

1977 R9, #5 age 90; art: pine trees
WIKANDER, Arvid Runo 19 Feb 1891 7 Jun 1942 R9, #7 age 51; "OREGON, PVT 13 TRENCH MORTAR BTRY, WORLD WAR I"; art: cross
WOODWARD, Lonnie W. 8 Jan 1891 3 Jan 1975 R6, #1 age 83; art: flowers
WOODWARD, Wayne L. 5 Feb 1916


R6, #2 "MARRIED 1939"; "63 Years" is engraved inside picture of two hearts; shares stone w C. Lucille
WOODWARD, C. Lucille 31 Aug 1921 7 Nov 2002 R6, #2 age 81; "MARRIED 1939"; "63 Years" is engraved inside picture of two hearts; shares stone w Wayne L.










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