Mark W. Arehart

Male 1919 - 2004

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  • Name  Mark W. Arehart 
    Born  15 Feb 1919 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Jul 2004 
    Person ID  I2014  Peter Duffy (1791) Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2008 

    Family  Meta Irene Thomas 
    Family ID  F672  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • Published in The Oregonian on 7/8/2004.
      Mark W. Arehart

      AREHART, MARK W. Mark W. Arehart of Gleneden Beach passed away at the age of 85 on July 1, 2004. He was born to Claude A. and Mae Belle (Withrow) Arehart on Feb. 15, 1919, in Roseburg. He moved to Portland as an infant and lived there until 1982. He graduated from Benson High School. He started working with the railroad before he graduated from high school, and retired in 1979, after 44 years. Mark was an electrician in the Navy and served in World War II on the USS Mississippi. He was one of the responsible officers that spearheaded the drive for the memorial at the city park in Depoe Bay for the VFW. He was a member of the Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church as well as a lifetime member of the Elks, a charter member and the Secretary of the Elks Lodge in Multnomah, a member of the local Elks Lodge #1886, and the Secretary Treasurer of the Lincoln City VFW #5653. Mark was married to Marjorie Mae (Hogan) in 1946 and was later divorced. He married Meta I. Oliver Oct. 1, 1972, in Carson City, Nev. He is survived by his wife, Meta Arehart of Coronado Shores; sons, Mark ''Lee'' Arehart of Kalama, Wash.; Timothy Ray Arehart of Seaside; Ronald Oliver of Temecula, Calif.; and Robert Oliver of Portland; daughters, Maradee Abel of Woodinville, Wash., and Dorinda Brewer of Gig Harbor, Wash.; 10 grandchildren; and six greatgrandchildren. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday July 10, 2004, at the Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church in Lincoln City. Contributions can be made to the Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church, 2125 S.E. Lee St., Lincoln City, OR 97367. Arrangements by Pacific View Memorial Chapel in Lincoln City.

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