Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind13908
  • Name: Richard Lee ENGDAHL
  • Given Name: Richard Lee
  • Surname: Engdahl
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 MAY 1929 in Pendleton, OR
  • Note: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=amfonda&id=ind13908
  • Baptism: 05 DEC 1961 Church of the Redeemer, OR
  • Death: 10 FEB 2013
  • Age: 83y 8m 19d in Richland, WA
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105188001
  • Cremation:
  • Note: b. Pendleton, OR; d. Richland, WA; [Oregon Church and Cemetery Records - Name: Richard Lee Engdahl; Birth Date: 22 May 1929; Birth Place: Pendleton, Oregon; Event Type: Baptism; Baptism Date: 5 Dec 1961; Baptism Place: Church of the Redeemer; Father: Carl Frederick Engdahl; Mother: Sadie Ruth Young]; [Richard Engdahl of Hermiston, Oregon died Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington after a long illness. He was 83 years old. Richard was born on May 22, 1929 in Pendleton, Oregon, the second child of Carl Frederich Engdahl of Pendleton, Oregon & Sadie Ruth Young of La Grande, Oregon. He grew up in Pendleton attending Lincoln School, and graduating from Pendleton High School in 1947. He was a student in the College of Agriculture at Oregon State University where he was in the Phi Gamma Delta house. In 1951, his father, U.S. Senator Carl Engdahl died from heart failure and Richard returned to Pendleton to work and manage the family's wheat ranches in Stage Gulch near Pendleton and in Ritzville, Washington. He was active in his community and was a long time member of the Elks and Eagles Lodges. In 1960 he married Marilyn Fonda of Pendleton and they had one child. The couple divorced in 1970. Richard was an avid traveler and an accomplished pilot who flew on trips throughout the western United States, the Caribbean and Mexico. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle and taking trips in his RV. In 1978 he married Lynn Nielsen of Albany, Oregon. Semi retired from farming, he split his time between Pendleton and the couples home in Yuma, Arizona. In 1993 he bought a home in Hermiston, Oregon where he and Lynn lived until the time of his death. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Eleanor Mumm. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Engdahl of Hermiston; Son, Scott Engdahl of Portland, OR; Step-son, Max Ferry and wife Nancy Scopin of Tillamook, OR; as well as nephews and cousins in Oregon, Washington, and California. At his request, there will be no services held. Disposition was by cremation.] >> www.fonda.org <<



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