English Cemetery ~ Gerald Howard Ossenkop ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Ossenkop, Gerald Howard
LAST: Ossenkop FIRST: Gerald MID: Howard
BORN: 28 Jun 1942 DIED: 8 Aug 2011 BURIED:  (English Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  St Anthony, Fremont Co., Idaho
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
MARRIAGE - to Carolyn Dunham, 20 Dec 1963 in Marion Co., Oregon.
Gerald Howard Ossenkop
June 28, 1942-August 8, 2011
SALEM – Gerald H. Ossenkop, 69, of Salem, Oregon went home to be with his Lord on Monday August 8, 2011. He was born to parents, Howard and Doris Ossenkop in St Anthony, Idaho. He attended and graduated from Eddyville High School in Eddyville, Nebraska and moved to Oregon in 1960. He married Carolyn Dunham on December 20, 1963 and resided in Salem, Oregon until his passing. In his younger days he loved MOPAR muscle cars and owned several of them. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, raising cattle and gardening. He had a real passion for restoring antique tractors. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends. He owned his own construction business for nearly 30 years before retiring. He will be forever remembered by his wife, Carolyn, daughter Tia, grandchildren Brian and Triell, brother James, sister Martha and countless relatives and friends. He will be greatly missed by all. Memorial Service will be held 12:00 pm Friday August 12, 2011 at Faith Lutheran Church in Monmouth with a reception following iun the church fellowship hall. Private vault interment will be at English cemetery in Monmouth. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Heart Association in care of Farnstrom Mortuary, 410 Monmouth St, Independence, Oregon 97351 who is entrusted with arrangements.
Statesman Journal (Thursday) 11 Aug 2011, 4C
Gerald Howard Ossenkop
June 28, 1942-August 8, 2011
[temporary marker - Farnstrom Mortuary (as of July 2012)]
Oregon Marriage Index (Ancestry.com)
SJ 11 Aug 2011, 4C
ROW: 37-8