Womer Cemetery ~ Harry Richard Berlin ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Berlin, Harry Richard
LAST: Berlin FIRST: Harry MID: Richard
BORN: 24 Sept 1912 DIED: 29 Aug 1983 BURIED:  (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Franklin Co, Washington
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon

BIRTH – male Berlin born 24 Sept 1912, Franklin co, Washington; son of Harry R. Berlin & Anna M. Ross

1920 WA CENSUS – Harry R. Berlin (7y, b Washington) enumerated with parents Harry O. (56y, b Pennsylvania, occupation farmer) and Annie M. (54y, b Iowa) and 3 siblings, William H. (22y, b Missouri), Mary (17y, b Iowa) and Dania L. (12y, b Washington)

1st MARRIAGE – Harry R. Berlin (24y, of Columbia co, Wash) & Marjorie A. Etter (17y, of Walla Walla co, Wash) md 16 Feb 1937, Waitsburg, Walla Walla co, Washington

NOTE – Marjorie Berlin appears in 1940 census of Washtucna, Adams co, Washington, with son Richard (2y, b Washington) but Harry was not with family. The Berlins were divorced and Marjorie remarried 6 Nov 1951 at Vancouver, Clark co, Washington to Gordon E. Sawyer. Both were listed as being of Marion co, Oregon [Washington marriage records, Ancestry.com]

2nd MARRIAGE – Harry Berlin & Irene Ware md 29 Apr 1952, Polk co, Oregon

NOTE – Irene was daughter of William & Maude Tice of Polk county and had previously been married to Jacob Wellman and Bert Ware. After Harry died she remarried Jacob Wellman, died 10 Apr 1993 in Polk co, Oregon and was buried in Womer cemetery


Harry Richard “Dick” Berlin, 70, 2441 Evergreen NE, Salem, died at his home Aug 29. He was born in Washtucna, Wash, Sept 24, 1912. He married Irene L. Tice April 29, 1952, in Dallas. He resided in Turner for four years before moving to Salem in 1961. He was employed as a cement finisher for Lloyd Shipman Contractors and was a member of Salem First Christian Church. Surviving are his wife, Irene of Salem; step-sons Michael Guenther and Ralph Wellman, both of Dallas; step-daughters, Leila Hutton of Aumsville and Pansy Moore; sisters, Florence Friesen, Marie Brown and Linda Runions, all of Dallas, along with 25 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Also surviving are sons, Richard, Kenneth, Gerald and daughter, Roberta. Services were Sept 1 at Bollman Funeral Home with the Rev Lee Fielder officiating. Burial was in Womer Cemetery in Pedee.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, September 14, 1983, 14A


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Washington Birth Index (Ancestry.com)

1920 WA CENSUS (Franklin co, Minamaker, ED 44, sheet 7A)

Washington Marriage Records (Ancestry.com)

Oregon Marriage Index

IO, 14 Sept 1983, 14A