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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Emily Clorene Van Santen ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Van Santen, Emily Clorene
MAIDEN NAME: Loose AKA 1: VanSanten AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 14 Dec 1900 DIED: 18 Oct 1968 BURIED: 22 Oct 1968 (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Bremerton, Kitsap Co, Washington

Name of father James Edwin Loose
Maiden name of mother Hattie Amelia Harris
1910 OR CENSUS - Emile Loose, age 9, b. Oregon, is enumerated with James E. age 41, occupation farmer, b. Oregon, and his wife of 18 years, Hattie A., age 35, mother of 4 children 3 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Minnesota, along with Voorhis, age 5, b. Oregon, and Carol A., age 5 months, b. Oregon. Also enumerated with the family are Fred Loose, identified as father [of James], age 78, widowed, b. New York, and Jaocob Schne[??]li, identified as a hired hand, age 51, single, occupation farm laborer, Switz-German.
MARRIAGE - to John VanSanten on 9 Sep 1921 in Polk Co., Oregon
"Miss Loose Wife of Mr. Vansanten
Coming as a complete surprise to their friends is the announcement of the marriage of Miss Emily Clorene Loose and John Vansanten Friday, September 9, in Dallas. The service was read at the residence of the Rev. Mr. James, pastor of the Methodist church, and immediately following, the couple left for a few days at the coast. They have returned to Salem and have taken an apartment here. They will remain in the city until October 1, when Mrs. Vansanten will take up her teaching at Bethany and Mrs. Vansanten returns to his farm at Hullt.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Vansanten are well known in this city, and they have been friends since childhood, going to the grade schools together. Mrs. Vansanten was graduated from Salem high school in 1919. Mrs. Vansanted is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loose and Mrs. Vansanten’s parents are Mr. and MRs. E. Vansanten. Both families live near Salem".
Capital Journal 13 Sep 1921, 2:2

NOTE – John Van Santen died 7 Apr 1963 in Marion co, Oregon and was buried in Belcrest Cemetery at Salem

1930 OR CENSUS – Emily L. Van Santen (28y, b Oregon, married at age 20y but husband not with family, occupation teacher) enumerated with 2 daughters, Betty C. (7y, b Oregon) and Peggy P. (5y, b Oregon)

1940 OR CENSUS – Emily Van Santen (36y, b Oregon, divorced, occupation teacher) enumerated with 2 daughters, Betty E. (17y, b Oregon) and Peggy P. (15y, b Oregon); family was living in Turner, Marion co, Oregon in 1935


Washington State Death Index - Emily Vansanten, b. 14 Dec 1900, d. Oct 1968 in Bremerton, Washington.


Van Santen - Mrs. Emily, 2640 Lafayette Ave. Bremerton, Wash., died Friday, October 18, at the age of 67, in Bremerton; mother of Mrs. Vernon Greenlee, Albuquerque, N.M. and Mrs. Dale Mansfield, Bremerton, Wash.; 4 grandchildren; sister of Voorhis Loose of Eugene, Oreg., and Mrs. Jack DeJong of Sheridan, Oreg. Services will be Tuesday, October 22, 10 am, RIGDON'S COLONIAL CHAPEL, Salem.  Interment Zena Cemetery, Salem.
Oregonian (Portland, Oregon) 21 Oct 1968

Mrs Emily Van Santen, 68, former longtime Salem elementary principal and teacher, died Friday in Bremerton, Wash, where she had been living since her retirement two years ago. She was born in the Brush College area northwest of Salem and served as principal at the old Rickey School on Macleay Road and at West Salem Elementary before joining the teaching staff at Four Corners Elementary. She taught first grade at that school from 1949 until retiring in 1966. A reading specialist, she was a member of the International Reading Association. Her husband John died in 1963. Surviving are daughters Mrs Betty Mansfield, Bremerton, and Mrs Peggy Greenly, Albuquerque, NM; sister Mrs Carol DeJong, Sheridan; brother V.F. Loose, Eugene. Services are pending at W.T. Rigdon mortuary.

Oregon Statesman, Sunday, October 20, 1968, 25:1


Van Santen
1900 - 1968


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Eola, ED 241, sheet 2B)
Oregon Marriage Index, 1906-1924
CJ 13 Sep 1921, 2:2

1930 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Liberty, ED 36, sheet 2B)

1940 OR CENSUS (Clackamas co, Park Place, ED 3-65, sheet 1B)

OS, 20 Oct 1968, 25:1

Oreg 21 Oct 1968

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