Robert Pattison Kifer (1891 - 1973)

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Birthplace: Piney Township, Clarion, PA, USA
Death: Died in Medford, OR, USA
Occupation: logger
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About Robert Pattison Kifer

KIFER, ROBERT PATTISON -- TWISP – Robert P. Kifer, 81, formerly of the Methow and Entiat Valleys, died June 11 in Medford, Ore. He was born on Dec. 21, 1891, in Piney Township, PA., and married Ruby Lamberton on June 3, 1912 at Creston, B. C. He lived there and worked for area sawmills, later moving to Libby, Mont., and from there to Winthrop, where he worked as head sawyer in Fender’s Mill. He moved to Twisp with the mill and lived in the Methow Valley for 23 years. In 1950 he moved to Ardenvoir where he was a sawyer for the C. A. Harris mill. He made his home in the Entiat Valley for a number of years before going to Medford. Surviving are his wife; two sons, Gerald, Medford, Ore., and Robert, Idaho Falls, Idaho; two daughters, Mrs. Al (Carol) Coffey and Mrs. Lloyd (Ruby) Burkett, both of Fairbanks, Alaska; two brothers, Don of Simi, Calif., and Marvin, in Michigan; three sisters, Daisy Sherman, Pennsylvania, Ruth Langdon, Michigan, and Lela Meirdick, Texas; 14 grandchildren, including Mrs. Kay (Vivienne) Johnson, Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Entiat: 15 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Nellie Holquist, and a brother, Gover Kifer. Burial was at Creston, B. C., on June 15.

Methow Valley News, Winthrop, WA, June 1973

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Robert Pattison Kifer's Timeline

1891
December 21, 1891
Piney Township, Clarion, PA, USA
1912
June 3, 1912
Age 20
Creston, BC, Canada
1914
June 29, 1914
Age 22
Dover, ID, USA
1917
May 7, 1917
Age 25
Libby, Lincoln , Mt, USA
1920
January 13, 1920
Age 28
Libby, Mt, USA
1973
June 11, 1973
Age 81
Medford, OR, USA
June 15, 1973
Age 81
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Erickson, BC, Canada