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Steve Mapes obituary

Steve Mapes, February 18, 1942 to July 19, 2017 Steve grew up in Garden Home and Tigard where he graduated from high school in 1960.  After studying at the University of Oregon and Portland State, he married Esta Anderson in … Continue reading

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Lucille E. Adams obituary

Lucille E. Adams, January 20, 1925 to August 10, 2017 Lucille was the wife of Culmer “John” Adams and shared in his history.  John’s grandparents lived on the north side of SW Garden Home Road just east of the Thriftway … Continue reading

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July 30, 2017 Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social, July 30, 2017 from 1:pm to 3:pm on a Sunday afternoon:  We had a wonderful time outside on the playground, under the new overhead cover, meeting our neighbors and friends and enjoying free ice cream cones. We … Continue reading

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August 2017 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and over a thousand photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events Monday, September 11, 6:30 PM: 30-minute … Continue reading

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May 2017 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and over a thousand photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events May 8, 6:30 – 7:00 pm, … Continue reading

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November 5, 2016 Bell Ringing at Lamb’s Garden Home Market

On November 5, 2016, we held another bell ringing at Lamb’s Garden Home Market (Thriftway). Many people had fun ringing the historic bell in the clock tower.  This bell was first installed in the old Community Church at the corner … Continue reading

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April 2017 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and over a thousand photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events During the month of March, visit … Continue reading

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October 2016 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and over a thousand photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events November 5, 2016 – Ring that … Continue reading

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September 2016 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and over a thousand photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events We begin each regular meeting with a … Continue reading

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August 13, 2016 Beaverton High and Garden Home School Reunion

On August 13, 2016, about a hundred former students joined us for the Beaverton High and Garden Home School Reunion on a lovely summer day, outside, under the covered play area at the old Garden Home school, now the The Garden … Continue reading

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Richard Hyslin obituary

[Editor: Richard Hyslin was a long-time Garden Home resident, growing up in Garden Home. His children, Lee, Zachary and Kirsten, also grew up in Garden Home. Richard was a noted artist in the Rio Grande area of Texas.] McAllen – … Continue reading

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Wayne S. Thurman obituary

Wayne S. Thurman, May 22, 1912 to February 16, 1997 At his request, no service will be held for Wayne S. Thurman, who died Feb. 16, 1997, at age 84. Mr. Thurman was born May 22, 1912 in Elmira.  He graduated … Continue reading

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Bill Logan obituary

This obituary provided by Bill’s daughter,  Janice Logan, as printed in the Beaverton Valley Times, January 6, 2011. Longtime Beaverton Educator, Willimam Logan, dies William D. Logan Dec. 21, 1924 – Dec. 24, 2010 At his request, no services will be … Continue reading

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CENTURY HOMES: Sasha Kaplan and Matt Miner

Address: 7430 SW 76th Avenue Originally Built: 1910 Original Owners: Margaret and Peter Bettendorf Built in 1910, this house would qualify as an example of a suburban home built for a family at the turn of the century.  It is … Continue reading

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CENTURY HOMES: Pat and Andy Dignan

Address: 7117 SW Hunt Club Lane Originally Built: 1911 Original Owners: F.A. Martin Built in 1911, the Craftsman style house was one of four original homes built in what is now known as the Hunt Club area.  Once a center … Continue reading

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July 2016 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and hundreds of photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Event – August 13 Reunion Join us … Continue reading

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CENTURY HOMES: Tom and Catherine Lekas

Address: 7225 SW Hunt Club Lane Originally Built: 1910 Original Owners: Ambrose & May Warden Cronin The most recent home to be designated as a Century Home was the home of Catherine and Tom Lekas.  This house was built for an … Continue reading

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April 2016 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and hundreds of photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events We begin each regular meeting with a … Continue reading

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SW Oleson Road Gardens update

See also our original story about the 2008 dedication of the Oleson Gardens. The Garden Home Crossing Committee was formed in 1996 to create three “island” gardens at the busy intersection of Oleson and Garden Home Road.  Volunteers hung hanging … Continue reading

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Leona Whitney obituary

Leona Whitney, April 26, 1920 to February 18, 2015 We received a notice from Richard Whitney of his mother’s death.  She lived in Henderson, Nevada.  Leona and her husband, Mark, owned Whitney’s Cannery in Garden Home at the current location … Continue reading

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