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The Enterprise, White Salmon, WA., April 16, 1970, page 7

 

A. K. VIGUS

 

     Aaron K. Vigus was born March 30th, 1898th in Severance, Kansas to Gertrude and Thomas Vigus.  He came to White Salmon in 1911 and had resided at Husum, Washington since that time.
     At Gladstone, Oregon on May 19, 1924 he was united in marriage to Frances Cross.
     For thirty-three years Mr. Vigus had been employed as oiler for the Pacific Power & Light at Northwestern Dam in Klickitat County.  He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and of the BPOE for 26 years.
     Surviving are his wife, Frances of Husum, Washington; two daughters: Virginia Chambers of Lebanon, Oregon and Jacky Pecotte of Seattle, Washington.  A brother: M. D. Vigus of White Salmon, ten grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held April 13th, 1 p.m. at Gardnerís Funeral Home in White Salmon with Rev. Homer Coulson of Goldendale, Washington officiating and the BPOE Lodge # 1868 participating.  Cremation followed at Portland Memorial with internment of remains there.
     Casket bearers were: Carl Twidwell, Charles Brown, Arnie Hukari, Amos Pierce, Ed Larsen, Al Lermo.

 

 

 

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