Joe Vanaugehagen

Is a Veteran
Cemetery:Visitation Cemetery in Forest Grove, Oregon
Birth:Fri Apr 07 1893
Death:Tue Nov 19 1985
Plot #SW233


JOSEPH VANOUDENHAEREN was born April 6, 1893 at Audgrium, Belgium, the son of the late Peter Vanoudenhaeger d Catherine (Verhooven) Vanoudenhaegen. He was raised d received his education in Audgrium. While residing Audgrium he learned and worked in the blacksmith trade the age of sixteen years old he moved with his family to  the Verboort community. Mr. Vanoudenhaegen was a veteran of World War I, having served in the United Sates Army.
He was united in marriage to Selma Margaret Gnos May 5, 1920 at Hillsboro, Oregon. Following their marriage they resided in the Verboort community for over fifty-two years. Mr. Vanoudenhaegen worked as a blacksmith and farmer during his working years. During World War II he worked as a blacksmith in the Portland Shipyards.
Mr. Vanoudenhaegen was a lifelong member of the catholic faith having been a member of the Visitation Catholic Church since he moved to the Verboort community. was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Verans Barricks of World War I. Among his special erests he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Selma on September 7, 1972 at Forest Grove, Oregon after celebratover fifty-two years of marriage. In 1974 he moved the Camelot Care Center in Forest Grove where he resided until his death.
Mr. Vanoudenhaegen died Tuesday morning, November 18,1985 at Tuality Community Hospital following an extended illness. He is survived by four sons & daughters-in-law; Ken and Barbara Vanoudenhaegen, and Al and Pat Vanoudenhaegen all of Hillsboro, Oregon, Jack and Lorraine Vanoudenhaegen of Cornelius, Oregon and Vincent Vanoudenhaegen of Beaverton, Oregon; and two daughters and in-law, Antoinette Phelps of Beaverton, Oregon and yn and Curt Jungwirth of Newberg, Oregon. He is survived by seventeen grandchildren and ten greatIdchildren and a host of friends and neighbors

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