Aumsville – James,
75, died on December 19, 2014 in Salem.
He was born in Portland and spent his early years with
family in Manila, The Philippines.
Jim was a civilian survivor of the Santo Tomas
internment camp during WWII in Manila before U.S. forces
rescued them in February 1945.
He attended the University of Oregon where he earned a
Bachelor of Science degree.
Jim also earned a Master of Science degree in
Interdisciplinary Studies from Western Oregon State College.
He met and married the love of his life, Dolores, while
attending the U of O in 1962.
Jim was employed by the State of Oregon for 30 years
serving in managerial positions within CSD/DHS.
After retiring from the State of Oregon, he was a
Management Training Consultant.
Jim was an avid reader, loved to cook/bake, and enjoyed
developing a vast garden with his wife, Dolores. Everyone that
met him always found him to be the perfect gentleman. He
was an active Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary’s Church in
Shaw and served as Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus.
Jim was predeceased by his wife Dolores in 2013.
He is survived by his children:
Marie Brand (Martin) of Gresham and James A. Green
(Wendy) of Seattle, WA.and two grandchildren, Kennedy and
Brandt of Seattle, WA.
of Rosary followed by Mass of Christian Burial will be at
10:30 am on January 6, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in
will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Shaw.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, contributions may be made
to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shaw or to a charity of
your choosing. Serving
the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.