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Charles Lenoir



Charles (Charlie) Jerome Lenoir, 88, died peacefully on September 29th 2012. Charlie was born on September 8th, 1924 in Lewistown, Montana, to Alphonse and Anna Lenoir. He came to Goldendale in 1936, when his father bought a farm in Firwood. He attended one room schools in the area, and later Goldendale High School.

He volunteered with the Army during WWII, and was a decorated veteran. His military time was cut short when he suffered injuries during a battle in the Pacific theatre. He married Alice Stackhouse, on April 6th, 1946, and it was their 66th anniversary this year.

Charlie worked for many local farmers in his youth, with the Hill family being one that he often mentioned....

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