LOUIS F. INGRAHAM
September 7, 1927 - June 25, 2014
Louis F. Ingraham, 86, a resident of Dallas died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Marian Estates in Sublimity. He was born on September 7, 1927 in Broken Bow, Nebraska the son of Frederick A. and Stella E. Ingraham. He graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1945. He served in the United States Army for a year and a half and was discharged as a Sergeant Tec/4. In 1951, he married Viola M. Yohn in Broken Bow. Together, they moved to Grand Ronde in that same year and later to Dallas. He worked hard to provide for his family working as a journeyman welder, supervisor and purchasing agent. Louis worked for Towmotor/Cat until his retirement in 1982. Following his retirement, he really enjoyed working out on the Millhouser Farm. He was a member of the Dallas United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #20 in Dallas and was a past Exalted Ruler from 1980-1981 with the BPOE Lodge #1950 in Independence. He loved his family, country and flag. He enjoyed working, farming, woodworking and golf. He loved to dance with Vi.
He is survived by his daughters Trudy J. (Gordon) Tufteskog and Rhonda S. (Richard) Samsom and a son Randall (Jill) Ingraham along with nine grandchildren, Andrea, Derek, Ryan, Michael, Katherine, Emily, Jessica, Mary and Madeline and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers William T., Melvin A. and Gifford C. Ingraham and sisters Virginia K. Romine, Beulah M. Moyer, Edna C. Knoell and a granddaughter Laura Joy Ingraham.
Viewing will be from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm Sunday, June 29th in the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Funeral services will begin at 11:00am Monday, June 30th in the Dallas United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the Restlawn Memory Gardens in Salem. Memorials are suggested to the church or to Doernbecher Children's Hospital. To leave a message or memory for the family please go to www.dallastribute.com.
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Published in StatesmanJournal on June 27, 2014