Timothy William Fennimore
Scotts, Mills - Timothy William Fennimore
Passed away at his home on March 30th in Scotts Mills. He was born May 3, 1937 to Bill and Mamie Fennimore, he was the 3rd child of 8 children. He married Helen Groshong on September 8, 1956 at the Holy Rosary Church and they lived in Scotts Mills and later bought the house on Crooked Finger where he was born. and resided there until his death. They had 6 children through out the years. Tim was a logger from the age of 17 and worked for Clete Helvey, Floyd Stager, Dorgan Brothers and Schmitz logging. He went on many wildfires and had numerous stories to tell about them. He was also a fire chief for the volunteer fire department for a couple years. He logged and farmed through out his life, he grew crops Christmas trees and a variety of berries. He sheared sheep on evenings and weekends he raised cows, sheep, pigs and chickens. he had a small Christmas tree patch and also leased some land for Christmas trees. He loved fishing and hunting especially elk hunting and he had a small pond for the kids to try their luck to catch something. He owned a small rock pit and enjoyed keeping track of his gravel piles. He could be found in his family room reading western paperbacks everyday and also playing pinochle every day with family and friends he truly enjoyed the game. He fed numerous varieties of birds with the yellow finches and hummingbirds being his favorite. He always grew a garden big enough to feed the entire family and a few others too. He was a social butterfly and loved visiting with anyone that stopped by and all were always welcome. He loved the family get togethers and holidays with family and friends.. He will be truly missed. He is survived by his children Donna Haskett, Diane (Ron) Ebner, Darlene Bleakney, Boone (Faith) Fennimore, Theresa Spaur and Charlie (Cathy) Fennimore Siblings Mick Fennimore, Dave Fennimore Tom Fennimore, Laveta Kowash, Colleen Barth, Kathy Robinson; 21 grandchildren 42 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his wife Helen, grandchildren Ryan Fennimore, Jacob Haskett and Aubriel Haskett. His parents Bill and Mamie Fennimore and brother Bill Fennimore Services will be held at St. Marys Church in Mt. Angel on April 7th with Rosary at 10:30 Mass at 11:00 and burial at Holy Rosary Cemetery. Assisting the family is Unger Funeral Chapel - Silverton.
Published in The Statesman Journal from Apr. 2 to Apr. 4, 2021.