Ernest Henry Kahle

Lifelong Wilsonville resident Ernest Henry Kahle died Aug. 25, 2013. He was 89.

Born to Carl and Olga Kahle, he grew up in Wilsonville and attended West Linn High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

He was a farmer by profession and enjoyed gardening. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Aurora.

He married Barbara Califf on Aug. 24, 1947, in Oregon City. She died Dec. 12, 1990.

Survivors include his daughter, Julie Kahle, of Wilsonville, and son, Ernest Kahle, Glide, Ore.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 15029 Second St. in Aurora.

Memorial contributrions may be made to the kitchen fund at Christ Lutheran Church.