I found this obit in the Thursday Feb. 7, 2002 Oregonian Newspaper, and decided to post it for any family of the deseased's wife.
THOMAS W. HOWARD
A memorial service will be at 3 pm, Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, in the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Canby for Thomas W. Howard, who died Jan 27, at age 91.
Mr. Howard was born May 20, 1910 in Central City, Neb., and moved to Yamhill in 1926.He graduated form Yamhill High School.A millwight, he owned Tom Howard Co. from 1964 until retiring in September 2001.Hwas a member of the church.In 1935, he married Genevive Rife, she died in 1991.
Survivors include his daughters, Donna L. Conklin and Jeanine Nordling; son, Douglas; sister, Doria A. Pierson; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.