In memory of
Lee Corder
In memory of
Lee Corder
Lee Corder Jan. 31, 1938 - March 20, 2021 Leon Corder passed away peacefully from natural causes March 20, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. He was 83 years old. Lee was born Jan. 31, 1938 in Merced County, Calif., to a share cropping family. The family moved to Texas before finally settling in Newberg, Ore. He graduated from Newberg High School and served in the National Guard. On May 6, 1961, he married Eleanor Gardiner. They had three children. Lee owned and operated a rental business and three service stations in the Portland area. For the last 30 years of his professional life, he sold conveyor belts for Empire Rubber. During his retirement, he loved camping, classic cars and spending time with family. He was witty and fond of favorite sayings; like, "Happy Motoring." He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; sister, Lawanda; sons, David and Robert; stepson, Marc; and six grandchildren. Leon was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Stehn Family Chapels Milwaukie Tribute Center, please visit www.stehnfuneralhomes.com to make a reservation for the service as space is limited; followed by interment at Valley View Memorial Park, Newberg, Ore. Happy Motoring Lee! We'll Miss You. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Lee Corder
Lee Corder Jan. 31, 1938 - March 20, 2021 Leon Corder passed away peacefully from natural causes March 20, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. He was 83 years old. Lee was born Jan. 31, 1938 in Merced County, Calif., to a share cropping family. The family moved to Texas before finally settling in Newberg, Ore. He graduated from Newberg High School and served in the National Guard. On May 6, 1961, he married Eleanor Gardiner. They had three children. Lee owned and operated a rental business and three service stations in the Portland area. For the last 30 years of his professional life, he sold conveyor belts for Empire Rubber. During his retirement, he loved camping, classic cars and spending time with family. He was witty and fond of favorite sayings; like, "Happy Motoring." He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; sister, Lawanda; sons, David and Robert; stepson, Marc; and six grandchildren. Leon was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Stehn Family Chapels Milwaukie Tribute Center, please visit www.stehnfuneralhomes.com to make a reservation for the service as space is limited; followed by interment at Valley View Memorial Park, Newberg, Ore. Happy Motoring Lee! We'll Miss You. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Services Provided By
Stehn Family Chapels
2906 Se Harrison St
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Past Services ╲╱
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