In memory of
Janet Rae Locke
In memory of
Janet Rae Locke
In Loving Memory Janet Rae Locke March 9, 1935 - Dec. 11, 2020 Janet Rae Locke passed away at the age of 85, Dec. 11, 2020, from the COVID-19 virus and pneumonia. She was born March 9, 1935, in Portland, Ore., to Seid Wah Yut and Rose Eng. Her older siblings, Lois Yut, Gerald Yut, and Gwendolyn Fukiage, preceded her in death. Janet was a devoted wife and partner to her husband, Norman Locke. They were married Dec. 18, 1954, and prospered 65 years together. Janet was a loving mother to her three children, Jon, Nancy, and Bruce Locke; (Jon's wife, Mariko and granddaughter Mariko Jr.), (Nancy's husband, Don Harris, and grandchildren, Julie Harri, great-granddaughter, Taylor, granddaughter, Jennifer Grandjean, husband, Alex, great-granddaughter, Brooklyn, and grandchildren, Andrew, Jackson, and Kathryn Locke Harris), and Bruce's wife, Arlinda. Janet attended Irvington grade school, Washington high school, and Portland State. In 1954 Janet worked for the U.S. Air Force. In 1955 she worked for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. In the late 1960s, Janet joined her husband, Norman, in the family's Columbia Coin Company, which thrives today. Active in the Chinese community, Janet was a member of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance. Janet and Norman were founding members and contributors to the Portland Chinatown History Foundation; Lan Su Chinese Garden, and the Garden of Surging Waves in Astoria. Janet was well-liked, and the family appreciates the outpouring of love and support from those who have reached out to let them know the impact Janet made in their lives. There is currently no memorial or celebration of life planned due to the pandemic. All holidays brought great joy to Janet; she will be missed every day, and especially during the holidays. Donations may be made in Janet's name to the Portland Chinatown Museum, P.O. Box 2925 Portland, OR 97208 or The Giving Tree (helping to feed low income elders), 1820 N.E. 40th Ave. Portland, OR 97212. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Janet Rae Locke
In Loving Memory Janet Rae Locke March 9, 1935 - Dec. 11, 2020 Janet Rae Locke passed away at the age of 85, Dec. 11, 2020, from the COVID-19 virus and pneumonia. She was born March 9, 1935, in Portland, Ore., to Seid Wah Yut and Rose Eng. Her older siblings, Lois Yut, Gerald Yut, and Gwendolyn Fukiage, preceded her in death. Janet was a devoted wife and partner to her husband, Norman Locke. They were married Dec. 18, 1954, and prospered 65 years together. Janet was a loving mother to her three children, Jon, Nancy, and Bruce Locke; (Jon's wife, Mariko and granddaughter Mariko Jr.), (Nancy's husband, Don Harris, and grandchildren, Julie Harri, great-granddaughter, Taylor, granddaughter, Jennifer Grandjean, husband, Alex, great-granddaughter, Brooklyn, and grandchildren, Andrew, Jackson, and Kathryn Locke Harris), and Bruce's wife, Arlinda. Janet attended Irvington grade school, Washington high school, and Portland State. In 1954 Janet worked for the U.S. Air Force. In 1955 she worked for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. In the late 1960s, Janet joined her husband, Norman, in the family's Columbia Coin Company, which thrives today. Active in the Chinese community, Janet was a member of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance. Janet and Norman were founding members and contributors to the Portland Chinatown History Foundation; Lan Su Chinese Garden, and the Garden of Surging Waves in Astoria. Janet was well-liked, and the family appreciates the outpouring of love and support from those who have reached out to let them know the impact Janet made in their lives. There is currently no memorial or celebration of life planned due to the pandemic. All holidays brought great joy to Janet; she will be missed every day, and especially during the holidays. Donations may be made in Janet's name to the Portland Chinatown Museum, P.O. Box 2925 Portland, OR 97208 or The Giving Tree (helping to feed low income elders), 1820 N.E. 40th Ave. Portland, OR 97212. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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