Altin Manuel Ware Obituary, 2014

Altin “Al” M. Ware, Drain, OR, 92, passed away May 30, 2014, from Congestive Heart Failure. He was born March 28, 1922, Prague, Oklahoma to Anthony and Florence (Dunn) Ware. Al served in both the U.S. Marine Corp and the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. For many years Al was a Grounds Keeper for the San Jose Unified School District and the Calaveras Unified School District in CA. He was a longtime resident of Drain, OR and surrounding area. Al enjoyed gardening and loved to be outside making things grow and helping people. He was also a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Al was a member of the Drain Church of Christ. He married Elsie Branscum in 1951, and later divorced. He married Barbara Jean Blakeman in 1973, in Los Gatos, CA. Al is survived by his daughter Mae Markham, Drain, OR; three step-sons David, William and Donald Blakeman; two step-daughters Carol Cassel and Kathleen Meyers, 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Jean Ware, May 4, 2011. A memorial service will be at 3:00 PM Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Drain Church of Christ and a private burial at Comstock Cemetery, Curtin, OR.
Comstock Cemetery
Douglas County
Oregon, USA
 Source: Smith, Lund, Mills, Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, on-line

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