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Harvey Keith Lesher1,2

Male
d. 29 January 1999


Family Dorothy Marie Kiper
Marriage* 16 September 1934  Burlington, Kit Carson Co., CO, Name: Harvey K Lesher
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 Sep 1934
Event Place: Burlington, Kit Carson, Colorado, United States
Age:
Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Name: Marie Kiper
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age:
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
Page: 113
GS Film number: 001690100
Digital Folder Number: 005204168
Image Number: 02270
Citing this Record: "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KNQ8-PJM : accessed 17 Feb 2014, Principal=Dorothy Marie Kiper1
Children  1. Harvey Rex Lesher
  2. Darla Kay Lesher
  3. Debra Lyn Lesher

Note*   Harvey is the son of Franklin B. Lesher (1885-1961) and Susan Harriett Manges (1884-1961)3,2 
Birth 21 April 1912  Kit Carson Co., CO3,4,5 
Marriage* 16 September 1934  Burlington, Kit Carson Co., CO, Name: Harvey K Lesher
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 Sep 1934
Event Place: Burlington, Kit Carson, Colorado, United States
Age:
Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Name: Marie Kiper
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age:
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
Page: 113
GS Film number: 001690100
Digital Folder Number: 005204168
Image Number: 02270
Citing this Record: "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KNQ8-PJM : accessed 17 Feb 2014, Principal=Dorothy Marie Kiper1
Census* 1940  1940 Federal Census, California, Los Angeles County, Compton Judicial Township, ED: 19-112, Series: T627, Roll: 224, Page: 5A, April 8
Sheet 5A, 1747 San Mateo
20, 94, O, 500, No, Lesher, Harvey K, Head, 0, M, W, 28, M, No, 8, 8, Colorado, 91, , Burlington, Kit Carson, Colorado, Yes, 9132, Yes, -, -, -, -, 1, 40, , Apprentice Molder, Iron Foundry, PW, 412|30|1, 52, 1000, No,
21, 94, , , , ,Lesher, Marie, Wife, 1, F, W, 23, M, No, H4, 30, Colorado, 91, , Burlington, Kit Carson, Colorado, Yes, 9132, No, No, No, No, H, 5, , , , , , , , 0, 0, No,
22, 94, , , , ,Lesher, Rex H, Son, 2, M, W, 4, S, No, 0, , Colorado, 91, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
23, 94, , , , ,Lesher, Darla K, Daughter, 2, M, W, 1, S, No, 0, , Colorado, 91, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,6 
SSN* 29 January 1999  Given Name: Harvey
Middle Name: K
Surname: Lesher
Name Suffix:
Birth Date: 21 April 1912
Social Security Number: 549-10-4277
State: California
Last Place of Residence: Josephine, Oregon
Previous Residence Postal Code: 97527
Event Date: 29 January 1999
Age: 87
Citing this Record: "United States Social Security Death Index,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J58X-ZML : accessed 18 Feb 20144 
Death* 29 January 1999  Grants Pass, Josephine Co., OR4,2 
News/Obit* 3 February 1999  Harvey K. Lesher

Harvey K. Lesher, 86, of Grants Pass died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999, at Three Rivers Community Hospital's Dimmick campus.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Wilderville United Methodist Church. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Contributions may be made to a charity of donor's choice.

He was born April 21, 1912, in Kit Carson County, Colo. On Sept. 16, 1934, in Burlington, Colo., he married the former Dorothy Marie Kiper. He worked as a molder in an iron foundry during World War II. In 1950, he moved to Grants Pass from Southern California. For 25 years, he owned and operated L & M Automotive.

In his younger years, he enjoyed growing roses. He later enjoyed rockhounding, lapidary work, and woodworking.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Debra Lesher and Darla K. Lesher, both of Grants Pass; a son, Harvey R. Lesher of Powers; a sister, Hazel Lake of Hemet, Calif.; five brothers, Ralph Lesher of Boulder, Colo., Dale Lesher of Florida, Frank Lesher of Neosho, Mo., Paul Lesher of Yuma, Ariz., and Loren Lesher of Medford; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Published in the Grants Pass Daily Courier, (OR), Wednesday, February 3, 19995 

Citations
  1. [S1692] Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932434.
  2. [S797] Ancestry.com Historical Records and Person Search, online http://records.ancestry.com/Home/Results, http://records.ancestry.com/Harvey_Keith_Lesher_records.ashx?pid=8962078.
  3. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  5. [S1694] OR, Grants Pass Daily Courier, online http://web.thedailycourier.com.
  6. [S1286] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , 1940 U.S. Federal Census.


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