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Genevieve Mary Carlin


May 31, 2016

Nov. 14, 1920 - May 23, 2016

Genevieve Mary Carlin, 95, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. She was born in Manly, Iowa to Laurence and Anna Pauline (Cholick) Popp.

She was raised in Minnesota and moved to Newport at age 22. She worked at Mo’s Restaurant and the Bumble Bee Cannery.

Genevieve moved to Oregon in about 1947; married Benjamin Carlin and became a housewife and mother of many. After Ben’s passing she went to work for White’s Electronics, frwhere she retired in 1985.

She loved gardening, raising chickens, and for fun she enjoyed crossword puzzles.

Genevieve was adamant th...

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