Lenford Isaacs

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L. Isaacs

Lenford Isaacs, of Salem, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. He was 93.

Born March 14, 1918 in Shamrock, Texas, he served as a 1st sergeant in World War II after graduating from high school and beauty college, and landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day.

After a brief stay in Los Angeles, he and wife Gene moved to Salem. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad and later the state of Oregon as a commodity distributor for the school lunch program until his 1979 retirement.

Survivors include: his wife of 68 years, Gene; children, Philip, Sally and Gena; granddaughter, Priscilla (Kameron) Fender; and grandson, Judiah Schotthoefer.

Private interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, OR. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.

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