July 3, 1926 to April 20, 2018 - Long time Sandy resident, Georga Ann Davis Kissner passed away peacefully in her home on Bluff Road.

Georga Ann Davis KissnerLong time Sandy resident, Georga Ann

Davis Kissner passed away peacefully

in her home on Bluff Road, Friday, April

20, 2018 after being bed ridden for several weeks.

Georga was born to Goldie and Fred Davis July

3, 1926 in Hyattville, Wyoming. She moved to

Barnsdall, Oklahoma, Youngstown Ohio, Franklin,

PA, Bountiful and Springville, Utah, Idaho Falls, ID

and Portland on her way to Sandy. She graduated

from West High School in Salt Lake City, UT. Her

only sister, Trudy Backus passed away in 2009.

Georga married Frank J. Kissner in 1948 in Idaho

Falls, ID. They celebrated their 55th Anniversary in

2003 before Frank's passing.

Georga worked as a secretary in many jobs,

such as the Labor Unions, doctors' offices and the

Chamber of Commerce. For the last 11 years of her

working career, she was the Counseling Secretary at

Sandy High School. She retired in 1980 to be a fulltime


Her best job was raising her two children,

Kathleen, born in 1953 and, David, born in 1960.

After moving to Sandy, OR in 1968, she and her

husband, Frank cleared the land, designed and built

their home finishing in 1972. They named their home,

"Nuestro Punto de Vista" – "Our Point of View." This

was a do it yourself project with a spectacular view of

the Sandy River valley and Mt. Hood. They enjoyed

their home with family and friends often.

Georga gave time to her church, was a Kiwanis

wife, enjoyed a ladies Bible Study for many years,

and delivered Meals on Wheels for 13 years. She was

always quick with a phone call to encourage friends

and family. She enjoyed golf, bridge, oil painting and

talking. She had a great sense of humor and shared

it regularly. She and Frank loved traveling in their

motor home and working on remodeling projects for

their children. Over the years, they were able to travel

to Hawaii, Canada and Mexico with dear friends. She

loved keeping her grandchildren and always invented

fun projects and special days with them. She was

never too tired to babysit, or attend a music concert.

She was a loving, caring wife, Mom, grandmother and

great-grandmother (Gigi) that will be remembered in

our hearts forever.

We, her family, want to express our love and

gratitude to God for allowing us the blessings of

being part of her legacy, and for giving her to us as

a wonderful example of how to live life well. She is

survived by her daughter, Kathleen Verdoorn and her

husband, Leon; by her son, David Kissner and his wife,

Dory; by her beloved grandchildren, Cody, Maria,

Benjamin, Allanna; and her five great-grandchildren,

Aiden, Sophia, Isabella, Eli and Alexandra. We will

always treasure our memories and she will be greatly

missed. Georga said she would like to be remembered

as a "happy camper" and that she loved her family and

friends dearly.

A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 a.m.,

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at St. Michael's Catholic

Church, 1809 Langensand Road, Sandy, OR.

Remembrances in lieu of flowers can be made to Mt.

Hood Hospice.

Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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