Robert Major Weisenback
Robert Major Weisenback passed away on Feburary 6, 2019 from a series of strokes. He was 98 and seventeen days old. He was born Janurary 20, 1921 in North Plains, Oregon, and lived his entire life in Washington County. His mother was Olive Elizabeth (Head) Weisenback and his father was Major Ulysses Weisenback.
He was a graduate of Beaverton High School, class of 1939, and entered Oregon State the next year. World War II raised its ugly head and Robert enlisted in the Navy in which he was a radio specialist in the Solomon Islands.
After the war, he reentered Oregon State and majored in Business. In 1962, Robert purchased the old Courtney Farm on Chehalem Mountain outside of Sherwood and Newberg and started fruit and nut orchards on the twenty acres. He also worked as a business man and housing inspector for Washington County and theRobert Major Weisenback passed away on Feburary 6, 2019 from a series of strokes. City of Newberg during this time.
When retired, he and his wife, Millie traveled across America in their Vanagon Camper and went on several South American trips. He is survived by his wife, Millie; his children Dave and June Reynolds; his grandkids, Kyler Weisenback, and Rhy, and Crystal Reynolds; and his great grandsons, Carl Ahn, and Robert's namesake, Bobby Roo Reynolds.
There will be a memorial and celebration of Robert's life at the Mt. Home Church in May or June, TBA.
By David Ball
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