Darvon Martin Andresen
Darvon Martin Andresen, 80 a longtime resident of Forest Grove community, died Sunday March 3, 2019 at his home. Services were held on Sunday March 10, 2019 at the Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home. Darvon was born on February 17th, 1939 in Orchard Nebraska, the son of the late Martin Carl Andresen and Ercil America (Warner) Andresen. He was raised and received his early education in the Orchard community, until December of 1946, when he and his family moved to Oregon, settling in the Cornelius community. Darvon attended the Cornelius Elementry School and later Hillsboro Union High, having been a graduate of the Class of 1956. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Lee "Gerrie" Heagle on July 5, 1958 in Vancouver, Washington. Following their marriage, they resided in Forest Grove, where they raised their family. Darvon was preceded in death by his wife Gerrie on October 23, 2005 in Forest Grove, after celebrating over 47 years of marriage together. He worked as a hot tar roofer for Griffith Roofing Co. and Andresen & Lee Roofing Co. for over 30 years until forced into retirement at the age of 52 after having a major heart attack. He was also preceded in death by his son, Michael Andresen, his brother LeRoy Andresen and his sister Yvonne Hoodenpyl. Survivors include his two daughters and son-in-law, Catherine "Cathy" and Michael Hundley, of La Pine, Oregon and Voni Martinez, of Forest Grove, Oregon and his two sons and their spouses, Darvon "DJ" and Kerrie Andresen and Steven and Dawn Andresen all of Forest Grove, Oregon. Also surviving are his thirteen grandchildren Paul Lozano Jr., Daniel Lozano, Melia (Jose) Ortiz, Christina Martinez, Tim (Cassie) Andresen, Mitchell (Adriana) Andresen, Tanner (Alyssa) Andresen all of Forest Grove, Sarah Walls of Portland, Joshua Hundley, Dustin Hundley of Forest Grove, Melinda (Matt) Dozois of Wisconsin and Candace (Jordan) Parker of Sunriver Oregon; and his seventeen great-grandchildren. The Family suggest that remembrances may be contributed to the Eagles Lodge Aerie #4177, Cornelius Oregon in his memory.