Alta Thelma Lehman

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  • "She was the first member of The Centurian Club I ever had..."
    - Mark Kalakian / Environmental Services Dir CWS
  • "She was such a beautiful woman and I enjoyed taking care of..."
    - Elizabeth King
  • - Elaine Morgan
  • "Wendy and family, I am so sorry to hear that Alta passed. ..."
    - Pamela Raphael
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July 30, 1913 ~ March 29, 2018

Alta T. Lehman, of Vancouver WA, passed away at home on March 29th, 2018, at the age of 104.
Alta was born in Portland, OR on July 30th, 1913 to Joseph Hood and Julia Fisher. She was raised on Parrett Mountain with her sister Freda and brother Marvin.
In 1935, she married Herbert "Burt" Lehman at her parents home in Damascus. Together they had two children, Marilyn and Kenneth. Alta and Burt lived in Roseburg and Astoria before settling down in SE Portland.
Prior to her retirement, Alta held careers in retail sales and rental management.
She married Henry "Al" Wiseman in 1986 after 50 years of friendship. Together they enjoyed the outdoors in a motor home, took many fishing trips and were members of the Milwaukie ELKS. She had a passion for baseball, fishing trips, clamming and crabbing.
Alta is survived by her son, Kenneth; grandchildren, Michelle, Wendy, Kelly, Kenny and Jill; 11 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Julia Hood; siblings, Freda and Marvin; daughter, Marilyn; husbands, Herbert Lehman and Henry Wiseman.
Alta was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 15, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
J P Finley & Son FH Or
6801 SW SUNSET HWY | Portland, OR 97225 | (503) 292-6654
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