Bobby Gene "Bob" Lassley

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  • "I was an automotive student of Bob's at Battle Ground High..."
    - Kevin Whitten
  • " How many wonderful memories I have of uncle Bob and aunt..."
    - De Ette Anderson nee Karstens
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May 29, 1928 ~ March 2, 2018

Bobby Gene Lassley passed away at his residence in Vancouver, WA on March 2, 2018, at the age of 89. He was born to Bert and Sadie (Moses) on May 29th, 1928 in Robinson, KS. Bob grew up in La Grande, OR and attended La Grande High School, class of 1946.
Bob and Julia were married October 24th, 1947 and moved to Portland, OR where Bob worked as a mechanic for Portland General Electric for 30 years. They later settled in Vancouver, WA where Bob became a certified vocational automotive instructor at Battle Ground High School for 19 years and earned his Master Mechanic certification.
Bob was an avid car and motorcycle enthusiast, gardener, and at age 70 became an aircraft pilot.
Bob is survived by his wife of 70 years, Julia Ann (Knight); children, Kathy Tafea and Ronald Lassely (Diana); nieces, Shelly Sprague (Jim) and Linda Hooper (Ken); grandchildren, Sally Rehling (Daryl Manullang), Ryan Lassley (Kelly Tanner), Julia McGillis (Bryan), Corinne Orsak (Jacob); and great-grandchildren, Elijah, Jacob, Joshua, Presley, Evan, Leo and Fiona.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Lela, Ferne, Herman, Jerry, Keith, Melcine, Jack; and his youngest child, Mark.
Bob's funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 7, 2018; 1:00 p.m. at Holman-Hankins Funeral Home, 715 7th St., Oregon City, OR 97045.
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Holman, Hankins, Bowker & Waud Inc
715 7Th St
Oregon City, OR 97045
(503) 656-2661
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Published in The Columbian on Mar. 6, 2018