Francis Vernon Chenette
1929 - 2020
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March 19, 1929 ˜ January 30, 2020

Francis Vernon Chenette, a lifetime resident of Clark County, WA, passed away Jan. 30, 2020. He was born March 19, 1929 to Joseph and Irene Chenette.
After earning his G.E.D., Francis joined the National Guard where he served for 18 years.
He taught auto body repair at Clark Community College and was an insurance agent.
Francis was a member of Oregon Arms Collectors Inc. He was a gun show dealer and enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and spending time at the beach.
Francis loved people and everywhere he went, he knew someone.
Survivors include his daughters, Debbie (Steve) Lopez and Brenda (Randy) Goodrich; stepchildren, Jeff (Barb) Molyneux, Elva (Don) Lancaster, Gordon Molyneux, Linda Molyneux; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings; wives, Bernie Chenette and Joyce Chenette; daughter, Elaine Chenette; stepson, Jon Molyneux; stepdaughter, Sharon Molyneux; and several grandsons.
Special thanks to Glenwood Place Senior Living and Memory Care for their wonderful care and devotion to our dad.
A viewing will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Wed., Feb. 5 from 5-8p.m. with a graveside service on Thurs., Feb. 6 at 11a.m.
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Published in The Columbian on Feb. 5, 2020.
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February 7, 2020
In 1959 my family moved from Wyoming to Vancouver. We were neighbors of the Chenette family. Debbie and I became friends and Brenda as well and although you may not remember me at this time I wanted to express my sorrow for your loss. I remember Mr. and Mrs. Chenette as very kind and gracious people. They were always so nice to all of us "Bartholet" kids. If you ever need a ear to listen give me a call...I know your pain as I have lost both my parents as well. 360-909-2222 Jan Wilson
Janice Wilson
February 7, 2020
Sorry to hear of Francis passing
Lee Matthews
February 6, 2020
So sorry to hear this.

Cousin, Rose Marie (Chenette) Harshman
Rose Marie Chenette Harshman
February 6, 2020
I am the son of Audrey Ramer, my name is Curtis Hansen JR. residing at 2811 NE 139th st Vancouver 98686 at Manor Care. 360-784-0599 is my number if someone would like to contact me and call me.
Curtis Hansen
February 6, 2020
Ron Chenette
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