Francis Vernon Chenette (1929 - 2020)

  • "In 1959 my family moved from Wyoming to Vancouver. We were..."
    - Janice Wilson
  • "Sorry to hear of Francis passing"
    - Lee Matthews
  • "So sorry to hear this. Cousin, Rose Marie (Chenette)..."
    - Rose Marie Chenette Harshman
  • "I am the son of Audrey Ramer, my name is Curtis Hansen JR...."
    - Curtis Hansen
  • "Ron Chenette"
Service Information
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Evergreen Memorial Gardens
Graveside service
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
11:00 AM
Evergreen Memorial Gardens

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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