Arlis E. Renfro
1933 - 2021

September 28, 1933 ˜ August 31, 2021

Arlis E. Renfro died Aug. 31, 2021. She was born Sept. 28, 1933, in Clearwater, NE, to Aaron (Nick) and Irene (Spute) Anderson. She moved to Vancouver in 1942 and graduated from Vancouver High School in 1951.
She was a secretary at Portco Corporation from 1953 to 1962, the self-employed owner of Building Material Information Bureau from 1964 to 1981, and co-owner of Vancouver Driver Training School from 1964 to 1974. Past member of Oregon Women’s Golf Assn., American Contract Bridge, and Clark County Genealogical Assn.
She married Donald Renfro Sept. 28, 1951 in Vancouver, WA.
Survivors include son, Steven (Patti); daughter, Karen (Ben); grandchildren, Audrey, Abhold (Ryan) and Adam Renfro (Chiristina); and great-grandchildren, Greyson, Relic, Fossil and Delaney. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald. A private service will be held at a later date.
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Published by The Columbian on Sep. 29, 2021.
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She was a very lovely gracious lady. I met her through her daughter, Karen - who is a very wonderful person in her own right. RIP, Mrs. Renfro.
Candise Hill
October 18, 2021
I am so Sorry for your loss. I will always remember how Sweet she was.
Major W. Harris, Jr.
October 7, 2021
Ben and Karen, thinking of you. So sorry for your loss
B & D Curtin
October 3, 2021
I remember Arlis from one of the Dental offices I worked at she was so nice.
Diane Decker
October 2, 2021
Karen: My sincerest condolences with the loss of your mom. Prayers for peace and strength as the day and weeks pass. As you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. Marlys
Marlys Schreiner Cameron
September 30, 2021
Dear Karen & Steve, Your mom was such a good friend of the family for so many years; in fact she was like family to us. She was always fun to be around because of her sparkling personality and positive attitude and she was a great conversationalist. Even though I didn't see her very much these past few year I feel a loss just knowing she is gone. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Love you guys.
Jean Amos
September 30, 2021
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