Leon Wayne Age

Astoria resident, 68Leon Wayne Age, 68, of Astoria, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, in Longview, Wash.

Mr. Age was born June 15, 1934, in Snohomish, Wash., to Frank and Myra Rembert Age.

On Feb. 10, 1979, he married Alice Faye Benthin in Colton. She survives, residing in Astoria. He had previously been married to Myrtle Age.

From 1953 to 1956, Mr. Age served in the Korean War and later in the National Guard. He retired from the Wauna paper mill after 22 years. He moved to Longview this year. He enjoyed camping, hunting, listening to country music and working outdoors.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Frank Age of Eugene and Douglas Age of Collville, Wash; two step-sons, James Middleton of Longview and Richard Middleton of Astoria; two daughters, Cindy Riggs of Collville and Janet Stevens of Ephrata, Wash.; two brothers, Raleigh Age of Goldendale, Wash. and Elden Age of Klamath Falls; two sisters, Hazel Haynes of Seattle and Dolly of Rodeo, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Service is 1 p.m. Tuesday at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Dahl-McVicker Funeral Home in Kelso, Wash. is in charge of arrangements.

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