OCEAN PARK - Charles Richard Kordenat, 74, died Oct. 16, 2002.

Born Dec. 22, 1927 in Kelso, Mr. Kordenat was an ironworker for 33 years, and a member of Local 29. He married Lois Blair on Dec. 9, 1944; she preceded him in death in 2001.

He moved to Ocean Park from Kelso eighteen years ago, having grown to love the Peninsula from frequent visits.

Survivors include sons Gary Kordenat of Canby, Ore., Dick Kordenat of Castle Rock, Tom Kordenat of Vancouver; daughter Mary Gannaw of Long Beach; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Omega Funeral and Cremation Service of Portland. Remembrances may be made to the Long Beach Animal Shelter or the Willamette Hospice.

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