Henry Charbonneau -

Corvallis Community Band

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The band regrets the passing of a long-time member and friend. Here are the obituary and a few pictures.

Henry Fabienne Charbonneau

A funeral Mass will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, in St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Portland for Henry Fabienne Charbonneau, who died Oct. 1 at age 93. A recitation of the rosary will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes.

Henry Charbonneau was born Jan. 3, 1914, in Washburn, Wis. He graduated from University of Wisconsin in Superior, Wis., and received a master's degree from the University of Iowa. During World War II, he served in the Navy in the South Pacific. He was a math and music teacher and superintendent for several public school districts in Washington, and then lived in Corvallis before moving to Portland in about 2004. In 1942, he married Mardy Conrad.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Steve, Mike, Tom, Frank and Joe; daughters, Cathy Poulton, Mitzi Bauer and Jeanne Landrum; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Henry Charbonneau Henry with the Hot Air Band Henry Charbonneau - Click to see a full size image.
Henry and Mardy
With the Hot Air Band Henry Charbonneau
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