Source: Service record of John Andrew Gehl, reg. no. 53916
Andrew D. Strachan, 83, of 2504 SW Multnomah Blvd. died Tuesday at his home. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Little Chapel of the Chimes at N. Killingsworth.
Mr. Strachan was employed as a warehouse superintendent for Gray and Co. He was born on Oct. 19, 1886, in Canada. He came to Portland 50 years ago.
Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Norma Strachan of Portland; one sister, Mrs. Olive Smith of Victoria, B.C.; one niece, Mrs. Elsie Lohr of Sao Paulo, Brazil and two grandchildren.
Interment will be at Riverview Abbey.
[The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon, Thursday, December 4, 1969]