OBITUARY: Clarice L. (Notheis) Poor

Clarice L. (Notheis) Poor

February 27, 1919 – January 16, 2021

Clarice was born in Aldershot, County of South Hampton, England, to Albert L. Notheis and Alice A. Willard Notheis. Albert was in the U.S. Army serving during World War I when he and Alice were married. Clarice and her mom came to the United States when Clarice was 9 months old—through Ellis Island and on to South Dakota, where they farmed. Brother “Bud,” Alvin Lee Notheis, was born in 1924. In 1935, the family moved west, settling in the Sunset Valley on Klamath Avenue in 1937.

Clarice graduated from Washougal High School in Washington. She began college at Washington State College in Pullman in 1936. Clarice ran out of money; she went to Portland, Oregon, and lived with her Aunt Rose Rine and worked at . . .