Herbert D Aplington
January 8, 1929 - July 18, 2021
Herbert Douglas “Herb” Aplington, was born January 8, 1929 in College Place, Washington and passed away July 18, 2021 in Keizer Oregon. He was 92 years old. He was the son of James Gordon Aplington and Lucile Agnes Aplington. Herb was a Private in the U.S. Army when he married his Junior High School sweetheart, Janise Eleanor Parsons, the daughter of George A. Parsons and Vera Thelma Parsons. They were married on September 10, 1947 in Vancouver, Washington and were married almost 74 years.
Herb worked for Boise Cascade in Salem, Oregon 41 years before retiring on March 29, 1991.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved family camping trips.
Herb and Janise had three children together, Linda Dee Darst David Pamela Kay Ottele, and Michael Duane Aplington Rose. At the time of Herb’s passing he had six Grandchildren, ten Great Grandchildren, and one Great, Great Granddaughter.
He is preceded in death by his parents Gordon and Lucile Aplington.
Herb is survived by his wife, Janise, his children and Grandchildren, his brothers, Lewis Aplington JoAn Darrel Aplington Bonnie sisters, Jeannie Mannthey Dave and Vicki Lund Bob
His Grandson, Douglas said this about Herb’s life:
I always saw Grandpa Herb as a role model of someone who seemed happy and intent on enjoying life. I can tell how much he loved Grandma and his family. It’s impossible not to love Grandpa Herb.
At the request of the deceased there will be no services. He will be interred at Belcrest Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Willamette Valley Hospice.
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