Archie M. Bilyeu, retired auto dealer and longtime Portland resident, died Monday [November 6] at 118 Mercury St., Gladstone, where he had made his home since August. He was 78.
Born May 3, 1894 in Brownsville, Ore., he had lived in Portland since the early 1920s and at one time was a Kaiser-Frazer dealer there. He was a member of Willamette Lodge No. 2, AF & AM.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite; two sons, Wally, Chula Vista, Cal.; Martin, Portland; a brother, Floyd, and a sister, Gertrude Christopherson, both Hemet, Cal.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Holman-Hankins Chapel, with graveside services at 2:30 in the afternoon at Franklin Butte Cemetery in Scio. Friends may contribute to the Oregon Heart Fund in lieu of flowers.
Enterprise Courier, November 7, 1972
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman