Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Eugene SAVAIANO was born 1 on 15 Dec 1913 in Osage City, Osage, Kansas, United States. He died 2 on 11 Jun 2010 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. Eugene married 3 Geraldine FARR in 1949.

Dr. Eugene Savaiano
Wichita Eagle, The (KS) | 13 June 2010
Wichita KS United States

Savaiano, Dr. Eugene, age 96, passed away Friday, June 11, 2010. Memorial service: Wednesday, June 16, at 10:30 a.m. at East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 E. Douglas. Reception to follow. Gene was born December 15, 1913, in Osage City, Kansas. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from Emporia State Teacher's College and then taught Spanish, French and music at Sapulpa Junior College. He entered the Army in 1942 and served in Military Intelligence in the European theater, 1944-1946, retiring from the Army Reserves as a lieutenant colonel. Gene began his career at Wichita State University in 1946 and became Head of the Spanish Department in 1947 (and later Chairman of the Romance Language Department). He completed his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1948 and married the love of his life, Geraldine Farr, in 1949. Gene believed passionately in the value of communicating with people of other cultures. He dedicated his career to teaching foreign languages and training teachers from all over the U.S. to carry on this work. He was an innovator in combining academic study and immersion in a foreign culture. He directed eight National Defense Education Act Institutes for Spanish teachers in Wichita and Puebla, Mexico, from 1961 to 1969. Gene and Jerry founded the WSU Summer Program in Puebla, Mexico, which continues to this day. Gene was the Secretary-Treasurer of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese for ten years. He coauthored 2001 Spanish and English Idioms, which is still in print today. Throughout his career, Gene influenced and inspired thousands of students and teachers. He retired from WSU in 1984 and dedicated himself to travelling the world with Jerry and to gardening at his home, his church and Botanica. Gene had a remarkable ability to cultivate and enjoy friendships throughout his life. His family is grateful to the many friends who surrounded him. He is survived by son, Charles Savaiano of Carbondale, Colorado; daughter, Nicky (Steve) Llamas of Wichita; son, Tony (Peggy) Savaiano of Wichita; nine grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Memorials have been established at Botanica and East Heights United Methodist Church gardens. Please deliver all flowers to church. oldmissionmortuary.com.
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Geraldine FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 19 Jun 1915 in Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States. She died 2 on 12 Apr 2007 in Kansas, United States. Geraldine married 3 Eugene SAVAIANO in 1949.

Geraldine was counted in a census 4 in 1930 in Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States.

DEATHS & SERVICES
Wichita Eagle, The (KS) | 15 April 2007
Savaiano, Geraldine, "Jerry," age 91, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2007. Memorial service: Monday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m. at East Heights Untied Methodist Church, 4407 E. Doulgas. Reception to follow. Jerry was born June 19, 1915, in Deadwood, South Dakota, and attended high school in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She received B.S. and M.S. degrees at Emporia State Teacher's College and did graduate work at the University of Chicago. Jerry taught at Baker University, Ward Belmont and Hannibal LaGrange colleges and the Universi ty of Panama. She was principal of Lima High School, Lima Peru. She married Eugene Savaiano in 1949 and became an adjunct professor of Spanish at Wichita State University, and administrative assistant of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese and a teacher of culture and oral Spanish in WSU's National Defense Education Act Spanish institutes. She later became teacher in the WSU Summer Program in Puebla, Mexico. Jerry was a very creative person, having conceived and written the proposal for the NDEA institutes for teachers of Spanish. She encouraged using audio-visual aids in the teaching of foreign languages long before it became popular and introduced Spanish teaching through television by offering courses on Channel 12 on Saturday mornings in the early sixties. She produced Spanish and Portuguese traveling culture units, which were sent from school to school across the country. Jerry's creativity extended to painting, sculpture and writing poetry. She was a member of east Heights United Methodist Church United Methodist Women, the council of University Women, University Dames, the Present-Day Club, the Friday Book club and the American Association of University Women. Jerry is survived by her husband, Gene; son, Charles Savaiano of Carbondale, Colorado; daughter Nickey Llamas of Wichita; son, Tony Savaiano of Wichita; 9 grandchi ldren and one great-grandson. Memorials have been established at United Methodist Open Door Ministry and Total Homecare and Hospice. Quiring Old Mission Mortuary.

Published in the Wichita Eagle from 4/14/2007 - 4/15/2007.
Copyright (c) 2007 The Wichita Eagle


Francis Hubert FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 15 Sep 1885 in Belleville, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He died 2 on 15 Aug 1960 in Michigan, United States. Francis married 3 Augusta M. WINKOFF on 1 Mar 1906 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Other marriages:
WINEKOFF, Edna Irene

Augusta M. WINKOFF was born in 1885 in Michigan, United States. Augusta married 1 Francis Hubert FARR on 1 Mar 1906 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.


Francis Hubert FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 15 Sep 1885 in Belleville, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He died 2 on 15 Aug 1960 in Michigan, United States. Francis married Edna Irene WINEKOFF on 23 Dec 1915 in St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.

Other marriages:
WINKOFF, Augusta M.

Edna Irene WINEKOFF was born 1 on 18 Sep 1897 in Michigan, United States. She died 2 on 20 Dec 1979 in Taylor, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She was buried 3 in Westland, Wayne, Michigan. Edna married Francis Hubert FARR on 23 Dec 1915 in St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Irene FARR.
  M ii
Hubert Francis FARR was born 1 on 13 Sep 1917 in Michigan, United States. He died 2 on 26 Jan 1978 in McGregor, McLennan, Texas, United States.

Hubert was counted in a census 3 in 1930 in Edgewater, Sawyer, Wisconsin, United States.
  F iii Clara Matilda FARR was born on 17 Sep 1928. She died on 20 Feb 2005.
  M iv Russell FARR.

Roy V. LASCHEN.

Clara Matilda FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 17 Sep 1928 in Ecorse, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She died 2 on 20 Feb 2005 in Wayne, Michigan, United States. She was buried in Cadillac Memorial Gardens-West. Clara married 3 Roy V. LASCHEN on 11 Jun 1948 in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Clara was counted in a census 4 in 1940 in Taylor, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Other marriages:
MCVEIGH, Arthur H

Was also married an Euqueser, a Hoyt and a Heard.


Arthur H MCVEIGH was born on 7 Dec 1926 in Michigan, United States. He died in Jun 1989 in Wayne, Michigan, United States. Arthur married Clara Matilda FARR after 1948.

Clara Matilda FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 17 Sep 1928 in Ecorse, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She died 2 on 20 Feb 2005 in Wayne, Michigan, United States. She was buried in Cadillac Memorial Gardens-West. Clara married Arthur H MCVEIGH after 1948.

Clara was counted in a census 3 in 1940 in Taylor, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Other marriages:
LASCHEN, Roy V.

Was also married an Euqueser, a Hoyt and a Heard.


Roy Joseph FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 12 Dec 1924 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. He died 4, 5 on 14 Dec 2010 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States. Roy married 6 Alice Marie WHITMER on 23 Nov 1947 in Belleville, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Roy was counted in a census 7 in 1930 in Edgewater, Sawyer, Wisconsin, United States.

Roy Joseph Farr
Benzie County Record Patriot (Frankfort, MI) | 22 December 2010
FRANKFORT - Roy Joseph Farr passed away Dec. 14, 2010 at Munson Hospital in Traverse City surrounded by his family.

He was born on Dec. 12, 1924 in Ypsilanti, son of Lester and Florence Farr. He served in the Army (658th Amphibious Tank Battalion) in the South Pacific during World War II and returned to marry Alice (Whitmer) Farr on Nov. 23, 1947 and she survives.

Roy is also survived by two children: Gail (Gary) Thompson and Gregory (Barbara) Farr and seven grandchildren Jeffery (Antoinette) Thompson, Samantha (Robert) Donnan, Jocelyn Farr, Heather (Mike) Byrd, Angela Mills, Nichole (Bradley) Burkeen; 10 great-grandchildren, Kendra, Griffin, Rhiannon, Ethan, Morgan, Joe R., Braden, Taylor, Amber and Ella. Roy is also survived by two brothers Earl (Bendetta) and Robert (Chris) Farr.

A celebration of life will be held at The Frankfort United Methodist Church. 537 Crystal Ave Frankfort, Michigan on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.

Visitation one hour prior to the service.

The family would like to thank the staff of Munson Medical Hospital and Hospice for their compassion, professionalism, guidance and care. In lieu of flowers, the family would be honored by a donation made in Roy's memory to Munson Hospice, St. Jude Children's Hospital or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Jowett Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.
Copyright 2010, Benzie County Record Patriot, All Rights Reserved.

Alice Marie WHITMER.

They had the following children.

  F i Gail FARR.
  M ii Gregory FARR.

Hazen H. "Pete" FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 8 Dec 1921 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. He died 3 on 31 Dec 2006 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. Pete married 4 Leona E. SMITH on 4 Dec 1943 in Fulton, Ohio, United States.

Pete was counted in a census 5 in 1930 in Edgewater, Sawyer, Wisconsin, United States.

Obituaries
Ann Arbor News (MI) | 2 January 2007
Sumpter Township, MI

Age 85, H. "Pete" Farr died December 31, 2006 in Ann Arbor. He was born December 8, 1921, son of Lester and Florence (Gramlich) Farr. Mr. Farr is survived by two children James (Kathryn) Farr and Judy A. (Audie) McDaniel, both of Belleville, seven grandchildren Karen (Andrew) Wilson, Ronald Farr, Kevin (Sarah) Farr, Keith (Nicole) Farr, Paula (James) Bailey, Terrie (Joe) Stypelkski, and Carolyn McDaniel, three brothers Roy (Alice), Earl (Bennie) and Robert (Christine) Farr and a host of friends. "Pete" was a lifelong Belleville Area resident and a member of Willow United Methodist Church, New Boston and an active member of the Flat Rock Elks Club. He retired from Ford as an assembler and enjoyed gardening, yardwork, reading, listening to country music, being an outdoorsman and a grandpa. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today and Wednesday 1-8 p.m. with an 11 a.m. Funeral service Thursday at the David C. Brown Funeral Home, Belleville.
Copyright, 2007, The Ann Arbor News. All Rights Reserved.

Leona E. SMITH.

They had the following children.

  M i James FARR.
  F ii Judy A. FARR.

Charles CAMPBELL was born 1, 2 on 1 Jan 1911 in Cleveland, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States. He died 3, 4 on 18 Aug 1950 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. Charles married 5 Eileen Stella FARR on 17 Jun 1939 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Eileen Stella FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 7 Jul 1919 in Monroe, Michigan, United States. She died 2 on 12 Jul 1998 in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Eileen married 3 Charles CAMPBELL on 17 Jun 1939 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Eileen was counted in a census 4 in 1930 in Edgewater, Sawyer, Wisconsin, United States.

Other marriages:
MARSH, James


James MARSH.

Eileen Stella FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 7 Jul 1919 in Monroe, Michigan, United States. She died 2 on 12 Jul 1998 in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Eileen married James MARSH after 1950 in Michigan, United States.

Eileen was counted in a census 3 in 1930 in Edgewater, Sawyer, Wisconsin, United States.

Other marriages:
CAMPBELL, Charles


James FARR [Parents].

Kathryn.

They had the following children.

  M i Ronald FARR.
  M ii Kevin FARR.
  M iii Keith FARR.

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