This page contains photos of first my
father, Lester Peter Gideon, born
November 25, 1891 in Excelsior,
Minnesota, and then my mother,
Edythe (nmn) (Lynch) Gideon, born at
the old fort in Walla Walla,
Washington January 29, 1891. They
met in Seattle, Washington, and were
married at Victoria,Vancouver Island,
BC, Canada on July 13, 1912.
On the right, he is shown next to his car
on the Columbia Highway near
Portland, Oregon, September 4-7, 1919.
Here he is in the 1920's.
And, in 1934
My mother (Edythe) and me, 1934
In 1946, while visiting relatives in New
Again, 1946, in front of garage at 4202
Dalton Ave, Los Angeles.
Our mother, in her uniform, sitting at her
desk in Angelus Temple, Los Angeles,
where she was the guide that took bus
tours and other visitors on extensive tours
of the church and school facilities. She did
this from about 1935 until 1978. She died
at a Lutheran Home in Norwalk,
California on December 5, 1983.