Thursday, January 27, 2011

Washington Obituaries 01/27/2011



She is survived by daughters, Stacey Walls, Rebecca Rider, Tracy McQueen and Kandy Kinney; son, Daniel McQueen. 



Adrienne Yvonne "Vonnie" Scott

Adrienne Yvonne "Vonnie" Scott, age 84, passed away January 23, 2011 in Vancouver, WA. Vonnie was born to Archie Reed and Theresa Beaumont Reed on September 18, 1926 in Bemidji, MN., She was married to Clifford Arnold Scott on July 6, 1944 in Vancouver, WA and they lived most of their married lives in Pend O'Reille and Clark Counties, Washington., Vonnie loved to garden, do crafts, bowl, play cards and bingo with her family and friends. She was very involved in North Clark County Little League with husband Cliff and she coached Babe Ruth. She spent many hours taking care of animals, both tame and wild., Vonnie is survived by her sister, Jan Haines of Portland, OR; six children; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren., She was preceded in death by husband, Cliff; son, Douglas; and brothers, Bob and Jack Cole., Memorial services will be held Sat., Jan. 29th, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Glenwood Community Church, 12201 NE 72nd Ave., Vancouver, WA 98686., In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the local Humane Society or Hospice., Please sign Adrienne's guest book at:



Allen Freeman

Sunday, January 23, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Allen Freeman, born Nov. 29, 1944, went to be with the Lord January 19, 2011. As a lifetime Yakima Valley resident Allen loved spending time with his friends and family including playing golf with his cousin and golf buddy, St 



Anna Johnson

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeSELAH - On January 22nd, 2011 Anna (AJ) Johnson passed away peacefully at home after a courageous 8 year battle with cancer. Anna was born on June 17, 1946 in Grandview, WA to Leland and



Anna Rosina Frankfurth

Entered into rest on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at Twilight Manor where she resided for the past nine months., Her funeral will be Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 1:30 PM at HAZEN AND JAEGER FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N. Monroe Street, Spokane. Terry Sherven will officiate. The burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 4:00-7:00 pm, and on Saturday from 1:00-4:00 pm., Anna R. Heupel was born on July 4, 1924, one of twelve children, to Jacob and Rosina (Pfeiffer) Heupel in Eureka, SD. Anna was the third eldest. She attended school in Wetonka, SD., She married Walt Frankfurth on June 30, 1942, in Leola, SD, and they were married for 54 years. After he was drafted into WWII, she traveled to various U.S. forts with him., She was confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Leola, later a member of St. Paul's in Aberdeen, and St. Paul's in Spokane for about 35 years., Family was Anna's highest priority, and she enjoyed helping organize family get-togethers. In her earlier years she played organ and accordion, and later enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling, and dancing., She is survived by one daughter, Valera Morrow (Ray) of Spokane WA; a son, Garland Frankfurth of Sequim, WA; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and partner, George Gabriel. Surviving brothers are Walter Heupel (Ruth) of Aberdeen, SD, Harry Heupel of Aberdeen, SD and Jacob Heupel (Marlene) of Manteca, CA., She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, and five brothers., The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Twilight Manor for their special care of Anna.



Arnold William "Arnie" Hartgrave

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 1:00 PM

Arnold William Hartgrave, a 38 year resident of Wenatchee, passed away on January 23, 2011, with his family at his side. He was born in Graniteville, MO on February 19, 1933, to the late Arthur and Naomi (Wills) Hartgrave. Arnie spent 30 years as a Claims Representative for the Social Security Administration (SSA), which is how he met his wife of nearly 39 years, Betty.



Audrey L. Lamb

Entered into rest January 25, 2011 in Spokane, WA. She is survived by her three children, Donna Crider of Spokane, Marvin Lamb of Endicott, WA, Renee Lamb of Coronado, CA; eight grandchildren, Kay Walker, Yvonne Walker, Jim Crider, Mike Crider, Tracie Arnold, Tricia Lamb, Travis Lamb, Michelle Grady; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ron Roper of Spokane. Mrs. Lamb was a member of the Endicott Garden Club and a longtime Grange member. She is remembered as a good mother who took pride in raising her kids. Visitation will be on Thursday beginning at 3:00 pm at HAZEN & JAEGER FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N. MONROE ST , followed by a Rosary Service at 5:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Friday, January 28, 2011 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 330 E. Boone Ave. in Spokane. Interment Service will follow at 2:00 pm at the Endicott Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Spokane.




In 1967, Bettie went to work for Old National Bank of Washington, retiring in 1987. She was always proud to be part of the bank., Over the years, she took part in several organizations: Beta Sigma Phi, Epsilon Beta Chapter, and Franklin County Democratic Central Committee serving as a precinct person for 5 years and as secretary for 2 years, Credit Women International and TriCities Credit Association. During this time she received awards for Credit Woman of the Year, the Gold Pin Award and Credit Individual of the year. She was an active member of the Ladies Oriental Shrine Club of whom she was very proud., She was most currently a member of the Women's Moose Chapter 1204 and had been a member since 1972. She is a member of Ladies Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Eagles Area No. 2485 and the American Legion Auxiliary No. 2008., She is survived by her husband, Ed Schubert; daughters Bonnie Goodell and Julie Burton; son-inlaw Randy Burton; grandsons Cody Goodell and Casey Goodell; three sisters, Donna Mae Dalton, LaVon Krienke and Juanita Green, and her brother-in-law Homer Dalton. She loved them deeply plus all of the relatives and friends she left behind., Over the past 20 years there was a very special 'Girls Night Out' where the girls would meet weekly for dinner and cards. These ladies were very special to her., She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Minnie Graham, first husband Larry Boldman; daughter Lorena Jeanette Boldman and sister Daphyn Brown., She married Ed Schubert in 1990, and they enjoyed many happy years together; including mushroom hunting in the Blue Mountains, many weeks spent on the ocean at Grayland, WA, roaming Elks R.V. Club, trips to Laughlin NV, cruises and casinos. She always enjoyed life to the fullest., Services will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home, 1401 S. Union in Kennewick, Washington.



Barbara Chrisman

Barbara Chrisman went to be with the Creator on January 24, 2011., She was born on March 25, 1936 in Oakland, CA. Barb was blessed with seven children, as well as 27 grandchildren, 44 great- grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren., Barb loved volunteering for the Marysville Seniors on Patrol and the Marysville/Tulalip Visitors Center. She loved country music, crocheting hats for many charities, her family, and her special friends, Jan and Kay., She was truly loved by all and will be missed but not forgotten., Please join the family for a memorial and potluck on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the Ken Baxter Community Center, 514 Delta Avenue, Marysville, WA.



Barbara L. Lannen

LANNEN, Barbara L., Barbara passed away January 14, 2011 at her home with family at her side. She was born September 2, 1937 in Spokane, WA to Philip and Hulda Stoltz. She married Edward "Mike" Lannen in April of 1962., Barbara worked and lived the majority of her life in the Silver Valley. She enjoyed her family and friends, reading, her flowers and the beauty of the outdoors. She was a member of St. Rita's Catholic Church, The Smelterville Lions Club, and was an avid supporter of the Kellogg Elks., Barbara is survived by her step children Bernard Lannen, Cataldo, ID, Maureen Boone, Santa Cruz, CA, and Michalene Hauser, Pacifica, CA; grandchildren, Brent Lannen, Anchorage, AK, Shawn Lannen, Calgary, B.C., Kimberly Stanphill, Auburn, WA, Jennifer Reno, Las Vegas, NV, Eric Flanigan, Morgan Hill, CA, Jonathan Lannen and Gregg Lannen of Kellogg, ID; twelve great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews., She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four brothers, two sisters, her step son Vernon and her longtime companion Bob Turnbow., The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 29, 2011 at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Kellogg, ID., Special thanks to her niece Sharon Lamm, and Friends Ruthie and Dave Lambert for their loving care during her illness. Thank you also to Hospice of North Idaho., Memorial donations may be made to Silver Valley Cancer Center, 208 Oregon St., Kellogg, ID 83837; the Smelterville Lions Club, PO Box 192, Smelterville, ID 83868; Hospice of North Idaho 9493 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835.



Bertis G. "Bert" Drake

Monday, January 24, 2011 1:00 PM 

Bertis "Bert" Gene Drake, a longtime Wenatchee resident, passed away on January 20, 2011. Bert died at his home, surrounded by his wife, Estellee, their three children, grandchildren and close friends. He was born on November 28, 1934, to the late Thomas "Tom" and Ida (Martin) Drake in Ash Flat, AR. Bert lived his life to the fullest with his wife and children and grandchildren.



Bette Sue Roberts

Longtime Ridgefield, WA resident, Bette Sue Roberts, 83, passed away January 24, 2011 at her home. She was born August 1, 1927 in Tillamook, OR to Edward and Vera (Leach) Clark. She was raised in Cathlamet, WA and attended Beauty College in Portland, OR., On July 14, 1951 Bette married Robert C. Roberts., She was a member of American Morgan Horse Association, WA Farm Bureau, and National Cosmetology Association., Bette was a hairdresser and owned her own salon, Aloha Beauty Bungalow, for many years, retiring in 1995. She enjoyed showing her Morgan horses and won many awards. She was also dedicated to her black lab, Bart., Bette is survived by her sons, Dan Roberts of Tacoma, WA, Craig Roberts of Vancouver, WA and Robert Roberts of Ridgefield, WA; her sisters, Patricia "Peach" Manard and Nancy "Blue" Trott; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren., She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 1989; and her brothers, Eldridge, Edward, Donald, Clair and Jack Clark., A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Dowling Chapel in Cathlamet, with burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery., Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements., Please sign Bette's guest book at:



Betty June Cameron

Betty June Cameron passed away on January 11, 2011., A celebration of her life has been scheduled for Friday, January 28, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. at Floral Hills in Lynnwood.



Betty May McMaster

Betty passed away January 24, 2011 in Moses Lake. She was born in Hendrix, OK on August 19, 1930 to Lee Roy and Maybell Kelley and was the fourth of six children. She took delight in reaching the age of 80 when no one else in her family had done so. When she was 16, Betty met Victor McMaster who was a sailor in the U.S. Navy. They were married on March 30, 1947. At the age of 20 Betty was the mother of three children; Venda, Vicki and Mike. The family lived in El Monte, CA until 1958 and then moved to Canada to study the Bible at Prairie Bible Institute. Her husband Victor passed away in 2002. In 2006 Betty moved to Ephrata to live in the Basin Retirement Home to be near her daughter Vicki. She loved the last years of her life in Ephrata, and she enjoyed living in a small town. Betty is preceded in death by both parents, one sister and four brothers. She is survived by her daughters Venda Adams of Auburn, WA, and Vicki (Dave) Johnson of Ephrata, son Michael (Janice) McMaster of Mission Viejo, CA, along with 10 grandchildren Ruth and Matt Hochstedler, John Adams, Paul and Amanda Adams, David Adams, Kim and Chad Lavine, Bryan and Katie Johnson, Rachel Johnson, Ryan, Patrick and Jennifer McMaster and seven great-grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be 2:00 PM Friday, January 28th at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, 211 N. Government Way, Spokane, WA. The Memorial Service will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 29 at First Baptist Church, 327 C Street SW, Ephrata, WA. Memorial Contributions may be made to New Hope Farms, 40 New Hope Farm Rd, Goldendale, WA 98620, a Christian group home for disabled adults where her Grandson David lives.



Betty Sue Koelling

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

RICHLAND - Betty Sue Koelling age 72, of Richland, Wash. passed away Jan. 20 2011 in Richland, Wash. She was born Nov. 01 1938 in Pyatt, Arkansas to Roy and Fern Wilmoth. Betty was a wonderful Mother, Grandmot



Brad Delp

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

1/8/65 - 1/22/11Valley Hills Funeral Home, ZillahOn Saturday, January 22nd, 2011, we lost an incredible man, Bradley Dwayne Delp. A loving Dad, Son, Brother, Uncle, and Dear Friend. Brad will be missed greatly and forev



Brian Clay Diehm

Sunday, January 23, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Brian Clay Diehm passed away on January 20th, 2011 at his home in Yakima, Washington surrounded by his family. Brian is survived by his wife, Janet Diehm, married on November 23, 1968, his son Bry



Brian Edward Jones

Brian Edward Jones was born on July 28, 1980 and passed away on January 2, 2011., Brian leaves behind his mother, Margaret Oenbring, daughter Elizabeth Jones; and her mother, Amanda Sears. Also surviving are his son, Elijah Jones; brothers, Keith Kessler and Johnny Oenbring; and father, Kenneth Brian Jones., Services will be at Our Father's House, 402 S. Granite Avenue, Granite Falls, WA on January 29, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.




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Candance Jacobson

Passed away in hospice care, January 9th, 2011, in Belgrade, MT. She was a long-time resident of Cheney, WA. Services will be held at the Kindom Hall in Cheney at 2pm, on Saturday, January 29th, 2011.



Charles A. Linder

Charles A. LINDER Charles A. Linder died Monday, January 24, 2011 at home, of cancer. He was born in Newport, Pend Oreille, Washington on April 15, 1924. Art was predeceased by son Timothy in 1960. He is survived by his loving wife, Ellen, his four children and their spouses, John (Margo), Jerry (Karen), Karen (Sam) Greenwood, and Kevin. He is also survived by twelve grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. The Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, January 28, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Monica's Catholic Church, 4301 88th Ave. SE, Mercer Island, Washington. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will precede the funeral at 10:30 a.m. For additional information and to share remembrances, visit www.sunsethillsfuneral



Charles Arthur "Chuck" Drake

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:00 PM 

Charles Arthur Drake passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at his home in Brewster, WA, with his family by his side. He was born in Twisp, WA. After serving in the Air Force, he married Maxine Nelson on March 4, 1961, in Minneapolis, MN. They lived in Bremerton, WA, where they started a family and where he worked at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for several years.



Charlotte R. Nelson

NELSON, Charlotte R., Passed away January 24, 2011 in Spokane, WA. She was born in Tacoma, WA on February 4, 1919 to Elmer and Bertha Endicott. Charlotte grew up in Tacoma and would later work in the shipyards. She worked up and down the coast from Alaska to California before retiring in Spokane. Charlotte was an active member of Hillyard Senior Center and a lifetime member of the, . where she loved to dance. She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Elmer Henspeter and Lester Nelson. She is survived by her two sons, Robin and Chuck Henspeter, sister Lucille VanWagner, brother Jack Endicott, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. At her request, no services will be held.



Christine T. Vining

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

September 6, 1925 - January 22, 2011Smith Funeral HomeHeaven's got a brand new angel in the choir. Mom, a lifelong member of the Church of Christ, was the daughter of a southern preacher and an incredible lady of grace, 



Clara Russell

Clara was born on January 1, 1915 in Spokane, WA. She passed away on January 23, 2011 in Spokane, WA. She was a resident of Spokane, Green Bluff and Elk, WA all of her 96 years. She is survived by her children; Barbara Bennett, Beverly (Charles) Offield, Robert (Beverly) Russell, Betty (Steve) Weed, Ronald (Mary) Russell and Debra Stacy: 16 grandchildren: 21 great grandchildren, and seven great great grandchildren; sisters, Elvira Blain and Hazel McKelvey; sisters in law Phyllis and Nora Strand, and Elsie Russell; brothers in law, Bill and Charlie Russell. Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Russell; her parents, Peter and Emma Strand; her sisters Ella Newton and Myrtle Charon; and her brothers, Goodwin, Leland and Harvey Strand. Clara was a much loved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, GiGi, and we will miss her. She will be in our thoughts daily. Love you Mom, you are the best . Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 28th, 10:00 a.m. at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Juvenile Diabetes Association, 9 S. Washington St., Suite 704, Spokane, WA, 99201.



Colson, Earl H.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:00 AM 

Earl H. Colson Jr., 90, of Ellensburg died at a local hospital on January 26, 2011. Earl was born to Earl H. Colson Sr. and ..... 



Concepción (Connie) Garcia Rangel

Saturday, January 22, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

YAKIMA - Our beloved Concepción (Connie) Garcia Rangel, 90, of Yakima, fell asleep in the LORD and went to her new home on January 18, 2011.



Cynthia Ann "Cindy" (Cheney) Reymond

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:00 PM 

Cynthia "Cindy" Reymond, 55, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away January 18, 2011. She was born to Troy and Lenit (Layton) Cheney and was a lifetime resident of Wenatchee and member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, where she sang in the choir with her mother and four sisters. Cindy attended Lincoln, Pioneer and Wenatchee High Schools.



DEATH NOTICE: Edward C. Johnson

Thursday, January 27, 2011 3:00 AM 

Edward C. Johnson of Moscow died Tuesday evening, Jan. 25, 2011, at Aspen Park Healthcare Center. He was 91. Arrangements are pending at Short's Funeral Chapel, Moscow. [...]



DEATH NOTICE: Richard E. Mackey

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:00 AM 

Richard E. Mackey, 65, a resident of Princeton, Idaho, passed away late Saturday evening, Jan. 22, 2011, at Pullman Regional Hospital in Pullman, Wash. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Cremation will take place. Kramer Funeral Home, Palouse, Wash., is handling the arrangements. [...]



Dallene Evelyn (Hull) McSorley

Dallene Evelyn McSorley (Hull), age 87, passed away January 14, 2011, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, after a two-year struggle with cancer. Born in Laramie, Wyoming, June 26, 1923, to Dall and Evelyn Hull, she moved to Whatcom County, Washington, in 1929. She was a graduate of Ferndale High School in 1941 where she worked as a librarian, then as a clerk at the Ferndale U.S. Post Office. She married Eugene McSorley November 29, 1941, who has preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, Jeff and Susan McSorley, Lynden, Washington, Sandi and Bob Stewart, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Ron and Joeen McSorley, Ferndale, Washington. Dallene also worked at the Pioneer Ridge Rest Home, at Clary Jensen's Floral Shop, for Dr. R.V. Tucker as his gold lab technician, and finally for Whatcom Dental Lab, where she retired. She was a member of the United Methodist Church for several years where she sang in the choir and then became a Seventh-Day Adventist in 1974 where she served as a Community Service Leader for many years, sharing the love of Jesus and the Gospel to many. She is also survived by three sisters, Helen Hansen, Snohomish, Washington, Hazel Lintz, Bellingham, Washington, and Bonnie Cratsenberg, Bellingham, Washington; 9 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Services will be held at the Ferndale Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2488 Mountain View Road, Ferndale, Washington, on Sunday, January 30, 2011, at 2:00 PM. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ferndale, Washington. Memorial contributions can be made to 3ABN, P.O. Box 220, West Frankfort, IL 62896. You may share your thoughts and memories of Dallene in the online guest book at



Daniel Paul Holman

Daniel Paul HOLMAN 74, of Renton, died January 24, 2011. Born in Butte, Montana, June 29, 1936 he was Vice President of Craftsman Press for 41 years. He loved his family, was an avid outdoorsman, sportsman, and especially loved casting a fly on the river. Dan is survived by his loving wife, Delores Holman; sons, Danny and Mike; daughter Nancy Berry; five grandchildren, Sarah, Daniel, Michael, Hollie, and Madeline; two great grandchildren, Linzy and Malia. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 from 12- 6 pm at Greenwood Funeral Home. Recitation of the Rosary will be Friday, Jan 28, 2011, 10:45 am at St. Anthony Catholic Church with the Mass to follow at 11:00 am. He lived a blessed life and touched us all. Please visit to post a tribute and view the Moving Memories video.



Daniel Roger (Dan) Archie

Daniel (Dan) Roger ARCHIE Age 75, of Redmond, Washington passed away peacefully with family by his side, on Friday, January 21, 2011 at Overlake Medical Center. Dan was born on Nov 6, 1935, in Watertown, Wisconsin, the son of Alma and Robert Archie. He grew up in Watertown and upon graduating high school, enrolled in the University of Wisconsin - Madison and graduated in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business. On Dec 27, 1958, Dan was united in marriage to Doris Irene Skaar in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. She preceded him in death on March. 21, 2006. Dan and Doris moved to LaGrange, Illinois where he started working with the Carson Pirie Scott company as a salesman. In 1963 he moved to Madison, Wisconsin to work for the Mitchell Company selling duplicating machines and then in 1974 for AB Dick, selling printers and photocopy machines. It was with A.B. Dick that he won many sales achievements and pacemaker awards. He finished out his career in 2006 with Insty-Prints in Madison, Wisconsin. Dan also served in the Wisconsin Air National Guard in data processing from 1959 to 1965. He was involved in the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity while attending the University of Wisconsin and also was a member of the Rotary International. Dan enjoyed travel, cooking, dining out, football, and music (especially Big Band Music). He will be remembered as funny, and always quick with a joke. He lived a full life. Dan is survived by his children, Daniel (Stacy) Archie (Jr) of Walton, Kentucky (Cincinnati area) and Sarah (Art) Smith of Redmond, Washington. He is also survived by four grandchildren Alex and Austin Smith; Nicholas and Jack Archie, and other family and friends. In addition to his wife, Doris and his parents, Dan was preceded in death by a brother, Robert (Carol) Archie. The final arrangements are being handled by the Sunset Hills Funeral Home, Bellevue Washington. An open house clebrating Dan's life will be held at the Fairwinds of Redmond Retirement Facility, 9988 Avondale Rd NE in Redmond on Saturday, January 29 from 1-3 pm. Online condolences can sent via Sunset Hills Funeral Home at In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association (



David Timothy Evans

Today would have been your 59th birthday., I'll never let you part. For you are always in my heart.... xo, Janette, your girls, sis, mom, dad and for all of those hearts that you have touched. 



Death Notice - Albert Roberts

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:52 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Aug. 2, 1940 - Jan. 25, 2011 



Death Notice - Christopher Tolley

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:31 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Aug. 16, 1968 - Jan. 24, 2011 



Death Notice - Dorothy Smith

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:31 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Sept. 18, 1909 - Jan. 24, 2011 



Death Notice - Eleanor Scott

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:21 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

Aug. 31, 1921 - Jan. 23, 2011 



Death Notice - Felix Diaz

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:23 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

May 2, 1945 - Jan. 23, 2011 



Death Notice - Geraldine Stanton

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:31 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

April 28, 1920 - Jan. 23, 2011 



Death Notice - Harold Oliver

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:19 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

April 9, 1923 - Jan. 22, 2011 



Death Notice - Michael McBride

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:20 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

April 27, 1943 - Jan. 22, 2011 



Death Notice - Patrick VanWinkle

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:43 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Jan. 24, 2011 



Death Notice - Robert Trout

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:20 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Jan. 14, 2011 



Death Notice - Shannon Gilman

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:44 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

Jan. 24, 2011 



Death Notice - William Schwentner

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:24 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

May 8, 1945 - Jan. 21, 2011 



Donald Edward Dingman

A longtime resident of the Denison area near Deer Park, Washington, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2011. He is the dear husband of Myrna L. Dingman (married 54 years) and the loving father and father-in-law of Greg Dingman, Eric Dingman, and Donna and Terry Dearing. His brother is Bruce Dingman of Denison. Don enjoyed six grandsons, two great-granddaughters, and one great-grandson. Born in 1932 at Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada, he worked for the Bureau of Public Roads in Juneau, Alaska, served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and was a car inspector for Great Northern/Burlington North Railroad having worked there for thirty years, retiring in 1986. He is a life member of the, . Post 3067 in Deer Park. Don and Myrna have a 1928 Model "A" Ford Sports Coupe which Don had in many parades in various communities in northeastern Washington. Funeral Services honoring Don will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, January 29, 2011, in Deer Park at the Open Door Congregational Church followed by a reception at the V.F.W. in Deer Park. Private interment will be at Fairmount Memorial Park in Spokane.



Donald Roy Matson

Donald Roy MATSON 1-15-27 ~ 1-17-11 Don was a WWII vet with the 4th Na val Construction Battalion Seabees, he loved coffee, and was a tireless out door enthusiast. He was big hearted, kind, generous and always looked out for people less fortunate than himself. He loved to laugh! Beloved husband of 59 years of Carmel; father of Donald, Jr., Phil, Charlie (Linda), Laura (Jeff) Butler and Chris and grandfather of Sean Matson, Jessica Butler (Jason Venable), Joshua Matson and Teresa Butler. Memorial Mass, 11:00 AM Saturday, January 29, 2011 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 15236 - 21st Avenue SW, Seahurst. Donations may be made to your favorite charity or C.C.S.. Please sign the online memorial guestbook at



Donald Satterlund

Of Pullman, passed away on Dec. 4, 2010 in Pullman, WA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at 2:30 PM in the Independant Living Terrace Social Room at Bishop Place Retirement Community in Pullman, WA. KIMBALL FUNERAL HOME, Pullman, WA, is caring for the family.



Doris Carolyn Stockholm

Doris (Gabelein) Stockholm passed away peacefully on January 19, 2011 surrounded by her family., She was born on August 9, 1930 at the family farm on Lone Lake on Whidbey Island, WA and spent her life on the Island., Doris met her husband Norman in grade school; they were high school sweethearts and married on August 18, 1951. While her children were in school, she was a great stay-at-home mom and excelled at her tasks. She was more than at home in her kitchen where she could take any recipe, add a little of this and a little of that, and make it fantastic. She loved planting flowers and working in her garden. Grandma and Grandpa spent a lot of time with their grandchildren, taking them places, sharing experiences, and making memories that will last forever. Doris always had a smile and a calming disposition, welcoming all and making everyone feel a part of her family., Doris is survived by her husband, Norman; her children, James and Linda (David Hendrickson); grandchildren, Heather Saxton (Chad), Rachel Soto (Mike), Ashley Stockholm, Marni Wilson (Sebastian) and Dale Hendrickson; great-grandchildren, Savannah and Dane Saxton, Madeline and Brandon Judy, Taylor Rowalt, Jacob Bauer and Isaac Soto; and countless friends., Doris was greeted in heaven by her parents, Albert and Cora Gabelein; her sisters, Eileen, Alberta and Loretta; and her brother Raynard., A celebration of Doris' life will be held at CMA Church of Langley, 6th and Cascade in Langley, WA on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Providence Hospital, Colby Campus, in Everett, WA.



Dorothy "Dottie" (Pedersen) Beach

Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:00 PM 

With family at her beside, Dorothy passed away peaceably on January 14, 2011, at her home in Wenatchee. She was born June 16, 1924, in Bell, CA to Alfred Pedersen and Eva (Province) Pedersen. The family moved to Wenatchee, WA in 1936. Summers were spent at the family wheat farm at Farmer, WA.



Dorothy Baumann

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:53 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

March 17, 1923 - Jan. 18, 2011 



Dorothy Lee Weitman

Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:00 PM 

Dorothy Lee Weitman, 84, longtime resident of Omak, WA, died January 22, 2011, at her home at Apple Springs Assisted Living in Omak. She was born February 24, 1926, in Tonasket, WA to Clarence and Alta Bandtman. Dorothy lived most of her early childhood years in Tonasket. She graduated from Okanogan High School on June 1, 1945, and married Wilbur Weitman the same day.



Duane Louis Noel

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Affordable Funeral CareYAKIMA - Duane Louis Noel, 69, of Moxee, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Duane was born June 1, 1941 in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota to Dennis and Isab 




Edyth attended business school in Sheridan and worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs as a court reporter. During World War II, she moved to Washington, D.C., to work for the Department of War. She met her husband, John 'Jack' P. Hampton at a USO dance and he subsequently proposed to her on the steps of the Capital Building. Upon his return from the Pacific Theater, they were married on March 25, 1946, in Helena, MT. From this union five children were born. Jack and Edyth moved to Kennewick in 1956. Edyth worked for Civil Service including the Pasco Post Office for over 20 years., Edyth is survived by her brother, Dr. Herbert V. Adams and wife Margaret of Sheridan, WY; five children: John P Hampton, Jr. and wife Shelley of Everett, WA, Janice Hampton-Case and husband Frank of Pasco, Julia Schmidt and husband John of Kennewick, Judith Hampton and Bob Pierson of Kennewick, Jennifer Derrick of Kennewick; grandchildren Dennis Hiner, Jr., Erin Rosane and husband Steve, Isaac Case and Kasey Dearinger, Jordan Case and wife Shannon, Jessica McDonald and husband Jerrad, and Sarah Hampton; greatgrandchildren Harrisen Rosane, Lindsey Hiner, Dylan Hiner, Max Rosane, Taiton Gillespie, Garret Gillespie, River Case, and Amiah Woods; numerous nieces, nephews; and granddog Marlee., Special thanks to her faithful and good friends, Jan Conatore and Mary White., Edyth was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Jack; her parents; her brothers Clarence Hayden and Leo J. Adams; and her grandson Zak Hiner., Edyth loved her family, attending sporting events where her children or grandchildren were playing, travel, fine dining, cooking, studying the Bible and gaming on the computer. Edyth's presence will be sorely missed as Mom, Grandma, GG and friend. Thank you for loving and sharing, for giving and caring. God bless you and keep you until we meet again., Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, at 520 S. Garfield Street, Kennewick. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. with reception following in Dillon Hall.




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Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:00 PM 

Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr., a resident of Okanogan for 52 years, died the morning of January 22, 2011, at his home in Okanogan. Earnest was born March 31, 1932, to Ernest and Paula Scarborough in Savannah, GA. He joined the Air Force in December of 1951. After Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, he was assigned to McChord A.F.B. at Tacoma, WA; Geiger A.F.B. at Spokane, WA; and Goose Bay A.F.B. at Labrador, Greenland.



Eirene "Rene" (Carlson) Boni

Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:00 PM 

"Rene" was born in Spokane, WA to Swedish immigrants, David and Selma Carlson. She grew up in Peaceful Valley, graduating from Lewis and Clark High School. She attended Whitworth College, where she met Lou Boni, her true soul mate and husband of 64 years. Rene and Lou began their family in Spokane, having a son, Louis. They moved to Tonasket, WA and had two daughters, Sally and Barbara.



Elaine Diane Colvin

Elaine Diane COLVIN Elaine Colvin passed away on De cember 30th 2010. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, professional quilt artist, former choir director and 25 year breast cancer survivor, Elaine succumbed to non-small cell lung cancer after a six month battle. She was 64 years old. Born Elaine Diane Johnson April 9th 1946 in New Ulm, MN she was the third child of Arthur and Elda Johnson. Elaine was raised on the family farm in Hector, MN. Elaine graduated from Hector Community School in 1964 and went on to attend St. Cloud State College where she earned degrees in Psychology and Audiology while simultaneously working with special needs children as a speech pathologist. After moving to the Seattle area, Elaine directed the Emmanuel Presbyteri an Church Choir in Bothell, WA for ten years. Elaine then began teach ing an after-school quilting program at Summit K-12 in Seattle where she thrilled in introducing young minds to the joys of quilting. During this time, Elaine also established Unfinished Dreams, her longarm quilting business, and became a creative force in the Western Washington quilting scene culminat ing in her service as president at Quilters Anonymous, an organiza tion devoted to preserving the heritage of quilting. Predeceased by her parents and her sister Ardis, Elaine is survived by her husband Curtis Colvin, her sons Todd Bailey, Ryan Bailey and Casey Colvin, her three grandchildren Breanna Bailey, Brandon Bailey and Eveline Midori Bailey Ishisaka, her brother Sheryl Johnson, her cousins in Minnesota, their families and her friends. A memorial service will be held January 29th at Edmonds Church of God at 1PM. Interment will be at Palmyra Lutheran Church Ceme tery outside Hector on April 9th. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be sent in Elaine's memory to the La Conner Quilt Museum, PO Box 1270, La Conner, WA 98257-1270



Eleanor Batt Scott

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:31 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Aug.3, 1921 - Jan. 23, 2011



Elizabeth Louise "Betty" McCabe

Elizabeth "Betty" Louise McCABE 5-18-1953 thru 1-28-2011 Passed away at the age of 57; She lived in West Seattle all her life. Betty was born at Maynard Hospital in Seattle to Dwain and Elizabeth Willis. Betty's passing touches us deeply, she was greatly loved, and her laughter, love and spirit will be greatly missed. Betty married the love of her life, Daniel A. McCabe, in 1977. They raised two boys- Ryan D. McCabe and Christopher A. McCabe She worked for 19 years for the Seattle School District. Most of that in their cafeteria, she was loved by all the kids. She was known as "The Lunch Lady". She enjoyed crossword puzzles, gardening, camping, ocean trips, old movies and Tv Land shows. She is survived by her husband Dan McCabe, two sons Ryan D. McCabe and Christopher A. McCabe; her father and mother; her brother Ron (Karen) Willis; sisters Lorrie Willis, Patty Willis and Shawn Lovin; numerous aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery, January 29th 2011 Viewing is from 9:00 AM till 11:00 AM. A Celebration of Betty's Life will be held at Van Aselt Elementary School following the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to the Humane Society.



Elizabeth Wessels

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:55 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Aug. 9, 1929 - Jan. 22, 2011 



Ethel Marie Otto

Mom finally got her wish to be reunited with Dad., She leaves behind many who cared especially the loves of her life, granddaughter, Kim Ellerston, and family; and her grandson, Taylor Betz., As per Mom's wishes there will be no funeral service. She will be interred with Dad at the Tahoma National Cemetery., Enough cannot be said about the loving and compassionate care Mom received at Merry Haven Care Center. The family thanks you and loves you all., Arrangements through Funeral Alternatives.



Evelyn B. Nielsen

Evelyn B. Nielsen, 82, passed away on January 21, 2011., The widow of Arthur Nielsen, she is survived by her children, Stephen and Peggy Nielsen, Randy and Michelle Nielsen, Kim Nielsen and Jesse Ewing and Janet Nielsen; grandchildren, Stephen and Sheila Nielsen, Ben and Sharon Bryson, Jessica and Dominic Garcia, Lindsay and Erich Schramm, Kenneth Nielsen, Rebecca and Adam Kartak and Melissa and Travis Edwards; and great-grandchildren, Gabby, Greta, Elijah, Levi, Luke, Skiah, Vander, Evy, Wesley, Mackenzie, Logan and Chance., She will be remembered for the love and joy she brought to family and friends., A memorial service will be held at Bleitz Funeral Home, 316 Florentia Street, Seattle, WA on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.



Everett R. Boyle

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Merritt Funeral HomeHARRAH - Everett R. Boyle, 95, of Harrah, WA died Sunday, January 23, 2011 at his home. The first born in a family of 8 children to Lydia and Lorenzo Boyle, Everett started out life in P 




He taught Marketing Education and was a DECA advisor for 33 years. He spent 5 years at Evergreen High School in Seattle. Seven years at Olympia High School, in Olympia. In 1971 he moved his family to Kennewick. He then went to Kamiakin High School teaching Marketing and as the DECA advisor. He found a home at Kamiakin where he spent 21 years in Room 307, and retired in 1992., He was President of the Washington Association of Marketing Teachers, in 1962 and again in 1989. He was a member of the WDECA Advisory Committee and the Board of Directors twice over the 33 years of teaching., He was presented the Washington Vocational Association Merit Award in 1984. He was awarded the W DECA Honorary Life Membership in 1983. In 1991 he was awarded the National DECA Honorary Life Membership; at the time he was only one of two classroom teachers to receive this award., He married Marian Clark Gruger in 1960 (also a former DECA student). They had three children Alison, Andrea and Allen. He chose to live in Eastern Washington where for 22 years he, his wife, and kids had a 50 acre farm on South Oak, in South Kennewick. They raised alfalfa, cattle and horses. The alfalfa and cattle were his, the horses his wife and kids., After retirement from teaching and farming, he and his wife built a home on 53rd and Olympia, where they could see all of Kennewick, and the surrounding area from their living room, where they lived for 15 years. He kept busy with his garden and flowers. He also stayed in the cattle business with his daughter Andrea where she and her family lived on 4 acres of what was left of the farm., His greatest pleasure in life was his family, Kamiakin DECA, and the farm in that order. He was pleased to see his Marketing Students become leaders in both this community or wherever they chose to live. He was always pleased to keep track of his students from all 3 High Schools. Class reunions were always looked forward to., He leaves behind his wife Marian of 50 years. His daughter Alison (Mark Boyle) and their children Morgan & Sidney. His daughter Andrea (Jeff) Charboneau and their son Cameron, and Andrea's children Kisha Bundrant and Karissa Palmer. Greatgrandchildren Kaell Lane and Makena Bundrant. His son Allen (Rexus) and his sons Adrian James and Nickolas. He is survived by his brother Frank and his wife Cassie. Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and one niece., He was preceded in death by his Parents Fred and Tillie, and his brother Alex., After traveling for 33 years with his students to various W-DECA and DECA activities it was his wish that on his passing there be a 'Travel Scholarship Fund' established for Kamiakin High School DECA members to be used by the current and future DECA advisors to help with travel expenses for their DECA members., Memorials should be sent to the Haberling Financial Group, in Care of Ty Haberling, at 1141 North Edison Suite A, Kennewick, Washington, 99336-1434.



Faye Margaret Euteneier

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Valley Hills Funeral Home, YakimaYAKIMA - Faye Margaret Euteneier is with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She passed away on January 24, 2011 Faye was born on July 30, 1935 to Helen and Hersul Thomas in Lewisville, Id. She



Floyd Alex Masteller

Passed away on Monday, January 17, 2011 in Lake Havasu City, AZ. He was born on April 15, 1925 in Minot, North Dakota to Guy and Fern Masteller., Floyd moved from North Dakota to Coeur d' Alene in 1940 and attended Coeur d' Alene High School before being drafted into the Army to serve during, . He married Bonnie McCallum on November 04, 1945. He went on to work for Metropolitan Life Insurance in 1952 before becoming a Farmers Insurance Agent. Floyd owned the Masteller's Agency for Farmers Insurance in Kellogg, Idaho for thirty years. Floyd loved his family, RVing, Hooking rugs, and gardening. He was a member of the Lions Club and the, for 50 years. He was also a member of the Eagles Aerie and the Allegro RV club., Floyd is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Bonnie; brother, Hugh Masteller of Seattle, WA.; children, Karen (Art) Cockburn of Spokane, WA., Rand (Bev) Masteller of Davenport, WA. and Amy (Arney) Wick of Lake Havasu City, AZ.; grandchildren, Dion Ricketts, Bonni Cockburn,Laura Schiller, Ryan Masteller, Stephanie Wick and Kristen Faris and four great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews., A memorial service will beheld in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho at a later date. The family would like contributions made in Floyd's name to Coeur d' Alene Homes, 624 W. Harrison Ave., Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, 83814 or Lions Medical Eye Bank, 600 Gresham Drive, Norfolk, VA. 23507. Condolences and thoughts can be sent to the family at



Floyd McCauley

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:56 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

March 1, 1915 - Jan. 18, 2011 



Floyde McCauley

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:20 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

March 1, 1915 - Jan. 18, 2011 



Frank D. Manley

Frank D. MANLEY Frank D. Manley, 90, of Bellevue, WA, passed away Sun., Jan. 23, 2011, in Kansas City, KS. A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, at Grand Court of Kansas City, 501 W. 170th. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests gifts to Cedar Cove Feline Sanctuary or a charity of the donor's choice. Born in Wichita, KS, Frank went to work for Boeing Aircraft in May 1939, traveling the world as a field service engineer, and retired in 1987 from Boeing in Everett, WA. He was a lifetime member of the amateur Sports Car Club of America, the International Race Drivers Club, and the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts. He was a member of the Overlake Presbyterian Church in Bellevue, WA. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Joan Manley, a daughter from a previous marriage, Marlis Broadhead, 4 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Share a memory, sign an online guestbook, or express your condolences at



Frederick Eugene "Fred" Ewing

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 1:00 PM 

Frederick Eugene Ewing passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2011, in Chelan, WA, at the age of 98. He was born in Seattle on February 1, 1912, to Albert and Anna Ewing, as the fourth of five children. After graduating from Lincoln High, Fred worked for Seattle Ice Delivery Company with his father, who was also a poet.



Frederick Eugene Ewing

Frederick Eugene EWING Frederick Eugene Ewing passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in Chelan at the age of 98. He was born in Seattle on February 1, 1912 to Al bert and Anna Ewing as the fourth of five children. He is survived by his only child, Frederick Richard Ewing (Lorraine) and their seven children, Moira Ann and Thea of Snohomish, Karl(Alaska), Cully (Seattle), Toby (Bothell), Tim (Japan), and Todd (California) and seven great grand children. After graduating from Lincoln High, Fred worked for Seattle Ice Delivery Company with his father who was also a poet. A collection of his poems was compiled by his nephew Peter Cameron and recently published as "Musings of an Ice Man". Fred first delivered ice to homes, and prior to and during World War II, moved on to icing refrigerator cars for the railroads. Shortly after the War, when refrigeration came into being, he then began working for the Seattle Diesel Oil Sales deliver ing furnace oil to homes and church es all over Seattle and its environs. His last endeavor was as a founding partner in the Carnation Golf Course and residing on the course with his wife Dorothy. She was the main food provisioner for the pro shop and lent her artistic talents to the course in general. Dorothy predeceased him in 1982. Fred later married Margaret Woods of Manson and resided happily there for many years. Memorial services will be held at Northshore Bible Church, 123 Wapato Pkwy, Manson, WA at 2:00 PM, Sat urday, January 29th, 2011. T



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George Walter Rounsville

Passed away January 21, 2011 in Rathdrum, Idaho. He was born April 15, 1937 to Harry and Lillian Rounsville., George loved the outdoors, whether it was gardening, puttering around in the yard, camping, fishing or huckleberry picking. He also really enjoyed going on what he and his siblings called their geriatric road trips., He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 24 years Bonnie Rounsville, nine brothers and two sisters., George is survived by his children Linda Rounsville, Jeff Rounsville, Ken Rounsville and Sandy Wynn; his siblings Lillian Pugh, Betty Gibson, LaVerna Lee, Dale Rounsville and Doris Wells; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews., Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday January 29th at Yates Funeral Home Coeur d'Alene Chapel 744 N. 4th st Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83814. YATES FUNERAL HOMES has been entrusted with the care of final arrangements. Please visit George's memorial and sigh his online guest book at



Gerald Arthur "Jerry" Shannon Jr.

Born on September 15, 1931, loving father, devoted husband, trusted businessman, and loyal friend Jerry Shannon passed into the next realm from his Edmonds, WA home on January 18, 2011 at age 79, with the love of his wife and family sending him on his way., Though now gone from this earth, his quick, melodic laugh and easy hang-tooth smile, his rose-kissed cheeks and diamond-glinted eyes will be long-remembered by anyone he met, but especially by those he loved best, those he fought for hardest, and those for whom his playful nature was directed., Fishing, boating, golf, poker, trivia, or a heaping plate of spaghetti - anything that would help surround him with his family or friends was his truest passion and greatest happiness., A memorial service in Jerry's honor will be held on Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Edmonds Plaza Room, 650 Main Street, Edmonds, WA (top floor of the Edmonds library).



Gerald William Keevy Sr.

Gerald William Keevy, Sr., was born on November 6, 1919, to Charles Edward and Leila Helen Keevy. He peacefully went to be with the Lord on January 22, 2011. Gerald is survived by his son, Duane (Anne); daughter, Karen Ornee (John); daughter-in-law, Kay; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marie; sons, Donald and Gerald William, Jr. (Bill); and brothers, Donald and Gene., Gerald was born and raised in Spangle, WA. He had fond memories of his childhood and always was happy to ride along the roads in the country and reminisce about his early life and experiences. He joined the US Air Force and was stationed in Denver, CO, where he met Esther Marie Dahlberg and fell in love at first sight on July 4, 1943. They married on September 24, 1943. Gerald and Marie celebrated 62 years of a strong, loving marriage., Gerald will be remembered for his devotion to his family and his quiet faith. He always worked hard to provide for his family and lived a life of honesty and integrity, sprinkled with a generous sense of humor. He had a special love for children and each one that came along made him smile. He was the head of a family that will strive to carry on the values he taught and modeled for us., A celebration of a life well-lived will be held at First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd., Spokane, WA 99218, on Friday, January 28 at 11 AM. A graveside service will be held following the memorial at Spokane Memorial Gardens at 2 PM. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 27, from 4-6 PM at HAZEN & JAEGER FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N. MONROE, SPOKANE., The family would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation for the special care he received during the last five years at Greenbluff Terrace Adult Family Home. The staff was kind and caring, and gave his family comfort and peace of mind knowing he was in good hands. The residents and staff will be missing him and his accordion concerts. In lieu of flowers, the family would like to present Greenbluff Terrace a gift in his name. Contributions can be arranged through Karen Ornee.



Gere Ann Schreiner Callahan

Gere Ann Schreiner CALLAHAN Passed away at home January 22nd, surrounded by family. Often describing herself as a homemaker, nothing gave her greater joy and satisfaction than to provide a welcome place, a warm cookie, and a ready ear. Gere Ann was preceded in death by her son Mark Callahan and is survived by her husband Thomas D. (Tom) Callahan, her daughter Ann Callahan, her son-in-law Terry Hendrickson, her grandchildren Emma Ashbrook, Matt Hendrickson, and Emily Hendrickson, and her sister-in-law Mariella Callahan. A celebration of her life will be held at North Creek Presbyterian Church in Mill Creek, WA on Saturday, January 29th at 2:00pm. She will be buried near her son and parents in Condon, OR. The family suggests that memorials be sent to the Gilliam County Library, PO Box 34, Condon, OR 97823.



Gerry Desmarais

Sunday, January 23, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Gerry passed away on January 16, 2011, to the shock and devastation of his family, friends, neighbors and co-workers. He was born in Yakima, WA on June 21, 1956, the fourth of six sons born to Jeanne and Andrew Desmarais, and grew up in Mo



Greta Alene Wortz

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:00 PM 

Greta Alene Wortz, 93, of Wenatchee, WA, died January 23,2011, at Highgate Senior Living in Wenatchee. The daughter of Arthur and MaryBelle Young, she was born January 8, 1918, in Putnam County, Missouri. She also lived with her aunt and uncle, John and Gustie Hamilton. On May 2, 1936, she was married to George L. Wortz, who preceded her in death on June 23, 1993.




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Helen Bernice Smart

Helen Bernice Smart died on January 21, 2011 in Spokane, Washington. She was born on February 12, 1920 in Miles City, Montana to Roscoe Calvert Foley and Estella Eliza Farris Seaton Foley. She was raised in the Miles City, Montana area and attended a one-room school at Garland, Montana. At 16, she moved to Lamont, Washington where she graduated from the Lamont High School. After high school, she moved to Spokane and worked various jobs. She got married June 25, 1943 to Rex Mealey Smart in Spokane. During World War II she worked painting planes. After the war she and Rex moved to a farm south of Spokane near Windsor Grange. They lived there for about four years. Then they moved to Spokane. In 1962 they moved to Elk where she resided until she passed away. Helen was a room mother for her children and a Brownie leader. She loved gardening and sewing, even making all of her children's clothing until they got "too cool" to wear homemade clothes. Helen liked to go huckleberrying, backpacking, and hunting. One of her hobbies was raising peacocks. She canned all of her own foods until the last three years. She was still quilting up to the time of her death. She was involved with the Methodist church over the years and her last church was the Elk Community Church. She is survived by her children: Melva Lohstroh of Spokane, Barbara (James) Anderson of Suncrest, Mary Ann Hotrum of Spokane, and David Smart of Elk. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Bret, Kim, Scott, Jenny, Julie, Heather, Charity, Peter, Melody, Andy, and Amber; 28 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Rex (2003), her parents, siblings, and her son, Lee, in 1964. Funeral Services honoring Mrs. Smart will be held in Elk, WA at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 29, 2011, at the Country Church of the Open Bible followed with interment in Elk Cemetery #1. A reception will be held at the church following the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Huntington's Disease Society of America or a charity of your choice.




Helen DeSHAW Helen DeShaw was my extra mother not just my mother-in-law. I met her shortly after I met her son Glen. I, Becky, was 15. I will miss her as of course so will many others. At 92, rapidly approaching 93, she still has many friends in her church, NW Christian in Ballard, and at Wesley Terrace in Des Moines where she spent her last years after the death of her husband, Jesse (Hap)DeShaw. The surviving family, Glen and I, our daughters Jenn DeShaw, Jessi Overton and her family, my nieces Sandi LeVar and Shannon Krause and their families, my sister Linda Leifsen and her family will miss her. We expect she and Hap are into at least their 5th round of golf with many more before them. Please join us for the memorial Sunday, January 30th @ 1:00pm at NW Christian Church in Ballard. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Parkinson's research.



Ilene Schroeder

Ilene Schroeder, age 67, died Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett. She was born April 19, 1943 in Sumas, WA to Peter and Ella (Timmer) Huisingh and was a 1961 Lynden Christian High School graduate. Following high school she attended nursing school; obtained her LPN degree and focused her nursing career on patient rehabilitation care. In her early years, Ilene worked in the Lynden Fair office. Her first marriage to Robert S. Buys ended and she later married Larry Schroeder on August 28, 1982 in Lynden, WA. Ilene was organist at Bethel Christian Reformed Church for a number of years and was organist and a charter member of Quincy Christian Reformed Church. Those who knew her admired her beautiful hands and fingernails., Preceded in death by her parents and brother, Alvin Huisingh, Ilene is survived by her husband of 28 years, Larry; son, Todd (Eva) Buys and their children, Todd Jr., Eva Maria and Robert Felix, of Quincy, WA; daughter, Tonya Buys, of Snohomish, WA, and her children, Maddison and Alexandra; step-children, James, Jeff, Ron and Tammy (Ron) Griggs and their children, Brittany and Mikayla., Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 29, 2011, 2 p.m., at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Liberty St., Lynden., Should you choose to send flowers, the family suggests floral remembrances be ordered through Blossoms Floral in Lynden. Memorial donations are suggested to:, , P.O. Box 19140, Seattle, WA 98109., You are invited to share your memories and condolences in the guest book at, Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lynden.



Irma L. Moore

MOORE, Irma L., Born July 30, 1919 in Spokane, WA; entered into rest January 22, 2011 in Spokane, WA. Irma is survived by her daughter, Gail L. Hills (née Wallingford) of Kennewick, WA; two granddaughters, Arlene D. Hills of Shoreline, WA and Cheryl L. Bush (husband, Michael) of Selah, WA. Preceded in death by her brothers, Frank and Robert Larson. She graduated from North Central High School in 1937 as Valedictorian and attended Kelsey Baird Secretarial School. Irma served as secretary to various legislators in Olympia (1960s). She also served as supervisor of elections of Spokane County (1950s -1960s). Irma was a lifelong member of Grace Lutheran Church in Spokane, and member of Daughters of the Nile. She will always be remembered for her friendships and generosity, and faithful service in her church. Private interment at Riverside Memorial Park, Spokane, WA. RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 4305 N. DIVISION, SPOKANE, WA in care of arrangements.



Irvin I. Knifong

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:31 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

November 25, 1919 – January 21, 2011



J. Lindsay Oaks

Of Pullman, WA was born August 6, 1960 and slept to peace at 7:15 AM on January 15, 2011 at Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, WA. Arrangements will be made through KIMBALL FUNERAL HOME OF PULLMAN, WA. 




Jacob Calvin Jeter, age 6, of Anacortes, Washington, died Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Providence Medical Center in Everett, Washington as a result of an accident on Lake Goodwin in Snohomish County., He was born on May 7, 2004 in Santa Barbara, California, to Russell and Kimberly (Schneider) Jeter., Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Evans Funeral Chapel in Anacortes and also from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Evans Funeral Chapel., A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 30, 2011 at the Anacortes First Baptist Church, 2717 J Avenue, with a reception to follow at the church., Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands., To share memories of Jacob, please sign the online guest register at




Jean Elizabeth Petorak Our mother, Jean Petorak, passed away Saturday evening, January 22, 2011, with her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephew, and the birth mother of her youngest daughter all at her side. Mom was preceded in death by our dad, John, and our brother, Daniel. Survivors include her children Darrell and wife Julie, Lisa and husband Brian, Laurie and husband Matt, grandchildren Derek, Keith, Kari, Mehrzad and Shayda, great-grandchildren Jordie and Nyla, a brother, Chuck, and his wife Clair, a sister-in-law, Jeanne, and her husband Jack, Laurie's birth-mom Sue, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, all who held a very special place in Mom's heart. A memorial service will be held at 12:00PM Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Fife Community Center, 2111 54th Avenue East, Fife WA. 98424. Please visit her complete memorial online at:




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James A. Robeck

James A. ROBECK May 6, 1932 ~ January 20, 2011 James Andrew Robeck was born in Everett, WA to the Rev. A.E. and Myrtle Robeck. He attended school in Aberdeen, WA, graduating from Weatherwax High School in 1950. He attended Grays Harbor Community College and Seattle Pacific (College) University, where he played on the varsity basketball team. He graduated in 1955 with a B.A. in Education. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served two years, one in Alaska. He returned to begin his career as a teacher and coach at Evergreen High School (1956-1973) in the Highline School District. In 1963, he earned an M.S. in Physical Education from the University of Washington. He completed his career at Highline High School where he coached the varsity basketball team (1973-1991). After retiring in 1993, Jim enjoyed travel, golf, gardening, hiking, running, and getting together with friends. He experienced kidney failure in 1998 and then received kidney dialysis treatments for 13 years, allowing him to continue to enjoy some of these activities. He also served as a Patient Representative on the Regional Council for Northwest Kidney Centers. Jim is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carol (Smith) Robeck; daughter, Susan Peters (Bill); sisters Kathryn Sundquist (Don) and Eunice Robeck of Tacoma; as well as brothers and sisters in-law, nieces, nephews, and their families. A celebration of Jim's life will be held at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church on Sunday, January 30th at 3:00 p.m. Remembrances may be directed to Northwest Kidney Center Foundation, P.O. Box 3035, Seattle, WA 98114.



James Daniel Eaton (Deco Dan)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

SEATTLE - Born June 17, 1958 in Seattle. Died January, 17, 2011 in Seattle at the young age of 52. James "Danny" Eaton was raised in Yakima and Selah by his parents James H. Eaton Jr. and Carvel. Dan attended McKinley Elementa



Jan Paul Pendergraft

Jan Paul PENDERGRAFT Age 73, died on Sunday, January 23, 2011. Jan had worked in sales for various computer companies in the Seattle area. In later years, he sold real estate in Arizona. He and Joy were charter members of Wooden Cross Lutheran Church in Woodinville. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Tall Elks, C/O Hoquiam Elks Lodge 1082, 624 K Street, Hoquiam, WA 98550. Please take a few moments to record your thoughts for the family by signing the on line register at GO DAWGS!



Jemyni K. Bean

BEAN, Jemyni K., Was born in Pendleton, OR on May 27, 2000 and climbed the tree to the heavens on January 24, 2011. She attended Garfield Elementary School, enjoyed music and hearing other children around her. Jemyni is survived by her loving parents, Robert S. Bean, Jr. and Cynthia A. Bean and by her sister, Brittany L. Bean. Visitation will be held today, Wednesday, between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. at RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 4305 N DIVISION, SPOKANE, WA . Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at the Sunset Mausoleum Chapel on the grounds of Fairmount Memorial Park Cemetery, with Father Mike Fitzpatrick officiating. Interment to follow. Guestbook at



John Alfred Syverson

Passed away January 23, 2011 after a lengthy illness. He was born March 6, 1922 in the family home in Orchard Avenue in the Spokane Valley to Clara L. and Alfred H. Syverson. His father was President and founder of Spokane's Syverson-Kelly Advertising Agency. John completed his entire schooling in the West Valley School District, graduating in 1940 and earned a high school tennis championship. He continued to play tennis into his 80's. John also earned his Eagle Scout Award. During high school he met his future wife, June Evelyn Smith and they were married 66 years. They attended Washington State College together until, led them to new responsibilities. John served in the, Air Corp, trained as a B-17 and B-29 pilot and co-pilot in the south. Upon returning to Spokane after the war he was a buyer and salesperson for the Crescent. In 1954 he moved his young family to Greenacres, WA to pursue a dream of farming where he built and maintained a successful egg production farm. Later in life John became a Real Estate agent for Alvin J. Wolff. For the past 20 years John and June have resided at Rockwood Forest Estates where they both have been embraced and lovingly cared for by the community. John was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved sister Dorothy Godsall. He is survived by his wife who never left his side, June Syverson; son John Jay Syverson (Sandra) of Seattle; daughter Janie O'Brien (Steven) of Spokane Valley; grandsons Darby O'Brien (Autemn) and Dan O'Brien (Misty); five great-grandchildren Skyler, Kenzie, Keenan, Ian and Aidan. He was "Uncle John" to loving nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the Berean Bible Church family for care and prayer and the loving staff of Rockwood Atrium and health care center who embraced the entire family through these years. Memorial Service 2:00PM Monday, January 31, 2010 at Rockwood South Retirement Community, 2903 E. 25th. Ave. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clara Syverson Nursing Library Foundation at Rockwood Estates or the Northwest Alzheimer's Association.



Joseph Bourton

Monday, January 24, 2011 1:00 PM 

Joseph Bourton, age 90, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. He was born March 27, 1920, in Waterville, WA to Germaine Mirabeau Bourton and Henri Bourton. Joe started his education in a one-room school at Shiloh, rode his horse to school in Douglas, and graduated from Waterville High School. Joe married Gloria Tober on June 21, 1947.



Josephine S. Rohme

ROHME, Josephine S., Josephine S. Rohme passed away January 22, 2011 in Spokane, WA. She was born February 9, 1926 in Spokane, the daughter of Joseph and Susana (DiLuch) Priano. Josephine is the sixth of seven children, all who grew up in Spokane. Josephine met her husband Wayne Rohme in 1950 and married in 1951. Their marriage was of 60 years. In 1958 their son, Mike was born. Josephine worked for Tidyman's after Mike grew up and was their Food Demonstrator. She was known as the pizza lady serving pizza and flaunting her Italian Heritage while wearing her green, white and red Italian hat. Wayne and Josephine's passion was being with the American Italian Club where their lives were enriched with close friends and social gatherings. Josie loved to dance and her laughter and humor brought smiles to everyone she came in contact with. We love her and will miss her. Josephine is survived by her loving husband of 60 years Wayne Rohme of Spokane; son Mike (Teresa) Rohme of Spokane; brother Tony (Marge) Priano of Spokane; sisters Mary Pohle and Francis Good both of Spokane; and grandson Cameron Rohme of Los Angeles, CA. Visitation will be held Friday, January 28 from 12-5pm with Vigil Rosary services beginning at 5pm all at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 11am and will be celebrated at Gonzaga Prep School Chapel, 1224 E. Euclid, Spokane. Committal will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, 7200 N. Wall Street. Memorial contributions are suggested to S.C.R.A.P.S., 2421 N. Flora Rd., Spokane Valley, WA 99216. Please visit Josephine's tribute and leave a condolence at, Arrangements have been entrusted to:



Jospeh Hunter Harris

Joseph Hunter HARRIS Joseph Hunter Harris, 63, of Bristol, Virginia died Tuesday, January 25, 2011 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date with inurnment to be at East Hill Cemetery. Mr. Harris and his family are in the care of Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services. (276) 669-6141.



Joy Crystal Brownlow (Kirby) Daniels

Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:00 PM 

Joy Crystal Brownlow (Kirby) Daniels, 90, a resident of Leavenworth, WA, died Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth. Joy was born to Willis and Grace (Hayes) Brownlow on December 10, 1920, at Blewett, WA. She grew up in Leavenworth and graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1938.



Juan B. Gallardo

Juan B. GALLARDO Juan was born March 5, 1940 in Baguio City, Philippines, and died January 24, 2011 in Puyallup, WA at the age of 70. Juan came to the US in 1979 with his brother Richard. He worked as a Letter Carrier for the US Postal Service for 20 years. Juan loved gardening and being a grandfather. Juan is survived by his wife of 27 years Dorothea Gallardo; sons Jonathan (Azusa) Gallardo, and Jose (Maritess) Gallardo; his siblings Richard Gallardo, Daisy Neves, Carol Gallardo, and James Gallardo; four grandsons, Jarod, Josiah, Jalen, and Johan, and granddaughter Rachel. Juan was preceded in death by his parents Juan and Rufina Gallardo, brothers Orlando and Giovanni Gallardo, sister Malou Bakiano, and granddaughter Jessica Gallardo. Visitation Thursday, January 27th from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., with Funeral Service Friday, January 28th at 11:00 a.m. all at Bonney-Watson Washington Memorial, 16445 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188. Please sign the online memorial at .



Juanita D. Thomas

Monday, January 24, 2011 1:00 PM 

Juanita D. Thomas, 74, a 70 year Wenatchee area resident, passed away at her home in Wenatchee on Friday morning, January 21, 2011. She was born on December 16, 1936, at Spearfish, ND, to the late William Eldon and Iris Juanita (Morden) Alexander. At an early age, her family moved to the Wenatchee area.



Judie L. Knudsen

Judie went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2011, after complications from a stroke. Judie was married to Marlin (Greg) Knudsen, the love of her life, for 33 years. She has five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Judie enjoyed entertaining friends and family, playing bingo, and watching her grandchildren grow. Judie is survived by her husband, Greg; son, Daryl; daughters, Kristi and Jennifer; granddaughters, Jessie Lynn and Avery Mae; and great-grandson Camren. She was preceded in death by her son, Jayme; sisters, Shirley and Carlene; and brother, Chuck. Special thanks to Tenaj Gower, and the staff at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center for the fantastic care in her final days. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home.



June (Anderson) Littlejohn

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Kim O'dell, age73, passed away January 25, 2011 in Burlington., Viewing will be held Monday, January 31, 2011 10:00am until the Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. at Hawthorne Funeral Home followed by a Graveside Service at Hawthorne Memorial Park and a reception in the Hawthorne Reception Room., A full obituary will follow in a future edition., Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, 1825 E. College Way, Mount Vernon.



Kathryn Benshoof

Kathryn BENSHOOF Kathryn Charlotte Benshoof passed away January 22, 2011 at the age of 91. She was born December 18, 1919 in Jamestown, North Dakota, the daughter of Carl and Charlotte Odney. Active in Girl Scouting, she earned the Golden Eaglet award. After graduating from Jamestown High School, she attended Jamestown College before transferring to North Dakota State College at Fargo, North Dakota where she graduated in June 1941 with a BS degree from the School of Pharmacy. As a Registered Pharmacist, Kathryn worked in North Dakota and taught Pharmaceutical Chemistry at North Dakota State. On May 15, 1945, she married Lynden Benshoof in the Navy Chapel in Bremerton. Upon completion of Lynden's active duty with the Navy, they lived in Renton and moved to Bellevue in 1957 where they raised their children. Kathryn worked for several drug stores in the Seattle area as a pharmacist and was an inspiring Girl Scout leader who loved the outdoors where she skied, camped, backpacked and cruised in their 19 foot boat throughout the Northwest and British Columbia. She belonged to the Bellevue First Presbyterian Church. Kathryn is survived by her husband, Lynden, her daughter and son-in-law Lynda Kay and Jim Frantz , her son and daughter-in-law William and Linda Benshoof, grandchildren Chester Frantz, Tracy Frantz Reinhart, Chris Benshoof and Brian Benshoof, and great-grandchildren Katelyn and Max Reinhart and Miles Frantz with more to come. Memorial Service will be held at Sunset Hills Funeral Home January 28 at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Totem Girl Scout Council in Kathryn's name. Memories can be shared at



Kathryn Lee "Kate" DONAHUE

Kathryn "Kate" Lee DONAHUE Age 25, died January 6, 2011 as a result of injuries incurred by a fire in Puerto Rico. Kate was born May 20, 1985 in San Bernardino, CA and brought much joy to her parents, Michelle and Tom, and to her brother Keenan during her short life. She spent her childhood in Marysville and Stanwood, WA. Moving to Chandler, AZ, she graduated from Valley Christian High School in 2003. She followed her calling to become a nurse like her mother and graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College in California in 2005. After working for St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco, she relocated to Seattle, WA and began working for Group Health on Capitol Hill. She was a vibrant woman who thoroughly embraced life. She sought out adventure and fun in all she did. Her smiling face and quirky sense of humor endeared her to her family, friends and coworkers. Children adored her because she never forgot how to be a kid. In Seattle she met her kindred soul and fiancé, Jesus Sanchez Vasquez, a mechanical engineer at Boeing, who perished in the same fire that claimed Kate's life. They were the happiest when together. Kate is survived by her parents Michelle and Tom Donahue, Walnut Creek, CA; her brother Keenan, Chandler, AZ; her grandmothers Patricia Lee Hall, Santa Rosa, CA and Roberta Gee, Clinton, IA; aunts and uncles Dianna Lee and David Thompson, Ashland, OR; Patrice and Paul Moore, Santa Rosa, CA; Carol Hall and Scott Kinzy, Santa Rosa, CA; Mary and Brett Miller, San Diego, CA; Teresa Donahue, DeWitt, IA; Kevin and Julie Donahue, DeWitt, IA; Vince and Barb Donahue, DeWitt, IA; and Pat and Deb Donahue, Camanche, IA. She also left a large circle of cousins, and extended family and friends who adored her. Funeral services for Kate will be held on January 28th at 11:00 a.m. at the Alderwood Community Church, 3403 Alderwood Mall Blvd., Lynnwood, WA 98037. A joint celebration of Kate and Jesus' lives will be held at 1:30 p.m. on January 29th at the same location. Thank you, everyone, for your love, prayers, and support. As Kate would have requested, remember to squeeze as much joy from life as possible, and savor every second with loved ones.



Kenneth Helling

Sunday, January 23, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Long-time Seattle resident Ken Helling was a wonderful father, grandfather and role model who was always willing to help those in need and bring kindness and humor to interactions. He was born March 3, 1924 in Tacoma and died January 20, 2011



Kevin Paul Skirko

Monday, January 24, 2011 1:00 PM

Kevin Paul Skirko, of Malott, WA, passed away at the Brewster Hospital on Tuesday, January 18, 2011. He was born August 9, 1954, in Butte, MT to Tony Skirko and Mary Ball-Skirko. The family moved to Okanogan in November of 1964, where he graduated from Okanogan High School in 1972, and then attended the Kinman Business University.



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Lamellia Norene (Norene or Nee Nee) Erickson

Norene passed away suddenly on January 21, 2011. She was 72 years old. She had recently moved to Mill Creek, WA but lived most of her life in Everett., Norene was born November 4, 1938, the youngest of five girls. She graduated from Everett High School., She married John Erickson in 1957. They had a long and happy life together until he passed away in 2006., Jack and Nee Nee love to travel and she continued to travel as long as her health would allow., Norene worked at Scott Paper for 20 years, where she made many life-long friends. They enjoyed bowling, lunching and sewing. Norene created beautiful hookrugs and needlepoints. She made so many wonderful hats, scarves, blankets and quilts, most of which she donated to charities., Norene is survived by son, Wade Erickson; daughter, Karla (Brett) Delavergne; and grandson, Andy. She also leaves behind her constant companion, MugsE., She is preceded in death by her four sisters; daughter, Leisa Marie; and baby boy., Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, 1615 SE Everett Mall Way in Everett, with a reception to be announced after the services., In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Children's Hospital of Seattle, WA; or to the Gospel Mission in Everett.



Laurel McKenna

Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:00 PM 

Laurel McKenna, age 72, passed to the hands of God suddenly at his home on January 14, 2011. He was born September 15, 1938, in Whitewater, WI, to Mae and Robert McKenna. Laurel spent his early years in Wisconsin, moving to Washington with his mother and step-dad when he was 12. He attended school in Orondo.



Lawrence A. "Larry" Wadkins

Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:00 PM 

Larry Wadkins, 96, a longtime Wenatchee resident, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at home. He was born in Spokane County on February 21, 1914, to Rutherford B. and Bessie (Bullard) Wadkins, the youngest of five children. Larry graduated from Mead High School in 1932, and attended Whitworth College. He then went on to graduate from Eastern Washington College.



Leonard E. McSorley

Leonard E McSORLEY Age 79. Passed away peacefully on Saturday Jan. 22, 2011. Memorial Service will be held Friday Jan. 28, 2011 at Fir Lane Funeral Home, Spanaway, WA Viewing will be held at 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Service held at 2:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held, Saturday Jan. 29th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Legion Hall at Legion Park, Everett, WA



Leslie J. Martin

Leslie J. Martin "Les" "Buzz"/"Buzzy" Martin, 68, died January 25, 2011 from bladder cancer in Everett, Washington., He was born September 21, 1942 to Eva Catlin Martin and Leslie Lafayette Martin in Snohomish General Hospital., He was a lifelong resident of the Snohomish area. His pioneer grandfather, Henry Martin, homesteaded in 1900 at Thomas Lake, what is now in the city of Mill Creek, Washington. He also was proud of his maternal grandmother, who was an Indian princess in the Cowlitz Tribe., Recently, he also was proud of his role in preventing the City of Snohomish from building its new senior center on top of the old pioneer/American Indian cemetery on Cypress Avenue. (The city ultimately spent $300,000 in its foiled attempt at the Cypress Avenue cemetery.), He attended Snohomish schools and served his country in the U.S. Army and Washington Army National Guard, 1961-1967., Per his request, there will be no services. Arrangements by the Neptune Society. A remembrance reception will be announced at a later date., Many thanks to the staff at Forest View Transitional Care Center and Providence Hospice for their kindness and compassion these past few weeks., He will be truly missed by many, including a special friend, Kay Stahl.



Linda Burgess

Linda BURGESS Survived by her brother Joey, sisters Gail, Karen, Diane and her partner of 13 years Jim Callan. Linda was loved by her family, friends and neighbors for her kindness, her wonderful sense of humor and her willingness to help others at every opportunity. Linda was a lover of animals and enjoyed horseback riding, camping and long walks at the beach and mountains with her faithful dog Chinook. Linda will be dearly missed and remembered by all whose lives she touched and will live in our hearts forever.



Lori L. White

Lori L. White, age 56, of Bellingham, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 21st, 2011. Lori was born July 7th, 1954 in Bellingham to Sharky and Betty Leavitt. She grew up in the Deming area and created many special memories on Church Mountain, which she lovingly shared with her family. In 1972 Lori graduated from Mount Baker High School and from there went on to create a life in Bellingham. On December 1st, 1982 Lori vowed to spend the rest of her life with her best friend Jim White. Their relationship was one built of love, trust and respect. Lori enjoyed working with her dad at his AAA Vacuum business. Over the years she had numerous jobs, but her love of children led her to her most recent, as a school bus driver for the Bellingham School District. Lori's love of life, family and community was shown in all she did. She was a person of energy; one who made things happen. Family and friends were her life. She was a true friend to everyone she came in contact with, whether it was a brief encounter in the grocery store or a lifelong friend from grade school. Lori was a volunteer



Lorraine Mae Knemeyer

1/30/1930 - 1/7/2011 A Memorial Service will be held at the B'ham LDS Church; 2925 James St., on Saturday, January 29th at 2 PM. View photos of Lorraine and share memories with the family at



Lucile Collins Price

Lucile Collins PRICE July 12, 1917 ~ January 23, 2011 Lucile passed away peacefully, Sunday January 23rd, surrounded by the family that adored her. Lucile was born in Sunnyside WA, to Archie and Annie Collins. She was their youngest and only daughter. As a teenager, the family moved to Kirkland WA and Lucile graduated from Kirkland High School. Set up by mutual friends, Lucile met her future husband, Tom, on a blind date, New Year's Eve 1940.They were married 4 months later and would have celebrated 70 years together on April 26th. Lucile was a lifelong homemaker and mother. She liked to read, crochet and spend time with her family. She also enjoyed lots of wonderful vacations to Hawaii, Australia, Europe and lived on Guam for 2 years. She also enjoyed her many family trips to Disneyland. In addition to her loving husband Tom, Lucile survived by 6 children, Richard and his wife Linda, Joan and her husband Art, Donna and her husband Dale, Gail and her husband Mike, Janice and her husband Abel, Gary and his wife Dawn. She also has 13 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, along with nieces, a nephew and cousins. She will be missed by all. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, January 29th, 1:00 p.m. at Wesley Homes Health Center, Evergreen Room, 1122 South 216th St, Des Moines, WA. 'Her children rise up and call her blessed; and her husband also and he praises her' Proverbs 31:28



Lydia L. (Bartz) Dennee

Lydia L. Dennee (Bartz) 100, passed away January 16, 2011 in Olympia, WA. She was born October 30, 1910 in Crandon, WI., Graveside Services for Lydia will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, January 28, 2011, at Evergreen Cemetery followed by a reception at the funeral home. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. - 12 Noon, Friday, January 28.



Lynn Santos

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Valley Hills Funeral Home, YakimaYAKIMA - Lynn Santos, age 69, of Yakima, Washington, passed on January 21, 2011 surrounded by her family. She was born in Hasbrook Heights, New Jersey on March 10, 1941 to Carolyn and Ira Mercer. Ly 




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Meaghan Beatrice Battocchio Meaghan, our Joy was taken from us on Sunday morning January 23. We can hardly believe she has left us so suddenly; Meaghan was planning her future and just beginning her young adult life. She was a ray of sunshine to all who had the chance to know her. Meaghan's short life of twenty one years was packed with Joy, Love and Hugs. Her close knit family was the center and love of her life. She extended that same affection in her friendships. Our life will be forever changed without her bubbly presence bursting into our days. Meaghan loved music and attending shows and concerts. Her favorite thing to do was just to hang out with her friends and family. Meaghan leaves behind a large extended family which includes her father, Eugene Battocchio (Tasha), mother Julie Houghton Jacobs, (Jeff), loving brother Erik Battocchio, grandparents Prisco and Ernestina Battocchio, and grandmother Hazel Houghton. Also grieving her loss are her beloved aunts, uncles, and cousins, her loving boyfriend Mike Spoor and her extended family of friends. Viewing will take place January 29, 2011 from 10:00am till 12:00noon at Curnow Funeral home, 1410 Main Street, Sumner, followed by Memorial at 12:30pm at Sumner Methodist Church, 901 Wood Ave, Sumner, Arrangements provided by Curnow Funeral Home~




Micheal D. Giandre Born 4/9/1957; passed away on 1/21/2011 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington after a brave struggle with cancer. Mike was loved and will be missed by many for his kindness and helping ways. Surviving family include his Dad and Mom, Larry and Arlene Giandre, son Michael Giandre, sister Tammy (Russell) Baker, niece and nephew Ashley and Austin (girlfriend Michelle) Baker. A graveside will be held on Monday, January 31st, 2011, 1:00pm, at Fir Lane Memorial Park, Spanaway for immediate family and close friends. In addition to flowers, please send donations to the



Margaret "Marge" Newton

Margaret "Marge" Newton of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Jan. 23, 2011 at the Ray Hickey Hospice House. She was born in Brainard, MN to Warner and Etta Cain., Marge was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed crocheting, fishing and Bingo., Special thanks to everyone who touched her heart., Marge is survived by her sons, Dave Hanberg, Phil (Shari) Hanberg and Lloyd Hanberg; daughters, Ginger (John) Faber, Judy (Chuck) Lewis, Theresa (Jim) Templet, and Heidi Record (Mike LeCount); 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren., She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Glen "Bud" Hanberg of 28 years and Lyman Newton of 18 years; brothers, Ernie, Kenny and Duane; and sister, Ila., A memorial service will be held on Sun., Jan. 30, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens with a viewing on Fri., Jan. 28, 2011, 12:00-9:00 p.m. and Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, 9:00-9:00 p.m., Memorial contributions may be sent to Ray Hickey Hospice House., Please sign Marge's guest book at:



Marilynn Biorn Fast

Marilynn is survived by her husband of 60 years, Irwin Fast Jr; her children; Mark Fast and Shane (Jamie) Fast, Kennewick, WA; Brian (Nida) Fast, Aloha, OR; Paula Fast Nance and Shauna (Roberto) Reynoso, Pasco, WA. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and one sister, Lily Biorn Tebbs, Salem, OR.



Marolyn Marie Barnes

Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:00 PM 

Marolyn Marie Barnes, 66 years of age, of Wenatchee, WA, died suddenly Saturday January 15, 2011, at Central Washington Hospital, with her family by her side. Marolyn was the owner and director of Marolyn's Daycare here in the Valley for over 20 years, until her health caused her to retire.



Matthew C. Lootens

Former Whatcom County resident, Matthew C. Lootens, age 49, died unexpectedly Monday, January 24, 2011 at his home in Bow, WA. He was born January 28, 1961 in Bellingham to Gustaf and Marlene (McGarva) Lootens, and attended Nooksack schools. An outdoorsman at heart, Matthew loved hunting, fishing and was employed as a logger. He was known for his creative mechanical abilities and was a collector of treasures. Tara, Taz and Tangy were his beloved American Bull Dogs. Matt married Tammy Hanowell in 1982 and following a divorce they remained friends. He later married and divorced Julie Pennio and they also remained friends. Preceded in death by his mother, Marlene Lootens; brother, Mark and sister, Holly; Matt is survived by his son, Blake (Bethany) Lootens and their son Liam of Nooksack; daughter Brooke Lootens and her daughter Avery Corn of Sumas; step-children Jacob (Ashley) Fletcher of Sumas and Susan Fletcher of Bow; father, Gustaf Lootens of Everson; brother John (Vicki) Lootens of Everson and sister, Debbie (Peter) Messner of 100 Mile House, B.C. and numerous relatives and friends throughout Washington who will mourn his passing. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, January 28, 11:00 am at Nooksack Cemetery with Pastor Carl Crouse officiating. A fellowship gathering will follow at Sumas American Legion Hall. Memorial donations are suggested to a charity of your choice. You are invited to share your memories and condolences in the online guest book at



Max F. Greiff

Born October 26, 1912 in Bozeman, MT; entered into rest January 25, 2011 in Spokane, WA. Max is survived by two daughters, Kammi McClenahan and Carolyn Jean Strong both of Spokane; four grandchildren, Kim Lallier, Kristi Luttrull, Jeff Chambers and Caralee Wiltison; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn J. Greiff in 1984. Max began working at Alcoa in 1942, later changing over to Kaiser Aluminum in 1946. There he was the first person to be hired as employee #1, retiring in 1982. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the Sunset Mausoleum Chapel, Fairmount Memorial Park, 5200 W. Wellesley, Spokane, WA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane, P.O. Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210. RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 4305 N. DIVISION, SPOKANE, WA in care of arrangements.



Maxine Fay Wherry

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Langevin-Mussetter Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Maxine Fay Wherry, 67, of Yakima, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2011, at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Maxine was born November 8, 1943, in Enterprise, Oregon, to Jo



McLaughlin, Bonnie Irene

Friday, January 21, 2011 1:00 AM 

Bonnie Irene McLaughlin, wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2011. Bonnie was born July 16, 1937 in Macon County, Missouri. She and ..... 



Melda Fern Hagensen

Melda F. Hagensen, age 84, passed away January 24, 2011 at home in Vancouver, WA. She was born November 15, 1926 in North Platte, NE. She later moved to Washougal, WA where she graduated from high school., Melda worked at Crown Zellerbach before marrying Roy Hagensen in 1949. They made their home on their dairy farm in Fern Prairie and Melda drove bus for the berry pickers during the summer. She settled as a homemaker, helping Roy on the dairy farm., Melda enjoyed doing crafts like knitting and quilting and was a member of the St. Andrews Quilters. She also enjoyed gardening and was a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Orchards., Melda is survived by her sons, Richard (Ruthanne) of Mountain Home, ID, David (Pat) of Fern Prairie, WA, Terry of Fargo, ND, and Paul (Monica) of Fern Prairie; daughter, Becky (Gary) Stauffer of Washougal; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren., She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy in 2007., Her life will be celebrated on Saturday, January 29 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Orchards. A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Camas Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Straub's Funeral Home in Camas., In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be given to St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 5607 NE Gher Rd., Vancouver, WA 98662., To send condolences or to sign the online guest book visit, or



Melva E. Hillhouse

Melva E. Hillhouse, 97, of Everett, WA, died January 19, 2011 in Everett., Service will be held at a later date. 



Michael McBride

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:55 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

April 27, 1943 - Jan. 22, 2011 



Miles Donald Goetz

Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:00 PM 

Miles Donald Goetz, 80, of Okanogan, WA, died January 20, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Miles was born September 2, 1930, in Yakima, WA and spent most of his school years in Wapato, WA. In 1951, he married Donna Harrison in Yakima; they would have celebrated their 60th Anniversary in February.




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Nancy Stevenson

Our beloved Nancy completed her earthly journey on January 19, 2011 and is now in the prescence of her Lord Jesus Christ. She was born in Seattle, WA to Ray and Irene Huddle on September 24, 1943 and graduated from Highline High School., Nancy is survived by her husband of 46 years, Don; son, Timothy, of Mill Creek, WA; daughter, Dian, of Redmond, WA; her four beloved grandchildren, Jake, Summer, Mason and Ava; and Oliver, the tiny canine., Memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Crossroads Bible Church, 15815 SE. 37th St. Bellevue, WA., In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Nancy Stevenson Memorial Charitable Trust at any Chase Bank branch. Proceeds will help fund Womens Ministries.



OBITUARY: Claudia Zook Anderson

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:00 AM 

Claudia passed peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 20, 2011, at her home. For two years she bravely battled ovarian cancer with grace and dignity.Claudia was born on May 14, 1945, to Lee and Helen Zook in Ames, Iowa, and spent her childhood in Nevada, Iowa. Her family later moved to Ontario, Calif., where she attended Chaffey High [...]



OBITUARY: Dorothy L. Peterson

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:00 AM 

Dorothy L. Peterson went to heaven Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Dorothy was born Oct. 17, 1925, to Joe and Weltha Howard in Walnut Grove, Mo. She was the second of four children.From Missouri, Dorothy and her family moved to Moscow, where after graduating, she married William (Bill) Peterson. They had two children, daughter, Betty Jean, and son, Gary [...]



OBITUARY: Elsie M. Merrill

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:00 AM 

Elsie M. Merrill, 96, a resident of Princeton, Idaho, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at the Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, Idaho. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Kramer Funeral Home, Palouse, Wash., with Rev. Gordon Braun officiating. A luncheon will follow the service at the Palouse River Community Center in [...]



OBITUARY: John Lucian Burns

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:00 AM 

John Lucian Burns of Pullman died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011. He was 88. Lucian was born in Pomeroy, Wash., to Oscar and Ida Burns on July 4, 1922.He was the oldest of eight children, having two brothers and five sisters. He attended primary and secondary schools in Pomeroy, where he graduated from high school in 1940. He went [...]



OBITUARY: John Olaf Blom

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:00 AM 

The John Blom family is honored to share the following thoughts, written by John himself.John Olaf Blom was born at home (in the house behind the church) in Woodville, Wisconsin (St Croix Co.), on February 9, 1929. His parents were Celia Johanna Boumeester Blom and Julius Blom, the local country doctor. He was baptized on July 6, 1929, [...]



OBITUARY: Lucille Fenwick

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:00 AM 

Lucille Fenwick, a longtime Moscow resident, passed away in her sleep Dec. 12, 2010, in Battleground, Wash. She was 83.Lucille was born Aug. 1, 1927, in Vaughn, Mont., to Clifford and Fern Hansen. She and Harry Fenwick were married April 14, 1946, in Great Falls, Mont. She lived in Montana, Idaho and Washington and came to Moscow in [...]



OBITUARY: Richard 'Dick' Mackey

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:00 AM 

Richard (Dick) Mackey, 65, a retired agronomist and resident of Princeton, Idaho, passed away late Saturday evening Jan. 22, 2011, at Pullman Regional Hospital in Pullman, Wash., after a courageous 11-year battle against Leukemia.Richard was born Aug. 11, 1945, at Madera, Calif., to Roy and Ann (Fischer) Mackey. He graduated from Madera High School in 1963. He attended [...]



Pat Vance "Patricia Anne"

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Langevin-Mussetter Funeral HomePLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN SERVICE INFORMATION. Patricia Anne Vance, 64 of Selah, passed away suddenly Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 enjoying the sport she loved best, bowling. Pat was born Thursd



Patricia L. Kylen

Patricia L. KYLEN Patricia Lee Kylen, 76, died peacefully while sleeping in the early hours of Tuesday, January 18th at Northwest Hospital after a 7-year battle with multiple cancers. Patricia is survived by her husband Richard S. Kylen, 9 children and 8 grand children. Patricia was born in Juneau, Alaska on March 20, 1934 moved to Mercer Island as a young child and enjoyed riding streetcars while visiting Seattle. She once said, "My favorite thing as a child was sliding on the mahogany benches in the streetcars when they went up or down hills". After attending Seattle University, Patti worked at Boeing and other companies before spending the last 26 years of her career working for The City of Seattle as an Administrative Staff Assistant for Customer Services and Office Services at Seattle Center. Some of Patti's favorite things in life were reading books for her book club and spending time in Hawaii with her husband. She has known some of the women in her book club more than 50 years. Patti was a great supporter of The Association for Catholic Childhood. There has been an endowment fund setup in memory of Patricia Lee Kylen for The Association for Catholic Childhood, and donations can be sent in her name to: The Association for Catholic Childhood - 100 23rd Ave South Seattle, WA 98144-2302 The Memorial Service will be held at Our Lady of Fatima, 3301 W. Dravus St., Seattle, WA 98199, this Friday, January 28th at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception.



Patrick Van Winkle

Thursday, January 27, 2011 3:49 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

July 8, 1932 - Jan. 24, 2011 



Penny Lynn (Canady, Walker) Wood

Penny Lynn Wood passed away on January 21, 2011 at her home in Everett, WA with her husband and daughter by her side., Born July 21, 1963, she was preceded in death by grandparents, Mickey and Martha Walker, and William and Mary Angilley; parents, Hy and Barbara Walker; and brother, Johnny., She leaves behind her husband, Mark Wood; her daughter, Cassandra Canady; and her sister, Kathy., The last two years were some of her happiest, doing things with Mark she's always wanted to do. She was our Angel and will be missed by many., There will be a memorial at the American Legion Memorial Park in north Everett, on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 12:00 p.m., followed by a potluck at the Buzz Inn Lakeshore in Lake Stevens at 3:00 p.m.



Phyllis J. Rucker

RUCKER, Phyllis J., Devoted wife and mother, passed away in her sleep on January 23, 2011 at Harvard Park retirement community. Phyllis was born in Spokane on July 13, 1924, the oldest child of Neil and Eileen Mahar. She married Louis W. Rucker who preceded her in death in 2003 after 58 years of marriage. Phyllis and Lou lived in the Redmond-Bellevue area for 35 years, prior to Phyllis moving back to Spokane in 2010., After raising three children, Phyllis enjoyed a 37-year career with Washington Mutual Bank. In addition, she had a -˜green thumb' for gardening that always included beautiful flower displays in her home. A bridge game with friends was a favorite pastime of Phyllis and Lou, as was traveling following retirement., Her three children, Denny and Chris Rucker, Spokane, Dick and Sheila Rucker, Bothell, and Sue and David True, Kirkland, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild survive Phyllis., Visitation will be Thursday, January 27, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 428 W 19th Ave. on Friday, January 28, at 11AM, followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Please visit Phyllis's online tribute and leave a condolence at, Arrangements by



Priscilla Duffy

Priscilla "Patty" DUFFY Patty Duffy took her last breath on 1-14-11. Eight children lovingly survive her; Colleen, Sean, Kevin, Patrick, Maureen, Erin, Brian and Rosemary, along with fifteen grandchildren and a large, extended family throughout the country. Patty was longtime resident of Seattle and an active member of St. Benedict's Parish. She enjoyed travel, baking, crafting, thrift shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren. Funeral Mass at 11AM Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 49th and Wallingford, with gathering to follow. In lieu of flowers, we suggest donations in Patty's name to St. Benedict's School scholarship fund or Wallingford Senior Center.




Raymond R. Snow A retired teacher, and long-time resident of Port Orchard, died January 24, 2011 at the Washington Veteran's Home, with his loving wife of 64 years at his side. Ray was born on May 24, 1923, in his parents' farm house in Roy. Survivors include Margaret Norma (Howard); Paul (Susan) of Seattle; Mark (Diana) of Port Orchard; Colleen (Ted Cox) of Syracuse, NY; Gretchen Schaefer (Jerry); of Redmond; Steve (Mary Kay) of Springfield, VA; Tim, of San Francisco; and Kelly Almeleh (Larry), of Bellevue, also 14 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death are mother and father Ruby and Randolph Snow, brothers Harold and Jim, and grandson Jesse Snow. Rosary services are Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 6:00pm at Rill Chapel. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church in Port Orchard at 10:00am on Monday, January 31, 2011. Memorial donations may be made to St. Gabriel's Family Kitchen, or WSU Foundation, Bx 641927, Pullman, WA 99164. Online memorial at



Ralph Enzweiler

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:42 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

July 20, 1921 - Jan. 22, 2011 



Randall, Naomi "Na" (Edwards)

Monday, January 24, 2011 1:00 AM

Naomi Randall, age 96, died in San Jose, California, on January 17th. The daughter of J.Y. and Estella Voice Edwards, Naomi was a descendent ..... 



Ray (Papa) Ricard

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

March 26, 1927 to January 19, 2011Ray was born in Mearns, Alberta to Joseph & Roseanne Ricard. He served in the Army from 1950-1956 during the Korean War where he earned two Purple Hearts among many other medals. After returning fr 



Rebecca Shearer

Friends and acquaintances, old and new, will want to know that Rebecca lost a short, but fierce, battle with pneumonia, that turned out to be cancer, early January 13, 2011. A memorial gathering of family and friends is planned on Rebecca's birthday, March 18., Family and friends are invited to sign Rebecca's book at, Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bonners Ferry Funeral Home.



Rhonda Jan Cook

Rhonda Jan COOK Rhonda Jan Cook was born on November 23, 1957. She passed away on January 25, 2011. She is survived by her husband Jeffrey Cook, daughter April Cook, mother Jan Brady, sister Patricia (Donald) Sanislo, step-mother Ellie Brady, and brother-in-law Greg Cook. A memorial service will be held at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church. For more information, please visit Rhonda's obituary page at



Robert Martin "Bob" Codding

Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:00 PM 

Bob was born in Yakima, WA to Andrew and Irma Codding. After a short illness, he passed away in his home on January 12, 2011. In the early 1900's, Bob's family homesteaded in White Bluffs, along the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River, where he grew up. As the second of four children, Bob described his childhood as a "Huck Finn" existence of freedom and adventure.



Robert Martin Codding

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:20 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

Feb. 11, 1920 - Jan. 12, 2011 



Rodney J. Goldfinch

Rodney J. Goldfinch passed away at his home in Bakersfield, California on December 19, 2010., A Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m., January 29, at the Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd Street SE, Everett, WA.



Ronald Hausken

Ronald Warren Hausken passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at the age of 72., Older brother of Joe and Diane, Ron was our Hero; ex-Marine, EWSC Graduate in Sociology and Psychology, champion of the needs of dependent children for the State of Idaho, highly acclaimed volunteer for Catholic Charities Senior Chore Service and a tenured member, worker and dear friend at OUR Club in Spokane. His inner strength and integrity was peerless and his sense of perception clearly unique. Those who knew him learned how a crusty character can't hide a generous soul. Ron will be sorely missed in the heart beat of his home town of Spokane. On Sunday January 30, beginning at 3pm friends will gather at OUR Club, at W. 2nd Ave and Madison to Remember Ron.



Rosalie Martell

Rosalie Martell of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Jan. 22, 2011. She was born in Switzerland. Rosalie immigrated to Vancouver with her mother, Clara Spohel when she was a child., She married Anthony Martell and had nine children together., In her younger days, she enjoyed farming, gardening, cooking and canning. She was a lover of animals and had many dogs, cats and birds throughout her lifetime., Rosalie and her husband were active members of the Eagle Lodge and Moose Lodge. She belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints., Rosalie is survived by her brother, Tony (Hilda) Sohn; daughters, Anthonette Miller, Marie (Dick) Fronk, Gloria Cameron and Julie Martell; sons, Victor (Delores) Martell and Erwin Martell., She was preceded in death by husband, Anthony Martell of forty-nine years; and second husband of sixteen years, Jack Hollenbeck; daughters, Jennie Herrod and Louise Hollenbeck; son, Nick Martell; and granddaughter, Cindy Martella., A graveside service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Jan. 31, 2011 at 12:30 p.m., following the hospitality room., The family would like to thank Hospice and her caregivers., Contributions may be made to SW Hospice., Please sign Roaslie's guest book at:



Roselyn Purrington

In loving memory of Roselyn PURRINGTON January 27, 1932~December 27, 2005



Russell Hendrickson

Russell HENDRICKSON Russell passed away January 6th, 2010 in Mt. Vernon, WA, at the age of 83. He was born in Mekinock, ND on February 24, 1927 Russell was preceded in death by his wife Jacquline, and son Timothy. Together they lived in Shoreline for 60 years, raising their family, where Russell owned RA Hendrickson Painting Company where he worked until his retirement. During his many years as a painting contractor, Russell painted many of Seattle's most noted landmarks and buildings both commercial and private. He is survived by his son Jeff Hendrickson, daughter Patricia Anderson (Doug), sister Flornie Wilde, and brother Don Hendrickson. Graveside services will be January 29th at 2:00 p.m. at Evergreen Washelli, Seattle. Donations may be made to your local animal shelter.



Ruth F. Moreland

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Ruth F. Moreland, 94, of Yakima passed away January 9, 2011 in Post Falls, Idaho. Ruth and her late husband, Elbert, had lived in Yakima off and on since 1966. Born in Grafton, Vermont, she and her husband were in Christian ministry for over 5



Ryan Tropple

Ryan Tropple went to Heaven on January 16, 2011. He was born at Northwest Hospital in Seattle, WA on September 22, 1988. Ryan lived in Everett his whole life and attended Emerson Elementary, Eisenhower Middle School and Cascade High School where he was involved in wrestling and football. He also played Baseball for South Everett Little League., Ryan's main passion was riding dirt bikes. He was a member of the StumpJumpers Motorcycle Club and was happiest on his KTM. Ryan could put a smile on anyone's face, you couldn't help but love him. He could turn any situation into something fun and could entertain a room full of people. We will never forget his laugh, smile or kind heart. We will love him forever and think of him everyday. He is riding free with the angels now., Ryan is survived by his parents, Ron and Nancy; his big sister, Kelsey; many loving family and wonderful friends., A celebration of Ryan Tropple's life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on January 29, 2011, at Evergreen Funeral Home and Cemetery, 4504 Broadway Everett, WA 98203. Please sign Ryan's online Guest Book at:, In lieu of flowers please make donations to your favorite charity.



SERVICE NOTICE: Betty Jean Anderson

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:00 AM 

The funeral for Betty Jean Anderson of Moscow will be at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Short's Funeral Chapel in Moscow. She died Jan. 13, 2011, in Spokane at the age of 73. [...]



SERVICE NOTICE: Donald R. Satterlund

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:00 AM

Donald R. Satterlund, 82, of Pullman, died on Dec. 4, 2010, in Pullman, Wash. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in the Independent Living Terrace Social Room at Bishop Place Retirement Community in Pullman. Kimball Funeral Home handling the arrangements. [...]




Sharyn was best known for her strength, her sense of humor and quick wit, but mostly for the love she gave unconditionally to those around her. She was an incredibly strong woman who raised four children on her own, teaching them the true value of love and family. To know Sharyn was to understand that true strength comes from love, the love of family and of friends. Sharyn was employed by Kaiser Engineering and Fluor Federal Services until 1999, when she became ill., Sharyn is survived by her four children, Matthew Tatum, Holly Persinger, Vilora Ravely and Jacquelyne Campbell, her nine grandchildren, two sisters, and many friends who were also considered family., It is with our deepest regrets that we say goodbye to this amazing mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was well loved and will be missed by all.




She was a member of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a member of the mother board, also a member of the Mission #1, where she was a Secretary/Treasurer, member of the Tri-State Association, and choir. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Norris (Helen) Brown, C.W. (Leta) Brown and adopted son Jesse DeWard all of Richland, WA; 3 brothers Dennis (Vern), Kendrick Weaver both of Fort Worth, Texas, J.W. Weaver of Dallas, Texas; 1 sister Ruth Davis of Fort Worth, Texas; 11 grandchildren: Cynthia Hightower, Michelle(Barry) Palmore, LaQuita (Zavier) Thornton, KaTrina (Kurt) Lenkersdorfer, Felicia (Rodney) Green, Christina Ellis (Dennis Brown), all from Richland, WA, Carolyn Griggs of Las Vegas, Nevada, Cynthia Milton of Pasco, WA, Gregory (Lisa) Brown of Kennewick, WA, Lisa Deward of California; 18 greatgrandchildren: Kahisha, Hasoni, Ciara, Jonathon, Frankie, R.J., Devauna, Hailey, Christopher, Jennifer, Jerome, Kayla, Mya, Kiara, Karissa, Aldan Jalani, Kylee & Imani; 3 greatgreat grandchildren: Zamoni, Tavon & JaKarri., She was preceded in death by her parents Julius & Allie Weaver; husband Primer Brown; sisters: Ronnie Campbell, Bernice Miles, Dessie Wallace, and Eliza Miles; brothers: L.V. Weaver, Berry Weaver, C.D. Weaver, Willie Weaver & Prince Weaver and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends., The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Sahai, Dr. Vassa, the Lower Valley Hospice Home, Tri-Cities Health and Kadlec for all they have done for our Mother. The grandchildren would like to thank their fathers for taking care of their mother for the last 3 years of her life, a 'Job well done.'



Sandra Miller

Sandra Ann Godsil Miller, 70, of Ammon, ID, passed away January 24, 2011 at Mountain Valley Assisted Living after a year-long battle with ovarian cancer. She was born March 24, 1940, in Galesburg, IL to Louis Henry Godsil and Aileen Anna Wiess Godsil. She attended schools in Galesburg. She graduated from high school in Klickitat, WA., Sandra received an Associate Degree from the, and obtained a Bachelor's of Science Degree from the University of California, San Bernadino., She worked as a Registered Nurse from 1975 until 2004, caring for critically ill patients., On May 2, 1959, she married James Lawrence Miller in Bandcroft, West Virginia. A strong woman, Sandra prepared the family for each move, following James in his military service. They lived in France, Germany, Spain, England, Japan, California, Washington, Illinois, Montana, Florida, North Carolina and Idaho., She was an active member of Christ the King Catholic Church, where she served as an eucharistic minister., Sandra enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family., Sandra is survived by her sons, James Lawrence (Christie) Miller Jr. of Burlington, NC and Mark L. (Nikki) Miller of Idaho Falls, ID; daughters, Theresa Ann (Chad Vollman) Miller of Ammon, ID and Mary Francis (Cliff) Boyd of Burlington, NC; brothers, Bill (Elenore) Godsil of Bluffs, IL, Paul (Janet) Godsil of Vancouver, WA, Dennis (Kathy) Godsil of Vancouver, WA, and Kevin (Sandy) Godsil of Vancouver, WA; sisters, Marsha (James) LeMaster of Ferndale, WA and Alana (Terry) Nevenner of Vancouver, WA; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild., She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, James, on December 3, 2004., Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2011 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church on the corner of 9th and Lee in Idaho Falls, ID, with Father Jairo officiating. The family will visit with friends on Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 S. Ammon Rd. The Rosary will follow the visitation. Sandra will be interred next to James in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA., In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the, at, in honor of Sandra Miller., Condolences may be sent to the family online at, or



Sarah Alice (Moody) Pratt

Sarah Alice (Moody) Pratt, of Gold Bar, WA, passed away on January 21, 2011., A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Monroe Valley Church of Christ, 179th Avenue SE, Monroe, WA. Viewing is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.



Severin, Bill

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 1:00 AM

Bill Severin, 59, of Port Townsend, Wash., died on Jan. 8, 2011. He was born on Dec. 22, 1951 in Ellensburg, Wash., to George ..... 



Sidney Rosen Jr.

Sidney Rosen, Jr. who was 90 years old, Hebrew name Binyamin Ben Yitzchak was residing at the V.A. Com- munity Living Center in Spokane, WA, passed away at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2011, just three days before his 90th birth- day. Sid was born on January 27, 1921 to Charlotte and Sid Rosen Sr., in Syracuse NY. His father played pro baseball in Syracuse and his mother was a model. Sid was raised in St. Paul MN and he attended the, until serving in, from 1942 to 1946 as an Army Air Corps Cadet. He was an airplane mechanic/engineer on B25s and B17s. He was injured in the Philippines/Okinawa when his jeep hit a landmine and then was honorably discharged on March 11, 1946., Sid moved to Coeur d' Alene, ID and operated the Fish Inn with his parents in 1946 until 1949 when the freeway was put in and business was no longer exposed to traffic. Sid stayed in the area and managed the Vet's Club and the Silver Bar, among other clubs until he bought the Friendly Tavern in Hayden ID in 1964; where he eventually renamed the bar/restaurant to "Chef Rosen's". This establishment ultimately became quite famous for many reasons, including his demand for "Reservations Only ". Sid operated the restaurant with his mother for some years and with the help of his two son's, Joe and Mike, until he sold and retired in 1982. One of the most proud and talked about moments for Sid at the restaurant, was when he served twenty-two attorney generals from all across the United States. They enjoyed a fabulous dinner at his restaurant and after the meal, the entire group gave Sid a standing ovation for the most memorable and fabulous meal that they had ever had., Sid lived his life to the fullest and his character was unique to say the least, the stories he had and told to so many were numerous. He always said it was because he had been a bartender his whole life. Sid would say that anything someone would talk to him about would always remind him of a joke, which he was more than happy to tell., Sid belonged to the Synagogue, Temple Beth Shalom and was a life member of the, . During the time he was not at the restaurant, making his famous twice baked potatoes, he was a farmer. For 25 years he raised cattle and was crazy about cutting wood, at one point he had as much as 60 cords of wood surrounding the house., Sid was very loving father, thought the world of all of his children. He was married to Irma for thirteen years and had five children: three sons and two daughters. With his second wife, Ellie, he had a son named Samuel Aaron, whom they dedicated to God. Sam now lives in Israel, married with five children and is a Yeshiva student. Ellie had two daughters Summer and Johanna., Sid had one brother, Milt, who was born on the same day, exactly two years younger and passed away on January 18, 2008; with one surviving son, Steve Rosen, who now resides in Florida. Sid is survived by his son, David William Gridley, who reside in Meridian, ID, Cydney Ann Comstock, who resides in Liberty Lake, WA; Katherine Marie Rosen, who resides in the Coeur d' Alene area, Joseph Elliott Rosen, who also resides in the Coeur d' Alene area and Samuel Aaron Rosen, who resides in Israel. His son, Michael S. Rosen preceded him in passing. Sid has 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren., A graveside service will be held at Coeur d' Alene Memorial Gardens, 7315 N. Government Way, Coeur d' Alene, ID 83815 on Thursday, (his birthday) at 12:30. The family requests that instead of flowers, please make donations to the Spokane WA V.A. Medical Center, in care of, the Community Living Center and Hospice Unit at 4815 N. Assembly St., Spokane, WA 99205., To review this obituary as well as the option to make comments and send messages to the family, please go the website, Ceremony will be announced at service.



Simonne Fortunate Zander

Saturday, January 22, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Langevin-Mussetter Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Simonne Zander's life ended Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at the age of 97. She was born June 26, 1913 at Montmartre, Saskatchewan, Canada to Fortunat and Eva (LaFontaine) Coupal.



Steven Patrick Johnson

Steven Patrick Johnson, born on July 18, 1952 to Herbert and Bernice Johnson, was called home to our Lord on January 23, to join our Heavenly Father., He leaves behind his fiance, Selma Dabney; siblings, Erv Nelson, Sharon Brister (Bob), Jenall Brister (Larry); aunt, Darlene Hunter; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews in Washington, California, Texas and Georgia.




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Tara Lynn Salisbury

Tara passed away on Sunday, January 16th after a year long illness. She was born on August 8, 1975 to Jim and Melba Yeck in Boulder, CO. She was raised in Boulder where she graduated from Scholastica High School in Canyon City, CO., She made Spokane her home in order to attend Gonzaga University and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in 1997. She went on to gain her Masters Degree from Eastern Washington University in Education and Spanish. She taught Spanish and Home Economics to home schooled children for Spokane School District 81. She loved her students. Her influence will continue to live on in them., While attending university she worked at Lydig Construction, Mountain Gear and the Elk Public House., Tara was an athlete. She was a rock climber, runner, bicyclist and hiker. She ascended many difficult rock climbing routes in the Western United States., She joined Nick Salisbury in marriage and moved to Coeur d'Alene. She continued her education earning her real estate license. She managed teaching, real estate sales and waiting tables at the Elk Public House along with providing a home and loving companionship to Nick., Tara loved Mexico. Nick and she vacationed and honeymooned there., She was fascinated with cooking constantly providing meals for Nick and family and friends on weekends and holidays. She also provided camp cooking in Alaska when called upon as a support to Nick's work with Crux Subsurface, Inc. She painted with acrylics and displayed them at home., Tara provided loving care to many dogs throughout her life including shelter dogs. She made friends of wild birds, ducks and the other wildlife near to her Coeur d'Alene home. She appreciated nature and loved to be outdoors. Tara was a beautiful, kind and loving person with all who came into contact with her., She is survived by her husband, Nick Salisbury, parents, Jim and Melba Yeck of Boulder, CO, brother, Dan Yeck, aunt and uncle, Al and Rita Bates of Naples, FL, aunt and uncle, Kathy and George Shave of Jupiter, FL, cousin Eileen DeVito, of Las Vegas, NV and numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins., A private service for family and close friends was held last Saturday. Another remembrance will be held at Wild Walls at 202 W. 2nd Ave on Saturday, January 29th at 6:30 and move to Lotus Self Defense on the 2nd floor of the Armory at 7:30 until 11:00 P.M., In lieu of flowers a donation to The Kootenai Humane Society at 11600 N. Ramsey Road, Hayden ID 83835 is appreciated. Gifts should be identified with "in memory of Tara Salisbury".



Troy M. Taylor

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 1:00 PM 

Troy M. Taylor, 82, of Quincy, WA, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 21, 2011. He was at home with his family. Troy was born October 14, 1928, at Seminole, OK, to Everett and Anna Taylor. After his service in the Army, he attended the University of Oregon, graduating in 1953. He was a JCPenney manager for 32 years.



Tsugiko Mercado

Monday, January 24, 2011 3:19 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Nov. 29, 1925 - Jan. 14, 2011 



Veral Stockton

Saturday, January 22, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Our beloved father, Veral E. Stockton was born July 13th, 1926 in Chester, Illinois to Everett and Idene Stockton. Veral was raised in Tamaro, Illinois until December 6, 1944 when at age 18 he enlisted in the United States Army. He served on 




Viola Lucy CLAIBOURN Viola Lucy (Henneman) Claibourn went home to her Lord on January 22, 2011. She was born July 31, 1933 in Stanley, Wisconsin, to Harold and Ilene Henneman. She resided in Renton, Washington from 1953 to present. She was an avid gardener, nature and animal lover, talented seamstress and a member of the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, where she participated in their quilting ministry. Viola is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, Email Jack "Bud" Claibourn as well as five children. They are Linda Rone (Ken), Karen Walton (Jon), Susan Aldouri (Hisham), Timothy (Debbie) and Deborah Rossi (Paul). She also has twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 1:00pm at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 12819 160th Avenue SE, Renton, Washington. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Viola's memory to Lord of Life Lutheran Church Quilting Ministry. Please sign her guestbook at




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Wilma Leeilah Rodahl, 90, died January 25, 2011 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was born to William and Goldie Curran in Bridgeport, Nebraska on July 29, 1920., As a young child her family moved to Tacoma where she was raised and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1938., Wilma met Al Rodahl in 1938. While watching Wilma sing at a church service, Al nudged his buddy and said, "That's the girl I'm going to marry!" They were married on March 31, 1939. Two years later they had their daughter, LaVone Lee (Toni)., Wilma's first job was at the downtown Tacoma Metropolitan Variety Store at the candy counter. During war time she worked at the Naval Depot as a stenographer. Wilma had to look busy at all times so, when she did not have an order to type, she wrote Al love poems. She worked as a switchboard operator in the basement of the Bon Marche where she excelled at customer relations. This led to her advancement as the secretary to the Personnel Director for the new Northgate location. Later she was employed by Fidelity Savings and Loan and was even crowned "Miss Thrift" in 1954., Wilma and Al spent many summer vacations and special occasions at her parent's home on Clear Lake, located near Eatonville. They loved to camp but, on their 25th anniversary they traveled to Hawaii and decided that was the place to be. Throughout the years they traveled to many wonderful destinations including revisiting their favorite, the Hawaiian Islands, a dozen more times thru the years., In 1982 Wilma and Al moved to the Skagit Valley to be close to family. Wilma enjoyed being around her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Wilma loved attending all of their school and sporting events, even suffering from a hard hit baseball down the third base line right in the shin. Ouch! She shared her love of baking by teaching her great-granddaughters how to bake Spritz cookies for Christmas. This is a tradition that will be passed on., Wilma was involved in volunteer groups thru Salem Lutheran Church: Sewing for Others, Care Team and Food and Fellowship. She and Al enjoyed being greeters at church and made many lasting friendships through their church family., She was an inspiration to everyone she met and a mentor to many. Her kind spirit, her beautiful heart and her devotion to her husband and family are qualities that made her so special. Her love for Al was obvious to all, holding hands to the very last., Wilma is survived by her husband of 72 years, Alvin Rodahl; daughter Toni Hulbert of Mount Vernon; grandchildren: Krista (Jeff) Jewett of Sedro-Woolley, Kelli (Steve) Perry of Bow; great-grandchildren Cody and Audrey Jewett, Reed and Jenna Perry, along with a loving and supportive extended family., Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, and sister Viola Gray., Memorials can be made, in Wilma's honor, to Food and Fellowship of Salem Lutheran Church, 2529 North La Venture Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 or a charity of your choice., The family wishes to thank the staff at Skagit Valley Hospital who provided excellent care for Wilma this last week and over the last few years. Also, thank-you to the staff of Hawthorne Funeral Home for their comforting assistance during this time., A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, January 29th, 11:00am at Salem Lutheran Church, 2529 North La Venture Road, Mount Vernon, WA. Reception to follow., Please share your thoughts of Wilma and sign the online guest register at, Cremation arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon.




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Wai "Faye" Chong

Wai Ching "Faye" Chong, 75, a long time Vancouver, WA resident, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2011 in Portland, OR. Wai was born in Kwangtung, China on March 19, 1935 and immigrated to Vancouver from Hong Kong in 1959 after marrying her husband, William Chong (1911-1990)., Wai and her husband raised cattle on a farm in Hazel Dell. In the late 1970's, she helped her brothers and sister start the China Gardens restaurant in Vancouver. Wai also worked at Tektronix for 18 years., Wai loved cooking, gardening, traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved taking care of her grandchildren and going with them on vacations., Wai will be deeply missed by her daughters, Cathy (Nicholas) Manwell, Karen (Steve) Ashmore; son, Kevin Chong; granddaughters, Jeanette Manwell, Sarah Manwell, Caitlin Ashmore; grandsons, Tyler Ashmore, Chase Ashmore, and Alex Ashmore; her mother, Yuen Sun Dor; sisters, Wai Jing Lee and Eva Tam; and brothers, Chuck Chan and Terry Chan., A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2011 in the Adams Chapel at River View Cemetery, 0300 SW Taylors Ferry Road, Portland, Oregon., Please sign Faye's guest book at:



Willis Myrl "Bill" Weaver

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:01 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Shaw & Sons Funeral DirectorsYAKIMA - Willis Myrl Weaver, 73, of Yakima, died January 21, 2011, at Crescent Health Care Center. Bill was born April 29, 1937, in Yakima, Washington to Opal Inez Pike (Thompson) and Louis Chester Weav 

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