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Richard Cole Morse

February 14, 1931 - February 16, 2018

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Robert Garcia

September 28, 1934 - February 15, 2018

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Philip Joseph King

April 10, 1926 - February 14, 2018

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Darlene Mae Gerhart

July 14, 1935 - February 13, 2018

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Kathleen Elaine Armstrong

November 10, 1925 - February 11, 2018

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Shirley E Carlin

October 21, 1935 - February 11, 2018

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Margaret Jean Potter

May 14, 1931 - February 10, 2018

Margaret Jean (Elton) Potter, daughter of Robert William and Ethelda Lillian Elton, all of Yakima, Washington, passed away the morning of February 10, 2018 in Yakima. She was 86 years old. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Brown, as well as her grandchildren, Galadriel Jeanne Brown, Angel Palachuk, Ali Palachuk, Patrick Brown, and Margaret Rose Laura Brown. Her daughter, Joyce Hill and...
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Robert Rae Anliker

December 8, 1946 - February 7, 2018

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Ellen Doris Burruss

February 6, 1931 - February 7, 2018

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Gloria Medina

April 13, 1944 - February 5, 2018

Gloria Medina, beautiful loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many has entered eternal life on February 5, 2018 after losing her battle to cancer. The memories we'll hold near and dear to us are those of her singing and sewing. Those of you who were blessed to be a part of her life knew how much she loved to sing and would spend every opportunity she could in her...
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Elizabeth Howell

December 30, 1920 - February 3, 2018

Elizabeth (Betty) Howell In the early morning hours of February 3, 2018 the bright light that was the life of Betty Howell dimmed, at the age of 97, and peacefully passed away. We say dimmed, not died, since she will remain in the minds and hearts of many family and friends forever. Her love for fishing, hiking, mushroom hunting, huckleberry picking and the outdoors led her to Alaska for...
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John William Blacker

September 1, 1933 - February 1, 2018

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Cleo Thomas

March 21, 1929 - January 30, 2018

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Richard John Schimberg

April 20, 1927 - January 25, 2018

Col. Richard "Dick" J. Schimberg, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2018 at the age of 90 in San Diego, California. Richard was born in Fargo, North Dakota on April 20, 1927 and spent his childhood in Eugene, Oregon. Richard was a well-respected officer in the U.S. Air Force who served multiple tours, including...
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Brian Michael Rudy

December 7, 1940 - January 25, 2018

Brian Michael Rudy was born on December 7, 1940 in Highland Park, Michigan and passed away on January 25, 2018 in Hidden Valley Lake, California.
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Ninfa V Santana

April 1, 1923 - January 23, 2018

Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Ninfa Santana passed away on January 23, 2018, at the age of 94. She was born in Juchitlán, Jalisco, México to Genaro and Elvira Vásquez on April 1, 1923. She was the wife of Enrique Ramos Mendoza, whom she married in 1939, and preceded her in death in 1952. In 1958 she married José B. Santana, who also preceded her in death in 1986. She...
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Ninfa V Santana

April 1, 1923 - January 23, 2018

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Donald Smith

August 21, 1931 - January 23, 2018

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Joe Don Terrill

February 13, 1928 - January 23, 2018

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Gary Gene Winslow

April 9, 1944 - January 23, 2018

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Katie Charlene Dickinson-Brogdon

November 9, 1945 - January 23, 2018

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Richard G Perrin

December 4, 1944 - January 20, 2018

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Paul E Parsons

January 9, 1930 - January 19, 2018

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April 3, 1933 - January 13, 2018

Mr. Stanley Ira Arenberg was born April 3, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois and passed away on January 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Stanley was a resident of Los Angeles at the time of his passing. He was a graduate of Northwestern University with 3 degrees - BA in accounting, JD in law, and an MBA. He practiced estate planning law for 50 years, was an avid Cubs fan, enjoyed playing softball and...
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Tomoko Aramura Millspaugh

October 1, 1929 - January 11, 2018

Tomoko was born on October 1, 1929 and passed away on January 11, 2018. Tomoko was a resident of Palm Springs, CA.
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Vera Allen Brewster

January 19, 1941 - January 8, 2018

Vera Allen Brewster, 76, of Cathedral City passed away January 8, 2018. She was born January 19, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Anna (Bandura) and Alex Allen. In 1947, her family moved to Los Angeles. She graduated from Montebello High School and began her career working for Rockwell. She moved to Palm Springs in 1985 where she remained until her death. A beloved mother,...
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Douglas Orville Gray

January 19, 1937 - January 8, 2018

Douglas "Doug" Gray passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife and family by his side on January 8, 2018. Doug was born January 19, 1937 in Perth, Ontario, Canada. He was one of ten children born to Fleetwood and Bernice Gray. On September 21, 1957 he married the love of his life, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Keyes in Gananoque, Ontario, Canada. Together they had 3 children. After a...
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Joan Fiero Eldredge

July 5, 1933 - January 7, 2018

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Dorothy Delephine Gellerstedt

January 9, 1928 - January 3, 2018

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Laurence Isidor Zipp

November 13, 1924 - December 31, 2017

Laurence Isidor Zipp November 13, 1924- December 31 2017 Another survivor of the Great Depression, WW II, and Korean war has passed. Youngest son of John Joseph Zipp Sr. and Bertha Othilla Schilling's 9 children. He attended St Georges Grade School and Cleveland High. A fixture in the Burien area, he will be missed. His exploits as a Submariner in WWII provided him ...
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Violet Marie Smith

March 27, 1944 - December 31, 2017

We are saddened to announce the passing of Violet M. Smith. Born in Julietta Idaho to Lawrence and Eva Slead on March 27, 1944 and passed with her family by her side December 31, 2017 at the Hospice House in Spokane. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a caring person that would take care of all she knew. She loved gardening, camping, bird watching and...
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Juanita Helen Bergquist

August 7, 1942 - December 31, 2017

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William Harry Martin

October 10, 1932 - December 27, 2017

William Harry Martin was born October 10, 1932, in a big brick house in Booneville, Missouri. He left to Heaven on December 27th, 2017 in Kennewick, Washington. Beloved husband, devoted father and grandfather, loyal friend. "Bill" lived a very full and wonderful life. He grew up to be a great man, so smart and wise and so selfless. Bill served our country in the US Army Coast Artillery until he...
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David Deforest Wensel

October 31, 1937 - December 25, 2017

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Marc Alan Stiner, Sr

March 31, 1952 - December 24, 2017

Marc passed away December 23, 2017.. He is predeceased by his father and his brother Gary. Father to Marc Jr., Tammy, Troy and Clay; grandpa to Tristen, Liev and Greyson; son to Jeri Roberts (Gary) and brother to Joanna ,Joyce and Judi, all of Tucson. Marc was a resident of Tucson for 62 years and graduated from Sunnyside High School. His profession was in the construction industry doing...
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Walter William Nellis

September 11, 1967 - December 24, 2017

Walter William Nellis, 50, is survived by his wife Jennifer Nellis, his two children, Walter "Nolan" Nellis 17 years and Grace Nellis 16 years, his father Walter E. Nellis, his mother Karen Nellis, and his sister Carolyn Nellis. Walter graduated Indio HIgh School in 1986 and worked in retail before becoming a HVAC technician and contractor. Walter was a generous and kind man, with a boisterous...
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James Francis Hackett

January 7, 1930 - December 24, 2017

James Francis Hackett January 7, 1930-December 24, 2017 Beloved father James (Jim) Francis Hackett passed away peacefully on December 24, 2017, at Franke Tobey Jones Healthcare Center in Tacoma, Wash. Born on January 7, 1930, in Arlington, Mass., to James Paul and Rosanna (O'Rourke) Hackett, Jim was the eldest of four. Jim graduated from Watertown High School in 1947 and enlisted in...
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Lisa Marie Lochridge

January 20, 1966 - December 23, 2017

Lisa Marie Lochridge (Heath). Born January 20th, 1966 in Albany NY. Died December 23rd, 2017 in Spokane WA. Loving wife Mother and friend to many. preceded in death by her mother and father, Virginia and Gerald and her sisters Patty and baby Jerry. She is survived by husband of 28+ years Bud Lochridge, sons Jeremey and Jared of Spokane WA. Sisters Diane Thompson, Nancy Camley, Virginia Snipes,...
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Mary Ann Banyi

December 5, 1931 - December 22, 2017

Mary A. Banyi left peacefully to meet her maker on December 22, 2017. She is loved and missed by her daughter, Donna Wood; her grandson, Brian Wood; her granddaughter and her husband, Colleen and Chris Faidley, and their children, Mormor's great-grandchildren, Cameron and Jocelyn; as well as extended family members and friends. Mary was a lovable and well-liked person and a hard worker. She...
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James Russell Harrell

June 27, 1924 - December 19, 2017

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Jenora Sattler Lyons

August 18, 1923 - December 18, 2017

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Frank John Fraccalvieri

July 25, 1933 - December 16, 2017

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Charlene Lavern White

April 16, 1960 - December 15, 2017

Charlene Lavern White passed away December 15, 2017 at home. She was born on April 16, 1960 to Donald and Patricia Todd in Spokane, WA. She was married to the love of her life, James White for 33 wonderful years. Charlene was preceded in death by her father, Don Todd, and her sister, Theresa Duncan. She is survived by her husband, James R. White, mother, Patricia Todd, aunts and uncles, Bob,...
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James Angelo Vitakis

March 25, 1941 - December 13, 2017

James Vitakis was born on 3/25/1941 and passed on 12/13/2017
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Martha Marie Perkins

September 8, 1936 - December 12, 2017

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Ladd E Wood

March 13, 1934 - December 11, 2017

In Loving Memory Ladd E Wood Mar 13, 1934 ~ Dec. 11, 2017 Ladd E Wood passed away on December 11, 2017. He was born on March 13, 1934 in Port Angeles, WA. He was a loving husband, father,...
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Arthur Robert Jusak

December 1, 1923 - December 10, 2017

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Henry Clay Hartley III

November 24, 1939 - December 7, 2017

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Ted Raymond Grinnell

August 8, 1972 - December 3, 2017

Ted Raymond Grinnell was born on August 8th 1972 in Seattle, Washington.. His mother Shirley Anne Marie and Fred Erwin Grinnell were residents of Washington during his childhood. When Ted became a teenager, he followed his father on an adventure to Alaska. He lived in Wasilla, Alaska until he became 18 and joined the Navy. While in the Navy, when he was 21, he met Anabel Garcia and fell in love....
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Mercedes Walls

November 5, 1924 - November 24, 2017

Mercedes Walls was born on 11/5/1924 and passed on 11/24/2017
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Emilia Ruth Kalil

January 18, 1931 - November 24, 2017

Emilia Ruth Kalil was botn on January 18, 1931 and passed away on November 24, 2017. Emilia was a resident of Orange, California at the time of her passing
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Hugh Lennox Ross

February 23, 1937 - November 20, 2017

Hugh L. Ross died November 20, 2017 at Lakeside Park, Oakland, California, after living with vascular dementia for some years. He is survived by Min, his beloved and devoted wife of 47 years, sister Helen Ross (Federico Allodi) of Toronto, nephew Martin Ross of New York and niece Francesca Allodi-Ross of Toronto. He was predeceased by his older brothers Jim and Andrew. ​Born in Montreal,...
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Emily Marion Rudd

May 21, 1936 - November 18, 2017

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Thomas Leslie Boyd, Sr.

February 10, 1936 - November 8, 2017

Lt. Col. (Ret) Thomas L. Boyd Sr., age 81, passed away peacefully Nov 8 in Spokane Valley, WA. He was born Feb 10, 1936 in Colorado Springs, CO. Mr. Boyd is survived by his wife, Diane; four children, Derri (Ervin) Petty, Terri (Alfred) Schmidt, Marty Leishear, and Tom Boyd Jr.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 3 siblings Bob (Joanne) Boyd, Allen (Cathy) Boyd and Cherie (Brian)...
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Lars Walter Andreasson

August 12, 1932 - November 5, 2017

Lars was born in Gothenburg, Sweden where he was educated and studied interior and furniture design and building techniques, excelling in his studies. His interest and admiration for wood in particular lasted his entire lifetime. As a teen-ager he was interested in coming to the U.S, even considering signing on as a mate on a ship to fulfill his dream. However, the chance to emigrate to U.S...
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Pat Warfield

August 13, 1926 - November 2, 2017

Pat passed away peacefully at home on November 2, 2017, surrounded by the love of her family and friends. She was a truly loving, caring, curious, strong woman. She was deeply loved, and will be deeply missed. Pat is survived by her four children: Bill (spouse Claudia), Chris, Pack (spouse Susan), and Kit (spouse Nancy.). She is also survived by her seven granddaughters and their families: ...
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Mark Anthony Allwein

July 1, 1959 - October 29, 2017

Services will be held at Allwein's Residence, 32368 Bryant St., Wildomar, CA 92595, November 25, 2017 Saturday at 1:00 PM. Mark Anthony Allwein was born on Hawthorne, CA to Mr. & Mrs. James and Janice Allwein. He went to Mt. San Jacinto College and graduated Degree in Mathematics. He worked on cable company such as Charter, Timer Warner for almost 30 years. He survived by his loving wife...
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John Harvey Frykman

April 19, 1932 - October 21, 2017

Dr. John Frykman was born on April 19, 1932 and passed away on October 21, 2017. He was a resident of Emeryville, CA at the time of his passing.
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Lawrence Mitchell Lozo

August 22, 1935 - October 20, 2017

Lawrence "Lonnie" Lozo passed away Friday October 20, 2017 at age 82 in Laguna Hills, California, surrounded by his loving family. Lonnie was born on August 22, 1935 in Windsor Vermont. Lonnie served in the US Navy from 1953 through 1957. In his civilian life, Lonnie was a Mason during his years in Vermont and Connecticut, and Property and Maintenance Manager in Southern California. Football...
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Pamala Marie Mason

September 13, 1947 - October 19, 2017

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Rita Fordham

December 11, 1923 - October 14, 2017

Rita lived a happy and charmed life. She died peacefully at the age of 93 in her Los Angeles home surrounded by her family. In her last days, she was visited by, and said goodbye to, all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with a steady stream of friends and relatives. Rita was the only daughter of Rose Farber and Paul Pascal. Rose and Paul were just teenagers when they...
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Aileen Lois Pickering

December 1, 1925 - October 11, 2017

Ms. Aileen Lois Pickering was born on December 1, 1925 in San Pedro, California and passed away on October 11, 2017. At the time of her passing, she was a resident of Palm Desert, California
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Dominick Gaccino

October 15, 1947 - October 8, 2017

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Cindy Emiko Telfer

June 20, 1960 - October 7, 2017

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Dorothea Ann Chism

September 15, 1933 - October 6, 2017

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Billie Gene Bartel

April 20, 1934 - October 5, 2017

Billie Gene Bartel, son of William Bartel and Anna Bartel, was born April 20th,1934 in the Mennonite farming community of Hillsboro, Kansas. He attended a one room school house, and grew up among close family and friends. On April 2nd, 1950 upon his confession of faith, he was baptized by Reverend Henry T. Unruh and received into the membership of Hillsboro First Mennonite Church. After two...
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Olive Loretta Grams

March 27, 1927 - October 5, 2017

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Phyllis Joan (Jacobs) McCall

June 20, 1928 - October 4, 2017

Obituary of Phyllis Joan Jacobs McCall Phyllis Joan (Jacobs) McCall, 89, passed away peacefully, October 4, 2017 surrounded by her family in Redwood City, CA. Phyllis was born June 20, 1928 in David City, Butler County, NE to Theodore Frank and Henrietta (Shields) Jacobs. She graduated from David City High School. On July 27, 1946 she married Harold Hugh McCall, also a Nebraska native. ...
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Jacqueline Yvonne O'Block

January 5, 1948 - October 4, 2017

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Fred Ghio

April 5, 1937 - October 2, 2017

Fred A. Ghio, of Blanchard, Idaho, entered the gates of heaven on October 2, 2017. Fred was born on April 5, 1937 to Fred and Kitty Ghio in San Pedro, CA. He attended school in the Los Angeles area and following graduation from High School he served 4 years with the United States Air Force as an Air Policeman from 1956-1960. He then attended Los Angeles State College earning a B.S. degree in...
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James H Vander Velde

September 26, 1940 - September 30, 2017

James Vander Velde, age 77, passed away on September 30, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He resided in Arizona for 10 years and previous to this lived in New Jersey for 30 years. James was predeceased by his wife, Carol and brother, Lawrence. He is survived by his daughter, Jaime, and siblings Allen, Richard, Merilee, Jeanne, and Daniel. James was a Registered Nurse for over 40 years and was a...
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Paul F Browning

September 30, 2017

Paul F. Browning of Kitsap County Washington was called home September 30th, 2017. Paul was born in Kitsap County Washington to Dorthea and Paul Browning. He graduated from South Kitsap High School. Paul proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Paul worked at PSNS as a general foreman for 33 years at the time of his retirement. He attended Calvary Fellowship in Gig Harbor. Paul loved to...
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Rodney Wayne Liming

December 21, 1940 - September 27, 2017

Rodney was born in Sheridan, WY on December 21, 1940 to Glen and Mae Liming. He passed on September 27, 2017. He graduated from Sheridan High School in 1959. Rod served in the Navy from 1960-1964. Most of his service was aboard the Icebreaker USS Burton Island stationed in Seattle . While there he met Kathy Ward and they were married in August of 1963. Rod was a carpenter most of his work life...
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Stephen Lynn Smith

June 8, 1951 - September 26, 2017

Stephen Lynn Smith our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend passed on Tuesday September 26, 2017. Steve is survived by his daughter Angela living in Tennessee, son Joshua (wife Laura) living in Wyoming, his daughter Marisa living in Wyoming, 10 grandchildren, brother Melvin (wife Sheila) from Yakima, sister Patty (husband Bob) from Yakima, Sister-in-law Marlene from Tacoma...
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Vivian Jeanne Korby

November 7, 1928 - September 25, 2017

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Philip John Rosten

July 8, 1927 - September 23, 2017

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Frederick Paul Siebert

July 2, 1927 - September 23, 2017

Frederick Paul Siebert, age 90, passed away at home in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Saturday, September 23, 2017. He was born in Livingston, Montana, on July 2, 1927 to Fredrick and Eva Siebert. Fred was a veteran of the Army Air Force and a graduate of the University of Montana. He married the love of his life, Jessie Mae Woods, on August 25, 1951. They moved to Parker, Arizona in 1956 and lived...
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Dolores Marie Furr

July 31, 1935 - September 22, 2017

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Thelma Evelyn Damskov

October 12, 1927 - September 19, 2017

Thelma Evelyn Damskov passed away at her home in Apple Springs, in Omak, WA on September 19, 2017, at the age of 89. Thelma was born on October 12, 1927, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Edward C. and Helen M. Sansom. It was there that she met her future husband, Robert Earl "Bud" Damskov, and the two were married on January 22, 1948. The two left for the USA soon after that and moved to...
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Curtis Lester Jr

October 11, 1944 - September 17, 2017

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Ronald W Haworth

November 17, 1934 - September 14, 2017

Ronald Haworth was born in Yakima, WA Nov. 17, 1934. Raised in Selah, graduated from Selah High school in 1952. He was in the Army for 3 years stationed in Germany. He married Carolyn Lake in 1959, they have 2 children, Eunice Haworth and Ronald Haworth. Dad was a co- owner of NAPA auto parts in Selah and was also the first paid Fire Chief in Selah until 1968. On Jan.1, 1969 he became the first...
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Mary Annette Wood-Titus

August 31, 1923 - September 14, 2017

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Howard Lawrence White

September 28, 1925 - September 11, 2017

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Joyce Sharon Strong

May 3, 1948 - September 9, 2017

Joyce was born in Denver Colorado on May 3, 1948 and was moved to White Center, Washington soon after with her parents, where she lived for 19 years before meeting Timothy Strong. Marrying on January 27, 1968, spending 49 years with the love of her life, her one and only. Joyce passed September 9, 2017 at her home in Spanaway, Washington. Visited by family and friends days prior to her passing,...
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Shirley Anne Myer

September 10, 1935 - September 8, 2017

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Michael Francis Everett

February 24, 1944 - September 7, 2017

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Elizabeth Naomi Goldberg

June 9, 1945 - September 7, 2017

Ms. Mary Naomi Goldberg was born on June 9, 1945 and passed away on September 9, 2017. Mary was a resident of Ojai, California at the time of her passing
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Carl James Weidman

January 13, 1929 - September 5, 2017

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Frances Marion McBroom

December 4, 1933 - September 3, 2017

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Viola Louise Stockton

July 7, 1939 - September 2, 2017

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Evelyn Madden

September 27, 1928 - August 30, 2017

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Edythe Blanche Portscheller

October 22, 1934 - August 28, 2017

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Tiana Jacqueline Trumbo

December 17, 1941 - August 26, 2017

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Godfrey James Thielen

November 20, 1941 - August 26, 2017

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Alfred Theodore Rohm

March 21, 1930 - August 24, 2017

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James "Jim" Edmond Chambers

May 7, 1943 - August 23, 2017

James "Jim" Edmond Chambers, 74, of Auburn, Washington, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Wednesday, August 23rd at Saint Francis Hospital in Federal Way, Washington. Born on May 7, 1943 in Tacoma, Washington to Earl and Mary Chambers, he lived most of his life in Federal Way, Tacoma, and Auburn. Jim received his bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Washington...
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Joyce Elaine Wright

June 17, 1933 - August 22, 2017

Joyce E. (Rowan) Wright, 84, of Spokane passed on August 22, 2017 after a long battle with renal failure as a result from Type II Diabetes. Oprah Winfrey recently said of legacy: "Your legacy is every life you've touched… Living a life through substance… Your offering of whole self…. What do you stand for?" Joyce Wright embodied all that is good, true and pure about that sentiment. Rare...
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Delliah Rigodon Weiss

September 21, 1962 - August 21, 2017

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Janice Louise Smith

September 20, 1939 - August 21, 2017

Janice was born September 20th 1939 and passed away on August 21st 2017 With all of her family and brothers and sisters by her side. She was born in Plankinton SD. She was one of six children born to Peter and Mildred Zevenbergen. She is survived by her husband of 57 years Fred Smith of Tacoma WA, Her son Christopher Smith and his wife Polly Smith of Kenmore WA, and her three loving...
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Paula Halm Baugus

January 23, 1939 - August 20, 2017

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