Sept. 13, 1913 -- Dec. 19, 2009
WALLA WALLA -- Area resident Dorothy Irene Hawker, 96, died Dec. 19, 2009, at the Washington Odd Fellows Home, 534 Boyer Ave.
At her request there will be no service. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Northwest Lions Eye Bank for Sight and Hearing through Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder St.
Mrs. Hawker was born in Joseph, Ore., on Sept. 13, 1913, to Charles and Eula Peebler Daugherty. She graduated from Pasco High School in 1932. She married Elmer A. Hawker on Feb. 14, 1933. Mr. Hawker died in 1981.
She was a clerk for retail stores. She was a member of the Christian Church.
She is survived by a son, Richard Beck of Spokane; two grandchildren, Kim Dillhoff of Milwaukie, Ore., and Sherri Zoller of Kennewick; a niece, Evelyn Kelly of Bothell, Wash.; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Evan Hawker, in 2003 and a sister, Anna Kelly.