Avis Flaskerud


Oct. 26, 1924 - April 8, 2010

AvisClifton Flaskerud, wife of Oliver Ardell Flaskerud, passed away peacefully at home on April 8, 2010.

She was born to Olga and Paul Clifton, long time residents of Walla Walla, on Oct. 26, 1924, in Maddock, N.D. She married Oliver on Oct. 31, 1943. They raised their family mostly in the Renton, Wash. area where she was a member of the Retail Clerks Union.

She was preceeded in death by her parents; three brothers, Harley and Merton of Walla Walla, Lyman Clifton; three sisters, Lois Kimeyof Walla Walla,Marlys and Doris.

She is survived by her husband;twobrothers; Philip Clifton (Betty) of Walla Walla, and Joel Clifton(Dodie)of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Three sons; Russ (Jeri), David (Sandy), Gary (Amy); her daughter,Kathy McKay (Raymond),five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She took great pleasure in her immediate andlarge, extended family. She willrightfully be missed, yet rememberedwith a smile, by those who knew and loved her.

Services will be heldat Herring Groseclose Funeral Home on Friday, April 16, 2010 at 2 p.m. Viewing hourswill be April 14 and 15,between3 p.m. and 8 pm. and prior to the service. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The American Red Cross.


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