Opal Locati


Opal Locati
Sept. 27, 1920 - Aug. 5, 2010

Opal Lenabeth Locati, 89, passed away peacefully on Aug. 5, 2010.

Opal was born Sept. 27, 1920, in Walla Walla to Royal and Clara McIlhaney Stutsman. She had four brothers, Harold, Howard, Dale and Clarence and a sister, Elena.

She married Bernardo L. Locati on Feb. 12, 1942, in Walla Walla at St. Francis Catholic Church. For many years, they farmed the Gose Street property raising onions and vegetables.

She is survived by her four children, Susan Talbot, Debi and her husband Brian Hergert, Ron and his wife MerriKay Locati and Tammy Locati; two grandchildren, Michael Talbot and Angelena and her husband Mathew Douthit; three great-grandchildren, Taylor and Madison Douthit and Jake Tennent; and numerous nieces and nephews and her extended family, the nurses and caregivers of Regency at the Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to Walla Walla Community Hospice or charity of the donor's choice through the Herring Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA 99362. The graveside funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at Mountain View Cemetery. Following the service, there will be gathering at the home of Ron Locati.


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