Dec. 24, 1913 - July 1, 2010
Vola Mildred Gimple, 96, passed away on July 1, 2010, at her home in Walla Walla. Mildred was born on Dec. 24, 1913, in Walla Walla to Ralph and Letitia Hankins Baker. In February 1949, she married Kip Gimple. He preceded her in death.
She opened a Beauty Shop in Soap Lake, Wash., in 1936 and closed the shop in 1993. She moved to Walla Walla in 2002, and lived with her brother at the Washington Odd Fellows Home until January 2010, when they moved to Park Plaza.
Mildred is survived by her brother, Frank Baker of Walla Walla; and a sister, Grace Britton of Boring, Ore. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kip Gimple; one sister, Evelyn Curry; and
one brother, James Leroy Baker. Viewing and visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home. The graveside funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Morris officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sunshine Club through the Herring Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA 99362.