Esther Holly Kirkland


Esther Holly Kirkland
Nov. 17, 1919 - Aug. 20, 2011

Esther Holly Kirkland, 91, of Orofino, Idaho, passed away on Aug. 20, 2011, at Clearwater Health and Rehab in Orofino, Idaho. She was born to Ralph and Eliza Kirkland on Orcas Island, Wash., on Nov. 17, 1919. She was the 10th of 13 children. Later she moved to Warm Beach, Wash. She worked in nursing homes in Stanwood, Wash, and Camano Island, Wash. She became a licensed practical nurse, and she later moved to Walla Walla and then to Orofino, Idaho.

She is survived by her sister, Eunice Kempt; brother, Dan Kirkland and his wife Shirley; her daughter, Lois Galloway and her husband Leonard; grandsons, Larry Galloway and his wife Robin of Walla Walla, and Leonard Galloway Jr. and his wife Melonie of Yakima;
granddaughters, Lacey Galloway of Walla Walla and Leia Galloway of Yakima, and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held by the family Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. at Walla Walla Alliance Church. Pine Hills Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in care of arrangements.


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