Helen Kissinger


Helen Kissinger

June 10, 1910 - Feb. 10, 2011

Helen Anderson Kissinger died at the Odd Fellows home on Feb. 10, 2011, at the age of 100.

She was born to Jim Bessie Goff Anderson on the family homestead in the Horse Heaven Hills on June 10, 1910. The family later moved to the Walla Walla/Touchet area. Helen graduated from Wa-Hi in 1928. Helen spent most of her life in southern California. She married Al Kissinger in 1942. He died in 1980. She returned to Walla Walla in 2000, to be near family.

She is survived by two brothers, Perry Anderson of Walla Walla and James Anderson of Lynnwood and eight nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Lewis Anderson and a sister, Dorothy Sutherland.

A private graveside service is planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice through the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, Wash.


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