Feb. 14, 1938 - Feb. 4, 2011
Mariya Grigorivna Semenko, passed away on Feb. 4, 2011. She was born in Russia on Feb. 14, 1938. She married Yegor Semenko on Aug. 25, 1957. They had four daughters and three sons. Mariya and her husband moved to Walla Walla in January 1992. After living in Moses Lake for several years, she returned to Walla Walla following her husband's death. She will be remembered for her faith and active life in the Baptist community, her loving nature, her love of knitting booties and socks, her flower beds and vegetable gardens, and her bread baking.
She is survived by her seven children and their spouses; 20 grandchildren and their spouses; and nine great-grandchildren. Viewing and visitation was held on Feb. 11. Memorial service for Mariya will be held on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Herring Funeral Home Chapel, 315 W. Alder St., Walla Walla.