Pardue, 92, died June 15, 2011, at the Washington Odd
Fellows Home, 534 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington.
One of ten children, Elsie was born October 11, 1918,
in Walla Walla, to Charles and Matilda Schwallbach Bischoff.
She attended College Place schools. Through the years, she
worked in the food processing industry.
Elsie is survived by her son and daughter-in-law,
Wesley and Harlean McCarthy of Yuma, Arizona; four
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nine greatgreat-
grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons:
Donald and Gary McCarthy; and her nine siblings.
Family and friends may pay their respects from 9 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2011,
at Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road,
Walla Walla. The funeral service will be 2:00 p.m.,
Saturday, June 25, 2011, at the funeral home. Pastor
Mike Wallace of the Prescott Community Church
will officiate. Burial will be private in Mountain View
Cemetery, 2120 S. 2nd Avenue, Walla Walla.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue
Mountain Humane Society through the funeral
Friends may write memories and sign the online
guestbook at www.mountainview-colonialdewitt.com