EarlVada Gaines


EarlVada Gaines
June 25, 1925 - June 24, 2011

EarlVada "Peggy" Gaines, age 85 years, resided at the Booker Rest Home where she died June 24, 2011.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., July 5, 2011, at the Hubbard-Rogg Chapel with Rev. Bill Graham officiating. Burial will be in the family plot in the Pomeroy City Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute to
the Booker Rest Home Memorial Fund, 1012 S. Third St., Dayton, WA 99328 or the charity of the donor's choice through Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home, 111 S. Second St., Dayton, WA 99328.

Peggy was born June 25, 1925, in Backus, Minn. Her parents were Earl and Rosina Blanchard Day. She attended local schools and moved to Dayton, where she married Frances Hoppe in the early 1950's. He died in 1964. She then married Asil Gaines, who later died. She enjoyed farming and was very interested in comparing her yields on the Johnson Hollow Farm with her neighbors. On recent rides with her grandson
through the farm fields she would perk-up and comment about the looks of the crops. She worked seasonally at Green Giant for many years and enjoyed hunting, gardening and quilting.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Dennis Laib of Urbana, Ill.; a sister, Velma Wearmouth of Alabama; grandson, John (Carolyn) Laib of Dayton and his children, Cathy, Patrick, Bonnie and
Levi; granddaughter, Traci (Henry) Lipps of Urbana, Ill., and her children, Sarah, Dexter, Hannah and Kendall. She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; a brother, Earl Day; a sister, Mardel Kahlou; grandson, Tim Laib; and a longtime friend Curtis Willams.


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