Aug. 18, 1961 - Jan. 24, 2012
Mitchell (Mitch) Lee Hamper, former Walla Walla resident, 50, died Jan. 24, 2012, at his home in Prosser. Mitch was born Aug. 18, 1961, in Walla Walla. He attended Walla Walla schools and graduated in 1980. Mitch worked at Sunheaven Farms in Prosser as an irrigation specialist for the past 10 years. Prior to that he worked for the city of Walla Walla for 20 years. He loved riding his Harley, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy Hamper of Prosser; daughters, Casey and Cassie Hamper of Walla Walla and Caitlin Rosman of Almira, Wash.; four grandchildren; his parents, Don and Joanna Hamper of Walla Walla; sister, Lynn Langley of Milton-Freewater; brother, Dean Hamper of Milton-Freewater.
Graveside service will be Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery with Father Patrick Kerst of St. Patrick Catholic Church, officiant. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Mountain Humane Society through Herring Funeral Home. Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book at www.herringgroseclose.com. xx