Iris Mae Stearns

1928 - 2013


In Loving Memory

Iris Mae Stearns

June 2, 1928 – April 18, 2013

Dayton, Washington resident, Iris Mae Stearns,

84, passed away April 18, 2013, at the Washington

Odd Fellows Home, 534 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington.

Iris was born June 2, 1928, in Waitsburg, Washington, to David

Wilbur and Mildred Hazel Casey. She graduated

from Waitsburg High School and attended beauty school and worked

as a hair stylist. On December 13, 1953, she and Gerald Stearns were

married in Walla Walla.

Her hobbies included quilting and crocheting, but her

primary focus in life was her dedication to visiting and

checking in on friends, family and shut-ins. She was a member

of the Waitsburg Presbyterian Church and 55er Club.

Iris is survived by two sons: John E. Stearns and Clarence

E. Stearns; three grandchildren: Stephanie McGee, Jared

Stearns, and Greg Stearns; four great-grandchildren: Shea

McGee, Savannah McGee, Gracesun Stearns, and Brailyn

Stearns; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in

death by her husband.

The memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May

11, 2013, at the Waitsburg Presbyterian Church. Pastor Brett

Moser will officiate. Arrangements have been entrusted to

Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road,

Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Waitsburg

Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund. Friends may

write memories and sign the online guestbook at www.


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