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.