Obituaries for September 2012

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Dorlin Haste

In Loving Memory Dorlin J. Haste February 2, 1953 – August 28, 2012 College Place – Dorlin James Haste, 59, passed away August 28, 2012, at his home following a lengthy illness. Dorlin was born February 2, 1953, in Culbertson, ...

Colleen Lavador

Colleen Lavadour July 7, 1928 - Aug. 31, 2012 Colleen F. Lavadour, 84, of Pendleton passed away Aug. 31, 2012. She was born July 7, 1928. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Burns Mortuary ...

Harold Frank

Harold Frank May 19, 1924 - Aug. 13, 2012 Harold Frank was born on May 19, 1924, in Walla Walla, the 8th of 9 children born to Elizabeth and John David Frank; Germans that emigrated from the Volga region of ...

Margaret Franzen

Margaret Franzen Nov. 25, 1911 - Aug. 12, 2012 Our beloved mother passed away in Seattle on Aug. 12, 2012, four months before her 101st birthday. She was born Kaisa Tuuliki Margarete Leppanen on Nov. 25, 1911, six months after ...

Kathleen Andrews

Kathleen Andrews March 15, 1943 - Aug. 22, 2012 Kathleen “Kathy” (Lobe) Andrews, loving mother, grandmother and friend to many, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 22, 2012, at the age of 69. Kathy was born on March 15, ...

Renee Rice

Renee Rice of College Place passed away Aug. 31, 2012, at her home at the age of 62 years. Graveside services will be Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery with Pastor Duane Geyer officiating. Memorial ...

Mark Warner

Mark Warner May 10, 1950 - Aug. 15, 2012 Mark E. Warner of Milton-Freewater died Aug. 15, 2012, of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Lolo Pass Aug. 10, 2012, returning from a trip through Idaho, Montana and Canada. ...

Darlene Macauley

Darlene Macauley Sept. 21, 1928 - Aug. 31, 2012 COLLEGE PLACE — Darlene Elizabeth Macauley, 83, passed away Aug. 31, 2012, at Caring Hands Adult Family Home. Darlene was born Sept. 21, 1928, in Portland to Edward and Alice Safford. ...

Betty Norton

Betty Norton July 31, 1938 - Sept. 2, 2012 Betty J. Norton, Milton-Freewater, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her husband and children on Sept. 2, 2012, at the age of 74 years. Memorial ...

Homer Summers

Homer Summers July 23, 1926 - Aug. 30, 2012 Homer Summers lost his battle with cancer on Aug. 30, 2012, and peacefully died at home in Walla Walla. Homer leaves behind his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Akins Summers; ...

Patricia Lucas

In Loving Memory Patricia Anne (Latourette) Lucas June 27, 1925 – August 24, 2012 Long-time Bellevue resident, Patricia Anne (Latourette) Lucas, 87, passed away on August 24, 2012, at the Washington Odd Fellows Home in Walla Walla, Washington. Born June ...

Karen K. Lyford

Karen K. Lyford, Post Falls, formerly of Milton-Freewater, passed away Aug. 22, 2012, at the Northern Idaho Advanced Care Hospital in Post Falls at the age of 61. Memorial services will be Saturday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m. at Grace ...

Ellen Josephine Henderson

Ellen Josephine Henderson passed away Aug. 27, 2012, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center, at 97 years old. She was born July 17, 1915, in Payette, Ida., to Tillie Peterson Carlson and Adolph E. Carlson. Ellen was raised and graduated from ...

Rev. Ralph B. Martin

The Rev. Ralph B. Martin of Walla Walla, passed away Sept. 3, 2012. For the past four years he was a resident of the skilled nursing facility at Washington Odd Fellows Home. Ralph was a longtime pastor for the Church ...

Harold R. Frank

All of us in the extended Key Technology family offer this small, but important tribute to Harold Frank upon his sudden passing on August 20. From the time of his early adulthood living in Walla Walla and working in a ...

Ellen Josephine Henderson

Ellen Josephine Henderson passed away Aug. 27, 2012, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center, at 97 years old. She was born July 17, 1915, in Payette, Ida., to Tillie Peterson Carlson and Adolph E. Carlson. Ellen was raised and graduated from ...

Joseph Day Bodman

Joseph Day Bodman, 97, passed away September 4, 2012, at his home at Wheatland Village, 1500 Catherine Street, Walla Walla, Washington. Joseph was born December 26, 1914, in Alsask, Saskatchewan Canada to George Pratt and Luella Clara McCracken Bodman. He ...

A. Jean Graham

A. Jean Graham, 94 Country Way, Walla Walla, died Sept. 4, 2012, of complications from sporadic olivopontocerebellar atrophy. Jean is survived by her husband, Tom; daughter and family, Lisa Ferguson from Everett, Wash.; son and family, Thomas Todd Graham from ...

Helen Payne

Helen Webb Payne, 89, was born May 19, 1923, in Walla Walla to Paul Webb Sr. and Minta Pettyjohn Webb. She graduated from Walla Walla High School and attended Whitman College for two years. Helen was a third generation Walla ...

Margaret Harriet Judy

Margaret “Marge” (Hunter) Judy, loving mother, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 30, 2012, at the age of 84 from complications due to dementia. Born in Portland on May 28, 1928, Marge was the fifth ...

Mark Harvey

The family and friends of Mark Harvey, 57, announce his passing on Sept. 4, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mark was born on May 9, 1955, to Leroy and Mildred Harvey at St. Mary Medical Center. He graduated ...

Perry H. Price, Jr.

Walla Walla – Local Veterinarian, Dr. Perry Hugh Price Jr. , 73 passed away September 1, 2012, at home surrounded by his loved ones. Perry arrived in this world on his Mother’s Birthday, April 3, 1939 in Eugene, Oregon, to ...

Ann Hendricks Vertress

Celebration of Life for Ann Hendricks Vertrees Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm at St. James Episcopal Church, 919 Pierce St Milton-Freewater

Berle Roger Parsons

Berle Roger Parsons was born on March 2, 1918, in Cloverland, Wash., to parents Greek and Ruth Morrow Parsons. He died on Sept. 8, 2012, in Hermiston at the age of 94 years. Berle was raised and attended school in ...

Mary Ann Romine

COLLEGE PLACE — Mary Ann Romine, 87, passed away Sept. 10, 2012, at Regency at The Park, 420 S.E. Myra Road. Mary Ann was born Aug. 30, 1925, in Prescott, to James H. and Alice L. Stovall LeVan. She graduated ...

Gene Orville Spencer

Gene Orville Spencer was born July 30, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo., and died peacefully at his home Aug. 27, 2012, at the age of 86. He entered the U.S. Navy five days after graduating from high school in 1944 ...

Louise A. Daniel

Former longtime area resident, Louise A. Daniel, 90, passed away on Aug. 1, 2012. She was born on Dec. 22, 1921, in Springfield, Ill. At age 7, the family moved to Tempe, Ariz., where Louise graduated from high school. In ...

Dr. Peter Thacher Brooks

Dr. Peter Thacher Brooks, 95, a longtime Walla Walla resident, died peacefully on Sept. 8, 2012, at Regency at The Park in College Place after a short stay there. He previously lived at Wheatland Village in Walla Walla for over ...

Ailsie Bayer

Ailsie (Williams) Bayer, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, aunt and friend, died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 8, 2012, at the age of 94 of complications from a recent stroke. Ailsie was the first of 17 children born to ...

Jack Martin Moore

Jack Martin Moore, 78, died Sept. 10, 2012, at his home in Walla Walla. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Grace United Methodist Church with the Rev. Linda Weistaner of Grace United Methodist Church ...

Jeremy James Stockman

Jeremy James Stockman, loving son, brother, husband, father, uncle, and friend, 34, died Sept. 5, 2012, from complications due to diabetes and renal failure. Jeremy was born Nov. 10, 1977, to Brenda Stockman (Hagedorn) and Jimmy Oye at Walla Walla ...

Pauline A. Surface

Pauline A. Surface, 94, of Milton-Freewater, passed away on Sept. 11, 2012, at home surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be held at Umapine Seventh-day Adventist Church, 84685 Ringer Road, Milton-Freewater, on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 2:30 p.m. Concluding ...

Dr. Peter Thacher Brooks

Dr. Peter Thacher Brooks, 95, a longtime Walla Walla resident, died peacefully on Sept. 8, 2012, at Regency at The Park in College Place after a short stay there. He previously lived at Wheatland Village in Walla Walla for over ...

James W. Alexander

James W. Alexander passed away Sept. 9, 2012, at Park Plaza Independent Living Facility in Walla Walla. He was born July 28, 1927, in Trenton, Mo., to James & Hester Alexander. The family later moved to Walla Walla. He spent ...

Mona Rhae Maccarone

Mona Rhae Maccarone passed away on Sept. 7, 2012, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center. Mona Rhae was born in Lincoln, Neb., on June 18, 1936, to Milo and Seville Ellison. They moved to Clyde, Wash., and then to Walla Walla, ...

Lois Geraldine Glockhamer

Lois Geraldine Glockhamer passed away on Sept. 3, 2012, at The Court at Reno assisted living facility in Reno, Nev., she was 92. Gerry was born Dec. 24, 1919, in Bismarck, N.D., and raised in Billings, Mont., was very much ...

Dennis Lee Townsend

After a year long battle with cancer, Dennis Lee Townsend needed rest and Jesus took him home on Sept. 4, 2012. Dennis had fought a remarkable battle against cancer, becoming the victor by never allowing this horrible enemy to take ...

Jack Martin Moore

On Nov. 15, 1933, Jack Martin Moore, also known to many as Dick, was born in Bellingham, Wash., into the family of Frank and Nellie Moore. He moved to Walla Walla with his parents at an early age. At the ...

Bernice Lucarelli

Bernice Lucarelli passed away Sept. 14, 2012, at Olympia Manor in Lacey, Wash. Bernice was born to Camila and Guy Haskins at Nampa, Idaho, on Nov. 7, 1916. The family later moved to Meridian, Idaho, where Bernice attended school and ...

Brice N. Jones

Brice N. Jones passed away Sept. 10, 2012, in Walla Walla after a brief bout with cancer. Brice was born on Sept. 9, 1959, in Dayton to Richard R. Miller and Iola S. Peterson. He lived in and attended school ...

Walter Hans Hoffmann

Walter Hans Hoffmann, 90 years of age, passed away Sept. 9, 2012, at Odd Fellows Home in Walla Walla. Walt was born in Koblenz, Germany to Erhard and Katherine Hoffmann. In 1922 Walt’s father was serving in the American Army ...

Betty Lavern Skow

Rexburg, Idaho – Former Walla Walla resident, Betty Lavern Skow, 88, passed away September 12, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Rexburg, Idaho. Betty was born July 25, 1924, Ammon, Idaho, to Lavearl William and Ressa Myrtle Ball Lindsey. She ...

Marlene Sweeney

Marlene Sweeney, 76, of Milton-Freewater, passed away Sept. 15, 2012, at her home. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church, 518 S. Main St. in Milton-Freewater. Concluding services and interment will follow ...

Dr. Perry H. Price

Please join us for a CELEBRATION OF LIFE Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 1-4 p.m. at the Walla Walla Elks Lodge

Ed Lawrence

Longtime area resident Ed Lawrence, 93, died Sept. 14, 2012, at his beloved farm, Springacres Ranch. Edwin Fulton Lawrence was born Dec. 24, 1918, to Edward and Edna Fulton Lawrence in Moscow, Idaho. His mother, Edna, died in the Spanish ...

Barbara Jean Roth

Barbara Jean Roth, daughter of Leonard and Hilda Roth, passed away in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sept. 15, 2012. She spent her school years at Green Park and graduated from Wa-Hi. She attended college in Cheney, Wash., and graduated from Portland ...

Loretta Evanell Rimpler Danielson

Walla Walla native Loretta Evanell Rimpler Danielson, 84, died Sept. 6, 2012, at 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada. At her request, there will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to The Christian Aid Center. Loretta was born ...

Levetia Wyona Wilson

In loving memory of Levetia Wyona Wilson, dear mother and grandparent. Levetia was the youngest of 10 children born at home on July 25, 1936, in the city of Jackson, Mich., to Albert Otto Binchus and Mallissia May Mcfarland Binchus ...

Kristopher Lance Claxton

Kristopher Lance Claxton, 45, passed away September 20, 2012, at his home in Walla Walla, Washington. Kris was born March 11, 1967, in San Diego, California, to Ken and Delores Melichar Claxton. He moved to Vancouver, Washington with his family ...

John R. Allessio

John R. Allessio, 88, passed away at his home peacefully. He was the son of Carmen and Clara Allessio and the last remaining sibling of 10 children. He was born in Walla Walla. Carmen and Clara immigrated here from Italy. ...

Jennifer Sumerlin

Jennifer Sumerlin, age 40, passed away Sept. 25, 2012, surrounded by family and friends. She fought a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Jennifer was born Dec. 29, 1971, in Des Moines, Iowa to Jeri Wilhelm. Jennifer attended Walla ...

Ronald C. Winn

Ronald C. Winn, 78, passed away Sept. 24, 2012, in Walla Walla, at the Washington Odd Fellows Home. A few days before his passing, one of the nurses at the Odd Fellows asked Ron, “Do you want your TV turned ...

George Ludwig Leonhard Jr.

George Ludwig Leonhard Jr. passed away quietly in his sleep at home in Phuket, Thailand, on Aug. 27, 2012, at the age of 87. He was born Nov. 5, 1924, in Hollywood, Calif., to George Leonhard and Effie Leola (Shultz) ...

Joseph Charles Wilson

Joseph Charles Wilson passed away at Regency at The Park on Sept. 22, 2012. He was born on Jan. 14, 1930, to Charles M. and Lucy Moss Wilson. He married Karen Clayton on June 8, 1998, in Coeur d’ Alene, ...

Josaphene Rhodes

Born to Kris and Dewayne Rhodes, tiny Josaphene was given to her family as a gift, meant to show them and the world the incredible power of determination. Arriving more than three months before her due date, Josie already had ...

Audrey Brewer

In Loving Memory Audrey Brewer A year has gone by - not a day passes that you are not in our thoughts. Forever and always - we love and miss you! Dad, Mom, and All Your Loving Family

Casey Weston

Gone but not forgotten. Forever in our hearts. We love & miss you, Casey.

Charlene Cameron

Charlene, of Auburn, Wash., and raised in Walla Walla passed away Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way, Wash. Bonnie Watson Funeral Home, Federal Way. We will love you forever and always. ~ Mother Sung, sister Susan, brother ...

Darlene Macauley

Darlene Macauley Sept. 1, 1928 - Aug. 31, 2012 COLLEGE PLACE - Darlene E. Macauley, 83, died Aug. 31, 2012, at Caring Hands Adult Family Home. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road.

Ellen Henderson

Ellen Henderson July 17, 1915 - Aug. 27, 2012 WALLA WALLA - Ellen Josephine Henderson, 97, died Aug. 27, 2012, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Betty J. Norton

MILTON-FREEWATER - Betty J. Norton, 74, died Sept. 2, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Munselle-Rhodes.

Helen W. Payne

WALLA WALLA - Helen W. Payne, 89, died Aug. 3, 2012, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Mark T. Harvey

WALLA WALLA - Mark T. Harvey, 57, died Sept. 4, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Ralph B. Martin

WALLA WALLA - Ralph B. Martin, 90, died Sept. 3, 2012, at Washington Odd Fellows Home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Joseph Bodman

Joseph Bodman Dec. 26, 1914 - Sept. 4, 2012 WALLA WALLA - Joseph Bodman, 97, died Sept. 4, 2012, at Wheatland Village. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road.

Helen Payne

Helen Payne May 19, 1923 - Sept. 3, 2012 WALLA WALLA - Helen W. Payne, 89, died Aug. 3, 2012, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

A. Jean Graham

A. Jean Graham May 28, 1947 - Sept. 4, 2012 WALLA WALLA - A. Jean Graham, 65, died Sept. 4, 2012, at her home. Professional Funeral Directors are in charge.

Dennis Townsend

Dennis Townsend Jan. 2, 1948 - Sept. 4, 2012 DIXIE - Dennis Townsend, 64, died Sept. 4, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Magnus M. Peterson

WALLA WALLA - Magnus M. “Pete” Peterson, 89, died Sept. 5, 2012, at Washington Odd Fellows Home. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.

Jeremy J. Stockman

WALLA WALLA - Jeremy J. Stockman, 34, died Sept. 5, 2012, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Eunice H. Carlin

COLLEGE PLACE - Eunice H. Carlin, of Walla Walla, 92, died Sept. 6, 2012, at Regency at The Park. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.

James Alexander

James Alexander July 28, 1927 - Sept. 8, 2012 WALLA WALLA - James W. Alexander, 85, died Sept. 8 2012, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Linda Louise Dudley

KENNEWICK - Linda Louise Dudley, former Walla Walla resident, 65, died Sept. 5, 2012, at Kadlec Regional Medical Center.

Mary Romine

Mary Romine Aug. 30, 1925 - Sept. 10, 2012 COLLEGE PLACE - Mary Anna Romine, 87, died Sept. 10, 2012, at Regency at The Park. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.

Ailsie Bayer

Ailsie Bayer Aug. 17, 1918 - Sept. 8, 2012 WALLA WALLA - Ailsie M. Bayer, 94, died Sept. 8, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Remigio L. Santellana

WALLA WALLA - Remigio L. “Ray” Santellana, 61, died Sept. 11, 2012, at Walla Walla General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.

Walter Hoffmann

WALLA WALLA - Walter Hoffmann, 90, died Sept. 9, 2012, at Washington Odd Fellows Home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Loretta Danielson

CLINTON, British Columbia - Loretta Rimpler Danielson, 84, former Walla Walla resident, died Sept. 6, 2012, in Clinton, British Columbia, Canada. No services are planned.

Mona Rhae Maccarone

WALLA WALLA - Mona Rhae Maccarone, 76, died Sept. 7, 2012, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending.

Pauline A. Surface

MILTON-FREEWATER - Pauline A. Surface, 94, died Sept. 11, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Munselle-Rhodes.

Jeannie Purvis

COLLEGE PLACE - Jeannie Purvis, 78, died Sept. 11, 2012, at the home of her niece. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.

Mona Rhae Maccarone

WALLA WALLA - Mona Rhae Maccarone, died Sept. 7, 2012, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending.

Ed Lawrence

DAYTON - Ed Lawrence, 93, died Sept. 14, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home.

William C. White

WALLA WALLA - William C. White, 71, died Sept. 16, 2012, at Regency at The Park. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Billie F. Tayson

WALLA WALLA - Billie F. Tayson, 84, died Sept. 15, 2012, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Mountain View - Colonial Dewitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.

Marlene Sweeney

MILTON-FREEWATER - Marlene Sweeney, 76, died Sept. 15, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Munselle-Rhodes.

Sister Loretta Marie Marceau, SP

Spokane - Sister Loretta Marie Marceau, SP, 98, died Sept. 14, 2012, at Mount St. Joseph, Spokane. Arrangements are pending.

Cleo LaMunyon Rayborn

DAYTON - Cleo LaMunyon Rayborn, 86, formerly of Milton-Freewater, died Sept. 15, 2012, in Dayton. Arrangements are pending at Munselle-Rhodes.

James Riley Goucher

LA GRANDE - James Riley “Jim” Goucher, of Union, 85, died Sept. 15, 2012, at a local care facility. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Helen Nelson

WALLA WALLA — Helen J. Nelson, 86, died Sept. 21, 2012, at Washington Odd Fellows Home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Joseph C. Wilson

COLLEGE PLACE - Joseph C. Wilson, 82, died Sept. 22, 2012, at Regency at The Park. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

John Allessio

WALLA WALLA — John Allessio, 88, died Sept. 22, 2012. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Leland E. Coe

GERBER - Leland E. Coe, 82, of Gerber, Calif., formerly of Milton-Freewater, died Sept. 15, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Munselle-Rhodes.

Joseph C. Wilson

COLLEGE PLACE — Joseph C. Wilson, 82, died Sept. 22, 2012, at Regency at The Park. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Thelma Walker

WOODBURN - Thelma “Jean” Walker, 92, formerly of Milton-Freewater, passed away on Sept. 25, 2012, in Woodburn, Ore. Arrangements are pending at Munselle-Rhodes.

Roy Smith

WALLA WALLA - Roy Smith, 69, died Sept. 24, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Professional Funeral Directors.

Ronald C. Winn

WALLA WALLA — Ronald C. Winn, 78, died Sept. 24, 2012, at Washington Odd Fellows Home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

M. Eileen Garfield

MOSES LAKE - M. Eileen Garfield, 94, formerly of Walla Walla, died Sept. 21, 2012, at Lake Ridge Solana Alzheimer’s Care Center in Moses Lake. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.

Laurene A. Sheidler

EPHRATA - Laurene A. Sheidler, former College Place resident, 86, died Sept. 15, 2012, at home. Services will be held in Ephrata, Wash.

Bertha Yenney

WENATCHEE - Bertha “Bert” Yenney, 85, former Walla Walla resident, died Sept. 25, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are pending.

Barbara Hanson

WALLA WALLA - Barbara Hanson, 64, died Sept. 28, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Herring Funeral Home.