1934 - 2012
Sheila Mary Ann Ekwall passed away Aug. 9, 2012, at the age of 78. Sheila was born Jan. 21, 1934, to Roy and Hilda Wilson in Yakima.
She found true love in Raymond Ekwall, and they were married in November 1959. They were married 32 years. She was a member of Faith Line Baptist Church of Milton-Freewater.
Mrs. Ekwall is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Hedge of Tulsa, Okla.; her son, Ellis Ekwall; grandchildren, Lester Thomas and Brandi Jo Moody; brother, Leonard Wilson. She was preceded in death by Raymond; a son, Terrance Shoopman; parents; brothers, Roy and Darrel Wilson.
She was blessed in this life with best friends, Patricia McEalrath and Sandra Nelson; her pastor, John Murphy; and her caregiver, Bev Amack.
The memorial service will be 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Faith Line Baptist Church, 53422 W. Ferndale Road, Milton-Freewater. Phone: 509-529-0667.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla.