Our Obituaries

Herman Joseph Hadaller

March 17, 1933 - August 16, 2017

Herman Joseph Hadaller, was born at home on the family homestead in Harmony, Wash., March 17, 1933. Hepassed away peacefully from natural causes in that same home, Aug. 16, 2017. The third of nine children born toJoe and Sophie Hadaller. Herman attended school in Mossyrock for 12 years, graduating in 1951. After serving in the United States Army with Alaska Communications, he graduated from...
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Alva Marie Jones

July 9, 1938 - August 15, 2017

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Ralph Eugene Hearn

June 10, 1926 - August 14, 2017

Ralph Eugene Hearn Sr., 91, of Chehalis, WA, passed away on August 15, 2017, after a lengthy battle with heart disease. Ralph was born in Chehalis on June 10, 1926. He attended Chehalis High School (now W.F. West,) and was inducted into the Army in 1944. His service was primarily at the White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico, established for testing German and American long range rockets and...
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Spencer Lee Nichols

September 22, 1940 - August 11, 2017

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Margaret Phyllis Greear

September 12, 1923 - August 7, 2017

Margaret Greear age 93 passed away in Napavine, Washington on August 7, 2017. She was born to Fred and Annie Richard on September 12, 1923 in Napavine, WA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband David E. Greear and her grandson Ryan Birley.She is survived by her sister Shirley Holtman, daughters Laurie Nicoll (Fred), Toni Keller (Steve), Julie Birley (Greg) and son David Greear (Joanne)...
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Jackie Lee Lewis Franks

April 3, 1939 - August 6, 2017

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Sandra Rae McPherson

April 5, 1942 - July 29, 2017

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Andy Lanting

June 25, 1938 - July 28, 2017

Andy Lanting, 79, of Chehalis, went home to the loving arms of his Lord and Savior July 28, 2017. He wasborn to Sam and Hendrina Lanting June 25, 1938, in Spanuum, Friesland.Andy grew up during World War II and remembers when the soldiers came through town and handed them chocolate. He and his family immigrated to America in 1947, first through Ellis Island, in upper New York Bay, then by train...
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Keith Richard Dickey

September 2, 1940 - July 26, 2017

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Elizabeth Mae Parker

June 5, 1952 - July 25, 2017

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Fremont O. Burrows

March 18, 1928 - July 25, 2017

Fremont Oscar Burrows was born on March 18, 1928 in Chehalis, WA. He was the son of Fremont G. Burrows and Irene M. (Mock) Burrows. He had a sister (Dorothy) Jeanne Burrows who died in 1951. Fremont O. grew up in Chehalis in the family home on Washington Avenue and attended Chehalis schools. He graduated from the "old" Chehalis High School in 1946, and attended college at WSU before transferring...
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Gerald Michael Montgomery

September 10, 1942 - July 24, 2017

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Tj Lee Sinnott

June 22, 1994 - July 16, 2017

TJ Lee Sinnott, 23, passed away July 15, 2017, due to a tragic car accident. He was born June 22, 1994.He had a passion for playing his guitar, working on cars and he loved cats and junk food.TJ was very intelligent, outgoing and energetic. He always gave 100 percent, no matter what life threw at him. TJ was employed as a plumber and had recently started his own plumbing business.He had a...
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Janet Ruth Door

September 26, 1951 - July 13, 2017

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Walton Mose Bond

September 30, 1932 - July 7, 2017

Walton Mose Bond, affectionately known as "Bud" or "Walt," 84, of Olympia, Wash., passed away July 7, 2017, due to heart failure. He was born in Mills, N.M., Sept. 30, 1932.Walt graduated eighth grade from Rochester grade school and continued learning on the job throughout his life.He married Inez Y. Gilham Aug. 16, 1953, they were married for 63 years. He still tenderly referred to his wife as ...
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Harold James Thomas

December 1, 1936 - July 5, 2017

Harold James "Jim" Thomas, 80, of Centralia, spent his last Fourth of July surrounded by friends and family and died peacefully at home July 5, 2017, following a sudden diagnosis and short battle with cancer.Jim was born to William and Alice Thomas Dec. 1, 1936, in Salida, Colo. He grew up in Southern Colorado and then graduated from Venice High School in California in 1954. He joined the United...
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Iva Mae Jamerson

October 31, 1933 - July 4, 2017

Iva Mae (Lake-Scott) Jamerson passed away July 4, 2017, in her home, after battling Parkinson's disease. She was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Waldo, Kan., and graduated from Waldo High School.Iva and married Don Scott and together they Raised their four children in the Midwest until 1966, when they moved to Centralia, Wash. Iva worked as a secretary for the Centralia Junior High School and Washington...
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Lenora Jane Holidy

December 11, 1924 - July 2, 2017

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Stanley Richard Hopkins

April 20, 1927 - June 30, 2017

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Todd Isaac Miskimens

June 9, 1963 - June 28, 2017

Todd I. Miskimens, 54, affectionately known as "Zilla" passed away June 28, 2017. He will be missed by all who knew him. Todd was born June 9, 1963, and was a lifelong resident of Chehalis, Wash.He is survived by his sons, Beau Edeburn and Tyler Rosenkranz; sister, Penni Edwards; brother, Scott (Roberta) Miskimens; several nieces and nephews; as well as grandnieces and grandnephews; and a large...
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Myron James Moss

June 7, 1940 - June 19, 2017

Myron James "Jim" MossHusband, Father, Cowboy, Entrepreneur, Man of Faith, Fisherman and FriendJim Moss was born on June 7th, 1940 in American Falls, Idaho. He passed away peacefully on June 19th, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. Jim affected the lives of countless people throughout his 77 years on this earth, and his memory and legacy will live on in those he touched.Jim is preceded in...
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Doris Elias Crawford

November 28, 1930 - June 19, 2017

Doris E. Crawford, 86, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at Sharon Care in Centralia, WA. She was born on Nov. 28, 1930, in Creelman, Saskatchewan, Canada; the sixth of 10 children, born to Magnus and Matilda Elias.After graduating from high school in 1949, Doris moved to Los Angeles, Calif. She graduated from Bishop Johnson College of Nursing in 1955, and became a U.S. Citizen Sept. 6, 1956....
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Michael Patrick Morgan

September 5, 1982 - June 18, 2017

Michael "Mike" Patrick Morgan, 34, passed away in Chehalis, Wash., June 18, 2017. He was born Sept. 5, 1982, in Longview, Wash.He was raised in Castle Rock, Napavine and Adna. Michael attended many schools, graduating from Adna High School in 2001. Later, he went on to graduate from Centralia College in 2014, with a degree in diesel technology.Michael worked at Willamette Valley Company in the...
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Edward Sheldon Morgan

February 23, 1938 - June 9, 2017

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Ruth Gills Swihart

April 19, 1920 - June 6, 2017

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Doris Floy Krafczyk

March 6, 1926 - May 30, 2017

Doris Floy Yocum Krafczyk, 91, a longtime resident of Pe Ell, died May 30, 2017 at home surrounded by her girls.She was born on March 6, 1926 in Centralia to Peter and Floy Bell (Pier) Yocum. Doris was raised in Centralia and then moved to Pe Ell. She attended school there until the 11th grade. She Married Edward Krafczyk on June 30, 1944. They were blessed with 7 Children. Doris worked many...
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Marilyn Beverly Murphy

November 18, 1928 - May 29, 2017

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Ann Marie Mirow Thompson

June 21, 1934 - May 25, 2017

Ann Marie Mirow Thompson, age 82, died peacefully on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at home in Napavine, WA with her loved ones at her side, following a long battle with Alzheimers.She was born June 21, 1934 to Hans and Madeleine Mirow in Nome, AK, where her father owned and operated Mirow Air Service. Following the sale of the family business to Alaska Airlines, Ann moved with her family to Napa Valley...
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Dean Alan Tauscher

August 9, 1930 - May 21, 2017

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Mary Lou Robertson

March 21, 1926 - May 18, 2017

Mary Lou Mockel Robertson was the oldest child of Louis Caspar Mockel and Myrtle Blossom Hubbard Mockel. She was born March 21, 1926, in Tacoma, Wash. Mary Lou died unexpectedly May 18, 2017. She grew up in the same city and attended Stewart Elementary School and Lincoln High School. After graduating from Lincoln in 1944, she continued her education at Bates Technical School. Mary Lou was...
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Jessie May Hoffman

June 8, 1950 - May 18, 2017

Jessie May Hoffman, 66, of Boistfort, passed away at home, surrounded by her family, May 18, 2017. She was born to Brooks and Gladys (Underwood) Faulkner, June 8, 1950, in Newberry, Mich. Jessie married the love of her life, Donald R. Hoffman, Aug. 9, 1969, in Fort Benning, Ga. Together, they had two children, David and Denise.She lived her life to the fullest and enjoyed many activities,...
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Jesus Balderas Flores

July 3, 1935 - May 18, 2017

Jesus "Jessie" Balderas Flores, 81, of Chehalis, passed away at his home in Chehalis Thursday, May 18, 2017, after a long battle with a debilitating illness. He was born on July 3, 1935, in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico; the son of Jose Guadalupe and Antonia Balderas Flores.Jessie attended school until the sixth grade and was a hard working husband and father. He married the love of his life,...
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Latisha Irene Primrose

March 20, 1968 - May 15, 2017

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Elizabeth Joyce Hopkins

March 29, 1930 - May 10, 2017

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Aleigha Lynn Celerino Garcia

January 23, 2017 - May 6, 2017

Aleigha Lynn Celerino-Garcia, 3 months, of Centralia, got her angel wings Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Centralia. She was born to Felipe Celerino-Garcia and Sabrina Lynn Sumter Jan. 23, 2017, at Providence Centralia Hospital.She was dearly loved and will be sorely missed by all that were lucky enough to have her in their lives.Aleigha leaves behind her mommy and daddy; one brother; one sister; and...
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Fredrik Bruce Moe

February 11, 1933 - May 5, 2017

Fredrik Bruce Moe, 84, died on Friday, May 5, 2017, at The Retirement Chalet in Rochester, Washington. Fred was born February 11, 1933 in Elma, Washington, to Fredrik and Edna (McMaster) Moe; the oldest of their seven children. He graduated from Oakville High School in 1951.He married Joylene Marie Bosler on November 17, 1956 at the First Methodist Church in Elma. They lived west of Oakville for...
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Rose Anna Bowman

February 14, 1945 - May 2, 2017

Rose Anna Bowman, age 72, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at home in Centralia, Washington. She was born February 14, 1945 to Hugh Olin and Anabel Isbell in Woodward, Oklahoma. In her youth, she also lived in and attended school in Arkansas.In 1962 she married Leon Bowman in Oklahoma and they moved to Washington in 1964, settling in Lewis County one year later where they raised their three children...
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Roy Sidney Long

January 5, 1923 - May 1, 2017

Roy Sidney Long Jr. was born in Brushy, Okla., to Roy Sidney Long Sr. and Carrie (Roberts) Long. He was a 10th generation American; a descendant of Henry Long, a tobacco plantation owner, who immigrated to Virginia from England in the early 1600s.Roy resided at Chehalis West Assisted Living facility for the past five years and was thankful for the excellent care given there. He was a proud...
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Michael Timothy Fields

March 19, 1960 - April 25, 2017

Michael Timothy Fields, 57, of Chehalis, Wash., was taken from us Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Centralia, Wash., after a tragic accident. He was born to Ronald and Evelyn Fields March 19, 1960, in Olympia, Wash.He attended Tenino High School in Tenino, Wash. Michael earned his ATA in diesel equipment technology at Centralia College and was employed with the City of Tacoma as a maintenance...
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Shirley Elaine Baskin

December 27, 1926 - April 24, 2017

Shirley Elaine (Martial) Baskin received her last (and best) promotion in a life full of them on April 24, 2017 in Centralia, Washington. Shirley was born December 27, 1926 in Kirkland, Washington. After attending Seattle's John Muir School during the Depression and Franklin High School during World War II, she graduated cum laude from Washington State College in Pullman with a Sociology degree...
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Leo Delia McCurter

October 20, 1922 - April 22, 2017

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Barbara Pauline Baxter

April 13, 1928 - April 21, 2017

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James Peder Clevenger

January 3, 1955 - April 21, 2017

James Peder "Jim" Clevenger of Chehalis, Wash., was called home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 21, 2017, while at Providence St. Peter Hospital, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.He was preceded in his passing by his parents, Josh David Clevenger and Delores Carol Clevenger. Jim is survived by his wife, Yvonne Clevenger; four children, William David Clevenger,...
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Richard Raymond Klinski

July 1, 1946 - April 12, 2017

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Ellen Irene Calkins

July 14, 1937 - April 12, 2017

Ellen Irene Calkins, 79, of Chehalis, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Wash., after complications following a long struggle with Alzheimer's.She was born in Chehalis, Wash., July 14, 1937, to Opherd Lee and Alta Irene (Dunham) Hamrick. She was a proud student at the little one room schoolhouse at Jackson Prairie from first to eighth grade....
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Mark Dennis Webber

August 12, 1959 - April 9, 2017

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Nancy JoAnne Baker

September 27, 1938 - April 8, 2017

Mrs. JoAnne Baker, 78, went home to be with the Lord April 8, 2017. She was born Sept. 27, 1938, in Centralia, Wash. JoAnne worked for the Centralia School District for 28 years in the food service program.She married James T. Baker November 1955. Her interests included spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister, brother-in-law and many friends. Joanne...
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Betty Ellen Williams

March 4, 1930 - April 6, 2017

Betty Carlson Prestegord Williams passed away on April 6th, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Centralia, Wa. She was born on March 4th 1930 in Cosmopolis,Wa, to Noble Willard and Lena Louella Estep Carlson, and grew up in Tacoma, Wa. Betty met Alfred Prestegord during WWII. They married and moved to Twin Valley, Minnesota. They enjoyed family get togethers, horses and farming/ ranching. They were...
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Vernetta M. Rickert

February 19, 1923 - April 5, 2017

Vernetta Rickert passed away on April 5th 2017 at the age of 94. She was preceded in death by the love of her life Walter Rickert, her sweet daughter Mary Jo Smith, and her siblings Mike May, Delores Ritter, and Harold May. Vernetta was born on the 19th of February, 1923 in Banks, Oregon, to Merle and Frank May. She was the eldest of four children. At age five her family moved to Ryderwood,...
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Eddie Allen Knipp

September 23, 1942 - April 3, 2017

Eddie Allen Knipp quietly passed away at his home in Curtis, Wash., April 3, 2017. He was born in Long Beach, Calif., to Joseph and Rowena (Johnson) Knipp Sept. 23, 1942. He attended Mount Lowe Military Academy and Garden Grove High School.Eddie joined the United States Navy and trained as an aviation fire fighter at Corpus Christi, Texas, and served on the flight deck of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV...
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Michael Luke Wells

February 22, 1964 - March 30, 2017

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Arthur Thurmon Perkinson

March 16, 1938 - March 22, 2017

Arthur Thurman Perkinson, 79, of Oakville, Wash., passed away, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at home in Oakville. He was born March 16, 1938, to John and Elberta (Lewing) Perkinson in Houston, Texas.Arthur faithfully served our country in The United States Air Force and Coast Guard, having served pre Vietnam era. On May 11, 1962, he married the love of his life, Laura Shockley, in Oakland, Calif....
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Lorraine Frances Hougham

September 7, 1922 - March 21, 2017

Lorraine Frances Hougham passed away peacefully in Rancho Mirage, Ca, on March 21, 2017. She was born in Centralia, Washington on September 7, 1922 to Ralph and Frances J. Cobb. Lorraine grew up in Washington, where she graduated cum laude from Seattle University in 1944. While working as a chemist during WWII, she met her husband, Charles Stanley Hougham, who was serving in the Navy. They were...
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Mabel Mabel Hazelrigg

April 20, 1948 - March 20, 2017

Mabel Hazelrigg, 68, of Centralia, Wash., passed away March 20, 2017, at Providence Centralia Hospital. She was born to Guyton and Teresa (Martinez) Moye April 20, 1948, in El Paso, Texas. She graduated high school from Irving High School in El Paso and earned an accounting degree from The University of Texas, El Paso. She married the love of her life, Donald R. Hazelrigg, Nov. 7, 1967, in El...
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Gail Annette Shepard

March 8, 1952 - March 14, 2017

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Leslie Walter Buckman

March 2, 1937 - March 10, 2017

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Ruth Oppelt

May 20, 1937 - March 6, 2017

Ruth Oppelt, 79, passed away March 6, 2017, at her home in Dayton, Wash.Ruth Dobson was born May 20, 1937, in Caistor, a city in Lincolnshire, England.She completed Secondary Education in the village of Happisburg in Norfolk County, England and chose to enter the working world instead of pursuing higher education.She worked several jobs providing private housekeeping and childcare. Her position...
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Otha Mozell Edwards

March 19, 1924 - March 5, 2017

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Charles Fredrick Bode

July 25, 1951 - March 1, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Fredrick Bode, 65, of Chehalis, Wash., passed away, March 1, 2017, at home in Chehalis. Chuck was born to Herbert and Betty (Coy) Bode July 25, 1951, in Osaka, Japan.He married the love of his life, Connie Addison, June 22, 1974, in Eugene, Ore. Together, they had two sons, Bill and Matt.Chuck was an active part of the Chehalis Activators and especially enjoyed snow skiing and...
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Nancy Ann Allbritton

May 18, 1943 - February 28, 2017

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Delores Ann Silva

July 7, 1935 - February 20, 2017

Delores Ann Silva, 81, of Centralia, WA, passed away on Feb. 20, 2017. She is now with our Lord, Jesus Christ.Delores was born July 7, 1935. She grew up in Mossyrock, WA, and graduated from Mossyrock High School. Delores was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie & Myrtle Thompson, brother, Bill Thompson, and the love of her life, her husband, Woody Silva.Delores is survived by her brother...
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Dean Arnold Sturdivant

July 4, 1929 - February 18, 2017

Dean Arnold Sturdivant, 87, of Centralia, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Providence Hospital in Centralia, WA.He was born to Frank Fielding Sturdivant and Erma Belle Fales on July 4, 1929, in Edgemont, South Dakota. In 1949, he graduated from Igloo High School in Igloo, South Dakota, where he was a star athlete in both track and as a running back in football. On May 28th of 1949,...
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James Edward Bellinger

December 4, 1953 - February 18, 2017

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Edna Grace Hane

December 21, 1919 - February 11, 2017

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David Lawrence Suter

October 11, 1969 - February 7, 2017

Dave Suter, 47, of Adna, passed away on February 7, 2017. He was born on October 11, 1969 in Shelton, Washington, to Harold and Loretta Suter. Dave is survived by his wife, Colleen, daughter, Jessamyn, sons, Wyatt and Ethan, and his parents. This is a difficult time for the Suter Family, they appreciate your expression of sympathy and support during this difficult time. A celebration of Dave'...
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Di Marie Hadaller

February 10, 1957 - January 27, 2017

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Evelyn Merle Teeter

July 31, 1923 - January 27, 2017

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Leira Campbell Mann

June 16, 1923 - January 25, 2017

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Patricia Sue Thompson

October 1, 1930 - January 22, 2017

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Kenneth Michael Jensen

October 4, 1953 - January 20, 2017

Kenneth Michael Jensen "Rooster", passed away Jan. 20, 2017. He was born Oct. 4, 1953. He leaves behind three children, Ryan Jensen, Jami Sandage and Brandon Jensen; two stepdaughters, Briana Berg and Christi Angelos; six grandchildren, Alicia, Calvin, Paiton, Saul, Jonas and Lilliana; one great-granddaughter, Bentlie; and four siblings, Larry, Ron, Don and Sandi Jensen. A service will...
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Marian Carol Jones

April 28, 1931 - January 19, 2017

Marian C. Jones, 85, passed away at Garden Courte Memory Care in Olympia, Wash., January 19, 2017. She was the widow of George Walker Jones. Together, they shared 48 years of marriage together.She was born in Chehalis, Wash., to Carl and Victoria Glodt. Marian graduated from Chehalis High School as Valedictorian and then from Centralia College, where she met her future husband, George W. Jones...
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Roger Harry Olson

July 14, 1937 - January 12, 2017

Roger Harry Olson, 79, of Centralia, Wash., passed away Jan. 12, 2017, at Providence Centralia Hospital. He was born to Harry and Alice (Eckstrom) Olson July 14, 1937, in Saint Paul, Minn. Roger was raised in New Brighton, Minn., and graduated from Mounds View High School in 1957. On Jan. 31, 1959, Roger married the love of his life, Beverly Anna Kristyniak in Maison City, Iowa. They were blessed...
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James Merle Steele

June 26, 1918 - January 12, 2017

James "Curly" Merle Steele, was born to Etta Williamson and Melvin Steele June 26, 1918 inRiffe, Wash.After graduating from Mossyrock High School, Curly entered the U.S. Army on Sept. 10, 1941. He served with the 143rd Field Artillery in the Asiatic and Paciic, served with the 787th Field Artillery in the European Theatre, and was the spearhead of the Ninth Army. He was honorably...
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James Martin Wright

November 9, 1955 - January 11, 2017

James Martin Wright was born Nov. 9, 1955, in Centralia, Wash., to Martin Isaac Wright and Ula Robbins Wright. He passed away Jan. 11, 2017.James, better known to his friends as "Jim," graduated from W. F. West High School in 1974. He worked as a manager/cook/trainer/supervisor at numerous restaurants, including the Nor'Wester and Denny's Restaurants here in Washington state and Oregon as well...
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Audrey Kaleka Burnside

February 19, 1942 - January 10, 2017

Audrey "Mickey" Kaleka Burnside was born to Beatrice Chang-Wong and Charles Smith, Feb. 19, 1942, in Honolulu, Hawaii.After graduating from high school in Honolulu, she would go on many adventures. As a military brat living with her "real" dad, Paul Akina Wong Sr., she resided in Kettering, England and Zweibrucken and Landstuhl, Germany. Her life would be filled with travel abroad; Alaska, Oregon...
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Thomas Edward Schultz

June 27, 1947 - January 3, 2017

Thomas Edward Schultz was born in Seattle, June 27, 1947, to Ruth and John Schultz. At the age of 6, he moved with his parents and older sister, Susan, to a farm in Boistfort, Wash. There he made lifelong friends and began enjoying the outdoors. He began sixth grade in Chehalis, after the family moved to their home on Forest Napavine Road and graduated from W. F. West High School in 1965.He...
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Trinidad A. Huang

February 29, 1920 - January 2, 2017

Trinidad A. Huang went to her maker January 2, 2017. She was born in the Philippines on February 29, 1920 and immigrated to the US in December 1977 with her late husband of 57 years, James A. Huang. She was a doctor of dental medicine, a registered nurse, and a registered midwife. She practiced all three professions in the Philippines and retired in 1985 from Chiang Kai Shek College in Manila....
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Raymond Leroy Deguise

December 12, 1943 - December 28, 2016

Raymond Leroy Deguise was born December 12, 1943 in Worthington, Minnesota. He was a miracle baby; brought home in a shoe box. The first of 10 children born to Wanda and Clifford Deguise, he was preceded in death by his mother in 1991; his father in 2003; and a brother, Butch Deguise, in 2007.He is survived by his brothers, Jerry (Barb) Deguise, Jim (Elaine)Deguise, Ken Deguise, and Lowell (Kathy...
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Doug Palmer

February 23, 1931 - December 23, 2016

Douglas "Doug" Palmer was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Amarillo, Texas. Doug passed away peacefully at home, in Rochester, Wash., Dec. 23, 2016, with his wife of 57 years, Lil and his daughter, Toni, at his side.Doug joined the United States Air Force at the age of 19 and took an early discharge at age 29, after his dad had a heart attack. He was raised in South Carolina and stayed in Washington after...
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Nellie Ruth Lavender

January 30, 1934 - December 22, 2016

Nellie was born Jan. 30, 1934, in Chewelah, Wash., to Judd and Dellis Smith of Omak, Wash. She passed away Dec. 22, 2016, at home in Chehalis, Wash.Nellie lived in Chehalis most of her life. In 1953, she graduated high school at Toledo High School.On May 25, 1956, Nellie married Johnnie W. Lavender, who passed away in 1991. She was a full time mother, raising her three children and even helped...
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Wallace Lee Root

August 8, 1940 - December 17, 2016

Wallace L. Root left us Dec. 17, 2016, at Franciscan Hospice House in Tacoma, Wash. Wally was born in Bremerton, Wash., and graduated from Bremerton High School. After serving his country in the United States Army, based in Fort Ord, Calif. Wally returned to his family in Centralia and began his long employment at Fuller's Market Basket Grocery, serving at all three stores in many roles including...
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John Rowland Parke

October 24, 1928 - December 14, 2016

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Walter B. Graham,

June 10, 1917 - December 10, 2016

Walter B. Graham Jr., 99, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at home in Chehalis, Wash. The husband of Mardell (Mullen) Graham. They shared 77 wonderful years of marriage together. He was born June 10, 1917, to Walter and Mildred Graham in Chehalis, where he also graduated from high school. Walt continued in the family business as a construction engineer, eventually owning and operating W.B. Graham...
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Nichole Jane Kelly

January 31, 1937 - December 6, 2016

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John Leonard Tauscher

November 2, 1938 - December 5, 2016

John Tauscher, 78, of Chehalis, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2016 with family at his side. He was born in Chehalis on November 2, 1938, to Jim and Josephine Tauscher. John was a lifelong resident of Lewis County; he lived for being outdoors, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved being home, working the land, and taking care of his cows. John retired from L & E Bottling in...
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Manuel Rickey Lopes

March 24, 1955 - December 3, 2016

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Roy Ivan Bishop

February 12, 1921 - December 1, 2016

Roy Ivan Bishop, Jr, 95, passed away peacefully at his home in Olympia on December 1, 2016, with his family by his side. Roy was born on February 12, 1921 in Spokane, WA. He graduated from John Rogers High School in Spokane, WA. He starred on the high school golf team and also played amateur hockey. After high school, he moved to Seattle and worked for Boeing, where he met Jennie "Jean"...
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John Floyd Anderson

October 31, 1943 - November 30, 2016

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Betty Lou Combs

May 22, 1929 - November 17, 2016

Betty was born May 22, 1929, in Breckenridge, Minn., to Kristian Seines and Lucille Strubel Seines. She passed away Nov. 17, 2016, in Centralia, Wash.Betty lived in several states related to her dad working in construction. Not until they moved to Onalaska, did Betty get to go to the same school for more than a few months. She graduated in 1948 from Onalaska High School.Betty married Raymond...
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Eddie Tetsuro Sato

January 16, 1930 - November 13, 2016

Eddie T. Sato, of Las Vagas, Nev., passed away Nov. 13, 2016, a resident of Las Vegas for 22 years. He was born Jan, 16, 1930, in Seattle, Wash.Eddie and his family, once released from internment camp, moved to Chehalis, where he grew up. He spent his days helping with the family farming business, growing vegetables and strawberries and working at Tires Inc. He graduated from Adna High School in...
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Patsy Irene Grimes

August 20, 1940 - November 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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William Robert Wayne

March 26, 1923 - November 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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Genevieve Nadine Harkins

July 26, 1924 - October 30, 2016

Mrs. Genevieve Nadine Harkins, 92, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. She is much loved and will be greatly missed. Genevieve was born July 26, 1924, in Canon City, Colo., to Thomas and Genevieve Santarelli. On Oct. 3, 1945, she married the love of her life, Charles James Harkins. Genevieve and Charles enjoyed 71 wonderful years together, raising a...
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Austin Clinton Courtright

December 26, 1996 - October 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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Katherine Marie Hill

February 13, 1925 - October 21, 2016

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Vernon Thurlo Hull

August 11, 1925 - October 19, 2016

Vernon Thurlo Hull was born on Aug. 11, 1925, in Shattock, Okla., to George Walter and Maude (Deeds) Hull, and died Oct. 19, 2016 in Centralia.In 1937, his family moved from the dust bowl of Oklahoma to Washington to find work and make a better life. Vern joined the U.S. Navy, along with 3 of his brothers, in 1943, serving on the USS Ross in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Leyte Gulf and the...
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Mary Margaret Wiley

November 26, 1927 - October 17, 2016

Mary Margaret (Costello) Wiley was born Nov. 26, 1927, in Tampa, Kan. She peacefully passed away Oct. 17, 2016, in Centralia, Wash. Mary grew up on the family farm in the small town of Tampa, Kan. She graduated from Tampa High School and attended Marymount College in Salina, Kan. She then married Ken Wiley, her husband of 52 years until his death in 2000. Ken was also from Tampa. They moved to...
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Judith Marie Owen

March 24, 1942 - October 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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Elaine Consandine Pichette

July 18, 1943 - October 12, 2016

Elaine Consandine Pichette, 73, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at her home in Rochester, Wash., after a short battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family, who remained at her side.She was born July 18, 1943, in Irvington, N.J., to Frederick Gerard and Blanche Ellen (McArdle) Consandine. Elaine was a determined and strong woman, who loved her family with all of her...
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Ferrell Sylvan Ely

March 19, 1939 - October 10, 2016

Ferrell Sylvan Ely was born March 19, 1939, in Centralia, Wash. He passed away Oct. 10, 2016.He loved his family and is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy; eldest son, Paul Ely and his wife, Nikki; granddaughter, Alyssa; grandson, Blake; and youngest son, Scott and his wife, Tiffani. He is also survived by his sisters, Shirley Chappell (Ron) and Linda Ely; brothers, John Wright (Sharon) and...
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