Our Obituaries

Keith Eugene GRAHAM

June 24, 1940 - May 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Albert Edward Seibold

May 20, 1921 - May 10, 2017

Albert Seibold, 95 of Selah passed away Wednesday May 10, 2017 after a long battle with Dementia. Albert was born on May 20, 1921 in Balgonie, Canada to Edward and Agnes (Wagner) Seibold. Albert and his family moved to Yakima in 1929 and when he was 7 the family moved to the "farm" where he lived until he was 94 years of age. Albert was never married however he and his brother Lawrence raised...
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Cuahutemoc Camacho Salamanca

July 5, 1983 - May 10, 2017

Cuahutémoc Camacho Salamanca (also known as Temo), age 33, was taken away from us on May 10, 2017. Temo was born on July 5, 1983 in Yakima to Nora Camacho and Israel Salamanca, and raised by his step father Ramiro Camacho.Temo has lived his whole life in Yakima by his family. He went to Perry Technical Institute and obtained his Electric Technology certificate in 2010. He loved being an...
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Sofia Ramirez

December 15, 1998 - May 7, 2017

Yakima, Sofia Ramirez (also known as China) age 18. She was sadly taken from us in the early morning of May 7th 2017. Sofia was born on December 15, 1998 in the Yakima County, to Selia Rose Rivas and Esteban Soto Ramirez.Sofia was born and raised in Yakima, WA. She spent the last year with her older sister Mercedes in Wasco, CA. But recently moved back to Yakima to spend time with her family. She...
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Lorenzo Gutierrez Mata

January 8, 1945 - April 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Mable Elizabeth Blanchard

April 25, 1964 - April 27, 2017

Mable Elizabeth Blanchard was born April 25, 1964 in Port Townsend, Washington to her father Russell Neil Rooker and mother Mae Elizabeth Rose.She graduated from Royal High School in 1982. She is the mother of JoAnna Blanchard, AZ and Zak (Kimber) Blanchard, ID. Mable was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and through the church became a large supporter of the...
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Orvil Lee Blackledge

July 18, 1929 - April 27, 2017

Orvil L Blackledge, 87, peacefully went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2017 at home surrounded by his family, after a long battle with COPD. Orvil was born July 18, 1929, in Prairie Grove, Arkansas to John T and Gertie (Fidler) Blackledge. The family moved to Selah in 1944. He started working at Matson Fruit at age 16.Orvil married the love of his life Carmen B (McCoy) Blackledge September 25,...
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Melvin Ray Bates

December 8, 1924 - April 13, 2017

Melvin R. Bates passed peacefully and into the presence of the Lord in the early morning hours of April 13, 2017 at Cottage in the Meadow after a long illness. Melvin was born in Manhattan, MT on December 8, 1924. He is survived by his brother Harley Bates, children; Judy Moore (Howard), David Bates (Vicki), Stephen Bates (Ruthie), Winnie Head (Pam), Virginia Fahey (Bill), Kenny Wilmoth, Chuck...
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Charles H. Amstutz

December 8, 1931 - April 12, 2017

Charles Harvey Amstutz, age 85, left his earthly body to be with our God in Heaven on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, while residing at Fieldstone Memory Care. He was born in Seattle, WA on Dec. 8th 1931.Charles (Chuck) joined the Army National Guard at age 17. He graduated from Garfield High School in 1950 along with Quincy Jones. He worked at Boeing briefly then joined the Navy for 4 years. He...
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Bonnie Jean Lease

June 24, 1929 - April 6, 2017

Bonnie J. Lease, 87, of Yakima died Thursday, April 6.Arrangements are by Langevin-El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Joan Isabel Kerslake

October 20, 1931 - April 6, 2017

Joan I. Kerslake, 85, of Yakima died Thursday, April 6.Arrangements are by Langevin-El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Nissa Viane Rise

October 22, 1978 - April 5, 2017

Nissa Viane Rise passed away unexpectedly in her home April 5, 2017. She was born Oct. 22, 1978 in Prosser, WA.She was a wonderful mother, extemely loyal friend and a hard worker.Nissa had a great sense of humor, loved adventure, trips to Lake Chelan, skydiving, camping, trips to the family cabin in Idaho, weekend get-a-ways, concerts, swimming, bbqs, watching her kids sporting events, cooking,...
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Darrell Gene McGuire

December 28, 1950 - April 4, 2017

On April 4, 2017 Darrell G. McGuire returned "home," beating out the rest of us at reuniting with his grandson, Cobey Batrum, his parents, Richard and Audrey McGuire, and Grandparents Melvin and Alvina McGuire. Darrell was the second born of four children; he is survived by his siblings, Terry (Patty), Sherry (Mark), Rick (Donna), and Ki (Bryon). Darrell married his wife, Jo, on November 1st 1970...
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Edafine Alice Morgan

October 13, 1921 - April 1, 2017

Edafine (Sally) A. Morgan went to be with her Lord, and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 1, 2017. She died peacefully at the home she shared with her loving daughter, Virginia, and surrounded by her loving family.Sally was born October 13, 1921 in Johnstown, Nebraska to George and Alice Brown. She was raised in Johnstown, Nebraska, and moved with the family to Harrah, Washington. She...
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Sharon Lee James

October 9, 1943 - April 1, 2017

Sharon Lee James, 73, of Yakima died Saturday, April 1, at Virginia Mason Memorial hospital.Arrangements are by Langevin-El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Nola K. Rose

November 26, 1928 - March 30, 2017

Nola K. Rose of Yakima passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Landmark Care Center in Yakima, WA, surrounded by family. Nola was born November 26, 1928 in Bancroft, ID to Belzora Smith and Wesley Knowles.Nola married Robert (Bob) Rose on May 9, 1958 in Pocatello, Idaho. Nola was a homemaker and a lifetime member of the VFW Local #26, a member of the Silver Spurs in Silverdale, WA, and a...
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Angela Rose Hackenmiller

February 26, 1921 - March 29, 2017

Angela Rose Hackenmiller, 96, of Yakima passed away peacefully, March 29, 2017 at Cottage in the Meadow. Angie was born on February 26, 1921 in Stacyville, Iowa to Mathias and Katie Miller.Angie was raised and educated in Minnesota. She married Clarence (CJ) Hackenmiller on June 13, 1943 and then settled in Riceville, Iowa. Angie and her husband moved to Yakima in 1954 where they raised their...
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Gay Loraine Owens

July 15, 1943 - March 23, 2017

Gay, a beloved child of God, passed away peacefully at home on March 23, 2017 at the age of 73.Gay Loraine Prinke was born in Yakima, Washington on July 15, 1943 to Gust and Iva Ione Prinke. Gay was one of six children. Gay attended school in Selah, Washington and graduated from Selah High School in 1961. After graduation, Gay went to Beauty School and obtained her beautician license in 1962. She...
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Kaytlynn Jean Foresyth

January 22, 1993 - March 22, 2017

Kaytlynn Jean (Head) Foresyth, returned to her Heavenly home on March 22, 2017. Kaytlynn was beloved by many; her infectious smile and sense of humor was known to light up any room she entered. Kaytlynn was born on January 22, 1993, to Jim Head and Kathy Burke. She spent most of her life growing up in Yakima, Washington with her father Jim Head and step-mother Melissa Head; she attended and...
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Myra Anne Mickles

December 23, 1933 - March 20, 2017

Myra Anne Mickles was born in Ballard, Washington on December 23, 1933 and died on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Yakima, Washington in her home surrounded by loved ones. The oldest of six children born to Gregory and Anne (Wohlleben) Roth, Myra spent her youth attending Yakima Schools and enjoying many memorable summers swimming and playing at Miller Park.Myra married Glenn Goodwater and together...
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Daniel L. Kutch

July 9, 1953 - March 19, 2017

Daniel "Danny" L. Kutch Sr., 63, fought a courageous battle of COPD with his twin sister faithfully by his side and on March 19, 2017 lost his battle. He was born on July 9, 1953 in Ft. Lawton, WA to Robert Lee Kutch and Delores (Aubrey) Kutch.Danny grew up with 4 brothers and 3 sisters, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He enjoyed playing little league baseball, fishing, camping, and long...
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Patricia A. Brune

April 30, 1943 - March 18, 2017

Patricia "Pat" A. Brune, 73, passed away on March 18, 2017 in Yakima, WA. She was born on April 30, 1943 in Lawton, OK to Joseph and Naomi (Stone) Darden.Pat worked for many years as an expert cake decorator and trainer for Safeway. In her spare time, she baked many thousands of tasty and beautifully decorated cookies becoming known as the "Cookie Queen." Along with her talents in baking, Pat was...
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Miguel Sanchez Ante

October 26, 1958 - March 17, 2017

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Jesus Sarabia Garza

August 22, 1928 - March 17, 2017

Jesus "Jessie" Garza, Sr., who was 88 years of age, joined God in Heaven on Friday, March 17, 2017, and was reunited with family members who preceded him in death. He passed away peacefully at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington where he was surrounded by his wife of 60 years - Amalia Ortega-Garza, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and close friends.Jesus was...
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Dorothy Mae Campbell

September 29, 1937 - March 16, 2017

Dorothy (Dot) Campbell peacefully joined her husband, Lonnie, in heaven on March 16, 2017. She was surrounded by her children, grandchildren and sisters. She was instructing her family, even minutes before her passing.Dot was born in Poplar Bluff, MO to Milburn and Elsie (Stage) Estes, and was the third of seven daughters. As a young woman, Dot was singing in the church and a young man peeked in...
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Vicenta Villanueva

April 5, 1932 - March 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Reretta May Christie

March 11, 1936 - March 14, 2017

Reretta May Christie, 81, Yakima, went to be with the Lord on March 14, 2017. She resided at Lola-Kay Adult Family Home.Reretta was born in Corinne, Utah on March 11, 1936 to Charley H. Ferbrache and Maple L. (Benham) Ferbrache of Toppenish, Washington. She married Arthur O. Christie in Toppenish on April 16, 1960. Reretta enjoyed quilting, playing music, dancing and yard sales.She is survived by...
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Kenneth Scott Kane

January 21, 1966 - March 11, 2017

January 21, 1966 - March 11, 2017When God called one of his special angels home on March 11, 2017 at 12:30 p.m., Kenny was surrounded by loving family, and his caring friends at Yakima Valley School in Selah.Kenny was born January 21, 1966 in Evansville, Indiana to his parents Richard and Linda Kane. He was their first child. Shortly after birth, Kenny received the diagnosis of having special...
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Donald Allan Day

May 13, 1933 - March 10, 2017

On Friday evening, March 10, 2017, our beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather passed peacefully with family at his side to ascend to Heaven and into the arms of God, where he is now reunited with Rosie, our beautiful mother and his wife of nearly 58 years.Don (Dad) was born on May 13, 1933 in Axtell, Kansas to James and Rose Day. Dad was a dust bowl baby, and the family moved west to...
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Karen Ann Blodgett

November 1, 1971 - March 7, 2017

Yakima -Karen Ann Blodgett, forever young, of Wapato, WA joined her Dada and Baby Jakob in Heaven on March 7, 2017. Karen, an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation was born in Wenatchee, WA the youngest of seven children. As a teenager and young adult, Karen worked at YMCA, providing afterschool childcare. She graduated from Selah High School then attended Washington State University Studying...
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Vickie Marie Lane

December 5, 1954 - February 27, 2017

Vickie Marie (Tessier) Lane (62) of Yakima, passed peacefully on February 27th, 2017 holding the hands of her children Jennifer and Justin, and surrounded by her sister and grandsons, after a yearlong battle with cancer.Her weekend was full of many loved ones who came from all over to celebrate her life, and return the love that she showed each of them unconditionally.Vickie was born on December...
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Lorraine Elizabeth Hill

June 27, 1918 - February 22, 2017

Lorraine Marie Elizabeth was born to Frank and Eliza (Laurent) Boisselle on June 27, 1918. She died on February 22, 2017 at Selah Care and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 98.She started first grade at the Brownstown Grange in Brownstown, WA speaking only French. She graduated from Wapato High School in 1937 and attended Yakima Business College.It was at a social gathering at the Brownstown...
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Zo Lynnae Sampson

December 8, 2016 - February 18, 2017

Zoë "Zoë Bear" Lynnae Sampson was called by the Creator to join him and his angels on February 18, 2017.Zoë is survived by her loving parents, Jeffrey and Heather Sampson; sisters, Jayden and Riley; great grandpa, Roy Krahn; grandparents, Kelly and Laurie Krahn, Ralph and Rosie Sampson and Laura Olney; aunts and uncles, Holly (Erik), Heidi, Chelsea (Juan), Tricia and Kyle; special...
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Valentin Alcantar Tellez

August 22, 1959 - February 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Evagean Mabel Mantey

January 24, 1922 - February 13, 2017

Evagean Mabel Mantey passed away February 13, 2017 at the age of 95. Evagean was born January 24, 1922 in Egeland, ND to Martha Maude Etta Eakright Fuller and Miles Smith Fuller. She lived in Yakima from the time she was a young girl. She graduated from Yakima High School and married Allen E. Mantey, her high school sweetheart, in June 1941.Evagean worked for many years for Yakima Valley Growers...
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Lola LaVelle Wallbaum

May 9, 1926 - February 5, 2017

Lola LaVelle "Gramsy" Hurst Wallbaum passed away with all her family surrounding her with love at Cottage in the Meadow. Before she left this Earth, she wrote her own obituary as follows:"I was born to Lee and Verna Hurst on May 9, 1926 in Faxon, OK. I was educated in Farwell, TX, and moved with my family to Yakima, WA in 1945. I have gone from my life on Earth on February 5, 2017. My survivors...
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Charlotte Lorraine Scott

January 3, 1926 - February 1, 2017

Charlotte L. Scott passed away on February 1, 2017 in Selah, Washington, at the age of 91. She was born on January 3, 1926 in Cle Elum, Washington.Charlotte attended elementary and high school in Naches, Washington. She then worked as a teller at Naches Bank where she met, and later married, Ivan Scott in 1945. In 1947, she and Ivan purchased a fruit ranch in Selah. There she lived for 54 years,...
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Roberto Trevino

October 11, 1966 - January 30, 2017

Roberto Trevino Jr., 50 years old, was born in Toppenish, WA on October 11, 1966 and died in Bellevue, WA on January 30, 2017.Roberto was employed by Costco, Issaquah Corp. Headquarters for almost 10 years. He loved his job and all the Costco family members he worked with.He was a community emergency response team (CERT) sponsored by Issaquah Citizen Corps.Bobby was a very loving child who helped...
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Josephine E. Rathjen

December 23, 1920 - January 28, 2017

Josephine Elma Rathjen, known as "JO," age 96, lived most of her life in Yakima. She passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at her home.She was born in Fresno, California on December 23, 1920. Her parents were Albert and Martha (Voge) Zybura. Her mother passed away from a miscarriage / blood poisoning when she was 7 years old; and her two brothers: John - 5 years old and Jimmy - 3 years old....
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Carlos Gabino Mendoza

February 21, 2000 - January 28, 2017

No obituary is available at this time.
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Michael Douglas Annen

January 8, 1947 - January 27, 2017

There is no obituary available at this time.
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Edward Carl Hinsz

May 28, 1923 - January 27, 2017

Edward Carl Hinsz, 93, of Yakima died Friday, Jan. 27, at Cottage in the Meadow.Arrangements are by Langevin-El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Elizabeth Ann Hardy

October 3, 1923 - January 25, 2017

Peggy Hardy was born in Akron, OH to Joseph and Myrtle Curling. She married Sam Hardy and had six children.She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Gloria Slider; her sons; 1 daughter; 1 granddaughter; 2 grandsons; as well as her son in law and daughter in law. She is survived by her daughters, Patty Forte and Phyllis Booker; nieces and nephews; grand - great - and great great...
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Delores Mary Berg

July 18, 1935 - January 24, 2017

Delores M. Berg, 81, of Selah died Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Selah Care and Rehabilitation.Arrangements are by Langevin-El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com
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Gedon Pettingill

July 27, 1960 - January 20, 2017

There is no obituary available at this time.
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Herbert Rodrick Knowlton

November 21, 1918 - January 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Helen L. TRIMBLE

July 18, 1930 - January 19, 2017

Helen L. Trimble was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 18, 1930. Helen worked as a typist for thirty years for a major insurance company. Helen and her family relocated to San Francisco for a time, finally settling in Seattle where she raised her family. Helen passed on January 19, 2017 after a brief illness. Helen was preceded in death by her father Oscar Levenson and mother Cecilia Levenson...
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Ronald M. Berger

June 4, 1943 - January 18, 2017

Ronald M. Berger, 73, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Cottage in the Meadow.Ronald was born on June 4, 1943 in Yakima, Washington, to Markus and Regina (Schneider) Berger. Ron was raised in the shadow of the Yakima foothills. Ron shined as a baseball player and car enthusiast. Following a 32 year career as a manager for the Boeing Company in Seattle,...
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Emery Dee SMITH

April 22, 1933 - January 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Steven Michael STAHLMAN

June 20, 1984 - January 17, 2017

Steven Michael Stahlman, 32, of Yakima died Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Yakima.Arrangements are by Langevin-El Paraiso Funeral Home of Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Robert Raymond Rose

August 19, 1931 - January 16, 2017

Robert R. Rose, 85, of Yakima died Monday, Jan. 16.Arrangements are by Langevin•El Paraiso Funeral Home, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Lois Irene Hanshew

June 12, 1929 - January 15, 2017

Lois Irene Hanshew left this earthly life on January 15th, 2017. She was born on June 12th, 1929, to Charles & Helen Rimer in Carver, Minnesota. She lived between Washington & Minnesota for many years. She met her 2nd life partner, Marvin Hanshew, and they were married on August 16th, 1958.She worked for Roche Fruit for twenty years, until moving on to work for Matson Fruit for many, many...
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Graciela Flores Ayala

July 9, 1941 - January 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Jose Z. Martinez

July 28, 1929 - January 13, 2017

Jose Z Martinez, 87 of Union Gap, passed away January 13,2017 in Union Gap, Washington. Jose was born on July 28, 1929 in Del Rio, Texas, to Aldolfo and [osefa Martinez. He as raised and educated in Del Rio, Texas. Jose's family moved to Washington State in 1940. Jose married Josie Gonzales in 1952 and settled in Toppenish, W A. They were married for over 60 years. Together they raised...
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Ella Lorene Richardson

October 30, 1939 - January 13, 2017

Ella (Lorene) Richardson passed away on Friday morning, January 13, 2017 at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital in Yakima. Lorene was born on October 30, 1939 to Joseph and Laura Dees in Bergman, Arkansas.Lorene married the love of her life, JC Richardson, on July 28, 1957 in Summit, Arkansas. They have 3 children, Clifton Richardson of Yakima, WA, David Richardson (wife Debbie) of Harrison, AR, and...
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Mildred Francis Miller

April 15, 1921 - January 11, 2017

There is no obituary available at this time.
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Erskin Richard Prevett

November 5, 1919 - January 10, 2017

Erskin Richard Prevett (Dick Prevett) passed away at home on January 10, 2017 at the age of 97. He was born in Biggers, Arkansas, to Jacob and Cassie Prevett, on November 05, 1919. At the age of 15, he joined the government CCC Camp and worked in California, in forestry.He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Gunner's Mate, aboard the USS Idaho. He was decorated with the...
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Carol Ann FREUND

April 24, 1938 - January 8, 2017

Carol Ann Freund, 78, of Naches died Sunday, Jan. 8, in Yakima.Arrangements are by Langevin•El Paraiso Funeral Home, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Maria Gabriela ALCALA

December 5, 1977 - January 7, 2017

Maria Alcala, 39, died January 7, 2017. For the last 10 years she faithfully attended meetings at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in American Sign Language. She loved her God, Jehovah, and her many friends. She had strong faith in the bible's hope of a resurrection of the dead (John 5:28,29) and of eternal life on a paradise earth (Psalm 37:29). We loved her. She was a bright spot in our...
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Kenneth Mannie Mills

April 14, 1921 - January 6, 2017

Kenneth Mannie Mills, 95, was born April 14, 1921 in Hailey, Idaho to Mannie Hubert Mills and Annie (Jones) Mills. He passed away January 6, 2017 at Cedar Hills Residential Care.Ken worked from the age of 14 with his dad, learning the trade of being a butcher. In his off time, he enjoyed adventures with friends and cousins, fishing and sometimes getting into a little bit of mischief.He met Ella...
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Ollie B. Mills

September 12, 1931 - January 4, 2017

Ollie Belle Mills, 85, of Yakima died Wednesday, Jan. 4.Arrangements are by Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home of Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Karen Lynn OROPEZA

March 13, 1958 - January 1, 2017

Karen Lynn Oropeza, 58, of Yakima died Sunday, Jan. 1.Arrangements are by Langevin•El Paraiso Funeral Home, www.lepfuneralhome.com
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Corrina Reba Escalante

June 26, 1964 - December 29, 2016

Corrina Escalante was born June 26, 1964 to Estella Escalante in Pasco, Washington.Corrina was admitted to Yakima Valley School on February 21, 1980, when she moved from Interlake School to be closer to her family.Corrina became an integral part of social life on and off campus and had many adventures throughout her years at Yakima Valley School.Corrina especially loved music, being outdoors,...
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Mary Ann Heit

October 26, 1917 - December 29, 2016

God welcomed Mary Ann Heit to Heaven on December 28, 2016. Mary was born on October 26, 1917 to Mike and MaryEva Ell in Berwich, North Dakota. Mary celebrated her 99th birthday in October with her family. She lived in Yakima 70 years. When Holy Redeemer was built in 1962; she started volunteering and helping at the church. She was always in attendance for the many events and services. Mary...
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Charlotte May Fornof

December 1, 1937 - December 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Charlotte Charlotte Novobielski

June 4, 1929 - December 25, 2016

Fontelle Charlotte Novobielski was born on June 4, 1929 to Inez Boone and John Remley on the Lacamas Prairie near Toledo, WA. She attended the Toledo Schools until she moved to Yakima with her family when she was 15. She graduated from Yakima High School (Davis) and continued her education at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. She graduated with her teaching degree in Home Economics...
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Daniel MUNGUIA

May 11, 1957 - December 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Gerald Lee Kappenman

September 10, 1935 - December 17, 2016

Jerry "JK" Kappenman, 81, a long-time and well-loved resident of Selah, passed away peacefully on December 17, surrounded on all sides by loved ones. The extraordinary, compassionate staff of Yakima's Cottage in the Meadow will be remembered for the care given to both Jerry and his family in his final days. Though he will be sadly missed by countless dear friends and family members across the...
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Connie Lee Perry

January 28, 1932 - December 14, 2016

Tuolumne County Sheriff's CSU member, Connie Perry, passed away on Dec.14, 2016. She was born and raised in Utah and lived in Washington for 25 years before finding her way to Sonora. Connie worked as a waitress and tended bar for 40 years. She raised six children, has 14 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Connie was such a very sweet lady who thoroughly...
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Dan Dee Gilmore

November 7, 1937 - December 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Richard Almeida

February 16, 1977 - December 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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James Delvwyn Treddenbarger

April 12, 1942 - December 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Annabelle Pearl Cunningham

October 31, 1929 - December 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Langevin El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, WA.
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Richard Leo Riley Benson

January 13, 1950 - December 6, 2016

There is no obituary is available at this time.
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William Gene Evans

December 17, 1928 - December 6, 2016

William Gene Evans, "Billy Gene" as his mother often called him, was born on December 17, 1928, in Yellville, Arkansas. He was the only son of Euna and Guy Evans, now deceased. In 1936 the family moved to Washington State. He and his sister Joanne attended grade school at the old Marcus Whitman school, on Naches Heights. Bill graduated from Highland High School in 1947. He lettered in basketball...
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Darlene J. Elliott

December 27, 1949 - December 3, 2016

Our dear mother, wife, grandmother, and friend, Darlene Elliott passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Darlene was born on December 27, 1949 in Lewiston, Idaho, to George and Betty (Robinett) Hart.Darlene married Harold, the love of her life, in 1990. By that time she had already raised her two children, Lori and David. She also gained step-children whom she loved very much....
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Richard E. Kuhlmann

May 7, 2015 - November 28, 2016

Our beautiful Angel Richard "Richie" Edward Kuhlmann IV, age 18 months, passed away unexpectedly on November 28, 2016 in Yakima. He was born on May 7, 2015 in Yakima to Richard E. Kuhlmann III and Amanda Krueger.His family will miss his active spirit, creative dance moves, adventurous nature, beautiful smile and his many facial expressions especially the grumpy transitioning into happy.He is...
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Rosa J. Curtis

December 6, 1948 - November 28, 2016

Rosa J. Curtis (Purdy), born Dec. 6, 1948, passed away at her home in Harrah Nov. 28, 2016, at the age of 67. She was a devoted mother and sister to all family and friends. She was loved and will be missed by all.Preceded in death by mother and father, Jean and Clyde Purdy, her daughter Jessie and her son Doug, four brothers, Dale, David, Billy, and Donnie, and two sisters, Karen, and Jill...
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Nancy K. Sundberg

January 18, 1935 - November 26, 2016

Nancy K. Sundberg passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016, after an extended illness."She was a Mom to many and a stranger to no one." She was born and raised in Yakima. She spent her childhood years attending Barge Lincoln Elementary, Washington Jr. High, and graduated from Yakima High in 1953. Mom worked from the time she was able, doing odd jobs as a young girl, and eventually took up...
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Melva Irene Hoar

November 6, 1921 - November 19, 2016

Melva Irene Hoar, 95, of Yakima died Saturday, Nov. 19, at Cottage in the Meadow.Arrangements are by Langevin•El Paraiso Funeral Home, Yakima, www.lepfuneralhome.com.
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Patty Jane Turner

April 15, 1941 - November 8, 2016

Patty J. Turner, 75, of Kennewick, WA passed away on Monday, November 8, 2016 at Sacred Heart Medical Center.Patty Turner was born on April 15, 1941 in Yakima, WA.Her greatest enjoyment was being with her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Survivors include her two sons: David Turner and James Turner; and her two daughters: Debbie Davis and Marlene Hiatt.Patty will be laid to rest beside...
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Shirley Jean Mastel

April 13, 1929 - November 6, 2016

Shirley Jean Swofford was born April 13, 1929, in Sandpoint, Idaho to Mansford "Manny" Wray Swofford and Margaret "Peggy" Millard Swofford. Her family moved around a lot when she was young due to the depression and then WWII. Her father did everything he could to provide for his family from logging in Idaho and Oregon where they lived in logging camps to working in the shipyards in Vancouver...
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Cerise Macneal

August 11, 1934 - November 1, 2016

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Freddie D. Elander

July 11, 1936 - October 28, 2016

Freddie D. Elander 80, of Yakima went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 28, 2016 surrounded by his family. He was born in Yakima, Washington on July 11, 1936 to Ernest and Beulah (Klausen) Elander.Freddie was raised by his grandparents Fred and Hanna Elander on their apple farm on Swede Hill in the West Valley area. He attended Wiley City grade school and graduated from Highland High...
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Barbara Bechard

April 25, 1928 - October 27, 2016

Barbara (Wingerter) Bechard, age 88, was born April 28th, 1928 in Selfridge, North Dakota to John and Mary (Zacher) Wingerter.They moved to Yakima in 1934 and she was educated at Saint Paul's grade school and St. Joseph's Academy, class of 1946. Barbara married Lloyd Bechard at St. Paul's Cathedral in 1946 and had 6 children. She worked in the meat industry for 20 years in Yakima, Richland, and...
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Susan Kathryn PATTON

March 4, 1947 - October 22, 2016

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William DeJesus

January 12, 1965 - October 21, 2016

Mr. William (Billy) DeJesus, of Toppenish, WA, passed away in his home on Friday October 21, 2016 at the age of 51.Billy was born to parents, Alicia Rodriguez Huerta & Alfredo DeJesus, on January 12, 1965 in Yakima, WA.He attended grade schools in Yakima, WA and graduated from Davis High School. After a few years, he continued his education at Perry Technical Institute for Automotive...
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Maxine Sali

February 25, 1928 - October 20, 2016

Maxine Sali passed away at Garden Village on October 20, 2016. She was born in Burley, Idaho on February 25, 1928 to Lula (Casperson) Cutler and Joseph B. Cutler. Maxine was the oldest of five children. Her mother moved with the children and later married Tom Monacelli.Maxine met and married Phillip Sali on May 14, 1951. Maxine had a son, Michael, from a previous marriage and Phillip adopted him....
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Raymond George Blondin

January 6, 1922 - October 19, 2016

Ray Blondin, 94, of Yakima peacefully left this world to be with his wife and son Wednesday, October 19 at home with family by his side.He was born January 6, 1922 to Edmond and Mable Blondin in Yakima, WA, in his parents' home. He was one of 12 children. He went to Tietonview Grade School, Franklin Jr High, and graduated from Cowiche High School.Ray met Eloise Shearer on a blind date July 17,...
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Mary Wanda Blanchard

August 12, 1928 - October 18, 2016

Lord Jesus Christ released Mary Blanchard from her earthly body on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at Blossom Place, assisted living, where she had resided since 2008. Mary previously was a long-time resident of the Nile Valley/Chinook Pass area.She was born in August, 1928 Yakima, WA, to Lawrence and Delina (Poulin) Blanchard. She was the youngest of three; joining brothers Edward and Roy. Mary...
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John Heilman

April 27, 1928 - October 17, 2016

On Monday, October 17, 2016 John Heilman's journey in life, and courageous battle against cancer came to an end as he joined his wife Rosella "Sally" Hammrich-Heilman, his son Kevin A. Heilman and those family members that have gone before him to the heavenly skies above. John is the son of Bernard and Elizabeth (Heintzman) Heilman and was married to Rosella "Sally" ...
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Barbara Rose Bruner

June 4, 1923 - October 14, 2016

Barbara Bruner, 93, was born on June 4, 1923. She was the fifth of eleven children to Ben and Dorothy Feist. She passed away on October 14, 2016, in Yakima, Washington.She was raised on a farm and graduated in 1942 in Karlsruke, North Dakota. After graduating, she worked for an implement company and bank in Drake, North Dakota, before marrying Andrew Bruner in 1946. He was employed by the US...
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Mary Michelle Dale

February 27, 1973 - October 8, 2016

"Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she began to fly!"Mary Michelle (Gough) Dale, 43, passed away on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 at home with her husband, Zane, and her children at her side. Mary was born February 27th, 1973 to Dennis Gough and Patricia Draper in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She moved with her mom and dad to Selah, Washington, near Yakima, in 1974. She attended...
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Mary Lavina Scherschligt

July 22, 1927 - October 8, 2016

Our mother, Mary Wharton Scherschligt passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Cottage at Highgate Senior Living Facility. Mom was born on July 22, 1927 in Miller, South Dakota to Glenn and Olive (Williams) Wharton. She was raised on a farm in South Dakota until she was nine years old, when in the midst of the great depression, the family moved to Salinas, California in search...
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Kester Calvin Duran

July 19, 1915 - October 8, 2016

Kester C. Duran, age 101, passed away October 8, 2016, in Yakima, WA. He was born to loving parents Claude and Parilee Jackson Duran in Delhi, Oklahoma on July 19, 1915. Kester grew up in Oklahoma. In 1942 he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War 2. He served as a mechanic and by the end of his service he obtained the rank of Sergeant. He married Sylvia C...
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Edward Garza

June 3, 1958 - October 7, 2016

Edward Garza, 58, of Fresno, California was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, friend, who was called to rest on October 7, 2016.He is preceded in death by his mother Concepcion Maldonado mother in law Juanita Guzman, and sister Anna Maria Garza. He is survived by his wife, Leticia Garza; daughters, Marisol Perez, Joyce Diego, Brenda Hernandez, Crystal Angel Garza and Love...
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Ethel Mae GRAHAM

July 5, 1926 - October 3, 2016

Ethel Mae Graham, 90 years old of Yakima Washington, joined her Lord and Savior on October 3rd, 2016.Ethel was born in Princeton Missouri to Don and Nola Austin on July 5th, 1926.She enjoyed spending time with family, traveling, and camping. Ethel, and her husband Lewie, attended Christian Life Center Church for 35 years and made many friendships with their church family.When at home, she...
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Eugene Lee Remley

May 18, 1946 - September 30, 2016

Eugene (Gene) Lee Remley passed away on September 29th, 2016 at his home of natural causes.Gene was born to John and Inez Remley on May 18th, 1946 in Yakima, Washington.He worked his entire career for Bi-Mart, retiring after 35 years.Gene took pleasure in playing cards, the accordion, hunting, fishing, camping and panning for gold.In the later part of his life, he was supported by many special...
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Zenaida Santiago Gomez

May 8, 1974 - September 26, 2016

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Margerie Craig

July 29, 1924 - September 23, 2016

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