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LaWanda Estelle Lambeth (Ahma), 87, was born on Nov. 14, 1918, and passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving grandchildren on March 3, 2006.
She lived in Michigan, Calif., and Oregon until the passing of her second husband, Lt. Col. William F. Lambeth on April 12, 2003. She then moved to Vancouver, Wash., to live with her grandchildren, Pamela and Roger Spence.
She is survived by 20 grandchildren, and 33 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to Dana Parker, her caregiver, for the loving treatment she provided to our grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph Chaf; mother, Addie Becker; children, Anne Kirkland, April Martin, and David Chafy.
We want to thank Bill Guynn, John Jamieson, Nicola Kowalscyzk, Lisa Spencer, Trina Verwey, LA Wanda Cramberg, Larry Martin Jr., Jim Mackay, Dana Phernetton, and Deborah Blackwell for surrounding grandma with love as she passed.
We also want to thank Southwest Washington Hospice for all their advice and support.
In memory of LaWanda, please give love and caring support to your own grandparents, parents, and children. Visit your grandparents often and lend them a helping hand. Arrangements by Coles Funeral Home of Baker City, Ore.
Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, March, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor