Location: Moses Lake Washington

Hendrickson, Judy Ann – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Judy Ann Hendrickson, 59, of La Grande, died July 3 at Grande Ronde Hospital. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Island City Ward. Mrs. Hendrickson was born Aug. 11, 1946, to Emerson Lee and Florence Ann Theisen Merritt in Hastings, Neb. The family lived in Iowa, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, New York, Florida and Arizona before settling in La Grande. On Oct. 9, 1968, she married Harvey Leon Hendrickson in Moses Lake, Wash. They had a civil ceremony, and on Oct. 11 were sealed in the LDS temple in Logan, Utah. They lived in Moses Lake for a few years before moving to La Grande. She volunteered in the PTA, serving on many committees and as president twice. She enjoyed reading and would visit the first-grade class weekly to read to the children. She served as Mother Education leader, as Junior Sunday School teacher, Mia Maid leader, YW president, ward and stake activities cultural arts specialist, secretary, counselor and president in primary, youth and Gospel Doctrine teacher, Cub Scout den leader and Enrichment leader. She loved her church and her family. Survivors include her husband of La Grande; children and their spouses, Craig and Trish Hendrickson of Colville, Wash., Staci and Travis Armstrong of La Grande, Jamie and Irene Hendrickson of Pilot Rock, Todd and Camille...

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Sisk, Gladys Morrison – Obituary

Gladys B. Sisk, 84, a lifetime resident passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 1994 at Lakeridge Care Center of Moses Lake, Washington. She was born on August 9, 1909 in Ellensburg, the only daughter of pioneer parents Tom and Lillie (Ferguson) Morrison. Gladys attended Kittitas schools and was on all the girls athletic teams-basketball, baseball, tennis, etc. After graduation in 1928, she enrolled in Success Business College in Seattle. After 7 months at school, she was called home to take care of her ill mother. September 16, 1929 Gladys married Clarence C. (Irish) Sisk and they made their home in Kittitas on the 40 acres that Gladys inherited from her parents. Gladys sorted potatoes for Les Wilson for a number of years. When Les retired, Gladys and her husband bought a sorter and started sorting potatoes in potato cellars for farmers. After a few years of sorting, Gladys bought and sold potatoes for Walton Distributing Company in Seattle. After the potato business, Gladys sold real estate for Thayer Realty until her retirement. Gladys and her husband organized the Flying Hoof Riding Club, of which she was an officer and game captain for 17 years. The club rode in the Seafair Parade, and at Yakima, Selah, Toppenish, Goldendale, Wenatchee, Quincy and at the Ellensburg Rodeo night shows. She is survived by her nephews and their wives, Chet (Tuff) & Judy...

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Strong, Claudia Cooke – Obituary

Strong, Claudia Cooke Grant Co., WA Claudia P. Strong, 70, a long-time Moses Lake resident, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 1990 at her home. Graveside services were held today at 11 a.m. at Pioneer Memorial Gardens with the Women of the Moose officiating. Arrangements are in care of Kayser’s Chapel of Memories in Moses Lake. Mrs. Strong was born on March 9, 1920 in Seattle, Wash., daughter of Claude and Emma (Storey) Cooke, members of Washington State pioneer families. She was raised and educated in Entiat, Wash. and was married to Fred L. Strong on March 8, 1940 in Yakima. They moved to Moses Lake in the mid-1940s. Mrs. Strong worked as a checker for Dietzen’s Grocery Store for many years and later at Jack’s Bargain Barn, retiring in the mid 1970s. She was a member of the Women of the Moose in Moses Lake. She is survived by two brothers, George E. Cooke of Oak Harbor and C. P. Cooke of Soap Lake; four sisters, Lois Parcher of Everett, Iris Morical of Brewster, Blanche Dean of Moses Lake and Emma Pierce of Sparks, Nev.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Columbia Basin Daily Herald, July 16, 1990 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Keithey, Keith Carol – Obituary

Keith Carol Keithley, 76. formerly of Midvale, passed away on Saturday, June 18 in Moses Lake. Washington. He was born at Weiser on June 28, 1928 to Claude F. Keithley and Agnes Pickett Keithley. He grew up on a ranch west of Midvale, graduating from Midvale High School in 1945, after which he attended the University of Idaho at Moscow. Keith married Phyllis “Sue” Lesh in Weiser in 1950. They ranched in the Midvale area and later lived in Halfway and Baker City. They had three children, Colleen, Chip and Jay. Keith and Sue were divorced after 15 years of marriage and he later married Wanda Erickson in Olympia, Washington. She passed away in 2002. Keith spent many years in the livestock hauling business and during those years lived in the Toppinish and Moses Lake area. He was a good truck driver and good with livestock so was a natural for that business. Keith is survived by his children and their spouses, Colleen and Gary Hubler of Simi Valley, CA., Chip and Patty Keithley of Santa Rosa, CA., Jay and Margaret Keithley of Ontario, along with eight grandchildren, Jami, Jeff, Melissa, Matt, Eric, Suzanna, Jon and Elizabeth and two great grandchildren, Logan and Angel. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Claudia and Tom Holmes of Midvale, ID. He was preceded in death by his parents, his...

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Weideman, Glenn August – Obituary

Glenn August Weideman, 71, a former longtime Baker City resident, died July 5, 2005, at his home in Moses Lake, Wash. There will be a memorial service for Glenn at Phillips Lake on Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. For more information, call his son Wayne at Anacortes, Wash. He was born on May 14, 1934, at Mount Clemens, Mich., to Robert and Clara Lipke. Glenn lived for nearly 40 years in Baker City where he made a career as an engineer for the U.S. Forest Service. He worked mostly on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and later commuted to John Day to work on the Malheur National Forest. Among his many accomplishments, Glenn proudly participated in the design of local forest roads at all scales from logging roads to the Anthony Lakes Highway and sections of Interstate 84. He also was a veteran, where he competed with the U.S. Army’s national rifle and pistol team. Survivors include his brother, Roy, and sister-in-law, Carolyn, of Mount Pleasant, Tenn.; a sister, Lynn Berger of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; his two sons, Dale and his wife, Joan, and their sons Eric and Kyle of Pacifica, Calif., and Wayne and his wife Liz of Anacortes, Wash. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 12, 2005 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Ashby, Wanden Lloyd – Obituary

Richland, Oregon Wanden Lloyd Ashby, 77, of Richland, died Nov. 10, 2004, at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise of complications from heart surgery. His graveside service will be at noon Saturday at Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Pastor Ralph Holcomb of the Baker Christian Church will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7847, Halfway. Wanden was his own man. He served his country during World War II, after joining the U.S. Navy at age 16 with his dad’s OK. He received two Purple Hearts, one in the Battle of the Philippine Sea and one at Okinawa. After the war he sailed with the Merchant Marines for about nine years. After serving his country, Wanden moved to Omak, Wash. He later moved to Keller, Wash., where he was married and bought a ranch. Later he bought another ranch in Moses Lake, Wash. He and his wife were divorced and he sold his property. Wanden acquired some racehorses and raced them at Portland, Yakima, Spokane and Seattle, Wash. He sold his horses after a few years and bought a house at Richland. Wanden and his very good friend, Glenn Densley, prospected and mined. In his later years he had a small sawmill and started making wooden bowls. He never sold any, but gave them to friends and relatives. In addition to mining, he loved...

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Robinson, Stanley Newton “Newt” – Obituary

Stanley Newton “Newt” Robinson, 61, died April 19, 2003. Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m., in the Richfield, Idaho, Cemetery on East Hwy 26. Pastor Gene Kissinger will officiate. Visitations will be held Thursday at Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 South Lincoln in Jerome, Idaho, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stanley was born Feb. 28, 1942, at Richfield, Idaho, to Willett “Slim” Robinson and Velma C. Githens Robinson. He attended school in Richfield. He married Merlene Bell and they raised their two children while living in Moses Lake, Wash. They were later divorced. He married Anna in Reno, Nev., in 1990 and they resided in Baker City, where Newt worked for the canal company. They later divorced and Newt returned to Southern Idaho to be near his children. Newt will be remembered as a hard worker. Newt is survived by his children and their spouses: Lisa and Chris Aranyos of Dayton, Nev., and Stacey and Wendy Robinson of Jerome; grandchildren, Crystal, Amanda and Cody Aranyos and Jeremy and Jared Robinson; eight brothers and sisters and their spouses, Gene and Donna Robinson, Louise Kingsford, Udell and Peggy Robinson, Carl and Carol Robinson, Bonita and Lee Casper, Leona and Lucky Goodenough, Loren Robinson and Victor Robinson, many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon,...

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Weber, Patrice Hoagy Mrs. – Obituary

Patrice Weber, 43, of Moses Lake, Wash., and formerly of Baker City and La Grande, died Aug. 21, 2001, at her home after a long illness. Kaiser Chapel of Memories in Moses Lake is in charge of arrangements. A private service will be held. Mrs. Weber was born Sept. 22, 1957, at Muencheller, Germany, to Charles Willard and Louise Mary Hoagy. She attended school in San Antonio, Texas, and modeling school in San Diego. On Sept. 12, 1987, she married Rob Weber, and the couple moved to Baker City, where she worked at Pioneer Bank. Later they moved to La Grande where she worked at Alayan, and then to Moses Lake, Wash., where she was office manager for Furniture West and also managed a Botan Hair Salon. She was an enthusiastic gardener, but her greatest love was her family. She is survived by her husband and children, Keven, Reed and Suzanne Lee Weber, all of Moses Lake; her father, who lives in Texas; and her mother, who lives in Arizona; and three sisters and four brothers. Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 31, 2001 Transcribed by: Belva...

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