Miscellaneous Benton County, Washington Obituaries

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Reynaldo Castaneda Pereyda
Reynaldo Castaneda Pereyda, 22, of Sunnyside died Thursday in Outlook. He was born in Mexico and had lived in the Valley for two years. He was a laborer. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Tuesday, May 2, 2000

Kevin J. Reed
Kevin J. Reed, 45, died Thursday at his home in Burbank. He was born in Pasco and lived in Burbank for 45 years. He was a laborer. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel B. Bair
Hazel Betty Bair, 76, Pasco, died Monday in Lourdes Medical Center. She was born in Washington, Mo., and lived in Pasco for more than 55 years. She was a farmer's wife. Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Francisca T. Alaniz
SUNNYSIDE - Francisca T. Alaniz, 81, died Sunday at her home in Sunnyside. She was born in Mission, Texas, and lived in Sunnyside for 46 years. She was a homemaker. Smith Sunnyside Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joshua M. Scott
Joshua Michael Scott, 20, of Pasco, died Saturday in Kennewick General Hospital after a car accident. He was born in Kennewick and lived in the Tri-Cities all his life. He was a cabinet maker for Vincent Construction in Pasco. Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary F. Hopkins
Mary F. Hopkins, 82, of Pasco died Sunday in Kennewick General Hospital. She was born in Woodstock, Ill., and lived in Pasco for 53 years. She was a homemaker. Bruce Lee Memorial Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Norbert J. Job
Norbert John Job, 79, of Pasco died Sunday in Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House in Kennewick. He was born in Albany, Minn., and lived in Pasco for 69 years. He was owner and operator of Job's Nursery in Pasco. Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Melvin L. Owen
Melvin Lee Owen, 57, of Kennewick died Saturday in Kennewick. He was born in Eugene, Ore., and lived in Benton County for 24 years. He was an electrician. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls, Kennewick, is in charge of arrangements.

Bernard 'Pete' Malady
Bernard "Pete" Malady, 73, of Kennewick died Friday in Kennewick General Hospital. He was born in Stickney, S.D., and lived in Kennewick for three years. He was a retired supervisor in truck and tractor missile handling for Civil Service. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls, Kennewick, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Thursday, May 4, 2000

Maria K. Evans
Maria K. Evans, 64, died Tuesday at her home in Richland. She was born in Hungary and lived in the Tri-Cities for 26 years. She was a retired bookkeeper. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.

Artie A. O'Brien
Artie Arvella O'Brien, 70, of West Richland died Wednesday in Kadlec Medical Center in Richland. She was born in Bethune, Colo., and lived in West Richland for 15 years. She was a retired line foreman for Lamb Weston. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Harvey L. Schaneman
YAKIMA - Harvey LaVerne Schaneman, 64, of Sunnyside died Monday in Yakima. He was born in Scottsbluff, Neb., and lived in Yakima County for 45 years. Smith Sunnyside Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest L. Menard
GRANDVIEW - Ernest L. Menard, 69, died Wednesday in Grandview Health Care Center. He was born in Wapato and lived in Grandview for 21 years. He was a retired musician and entertainer. Valley Hills Funeral Home, Sunnyside, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Friday, May 5, 2000

Orie L. Montgomery
SUNNYSIDE - Orie L. Montgomery, 82, died Wednesday in Sunnyside. He was born in Ionia, Kan., and lived in Sunnyside for 70 years. He was a retired foreman for the Haas Hop Ranch. Smith Sunnyside Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

David R. Corbus
SUNNYSIDE - David R. Corbus, 50, of Grandview died Wednesday in Sunnyside Community Hospital. He was born in St. Louis and lived in Yakima County for 40 years. He was a truck driver. Smith Sunnyside Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Fortino Sandoval
SUNNYSIDE - Fortino Sandoval, 79, died Wednesday in Sunnyside. He was born in Mexico and lived in the Valley for four years. He was a retired laborer. Smith Sunnyside Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth M. Thompson
Ruth Marie Thompson, 57, died Thursday at her home in Kennewick. She was born in Baker City, Ore., and moved to the Tri-Cities from Hermiston 11 years ago. She sold asparagus in the Tri-Cities. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls, Kennewick, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Saturday, May 6, 2000

Thelma J. Black
Thelma J. Black, 96, of Kennewick, died Friday in Life Care Center of Kennewick. She was born in Galveston, Texas, and lived in the Tri-Cities for 13 years. She was a retired advertising consultant in real estate marketing. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls, Kennewick, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Sunday, May 7, 2000
 
Richard N. Snoper
Richard N. Snoper, 63, of Kennewick died Friday at Kennewick General Hospital. Snoper was born in Newcastle, Wyo., and had lived in Kennewick for 41 years. He retired from the John Deere Tractor Co. of Pasco. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Leroy Babcock
Leroy Babcock, 76, of Kennewick died Friday at Kennewick General Hospital. Babcock was born in Colorado and had lived in Kennewick for 46 years. He was a retired farmer. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Thelma R. Martin
SUNNYSIDE - Thelma R. Martin, 70, died Saturday in her Sunnyside home. Martin was born in Blount County, Ala., and had lived in Sunnyside for 50 years. She was a homemaker. Valley Hills Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Lyle D. Kenitzer
Lyle D. Kenitzer, 68, of Richland died Friday in Richland. Kenitzer was born in Fergus Falls, Minn., and had lived in the Tri-Cities area since 1967. He was a retired electrician. Einan's Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Fern M. Olson
Fern Martie Olson, 83, of Kennewick, died Friday at the Life Care Center in Kennewick. Olson was born in Fort Rock, Ore. She moved from Kelso to Kennewick two years ago. She owned and operated a floral shop before her retirement. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls is in charge of funeral arrangements. 

Frank G. Doshna
Frank G. Doshna, 79, of Benton City died Friday in Richland. Doshna was born in Yonkers, N.Y., and had lived in the Tri-Cities area since February. He worked as a truck driver and delivery worker in Alaska. Einan's Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.
 
Monday, May 8, 2000

Margaret F. Dierdorff
SUNNYSIDE - Margaret Fay Dierdorff, 78, of Sunnyside died Saturday at Sunnyside Community Hospital. Dierdorff was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and had lived in the Yakima Valley for 41 years. She retired from teaching. Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Richard N. Soper
Richard N. Soper, 63, of Kennewick died Friday at Kennewick General Hospital. Soper was born in Newcastle, Wyo., and had lived in Kennewick for 41 years. He retired from the John Deere Tractor Co. of Pasco. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Lester V. Dougherty
CONNELL - Lester V. Dougherty, 72, died Friday at his Connell home. Dougherty was born in Pasco and lived in Franklin County his entire life. He was a farmer. Bruce Lee Memorial Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Catherine L. Giffen
GRANDVIEW - Catherine Louise Giffen, 87, of Sunnyside died Saturday at the Grandview Healthcare Center. Giffen was born in Texarkana, Ark., and had lived in the Yakima Valley many years. She retired from her job as a store owner. Smith Funeral Home is Sunnyside is in charge of funeral arrangements.
 
Wednesday, May 10, 2000

Ted S. McCleary Sr.
Ted S. McCleary Sr., 69, of Kennewick died Sunday in Lourdes Medical Center, Pasco. He was born in Gerome, Wash., and lived in the Tri-Cities for 40 years. He was a retired truck driver for Central Premix Co. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls, Kennewick, is in charge of arrangements.

Wayne L. Fusman
Wayne Laverne Fusman, 80, died Monday at his home in Kennewick. He was born in Faulkton, S.D., and lived in Kennewick for 53 years. He was a retired groundskeeper. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary I. Berry
Mary Innis Berry, 84, of Kennewick died Tuesday in Kennewick General Hospital. She was born in Collinsville, Okla., and lived in Kennewick for 15 years. She was a retired bookkeeper. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Lewis R. Peterson
Lewis R. "Pete" Peterson, 79, died Tuesday at his home in Kennewick. He was born in Burton, Neb., and lived in Kennewick for 62 years. He was retired from Welch Foods in shipping and receiving. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lori L. Forney
Lori Lynn Forney, 41, of Kennewick died Sunday in Ken-newick. She was born in Quincy and lived in the Tri-Cities for 17 years. She was a homemaker. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Thursday, May 11, 2000

Billy K. Watkins
Billy K. Watkins, 73, of Richland died Tuesday at Life Care Center of Kennewick. He was born in Hot Springs, Ark., and lived in Richland for 57 years. He was a retired senior labor relations specialist. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Friday, May 12, 2000

Ruby M. Easley
Ruby Marie Easley, 90, of Kennewick, died Wednesday in Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pasco. She was born in Anadarko, Okla., and lived in Kennewick for 18 years. She was a retired beautician. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gloria J. Williams
SEATTLE - Gloria J. Williams, 44, of Pasco, died Wednesday in Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. She was born in Oakland, Calif., and lived in the Tri-Cities all her life. She was an office manager at Fluor Daniel. Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Darrell L. Hansen
Darrell Leonard Hansen, 68, of Pasco, died Wednesday in Kennewick General Hospital. He was born in Faulkton, S.D., and lived in Pasco for 56 years. He was retired owner and operator of a printing shop. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Saturday, May 13, 2000

Kathleen M. Sutherland
Kathleen M. Sutherland, 91, of Pasco, died Thursday in Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Sussex, England, and lived in Pasco since 1960. She was a homemaker. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.

Eusebia Blough
GRANDVIEW - Eusebia Blough, 90, died Thursday in Grandview. She was born in Guatemala and lived in Grandview since 1973. She was a homemaker. Smith Grandview Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lyvonne N. Ferrians
Lyvonne N. Ferrians, 76, Burbank, died Friday in Kadlec Medical Center in Richland. She was born in Wallula and lived in Burbank for 74 years. She was retired postmistress for the U.S. Post Office in Burbank. Bruce Lee Memorial Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Arlene H. Wilbur
SPOKANE - Arlene H. Wilbur, 89, Toppenish, died Thursday in Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. She was born in Medicine Valley and lived in Pasco from 1948-1959. She retired from the Washington State Ferry System. Merritt Funeral Home, Wapato, is in charge of arrangements.

Sunday, May 14, 2000

Barbara A. Herrin
Barbara Ann Herrin, 69, of Kennewick died Saturday at Kennewick General Hospital. Born in Oklahoma, she had resided in Benton County since 1950. She was a homemaker. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Monday, May 15, 2000

Brian E. Brown
Brian E. Brown, 40, of Kennewick died Friday at the Tri-Cities Chaplaincy in Kennewick. He was born in Avenaly, Calif., and lived in Kennewick since 1978. He was a custodian at Richland High School. Mueller's Chapel of the Falls funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

Frances A. Elliott
Frances A. Elliott, 90, of Pasco died Friday at Lourdes Medical Center in Pasco. She was born in Richland and lived in the Tri-Cities all her life. She was a homemaker. Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home in Pasco is in charge of arrangements.

Eusebia Blough
GRANDVIEW- Eusebia Blough, 90, of Grandview died Thursday at her home. She was born at La Antigua, Guatemala, and lived in Grandview since 1973. She was a homemaker. Memorial services were held Saturday in Grandview, with Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 
Tuesday, May 16, 2000

Henry E. Warren
Henry Edward Warren, 87, died Sunday at his home in Kennewick. He was born in Heppner, Ore., and lived in Benton County most of his life. He was a retired laundry man for the Hanford Corp. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lee F. Hentschel
Lee F. Hentschel, 78, of Pasco died Friday in Life Care Center of Kennewick. He was born in Deora, Colo., and lived in the Tri-Cities for eight years. He was a retired logger. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert W. Smith
Robert W. "Bob" Smith, 86, of Kennewick died Saturday in Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House. He was born in Los Angeles and lived in the Tri-Cities since 1947. He was an electrician who retired from Rockwell in 1978. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.

Edna V. Nelson
Edna V. Nelson, 79, died Saturday at her home in Pasco. She was born in Spokane and lived in Pasco for 23 years. She was a retired land developer. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Tina R. Berrell
Tina Rose Berrell, 77, of Pasco died Sunday in Comfort Care Adult Foster Care in Pasco. She was born in Leed, S.D., and lived in Pasco for three years. She was a retired sales clerk. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas G. Ellis
SPOKANE - Thomas G. Ellis, 80, of Richland died Saturday in Spokane. He was born in Reedyville, Ky., and lived in Richland for 53 years. He was a retired lead nuclear operator. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Grace E. Morton
PROSSER - Grace E. Morton, 86, died Saturday in Prosser. She was born in Orofino, Idaho, and lived in Prosser since 1967. She was a retired co-owner of Prosser Auto Salvage. Smith Grandview Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Helen A. Owens
PROSSER - Helen Alice Owens, 89, died Monday at her home in Prosser. She was born in Fort Scott, Kan., and lived in Prosser since 1989. She retired from food processing. Meyer Funeral Home, Prosser, is in charge of arrangements.

Shirley M. Bolden
SALISBURY, N.C. - Shirley Mae Bolden, 53, former Tri-City resident, died Monday at her home in Salisbury, N.C. She was born in Richland and lived in the Tri-Cities until moving to North Carolina in 1995. She was a nurse. Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Maxine J. Turnbow
Maxine J. Turnbow, 75, of Pasco died Saturday in Pasco. She was born in Tacoma and lived in Pasco for 42 years. She was a homemaker. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald M. Turnbow
Ronald M. Turnbow, 78, of Pasco died Saturday in Kadlec Medical Center. He was born in Kamas, Utah, and lived in Pasco for 42 years. He was retired from the railroad. Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.

Elma B. Ingram
Elma B. Ingram, 93, of Kennewick died Sunday in Canyon Lakes Restorative and Rehabilitation Center in Kennewick. She was born in Sumner, Tenn., and lived in the Tri-Cities for 57 years. She was a retired manager of McVicker Jewelry. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.


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