Verna (Ronnie) Schiffner, 73, of Selah, WA passed away on April 26, 2013. She was born on March 22, 1940 in Yakima, WA to Harry & Rose (Miller) Lagervall. The family moved to Selah, WA in 1937.
Verna enjoyed attending Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Selah. She loved dancing, music, entertaining, camping, and the Vintiques Car Club, and she was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary. She was a wonderful cook and caretaker for her late husband Dick Schiffner for many years, and also volunteered at the Food Bank. Survived by her 4 children, Stephan Madsen, Tina
Bond, Chana Madsen, Lisa McDaniels and step daughter Vickie Glover.
Verna was the oldest daughter of 11 children. Surviving siblings include: Robbie Pellegrini, Jeri Ealy, Barbara Porter, Carolyn Gage, Mike Lagervall, Dan Lagervall, Denise Longshore, Mari Mills and Steven Lagervall.
Michael Freddie "Mike" Schliep, 70, of Yakima, passed away on September 11, 2012 at University of Washington Hospital in Seattle.
Mike was born on June 8, 1942 in Richland, Washington, to Alfred C. and Elsie M. Schliep. When he was a small child, the family moved to Halloway, Minnesota.
Mike always loved things with motors. When he was old enough he helped fix motors around the farm.
The family moved back to Yakima when he was 12 years old.
YAKIMA - Wesley Josey, 66, passed away Monday, February 28, 2011 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 17, 1944 in Corning, California to James and Georgia Josey. The family settled in Naches, Washington in 1957.
Wes graduated from Naches High School with the class of 1963. He was a loyal and dependable friend who you could always count on to lend a helping hand. He maintained a special lifelong relationship with his two best friends from high school, Darrell Montgomery and Larry Buchanan. Wes married Lavonne Howell on March 5, 1966 and they had two children, Lonni & Dean.
Lonzo Edward Durey, age 59 passed away April 26,2011. He was born June 14, 1951 to Alonzo and Addie (Bartlett) Durey in California. He grew up in Tieton, WA and graduated from Highland High School in 1969. Lonzo married his high school sweetheart Judy (Wyatt) Durey on December 5, 1969. They shared 41 wonderful years and three children together.
Lonzo and Judy moved to Terrace Heights in 1979. There he dedicated over 30 years to his love of hard work and being outdoors working for Sundquist Fruit.
YAKIMA - Douglas Ray Beebe, 59, of Union Gap died Saturday Sept. 18, 2010 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Doug was born January 10, 1951 in Yakima, WA to Abraham and Marjorie (Letlow) Beebe. He was raised in Yakima County, but also lived in many different areas of California. On June 2,1973, he married Lena Duke in Caiifornia and they were married for 22 years. Doug has spent the past 13 years with his significant other, Mary Riley. Doug was an enrolled member of the Grand Ronde Tribe of Oregon. He drove logging truck for Tiin-ma Logging Company in White Swan for 30 years. Doug was a long time member of Vintiques Car Club, and A.B.A.T.E.