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Vintiques of Yakima

.....since 1974

YAKIMA - Keith A. Hallauer, age 58, passed away Tuesday morning August 23, 2005. Keith was born November 22, 1946 and was raised in the Yakima Valley by his parents, Arthur and Neva Hallauer. After graduating from West Valley High School, he joined the Air Force and served time in Vietnam as a jet engine mechanic.After his period of service, Keith attended Perry Technical Institute. Keith and a long time friend started Orrs Auto Body in April, 1974. Keith married his beautiful wife, Linda Omlin, and together they had two kids, Danny and Carrie. In 1979 Keith sold Orrs and started his own body shop known as Vintage Auto Body. Keith specialized in old antique auto restorationand had a skill not surpassed by anyone.Keith's passion for cars began at the young age of thirteen when he brought his first car home, a 1931 Ford Model A Pickup, and restored it from scratch and still kept it in his possession.

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"Lee" Leland Frank Haase, 70, of Yakima died Thursday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Mr. Haase was born in Los Angeles and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for North American Aviation/Rockwell/Westinghouse in Southern California before moving to Yakima in 1978 when he was transferred to Hanford where he worked as a senior mechanical engineer. Mr. Haase retired in 1988. Survivors include his wife, Millie of Yakima; four children, Nancy Baisinger of Yakima, Janice Hamilton of Selah, Ronn Haase of Riverside, Calif., and Jeffery Hasse of Canoga Park, Calif.; a sister, Barbara Stark of Oakhurst, Calif.; 14 grandchildren ;and five great-grandchildren.

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Sara Clements, 39, of Sunnyside died Friday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Wade, of Sunnyside; her daughters, Emily Suzanne and Shontee June of Sunnyside; her brothers, Owen and Alan Pence of Oregon; and her parents, Rene and Maxine Pence of Oregon.