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.......since 1974

oneillmickMick (Michael) Sean O'Neill, 68, died in his home in Yakima on January 15, 2014 after a 25-year-long battle with cancer.

Mick did not lose the battle. He fought tirelessly against countless complications, especially during an immensely difficult, five-year-long period at the end of his life. He showed the people around him what it means to never lose hope. He also showed them how to accept an unfortunate situation and make the most out of the time one has left in this world. Despite the problems, he never complained. "It is what it is," he would say. Mick was born on July 18, 1945 in Ellensburg.

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fruit, driving truck, and fixing equipment. When age forced him to stop working outdoors he continued working in the shop on equipment. Lon was with the Campbell family over 52 years.

Lon told his family he never thought he would live through Korea and when he did he wanted to make every moment count. Life was precious and needed to be filled with love and joy. And that is how he lived his life. He never met a stranger and always told the people in his life, new and old, “I’m glad you got to see me.” He loved to tell stories and had his Lon-isms. He was a good man. Lon did have a love of vintage cars and was a member of the Vintiques club for many years.

Alonzo is survived by his wife of 63 years, Addie Mae, children, Judy Durey, Kathy Grubenhoff and husband Dennis, Betty Hill Taylor and husband Randy, dear friend Tony Pena and wife Darleen, eight grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, sister Betty Ruth Garrison, and brothers Morris and James Durey.

He is preceded in death by parents Fletcher and Hazel Durey, brother Travis Durey, son Lonzo Durey, daughter Meredith Stalder, and son-in-law Bob Hill.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Jan. 25th at 1:00 at Christian Worship Center, 204 Cheyne Rd., Zillah.

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.

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 schliepmikeMichael 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.

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lonzodureyLonzo 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. 

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wesley joseyYAKIMA - 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.

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