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Mildred Johnson

Apr 03, 1926 - Nov 26, 2023

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Yakima, WA

Millie Johnson, age 97, passed on November 26, 2023 in Yakima, Washington. Millie was born on April 3, 1926 in Hatfield, Arkansas. This brief notice is provided for family and friends to leave memories and condolences. When the obituary is prepared it will be posted here. Services are pending. Brookside Funeral Home is caring for the family. www. brooksidefuneral. com To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Helen Freida Calahan

Feb 18, 1929 - Feb 19, 2024

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Yakima, WA

Helen Freida Calahan, age 95, of Yakima, Washington passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024. A visitation for Helen will be held Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Keith & Keith Funeral Home, 902 West Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98902. A funeral service will occur Friday, March 1, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Keith & Keith Funeral Home.

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Roger M. Fiander

Jul 27, 1939 - Feb 17, 2024

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Yakima, WA

"Roger M. Fiander passed to the other camp on February 17th 2024. He was resting for his journey at Memorial Hospital,Yakima,Wa. Roger was born on July 27th 1939 in Saint Anthony’s Hospital; Pendleton, Oregon to Charles M. Fiander and Frances Rose, He spent the very early years of his life in Auburn and Tacoma, Wa with his father. He was raised in White Swan, Wa, living with his grandparents William and Alma Fiander, until his father moved back to White Swan. Roger attended White Swan Schools, Graduating High School in 1957. Roger also attened Yakima Valley Community College, Central Washington University and Navajo Community College. Roger left Central Washington College his Junior year for a position with the Yakama Nation. In his high school years Roger participated in the sports of Football, Basketball, Baseball and Tack. The highlight was defeating Goldendale 19-6;who at the time was ranked #1 in the state at Football. White Swan football was also League Champs in 1956. Roger went straight from high school to serve his country; Roger spent 8 years (1957-1965) in the United States Air Force. Basic Training-1957 Lackland AFB, Texas- Dec. 3rd, 1957 Air Postal Sq. Chatearoux Air Station France. 1961 Hq Sq 3080 ABGP- Caribor Af Stn, -1962 92nd Air Base Wing Fairchild, AFB Wa -1963-1964 Det 1, 11th Air Postal Sq. Saigon Tanson Nhut, Air Base Vietnam-1964-1965 432nd Air Base Gp- Larson AFB,Wa While in the service Roger enjoyed international Basketball, He also participated on the 432nd Gp Football team in 1964. During his time in the Air Force Roger took up the sport of Boxing. In 1960, Roger was the light welterweight of the all Air Force Unite in France. In 1960 Roger was the Runner-up in the light welter weight championship fight of all the Air Force Unit in Europe(USAFE)-Lost a split decision 3-2 to a fighter from Philadelpia,PA. Roger’s Air Force Service took him to Vietnam; 1963-1964. When he returned home, by his own evaluation; when he came home he was not the same person . After Roger’s discharge, He took up Rodeo. Having been raised a Cowboy by his Grandpa, Rodeo was a natural fit. Roger excelled at the time event end of the rodeo arena. Winning many awards. Team Roping (Header) became his specialty. During that time Roger won several belt buckles and saddles. In 2002, Roger along with roping partner and very good friend Dean Armstrong- Won the Sr. Pro Rodeo, 60\u0026#43; years in Forth Worth,Texas. Also in 2002, at the age of 63 years; Roger and Dean won the Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Finals 60\u0026#43; years Team Roping in Alberta, Canada. After that Roger attended many jackpot ropings with his wife Cooky and brother in-law Joe Moses, plus Numerous of others along the way.Roger and Cooky placed 3rd in the #9 at a USTRC Roping in Missoula, Montana in 2003, Bring home about $3500 bucks. Roger and Daryl Wimeyer won the Century Team roping at the Nespelem Indian Rodeo in 2014. Roger and Daryl went the Indian National Finals Rodeo in 2014 and placed 7th in the average. Roger slowed down after that. In may of 2016 Roger went through 3 spinal surgeries and his Rodeo; Team Roping days were over. He was 77 years old. Roger loved to spend time in the mountains because his father was an awesome fly-fisherman. Roger turned to his love for the Klickitat river and fly Fishing. He taught his wife Cooky how to fly fish and where to find the trout. “Cooky is a pretty darn good fly fisherwoman” Roger Married the love of his life; Velma J. Fiander (cooky) on November 20, 1987. Roger devoted his life to a life of service. The United States Air Force right out of high school. A laborer for the roads Dept. right out of the military service. The Cunningham Creek-Mount Adams lake road. White Swan Lumber Co. FT. Simcoe Job Corp. Elmers Smoke Shop. In 1972 Roger became the first manager of the Yakama Nation Tobacco Warehouse. The YIN sent Roger to classes at the Navajo Community college. In 1974 along with his friend(brother) Clifford SiJohn they wrote the “Indian Portion of the Comprehensive employment and training act” (this is a federal act). Indian Action Program Manager. Administration community service division. Administration Natural resource division. Tribal Administration Director. Manager Yakima Klicktat fisheries project. Program manager YIN voc-rehab. Assistant Deputy director human services division. 2001-2006 retired. 2007 Vice chair. 2008 Chairman. 2011 Purchasing agent-YIN legends casino. 2018 Retired. July 2019 Yakama Indian Nation General Council Chairman. Over 50 years of service to my people. Roger is preceded in death by his grandparents William and Alma Fiander, Oscar Rose, Emma Baker. Parents Frances Rose Murawski (mother)1973. Edith L. Fiander (step-mother)1973. Charles M. Fiander(father)1992.Charlene R. Fiander Yallup (sister) Roger is survived by his wife Velma J. Fiander (cooky) Sister Judy Halttunen (Glen) Neah Bay, Wa Children: Veronque R Fiander Mostoles, Madrad,Spain Veronica Jim Lawrence(Steve) Wapato,Wa Denise Fiander Hill(Noel) White Swan,Wa. Donald M. Fiander(Annette) White Swan,Wa. Daylene M. Fiander(Morris) Wapato,Wa. Roger M. Fiander Jr.(Felicia) Granger,Wa Arlen C. Fiander(Hudda) Wapato,Wa, His very special baby, who he raised Julianne J. Fiander With numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Nieces, Nephews, Cousin and Friend all across this Nation."

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Kenneth Anderson

Mar 07, 1940 - Feb 19, 2024

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Yakima, WA

Kenneth Anderson, age 83, passed away in Yakima, WA on February 29, 2024. This brief notice was provided to give family and friends a place to leave memories and condolences. If a full obituary is prepared in the future, it will be posted here. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Carole Ann Sagare

Oct 14, 1941 - Feb 16, 2024

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Yakima, WA

Carole Ann Sagare, age 82, of Yakima, Washington passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024. A visitation for Carole will be held Friday, February 23, 2024 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Keith & Keith Funeral Home, 902 West Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98902. A graveside service will occur Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at West Hills Memorial Park, 11800 Douglas Dr., Yakima, WA 98908.

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Carmil Nehls

Oct 20, 1928 - Feb 12, 2024

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Yakima, WA

Carmil Nehls, age 95, of Yakima, Washington passed away on Monday, February 12, 2024. Our mother, Carmil Nehls, passed away February 12, 2024 at the Terraces Senior Living. She was born in Bradleyville, Missouri to Joe T. and Opal Todd Nalley on October 20, 1928. Carmil married Leland Nehls on June 4, 1960. She was an Administrative Secretary for the Selah School District for many years. Carmil was a long time member of the Selah Covenant Church and later Grace of Christ Presbyterian Church in Yakima. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Jack, Nephew Terry Nalley, and daughter-in-law Nora Nehls. Carmil is survived by daughter Judy (Doug) Graham, Patty (Don) Norman, son David and sister Ruth (Loren) Ludwig. Five grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. At her request there will be no formal service. Keith & Keith is in charge of arrangements.

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Marlene Martha McCloud

Jul 17, 1937 - Feb 20, 2024

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Yakima, WA

"Marlene Martha McCloud, 86, of Zillah passed away Tuesday February 20, 2024 at Multicare Memorial Hospital in Yakima, WA. It was the same day her mother passed away in 1973. Marlene was born July 17, 1937 in Punkin Center, WA to Adam \u0026amp; Martha Grenz and attended Zillah schools and was a member of the class of 1955. On December 18, 1954 she married Harold McCloud in Zillah and they had 3 children. She retired from Stadelman Fruit Company in Zillah and volunteered at the Zillah food bank and Zillah Civic Community Center. She was 2023 volunteer of the year at Zillah food bank. She was a member of the Zillah Senior Club and enjoyed their monthly luncheons and was a member of the Zillah Fruit Loops Quilt Club. She loved her family and watching her kids, grandkids, great grandkids, nieces and nephews in their school activities and sporting events. She loved each and everyone of them and will be missed. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold of 65 years in 2020, her parents, 2 sisters Olivia Barr and Ella VanCorbach and 2 brothers Harold Grenz and Alvin Grenz. Survived by her 3 children and their spouses, Marilyn (Carl) Slagg of Granger, Calvin (Connie) McCloud of Zillah, Lavon (Byron) Robison of Zillah, 6 grandchildren, 10 great grand children, 1 brother Larry Grenz of Zillah, 2 sister in laws, Betty Grenz of Sunnyside and Gerry Grenz of Yakima, and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She had 4 friends who she enjoyed doing things with, Monica, Francine, Anmree, \u0026amp; Ella. She looked forward to their weekly lunch outings! Family would like to thank Aunt Marlene and Uncle Conrad for all of their help and support over the years for Mom and Dad. Also, the Zillah fire department for their many assist calls over the years, the 2nd floor staff at Multicare Memorial Hospital in Yakima this past month for the excellent care of Mom, along with Toppenish Nursing \u0026amp; Rehab Center. The family also appreciated her good friend Monica who pitched in to help with her many appointments when they were unable to take her. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Zillah Volunteer Firefighter Association P.O. Box 388 Zillah, WA 98953."

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Carmen R Pascua

Sep 10, 1929 - Feb 14, 2024

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Yakima, WA

"In Memory of Carmen R Pascua September 10, 1929 - February 14, 2024 Carmen Reclusado Pascua , 94, a past resident of the Wapato Filipino Community and one of the original and last pioneers of the community, passed away and joined her loved ones that preceded her, at the “Cottage at the Meadow” Hospice Care in Yakima, Washington on February 14 2024. She was born September 10,1929 in Santa Maria Ilocasur, Luzon, Philippines. Her parents were Esteban and Eustackia Reclusado and she was one of 11 brothers and sisters. In 1948 she married Venancio C Pascua in the Philippines. Venancio had served in the U S Army during World War II and received his US citizenship while in the Army. Venancio and Carmen had two children Iluminada and William while still living in the Philippines.Venancio returned to the United States to secure work and to prepare a home for his new family. Harry Bucsit and his family helped the young Pascua family by sponsoring them to the United States and Carmen and the children followed Venancio there in November of 1958. Venancio and Carmen were blessed with their youngest daughter, Rosemary in April 1961. Carmen worked hard and also got her US citizenship. She enjoyed working for 20 years at Bailey’s sewing factory in Yakima, Washington. Both she and Venancio worked very hard and dedicated their lives so that their children could get the best educational opportunities for a better life.. Carmen then dedicated her life to Venancio who suffered a stroke. After a long illness Venancio passed away in 1987. After his death Carmen continued to maintain their home and large garden. Carmen later remarried in 1998 to Benjamin Velasco. He passed away later in 2006. She spent several years at the Wapato home with her youngest daughter Rosemary, then moved into her son William’s home and then lived about 6 years with Iluminada and Robert in Aberdeen, Washington before returning to the Yakima Valley where she stayed at Riverview Manor in Selah, Washington. She is survived by her youngest daughter Rosemary Pascua, her son William Pascua, and her oldest daughter Iluminada Reed. William’s family includes his wife Kelly, their daughter Jami Campbell and her daughter Alyssa, their daughter Jennifer Leslie and her children Anthony, Leah and Michael. Iluminada’s family includes her husband Robert Reed, their daughter Vanessa and her husband Ravenal Calonzo and their three children Raymont, Royce, and Russell. Their second daughter Lauren is married to Adam Paniagua and they have a son Leo. As you can see Carmen had plenty of grandchildren and great grandchildren to keep her occupied. Carmen was an amazing seamstress, an incredible cook of Filipino foods and an avid gardner. She had a very large garden and raised a large variety of Asian vegetables and fruit. Carmen was fondly known for making the best Cascaron, a Filipino dessert. She looked forward to the weekends where they would play Mahjong with the neighbors and friends for hours. Her greatest joy in life was to spend time with her grandchildren and her great grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024. The viewing followed by the rosary will begin at 9:00 AM at Saint Peter Claver Catholic Church, 509 S Satus Ave, Wapato, WA 98951. The mass will follow the viewing and the rosary. The interment will follow at Reservation Memorial Park at 5161 W Wapato Road. After the interment a reception will follow at the Filipino Community Hall 211 W second St, in Wapato."

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Cynthia Miller

Jun 15, 1955 - Feb 18, 2024

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Yakima, WA

Cynthia Miller, age 68, passed away in Yakima, WA on February 18, 2024. This brief notice was provided to give family and friends a place to leave memories and condolences. If a full obituary is prepared in the future, it will be posted here. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Everett Jerry Wells

Sep 15, 1938 - Feb 19, 2024

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Yakima, WA

Everett Jerry Wells, age 85, passed away in Yakima, WA on February 19,. 2024. This brief notice was provided to give family and friends a place to leave memories and condolences. If a full obituary is prepared in the future, it will be posted here. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Donna Derby

Aug 04, 1953 - Feb 19, 2024

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Yakima, WA

Donna Derby, age 70, passed away in Yakima, WA on February 19, 2024. This brief notice was provided to give family and friends a place to leave memories and condolences. If a full obituary is prepared in the future, it will be posted here. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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