WANDA C. GRANT
Wanda C. Grant, 87, a long-time Sunnyside and Outlook area
resident, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, in Yakima.
She was born Dec. 2, 1916 in Ekalaka, Mont. to Lonnie and
Lola (Sturgill) Halsey. At an early age she with her family moved to Lewiston,
Idaho, where she received her early education and graduated from high school.
Following her graduation the family moved to Outlook. Wanda later attended
Simpson Bible College in Seattle, and then returned to Outlook.
In 1950 she married Russell Grant at the Halsey family home
in Outlook. Following their marriage they made their home in Outlook. Her
husband, Russell, died in August 1953 and following his death Wanda made her
home in Outlook before moving to Sunnyside in 1985.
Wanda was a serious Mariner fan.
She attended Calvary Baptist Church. Her church family was
very special to her. Wanda also cherished many friendships at the Uptown Mobile
She was a very devoted mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her son, Donald Grant and wife, RoeJean,
of Sammamish; her grandchildren, Russell, Adam and Rebecca Treat, Meghan and
Andrew Grant; one sister, Helen Meyer and husband, James, of Yakima; and
numerous nieces and nephews including Joanne Diegel of Kent.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband,
Russell Grant, in 1953; one daughter, Marjean Gibson, in 1995; and one brother,
Dell Halsey, in 1954.
Viewing will be held Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, from 3 until 7
p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, followed by a time of fellowship for
friends and family at the Calvary Baptist Church, at 908 Woodward, Sunnyside.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. at Smith
Funeral Home, Sunnyside.
Burial will be
held at 3:30 p.m. at Normal Hill Cemetery in Lewiston, Idaho, under the
direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside.