IDA MAE SISKIN
IDA MAE SISKIN
Ida Mae Siskin, 62, of Sunnyside, our beloved sister and
aunt, was taken to her heavenly home very unexpectedly, surrounded by those who
loved her, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, from Sunnyside Community Hospital.
Ida was born Sept. 20, 1942 in San Francisco, Calif., the
daughter of Cole H. and Carole (Kittler) Craft. Ida received her education in
California and Sunnyside, graduating with the Sunnyside High School class of
Following graduation, Ida entered
the U.S. Army, serving overseas in France, Germany, Okinawa and in the United
States. While completing her 20-plus years, Ida served as a drill sergeant,
head of finance and retired in 1983 as a Master Sergeant. After receiving her
honorable discharge, Ida returned to Sunnyside to be close to her family that
referred to her as their “Army Aunt.” Her nieces and nephews were like her
children. She never missed a school activity or sporting event.
Ida was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
She also enjoyed reading, watching baseball and football.
Her favorite teams were the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers.
Ida is survived by three sisters, Maureen Heimbecker and
husband, Les, of Wenatchee, Coline Morrow and husband, Jim, of Sunnyside, and
Sharon Robinson and husband, Ron, of Grandview; eight nieces and nephews,
including Barbara Ballard, Dan Heimbecker, Dennis Heimbecker, Wesley
Heimbecker, Lisa Morrow, Brandon Morrow, James (Cher) Morrow, and Lesli (David
Pickett) Miles; numerous great-nieces and nephews, including Colton Morrow and
Michael Miles; and great-great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother,
Barbara Craft; three nephews, Lesley, David and Johnny; and a great-nephew,
Viewing and visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004,
from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, from 8:30 a.m. until time of
service at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Military graveside services
will be held at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, under the direction
of Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside.
We will forever miss you dear Ida, but will meet again some
Thank you for all your love and
kindness over the years.
JANICE L. TOLICK
Janice L. Tolick, 70, of Grandview and a long-time
Sunnyside resident passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, surrounded by her family.
Janice was born June 14, 1934 in Mt. View, Calif., the
daughter of Arthur C. and Elizabeth M. (Foley) Fein.
She received her education in Long Beach,
Calif., and graduated from Wilson High School with the class of 1952. On Feb.
23, 1963 she married Daniel Tolick in Long Beach. Following their marriage they
lived in California before moving to Grandview in 1975. The Tolick family moved
to Sunnyside in 1977, where they resided until returning to Grandview in 2000.
Janice spent most of her working career as a secretary.
She was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
Janice enjoyed sewing, crocheting, embroidering, playing
the violin and reading. She cherished time spent with her children and
grandchildren. If the family got lost while traveling on vacation she would
just call it another “Tolick Tour.”
Janice is survived by her husband, Daniel Tolick of
children, Stephanie Riehs
and husband, Jeff, of Grandview, Stephen Tolick of Sunnyside, William Tolick
and wife, Dana, of Richland, and Wendy Tolick of Grandview; and seven
grandchildren, Joseph and Trevor Tolick, David Reihs, Nathaniel and Matthew
Tolick, Lein James Garcia and Sherran Garcia.
Viewing and visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 8,
2004, from 3 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at Smith Funeral
Home, Grandview. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004,
at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Grandview. Burial will be held
at Outlook Cemetery, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Grandview.