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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 1960.

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, Tyson.

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 day.

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 in Grandview.

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 Grandview; her

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.

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