JUAN CARLOS ROGEL
Juan Carlos Rogel, 34, of Grandview died
Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004.
He was born July 20, 1970 in Mexico to
Cantalicio and Socorro Labra Rogel. He came to Grandview five years ago. He
worked in agriculture.
A Rosary was held Friday, Jan. 9, 2004 at Valley
Hills Funeral Home, Sunnyside. He will be buried in Mexico. Valley Hills
Funeral Home, Sunnyside is entrusted with arrangements.
POLLY KAYE HEAD-CORLISS
Polly Kaye Head-Corliss, 37, of Woodinville and
a former Grandview resident, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at her home
with her husband after a seven year battle with breast cancer.
Polly was July 10, 1966 in Prosser to Jim and
Jean Corliss of Grandview. Polly was Grandview High School valedictorian in
1984. She attended Western Washington University, graduated Magna Cum Laude
with a Bachelor of Science in psychology at University of California Berkeley
in 1988, and Phi Beta Kappa with an Master of Arts in education at Berkeley in
Polly married Jim Head-Corliss on Aug. 9, 1986.
She taught at Vale Elementary School in Cashmere
and the Meridian School in Seattle.
Her great loves were her family, teaching,
scrapbooking, and friends.
Polly is survived by her husband, Jim
Head-Corliss of Woodinville; two children, Maya and Kellen; her parents, Jim
and Jean Corliss of Grandview; and one brother, Kevin Corliss of Prosser.
A life-long United Methodist, Polly’s memorial
will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Lake Washington United
Methodist Church in Kirkland. You can find directions and memorial gifts
Gregorio Rodriguez, 84, of Sunnyside passed away
Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at Sunnyside Community Hospital.
Gregorio was born April 30, 1919 in Mexico, the
son of Maria Del Rosario Chavez and Felipe Rodriguez. On June 25, 1959 he
married Maria D. DeLeon in Crystal City, Texas. In the late 1960s the Rodriguez
family moved to Idaho, where Gregorio was a fire fighter throughout the
Northwest. In 1969 the family returned to Texas for 14 years before settling in
Sunnyside in 1983.
Gregorio attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in
He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Gregorio is survived by his wife, Maria
Rodriguez of Sunnyside; 10 children, Elva Cornejo and husband, Robert, of
Kennewick, Blanca Cortinas; Mary Cuello; Feliz Rodriguez; Maria Delores
Rodriguez and Maribel Rodriguez, all of Sunnyside, Gregorio Rodriguez Jr. and
wife, Blanca, of Mabton, Rosario Ayala and husband, Aurelio, Rosemary Diaz and
husband, Richard, all of Crystal City, and Josie Moncado of Van Buren, Ark.; 14
grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two
brothers; and one sister.
Viewing and visitation will be
held Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, from 1 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 5
p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sunnyside.
Burial will be at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Smith
Funeral Home, Sunnyside.