LEONARD DEE BROWN
LEONARD DEE BROWN
Leonard Dee Brown, 51, of Bickleton passed away Friday,
June 4, 2004, in Grandview.
He was born May 11,
1953 in Prosser, to Silas R. and Oma (Noble) Brown. He received his education
in Sunnyside. On June 20, 1970 he married Bobby Kleinow in Sunnyside. Leonard
worked at Yakima Rendering for 16 years, later working for Roadway Express in
Sunnyside and the Tri-Cities for 10 years before retiring.
spending time with his family and friends and cherished time spent with his
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and buying, selling and trading
He was a member of the Master Freight Teamster Local #524
and the Sunnyside Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He is survived by his two sons, Danny Ray Brown of
Grandview and Randy Brown and wife, Holli, of Sunnyside; and three
granddaughters, Haley Brown, Jenna Brown and Gracie Brown. He is also survived
by his former wife, Bobby Brown of Grandview; four brothers, Bud Collins of
Pasco, Dillard Brown of Auburn, Raymond Brown of Seattle and Cecil Brown of
Pasco; five sisters, Ruth Hurst and Daisy Dawson, both of Mabton, Reba Hall of
Packwood, Donna Hurst of Yakima and Jennie Bronkhorst of Grandview.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers,
Vernon Brown and Bob Brown; and two nephews, Olan Brown and Dennis Brown.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 10, 2004, at 2
p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of
J. EDWIN WALLER
J. Edwin “Ed” Waller, 88, of Yakima went to be with his
Lord and Saviour, Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at Crescent Convalescent Center.
Ed was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Ephrata, to Jean and Ida
He was raised and
educated in Wenatchee and graduated from Wenatchee High School. He then
attended business school. Ed worked for the Wenatchee Daily World for 15 years,
starting with delivering newspapers and working his way up to a
Ed moved to Sunnyside in 1944 and went into partnership
with his two brothers, Melvin and Homer, in the Herrett Trucking Company. After
18 years, he left Herrett Trucking and moved to Bellingham, where he owned and
operated a Coast to Coast Hardware store. Years later, he moved to Missoula,
Mont. and was manager of the wholesale department of the Western Montana
In 1977 he moved to
Lewiston, Idaho, where he worked for his brother, Melvin, at Zirbel Trucking
Company as a foreman for 10 years before retiring and moving to Yakima.
Ed was deeply loved and admired by his family and friends.
He was a very hard working man, and a loving husband, father and
He will always be well
remembered in our hearts.
We will miss
Ed is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Arlene
(Paradis) Waller of Yakima; two daughters, Kathy (Stan) Griffin of Olympia and
Susan (Lou) Morales of Camano Island; three sons, Melvin “Buddy” Waller of
Seattle, Jim (Glenda) Waller of Greenleaf, Idaho and Peter (Julie) Waller of
Selah; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson; one brother, Homer Waller of
Sunnyside; and one sister, Ruth Main of Little Rock, Ark.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Jean and Ida
Waller; and a brother, Melvin Waller.
At his request, no funeral services will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
Child Evangelism Fellowship, in care of Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home, 1010
W. Yakima Avenue, Yakima,