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Obituaries

OFILIA DAVILA

OFILIA DAVILA

Ofilia Davila, 59, of Toppenish died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Yakima Regional Medical Center.

She was born June 30, 1944 in Edinburg, Texas to Pedro and Telesflora Davila. She came to the Yakima Valley in 1974. She worked in agriculture and later as a nurse’s assistant.

She is survived by her three sons, Hilario Davila of Toppenish, Juan De La Garza of Mattawa and Roberto Davila of Texas; two daughters, Margarita Vargas of Wapato and Norma Botello of Yakima; two brothers, Pedro Davila Jr. of Texas and Gustavo Davila of Sunnyside; one sister, Josie Lozano of Yakima; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two grandchildren.

Recitation of the Rosary will be recited Sunday, March 28, 2004, at 6:30 p.m. at Valley Hills Funeral Home. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Monday, March 29, 2004, at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Zillah City Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Valley Hills Funeral Home, Zillah.

DARLENE JOAN EBBELAAR

Darlene Joan Ebbelaar, 65, a longtime Outlook resident, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland.

She was born Feb. 28, 1939 to Vern Jacob and Ocie (Hardin) Mason in Sunnyside. She received her education in Sunnyside, graduating with the class of 1957. On Oct. 5, 1968 she married John Ebbelaar at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sunnyside. They together made their home in Outlook, where they owned and operated a dairy for several years. Darlene enjoyed decorating cakes at her mother-in-law’s shop for 10 years. For the past 14 years she has loved working as a community support specialist at Sunnyside Community Living.

Darlene enjoyed traveling with her friends, Jim and Marie Pardue. Her traveling has taken her to historical sites with many pictures along the way. She loved time spent with her grandchildren, together making many arts and crafts. Darlene was a member of the Laureate chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.

She is survived by her two sons, Frans Ebbelaar and wife, Yvonne, of Grandview and Klaas Ebbelaar of Queen Creek, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Miranda, Taylor and Michael Ebbelaar, all of Grandview; two brothers, Jerry Mason of Royal City and Joe Becker of Lynnwood; and one sister, Diane Markovich of Lake Stevens.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor her memory may contribute to Sunnyside Community Living, 700 E. Edison, Sunnyside.

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