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
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two
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,
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
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
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,