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Obituaries

PAID OBITUARY

TERESA INIGUEZ

Teresa Iniguez, 32, of Sunnyside died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at Sunnyside Community Hospital.

She was born Sept. 14, 1972 in Michoacan, Mexico to Alberto and Aurora (Montez) Iniguez. She came to the Yakima Valley about three and half years ago. She had worked in agriculture.

She is survived by her parents, Alberto and Aurora Iniguez; three children, Diana, Tanya and Julio, all of Sunnyside; one brother, Ruban Iniguez of California; five sisters, Maria and Carman Iniguez, both of Sunnyside, Sacorco, Eva and Ayuallar Iniguez, all of California; and many nieces and nephews.

Viewing will be held Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a Rosary to be held at 6 p.m. at Valley Hills Funeral Home, Sunnyside. A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been set up for Teresa’s children. Valley Hills Funeral Home, Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.

ROSALIE ROEHL

Rosalie Roehl, 91, of Nile, and a former long-time Sunnyside resident, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 3, 1912 in Lincoln Valley, N.D., the daughter of Jacob and Regina (Redinger) Roehl. On Aug. 24, 1927 she married William “Bill” Roehl at New Leipzig, N.D. Following their marriage they farmed in North Dakota, before moving to Montana in 1941. The Roehl family moved to Sunnyside in 1945, where they farmed. They later farmed in Othello from 1953 to 1957.

In March of 1957 the family returned to Sunnyside, where her husband worked in construction.

She is survived by nine children, Evelyn Thompson and husband, Perry, Allen Roehl, Betty Zuvela and husband, John, all of Naches, Ervin Roehl and wife, Louise, Reuben and wife, Jean, all of Sunnyside, Verna Swearengin and husband, Orvid, of Roundup, Mont., Eileen Olsen and husband, Cecil, of Clancy, Mont., Ronald Roehl and wife, Pam, of Benton City, and Dennis Roehl and wife, Vicki, of East Helena, Mont.; 37 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Edna Shatz of Missoula, Mont.; and two brothers, Alvin Wagner of Creswell, Ore. and

Fred Roehl of LoLo, Mont.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William, in May 2002; five grandchildren; four brothers; and six sisters.

Viewing and visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, from 8 a.m. to time of service at 2 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside. Those wishing to honor Mrs. Roehl’s memory may contribute to the Gideon’s Bible Society.

Memorials may be left at the Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, at the time of service.

FRANKLIN BLAINE BRONKHORST

Our beloved husband and father, Franklin Blaine Bronkhorst, son of Dorothy (Woolsey) and Bert Bronkhorst was born May 18, 1930. Frank and his family lived in Black Rock, near what is now Hanford Nuclear Reservation until the age of five. The Bronkhorst family then moved by horse-drawn wagon to the Waneta area, south of Sunnyside, where they ran and maintained the family farm. Frank attended Waneta School. On Oct. 4, 1951 Frank married Doris Thompson from Whitebird, Idaho. The couple enjoyed over 52 years of marriage. Through their lives, Frank and Doris provided for their family by building and operating a dairy north of Sunnyside for over 38 years. Frank was also a full-time employee of Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District from 1968-1978. Frank went into semi-retirement eight years ago, growing grapes on his land.

Frank greatly enjoyed working outdoors whether it be on his John Deere tractor tending to the daily chores or changing water on his four wheeler, you would always see a smile on his face. Frank was a hard working man. He loved his family, his farm and always had a story to share for anyone that stopped by to sit and chat. Frank’s quick wit, love of life and family endeared him to folks near and far. Frank was an avid reader, enjoying written tales and history of early settlers and pioneers in America. Frank often spoke of his fondness for playing the guitar with his mother Dorothy on piano and brother, Delbert on fiddle and guitar. They played and performed for family and friends locally.

Frank is survived by his wife, Doris Bronkhorst; their six children and spouses; and 15 grandchildren; Rocky and Susan Bronkhorst of Roslyn, Randy and Donna Bronkhorst of Sunnyside, Teresa and Dan Baroh of Kirkland, Thea and Charles Lyall

of Mattawa, Clint and Vita Bronkhorst, Wendy and Mark Martinez, both of Moxee; his sister, Dorothy and Benny Pederson of Sunnyside.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Dorothy Bronkhorst; two brothers, Wallace Bronkhorst from Vancouver, and Delbert Bronkhorst of Sunnyside.

May Frank, Rest in Peace.

Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at 10 a.m. at Smith Funeral, Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. Those wishing to honor Frank’s memory may contribute to the Sunnyside Volunteer Fire Department.

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