Monday, February 14, 2005
Ard, 84, of Newport, Ore. and a former long-time Grandview resident died
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, in Newport.
was born July 23, 1920 in Colby, Kan., the daughter of Flora (Sargent) and John
W. Storer. She received her education in Oklahoma, graduating from Kingfisher
High School with the class of 1939. On July 2, 1946 she married Gerald Reuben
Ard in Wichita, Kan. To this union two sons were born, Gerald, Jr. and John
In 1952, the Ard family moved to
Washington settling in the Tri-Cities, Prosser and later Grandview in the
In 1998, they moved to Oceanview
Retirement Center at Newport, Ore.
husband passed away June 20, 2001, and she continued to make Newport her home
until the time of her death.
She is survived by two sons, Gerald Ard Jr.
and wife, Donna, of Toledo, Ore. and John Ard and wife, Cindy, of Selah; eight
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gerald; and one sister, Lois
and visitation will be held Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, from 9 a.m. until time of
funeral services at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Grandview. Burial will be at
Mabton Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Grandview. Those
wishing to honor her memory may contribute to the Gideons International.