Dennis Ray Delquadri, 60, of Zillah died Saturday, May 21, 2005, at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

He was born Jan. 9, 1945 in Pocatello, Idaho to Joseph Delquadri and Leta Gladys (Bates) Delquadri. He was raised and educated in Idaho and graduated from Pocatello High School. He married Sandy Jones on Aug. 28, 1964 in Pocatello. They moved to Sunnyside in 1973 and later to Yakima. Dennis was a nuclear power operator at the Hanford Project for 27 years. Sandy died in November of 2000. He was married to Judie Davis on Sept. 11, 2003 in Boise, Idaho. She was his best friend and companion the last two years of his life.

Dennis was an enrolled member of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. He served as a volunteer fire fighter with the East Valley Fire District.

He was known to his friends as Denny and he never knew a stranger. Dennis loved his horses, gardening and people watching and was very fond of his dog “Mandy.” He was a master cribbage player.

He is survived by his wife, Judie Delquadri of Zillah; his children, Tammy Edmons and her husband, Jay, of Buhl, Idaho, Terri Garza and her husband, Dan, of Sunnyside, Todd Delquadri and his wife, Michelle, of Sunnyside, Danie McKinstry and her husband, Ron, of Keystone, Iowa, Darrin Delquadri and his wife, Jennifer, of Moxee, Dale Chad Delquadri and his wife, Kristal, of Yakima, Kim Smith of Elgin, Ore. and Kelly Davis of Kennewick; 19 grandchildren; and a brother, Joe “Buster” Delquadri and his wife, Jeannie, of Boise, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandy; and his father and mother.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2005 and Wednesday, May 25, 2005, from noon until 8 p.m. at Keith and Keith Ninth Avenue Chapel. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 26, 2005, at 11 a.m. Keith & Keith Ninth Avenue Chapel.

Concluding services and burial will follow at West Hills Memorial Park. Keith and Keith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


David Marroquin, 64, of Sunnyside, went home to be with our dear Lord on Saturday, May 21, 2005.

David was born Dec. 19, 1940 in San Juan, Texas to Guadalupe and Paula Marroquin. David served in the U.S. Army, where he received his GED and earned the rank of sergeant. He later attended school at YVCC, WWCC and the University of Washington. He worked for the Walla Walla State Penitentiary, as a reserve officer for the Granger Police Department and retired from the Hanford Nuclear Plant in Richland. On May 17, 1964 he married his wife, Alicia Lopez.

David enjoyed fishing, gambling, driving his Corvette and his motorcycle, spending time with his friends and family and spinning long tales.

He is survived by his wife, Alicia Marroquin; son, David Marroquin Jr. and wife, Lisa Estrada, of Sunnyside and children, Nicole and Eric Marroquin, Steven Estrada, Jacob and Nathaniel Marroquin; and son, Guadalupe Marroquin and wife, Paula, of Lynnwood and children, Victoria and Vanessa Marroquin; daughter, Gloria Roybal and husband, Ron, of Yakima and children, Cassie Marroquin and Trent Roybal; daughter, Linda Calderon and husband, Frank, of Yakima and children, Kamilia, Bree Ann, and Frank Calderon; two brothers, Jesus Marroquin of Sunnyside and Guadalupe Marroquin Jr. of Toppenish; and two sisters, Maria Cisneros of Centerville and Connie Pena of Yuba City, Calif.

David was preceded in death by his mother, Paula Marroquin; his father, Guadalupe Marroquin Sr.; and a brother, Beto Marroquin.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at 6 p.m. at Valley Hills Funeral Home Chapel, Zillah. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at 11 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Toppenish. Interment will be at Zillah Cemetery.


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