Tuesday, November 1, 2005
Lenora Hesselberg, 91, of Sunnyside died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005.
She was born June 29, 1914, to William and Rosa (Dumond) Nichols in Waitsburg. She worked in the San Francisco shipyards as a welder. She also worked as a waitress, housekeeper and a caregiver. She married Jorgen (Johnnie) O. Hesselberg in 1952.
She is survived by her sister, Ellen Reese of Beaverton, Ore.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, in Jorgen O. Hesselberg, in 1988, and her son, Jorgen L. Hesselberg, in 1960.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, is in charge of arrangements.
Those wishing to honor her memory may contribute to the American Heart Foundation or the Cancer Association.