ERIC JAMES JENKINS
Jenkins, 20, of Sunnyside went to his heavenly home
Monday, Aug. 14, 2006
surrounded by his
loving family. Eric succumbed to injuries sustained in a car pedestrian
July 26, 2006
Eric was born
May 7, 1986
in Sunnyside to Ed and Caloha Jenkins of
. He graduated from
in 2004. Eric was a very active and loving person who enjoyed spending time
with his family and many friends. He loved music, playing guitar and was an
excellent artist. Eric was a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and trained at West
Winds Martial Arts in Prosser.
Eric is survived
by his parents, Ed and Caloha Jenkins of Grandview; one sister, Stacy Floyd
(Trenton) and family, Russell, Jacob, Faith and Jazmin of Sunnyside; his grandparents,
Jim and Janice Bretthauer of Grandview and grandmother, Mary Jenkins of
Sunnyside; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins.
Eric will be
greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
reception in memory of Eric will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, 2004, from noon to
3 p.m. at 300 Ave. H., Grandview, for family and friends. Viewing and
visitation will be held
Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006
at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held
Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006
at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside. Burial will be
. Because of
Eric’s love for animals, anyone wishing to make a donation is asked to do so to
the Humane Society.
The family would
like to thank friends and family for all their care and support during our time
Stanley “Stan” Robert Schilperoort, 82, a lifetime
Sunnyside resident, passed away
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006
Stan was born
in Sunnyside to Tuenis “T.J.” and Anna (DenBoer)
Schilperoort. He received his education in Sunnyside.
He served in the U.S. Army of Occupation in
from 1945 until 1947.
Later in 1947 Stan and Dorothy Rae Culver
were married in
Stan cleared, cultivated and farmed Roza
land on Factory and
County Line Road
where he raised his family. In 1959 he received the Roza Soil Conservation
Farmer of the Year Award. Stan perfected many different kinds of farming equipment
to make his farm more productive.
1983 he was involved in a serious farming accident, which forced him into
Stan enjoyed farming, gardening, raising
livestock and his involvement in the Stampeders Horseback riding club, Roza
Ranchers 4-H Club and Boy Scouts. He cherished times watching his boys and
grandchildren participate in various sporting activities and livestock shows.
Stan was a member of the First Christian
Church, Sunnyside VFW and the Eagles. Stan was fun loving, a Romeo at heart,
had a twinkle in his eye, a ready smile and a kind spirit. He truly never met a
stranger and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his children, Don
Schilperoort and wife, LaDonna, of Sunnyside, Troy Schilperoort and wife, Betty,
of Outlook, Daryl Schilperoort and wife, Debbie, of Yakima, Dale Schilperoort
of Sawyer, Brad Schilperoort and wife, Merrie, of Richland, Wes Schilperoort of
Outlook, and Angie Guzman and husband, Manuel, of Mabton; 19 grandchildren and
11 great- grandchildren. He is also survived by his long-time companion and
friend, Shirley Baze of Sunnyside; three sisters, Lillian Jansen of Sunnyside, Pauline
Newhouse of Sunnyside and Elsie Wassenaar of Seattle; and three brothers,
Clarence Schilperoort of Mesa, Ariz., Elmer Schilperoort and Frank Schilperoort,
both of Sunnyside.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; the mother of his children, Dorothy Rae Burke; one son, Robert
Stanley Schilperoort; and three brothers, Isaac C., Lawrence and Garrett
Viewing and visitation will
Friday, Aug. 18, 2006
at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug.
19, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home; Sunnyside. Burial with military
honors will be held at
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.