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Eric James Jenkins, 20, of Sunnyside went to his heavenly home

Monday, Aug. 14, 2006

, at




surrounded by his loving family. Eric succumbed to injuries sustained in a car pedestrian accident

July 26, 2006

near Sunnyside.

Eric was born

May 7, 1986

in Sunnyside to Ed and Caloha Jenkins of


. He graduated from


High School

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.

A potluck 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

, from



8 p.m.

at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held

Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006

, at

1 p.m.

at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside. Burial will be held at





. 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 of need.



Stanley “Stan” Robert Schilperoort, 82, a lifetime Sunnyside resident, passed away

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006

, at





Stan was born

July 9, 1924

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.

In 1983 he was involved in a serious farming accident, which forced him into semi-retirement.

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 Schilperoort.

Viewing and visitation will be held

Friday, Aug. 18, 2006

, from



8 p.m.

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





, Sunnyside. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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