Death Notice


Ilene Dion, 87, of Sunnyside died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at Sun Terrace in Sunnyside.

She was born June 3, 1919 in Outlook, the daughter of George and Iva (Richardson) Perrin. She and her family farmed in the Grandview area, after marrying Leo Dion on Nov. 23, 1939.

She is survived by two sons, Gerald Dion and Ron Dion and wife, Debbie, all of Grandview; three daughters, Doris Farmer and husband, Don, of Spokane, Catherine Barnette of Moxee and Collen Brooks and husband, John, of Spanaway; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leon; one son, Alvin Dion; and one grandson, Travis Ball.

Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Grandview. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Grandview. Those wishing to honor her memory may contribute to the Lower Valley Hospice. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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