Herman L. Jeske, 74, of Grandview passed away Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at his home.

He was born Oct. 4, 1932 in Jamestown, N.D. to Edward and Mary (Butz) Jeske. At the age of 10 he with his family came to the Yakima Valley, where Herman helped his family farm until the mid 1970’s. Herman worked for Kinsey Farms for several years.

He loved farming, animals, Gospel music, fishing and playing his guitar.

He is survived by his brother, Clarence Jeske of Grandview; two sisters, Alice Hill of Wapato and Irene Reeves of Richland; and several nieces and nephews.

Viewing and visitation will be held Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.


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