Irene P. Middleton, 86, of
Napavine and a long-time Sunnyside resident, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19,
2006, at Liberty Country Place nursing home in Centralia.
She was born July 24, 1919
in Nebraska to Talton and Valna Roberts. The family lived in Illinois, South
Dakota and then Sunnyside. She worked at Welch’s in Grandview. She married
She is survived by her
husband of 58 years, Delmer Middleton; her children, Delene Huntley of Randle,
Terry Middleton of Napavine, Charolette Jones of Lynwood, Don Mitchell of
Naches; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren;
one great-great-great grandchild; and three sisters, Marly Cummings of Sedro
Wooley, Cleta Putnam of Lyle and Lucille Daughery of Spokane.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; one brother, Thomas Roberts; one son, Marvin Middleton; and one
Cattermole Funeral Home of
Winlock was in charge of arrangements, which included cremation and inurnment
at Tacoma Mausoleum in Tacoma.