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Obituaries

DOROTHY ALMIRA BRANDOM

DOROTHY ALMIRA BRANDOM

Dorothy Almira (Dot) Brandom, 87, of Grandview passed away Friday, March 24, 2006, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Dot was born April 10, 1918 in Langdon, North Dakota, the daughter of Frank and Dora Ryan. Dot received her primary education in North Dakota. She later graduated as a registered nurse from the Mayo Clinic. Dot served in the U.S. Army as a 2

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Lieutenant stationed at Camp Hale, Colo. While serving in the military she married Herbert Milton Brandom in Santa Ana, Calif. After their military duty, the Brandoms lived in California, Utah and Nevada before moving to Washington to retire and be close to family in 1989.

Dot enjoyed reading, gardening, sailing and cherished time spent with her family.

She was a member of the Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Dot is survived by her husband, Herbert (Jim) Brandom of Grandview; one son, Robert Brandom (Kathie) of Outlook; two daughters, Cathy Finlayson (Frank) of Grandview and Linda Yost (Len) of Granite Bay, Calif.; six grandchildren, John and Christina Brandom, Kristen Tall, Jenel Hetterle of Wenatchee, Kelli Fellows of Sacramento, Calif., Scott Scheideman of Moses Lake; and 10 great- grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Isabelle of California and Janice of Arizona; and two brothers, Rennie and Clifford, both of ND.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and four brothers.

Viewing and visitation will be held Monday, March 27, 2006, from noon to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church. Burial with military honors will follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside. Those wishing to honor Dorothy’s memory may contribute to the American Cancer Society or to 3 ABN. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MAMIE GINTER

Mamie Ginter, 81, a long-time Sunnyside resident passed away Friday, March 24, 2006, in Sunnyside.

Mamie was born May 26, 1924 in Coal Hill, Ark., the daughter of Jack Ogden and Nancy Emma (Sexton) Ogden.

Mamie received her education in Arkansas. She moved to the Yakima County in 1954, where she was a homemaker and housecleaner.

Mamie is survived by one daughter, Nancy Pedersen of Sunnyside; one grandson, J. Bryan Pedersen and wife, Dedra, of Sunnyside; great-grandchildren, Brayden Pedersen and Brianna Neal, both of Sunnyside; stepson, Ralph Ginter of California; and step grandchildren, Jim and Rocky Ginter. She is also survived by Jerry A. Lacy of Grandview, who was like a son to Mamie.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. John Ginter; her parents; one daughter, Mamie Ruth Ginter; five brothers; and three sisters.

Viewing and visitation will be held Wednesday, March 29, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 30, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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