Cecil B. Kehl, 93, of Yakima, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at Heritage Grove Nursing Home in Yakima.

She was born on June 7, 1915 in Concord, Okla. to William Robert and Eva Del (Cherry) Hendren. On Jan. 2, 1936, she married Alexander Kehl II in Yakima. Following their marriage the Kehl's moved to the Harrah area where they farmed for many years. From 1958 to 1999 Alex and Cecil made Terrace Heights their home. Her husband, Alex, passed away in 2001. She enjoyed sewing, fishing and hunting.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Phillips (Eugene) of Selah; one son, Alex Kehl of Outlook; five grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Jewel, Alta and Louise.

She was preceded in death by eight sisters and two brothers.

No funeral service will be held.

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of cremation services.


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