Glenda A. Wolkenhauer, 59, of Grandview passed away suddenly Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009.

She was born to George and Daisy (Allen) Wolkenhauer on March 8, 1949 in Prosser, fifteen minutes before her twin sister, Linda. She received her education in Grandview and graduated with the class of 1967.

She worked several years for Andrus and Roberts in Sunnyside. She married David Hammond and they made their home in Spokane while he was serving in the military. She returned to Grandview in 1976 and worked for several grocery stores including Reynolds, Red Apple and was currently employed by Safeway in Grandview.

She was a member of the Sunnyside Calvary Lutheran Church. In her younger years, she enjoyed playing softball and bowling. Recently, she spent many hours on the computer, emailing friends and playing computer games. Glenda's most cherished time of the year was when she with her sisters spent one week together. It was known as the "Sisty-Uglers" yearly get together. Each year one sister would choose the time and place, but all would contribute to the fun.

She is survived by her siblings, Helen Henry (William) of Bremerton, Betty Yager (Duane) of Connell, twin Linda Wolkenhauer and Roy Wolkenhauer (Shelly) all of Grandview, Earl Wolkenhauer (Sue) of Wenatchee, Paul Wolkenhauer (Nancy) of Vancouver and Tom Wolkenhauer (Mary) of Prosser; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Mary Ley.

Viewing, visitation and funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, from 9 a.m. to the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Grandview. Burial will be in the Grandview Cemetery.

Those wishing to go on-line to sign Glenda's memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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