Ethel I. Prucha, 102, former Sunnyside resident, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at The Tillers of Oswego in Illinois.
She was born in Bluford, Ill. to David and Clara Carter. She lived in Illinois until she moved to Washington in 1948. She was an active member in Eastern Star, Worthy Matron and held many offices in the organization.
She is survived by her sister, Norma Jeanne McCormick of Aurora, Ill. and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Everit Higdon and Frank Prucha; and brothers, Herbert, Dennis, Glen and Lester.
Interment will be in the Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.
Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.