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Obituary: VERA VERN RODERICK

Vera Vern Roderick, 92, of Grandview passed away quietly on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Grandview Health Care Center. Her long awaited trip to heaven to be with her Savior and Lord was finally granted! She is now rejoicing with all of her family that have gone before her. She was born Jan. 28, 1921 in Outlook to Charles and May Roderick. She graduated from Sunnyside High School and began working at Washington CO-OP, where poultry was processed. Later she took employment with the Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District until her retirement. Faithful and active to Grace Brethren Church in Sunnyside her whole life she served as Sunday School Secretary, she sang in the choir and volunteered to serve in many capacities in preparing for kitchen duties at church functions. Always caring for people that were in need, she would make her pies, cookies and her wonderful divinity and share it to lift their spirits. She faithfully took care of her mother, May Roderick (92 years of age) until she entered in the nursing home for more needed care. Vera leaves behind her nieces and nephews; Gloria Bos Weber, Raymond Roderick, Warren Roderick, Leta Roderick Langholff, Barbara Roderick Barkley and DiAnn Roderick Schutt. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and May Roderick: her siblings, Ralph Roderick, Leona Roderick Wright, Harold Roderick, Lois Roderick McDaniels, Blanche Roderick Bos, and June Roderick; and her nephew, Vernon Bos. A warm thank you to her caregivers at Grandview Health Care Center. Our aunt Vera is now home! Graveside services will be held Monday, July 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Sunnyside. Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in care of all arrangements.

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